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Wednesday, 21 June 2017

South African actress, Celia Kriel shot by unknown gunmen

Popular South African actress, Celia Kriel, who appeared in Afrikaans soapie 7de Laan, was shot by unknown gunmen in the early hours of Wednesday 21 June, 2017.

The actress who was shot at home in Randburg, is said to be in a critical but stable condition after she was rushed to the hospital, Buzz SA reported.

Kim Kardashian's New Makeup Line Rakes in Millions Minutes After Release

Kim Kardashian West is giving her sister, Kylie Jenner, a run for her money. The 36-year-old reality star's new beauty line earned millions in sales just minutes after launching on Wednesday.

Just minutes after her contour kits went on sale, Kardashian West announced that the medium and light shades of the product were already sold out. All 300,000 kits sold out in less than an hour, raking in an estimated $14.4 million. 

Mary J Blige, Gucci Mane, French Montana to perform at BET Awards 2017

BET Networks announced today that R&B’s brightest stars Mary J. Blige, Maxwell, Xscape and El Debarge along with some of hip hop’s hottest talent including A$AP Rocky, French Montana, Gucci Mane, Swae Lee, Khalid and SZA, and musician Kamasi Washington will perform at the “BET Awards 17”.

Simon Cowell donates £100k of his own money to Grenfell Tower fundraiser

Music mogul Simon Cowell has masterminded a charity single to raise money for all those affected by the devastating Grenfell Tower fire. Cowell revealed during a recent interview that he was prompted to organise the charity single out of anger at what happened to the victims...

The America's Got Talent judge also donated £100,000 of his own money to the Artists For Grenfell fundraiser, the charity supporting the Grenfell victims and survivors, but he did not stop there.

Juliet Ibrahim Is The Global Ambassador For The First-Ever World Kidney Day

Kidney cancer is a serious disease that affects hundreds of thousands of people worldwide.  However, very few people in West Africa know even the basics about kidney cancer – what causes it, how to prevent it, or why it’s on the rise.

The global incidence of kidney cancer is predicted to rise by a shocking 22 percent by 2020. Populations are aging, known risk factors like obesity and high blood pressure are increasing, and smoking continues to be prevalent in many parts of the world. 

Pope donates '$515,000 to South Sudan'

The Vatican has announced that it is donating about $515,000 ($400,000) towards aid projects in South Sudan, AFP news agency reports. 

The move comes after Pope Francis dropped plans to visit South Sudan because of security fears in a country hit by myriad conflicts since it gained independence from Sudan in 2011. 

Trevor Noah: ‘I Have Been Stopped by Police 8 to 10 Times’ in 6 Years in US

"The Daily Show" is usually about the jokes, but in a behind-the-scenes clip, host Trevor Noah got serious to talk about his experiences as a black man living in the U.S.

"I've only lived in the United States six years on and off. I lived on the West Coast two-and-a-half years, I've lived on the East Coast now for two-and-a-half years," he explained in the clip. "In that time, I sh-- you not, I have been stopped by police maybe, I would say going on at least eight-to-10 times I've been stopped by the police, which always blows peoples' minds, which I didn't know was a thing."

MUSIGA urges Nana Addo to reintroduce music education in basic schools

The Musicians Union of Ghana is calling on President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo – Addo to ensure that music education is reintroduced at the basic levels of our educational system. This is in view of the immense benefits music education offers to both the individuals and the nation.

Five state vehicles retrieved by task-force

 The assets retrieval task-force on Wednesday morning picked five vehicles said to belong to the state at Nsawam in the Eastern Region.

The vehicles include two Toyota Landcruisers, two BMW saloon cars and a Mitsubishi Pajero. 

The vehicles were parked on a private property belonging to one William Baah, an auctioneer.

"Let's not fight but rather educate those who don't get us" - Lydia Forson writes an open letter to feminists

Ghanaian actress Lydia Forson shared an open letter to feminists, urging them to desist from fighting people who don't get what the movement is about, but rather educate them. 

Read below.

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Hire Surrogate to Carry Third Child

The West family is planning to expand! Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West have hired a surrogate, a source confirms to PEOPLE. 

Kardashian West has long made it clear on Keeping Up with the Kardashians that she wants another child – even though her doctors have warned her about the health risks of carrying another baby because she suffered from placenta accreta during her last pregnancy. Placenta accreta is a condition in which the placenta grows into the wall of the womb and prevents it from easily detaching at the time of birth.

Kind-hearted guests kicked out of hotel for offering homeless woman their spare room (video)

Two guests were driven out of their hotel room for trying to let a homeless woman stay a night in the spare room they paid for.

Chris Sadler and Dale Barnwell had invited a homeless woman they met that evening near a Domino’s Pizza to stay at the Hampton by Hilton Birmingham City North in the UK.

NACOB donates Nayele assets to orphanage

The Narcotics Control Board (NACOB) has donated some items seized from Nayele Ametefe, the Ghanaian/Austrian drug baron to three institutions - an orphanage and two rehabilitation centres in Ghana.

The items including furniture were seized from Night Angels, a shop which belonged to Nayele. The items were on Wednesday morning presented to the three centres at Korle Bu, Ashaiman and Medie. 

#SocialMediaBlackout: South Africans tweet despite boycott call

A call for South Africans to boycott social media for a day to protest against high data costs has ironically seen #SocialMediaBlackout trend.

Musician and activist Ntsiki Mazwai had urged South Africans to log off and not buy data to pressure mobile providers.

Discontent over internet service charges in the country last year led to the #DataMustFall campaign.

England's Prince Philip has been admitted to hospital and diagnosed with an Infection

Buckingham Palace confirms that England's Prince Philip has been admitted to a hospital for treatment of an infection and will not be able to attend the queen's speech today.
Philip is Queen Elizabeth II's husband, he was admitted as a precautionary measure and is in good spirits, the palace said. 

Akufo-Addo to visit Zambia June 26

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, will pay a 3-day state visit to the Republic of Zambia at the invitation of the Zambian President, His Excellency Edgar Lungu.

The visit by President Akufo-Addo would be the third visit to be paid by a foreign Head of State to Zambia, following visits from President Rajaonarimam Pianina of Madagascar and President Paul Kagame of Rwanda. 

New Music Video: God is Working – Akesse Brempong

Gospel singer Akese Brempong announces visuals to his reggae-inspired anthem “God is Working”.

A compelling piece directed by Benn Koppoe, it portrays God’s mysterious engineering of daily events to prove his glory, and reiterates the need to not be held back by daily challenges as they all constitute a devine plot to deliver blessings:

Uber Founder Travis Kalanick Resigns as C.E.O.

Travis Kalanick stepped down Tuesday as chief executive of Uber, the ride-hailing service that he helped found in 2009 and that he built into a transportation colossus, after a shareholder revolt made it untenable for him to stay on at the company.

Mr. Kalanick’s exit came under pressure after hours of drama involving Uber’s investors, according to two people with knowledge of the situation, who asked to remain anonymous because the details are confidential.

Kwame Nkrumah killed democracy in Ghana - Former President Kufuor

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has said that Ghana’s first leader, Kwame Nkrumah, plunged the country into chaos and virtually eradicated democracy.

Ex-President Kufuor, who was interacting with the leadership of the International Democratic Union (IDU) which paid a courtesy call on him at his office in Accra on Tuesday said Dr Nkrumah misused Ghana’s resources and plunged the country into poverty. 

Nominations For 2017 Golden Movie Awards To Be Released On June 22

NMJ Ghana, organisers of the Golden Movie Awards Africa (GMAA), have announced that nominees for the 2017 edition of the awards will be make known to the public at an event to be held on June 22nd 2017 for the purpose. 

Director of the Golden Movie Awards Africa, Mimi Andani said the work given to the jury had been done and that it is time to let the public know which movies as well as actors and actresses will be nominated for which category.

Incredible moment two adult elephants work together to save a drowning baby elephant after it slipped into a pool at the zoo

The incredible moment a couple of adult elephants rallied round and worked together to save a baby elephant from drowning was captured on camera.

The calf had been standing at the side of a large pool in its enclosure in Grand Park Zoo in Seoul, South Korea, with one of the adult elephants when it slipped and fell into the water.

Chainsaw Operator Killed In Forest

The mortal remains of Yaw Asante
POLICE IN the Sefwi Asawinso District of the Western Region are reportedly investigating the circumstances leading to the alleged shooting and killing of a 32-year-old chainsaw operator.

The victim, Yaw Asante, was reportedly killed in the Bechema forest in the Juabeso District of the region.

According to police report, the victim was shot dead at a close range, leading to his instant death, whiles other colleague, Samuel Afrifa, who was said to be with him (Asante) in the forest, sustained injuries.

Film star Daniel Day-Lewis retires from acting

Oscar-winning actor Sir Daniel Day-Lewis, who starred in Gangs of New York and Last of the Mohicans, has retired.

A statement issued through the 60-year-old star's agent said he "will no longer be working as an actor".

It said it was a "private decision" and he was "immensely grateful to all of his collaborators and audiences".

Saudi king's son Mohammed bin Salman is new crown prince

Prince Mohammed bin Salman (left) replaces prince Mohammed bin Nayef (right) as crown prince
Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Wednesday appointed his 31-year-old son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince, placing him firmly as first-in-line to the throne and removing the country's counterterrorism czar and a figure well-known to Washington from the royal line of succession.

Photos: Tourism Minister Hon. Catherine Afeku Pays A Working Visit To The Western Region

The Minister for Tourism Culture And Arts on a working visit to the Western Region of the Republic of Ghana. 
 
The visit will take the Minister to Axim beaches Nkroful, the birth place of Kwame Nkrumah, Ghana’s first President , the Minister will also examine the status of tourist attractions in the area and hold meeting with stakeholders on marketing and promotional strategies that will drive numbers to the area.

SuperSport Secures Major UEFA Euro Football Rights

SuperSport has scored broadcast rights on all platforms (including television, internet and mobile) to an array of major international football, including the UEFA Euro 2020 Championship as well as the UEFA Euro 2020 Qualifiers and the European qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

In addition, there’s another jewel in the football crown with the all-new UEFA Nations League, a new competition to be contested by the national teams of the 55 member associations of UEFA, also signed by SuperSport.

Kevin Hart poses with female fan who inked his face on her thigh

Kevin Hart who is presently expecting a baby with his wife Eniko Parrish, was honored by a die-hard female fan who inked his face on her thigh.
 
The excited comedian shared the photo of him posing next to the female fan who had his face inked on her thigh.