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Golden Globe: Regina King determined to cast more women in films

Hollywood actress Regina King picked her first Golden Globes award at the 2019 ceremony and vowed to cast more women in future projects.
The cast and crew of Bohemian Rhapsody Valérie Macon-AFP-Getty Images

Green Book, Bohemian Rhapsody win big at 2019 Golden Globes

Green Book was the biggest winner at the 2019 Golden Globes award, taking home plaques in the best comedy, best supporting actor and best screenplay categories.
Mahershala Ali accepts the best supporting actor in a motion picture award. HANDOUT-Reuters

Golden Globes Awards 2019: Full list of winners

The Golden Globes for movies and television, chosen by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, were handed out at a gala dinner in Beverly Hills on Sunday, hosted by actors Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg.

Golden Globes 2019: Black Panther, A Star Is Born, others make nomination list

Here are the nominees in key categories for the 76th Golden Globe Awards, which will be handed out today in Beverly Hills.
This video grab from footage taken and released on November 14, 2018 by French television channel TF1 shows French President Emmanuel Macron speaking during a televised interview with the channel aboard the Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier, off the coast of Toulon, southern France. (Photo by Handout / TF1 / AFP) /

Emmanuel Macron faces new embarrassment from ex-bodyguard

Emmanuel Macron’s disgraced ex-bodyguard said he continued to exchange messages regularly with the French president even after he was forced out of his job in July over a scandal.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on September 19, 2018 Former Elysee senior security officer Alexandre Benalla speaks to the press as he arrives for a Senate commission in Paris. French presidency summoned Alexandre Benalla to explain himself on “potential personal and private missions” that he might have conducted during his office as senior security officer at the Elysee palace, in a letter a copy of which AFP obtained on December 27, 2018, after it emerged that Benalla travelled to Chad in early December and met with President Idriss Deby, shortly before the French President himself paid a visit to the African country. Bertrand GUAY / AFP

French prosecutors probe Emmanuel Macron ex-bodyguard over passports

Paris prosecutors on Saturday opened an investigation into illegal use of diplomatic passports by President Emmanuel Macron’s disgraced former bodyguard in another potential scandal for the French leader.
A photo of Wahhab's late bodyguard, Mohammad Abou Diab, seen in Chouf on Dec. 2, 2018. (The Daily Star-stringer)

Bodyguard dies after police raid on ex-minister

A Lebanese police raid on the home of a former minister close to the powerful Hezbollah movement left a bodyguard dead Sunday, as tensions with prime minister-designate Saad Hariri heightened.
Roy Emmanuel, the bodyguard of Ayo ‘Wizkid’ Balogun, has been stabbed after being involved in an altercation with the MC of Club DNA, Lagos.

Wizkid’s bodyguard stabbed in Lagos

Roy Emmanuel, the bodyguard of Ayo ‘Wizkid’ Balogun, has been stabbed after being involved in an altercation with the MC of Club DNA, Lagos.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Murder: Trial of Oyo PDP senatorial aspirant, body guard moves to high court

An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ibadan on Tuesday adjourned the murder case involving Oyebisi Ilaka, a PDP aspirant for the Oyo Central Senatorial District seat.

ICC to sentence DR Congo’s Jean-Pierre Bemba in bribery case

Former Congolese vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba is to be sentenced Monday by international judges for bribing witnesses during an earlier war crimes trial, which led to him being excluded from running for DR Congo president.
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Senatorial aspirant, bodyguard remanded in prison for alleged murder

An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ court sitting at Ibadan on Wednesday ordered the remand of one Oyebisi Ilaka, 57, and his bodyguard, Temitayo Alamiyo, 45, at Agodi Federal Prison for allegedly causing the death of three persons.

Simi, Nasty C among top contenders as AFRIMA unveils nominees

Democratic Republic of Congo-born rapper, Maître Gims and South African singer, Shekhinah, each received seven nominations to emerge the highest nominated artistes.
French President Emmanuel Macron

French opposition calls for no-confidence vote on Emmanuel Macron’s government

France’s opposition conservative party said on Tuesday it had asked for a vote of no-confidence against the government over the furore engulfing President Emmanuel Macron’s bodyguard, who was filmed hitting protesters during a May Day rally.
Known as Sami A. by German authorities and Sami Idoudi in his home country, the Tunisian “has been taken into custody following a judicial decision by the prosecutor of Tunis,” said spokesman Sofiene Sliti.

‘Osama bin Laden bodyguard’ held in Tunisia over terror probe

A man who allegedly worked as Osama bin Laden’s bodyguard has been detained in Tunisia as part of a terrorism probe after his expulsion from Germany, a prosecution spokesman said Saturday.

Documentary: Whitney Houston sexually abused as child

An explosive new documentary about the tragic life of Whitney Houston claims the superstar was sexually abused as a child by her cousin, soul singer Dee Dee Warwick.

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Ethiopia deploys military against armed opposition faction

Ethiopia has deployed soldiers against an armed faction of a recently-legalised opposition group that is robbing banks and attacking residents in the country’s remote west, the government said Wednesday.

Chelsea to offer role to Petr Cech after retirement

Chelsea are open to offering former goalkeeper Petr Cech a role at the club after he retires from playing at the end of the season.

AGF orders freezing of Justice Onnoghen’s accounts

The Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation has asked the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit to freeze the bank accounts of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

VP Osinbajo: Atiku Abubakar, PDP have always opposed restructuring

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate in February 16 presidential election, Alhaji Abubakar Atiku have always opposed restructuring of the country.
Oby Ezekwesili

Oby Ezekwesili: APC, PDP playing politics with Nigerians’ plight

The presidential candidate of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, ACPN, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, has again taken a swipe at both the ruling All Progressive Congress, (APC), and the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), of playing politics with the plight of the Nigerian people, lamenting that Nigeria was now known as “the world capital of poverty.”