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Days after deleting Trumps account, Facebook shuts Ugandan govt officials accounts

Twitter, Instagram and Facebook blocked US President Donald Trump over incitement to violence after his supporters stormed the US Capitol last Wednesday, a move his backers see as an assault on free speech.

Piers Morgan says Donald Trump is ‘mentally unfit’ to be president in wake of Capitol riots: ‘I never thought he was capable of this’

Let’s be clear what happened here... This mob, if they had got into the chamber itself, they were chanting that they wanted to hang Mike Pence, they wanted to attack Nancy Pelosi... this could have been unbelievably awful."

Arnold Schwarzenegger callsTrump a failed leader, says he’ll go down in history as worst President ever

In a long video clip, the Terminator Actor, said: “President Trump is a failed leader. He will go down in the history as the worst President ever. The good thing is he will soon be as irrelevant as an old tweet…”.

US Capitol protest: Police officer injured during protest dies

He returned to his division office and collapsed. He was taken to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries” on Thursday night,

Trump should be denied entry to UK after ‘inciting violent mob’, says Scotland’s justice minister

During the attack on the Capitol, Mr Trump released a video on Twitter telling supporters: “We love you” and to go home, but maintained his claim that the election was “fraudulent” and that he felt his supporters’ “pain”.

China mocks US over Capitol invasion by Trump’s supporters

China has since responded with a crackdown, imposing a harsh security law on the restless city, arresting scores of critics and oppressing opposition.

Trump’s deputy national security adviser resigns as other top officials consider quitting over Capitol riot

"You have to go home now. We have to have peace," Trump said, several hours after the doors of the Capitol building were breached, his own vice president was evacuated and multiple police offers were injured in the mob violence. "We have to have law and order."

Covid-19 stimulus: When will you get your stimulus payment, and how?

Undocumented immigrants who don't have Social Security numbers remain ineligible for the payments. But in a change from the first round, their spouses and children are now eligible as long as they have Social Security numbers.

Ethiopian police release detained Reuters cameraman

Kumerra is a journalist who has consistently demonstrated his professionalism and commitment to accuracy, as part of a Reuters team that reports from Ethiopia in a fair, independent and unbiased way. Journalists like Kumerra must be allowed to report the news in the public interest without fear of harassment or harm, wherever they are."

Iran applies to Interpol for Trump’s arrest over killing of Soleimani

Tehran will avenge his murder “in due course” and at the same time take legal action against Trump and the Pentagon,

COVID-19: Not a single vaccination in Africa as 12.3m doses are administered globally

at least 14 vaccines have either been approved or are on track to be approved by various countries, according to Bloomberg.

Ex-Pentagon Chiefs say Military must stay out of US election

Biden said that political appointees at the Pentagon, which Trump has packed with loyalists since the election, have refused to provide a “clear picture” on troop posture or budgeting.

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Armed forces remembrance: Their families must get necessary support, Olowu Kuta charges FG on fallen heroes

The Olowu of Kuta called on well meaning Nigerians to continue to contribute to the welfare of families left behind by soldiers who put their lives on the line to protect their country.

N1.5 m land scam: Court sends two to jail in Enugu

On a two-count charge of conspiracy and obtaining money by false pretence to the tune of One Million, Five Hundred Thousand Naira (N1.5m).

‘Under siege’: Uganda’s Bobi Wine says military raids home

Bobi Wine tweeted the news just hours after he alleged Thursday’s election was rigged, saying “every legal option is on the table” to challenge the official results.

Nigeria’s inflation rises to 15.75%

The urban inflation rate also increased in December by 16.33 percent (year-on-year) in December 2020 from 15.47 percent recorded in November 2020, while the rural inflation rate increased by 15.20 percent in December 2020.