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Amnesty calls for release of Syrian prisoners to curb spread of COVID-19

The Syrian authorities must cooperate fully with UN agencies and humanitarian organizations to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the country’s prisons, detention centers and military hospitals, Amnesty International has warned. Prisoners and...

What John Bolton’s sack as Trump’s National Security Adviser means to the world – Opinion by Jim Lobe

"This is a body blow to the Jacksonians in the administration and Congress who, like Dick Cheney under George W. Bush, pushed hard for the aggressive and punishing use of military power as a means of...

Trump admin designates leader of Boko Haram as a “global terrorist”

The Trump administration on Tuesday designated the leader of the Islamic State West Africa also known as Boko Haram a global terrorist. Other groups and persons were also designated as terrorist organizations or global terrorists.

U.S. monitoring military buildup in the Russian-occupied Georgian region of South Ossetia

In a statement, the Donald Trump administration said the United States was monitoring reports of military buildup near the administrative boundary line (ABL) of the Russian-occupied Georgian region of South Ossetia.  "We...

DIPLOMACY: Pompeo announces creation of Venezuela Affairs Unit in Colombia

The announce was made in a statement on Wednesday. The VAU is the interim diplomatic office of the U.S. Government to Venezuela, located at the U.S. Embassy in Bogota‎, Colombia, and has been established with...

Black Stallions of Nigeria beat Eagles of Ghana in inaugural President’s Rugby Cup

WASHINGTON (TODAY NEWS AFRICA USA) - The Black Stallions of Nigeria edged the Eagles of Ghana 14-12 to clinch the inaugural President’s Cup at the Nduom Sports Stadium in Elmina, Cape Coast Ghana on Saturday.

TODAY NEWS AFRICA USA now offering premium business subscriptions

For almost two years, TODAY NEWS AFRICA USA, a premium business and politics focused digital newspaper located in Washington, District of Columbia, has remained free. However, for some weeks now, we have...

Super Eagles of Nigeria have crushed the Bafana Bafana of South Africa and President Buhari has reacted

President Muhammadu Buhari congratulated the Super Eagles "for another spectacular outing that has confirmed Nigeria’s progress to the Next Level in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Egypt 2019," his office said in a statement on...

CORRUPTION: Nigerian court orders release of all payments made by 4 Presidents to runaway electricity contractors

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, in a landmark judgment, has ordered the “immediate release of details of payments to all defaulting and allegedly corrupt electricity contractors and companies by the governments of former President Olusegun...

HATE CRIME: Outrage and condemnation after migrant center is bombed in Libya killing many black Africans

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari strongly condemned the deadly airstrike on a migrant centre near Tripoli, Libya on Wednesday, echoing the feeling of millions of people in Africa. The President described as “inhuman, wicked...

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Nigeria’s SERAP writes Buhari to provide spending details and audit of ‘fresh’ $5.513 billion loan

The Nigerian Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent a Freedom of Information request to...

Read IMF’s Kristalina Georgieva’s remarks to World Economic Forum highlighting the “great reset” needed amid COVID-19

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African equity capital markets activity see downward turn but increase in domestic investors -PricewaterhouseCoopers Nigeria

Data presented from  the PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Nigeria 2019 African Capital Market Watch, which reviewed the performance of Africa’s capital markets between...

Nigeria Senate approves Buhari’s $5.513 billion external borrowing request

The Nigerian Senate has approved President Muhammadu Buhari’s $5.513 (Five Billion, Five Hundred and Thirteen Million United States Dollars) external borrowing...

Nigeria’s SERAP writes Buhari to provide spending details and audit of ‘fresh’ $5.513 billion loan

The Nigerian Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent a Freedom of Information request to President Muhammadu Buhari requesting him...
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