While you were away for the weekend. we have been closely monitoring activities making news in the world and now we present to you the 5 major news-making activities in the world.
- Fidel Castro Dies at 90 :Cuban state TV has reported during the weekend the death of its former leader Fidel Castro at the age of 90.The former Cuban president died at the age of 90 and his body will be cremated under his own will, the Prensa Latina news agency reported, citing incumbent Cuban President Raul Castro, Fidel Castro’s brotherThe Cuba revolutionary leader who defied the US for 5 years and builds a communist state at the doorstep of Us has died at the age of 90, his brother Raul Castro- current president of the nation announced who ended the announcement with the revolutionary slogan: “Hasta La Victoria Siempre!” (Towards victory, always!)
- Syria Government forces make gains in eastern Aleppo: Forces loyal to Syrian embattled government of Bashar Al Assad has made significant gains in rebel-held eastern Aleppo causing a mass exodus of people from the east to rebel-held west according to reports. Saturday witness the highest aerial bombardment in a day as Russian and Syrian jets continue to pound on rebel-held eastern Aleppo
- Trump Lashes out at vote recount efforts: US president -elect Donald Trump during the week took to twitter once gain to protest blast recounts efforts by independent candidate Jill Stein backed by the democrats. Stein who launched a campaign online to raise funds for election recounts in three states where Trump won Hilary by slide margin; Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania has attracted the wrath of Trump and team with the republican calling it a “scam” and an attempt to enrich herself through the raised funds, adding that “nothing will change” and he has also claimed he won not jus the electoral college vote but the popular vote tweeting
In addition to winning the Electoral College in a landslide, I won the popular vote if you deduct the millions of people who voted illegally
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 27, 2016
- Mixed signals from Yang governments: prime minister Philemon yang held a meeting last Friday in Bamenda with representatives of striking lawyers and teachers in an effort to solve their grievances as his ministers launch attacks on protesters saying there is no anglophone problem. Minister Atanga Nji, drew massive criticism for categorically denying the existence of any anglophone problem. Communication minister and government spokesmen Issa Chrioma was also at odds with his boss as he sarcastically claims they were being manipulated.
- All Semi-finalists are known: Nigeria and Ghana join the host Cameroon and the Banyana Banyana of South Africa in the semi-finals of the ongoing 2016 women AFCON hosted by Cameroon. Ghana saw off mali 3:1 to clinch the second spot in the group with 7 points while Nigeria wallops Kenya 5:0 to seal top spots with 7 points and superior goal difference. Cameroon who tops their group will host Ghana in the capital Yaounde while Nigeria will welcome South Africa in Limbe for the semis