Thursday, 31 January 2019
Malaysia installed a new king today after the last monarch abdicated in a historic first following his reported marriage to a Russian ex-beauty queen.
DXB's smart gates will soon be able to detect traveller’s vitals, thanks to the new “Smart Health Tracks”.
The top 14 outstanding schools have been revealed by the KHDA.
Are you heading to the Pope's mass in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday February 5?
Posted by Oluwatoyin Balogun at 12:36
James Ingram, the Grammy-winning singer who launched multiple hits on the R&B and pop charts and earned two Oscar nominations for his songwriting, has died, according to a close associate.
Posted by Oluwatoyin Balogun at 12:23
Jussie Smollett, one of the stars of the Fox television show “Empire,” was attacked in Chicago early Tuesday morning by two people who yelled racial and homophobic slurs and wrapped a rope around his neck, according to the police, who said they were investigating the incident as “a possible hate crime.”
Posted by Oluwatoyin Balogun at 12:11
Wednesday, 30 January 2019
Funmi Aragbaye, a popular gospel musician and National President of the Gospel Musicians’ Association of Nigeria, has lost her husband, Elder Bola Aragbaye.
Posted by Oluwatoyin Balogun at 23:10
Tuesday, 29 January 2019
Netflix users have been warned of a new email scam claiming their accounts have been deactivated.
Posted by Oluwatoyin Balogun at 19:43
A Christian woman who has been in hiding since Pakistan’s Supreme Court overturned her blasphemy conviction last year, leading to violent protests and death threats, is apparently free to leave the country, after the court on Tuesday dismissed a challenge to its earlier ruling.
Posted by Oluwatoyin Balogun at 18:57
Housekeeper of billionaire Warren Stephens rescued after being trapped in New York City elevator for 3 days
Billionaire investment banker Warren Stephens and his family are “relieved and thankful” that their long-time housekeeper is doing well and recovering after spending the weekend trapped in an elevator at their New York townhouse.
Posted by Oluwatoyin Balogun at 16:38
As always, tens and thousands participated in the 20th edition of the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon.
Monday, 28 January 2019
“Black Panther” took home the top award for best performance by a cast in a motion picture at the 2019 Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday night.
Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka is the youngest woman to make her debut at No. 1 in nine years and the first man or woman from Asia to lead the tennis rankings.
Posted by Oluwatoyin Balogun at 20:27
Two Dubai hotels have been voted among the best in the world, according to a new study.
Sunday, 27 January 2019
Novak Djokovic becomes the first man to win 7 Australian Open titles after his win over Rafael Nadal
Seven years ago at the Australian Open, Novak Djokovic battled past Rafael Nadal in a historic, marathon final.
Posted by Oluwatoyin Balogun at 23:17
Saturday, 26 January 2019
HH Sheikh Hamdan spotted hanging out with Mo Salah and the Liverpool team at NAS Sports Complex in Dubai.
HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai led a UAE delegation at the WEF in Davos, Switzerland.
Naomi Osaka has beaten Petra Kvitova 7-6, 5-7, 6-4 to win her first Australian Open title!
Posted by Oluwatoyin Balogun at 17:01
Thursday, 24 January 2019
A high-ranking Nigerian policewoman has warned gay people living in the country to leave or risk criminal prosecution.
Posted by Oluwatoyin Balogun at 23:22
Etihad is hosting a major recruitment drive globally!
The UAE will start accepting applications for 10-year residency visas at the beginning of February.
Exclusive: The legal team of Teyana Taylor's husband, NBA player, Iman Shumpert writes Toyeen B #piecedelafoutupie
He threatened that his lawyers were gonna get in touch with bloggers and they did!
Posted by Oluwatoyin Balogun at 14:45
Wednesday, 23 January 2019
Every year, the World Economic Forum meets in Davos, Switzerland.
Tuesday, 22 January 2019
The Clinton crew is gaining another member. Chelsea Clinton announced Tuesday she and husband Marc Mezvinsky are expecting their third child.
A study by Edelman has ranked the UAE's government as the second most trusted in the world.
The Oscar nominations are being announced Tuesday morning.
HH Sheikh Mohammed has been pictured enjoying Hatta's stunning new Eco-Tourism destination and if you're looking for a mountain escape that's less than two hours drive from Dubai, it's got to be here.
Chris Brown was arrested in Paris on Monday following accusations of rape.
Sexually adventurous couple, Teyana Taylor and Iman Shumpert have made no secret about their occasional threesomes, but according to internet rumor, Iman has fathered a child with a woman they invited into their bed for a little fun.
Posted by Oluwatoyin Balogun at 17:26
VIDEO (18+): Woman identified as Jasmine Eiland, gets drugged & raped while streaming via Facebook Live
Shocking video is circulating the internet of a woman apparently getting raped while streaming via Facebook Live at Atlanta’s Opera nightclub.
Posted by Oluwatoyin Balogun at 17:08
Monday, 21 January 2019
Irish singer Sinead O'Connor has launched an appeal to find her 14-year-old son, after claiming he has been missing since Friday.
Posted by Oluwatoyin Balogun at 18:18
The world's richest 26 billionaires now have as much money as the poorest 3.8bn people on the planet
Just 26 billionaires now own as much wealth as the poorest 3.8billion people – half the world's population – combined, according to Oxfam.
Posted by Oluwatoyin Balogun at 17:41
Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates with Floyd Mayweather after winning first trophy with Juventus.
Saturday, 19 January 2019
Thursday, 17 January 2019
Did you know that Femi Otedola and Kola Abiola were classmates in Lagos University Staff School in 1971?
Posted by Oluwatoyin Balogun at 23:52
America's former First Lady, Michelle Obama clocks 55 today and her loving husband, Barack Obama writes her a birthday tribute online.
I think he must have tripped on something!
Wednesday, 16 January 2019
According to The Blast:
Somali militant group al-Shabab claim responsibility for Nairobi hotel, office complex, Kenya attack
At least six people were killed Tuesday when an Islamist suicide bomber and gunmen stormed an upmarket hotel complex in Nairobi, in the first such attack in the Kenyan capital in five years.
Posted by Oluwatoyin Balogun at 01:27
Tuesday, 15 January 2019
A man identified as Prince Mosest has died after poisoning himself in Lagos.
Posted by Oluwatoyin Balogun at 17:54
Gillette has come under fire after releasing a commercial that draws on the #MeToo movement to challenge “toxic masculinity.”
Posted by Oluwatoyin Balogun at 17:53
Dubai’s best restaurants are about to be revealed by Time Out Dubai.