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Ukrainians went to the polls on Sunday to elect a new president out of a crowded pool of 39 contenders. Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy has beaten the current president in preliminary first round result. Comedian Zelensky been ahead in all recent opinion polls, with incumbent Petro Poroshenko and former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko tied in second […]Continue Reading
Antonio Guterres the UN Secretary-General said he welcomed efforts towards a peaceful and democratic transition in Algeria, where anumber of protesters are demanding President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to end his 20-year rule. while addressing an Arab League summit in Tunis, Guterres said any steps should be made in a way “that addresses the concerns of the […]Continue Reading
Is the World Ready and,especially Africa for an laternative payment system other than SWIFT? Well that is the question anumber of Banks in the region need to answer and foremost need embrace an alternative to the payment platform. There are aternative to Wsfit payment system and the first is called the System for Transfer of […]Continue Reading
CHINA DEVELOPMENT BANK PROVIDES OVER $190 BILLION FOR BELT AND ROAD PROJECTS China continues to become the most active key player in the world economy and trade market. The Asian giant’s unrelenting vigor in business has received fierce criticism from various competitors, and much praise alike from beneficiaries.  All the global hullaballoo does not, however, […]Continue Reading
Uganda president museveni is in Kenya for atrilateral trade relations with his Kenyan Counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta. The two leaders held around table discussion with delagations from both end at State House Mombasa. He jetted in the Country around 9.30am and was received by his Host president Kenyatta to areception at State House. Museveni’s visit comes […]Continue Reading
 Protst in Syria over Golan Heigh decision Mass protests have been reported across syria in response to U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights region. The prostest reportedly did break out in Druze community, in the occupied Golan height. source said the decision to begin these demonstrations across Syria […]Continue Reading
French President Signs Major Pacts with China after Recent Vilification on African Tour The Asian political, military and economic giant, China is currently roaming around the entire globe, looking for new markets for its numerous modern products, friends and close allies.  One of the main targets is the European Union (E.U.), many of whose members […]Continue Reading
KOBO360 of Nigeria to Launch Cargo Logistics, Tracking Operations in Kenya Africa’s top economic giant and oil producer, Nigeria, is now expanding its business activities into the East African region.  Most recently, Kobo360, a Nigerian tracking logistics startup, which was launched in July 2016, announced that it will start operations in Nairobi, Kenya, apart from Continue Reading
NEGATIVE REACTIONS TO U.S. MOVE TO RECOGNIZE GOLAN HEIGHTS AS ISRAELI TERRITORY. The very close and decades-long relations between the United States of America (U.S.) and the small but very influential Jewish Middle East nation of Israel, have been strengthened even further. The new development comes as a major disappointment and annoyance for many Arab […]Continue Reading
Russia’s Ministry of Defense released footage of a new Borey-class nuclear submarine performing sea trial. The new addition to the “stealth” 955 Project family is expected to join the Navy later this year. The Video showing the fourth-generation Borey class nuclear powered ultra-silent submarine was published on the Russian Naval forced celerate the Day of […]Continue Reading
Motorbike Riders Reported to Have Thrown Explosive at Russian Consulate in Athens. Attacks on businesses, police posts and personnel, politicians, and foreign embassies among other things, have become common and frequent in the southern European country of Greece, in recent times. On Friday, March 22, a police report in Athens showed that still unknown attackers […]Continue Reading
Sudan, South Sudan Ink an Agreement to Open Several Border Cross Points Following activation of the Safe Demilitarized Border Zone (SDBZ) both Sudan and South Sudan have decided to open their border crossing points as previously agreed between the countries within a month. The decision comes after a meeting held by the Joint Political and […]Continue Reading
After Recent Mosque Massacres, New Zealand Gets New Gun Control Laws Following the Friday March 14, 2019 deadly mass attack during prayers at two Islamic mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, which killed around 50 of people and injured hundreds more, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced a resolution to ban military-style semi-automatic and assault rifles. […]Continue Reading
Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister, Mikhail Bogdanov,  has expressed his country’s  support to Sudan’s embattled President Omar al-Bashir who is currently facing protests that erupted in December decrying the worsening economic conditions and demanding for his step down. Bogdanov, who is also a Special Presidential Envoy for the Middle East and Africa, on Sunday met with Continue Reading
The death toll after Cyclone Idai, one of the deadliest in southern Africa has risen to at least 215. The cyclone tore into central Mozambique last week on Thursday before continuing on to Zimbabwe and Malawi, causing flash floods and ferocious winds. According to the Red Cross, at least 126 people were killed in Mozambique and Malawi, while 89 Continue Reading
The Philippines on Sunday 17th March 2019 withdrew from the International Criminal Court, becoming the second nation to leave the Hague-based tribunal meant to prosecute the world’s worst atrocities. The move comes a year after Manila officially notified the United Nations that it was quitting the ICC the only permanent international judicial body to try individuals […]Continue Reading