Montenegro protesters accuse new government of cozying up to Serbia
Montenegro's new government wants to rewrite a controversial law on religion that had sparked anger from the Serbian Orthodox Church. Protesters say the new leaders are betraying Montenegrin identity.
Yemen airport blasts kill 13 as new government arrives
At least 13 people are killed as explosions rock Yemen's Aden airport moments after a new unity government flies in, in what some officials describe as a "cowardly" attack by Iran-backed Huthi rebels. Although all government ministers were reported to be unharmed, more than 50 people were wounded in the southern city, with the casuality toll feared likely to rise.
Buhari cancels Christmas homage to Aso Rock, Gov. Sanwo-Olu recovers from virus and more
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The Guardian Dreamers & Doers: Ameyaw Debrah (AmeyawDebrah.com)
Ameyaw Debrah is the founder of Ameyaw Debrah Media, Ameyaw Debrah TV and AmeyawDebrah.com, an entertainment website and blog that primarily publishes news about African celebrities. In 2008, when the journalist and celebrity blogger created AmeyawDebrah.com, he wasn’t so sure how well it would be received. But through the use of social media platforms, he was able to turn his dream into reality.
#EndSARS Protest: Counting the losses
Weeks after the #EndSARS protest that rocked the country, Africa’s economic powerhouse is now regaining its momentum despite sliding into a second economic recession in five years while promoters and supporters of the protest, as well as the government, are counting losses.
Nigerian parents urge government to #BringBackOurBoys
The federal defense minister has confirmed that an operation is underway to free hundreds of schoolboys who were abducted by gunmen in Katsina. Only prayers are needed 'so that there is no collateral damage,' he says.
WHO advises against making COVID-19 vaccines mandatory, APC dissolves party organs across Nigeria and more
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Women in Poland: The other revolution
In Poland, where the ultra-conservative government is considering implementing a court ruling that almost completely bans abortion, tens of thousands of women have been protesting relentlessly in the streets and churches of Warsaw, despite the Covid-19 pandemic. But the widespread anger goes beyond the pro-abortion cause and is also directed at the growing influence of the Catholic Church on the government, which now appears under pressure. Our reporter followed the Polish women and men who are fighting night and day to defend their rights.
Lagos State government demolishes shanties at Oko Oba area
Lagos State government, yesterday, destroyed over 500 shanties and illegal structures within and outside the Oko-Oba abattoir and Lairage Complex, Oko-Oba, Agege area of the state.
UK's sole hydrogen car maker bets on government's green revolution
Hydrogen-powered car manufacturer Riversimple is hoping to steal a march on competitors ahead of Britain's promised "green revolution" that would see petrol-powered cars banned within 10 years. While conventional battery-powered electric cars may be a few miles ahead in the zero-emission vehicle race, the company is betting that nascent hydrogen technology will fuel the cars of the future.