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Typhoon leaves 3 dead 2 injured in Japan, prompts call for thousands to evacuate

A rapidly weakening typhoon Lan has made landfall in Japan, setting off landslides and flooding that prompted evacuation orders for tens of thousands of people, before heading out to sea. Three people were reported killed, hundreds of plane flights cancelled, and train services disrupted in the wake of Lan, which …

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Nigeria: Three female suicide bombers kill 13

Three female suicide bombers killed 13 people and wounded 16 in the northeastern city of Maiduguri on Sunday, security sources said. The first bomber detonated her explosive belt around 21:45 in front of a small restaurant in the capital of Borno state “when people were buying their dinner,” a military …

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President Mugabe Sacked As WHO Goodwill Ambassador Four Days After Appointment

Robert Mugabe has been sacked as a goodwill ambassador for the World Health Organisation (WHO) after just four days. It follows outrage from donors and rights groups over the appointment of the Zimbabwean President, 93, blamed for destroying the country’s economy and presiding over human rights abuses during his 37-year …

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Just a day after feeling like he had a cold – Man loses both legs and hands after amputation

A father-of-three had to have both his legs and most of his hands amputated in order to save his life after falling ill with what he thought was a cold. Chris Garlick, 46, was stunned to learn he had contracted sepsis , which causes his immune system to attack the body’s tissue …

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South Africa: President Zuma given until November 30 to defend corruption charges

South African president, Jacob Zuma who was recently honoured with a huge statue by the Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha has been given till November 30, 2017 to defend the corruption charges against him in his country. The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) told Zuma yesterday that it will only consider new …

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Italy: Nigerian Man gets rewarded by Italian government after stopping a robbery attack (Photos)

A 31-year old Nigerian man identified as John Ogah, who is said to come from Benin Edo state has been specially recognized and rewarded by the Italian government for his bravery after thwarting a robbery attack in Italy. The Nigerian man was seen fighting a weapon-wielding robber who invaded a …

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