West News

Chinese-Australian writer detained in China

Tensions between China and some parts of the West have been heightened after two Canadians, a diplomat on unpaid leave and a consultant, were arrested in China on suspicion of endangering state security.

Reuters , Africa Jan 23, 2019

BREAKING: Lagos AD chairman sacked over alleged misconduct, indiscipline

Otti, our vice chairman (West) has been appointed to take over the leadership of our great party in Lagos State.” READ ALSO: Minimum wage not enough to live on —NLC president “The Alliance for Democracy Lagos State chapter hereby alleged its state chairman, Mr. Kola Ajayi lacks administrative acumen.” The statement added that the executive committee of the party in the state had discovered different instances of gross mismanagement of the assets of the party.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 23, 2019

NCAT to increase training aircraft to 14 — rector

“The countries in West and Central African region have indicated interest in what NCAT is doing, so I am supposed to go and meet with them and discuss training opportunities here.’’ The rector, however, noted that some of the foreign students who had shown interest of coming to NCAT for their programmes were being discouraged that Zaria was not safe for learning.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 23, 2019

Antibiotics could make your newborn sickly

Why is it that while infectious diseases have subsided in the West over the past century while allergies and other immune diseases are becoming more prevalent?

The East African , Kenya Jan 22, 2019

Watch: Kanye West shares snippets of upcoming music [video]

No matter how angry he makes us, some way, some how, Kanye West will find a way to crawl his talented buttocks back into our hearts.

The South African , South Africa Jan 22, 2019

America must face reality on China

For example, although Western theories of international relations predict that China’s economic strength is bound to turn it into a dominant global power, the country’s history suggests otherwise.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Jan 22, 2019

Perspective: How US monetary policy has tamed China

Confronted by pushback from the West, China is unsurprisingly warier of pushing forward.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Jan 22, 2019

Give a pregnant 16-year-old a computer, see her go

I know we’re usually expected to learn from the West or China but in this instance the Eureka moment was provided by neighbours.

The East African , Kenya Jan 21, 2019

EU sanctions Skripal suspects, Russia calls move groundless

In a case that has widened the diplomatic gulf between Russia and the West in recent years, the European bloc also sanctioned the head and deputy head of Russia’s military intelligence agency (GRU), Igor Olegovich Kostyukov and Vladimir Stepanovich Alexseyev.

Reuters , Africa Jan 21, 2019

The Truth as a Lie

The APC with so many of its chieftains from the West ought to know the truth that while all crops are crops, you do not harvest cocoa, the king of cash crops, the same cavalier way you harvest okra which grows anywhere even without being tendered.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 21, 2019