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Thursday, 29 June 2017

Sudan faces Fifa ban on Saturday over government interference

Fifa regulations prohibits government interference in the running of football
Fifa has warned Sudan that it faces an international ban from football unless it overturns a governmental order to install a new football association president. 

The ban is set to begin on 1 July after two rival group claimed control of the country's association. 

On 2 June, Sudan's Ministry of Justice ordered the Fifa-recognised SFA president Mutasim Gaafar Sir Elkhatim to be removed and replaced by Abdel Rahman Sir Elkatim. 

Adele Reportedly Shares Handwritten Note Ahead of Final 25 Shows: 'I Don’t Know If I'll Ever Tour Again'

Adele has said hello to the world, but she might find that saying goodbye is a little harder.

The “Rolling in the Deep” singer, 29, reportedly left a handwritten note to fans buried in tour programs for her final concerts at Wembley Stadium in the U.K., hinting that she might be done with touring according to The Sun.

Venus Williams ‘at fault’ in Florida crash that killed man

Tennis pro Venus Williams is responsible for a Florida car crash that landed an elderly man in the hospital before his eventual death, according to a report.

Jerome Barson, 78, endured head trauma in the June 9 collision and died two weeks later in an intensive care unit Sunday, TMZ reported Thursday.

Cristiano Ronaldo shares first photo of the twins he welcomed via a surrogate

Cristiano Ronaldo has finally shared a heartwarming photograph of his twins born via a surrogate mother. 

‘Efie Wura’ actor, Kofi Agyiri dies from kidney-related ailment

Kofi Agyiri, of the popular TV series ‘Efie Wura’ fame has reportedly passed away, today June 29.  He died at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital after being ill for some time.

His death was confirmed by fellow actor Seth Kwabena Kyere Karikari better known as Koo Fori. Speaking to Okay FM, Koo Fori said he recieved the news of the actor’s passing from the producer and director of the ‘Efie Wura’ series, Kofi Andoh.

Ministry of Gender promises to support widows under Mama Zimbi Foundation at NAWAC 2017

The 9th National Widows Alliance Conference (NAWAC-2017), an initiative of the Mama Zimbi Foundation (MZF) through its Widows Alliance Network (WANE) project for sustainable socio-economic development of widows in Ghana, hosted thousands of widows from across Ghana to commemorate the United Nation’s International Widows Day.

Nigerian team sack 40 players at once

Mighty Jets sporting director Benedict Akwuegbu is a former Nigeria striker
Nigerian second-tier side Mighty Jets FC, from the city of Jos, have sacked 40 players from their 65-man squad for performing below the club's expectations.

Struggling Jets, currently seventh in the 13-team Northern Conference of the Nigeria National League (NNL) - Nigeria's second tier - have also snapped up a further 10 new players to increase competitions and "separate wheat from chaff."

Zylofon Media Makes Huge Invest In Unsung Rapper, Obibini

Zylofon Media, one of the fastest growing and yet to be the largest record labels in Ghana has signed two artistes namely, gospel musician Obibini and Joyce Blessing yesterday 29th June, 2017 at its head office in Accra.

This announcement will sound like a good news to many who have followed that career of Obibini and those hearing the name for the first time, will be a bit amazed as to why a record label will sign on an “underground” artiste.

Mom's Innocent Photo of Her Toddler Causes Instagram to Shut Down Her Account

Mommy blogger Courtney Adamo's Instagram troubles have been making headlines since the weekend, after the admins over at the popular photo app deleted her account — and several years' worth of family photos in the process. Their reason? She had violated the community guidelines and posted "inappropriate" photos containing nudity.

Obama in Indonesia: wife, kids and 650 soldiers

Barack Obama has ended a five-day family holiday to Indonesia by visiting Yogyakarta, an ancient and artsy city around which his anthropologist mother spent years doing research into village life. 

The former US president – who lived in Indonesia during his childhood – his wife Michelle and daughters Malia and Sasha, had spent three days in the resort island of Bali, where they were photographed river rafting.

South Africa: Charges over secret breast milk filming

There has been a push for companies to provide places for women to breastfeed
A woman has taken a male colleague to court in South Africa, alleging he secretly filmed her as she expressed breast milk at her workplace. 

The man, who has been been suspended by the University of Cape Town, is alleged to have set up a live link in a private room at the institution on 13 June. 

Anita Erskine To Speak At “UNESCO’S SOFT POWER” High Level Conference

Award winning Media queen and Women's advocate, Anita Erskine, has been added an influential list of leaders, and innovators in the public and private sectors, at a High Level conference on Women’s Empowerment and Leadership” being held at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris, France on June 30th, 2017.

The one - day conference, serves as the official launch of a series thematic conferences, on the theme UNESCO’s Soft Power Today.

Annie~Joy writes: Expectation. #BeInspired!

What comes into you mind when you hear the word, expectations? Have you got expectations? Have you witnessed some of your expectations come to pass? Are expectations something you can rely on?

Before this question gets an answer for them, let us get the definition of expectations from google search. It is defined as a strong belief that something will happen OR a belief that, someone will or should achieve something.

Funny Face Talks Divorce, Buys 32 Plots Of Land & New Toyota Tundra with Berla Mundi on #RythmzLive

In case you are not aware, Funny Face wants you to know he has bought himself a new Toyota Tundra and life in showbiz has been very good to him. He told Berla Mundi that the sweat of his new beast is from his TV Series Cow & Chicken and other things he does as a showbiz personality.

Talking about his personal life particularly about his infamous divorce, Benson Nana Yaw Oduro Boateng (Funny face) said he is innocent of any wrongdoing neither will he tell the wrong doings of his ex-wife (Elizabeth Nana Adjoa Ntim) that caused the divorce because he respects women and won’t say anything to shame any woman.

Pregnant 19-year-old fatally shoots boyfriend in YouTube stunt

Authorities arrested a pregnant Minnesota 19-year-old for fatally shooting her boyfriend in a bid for YouTube fame gone wrong.

MonaLisa Perez was charged with second-degree manslaughter Wednesday in the death of 22-year-old Pedro Ruiz III, the Star Tribune reported.

GHAMRO, Police And Media To Enforce Copyright Act To Fight Piracy

The Ghana Music Rights Organisation (GHAMRO) has organised a one day copyright workshop for selected members of the police, Copyright Monitoring Team and GHAMRO Enforcement Team.

The copyright workshop, which was held at the Miklin Hotel in Kumasi, was under the theme “Promotion and Protection of Copyright and Related rights”.

The one day workshop was part of the series of measures adopted by the newly elected GHAMRO Board led by Rex Omar to ensure the enforcement of the Copyright Act and music piracy.

M.anifest is the Future – DJ Abrantee

Influential Afrobeats aficionado DJ Abrantee extolled the godMC M.anifest on his popular Afrobeats show on Capital Xtra.

Abrantee, who has championed Afrobeats for several years said,  “The future I believe and I’ll say this and you can quote me on that,  The future is M.anifest.”

M.anifest was stopping over in London to promote his latest single, ‘Do My Own’ ft. bigBen which he premiered a couple of weeks ago.

Lupita Nyong’o Features in JAY-Z’s Upcoming Album “4:44” | Watch Teaser

In the newest teaser of JAY-Z‘s upcoming 4:44 project with Tidal, we get a glimpse of Lupita Nyong’o.

The teaser has been titled “MaNyfaCedGod,” and features a black and white 30 seconds clip of Lupita on camera looking distraught, crying and staring into the camera.

Famara Diedhiou: Bristol City sign Senegal striker in club-record £5.3m deal

Famara Diedhiou (left) has scored once in six senior international games for Senegal
Bristol City have broken their transfer record to sign Senegal international striker Famara Diedhiou for £5.3m from French top flight club Angers.

The 24-year-old has agreed a four-year deal at Ashton Gate.

The Robins' previous transfer record of £3.25m was also paid to Angers for striker Jonathan Kodjia in 2015.

Joyce Blessing And Obibini Pen Zylofon Music Deal

Zylofon Music, the record label owned by Zylofon Media has announced the signing of Ghanaian gospel musician Joyce Blessing and rapper Obinini.

The unveiling ceremony for the new signees was held at the company’s premises in East Legon on Wednesday.

South African gay media personality, Somizi details his sexual encounter with a famous musician and his girlfriend in Tell-all book

In his new tell-all-book, South African choreographer and TV/ radio personality Somizi Mhlongo details his first sexual encounter with a famous musician and his girlfriend, an orgy he was once invited to by a Nigerian man, his many sex escapades, his friendship with late pop singer Brenda Fassie, among other racy anecdotes.

Ronaldo confirms birth of two sons

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo confirmed he had become the father of two boys during the Confederations Cup.

Portugal were eliminated from the tournament on Wednesday, suffering a 3-0 penalty shoot-out loss to Chile after a 0-0 draw in Russia.

I want to be president – Sylvester Mensah

A former CEO of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) Sylvester Mensah has revealed he hopes to “occupy the Flagstaff House” one day, but for now he is “considering” numerous calls on him to contest the flagbearer position of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) ahead of the 2020 elections.

“Do you want to occupy the Flagstaff House (seat of government) one day?” host of Starr Chat Bola Ray asked him on Wednesday.

Micheal Bond the creator of ‘Paddington Bear’ dies at 91

Michael Bond, the creator of Paddington Bear, has died at home at the age of 91, following a short illness.

Bond, who published his first book, A Bear Called Paddington, in 1958, went on to write more than 200 books for children and till date more than 35 million Paddington books have been sold around the world to date.

Cardinal Pell: Vatican treasurer charged with sex offences

Cardinal Pell has repeatedly denied any wrongdoing
The Vatican treasurer and Australia's most senior Catholic figure Cardinal George Pell has been charged with sex offences in Australia. 

The charges relate to alleged "historical" incidents, police in the state of Victoria said.

The allegations were made by more than one person, said Police Deputy Commissioner Shane Patton.

Donald Trump trolls CNN as FNN 'Fake News Network'

President Trump entered a new level of trolling Wednesday evening as he took to his verified Instagram account with over 7-million followers to troll CNN. In his post, he referred to CNN as FNN 'Fake News Network. 

Gabonese opposition politician arrested for threatening the President and inciting rebellion

Authorities in Gabon have arrested an opposition politician who threatened to cause violence by forcing President Ali Bongo to resign from his position. Confirming his arrest Wednesday, State prosecutor, Steeve Ndong Essame Ndong told AFP, that Roland Desire Aba'a Minko was placed in protective custody after "he threatened state security, inciting rebellion and circulating fake news to undermine public order".