President Muhammadu Buhari unveils 60th Independence logo, Gold prices surge higher, traders focus on U.S. Federal Reserve and more
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Jacob Blake shooting: Top American athletes boycott games in protest
Top American athletes are boycotting games and tournaments because of the constant shootings of African Americans by police. NBA teams - Lakers, Clippers, Bucks, Blazers, Rockets, Thunders - all boycotted Game 5 of the playoff series.
Actress Kirsten Dunst honored in Hollywood
German-American actress Kirsten Dunst unveils her star on Hollywood Boulevard's Walk of Fame, a "surreal" moment she says now as "a part of Hollywood history". She shot to fame at the age of 12 when she appeared in "Interview with a Vampire", and again in Sofia Coppola's "Virgin Suicides" in 1999.
US Americans believe war with Iran is coming: poll
More then half of Americans believe that the US will go to war with Iran "within the next few years," according to a new Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll. Fewer than 40% approve President Donald Trump's handling of the crisis.
One on one with Reggie Middelton
Reggie Middleton is an American entrepreneur who is the acting CEO of Veritaseum and the finance and technology blog, Boom Bust Blog
Payrolls report proves U.S. Economy still on top
American wages unexpectedly climbed in August by the most since the recession ended in 2009 and hiring rose by more than forecast, keeping the Federal Reserve on track to lift interest rates this month and making another hike in December more likely.
American flag taken down at U.S. consulate in St Petersburg
The American flag was removed from the U.S. consulate building in St Petersburg on Saturday evening (March 31). Earlier in the day men could be seen carrying bags and boxes out of the building and loading them into a truck. Moscow ordered the closure of U.S. consulate in St Petersburg and the expulsion of 60 U.S. diplomats on Thursday (March 29).
I made Akon sing Yoruba - Samklef on new song, Skelebe
Samklef talks about his new jam, Skelebe, featuring American star, Akon who sang in Yoruba on the track.
Sienna Miller visits North East IDPs
English-American actress and humanitarian worker, Sienna Rose Diana Miller, has drawn the attention of the Nigerian government and the international community to the deplorable living condition of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in North East Nigeria.