U.S. President Donald Trump has officially signed a decision to remove Sudan from the list of states sponsoring terrorism, said Sudan’s Sovereign Council on October 23. Calling it a historical day for Sudan and its glorious revolution, the sovereign council, in a statement, said that the announcement regarding this will beContinue Reading

On October 23, Israel and Sudan agreed on to initiate steps to normalise ties with each other in a deal brokered with the help of the United States. With this move, Khartoum becomes the third Arab government to bring an end to the hostilities with Israel in the past twoContinue Reading

The United Nations has hailed the historic ceasefire agreement between the warring parties in Libya. UN Support Mission in the country (UNSMIL) led the mediation, efforts. “I would like to salute you, because what you have accomplished here takes a great deal of courage”, said UNSMIL chief, and Acting Special Representative, Stephanie Williams,Continue Reading

On October 22, Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa set out the legislative agenda for the Third Session of the Ninth Parliament of Zimbabwe, the major focus of which lies on further driving the growth of the economy. During his virtual address to the joint sitting of both the National Assembly and Senate,Continue Reading

The United States has condemned the military forces firing on unarmed protesters in Lagos. The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tweeted: “The United States strongly condemns incidents of military forces firing on unarmed protestors in Lagos. Those involved should be held to account under the law. We extend our condolencesContinue Reading

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between India and Nigeria on cooperation in the exploration and uses of outer space for peaceful purposes. The National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) of Nigeria at Abuja in August 2020 and Indian Space Research Organisation at Bengaluru in June 2020Continue Reading

The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has expressed concerns at the reports of police brutality in Nigeria and has called on the Nigerian authorities to end the same. According to a statement attributable to the UN Secretary-General on Nigeria: “The Secretary-General is following recent developments in Nigeria and calls for an end to reportedContinue Reading

Blaming the presence of an Islamist militant group operating in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the town’s mayor informed that armed men have freed more than 1,300 prisoners from a jail in the region. Modeste Bakwanamaha stated, “Only 110 of 1,456 inmates, including a number of militia fighters, remained followingContinue Reading

Ghana’s President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has launched the 2017/2018 National Report of the Ghana Census of Agriculture, for the first time in approximately 33 years.   At the launch of the report, President Akufo-Addo noted the importance of agriculture to Ghana’s growth and development demands.  “In any well-governed state, both the population census and the census ofContinue Reading

According to a new World Bank Group and UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) analysis, an estimated one in six children – or 356 million globally – were living in extreme poverty before the COVID-19 pandemic began, and this is set to worsen significantly.  Global Estimate of Children in Monetary Poverty: An UpdateContinue Reading