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Guatemala’s Jimmy Morales announces embassy move to Jerusalem in May

Guatemala's president has announced that he will move his country's embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in May, two days after the United States will do so.

Guatemala ex-president Alvaro Colom, ministers arrested over graft

Guatemala's fight against corruption has intensified with the arrest of a former president and nine of his ex-ministers.

Mexico detains hundreds of US-bound migrants

Mexican authorities detained more than 500 undocumented migrants over the weekend, mostly Central Americans trying to reach the United States, many of them risking their lives, officials said.

Honduras roads blocked in protests against election results

Activists blocked roads and clashed with police in Honduras on Saturday as part of nationwide protests against the contested re-election of President Juan Orlando Hernandez.

Nigeria to play England in World Cup warm-up

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will play a friendly game against England’s Three Lions at Wembley on June 2 as part of its preparation for 2018 World Cup.

Israel woos 10 countries on Jerusalem

Israel has started wooing 10 countries to move their embassies to Jerusalem following US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise the city as capital of Israel.

Pope Francis prays for peace in Honduras

Pope Francis has prayed for Honduras to peacefully overcome its present predicament necessitated by a violent political crisis.

Panama’s president visits China following break with Taiwan

Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela was making his first state visit to Beijing on Friday after breaking off relations with Taiwan and establishing formal ties with China five months ago.

Talk of mega bribes and throat-slashing gestures at FIFA trial

A trial exposing rampant corruption in the business of world football ended a day of testimony Wednesday with a defendant accused of making throat-slashing gestures to intimidate a key witness.

Guatemala docks ex-president Otto Perez for corruption

Former Guatemalan president Otto Perez has been ordered to stand trial for corruption charges, including racketeering, illicit enrichment and fraud.

Deadly tropical storm Nate kills 22 in Central America

Tropical Storm Nate has killed at least 22 people in Central America with torrential rains that forced thousands from their homes, uprooted trees, knocked out bridges and turned roads into rivers, officials said Thursday.

Mexico beat Panama to qualify for 2018 World Cup

Mexico became the fifth team to guarantee their place at the 2018 World Cup on Friday as the United States crashed to defeat at home to Costa Rica to place their qualification campaign in jeopardy.


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Federal government to assist Nigerian Army upgrade institute to full-fledged University

The Federal Government has announced its readiness to assist the Nigerian Army to upgrade its Institute of Technology and Environmental Science, Biu in Borno State to a full-fledged University.

House of Representatives temporarily lifts ban on IHS masts installation nationwide

‎The House of Representatives Committee on Telecommunications has relaxed the directive preventing IHS Towers, a mobile telecommunications infrastructure provider, from completing about 243 telecommunication masts under construction across the states of the Federation.

Ex-Govenror Nyako: APC national leadership tenure elongation unconstitutional

The former Governor of Adamawa State, Admiral Murtala Nyako, has cautioned the leadership of All Progressives Congress (APC), to avoid the mistake of tenure elongation for members of the National Working Committee and party Chairmen at the State and national leadership.

Outbursts only increase pressure on defiant Jose Mourinho

First came the impassioned defence of his record as Manchester United manager, then a stinging rebuke of his players' "lack of personality" to meet the demands of the 20-time English champions from Jose Mourinho.

Jan Vertonghen: Tottenham have edge as FA Cup shifts to Wembley

Jan Vertonghen said Tottenham have an FA Cup advantage with the semifinals being staged at their temporary Wembley home.

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President Buhari: We‘ll average 1 million metric tons of fertilizer in 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured of a boost in the agriculture value chain of the country by increasing fertilizer production to at least 1million metric tons by the end of 2018.

NBA rejects Lagos government’s 50% reduction of land use charge

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Ikeja Branch, has rejected the 50 percent reduction of the Land Use Charge recently reviewed by the Lagos State Government.

Mohamed Salah reiterates Liverpool dream to quash Real Madrid talk

Mohamed Salah has reiterated his happiness and ambition at Liverpool to further quash talk of a possible move to Real Madrid.

Enugu set to relaunch transport company

The Enugu State Transport Company (ENTRACO) says it will acquire new fleet of buses and relaunch its operations in 2018.

Kremlin: Britain’s claim Vladimir Putin ordered ex-spy poisoning ‘unforgiveable’

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Friday said statements by British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson tying Russian President Vladimir Putin to the attack on an ex-double agent were "shocking and unforgiveable".