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While Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was praised for efforts to end years of bitter tension with Eritrea in his Nobel Peace Prize award last week, his Eritrean partner in the peace-making has conspicuously failed to offer his congratulations.
Ecuador's president and indigenous leaders reached an agreement Sunday to end nearly two weeks of violent protests against austerity measures adopted to obtain a multi-billion-dollar loan from the IMF.
Hailed as a visionary and reformer, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for his efforts to resolve the long-running conflict with neighbouring foe Eritrea.
The United Nations may not have enough money for staff salaries next month if member states don’t pay what they owe, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned on Tuesday.
Sudan's new Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok has urged the United States to remove Khartoum from its list of state sponsors of "terrorism", saying sanctions imposed by Washington were causing "tremendous suffering" to the Sudanese people.
Dr Akinwumi Adesina, President, African Development Bank (AfDB), has revealed plans by the bank to phase out coal power stations across Africa and switch to renewable energy.
World leaders will begin the annual days of speeches at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York on Tuesday, with U.S. President Donald Trump’s address expected to draw much of the focus.
The United Nations Secretary General, António Guterres, has appointed Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, the president of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, and 25 other persons as global leaders, who would champion the...
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in New York announced robust plans and initiatives by his administration to reverse the negative effects of climate change in Nigeria.
U.S. President Donald Trump issued a call to nations around the world to end religious persecution on Monday as he began three days of diplomatic events at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).
Gabon will become the first African country paid with international funds to preserve its forests in an effort to fight climate change, the United Nations said Sunday.
No fewer than 90 big companies in sectors from food to cement to telecommunications have pledged to slash their greenhouse gas emissions in a new campaign to steer multi-nationals towards a low-carbon future, Reuters reports.
Following a meeting with Saudi Arabia’s powerful crown prince, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the United States supports Riyadh’s “right to defend itself” and said Washington would not tolerate Iran’s “threatening behavior.”
Maria Espinosa, the President of the 73rd UN General Assembly, on Monday handed over to Nigeria’s Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, who will lead the 74th session of the assembly in the next one year.
Tijani Muhammad-Bande, President of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, was among several Muslims that attended a special church service in New York on Monday evening.
West African leaders meeting in Burkina Faso have announced a one-billion-dollar plan to combat rising insecurity in the Sahel region.
Ondo State Government has denied a report that the embattled monarch of Ayetoro town in Ilaje Local Government of the state, Olorunmbe Ojagbohunmi, had been released from the prison unconditionally.
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, Tuesday lamented the widening scourge of corrupt practices pervading the country.
Pensioners in Ekiti State have described the first year of Governor Kayode Fayemi in office as a “huge blessing to them” in terms of better welfare package.
Former Chairman of Police Service Commission, Chief Simon Okeke, has described the nation’s police officers as the poorest paid in Africa amidst risks taken in the line of duties.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed the arrest of a popular Instagram celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha popularly known as ‘Mompha.’
Chief Edward Onoja has been was on Monday sworn-in as the Deputy Governor of Kogi State.
A Turkish soldier was killed and another wounded in an attack by Syrian Kurdish forces on Sunday despite a ceasefire deal brokered by the United States, the defense ministry said.
The Minister of Interior, Mr Rauf Aregbesola, has lamented that only 30 million Nigerians have so far registered for the National Identity Card.
World number two Rafael Nadal has been named in the Spain squad for the Davis Cup finals in Madrid next month.
Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, has accused Mamman Daura’s family of denying her access to an apartment at the presidential villa.