Reps fault presidency for exempting NNPC from TSA policy
14 December 2017 | 9:36 am
Reps fault presidency for exempting NNPC from TSA policy.
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A center-right former foreign minister and a diplomat backed by a left-wing party go head-to-head in a runoff election this weekend after no candidate secured a majority in the first round of voting on February 5.
The government will remove regulatory hurdles to invest in new electricity infrastructure. Loadshedding has almost brought South Africa's economic growth to a standstill.
They’ve come to be known as the Hong Kong 47. A group of prominent activists, former lawmakers and student leaders went on trial this week, accused of trying to topple the pro-Beijing government. Most of them, including Benny Tai and Joshua Wong, have been detained since their arrests two years ago.
For only the third time in its history, New Zealand has declared a national emergency. It comes as Cyclone Gabrielle causes flooding and landslides across North Island.
The government's proposed changes to the pension system have partly been turned down by the country's parliament. Article 2, which would have set up a "senior employment index" to support older workers, did not get a majority. The measure was meant to accompany the raising of the legal retirement age from 62 to 64.
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The Chinese Communist Party is expected to unveil its lowest economic growth target in decades amid an ongoing slump in the country's real estate market. Also on the show: Mexico plans food tariff cuts to confront high inflation, and Franco-Angolan business ties take centre stage as President Emmanuel Macron visits Luanda.
Bernard Phelan, 64, has been sentenced to six and a half years in prison by the Iranian authorities, his family says.
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Oxford-educated economist Jakov Milatovic has declared victory over incumbent Milo Djukanovic. His promise is to root out corruption and lead the country to European Union membership.
Moscow will hold the UN Security Council's rotating presidency for the month of April. Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu has vowed to increase munitions supplies to Russian forces in Ukraine. DW has the latest.
The National Stadium, Surulere, which was once Nigeria's imperial beauty and was built in 1972 by General Yakubu Gowon, has become an abandoned relic as of April 2023.
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Trust in South Africa's government is waning due to assassinations, corruption, and power outages. For the first time since the end of apartheid, the African National Congress (ANC) party is fighting to stay in power.
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The European Court of Justice has again ruled against Poland over its controversial judicial reforms. It has sided with the European Commission over the question of judicial impartiality in Poland.
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Germany's conservative opposition parties think that what the country needs is more patriotism — to overcome political polarization and make eastern Germans feel more included. But what does patriotism mean in Germany?
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The French medical charity Doctors Without Borders has warned of a looming health crisis in Kenya's Dadaab refugee complex. The camp hosts nearly 300,000 refugees from Somalia and neighboring countries.
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West Ham United might perhaps be the Oliver Twist of the year. They have survived relegation but they can end a 43-year-old trophy drought. In this edition of The Nutmeg, Ayomide Sotubo jumps on a preview of the UEFA Europa Conference League final.
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