Los Angeles News

Trapped between cultures: Nigerian parents in the US, UK, devise ways to save kids

“I thought we were heading to a jungle in Africa but I was surprised when the airplane landed in a place called Lagos, a big city with cars and houses,” the 12-year-old recalled as our correspondent played guest to the family at their modest three-bedroomed apartment in San Bernardino, Los Angeles, California, during a recent visit to the United States.

Punch , Nigeria Nov 16, 2018

Relatives seek news as California wildfire missing numbers rise

(GRAPHIC: Deadly California fires - tmsnrt.rs/2Plpuui) There have been other smaller blazes in Southern California, including the Woolsey Fire, which is linked to three fatalities and has destroyed at least 500 structures near the Malibu coast west of Los Angeles.

Reuters , Africa Nov 16, 2018

Home DNA tests doom anonymity for sperm, egg donors

[AFP/File / Eric BARADAT] Kramer and his single mother, Wendy, consulted public records in Los Angeles.

The Standard , Kenya Nov 16, 2018

Singer Diddy’s baby mama, Kim Porter, dies at 47

Kim Porter, model, actress and baby mama of popular singer, Sean Diddy combs, was found dead on Thursday, in her apartment at Los Angeles.

Punch , Nigeria Nov 16, 2018

WATCH: California fire death toll hits 63; sheriff says over 600 still missing

At the other end of the state, meanwhile, more residents were being allowed back into the zone of a wildfire that torched an area the size of Denver west of Los Angeles.

News 24 , South Africa Nov 16, 2018

Dark, new 'Fantastic Beasts' movie grounded in real world

(Warner Bros. Pictures via AP) Los Angeles - Albus Dumbeldore is a young professor at Hogwarts School; the charismatic but evil Gellert Grindelwald is determined to manipulate the world for his own ends; and Newt Scamander, with his magical suitcase of strange creatures, is trying to stop him.

IOL , South Africa Nov 16, 2018

Japanese promoter insists Mayweather will compete at MMA event

An exhibition, a small nine-minute exhibition,” Mayweather said in Los Angeles.

Reuters , Africa Nov 16, 2018

P Diddy’s Ex, Kim Porter found dead in her room

According to TMZ, the model who dated the music mogul for 13-years was found dead in her Los Angeles home on Thursday.

Daily Post , Nigeria Nov 16, 2018

No Curry, no three-pointers as Rockets blowout Warriors

Los Angeles The Houston Rockets humbled the two-time defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors 107-86 on Thursday in a rematch of last season's Western Conference finals.

Daily Nation , Kenya Nov 15, 2018

Rockets, Carmelo Anthony part ways

Los Angeles Carmelo Anthony's brief tenure in Houston is over after he played just 10 NBA games with the Rockets, general manager Daryl Morey said Thursday.

Daily Nation , Kenya Nov 15, 2018