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80-year-old Equatorial Guinea President To Run for Sixth Term Amid Human Rights Abuses

President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, who has ruled Equatorial Guinea with an iron fist for more than 43 years, will seek a sixth term in November, the vice president said Friday, AFP reports. Obiang, 80, is the longest ruling head of state in the world excluding monarchs but it was uncertain if he would stand […]

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Ghanaian Cedi depreciates by 64%

The Ghanaian cedi has dropped by a whopping 64.45% against the US dollar since the start of the year. At the time of writing this article, the USD/GHS was trading around 9.9495. This depreciation comes despite Ghana’s central bank interest rate hike to a record-high of 22% in a bid to curb inflation and strengthen […]

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US Senators Introduces Bill To Designate Russia As ‘State Sponsor Of Terrorism’

US senators from both major parties have introduced legislation seeking to designate Russia as a ‘state sponsor of terrorism’, as well as imposing additional economic sanctions. RT reports that the lawmakers claimed the bill came at the request of Ukrainian officials. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham and Democrat Richard Blumenthal announced the bipartisan ‘Russia is a […]

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Police Arrest UK Lecturer For Shouting “Who Elected Him” During King Charles’s Proclamation

An Oxford history lecturer was detained and transported to a police van on Sunday during the proclamation of King Charles III for yelling “who elected him?” Symon Hill, 45, who described his ordeal to Oxford Mail, expressed concern over the British people being forced to accept a Head of State without a democratic election. Hill […]

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