Journalist Sainey MK Marenah confirmed this from the President in Dakar, Senegal today. Adama Barrow will be returning home tomorrow, Thursday, 26 January 2017 to take charge of the country, after spending two weeks away due to political crises.
According to Marenah, the president described his stay outside Gambia as ‘productive and in the best interest of Gambians.’
Mogadishu, Somalia (CNN)Extremist group Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for two explosions Wednesday that rocked the Somali capital of Mogadishu, killing at least 10 people and injuring another 30.
Attackers detonated a truck bomb outside the gates of the Dayah Hotel — which is near the country’s Parliament building and popular with lawmakers and government officials — before storming inside, Somali police Maj. Ahmed Ibrahim told CNN. Read more
According to Instagram user, Chygoz who shared the photo, the 10 yer old boy’s name is Olakekan from Nigeria, he is a barber. He charges 1k per barbing and is the most sort after in the salon where he works. He wrote:
“Meet Olalekan, the wonder kid barber responsible for my cut. He’s 10 years old, in JSS1 and he earns at least 5,000 naira daily from barbing….. Parents please stop training your children like toys. Those little kids you see at home have more in them than you can imagine… Help their future, give them a chance.”
A newly-built Bel Air mansion has been listed for sale for $250 million in the US, making it the most expensive home currently on offer on the American market.
The extravagant 38,000 square foot property features 12 bedrooms, 21 bathrooms, five bars and three kitchens and it comes complete with its own moat, four-lane bowling alley and an 85-foot Italian glass infinity pool fitted with an hydraulic theater-sized movie screen.
Some of the home’s other perks include a spa and fitness center, two cellars stocked with a multi-million dollar wine collection, and a 40-seat, James Bond-themed home cinema. Read more
14-year old teenager, Nakia Venant committed suicide via live broadcast from the bathroom of her foster home in Miami, Florida. The teenager used a homemade noose to commit suicide while friends watched it Live.
Sunday.Administrators with the Florida Department of Children & Families confirmed that both child welfare administrators and the Miami Gardens Police Department are investigating her death. Read more
The Nigerian Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Monday, 23 January, 2017 arraigned Akintunde Vincent Abiodun before Justice Oluwatoyin Ipaye of Lagos State High court Ikeja on amended charge bordering on forgery and obtaining money by false pretence.
The 37-year-old HND holder from Federal Polytechnic Auchi, Edo State, is said to have defrauded the victim, D. Bonnici of $267,000 New Zealand Dollars by claiming to be Christopher Williams from United Kingdom.
According to the complainant, she met Akintunde in a dating site on the internet and allegedly fell in love with him.
A popular sangoma in the Western Cape has made bizarre claims that she can raise late gospel star Sfiso Ncwane from the dead.
The sangoma further went to explain that Sfiso Ncwane was simply hibernating and it is now time to raise the star. She was seen sitting at a tombstone believed to be Sfiso Ncwane’s one. When LiveMonitor tracked down the woman, she said she can truly ‘wake’ Sfiso up. Read more
Johannesburg – Fears of xenophobia have once again hit South Africa amid floating reports claiming incidents of violence.
Unconfirmed reports have begun swirling that Zimbabweans are among the latest victims in a series of hate crimes on foreigners.
Gauteng province has become the first of these areas said to have seen at least 7 Zimbabweans killed according to a rumour circulating on social media on Monday.
ZimEye.com yesterday however found out that the rumour is not linked to any evidence and the following names printed on social networks have neither been proven real. The alleged victims were listed as: John Magodo, Thomas Muganhu, Ku Mazviro, Luis Ponai, Dudzai Mvari, Sesel Vhari and Dembe Lloyd, the latter who was said to have been shot dead while trying to escape. Read more
Police in Zambia have been banned from marrying foreigners, according to a memo by police inspector general Kakoma Kanganja circulating on social media. The memo, dated 11 January, said those who were already married to foreigners should declare this within a week.
It said failure to do so would “attract disciplinary action”. Police spokeswoman Esther Katongo said: “Issues of security are delicate. If not careful, spouses can be spies and can sell the security of the country.” Read more
A personal trainer has launched Britain’s first nude-ercise class where keep fit fanatics work out completely naked.
Former recruitment consultant Helen Smith, 35, led the first circuits-style workout class for ten participants on Saturday evening in Southampton. Read more