Africa

Photos: 115 African migrants including 11 women, a baby and 31 unaccompanied minors rescued from rubber boat off Libyan coast

SOS Mediterranean, European Organization for the rescue of lives in the Mediterranean, on Saturday morning rescued 115 African migrants from an overcrowded fragile rubber boat in distress off Libyan coast. Among those rescued were 11 women, a baby and 31 unaccompanied minors. They are safely aboard safe in board the ship, Aquarius.

International

Amazing story of 6-year-old Ryan who made $11million this year for reviewing toys on YouTube

A six-year-old internet sensation, Ryan of ToysReview pocketed an estimated $11 million this year for reviewing toys and sweets on YouTube. According to Forbes’ annual list of the highest-earning YouTube celebrities, he now sits on a huge fortune after attracting nearly 10 million dedicated followers.  His family-run channel generated around $11 million in pretax income in 2017, […]

Politics & Policy

Former minister joins race to unseat Mali’s president in 2018

Former Malian army general and government minister, Moussa Sinko Coulibaly, resigned from his position to stand in the country’s presidential elections in 2018. A Malian army general and former government minister, Moussa Sinko Coulibaly, has resigned from his position to stand in the country’s presidential elections next year. Coulibaly is the second person to declare […]

Business & Economy

Senegal opens new $600m airport built over 10 years

Senegal has a new airport as the west African country seeks to underline its status as an airline hub in the subregion. The Blaise Diagne International Airport was officially opened on Thursday (December 7) by President Macky Sall. He called it a “source of satisfaction and legitimate pride” for the country. Whiles expected to increase […]

Sport

Ivory Coast and Chelsea legend, Didier Drogba retiring from football at the end of the season

Chelsea legend, Didier Drogba who currently plays for Phoenix Rising in America’s USL, has announced that he will retire from football at the end of the season. The 39-year-old striker revealed to RMC Sport that this season will be his last as a professional footballer. ‘Ah, do you want a scoop? I think next year […]

Success Stories

Nigerian Billionaire, Alexander Amosu Receives Honorary PhD Degree From The Same London University He Dropped Out From!

His investment in luxury goods for the rich has earned him a place in the Guinness World Records book for creating the world most expensive suit. Early last year, he also created the world’s most expensive champagne which went for 1.8m dollars. He said in his tweet; ‘I left university half way through my final […]