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21 Jul
A woman wanted in connection with a March murder in Oklahoma was arrested after commenting on the police department’s Facebook post asking about her reward money. Tulsa Police Department in Oklahoma posted a couple of images of Lorraine Graves, 24, on Facebook as part of their “Weekly Most Wanted” campaign. “The Tulsa Police Department is…
19 Jul
Do you believe in voodoo? Do you think horror films have an element of truth? Do you believe in the existence of a spiritual realm? This is your chance to be a member of the “billionaires” club the Nigerian social media space believes you can get into when you do this. The Center for Inquiry…
14 Jul
A Hong Kong Instagram star tragically plummeted to her death after she slipped while snapping a selfie at a waterfall. The shocking incident occurred after Sofia Cheung, 32, and three friends embarked on a trip to Ha Pak Lai park around 11 a.m. Saturday, according to a report by The Sun. The influencer had decided…
12 Jul
Eleven people who were taking selfies have been killed and many more left injured after lightning struck a historic fort in India on Sunday. As many as 30 people were on the towers of the 12th-century Amer Fort in Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan when the lightning strikes occurred. Eleven people were killed while another…
10 Jul
A man has pleaded guilty to manslaughter after he killed his lover by choking her to death in what he claims was a rough sex game that went wrong. Sam Pybus, 31, admitted killing Sophie Moss, 33, who was found in a critical condition following an incident at a property in Darlington, United Kingdom in…
8 Jul
Thousands of people are defying a nationwide coronavirus lockdown in Bangladesh to see Rani, a 51 centimetre, 20 inches tall cow whose owners claim it is the world's smallest. The 23-month-old dwarf cow has become a media star with scores of newspapers and television stations throwing the spotlight on the tiny bovine at a farm…
6 Jul
The Ukrainian defense ministry has reconsidered its decision after suffering heavy criticism over plans to make female soldiers march in high heels at a parade next month. The ministry on Thursday published photos on Facebook which showed women from the Military Institute at the Taras Shevchenko National University in the country's capital, Kyiv, marching in…
5 Jul
Tina Gonzalez, 26, quit after being arrested in May last year when bosses found out about the ‘depraved’ sexual fantasy she carried out at Fresno County Jail, in California. Despite it being illegal for prison staff to have sexual relations with inmates, Gonzalez cut her uniform so she could have sex with a prisoner while…
1 Jul
Oli London, an influencer born in England has hit back at criticism after undergoing multiple surgeries and revealing they now "identify as Korean". Oli London, 31, is a singer and internet personality with more than 800,000 followers across Instagram, YouTube, and TikTok. London, who is non-binary, released a video on YouTube revealing they had undergone…
1 Jul
Preparations for a wedding in Iraq took a horrific turn after a cook fell into a vat of chicken soup and died from severe burns. 25-year-old Issa Ismail, was making chicken soup for a wedding party on 15 June in Iraq’s northern district of Zakho, when he slipped and fell into the vat, according to…
28 Jun
A man walked out on his bride on the wedding day after her family failed to serve mutton in the feast at Sukinda on Wednesday. According to The New Indian Express, the 27-year-old groom, identified as Ramakant Patra, later married another woman of the area before returning home. Patra, a resident of Rebanapalaspal in neighbouring…
23 Jun
A Zambian news presenter lost his cool and went on a rant demanding his unpaid salary during a live news broadcast on Saturday night. Kabinda Kalimina, who was the news anchor for Zambian KBN TV, first gave a roundup of the top stories, then he went off script and demanded his salary as well as…

Guardian Life

1 day ago
Temi Ami-Williams, star of the award-winning Nigerian feature film EYIMOFE (This Is My Desire), has made history by becoming the second Nigerian actor to win a prize at Africa's biggest and most prestigious film festival, the Pan African Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou. Miss Ami-Williams won the FESPACO Prize for the Best Young Actor…
1 day ago
As always, Netflix is set to have you on the edge of your seat throughout November with movies that'll leave you giddy with excitement. Here's a list of the top 10 movies to look out for on Netflix in November:  Amina ( Air Date: 11/4/2021):  Amina is a historical narrative of the 16th-century Zazzau (now Zaria,…
1 day ago
US Actor James Michael Tyler popularly known for his role in the sitcom Friends has passed away at age 59.  His manager Toni Benson in a statement to TMZ confirming his death revealed that the actor had died of prostate cancer in his home. Tyler had been diagnosed in September 2018 and, after his diagnosis, shared…
2 days ago
Glenfiddich, the World’s Most Awarded Single Malt Whisky, earlier this year unveiled Grande Couronne, the newest addition to its Grand Series. The maverick whisky brand continues to challenge conventions with the unexpected marriage of two luxury worlds. The bottle and packaging are adorned with ornamental gold filigree, whilst exquisite artwork reminiscent of great renaissance paintings…
2 days ago
If you ignore the poor audio quality of Gulder Ultimate Search: The Age of Craftsmanship, the latest instalment of the once most-watched reality show on Nigerian television, long before BBNaija established itself as a cultural staple, what viewers are treated to is a desperate, off-brand, wonky production, from a team that has lost touch with the…

Music

3 days ago
He sat relaxed, gazing into the thin air as he spoke. On his tee shirt lay the inscription ‘Confident’, neatly stretched across his chest. And for this 26-year-old,...
3 days ago
Foremost continental award platform, All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA), has partnered with the English conglomerate, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), to boost the credibility and accuracy...
4 days ago
Not relenting on the chart-topping success of "Feeling," Ladipoe is back with a new song titled "Running" on which he features Fireboy DML. "Running" is Ladipoe's second single this year. The rapper revealed that it is also the first single off his forthcoming EP "Providence," set to drop next month. Fireboy, who delivered the chorus,…
21 Oct
Kelvyn Boy, widely known as Kelvyn Boy is an Afrobeatscrusader and a household name in the Ghanaian Afro-Pop /Highlife space. The young musician and songwriter gained waves of interest both home and away with his urban sound and distinct approach to his preferred genre. This sets him apart from his peers, with numerous awards, chart-topping…
16 Oct
When you blend silky vocals, soothing Afro-fusion melodies and stellar sound engineering, the record is likely to sound like ‘Follow You’, the just-released single from Nigeria’s acclaimed guitarist, Ifiok Effianga. On this record, Effianga, who is acclaimed as Fiokee, collaborates with Afro-RnB sensations, Gyakie and Chike, to create a mesmerizing love melody that is all…

Film

4 days ago
Ghana Jollof is served! Ghana Jollof, the first Showmax Original comedy-drama in West Africa, is now streaming exclusively on Showmax. The show tells the story of two young Nigerians, Jasper (AMVCA winner Funnybone) and Romanus (AMAA nominee Akah Nnani), who move to Ghana to “jollof”. In the first episode, Jasper and Romanus meet at the…
4 days ago
In the backdrop of concerns on the outright ban and state-sponsored surveillance of digital platforms and telecommunications service providers in Africa, Paradigm Initiative’s short film, FOCUS tells a story of civil rights, liberty and justice in the digital ecosystem. Directed by Award-winning Creative Director and Nigerian Poet, Tolu Ajayi, Focus spotlights the fundamental challenges of…
4 days ago
With a cinematographer Halyna Hutchins killed and a movie director wounded after US actor Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun during filming, we look at other deadly movie accidents. 'The Captive' Gun related deaths go back to the dawn of cinema with extra Charles Chandler shot in the head in 1915 while filming the Cecil…
4 days ago
Streaming giant Netflix  has released the official trailer for the movie 'Red Notice' When Interpol issues Red Notice; the highest level warrant to hunt and capture the world's most wanted, the FBI's top profiler John Hartley (Dwayne Johnson) is on the case. His global pursuit finds him smack dab in the middle of a daring…
4 days ago
US actor Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun that killed a cinematographer and wounded the director on a film set in New Mexico, US law enforcement officers said Thursday. The incident happened on the set of "Rust" in the southwestern US state, where Baldwin is playing the lead in a 19th-century western. Halyna Hutchins and…