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Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla celebrate 5th wedding anniversay

Mark and Priscilla are celebrating their 5th wedding anniversary today May 19th. The couple have a daughter and expecting another child. On his page this evening, Mark shared on how they had surprised their family and friends with their wedding, as well as the one lesson he has learnt in marriage.

Cannes: Netflix film Okja stopped after technical glitch

A screening at the Cannes Film Festival had to be stopped after technical problems during the first few minutes of the film. 
Okja, starring Tilda Swinton and Jake Gyllenhaal, had been booed by some in the audience after the Netflix logo appeared at the beginning. 
But it then became clear the film was playing in the wrong aspect ratio.

Rapper Travis Scott pleads not guilty to inciting a riot

A rapper who was charged with inciting a riot after inviting fans onstage during an Arkansas concert has pleaded not guilty.
Police say Travis Scott "encouraged people to rush the stage" during a concert Saturday at the Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion in Rogers, about 200 miles northwest of Little Rock. Investigators say multiple people were injured, including a concert security employee and a police officer.

Emmanuel Macron visits French troops in northern Mali

President Emmanuel Macron visited French troops fighting armed groups in the West African country of Mali on Friday, during his first official visit outside Europe.
At the end of his first week in office, Macron flew into Gao, a city in Mali's north, where political unrest and ethnic strife have raged for more than five years.
He was met by Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita with whom he held talks on the fight against "terrorism".

Photos from the funeral of Karabo Mokoena, the South African lady murdered and burnt by her boyfriend

The Funeral of Karabo Mokoena, the 22 year old South African young lady who was murdered and then burnt by her boyfriend, Sandile Mantsoe, is currently taking place in the Diepkloof hall in Soweto, South Africa.

Government officials, clergymen and others joined her father, Tsepho Mokoena, at the Funeral.
She will be laid to rest at Westpark Cemetery in Johannesburg.

Sweden drops rape probe against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

Julian Assange is now a free man following an announcement made today by Sweden's Director of Public Prosecution, Marianne Ny, stating that Sweden has decided to drop its investigation into rape allegations made against the WilkiLeaks founder.

Photo: Three missing sons of a Kenyan politician found dead

James Ratemo, a Kenyan politician who is vying for the Kapsoya ward representative seat in Eldoret has been struck with tragedy as three of sons who went missing, were found dead.

According to The Star Kenya, the three boys identified as Clifford Nyambane, Dan Nyamweya, and Glen Ongagi were reported missing on May 13 after they went to a Church in the company of their cousin and never returned...

Madonna tops list of America's wealthiest female musicians in 2017, followed by Celine Dion, Barbara Streisand then Beyonce

American singer, Madonna tops the list of America's richest female musicians in 2017 that's just been released by Forbes.

Madonna reigns with a whooping $580 million. Forbes reports that her Rebel Heart tour, which ended in March 2016, grossed $170million.

Chelsea Manning posts first picture of herself since release from prison

Chelsea Manning posted the first image of herself on Thursday since her release from military prison.

"Okay, so here I am everyone!!" Manning wrote on Instagram

Peace Hyde up for ultimate prize at Young Upcoming Health Journalist Awards

Each year, Discovery Health bestows awards on a well-deserving health journalist in each of the categories. 
One of these well deserving journalists will walk away with the main prize, the Discovery Health Journalist of the Year Award.
Joining the list of elite journalists across Africa, Peace Hyde has been shortlisted for the category of Young Upcoming Health Journalist award for her work detailing the horrific practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and its effect on the young girls who endure the vicious act.

Kim Kardashian Celebrates Reaching 100 Million Followers on Instagram

The 36-year-old reality star celebrated reaching 100 million followers on Instagram with a special photo collage featuring Kanye West and their adorable kids, North and Saint.

"Can't believe I reached 100 million Instagram followers, all thanks to YOU!, Get the stories behind my top pics," she tweeted and later deleted Thursday, along with a link to her favorite Instagram posts.

Shake-up hits Immigration Serivce

45 senior officers of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) have been transferred.
They include two Deputy Commissioners of Immigration (DCOI), two Assistant Commissioners of Immigration (ACi), 18 Chief Superintendents of Immigration (C/SUPT.), eight Superintendents of Immigration (SUPT.), 11 Deputy Superintendents of Immigration (DSI) and four Assistant Superintendents of Immigration (ASI).

Steve Harvey's Ex-Wife Mary Vaughn Sues for $60 Mill, Alleges Torture, Child Endangerment & 'Soul Murdering'

Steve Harvey is facing a number of allegations leveled against him by his ex-wife, Mary L. Vaughn, in a lawsuit filed against the host on Wednesday, yet another legal dispute following the couple's bitter divorce more than a decade ago.

Vaughn, Harvey's second wife, is suing the TV personality for $60 million, claiming that during their marriage, which lasted from 1996 until their contentious divorce in 2005, she was allegedly subjected to "prolonged torture with the infliction of severe mental pain and suffering," according to court documents obtained by ET.

Instagram 'worst for young mental health'

Instagram is rated as the worst social media platform when it comes to its impact on young people's mental health, a UK snapshot survey suggests. 
The poll asked 1,479 people aged 14-24 to rate which of five popular social media platforms had the most negative effect on their users.

100 Illegal Ghanaian Immigrants Deported From USA

The United States government has deported 100 Ghanaians living illegally in that country.
The United States of America Ambassador to Ghana, Robert P Jackson, has said revealed that 100 Ghanaians have so far been deported.