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Category Archives: Around The World

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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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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Davos 2018! Yemi Osinbajo, Dangote Attends World Economic Forum, Donald Trump To Address Summit

Davos is a small Alpine town in Switzerland which has held the World Economic Forum (WEF)  since 1971. The event was first held in 1971 and was originally named the European Management Forum before being renamed in 1987. This year, the World Economic Forum began on January 23 and will come to an end today,…

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Gymnastics Doctor Larry Nassar Sentenced To 40 To 175 Years In Prison

The former sports doctor who admitted molesting some of the nation’s top gymnasts for years was sentenced Wednesday to 40 to 175 years in prison as the judge declared: “I just signed your death warrant.” The sentence capped a remarkable seven-day hearing in which scores of Larry Nassar‘s victims were able to confront him face…

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Two South-African Police Officers Arrested & Arraigned Over Recent Attacks On Nigerians

Two South African Police officers responsible for the recent violent attack on Nigerians in Durban and other areas have been apprehended and arraigned. This was disclosed by the Nigeria Consul General in Johannesburg, South Africa, Mr Godwin Adama in a statement that the culprits were arraigned in Court on Monday. In attendance at the court…

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Father Of South African Jazz, Hugh Masekela Passes On

The South African music industry has been thrown into mourning following the demise of legendary Jazz singer, Bra Hugh Masekela. In a statement released by the family, Masekela died after battling with prostate cancer, passing on peacefully in Johannesburg, South Africa surrounded by his family. He is the father of American TV host Sal Masekela.…

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George Weah Sworn In As Liberia’s President, Obasanjo Abdulsalami Attends Swearing-In Ceremony

Former football icon, George Weah has been sworn in as the new President of Liberia. The swearing-in ceremony took place at a stadium on the outskirts of Monrovia. The swearing-in ceremony was attended by thousand including former leaders from Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo and Abdulsalami Abubakar. Also at the event include other notable football stars from…

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