By Prudence Arobani The U.S. has felicitated with Muslim faithful on the occasion of Ramadan as the holy month begins. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, in a statement on Wednesday, wished Muslims a peaceful and blessed Ramadan. “On behalf of the United States Department of State, I offer best wishes to Muslims...
AFP MALAYSIA'S veteran ex-leader Mahathir Mohamad, 92, won a historic election victory Thursday, in a political earthquake that toppled the country's scandal-plagued premier and ousted a regime that had ruled for over six decades. In a stunning political upset that took pundits by surprise, Mahathir's opposition alliance ended the long...
By Khanyile Mlotshwa THE Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM) has announced a massive divestment from fossil fuels by 35 Catholic institutions including parishes and a group of banks across the world. The disinvestment reportedly runs into millions of dollars. GCCM  Executive Director, Tomás Insua said “stepping away from the fuels that...
Johannesburg (AFP) - FORMER US president, Barack Obama, will deliver the annual Nelson Mandela memorial lecture at a 4,000-capacity arena in Johannesburg in July, South African organisers announced on Monday. Obama, who met with Mandela in 2005 and who made an emotional address at his funeral, will speak at the...
The Nigerian Communications Satellite Ltd, NigComSat, on Thursday, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with TURKSAT, at the company’s headquarters in Ankara, Turkey, Tempo reports. Executive Director, Engineering Services of NIGCOMSAT, Engr.  Kazeem Kolawole Raji signed on behalf of the Nigerian firm, while Hasan Huseyin Ertok, the vice president of TURKSAT,...