Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Kenyan LGBTQ activist Edwin Chiloba smothered to death – pathologist

Kenyan LGBT activist Edwin Chiloba was smothered to death, a pathologist has said, giving the latest details of a murder that has caused outrage. Socks were stuffed into his mouth and a piece of denim...

Cosmetic Surgeon Dr. Michael K Obeng reacts to Cardi B’s ‘Butt Injection’ warning

Dr. Michael K. Obeng, a board-certified plastic surgeon and a member of PEOPLE's Health Squad, tells PEOPLE about the dangers of illegal injections after Cardi B shared that she had her injections removed in August. The rapper...

Ukraine war: Russia controls most of destroyed salt mine town, Soledar, says UK

Russia is "likely" to now be in control most of the salt-mining town of Soledar in Ukraine's east after a months-long battle with Ukrainian forces, the UK's Ministry of Defence says. Russian troops and the...

Nigeria poll body warns elections could be ‘cancelled’

Nigeria's Independent National Electoral Commission (Inec) has warned that the general elections could be cancelled if nothing is done to tackle insecurity in the country. The elections are due to be held on 25 February. Inec...

I never meant to disrespect Ghanaians – Meek Mill on Jubilee House music video

American rapper, Meek Mill, has apologised for his controversial music video shot at the Jubilee House. In a tweet on Monday, the singer explained he only meant to project art with the video shoot and...

Gunmen abduct 32 people from Nigeria train station

Gunmen armed with AK-47 rifles abducted at least 32 people from a train station in Nigeria’s southern Edo state, the governor's office said on Sunday The victims were mainly people waiting to board a train...

Body of Kenyan LGBTQ activist dumped in metal box

Police in Kenya are investigating the death of young fashion designer and LGBTQ activist Edwin Chiloba after his body was found dumped in a metal box by the roadside near the town of Eldoret. A...

Former Mauritania president banned from travel

Mauritanian police at the Nouakchott airport have prevented former President Mohamed Ould Abdelaziz from travelling abroad, he says. Mr Abdelaziz was about to board an Air France flight when police officers told him he was...

China Covid: Beijing criticises ‘political’ rules for its tourists

The Chinese government has suggested that travel restrictions imposed by several countries on Chinese arrivals are politically motivated - and has warned that it may retaliate. The US, India and the UK are among the...

Pope Benedict XVI: Lying in state at the Vatican begins

Tens of thousands of people are expected to pay their respects to former Pope Benedict XVI at his lying in state in the Vatican. He died on New Year's Eve at the age of 95,...