Category Archives: Around The World

Yahoo Messenger Is Shutting Down July 17

Instant messaging app Yahoo Messenger is shutting down after 20 years of operation. According to Business Insider, the company did not give a reason for the shutdown. The company announced that the messenger will go offline on July 17, taking it out of competition against the more popular ones like WhatsApp, Telegram and Facebook Messenger. Yahoo, in a…

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Ghana Football Association Dissolved After Release Of Documentary Exposing Corruption

Ghana has dissolved its football association following a BBC “Africa Eye”documentary exposing corrupt football officials in West Africa. Ghana Football Association (GFA) president Kwesi Nyantakyi was seen receiving a $65,000 cash gift from undercover journalists with the belief that they were meeting to discuss a sponsorship deal. Nyantakyi, who is vice-president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF)and also a member of…

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Anthony Bourdain Found Dead At 61 Of Apparent Suicide

Acclaimed chef, author, and TV host Anthony Bourdain, 61, was found dead in a hotel room in France Friday morning, CNN reports. The network released the following statement confirming the news: “It is with extraordinary sadness we can confirm the death of our friend and colleague, Anthony Bourdain. His love of great adventure, new friends, fine food…

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It Was An Emotional Reunion For Alice Johnson & Her Family After 21 Years Behind Bars

63-year-old grandmother Alice Marie Johnson was on Wednesday released from prison after her life sentence was commuted by President Donald Trump. All thanks to Reality star Kim Kardashian West who had visited Trump in the White House a week ago to seek Johnson’s commutation.  Johnson reunited with her family on Wednesday, and it was the most joyous scene ever! According…

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Donald Trump Commutes Alice Johnson’s Sentence Following Kim Kardashian Meeting

Just a week after meeting with  Kim Kardashian, U.S President Donald Trump has commuted the life imprisonment sentence of Alice Johnson, a 62-year old first-time drug offender. Confirming the news, Kim tweeted “BEST NEWS EVER!!!!’ followed by a series of tweets thanking Trump and Jared Kushner.   So grateful to @realDonaldTrump, Jared Kushner & to everyone who has showed compassion…

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Kate Spade’s Sister Reveals The Designer Suffered From Years Of Mental Illness

The news of Kate Spade unexpected death rocked the fashion world and celebrities alike, but according to her sister, Reta Saffo, it wasn’t quite as unexpected. In an e-mail sent from her home in Santa Fe, New Mexico, Saffo told theKansas City Star that the famous designer suffered from a debilitating mental illness for the last three or…

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Fashion Designer Kate Spade Found Dead Of Apparent Suicide

Designer Kate Valentine, formerly known as Kate Spade, has died of a reported suicide. She was 55 years old. NYPD confirmed to InStyle that she was found unrepsonsive in her Manhattan apartment on Tuesday morning. She was confirmed dead at the scene. According to the Associated Press, Spade was found hanging in her apartment by housekeeping staff on Tuesday. A note was found at the…

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Miss America Beauty Pageant Will Not Focus On Physical Appearance & Has Removed Swimwear Competition

The Miss America beauty pageant will no longer have a swimwear competition category and the contestants will also no longer be judged on their outward physical appearance. This announcement was made today by Miss America Organization chair of the Board of Trustees, Gretchen Carlson. She said: We’ve heard from a lot of young women who say, ‘We’d love…

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Harvey Weinstein Expected To Plead ‘Not Guilty’ On Rape Charges

Movie producer Harvey Weinstein is set to appear in court on Tuesday and plead ‘not guilty’ to the rape charges leveled against him. CNN reports that the once beloved producer is currently free after posting his $1 million cash bail. Harvey is being charged in New York on two counts of rape and one first-degree criminal sex act charge.…

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Ruff & Tumble Releases #Listen2Me2 Video, Encourages Parents to Listen to their Kids More

To show its continued support for kids, premium clothing brand for the next generation, Ruff ‘n’ Tumble has launched a campaign tagged #Listen2Me2, aimed at encouraging parent to listen more to their kids. Like adults, children have emotions too, and often desire to be listened to by adults, particularly their parents, in the same way…

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