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New Zealand’s PM becomes 1st World Leader to bring her Baby to UN General Assembly

On Monday, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern made her debut speech at the United Nations General Assembly, and she wasn’t alone. Accompanying Ardern was her 3-month old daughter Neve Te Aroha and her partner Clarke Gayford. The Prime Minister’s recent appearance makes her the first world leader to bring an infant to the UNGA. During the …

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Bill Cosby Sentenced To Spend 3 To 10 Years In Prison

We’ve got some breaking news in the Bill Cosby sentencing as the judge has just announced how much time the comedian will be serving in jail. According to CNN, Cosby has been sentenced to spend 3 to 10 years in state prison. The announcement was made Yesterday after he was found guilty of …

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Manchester United Crashes Out Of League Cup

Manchester United have been sent out of the League Cup on penalties by Championship side Derby County The Red Devils were thrown out of the Carabao Cup by Derby County at Old Trafford on Tuesday, as the EFL Championship side prevailed 8-7 on penalties after a 2-2 draw in the …

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Fela Kuti, Obama, Kanté Make Diddy’s Top 100 Black Influential People List

Popular US rapper and record producer, Sean Combs aka Diddy curated a list which he describes as ‘100 Most Influential Black People’. Although he didn’t reveal what the list was all about or the criteria used for selection, some notable black personalities in music, fashion, and sports including Nigerian music …

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Nigeria To Sell 10 State-Owned Companies To Fund 2018 Budget

There are reports that the Federal Government of Nigeria will offer 10 state-owned companies for sale to selected investors and the public in the fourth quarter to raise N289bn toward funding the 2018 budget. Joe Anichebe, a director at the Bureau of Public Entreprises (BPE), was reported to have said …

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Michael Kors Buys Versace For $2 Billion

US fashion giant Michael Kors has confirmed a $2.1bn takeover of Versace, including debt, providing Kors an entry into the exclusive high-end European luxury market. “Michael Kors, with roots in the United States but headquartered in London, has struck a deal to buy Versace for 1.83 billion euros ($2.1 billion),” a …

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Instagram Co-Founders Resign From Facebook-Owned Company

Instagram co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger are leaving the photo-sharing app bought by Facebook six years ago, they said late Monday, leaving the parent company with a fresh test as it works to quell mounting turmoil. “Mike and I are grateful for the last eight years at Instagram and …

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David Banner, Karrueche Tran and Romeo Miller To Star In New Movie

Romeo Miller and David Banner will be returning to the big screen in Josh Webber directed film, Never Heard. In the film, Banner will play the role of a character who has been wrongly acquitted of a crime he did not commit named Aaron Davis. Romeo will take on the role of Banner’s character’s son, Jalen. …

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Lennart Thy Wins FIFA Fair Play Award For Saving A LIfe

Venlo striker Lennart Thy has won the FIFA Fair Play award for missing a game in order to donate steam cells to save a life Thy missed an Eredivisie game against PSV Eindhoven so he could donate stem cells to try and help a leukaemia patient. The 26-year-old German, who …

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