Category Archives: Around The World

Super Serena! Tennis Champ Beats Angelique Kerber To Win 7th Wimbledon – Her 22nd Major Title

  Serena Williams broke yet another record today as she earned her 22nd Grand Slam title by beating Germany’s Angelique Kerber, 7-5, 6-3 at the Wimbledon singles final. The victory means she has now tied with Steffi Graf for the most titles in the history of women’s tennis. Speaking on her win, Serena said, “I…

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Leicester City Signs Super Eagles Striker, Ahmed Musa For A Record Fee Of £16.6 Million

Super Eagles striker, Ahmed Musa has signed a 4-year contract deal with Premier League champions, Leicester City. Here’s how AFP is reporting it: Nigerian international winger Ahmed Musa became Premier League champions Leicester City’s second acquisition in a week on Friday for what is believed to be a club record fee of £16.6 million ($22…

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Maria Grazia Chiuri Makes History As Dior’s First Female Artistic Director In 70 Years

  Yesterday, we brought you photos from Valentino’s Couture Week show and told you it was going to be Maria Grazia Chiuri’s last show as co-creative director of the Italian fashion house. There were speculations that she had been offered a job at Dior and it has just been confirmed. Chiuri is set to replace Raf…

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Ghanaian President, John Mahama Blames The Niger Delta Avengers For Power Outage In Ghana

  Ghanaian President, John Mahama, has declared that the activities of militant group, Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), in Nigeria is causing power generation problems for his country, leading to outages in many parts, THE WILL reports. Mahama revealed that delays in the delivery of crude ordered last month from Nigeria to power thermal plants in…

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“All Americans Should Be Deeply Troubled” – Read Obama’s Statement On Fatal Shooting Of Alton Sterling, Philando Castile

 Alton Sterling & Philando Castile  US President, Barack Obama has released a statement on the fatal shootings of two black men by policemen. Philando Castile was shot dead during a traffic stop in Falcon Heights, Minnesota on Wednesday just a day after Alton Sterling was shot dead by police in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Read here…

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Oscar Pistorius Gets 6 Years Jail Sentence For The Murder Of His Girlfriend

After a legal drama that has lasted for about three years, Oscar Pistorius was this morning sentenced to six years in prison for murdering his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp at his home in 2013. Describing the Paralympian athlete as a “fallen hero”, the judge, Thokozile Masipa explained that Pistorius was getting 6 years as opposed to…

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