Donald Trump, the former US president, is set to launch a social media platform named ‘Truth’ — a few months after he was banned from Twitter and Facebook. In a statement on Wednesday by the stakeholders involved, it was revealed...
Katunayake Military Airport in Colombo. (Photo by Indranil MUKHERJEE / AFP) Colin Powell, the son of Jamaican immigrants who became a US war hero and the first Black secretary of state but saw his legacy tarnished when he made the...
A file picture taken on November 21, 2014, shows Kuwait’s largest oil refinery at the Al-Ahmadi complex, about 40 kilometres (25 miles) south of the capital Kuwait City. A fire broke out on October 18, 2021, in the Al-Ahmadi refinery.
President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana has warned leaders of West African countries against staying in office beyond the provisions of their constitutions. Akufo-Addo, who is also the chair of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), gave the warning...
An aircraft carrying parachutists crashed in central Russia on Sunday, the emergencies ministry said, with sixteen people feared dead. The L-410 plane carrying 23 people crashed around 9:23 a.m. local time (0623 GMT) during a flight over the republic of...
The Taliban warned the United States not to “destabilise” the regime on Saturday during their first face-to-face talks since the US withdrawal, as a deadly sectarian bombing raised further questions about their grip on power. As mourners in northern Afghanistan...
California has made it illegal to remove a condom during sex without verbal consent, a practice popularly known as “stealthing.” Governor Gavin Newsom signed a bill on Thursday that classifies the removal of a condom without consent as “sexual battery.”
Tanzanian novelist, Abdulrazak Gurnah, has said it is “brilliant and wonderful” to be awarded the 2021 Nobel Prize for Literature. The Swedish Academy praised Gurnah for for his “uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism.”
Over 500 Nigerians have lost their jobs and are stranded four months after the United Arab Emirates stopped granting or renewing Direct Employment Visa for Nigerians in the Asian country. It was gathered that while many of the affected persons...
Tanzania’s President Samia Suluhu Hassan has appointed a politician dismissed for criticising her predecessor as energy minister in a cabinet reshuffle that also included the nomination of the country’s first female defence minister. Former deputy environment minister January Makamba was...