Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Tomisin Abiodun

April 11, 2024

Ex-South African president, Zuma to contest 2024 presidency 

Mr Zuma was sentenced to 15-month jail in 2021 for not testifying in a corruption case.

Jacob Zuma
March 20, 2024

Irish prime minister Leo Varadkar to resign

He spearheaded the efforts to overturn the abortion ban, which was repealed by a vote in 2018.

Leo Varadkar
January 15, 2024

Police fire teargas at Abuja residents as houses are demolished

At 11:19 a.m., police officers began firing tear gas to disperse people.

A photo of Police firing teargas used to illustrate the story
January 10, 2024

Angela Bassett wins honorary Oscar

She made history by becoming the first Marvel Studios actor to be nominated for an Oscar.

Angela Bassett
July 26, 2023

Kevin Spacey cleared of sex assault charges

The trial lasted almost four weeks and the jury heard testimony from a number of witnesses, including Spacey.

Kevin Spacey (Credit: BBC)
June 29, 2023

U.S. Supreme Court strikes down race-based admission policies at Harvard, other American schools

The ruling may compel other American institutions to find other criteria for admitting minority black students without explicitly indicating racial affiliations.

Harvard and U.S. Supreme Court
June 26, 2023

Burna Boy wins BET’s best international act

Burna Boy, Nigeria’s afrobeat superstar, has won the Black Entertainment Television award for best international act.

Burna Boy performing on stage
May 15, 2023

Guinness World Records: Hilda Baci hits 88 cooking hours

Hilda Baci achieved her five-year-long dream of breaking the Guinness World Records for the longest cooking time by an individual.

May 14, 2023

Hilda Baci set to break Guinness World Record

On Sunday, she replied to a tweet where Guinness World Records wrote “today is a good day to break a world record”, with “I’m on it.”

Hilda Baci