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Mark Zuckerberg and Wife Priscilla Welcome 2nd Child

Mark Zuckerberg and wife, Priscilla Chan have welcomed their second child.  Chan gave birth this month and the couple named the baby girl August. The Facebook CEO shared the news saying he and Priscilla already wrote her a note. He said; ‘Priscilla and I are so happy to welcome our …

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Hurricane Harvey’s high winds make landfall in Texas

Hurricane Harvey has slammed into Texas with winds of up to 130mph (215 km/h) battering coastal areas. The storm, which has even stronger gusts, is the most powerful to hit the US mainland for 12 years. Up to 40in (1m) of rain is expected to fall. President Donald Trump has …

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Samsung Heir Lee Jae-yong sentenced to 5 Years in Jail

A court on Friday sentenced the billionaire head of South Korea’s Samsung Group, Lee Jae-yong, to five years in prison for bribery. After a six-month trial over a scandal that brought down the then president, Park Geun-hye, a court ruled that Lee had paid bribes in anticipation of favors from …

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Nigerian Airforce Plane Crashes, Pilot Dies

An aircraft belonging to the Nigerian Air Force has crashed, killing a pilot who was the only officer on board, a spokesperson  announced. The accident occurred in Kaduna on Thursday, the spokesman for the airforce, Olatokunbo Adesanya, said in a short statement. Mr. Adesanya, an Air Commodore, said the cause …

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Appeal Court Upholds Removal Of Sekibo As Senator

The Appeal Court has dismissed an appeal filed by Senator George Sekibo challenging the judgment of the Rivers State National Election Tribunal which removed him as Senator representing Rivers East Senatorial District. The Appellate Court held that the appeal lacked merit as it did not show facts as to why …

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Russian Ambassador Found Dead In Sudan Swimming Pool

Russia’s ambassador to Sudan has been found dead in the swimming pool of his home. Mirgayas Shirinskiy, 62, died from an acute heart attack, the Russian foreign ministry said. His body was found in his pool in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, about 6pm yesterday, according to Russian foreign office spokeswoman …

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Champions League group stage draw

For the first time since 2007-08, a time when Sir Alex Ferguson was still king of the jungle and Avram Grant was a leading Premier League manager, there are six British teams in the Champions League group stage. Pot 1: Chelsea; Pot 2: Manchester City and Manchester United; Pot 3: …

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