Category Archives: Around The World

Liberia’s Outgoing President, Ellen Sirleaf Suspended From Party, Accused Of Sabotage

Liberia’s outgoing President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has been suspended from her party, Unity Party for allegedly failing to support its candidate to succeed her and accused of encouraging people to vote against her Vice, Joseph Boakai. According to the spokesman for the governing Unity Party, Ms Sirleaf had violated the party’s constitution as she was…

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H&M South Africa Temporarily Closes Its’ Stores After Vandalism From Protestors Over Racist Ad

  All H&M stores in South Africa have temporarily closed following a series of vandalism attacks in response to the uproar over a widely-criticized, racist ad published by the popular retailer earlier in the week. Protestors from the Economic Freedom Fighters of South Africa targeted at least six stores in the Johannesburg area over the weekend, storming…

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“Why Do We Want All These People From ‘Shithole Countries’ Coming Here” Trump

Behind closed doors, President Trump referred to Haiti and African nations as “shithole countries” during Oval Office meeting with lawmakers at the White House where in vulgar terms, rejected the bipartisan immigration proposal. Reports have it that Trump is frustrated with the influx of people into the U.S and has asked, “Why do we want…

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Mark Zuckerberg Starts New Year With A Bang: Earns $4 Billion

Wow! We aren’t even halfway into the New Year and Mark Zuckerberg is already rolling in the big bucks. Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has earned $4.16 billion since 2018 began, with company shares climbing more than 5%. This development has pushed Zuckerberg from 5th to 4th position on Bloomberg‘s billionaires list (where he’s…

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Ethiopian Parliament Passes Law That Bans Foreign Adoptions

Ethiopian parliament has passed a law that bans the adoption of Ethiopian children by foreigners, a government spokesman and diplomats said on Wednesday A spokesman for Ethiopia’s ministry of women, children and youth affairs confirmed the passing of the law on Tuesday without providing further details, but local media reports lauded the move claiming foreign…

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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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