Tag archive for ‘world news’
By prince okereafor On Monday, November 2nd, 2015
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UN CONDEMNS DEADLY ATTACK ON AL SHABAB HOTEL

The United Nations Security Council condemned the Somali militant group’s al-Shabab’s attack Sunday on a Mogadishu hotel that left at least 12 people dead, including the owner of the hotel, a military More...

By editor On Monday, December 30th, 2013
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TECH STORIES: 10 TOP OF THE PACK OF 2013

The biggest technology story of 2013 is one of the biggest stories of the year, period. It has had serious implications in the United States and around the world, and half a year later its true impact More...

By editor On Monday, December 16th, 2013
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THE FINAL GOODBYE – NELSON MANDELA

After 27 years in prison, and nearly as long enjoying the fruits of his sacrifice, Nelson Mandela is now resting under the peaceful Qunu skies. It was a funeral the like of which South Africa has never seen for More...

By editor On Monday, December 16th, 2013
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UN LAUNCHES RECORD $6.5BN AID APPEAL FOR SYRIA CRISIS

UN humanitarian envoy Baroness Amos: “They say to me ‘why has the world abandoned us?'” The United Nations is announcing its biggest ever appeal, seeking $6.5bn (£4bn; 4.7bn euros) for humanitarian More...

By editor On Wednesday, December 11th, 2013
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MANDELA DEATH: DAUGHTER MAKAZIWE TELLS OF FINAL MOMENTS

Nelson Mandela’s daughter Makaziwe has told the BBC about the “wonderful” final hours of the former president, who died aged 95 last Thursday. Ms Mandela said his wife Graca, the children and More...

By editor On Wednesday, December 11th, 2013
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EX-GOLDMAN SACHS BANKER PREKO CONVICTED FOR AIDING JAMES IBORI

  A British jury at the Southwark Crown Court today passed a guilty verdict on former Goldman Sachs banker, Ellias Preko. Mr. Preko who will be sentenced later today was found guilty on two counts of money laundering More...

By editor On Wednesday, December 11th, 2013
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UNEMPLOYMENT RATE HITS FIVE-YEAR LOW

United States employers hired more workers than expected in November and the jobless rate hit a five-year low of seven per cent, raising chances the Federal Reserve could start ratcheting back its bond-buying stimulus More...

By editor On Friday, December 6th, 2013
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SENATE, HOUSE MEETING OVER OIL BENCHMARK ENDS IN DEADLOCK

  Hope  of an early resolution  of the differences between the two chambers of the National Assembly on the appropriate oil benchmark to be adopted in projecting the federation revenue for the 2014 budget More...