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Trump impeached for historic second time after Capitol siege

          The U.S. House of Representatives votes to impeach Donald Trump for inciting last week’s deadly Capitol siege, making him the first president to be...

Rebels attack Central African Republic’s capital

BANGUI (Reuters) - Security forces in Central African Republic repelled an attack on Wednesday by armed groups seeking to seize the capital Bangui, athorities...

California funeral homes run out of space as COVID-19 rages

By CHRISTOPHER WEBER LOS ANGELES (AP) — As communities across the country feel the pain of a surge in coronavirus cases, funeral homes in the...

Former Malian Prime Minister, Modibo Kéita, dies

Bamako (PANA) Former Malian Prime Minister, Modibo Keïta, died on Saturday in Morocco where he was receiving medical care, an official source said. He...

Brexit: Britain, EU begin new era of relations

Brussels/London (dpa) Four-and-a-half years after a British referendum on membership in the European Union (EU), Brexit is finally reality after Britain left the single market...

US Senate overrides Trump’s veto of major national security bill

Washington (dpa) The U.S. Senate on Friday voted to override U.S. President Donald Trump’s veto of the National Defense Authorisation Act (NDAA), a major national...

Donald Trump tries to leverage power of office to subvert Joe Biden’s victory

By ZEKE MILLER, COLLEEN LONG and DAVID EGGERT WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump sought to leverage the power of the Oval Office on Friday...

Ugandan death toll now 37 as protests spread after arrest of top musician, Bobi Wine

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The death toll from protests over the arrest of Ugandan opposition presidential hopeful and musician Bobi Wine has risen to...

Ethiopia resists mediation as it bombs Tigray capital

By Giulia Paravicini and David ADDIS ABABA/NAIROBI (Reuters) - Ethiopia resisted international pressure for mediation in a war in the country’s north on Monday as its air...

Russia to build naval base in Sudan

MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin on Monday approved the creation of a Russian naval facility in Sudan capable of mooring nuclear-powered surface vessels,...

Biden wins in Georgia, closing with 306 electoral votes

By  Harrison Arubu, New York Media projections indicate that U.S. President-elect Joe Biden will win the election in Georgia, becoming the first Democrat to claim...

Trump faces calls to work with Biden team on transition

By WILL WEISSERT WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President Donald Trump is facing pressure to cooperate with President-elect Joe Biden’s team to ensure a smooth transfer of power...

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MRA kicks against Niger State’s plan to arrest PUNCH journalist

The Media Rights Agenda (MRA) on Tuesday kicked against a planned arrest of The PUNCH Correspondent in Niger State, Mr. Adebayo Ayinde, calling on...

‘In Ogun State, we are ready to work’

Femi Adediran recently spoke with the Ogun State Commandant of the So-Safe Corps, Mr. Soji Ganzallo, in Abeokuta about the security challenges in the...

FG directs TV stations to deploy sign language interpreter during news

The Federal Government has directed TV stations to in line with National Broadcasting Code, deploy sign language interpreters during their major news casting. The Minister...

Nigeria develops 10-year strategic plan for universal health coverage

Nigeria's National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) on Monday commenced a two-day management retreat on its 10-year Strategic Plan. The NHIS Executive Secretary, Prof.Mohammad Sambo, told...

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