Tag: Africa

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Africa is important says U.S but no apology for Trump’s vulgar comments

Africa is important says U.S but no apology for Trump’s vulgar comments

US Ambassador Nikki Haley expressed regret on Thursday to African ambassadors who were outraged by President Donald Trump's alleged description of Afr ...
Africa alarmed by President Trump’s vulgar comment

Africa alarmed by President Trump’s vulgar comment

Africans woke up on Friday to find U.S President Donald Trump had finally taken an interest in their continent. It wasn't what people had hoped for. ...
Elumelu named 2017 ‘Philanthropist of the year’

Elumelu named 2017 ‘Philanthropist of the year’

Mr Tony O. Elumelu, Chairman of Heirs Holdings and founder Tony Elumelu Foundation, (TEF) has been named Per Second News 2017 “philanthropist of the y ...
16 stolen vehicles headed to Nigeria, Ivory Coast and others recovered by U.S Customs

16 stolen vehicles headed to Nigeria, Ivory Coast and others recovered by U.S Customs

Border protection agents say 16  stolen vehicles, including a  Cadillac Escalade, a 2017 Infinity QX80 and and a 2018 Mercedes GLE were among vehicles ...
Plane With 92 Deported Somalis Returns to U.S After Anti-Trump Protest Erupted in Mogadishu

Plane With 92 Deported Somalis Returns to U.S After Anti-Trump Protest Erupted in Mogadishu

Ninety-two undocumented immigrants who were en route to Somalia after being deported on Thursday from the U.S were rerouted back to America after th ...
15,000 internally displaced daily in Africa

15,000 internally displaced daily in Africa

Conflicts, violence and disaster across Africa forced some 15,000 people to flee their homes every day in the first half of the year, international mo ...
Diamond Bank to Sell its West African Banking Operations to Focus on Nigeria

Diamond Bank to Sell its West African Banking Operations to Focus on Nigeria

Diamond Bank Plc announced Thursday the sale of its West African Banking Operations to Focus on Nigeria’s significant retail banking opportunity. “ ...
Burundi quits International Criminal Court

Burundi quits International Criminal Court

One month after a scathing United Nations report that called for a criminal investigation likely to lead back to its leaders, Burundi has withdrawn fr ...
World Bank Report: Over 20,000 girls married off illegally each day

World Bank Report: Over 20,000 girls married off illegally each day

At least 20,000 girls around the world are married off illegally each day, with child marriage often deeply rooted in tradition despite being outlawed ...
Nigeria first African side to qualify for 2018 World Cup

Nigeria first African side to qualify for 2018 World Cup

Substitute Alex Iwobi propelled the Super Eagles to the 2018 World Cup with a late strike that earned the Nigerian team a 1-0 victory over Zambia. ...
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