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Journey To Cameroon 2019 Starts Now Live On SuperSport : Ghana vs. Ethiopia

Qualification for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations to be hosted in Cameroon officially gets underway this weekend and will be broadcast live on SuperSport.

Forty-eight nations drawn in 12 groups of four will contest the group stages. Group winners along with the three best-finishing runners-up advance to the finals.

Comey: Trump White House 'lied' about the FBI

Ex-FBI chief James Comey told Congress that the Trump administration's comments about him and the FBI were "lies plain and simple". 
Mr Comey told a Senate committee they were wrong to denigrate the agency and its leadership.
He was also "confused" by the "shifting explanations" for his sacking, which came as he led a probe into any links between the Trump campaign and Moscow.

So Inspiring! Nigerian Lady Becomes First Black PhD holder in Biomedical Engineering from Canadian University.

Adeola, a Physics graduate of Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU) is the first black person to bag a PhD in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan, Canada.
In her Facebook post, she narrated how she stood strong against all odds to get to this stage where she is immensely proud of herself.

Eminem Surprises Flint High Schools With Special Graduation Present

According to Billboard, Michigan native Eminem gave graduating students from Flint Northwestern, Flint Southwestern and Flint Accelerated Learning Academy a gift they'll never forget, in appreciation for their hard work throughout their academic careers thus far.
On behalf of the Marshall Mathers Foundation, each student was fortunate enough to graduate with both a high school diploma and a brand new pair of Beats By Dre headphones. The excited students were handed their new headphones when they walked off stage.

Comey says he was fired because of Russia investigation

Former FBI Director James Comey asserted Thursday that President Donald Trump fired him to interfere with his investigation of Russia's role in the 2016 election and its ties to the Trump campaign.
"It's my judgment that I was fired because of the Russia investigation," Comey told the Senate intelligence committee in explosive testimony that threatened to undermine Trump's presidency.
"I was fired in some way to change, or the endeavor was to change, the way the Russia investigation was being conducted," Comey testified under oath. "That is a very big deal, and not just because it involves me."

Rocky Dawuni meets Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau at World Environment Day

Ghana’s GRAMMY Nominated Music Star, Rocky Dawuni joined the Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau and Canadian Minister of Environment & Climate Change, Catherine Mckenna to celebrate World Environment Day which was hosted by the Government of Canada.

Zimbabwean man caught dressed as a woman to write exams for his girlfriend

A man in Zimbabwe man was caught sitting for an O’Level exam on behalf of his girlfriend.

M.anifest Honoured At 2017 International Midem Awards

Ghanaian rapper M.anifest last night won an award at the 2017 International Midem Awards held in Cannes, France.

The second edition of the awards scheme took place at the Majestic Hotel, and saw four industry heavyweights, plus the winners of Midemlab and the Midem Artist Accelerator programme, honoured for their contribution to music.

Villa Monticello Nominated For Four Conveted 2017 World Travel Awards

This year, for the second year in a row, Villa Monticello, Ghana’s premier luxury boutique hotel, has been nominated for 4 World Travel Awards in the categories of:

Africa’s Leading Boutique Hotel

Ghana’s Leading Boutique Hotel

Ghana’s Leading Hotel

Ghana’s Leading Hotel Suite

The World Travel Awards (WTA), acknowledged across the globe as the ultimate travel accolade and considered the “Oscars” of the travel industry aims to celebrate those organizations who push the boundaries of industry excellence.

Shocking moment armed robber opens fire on police in broad daylight in front of terrified civilians minutes before they shoot him dead

Dramatic footage captured the moment an armed robber and policemen in Baltimore County engaged in a shootout which ended in the criminal's death. Scenes from the recording played out like scenes from an action movie as the criminal unloaded a pair of twin handguns on police and they returned fire.

To my King – A tribute by Barbara Mahama, wife of murdred Soldier

The wife of Major Maxwell Mahama has described her husband as her King and gisting partner.
In an emotional tribute to the late Military Officer, Mrs Barbara Mahama recounts her past moments with her husband before his gruesome murder at Denkyira-Obuasi.

South African TV presenter, Johann Botha killed in armed robbery attack

Popular South African TV presenter, Johann Botha, has died after he was shot during a robbery at a bar in the Maboneng Precinct in Johannesburg. The owner of the bar was also killed in the attack.

Botha was popular for presenting the long-running wildlife show 50/50 on SABC2. He was also a producer on the investigative news programme Carte Blanche and worked on KykNet’s Projek Aardwolf. The news of his death was confirmed in a tweet by Pretoria FM reporter, Anton Meijer.

Annie~Joy writes: Stand Out And Be A Pillar. #BeInspired!

In the article, "Value Your Pain",  I talked about how to go through the hard times we encounter in our lives with a joyful appreciation as it leads to many of our successes someday. Today's article talks about putting the smile on someone's face by making them share in your success even though you endured your pain alone.

Ariana Grande Thanks Paris for Her First Show Back on Tour After Manchester Bombing

Ariana Grande resumed her Dangerous Woman tour in Paris on Wednesday (June 7) for her first official headlining concert show since a suicide bombing at her concert in Manchester last month killed 22 and injured dozens
After the AccorHotels Arena concert, the singer posted a photo to Instagram thanking Paris and saying she is "grateful to be back."

Impressive: Budding Songstress Enam Covers Mr Eazi’s Global Hit “Leg Over “

Budding Singer Enam has covered Mr Eazi’s global hit Leg over.

The song which was originally produced by top Nigerian producer E-Kelly was off the BET best African act Accra to Lagos Mixtape.

Arrangements for Major Mahama’s state funeral announced

The State Protocol Office has outlined details of the late Major Maxwell Adam Mahama’s funeral service.
A statement from the office indicated that, the deceased will be given a state burial with “full military honours at the Osu Military Cemetery, after a burial service at the Forecourt of the State House.”

The late soldier is to be buried on Friday, June 9th, 2017.

Vlisco & Royal Dennis team up for exclusive luxury capsule collection

Leading African print manufacturer, Vlisco and the sensational indigenous fashion designer, Royal Dennis, today unveiled a new dynamic season collection at the Vlisco store at Accra Mall.
This collaboration follows similar partnerships with Stylista, Poqua Poqu & Melanie Crane in 2016. 
This collection, dubbed “Royal Dennis for Vlisco Capsule Collection” by Royal Dennis is a good expression of the latest Vlisco season 2 Collection.

GCC nations issue more threats against Qatar

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) threatened to impose an economic embargo against Qatar while Bahrain said "any options" were on the table as the crisis in the Gulf showed no signs of abating on Thursday.
The tough talk from the Gulf Cooperation Council members came on Wednesday despite efforts by US President Donald Trump and Kuwait's emir to prevent a further escalation of the dispute, which started on Monday when Saudi Arabia, UAE and Bahrain, along with Egypt, announced they were severing diplomatic relations with fellow GCC country Qatar.

meQasa Hosts Dream Homes Expo On June 10

meQasa.com is hosting its maiden edition of the Dream Homes Expo from June 10 to 11 at the Accra International Conference Centre. The event is free and open to the public, running both days from 10am – 6pm.

meQasa.com connects people looking for property online with those that provide available homes and offices for rent and sale.

In a country where the process of finding property has historically been more a pain than pleasure, the birth of meQasa.com just under four years ago was a welcome relief.

Watch Rihanna’s Trip to Malawi that will Inspire You

In January 2017, Rihanna‘s Clara Lionel Foundation, Global Citizen, and the Global Partnership for Education visited Malawi in Africa. The aim of the visit was to advocate for strong education systems that ensure the world’s poorest kids can get a quality education.
Rihanna’s visit to the Muzu primary school back in January was documented in a video.

Myanmar plane: Debris and bodies found after search

The Burmese army says debris and bodies have been found after a military plane went missing with 122 people on board.
Dispersed wreckage was found in the Andaman Sea, the military said in a statement on its Facebook page.
The aircraft, a Y-8 transporter made in China, was carrying 14 crew members as well as 106 military personnel and family members, including children.

Francis-Xavier appeals 4-year ban by Legal Council

The Human Rights Lawyer who was suspended for four years by the General Legal Council, has appealed against the decision.
Francis-Xavier Sosu believes the Council erred by constituting itself into a court and convicting him for a criminal offence.

Stars Face Off At StarBuzz Tigo #FIFAandBBQ This Saturday

Several Ghanaian Stars will face off this Saturday in an unprecedented Starbuzz TV and Tigo Ghana unprecedented FIFA 17 Match.

The biggest match of the day will be between 2 of Ghana finest artistes Sarkodie and Shatta Wale.

For the 2nd year in a row, Cristiano Ronaldo remains the world's highest-paid athlete

According to Forbes, Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo banked $93 million over the past 12 months to retain the crown of the world’s highest-paid athlete for the second straight year.

In the last 12 months, Ronaldo was named FIFA’s best player in the world for the fourth time, scored his 600th career goal and secured a contract extension with Real that will pay more than $50 million annually for the next four years.

Mozambique police warn bald men after ritual attack

Bald men in Mozambique could be targets of ritual attacks, police have warned, after the recent killing of five men for their body parts. 
Two suspects have been arrested in the central district of Milange, where the killings occurred.
"The belief is that the head of a bald man contains gold," said Afonso Dias, a police commander in Mozambique's central Zambezia province.

Manchester United tops list of World's most valuable soccer teams in 2017

English club, Manchester United have replaced European champions Real Madrid, as the world's most valuable soccer team, according to the annual list published by Forbes on Tuesday. 

Manchester United were valued at $3.69 billion, an 11 percent jump compared to last year. Barcelona were second on the list with a value of $3.64 billion while Real Madrid, who held top spot for the last four years, fell to No. 3 on the list, valued at $3.58 billion.