The main opposition party in Ghana has given a 3-week ultimatum to the country’s central bank governor and his deputy to resign. The National Democratic Congress accuses Ernest Addison of “recklessness” and mismanaging the bank – with the bank accused of illegally printing money and spending over $8.6m on travel expenses. In the fiscal year 2022, the Bank of […]
Ukraine’s security service says a woman has been ARRESTED over a Russian plot to kill President Volodymyr Zelensky.
The service said she had tried to find out the itinerary ahead of his visit to flood-hit Mykolaiv back in June.Ukraine regularly accuses local residents who support Russia of passinginformation to help Moscow’s military.Zelensky had confirmed he had been informed about the arrest, saying the headof the SBU had updated him about the “fight against […]
West African’s regional bloc Ecowas says it will hold a summit in Nigeria’scapital, Abuja, on Thursday to discuss the crisis in Niger following a militarycoup.Ecowas had given the coup leaders seven days to reinstate the elected presidentor face the possibility of military intervention.However the deadline passed on Sunday with no change to the situation.A delegation […]
At least 30 people have been killed and 100 injured when a train derailed in southernPakistan.Railway Minister Saad Rafiq said initial investigations showed the train was travelling atnormal speed and they were trying to establish what led to the derailment.Several carriages of the Hazara Express overturned and went off the track, whilewounded passengers were moved […]
Former US President, Donald Trump has said he will ask the judge in his election fraud case to step aside.
Former US President, Donald Trump has said he will ask the judge in his electionfraud case to step aside on what he called “very powerful grounds”.He claimed that “there is no way I can get a fair trial” unless she does.His call, which gave no details of his grounds for asking her to step down, […]
Niger’s military rulers announced Sunday that they had closed the country’s airspace,warning that any attempt to violate it would meet with an “energetic and immediateresponse”.The country’s new rulers announcement came as the deadline from the West Africanbloc ECOWAS for them to hand back power to the democratically elected PresidentMohamed Bazoum was due to expire.ECOWAS last […]
Donald Trump becomes the first former U.S. president to face indictment due to his alleged involvement.
In a historic turn of events, America is poised to witness a former president facing trial for his alleged efforts to dismantle the country’s democratic system. Donald Trump, a front-runner for the GOP nomination and a potential contender against President Joe Biden, stands indicted for attempting to hold onto power despite losing the 2020 presidential […]
A suicide bomber has killed at least 45 people at a political rally, in Pakistan. People screamed for help as rescuers rushed to the scene in the north-west Bajaur district on Sunday, according to the rally organiser Imran Mahir. The attack targeted the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F), a party that is part of the government coalition. […]
Pope Francis said on Sunday he would create 21 new cardinals from across the world at the end of September.
This will be the 9 th creation of cardinals under Pope Francis, who is in the tenth yearof his papacy.Since becoming pope, Francis has sought to promote clergy from developing nationsfar from Rome to the highest ranks of the Church, as part of his general philosophyof diversity and inclusion.The names the Pope announced Sunday include […]
Gabon’s President Ali Bongo Ondimba, who has been in power for almost 14years, announced on Sunday that he will stand for a third term in the presidentialelections scheduled for August 26.For the time being, Mr. Bongo is the clear favorite for the presidential election, asvarious opposition parties have failed to form a single coalition, with […]