Category Archives: Around The World

Lagos Fashion Week Autumn/Winter Presentations –  “Seasons” | 23rd – 25th March 2018 

From the 23rd to the 25th March 2018, Lagos Fashion Week (#LFWNG) formerly known as Lagos Fashion and Design Week (LFDW), in partnership with Heineken Nigeria, FETS Wallet, Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), Garment Care and Style House Files (SHF) will host a 3-Day Series of Fashion Presentations at The Wings – Oando. #LFWNG will…

Read more

Jacob Zuma To Face 16 Counts Of Corruption, Money Laundering & Racketeering

Former South African president Jacob Zuma will be facing 16 counts of corruption, money laundering, and racketeering, CNN reports. The news was announced by the National Prosecuting Authority director Shaun Abrahams, who added that everyone is equal under the law. He said: This is coming a month after Zuma resigned from presidency, after facing intense pressure both from the populace and his party.…

Read more

Angela Merkel Begins Fourth Term In Office

Angela Merkel on Wednesday finally began her fourth, and likely final term as German chancellor. Now in office, Ms. Merkel and her newly appointed Social Democratic finance minister, Olaf Scholz, will travel to Paris later this week to start talks on Mr. Macron’s ambitious proposals for reforming the eurozone and the European Union. The proposals…

Read more

China Concerned with Tillerson’s Firing, Hopes it Won’t Affect North Korea Talks with US

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang China voiced out on Wednesday saying it hopes the sudden firing of United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will not impact bilateral relations or planned talks between the US President and North Korea’s leader. A statement released reads: “We hope that this personnel change will at the least…

Read more

Trump Sacks Secretary Of State Tillerson Via Twitter

US President Donald Trump has sacked Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, and immediately replaced him with the Director of the CIA, Mike Pompeo. Tillerson had barely touched down in the USA after a six-nation tour of Africa, in which he pledged US support for nations, such as Nigeria and Chad, fighting terrorism. Thanking Mr Tillerson…

Read more

Renowned Physicist Stephen Hawking Dies At 76

World renowned physicist Stephen Hawking has passed away at the age of 76. According to several reports, he passed away on Wednesday morning (March 14) in his home in Cambridge, England. His family has confirmed the demise with a statement released to the public: “We are deeply saddened that our beloved father passed away today. He was a…

Read more

French Designer Hubert de Givenchy Has Passed Away

  Hubert de Givenchy, iconic French designer, passed away on Saturday, March 10, at the age of 91. His longtime partner Philipe Venet confirmed the news in a statement to AFP on Sunday. The French designer founded his namesake fashion house, Givenchy, in 1952. With a penchant for classic, elegant pieces, Givenchy was most famous for dressing style…

Read more

Meet the Designers! ARISE Fashion Week (AFW) 2018 Unveils Line-Up

Africa’s premier fashion show, ARISE Fashion Week (AFW), is set to deliver one of its most exciting line-ups to date, when it returns to Lagos on March 30 to April 2 at the Lagos Continental Hotel (formerly Intercontinental Hotel). The most prominent fashion show in Africa, famed for handpicked curation of exclusive style, fresh and…

Read more

Donald Trump To Hold Historic Meeting With North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un

U.S. President Donald Trump has agreed to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, Punch reports. This agreement is coming after several months of tensions between both countries, with threats of nuclear attack. South Korean National Security Advisor, Chung Eui-yong, announced the meeting in a press conference in front of the White House. This will be the first meeting between a United…

Read more

Google Doodle Celebrates International Women’s Day 2018

Google Doodle is honoring International Women’s Day 2018 (Thursday, March 8) by presenting the work of 12 female artists with stories about the female experience. The search engine’s Doodles often highlight historic events the company is observing, and this series is no exception. According to Google, “Each story represents a moment, person, or event that has impacted…

Read more