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Coca-Cola sets 100% recycling goal for 2030

Coca-Cola is launching a campaign to collect and recycle 100 percent of its packaging by 2030, part of a drive to reduce consumer waste globally, the company announced Friday.

The season of recanting

“No, I feel like going there physically to tell President Donald Trump exactly how I feel about the statements he has been making about the black world.”

Donald Trump accuses Democrat of undermining trust on immigration

President Donald Trump turned his Twitter torment on the Democrat in the room where immigration talks with lawmakers took a famously coarse turn, saying Sen. Dick Durbin misrepresented what he had said about African nations and Haiti and, in the process, undermined the trust needed to make a deal.

Donald Trump did not say ‘s—hole’ – Senator David Perdue

A Republican senator said President Donald Trump did not use the word "s---hole" in reference to immigrants from Haiti and Africa in a meeting at the White House last week.

Four reported dead as ‘bomb cyclone’ pounds eastern US

A giant winter "bomb cyclone" walloped the US East Coast on Thursday with heavy snow and freezing cold that made for treacherous travel conditions and bone-chilling misery.

Brutal cold forces closure of schools, offices across US

Closure of schools and offices across the US have been announced on Wednesday while no fewer than 2,700 flights have been cancelled ahead of a major winter storm on Thursday, called a ‘bomb cyclone’.

Football celebrates George Weah’s Liberia election victory

Former Chelsea star Didier Drogba led plaudits on Friday from the world of football to George Weah after the only African to win the Ballon d’Or was elected President of Liberia.

Liberia votes as soccer star, VP hope to succeed Sirleaf

Young Liberians went straight from all-night Christmas celebrations to the polls Tuesday for a runoff election between a former international soccer star and the vice president to replace Africa's first female head of state.

Foundations provide free medicare for 400 prison inmates in Delta

Over 400 prison inmates at the Ogwashi-Uku prison received free treatment and medication at the flag-off of an eight-day medical outreach to prison formations in Delta State.

Donald Trump to unveil ‘America First’ strategy

President Donald Trump of the United States will, on Monday, unveil a new national security strategy, emphasising national sovereignty over alliances, economic security, and reverse Obama-era warnings of climate change.

US soldier fought to end after ambush in Niger – report

Army Sgt. La David T. Johnson died in a hail of gunfire, hit as many as 18 times as he took cover in thick brush, fighting to the end after fleeing militants who had just killed three comrades in an October ambush in Niger, The Associated Press has learned.

Blackout at Atlanta airport leaves thousands stranded

More than 1,000 flights have been cancelled at the world's busiest airport after a fire in an underground electrical facility caused a sudden power outage.

Europe must be ‘open-eyed’ about ‘hostile’ Russia – Theresa May

Theresa May has warned European leaders to remain "open-eyed" to the threat of "hostile" Russia as she accused Moscow of attempting to destabilise the continent.

Gunfire heard as Georgia forces storm Tbilisi building

Explosions and gunfire were heard in the Georgian capital, Tbilisi, as counterterrorism units stormed a multi-storey apartment bulding on the outskirts of the city, witnesses reported.

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2019: Group endorses Governor Ambode for 2nd term, applauds his performance

AS 2019 General Election draws nearer, a group, All Christian Leaders & Ministers Forum (ACLMF), has endorsed Lagos State governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, for second term in office, saying it took this decision based on Ambode’s unimaginable performance and commendable zeal for developmental projects that were visible in every nook and crannies of the state.

2019: Kaduna Central APC chairmen reject Senator Shehu Sani

The All Progressives Congress, APC, chairmen in the six local governments that make up Kaduna Central Senatorial district have declared their opposition to the 2019 re-election bid of Senator Shehu Sani.

Protesters killed in anti-Kabila protests

At least five people have been killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), according to the UN, as authorities cracked down on banned protests against President Joseph Kabila.

2019: President Buhari healthy enough to seek re-election – Presidency

A presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, has said President Muhammadu Buhari is presently in a better state of health than in 2015, to seek re-election in the 2019 general elections.

Over 25,000 pensioners not on federal govt payroll – NUP

More than 25,000 pensioners are still excluded from the Federal Government’s payroll of retirees, according to the Nigerian Union of Pensioners (NUP).

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Saudi announces $2bn bailout for Yemen govt

Saudi Arabia on Wednesday announced it would transfer $2 billion to Yemen’s central bank, after desperate calls for funding from the war-torn country’s president and prime minister.

Gernot Rohr deserves new contract after great work – NFF

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have commended coach Gernot Rohr for what he has done with the country’s team since he took charge in 2016, saying as a result he deserved his contract extension.

Zanu-PF to ‘honour’ Robert Mugabe on his 94th birthday

Zimbabwean ruling Zanu-PF party's youth league has reportedly said that it is planning to honour former president Robert Mugabe on his 94th birthday, saying that he remains the country's icon.

Oyo council polls: I do not see any other political party winning – Governor...

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has declared that with the strength of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, it will be difficult for any other political party to emerge victorious in the proposed local government election in the state.

How Buhari forced Yahya Jammeh to surrender – Adama Barrow

Gambia President Adama Barrow has disclosed how President Muhammadu Buhari forced former president Yahya Jammeh to retrace his steps and accept to go into exile.