Nigeria’s Odujinrin describes ‘flying around the world’, as dream come true

Nigeria's, Ademilola Odujinrin, has become the first African to fly solo round the world in a journey that lasted for nine months and made...

US ‘Mother Of All Bombs’ drops on Islamic State cave in...

US forces in Afghanistan have struck an Islamic State tunnel complex with the “Mother Of All Bombs,” the largest non-nuclear weapon ever used in...

UK’s May promises ambitious EU deal and work with Trump

Prime Minister Theresa May said Sunday she will announce details of Britain's European Union exit plans in the next few weeks, and denied a...

Trump describes Nazi Holocaust “history’s darkest hour”

U.S. President Donald Trump paid tribute at Israel's Yad Vashem memorial on Tuesday to the six million Jews killed in the Nazi Holocaust, calling...

Ethiopia’s Tedros named WHO’s DG, first African to get job

Ethiopia's Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus won the race to be the next head of the World Health Organisation (WHO) on Tuesday, becoming the first African...

WHO set to choose next DG among 3 candidates

Health ministers, diplomats and other high-level envoys are set to choose the next director-general of the World Health Organization among three finalists.As it stands,...

Tortoises worth $300,000 seized at Kuala Lumpur Airport

Malaysian customs foiled an attempt to smuggle hundreds of the world's most endangered tortoises into the country from Madagascar, a senior official said Monday.The...

Twin blasts near Istanbul soccer stadium kill 29, wound 166

Twin attacks by a suicide bomber and a car bomber near an Istanbul soccer stadium Saturday night killed 29 people and wounded 166 others...

IS car bomb kills 56, including 20 Iranians, in Iraq

A car bomb tore through a gas station south of Baghdad on Thursday, killing at least 56 people, including 20 Iranians, in an attack...

UBA mentors Oyo students to commemorate World Savings Day

United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc is promoting financial literacy among young school children in Nigeria. To this end the bank’s Executive Director, Lagos...

Dubai to develop $1.7 billion tourist project on man-made islands

Dubai plans to develop a 6.3 billion dirham ($1.7 billion) tourist resort on two man-made islands it will build either side of the Burj...

‘The kidnap, rescue of Chibok school girls, 3 years later in...

Nigeria's government says 82 Chibok schoolgirls are free more than three years after a mass abduction by Boko Haram extremists. It is the second...

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