Category Archives: Discreet

BasketMouth, First-Ever Nigerian To Perform “Just For Laughs” Comedy Festival In Canada

King of Comedy, BasketMouth will be flying the flag for African comedy as he becomes the first-ever Nigerian comedian to perform at the annual “Just for Laughs” comedy festival in Montreal, Canada. BasketMouth will make his Festival debut at various clubs during the week, while veteran South African comedian John Vlismas returns to Just For Laughs to perform in Talk of The Fest, one of…

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Bashar al-Assad Returns For A Third Term As Syria’s President, For Another 7 Years

Syria’s Bashar steps up as President despite criticism from some other governments The death of Hafez al-Assad, Syria’s ruler for three decades, propelled his son Bashar al-Assad to the presidency in 2000. Although he had not originally been destined for the top job, Bashar’s grooming began when his older brother Basel, the first in line…

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South African Airways Plane Hits Severe Turbulence, Causing Massive Injuries

The passenger jet was headed to Hong Kong from South Africa before the incident. Reports from Fly Naija state that at least 20 people were injured when a passenger jet from South Africa to Hong Kong hit “severe” turbulence with two men seriously hurt, officials in the southern Chinese city say. The injured were stretchered away…

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Lee Rigby’s Killer, Michael Adebowale Gets Right To Appeal Against Sentence Due To Mental Illness

Michael Adebowale was involved in the Woolwich murder incident, killing Lee Rigby (25), father-of-one as the latter walked home to his family One of Lee Rigby’s killers has been given the right to appeal against his life sentence due to mental health problems. Michael Adebowale, 22, was given a 45-year minimum term for murdering the…

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President Goodluck Jonathan Requests For $1 Billion Loan To End Boko Haram Menace

The president seeks new ways to end the nation’s biggest nightmare… Determined to bring the activities of the Boko Haram sect to an end, President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday forwarded a letter to the National Assembly, asking the lawmakers to approve a $1bn external loan for the Federal Government to battle the insurgents, Daily Post…

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Gaza Death Toll Reach 200, Day After Cease Fire Fails

1, 520 persons were also confirmed injured. Premium Times reports that the number of dead in the conflict in Gaza has reached 203, with 1,520 injured. The Health Ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qedra confirmed this on Wednesday. The cross-border attacks continued with rockets from militants in the Gaza Strip and airstrikes from the Israeli military. Hamas and Palestinian armed…

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