Sean Kingston Facing Arrest Warrant Over Grand Theft Charge

American-Jamaican singer, Sean Kingston has reportedly been charged with grand theft and has an arrest warrant in his name in connection over an unpaid jeweler, TMZ reports. Police sources told the outlet that Kingston has not yet paid for the good, leading to the warrant. The criminal complaint also notes that bail will be set …

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COVID-19: Tanzania chooses local herbs over vaccine

Tanzania has reportedly said it has no plans to import COVID-19 vaccines, instead of pinning its hopes on research into “local herbs”. In an interview with The East African newspaper, Health Ministry spokesperson Gerald Chami went on to cast doubt on the safety and efficacy of imported vaccines. He claimed that development has been too …

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Fashion mogul Peter Nygard arrested in Canada on sex trafficking charges

Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard was arrested on charges alleging he sexually abused women and girls after luring them into his orbit with opportunities in fashion and modeling over the last 25 years. The 79-year-old Nygard awaited an appearance in a Winnipeg courtroom after his Monday arrest by Canadian authorities at the request of the …

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Somalia cuts diplomatic ties with Kenya citing interference

Somalia’s government says it has severed ties with strategic neighbor Kenya “to safeguard the unity, sovereignty, stability of the country.” In a televised broadcast late on Monday, Information Minister Osman Dubbe said Somalia had ordered all its diplomats in Kenya to return, while Kenyan diplomats in Somalia have been ordered to leave within seven days. …

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Nigeria’s inflation rate hits 14.89% in November 2020

Nigeria’s inflation climbed to 14.89 per cent in November, it’s highest level in over 31 months, according to latest figures published by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). This is the 14th straight month the rate has increased according to the NBS, and could be as a result of increased food prices caused by border …

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Househelp sentenced to four years in prison for feeding her employer’s baby with urine and infected her with syphilis

A Ugandan househelp, Vicky Abiria has been sentenced for feeding her boss’s baby with her urine. Vicky Abiria was sentenced to four years imprisonment by Kira division court on Friday, December 11 after she was seen as liable by the court. Hope Chica, the mother of the baby told the police that she got suspicious …

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ICC to investigate crimes against humanity in Nigeria

The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has said she will seek full investigations into possible war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in Nigeria. The announcement was made Friday by ICC chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda. Fatou Bensouda said in a statement on Friday her office had completed a preliminary examination and found a …

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Rapper Lil Wayne pleads guilty to federal gun charge

Rapper Lil Wayne pled guilty in federal court to illegally possess a firearm, prosecutors said on Friday, and he faces up to 10 years in prison. Wayne, 38, was found on 23 December 2019 with a loaded, gold-plated .45 calibre handgun in his baggage aboard a private plane that had landed at an executive airport near …

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Russian woman is electrocuted after dropping her iPhone in the bath while it was charging

A woman was electrocuted after suffering a massive electric shock when her charging iPhone fell in her bath. Olesya Semenova, 24-year-old, was found by her flatmate at their home in the Russian city Arkhangelsk. “I screamed, shook her, but she was pale, did not breathe, and showed no signs of life,” a distraught friend named …

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#EndSARS: I’m Disgusted With CNN, BBC’s Coverage, Says Nigerian President

President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that he is disgusted with the coverage of EndSARS protests by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) and America’s Cable News Network (CNN).   The President said this at a meeting with state governors at the presidential villa in Abuja on Tuesday December 8.   Buhari in a statement released by his spokesman Garba …

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