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Apr 03, 2019
Over 113 mn across 53 countries experienced acute hunger in 2018, finds UN; Yemen, Afghanistan among worst-hit countriesIt said that although there were 11 million fewer people believed to be in food crisis in 2018 compared with 2017, in 17 countries, acute hunger either remained the same or increased.
Feb 06, 2019
'Rs 6,000-cr fraud case by Sandesara Group was daylight robbery': Nitin, Chetan Sandesara spun web to funnel illegal funds from India to NigeriaThe Appellate Tribunal, which works under the department of revenue, has termed the Sandesara Group fraud against the public sector banks as 'daylight robbery' seeking stringent action in the case. Sandesara brothers — Nitin and Chetan Sandesara, owners of Sandesara group of companies and now officially designated economic offenders
Jan 29, 2019
30,000 fled Nigerian town to Cameroon in two days as 'preemptive measure' amid Boko Haram threat: United NationsRann, near the border with Cameroon in northern Borno state, already saw an exodus of some 9,000 people earlier this month after a Boko Haram attack on 14 January left 14 people dead
Jan 26, 2019
Premier League: Nigeria international Victor Moses leaves Chelsea to sign for Fenerbahce on loan until end of seasonChelsea winger Victor Moses has moved to Turkey’s Fenerbahce on loan until the end of next season, the English Premier League side said on Friday.
Jan 22, 2019
Delhi court reserves order on summoning journalist Priya Ramani as accused in defamation case filed by MJ AkbarMJ Akbar, who resigned as Union minister on 17 October, 2018 had filed a private criminal defamation complaint against Priya Ramani after his name cropped up on social media when he was in Nigeria as the #MeToo campaign raged on in India
Dec 03, 2018
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari rubbishes death and imposter rumours; calls opponents 'ignorant and irreligious'Nigeria’s President Buhari on Sunday denied claims that he had died and been replaced by a Sudanese impostor, breaking his silence on a rumour that has circulated on social media for months.
Nov 23, 2018
Tanzanian, Nigerian nationals accused of 'cannibalism' in Delhi: Capital has seen number of racially-motivated attacksThe incident in Delhi on Thursday was by no means the first time that people from African nations faced violence after being accused of cannibalism.
Oct 24, 2018
World Polio Day: Why the disease persists, 18 years after the WHO deadline to eradicate itIn 1988, the World Health Organisation (WHO) announced an ambitious campaign to rid the world of polio by 2000. It’s 2018, and polio still persists in pockets, including cases of vaccine-derived polio in India.
Oct 08, 2018
Dharmendra Pradhan says two Indian companies to buy Iranian oil in November, unsure about waiver from US sanctionsOil minister Dharmendra Pradhan said two state refiners have placed orders for importing crude oil from Iran in November, the month when US sanctions on Iranian oil purchases take effect.
Sep 27, 2018
Nigeria floods: 199 people killed, 286,119 homeless after Niger and Benue rivers overflow, says disaster management agencyA national disaster has been declared in Nigeria's Kogi, where the Niger and Benue rivers meet, along with Delta and Anambra in the south.