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World Human Rights Day: US Urged To Dismiss Bid For Gulen’s Extradition

World Human Rights Day: US Urged To Dismiss Bid For Gulen’s Extradition

A non-governmental organisation, Coalition for the Protection of Rights and Justice (CPRJ), has urged the United States of America to dismiss the various moves by Turkey to extradite popular cleric, Fethullah  Gulen, over his alleged involvement in the July 15 botched coup in Turkey. The group, which made the call during the commemoration of this […]

Goodbye, Fidel Castro

Goodbye, Fidel Castro

The death of Fidel Castro was long expected and when it finally came on Friday night, there was very little surprise across the world. He was 90, and in August, he had himself predicted that he would not live beyond 90. He had been sick for about ten years, compelling him to hand over power […]

America Set To Imitate Rwanda Drone Delivery System

America Set To Imitate Rwanda Drone Delivery System

When the Rwanda government, in partnership with the American company Zipline launched an emergency medical supplies system on Oct.13, nobody could have anticipated the interest it would generate, writes The Independent Correspondent. The latest information is that the American government now wants to copy the Rwanda system and use it to deliver medical supplies to […]

Obama to Meet Buhari, Address U.S.-Africa Business Forum in New York

Obama to Meet Buhari, Address U.S.-Africa Business Forum in New York

President Obama will meet Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday following the U.S. leader’s last address to the United Nations General Assembly as president. Obama will also participate in a ‘Leaders Summit on Refugees’,which U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power called “one of the centerpieces of the President’s trip this year”. Obama will […]

John Kerry’s Visit: Beyond The Cover Story

John Kerry’s Visit: Beyond The Cover Story

Essential elements of intelligence and the intelligence cycle in overseas relations include what is better described as “the cover story”. It is an old conundrum referring to the story that is put out to the public and sustained as a narrative to mask far more strategic interests in government-to- government relations.  It is based on […]

Hacker Claims To Be Selling Stolen NSA Spy Tools

Hacker Claims To Be Selling Stolen NSA Spy Tools

On Saturday, a load of computer code — whose purpose is to break into other computers — was leaked to the public by an anonymous entity called “The Shadow Brokers.”       The same mysterious entity also promised an upcoming “cyber weapons auction” — the digital equivalent to putting stolen military missiles up for […]

Snipers kill Four Officers At US Protest Over Shootings

Snipers kill Four Officers At US Protest Over Shootings

Four police officers were killed and seven others wounded by snipers in chaotic scenes in Dallas during a protest against police shootings of black men, with a suspect warning that bombs were planted throughout the city center. City Police Chief David Brown said two snipers shot at “police officers from elevated positions during the protest/rally.” […]

Disney Beaches Reopen, State Believes It Caught Killer Gator

Disney Beaches Reopen, State Believes It Caught Killer Gator

Walt Disney World reopened its beaches to guests Thursday, a source at the Florida theme park with knowledge of the situation told CNN. The move comes more than a week after an alligator snatched a boy, Lane Graves, from a beach behind the Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, killing him. The beaches will open one […]

Elizabeth Warren Endorses Hillary Clinton

Elizabeth Warren Endorses Hillary Clinton

Elizabeth Warren endorsed presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton Thursday and called on Democrats to unite behind her. “I’m ready to get in this fight and work my heart out for Hillary Clinton to become the next president of the United States and to make sure that Donald Trump never gets any place close to […]

Obama To Make Historic Hiroshima Visit

Obama To Make Historic Hiroshima Visit

US President Barack Obama is to visit Hiroshima on Friday, where the US dropped the world’s first nuclear bomb. The visit, after the G7 summit, will be the first to the Japanese city by a serving US president. Mr Obama has said he will not be issuing an apology for the nuclear attack, but will […]