Category Archives: Around The World

Senegal Proceeds To AFCON Semi-final After 1-0 Win Over Benin

10-man Benin was brushed aside by Senegal in 1-0 defeat on Wednesday at the Cairo International Stadium in Cairo, making the Senegalese team progress to the semifinals of the 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Everton midfielder Idrissa Gana Gueye scored the only goal of the match in the 69th minute. Senegal dominated the first…

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Tunisia Edge Ghana in AFCON Penalty Shoot-out To Proceed To Quater-finals

Tunisia were not made to pay for an injury-time own goal as they went on to beat Ghana 5-4 on penalties to reach the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals. Alain Giresse’s side were on the brink of reaching the last eight thanks to Taha Khenissi’s strike in the 73rd minute, but they were denied when Rami Bedoui headed the…

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Brazil Clinch First Copa America Title In 12 Years, Jesus Sent Off

Host, Brazil has clinched the 2019 Copa America trophy after defeating Peru 3-1 in a thrilling final match in Maracana on Sunday, ending a 12-year trophy drought for the samba boys. Goals from Everton, Gabriel Jesus and Richarlison, was enough to declare the host as champions of the continental tournament. Brazil took the lead in…

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Judge Frees Boy Who Raped and Filmed Intoxicated Girl Because Of His “Good Background”

A judge in New Jersey, United States  has reportedly freed a 16-year-old boy from harsh sentence on the grounds that he is from a good home and attends an “excellent school” after he allegedly raped and filmed an intoxicated girl who is his age-mate. According to NBC news, the state Monmouth County Superior Court judge, James…

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Jeff and MacKenzie Bezo Finalizes Divorce with $38bn Settlement

Three months after founder of Amazon, Jeff Bezos and author MacKenzie Bezos announced a divorce settlement, a Seattle-area judge on Friday finalized their divorce with a $38 billion settlement, making her the third richest woman, Bloomberg News reported. According to the agreement, MacKenzie will receive approximately 19.7 million Amazon.com shares, equivalent to a four per…

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