Environmental activist charged with Terrorism
Report by: Allen Anya Agwu, Rotterdam
A District court in Rotterdam was on Monday morning turned into a frenzy singe following the charge brought against a Nigeria environmental activist, Mr. Sunny Ofehe. Th...
South Sudan: A new dawn for the world's newest nation
South Sudan has become the world's newest nation, the climax of a process ma...
EXPOSED!, Theo van Gogh self-portraith
A Vincent painting, which had always been believed to be a self-portrait, is actually a depiction of his brother, experts have concluded.
The artwork, which is on display at Amsterdam's Van Gogh Museum, is thought...
Aftermath of Bomb blast: Anxiety in Nigeria's sit of power
By Ihuoma Chiedozie and Adelani Adepegba
President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday met with the heads of the coun...
U.S. First lady pays Courtesy visit to Mandela
United States First Lady Michelle Obama visited former South African president Nelson Mandela at his home Tuesday as part of her six-day visit to southern Africa, The Mandela foundatio...
'Don’t You Know Who I Am?' ,Strauss-Kahn
reportedly asked hotel Maid
Dominique Strauss-Kahn told a New York City hotel maid, “Don’t you know who I am! Don’t you know who I am?” while pinning her down during the ...
Egypt: Military trails Mubarak’s billion dollars fortune.
Egypt's military is understood to be keeping an eye over billions of dollars starched away in foreign countries by the country’s erstwhile maximum ruler, Hosni Mubarak. Mubarak’s...
Nigeria 2011 Polls: Police department gets financial boost
The sum, he said, also included retraining of policemen, pointing out that officers and men of the Force would have no excuse if they failed to deliver the expected result.
Nigeria: Voter Registration Ends
IN its response to concerns that some parts of the country might have been shortchanged in the voters’ registration exercise, which ended yesterday, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has granted ...
South Sudan: 30 soldiers feared dead.
At least 30 soldiers have been confirmed dead in southern Sudan during internal fighting among troops of the national army, state officials said
The clashes in Melut and Paloich, in Upper Nile state, were sparked wh...
Egypt: Mubarak has not got the message yet-opposition
Egypt's opposition groups say Mubarak’s proposals on how to end the political crisis shows that the 82 year old dictator is yet to appreciate the feelings and desire of Egyptians.
Brazil floods: Hundreds feared dead
Brazilian soldiers have arrived in Teresopolis, one of the towns worst affected by deadly mudslides in the state of Rio de Janeiro, to assist with the rescu...
Tunisia: Ben Ali Flees, leaving trails of blazes
A fire has swept though a prison in the Tunisian resort town of Monastir, killing a...
South Sudan:The making of the world's newest country
The first preliminary results from Southern Sudan's weeklong independence referendum have bee...
Nigeria: Youths take delight in Nuhu Ribadu
Abuja Bomb Blast: Jonathan Rubbishes Al-Jazeera report
From Juliana Taiwo
The Nigerian President on Saturday described as unfounded and sensational the claim by Al- Jazeera television that the Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan, has blamed the...
S/Africa: Ten die in bar stampede
Ten people were killed in a bar stampede in a South African township during New Year celebrations.
Police said they were investigating the cause of the crush at the crowded bar in Ipelegeng, a township about 300km (186 ...
Brazil Ushers in the new year with first woman President.
For most Brazilians, the year 2011 will be the most memorable...