Hamza, son of slain al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, killed in U.S. anti-terrorism operation

Hamza bin Laden, a son of slain al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden and himself a notable figure in the militant group, was killed in a U.S. counterterrorism operation, President Donald Trump said on Saturday. In a statement issued by the White House, Trump said the operation took place in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region, but he… Read More Hamza, son of slain al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, killed in U.S. anti-terrorism operation

Playwriting: Beeta Universal Arts Foundation announces third edition of the Beeta Playwright Competition

The Beeta Universal Arts Foundation is proud to announce the third edition of the Beeta Playwright Competition. The competition aims to find new voices in the literary genre of drama in Nigeria. The third edition of the Beeta Universal Playwright Competition is calling for entries and is open to indigenous playwrights between the ages of… Read More Playwriting: Beeta Universal Arts Foundation announces third edition of the Beeta Playwright Competition

This Nigerian girl went on her first ski trip and came home with life lessons

I refuse to be average. That’s the motto I walked into the New year with. This year will be all about keeping an open mindset, trying new things and educating myself outdoors. And that’s how I booked a ski trip for the first time in my life. I went all the way to Winterberg Germany… Read More This Nigerian girl went on her first ski trip and came home with life lessons

U.S. court orders North Korea to pay $501million in damages over death of U.S. student

A U.S. court on Monday ordered Pyongyang to pay $501 million in damages for the torture and death of U.S. college student Otto Warmbier, who died in 2017 shortly after being released from a North Korea prison. Warmbier’s parents sued North Korea in April over their son’s death. The 22-year-old student died days after he… Read More U.S. court orders North Korea to pay $501million in damages over death of U.S. student

Israel to hold early general election in April 2019

Israel will hold an early general election in April, a spokesman for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday, after members of his governing coalition met to discuss differences over legislation. “The leaders of the coalition decided unanimously to dissolve parliament and go to a new election in early April,” the spokesman wrote on Twitter,… Read More Israel to hold early general election in April 2019

Nigerian Girl Exploring the World – My First Time in Austria

Traveling to Austria was something I did with no idea of what to expect when I got there. My name is Somi and I’m a 22 year old Nigerian girl who loves gaining knowledge and exploring. Rather than further my education in a classroom, I have decided to gain knowledge outside the classroom. That is… Read More Nigerian Girl Exploring the World – My First Time in Austria