On Friday, French President Emmanuel Macron, facing a political crisis in the wake of the main legislation’s rejection in parliament, called for a “intelligent compromise” over a contentious immigration law. In an unexpected move on Monday, opposition lawmakers banded together in the lower house of the French parliament to reject […]

According to reports, a Nigerian woman was condemned by Iraqi officials to death by beating for reportedly trying to end her life before being saved. The woman, Dose Rebecca Oluwaseunfunmi, came to this orthodox Islamic nation as an immigrant after fleeing her native country in search of better opportunities. According […]

During his fraud trial in New York, former President Donald Trump admitted to having “arbitrarily” overstated the worth of his properties on financial records.   Michael Cohen, his former attorney, testified in court that he assisted in determining “whatever number Trump told us to” on the real estate holdings. Cohen, […]

A 67-year-old drug dealer who was apprehended while carrying 100 wraps of cocaine admitted to authorities that he got into the illicit business to get money to wed a new bride. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), agents from the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) of the […]

59% of Nigerian women have a daily skincare routine because they believe it is important to look good in public.   Ugandans and Ghanaians jointly secured the second position. Senegalese women appeared least likely to prioritise looking good in public. A poll was conducted in 2022 to determine how women […]

In an innovative lawsuit, the Seattle public school district is attempting to hold the digital titans behind TikTok, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, and Snapchat responsible for the child mental health epidemic.   The complaint was filed in U.S. District Court on Friday by Seattle Public Schools. The social media giants are […]

To dig for oil in Afghanistan’s north, the Taliban government will negotiate a contract with a Chinese company. Since the Taliban took over control of Afghanistan in 2021, this would be the first significant energy extraction arrangement with a foreign company. The 25-year agreement highlights China’s economic presence in the […]

Kevin McCarthy has been chosen as the new Speaker of the US House of Representatives following contentious arguments that nearly resulted in physical altercations between Republicans.   Despite his party having a majority in the parliament, it took Mr. McCarthy 15 rounds of voting to gain the position. The dramatic […]

The former CEO of the collapsed cryptocurrency exchange FTX, Sam Bankman-Fried, took a flight from the Bahamas to New York to face fraud-related charges.   The 30-year-old was extradited on accusations of committing “one of the worst financial scams in US history,” according to US investigators. Mr. Bankman-Fried, who denies […]

Because of a coup d’etat that toppled a coup leader on September 30, 2022, Burkina Faso currently has the youngest president on the continent. Lt. Col. Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba, who had orchestrated a coup against democratically elected Christian Roch Marc Kabore, served as the country’s military ruler from January 2022 […]