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Mom Spends $25,000 on Camel, Sand, and Exotic Cars for Son's Prom

One Philadelphia teenager's mom took his prom to the extreme, spending $25,000 on a camel, three tons of sand and exotic cars. He brought three dates , all in custom-made gowns, and wore three different outfits himself.
According to Associated Press, Saudia Shuler says she had thought of sending her only son, Johnny Eden Jr., to Dubai for a visit. Instead, she decided to bring Dubai to Philadelphia for the formal dance.

SuperSport Channel Changes On DStv In July

Africa’s leading sports channels provider, SuperSport wants to make it easy for sports fans to find their favourite sport on DStv, so it is cleaning house.  On 4 July 2017, the SuperSport offering will be revamped to offer viewers easier navigation and less duplications.

“We’re making these changes to give DStv customers an even better viewing experience, making it easier to navigate our wide variety of sports in the back-to-back channels. As there will be less duplication and repeats of sport, and no impact on live events, the overall sport viewing will be enhanced, as will our overall HD offering” says Gideon Khobane, SuperSport CEO.

Miss Grand Thailand 2017 dies in car crash four days after she was crowned (photos)

Newly crowned beauty queen died in a fatal crash when a car in which she was traveling in with a friend ploughed into a shallow roadside ditch and crashed into a tree in Prachuab Khiri Khan’s Tap Sakae district, Thailand on Thursday, June 1.

Kendrick Lamar gets mocked for buying sister a Toyota Camry

Kendrick Lamar stayed humble by giving his sister a sensible car for her high school graduation — but some internet users gave him a hard time for not selecting a flashier model.
The hip-hop wordsmith presented a silver 2017 Toyota Camry to his younger sibling Kayla Duckworth in honor of her recent accomplishment, and she clearly appreciated the gift.

New Discovery : Veana Negasi Yearns To Be Loved

Veana Negasti, a multi-dimensional singer/songwriter of African descent, was firstly introduced into music like many other artist through the church choir. Her music can be categorized as Afro-pop, contemporary dancehall or soul, predominantly.
Veana Negasti represents a new breed of cross-cultural, versatile singers with the aim of cutting across the barriers of language, race and religion to create music with a message.

How Successful Businesses Rest on The Pillar of Strategy And Tactics - Abeiku Santana

Both Nike and Reebok had a strategy to get their brands to the everyday American and sport lovers worldwide when they decided to sponsor the  Olympics. Nike guided by this strategy adopted a tactics of cherrypicking and sponsoring the top and  best players only. 
Reebok as brilliant as its strategy was, adopted a no tactical approach by sponsoring the entire tournament. That was cost intensive and inefficient since athletics lovers indeed patronized what the top stars associate.

Angelina Jolie, Bishop Oyedepo, Bill Gates, Emir Sanusi, Announced among 2017 Most Reputable People on Earth

South African research-based, global performance-management consulting company, Reputation Poll has announced its inaugural list of 100 Most Reputable People on Earth, a list of individuals across the globe who have amassed high reputation for themselves through the works they have been engaged in. The list which features individuals from diverse sectors including politics, entertainment, policy, education, business etc. also has representation from 37 countries across the globe.

Syrian boy whose bloodied ambulance picture broke hearts looks much happier now (photos)

The Syrian boy whose picture tore at people's heartstrings last year after it went viral has been captured in a recent photo and he seems to be in a much better place now. Omran Daqneesh was just five years old when he was pulled out of a rubble after his house was bombed in Aleppo last year.

Kwabena Kwabena To Launch New Book ‘Past Days Ahead’ On June 23

Ghanaian Highlife crooner Kwabena Kwabena, is set to launch a new biography book on June 23, 2017 at the Best Western Premier Hotel, Airport in Accra.

The new book titled ‘Past Days Ahead’, which is his first, tells an intimate biography of friends, relatives and Kwabena Kwabena himself recount his journey from Bubuashie, a suburb of Accra to stardom and how his drive and perseverance were shaped by a disciplinarian father and a soft-spoken mother.

George and Amal Clooney welcome twins Ella and Alexander

George and Amal Clooney have welcomed their twins - a girl and a boy called Ella and Alexander. They were born on Tuesday morning, the actor's publicist Stan Rosenfield told the BBC
He said: "Ella, Alexander and Amal are all healthy, happy and doing fine," before joking: "George is sedated and should recover in a few days."

Bola Ray Announces Biography In August

Celebrated Ghanaian broadcaster Nathan Kwabena Anokye Adisi, a.k.a Bola Ray, is set to ignite the pursuit of personal and entrepreneurial passions with the upcoming release of his official biography.

It is Possible, the Bola Ray Story, penned by fellow Ghanaian Journalist, Obed Boafo, is a 320-page account of Bola Ray’s media industry rise over the past decades. The book also details his business-building journey over the last few years.

UK police name third London attacker as Youssef Zaghba

UK police have named Youssef Zaghba (right) as the third London attacker after Khuram Butt and Rachid Redouane were earlier announced

He's a Moroccan-Italian who is reported to have been stopped at an airport in Italy on suspicion that he was bound for Syria. London's Metropolitan Police Service said 22-year-old Zaghba was not a "person of interest" before Saturday's attack.

South Africa falls into second recession in a decade

South Africa has fallen into recession for the first time in eight years after economic growth shrank by 0.7% between January and March.
The downturn, due to weak manufacturing and trade, follows a 0.3% fall in GDP in the final quarter last year.
It is the first time that economic has slowed for two consecutive quarters - the technical definition of a recession - since 2009.

Annie~Joy writes: Strange Jungle. #BeInspired!

It is hard to hear or witness a lion killing a lion. There is no way a dog will eat a meat of its fellow dog. Therefore if human beings have turn their backs at each other and there is no bleeding heart for one another then the jungle world has become very difficult and strange to live in. Where is the Love? It's like the definition for it is missing or the understanding to it is not clear or better still it is now a crime to love. 

Movie Review: Seasons In A Vow, Love and Domestic Violence

Kind courtesy of Florex Sports and Media, we got an exclusive screening of their new film “Seasons in a Vow” directed by Pascal Amanfo. And as always we feel inclined to share with you our thoughts on it.
“Seasons in a Vow” is an intriguing family drama that details emotional struggles of a woman in a bad abusive marriage. After a few years of marriage, her husband’s attitude suddenly changes and their once happy home becomes a pit of unsettling emotional torment. We get to see how she manages the pain without losing her faith as she fights to keep the marriage together.

London mayor calls for cancellation of Trump visit to UK

London Mayor Sadiq Khan is calling on the British government to cancel a state visit from President Trump after Trump criticized his response to this weekend's terror attacks in London.
"I don't think we should roll out the red carpet to the president of the USA in the circumstances where his policies go against everything we stand for," Khan said in an interview with Britain's Channel 4 News.

Akufo-Addo leaves for G-20 summit in Germany

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has left Ghana to attend meetings of the United Nation’s Advocacy Group of Eminent Personalities on the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Goals in Belgium and the United States of America (USA), in his capacity as co-Chairperson of the Group.

He is also expected to attend the G-20 Partnership for Africa summit in Germany.

Final message left on WhatsApp by London Bridge terrorist, Khuram Butt, revealed

On Saturday, Khurman Butt and a couple of other men went on a deadly terror rampage on London Bridge leading to the death of 7. Immediately after the attack, it emerged that Butt was known to police yet they let him slip because there was no evidence he was planning an attack.

A lot of fans think Ariana Grande is engaged...

Ariana Grande was certainly the bright spot of the One Love Manchester benefit concert on June 4, but there was something else that shined, too -- a ring... on her left hand... on her ring finger. 
According to Wonderwall, it was hard to miss the light shining off of her hand while she rallied a nation against terror, but a lot of her fans found it hard to get past the ring, prompting many to wonder if she's engaged.

Gold seats, a bar and more. See inside Asamoah Gyan’s customized Mercedes-Benz bus

With a reported salary of  £227,000-per-week (£11.8m annually) from Chinese club Shanghai SIPG, Black Stars’ captain-Asamoah Gyan can certainly buy any luxury he wants. 
He showed up at the Accra Sports Stadium in a white customised Mercedes-Benz bus that caught the attention almost everyone who was around, and Graphic Online was there to capture the moment for us.

Starr FM’s DJ Mono to rock GH with ‘Stoner Riddim’

Starr FM’s superstar DJ, DJ Mono is set to shake Ghana and beyond with his maiden rhythm dubbed “Stoner Riddim.”

UAE email leak: Yousef al-Otaiba criticises Trump

The latest round of leaked emails of the United Arab Emirates' ambassador to the US reveal repeated criticism by the diplomat of US President Donald Trump. 
The Huffington Post, the US media outlet that received the latest series of emails, said they showed Yousef al-Otaiba denigrating Trump and others in communications with officials close to then-President Barack Obama.

South Africa based Ghanaian rapper and TV host Kwaku T involved in near fatal fire accident

South Africa based Ghanaian rapper and TV host Kwaku T has been involved in a near -death fire accident in South Africa.
The fire which gutted the apartment of the former Big Brother Africa housemate is said to have been caused by an electrical fault.

Maiden Chow Ghana Festival Slated For June 10th & 11th

Just Fresh, organisers of local food fair is set to bring to Ghanaians their first edition of Chow Ghana Festival on June 10th and 11th at Venue Ghana, behind Tullow Oil, Dzorwulu in Accra.

The maiden edition of the food fair that seeks to showcase the culture of Ghana mainly through traditional food, performances and display of art, culture and dance will treat patrons to a highlife performances, games, Live cooking demonstrations and fine dining, Culture and dance display.

EIB Network, UPSCALE Entertainment partner for Mayweather in Ghana

Africa’s fastest growing media group EIB Network has signed a media partnership deal with Upscale Entertainment, organizers of the Mayweather in Ghana event.
Officials of both companies met at the Platinum Place offices of EIB Network in Ridge on Monday afternoon to agree to the deal which would see EIB Network strategically supporting the organization of the event.

Ecowas agrees to admit Morocco to West African body

West African regional group Ecowas has in principle approved Morocco's membership application despite the country being in North Africa.
But Ecowas leaders meeting in Liberia said the implications of its membership still needed to be considered before Morocco could formally join.
King Mohammed VI was not at the summit because Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had been invited.

See It: Beyoncé and Jay Z's daughter Blue Ivy dances to Earth, Wind & Fire's 'September'

Beyonce and Jay Z's daughter, 5 year old Blue Ivy stole the show at her ballet school's recital on Saturday. The 5 year old wore a white tutu with tulle skirt like the other girls but braided her hair while the other kids put their hair up- ballerina style.

Akufo-Addo promotes Captain Mahama to Major; Sets up Gh¢500k Fund

The Commander-In-Chief of the Ghana Armed Forces Nana Akufo-Addo has posthumously promoted the late Captain Maxwell Mahama to the rank of a major.
The promotion was based on recommendation of the Chief of Defence Staff, Lt. Gen. O.B Akwa.
Major Mahama was lynched by residents of Denkyira-Obuasi in the Central region on Monday May 29, 2017 having been mistaken as an armed robber.

After 4 years on the market, Celine Dion finally sells her Jupiter Island estate on the ocean for $28 million

After first hitting the market for a whopping $72 million in August 2013, Celine Dion finally found a buyer for her oceanfront Florida mansion equipped with a water park. The 20,000-square-foot estate in Jupiter Island sold for $28 million which is less than half of the original ask from nearly four years ago.

Kenyan Lesbian faces deportation after failing ‘Gay Test’ in Sweden

A 28-year-old Kenyan lesbian seeking asylum in Sweden has had her application rejected simply because the country's migration board does not believe her sexual orientation. Nairobi Wire reports that Lucy Murugi fled from Kenya two years ago after her family turned their backs on her. But later got help through a cousin who helped get a visa and accommodation in Stockholm, Sweden.