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32 Chinese Tourists Died As Bus Plunge in North Korea

32 Chinese Tourists Died As Bus Plunge in North Korea

LAGOS APRIL 23RD (NEWSRANGERS)-Thirty-two Chinese tourists and four North Koreans were killed when a bus plunged from a bridge in North Korea, Chinese officials and state media said Monday. Two other Chinese nationals were injured in Sunday’s accident south of the capital Pyongyang, Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang told a regular press briefing. Lu […]

Gunfire Blasts Near Saudi Royal Palace, King Evacuated

Gunfire Blasts Near Saudi Royal Palace, King Evacuated

LAGOS APRIL 22ND (NEWSRANGERS)-Gunfire was heard near Saudi Arabia’s royal palace Saturday, prompting widespread speculation as authorities said a toy drone was downed. “An official Riyadh district police spokesman said that at about 19:50 p.m. on Saturday, 5/8/1439 a security screening point in the Al-Khuzama district of Riyadh noticed a small, remote-controlled recreational aircraft (drone) […]

Ex-South African President, Jacob Zuma Sets To Marry 24-Year-Old Lady At 76

Ex-South African President, Jacob Zuma Sets To Marry 24-Year-Old Lady At 76

LAGOS APRIL 21ST (NEWSRANGERS)-Seventy-six-year-old former president of South Africa, Jacob Zuma, is set to marry for the seventh time. His bride-to-be is 24-year-old Nonkanyiso Conco, who confirmed to TimesLIVE that she and the embattled former president are set to wed. “Yes‚ we are getting married‚ but that is all I can say. I need to […]

Zimbabwe Parliament Summons Mugabe Over Alleged Looted $15bn Diamond

Zimbabwe Parliament Summons  Mugabe Over Alleged Looted $15bn Diamond

LAGOS APRIL 20TH (NEWSRANGERS)-A Zimbabwean parliamentary committee is summoning former leader Robert Mugabe to explain past comments on alleged diamond looting — the first time a public institution has called him to account for such claims made during his 37-year rule. Mugabe, who resigned in November following a military intervention and extraordinary public demonstrations, has […]

Ex-US President George Bush Mourns Wife’s Death At 92

Ex-US President George Bush Mourns Wife’s Death At 92

LAGOS APRIL 18TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Former US first lady Barbara Bush died Tuesday at the age of 92, triggering an outpouring of praise for the matriarch of a Republican family once at the apex of American politics. Barbara and George H.W. Bush were married for 73 years, and the widower “of course is heartbroken to lose his […]

Paul Biya, Cameroon Ghost President

Paul Biya, Cameroon Ghost President

LAGOS APRIL 18TH (NEWSRANGERS)-President Paul Biya’s lack of decision-making and direction is part and parcel of his political strategy, according to analysts. On the podium for the World’s Longest-Serving President, Paul Biya currently holds the silver medal. At an impressive 35-plus years in office, the Cameroonian leader’s ability to keep hold of power over the […]

Husband, Wife Arrested Over $400,000 Bank Fraud In Cambodia

Husband, Wife Arrested Over $400,000 Bank Fraud In Cambodia

LAGOS APRL 15TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Nigerian couples were arrested in Phnom Penh on Monday for alleged digital stealing $400,000 from a bank. Chea Sok, deputy police chief of Prampi Makara district, identified the suspects as Rejoice Isaac Chibunna, 48, and Isaac Chibunna, 50. Sok said the arrests were made after a lawsuit was filed by Leng Sovannavat, […]

Chemical Weapon Attack:U.S., Allies Fires 100 Missiles At Syria

Chemical  Weapon Attack:U.S., Allies Fires 100 Missiles At Syria

LAGOS APRIL 14TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The United States and its allies fired more than 100 missiles at Syria on Friday in a “one-time shot” the Pentagon said followed evidence that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was responsible for a chemical weapons attack using at least chlorine gas. U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Marine General Joseph Dunford said […]

Russia-US Tensions: UK Cabinet Approves Syria Strike

Russia-US Tensions:  UK Cabinet Approves  Syria Strike

LAGOS APRIL 13RD (NEWSRANGERS)-Theresa May’s cabinet has agreed on the need to “take action” to deter use of chemical weapons following an emergency meeting at Downing Street. The prime minister summoned her senior ministers to No 10 to discuss joining the United States and France in possible military strikes against Syria after saying “all the […]

257 Die In Algeria Military Plane Crash

257 Die In Algeria Military Plane Crash

LAGOS APRIL 11TH (NEWSRANGERS)-An Algerian military plane has crashed near the capital killing 257 people on board, officials say. The aircraft came down just after taking off from Boufarik military airport, west of Algiers. An inquiry is under way into the cause of the crash – Algeria’s worst-ever air disaster. The government has declared three […]

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