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Don’t mess with Turkey, Erdogan warns Macron

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday warned his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron "not to mess" with Turkey, as tensions between the Nato allies escalate. "Don't mess with the Turkish people. Don't mess with Turkey," Mr Erdogan said during a televised speech in Istanbul on the 40th anniversary of the 1980 military coup. Mr Macron has

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Microsoft says Russia, China and Iran trying to hack 2020 US election

A Russian military hacking group that was caught meddling in the 2016 presidential race has shifted tactics ahead of the November election, Microsoft said Thursday. Hackers in China and Iran have also stepped up efforts to obtain password information for people involved in the campaigns of President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden, the

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UAE to deports Nigerians, others after Nov deadline

Nigerians and other foreigners in the United Arab Emirates whose resident visas had expired have till November 17 to leave the Gulf country. This followed the suspension of visa extension for foreign residents and expatriates by the UAE government on account of the COVID-19 pandemic. Previously, residents with visas that expired before March 1 had until August

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Adesina takes oath as AfDB President for another five years

Reelected President of the African Development Bank, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has been sworn-in for a five-year second term. The swearing-in ceremony held Tuesday was attended by Heads of States, Governors and other stakeholders who joined physically and virtually. The former Nigerian Minister of Agriculture was reelected last week to serve a second five-year term, with a

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China sends new ambassadors to Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa

Beijing is expected to reshuffle its leadership deck in sub-Saharan Africa by overhauling its ambassador roles in Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa. The Chinese embassy in Nairobi confirmed on Monday that it is moving Zhou Pingjian from his role as ambassador to Nigeria to a similar position in Kenya. The successor to Zhou has not

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