Category Archives: Around The World

Gates Foundation To Pay $76 Million Of Nigeria’s Debt To Japan To Combat Polio

Bill & Melinda Gates’ charitable foundation has agreed to pay Nigeria’s debt to Japan so as to become polio-free. The Foundation announced it will shoulder the $76m debt for Africa’s largest economy, which is recovering from its first recession in 20 years. Nigeria originally took the loan in 2014 and payments are set to start…

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And The Winners Are!!! Trump Releases Winners Of “Fake News” Award

President Donald Trump as promised, announced the winners of his highly anticipated “Fake News Awards” on Wednesday night with CNN and New York Times emerging top winners of the night. Trump crashed the Republican Party’s website on which he posted the list of the award winners’ moments after he tweeted the link announcing the winners,…

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“Shithole” Comment! 78 Former U.S. Ambassadors Write President Trump Over Comment

Trump’s “shithole” comment has continued to get reactions as 78 former United States Ambassadors who served in Africa wrote to the president to remind him about the continent’s great exploits and potentials. In a joint statement, the ambassadors disclosed, “As American ambassadors abroad, we have seen Africa’s complex and rich cultures, awe-inspiring resilience, and breath-taking…

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UK Appoints Minister Of Loneliness

The UK Prime Minister Theresa May has appointed a Minister of Loneliness, Telegraph reports. Minister for Sport and Civil Society, Tracey Crouch, will reportedly fill the role of heading the ministry. The creation of the ministry is reportedly to honor the legacy of Labour MP Jo Cox, who May has described as one who wanted to “shine a light” on loneliness. It…

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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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