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Nigeria: Muhammadu Buhari signed into law the bill establishing the Federal University of Petroleum Resources

October 19, 2017

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Nigeria: Muhammadu Buhari signed into law the bill establishing the Federal University of Petroleum Resources With the signing of the bill into law, the path has been cleared for the establishment of the specialized university in the Niger Delta, charged with training and research in petroleum technologies. Vanguard Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, signed into law the […]

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Ever wonder why the Middle Atlantic states are not in the Mid-Atlantic of the East Coast?

October 12, 2017

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Ever wonder why the Middle Atlantic states are not in the Mid-Atlantic of the East Coast? Have you ever wondered why in the United States the term “Middle Atlantic” includes only northeastern states and not states which are actually located in the Middle Eastern Atlantic region? There is an NCAA Division I (FCS) athletic conference […]

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Spain: Hundreds injured as Spanish police attack independence referendum voters in Catalonia

October 2, 2017

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Spain: Hundreds injured as Spanish police attack independence referendum voters in Catalonia BBC News Catalan President Carles Puigdemont has said he is not planning a “traumatic” split with Spain, after a disputed independence referendum on Sunday. He said he wanted a new understanding with the central government in Madrid. Catalan officials say voters overwhelmingly backed […]

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Historical Flashback: “The Star Spangled Banner” has not always been popular – A look at its role in the NFL

September 30, 2017

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Historical Flashback: “The Star Spangled Banner” has not always been popular – A look at its role in the NFL The current debate on National Football League (NFL) players kneeling during the playing of “The Star-Spangled Banner” has sparkled a large debate within the United States. The United States is a nation that prides itself […]

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China to shut down North Korean companies as it implements United Nations sanctions

September 29, 2017

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China to shut down North Korean companies as it implements United Nations sanctions BBC News China has told North Korean companies operating in its territory to close down as it implements United Nations sanctions against the reclusive state. The companies will be shut by early January. Joint Chinese and North Korean ventures will also be […]

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United States Congress passed legislation that pushes President Trump to condemn racist groups

September 18, 2017

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United States Congress passed legislation that pushes President Trump to condemn racist groups Congress passed legislation for President Trump to speak out against hate groups that espouse racism, extremism, xenophobia, anti-Semitism, and White supremacy S.J.Res.49 – A joint resolution condemning the violence and domestic terrorist attack that took place during events between August 11 and […]

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Africa: Ghana, Equatorial Guinea presidents to sign gas deal and waive visa requirements

September 15, 2017

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Ghana, Equatorial Guinea presidents to sign LNG deal Also waive visa requirements Reuters ACCRA- Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo plans to sign an agreement to import liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Equatorial Guinea during his three-day visit to the Gulf of Guinea petroleum producer due to begin on Monday, his office said. Though an oil and […]

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2017 Angola elections- Africa’s second longest serving leader is stepping down

August 24, 2017

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Polls close in Angola election Africa’s second longest serving leader is stepping down For the first time in 38 years, Angolans will have a new president Euronews Polls have closed in Angola’s era-ending general election, as the man who has ruled the country since independence is standing down as president. It is widely expected his […]

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A look back at when nations acquired their nuclear weapons

August 11, 2017

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A look back at when nations acquired their nuclear weapons Take a historical look back at how the United States has responded each time other nations of the world developed their nuclear weapons programs. The following are videos of these past events. United States of America ___ Trinity was the code name of the first […]

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Ghana leverages its natural resources to secure $15 billion from China

July 9, 2017

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Ghana leverages its natural resources to secure $15 billion from China By Ken Sackey, Ghana News Agency ACCRA- China has pledged some $15 billion dollars to fund Ghana’s government’s massive economic transformation agenda, with the likelihood that a further four billion dollars would be committed for various development projects across the country. The commitment by […]

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