#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: […]

US Is “Very Close To A Major Deal With Japan- Trump

Speaking shortly before holding talks with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on the sidelines of the G7 summit in Biarritz, France, Trump disclosed the US is “very close to a major deal with Japan”. The two sides have “been working on it for five months”, he told reporters at the start of a separate meeting held […]

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 […]

Despite Trump’s Trade War, Huawei’s Revenue Soars

Huawei has announced a 23.2 percent growth in revenue in the first half-year, despite the hostile moves by President Donald Trump. The company declared first-half revenue of 401.3 billion yuan ($58.3 billion, with the devices unit for the first time accounting for more than half of all sales. The result was better than last year’s […]

PDP Congratulates New UK Prime Minister

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, Wednesday on behalf of the National Executive Committee and members of the party congratulated the new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Mr. Boris Johnson. In a statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, the party said, “We look forward to […]

Boris Johnson Becomes Britain’s 77th Prime Minister

Boris Johnson arrived at Buckingham Palace on Wednesday to formally take up his duties as Britain’s new prime minister after Theresa May tendered her resignation. Boris Johnson took over as Britain’s prime minister Wednesday, promising to pull his country out of the European Union on October 31 by any means necessary. A day after winning […]

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 […]

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 […]

Trump Set To Officially Announce 2020 Presidential Campaign Bid

Promises To Be Wild The President of the United States Of America (USA) , Donald Trump is set to announce his re-election bid for 2020 with a rally in Orlando, Florida to hold tonight. Africa News24 (AN24) understands that Trump is the first president without prior political or military experience, used an unorthodox campaign style […]

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 […]