#NigeriaAt59: Donald Trump Sends ‘Strong Message’ To Buhari

Donald Trump, the President of the United State of America (US), has written President Muhammadu Buhari to congratulate him on Nigeria’s 59th independence day celebration. Africa News24 (an24) reports that the content of the letter was released to the media by the United States (US) Diplomatic Mission in Nigeria on Monday, September 30. It reads: […]

Trump Floats Possibility Of Deal With Taliban

U.S. President Donald Trump has floated the possibility of a deal with the Taliban after a meeting with senior advisors on Afghan issues. “Just completed a very good meeting on Afghanistan. Many on the opposite side of this 19 year war, and us, are looking to make a deal — if possible!” Trump tweeted on […]

Trump In ‘Trouble’ Over Obama’s Climate Protection Rule

A coalition of 22 US states and seven cities has dragged the United States president, Donald Trump, and its administration to court for allegedly easing restrictions on coal-burning power plants in the country. Africa News24 (AN24) understands that the latest lawsuit by the various US communities and Metropolitan cities could determine how much leverage the […]

U.S., China Trade Talks To Resume Next Week

Top Trump administration officials will travel to China next week for the first high-level, in-person trade negotiating session since talks collapsed in May. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will travel to Shanghai on July 30 to meet with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He. White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham said […]

Brexit: Trump Congratulates Boris Johnson

President of the United States Of America Donald Trump has welcomed the election of Boris Johnson as the Conservative Party’s new leader and soon-to-be British prime minister. “Congratulations to Boris Johnson on becoming the new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. “He will be great!” Trump wrote on Twitter Having defeated Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt […]

Billionaire Epstein Sacks Trump’s Labour Secretary Acosta

US Labour Secretary Alexander Acosta has resigned, a casualty of the widening sexual assaults case against billionaire Jeffrey Epstein. Epstein is on trial in New York. accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls. Acosta had faced criticism over his handling of a plea deal with Epstein, when he faced a similar charge in Florida […]

Brexit: Trump Calls May ‘Foolish’ Blasts ‘Wacky’ And ‘Pompous’ UK Ambassador

President Trump on Tuesday said Prime Minister Theresa May was “foolish” in her handling of Brexit, as he doubled down on the feud with Britain’s ambassador to the U.S. Kim Darroch — whom he called “wacky,” “stupid” and a “pompous fool.” “The wacky Ambassador that the U.K. foisted upon the United States is not someone we are […]

Putin Suspends Participation In INF Nuclear Treaty

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a federal law to suspend the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, an arms control treaty between the U.S. and the Soviet Union (and its successor state, the Russian Federation). “To suspend the Treaty Between the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and the United States of America on the Elimination of […]

2019 G20 Summit Begins Amidst Trade War

The most anticipated annual G20 summit of world leaders has started in Japan’s Osaka. At the top of the agenda is the ongoing trade war between China and the United States, the world’s two biggest economies. Africa News24 (AN24) Understands that the bilateral talks between world leaders were the main order of business in Osaka […]

Putin To Restore Ties With US, Others

Russian President Vladimir Putin says he wants to “fully restore” strained ties between Washington and Moscow, during a visit by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. “I would very much like your visit to Russia to benefit Russia-U.S. relations and promote their development,” Putin said as he received Pompeo at his residence in the Black […]

Trump Threatens China Of Worse Trade Deal In 2020

President Donald Trump has warned China that it should strike a trade deal with the United States now, otherwise an agreement would be far worse for them if it has to be negotiated in his second term. Washington and Beijing are locked in a trade battle that has seen mounting tariffs, sparking fears the dispute […]

Huawei’s CFO Meng Set To Fight Extradition With Trump’s Comment

Huawei’s chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou intends to seek a stay of extradition proceedings in part based on statements by President Donald Trump about the case, which her lawyers say disqualifies the United States from pursuing the matter in Canada. CFO Meng the daughter of Huawei Technologies Co Ltd’s billionaire founder, Ren Zhengfei, was arrested […]