Donald Trump has officially won the electoral college, and will be the President of the US come January 20. The president-elect officially won the 270 electoral college votes needed to formalise his presidency. Electors have said they had received thousands of emails from concerned citizens asking them to not vote for Donald Trump in the December 19th electoral college vote.
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Turkish Undercover Policeman Shot Russian Ambassador To Ankara Andrey Karlov
The Russian ambassador to Ankara, Turkey, Andrey Karlov was shot dead by a 22-year old undercover Turkish policeman, Mevlut Mert Altintas. The incident happened at the Contemporary Art Gallery in Ankara's central Çankaya district, while Andrey was delivering a speech. The gunman shot him from the back at point blank, killing him instantly. He was later killed by the Turkish special forces that was called to the scene.
9 Dead, 50 Injured As Truck Plows Into Christmas Market In Berlin,Germany
Nine people have been reported dead and 50 injured after a truck plows into the Christmas market in Berlin, Germany. According to the Berlin twitter account, it tweeted; "A truck just ran over a sidewalk at #Breitscheidplatz Our colleague report multiple injuries. more to follow" The tragic accident happened in Breitscheidplatz in western Berlin.
Donald Trump Officially Announces Rex Tillerson Will Be Secretary Of State
Donald J. Trump has officially announced ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson as his secretary of State.He made the official announcement via his twitter page after he had promised to do so on Tuesday. Donald Trump tweeted
Nigerians In Fear After MMM Crashes
Participants of one of Ponzi scheme, MMM, have been left in a state of panic after they received a message via their page that the money in their account will freeze for one month, and any participants that need money will only be able to receive the money in January. The MMM according to Wikipedia, is a Ponzi scheme orchestrated by a Russian man, Sergei Mavro, and was launched in November 2015, telling participants that it is a mutual aid fund,and participants can invest and claim 30% profit after 30 days.
Donald Trump To Nominate Rex Tillerson For The Secretary Of State
After different speculation on who will be the secretary of state for President-elect Donald Trump administration, a source close to the transition team have said that Donald Trump is considering ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson as his secretary of State nominee. Donald Trump also makes the announcement via his Twitter page he would be announcing his pick for secretary of state on Tuesday.
Gambian Dictator, Yahya Jammeh Annul 2016 Election Results, Orders Fresh Poll
Just a week after he was praised around the world for accepting defeat in the election, the Gambian leader, Yahya Jammeh has surprised the world when he turned around once again and rejects the December 1 election result. In a video released by the Gambian media, Mr Jammeh has cited irregularities in the election, and called for a fresh poll, without the foreign influence,and also to make sure all Gambians voted.
South Korea lawmakers Impeach Leader, Park Geun-hye
The corruption scandal that has caused unrest and protest in South Korea has led to the impeachment of President Park Geun-Hye. The parliamentary motion passed by 234 votes to 56, which is also an indication that her own party members have voted to oust her from her position. Her power has now been transferred to Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-Ahn.
Nana Akufo-Addo, Is The New Ghanaian President
Ghanaian has elected Presidential candidate of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, after defeating incumbent President John Mahama. An estimated 10 million voters have registered to vote in the election, and Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo had garnered 4,213,710 and needs 1,117,663 votes to cross the mark, while incumbent president, John Mahama has 3,710,702 votes from 206 constituencies provisionally declared.
American Hero, Aviation Icon And Former U.S. senator, John Glenn Is Dead
American hero and aviation icon, John Glenn is dead. John Glenn died at 95 surrounded by friends and family at the Ohio State University, Wexner Medical Center in Columbus.His wife, Annie, 73 was also beside his bed while he passes on. The news of the icon had spread around, and those who knew him, have a word or two to say about him.
48 People Dead After Plane Crash In Pakistan
48 people have been reported dead after a small twin-propeller belonging to Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) crashed near Havelian, the hilly area near Abbottabad district in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, on Wednesday. According to PIA spokesman, Daniyal Gilani, the aircraft had lost contact with the control tower before the crash, and killed forty-two passengers, five crew members and a ground engineer.
Donald Trump Awarded The Time Person Of The Year With Devil Horns
The President-elect Donald Trump has gotten one of those things he wish for, and that is becoming the "Time Person Of The Year." Time named Donald as time person of the year on Wednesday and place the newly elected president of the U.S on its front cover. Time magazine seems not to be a fan of the newly elected leader after it subtly wrote "Donald Trump, President of the Divided States Of America."
Donald Trump Attack Boeing On Twitter, Ask That Order For Air Force One Be Cancelled.
President elect, Donald Trump attack aircraft manufacturer, Boeing on Twitter on Tuesday, calling the U.S government to cancel the order for development of a new Air Force One. The Air Force had signed a deal with Boeing in January and also in July to design certain parts of the new presidential aircraft, including its interior, electrical and power system, and maintenance systems.
Angela Merkel Wants To Ban Full-Face Veil In Germany
Angela Merkel has called for the banning of the full-face veil in the country. The German chancellor called for the ban during a speech at her party conference on Tuesday. Angela Merkel said; The full veil is not appropriate here, it should be forbidden wherever that is legally possible. It does not belong to us. The chancellor speech was meant with sustained applause at her party, Christian Democratic Union (CDU) gathering.
South Carolina Judge Declared mistrial Against Cop Who Shot Walter Scott
Jurors on Monday were unable to reach an unanimous verdict in the case of a white former police officer, Michael Slager, charged with murder in the shooting and killing of black motorist, Walter Scott. Therefore a South Carolina judge,Clifton Newman has declared a mistrial.
President-Elect, Donald Trump Broadens Search For Secretary Of State
President-elect Donald Trump is widening search for selecting his secretary of state, as more suitable candidates are reported to be meeting him this week for the same position. The search for secretary of state have been reported to be between the former New York mayor and Donald Trump close ally during his campaign, Rudy Giuliani, and also former presidential candidate, Mitt Romney.
Watch The Video Of Yahya Jammeh Conceding Election To Barrow
While the US election was shocking to the world, Yahya Jammeh conceding election to Adama Barrow was another shock, not only to Gambians, but to other African nations. Yahya Jammeh has been portrayed by the media as a political thug and corrupt leader in the Gambia, and many had thought he would change the course or result of the election, one of the reasons his opponent had waited before accepting his victory.
Trump-Taiwan Call Spark Diplomatic Outrage Between China And US Government
Trump has been getting calls from different president ever since his shocking win in the November election, but one call has sparked outrage between Beijing and Washington after president-elect, Donald Trump and Taiwanese President, Ms Tsai called to congratulate Trump. According to Trump transiton team, both Trump and Tsai had talked about "close economic, political, and security ties" in a phone call.
Gambia’s President Yahya Jammeh Lost Presidential Election After 22 Years
Gambia’s President Yahya Jammeh has lost the presidential election after 22 years of running the country affairs. According to the election commission, Alieu Momarr Njai, the president will address the country soon with his concession speech.
Ex-Lagos Speaker,Adeyemi Ikuforiji To Face Trial For 500 Million Naira Fraud
Lagos, Nigeria: Lagos State former Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Adeyemi Ikuforiji, and his aide, Oyebode Atoyebi will face new trial for an alleged fraud of 500 Million Naira belonging to the house.