Monday, February 15, 2021



Why we banned Cryptocurrency, by CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has reacted to condemnations trailing the directive to Deposit Money Banks, DMBs, to desist from transacting in Cryptocurrencies.

Libyan justice ministry lifts travel ban on Gadhafi family

Libya’s Justice Ministry of the Government of National Accord, GNA, has welcomed the decision of the UN Security Council Sanctions Committee to temporarily lift the travel ban on Safia Farkash al-Barassi, wife of the late Libyan leader, Muammar Gadhafi, her daughter, Aicha, and her son, Mohamed, in accordance with Security Council resolution 1970 of 2011.

UAE suspends visas to 13 mostly Muslim-majority countries

The United Arab Emirates, UAE, has stopped issuing new visas to citizens of 13 mostly Muslim-majority countries, including Iran, Turkey, Syria and Somalia, Aljazeera...

Coronavirus: Africa records 2nd confirmed case – WHO

The Ministry of Health, Population and Hospital Reform of Algeria has reported the country’s first case of Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Breaking: Algeria win 2019 AFCON with early goal over Senegal

Algeria has won the Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON for the second time on Friday when a fortuitous second-minute goal gave them a 1-0...

Head of Algeria’s Constitutional Council resigns amid mass protests

The chairman of Algeria’s Constitutional Council, Tayeb Belaiz, resigned on Tuesday, as thousands of people took to the streets demanding the departure of former...

Security tightened in Algerian capital ahead of protests

Security forces were deployed in large numbers in Algiers on Friday in the run-up to protests against incumbent President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s bid for a...

Algeria military plane crash kills 2 — ministry

An Algerian military plane crashed during a training flight, killing two people on board, the defense ministry said on Thursday. The Russian SU 24 aircraft...

Super Eagles tantalise with World Cup hopes

After securing their place, with a game to spare, at the 2018 World Cup, from a tough group that included Zambia, Cameroon and Algeria,...

13 dead, 100 injured in two Spanish seaside city attacks

Drivers have ploughed into pedestrians in two quick-succession, separate attacks in Barcelona and another popular Spanish seaside city, leaving 13 people dead and injuring...

BREAKING: Nigeria’s Fatima Mohammed loses AU commission election to Algeria candidate

Nigeria's candidate for Africa Union, AU Commissioner for Peace and Security, Fatima Mohammed, has lost to Algeria candidate, Smail Chegui. Mr Chegui, a former Algerian Consul-General...

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