Rest Of The World | Entertainment & Lifestyle April 30, 2022 A British Member of Parliament (MP) who enjoyed porn in the House of Commons has quitted after initially resisting calls for him to do so. That was reported by some British media on April 30, 2022. The Conservative MP, namely Neil Parish (65), is said to have been spotted on two occasions enjoying porn on his smart phone in the House of Common while a parliamentary session was ongoing, by two female MPs who then
Africa | Nigeria April 24, 2022 At least 100 people have been killed in a blast at an illegal oil refining depot in Nigeria’s Imo State, reported some media. The blast is said to have occurred in the state’s municipality of Ohaji-Egbema in the early hours of April 23, 2022. Illegal oil refineries that process crude oil stolen through tapping from oil companies’ pipelines are commonplace in Nigeria’s oil rich south-eastern states. Because of the nature of the processing that
Africa | Kenya April 22, 2022 Ex-President Mwai Kibaki of Kenya is dead. He died on April 21, 2022, at the age of 90, according to some media reports. Mr Mwai Kibaki was the third president after the country gained independence from Britain in 1963, and the first opposition president after the country ditched one party political system in late 1991 and adopted multi-party-political system. Mr Mwai Kibaki ruled the East African nation from 2002 to 2013. He has been praised
Africa's Diaspora Communities | Rest Of The World | Solomon Islands April 20, 2022 Solomon Islands and China have signed a security cooperation deal, reported some media on April 19, 2022. By the deal, China will assist Solomon Islands in maintaining law and order within the country, as well as ensuring its national security, say the reports. Following the signing of the deal, USA and its key Oceania allies, namely Australia and New Zealand are said to have cried wolf ove
Africa's Diaspora Communities | Entertainment & Lifesstyle | Sports April 18, 2022 Meghan Markle, The Duchess of Sussex, and her husband Prince Harry illustrated publicly their deep love for each other at the opening ceremony of the Invictus Games held in The Hague, Netherlands, on April 16, 2022, by showing awesome PDA on stage. That was reported by some media on April 17, 2022. According to the reports, that happened after Meghan Markle welcomed Prince Harry on stage to
Africa's Diaspora Communities April 15, 2022 An unarmed African American man has been gunned down by an European American policeman in Grand Rapids, Michigan, reported some US media on April 14, 2022. Details of the incident said to have taken place on April 4, 2022, were revealed after Grand Rapids Police Department released some videos about it. According to the videos, the unarmed African American man, namely Patrick Lyoya (26) and former immigrant from Democratic Repub
Africa | South Africa April 13, 2022 Heavy floods and mudslides resulting from torrential rains have killed at least 59 people in the city of Durban and its suburbs in KwaZulu-Natal Province in South Africa, reported some media on April 13, 2022. The floods and mudslides are also said to have caused massive damage to the city’s built-up areas, sweeping away buildings, roads, bridges, vehicles, and even shipping containers at Durban Port. Large parts of the city and its sur
Africa | Nigeria April 11, 2022 At least 135 people have been massacred after gunmen on motorcycles attacked four villages in Plateau State in central Nigeria on April 10, 2022, reported some media on April 11, 2022. The attackers are also said to have burnt down the villages and stole some livestock. Even earlier, about a fortnight ago, in northwest Nigeria, some gunmen attacked a passenger train travelling from Abuja to Kaduna, killing some of its 400 passengers onboard.
Africa's Diaspora Communities April 7, 2022 Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson has been confirmed to the US Supreme Court. The confirmation of the Harvard educated judge to the US top court came on April 7, 2022, after the US Senate voted 53-47 in favor of her nomination for the position. Ketanji Brown Jackson (51) becomes the first female African American judge in the US Supreme Court. She will replace Judge Stephen Breyer who is due to step down in July 2022.