Category Archives: Around The World

University Of Port Harcourt Is The Sixth Best University In Africa!

The University of Port Harcourt has been named by the World Economic Forum (WEF) as the sixth best university in Africa, trailing four South African and one Ugandan university. Surprisingly, the University of Ibadan and University of Nigeria, Nsukka were nowhere to be found on the list which contains the 30 best universities in Africa…

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Bill Cosby Arraigned: Bail Set At $1M, Here’s His Mug Shot

Yesterday, embattled 78-year old comedian, Bill Cosby was charged with aggravated indecent assault stemming from an alleged incident in 2004, in Pennsylvania. The TV legend is accused of drugging and sexually assaulting a former Temple University employee, Andrea Constand, when she visited his home in Philadelphia in over ten years ago. After a brief court…

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Christmas Storms Leaves Dozens Dead In The US

At least 43 people have been killed over the past five days by severe storms across southern and western parts of the United States, reports BBC. Flash floods, tornadoes and now snow have destroyed hundreds of homes and businesses and snarled transport links with the National Weather Service issuing tornado warnings for Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana,…

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Newly Crowned Miss Iraq Threatened By ISIS, Join Us Or Face Abduction They Warn

  Despite the dangers of ISIS and death threats to contestants, the Miss Iraq beauty pageant was successfully held for the first time in over 40 years. Shaymaa Qassim, a 20-year-old from Kirkuk, became the first person to claim the title of Miss Iraq since the event was last held in 1972. However in a shocking twist,…

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Zimbabwe Approves Chinese Yuan As Legal Tender After Beijing Cancels $40 Million Debt

Chinese Xi Jinping with President Robert Mugabe Zimbabwe has announced that it will make the Chinese Yuan legal tender after Beijing confirmed it would cancel $40m in debts. “They [China] said they are cancelling our debts that are maturing this year and we are in the process of finalising the debt instruments and calculating the debts,”…

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Miss Universe 2015: Steve Harvey Comes Under Fire For Blunder Then Makes Another Blunder!

Following Steve Harvey’s gaffe on Sunday night, when he mistakenly announced the wrong queen winner of the Miss Universe 2015 pageant (Click here if you missed), the comedian tendered his apologies for the error, which has been trending worldwide since the incidence. According to Harvey, his cue card was responsible why he misread the names.…

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