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Robert Mugabe Refuses to Step Down, Calls for Immediate Reforms

Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe refused to step down and instead called for immediate reforms in the country on Sunday night while addressing the nation in a much anticipated live television broadcast, despite earlier reports that he would resign. In his speech which lasted about 20 minutes, Mugabe noted that "we cannot

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ZIMBABWE: Sacked VP Mnangagwa Made Interim President in ‘Bloodless Transition’

Dismissed former Zimbabwean Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa, has been made the country’s interim president. Mnangagwa landed at Manyame Airforce Base to take control of the country’s government. Meanwhile President Robert Mugabe, who has been Zimabwe's President for 37 years, has been detained on what the army has described as a “bloodless transition

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$1 Million Up for Grabs in Hult Prize 2018 Challenge for Social Entrepreneurs

The 2018 Hult Prize Challenge as announced by President Bill Clinton at the United Nations is: “Harnessing the power of Energy to Transform the Lives of 10 Million people.” They are not necessarily looking for the next big breakthrough in energy, but rather they are looking at the application of

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Lupita Nyong’o: How Film Producer Harvey Weinstein Sexually Harassed Me

Oscar award-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o is the latest to accuse American film producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment. This follows an investigation launched by the Los Angeles Police Department  into whether Harvey Weinstein raped an Italian model in 2013. The model, whose name was not disclosed, reported her allegations to police on

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Double standards: ‘Why Aren’t We All with Somalia?’

More than 300 people were killed when a powerful bomb blast ripped through Mogadishu, Somalia's capital, on Saturday. The attack marked the deadliest assault the country has ever witnessed. Somalia's three-day national mourning period for the victims is coming to an end, with around 300 more people also injured in the blast. Dozens are missing, hospitals are

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Congo-Brazzaville President’s Daughter’s Sex Video Leaked by Jilted Lover

Congo-Brazzaville President’s daughter Julienne Claudia Sassou Nguesso is embroiled in a sex blackmail scandal with her side dish, exposing both her covert cheating sprees and sex secrets. It all started when Julienne, 50, refused to give her side dish boyfriend $50,000. The jilted side lover threatened to reveal the first daughter’s sex

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Catholic Church Corruption: Pope Francis Under Fire

VATICAN CITY -- It is like an episode of 'Game of Thrones' without the explicit sex. New claims about mismanagement of the Catholic Church's finances and vitriolic attacks on Pope Francis from hardline traditionalists offer a keyhole glimpse of in-fighting simmering behind closed doors at the Vatican, experts say. The two issues

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Twitter Expands Character Limit to 280

Social media site Twitter is testing longer character limits to help users "easily express themselves". Twitter currently limits tweets to 140 characters, but has doubled that to 280 characters for a small group of users. The current character limit was "a major cause of frustration" for some users, the firm said in

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Museveni: Who Would Lose if the World Was Peaceful and Prosperous?

Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni used his 11-minute address at the 72nd United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday night to preach peace and prosperity for all nations of the world. Museveni wondered who would lose if the world was peaceful and its people prosperous and healthy. He also called for an end to

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Tennis Star Serena Williams Gives Birth to Baby Girl

American tennis star Serena Williams on Friday gave birth to a baby girl at a clinic in Florida. Her sister her sister Venus Williams confirmed the news and revealed that she is excited. "I'm super excited, words can’t explain,” Venus told ESPN. Serena revealed in April that she was pregnant, posting a selfie

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