Media Watch

'19Jan
13

My administration’ll turn education Nigeria’s new oil, gold – Ezekwesili

By Joseph Erunke ABUJA – THE Presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, ACPN, has promised that if elected in the forth coming general election,she would turn Nigeria’s education sector to...
'19Jan
13

Urging Gulf states to heal rift, U.S.'s Pompeo lands in Riyadh

DOHA/RIYADH (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday that a rift between Qatar and its Gulf Arab neighbors had gone on for too long and was threatening regional unity needed to counter Iran....
'19Jan
13

The Soloheadbeg Ambush and the shots heard around the world

WIDELY CITED AS the start of the War of Independence, the centenary of the Soloheadbeg Ambush is a week away.The events of 21 January 1919 in Tipperary were not connected to the first meeting of the Dáil, taking...
'19Jan
13

Macron launches national debate to calm ‘Yellow Vest’ protests

Macron's initiative comes after nine weeks of protests by the "yellow vests" -- named after the high-visibility jackets they wear. The disparate anti-government uprising has wreaked havoc in Paris and French cities...
'19Jan
13

Morocco's Amazigh want their new year to become official holiday

RABAT (Reuters) - Hundreds of people gathered in Morocco’s capital Rabat late on Saturday to mark the start of the Amazigh new year with a sit-in calling on the state to make the celebration a national holiday....
'19Jan
13

With 2,300-word letter, Macron launches debate to quell 'yellow vest' unrest

PARIS: President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday kicked off a three-month national debate he hopes can quell the "yellow vest" unrest with a letter to the French in which he pledged to listen to new ideas but stuck to...
'19Jan
13

Perspective: Is advanced technology creating or killing jobs?

By Stanley OmadoghoARE advanced technologies – artificial intelligence, robotics, machine learning, virtual reality, mass 3D printing, biotechnology, chatbots, deep learning, drones, augmented reality and smart...
'19Jan
13

Gdańsk mayor stabbed on stage during charity event in Poland

The mayor of the northern Polish city of Gdańsk, Paweł Adamowicz, was stabbed on Sunday evening in an apparent assassination attempt in front of thousands of people during a charity concert.Adamowicz, who has...
'19Jan
13

Opinion | WWJD? Oppose An Anti-Lynching Bill, Apparently.

Zach Gibson via Getty Images Mat Staver (far right), the founder of Liberty Counsel, at a demonstration outside the Supreme Court in December. The group opposes anti-lynching legislation that includes protections...
'19Jan
13

Opinion | WWJD? Oppose An Anti-Lynching Bill, Apparently.

Zach Gibson via Getty Images Mat Staver (far right), the founder of Liberty Counsel, at a demonstration outside the Supreme Court in December. The group opposes anti-lynching legislation that includes protections...

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