Category Archives: Around The World

Ugandan Politician Destroys Boreholes, Other Constituency Projects Because He Wasn’t Reelected

Patrick Okumu-Ringa, lawmaker representing Nebbi Municipality in Uganda, dismantled all the constituency projects he set up in his Municipality after he losing the last parliamentary election. According to the lawmaker, the people of his constituency abused his generosity by not supporting his reelection bid. He proceeded to dismantle all borehole projects he had carried out…

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Chelsea Announce Agreement To Sell Courtois To Real Madrid

Chelsea and Real Madrid on Wednesday agreed terms for the permanent transfer of Belgian goalkeeper, Thibaut Courtois subject to the agreement of personal terms and passing a medical. The deal should now pave the way for Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper, Kepa Arrizabalaga to join Chelsea for a record 80 million Euros (£71.6 million). No fee was…

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Indonesian Woman Held Captive In Cave For 15 Years, Police Say

An Indonesian woman was held captive in a cave for 15 years by a local spiritual healer who regularly raped her, police say. The 28-year-old woman, identified only as “H”, was found Sunday in a crevice behind large rocks near Bajugan village in Indonesia’s Central Sulawesi province, local police said in a statement Monday. Officers had…

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Woman Refuses To Breastfeed Own Baby Unless Paid $995 By Husband

A 25-year-old Kenyan woman identified as Faith Nyokabi, was on Tuesday arrested in Thika town, Kenya for allegedly refusing to breastfeed her baby unless she was paid by her husband. Nyokabi reportedly abandoned her four-month-old baby at her matrimonial home in Kiganjo Estate over a week ago and refused to return without receiving Ksh.100,000 ($995)…

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Nine Die At Funeral In Peru Over Food Poisoning

Nine people in Peru have died from eating contaminated food at a funeral, officials said Tuesday. They were among 50 villagers who ended up hospitalized, including four in “seriously unstable condition” and 21 patients in critical condition, the Emergency Services said in a statement. The Minister of Health Silvia Pessah said the death was a…

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Indonesia Earthquake Kills Over 98 in Lombok, Bali

According to Indonesian authorities,on Monday, over 98 people were killed and 200 injured when the 6.9 magnitude quake struck the popular tourist island of Lombok in Indonesia. The majority of those killed in the quake were hit by falling debris from collapsing buildings, said Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, the head of Indonesia’s disaster management department. Authorities revealed…

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More Mothers To Win The Grand Prize In Three Crowns Mum Of The Year 2018

Three Crowns Milk, Nigeria’s leading dairy brand and a flagship product from the stable of FrieslandCampina WAMCO has raised the stakes in its Mum of the Year (MOTY) campaign for 2018 as it flags off this year’s edition of the competition. As the Senior Brand Manager of Three Crowns milk, Mrs. Omolara Banjoko disclosed to news men in…

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Demi Lovato Breaks Silence After Drug Overdose

Nearly two weeks after suffering from drug overdose, Demi Lovato has reached out to the world with a lengthy message. In a lengthy statement she posted on her official Instagram account on Sunday afternoon, the 25-year-old pop star breaks her silence for the very first time. On Thursday, July 24, emergency medical personnel responded to Lovato’s Hollywood home, where…

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