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South Africa’s Jacob Zuma Faces Corruption Inquiry

Africa News

Former South African President, Jacob Zuma on Monday told a judicial inquiry investigating him on corruption allegations that he is a victim of foreign intelligence plot aimed at ousting him from power.
Zuma who was ousted by the African National Congress (ANC) in 2018 was alleged to have knowingly presided over a corrupt government and illegally granting public contracts to a family of Indian businessmen, the Gupta.

Congolese Warlord, Ntaganda 'Terminator' Convicted Of War Crimes

Africa News

Bosco Ntaganda, a Congolese general and warlord a.k.a 'Terminator' has on Monday been found guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity by the International Criminal Court (ICC).

First African Billed For Space Travel, Dies In A Motorbike Accident

Africa News

Mandla Maseko, a South African who won the chance to be the first black African in space has been killed in a motorbike accident. Maseko, 30, was killed, on Saturday a family statement says.

Leave Our Region Iran Tells Foreign Powers

Middle East & Asia News

Iran has urged Foreign Powers to leave there region as the regional countries are capable of providing the needed regional security.

Libya Authorities Released More Than 310 Refugees From The Bombed Detention Camp

Middle East & Asia News

Sources revealed that refugees and migrants have been released from the detention centre that was bombed in Tajoura, last week by Libyan authorities, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) says.

Nuclear Weapons Have No Place In Islam - Iran

Middle East & Asia News

Major General Hossein Salami, the head of the Revolutionary Guards of Islamic Republic of Iran has denied the assertion that Iran was pursuing a nuclear weapon.

U.S To Begin “Major Operation” To Pick Up On Undocumented Immigrants

US & Canada News

The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement authority is expected to commence nationwide raids to flush out undocumented immigrants. The focus will largely be on large cities such as Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, and Houston and will seek to pick up migrants who have received final orders of removal from an immigration judge.

The U.S. government is making a move to impose a fine of about five billion dollars against Facebook over privacy violations. According to a report, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has voted to approve for the fine to be imposed.

6.4 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Southern California

US & Canada News

Residents of Southern California were yesterday thronged into devastation as the largest earthquake hit the region. The quake, which occurred at 10:33 am was centred in the Searles Valley, a remote area of Kern County about 100 miles from Los Angeles.

Sir Kim resigns As Britain’s Ambassador To Washington

Europe News

Following days of criticism by President of the United States, Donald Trump, Britain's ambassador to Washington, Sir Kim Darroch has resigned. His resignation followed a leaked cache of secret diplomatic cables where he described President Trump as “insecure” and his administration as “inept” and “dysfunctional.”

Erdogan Fires Central Bank Governor

Europe News

Following rate tension that hit Turkey, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has sacked the governor of Turkey’s central bank and replaced him with his deputy. His sack came after months of tension with the government over high-interest rates. Murat Cetinkaya, who was appointed to the role in April 2016, has been replaced by Murat Uysal, according to a presidential decree published in the official gazette of the country.

Putin Unveils Drone With Owl-Like Features

Europe News

President of Russia Federation, Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, 26th June 2019 unveiled a drone with bird-like features. The drone which was created by the military technicians from a unit set up by the leader aims to fool the enemy allowing the unmanned craft to sneak closer to key targets in war zones.