Friday, May 29, 2020

Nigeria announces two-week lockdown in main cities

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The president of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, has announced a lockdown in the cities of Lagos and Abuja in an effort to contain the spread...

Coronavirus: Trump signs order on immigration green card suspension

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US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to temporarily suspend the approval of some green cards. The measure, which contains a number of...

Nigeria impounds British plane for ‘flouting ban’

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Nigeria has impounded a British aircraft that is alleged to have flouted a ban aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus. Aviation Minister Hadi...

Uganda removes taxes on ‘depositing and sending’ mobile money

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Uganda’s finance ministry has revised the controversial mobile money taxes, adopting the reduction of the levy from 1% to 0.5%, adding that it will...

Tourists killed in Kenya helicopter crash

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A helicopter has crashed in northern Kenya, killing four American tourists and their Kenyan pilot, officials say. The helicopter reportedly crashed in Central Island National...

Algeria army urges removal of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika

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Algeria's army chief of staff has demanded President Abdelaziz Bouteflika be declared unfit to rule after weeks of protests against him. "We must find a...

Notre-Dame fire: Millions pledged to rebuild cathedral

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Hundreds of millions of euros have been pledged to help rebuild Notre-Dame after a devastating fire partially destroyed the French cathedral. The fire, declared fully...

BREAKING: Theresa May steps down June, 07

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UK Prime Minister, Theresa May has announced she will resign as leader of the Conservative Party on Friday 7th June. But May reveals she will...

Trump ‘disrespectful’ to PM and UK – Jeremy Hunt

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Donald Trump has been "disrespectful" towards the prime minister and the UK, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said. His comments come after President Trump called...

Container of laptops for Kenya parliament arrives empty

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A container that should have been full of computers donated by China to Kenya’s parliament has arrived empty. Officials are mystified by the disappearance as...