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Bill Gates loses World’s second richest position Bill Gates loses World’s second richest position

Bill Gates has been unseated as the second richest man in the world, losing the position to Bernard Arnault, the chairman and CEO of L...

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US House rejects bid to launch Trump impeachment proceedings US House rejects bid to launch Trump impeachment proceedings

The US House of Representatives on Wednesday rejected a congressman’s bid to launch impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump, tamping...

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Drug kingpin El Chapo Guzman jailed for life Drug kingpin El Chapo Guzman jailed for life

The Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been given life jail in the United States. A federal judge in Brooklyn handed do...

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Lagarde resigns as IMF managing director Lagarde resigns as IMF managing director

Christine Lagarde has resigned as the managing director of International Monetary Fund (IMF). In a statement released on Tuesday, ...

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Over 821 million people hungry worldwide – UN Over 821 million people hungry worldwide – UN

More than 821 million people suffered from hunger worldwide last year, the United Nations reported Monday — the third year in a row that ...

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‘Several dead’ in Somalia hotel attack ‘Several dead’ in Somalia hotel attack

A bomb and gun attack claimed by Al-Shabaab militants on a hotel in Somalia’s port city of Kismayo left several people dead Friday, secur...

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Trump reveals plan to deport illegal Nigerian migrants, others in US Trump reveals plan to deport illegal Nigerian migrants, others in US

United States President, Donald Trump, has approved the massive arrest of Nigerians and citizens of other countries who are illegally ...

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South Africa ignores Nigeria, grants visa-free status to Ghana South Africa ignores Nigeria, grants visa-free status to Ghana

Ghana is the latest country to be granted a visa-free status by the South African government. South Africa’s Department of Home Af...

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Jeff Bezos ex-wife becomes the 22nd richest person in the world after divorce settlement Jeff Bezos ex-wife becomes the 22nd richest person in the world after divorce settlement

MacKenzie, the ex wife of the world's richest man, Jeff Bezos, is now the 22nd richest person in the world after her huge divorce se...

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Unemployment in Canada increases to 5.5 per cent as more people seek jobs Unemployment in Canada increases to 5.5 per cent as more people seek jobs

The Canadian economy lost 2,200 jobs in June and the unemployment rate ticked up slightly to 5.5 per cent as more people sought work, the...

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Southern California hit by 7.1-magnitude quake, strongest in two decades Southern California hit by 7.1-magnitude quake, strongest in two decades

Southern California was hit by its largest earthquake in two decades Friday, a 7.1-magnitude tremor that rattled residents who were alrea...

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Iran threatens to destroy Israel in 30 minutes Iran threatens to destroy Israel in 30 minutes

A senior Iranian official has threatened that his country will wipe out Israel in 30 minutes, Iran’s Mehr News Agency reports that...

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"The future belongs to America" - Trump "The future belongs to America" - Trump

Contrary to general expectations and pundits’ predictions, President Donald Trump avoided partisan comments at the annual July 4 United S...

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Immigrants unhappy with detention centres should stay back in their country — Trump Immigrants unhappy with detention centres should stay back in their country — Trump

President Donald Trump, facing renewed criticism from Democrats and activists over his handling of a migrant crisis on the US-Mexico bor...

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Man dies after accidently swallowing live Tilapia fish Man dies after accidently swallowing live Tilapia fish

A 50-year-old man died after he accidentally swallowed a live tilapia fish and got his airway blocked, while fishing in a central Philipp...

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Millions of social media users stranded, Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp services down worldwide Millions of social media users stranded, Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp services down worldwide

Facebook acknowledged Wednesday an outage affecting users in various parts of the world and said it was working on a fix. Online monito...

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Trump accuses China of dollar manipulation, urges America to do same Trump accuses China of dollar manipulation, urges America to do same

President Donald Trump has accused China and Europe of playing a “big currency manipulation game,” urging the United States to match the ...

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Pastor found guilty of sexual assualt Pastor found guilty of sexual assualt

Renowned Congolese pastor, Paul Mukendi, has been found guilty of a 9-count charge of sexual assaults. The senior pastor of Parole De V...

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ECOWAS’ proposed single currency to be launched in 2020 ECOWAS’ proposed single currency to be launched in 2020

Members of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have agreed to launch ECO, its proposed single currency, in 2020. ...

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Plane crashes in Texas USA, 10 dead Plane crashes in Texas USA, 10 dead

A small twin-engine plane crashed on takeoff Sunday into a hangar at a Texas airport, officials said, killing all 10 aboard. “The Dalla...

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