Coronavirus: Belgium averages 82 infections, 5 deaths per day

An average of 82 people per day tested positive for the new coronavirus (Covid-19) in Belgium, according to figures by the Federal Public Health Service on Tuesday. The total number of confirmed cases in Belgium, since the beginning of the pandemic, is 61,427. The total reflects all people in Belgium who have been infected, and […]

Belgian king expresses ‘deepest regrets’ for colonial cruelties in Congo

King Philippe expressed his “deepest regrets” to the Democratic Republic of Congo for the “humiliation and suffering” inflicted during Belgium’s colonial occupation of the country. The unexpected message, which stops short of an apology, was sent in a letter to Congolese President Félix Tshisekedi on the occasion of the DRC’s 60th anniversary of Congolese independence […]

Famous Nigerian Guitarist, Berkley Ike Jones Is Dead

A Nigerian guitarist considered to b a legend of the industry has passed away. Legendary Nigerian guitarist, Berkley Ike Jones of the defunct BLO is dead. He died just weeks to his 72nd birthday, last night, June 28, in Asaba where he went for a job. Ike first appeared on the Nigerian music scene in […]

Convoy Of Nigeria’s Chief Of Army Staff, Buratai, Kills Man In Katsina

It was alleged that the convoy abandoned the corpse of the deceased on the road and drove away. The convoy of Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai, on Monday killed a bike rider in Katsina State. SaharaReporters gathered that the victim, who was sharing wedding invitations at the time of the […]

Four Ex-Police Officers Charged In George Floyd’s Killing Appear In Court

The ex-Minneapolis Police officer charged with killing George Floyd and the three others accused of aiding and abetting in his death have appeared in court. The four former Minneapolis police officers charged in George Floyd’s killing have all appeared in court. Tou Thao, J. Alexander Kueng, and Thomas Lane, who are accused of aiding and […]

A Woman That is Not Under A Man Is A Wife To Lucifer By Law – Abuja Prophet Warns

A man of God has warned women on the importance of marriage after revealing a shocking truth. Abuja popular clergy and General Overseer of Shiloh Word Chapel, Prophet I.O. Samuel (JP) has warned women after revealing some controversial truths about marriage. The man of God made these truths know during his sermons, and it has […]

Graphic Photo Of Lady Arrested With A Newly Aborted Baby, Quack Chemist Nabbed

The woman, who was heavily pregnant, approached a quack and untrained chemist who allegedly administered an injection on her and terminated the pregnancy. The Anambra state police command has confirmed the arrest of a 24-year-old lady who was on her way to bury an aborted baby. The lady identified as Chidera Nwaoga, was arrested around […]

Nigeria Records 566 New Cases Of Coronavirus As Total Cases Escalates To 25,133

According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control, 566 new cases of coronavirus has been recorded in the country. 566 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria on Monday, June 29. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, Lagos recorded 166 new cases, Oyo-66, Delta-53, Ebonyi-43, Plateau-34, Ondo-32, FCT-26, Ogun-25, Edo-24, Imo-15, […]

Kidnappers Kill Medical Doctor And Son After Collecting N7.5m Ransom From Family

Despite the huge amount paid as ransom, the syndicate went ahead to kill their victims. Police Operatives of the Intelligence Response Team have arrested two suspects for the kidnap and murder of a Medical Doctor, Audu Benedict, his son and one of his associates in Katsina-ala LGA, Benue State while travelling from Taraba State to […]

Scientists warn new virus in pigs has potential pandemic risk

A new flu virus found in pigs in China has become more infectious to humans and needs to be watched closely in case it becomes a potential “pandemic virus”, a new study has found. A team of Chinese researchers looked at influenza viruses found in pigs from 2011 to 2018 and found a “G4” strain […]

China passes national security law for Hong Kong

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke out against China’s threat to restrict visas for Americans prior to Beijing increasing its grip on Hong Kong after reportedly passing a security law that critics say undermines the semi-autonomous territory’s judicial independence. Beijing passed the national security law that the Hong Kong media says will allow Beijing […]

Brussels first tram-bus inaugurated

The Flemish public transport utility, De Lijn, officially inaugurated its first tram-bus on Sunday at Brussels Airport. The new service is expected to ease traffic in northern Brussels by linking the airport to Jette University Hospital via Brucargo, downtown Vilvoorde and Heysel Plateau. Brussels Airport CEO Arnaud Feist highlighted the importance of the new line. […]

Coronavirus: Belgium named 78th safest country in the world

Belgium continues to be hit with negative reviews of its coronavirus preparedness and safety, after ranking 78/200 on another international study. In the report, which assessed the safety level and risk factor for Covid-19 based on up to 130 criteria – was published by Deep Knowledge Group – “a Hong Kong venture-capital firm specialising in […]

STIB launches contactless payment on public transport

Travellers on the Brussels public transport system will soon not need a metro ticket to ride, following the launch of contactless payment in the capital to serve more casual riders. The system – which has been undergoing tests by operator STIB for months – will take advantage of new terminals which have appeared in stations […]

Hong Kong security law could mean life sentence for guilty: Media

People found guilty under China’s new national security legislation for Hong Kong could face a life sentence, local media reported on Monday as the police confirmed at least 53 people were arrested during a largely peaceful protest in the territory against the planned law. “I believe the punishment may not be three years or 10 […]

Global coronavirus pandemic death toll passes half a million

The worldwide reported death toll in the coronavirus pandemic has surpassed half a million, according to figures published by Johns Hopkins University, with the United States, Brazil and the United Kingdom being the three countries recording the highest numbers of fatalities. The number of confirmed deaths related to COVID-19, the disease caused by the new […]

Gunmen attack Karachi stock exchange building in Pakistan (photos)

At least seven people have been killed after gunmen stormed the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) in the southern city of Karachi, firing indiscriminately as they entered the building complex, rescue officials say. Four attackers stormed the building at 10am (05:00 GMT) Monday morning as trading began, carrying hand grenades and firing automatic rifles. All four […]

Nollywood Actress, Ify Onwuemene Begs For Help As She Battles Cancer

A popular Nollywood actress is down with cancer and has called on well-meaning Nigerians to come to her rescue. Veteran actress, Ify Onwuemene has cried out for help as she battles cancer. The actress plea was made public by colleague, Gloria Young who appealed to well meaning Nigerians to come to the aid of Onwuemene. […]

Popular Retail Store, Mr Price Plans To Exit Nigeria, Closes Stores In The Country

Popular South African clothing and homeware retailer, Mr Price Group, has announced plans to exit Nigeria. Mr Price Group is making plans to close its Nigerian business to focus on its home market business in South Africa. The popular affordable clothing, sport, and home wear brand has closed four out of its five Nigerian stores […]