Category Archives: Around The World

Iranian President Orders Release Of All Students Detained In Anti-Government Protests

  President Hassan Rouhani of Iran has ordered the release of all students detained in the wave of the anti-establishment protests in Iran. This was disclosed by Science Minister Mansour Gholami. Up to 3,700 protesters may have been put behind bars following the demonstrations in cities across Iran. The exact number of students among those…

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Fresh Xenophobic Attacks On Nigerians, Four Members In Critical Condition

The Nigerian Community in South Africa has disclosed renewal of xenophobic attacks on them as four members are in critical condition and some shops burnt following fresh attacks. Chairman, Nigerian Union, North West Province, Mr Paul Nwanedo spoke to newsmen via telephone from Rustenburg that the attacks began on Sunday. According to Nwanedo, taxi drivers…

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“I Don’t Think She’s Going To Run” “I’ll Beat Oprah” – Trump

Following speculations that former talk show host, Oprah Winfrey will run for president in 2020, current president, Donald Trump has disclosed that she (Oprah) will probably not run against him and even if she did, he would still win. “I’ll beat Oprah,” Trump said of the Oscar-nominated actress and talk show host. “I like Oprah,”…

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H&M Under Fire After Image Of Black Boy Modeling ‘Racist’ Hoodie Goes Viral

H&M‘s website recently featured a young Black boy modeling a green sweatshirt with the phrase “Coolest Monkey In The Jungle” printed on the front. Yes, a major fashion brand thought it was OK to have a young Black boy wear a hoodie with an offensive statement. London-based plus size blogger Stephanie Yeboah came across the…

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Ghanaian Immigration Service (GIS), Disqualifies Candidates With Bleached Skin & Stretch Marks From Recruitment Exercise

In the current recruitment exercise by the Ghanaian Immigration Service (GIS), candidates with bleached skin and stretch marks have been disqualified from the exercise. According to the spokesman of the immigration service, such candidates were disqualified because people with such marks might bleed during the “strenuous” training. Speaking to BBC Pidgin, Superintendent Michael Amoako-Attah said,…

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Shareholders Express Concern Over Children’s Addiction To IPhone Devices, Apple Concerned On Making Profits

Two shareholders have raised concerns about kids getting addicted on iPhones; this concern has however been shrugged off by Apple Inc. investors saying the addiction might not be a bad thing for the company’s profit. According to Hedge fund JANA Partners LLC and the California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS) pension fund, overuse of the…

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2020 U.S Election! Oprah Winfrey “Actively Thinking’ About Running For President

Following her Golden Globe speech, former talk show host, Oprah Winfrey got social media buzzing with individuals calling for her to run for president of the United States in 2020. Two of her close friends who spoke to CNN Monday disclosed that Oprah Winfrey is “actively thinking” about running for president. Some of Winfrey’s confidants…

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Did President Donald Trump Just Forget The Words To The National Anthem?

U.S President, Donald Trump was caught fumbling for words when he appeared to briefly forget the national anthem at the College Football Playoff National Championship in Atlanta, where he was joined by country music group Zac Brown Band and a gospel choir to lead the anthem. When the camera panned to the President with a…

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Young Duterte Resigns As Vice Mayor Of Southern City Of Davo Following Drug Smuggling Allegations

Following allegations of involvement in drugs smuggling, eldest son of President Rodrigo Duterte, Philippines President has resigned from being the post of vice mayor of Southern city of Davao and Duterte accepted it. Citing some disastrous events in his personal life and damage to his reputation, Paolo Duterte resigned after being linked to the smuggling…

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