Kim Kardashian fined for illegal promotion of cryptocurrency

Kim Kardashian fined for illegal promotion of cryptocurrency

Reality TV star and American Socialite, Kimberly Noel Kardashian, popularly known as Kim Kardashian has agreed to pay the sum of $1.26 million in fine to the United States Security and Exchange Commission, after the agency accused her of illegally promoting a volatile crypto token on her Instagram story in June 2021.  How is it…

Bolsonaro’s fate hanging in the balance 
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Bolsonaro’s fate hanging in the balance 

Voters in Brazil’s presidential election were at various polling stations across the country yesterday to choose the country’s next leader.  What does a candidate need to win?  A candidate must secure more than 50% of the valid votes cast to be declared president. If none of the candidates receives the required percentage of valid votes…

China’s economic growth decline in three decades
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China’s economic growth decline in three decades

For the first time in three decades, China’s economic growth has fallen behind the rest of the Asia-Pacific region.  What are the figures?  According to the World Bank, the Asia-Pacific region’s annual growth outlook has dropped from 5% to 3.2%, mainly thanks to China’s economic struggles, as the superpower is responsible for 86% of the…

Giorgia Meloni set to become Italy’s first female PM

Giorgia Meloni set to become Italy’s first female PM

Italy’s largest coalition party, Brothers of Italy has claimed victory in the parliamentary election, paving the way for its leader, Giorgia Meloni to be elected the next Prime Minister. 45-year-old Giorgia Meloni is expected to form Italy’s most right-wing government since world war two, making her the first-ever female to lead Europe’s third largest economy….

‘I’ve paid everything’, Shakira denies evading tax

‘I’ve paid everything’, Shakira denies evading tax

Earlier this year, Spanish authorities announced that they would be seeking a prison sentence of eight years and two months against famous singer Shakira for allegedly evading taxes from 2014 to 2016. Shakira is daring them to go ahead.  What’s she saying?  In a recent interview, the Colombian star stated that she would be fighting…

Putin threatens use of nuclear weapons

Putin threatens use of nuclear weapons

Russian President Vladimir Putin fully committed to his new role as world enemy number one on Wednesday, ordering the mobilization of Russian reservists and bringing the threat of the nuclear option to the table in the same speech. The escalation comes as Russia’s invasion loses gas in Ukraine, facing manpower shortages and territorial losses. “Russia…

A recap of Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral

A recap of Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral

Monday’s funeral of Queen Elizabeth II was one of the biggest diplomatic gatherings in decades. Leaders of almost 200 countries and territories, including roughly 90 presidents and Prime Ministers, flew in to attend. Many of them did not get royal treatment, however.  How do you mean?  Japan’s Emperor and other Heads of State arrived at…

Florida has no space for immigrants

Florida has no space for immigrants

 Florida governor Ron DeSantis has reiterated his position that there’s no space for migrants in the state, and he’s ready to exhaust the $12m budget for relocating migrants from the state.  There’s a budget for that?  Yes, there’s a provision for $12m in the state’s 2022 budget for transporting “unauthorized aliens”. On Friday, DeSantis disclosed…