Arsenal doing everything possible to keep Man City hands off starlet Ethan Nwaneri
Arsenal will have to battle Premier League title rivals Manchester City on two fronts in the summer transfer window, according to reports. After leading the Premier League standings for most of the season, the Gunners have now been leapfrogged by Man City in the home straight of the season. Arsenal,...
Warring Sudanese factions pledge to protect civilians, but fail to uphold US-Arabia mediated ceasefire
The conflict has paralysed Sudan’s economy and strangled its trade, aggravating a ballooning humanitarian crisis with the UN saying on Friday that 200,000 people have now fled into neighbouring countries.
Coming to America: US border city calm as Title 42 lifts and asylum restrictions take effect
Just before Title 42 was set to expire at midnight on Thursday, immigration advocates represented by the American Civil Liberties Union sued over the new asylum bars, claiming they violate US laws and international agreements.
Angola powers past Nigeria as Africa’s leading crude oil producer, latest Opec data show
After a steady decline to about 1.1 mbpd in the second half of 2022, due majorly, to oil theft, Nigeria’s oil output began to recover after a nationwide outcry in the fourth quarter of 2022 hovering at 1.3 million bpd in the first quarter of 2023.
Women say New York court’s verdict against Trump’s sexual offences is rare victory against powerful randy men
With a string of investigations swirling around Trump, the sex-abuse case — a civil verdict, with no criminal prosecution possible – hit only so hard across a news-weary America. Nuñez followed the trial and discussed it with a few colleagues at her public relations job. For others, the news barely hit their radar, if they were aware of the decision at all, even as Trump campaigns for the presidency again
Pope: Only rich can have children in Italy as savage free market scares youth from marrying
A shrinking population is a major worry for the euro zone’s third-largest country, with the economy minister warning this week that Italy’s GDP risked dropping by 18 percentage points over the next two decades if current birth trends continued.
How Nintendo’s concept of ‘Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom’ transformed film making
Anyone with even a cursory interest in Zelda could recite these facts in their sleep, but stating them plainly hammers home a simple truth: There was not a snowball’s chance on Death Mountain that Nintendo would reinvent the series a second time. Duly, Breath’s follow-up, The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, out tomorrow, is very much a sequel.
World Bank: Primitive theft of public resources and institutionalised violence in Africa are crimes against humanity
According to Edwin Durgy that is an incredible amount of money and would have made Gaddafi not only richer than today’s richest – it also would have made him one of the wealthiest individuals in the history of the world, and significantly wealthier than every great American that has ever lived, save the legendary industrialists Andrew Carnegie and John D. Rockefeller.
Political violence: How Ethiopia’s Ras Tafari Makonnen renamed himself Emperor Haile Selassie and became a Rastafarian god
On April 2, 1930, Haile Selassie, originally, Ras Tafari Makonnen, became Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia. Prior to being emperor, he served as Regent Plenipotentiary of Ethiopia (Enderase) for Empress Zewditu from 1916 to 1930. During his long reign, Selassie emerged as a powerful international god-like figure and symbol of a...