Militants kill 71 soldiers in mass attack in Niger

Militants kill 71 soldiers in mass attack in Niger

President Mahamadou Issoufou cut short a visit to Egypt to return to Niger, his office said in a tweet. And he and French President Emmanuel Macron agreed to postpone a key security meeting in France this month to early 2020. Despite the commitment of thousands of regional and foreign troops, militants with links to Islamic […]

Ebola concerns rising as security deteriorates in Congo, U.N. says

Ebola concerns rising as security deteriorates in Congo, U.N. says

The ongoing violence in Congo has killed at least 100 people and displaced thousands, the U.N. said on Friday (November 29), warning on the impact on the Ebola response. Recent attacks by armed groups, including the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), a jihadist rebel group originally from Uganda that has operated for decades in Congo, sparked […]

Messi wins record sixth Ballon d’Or

Messi wins record sixth Ballon d’Or

Lionel Messi claimed a record sixth Ballon d’Or award on Monday (December 2), beating Liverpool’s leading nominees and Cristiano Ronaldo to lift soccer’s most prestigious individual trophy. The Argentine, who won the Liga title with Barcelona but only managed third place in the Copa America with his country, added to his 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 […]

Andy Ruiz Ready For Weekend Rematch With Anthony Joshua in Saudi Arabia

Andy Ruiz Ready For Weekend Rematch With Anthony Joshua in Saudi Arabia

World heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz told media on Monday (December 2) in Saudi capital Riyadh that he is ready for weekend rematch with Anthony Joshua. Ruiz and Joshua arrived to a welcoming ceremony at one of the restaurants in Riyadh where they talked to media before they entered. Both fighters said that they will win […]

Celine Dion tops ‘Billboard’ 200 for first time in over 17 years

Celine Dion tops ‘Billboard’ 200 for first time in over 17 years

‘Courage’ is Dion’s fifth album to reach No. 1 on the ‘Billboard’ 200. It is her first No. 1 album since 2002’s ‘A New Day Has Come.’. The 17 years between No. 1s is the longest gap ever for a woman. ‘Courage,’ released on Nov. 15, earned 113,000 equivalent album units for the week ending […]

Klopp says Ballon d’Or should go to van Dijk

Klopp says Ballon d’Or should go to van Dijk

Liverpool’s Jurgen Klopp and Manchester City’s Pep Guardiola claimed the Football Writers Association managers of the year award at a ceremony Sunday (November 24) night in Manchester. Klopp managed Liverpool to a UEFA Champions league title and a 97 point finish in the Premier League, just one point shy of Guardiola and champs Manchester City. […]

Seyi Shay Bursts Into Tears In Abeokuta Amidst Break Up Rumours

Seyi Shay Bursts Into Tears In Abeokuta Amidst Break Up Rumours

Seyi Shay recently revealed that she was brought to tears in Abeokuta after hearing a young girl’s rendition of Adele’s – “Someone Like You”.   Seyi, who is currently a judge on the new music reality TV show, Access The Stars, relived her emotional encounter on Instagram, where she narrated the entire experience.   in […]