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December 11, 2017 9:04 AM Jerusalem: Netanyahu sees EU following US recognition

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu says he expects European countries to follow the US in recognising Jerusalem as his country’s capital. He is in Brussels for talks – the first time an Israeli prime minister has visited the city in more than 20 years. The EU wants to see Jerusalem as the capital of both Israeli and Palestinian states under a peace process 14

December 8, 2017 6:30 AM Jerusalem: Palestines clash with Israel forces over Trump’s recognition [VIDEO]

Thousands of Palestinians have taken to the streets of Jerusalem, to protest against US President, Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The decision condemned by world leaders has escalated into protest around the country. Palestinian protesters gathered at the central Al Manara square in Ramallah and West bank where they clashed 15

November 2, 2017 7:12 AM Protesters clash over demand for Abba Kyari’s sack

Two groups of pro-and anti-Kyari protesters, yesterday, hit the streets of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to either show solidarity for Abba Kyari, who is the Chief-of-Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, or call for his immediate sack. The protests were relatively peaceful, as security operatives kept watch over both groups, contrary to what transpired 20

November 1, 2017 10:35 PM Edo Pensioners tender unreserved apology to Govt

Following efforts of the Edo State Government at sustaining the monthly payment of pensioners’ entitlements in the state, officials and members of the Local Government Staff Pensions Board Branch of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) in the state have distanced themselves from the sponsored protests at Ring Road, Benin City. They expressed their appreciation 23

October 30, 2017 11:36 PM Corruption: Nigerians tired of Buhari’s ‘jagbajantis’ govt – Charly Boy

The 66-year-old grandfather stated this in a new video he made available to journalists in Abuja. The video came on the eve of the 10th day of the on-going anti-corruption protest tagged: #Buhariactorquit. The protesters demand the President Muhammadu Buhari orders the immediate prosecution of alleged corrupt members of his cabinet or quits office 18

October 30, 2017 6:36 PM Uhuru Kenyatta wins Kenyan election with 98% in flawed re-run

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta was on Monday declared victor of the country’s deeply divisive elections, taking 98 percent of the ballots cast in a poll boycotted by his rival Raila Odinga, sparking fears of further violence in flashpoint opposition strongholds. Despite his crushing win, the turnout of just 38.8 percent among 19.6 million registered 24

October 29, 2017 2:33 AM Panel moves to uncover lecturers with fake certificates in maritime academy

Reports of tension and protests at the Maritime Academy of Nigeria, MAN, Oron, Akwa Ibom State have been described as misleading. A source in the institution wondered how a crowd of about 20 demonstrators, who he called sponsored, in a clan of five autonomous communities of more than a million citizens, could be tagged as causing tension. The source 20

October 28, 2017 8:26 PM Sacked Catalonia Leader Calls for Opposition to Madrid's Rule

(MADRID/BARCELONA) – Sacked Catalonian president Carles Puigdemont on Saturday called for peaceful “democratic opposition” to the central government’s takeover of the region following its unilateral declaration of independence from Spain. Puigdemont, whose regional government was dismissed by Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Friday, accused Madrid 33

October 28, 2017 3:17 AM We will not use protests to send Jubilee home, says Raila

National Super Alliance (NASA) leader Raila Odinga has said the National Resistance Movement will ensure that President Uhuru Kenyatta steps aside if he is declared winner by IEBC. Raila indicated on Friday that NRM will not use violence to eject Jubilee Government from power, but rather use peaceful resistance. The former Prime Minister also pointed 14

October 26, 2017 8:23 AM Kenyan police fire tear gas at pro-opposition youths in Kisumu

KISUMU - Kenyan police fired tear gas on Thursday to disperse groups of stone-throwing young men in Kisumu, an opposition stronghold where polling stations have failed to open for the re-run of a presidential election, a Reuters witness said. Opposition leader Raila Odinga has called on his supporters to boycott the vote and start a campaign of civil 23