Tuesday 15th October 2019,
Hope for Nigeria

Daily Archives: October 14, 2019

supporters bid farewell to Zimbabwe’s Mugabe

Foreign leaders, supporters bid farewell to Zimbabwe’s Mugabe

Foreign leaders, supporters and ordinary citizens were, on Saturday, attending the state funeral of Zimbabwe’s founder Robert Mugabe, after a week of disputes over his burial that threatened to embarrass his successor President Emmerson Mnangagwa. Mugabe led Zimbabwe for 37 [...]

September 15, 2019 Africa
Nigerian agricultural seed agency unveils five-year plan

Nigerian agricultural seed agency unveils five-year plan

The National Agricultural Seed Council( NASC) has unveiled a five-year institutional strategic plan to provide direction for the agency and revitalise the seed sub-sector of agriculture in Nigeria. At the public presentation of the document in Abuja on Friday, the [...]

September 15, 2019 Agriculture
Prime Minister Boris Johnson

Underfire PM calls up Hulk, claims ‘huge’ Brexit progress

Prime Minister Boris Johnson insisted Sunday that “huge” progress was being made in Brexit talks and declared Britain would break out of the European Union just like the comic book hero Hulk. The Conservative leader made the comments ahead of [...]

September 15, 2019 What Te Papers Say
South Africa dispatches emissaries to calm xenophobia fears

South Africa dispatches emissaries to calm xenophobia fears

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has sent high-ranking emissaries on a mission to reassure African countries after a wave of xenophobic attacks, the presidency said on Sunday. At least 12 people have been killed in the surge of mob violence [...]

September 15, 2019 Africa
Sue South Africa

Ex-foreign affairs minister wants Nigeria to sue South Africa

Ex-foreign affairs minister wants Nigeria to sue South Africa over xenophobic attacks Former minister of foreign affairs Professor Bolaji Akinyemi Sunday called on the Nigerian Government to drag South Africa to the International Criminal Court of Justice over the xenophobic [...]

September 15, 2019 Africa
Forest Fires Greece

Large forest fire blazing near Athens

A force of over 160 firefighters on Sunday battled to contain a large fire near Athens blazing for a second day amid gale force winds, officials said. The fire department said the blaze burned in the mountains above Loutraki, a [...]

September 15, 2019 International