Guinness Ambassador unveiling
By Abiodun Ogundairo
21 November 2020 | 9:36 am
The official announcement of our newest ambassador ex BBN housemate Prince Nelson Enwerem
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A spokesperson for the European Commission says the situation in DRC is 'extremely worrying' following the announcement of the killing of the Italian ambassador to the Democratic Republic of the Congo while travelling with a UN convoy in the east of the country.
27 Feb 2021
Congo's interior ministry on Monday blamed a Hutu militia called the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR), which is active near where ambassador Luca Attanasio, 43 and his bodyguard Vittorio Iacovacci, 30, were shot. World Food Programme driver Mustapha Milambo was also killed, local officials said.
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The Democtratic Republic of Congo has accused the FDLR rebels of killing the Italian ambassador to the country on Monday. But the rebels are shifting the blame to the armies of DR Congo and neighboring Rwanda.
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Kyaw Zwar Minn spent the night in his car after being locked out of his embassy in London. The military junta has sidelined him after he showed support for ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
17 Apr 2021
The Japanese government has approved a controversial plan to release radioactive water from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant into the ocean. South Korea expressed 'strong regret' over the decision.
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Ambulances arrive at the scene of a blast in Quetta after a bomb exploded at a top hotel hosting the Chinese ambassador in southwestern Pakistan, killing at least four people and leaving a dozen others wounded.
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The German government said it was "surprised" by the decision. Moroccan-German ties have been tense in recent months.
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The Indonesian Ambassador to Nigeria has pledged his country's partnership with the Sokoto state government in the area of Education, Infrastructure and Agriculture.
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Jeremy Issacharoff, Israel's ambassador to Germany, told DW that Hamas initiated the current deadly exchange between Israel and Gaza, and called on the organization to stop firing rockets.
24 Jun 2021
The FG through the Ministry of Sports appoints former Super Eagles Striker as an ambassador for grassroots football competition, National Principal's Cup.
30 Jun 2021
Poland should "freeze" the new restitution law, an Israeli official told DW as the diplomatic row between the countries escalates.
The UK's ambassador to Afghanistan, Laurie Bristow, posts a video message on social media saying Britain has evacuated over 5,000 people from Kabul, including British nationals and Afghans who worked for the UK. Britain has said it would urge the United States to extend an end-of-the-month deadline for evacuations from Afghanistan, while the Taliban warned any delay would lead to "consequences".
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China is bracing itself for the possibility property group Evergrande could default on its huge $300 billion debt pile. Many of Evergrande's creditors are ordinary Chinese who may lose much of their life savings.
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Thousands of Malians take to the streets after the junta calls for protests against sanctions imposed by the West African regional bloc ECOWAS. Also, on the 11th anniversary of Ben Ali's ouster, hundreds of demonstrators in Tunisia defy a ban on public gatherings to protest against President Kais Saied's power grab. And we bring you the latest from the Africa Cup of Nations. Our reporters on the ground have all the day's action.
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Boris Johnson has apologized for attending an event in the back garden of 10 Downing Street on May 20, 2020, at which point Britons were prohibited from gathering due to strict coronavirus restrictions. At the start of the weekly session of Prime Minister's Questions, Johnson said he did attend the gathering for 25 minutes before going inside to work. He said he believed the gathering to be a work event, but with hindsight conceded he should have sent attendees back inside.
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After a pause due to the pandemic, Dion had been scheduled to resume her world tour in November 2021 with a slate of performances in Las Vegas. Those dates were canceled in October after she began “experiencing severe and persistent muscle spasms,” she said at the time on Twitter.
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The United States has accused Russia of planning a so-called “false flag” operation in eastern Ukraine, in an attempt to create an excuse for an invasion. The Pentagon says there is evidence Russian agents might already be in the country to carry out acts of sabotage and blame Ukraine for them.
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