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Monday, 3 July 2017

Watch: Wimbledon 2017: Venus Williams cries about crash in which man died

Venus Williams broke down in tears before walking out of an emotional press conference following her first round Wimbledon win over Elise Mertens.

Williams was speaking publicly for the first time since she discovered she was being sued by the family of a Florida man after a car crash police say she caused.

Sandro Ramirez: Everton sign Spanish striker from Malaga

Everton have signed Spanish striker Sandro Ramirez from Malaga.

The 21-year-old has signed a four-year deal with the Toffees after they met the player's £5.2m buy-out clause.

Sandro scored 14 goals for Malaga in La Liga in 2016-17, having joined them from Barcelona last summer.
"This is a big step in my career," Sandro told EvertonTV. "Everton is the ideal club for me, I've got the ideal manager who is going to keep giving me the confidence to improve my game."

Video: Aberantie The Poet performs with kacey Moore at kona live

Aberantie The Poet performs with kacey Moore at kona live. Real name Julius Kwasi Quansah Yankson. He is 18 years of age. He is a model, script writer, songwriter and a poet more especially spoken word.

Aberantie The Poet dream is to be a great spoken word artiste who will blend music with spoken word. 

(Video) Violent chaos as riot breaks out at Pretoria prison

Prisoners at Pretoria's Kgosi Mampuru II prison in South Africa started a violent riot on Sunday afternoon causing as many as 19 people to sustain injuries. The riot began after prisoners expressed displeasure over how parole was being dealt with.

It turned violent when inmates beat one of the wardens with bricks for calling them an offensive word.

Miss Ghana Organization Calls On Public To Help Choose This Year's Beauty Queen

The Miss Ghana Organization, in collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism, Arts & Culture and ‘Ghana 60 Years On’ Committee is introducing an initiative, dubbed, ‘My Miss Ghana’ as part of the new additions to the Miss Ghana event in celebration of Ghana’s 60th anniversary.

The ‘My Miss Ghana’ project is an initiative that involves the general public in the selection of the person that would emerge the winner of the ‘Miss Ghana, 60Years On’ pageant.

Akufo-Addo awarded for championing gender equality by AU Commission

President Akufo Addo has been awarded the African Union (AU) Gender Champion by the AU Commission in recognition of his efforts in fighting for gender equality at the continental level.

Owusu-Ankomah presents Letters of Credence to Queen Elizabeth

Queen Elizabeth II (left), congratulating Papa Owusu-Ankomah after presenting the letters
Ghana’s High Commissioner to London, who is in charge of the United Kingdom (UK) and Ireland, Papa Owusu-Ankomah, has presented his letters of credence to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at a short ceremony at the Buckingham Palace in London.

The new High Commissioner arrived in London some two weeks ago to begin a four-year tenure as the Head of the Ghana Mission in the UK and Ireland. 

Emmanuel Macron: Man charged with plotting to kill French president

Mr Macron was to be targeted on the Champs-Elysées avenue in Paris, investigators said
A suspected far-right extremist has been charged with plotting to kill French President Emmanuel Macron at the Bastille Day parade later this month.

The 23-year-old was arrested in a Paris suburb last Wednesday after police were alerted by users of a videogame chat room where he allegedly said he wanted to buy a gun.

He also said he wanted to attack minorities, a judicial source told AFP.

Video: “My Purpose in life is to use my strength…” Oby Ezekwesili on “Against The Odds with Peace Hyde”

When 26 boys were brutally murdered by Boko Haram terrorists in Borno State, Oby Ezekwesili experienced one of the worst days of her life. With her cries for justice falling on deaf ears, Ezekwesili was forced to move on with a heavy heart.

A few months afterwards, 276 girls were kidnapped by the same group and this time, Ezekwesili vowed to never stop the fight, against every odd, until every single girl returns to their parents.

Justin Bieber threw his shoe into a crowd during his performance in Germany, now its on sale for £5,000 on Ebay

Last week, Justin Bieber threw his pair of Kanye West Yeezy Boost 350 V2s sneakers into the crowd at a concert in Frankfurt, Germany.

Now the lucky fan who grabbed the shoes put it up for sale on eBay for 6,550 euros (£5,754).

Zimbabweans donate cattle to AU after Robert Mugabe appeal

Cows are a prized asset in rural parts of Africa
Zimbabwe has auctioned cattle worth $1m (£770,000) to raise money for the African Union (AU) Foundation to help end the "donor dependency syndrome", President Robert Mugabe has said. 

He added that he had donated 300 cattle from his herd, and other Zimbabweans doubled the number as they wanted to contribute towards a "noble cause". 

Vlogger accidentally poisons herself on livestream by eating a plant she mistakenly thought was aloe vera


A Chinese vlogger accidentally poisoned herself live on camera. Ms Zhang, 26, was doing a live stream for something she termed "Aloe Vera Feast" in a bid to promote the benefits of eating raw aloe vera when she bit off a part of alarge plant, unaware that she was consuming Agave Americana, a poisonous plant. The video of the live show has been circulated online by various Chinese websites.

HAJIA4REAL releases exciting Images ahead of launch of her Cosmetics line

It appears to be an exciting time Ghanaian socialite and entrepreneur, Ms Mona Faiz Montrage, known in showbiz circles as Hajia4Real. After recently celebrating her birthday with a mini business networking session, she has this morning announced the launch date for her cosmetics line.

Nigeria's First Lady to visit ailing husband in London

Mrs Buhari will head to the UK on Tuesday
The wife of ailing Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has left the country to visit him in London, her office told AFP news agency

Before visiting the UK, Aisha Buhari will go to an African Union leaders' wives meeting in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, first, AFP added.

Serena Williams' Fiance Alexis Ohanian Says She'll Be an 'Awesome Mom,' Talks Paternity Leave

Serena Williams is "awesome at a lot of things," according to her fiance, Alexis Ohanian -- and one of those things is sure to be her soon-to-be mom duties. 

The Reddit co-founder spoke glowingly of Williams, with whom he is expecting his first child, during an appearance on CNBC's Squawk Box on Friday.

Laptop ban lifted for Abu Dhabi airline

The United States on Sunday lifted a ban on laptops in cabins on flights from Abu Dhabi to the United States, saying the United Arab Emirates' Etihad Airways had put in place required tighter security measures.

According to Reuters, Etihad welcomed the decision and credited a facility at Abu Dhabi International Airport where passengers clear U.S. immigration before they land in the United States for "superior security advantages" that had allowed it to satisfy U.S. requirements.

Lifestyle: Drinking Alcohol Makes People Age Faster, Scientists Say

A team of scientists out of Japan has put a damper on a lot of summer parties with a new report that says that the more people drink, the faster they age on a cellular level. 

According to Science Daily, scientists in Japan compared alcoholic patients with non-alcoholic patients of the same ages and assessed their drinking histories and lifestyle habits and compared DNA samples. Scientists say the DNA showed the of heavy-drinking patients had shorter telomeres than those of patients of the same ages who were not heavy drinkers. 

“It took 15 years to get here and I am still working” – Tokyo James on Aim Higher Africa Ignite Series

While studying Mathematics at Queen Mary University in London, Tokyo James began his creative career as a young fashion stylist in London, working for various international publications, as well as directing digital campaigns for brands such as Brioni, Issey Miyake and Puma Black Label.

Today he is the mind behind the iconic Tokyo James brand, a British Nigerian Menswear brand born in Lagos with a strong reputation of providing modern men who want simplicity with an edge.

Blac Chyna announces that she's both single and happy

Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna's on-and-off relationship continually has us in a guessing-game tizzy. But, the Lashed Cosmetics entrepreneur decided to officially set the record straight via Instagram on July 2, just in case anyone was still wondering. 

"Single," she wrote in big bold letters. "I'm happy."

Photos: Church members in Kenya troop out to celebrate their pastor who 'resurrected' a woman two hours after she died

Hundreds of followers of renowned self-styled prophet David Owuor took to the street of Nakuru town Kenya on Sunday afternoon to celebrate his alleged resurrection of a woman in West Pokot county, Nairobi News reports

It was reported the woman had died for two hours last Thursday before the intervention of Prophet Dr Owuor, who allegedly prayed and successfully resurrected her.

Gulf row: Qatar is given a further 48 hours to agree to demands

A letter from the Qatari emir, depicted in this picture, will be delivered to Kuwait on Monday
Saudi Arabia and three other Arab states have extended the deadline for Qatar to accept a list of demands or face further sanctions by 48 hours.

The initial deadline for Qatar to agree to the group's 13 demands, including the shutting down of the Al Jazeera news network, expired on Sunday.

The Gulf state has said that it will submit its formal response in a letter delivered to Kuwait on Monday.

Qatar denies accusations from its neighbours that it funds extremism.

Man 30, commits suicide for fear of losing lover

A 30-year-old man over the weekend committed suicide at Axim, Western Region, over a misunderstanding with his girlfriend.   

According to GNA, the deceased Kweku Mensah, who earns his living at the beach, is reported to have taken his life in connection with an unresolved issue between him and his girlfriend with whom he has two children. 

CNN reacts to Trump's WWE video

Sunday morning President Trump's personal Twitter account, which has over 33 million followers, posted a 28-second video edited to show Trump beating up a superimposed logo of CNN in a WWE match in 2007 (Read Here) Now, CNN's public relations department has responded to the president.