The UK government has announced it will take legal action against the Royal College of Nursing (RCN), over its planned 48-hour strike this weekend. It comes after RCN members declined the government's NHS pay offer ten days ago, leading the nursing union to announce new strike action and seek fresh negotiations. Health Secretary Steve Barclay … Continue reading UK government threatens legal action as nurses plan to embark on strike this week
In less than two months, precisely May 29, Bola Tinubu will be inaugurated as the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The incoming administration will be inheriting a lot of challenges that defied solutions under President Muhammadu Buhari’s tenure. Nigeria has been riddled with lots of economic challenges ranging from high rates of loans, … Continue reading May 29 Inauguration: What should Nigerians expect from the government?
Thousands of police officers carried out raids across much of Germany on Wednesday against suspected far-right extremists who allegedly sought to overthrow the government in an armed coup. Officials said 25 people were detained. Federal prosecutors said some 3,000 officers conducted searches at 130 sites in 11 of Germany's 16 states against adherents of the … Continue reading 25 arrested for allegedly planning armed coup in Germany
Spain’s government presented a new bill Tuesday with the goal of providing better protection for economically vulnerable migrants who are in the clutches of international human trafficking rings. The proposed legislation was designed to help victims of different types of trafficking, from sexual exploitation and forced labor to the illegal sale of human organs, involuntary … Continue reading Spanish government presents bill to fight human trafficking
Boris Johnson forgot he had been directly told an investigation was held into Chris Pincher’s behaviour, No.10 has claimed. The prime minister is under mounting pressure over his decision to appoint close ally Chris Pincher to the job of deputy chief whip. Downing Street’s explanation has changed over the course of the last five days. A … Continue reading Boris forgot about Chris Pincher allegations
The Taliban says it is planning an inclusive caretaker government in Afghanistan after the group toppled the Western-backed administration in a stunning sweep earlier this month. Taliban sources told Al Jazeera that the caretaker government will include leaders from all ethnicities and tribal backgrounds in the country. Nearly a dozen names are being considered to … Continue reading Taliban to establish an all-inclusive ‘caretaker government’ in Afghanistan
Idi Amin, who died on 16 August, 2003 is best known as a debauchee. The late Ugandan military president is regarded as Africa's worst despots. His harem was full of women during his Presidency and he sired hundreds of children purposefully., having thought of living behind him a whole tribe known by his name. Officially … Continue reading Historical facts about Africa’s craziest despot Idi Amin
As part of the actions, the U.S. barred Americans from doing business with and will seize any financial assets in the U.S. belonging to First Lady Cilia Flores, Vice President Delcy Rodriguez, Communications Minister Jorge Rodriguez and Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino. Image shows Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro "We are continuing to designate loyalists who enable … Continue reading Trump says Venezuela is ‘a very sad case’
Technology is transforming how health care is delivered in Africa, giving more people in remote areas there and around the world access to better care. Likewise, easier access to data helps both doctors and policymakers make better-informed decisions about how to continue to improve the system. Even with these strides, however, the continent’s health … Continue reading Challenges of Health Care in Africa
Corruption is the single greatest obstacle preventing Nigeria from achieving its enormous potential. It drains billions of dollars a year from the country’s economy, stymies development, and weakens the social contract between the government and its people. Nigerians view their country as one of the world’s most corrupt and struggle daily to cope with … Continue reading What “Corruption” means in Nigeria
The Federal Government is reportedly making plans to disburse $322 million fund repatriated from the accounts of former Head of State, late General Sani Abacha in Switzerland to Nigerians. DailyTrust reports that the National Coordinator of the Open Government Partnership (OGP), Nigeria and Special Assistant to the President on Justice Reforms, Juliet Ibekaku-Nwagwu disclosed this recently in … Continue reading Buhari’s government to share ‘presidential loot’ with the Nigerian masses
The day China's ruling Communist Party unveiled a proposal to allow President Xi Jinping to rule indefinitely as Mao Zedong did a generation ago, Ma Bo was so shaken he couldn't sleep. So Ma, a renowned writer, wrote a social media post urging the party to remember the history of unchecked one-man rule that ended … Continue reading How possible is Xi Jinping’s plan to become a dictator?
21. The world's loneliest island is the Tristan da cunha. 22. The word 'Quiz' was coined by Jim Daly Irishman. 23. The original meaning of 'Quiz' was Trick. 24. The busiest shopping centre of London is Oxford Street. 25. The residence of the Queen in London is Buckingham Palace. 26. Adolf Hitler was born in … Continue reading Amazing facts you should know
As protests in Venezuela deepens, the United States has ordered families who had taken refuge at its embassy to leave. The standing order was issued on Thursday. Venezuela, an oil-rich South American country, has recently witnessed civil unrest ahead of its upcoming votes which political analysts believe will provide a platform to end democracy. The … Continue reading Venezuela Crisis: US instructs its Embassy to get rid of Refugee Families within its Walls
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte delivered a thought-provoking speech on Monday to mark his one year in office. During his second State of the Nation Address (SONA), the president spoke about Philippines' tumultuous year which was marred by an onslaught from terrorists who held the city of Marawi hostage for nearly three months. Philippine’s President Rodrigo … Continue reading SONA 2017: Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte recounts his Gains and Losses