U.S. Issues ‘last warning’ To North Korea

The U.S. has  issued what seemed to be its “last warning” to North Korea over its continued launch of ballistic missiles that threaten the country and its allies-Japan and South Korea. The U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, in a statement on Tuesday, said the U.S. had spoken enough about North Korea and would speak…

West African oil shipment to Asia reduces by 4.3%

Crude oil shipment from West Africa to Asian countries is expected to reduce by about 4.3 per cent this April, going by data obtained from relevant offices on Monday. According to the figures, West Africa’s loadings for China, said to be the world’s second largest oil exports, which were 1.41 million barrels per day (bpd)…

Armyworm A Threat To Maize In Africa

Scientists tracking a crop-destroying caterpillar known as armyworm say it is now spreading rapidly across mainland Africa and could reach tropical Asia and the Mediterranean in the next few years, threatening agricultural trade. In research released on Monday, scientists at the Britain-based Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International (CABI) said the pest, which had not…

Three terror suspects gunned down by police in China

Three “violent terrorists” were shot dead in China in the latest clash with Islamist militants who the government says want to break the Xinjiang region away from China. According to Chinese government, the separatists in Xinjiang, home to the Muslim Uighur minority, aim to form their own state called East Turkestan, and have links with…

Twitter China executive quits, as exodus continues

Twitter executive exodus continues as Kathy Chen, head of its business in China has quit her post. Her exit comes after CTO Adam Messinger and COO Adam Bain left the company in recent months with Chen joining the growing list. Read also: ‘Hawk Eye’ security app will keep track of emergencies, wanted persons Chen was…

Peter Utaka wins J-League top scorer award

The forgotten Nigerian forward has proven himself worthy of a Super Eagles call with a record of 19 goals to become the highest goalscoring player in the just concluded Japanese…

Facebook To Learn From The Deleting of Vietnam Photo

Facebook Inc will learn from a mistake it made by deleting a historic Vietnam War photo of a naked girl fleeing a napalm attack, the company’s chief operating officer said. The photograph was removed from several accounts on Friday, including that of Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg, on the grounds it violated Facebook’s restrictions on…