Month: April 2017

Ethiopia and Eritrea community demanding the fashion house gives the community some credit

    Habesha community say Alexander McQueen jacket resembles a kaba gown Kaba capes and gowns are traditionally worn at weddings in the Horn of Africa  They are demanding the fashion house gives the community some credit    Alexander McQueen has been accused of ‘cultural appropriation’ for designing a jacket that […]

N. Korean ballistic missile fails minutes after launch – S. Korean & US militaries

Pyongyang has test-fired a ballistic missile that appears to have exploded within minutes after launch and never actually left North Korean airspace, according to the US Pacific Command and South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff. “North Korea fired an unidentified missile from a site in the vicinity of Bukchang in […]

Tanzania’s President Magufuli sacks 10,000 over fake certificates

Tanzanian President John Magufuli has sacked nearly 10,000 civil servants for having fake education certificates. He was responding to the release of a government report into fraudulent qualifications in the public sector. The education minister said that some had been using their relatives’ school certificates, while others did not appear […]

Airline passengers caught with 10 kilos of cocaine in pants, officers say

(CNN)Customs and Border Patrol officers at New York’s JFK airport said they captured two more passengers who attempted to smuggle drugs by strapping packages of cocaine to their legs. The most recent seizure came when two men tried to bring more than 10 kilos of cocaine into the United States […]