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19 Jan
A man from the Caribbean island of Dominica says he survived 24 days lost at sea in a sailboat by eating ketchup before being rescued in Colombian waters, the country's naval authority said.
9 Nov
US park officials have asked visitors to stop licking psychedelic toads, warning that anyone seeking a hallucinogenic high from the wart-covered amphibians is more likely to end up seriously ill.
26 Oct
A Filipino athlete Ryan Alonzo has achieved a second Guinness World Record in the demanding sport of jump rope. The 35-year-old, known as "Skipman," completed 3,731 continuous crossovers, which are performed by crossing the arms in and out as the rope circles the body. Previously, there had been 2,405 continuous crossovers. Alonzo previously held the…
10 Oct
Ashley Garner had given up hope of ever regaining sight of her wedding band. A few days before Hurricane Ian hit the coast of southwest Florida, she lost it in front of her Fort Myers house. She spent two days searching their yard and garage with the assistance of her husband and three young children,…
10 Oct
After calling off her wedding, a woman caused controversy by listing her £13,500 engagement ring for sale on Facebook Marketplace. The Australian woman claimed that although her partner had given her a one-carat diamond ring from Tiffany, it had now been put up for sale for "obvious reasons." In light of the fact that she…
10 Oct
Authorities in North Carolina were looking for a 700-pound runaway rodeo bull that was characterized as deadly and fiercely combative. The bull escaped from a stockyard in Norwood, North Carolina, on Wednesday, according to police in the town, which is situated approximately 50 miles east of Charlotte. But they swiftly clarified that it wasn't a…
20 Sep
At least 21 people died in India’s eastern state of Bihar in incidents of lightning amid rains over the past 24 hours.
12 Sep
An ancient human tooth discovered by archaeologists in Georgia dates back 1.8 million years, firmly establishing the area as the site of one of the first prehistoric human settlements in Europe and potentially the world outside of Africa. The tooth was found close to the village of Orozmani, about 100 kilometres (62 miles) southwest of…
29 Aug
Madhubala, a 16-year-old elephant in Pakistan, received treatment while under a special standing sedation technique, bringing relief to her pain from a fractured tusk and a dental infection. An eight-person team from the international animal welfare organisation Four Paws is caring for Madhubala, one of four African elephants, in Karachi. In 2020, Four Paws transferred…
17 Aug
California cops rushed to a zoo after a 911 call -- only to find it had been placed by a mischievous monkey.
11 Aug
Riders of the San Francisco Bay Area metro system in California may have seen a new station guard recently. Pac-Man, a 5-year-old Harris's hawk, has occupied the perch at El Cerrito del Norte station and is keeping an eye out for pigeons rather than fare-evaders. Pac-handler Man's Ricky Ortiz, a falconer with Falcon Force, started…
14 Feb 2022
An AirAsia passenger plane was forced to divert and make an unscheduled landing after a snake was spotted slithering through the overhead lights, the Malaysian budget carrier confirmed Monday.
9 Feb 2022
A pregnant Pakistani woman had a nail hammered into her head by a faith healer who said it would guarantee she gave birth to a boy, a doctor said Wednesday.

Guardian Life

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Face contouring is a makeup technique used to enhance or define certain features of the face. This technique uses shading and highlighting to enhance and define the natural structure of the face.
It is done by applying makeup in a specific way to create the illusion of shadows and highlights giving off the illusion of a…
1 hour ago
Afrobeats Giants Wizkid and Davido Will Tour Together in 2023 Nigerian award-winning star Wizkid has disclosed that he will be teaming up with Davido for a joint tour after his More Love, Less Ego album tour. The singer announced the tour on his Instagram stories, writing, "After my MLLE tour! Davido and I are going…
3 hours ago
Professor Femi Osofisan, one of Africa’s foremost dramatists, theatre director, actor, critic, poet, novelist, editor and newspaper columnist, recently, paid an unscheduled visit to the new Vice–Chancellor (VC) of Crown-Hill University (CHU), Prof. Jeleel Ojuade.
3 hours ago
Telecommunications giant, Globacom, last Friday again fulfilled its promise of rewarding its loyal subscribers with amazing prizes as an Ibadan-based Nurse, Mariam Oyelami, was presented a three-bedroom house in its unprecedented promo, Festival of Joy.
1 day ago
Dakar, the capital city of Senegal was agog recently as leading African artistes, celebrities and stakeholders in the music industry stormed the city for the 8th edition of the All Africa Music Award (AFRIMA) dubbed Taranga Edition.

Music

24 Jan
After a year of highs and countless mind-blowing moments, the World’s biggest Afrobeats festival returns to Portimão’s sun-kissed coast this summer. Afro Nation Portugal announces the first wave of names taking place between 28-30th June 2023. Among an ever-impressive array of artists, are found the first three headline acts, including global giant Burna Boy, US…
19 Jan
There could not have been a better way to start the new year for fans of United States-based Nigerian singer, Emmanuel Shedu, popularly called Yo'Dele following  the release of his new single, 'Keke Ti Koko'. Yo'Dele, who surprised his fanbase with the latest sensation, had demonstrated that he had something up his sleeve, as he…
17 Jan
South Africa-based Nigerian Afrobeat/ Afropop/ Afrofusion recording and performing artist, Ambassador Uche Opara, also known as King Sador, is currently making waves with his newly released heavyweight EP project titled “GUNE BOI (Otilo)” on all major music platforms nationwide courtesy of record label known as Kingy Movement. King Sador, who was born and raised in…
15 Jan
As it is said, "class is permanent, and form is temporal." Such is the imposing sonorous voice of one of Nigeria's highly anointed gospel minister, Okoro Lilian Chidinma, popularly known as Lilian Dinma. A talented gospel singer, songwriter, entrepreneur, and fashion guru. Lilian Dinma understood her assignment from childhood and, from her secondary school days,…
14 Jan
Social Nation Africa, Mansa Musik Group Partner With Organisers With the clock ticking fast to the highly anticipated eighth edition of the All-Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) tagged ‘Teranga Edition’ scheduled to hold in Dakar, Senegal, from January 12-15, 2023, Senegalese-French actor and comedian, Ahmed Sylla; Cameroonian Actress and broadcaster, Sophy Aiida and South African screen…

Film

24 Jan
Serial entrepreneur turned Nollywood actor and producer, John Oche Success better known as Dr Success John has put the speculations to rest that there is homosexuality in Nollywood, asserting that gay men and women abound in the industry. While affirming that gay men are in the best position to answer the question of whether most…
24 Jan
The follow-up to "Girls Trip" transports us to West Africa in Ghana. Co-writer of the original 2017 comedy, writer-director-producer Tracy Oliver during an interview gave an update on the upcoming reunion of Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith, and Tiffany Haddish. During the promotion of her video series 'Harlem', Oliver announced she had a "definitive…
24 Jan
As digital broadcast platforms steadily worm their way into the hearts of television viewers globally, Nigeria and Africa have not been left behind in the fiercely competitive and innovative space. With the youths making up the vast majority of Africa’s population and their tendency to make the digital shift to over the top  (OTT) platforms,…
24 Jan
Ace broadcaster and actor, Destiny Ezeyim popularly known as Brainiac the Radiogad has lamented that most Nigerian movie producers are in the habit of not giving actors their dues. He said producers feel they are doing actors favour by giving them roles. He said: “Most of the time people view Nollywood from the wrong background.…
16 Jan
"Avatar: The Way of Water" easily stayed atop the North American box office for a fifth straight week, taking in an estimated $38.5 million on a long holiday weekend, industry watcher Exhibitor Relations said Sunday.