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Cristiano Ronaldo scores 600th goal to put Madrid on brink of glory

Cristiano Ronaldo marked an incredible personal record with his second goal of Saturday's Champions League final. 
The Portugal international struck soon after Casemiro had put Real Madrid ahead against Juventus to make the score 3-1 in the second half in Cardiff.

#uclfinal2017: Real Madrid wins the UEFA Champions League 2017

For a record 12 times and the second time in a row, Real Madrid lifted the UEFA Champions Leaguetrophy on Saturday, June 3, 2017.
The game which started with massive attack from Juventus in the first 5 minutes saw Real Madrid pick up pace and opened the scoresheet in the 20th minute with a goal by Ronaldo.

Twitter, Facebook, YouTube Set to Live-Stream Ariana Grande Benefit Concert

The world’s leading social media networks are all set to live-stream Ariana Grande’s upcoming One Love benefit concert. 
According to Variety, the event will be streamed on the main Twitter site as well as via the pop star’s YouTube channel and Facebook page.

BECE begins Monday; 468,053 candidates to write exams

A total of 468,053 candidates will write this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) which commences on Monday, June 5 to June 9, 2017. Out of the total number of candidates, 241,148 are males, while 226,905 are females. 
A statement signed and issued by the Director of Public Relations of the Ghana Education Service (GES), Rev. Jonathan Bettey, said the GES would work with the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) and security agencies to ensure that the candidates would write the examinations in a secure environment free from all forms of intimidation and malpractices.

South Africa opposition party suspends Helen Zille over colonialism tweets

South Africa's main opposition party has suspended its former leader after she tweeted that colonialism was not all bad. The leader of the Democratic Alliance (DA) said Helen Zille's remarks undermined its reconciliation project.
The party is holding a disciplinary hearing on the case. The anti-Apartheid activist could face expulsion. Her tweets led to a storm of criticism in March. It is feared they have affected the party's electoral chances.

Indian villagers worship calf born with human facial features

A calf born with eyes, nose and ears resembling those of a human is being worshipped by Indian villagers who believe it is an avatar of a Hindu God, Lord Vishnu.

The calf was born on Thursday in an animal shelter in Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, northern India.

Rush Energy Ghana Dance Awards 2017 Nominees Jam comes off @ Accra Mall, June 9

Dance continues to take centre stage on Ghana's arts & entertainment calendar - as yet another dance event gets set to rock the nation.

Presented by the Accra Mall, the Rush Energy Ghana Dance Awards 2017 Nominees Jam will host creme de la creme of dance professionals that Ghana can boast of.

These outstanding dancers will grace the nominees' jam - exhibiting some of the finest dance elements - expressions (body language), creativity, dynamics and more, before the main event in July.

Abeiku Santana nominated for EMY Africa Awards 2017

The 2nd annual ‘Exclusive Men of the Year’ (EMYs) Africa Awards 2017 #EMYAfricaAwards2017 and the 8th edition of EM Magazine launched yesterday June 2, 2017 to unveil the nominees for this year’s award ceremony which took place at Kempinsky Hotel, Gold Coast City, Accra.

The multi-talented radio & TV presenter who can also pass as an actor Dr. Gilbert Abeiku Aggrey, popularly known in the showbiz as Abeiku Santana has been nominated for this year’s ‘Exclusive Men of the Year’ awards (EMYs) for the Man of the Year – Communication (The Pav Ansah Communicator Award) category.

Popular Human Rights lawyer Francis-Xavier Sosu banned from practicing as lawyer

Popular Human Rights lawyer Francis-Xavier Sosu has been banned from practicing as a lawyer for a total of three years, a statement by the General Legal Council has said.
The lawyer was investigated and found guilty of professional misconduct by the GLC.

Photos: Barack & Michelle Obama just bought an $8.1 million mansion in Washington D.C

Former President and First Lady of the United States, Barack and Michelle Obamahave officially purchased a Washington D.C. rental home.
The couple are temporarily renting a home following their move from the White House earlier this year and will be staying in the capitol until their 15-year-old daughter Sasha Obama finishes high school at Sidwell Friends School in 2019.

Woman who torched Captain Mahama’s body arrested

The woman who allegedly torched Captain Maxwell Mahama’s body after he was lynched at Denkyira-boase has been arrested.
She was arrested Friday night, the Central regional Police commander DCOP David Ampabeni told Starr News’ Kwaku Baah-Acheamfour.

2,000 police officers deployed for Champions League final

With an estimated 350 million people expected to watch the world's biggest club game this weekend, Britain is mounting a huge security operation to ensure the match goes off peacefully.
Amid heightened security following the recent terror attack in Manchester, which killed 22 people, 6,000 police officers -- 600 armed -- have been deployed in the Welsh capital Cardiff over four days. On Saturday, 2,000 police officers will be on patrol.

Black Stars midfielder Afriyie Acquah spotted with his adorable son during Black Stars training

Black Stars midfielder Afriyie Acquah was spotted with his adorable son during the team’s non residential camping training session in Accra on Thursday.
The Torino midfielder is in town with the national team for their upcoming AFCON qualifier against Ethiopia.

Notorious B.I.G. Will Posthumously Receive ASCAP Founders Award

The late Christopher "Notorious B.I.G." Wallace will posthumously receive an honor from the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) in the year that marks the 20th anniversary of the rap icon’s death. 
ASCAP will bestow Wallace with its Founders Award during its 30th annual Rhythm & Soul Music Awards on June 22. His mother, Voletta Wallace, wife Faith Evans, children, former managers and estate consultants will accept the award on Wallace’s behalf.

Charles Taylor: Liberia's former leader's ex-wife charged with torture

The ex-wife of Liberia's former president has been charged with torture, the Metropolitan Police said. 
Agnes Reeves Taylor, who was married to Charles Taylor, is to appear in court in London on Saturday.
Ms Reeves Taylor, 51, faces charges related to alleged crimes committed during the first Liberian civil war, between 1989 and 1991.

Manchester attack: Ariana Grande visits injured fans

US singer Ariana Grande has visited fans injured in last month's terror attack at her Manchester concert.
The star spent time with youngsters at the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital in a surprise appearance ahead of a benefit concert on Sunday.
Following the singer's visit, the father of one of the injured said he had never seen his daughter so happy.

Five stabbed in Sekondi Zongo in Western Region

The Zongo Community in Secondi in the Western region is in turmoil as indigenes there clashed Thursday afternoon leading to scores suffering from knife wounds.
At least five people have suffered severe knife wounds, according to Starrfmonline.com sources. The cause of the mayhem is immediately not known.

(Photos) Bob Marley's son Damian adopts a Lion named 'Mukoma Marley' in Kenya

Recently after becoming a co-owner of US famous marijuana publication, High Times, Damian Marley, the youngest son of late Jamaican legend, Bob Marley has adopted a Wild Lion named, 'Mukoma Marley' in Kenya.