Category Archives: Around The World

Ex-US President, Jimmy Carter Resumes Teaching At 94

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter resumed teaching Sunday school at Maranatha Baptist Church in his hometown of Plains, Georgia, on Sunday after recovering from hip surgery, a spokeswoman for the Carter Center said. WSB-TV streamed Carter’s lecture, showing the 94-year-old ex-president smiling and talking while seated in a white cushioned chair at the podium. According…

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George Weah Shuts Down Internet In Liberia, Following Anti-Government Protests

Liberian president, George Weah has reportedly ordered authorities in Liberia to block the internet, in what is perceived to be a move to suppress ongoing anti-government protests in the capital, Monrovia. Netblocks, an organization that monitors internet disruptions and shutdowns confirmed the shutdown on Friday afternoon, saying access to social networking platforms Twitter, Facebook, WhatsApp,…

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Messi Registers Brace As Argentina Cruise Past Nicaragua In 5-1 Win

Barcelona and Argentine Talisman, Lionel Messi scored a first-half double as Argentina warmed up for the Copa America with a comprehensive 5-1 win over Nicaragua on Friday in San Juan. The Central Americans, who will participate in this month’s Gold Cup tournament while Argentina battle it out in Brazil, frustrated the home side initially. However, captain Messi sparked…

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Andy Ruiz Want $50 Million To Fight Anthony Joshua In The United Kingdom

Mexican Heavyweight champion, Andy Ruiz has stated that he will only agree to a rematch with Anthony Joshua in his home soil, the United Kingdom if he is paid $50 Million (£40million). Joshua activated his rematch clause with the new champion just a few days after suffering a humiliating defeat in The United States. While…

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Serial Killer Nurse Jailed For Life Over Murder of 85 Patients, Beg Families For Forgiveness

A German serial killer nurse was jailed for life on Thursday for the murder of 85 patients in his care. Niels Hoegel, a 42-year-old former male nurse who is considered Germany’s deadliest post-war serial killer, was sentenced to life in prison at a court in the northwest city of Oldenburg. According to the AFP news…

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Brazilian Star Forward Neymar Ruled Out Of Copa America, Following Ankle Injury

Brazilian talisman forward, Neymar has been ruled out of the Copa America after he suffered an ankle injury in Brazil’s friendly meeting with Qatar. The skillful forward will unfortunately miss Brazil’s Copa America campaign due to a ligament rupture in his right ankle in a huge blow for the host nation. The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) confirmed the news…

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Serena Williams Becomes First Athlete to Make Forbes Annual List of America’s Richest Self-made Women

American Tennis star, Serena Williams has become the first athlete to make it to Forbes annual list of America’s Richest Self-Made Women. Forbes on Tuesday listed Serena Williams amongst ten other American women with high estimated net worth. Although she is known as a 23-time Grand Slam champion; Williams is also a venture capitalist. In…

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Nigeria To The World: Tijani Muhammad-Bande Elected As United Nations General Assembly President

Nigeria’s permanent representative to the United Nations, Tijani Muhammad-Bande, has emerged President of the 74th United Nations (UN) General Assembly. Set for inauguration in September, he is the second Nigerian to hold the office after Joseph Garba, a retired military officer and diplomat, who led between 1989 and 1990. María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, the President…

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