Category: Featured

  • Who is Abi Carter? All About the 2024 American Idol Winner

    Who is Abi Carter? All About the 2024 American Idol Winner

    “American Idol” has crowned another winner. Abi Carter, a 21-year-old musician from Indio, California, won the popular vote to become the “American Idol” Season 22 champion during Sunday, May 19 2024 night’s finale.  Family According to Parade magazine, Carter has six siblings and is the second oldest child in her family. She and her siblings…

  • Uganda: Makerere University Lecturer Reported Missing Found Dead in Lake Victoria

    Uganda: Makerere University Lecturer Reported Missing Found Dead in Lake Victoria

    Makerere University lecturer Julius Mugaga, who was reported missing earlier this week, has been found dead in Lake Victoria, sparking an investigation by the police. The 32-year-old’s body was discovered on Thursday, May 16 2024 by fishermen near Senene Island. Mugaga’s family had filed a missing person report on May 14 after he disappeared from…

  • Check Out the Full List of 2024 BET Awards Nominees

    Check Out the Full List of 2024 BET Awards Nominees

    The nominations for the prestigious BET Awards have been announced, and unfortunately, they do not bode well for the Ghanaian music industry. No Ghanaian artist received a nomination. Canadian rapper Drake has the highest number of nominations, followed by Nicki Minaj. The Awards ceremony will take place on June 30, 2024, at 8 pm ET/…

  • Doctors Without Borders Reports At Least 56 Deaths in Sudan’s North Darfur State

    Doctors Without Borders Reports At Least 56 Deaths in Sudan’s North Darfur State

    Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has reported at least 56 deaths in El Fasher, the capital of Sudan’s North Darfur state, as violence escalates in the region. Between last Friday and Wednesday, May 15, 2024,  454 casualties were treated at South Hospital, with 56 succumbing to their injuries, according to MSF. The organization noted that the…

  • Swiss Court Sentences Former Gambian Minister to 20 Years in Jail

    Swiss Court Sentences Former Gambian Minister to 20 Years in Jail

    A former Gambian minister, Ousman Sonko, has been sentenced to 20 years in prison by a Swiss court for crimes against humanity. Sonko fled to Switzerland in 2016, just before Gambian President Yahya Jammeh was ousted from power following his refusal to accept electoral defeat. Jammeh’s government faced accusations of numerous human rights violations. Upon…

  • Ali Bongo, Former President of Gabon, Goes on Hunger Strike

    Ali Bongo, Former President of Gabon, Goes on Hunger Strike

    Former Gabonese President Ali Bongo, along with two of his sons, has initiated a hunger strike to protest what their lawyers claim is their mistreatment, including alleged acts of torture and barbarity, following last year’s military coup that ousted Mr. Bongo from power. Since the coup in August 2023, Mr. Bongo has been confined to…

  • Trump Trial: Stormy Daniels’ Lawyer Claims She Wore Bulletproof Vest to Court

    Trump Trial: Stormy Daniels’ Lawyer Claims She Wore Bulletproof Vest to Court

    Last week in New York, adult film actress Stormy Daniels wore protective gear to the courthouse where she was a witness in the trial concerning Donald Trump’s alleged hush money payments. Her lawyer, Clark Brewster, expressed that Daniels had serious concerns for her safety due to the sensitive information she was about to disclose regarding…

  • Ghanaian Actress Jackie Appiah Meets Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

    Ghanaian Actress Jackie Appiah Meets Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

    In an unexpected encounter that bridged the worlds of royalty and entertainment, Ghanaian star actress Jackie Appiah found herself mingling with British Royals Prince Harry and Meghan Markle during a reception in Lagos, Nigeria. The meeting, which took place over the weekend, has sparked widespread interest and admiration, showcasing the convergence of celebrity and regal…

  • Meghan Markle and Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Host Women’s Leadership Conference in Nigeria

    Meghan Markle and Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Host Women’s Leadership Conference in Nigeria

    Meghan Markle, alongside Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, co-hosted a Women in Leadership event on Saturday evening, May 11. The gathering, steered by Mo Abudu, drew a notable crowd of female industry leaders in Nigeria. Notably, Meghan attended solo, without her husband. Expressing gratitude, the Duchess of Sussex acknowledged the warm reception, highlighting her connection to Nigeria,…

  • Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in Nigeria Now

    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in Nigeria Now

    Meghan and Harry have touched down in the West African country after the duke spent much of the week in London – but did not meet his father the King. On the agenda is a visit to a school before the duke meets injured service members at a military hospital. The couple will also attend…