Saudi Arabia allows women at football game for first time

Saudi Arabia allows women at football game for first time

Saudi Arabia has for the first time allowed women to spectate at a football match, part of an easing of strict rules on gender separation by the ultra-conservative Muslim country. Earlier on Friday, ahead of the football game, there was another small sign of change: the country’s first car showroom dedicated to female customers was opened. For the first time, women will this June be allowed to get behind the wheel, after it was announced in September that a ban on women drivers would be lifted. A hashtag, translated as…

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George Weah’s Life a Real Film, Unbelievable: Wenger

George Weah’s Life a Real Film, Unbelievable: Wenger

Arsene Wenger has compared the life of George Weah to a film script following his former player’s election as president of Liberia. Weah, who played for Monaco, Paris Saint-Germain and AC Milan during a glittering career, last week secured a stunning run-off victory in the West African country’s first democratic transfer of power in decades. Wenger signed Weah in 1988 when he was the manager of Monaco, guiding his career for the next four years, and views the 1995 FIFA world player of the year as a shining example to…

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University of Zimbabwe Lecturers Disown Grace Mugabe’s Doctorate

University of Zimbabwe Lecturers Disown Grace Mugabe’s Doctorate

Former First Lady Grace Mugabe faces a corruption probe following a formal complaint filed by lecturers at the University of Zimbabwe’s Sociology Department over the manner in which she attained her doctorate. Mrs. Mugabe, who fell from grace when her attempts to succeed her husband Robert Mugabe were thwarted by the Zimbabwe Defence Forces and then sacked Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa in November last year, may face corruption charges as all faculty members have distanced themselves from supervising her research. Sources claim that staff members never handled Mrs. Mugabe’s research…

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Kylie Jenner to launch #SilverSeries

Kylie Jenner to launch #SilverSeries

Kylie Jenner has announced on her Instagram page that a new collection of beauty products tagged #SilverSeries will be launched on December 13. Beauty companies are, by now, probably improving on their products to come to par with Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty collection. The label, which clinched the Time Award for Invention of the Year, is famous for its 40-shade foundation and lipsticks which accommodate all shades of black and fair skin. The new collection from Kylie will feature lipsticks, brushes and concealers. Kylie Jenner’s cosmetic line won the “Beauty Newsmaker of the…

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US Supreme court sacks two Policemen for swapping wives

US Supreme court sacks two Policemen for swapping wives

Brandon Coker and Michael Golden, two police officers who worked in the southern state’s Bossier parish, have been sacked by the US Supreme Court for swapping wives and families, in a case that raised eyebrows. After consultation with their families, the men proceeded to simply swap homes — and wives: Golden moved in with Coker’s wife, and Coker made his life with Golden’s wife. Neither couple divorced. In late October 2014, their employer, Chief Deputy Sheriff Charles Owens, was shocked to discover the divorce-less swap. Owens told Coker and Golden…

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86-year-old woman arrested for armed robbery

86-year-old woman arrested for armed robbery

An 86-year-old woman who believed she was short-changed by bank cashier has been arrested by Police in Philadelphia, U.S. for an attempted robbery after she pointed a gun at a bank teller and demanded $400, police say. Reports say Emily Coakley, who uses a walker, had been to the same bank a day earlier, but when she counted her money after returning home, she believed she had been short-changed by $400. So on Tuesday afternoon, she grabbed a gun and her walker and went back to collect the balance, the…

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US Congressman In Scandal Over Sexually Explicit Photo

US Congressman In Scandal Over Sexually Explicit Photo

A US Congressman from Texas, Joe Barton has been exposed on Twitter for sending his nude photo and illicit text message to a woman. The graphic image and the illicit message was first revealed by a Twitter user. The 68-year-old Republican politician sent the nude photo showing his joystick and illicit text that reads, “I want u soo bad. Right now. Deep and hard” After the lewd photo of himself and graphic text message were circulated on social media, Barton, a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee…

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20-Year-old commits suicide after discovering fiancé has wife and kids

20-Year-old commits suicide after discovering fiancé has wife and kids

Danara Kaipova, a 20-year-old student killed herself after discovering the man she agreed to marry was already married and intended to have her as his polygamous second wife, according to reports. Danara was found dead soon after finding out her groom-to-be apparently had a spouse and two children. Her devastated mum said her daughter had thought she’d found her true love. Danara was allegedly ‘kidnapped’ from her college in Kazakhstan this summer by wealthy Birzhan Doshakaev, 29. The act of ‘bride-stealing’ is a barbaric medieval tradition that continues in Kazakhstan…

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Serena Williams Weds Alexis Ohanian

Serena Williams Weds Alexis Ohanian

It was an assemblage of Stars in New Orleans on Thursday as A-list celebrities gathered for the wedding of tennis superstar Serena Williams and Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian. Despite the media frenzy, the happy couple released few details of their ceremony. Music royalty Beyonce, legendary Vogue magazine editor-in-chief Anna Wintour, reality TV star Kim Kardashian, actress Eva Longoria and singer Ciara were all also seen arriving at the arts complex. Security for the event, anticipated to last into the wee hours, was tight. An entire block in the Big Easy…

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Portrait Of Jesus Painted By Da Vinci Sold For A Record Of N162bn Has Gone Viral

Portrait Of Jesus Painted By Da Vinci Sold For A Record Of N162bn Has Gone Viral

Leonardo da Vinci’s portrait of Christ, “Salvator Mundi”, sold for a record-smashing $450.3 million (N162 billion) on Wednesday at Christie‘s, more than double the old price for any work of art at auction. The painting, only recently rediscovered, was the last da Vinci left in private hands and fetched more than four times Christie‘s’ pre-sale estimate of about $100 million. It beat a record set in May 2015 by Pablo Picasso’s “Les Femmes D‘Alger,” which sold for $179.4 million, and constituted more than half the sale’s total of $785.9 million,…

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