Saturday , 24 March 2018


UN vote: No decision to sanction Nigeria yet, says US

The United States Government is considering measures to take against Nigeria and others for voting in support of the United Nations’ resolution against the US’ recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, SUNDAY PUNCH has learnt. On December 6, US President Donald Trump formally recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel as well as making plans to move the ... Read More »

Heavy snow causes travel mayhem in northern Europe

Airports were closed, a ferry ran aground and traffic authorities reported incidents “all over the place”. Britain has not seen this amount of snow since 2013. Tugboats manoeuvre the P&O ferry Pride of Kent after it ran aground during bad weather in the port of Calais in northern France. ( Reuters ) The heaviest snowfall in four years in Britain ... Read More »

Global protests over US decision on Jerusalem

US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has infuriated the Arab world and upset Western allies, who say it is a blow to peace efforts and risks causing further unrest in the Middle East. Demonstrators in the city of Rabat, Morocco shout slogans during a protest against the US decision to move its embassy to ... Read More »


  Grace Mugabe files for Divorce after Robert Mugabe resignation – Grace Mugabe Wants Divorce After Mugabe Offered To Send Grace To Exile In Order To Remain As President. Zimbabwe’s First Lady Grace Mugabe Files For Divorce. Zimbabwean First lady, Grace Mugabe is leaving her twenty one year marriage over concerns about her role as an irresponsible former First Lady ... Read More »

Pakistan releases US-wanted militant suspect on court order

Hafiz Saeed designated a terrorist by the US Justice Department with a $10 million bounty on his head, was released on Friday. Saeed ran the Jamaat ud Dawa organisation, widely believed to be a front for the Lashkar e Taiba militant group that was behind the attack in Mumbai, India, that killed 168 people. ( Reuters ) Pakistani authorities acting ... Read More »

Egypt mosque attack: death toll raised to 200

Scores more wounded after suspected militants target al-Rawdah mosque in north Sinai  People walk outside a mosque that was attacked in the northern city of Arish, Sinai Peninsula. Photograph: STR/EPA Adham Youssef in Cairo, and agencies Friday 24 November 2017 14.41 GMTFirst published on Friday 24 November 2017 12.31 GMT At least 200 people have been killed and scores more injured in a devastating ... Read More »

Emmerson Mnangagwa sworn in as a New Zimbabwe’s president

President Mnangagwa takes over from Robert Mugabe who resigned on Tuesday after 37 years, with promises to work for the common good. Emmerson Mnangagwa arrives for his inauguration as Zimbabwe’s president after Robert Mugabe resigned following a military takeover. November 24, 2017. ( AP ) In his inaugural address, Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa promised on Friday that elections would be held next ... Read More »

Who is Emmerson Mnangagwa – Zimbabwe’s ‘Comeback Crocodile’

Emmerson Mnangagwa, elected on Sunday as the new leader of Zimbabwe’s ruling political party ZANU PF, is poised to take over as the country’s president. Nicknamed “Ngwena” (The Crocodile) because of his fearsome power and ruthlessness, the 75-year-old Mnangagwa has close ties with the military. January 7, 2017 ( AFP ) Nicknamed “Ngwena” (The Crocodile) because of his fearsome power ... Read More »

Zimbabweans celebrate resignation of longtime president Mugabe

Robert Mugabe, was world’s oldest head of state, announces his resignation during an impeachment session against him. Thousands pour on streets after the announcement. Zimbabweans celebrate outside the parliament building immediately after hearing the news that President Robert Mugabe had resigned, in downtown Harare, Zimbabwe Tuesday, November 21, 2017. (Photo AP) ( AP ) Robert Mugabe resigned as Zimbabwe’s president ... Read More »