Wednesday, 12 March 2014

Local Referee Kwame Andoh Kyei dies in Ghana

Referee Kyei Andoh

Accra – Police in Ghana have launced an investigation into the death of a football linesman who was reportedly assaulted after a disputed decision in a domestic league match, a spokeswoman said Wednesday.

Fake prophet arrested in Lagos Nigeria

A man named Chuks Samson Obasi, who for many months paraded himself as Dr. Chris Okafor, the General Overseer of Mountain of Liberation & Miracle Ministry, (Liberation City) has been arrested.

Mr. T Sued By Secret Son Claiming He Became Gangster Due To Neglect?

Actor Mr. T (pictured), whose actual name is Laurence Tureaud, was reportedly sued by an alleged illegitimate son, Alexander Taylor, for abandonment and emotional scarring that supposedly caused him to join a gang, reports RadarOnline.

Plane Refused Entry To Iraq After Minister's Son Misses Boarding.

"The National News Agency (NNA) in Lebanon, run by the Ministry of Information, reported that "20 minutes after taking off from Beirut International Airport, the director of MEA bureau
in Baghdad informed the airliner that the Iraqi authorities would not allow the aircraft to land in Baghdad airport if it wasn't carrying the minister's son on board."

Bayern Munchen Boss Uli Hoeness In $25.7millionTax Fraud

Bayern Munich boss Uli Hoeness admitted his own wrongdoing in January 2013 - by filing an amended tax return that showed he avoided paying taxes by means of a Swiss bank account. After his trial got underway Monday (10.03.2014), the man long considered a role model is back at the center of public attention - in part because of his surprise confession that he withheld 18.5 million euros ($25.7 million) in tax revenue from the state.

If Ebony Wilkerson Does Have A Mental Illness, It’s A Wake-Up Call For All African Americans

Ebony Wilkerson mentally ill
Ebony Wilkerson is sitting inside a Florida jail cell, but should she be viewed as a cold-blooded criminal or a mentally-ill person in need of long-term mental health care?

Chronic drug addict left a boy to die after mowing him down on the way to buy drugs

A vile junkie who mowed down and killed a teenage boy on his way to buy drugs won't serve a single extra day behind bars.

World's longest serving ice cream man

His half century long career has seen him build an empire of six vans and his own ice cream manufacturing plant, in Watford, and earn a place in the Guinness World Record for 'Longest Career As An Ice Cream Man'

Paul Salamone, 75, has been behind the wheel of his distinctive blue ice cream van since he emigrated to Britain from Italy in 1965.

Wake up to the world's wackiest alarm clocks


If you have trouble getting out of bed in the morning, Amanda Cable has the answer for you as she reviews eight of the most absurd and annoying alarm clocks.


Bricklayer jailed for murdering his wife over her holiday romance with Tunisian waiter

Kelvin Newton has been convicted of the murder of wife Assia

Jealous husband Kelvin Newton was jailed for life today for murdering his 'Shirley Valentine' wife Assia Newton, 44, over her holiday romance with a Tunisian waiter she met on a Mediterranean holiday.


US cheerleader who sued her parents returns home after having lawsuit DENIED

FILE - In this March 4, 2014, file photo, Rachel Canning smiles during a hearing at the Morris County Courthouse, Tuesday, March 4, 2014, in Morristown, N.J....

Rachel Canning moved out of her parent's New Jersey home but filed a lawsuit against them saying that she deserved to have her college tuition and other expenses covered


Former Playboy playmate of the year, 32, is jailed for two years over 1million euro tax fraud


Swetlana Maslowskaya, 32, burst into tears at the court in Frankfurt, Germany, when she was told that she would spend a year in jail before any chance of release.

Has MH370 finally been found?


A Chinese satellite searching for missing Malaysian Airlines flight 370 has found what it is calling a 'suspected crash area at sea' - releasing images of what they are describing as three 'large, floating, objects' in the South China Sea (right).

Controversy Trails New Defence Minister’s Resignation


Controversy has continued to trail report suggesting that the new defence minister, Gen. Aliyu Gusau (rtd) has resigned his appointment one week after he was sworn.

S-C-A-N-D-A-L: 'Super' Female Minister In 3.1 Billion Private Jet Mess, Spends 500,000 Euros Monthly On Jet's Maintainance

Challenger 850  Jet Interior
In what is seen as a reprisal attack, fresh allegations are flying over mounting profligacy by another female minister in the cabinet of President Goodluck Jonathan. One of the remaining two super-female ministersis being alleged to be wasting billions from public purse to maintain a private aircraft.

13 Die In Boat Accident At Festac

13 bodies have today been recovered from a boat mishap that happened in Lagos yesterday, the Nigeria’s National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) reveals.

EFCC Arrests Warder For Opening Bank Account For Inmate

A 29 year-old warder with the old Abeokuta Prisons, Ibara, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Joseph Emmanuel is presently in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for allegedly assisting a prison inmate in carrying out fraudulent financial transactions, as well as using the name and documents of an illiterate taxi driver, to open a First Bank account for the inmate.

Lupita Nyong'o 'dating Somali-born rapper K'naan

Romance in bloom: Lupita Nyong'o is said to have begun dating Somali-Canadian rapper since September; the pair were pictured in a romantic clinch in LA on March 3

Move along Jared Leto, Lupita Nyong'o is apparently off the market and has been for six months.

Building Explosion Leaves 2 Dead, 18 Injured In New York City This Morning

At least two people died and 18 injured in a major explosion in New York City this morning, caused by a gas leak that razed two buildings to the ground.

'They think they're going to be stars but end up as drug-addicted prostitutes

Hard: Keila McCain was trafficked from the age of 12 but has now managed to escape from her life as a prostitute
Keila McCain was trafficked from the age of 12 but has now escaped from her life as a prostitute

Six people and one elephant killed after cars pile into a herd running wild


The accident that involved a three-car pile-up happened in Rayong province, east of Bangkok.

'I thought only people in Africa got HIV,' says mother of three who contracted HIV

Naive: Rachel Dilley says she had no idea of the risks of getting HIV - because she thought 'only people in Africa got it'

Rachel Dilley, 48, from Hertfordshire, told ITV's This Morning that she hadn't realised at the time that 'white people had ever had HIV'