Category Archives: International

Nigeria protests the inhuman treatment of Nigerians by the Ghana’s Immigration Service.

Nigerian High Commissioner to Ghana, Ambassador Michael Abikoye, has protested the inhuman treatment of Nigerians by the Ghana Immigration Service with the deportation of 723 Nigerians between 2018 and 2019. Abikoye said this at a meeting between him and the Comptroller-General of the GIS, Kwame Takyi, in Ghana. The high commissioner said 723 Nigerians were…

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United States transfers sensitive nuclear power technology to Saudi Arabia

The United States of America is rushing to transfer sensitive nuclear power technology to Saudi Arabia, according to a new congressional report. A Democratic-led House panel has launched an inquiry over concerns about the White House plan to build nuclear reactors across the kingdom. Whistle blowers told the panel it could destabilize the Middle East…

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Three policemen killed and five people wounded in a bomb blast in Cairo.

Three policemen were killed and five people were wounded, three of them civilians, when an explosive device carried by a militant they were chasing detonated in central Cairo on Monday night. The interior ministry said two policemen died when the bomb went off in El-Darb al-Ahmar district in the capital’s old Islamic Cairo, while three…

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Soldiers killed in Indian-administered Kashmir in a gun battle with militants.

Four soldiers have been killed in Indian-administered Kashmir in a gun battle with militants, police say. The clash occurred in Pulwama district, where more than 40 Indian paramilitary police were killed in a suicide attack on Thursday. Meanwhile Pakistan has recalled its ambassador from Delhi for consultations amid escalating tensions. India recalled its top diplomat…

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Missing Kenyan activist, Caroline Mwatha found dead.

Missing Kenyan activist, Caroline Mwatha has been found dead. Ms Mwatha worked documenting extrajudicial police killings but police believe she may have died from abortion-related complications. Kenya’s Director of Criminal Investigations said Six people have been held in connection with her death. Ms Mwatha disappeared last Wednesday and efforts to find her spawned the trending…

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Venezuelan President says he cannot rule out possibility of civil war as pressure mounts on him to stand down.

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro says he cannot rule out the possibility of civil war as pressure mounts on him to stand down. In an interview, he warned that US President Donald Trump would leave the White House “stained with blood” if he intervened in the crisis. He also rejected the EU’s Sunday deadline to call…

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Human rights group accuses Zimbabwean military of tormenting protesters.

Government-appointed human rights group in Zimbabwe has accused soldiers of using “systematic torture” in a crackdown on protests. The Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission strongly criticised authorities for using troops to quell demonstrations. Unrest broke out more than a week ago following a sharp rise in fuel prices. A government spokesman defended the crackdown, saying “When…

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Israel hits Iranian targets around Syrian capital, Damascus.

Israel says it has hit Iranian targets around the Syrian capital, Damascus. The Israel Defense Forces says the overnight operation targeted the elite Quds Force of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards, as well as Syrian Air Defences. The Syrian military says it shot down most of the Israeli missiles. But a monitoring group reported that at…

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Suspected militants killed several people in Kenyan capital, Nairobi.

Suspected militants have attacked a luxury hotel complex in Kenyan capital, Nairobi with several people killed. Gunfire and blasts were heard at the compound in the Westlands District of the capital city, which houses the DusitD2 hotel as well as offices. The Somalia-based militant group al-Shabab claimed it was behind the attack but gave no…

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