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Ruling party in Zimbabwe fires 11 Mugabe allies from parliament

Ruling party in Zimbabwe fires 11 Mugabe allies from parliament

Ruling party in Zimbabwe fires 11 Mugabe allies from parliament
UK prime minister appoints female lawmaker as minister for loneliness

Amid growing isolation, Britain appoints minister for loneliness

Britain Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday, January 17, appointed Tracey Crouch as a “minister for loneliness” to tackle modern public health problems associated with social isolation affecting millions of people.

Amid growing isolation, Britain appoints minister for loneliness
General Chikadibia appointed by UN to investigate Burundi killings

General Chikadibia appointed by UN to investigate Burundi killings

The UN under-secretary-general for peacekeeping operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, has appointed retired Lt-Gen. Chikadibia Obiakor of Nigeria to lead a special investigation into the killing of some Burundian refugees in the DRC.

General Chikadibia appointed by UN to investigate Burundi killings
I want immigrants from everywhere, Trump says after ‘shithole’ scandal

I want immigrants from everywhere, Trump says after ‘shithole’ scandal

President Trump of the United States of America claimed that he wants immigrants from everywhere in the world.The president had been on the receiving end of an outcry when it was revealed that he called African countries shithole.

I want immigrants from everywhere, Trump says after ‘shithole’ scandal
Frost Boy: Community helps an 8 year old Chinese boy whose hair froze after his walked to school in snow

Frost Boy: Community helps an 8 year old Chinese boy whose hair froze after his walked to school in snow

8 year old, Fuman, of the Southern Yunnan province, got his 15 minutes of fame this week, as a photograph of his frozen hair went viral. The photo prompted a flood of donations for both the boy and his school. Read more

Frost Boy: Community helps an 8 year old Chinese boy whose hair froze after his walked to school in snow
Despite alleged racist statement, US says Trump has very high regard for Nigerians

Despite alleged racist statement, US says Trump has very high regard for Nigerians

US ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington, says Trump's administration has a high regard for Nigerians. The envoy was summoned by the ministry of foreign affairs to make clarification on the racist remark allegedly made by Trump.

Despite alleged racist statement, US says Trump has very high regard for Nigerians
Massive 910 carat diamond, one of the biggest in history, has been found in Lesotho

Massive 910 carat diamond, one of the biggest in history, has been found in Lesotho

The fifth biggest gem diamond in history has been discovered at the Letšeng Diamond Mine in Lesotho. It is the size of two golf balls. Analysts say it could sell for over $40million. Find out more about it on NAIJ.com

Massive 910 carat diamond, one of the biggest in history, has been found in Lesotho
Trump's alleged comment on Haiti, other African countries causes anger in South Africa as country protests to US embassy

Trump's alleged comment on Haiti, other African countries causes anger in South Africa as country protests to US embassy

South Africa has protested to the United States embassy in Pretoria about reported remark made by US President Donald Trump on Haiti and other African countries. A source said Trump made the remark during a meeting on immigration.

Trump's alleged comment on Haiti, other African countries causes anger in South Africa as country protests to US embassy
After George Weah's victory, Liberia's President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf expelled from her party

After George Weah's victory, Liberia's President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf expelled from her party

The outgoing president of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, has been expelled from her party, for allegedly failing to support her vice, Joseph Boakai to succeed her. Weah won Liberia's presidential election of 2017

After George Weah's victory, Liberia's President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf expelled from her party
We have identified 14 camps housing Nigerians in Libya - NAPTIP

We have identified 14 camps housing Nigerians in Libya - NAPTIP

The director general of NAPTIP, Julie Okah-Donli, said these Nigerians were evacuated following federal government's intervention effort to ensure that every Nigerian desirous of coming back to the country returns.

We have identified 14 camps housing Nigerians in Libya - NAPTIP
‘Rally against Trump’: Africans, Haitians hit streets to protest against US President over alleged “shithole countries” remark

‘Rally against Trump’: Africans, Haitians hit streets to protest against US President over alleged “shithole countries” remark

Africans in the diaspora would join Haitians, and El-Salvadorians in rallies to protest against US President Donald Trump’s alleged racist remarks. The rallies would begin on Monday, January 15, in major cities in the US.

‘Rally against Trump’: Africans, Haitians hit streets to protest against US President over alleged “shithole countries” remark
Tension as Chinese authorities demolish popular Christian mega-church

Tension as Chinese authorities demolish popular Christian mega-church

A Christian mega-church reportedly built with nearly $3 million has been demolished by the Chinese authorities, re-igniting long standing tension between religious groups and the officially atheist Communistic Party.

Tension as Chinese authorities demolish popular Christian mega-church
I slept with many men daily even though I was married - Ghanaian lady

I slept with many men daily even though I was married - Ghanaian lady

Rarely would you have people opening up on the details of their life, especially when it is full of vices that society frowns upon. But that is not the case of Elorm the Zionist, a young Ghanaian lady who struggled with addiction.

I slept with many men daily even though I was married - Ghanaian lady
Why I married my husband - Wife of popular Nigerian pastor

Why I married my husband - Wife of popular Nigerian pastor

Gospel singer Emmy Kosgei has finally addressed the burning question on why she decided to marry an elderly Nigerian man. Kosgei first met her husband Pastor Madubuko at a conference in Kenya, and the two instantly hit it off...

Why I married my husband - Wife of popular Nigerian pastor
Domestic staff was gifted with the new house she was told to clean

Domestic staff was gifted with the new house she was told to clean

A domestic worker in the US was surprised to learn that the house she was cleaning was actually being gifted to her. She is a single mother of three and often worked several jobs to provide for her kids. Read more on NAIJ.com

Domestic staff was gifted with the new house she was told to clean
Botswana condemns Trump’s ‘shithole countries’ remark as irresponsible; summons US ambassador

Botswana condemns Trump’s ‘shithole countries’ remark as irresponsible; summons US ambassador

Botswana has summoned the US Ambassador to Botswana to express its displeasure at the alleged utterances made by the president of the US, Donald Trump. The government condemns the statement as racist and reprehensible.

Botswana condemns Trump’s ‘shithole countries’ remark as irresponsible; summons US ambassador
I never said anything derogatory about Africa - President Trump laments being misquoted

I never said anything derogatory about Africa - President Trump laments being misquoted

President of the United States of America, Donald Trump has remarked in a recent tweet that he only said Haiti is poor and troubled country. President Trump in the same tweet noted that he has a good relationship with Haiti.

I never said anything derogatory about Africa - President Trump laments being misquoted
UN condemns Donald Trump's 'shithole countries' remark as racist

UN condemns Donald Trump's 'shithole countries' remark as racist

President Donald Trump's reported remark branding Haiti, El Salvador and other African nations as "shithole countries" has been considered racist, shocking, and shameful by a UN human rights official, Rupert Coleville.

UN condemns Donald Trump's 'shithole countries' remark as racist
Donald Trump blames decision to cancel UK visit on Barack Obama

Donald Trump blames decision to cancel UK visit on Barack Obama

President Donald Trump has cancelled a planned visit to the UK in February, where he had been expected to open a new $1bn (£738m) US embassy in London. Trump blamed his decision to cancel the trip on former president Barack Obama.

Donald Trump blames decision to cancel UK visit on Barack Obama
Trump referred to Haiti, African countries as ‘shithole’

Trump referred to Haiti, African countries as ‘shithole’

President Trump has referred to Haiti and African nations as "shithole countries" during a meeting with a group of senators at the White House, NBC News reports. He said the US should not accept immigrants from the countries.

Trump referred to Haiti, African countries as ‘shithole’
6 Nigerian-owned guest houses burnt down in South Africa - Union

6 Nigerian-owned guest houses burnt down in South Africa - Union

The chairman of the union in the Province, Paul Nwanedo speaking on the telephone from Rustenburg, on Thursday, January 11, said that the attackers after burning the guest houses owned by Nigerians beat a woman and her child.

6 Nigerian-owned guest houses burnt down in South Africa - Union
Toddler with blue eyes sends internet into frenzy

Toddler with blue eyes sends internet into frenzy

Waardenburg syndrome is a group of genetic condition that can cause hearing loss and changes in coloring (pigmentation) of the hair, skin and eyes. This sort of deficiency is a very rare and happens once in every 42,000 births.

Toddler with blue eyes sends internet into frenzy
Grace Mugabe loses state security - Report

Grace Mugabe loses state security - Report

A report has revealed that the Zimbabwean government has withdrawn ex-first lady Grace Mugabe's state security detail. According to the report, she may have to depend on the team that is assigned to the former president.

Grace Mugabe loses state security - Report
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