Day: February 12, 2019

Election In Nigeria Reveal Democratic Gains Despite Corruption

The 2019 elections are rearing up in Nigeria, and amid them are democratic gains tainted by massive corruption. Presidential elections are set for February 16, while governors and House of Assembly will be elected on March second. Nigeria is Africa’s largest democracy, since its reinstatement of democratic rule in 1999

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Taliban Launch Deadly Attacks As They Attend Afghan Peace Rallies

The Taliban continued its deadly attacks on pro-government areas in Afghanistan while commencing ceasefire talks with government officials in Moscow last weekend. Al-Jazeera reported that the fundamentalist armed group launched attacks on pro-government militias, security checkpoints and army bases, killing at least 47 people and wounding dozens of others. These

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Citgo Executives Facing Removal Following United States Sanctions on PDVSA

The Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA), or Petroleum of Venezuela, is reportedly making moves to replace two of its Directors from its United States Subsidiary Citgo. The State-owned company has made plans to remove Citgo’s Vice President of Refining, Art Klein, along with Vice President of Compliance and Chief Strategy Officer,

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New Peace Deal For Central African Republic

Negotiations that resulted in an agreement for peace between the Central African Republic (CAR) and fourteen rebel groups took place this Tuesday, 5th February 2019, in Sudan’s capital city of Khartoum. This new agreement serves as the eighth attempt to unite the government and the rebel groups. Supported by the

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