Category Archives: Around The World

Sexual Abuse: Catholic Leader, Pope Francis Apologises On Behalf Of The Church

Leader of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis has apologised for cases of sexual abuse by clergymen in the denomination saying he felt pain and shame at the irreparable damage caused to children by some ministers of the church. The Pope who spoke before Chilean dignitaries in Santiago de Chile said, “I am one with my…

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Simone Biles Joins #MeToo Movement, Opens Up On Sexual Assault By Former USA Team Doctor

US gymnast, Simone Biles has disclosed that she was sexually assaulted by Team USA gymnastics doctor, Larry Nassar. Simone who was a key member of the 2016 gold medal winning Olypiccs team, issued a statement saying, “I too am one of the many survivors that was sexually abused by Larry Nassar.” “Please believe me when…

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South Africa Protest Trump’s “Shithole Countries” Comment, Top US Diplomats Summoned In Countries Affected

South Africa foreign ministry has issued a diplomatic protest to the United States on Monday following President Trump’s “shithole countries” comments. Diplomats from South Africa met with the US Embassy’s Charge d’Affaires Monday to express their concerns. In a statement, the South African Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) didn’t specifically mention the vulgarity…

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Mother & Daughter Bonding! Michelle & Malia Enjoy Some Miami Heat

Former US First lady, Michelle Obama and her eldest daughter enjoyed a winter weekend at the beach with Michelle spotted in a white bikini and cut-off shorts The mother and her 19-year-old daughter were spotted walking off Miami Beach on Saturday surrounded by friends – including former Obama administration senior advisor Valerie Jarrett – and…

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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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