Category: Foreign

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French ex-president, Sarkozy, sentenced to jail for corruption

French ex-president, Sarkozy, sentenced to jail for corruption

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has been sentenced to three years in jail – two of them suspended – for corruption. Sarkozy, 66, was found [...]
Moh’d Bazoum defeats incumbent, Ousmane in Niger presidential election

Moh’d Bazoum defeats incumbent, Ousmane in Niger presidential election

Niger's ruling party candidate Mohamed Bazoum has won the presidential election with 55.75% of the vote, beating former President Mahamane Ousmane, th [...]
Pope Francis appoints first female bishop

Pope Francis appoints first female bishop

Pope Francis on Saturday, 6 February, appointed French national Nathalie Becquart as an undersecretary of the synod of bishops, making her the first f [...]
Nigerian-born Nwabudike resigns as Liberia’s anti-corruption boss

Nigerian-born Nwabudike resigns as Liberia’s anti-corruption boss

The head of Liberia’s anti-corruption commission, Ndubusi Nwabudike has resigned, the government said on Tuesday, amid allegations that he obt [...]
Larry King, legendary talk show host, dies at 87

Larry King, legendary talk show host, dies at 87

Larry King, a longtime CNN host who became an icon through his interviews with countless news makers, is dead. He was aged 87. Larry King King host [...]
Bill Gates takes a shot of Covid-19 vaccine

Bill Gates takes a shot of Covid-19 vaccine

Microsoft founder, Bill Gates, an outspoken proponent for the science needed to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, has received his first dose of vaccine a [...]
Joe Biden sworn is as 46th US president alongside Kamala Harris as vice president

Joe Biden sworn is as 46th US president alongside Kamala Harris as vice president

Joe Biden on Wednesday became the 46th president of the United States, to be sworn in, thus ushering in a “new day” for the United States after four y [...]
Samsung chief jailed for 2.5 years over corruption scandal in Korea

Samsung chief jailed for 2.5 years over corruption scandal in Korea

The de facto chief of Samsung business empire in South Korea was convicted Monday over a huge corruption scandal and jailed for two and a half years, [...]
Nigerian, Okunuga who was suspended for beating son in UK, reinstated

Nigerian, Okunuga who was suspended for beating son in UK, reinstated

A Nigerian based in the United Kingdom, Adekunle Okunuga has been reinstated at his work place, the National Health Service, NHS, after he was suspend [...]
Breaking: Uganda’s Museveni wins sixth term in office with 59% votes

Breaking: Uganda’s Museveni wins sixth term in office with 59% votes

Ugandan President, Yoweri Museveni has been re elected president again for a sixth term in office. Election officials say he won the decisive re-elect [...]
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