Wale started the topic Tina Turner sells music rights for reported $50m sum in the forum Entertainment
Tina Turner sells music rights for a reported $50m sum
Tina Turner sold the rights to her music catalogue, including hits like The Best and Nutbush City Limits, to music publishing company BMG.
The deal also sees BMG acquire the rights to Turner’s name, image, and likeness for future sponsorship and merchandising deals.
The company…Read More
Wale started the topic Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder III: Who will win the trilogy bout in Las Vegas in the forum Sport Life
Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder III: Who will win the trilogy bout in Las Vegas
One of 2021’s most anticipated bouts will roar into action in Las Vegas on Saturday as heavyweights Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder meet for the third time.
Britain’s Fury will defend his WBC crown against the American, who he stopped in the seventh round…Read More
Wale started the topic Ballon d'Or: Jorginho, Lionel Messi and Robert Lewandowski among nominees for award in the forum Sport Life
Ballon d’Or: Jorginho, Lionel Messi and Robert Lewandowski among nominees for award
Chelsea’s Jorginho, Paris St-Germain’s Lionel Messi and Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski are on the shortlist for the men’s Ballon d’Or award.
Messi was the 2019 winner for a record sixth time. The forward picked up a first major international title when…Read More
Wale started the topic Nobel Literature Prize 2021: Abdulrazak Gurnah named winner in the forum News
Nobel Literature Prize 2021: Abdulrazak Gurnah named winner
Abdulrazak Gurnah, a Tanzanian novelist, has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature for 2021.
The Academy lauded Gurnah for his “uncompromising and empathetic grasp of the impacts of colonialism” when announcing him as the winner on Thursday.
The Swedish Academy bestows the…Read More
Wale started the topic Texas abortion: Judge temporarily blocks enforcement of law Published 3 hours ago in the forum News
Texas abortion: Judge temporarily blocks enforcement of law Published 3 hours ago
A US judge has temporarily blocked a new law in Texas that effectively bans women from having an abortion.
District Judge Robert Pitman granted a request by the Biden administration to prevent any enforcement of the law while its legality is being…Read More
Wale started the topic China-Taiwan military tensions 'worst in 40 years' in the forum News
Military relations with China are at their worst in 40 years, Taiwan’s defence minister has said.
Chiu Kuo-cheng also warned China would be capable of mounting a full-scale invasion of the island by 2025.
His comments came after China sent a “record numbers” of military jets into Taiwan’s air defence zone for four consecutive days.
Facebook has apologised after it stopped working for users around the world for several hours on Monday.
WhatsApp and Instagram – which are owned by the company – were also down.
What was the problem?
In a nutshell, Facebook’s systems stopped talking to the wider internet.
It was as if “someone had pulled the cables from their data…Read More
Wale started the topic Facebook, Whatsapp and Instagram suffer a worldwide outage in the forum News
Facebook, Whatsapp and Instagram suffer a worldwide outage
Social media services Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram have been hit by an outage lasting more than an hour.
All three services are owned by Facebook and could not be accessed over the web or smartphone apps. Downdetector, which tracks outages, logged nearly 80,000 reports for…Read More
Wale started the topic Fury v Wilder III: Tyson Fury calls Deontay Wilder 'dangerous' and an 'atomic bomb' in the forum Sport Life
Fury v Wilder III: Tyson Fury calls Deontay Wilder ‘dangerous’ and an ‘atomic bomb’
Tyson Fury fights Deontay Wilder this weekend in Las Vegas
Deontay Wilder is an “atomic bomb” of a fighter and the “most dangerous heavyweight out there” says Tyson Fury as he prepares for their trilogy fight.
American Wilder was knocked out by WBC…Read More
Wale started the topic Sheriff Tiraspol's Sebastien Thill has relived goal that shocked Real Madrid 'over 100 times' in the forum Sport Life
Sheriff Tiraspol midfielder Sebastien Thill says he has already watched his winning Champions League goal at Real Madrid “over 100 times”.
Thill’s superb half-volley caused one of the great upsets in the competition against the 13-time European champions.
The Luxembourg international, 27, has received constant reminders of his big moment on T…Read More
Wale started the topic Victor Osimhen: "Everyone connected to Napoli makes me fly" in the forum Sport Life
When Nigerian Victor Osimhen was sent off on the opening day of the Serie A season, it seemed the forward’s second year with Napoli was heading the same way as his first.
But ever since, the 22-year-old has been in sparkling form, much like his club who currently top the Italian league.
In his last five games, he has scored seven goals – a tally…Read More
Wale started the topic Mark Clattenburg: Former referee criticised for comments about female officials in the forum Sport Life
Former Premier League referee Mark Clattenburg has been criticised for saying female referees in football may have to choose between their careers or having children.
The 46-year-old was speaking during a discussion about female officials on Talksport.
Sara Cox became the first woman to referee a Premiership rugby match last weekend, and C…Read More
Guinea’s military leader Col Mamady Doumbouya will on Friday be sworn in as the interim president.
He led the coup that ousted President Alpha Condé early last month, and recent sanctions by Ecowas against the junta mean no regional leaders are to attend Friday’s ceremony at the presidential palace.
Col Doumbouya is expected to form a…Read More
Wale started the topic Nigeria police arrest dozens from banned Shia group in the forum News
Police in Nigeria say they have arrested 57 members of the banned Shia group, the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, during protests in the capital, Abuja.
Hundreds of members of the group had marched through some of the city’s major streets to mark the killing of the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad.
A spokesperson for the Shia group told the BBC…Read More
Algeria will on Wednesday begin producing Chinese-developed Sinovac vaccines for its own use and export to other African countries.
The production will be done in partnership with China and state pharmaceutical products company Saidal.
The country plans to produce one million doses in October, two million in November and three million in…Read More
Wale started the topic Female Afghan judges hunted by the murderers they convicted in the forum News
They were the trailblazers of women’s rights in Afghanistan. They were the staunch defenders of the law, seeking justice for their country’s most marginalised. But now, more than 220 female Afghan judges are in hiding due to fear of retribution under Taliban rule. Six former female judges spoke to the BBC from secret locations across Afghanistan.…Read More
R Kelly Found Guilty In Sex Trafficking Trial
R Kelly, a popular US singer, was found guilty of running a two-decade-long scheme to exploit his celebrity to sexually abuse women and children.
During the six-week trial, eleven accusers, nine women and two men, testified about sexual humiliation and violence at his hands.
Kelly was found…Read More
Wale started the topic South Korea's president mulls dog meat ban as consumption dwindles in the forum News
South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in has raised the possibility of banning the consumption of dog meat in the country.
Most Koreans have never eaten dog meat, and demand for it has dwindled in recent years.
But it is estimated that up to one million dogs are still slaughtered for food each year in South Korea.
Speaking during a meeting with the…Read More
Wale started the topic Nigeria eye 'strong future' after third straight Women's AfroBasket title.. in the forum News
Nigeria captain Adaora Elonu is eyeing a strong future after D’Tigress became only the second side to win three African women’s basketball titles in a row when beating Mali 70-59 on Sunday in Yaounde, Cameroon.
The Nigerians join Senegal in achieving the feat, with the record 11-time champions having won four straight championships between 1974…Read More
Wale started the topic Netherlands Covid: Boy wins court battle for right to jab in the forum Health Matters
A 12-year-old boy in the Dutch city of Groningen has won a court battle to get vaccinated against Covid-19 so that he can visit his dying grandmother, despite his father’s objections.
A judge ruled the jab would reduce his chances of passing on any infection to the woman, who has advanced cancer.
Vaccines have been approved for Dutch…Read More
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