Chris Cuomo fired from CNN over involvement with brother Andrew’s scandals

CNN fired anchor Chris Cuomo on Saturday in the wake of revelations he secretly aided the defense of his embattled older brother, former Gov. Andrew Cuomo — and the ousted host now faces a sexual misconduct allegation of his own.…

Larry King dies aged 87

Larry King, giant of US broadcasting who achieved worldwide fame for interviewing political leaders and celebrities, has died at the age of 87. King conducted an estimated 50,000 interviews in his six-decade career, which included 25 years as host of…

Konga has grown over eight times since we acquired it, Prince Ekeh tells CNN

Konga, Nigeria’s foremost e-commerce giant, has made significant strides which have positioned it as the clear leader in Nigeria’s highly competitive e-commerce market. The foregoing was disclosed by Co-Chief Executive Officer of Konga, Prince Nnamdi Ekeh in an interview with…

Neymar, Bale, Coutinho: The loneliness of the megabuck soccer star (CNN)

The new European soccer season is almost upon us but some of the game’s biggest names are facing the danger of being left out in the cold. Paris Saint-Germain superstar Neymar, Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale and Barcelona’s Philippe Coutinho have…

Why a chicken is on trial in France (CNN)

A rooster called Maurice was Thursday put on trial in western France, in an unusual case that has come to symbolise the divide between urban and rural communities. The copper-feathered cockerel is the defendant in a court battle stemming from…

Africa Avant-Garde: Spotlight on African arts comes to CNN

Africa Avant-Garde, CNN’s newest programme, which will tell stories across CNN’s TV and digital platforms about contemporary African culture is to air with Access Bank as the inaugural sponsor. A statement from the bank said the sponsorship marks five years…

Michelle Obama’s ‘Becoming’ has the longest run atop Amazon since ‘Fifty Shades’ (CNN)

Becoming by Michelle Obama is not just one of the best-selling books of the past year — it is one of the hottest titles of the decade. The inspirational memoir by the former first lady has been on sale for…

New Nissan Leaf goes farther, faster (CNN)

This time, Nissan is going head-to-head with General Motors and Tesla. Nissan unveiled a new, more powerful version of its Leaf electric car Tuesday that will compete more directly against cars like the Chevrolet Bolt EV and, eventually, the base…

SpaceX speeds past a $30b valuation (CNN)

SpaceX is in the midst of a funding round that has already pulled Elon Musk’s rocket company past a $30 billion valuation. The new capital cements SpaceX’s position as one of the highest-valued private startups in the world, according to…

British woman, 48, allegedly raped in Indian tourist hotspot (CNN)

A 31-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly raping a British woman in the western Indian state of Goa. The victim was walking back to her hotel on Thursday in the popular tourist destination when the incident took place, according…

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