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June, 2020

  • 30 June

    Belgian King Apologises To DR Congo For Colonial-era Cruelty

    Belgian King Philippe has expressed regret for the acts of cruelty committed during the years that his ancestor, Leopold II, presided over what is now the Democratic Republic of the Congo, as his personal property. Read Also: COVID-19 Promoted By Force For Nigerians To Accept – Bello In a letter to …

May, 2020

  • 31 May

    Royal Prince Tests Positive For COVID-19 After Attending Party

    A prince has tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) after attending a party during lockdown in Spain. Read Also: Regina Daniels, Billionaire Husband, Ned Nwoko, Expecting A Baby Prince Joachim of Belgium travelled from Belgium to Spain for an internship on 26 May, the palace said. The 28-year-old prince then …

January, 2020

  • 16 January

    Nigerian Man Stabbed To Death In Belgium

    Olushola Bola Omotosho Dare, a 55-year-old Nigerian, has been reportedly stabbed to death in a branch of Western Union, also known as “money office”, which he runs at Bisschopstraat, in Antwerp, Belgium. According to the police, Dare had several knife wounds on his body when emergency services got to him …

March, 2019

February, 2019

January, 2019

  • 4 January

    Alderweireld Signs Contract Extension At Spurs

    Tottenham Hotspur have triggered an extension clause in veteran Belgian international Toby Alderweireld’s contract which ties him to the Premier League highflyers until the summer of 2020. The 29-year-old central defender — capped 88 times and an integral part of Belgium’s best ever performance at the World Cup last year …

October, 2018

  • 15 October

    Kompany’s Dad Elected Belgium’s First Black Mayor

    Pierre Kompany, father of Manchester City skipper, Vincent Kompany, has been elected the first ever black mayor in Belgium. Kompany topped the poll for the municipality of Ganshoren in Brussels, earning him the title of mayor. He arrived in Belgium in 1975 as a refugee from what is now the …

  • 12 October

    Investigators Charge Agents, Referee In Belgium Match Fixing Scandal

    Investigators in Belgium on Friday, charged and detained three players’ agents, a referee and a former lawyer in the ongoing investigation into match-fixing scandal in the country’s top league. Reports say lawyer to Mogi Bayat, Belgium’s most powerful sports agent, said he was charged with “money laundering.” Bayat was said …

  • 10 October

    Club Brugge Coach, Leko Arrested In Belgium Football Probe

    Ivan Leko, coach of  Belgian football side, Club Brugge, has been arrested over an investigation into alleged tax invasion, money laundering and possible match-fixing in the country’s Premier League, AFP has said. Club Brugge’s headquarters, those of Standard Liege, Anderlecht and KRC Genk; who is currently topping the League, were …

September, 2018

  • 17 September

    Belgium Refuses Extradition Of Fugitive Spanish Rapper

    A Belgian court on Monday rejected a Spanish extradition request for rapper Valtonyc, who has been sentenced to three-and-a-half years in jail for allegedly praising terrorism in his songs. Jose Miguel Arenas Beltran, better known as ‘Valtonyc’, is one of several Twitter users and rappers who has recently been tried …

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