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Thursday, February 22, 2018
A Rwandan preacher could be hauled before the country’s media regulator after calling women the source of all evil in a radio sermon. Seventh Day Adventist preacher Nicolas Niyibikora told listeners “women are out of God’s favour” during the broadcast on Amazing Grace radio in January, warning “there is...
The Chief Executive Officer and publisher of Ovation International Magazine Chief Dele Momodu has urged Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari to retire before next year’s presidential elections. According to him, Buhari must not seek a second term since age will not be on his side. Chief Momodu supported Mr Buhari’s...
A stolen bottle of vodka thought to be the world’s most expensive at $1.3m (£960,000) has been found empty on a construction site, Danish police say. The bottle, made from gold and silver and with a diamond encrusted cap, was on loan to a Copenhagen bar which had a...
Luanda, the capital of Angola, has regained top spot as the world’s most expensive city for expats, pushing Hong Kong back into second place. The claim is made in the 23rd annual cost-of-living survey carried out by the advisory firm Mercer. Tokyo, Zurich and Singapore comprise the rest of the top...
French President Emmanuel Macron says Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin are threatening Western values of openness and tolerance, but isolating them from Europe would be counterproductive. “If you decide just to push them back from Europe and our values, saying ‘you’re betraying our values’, you lose them,” he told...
Egypt has announced the country’s highest state of alert, following the launch of a major counter-terrorism operation. Earlier, the army said it was beginning operations in the Sinai peninsula, Nile Delta and Western Desert against Islamist militants. It has since closed the Rafah Crossing between Egypt and the Gaza...
The judge who sentenced former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein to death has been captured and executed by ISIS militants, it is claimed. Raouf Abdul Rahman, who sentenced the dictator to death by hanging in...
The organisation representing African countries has demanded that US President Donald Trump apologise after he reportedly called nations on the continent “shitholes”. The African Union mission in Washington DC expressed its “shock, dismay and outrage” and said the Trump administration misunderstood Africans. The US leader made the alleged remark...
Storm Nate has brought strong winds, torrential rain and some flooding to the US Gulf Coast. It made landfall as a category one hurricane near the mouth of the Mississippi River in Louisiana, late on Saturday, with maximum sustained winds of 85mph (137km/h). After making landfall a second time...
President Donald Trump has been party to an eye-watering 4,000 lawsuits over the last 30 years, US media say. And now the mogul turned commander-in-chief has attracted one more, after seven people sued him for blocking them on Twitter. Mr Trump is an avid user of the social media forum, which he...