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Japanese Billionaire Giving Away $9 million to Randomly-Selected Twitter Followers to See if Money Impacts Happiness
Japanese Billionaire Giving Away $9 million to Randomly-Selected Twitt…
(ABC News) Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa, who sent the internet reeling with a massive money… read more...
Iran Admits it Unintentionally Shot Down Ukrainian Plane that Crashed on Wednesday, Killing all 176 On Board
Iran Admits it Unintentionally Shot Down Ukrainian Plane that Crashed…
The government of Iran on Saturday said it unintentionally shot down the Ukrainian plane that… read more...
176 Killed as Ukrainian Boeing 737 Aircraft Crashes in Iran
176 Killed as Ukrainian Boeing 737 Aircraft Crashes in Iran
A Boeing 737 aircraft belonging to Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) on Wednesday crashed in… read more...
UK Student Who Raped 48 Men Described as 'Most Prolific Rapist in British History'
UK Student Who Raped 48 Men Described as 'Most Prolific Rapist in…
A male postgraduate student in the UK was on Monday found guilty of 48 counts of raping men, though… read more...
Slain Iranian General Qassem Soleimani Sponsored Terror Attacks in Kenya, US Vice President Says
Slain Iranian General Qassem Soleimani Sponsored Terror Attacks in Ken…
US Vice President Mike Pence has justified the killing of Iranian General, Qassem Soleimani, head… read more...
Al-Shabaab Claims Responsibility for Somalia Car Bomb Attack, Apologizes to Victims
Al-Shabaab Claims Responsibility for Somalia Car Bomb Attack, Apologiz…
Islamist militia group, Al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility for the Saturday morning car bomb… read more...
Ethiopian Airlines Launches Nonstop Flights to Houston, Texas
Ethiopian Airlines Launches Nonstop Flights to Houston, Texas
Ethiopian Airlines has launched direct flights from Africa to Houston, Texas part of its efforts to… read more...
Death Toll from Somalia Car Bomb Attack Climbs to over 90
Death Toll from Somalia Car Bomb Attack Climbs to over 90
The death toll from Saturday morning car bomb attack in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu has climbed to… read more...
8-Year-Old Boy Ryan Kaji Named Highest YouTube Earner in 2019 with $26 Million
8-Year-Old Boy Ryan Kaji Named Highest YouTube Earner in 2019 with $26…
Ryan Kaji, an 8-year-old boy from Texas, the United States has been named as the highest YouTube… read more...
Topeka City, Kansas Paying $15,000 to People Who Move There
Topeka City, Kansas Paying $15,000 to People Who Move There
Topeka, the capital city of the state of Kansas has announced a new program offering potential new… read more...
Ousted Sudan President Bashir Sentenced for Two Years in Detention for Corruption
Ousted Sudan President Bashir Sentenced for Two Years in Detention for…
Ousted former Sudan president Omar al-Bashir was on Saturday sentenced to two years in a… read more...
Revealed: Robert Mugabe Left $10 Million Cash in the Bank
Revealed: Robert Mugabe Left $10 Million Cash in the Bank
Former Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe had $10m (about Sh1 billion) cash held in a local bank at… read more...
Uber Banned in London over Safety Breaches
Uber Banned in London over Safety Breaches
Ride-hailing multinational, Uber has been banned from operating in the United Kingdom capital,… read more...
African Football Legend Samuel Eto’o to Join Harvard University
African Football Legend Samuel Eto’o to Join Harvard University
Legendary African footballer Samuel Eto’o is set to join the prestigious Harvard University in… read more...
Tanzania Gov’t Warns Media Houses against Hiring Non-Journalist DJs, Comedians
Tanzania Gov’t Warns Media Houses against Hiring Non-Journalist DJs, C…
The Tanzanian government has warned media houses against hiring personnel who are not trained to… read more...
Nigerian Man Pulls off Million-Dollar Online Scam from Prison
Nigerian Man Pulls off Million-Dollar Online Scam from Prison
Nigerian authorities have opened a probe to find out how a man convicted of fraud ran a $1 million… read more...
Photo of Kenyan Woman Used for US Presidential Campaign Causes Backlash
Photo of Kenyan Woman Used for US Presidential Campaign Causes Backlas…
An American public relations company is under fire after it used a picture of a Kenyan woman with a… read more...
9-Year-Old Genius Set to Graduate with Electrical Engineering Degree Next Month
9-Year-Old Genius Set to Graduate with Electrical Engineering Degree N…
A nine-year-old genius from Belgium, Laurent Simons is next month set to graduate with a bachelor’s… read more...
King Mswati of Swaziland Buys 19 Rolls-Royces, 120 BMWs for His 15 Wives
King Mswati of Swaziland Buys 19 Rolls-Royces, 120 BMWs for His 15 Wiv…
King Mswati III of Eswatini, formerly Swaziland, is under fire after reports that he splashed… read more...
US Couple Named World’s Oldest Living Man and Wife
US Couple Named World’s Oldest Living Man and Wife
An American man and his wife have been named the world’s oldest living couple by Guinness World… read more...
Twitter Announces Ban on All Political Adverts
Twitter Announces Ban on All Political Adverts
Twitter says all advertisements on politics will be banned from the platform beginning next month.… read more...
Isis Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Killed during US Raid in Syria
Isis Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Killed during US Raid in Syria
President Trump on Sunday announced that Islamic State (Isis) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi died… read more...
Kenya’s Valary Jemeli Wins Frankfurt Marathon Title
Kenya’s Valary Jemeli Wins Frankfurt Marathon Title
Kenya’s Valary Jemeli Aiyabei on Sunday won the 2019 edition of the Frankfurt Marathon after… read more...
Powerful Democratic Congressman Elijah Cummings Has Died
Powerful Democratic Congressman Elijah Cummings Has Died
(AP) — Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, a sharecropper’s son who rose to become the powerful… read more...
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Wins 2019 Nobel Peace Prize
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Wins 2019 Nobel Peace Prize
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was on Friday announced as the winner of the 2019 Nobel Peace… read more...
Somali-Born US Congresswoman Ilhan Omar Files for Divorce
Somali-Born US Congresswoman Ilhan Omar Files for Divorce
Somali-born US Congresswoman Ilhan Omar has filed for divorce from her husband over what she termed… read more...
US Moves its Somalia Embassy from Nairobi to Mogadishu
US Moves its Somalia Embassy from Nairobi to Mogadishu
The United States has finally relocated its Somalia Embassy from Nairobi to Mogadishu.  The US… read more...
Revealed: Why Mugabe Asked His Wife to Highly Guard His Body after Death
Revealed: Why Mugabe Asked His Wife to Highly Guard His Body after Dea…
The late former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe asked his wife Grace to guard his remains once he… read more...
Al-Shabaab Militants Attack US Military Base
Al-Shabaab Militants Attack US Military Base
The Al-Shabaab militia group claimed responsibility for an attack on a United States military base… read more...
Former Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe Finally Buried in His Rural Village
Former Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe Finally Buried in His Rural Vi…
Former Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe was on Saturday finally laid to rest three weeks after his… read more...