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Woman accused of sending poison ricin letter to President Trump arrested

A woman suspected of sending an envelope containing the poison ricin to President Donald Trump has been arrested, The Associated Press quoted three law enforcement officials as saying.The official said the...

Trump reimposes all UN sanctions on Iran

The Trump administration said on Saturday it had reimposed all United Nations sanctions on Iran, although 13 of the 15 U.N. Security Council members, including long-time allies Britain, Germany and France, have said the move is...

Poison ricin mailed to Trump from Canada intercepted

Authorities in the United States are investigating a package containing poison ricin that was mailed to President Donald Trump last week.CNN reported reported that highly-toxic poison was intercepted by law enforcement and...

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dead at 87, thrusting apex Court vacancy into spotlight of presidential campaign

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died at the age of 87, thrusting the apex court vacancy into spotlight of the presidential campaign.The Supreme Court said in a statement Ginsburg...

Well known Nigerian prophet TB Joshua yet to reveal prophecy on U.S. presidential election

Nigerian prophet T.B. Joshua is yet to reveal his prophecy on the United States presidential election with only 46 days to go.In 2016, T.B. Joshua prophesied Democrat Hillary Clinton would win the...

540 bipartisan elected officials from all 50 U.S. states urge President Trump to welcome refugees

At least 540 local and state elected officials from all 50 states and the District of Columbia expressed their strong support for resettling refugees in their communities in a bipartisan letter sent to President Trump.

Nigeria will support consolidation of democracy in West Africa, President says

Nigeria will within the limits of resources do her best to support the consolidation of democracy in West African countries, President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged.The President spoke Thursday at State House, Abuja,...

Report finds Ramaphosa government doing little to stop xenophobic attacks against African and Asian foreigners in South Africa

A new report has found that the government has done 'very little' to combat xenophobic attacks against African and Asian foreigners living in South Africa."Despite the March 2019 adoption of a government...

4.7 million ads aired for 2020 U.S. elections at total cost of $2.3 billion

At least 4.7 million ads have been aired for the 2020 elections in the United States at a total cost of $2.3 billion, according to two American professors who have been tracking political advertising for this...

Trump administration sanctions former First Lady of The Gambia Zineb Jammeh for supporting her husband’s corruption

The Donald Trump administration on Tuesday sanctioned the former First Lady of The Gambia Zineb Souma Yahya Jammeh for supporting her husband Yahya Jammeh's corruption."Today, the United States imposed economic sanctions on...

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IMF approves disbursement of additional $1 billion for Angola to respond to COVID-19 economic fallout

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday approved the disbursement of an additional $1 billion for Angola to respond to...

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The Global Center on Adaptation on Wednesday announced the launch of its regional office in Côte d’Ivoire.Hosted...

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