News - New Zealand

Facebook Set To Ban White Nationalism, Separatism

3 weeks ago /
Science and Tech 

Facebook has said it will block "praise, support, and representation of white nationalism and separatism" on Facebook and Instagram from next week.

Christchurch Mosque Shootings: New Zealand To Ban Military-Style Weapons

1 month ago /
International News 

New Zealand's Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, says the country will ban all types of semi-automatic weapons and assault rifles following the Christchurch attacks.

Christchurch Shootings: Attacker Was ‘Lone Gunman'

1 month ago /
International News 

The man charged over Friday's twin mosque attacks in the New Zealand city of Christchurch is believed to have acted alone, police said.

Suspect In New Zealand Shooting Charged With Murder

1 month ago /
International News 

Australian, Brenton Harrison Tarrant, 28, a suspected white supremacist, has been charged with murder after 49 people were killed and dozens wounded in mass shootings at two New Zealand mosques.

Nigeria Condemns Terrorist Attack On Places Of Worship In New Zealand

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government of Nigeria has condemned the terrorist attack on the two places of worship in the City of Christchurch in New Zealand.

Bangladesh Team Is Safe After Christchurch Attacks

1 month ago /
Sports  

The third test between New Zealand and Bangladesh, scheduled to start on March 16, was canceled after the terror attack in Christchurch. New Zealand had already won the series 2-0.

 

U.S. Aviation Authorities Refuse To Ground Boeing 737 Max Aircraft

1 month ago /
International News 

The U.S. federal aviation authority (FAA) has said it will not suspend Boeing 737 max aircraft despite mounting pressure from senators and workers' unions.

Huawei Finance Chief, Meng Wanzhou Arrested In Canada

4 months ago /
International News 

The daughter of the founder of Chinese telecoms giant, Huawei, has been arrested in Canada and faces extradition to the United States.

Rugby Championship: New Zealand Beats Argentina

6 months ago /
Sports  

New Zealand won the rugby championship for the sixth time by beating Argentina 35-17 in Buenos Aires on Saturday as they put a stunning home defeat by South Africa behind them.

World Heavyweight Boxing Champion Anthony Joshua Faces Toughest Test Yet

7 months ago /
International News  Sports  

World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has described a return to London’s Wembley stadium for the latest defence of his title belts in front of a home crowd on Saturday as "a blessing".

New Zealand PM Gives Birth To Baby Girl

10 months ago /
International News 

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has given birth to her first child, a girl weighing 3.31kg.

Obama: North Korea's Isolation Means Less Leverage In Talks

1 year ago /
International News 

Former Us President Barack Obama,  says negotiations with North Korea on its nuclear weapons programme are difficult, partly because the country's isolation minimises possible leverage, such as trade and travel sanctions against Pyongyang.

FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup: Falconets Get Tough Opponents

1 year ago /
Sports  

Nigeria U-20 women’s team, the Falconets have been drawn in group d of the 2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in France.

Nigeria’s Ambassador Kazaure Resumes In Australia

1 year ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s new ambassador to Australia, Bello Hussein Kazaure, says the Federal Government will continue to strengthen the existing cordial relationship between the country and new Zealand particularly in the areas of capacity building, military training, primary health care delivery, education, agriculture and oil and gas. Ambassador Kazaure said this when he...

Bravo Is Chile’s Hero In Confederations Cup Shoot-Out Win

1 year ago /

The Manchester City goalkeeper saved all three penalties from Portugal’s Ricardo Quaresma, Joao Moutinho and Nani, while Arturo Vidal, Charles Aranguiz and Alexis Sanchez nailed their spot-kicks for the South Americans. Chile progress to Sunday’s final in St Petersburg to face either Mexico or Germany, who meet Thursday in Sochi in...

New Zealand hit by strong Earthquake

2 years ago /
International News 

An earthquake measuring 6.3 in magnitude has hit New Zealand's South Island, hours after an initial quake killed two people. A 7.5-magnitude quake, with the same depth, had hit the same area just after midnight, triggering tsunami warnings. A large river dammed up by a landslide has now breached its banks sending a...

Nigeria To Become Largest Free Tv Platform Globally – Expert

2 years ago /
Science and Tech 

Nigeria has been projected to be the largest free digital television platform globally with estimated 30 million TV households by the completion of analogue broadcasting switch off in June 2017. The Deputy Chairman of Cable Channels Nigeria Ltd., Mr Mohammadu Bawa, disclosed this at a gala night attended by the Minister...

 

Rio Olympics: Dream Team To Face Sweden, Colombia, Japan

3 years ago /

The national under-23 male football team, Dream Team, have been drawn in Group B of the men’s football tournament of this year’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. According to the draws made on Thursday in Rio, the1996 champions and 2008 runners-up will face Sweden, Colombia and Japan in the...

ICC Test Rankings: Australia overtakes India as the top ranked test nation

3 years ago /
International News  Sports  

Australia have regained the prestigious ICC test mace and a cash award of one million dollars  after winning the Christchurch test, International Cricket Council (ICC) Test Championship against New Zealand by seven wickets, which gave them a 2-0 series win. The result means Australia finished two points ahead of India in...

No Improvement In Corruption Index For Nigeria, South Africa – TI

3 years ago /
International News  Nation 

Despite the ongoing war against corruption being waged by President Muhammadu Buhari, global anti-corruption agency, Transparency International, TI, has retained Nigeria in its 136th position out of the 170 countries in its latest ranking of global corruption perception index. Chairman of TI, Jose Ugaz, who disclosed this yesterday after the anti-...


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