Category Archives: Around The World

H&M Under Fire After Image Of Black Boy Modeling ‘Racist’ Hoodie Goes Viral

H&M‘s website recently featured a young Black boy modeling a green sweatshirt with the phrase “Coolest Monkey In The Jungle” printed on the front. Yes, a major fashion brand thought it was OK to have a young Black boy wear a hoodie with an offensive statement. London-based plus size blogger Stephanie Yeboah came across the…

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Ghanaian Immigration Service (GIS), Disqualifies Candidates With Bleached Skin & Stretch Marks From Recruitment Exercise

In the current recruitment exercise by the Ghanaian Immigration Service (GIS), candidates with bleached skin and stretch marks have been disqualified from the exercise. According to the spokesman of the immigration service, such candidates were disqualified because people with such marks might bleed during the “strenuous” training. Speaking to BBC Pidgin, Superintendent Michael Amoako-Attah said,…

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Shareholders Express Concern Over Children’s Addiction To IPhone Devices, Apple Concerned On Making Profits

Two shareholders have raised concerns about kids getting addicted on iPhones; this concern has however been shrugged off by Apple Inc. investors saying the addiction might not be a bad thing for the company’s profit. According to Hedge fund JANA Partners LLC and the California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS) pension fund, overuse of the…

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2020 U.S Election! Oprah Winfrey “Actively Thinking’ About Running For President

Following her Golden Globe speech, former talk show host, Oprah Winfrey got social media buzzing with individuals calling for her to run for president of the United States in 2020. Two of her close friends who spoke to CNN Monday disclosed that Oprah Winfrey is “actively thinking” about running for president. Some of Winfrey’s confidants…

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Did President Donald Trump Just Forget The Words To The National Anthem?

U.S President, Donald Trump was caught fumbling for words when he appeared to briefly forget the national anthem at the College Football Playoff National Championship in Atlanta, where he was joined by country music group Zac Brown Band and a gospel choir to lead the anthem. When the camera panned to the President with a…

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Young Duterte Resigns As Vice Mayor Of Southern City Of Davo Following Drug Smuggling Allegations

Following allegations of involvement in drugs smuggling, eldest son of President Rodrigo Duterte, Philippines President has resigned from being the post of vice mayor of Southern city of Davao and Duterte accepted it. Citing some disastrous events in his personal life and damage to his reputation, Paolo Duterte resigned after being linked to the smuggling…

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President Trump Reschedule “Fake News Awards” To January 17th

President Donald Trump has postponed the announcement of his “Fake News Awards” of the year 2017 to January 12. According to the President in a tweet, “The interest in, and importance of, these awards is far greater than anyone could have anticipated.” The “Fake News Awards” is directed to the “most corrupt & biased of…

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George Weah, Vice President-elect, Jewel Howard-Taylor & Others Gets Certificate Of Return

National Elections Commission (NEC) of Liberia has presented to President-elect, George Weah certificate of return alongside his Vice President-elect, Jewel Howard-Taylor and other newly elected members of the House of Representatives. The presentation of certificates was performed by the commission’s chairman, Mr Jerome Korkoya at the commission’s headquarter in Monrovia. According to local media, 66…

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Man Accused Of Rihanna’s Cousin Murder, Arrested & Charged In Barbados

A man accused of fatally shooting Rihanna’s cousin, Tavon Kaiseen has been arrested and charged in Barbados. 23 year old Shawayne DaShawn Williams was accused and charged following the murder of 21 year old Tavon Kaiseen Alleyne, the day after Christmas in Barbados, Rihanna’s native country. In the incident, Alleyne, 21, was walking near his…

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