Miguel Diaz-Canel has been officially named the new leader of Cuba on Thursday, one day after a vote in the country's National Assembly. It's the first time in nearly six decades that Cuba is being led by a man not...
International war crimes judges awarded $10 million in landmark reparations to “hundreds or thousands” of former child soldiers conscripted into a Congolese militia and left brutalised by the horrific experience. Warlord Thomas Lubanga, 56, was jailed for 14 years after...
A woman has been freed from a dungeon where she was kept for 10 years by a man who had previously served time for kidnap. The 29-year-old woman was raped, tortured and forced to give birth to two of his...
The chairman of Swiss banking giant, UBS, Axel Weber, has said that bitcoin is not an effective means of payment, since it is not universally accepted. He added that the cryptocurrency is not a good measure of value, since prices are...
Nigeria’s National Security Adviser (NSA), Mohammed Monguno has said no territory of Nigeria would be used as a staging ground to destabilize Cameroon. He made this known on Monday in Abuja during the opening ceremony of the 6th Session of...
North Korea’s Kim Jong Un made his first-ever foreign trip as leader to meet China’s president in Beijing, the official Xinhua news agency said Wednesday, ahead of proposed summits with Seoul and Washington that could unsettle nuclear-armed Pyongyang’s sole...
World MMM founder, a Russian company that ran one of the world’s largest Ponzi scheme, Sergei Mavrodi is dead. According to Russian state news agency, the 62-year-old, died  of heart attack in Moscow. Reports said he was rushed to the hospital late on...
Dangote Cement would on Thursday in Congo inaugurates its 1.5 million metric tonnes per annum capacity Cement Plant valued at $500m. This was disclosed in a statement to newsmen on Monday in Lagos. The plant, described as the largest in Congo,...
Hollywood was sprinkled with stardust Sunday as cinema’s A-list came out for the Oscars. Hosted for the second straight year by late night talk show host and comedian Jimmy Kimmel, the 90th Academy Awards was beamed live around the world...
The ancient cave that Christians believe held the remains of Jesus Christ dates from 1,700 years ago, according to scientists—far earlier than they originally believed. The scientific dating tests on the shrine, which began in October 2016, were the first...