Historical facts about Africa’s craziest despot Idi Amin

Idi Amin, who died on 16 August, 2003 is best known as a debauchee. The late Ugandan military president is regarded as Africa's worst despots. His harem was full of women during his Presidency and he sired hundreds of children purposefully., having thought of living behind him a whole tribe known by his name. Officially … Continue reading Historical facts about Africa’s craziest despot Idi Amin

Trump says Venezuela is ‘a very sad case’

As part of the actions, the U.S. barred Americans from doing business with and will seize any financial assets in the U.S. belonging to First Lady Cilia Flores, Vice President Delcy Rodriguez, Communications Minister Jorge Rodriguez and Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino.   Image shows Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro "We are continuing to designate loyalists who enable … Continue reading Trump says Venezuela is ‘a very sad case’

Challenges of Health Care in Africa

  Technology is transforming how health care is delivered in Africa, giving more people in remote areas there and around the world access to better care. Likewise, easier access to data helps both doctors and policymakers make better-informed decisions about how to continue to improve the system. Even with these strides, however, the continent’s health … Continue reading Challenges of Health Care in Africa

What “Corruption” means in Nigeria

  Corruption is the single greatest obstacle preventing Nigeria from achieving its enormous potential. It drains billions of dollars a year from the country’s economy, stymies development, and weakens the social contract between the government and its people. Nigerians view their country as one of the world’s most corrupt and struggle daily to cope with … Continue reading What “Corruption” means in Nigeria

Buhari’s government to share ‘presidential loot’ with the Nigerian masses

The Federal Government is reportedly making plans to disburse $322 million fund repatriated from the accounts of former Head of State, late General Sani Abacha in Switzerland to Nigerians. DailyTrust reports that the National Coordinator of the Open Government Partnership (OGP), Nigeria and Special Assistant to the President on Justice Reforms, Juliet Ibekaku-Nwagwu disclosed this recently in … Continue reading Buhari’s government to share ‘presidential loot’ with the Nigerian masses

How possible is Xi Jinping’s plan to become a dictator?

The day China's ruling Communist Party unveiled a proposal to allow President Xi Jinping to rule indefinitely as Mao Zedong did a generation ago, Ma Bo was so shaken he couldn't sleep. So Ma, a renowned writer, wrote a social media post urging the party to remember the history of unchecked one-man rule that ended … Continue reading How possible is Xi Jinping’s plan to become a dictator?

Amazing facts you should know

21. The world's loneliest island is the Tristan da cunha. 22. The word 'Quiz' was coined by Jim Daly Irishman. 23. The original meaning of 'Quiz' was Trick. 24. The busiest shopping centre of London is Oxford Street. 25. The residence of the Queen in London is Buckingham Palace. 26. Adolf Hitler was born in … Continue reading Amazing facts you should know

Venezuela Crisis: US instructs its Embassy to get rid of Refugee Families within its Walls

As protests in Venezuela deepens, the United States has ordered families who had taken refuge at its embassy to leave. The standing order was issued on Thursday. Venezuela, an oil-rich South American country, has recently witnessed civil unrest ahead of its upcoming votes which political analysts believe will provide a platform to end democracy. The … Continue reading Venezuela Crisis: US instructs its Embassy to get rid of Refugee Families within its Walls

SONA 2017: Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte recounts his Gains and Losses

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte delivered a thought-provoking speech on Monday to mark his one year in office. During his second State of the Nation Address (SONA), the president spoke about Philippines' tumultuous year which was marred by an onslaught from terrorists who held the city of Marawi hostage for nearly three months. Philippine’s President Rodrigo … Continue reading SONA 2017: Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte recounts his Gains and Losses

China to curb Sexual Harassment by launching its first Women-only Subway Cars

As a measure against sexual harassment and safety of female commuters in an some overcrowded Chinese cities, the government in Shenzhen has commenced a test run of women-only subway cars. A large number of netizens criticized the separation of male and female passengers, calling it a waste of resources. The trial run will be the first … Continue reading China to curb Sexual Harassment by launching its first Women-only Subway Cars

How Fidel Castro inspired Revolutions and changed lives around the world

Former Cuban president Fidel Castro died on Friday and his death has caused ripples around the world. Here are some memorable quotes through which the late leader brought inspiration to individuals, groups, and countries. * "Condemn me. It is of no importance. History will absolve me." -- Castro in 1953, when the young lawyer was defending … Continue reading How Fidel Castro inspired Revolutions and changed lives around the world

North Korea warns China to stop calling Kim Jong Un fat

North Korea has sounded out warnings to Chinese officials, asking them to stop calling Kim Jong Un FAT, or heads will roll. The DPRK leader is widely known in China as "Kim Fatty the Third," a nickname used by the local media as "Jin San Pang." According to a Hong Kong news outlet Apple Daily, angry … Continue reading North Korea warns China to stop calling Kim Jong Un fat

1 dead and dozens injured during protests in Venezuela

The Venezuelan government has witnessed violent uprisings since anti-government protesters took to the streets Wednesday 26 October, insisting "We Won't Take No For An Answer". The bold message, allegedly championed by the country's opposition leaders, is a reaction against the government's decision to halt referendum proceedings.  Opposition party leaders warned they'll march to the presidential palace next week … Continue reading 1 dead and dozens injured during protests in Venezuela

Survivors of the 2009 Guinea Stadium Massacre pay tribute to the dead

In 2009, more than 150 people were killed at Conakry’s football stadium when a peaceful opposition protest was attacked by the ruling junta’s elite police. In the crackdown that followed, "officers of the law" allegedly raped and assaulted many more on the streets of Conakry. Over 100 women were raped and hundreds of people were injured … Continue reading Survivors of the 2009 Guinea Stadium Massacre pay tribute to the dead

China grants police the right to monitor social media apps

Police in China has received empowerment from the ruling Chinese Communist Party, to legally spy on over 720 million internet users in the country. The authorities now have an express right to access a person's social media contacts in order to prove links to crime. According to a report from Radio Free Asia, China's Ministry of … Continue reading China grants police the right to monitor social media apps