Category Archives: Around The World

Bill Cosby’s Daughter Ensa, Dies In Massachusetts

Bill Cosby’s 44-year-old daughter Ensa Cosby died in Massachusetts from kidney disease, a spokesman for the comedian said Monday. Spokesman Andrew Wyatt did not immediately offer other details about her death on Friday. “Please keep the Cosby family in your prayers and give them peace at this time,” he said. Bill Cosby lost another of…

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World Renown Evangelist, Billy Graham Is Dead

Billy Graham, the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, is dead. Graham had been treated in recent years for cancer, pneumonia and other ailments. The spokesman Mark DeMoss confirmed that the Rev. Graham died Wednesday morning at his home in Montreat, N.C. He was 99. Graham is credited with transforming American religious life through…

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Cyril Ramaphosa Voted In As South Africa’s President

Cyril Ramaphosa has become South Africa’s President hours after the late-night resignation of Jacob Zuma which ended a week-long power struggle in the ruling African National Congress (ANC). Cyril was the only candidate nominated in parliament on Thursday so no vote was needed to make him President and he pledged not to disappoint South Africans…

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#StonemanShooting: 20 People Reportedly Injured As Shooter Opens Fire In Florida High School

At least 20 people are reportedly injured in a shooting currently taking place at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. According to developing reports by CNN, an aerial footage showed a number of people lying on the ground outside the school while being treated for injuries and moved into ambulances. The shooter however is still at…

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The Obamas’ Official Portraits Have Been Unveiled By Kehinde Wiley & Amy Sherald

The National Portrait Gallery unveiled their latest additions: official portraits of former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama. Kehinde Wiley, whose gripping work inserts black figures in modern streetwear or haute couture into classical contexts, was selected to paint President Obama. Amy Sherald, a Baltimore-based artist who paints black figures in shades of gray…

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Liberia’s Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Makes History, Wins Mo Ibrahim leadership Prize

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, former President of Liberia has been named as the winner of the 2017 Mo Ibrahim Leadership Prize of $5million and is the first female recipient of the prestigious award She joins Nelson Mandela, the inaugural Honorary Laureate in 2007, Hifikepunye Pohamba of Namibia (2014), Pedro Pires of Cabo Verde (2011), Festus Mogae…

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White House Releases 2019 Budget Proposal, Seeks Funds For Wall, Military

President Donald Trump released his second budget on Monday, seeking to bolster military spending and requesting funds for infrastructure, construction of a wall along the border with Mexico and opioid treatment programs. The $4.4 trillion budget plan, which is viewed by Congress as little more than a suggestion, will likely draw criticism from conservatives who…

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South Africa’s ANC Decides To Remove Zuma As Head Of State -Source

South Africa’s African National Congress party executive committee has decided to “recall,” or remove, President Jacob Zuma as head of state, a senior ANC source told Reuters on Tuesday, after a 13-hour meeting of the party’s top leadership. Since Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa was elected party leader in December, Zuma has faced mounting calls from…

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Instagram Is Testing Alerts For When Someone Screenshots Your Story

When you scroll through your camera roll, how many of your photos are actually just screenshots of other people’s Instagram stories? You know, a recipe, a cute outfit, a beauty recommendation, a piece of gossip you need to text to a friend—all this important information is only available on someone’s story for 24 hours, and…

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71 People Dead After Russian Commercial Plane Crashes Shortly After Leaving Moscow Airport

According to Russian authorities, all 71 people on board a Russian jet were killed when it crashed after taking off from an airport near Moscow. All 65 passengers and six crew members onboard the flight perished when the Saratov airlines flight plummeted to the ground after leaving Domodedovo airport, state news agency TASS reported. The…

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