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The Tigray regional government said Saturday that Ethiopian government forces are already conducting a military offensive to capture the regional capital, Mekelle.
The Yemeni Houthi rebels confirmed their approval for a UN mission to inspect and repair a long-abandoned oil tanker off Yemen’s Red Sea coast, Houthi-run al-Masirah TV reported on Thursday.
The United Nations (UN) has been given the go-ahead to inspect and make emergency repairs on the derelict oil tanker Safer, an environmental threat off the west coast of Yemen, a UN spokesman said on Tuesday.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has expressed “deep concern” over the unfolding conflict in the breakaway Tigray region of Ethiopia.
United States lawmakers, international aid groups and rights advocates are warning the outgoing Trump administration against reported plans to label Yemen’s Houthi rebel group a “foreign terrorist organisation”, saying it would worsen the world’s worst humanitarian crisis.
Ethiopia denied on Saturday that talks on the growing conflict in its northern Tigray region were imminent, just hours after three African former presidents were named to help mediate the two-week-old crisis.
The UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, has reaffirmed the organisation’s commitment to “inclusive, resilient and sustainable” industrialisation in Africa.
United Nations deputy secretary-general Amina Mohammed has blamed coronavirus pandemic and the wave of joblessness that followed it for the historic #EndSARS campaign that was held in Nigeria last month.
UN chief Antonio Guterres called on Friday for the immediate de-escalation of tensions in northern Ethiopia where fighting has erupted between federal forces and troops in the Tigray region.
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said the army has succeeded in containing a rebel attack in the northern Tigray region after it was deployed to quell an uprising by the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) that sparked fears of a civil war.
United States President Donald Trump, on Tuesday, urged the United Nations General Assembly to hold China “accountable” for its actions over the coronavirus pandemic.
US President Donald Trump angrily cast blame on China over the coronavirus pandemic in an address on Tuesday before the United Nations, whose chief warned against a new “Cold War” between the two powers.
Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, has called on government at all levels to give priority attention to women, especially in the areas of sports, swimming, as well as rural empowerment.
The ambience of Arochukwu community Local Government Area located in Abia North of Abia State adorned a merrily look on Saturday as the Chief Whip of the Senate ,Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, performed the groundbreaking for the construction of 2km road in the local government.
Newcastle United have returned two more positive Covid-19 tests over the weekend, taking the total number in the last week at the club to six.
Dancing and banging drums in the street, doctors and nurses protested in Madrid on Sunday against cuts which they say have left them struggling to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Enugu State Government has charged traditional rulers on the need to mobilise their subjects to visit Primary Health Care Centres (PHCs) to access free and comprehensive healthcare services.
A Neurologist at the National Hospital, Abuja, Dr Yusuf Zubairu, on Sunday warned that inserting objects and forcing liquid into the mouth of an...
The National Judicial Council (NJC) has been urged to rise and defend the integrity of the judiciary against obvious manipulation by some state governments, especially in the appointment of female judicial officers.
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state has said that the murder of the first class traditional ruler in the state, the Olufon of Ifon, Oba Isreal Adewusi was an indication that the country was in a serious security crisis beyond the ordinary.
Bernd Schuster, former Germany player, recalled his time at FC Barcelona with Diego Armando Maradona. The German made very good friends with Maradona at Camp Nou.
The World Bank on Friday announced the appointment of Cyndo Obre as the new International Finance Corporation (IFC) representative in Benin.