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MEMBERS OF THE MILITARY ARE TO BE BROUGHT IN TO HELP MEDICAL STAFF COPE WITH THE PANDEMIC IN NORTHERN IRELAND. MORE THAN 100 MEDICALLY TRAINED TECHNICIANS WILL PROVIDE NURSING SUPPORT TO AN NHS BATTLING TO AVOID BEING OVERWHELMED BY THE DELUGE OF COVID-19 CASES. IT IS ENVISAGED THEY WILL WORK IN BADLY STRETCHED HOSPITAL WARDS. […]

THE NEW PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES JOE BIDEN STRONGLY EMPHASISED UNITY IN HIS INAUGURATION SPEECH, WHICH HE SAID IS THE PATH FORWARD THROUGH THE “HISTORIC MOMENT OF CRISIS AND CHALLENGE” FACING AMERICA. PRESIDENT BIDEN SAYS THE COUNTRY MUST CONFRONT THE RISE OF WHITE SUPREMACY, AND REJECT MANUFACTURED FACTS JOE BIDEN WAS SWORN IN AS […]

A EUROPE-BOUND MIGRANT BOAT CAPSIZED IN ROUGH SEAS OFF THE COAST OF LIBYA ON TUESDAY CLAIMING THE LIVES OF AT LEAST 43 PEOPLE, INCLUDING NIGERIANS AND GHANAIANS. THE INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATION FOR MIGRATION (IOM) AND THE UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR REFUGEES (UNHCR) REPORTED THE SHIPWRECK ON WEDNESDAY, THE FIRST THIS YEAR. THE TWO AGENCIES SAID […]

MEGHAN MARKLE’S HIGH-PROFILE LAWSUIT AGAINST A BRITISH NEWSPAPER GROUP FOR PRIVACY AND COPYRIGHT BREACHES RETURNS TO COURT IN LONDON ON TUESDAY, WITH THE DUCHESS POTENTIALLY DAYS AWAY FROM WINNING THE CASE. MEGHAN, WHO WITH HER HUSBAND PRINCE HARRY IS WAGING AN INCREASINGLY PUBLIC WAR WITH SOME MEDIA OUTLETS, IS SUING THE PUBLISHERS OF THE MAIL […]

CHINESE OFFICIALS COULD HAVE APPLIED PUBLIC HEALTH MEASURES MORE FORCEFULLY IN JANUARY WITH THE SPREAD OF THE CORONAVIRUS AND THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION (WHO) TOOK TOO LONG TO DECLARE AN INTERNATIONAL EMERGENCY, AN INDEPENDENT PANEL REVIEWING THE GLOBAL HANDLING OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC HAS SAID. THE VIRUS WAS FIRST DETECTED IN THE CHINESE CITY OF […]

AS PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP’S SUPPORTERS MASSED OUTSIDE THE US CAPITOL LAST WEEK AND SANG THE NATIONAL ANTHEM, A LINE OF MEN WEARING OLIVE-DRAB HELMETS AND BODY ARMOUR TRUDGED PURPOSEFULLY UP THE MARBLE STAIRS IN A SINGLE-FILE LINE, EACH MAN HOLDING THE JACKET COLLAR OF THE ONE AHEAD. THE FORMATION, KNOWN AS “RANGER FILE”, IS A […]

BOBI WINE, THE MAIN CHALLENGER OF INCUMBENT UGANDAN PRESIDENT YOWERI MUSEVENI IN THE ELECTION, SAID EARLY ON FRIDAY THAT THURSDAY’S VOTE HAD SEEN “WIDESPREAD FRAUD AND VIOLENCE” BUT THE OPPOSITION LEADER REMAINED POSITIVE AS BALLOTS ARE BEING COUNTED UNDER AN INTERNET BLACKOUT. DESPITE THE WIDESPREAD FRAUD AND VIOLENCE EXPERIENCED ACROSS THE COUNTRY EARLIER TODAY, THE […]

ONE WEEK AFTER A VIOLENT MOB OF PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP SUPPORTERS STORMED THE CAPITOL, THE HO…READ MORE WITH JUST A WEEK LEFT IN HIS TERM, PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP WATCHED ON TELEVISION AS HE MADE HISTORY BECOMING THE FIRST PRESIDENT TO BE IMPEACHED TWICE, SOURCES TOLD ABC NEWS. SOURCES CLOSE TO TRUMP SAY HE GREW “ANGRY” […]

UGANDANS LINE UP TO CAST THEIR BALLOTS IN CHARGED ELECTION LONG QUEUES IN KAMPALA THURSDAY MORNING WHERE UGANDANS BEGAN TO CAST THEIR BALLOTS IN THE PRESIDENTIAL AND PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS — AS THEY CONTENDED WITH A HALF-HOUR DELAY AT POLLING STATIONS. A HEAVY MILITARY AND POLICE PRESENCE WAS ALSO AROUND THE CAPITAL CITY AS WELL AS […]

A KANSAS WOMAN WAS EXECUTED FOR STRANGLING AN EXPECTANT MOTHER AND CUTTING THE BABY FROM HER WOMB, THE FIRST TIME IN NEARLY 70 YEARS THAT THE US GOVERNMENT HAS PUT TO DEATH A FEMALE INMATE. LISA MONTGOMERY, 52, WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD AT 1:31AM (06:31 GMT) ON WEDNESDAY AFTER RECEIVING A LETHAL INJECTION OF PENTOBARBITAL, A […]


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