Human trafficking: Nigerian man sentenced to 129 years imprisonment in South Africa

Ediozi Odi, a Nigerian man, has been sentenced to six life sentences and an additional 129 years imprisonment for human trafficking and related charges after he kept three young girls hostage to work as sex slaves. Judge Natvarlil Ranchod, sitting in the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria, South Africa on Wednesday cited experts as saying that human trafficking is increasing worldwide. It not only caused trauma to the victims, but also to communities. Criminals view it as a thriving business as sex slaves often young girls can be used over…

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Celine Dion Makes Comeback With Three New Songs

Celine Dion, legendary Canadian singer, makes a courageous comeback with three new songs from her forthcoming album “Courage”. The 51-year-old multiple award winning singer on Wednesday released “Lying Down,” “Imperfections,” and “Courage”. The Pop queen is back full force after the 2016 death from cancer of her husband-manager Réne Angélil. In an interview with USA Today, she said: “Since my husband passed away, I’ve taken on the rest of the package deal… I’m not playing the boss, I am the boss.” The album “Courage” is due out November 15. It will be Dion’s…

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Burglars Steal Solid Gold Toilet Worth £1milion In A Raid On Blenheim Palace

Burglars have stolen a solid 18-carat gold toilet, worth £5 million from Blenheim Palace in Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England The operation took place in the early hours of Saturday, September 14. The toilet titled ‘America’ which was created in 2016 by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan only went on display two days ago during an exhibition. Thames Valley Police have confirmed the toilet was stolen and a 66-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the theft and remains in police custody. Dominic Hare, chief executive officer of Blenheim Palace, told the…

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Ramaphosa booed at Mugabe’s funeral over attacks on Nigerians, others

Cyril Ramaphosa, President of South Africa, was booed on Saturday in Harare, the capital city of Zimbabwe, while delivering a speech at the funeral of Robert Mugabe, a former Zimbabwean President, who died at 95 penultimate Friday. Following the jeers and whistling from the audience, which interrupted his speech, Ramaphosa apologised for the recent xenophobic attacks in his country. Nigerians and other foreigners in South Africa had come under a series of xenophobic attacks, about 12 people reportedly killed. Businesses belonging to foreigners were destroyed in and around Johannesburg, South…

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Woman marries tree, plans change of name

Kate Cunningham, a 34-year-old mother of two, has ‘tied the knot’ with a tree and now has plans to change her name to reflect her new marital status to the unusual species she got hitched to. Cunningham held her unusual wedding in the presence of her family and friends in a Merseyside park. She wore an olive green dress, a home made skirt and green pumps for the symbolic ceremony. Cunnigham who is an activist from Meling in her explanation as to why she decided to ‘marry’ the elder tree in…

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Zambian female banker suspended for sleeping with 200 male job seekers, clients

Mutale Winfridah, a Zambian female banker, has been suspended for allegedly sleeping with over 200 men while promising them jobs, according to a report by the ZambianWatch. The woman identified as Mutale Winfridah, a branch senior executive of ZANACO bank, was suspended by bank management for sleeping with over 200 different men who were both clients and job seekers. The 39-year-old Winfridah, was suspended after more than 10 men formally lodged complaints against her, claiming she had used her influence as a branch senior bank executive to “enjoy their bed energies” after…

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Patients Evacuate Brazil Hospital During Fire

A deadly fire broke out at a Rio de Janeiro hospital on Thursday night, forcing staff to hastily evacuate patients and temporarily settle some on sheets and mattresses in the street while firefighters battled the blaze. Fire officials said the fire was under control at Badim Hospital but one person had died. Staffers in surgical masks wheeled medical equipment in the road as smoke billowed from the building. Television images showed medical workers tending to some patients sitting in wheelchairs with IV poles beside them in the street. Elderly and…

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Kevin Hart Discharged From Hospital 10 days after Car Crash

Kevin Hart, American comedian, has been discharged from a Californian hospital 10 days after he was involved in a car crash. Hart is now undergoing intensive physical therapy at an undisclosed live-in rehab facility, where he will likely remain for about one week. The “Night School” actor was hospitalized on September 1 after his 1970 Plymouth Barracuda veered off Mulholland Highway, crashed through wooden fencing on the side of the road, rolled over and landed in a ditch in the Los Angeles area. After the accident, Hart underwent back surgery for three…

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Dutch Doctor Acquitted in Landmark Euthanasia Case

A doctor who slipped a sedative in her patient’s coffee before administering a lethal drug to her has been acquitted of breaking Dutch euthanasia laws in a landmark case. Prosecutors had accused the unnamed doctor of failing to consult the 74-year-old, who had Alzheimer’s, but a judge ruled that a declaration written by the patient four years earlier had sufficed. Applause broke out in the courtroom after the court heard that the doctor had been right to abide by the woman’s stated wishes and that there was no legal duty…

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Indian Woman becomes ‘World’s Oldest Mom’ after giving birth to twins at 74

Mangayamma Yaramati , a southern India woman may have just set a new world record after giving birth to twins in her mid-70s. Yaramati, whose age has been reported as both 73 and 74 ― gave birth on Thursday to two little girls who were conceived via in vitro fertilization. Doctors delivered the girls via Caesarean section in what turns out to be Yaramatti’s first set of offspring in her 57-year marriage to her husband Sitarama Rajarao, who is in his 80s. “We tried many times and saw numerous doctors, so…

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