Airplane crash in Portugal kills five people
17 April 2017 | 4:25 pm
Five people have died after a private aeroplane crashed near a supermarket in Tires on Monday.
6 Sep 2020
Africa Initiative for Governance and the Nigeria Economic Summit Group partnered with Nigeria's Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 to develop the Nigeria COVID-19 Incidence and Response Tracker and Dashboard which reveals the resource requirements across all 36 states in Nigeria and the FCT. Ofovwe Aig-Imoukuede, Director, Africa Initiative for Governance joins CNBC Africa for more.
1 Oct 2020
The Covid-19 pandemic is pushing Africa into its first recession in a quarter of a century, with GDP forecast to shrink by up to 5 percent. The World Bank's private sector arm, the International Finance Corporation, has outlined a $1.5 billion facility for Africa's business community, with a focus on small and medium sized companies. Sergio Pimenta, Vice President for the Middle East and Africa of the IFC, tells FRANCE 24 that those firms in turn have a "significant" role to play in combatting the virus.
IPOB accuses Facebook of oppressive tendencies in Nigeria, FEC approves 20 new private universities
3 Feb 2021
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5 Feb 2021
COVID-19: Private school teachers narrate lockdown experience
14 Feb 2021
With restaurants and cafés closed due to the pandemic, an alternative is emerging among Brussels hoteliers: transforming bedrooms into private dining rooms, so guests can enjoy an evening "as if at a restaurant" but in compliance with the law.
22 Mar 2021
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10 Apr 2021
US President Joe Biden calls for a ban on military style weapons and large ammunition clips in private hands. "We should also ban assault weapons and high capacity magazines," says Biden at a White House event to unveil a series of measures against what he called the "epidemic" of gun violence.
15 May 2021
CBN eyes increased private sector investments in healthcare infrastructure
10 Jul 2021
The UN Security Council accuses Russian mercenaries of human rights violations in the Central African Republic. Western mercenaries and companies also operate in Africa — often in a highly opaque manner.
5 Jul 2021
National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, have arrested a Nigerian woman based in Brazil, Mrs. Anita Ugochinyere Ogbonna, at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, with 100 pellets of cocaine concealed in her private part and handbag.
11 Sep 2021
The state is supposed to protect families. But not all children are safe at home. A study shows that children who experience sexual violence at home rarely get help.
24 Nov 2021
India may ban the use of all cryptocurrencies, barring a few exceptions, if the government’s bill to "regulate" virtual money is cleared by parliament. The central bank plans to issue its own digital currency.
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Justine Triet's “Anatomy of a Fall” won the Palme d'Or at the 76th Cannes Film Festival in a ceremony Saturday that bestowed the festival's prestigious top prize on an engrossing, rigorously plotted French courtroom drama that puts a marriage on trial.
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Riyadh and Ottawa said the decision to restore "full" diplomatic ties came after high-level talks in November last year. Ties were severed in 2018 after Canada called on Saudi Arabia to release arrested activists.
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German lawmakers have given the green light for the country's troops to remain in Mali until May 31, 2024, at the latest. The opposition called for a troop withdrawal by the end of this year.
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Former Rwandan police officer Fulgence Kayishema, accused of ordering the killing of around 2,000 Tutsis during the 1994 genocide, has appeared before a South African court. He was on the run for more than two decades.
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Like many European countries, Belgium has been witnessing a crisis in its asylum system for several months. With its welcome centres and public services stretched to breaking point, NGOs are now sounding the alarm. They say more resources are needed to help process the many unaccompanied minors arriving in Belgium, with three quarters coming from Afghanistan.
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The Civic Party, one of the main democratic groups in the Chinese territory, said its members had agreed to wind up their activities. Almost three years ago, Beijing introduced a security law limiting their activities.