Category Archives: Around The World

Jacob Zuma To Face 16 Counts Of Corruption, Money Laundering & Racketeering

Former South African president Jacob Zuma will be facing 16 counts of corruption, money laundering, and racketeering, CNN reports. The news was announced by the National Prosecuting Authority director Shaun Abrahams, who added that everyone is equal under the law. He said: This is coming a month after Zuma resigned from presidency, after facing intense pressure both from the populace and his party.…

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China Concerned with Tillerson’s Firing, Hopes it Won’t Affect North Korea Talks with US

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang China voiced out on Wednesday saying it hopes the sudden firing of United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will not impact bilateral relations or planned talks between the US President and North Korea’s leader. A statement released reads: “We hope that this personnel change will at the least…

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French Designer Hubert de Givenchy Has Passed Away

  Hubert de Givenchy, iconic French designer, passed away on Saturday, March 10, at the age of 91. His longtime partner Philipe Venet confirmed the news in a statement to AFP on Sunday. The French designer founded his namesake fashion house, Givenchy, in 1952. With a penchant for classic, elegant pieces, Givenchy was most famous for dressing style…

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Meet the Designers! ARISE Fashion Week (AFW) 2018 Unveils Line-Up

Africa’s premier fashion show, ARISE Fashion Week (AFW), is set to deliver one of its most exciting line-ups to date, when it returns to Lagos on March 30 to April 2 at the Lagos Continental Hotel (formerly Intercontinental Hotel). The most prominent fashion show in Africa, famed for handpicked curation of exclusive style, fresh and…

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Donald Trump To Hold Historic Meeting With North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un

U.S. President Donald Trump has agreed to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, Punch reports. This agreement is coming after several months of tensions between both countries, with threats of nuclear attack. South Korean National Security Advisor, Chung Eui-yong, announced the meeting in a press conference in front of the White House. This will be the first meeting between a United…

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Google Doodle Celebrates International Women’s Day 2018

Google Doodle is honoring International Women’s Day 2018 (Thursday, March 8) by presenting the work of 12 female artists with stories about the female experience. The search engine’s Doodles often highlight historic events the company is observing, and this series is no exception. According to Google, “Each story represents a moment, person, or event that has impacted…

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