Former Italian MEP Pier Antonio Panzeri agreed to cooperate with Belgian prosecutors, in exchange for a more lenient sentence. He reportedly received money from Morocco to promote its interests in the EU parliament.
Nigeria has refused to enter into a mining deal with Tesla, a top American electronic car manufacturer, battery energy storage, Solar panels, and solar roof tiles. The deal was expected to see Tesla, Inc. mine lithium in Nigeria for its production.
Musk has vowed not to move forward with the acquisition, leading to a legal battle with the social media giant.
Thirteen Taliban leaders were permitted to travel despite sanctions so that they could meet foreign officials abroad. Russia and China had argued this should be allowed to continue, but other countries disagreed.
29 Jul 2022
One year after the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCFTA), which came into force on January 1, 2021, Nigeria continues to lag behind in making the trade agreement operational owing to structural challenges, Coronavirus pandemic, and lack of consensus on trade protocols and strategy among stakeholders.
22 Jul 2022
Free agent James Harden has agreed to a two-year deal to return to the Philadelphia 76ers. The contract is valued at $68.6m and will see Harden earn $14.5m less this coming season compared to his previous deal. The 2018 NBA Most Valuable Player will take less salary this season in order to help the team improve elsewhere.
13 May 2022
Wall Street's main indexes opened higher on Friday (May 13) at the end of a bumpy week marked by rising concerns over tighter monetary policy and slowing economic growth, while Twitter sank after Elon Musk put his deal for the social media company on hold.
1 May 2022
As per the Digital Services Act (DSA), tech giants such as Facebook and Google will be expected to moderate illegal content on their platforms. It's the second part of the bloc's project seeking to rein in tech giants.
17 Dec 2021
With Tehran feared to be weeks away from a point of no return on nuclear weapons, are we looking down the barrel of an arms race in the Middle East? With little optimism in the air for the current round of talks in Vienna, where might this leave the Biden administration? Does the US have the stomach for a fight? And is a fight really what's unfolding? Traditional lines in the sand seem to be out the window as the same Gulf states that are cementing new ties with Israel are also keeping channels open with Tehran.
11 Dec 2021
The leaders of the Social Democrats, Greens and the Free Democrats met in Berlin to officially sign their three-party coalition deal.
22 Nov 2021
Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok is set to return to power in Sudan just weeks after being ousted by the country's military. The military also pledged to free all political detainees.
25 Oct 2021
The hard-line TLP party has agreed to suspend a three-day-long march after the government agreed to drop charges against its leader and consider expelling the French ambassador over caricatures of Prophet Muhammad.