Haiti's Prime Minister resigns after days of protest Jack Guy Lafontant, Haiti’s embattled prime minister, has announced his resignation following days of violent protests sparked by a now-abandoned plan to raise fuel prices. “I submitted my resignation to the president of the republic”, who has “accepted my resignation”, Lafontant said on Saturday in the lower house of Haiti’s legislature....... read more
Allow homosexuality in your country – Theresa May tells Buhari, others British Prime Minister, Theresa May, has called for same-sex marriages in Nigeria and all other Commonwealth Nations. The Prime Minister said this on Tuesday while speaking at the first joint forum at Commonwealth Head of Government Meetings in Westminster. According to her, there should be no laws criminalizing same-sex relationships across...... read more
BREAKING: Former First Lady, Barbara Bush Dies At 92     Former first lady and wife of former US President George H.W. Bush, Barbara Bush has died at 92, after long struggle with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). She was a matriarch of a Republican political dynasty and a first lady who elevated the cause of literacy. Bush, the second woman in American...... read more
Former Brazil President, Lula, Jailed 12 Years For Corruption Brazil’s former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will begin his 12-year prison term from Friday, after a judge gave him 24 hours to surrender to police. The order from Judge Sergio Moro, head of Brazil’s huge “Car Wash” anti-graft probe, came as a complete surprise given that lawyers had earlier...... read more
US Senator Al Franken to resign amid sexual misconduct claims   Democratic Senator and ex-comedian Al Franken has said he plans to quit "in the coming weeks" after string of sexual harassment allegations. "I am proud that during my time in the Senate that I have used my power to be a champion of women," the Minnesota senator said from the...... read more
8 People reportedly dead in New York Terror Attack About eight people have been killed and 15 injured in yesterday’s terror attack in New York, USA. The attacker identified as 29 years Sayfullo Saipov drove a rented truck down a bike path in Manhattan a few blocks from the site of the World Trace Center memorial. According to witnesses, people...... read more
Kenyatta’s victory: Kenyans anxious of Odinga’s response Kenyans waited on Tuesday for the response of opposition leader Raila Odinga to President Uhuru Kenyatta’s victory in the Oct. 26 election. Odinga, a veteran politician who has now lost his fourth election, is expected to give his first reaction to Kenyatta’s Monday night victory in a speech to loyalists from...... read more
Storm Herwart sweeps across Germany, Czech Republic, Poland At least five people died and several were injured Sunday as high winds knocked down trees, left homes without electricity and caused widespread travel chaos across much of Central Europe. Two people died in Poland as a result of the heavy winds, including a man who drove his car into a...... read more
BREAKING: Catalan parliament declares independence from Spain   Catalonia's regional Parliament declared independence from Spain on Friday in a disputed vote that is now likely to be declared illegal by Spain's constitutional court. The independence motion was passed in the 135-strong assembly with 70 votes in favor, 10 against and 2 blank ballots, the assembly's speaker said. Lawmakers...... read more
BREAKING: Catalan parliament declares independence from Spain   Catalonia's regional Parliament declared independence from Spain on Friday in a disputed vote that is now likely to be declared illegal by Spain's constitutional court. The independence motion was passed in the 135-strong assembly with 70 votes in favor, 10 against and 2 blank ballots, the assembly's speaker said. Lawmakers...... read more
President Mugabe appointed WHO disease “ambassador” President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe has been appointed as a “goodwill ambassador” of the World Health Organisation (WHO), to help tackle non-communicable diseases. New WHO head Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus praised Zimbabwe for its commitment to public health. However, critics say Zimbabwe’s healthcare system has collapsed, with the president and many...... read more
2-year old girl survives gunshot wound amidst protests in Kenya     Two-year-old Mary Shantel was wounded by a stray bullet as opposition protests against a presidential vote re-run raged on in Kenya.   According to her mother, Lydia Kageha, she was playing outside the house with her friends when she fell in pain. The child was then immediately transferred to a hospital...... read more
Zimbabwe Vice President Fights Back Over Poisoning ‘Lies’ Zimbabwe’s vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa on Thursday fought back against allegations by hos co-deputy that he lied about being poisoned, in a row that displays the growing political in-fighting ahead of next year’s election.  Mnangagwa has been accused by fellow vice-president Phelekezela Mphoko of undermining President Robert Mugabe by claiming to...... read more
Ahead Of October Election Rerun; Kenya Moves To Amend Law Kenya’s Ruling Jubilee Party on Thursday presented parliament with proposals intended to prevent the Supreme Court from annulling results of a coming re-run presidential election, as it did the last vote in August. The court struck down President Uhuru Kenyatta’s poll victory then, saying there had been illegalities and irregularities in...... read more
Ireland To Hold Abortion Referendum In 2018 Ireland is to hold a referendum on abortion in 2018. A decision on the eighth amendment, which gives equal right to life to the unborn, will take place in May or June next year, according to Prime Minister Leo Varadkar’s government. The public will then decide if abortion should be legalised...... read more
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