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USA:Close call as ship heads for house

An enormous cruise ship came within metres of this waterfront home. Florida – A panicking homeowner waved his arms in horror as giant cruise liner steamed towards his waterside home in Florida this week. The boat usually passes from the Port Everglades docks through Read on » » »

Adolf Hitler phone sells for $243 000

A telephone owned by Adolf Hitler has sold at auction for $243 000. Andreas Kornfeld of Alexander Historical Auctions said the phone sold on Sunday afternoon to a person who bid by phone. The auction house does not disclose the names of buyers. Bidding Read on » » »

WATCH: Obamas vs Richard Branson in private island kitesurfing battle

Necker Island, British Virgin Islands  — Former President Barack Obama, and his wife, Michelle, have spent some time vacationing with Richard Branson since leaving the White House. The Virgin Group founder put up a blog post with pictures and video of the ex-president kitesurfing Read on » » »

MY HAIR AND THE CAMEROON ANGLOPHONE PROBLEM – BY IMBOLO MBUE

IMBOLO MBUE In the summer of 2002, I walked into a hair salon in New Jersey and asked a stylist to cut off all my hair. I was done having hair. Enough with the pain of straightening it with a chemical that scalded parts Read on » » »

Miss Cameroon 2016; Julie Nguimfack, dethroned and replaced!

Julie Nguimfack; Miss Cameroon 2016 During the finals of the Miss Cameroon 2016 competition in July last year; Julie Nguimfack Cheugueu, won as Miss Cameroon 2016. Later that same year, 2016, she made headlines because she was refused a visa by the US embassy Read on » » »

What Would Malcolm X Say About ‘Negro’ Celebrities Meeting with Trump?

Malcolm X (Source: Wikimedia Commons) What would Malcolm X have to say about the Black celebrities meeting with Trump? There is no need to guess because the Black nationalist leader — in his infinite wisdom and understanding about white supremacy — told us how Read on » » »

Alicia Keys Continues to Shun Gender Norms: ‘Let a Boy Paint His Nails!’

Alicia Keys (Allure) Alicia Keys wants everyone to know it’s okay for boys get manicures. In an interview with Allure magazine, the songstress touched on what she was “sick” of and how those things influenced her newest album “Here.” “I am so annoyed at the Read on » » »

These 8 Men Have As Much Money As Half The World

  Just eight super-rich men hold the same amount of wealth as the poorest half of the world’s population, according to an analysis from the charity Oxfam released Sunday night.   Six of these billionaires, from Forbes’ list of the world’s richest people, are Read on » » »

White Celebs Create Mass Hilarity Online After Merging ‘Hidden Figures’ and ‘Fences’ Into #HiddenFences 

Jenna Bush Hager interviews Pharrell at the Golden Globes (NBC screen shot) When the 74th annual Golden Globes aired Sunday, Jan. 8, Black Twitter was left stunned after white Hollywood flubbed the name of “Hidden Figures,” not once but twice. Instead of calling the Read on » » »

Samuel Eto’o not for sale, says Antalyaspor chief

Antalyaspor’s former Cameroon international striker Samuel Eto’o is not for sale, the Turkish club’s chairman said Saturday, ending months of speculation over a move within Turkey or overseas. Persistent speculation linking Eto’o with a move to last season’s Super Lig champions Besiktas heightened last Read on » » »

The 13-year-old ‘Orphan Girl’ who turned down Kim Kardashian’s Adoption Request

Pink is an outstanding scholar whose mother sent her to the orphanage because she was too poor to care for her and fund her education.  A teenager from a children’s home in a poverty-stricken region of Thailand made an astonishing decision to turn down Read on » » »

Cameroon:22 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘Ni’ John Fru Ndi.

1. The name ‘Fru’ originates from the Baba II Village, meaning “born before twins”. 2. He was the school prefect “head boy” at Native Authority, NA, School in Santa in 1956. 3. He obtained Secondary School Education from Lagos City College. Fru Ndi only Read on » » »

Cameroon:Ayah Paul praises Fru Ndi on the eve of 2017

+WHO IS NI JOHN FRU NDI? Barrister Yondo Black and some others had been brutally arrested and thrown in jail for holding a preparatory meeting for the formation of a political party party in a notorious one-party state. There was prompt worldwide condemnation against Read on » » »

After Serena Williams’ Surprise Engagement, Social Media Reacts In Fury, Humor to White Fiancé

Serena Williams and Alex Ohanian (Vinod Divakaran/Noam Galai/Flickr) When Serena Williams announced she was engaged to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, social media lit up with reactions, with many questioning why she decided to settle down with a white man. The 22-time Grand Slam champion revealed Read on » » »

Denzel Washington On Colorism: ‘The Easiest Thing to Do Is Blame Somebody Else’

Denzel Washington and Viola Davis in “Fences.” In an interview with BET this weekend, two-time Oscar winner Denzel Washington sat down to dish about his highly anticipated film “Fences” and the polarizing issues of race discussed in the movie. The acclaimed actor, however, made Read on » » »

Cameroon:John N Foncha’s statue erected in Douala today molested & destroyed by a police officer

A police officer whose name we are still trying to get was at the center of attraction today Dec. 27 2016, in the economic city of Douala, after he pulled down and destroyed a monument of late former Southern Cameroon’s Prime Minister John Ngu Read on » » »

Model Jessica White Contemplates Shift to Natural Hair for Work in 2017

Jessica White (@iamjypsywhite/Instagram) After the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show was filmed in November, social media was buzzing about Black models showing their natural hair. The next month, model Jessica White posted a photo on Instagram announcing she may decide to show off her curls Read on » » »

R&B Singer Bryson Tiller Pays It Forward In His Hometown by Paying for Residents’ Groceries

Bryson Tiller pays for senior citizen’s groceries (WDRB screenshot) Singer-songwriter Bryson Tiller surprised several shoppers by footing the bill for senior citizens’ groceries in his hometown. The “Exchange” performer got into the holiday spirit last week when he visited two supermarkets in Louisville, Kentucky. Read on » » »

Will Smith Is Over Oscar Buzz, Reflects on Changing Attitude Towards Ceremony

Will Smith (Gage Skidmore/Flickr) Will Smith, who stars in the upcoming film “Collateral Beauty,” said he’s over the Oscar buzz. His thoughts coincide with his decision not to attend the ceremony earlier this year after his wife, Jada Pinkett-Smith, called for a boycott over the Read on » » »

USA:‘Walking Dead’ Star to Become First Black Female Lead on New ‘Star Trek’ Series

Sonequa Martin-Green (Gage Skidmore/Flickr) “The Walking Dead” star Sonequa Martin-Green will make history after being cast in the lead role for the upcoming “Star Trek: Discovery” series. Martin-Green is the first Black woman to hold such a position, however, her top-billed character will not Read on » » »