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Wednesday, 31 October 2018

Photos: Saudi Arabia executes an Indonesian maid after she killed employer who was trying to rape her

Saudi Arabia has executed an Indonesian maid who killed her employer during a rape attack, sparking outrage in Jakarta.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo (right) greets Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir in his Bogor presidential palace on October 22, 2018, only a week before Tuti Tursilawati was executed. The execution was the fourth of an Indonesian worker in three years where the Saudis failed to give prior notice to Jakarta

Photos: Kanye West vows to "distance" himself from politics: "I've been used"

Rapper Kanye West, who has been outspoken in his support for President Donald Trump, now says he's going to focus on his music and fashion after being "used" in the world of politics.

After 8 yrs on death row for blasphemy, a Christian woman, Asia Bibi in Pakistan has her sentence overturned

Asia Bibi's death sentence has been overturned by Pakistan's Supreme Court.

Photos: Priyanka Chopra WOWED at her bridal shower which was attended by Lupita Nyong'o et al

On Sunday the 28th of October, beautiful Bollywood starlet Priyanka Chopra  who is engaged to Nick Jonas, celebrated her bridal shower in Tiffany's Blue Box Cafe, New York city with close friends.

Photos: Kylie Jenner gifts mom Kris with $250K 488 Ferrari for birthday

On Monday night, Kris Jenner got a super lavish early birthday gift from her daughter Kylie Jenner.

Photos: Beyonce pays homage to Toni Braxton for #Halloween! #HappyHalloween #PhoniBraxton

Beyoncé wins Halloween once again with her "Phoni Braxton" costume, paying homage to Toni Braxton 👑 👏🏽

Tuesday, 30 October 2018

Photos: Steve Madden slams Nicki Minaj on Twitter as the rapper's feud with Cardi B dies down

On Monday, Nicki Minaj and Cardi B's feud escalated dramatically with an episode of Minaj's Apple Radio show Queen Radio, and Cardi B's Instagram video spree.

UAE visa amnesty scheme likely to be extended

Thousands of residents with expired documentation have applied for short-term passports since the start of the UAE visa amnesty, in a bid to take advantage of a six-month window to find work and extend their stay in the country.

Trump says he will order limits to #BirthrightCitizenship despite #14thAmendment

President Donald Trump is planning to attempt to end birthright citizenship by executive order, Trump told news outlet Axios, which reported the move would apply to children of non-citizens and unauthorized immigrants born in the United States.

Photos: Wizkid's third baby mama, Jada & their son, Zion are in Dubai

Fever crooner, Wizkid, real name Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun was in Dubai where he performed in White and Drais over the weekend.

Pharrell Williams threatens to sue President Trump over use of 'Happy' at rally after Pittsburgh shooting

Pharrell Williams isn't too happy with President Donald Trump.

Dubai’s resident population crosses 3.1 million & males outnumber females

New stats from the Dubai Statistics Center (DSC) shows the Dubai population has increased to over three million!

Photos: Zoë Kravitz channels mom Lisa Bonet's nude Rolling Stone shoot

Zoë Kravitz confirmed she’s been secretly engaged since February in a new interview with Rolling Stone magazine, for which she channeled her mom’s iconic nude cover shoot.

What we know about the Lion Air plane crash

What we know about the Lion Air plane crash:

Monday, 29 October 2018

Meet Sony Setiawan, the man who missed the #LionAir #JT610 flight that crashed this a.m

A plane passenger is lucky to be alive after traffic made him late for the doomed Lion Air flight that crashed in to the sea off Indonesia.
Sony Setiawan was due to be among the 189 people on board flight JT 610 when it took off early from the capital Jakarta on Monday morning. But he was held up on his commute to Soekarno-Hatta International Airport because of the city's notorious road congestion and never boarded the Boeing-737

Angela Merkel 'to step down' as leader of Germany's ruling party

German chancellor Angela Merkel will give up her party leadership after 18 years, sources say, in a surprise move that points to her waning power.

What you didn't know about Tony Anenih who passed on yesterday

There are very few human beings whose sobriquets are just as popular, or even more popular, as their real names.

The 5 victims of the Leicester City helicopter crash have been named including its billionaire owner, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha

The five victims of the Leicester City helicopter crash have been named including its billionaire owner, his assistant, a Thai beauty queen turned PA and the hero pilot and his girlfriend co-pilot who potentially saved hundreds of lives by crashing away from crowds on the ground.
The club issued a statement late yesterday evening confirming Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha and four others were killed when the aircraft fell from the sky and burst into flames

#Jakarta: Passenger plane, Lion Air JT 610 crashes this a.m after take-off in Indonesia killing 188 people on board

Indonesian authorities say 188 people were on board a Lion Air passenger plane that crashed into the sea near Jakarta.
A team collecting debris on Monday from the Lion Air flight off West Java in a photo made available by Basarnas, Indonesia’s search and rescue agency.

Sunday, 28 October 2018

Exclusive: #AfricaFestUAE holds its maiden edition in Dubai

Africa Fest UAE is a family-oriented community African festival geared at celebrating and promoting African culture in the UAE through music, food and more.
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Leicester City owner, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha's helicopter engulfed in flames after crashing in car park of King Power Stadium

A helicopter belonging by Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha has burst into flames after it crashed yards away from the King Power stadium this evening.
The helicopter belonging to Leicester owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha has crashed outside the King Power Stadium

Photos: At least 11 people dead & 6 injured at Pittsburgh #SynagogueShooting today

Eleven people were killed and at least six more were injured -- including four police officers -- when a gunman opened fire at a Pittsburgh synagogue Saturday morning, authorities said.

Saturday, 27 October 2018

Photo: Dubai King hits 2 million followers on LinkedIn

That's what's up!
Congratulations sir!

Photos: UAE gets its first ever self-driving bus service

The UAE's first self-driving bus service has launched, and there are plans to roll out more throughout the next year.

Worker kills boss for refusing to increase salary in UAE

A worker allegedly killed his boss with a meat cleaver after the latter refused to pay the Dh500 salary increment he had promised, an Abu Dhabi court has heard.

Thursday, 25 October 2018

Photos: Meet Ethiopia first female president, Sahle-Work Zewde

Ethiopian members of parliament have elected Sahle-Work Zewde as the country's first female president.

Photos: A suspicious package in Delaware addressed to former Vice President Joe Biden located

Former Vice President Joe Biden was today the target of a suspicious package intercepted at a postal facility in New Castle, Delaware.

Photos: Dubai Crown Prince stretches as he counts down to the #DubaiFitnessChallenge starting tomorrow! #Dubai30x30

He's always in top form anyways, so these 30 days will just be extra for him!

Suspicious package sent to Robert De Niro's restaurant in latest US bomb scare

A suspicious package and device similar to others sent to top Democrats this week was sent to a Greenwich Street building that houses offices Tribeca Films and Tribeca Grill that Robert De Niro owns, law enforcement and sources report.

The UAE visa amnesty period ends on October 31

October 31 remains the last day of the three-month amnesty in the UAE unless otherwise announced officially by the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship, a top official said on Monday, quashing rumours that a deadline extension is in the pipeline.

Photo: Can you guess how much Beyonce & Jay Z's #OnTheRun2 tour grossed?

Beyoncé and Jay Z's On the Run II Tour was a massive success and we smell an 'On The Run 3' tour loading!

Tiwa Savage is Wizkid's vixen is his new music VIDEO, #Fever!

Wizkid dropped the music video for his newly-released single "Fever" on Wednesday.

Photos: Wizkid is in #Dubai! #Fever #MadeInLagos

Starboy Wizkid is in Dubai!
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Wednesday, 24 October 2018

Photo: University professor, Frank Onyezili commits suicide in Benue

A Professor of Biological Science with the Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi, Frank Onyezili has committed suicide.

String of suspicious packages addressed to the Obamas, Clintons, Wasserman Schultz, prominent Democrats & CNN

The office of Congresswoman Wasserman Schultz was evacuated after a suspicious package was mailed to the premises.

Photo: Between Akon & Richard Branson

The Senegalese-American super star was spotted with the 'Virgin' founder in Las Vegas.

Photo: Tweet of the day! #DubaiProblems

This is super hilarious!
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Video: I felt money & winning made a good relationship: Will Smith on wife, Jada's 'Red Table Talk'

‘Red Table Talk’ is back and this time Jada Pinkett Smith brought along husband Will to help spill all their intimate family business.

Photos: #OneAfricaMusicFest, the World's BIGGEST Afrobeats concert & Comedy Show are happening in Dubai this November

This is exciting!
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Tuesday, 23 October 2018

Photos: Journalist Jamal Khashoggi disfigured face & body parts found

Jamal Khashoggi's son glared at the Saudi royal blamed for his father's death during a meeting in Riyadh today.
It comes as scepticism intensified about Saudi Arabia's account that Khashoggi (pictured) died accidentally in its consulate in Istanbul 

Photos: Rumour has it that I.K Ogbonna & Sonia are having marital issues

The jist online since yesterday has been that fine Nollywood actor, I.K Ogbonna and his gorgeous Colombian wife, Sonia Morales are facing some challenges in their marriage.

Free WI-FI in every Dubai taxi by the end of 2019

Every single one of Dubai's 10,800 cabs will soon offer free wi-fi.

Photo: Look how Amy Schumer announces her pregnancy

Amy Schumer is pregnant.

Photos: Cristiano Ronaldo flaunts his £1.2M diamond watch at media conference

Cristiano Ronaldo plans to put on a sparkly display on Tuesday on his return to Old Trafford, arriving in Manchester loaded with diamonds.
Cristiano Ronaldo showed off a diamond-encrusted watch at his press conference on Monday

Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey laid out on Tuesday the Saudi planning of what he called the “premeditated murder” of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the country’s consulate in Istanbul, and demanded that the Saudi suspects face justice in Turkey.

Photo: Femi Otedola & Aliko Dangote hook up in Monaco

The two Nigerian billionaires are in Monaco.
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Monday, 22 October 2018

Videos: Former NFL star Rae Carruth released from prison after almost 20 years

The former Carolina Panthers wide receiver, who was drafted in the first round of the 1997 NFL Draft, walked out of prison as a free man on Monday after serving nearly 20 years.