Category: World

Pope Francis likens an abortion to hiring a “contract killer”

The Holy Father has compared having an abortion to hiring a "contract killer". "Interrupting a pregnancy is like eliminating someone," Francis said in his address to worshippers on Wednesday. "Getting rid…

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UN SG sad challenges he highlighted last year remain unresolved

Amidst persisiting world crises, leaders and diplomats representing the 193 members of the United Nations have converged for the annual General Assembly, in New York, USA. For the second time…

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“No strings attached,” says XI Jinping on China funding Africa

Chinese funds are not for “vanity projects” in Africa but are to build infrastructure that can remove development bottlenecks, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Monday, telling Chinese firms they…

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Donald trump tweets that Europe is making a big mistake accepting refugees

U.S. President Donald Trump took to Twitter Monday morning to condemn the presence of refugees in Europe, and Germany in particular. “The people of Germany are turning against their…

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U.S. visa applicants to be asked for social media history: State Department

In a broad expansion of the information gathered from applicants for U.S. visas, the federal government is proposing to collect social media identities from nearly everyone who seeks entry into…

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Black Panther becomes most tweeted-about movie ever

From Wakanda, to the global box-office, Black Panther has officially become the king of Twitter, as of Tuesday. Social media giants, Twitter, have confirmed that the Marvel Studios blockbuster, Africa-themed…

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International Criminal Court elects first black president

At a time when the International Criminal Court is facing unprecedented challenges and threats, as well as accusations of an unfair bias toward the African Continent by the African Union…

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Presidential Term limit abolished in china: Xi could remain ‘president for life’

China has abolished the presidential term, in a move that effectively allows Xi Jinping to remain as president for life. The constitutional changes were passed by China's annual sitting of…

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U.S. pledges $533 million to Africa after Donald Trump’s ‘Shithole’ statement

The United States will give more than $533 million in humanitarian aid for victims of conflicts and drought in Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan and the West and Central African countries…

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China to remove presidential term limits

China’s ruling Communist Party on Sunday set the stage for President Xi Jinping to stay in office indefinitely, with a proposal to remove a constitutional clause limiting presidential service to…

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