By Griffin Mbaye, 3 Jun, 2024 / Politics

Electoral Court Reviews MK Party Leadership Dispute Involving Jabulani Khumalo and Jacob Zuma

Jabulani Khumalo, the founder of the uMkhonto we Sizwe Party (MKP), has filed a legal application against the Electoral Commission's decision to replace him with former president Jacob Zuma as the party leader. Khumalo seeks to have the decision declared invalid and to be reinstated as president. This move aims to address the leadership crisis within MKP, which has recently risen to become the third largest party in South Africa.

By Griffin Mbaye, 2 Jun, 2024 / Sports

WI vs PNG Live Score: West Indies vs Papua New Guinea at ICC T20 World Cup 2024 in Guyana

The ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2024 kicks off with a highly anticipated match between West Indies, led by Rovman Powell, and Papua New Guinea, led by Assad Vala, at Providence Stadium in Guyana. Despite the West Indies being favorites, the T20 World Cup's unpredictability could allow Papua New Guinea to cause an upset. The tournament also features the USA as a host and participant, adding another layer of excitement.

By Griffin Mbaye, 1 Jun, 2024 / Sports

Monaco's Mohamed Camara Faces Four-Match Suspension for Anti-Homophobia Logo Controversy

Mohamed Camara of AS Monaco has been banned for four matches after obscuring an anti-homophobia logo during a Ligue 1 game. French Sports Minister Amelie Oudea-Castera advocated for severe penalties, while the Malian Football Federation defended Camara's rights. The club supports the league's campaign and will address the situation internally.

By Griffin Mbaye, 31 May, 2024 / Politics

Supreme Court Upholds Annulment of Magarini MP Harrison Kombe's Election Win

Harrison Kombe, the Member of Parliament for Magarini, has lost his seat after the Supreme Court upheld the nullification of his August 2022 election victory. The ruling, sparked by an appeal from ODM candidate Francis Ndzole, cited election irregularities. A by-election will now take place, offering Kombe a chance to run again. This decision underscores Kenya's commitment to free and fair elections.

By Griffin Mbaye, 31 May, 2024 / Business

Trump Media & Technology Group's Stock Nosedives Following Donald Trump’s Conviction in Hush-Money Trial

Following the conviction of Donald Trump in his hush-money trial, shares of Trump Media & Technology Group plummeted. The company, which owns Truth Social, saw its stock symbol 'DJT' drop by 15 percent after Trump was found guilty of 34 counts of falsifying business records. This has reignited discussions on the volatility of Trump's media enterprise and its future prospects.

By Griffin Mbaye, 29 May, 2024 / Sports

Chelsea in Advanced Talks with Enzo Maresca for Managerial Role Amidst Club Restructuring

Chelsea is in advanced discussions to appoint Enzo Maresca, the current manager of Leicester City, as their new head coach. Having made an impression with his style of play and notable successes at Leicester, Maresca is a strong candidate to replace Mauricio Pochettino, who departed after a lackluster season. Other potential candidates include Brentford's Thomas Frank and Kieran McKenna of Ipswich.

By Griffin Mbaye, 29 May, 2024 / Health

Muslim Clerics Call for NEP Counties to Ban Harmful Miraa and Muguka

Muslim clerics in Northeastern Kenya are urging regional authorities to ban the sale and consumption of miraa and muguka. They highlight the health risks and rising crime associated with these substances, affecting particularly the youth. Clerics offer collaboration with the government to find alternative livelihoods for those impacted by the proposed ban.

By Griffin Mbaye, 27 May, 2024 / Crime & Justice

Johnny Wactor Fatal Shooting: Beloved 'General Hospital' Actor Killed During Robbery in Los Angeles

Johnny Wactor, known for his role on 'General Hospital', faced a grim fate when he was shot dead during a robbery in Los Angeles. Confusing the thieves for tow truck drivers, he intervened, sparking the fatal encounter. The incident took place after his shift at a rooftop bar, and the suspects remain unidentified.

By Griffin Mbaye, 26 May, 2024 / Sports

PGA Tour Star Grayson Murray Passes Away at 30: A Tragic End to a Triumphant Journey

Grayson Murray, a 30-year-old PGA Tour winner, died a day after withdrawing from the Charles Schwab Cup Challenge. Known for his talent and resilience, Murray faced and overcame many challenges, including struggles with alcohol and mental health. His untimely demise has left the PGA Tour community in profound shock and sorrow.

By Griffin Mbaye, 25 May, 2024 / Education

Renowned Scholar and Former University of Ibadan Vice Chancellor, Professor Ayo Banjo, Passes Away

Professor Ayo Banjo, esteemed academic and one-time Vice Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, has passed away. Known for his scholastic excellence and significant contributions to Nigerian education, Banjo spearheaded pivotal reforms at UI between 2005 and 2010. His legacy includes a notable tenure as president of the Nigerian Academy of Letters.

By Griffin Mbaye, 24 May, 2024 / Politics

UK July Election: Rishi Sunak Prioritizes War and Defense Amid Growing Global Threats

UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak emphasizes the significance of defense and war in his election campaign, against the backdrop of increasing global threats from Russia, Islamic extremism, and China. He criticizes Labour's Keir Starmer for perceived weakness on defense, and proposes raising defense spending to 2.5% of GDP by 2030. The promise is questioned for its feasibility and adequacy given the current state of the British military.

By Griffin Mbaye, 23 May, 2024 / World News

NATO Secretary General and Latvian Foreign Minister Focus on Ukraine Support Ahead of Washington Summit

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg met with Latvian Foreign Minister Baiba Braže to discuss boosting support for Ukraine and preparing for the upcoming Washington Summit. Stoltenberg also commended Latvia on their 20th anniversary of NATO membership and its defense commitments, highlighting the country's various contributions to the alliance.