German jobless rate hits historic low as job vacancies at record high

Berlin (dpa) – German unemployment fell sharply in March, as a pickup in Europe's biggest economy resulted in hiring gaining pace and the jobless...

Sacking of popular S African finance minister raises worries on Zuma

Johannesburg (dpa) – Popular South African finance minister Pravin Gordhan has been sacked amid one of the most dramatic shake-ups of the embattled presidency...

Malaysia allows return of Kim Jong Nam’s body to North Korea

Kuala Lumpur (dpa) - Malaysia will allow the body of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's half brother, Kim Jong Nam, to be...

Macron cool but socialists angry over former premier Valls’ sup

Paris (dpa) - France's former socialist prime minister and one-time presidential hopeful, Manuel Valls, Wednesday got a cool response from frontrunner Emmanuel Macron after...

Senate suspends RECs confirmation over Magu

The Senate on Tuesday stood down the confirmation of 27 Resident Electoral Commissioners(REC) for two weeks. This was in protest of what the senate termed...

Husband rapes wife in presence of children

"My husband rapes me in the presence of our children", a 40-year-old trader, Bolanle AbdulKareem told an Igando Customary Court in Lagos on Wednesday. Bolanle...

May triggers Brexit negotiations; ‘great turning point’ for Britain

London (dpa) - Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday said she has started the process of negotiating Britain's exit from the European Union, marking...

Missing man found in python’s belly

A missing man has been found inside a seven-metre-long python in a remote Indonesian village on the island of west Sulawesi. The body of the...

Vice Principal impregnates school girl

Malam Mohammed Kuyizhi, Vice Principal, Government Day Secondary School, Tunga-Minna in Niger, has appeared before the state’s Child Rights Protection Agency, over the pregnancy...

18,794 passengers board Abuja-Kaduna train in 3 weeks

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) says passengers plying Abuja to Kaduna by rail have increased tremendously due to the closure of Nnamdi Azikiwe International...