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FASHION-BEAUTY

Check Out How Much PSG Has Raised From Sales Of Messi Shirt in Just 24hours.

With the exit of Messi From Barcelona comes a significant fall in their market value and finances coming from sponsorship, Sales of shirts and other benefits of having a six-time ballon d'or winner in your squad. Photo Credit: AFP/PSG Whereas With the Introduction of Messi in your squad, comes a significant rise in followers, Sponsorship, increase in market value, sales of shirts and other benefits of having a six-time golden shoe winner in your squad.

  1 year ago ago
Check Out How Much PSG Has Raised From Sales Of Messi Shirt in Just 24hours.

MILITARY

OPINION: Knowing Who The Sponsors Of Boko Haram Are Will Cause More Good Than Harm

Boko Haram for more than a decade have been causing havoc in the country and taking siege of some communities. The only way they can be stopped is by blocking the channel that supplies them with weapons and other financial benefits. According to AFP, the Boko Haram insurgency has killed over 40,000 people and displaced two million.

  10 months ago ago
OPINION: Knowing Who The Sponsors Of Boko Haram Are Will Cause More Good Than Harm

MILITARY

Today's Headlines: US Reacts As Military Take Over Power In Guinea, Gunmen Kidnap ex-A'Ibom Senator

Photo Credit: Google US Reacts As Military Take Over Power In Guinea Photo Credit: Punch Newspapers The United States of America has condemned the military seizure of power in the Republic of Guinea which happened on Sunday. Army putschists in Guinea had staged a coup and arrested President Alpha Conde.

  11 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: US Reacts As Military Take Over Power In Guinea, Gunmen Kidnap ex-A'Ibom Senator

MILITARY

Opinion: The AFP Report On NAF & The Non-Avoidable Civilian Casualities During Air Strikes

So it's Sunday morning. NAF ISR aircraft reveals terrorists are amassing at Kwatar Daban Masara, in Lake Chad. Planning an attack. This area is a bastion for ISWAP. The NAF has two options. 1. Wait for them to carry out their attacks and kill innocent civilians before hitting them

  10 months ago ago
Opinion: The AFP Report On NAF & The Non-Avoidable Civilian Casualities During Air Strikes

MILITARY

Afghan police return to work alongside Taliban at airport

For the first time since the Islamists seized power, Afghan police at Kabul airport have returned to work, manning checkpoints alongside Taliban security, officers said Sunday. When the Taliban overthrew the government in Kabul last month, police officers fled, frightened of what the Islamists could do.

  11 months ago ago
Afghan police return to work alongside Taliban at airport

MILITARY

Taliban disappointed by US equipment left behind

After American forces vacated from Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul there were planes, helicopters and military equipment left all over. The Taliban celebrated and were in very happy mood with shootings and fireworks display However the Taliban were disappointed to find inoperable planes and helicopters left behind by American forces on the military side of the Kabul airport

  11 months ago ago
Taliban disappointed by US equipment left behind

MILITARY

Military Arrests Guinea President, Takes Over Power.

Guinean army putschists said they had arrested the president and staged a coup on Sunday, the latest political upheaval to engulf the impoverished west African country, while the government claimed it had repelled the attack. In a video sent to AFP, a uniformed officer flanked by soldiers wielding assault rifles said, "After taking the president, we have decided to dissolve the constitution."

  11 months ago ago
Military Arrests Guinea President, Takes Over Power.

MILITARY

Facebook Moves Against Taliban, Blocks WhatsApp Accounts Linked To The Group

Social media giants, Facebook on Tuesday said it was hindering WhatsApp accounts connected to the Taliban after the revolutionary Islamic gathering took control of Afghanistan and looked to utilize the informing administration to help it administer it's activities. "The Taliban which is popularly known as a feared terrorist association under US law have been prohibited from making any social media remarks based on our administrations approaches," a Facebook representative told AFP.

  11 months ago ago
Facebook Moves Against Taliban, Blocks WhatsApp Accounts Linked To The Group

MILITARY

Suicide Bomber Strikes Mosque In Kandahar, Afghanistan During Prayers

During Friday prayers, an explosion inside a Shia mosque in Kandahar killed 35 people and injured 45 more. That's the second suicide bombing targeting a Shia mosque in Afghanistan in less than a week, raising fears that extremist organizations are gaining power across the nation following the Taliban's takeover.

  10 months ago ago
Suicide Bomber Strikes Mosque In Kandahar, Afghanistan During Prayers

POLITICS

Mali Interim President, Assimin Goita Survived An Attempted Assassination

Religious Affairs Minister, Mamadou Kone reportedly told AFP On Tuesday July 20 that a man tried to stab Mali’s interim President, Assimin Goita while offering Eid al-Adha prayers at the Grand Mosque in the capital, Bamako, fortunately, which he survived the assassination attempt.

  1 year ago ago
Mali Interim President, Assimin Goita Survived An Attempted Assassination

MILITARY

Nigerian Air Force mistakenly bombs civilians in another Borno community

A fighter jet operated by the Nigerian Air Force as mistakenly dropped a bomb on a Nigerian community in the Lake chad region, the AFP reported on Tuesday in yet another costly glitch with military strike precision. Fishermen,counted to be at least 20 in numbers were killed in the airstrike that occurred on Sunday kwatar Daban Masara ,the French newswire reported on Tuesday morning saying information about the tragedy had slow to circulate due to obsolete communication infrastructure in the area.

  10 months ago ago
Nigerian Air Force mistakenly bombs civilians in another Borno community

POLITICS

An alleged assailant of Mali's leader died in custody.

While in custody, the boy accused of trying to assassinate a Malian soldier, Assimi Goita, was the mastermind of two coup coups in less than a year. The suspect, whose identity has not been released, was arrested following an attempted murder on Tuesday in Bamako at the Grand Mosque.

  1 year ago ago
An alleged assailant of Mali's leader died in custody.

SOCIETY

11 people die after drinking toxic wine in a funeral.

Over eleven people from Cambodian village have died after drinking a rice wine. The wine is suspected to have been a toxic wine. According to the police, the wine contained methanol which is a high toxic liquid and can cause blindness when taken in. There is very little regulation for wine brewers in Cambodia, deaths are always reported everytime due to how contaminated the beverages are.

  1 year ago ago
11 people die after drinking toxic wine in a funeral.

MILITARY

Armed Forces Detain PM And Other Leaders In Sudan Coup.

Abdalla Hamdok, the Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok holds a press briefing at the Council of Ministers in the capital Khartoum, as unidentified armed men arrested a number of Sudanese leaders early October 25, 2021. Photo credit: google Government source disclosed to AFP, after weeks of tensions between the military and civilian transitional authorities, as demonstrators gathered on the streets to protest the arrests, said AFP journalists.

  9 months ago ago
Armed Forces Detain PM And Other Leaders In Sudan Coup.

MILITARY

Taliban Kills, Hangs Four Bodies For Alleged Kidnapping

Four persons have been killed and their bodies hung by the Taliban for alleged kidnapping, a senior official said. They were reportedly killed during a shootout in Afghanistan’s western city of Herat on Saturday. According to Herat province’s deputy governor Mawlawi Shir Ahmad Muhajir, the decision to display their bodies at different public areas is to teach a “lesson” that kidnapping will not be tolerated.

  10 months ago ago
Taliban Kills, Hangs Four Bodies For Alleged Kidnapping

EDUCATION

Another 28 Kidnapped Students By Bandits Have Been Released

Bandits who held onto 121 understudies at a secondary school in northwestern Nigeria toward the beginning of July have delivered another 28 young people, a school official told AFP on Sunday. The assailants raged Bethel Baptist High School in northwestern Kaduna state on July 5, snatching understudies who were dozing in their dormitories.

  1 year ago ago
Another 28 Kidnapped Students By Bandits Have Been Released

SOCIETY

Three Indian farmers arrested for contraband alcohol after their Buffalo got drunk

Three notorious Indian farmers who sold contraband liquor have been arrested following their cattle misbehaving after taking the hooch, according to statement by the local police. one of the farmer called a vet doctor after their buffaloes starting to “act strangely and their mouths started frothing”, local police official Dilipsinh Baldev told AFP.

  1 year ago ago
Three Indian farmers arrested for contraband alcohol after their Buffalo got drunk

JUSTICE

Zuma of South Africa surrenders to police and begins a 15-month sentence

Jacob Zuma, the former president of South Africa, surrendered to prison late Wednesday to begin serving a 15-month term for contempt of court, according to his foundation. Zuma was sentenced to 15 months in prison by the Constitutional Court last week for ignoring anti-graft investigators. AFP reported that police had warned earlier on Wednesday that unless the supreme court directed differently, they were preparing to arrest the former president by a midnight deadline to implement the judgement.

  1 year ago ago
Zuma of South Africa surrenders to police and begins a 15-month sentence

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Igboho Remanded In Custody In Cotonou, Presidency Issues Oath Of Secrecy To Staff

A Nigerian separatist wanted in his country was remanded in custody on Tuesday in Benin, where he was arrested at the airport last week, judicial sources told AFP. Sunday Igboho, who advocates for independence for the southwestern Yoruba people, is accused of “criminal association,” according to a judicial source in Benin’s commercial capital Cotonou.

  1 year ago ago
Today's Headlines: Igboho Remanded In Custody In Cotonou, Presidency Issues Oath Of Secrecy To Staff

JUSTICE

Uganda repeals anti-porn “miniskirt” legislation

In a ruling praised by women's rights activists on Tuesday, Uganda's constitutional court struck down a contentious anti-pornography law that included a prohibition on wearing miniskirts in public. According to the ruling, which was viewed by AFP, the 2014 law, dubbed the "anti-miniskirt law," was "inconsistent with or in defiance of the constitution of the Republic of Uganda."

  1 year ago ago
Uganda repeals anti-porn “miniskirt” legislation