No Picture
Sports

Manchester City Reach FA Cup Semi-Finals, Beat Everton 2-0

    Manchester City’s quest for an unprecedented quadruple of trophies remains intact after seeing off Everton 2-0 to reach the FA Cup semi-finals on Saturday as Southampton also booked their place in the last four. City were far from their flowing best at Goodison Park after Pep Guardiola made six changes from the side … Continue reading Manchester City Reach FA Cup Semi-Finals, Beat Everton 2-0 Read Full Story

No Picture
World news

UK Police Arrest 33 At Anti-Lockdown Protests

    London police said Saturday they had arrested dozens of people after thousands turned out in the British capital to protest against ongoing coronavirus lockdown restrictions. The Metropolitan Police Service said it had made 33 arrests by early evening, most for breaching months-old virus regulations that outlaw leaving home except for a limited number … Continue reading UK Police Arrest 33 At Anti-Lockdown Protests Read Full Story

No Picture
World news

Thousands Protest Turkey’s Withdrawal From Women’s Treaty

    Thousands protested in Turkey on Saturday calling for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to reverse his decision to withdraw from the world’s first binding treaty to prevent and combat violence against women. The government sparked domestic and international outrage after announcing the decision before dawn on Saturday, the latest victory for conservatives in Erdogan’s nationalist … Continue reading Thousands Protest Turkey’s Withdrawal From Women’s Treaty Read Full Story

No Picture
Sports

Lewandowski Hits Hat-Trick As 10-Man Bayern Thrash Stuttgart

    Robert Lewandowski scored a hat-trick on Saturday as Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich romped to a 4-0 home win over Stuttgart despite losing Alphonso Davies to a red card in the 12th minute. Stuttgart chief executive Thomas Hitzlsperger described Lewandowski’s performance as “something above world class”. The result keeps Bayern four points clear at … Continue reading Lewandowski Hits Hat-Trick As 10-Man Bayern Thrash Stuttgart Read Full Story

No Picture
World news

Tanzanian President John Magufuli Dies Of ‘Heart Condition’

  Tanzanian President John Magufuli died Wednesday aged 61 from a heart condition, his vice president said, after more than five years of divisive, authoritarian rule capped by his refusal to take COVID-19 seriously.  Magufuli, popularly nicknamed the “Bulldozer”, had been missing from public view for almost three weeks, fuelling wild rumours of his ill health, … Continue reading Tanzanian President John Magufuli Dies Of ‘Heart Condition’ Read Full Story

No Picture
Sports

Paris Saint-Germain Beat Lille To Reach French Cup Quarters

    Paris Saint-Germain cruised into the quarter-finals of the French Cup on Wednesday while striking a psychological blow in their pursuit of the Ligue 1 title, as they beat top-of-the-table Lille 3-0. It was the perfect response from PSG after their shock weekend home loss to struggling Nantes, which was overshadowed by thefts at … Continue reading Paris Saint-Germain Beat Lille To Reach French Cup Quarters Read Full Story

No Picture
World news

Atlanta Shooting Suspect Denies Racist Motive

    A 21-year-old gunman with a “sex addiction” has taken responsibility for killing eight people in spas around the US city of Atlanta, but denied a racial motive to the attacks that have shaken the country’s Asian community, police said Wednesday. Six of the victims of Tuesday night’s killings were of Asian origin, exacerbating concerns … Continue reading Atlanta Shooting Suspect Denies Racist Motive Read Full Story

No Picture
Sports

Werner Returns For Chelsea’s Atletico Showdown

    Timo Werner was back in Chelsea’s starting line-up for Wednesday’s Champions League last 16-second leg against Atletico Madrid. Werner has endured a dismal first season with Chelsea following his move from Bayer Leverkusen last year. The Germany forward has netted just 10 times for the Premier League club, with just two goals in … Continue reading Werner Returns For Chelsea’s Atletico Showdown Read Full Story

No Picture
Sports

Man City Cruise Into Champions League Quarter-Finals

    Pep Guardiola told his Manchester City players to forget their previous Champions League failures after cruising into the quarter-finals with a 2-0 win over Borussia Moenchengladbach on Tuesday that sealed a 4-0 aggregate victory. The Champions League is the one trophy that has remained elusive to Guardiola during his five years in Manchester … Continue reading Man City Cruise Into Champions League Quarter-Finals Read Full Story

No Picture
Sports

Arteta Holds ‘Positive’ Aubameyang Talks, But Captain Not Certain To Return

    Mikel Arteta has held “positive” talks with Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang after dropping him for a breach of club discipline, but refused to guarantee the Gabon forward will get his place back against Olympiakos on Thursday. Aubameyang was left on the bench after reportedly arriving late for a team meeting before Arsenal beat … Continue reading Arteta Holds ‘Positive’ Aubameyang Talks, But Captain Not Certain To Return Read Full Story

No Picture
Business

JUST IN: Eni, Shell Acquitted In Nigeria Oil Block Corruption Case

    An Italian court in Milan has acquitted has Eni and Royal Dutch Shell in the oil industry’s biggest corruption trial, the case centers around the purchase of a Nigerian oilfield by Eni and Royal Dutch Shell for $1.3 billion about ten years ago. After more than three years of proceedings and 74 hearings, … Continue reading JUST IN: Eni, Shell Acquitted In Nigeria Oil Block Corruption Case Read Full Story

No Picture
Entertainment

Emanuella Wins Nickelodeon’s ‘Favorite African Social Media Star’

    Popular YouTube comedy star, Emanuella Samuel, has won Nickelodeon’s Kid Choice Awards 2021 in the ‘Favorite African Social Media Star’ category. Emanuella won the voting-based award but was in good company with fellow nominees in the same category being, Ikorodu Bois, Magician Wian Van Den Berg from South Africa, Uganda’s Ghetto Kids, Kenya’s … Continue reading Emanuella Wins Nickelodeon’s ‘Favorite African Social Media Star’ Read Full Story

No Picture

Children Targeted, Beheaded In Mozambique Insurgency Says Charity

  Children as young as 11 have been targeted by violence and beheaded in northeast Mozambique during a jihadist insurgency in the region, the charity Save the Children said on Tuesday. The UK-based aid organisation said it was “outraged and deeply saddened” by reports that children had been targeted in the conflict in the gas-rich … Continue reading Children Targeted, Beheaded In Mozambique Insurgency Says Charity Read Full Story

No Picture
Entertainment

Prince Philip Leaves Hospital After A Month

    Queen Elizabeth II’s 99-year-old husband Prince Philip left a central London hospital on Tuesday, after four weeks of treatment that sparked fears for his health. Buckingham Palace is yet to confirm his discharge from the private King Edward VII’s Hospital, where he has been recovering from what royal aides said was a “successful … Continue reading Prince Philip Leaves Hospital After A Month Read Full Story

No Picture

South Africa’s Largest Ethnic Group, Zulus Await New King

    South Africa’s largest ethnic group, the Zulus, will bid farewell on Thursday to their king, Goodwill Zwelithini, who for half a century was their charismatic but also controversial figurehead. The longest-serving king in Zulu history, the monarch died on Friday after 50 years on the throne. Under Zulu funeral rites, he should be … Continue reading South Africa’s Largest Ethnic Group, Zulus Await New King Read Full Story

No Picture
Sports

Lebron Leads Lakers Defeat, Triple Trio For Giannis In Bucks Win

    LeBron James bagged his fourth triple-double of the season as the Los Angeles Lakers thrashed the Golden State Warriors 128-97 on Monday. James finished with 22 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists as the Lakers dominated almost from start to finish for an impressive win on the road at the Chase Center. Stephen … Continue reading Lebron Leads Lakers Defeat, Triple Trio For Giannis In Bucks Win Read Full Story

No Picture
World news

Mass Protests In Bolivia Over Ex-President’s Arrest

    Tens of thousands of Bolivians answered an opposition call Monday for protests against the arrest and detention of former president Jeanine Anez on charges of leading a coup d’etat against her socialist predecessor Evo Morales. Conservative Anez, 53, was placed in pre-trial detention Sunday after she was arrested on charges of terrorism, sedition … Continue reading Mass Protests In Bolivia Over Ex-President’s Arrest Read Full Story

No Picture
Entertainment

Yaphet Kotto, First Black Bond Villain And ‘Alien’ Actor, Dies At 81

    Actor Yaphet Kotto, who rose to fame in the 1970s fighting James Bond in “Live and Let Die” and an extraterrestrial stowaway in “Alien”, has died, his agent told AFP. He was 81.  In a statement Monday on Facebook, wife Sinahon Thessa described her late husband as a “legend”. “You played a villain on … Continue reading Yaphet Kotto, First Black Bond Villain And ‘Alien’ Actor, Dies At 81 Read Full Story

No Picture
Coronavirus

China To Issue Visas To Foreigners Who Have Taken Chinese Jab

    China is poised to ease border restrictions to allow some foreigners — including from the US, India and Pakistan — back in, provided they have taken a Chinese-made COVID-19 vaccine. The country has been closed to most foreigners since last March to stem the spread of coronavirus which it has largely brought under … Continue reading China To Issue Visas To Foreigners Who Have Taken Chinese Jab Read Full Story

No Picture
Coronavirus

Countries Halting AstraZeneca Vaccine

    A dozen countries, including France, Italy and Germany, have suspended AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 shots because of fears over blood clots and other possible side effects. Ahead of Tuesday’s World Health Organization experts meeting, the company has insisted there is no risk and the WHO has said countries should continue to use the vaccine. Here … Continue reading Countries Halting AstraZeneca Vaccine Read Full Story

No Picture
Business

Bitcoin Passes $60,000 For First Time

    Bitcoin briefly rose above $60,000 for the first time on Saturday, as increasing backing from corporate heavyweights helps the world’s most popular virtual currency continue its record-breaking run. The cryptocurrency hit an all-time high of $60,012, according to the website CoinMarketCap. Bitcoin has been on a meteoric rise since March last year, when … Continue reading Bitcoin Passes $60,000 For First Time Read Full Story

No Picture
World news

UN Calls For Women To Have ‘Meaningful’ Role In Peace Process

    The UN Security Council called Friday for the “full, equal and meaningful participation of women” in Afghanistan’s peace process, without mentioning recent US efforts to end the conflict there. “The members of the Security Council recognized that a sustainable peace can be achieved only through a comprehensive and inclusive Afghan-led, Afghan-owned peace process … Continue reading UN Calls For Women To Have ‘Meaningful’ Role In Peace Process Read Full Story