Biden to host Kenyatta for talks at White House

HICGI News Agency updated at 0839 EAT Wednesday 13th October 2021 Washington DC USA. U.S. President Joe Biden speaks during a virtual meeting with the Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate to galvanize efforts to confront the global climate crisis, in the South Court Auditorium of the White House in Washington, DC, on September…

Chad allowed back into international competition.

Last updated at 0758 EAT on 13 October 2021 by Faith Barbara Namagembe. #hicginewsagencysport. Chad have been readmitted to international football after Fifa ended a suspension, originally handed out for governmental interference in football, that had lasted six months. Football’s world governing body body banned Chad after the country’s minister of youth and sports dissolved the Country’s Football…

World Bank chief calls for ‘comprehensive’ debt relief for poor countries

HICGI News Agency updated at 1020 EAT on Tuesday 12th October 2021 Washington, D.C USA. Debt loads in low-income countries surged 12 percent to a record $860 billion in 2020 amid the pandemic, prompting World Bank President David Malpass to call for a “comprehensive plan” to deal with the issue. “Sustainable debt levels are vital…

California bans non-consensual condom removal

By Holly Honderich & Shrai PopatWashington Updated at 1521 EAT on Monday 11th Oct 2021 About 30 years ago, just months after starting work as a prostitute, Maxine Doogan became pregnant.  She had been with a new client at a massage parlour in Anchorage, Alaska, when she realised he had removed his condom surreptitiously during…

Burkina Faso opens trial on 1987 Sankara assassination

HICGI News Agency updated at 1327 EAT on Monday 11th October 2021 Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Ex-president among 14 who face charges in killing of former leader Thomas Sankara 34 years ago. 11 Oct 2021Updated: 17 minutes ago The trial of 14 men, including a former president, has begun in Burkina Faso over the assassination of the…

Fire breaks out at Lebanon’s Zahrani oil facility

HICGI News Agency updated at 1153 EAT on Monday 11th October 2021 Beirut, Lebanon Beirut, Lebanon – A fire has broken out in a fuel storage tank at Lebanon’s Zahrani oil facility. A spokesperson for the Lebanese Army said that the fuel tank contained benzene. At least 15 firetrucks are at the oil facility, with firefighters…

Taiwan defies China Aggression

HICGI News Agency Updated at 1256 EAT on Sunday 10th October 2021 TAIPEI- Tsai Ing-wen says Taiwan will continue to boost its defences ‘to ensure that nobody can force’ the territory to ‘accept the path China has laid out for us’. Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen says her government will not bow down to pressure from…