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Wyclef Jean urges fans to support Haitian immigrants

Tying a bandanna printed with the red-and-blue Haitian flag around his head, Grammy-winning musician Wyclef Jean joked Friday that he hoped no Los Angeles police officers were watching and mistaking him again for a gang member.
According to Associated Press, the former Fugees star said he had been wearing a similar bandanna when Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies stopped his car March 21 in West Hollywood, California, believing him to be an armed robbery suspect. Sheriff's officials later apologized and said deputies detained him in a patrol car "out of an abundance of caution."

US and Saudi Arabia sign arms deals worth almost $110bn

The US and Saudi Arabia have signed arms deals worth almost $110bn, a White House official said on Saturday, the first day of President Donald Trump's visit to the traditional US ally.
"This package of defence equipment and services support the long-term security of Saudi Arabia and the Gulf region in the face of Iranian threats," the official said on Saturday.

Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) approves Adonko Bitters TV advert

The Food and Drugs Authority has given clearance to producers of Adonko Bitters to proceed with television advertisement of the alcoholic beverage.
This was after the FDA found the advert “valid” after careful consideration.

Galamsey queen exposed

An aide to Aisha Huang, the Chinese lady believed to be an illegal mining queen in the country, has made shocking revelations about her former boss’ mind-blowing activities, which had been kept as a top secret until now.

According to him, Aisha was a dyed-in-the-wool member of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) so she did everything possible to help the NDC retain political power in 2016 but to no avail.

PR Ghana Networking Event In Collaboration With Africa Communications Week

F Project, the Accra based digital/communications agency will represent Ghana for the 1st annual Africa Communications Week (ACW) that will take place between May 22 and May 26 2017.

F Project will host a PR/Communications Industry networking and cocktail event on 26th May at Villa Monticello Hotel allowing industry professionals in Ghana, an opportunity to connect, engage and reflect on the role of communications in Africa's development.

(Photos& Vidoe) African man resembles Barack Obama so much that he has become a CELEBRITY

A 43-year-old man in Cape Verde bears such an uncanny resemblance to former US President Barack Obama that he has become a celebrity in his country. Jose Oliveira, a father-of-five, says hardly a day passes without someone mistaking him for the famous US leader.

As a result, Jose, who has been nicknamed "Mr Obama" by his friends and works as a tour guide, gets an endless stream of selfie requests—at least 15 every day.

(Photos) Here comes the bride! Pippa Middleton arrives at the Church for her wedding to James Matthews

Kate Middleton's younger sister Pippa, 33, this morning arrived to St. Mark's Church for her wedding to James Matthews. She wore a wedding dress designed by Giles Deacon with a veil by Stephen Jones, a Maidenhair Fern tiara, and Manolo Blahnik ivory satin shoes.

Annie~Joy writes: You Cannot Be The Best Everywhere. #BeInspired!

The imperfect nature that God gave us, means we cannot be the best everywhere. But this cannot make you say GOD was not right for making us that way. Simply because, what makes you incomplete draws you closer to God anytime it shows itself. If you will bear with me, even at school, there are some subjects which no matter how you try, you seem not to get the outcome you expect. The moment this happens, you are tempted or pushed to look to GOD and draw closer to him. 

How To Vote For STONEBWOY To Win #BET2017 Best International African Act

Here’s how to vote for Stonebwoy to win his nomination for #BET2017.

Click on this link (below) on BET’s official website and follow the voting steps under it:

http://www.bet.com/shows/bet-awards/2017/bet-international/nominees/vote-best-international-act-africa.html

Prince death: Singer's sister and half-siblings declared heirs

More than a year after the death of the superstar musician Prince, his sister and five half-siblings have been declared his legal heirs. 
The singer died in April 2016 at his Paisley Park studios, from an accidental overdose of the painkiller fentanyl.
He did not leave a will and did not have any children.

Photos: Donald Trump arrives in Saudi Arabia on his first overseas trip as President

President Trump and his wife, Melania arrived in Saudi Arabia a few minutes ago and were both welcomed at the Royal Terminal by King Salman. It's Donald Trump's first trip abroad since he became president in January 2017.

During his two-day visit, Trump is expected to announce a $100 billion-plus arms deal with Saudi Arabia as evidence of a renewed commitment by the United States to the security of the Gulf region.

Meet the Japanese Billionaire Who Just Bought the $110.5 Million Basquiat Painting

Yusaku Maezawa is one of the richest men in Japan, and he just spent $110.5 million on a Jean-Michel Basquiat painting, the highest price for a piece of artwork by an American artist.
Besides being an is an avid art collector, Maezawa has a net worth of $3.6 billion, according to Forbes. Here’s what to know about Maezawa.

US woman burned by Starbucks coffee awarded $100,000

A US woman has been awarded more than $100,000 (£77,000) after being severely scalded by a cup of Starbucks coffee.
Joanne Mogavero, from Florida, suffered first and second degree burns when the lid popped off a cup of coffee at a Starbucks in 2014, a jury was told.
Her lawyers had argued that Starbucks should warn its customers that lids could pop off.

Carabao Energy Drink supports the Ghanaian body building team for the Arnold classics 2017

Carabao Energy drink is set to be in Ghana, and in anticipation of the official launch, carabao energy drink hit the ground running in the sports industry by sponsoring the Ghanaian team who recently took part in the Arnold Classics in South Africa where they emerged victors.

Man grabbed for illegal abortions

A suspected fake doctor who demanded sex as payment for terminating the pregnancy of a woman has been arrested at Chorkor Lantey Maami, near Bukom, in Accra. The man, identified as Godwin Dadzawa, 41, is said to have sexually abused the woman and extorted money from her.
The suspect, who claims to be a graduate nurse of the University of Ghana, is said to have been practising as an abortion specialist at Bukom.

Mark Zuckerberg shares video of how he found out he got admitted into Havard University 11 years ago

Founder & CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg took to his Instagram page yesterday to share a funny throwback video recorded by his dad of when he first got accepted into Harvard as a teenager. The internet entrepreneur who dropped out of school in his sophomore year is set to return to Harvard next week to complete his degree. He captioned the video:

LA Based PH8 Foundation To Be Officially Launched In Ghana

LA based PH8 foundation is holding a press conference on 19th May, 2017 to officially outdoor the foundation and their newly named ambassador, Salma Mumin at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra.

The foundation believes that Clean Water, Healthy Food, Quality Healthcare and an Enriching Education are not just basic necessities; they are human rights which everyone in the world can and must have access to.

Elivava To Meet Ameton And Another World On Europe Tour

Ghana’s celebrated Afro pop Afro jazz sensation, Tina Mensah, better known as Elivava the African Gold, one of the members of Ameton trio from Ghana is set to meet and play alongside renowned jazz group, Another World Quartet on a tour in Europe starting June 22, 2017.

The tour, dubbed “Ameton meets Another World 2017”, promises to treat jazz lovers and patrons of African music to once-in-a-lifetime experience of authentic, unadulterated, soft-soothing and soul-searching classicals with traces of contemporary African music.

Trump: Firing 'nut job' FBI chief 'eased pressure'

US President Donald Trump told Russian officials that firing FBI director James Comey eased "great pressure" on him, US media report.
The New York Times, citing a document summarising last week's meeting, says he called Mr Comey a "real nut job".
Mr Comey had been running an inquiry into possible collusion between Russia and Donald Trump's election campaign.

Ghanaian Asylum Seeker Wins Case To Stay In Canada

A Ghanaian asylum seeker who lost his fingers to frostbite while crossing into Manitoba from the U.S. on Christmas Eve has won his case to stay.
“I’m so happy. I don’t know what to say. Now I’m home, I’m finally home now,” said Seidu Mohammed, who learned Wednesday night that the Immigration and Refugee Board had accepted his claim.

Photo: South African lady shows off her dad who despite being a security officer sent her to University

Such an amazing story. When someone asked her why she mentioned his occupation, she replied: "Because security guards don't earn much and managed to take me to school". Beautiful! 

Kim Jong Un calls America a 'den of evils' as he ramps up rhetoric

The frosty relationship between America and North Korea is unlikely to thaw anytime soon and the regime's leader, Kim Jong Un has some very strong words for the world's super power. An article in the state-run Rodong Sinmun newspaper titled 'Don't Dream Silly Dream', threatened the US by saying 'its desperate intelligence operation against DPRK will only bring destruction to it'.