Category Archives: Around The World

#MarchForOurLives! Thousands Of Protesters & Celebrities Take To Washington To Protest Gun Violence

Hundreds of thousands from all over the United States took to the streets of Washington in the “March For Our Lives” protest to demand an end to gun violence. Young activists from Parkland, Florida, had formed the March For Our Lives movement after a school shooter opened fire in Marjory Stoneman Douglas and killed 17 of their friends in…

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Ex French President, Sarkozy, Detained Over Financing Libyan Election

French ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy was detained for questioning on Tuesday over allegations that late Libyan dictator Moamer Kadhafi financed his 2007 election campaign, including with suitcases stuffed with cash. Sarkozy was taken into police custody early Tuesday morning and was being questioned by officers specialising in corruption, money laundering and tax evasion at their office…

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Graham: Trump Firing Mueller Would Be ‘The Beginning Of The End Of His Presidency’

Sen. Lindsey Graham gave a stern warning on Sunday to President Donald Trump against firing special counsel Robert Mueller. “As I said before, if he tried to do that, that would be the beginning of the end of his presidency,” the South Carolina Republican said on CNN’s “State of the Union.” “The only reason that…

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Mauritius President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim Resigns Following Financial Scandal

Mauritius President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim has resigned following claims she used a bank card provided by an NGO to make personal purchases, Bloomberg reports. It had previously been reported that the president would resign following the allegations. Her lawyer, Yusuf Mohamed, today announced that she would be leaving office on March 23. He said: In the supreme interest of the country and that…

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US Attorney General Sacks FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe

FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe has been sacked by US Attorney General Jeff Sessions after internal review revealed that he leaked information and misled investigators. According to BBC, McCabe has denied all the allegations claiming he was being targeted for his involvement in the inquiry about Russia involvement in the 2016 US elections. US President Donald Trump who has been accusing McCabe…

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Queen Elizabeth II Officially Consents To Meghan Markle Marrying Prince Harry

Queen Elizabeth II, the queen of England, has officially consented to the marriage between her grandson Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. This is in line with the Succession to the Crown Act of 2013, which states that the first six people in line to the throne must obtain the consent of the Queen before marrying. The Queen, giving her official…

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Lagos Fashion Week Autumn/Winter Presentations –  “Seasons” | 23rd – 25th March 2018 

From the 23rd to the 25th March 2018, Lagos Fashion Week (#LFWNG) formerly known as Lagos Fashion and Design Week (LFDW), in partnership with Heineken Nigeria, FETS Wallet, Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), Garment Care and Style House Files (SHF) will host a 3-Day Series of Fashion Presentations at The Wings – Oando. #LFWNG will…

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Jacob Zuma To Face 16 Counts Of Corruption, Money Laundering & Racketeering

Former South African president Jacob Zuma will be facing 16 counts of corruption, money laundering, and racketeering, CNN reports. The news was announced by the National Prosecuting Authority director Shaun Abrahams, who added that everyone is equal under the law. He said: This is coming a month after Zuma resigned from presidency, after facing intense pressure both from the populace and his party.…

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