Category: World

Steinhoff Ex-CEO Jooste Fined $9.9m for Insider Deals

Steinhoff International Holdings NV former Chief Executive Officer Markus Jooste has been fined more than 162 million rand ($9.9 million) by a South African regulator for insider trading ahead of the…

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Will Nigerian Airlines Survive?

Since July 8, 2020 when the nation’s airspace was reopened for domestic flight operations, Nigerian airlines have been brainstorming on how to survive when after over three months of lockdown…

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During heated exchange, Nancy Pelosi tells CNN’s Wolf Blitzer he’s ‘an apologist’ for the GOP

During a contentious interview on Tuesday afternoon, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) repeatedly told CNN's Wolf Blitzer he had "no idea" what he was talking about regarding negotiations for a…

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China Is Buying Up Record Chunks of Japan’s Debt Mountain

China went on a record-buying spree of Japanese bonds over the summer months, snapping up $20.9 billion of the low-yielding debt to spur talk that it’s diversifying reserves. The 2.2…

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China Is Loading Up a Five-Year Warning Shot to the U.S.

Investors are rooting for industrial companies, but China’s 14th five-year plan could bring a lot more stress to a post-Covid-19 global economy attempting a recovery. The world should watch carefully…

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How Okonjo-Iweala, Myung-hee Made Final Stage

he World Trade Organisation (WTO) yesterday explained that Nigeria’s Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and the Republic of Korea’s Yoo Myung-hee qualified for the final stage in its selection process for its…

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Trump set for campaign Saturday amid COVID-19 battle

US President Donald Trump said he hopes to resume campaigning Saturday after receiving a green light from his doctor, even as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi prepares to unveil plans to…

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UN World Food Programme wins 2020 Nobel Peace Prize

The agency was recognized “for its efforts to combat hunger, for its contribution to bettering conditions for peace in conflict-affected areas and for acting as a driving force to prevent…

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George Bizos: Anti-apartheid lawyer who defended Mandela dies aged 92

  Top South African human rights lawyer George Bizos, who famously defended Nelson Mandela, has died aged 92. After representing some of the country's best known political activists during the…

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Nobel laureate Denis Mukwege put under UN security

Getty ImagesCopyright: Getty Images Nobel Peace Prize winner Denis Mukwege has been placed under the security of UN forces in Democratic Republic Congo after death threats against him. Dr Mukwege…

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