Two suspects arrested for planning to attack French president
The suspects allegedly planned an action against Mr Macron during the commemoration of the centenary of the end of the First World War in November 2018.
I feel threatened by Trump’s comments, action – Ousted U.S. ambassador
Marie Yovanovitch testified to Congress on Friday.
African Development Bank Group becomes shareholder in AFC
The Bank Group’s investment in Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) will enable both institutions to accelerate infrastructure development and delivery on the continent.
70 people killed in Guinea ahead of 2020 presidential polls – Report
The deaths have occurred since 2015, during various demonstrations against President Alpha Conde’s plans to amend the constitution to run for a third term
Trans-Saharan roads: Abuja-Algiers road ready in three years – Fashola
The trans-saharan roads will pass through six countries, namely Nigeria, Niger, Chad, Tunisia, Algeria, and Mali.
Incumbent Mauritius PM Wins Five-Year election mandate
In January 2017, the Mauritius PM was chosen as the next Prime Minister by his father and leader of the coalition government.
Germany celebrates 30th anniversary of fall of Berlin Wall
Berlin’s historic Brandenburg Gate has been the setting for an art installation featuring around 30,000 ribbons with people’s wishes, hopes and memories, combined into a 150-metre long freedom cloud.
Saudi Aramco makes IPO offer to Malaysia’s Petronas
The Saudi government plans to sell two per cent of state-run Aramco, the world’s most profitable company, in a domestic listing on December 11
Turkey captures wife of dead IS leader al-Baghdadi
“We captured his wife. But, we did not make a fuss out of it. I announce it for the first time today,’’ he added.
Hong Kong Police arrest 325 people over violent acts
The police say they were arrested for unlawful assembly, possession of instruments fit for an unlawful purpose, criminal damage and using face covering at unlawful assemblies.
Britain’s plan to raise minimum wage backed by review
Companies are now likely to see wage costs rise after December’s snap national election whatever the outcome.
53 soldiers killed in attack on Mali military post
No group has claimed responsibility for the assault.
Police appeal to brothers suspected of link to 39 lorry deaths
The police earlier arrested the 25-year-old Northern Irish driver of the lorry that collected the container from the British freight port of Purleet,
Mokgweetsi Masisi sworn in as new Botswana president
Mr Masisi’s party, BDP, won the October 23 vote after securing 38 of the 57 seats in the National Assembly.
British political parties open campaigns in third election since 2015
The contest may be dominated by Brexit.