Fomer Manchester City star, Yaya Toure is reportedly set to take his first coaching role at Ukrainian side Olimpik Donetsk. The Ivorian, 37, has enjoyed a trophy-laden career which included spells at Barcelona and Manchester City, and he also won 97 caps for the Ivory Coast. His last playing contract was at Qingdao Huanghai in the Chinese Super League, but reports suggest he will start his coaching career in the country he played in from 2003 to 2005. Toure is now set to join Vicente Gomez's coaching staff at Olimpik Donetsk. Toure's former agent Dimitry Seluk commented on Twitter: 'Yaya started his football career in the Donetsk club. He will also start his coach's career at the Donetsk club. '(He) Will come to Olympic.
US President, Joe Biden is facing criticism after signing an executive order that forces schools to include transgender athletes in girls' sports. According to the Biden Administration, the law is aimed at Preventing and Combating Discrimination on the Basis of Gender Identity or Sexual Orientation. Some Americans are claiming that the order will now make it compulsory for schools to allow transgender female students to compete in girls' sports. Some critics say it will disadvantage cis girls; accusing Biden of 'erasing women' and imposing 'a new glass ceiling'. But many LGBT rights activists have hailed the executive order, arguing that Biden is making good on his promise to create a more unified and inclusive country. Back in March 2020, Idaho state became the nation's first
President Donald Trump has reportedly granted clemency to rappers Lil Wayne and Kodak Black in his final hours in the office. In an official White House statement released late Tuesday night, Trump issued 73 pardons and commuted the sentences of 70 additional individuals with Lil Wayne and Kodak Black on the list. Recall Lil Wayne, 38, pleaded guilty last month to possessing a loaded, gold-plated handgun when his chartered jet landed in Miami in December 2019. He faced a sentence of up to 10 years in prison having previously served eight months in jail in New York, after being convicted of criminal possession of a weapon. Kodak Black, 23, who was born Bill Kahan Kapri, is in federal prison for making a false
US Incoming President, Joe Biden has made history by picking a transgender doctor for a top government health post in his administration. Rachel Levine, 64, is set to serve as assistant secretary of health if her appointment is confirmed by the US Senate, and will become the first transgender official ever confirmed by senators. Announcing plans for Levine’s appointment, Biden admitted she is a ‘historic’ pick, but added that the medic was a ‘deeply qualified choice to help lead our administration’s health efforts.’ He added: ‘Dr. Rachel Levine will bring the steady leadership and essential expertise we need to get people through this pandemic — no matter their zip code, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability — and meet the public
Aisha Yesufu, a strong critic of President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the newly appointed female Ambassador to the United Sates. Apart being first female candidate to take up the position but she is an Igbo woman as well. To Buhari's critics, this might be an "unholy combination" for that man or probably something fishy might have been behind this! Her name is Dr Uzoma Emenike, who was Nigeria’s last envoy to Ireland. It was authoritatively gathered that there are 52 non-career envoys posted out by the President and 43 career ambassadors based on the confirmed list from the Senate. Meanwhile, a presidency source told Vanguard Newspaper that the President had approved the postings and they have all been invited for an induction
It will be a historic moment in the United States of America on January 20, 2020, as President-elect Joe Biden and vice-president-elect Kamala Harris, will be sworn into office. Ahead of the Inauguration Day, the president-elect and vice president-elect have released a 46-song playlist in honour of their upcoming administration. One of Burna Boy’s song, Destiny, has made the official 46-track playlist by US President-elect Joe Biden and vice-president-elect Kamala Harris ahead of their inauguration on January 20, 2020. The song, ‘Destiny,’ is about the power of providence and divination. The song is off Burna Boy’s Grammy-nominated album, African Giant. The playlist was put together by American music producer and rapper DJ D-Nice and actress, Issa Rae’s Raedio in partnership with the Presidential
Donald Tober, the artificial sweetener magnate who made Sweet’N Low a household name across America has committed suicide at the age of 89. The CEO and co-owner of Sugar Foods, jumped to his death from the 11th floor of his $10 million Park Avenue apartment building in Manhattan just before dawn on Friday, according to the New York Post. Tober reportedly jumped around 5am. His body was discovered in the courtyard of the luxury Upper East Side complex several hours later. Sources told the Post that he was struggling with Parkinson's disease. Tober's net worth has not been made public, but his Sugar Foods boasted annual revenue of $286 million in 2018. His father, Harry, founded the company back in 1948. Tober, who graduated from
T Didier Drogba has revealed his ten-year marriage is over after appearing in an intimate video in bed with a mystery woman. The Chelsea legend, 42, met Lalla Diakate in the late 1990s in Paris and they tied the knot in 2011. Steve Goodman reported in The Sun that former Ivory Coast striker Drogba had previously maintained a discreet private life as he tried to shield his loved ones from the limelight. But he has been forced into making a statement confirming his relationship with Lalla was over after saucy images of him and an unknown woman set tongues wagging. The photos and clips soon went viral on social media. And they showed the bare-chested Blues idol in bed with a nearly-naked young woman. In the film,
French motorcycle rider Pierre Cherpin has died from his injuries after a fall during the Dakar Rally, becoming the notoriously perilous race’s first fatality this year, organisers said on Friday. “During his transfer by medical plane from Jeddah to France, Pierre Cherpin died from the injuries caused by his fall… on January 10th,” a statement said.
Nigerian movie industry and the entertainment space has largely been spared by the lethal fangs of COVID-19 even though it experienced several deaths in 2020 and 2021. But on Wednesday the industry announced its first death to the ravaging virus in the person of Sotonye Green. The death of actress, Sotonye Green was made public by her friend, Debby King who claimed to have taken her to the Yaba Isolation Centre. In fact, Debby King blamed the Yaba Isolation Centre for killing the budding actress for their ineptitude. On her Instagram page where she announced the death with accusing fingers pointed at the Isolation Centre, Debby writes: “Please and Please. Help spread the word. Yaba isolation center is a dead trap where only