Category Archives: Around The World

Nike Suspends Maria Sharapova’s Endorsement Deal After She Confessed To Doping

  Former Wimbeldon champion, Maria Sharapova tested positive for Meldonium (a prohibited medical substance) after competing in the Australian Open in January. The 5-time Grand Slam champion admitted to testing positive during a press conference at Los Angeles where she confessed to being caught out by tennis’ anti-doping operation on Monday night. 28-year-old Sharapova who…

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Jonathan Wins Anan, Tinubu, Elumelu As African Leadership Magazine ‘Person Of The Year 2015’

  Former President Goodluck Jonathan has emerged the African Leadership Magazine Person of the Year, 2015, ahead of many other high-profile nominees drawn from all over Africa. The nominees includes Strive Masiyiwa, founder, Econet Wireless; Tony Elumelu, Chairman of Heirs Holding; Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director, UN Women; Akinwunmi Adesina, President, African Development Bank; Koffi Anan, former…

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FIFA Selects Juliet Ibrahim To Promote Women Football

    Star Actress, Juliet Ibrahim has showed her support of the inclusion of women in leadership position at The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) with these new pictures. Juliet co-hosted the world famous CAF Awards in January 2016 where she dazzled as she spoke English and French exhibiting the extent of reach of…

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Christine Lagarde Unanimously Re-Elected For A Second Term At IMF

  Christine Lagarde has been unanimously re-elected for a second term of five years as Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). In a statement by Aleksei Mozhin, Dean of the IMF’s executive board, the board praised Lagarde’s strong and wise leadership during her first term adding that there was no other candidate for…

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UAE Creates New Ministerial Portfolios For Happiness & Tolerance

Shamma al-Mazroui, 22, Minister for Youth Ohoud al-Roumi, Minister For Happiness     The United Arab Emirates on Wednesday appointed women to the newly created posts of state ministers for happiness and tolerance, and a 22-year-old female for youth affairs. Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum named eight women as he revealed his latest…

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Beyonce’s Mention Of Restaurant Chain Red Lobster In ‘Formation’ Boosted Their Sales By 33%

  Now this is what we call star power! Restaurant chain, Red Lobster got an unpaid for endorsement by none other than Beyonce when she name-dropped them in her new single ‘Formation’ and this resulted in a 33% surge in sales for the company over the weekend. Queen Bey had sung, “When he f–k me…

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