Category Archives: Around The World

South Africa’s ANC Decides To Remove Zuma As Head Of State -Source

South Africa’s African National Congress party executive committee has decided to “recall,” or remove, President Jacob Zuma as head of state, a senior ANC source told Reuters on Tuesday, after a 13-hour meeting of the party’s top leadership. Since Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa was elected party leader in December, Zuma has faced mounting calls from…

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Instagram Is Testing Alerts For When Someone Screenshots Your Story

When you scroll through your camera roll, how many of your photos are actually just screenshots of other people’s Instagram stories? You know, a recipe, a cute outfit, a beauty recommendation, a piece of gossip you need to text to a friend—all this important information is only available on someone’s story for 24 hours, and…

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71 People Dead After Russian Commercial Plane Crashes Shortly After Leaving Moscow Airport

According to Russian authorities, all 71 people on board a Russian jet were killed when it crashed after taking off from an airport near Moscow. All 65 passengers and six crew members onboard the flight perished when the Saratov airlines flight plummeted to the ground after leaving Domodedovo airport, state news agency TASS reported. The…

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U.S. Government Shuts Down Again

The U.S. Senate approved a budget deal including a stopgap government funding bill early on Friday, but it was too late to prevent a federal shutdown that was already underway in an embarrassing setback for the Republican-controlled Congress. The shutdown, which technically started at midnight, is the second this year under Republican President Donald Trump, who…

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Protesters Demand Resignation Of South Africa’s Jacob Zuma

On Monday, protesters stormed South Africa’s ruling party African National Congress (ANC)‘s party headquarters in Johannesburg demanding that President Jacob Zuma steps down. Scandal-plagued Zuma has been under increasing pressure to leave office before his term finishes in 2019 but reportedly dug in his heels during talks with ANC top brass Sunday night. ANC leaders are holding another emergency…

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Donald Trump Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize

U.S. President Donald Trump has been nominated for the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize, Henrik Urdal, Director of the Peace Research Institute, Oslo said on Thursday. The nomination ended on Wednesday, but the five-member Norwegian Nobel Committee is yet to formally register all the nominees and can add their own proposals when they meet at the end of February.…

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Former NBA Star Rasual Butler & Wife, Leah LaBelle, Killed In Car Crash

  Early Wednesday, former NBA star Rasual Butler and his wife, R&B singer Leah LaBelle, were killed in a car accident. Reports say, Butler was driving at the time of the accident and lost control of their Range Rover around 2a.m.. The car hit a parking meter, slammed into a wall and flipped. According to TMZ,…

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Read Donald Trump’s Full Speech At His First State Of The Union Address

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday gave his first State of the Union address since he took office. The State of the Union address is expected to be given once every year by the president of the US, except on the year he becomes president. The address was given before the Congress, and Trump discussed the US…

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President Trump Send “Warmest Regards” To African Leaders After Shithole Comment

US President Donald Trump has asked the African Union chairman to pass his “warmest regards” to other regional leaders after his comment against Africans. Trump congratulated Rwandan President, Paul Kagame on taking over as the Chairman of the African bloc which according to Trump is a “great honour.” “I know you’re going to your first…

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