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Video: Father shares feeding tube selfie in solidarity with son

A dad who wants his son to be proud of his feeding tube glued a feeding tube to his own stomach to take photos with his son. The 3 year old has congenital heart defect.

Watch the amazing video after the cut...

London Attack: Metropolitan Police arrest 12 people

Police have arrested 12 suspects linked to Saturday night's attack in central London, the Metropolitan Police said.
Counterterrorism police raided several addresses in the east London suburb of Barking on Sunday, the force said, adding that searches were continuing there.
Four women were seen being led away by police by an AFP photographer, although it was not clear whether they were among those arrested.

Kanye West reportedly wants to design sports uniforms for Calabasas High School

The idea of Kanye West designing athletic wear isn't such a stretch. But try this new report from TMZ on for size: The rapper-entrepreneur is "gunning for [a] Yeezy jersey deal with Calabasas High."
According to TMZ, Kanye wants to redesign the public school's sports uniforms and "help to re-brand the entire program."

List Of Nominees For EMY Africa Awards 2017

The 2nd annual of the prestigious Exclusive Men of the Year (EMY) Awards was launched on Friday, at the Kempinski Hotel in Accra. According to organizers, this year’s event will be more thrilling as the brand, is still assuming a wider scope with the touch of excellence as was experienced in the maiden event.
This year, there will be 6 competitive categories. The nominations were made by the general public and screened by the faculty members. The remaining categories will be honorary after thorough nominations and voting by astute faculty members.

Mama Zimbi and DKB spotted acting all lovey-dovey

Multiple international award winner and cultural icon, Akumaa Mama Zimbi, has been spotted in a very 'compromised' pose with Ghanaian comedian Derick Kobina Bonney aka DKB.
The two were spotted during the coronation celebration of the Queen Of England and the au revoir party of the U.K. Ambassador to Ghana, Mr Jon Benjamin at his official residence in Cantonments.

Teen Turns Down 7 Ivy League Schools, Here’s Why | Watch |

Eghosa Amadin, a high school graduate from Cypress, Texas has turned down her admissions from seven Ivy League colleges, ABC reports.

The eight Ivy league schools received a total of 275,515 applications in 2016 and have an acceptance rate of 5.2%, but Eghosa has turned down every offer.

Free Sembene! Film Screening : Sembene Across Africa Comes To Accra

On June 10, 2017, the award-winning documentary film SEMBENE! will be screened in Accra, Ghana at Jamestown Cafe as a part of The Sembene Across Africa project, a three-day series of free public screenings, house parties and free streamings.

SEMBENE! celebrates Ousmane Sembene, the “father of African cinema,” who spent decades shaping a meaningful, visionary cinema for a newly independent Africa.

Akufo-Addo arrives in Monrovia for his first ECOWAS summit

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo arrived in Monrovia, Liberia Sunday morning to participate in the 51st Ordinary Session of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States. 
President Akufo-Addo is joining his counterparts for the first time as a Head of State, reports Graphic Online’s Presidential Correspondent, Victor Kwawukume who is in Monrovia for the summit.

The Minister For Tourism, Culture And Creative Arts, Honourable Catherine Ablema Afeku Meets Sarkodie For Discussion

Catherine Afeku, Minister for Tourism, Arts and Culture, has applauded rapper Sarkodie for putting Ghana on the global map through his music.

The minister commended the rapper during an informal meeting at a Japanese restaurant in Villagio in Accra on Thursday, June 1.

3 football pitch-size Kingdom Books Warehouse on fire

Fire has gutted a three football pitch-size main warehouse of Kingdom Books and Stationery at Prampram in the Greater Accra region.
Firefighters are having a torrid time in dousing the fire five hours since it started. Properties mainly office stationery and furniture worth millions of Ghana Cedis have been consumed by the blaze which has affected four of the warehouses leaving six untouched.

Ariana Grande, Ivanka Trump, Demi Lovato, More Share Love for Victims of London Bridge Attack

Actors, musicians and artists are sending their prayers and messages of love to London following reports of a vehicle running down pedestrians on London Bridge and individuals being stabbed at nearby Borough Market.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Prime Minister Theresa May said it was a potential act of terrorism, and the Metropolitan Police Force said it had declared the attacks as "terrorist incidents."

Bill Maher apologizes for using the N-word on TV

The HBO late-night host Bill Maher has apologized on Saturday for using the N-word, during an interview with Senator Ben Sasse, Republican of Nebraska, on a live broadcast of his show on Friday night. Shortly after 10 p.m. on Friday, Mr. Maher, the comedian and host of HBO’s “Real Time,” was talking to Mr. Sasse on his program about the boundaries between adolescence and maturity, and how adults in California still dress up for Halloween.

Akufo-Addo swears in first batch of 8 Ambassadors

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has sworn in the first batch of eight Ambassadors to head Ghana’s missions abroad.
At a ceremony at the Flagstaff House Friday, the President tasked the newly appointed Ambassadors and High Commissioners to preserve and promote the good image of the country.

Malaysia gay 'prevention' competition seeks videos

The Malaysian government has defended its decision to encourage young people to make videos about "preventing" homosexuality. 
A competition launched on the health ministry's website offers up to $1,000 (£780) for the best videos tackling "gender confusion". 
Responding to an outcry from LGBT activists, the health ministry said that its aim was to promote creativity, not to discriminate.

The real reason Legendary boxer, Muhammad Ali converted to Islam revealed in new letter

Muhammad Ali whose public conversion to Islam in 1964 shocked the whole World, a decision which cost him a lot and was highly criticized by several popular figures among others.

The Legendary American World Heavyweight boxer, who was known as Cassius Clay before embracing Islam initially offered different reasons for his conversion.

5 terrorists armed with knives kill six and hurt 20 others with a van then went on a stabbing frenzy at nearby bars

Five jihadi terrorists shouting 'this is for Allah' have reportedly killed six people and left about 20 people injured in a horrific rampage around two locations in central London. The men, described as being 'of Mediterranean origin', mowed down up to 20 people with a white van on London Bridge at 50mph on Saturday night. One of the casualties is reportedly a police officer. At least 20 people have been taken to six hospitals across London.