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Tuesday, 4 July 2017

(Photo) Cristiano Ronaldo & son cuddle his newborn twins

Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo introduced his newborns twins to their big brother Cristiano Jr during their ongoing first family holiday together. He took to his Instagram page today to share a photo of himself and his seven-year-old son cuddling the twins and captioned it; "Blessed"

Anas Aremeyaw Anas awarded for anti-corruption crusade

Ace investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas, was awarded at the just ended maiden Ghana Shippers Awards for his outstanding work in crusading against corruption.

His explosive investigative work at the Tema Port in 2011 brought major changes in port operations and brought to the fore the loopholes through which the nation was losing millions of Ghana cedis. He was excited that his hard work at the port has been recognized and called on government not to relent in its effort to sanitise port operations and make it more transparent to help attract investors into the country.

David and Victoria Beckham Celebrate 18th Wedding Anniversary with Epic Throwback Photos

July 4 marks a different holiday for David and Victoria Beckham — it’s their anniversary.

The British power couple celebrated their 18th wedding anniversary on Tuesday, and they commemorated the special occasion with a handful of throwback photos from their 1999 nuptials.

Victoria, 43, shared a photo from their big day, with the couple smiling at each other as David held their son Brooklyn.

Brazilian family hold hope for 'miracle' baby shot in womb

Baby Arthur is breathing via a respirator
A Brazilian baby who was shot in the womb by a stray bullet has been deemed a miracle for surviving and his family hope he will overcome injuries to walk one day. 

Mother Claudineia dos Santos Melo was nine-months pregnant when she was shot while passing a gunfight in a favela in Rio de Janiero state.

Baby Arthur was born in an emergency caesarean, but is now paraplegic.

3rd edition of Kenkey For The Needy slated for 29th July

The 3rd edition of the Tatas and Friends Foundation’s biggest charity gathering; Kenkey for the Needy is slated for the 29th of July at the Efua Sutherland Park (Children’s Park) from 9 am to 9 pm.

The aim of the event is to primarily raise funds for deprived schools in various parts of the country. Tatas and Friends use the event to tackle educational needs of the beneficiary school(s).

The event KENKEY FOR THE NEEDY is in its 3rd edition and it is in commemoration with the 4th year anniversary of TATAS AND FRIENDS FOUNDATION. The latter is the organisers of the event.

Ghana Meets Naija Mega Concert Goes To UK

Empire Entertainment Award-winning “Ghana Meets Naija” event to premiere in the UK with a show-stopping artiste lineup, Friday, 25th August 2017.

Ghana’s leading events powerhouse, Empire Entertainments has joined forces with UK’s prominent Afro-culture promoters to premiere the International Edition of the “Ghana Meets Naija” concert.

The company’s flagship event is a purely Ghanaian-Nigerian musical concert meant to showcase top musicians from both nations as they indulge the audience in a thrilling party atmosphere.

Trolls drive Ed Sheeran off Twitter: It's 'nothing but people saying mean things'

Don’t expect Ed Sheeran to retweet you anytime soon.

“I’ve actually come off Twitter completely. I can’t read it,” the singer-songwriter reportedly said in a new interview with The Sun. “I go on it and there’s nothing but people saying mean things.”

Despite his massive success, the 26-year-old still finds that a troll can bring him down. “One comment ruins your day,” he shared. “The head f— for me has been trying to work out why people dislike me so much.”

Glamorous Russian journalist accuses Diego Maradona of forcibly removing her dress during interview

A beautiful Russian journalist has accused football idol Diego Maradona of forcibly removing her dress when she went to his room to interview him.

Reports say, she has now filed a formal complaint against him, though Maradona denied the allegation. His aides say it was the other way round, that the reporter was the one who "started undressing herself" in his room, forcing him to call hotel security in St Petersburg.

Uganda civil servants face strict dress code

Women in Uganda have previously protested at being harassed if they wear mini-skirts
Public servants in Uganda are facing a strict dress code after the government issued a circular warning them to "dress decently".

Female staff have been told not to show any cleavage, wear brightly coloured nails, braids or hair extensions, sleeveless or transparent blouses.

Men must wear long-sleeved shirts, jackets and ties, while trousers should not be tight-fitting.
Staff failing to comply will be disciplined.

#AccraGrillFest2017: Accra To Celebrate Grill And BBQ

The culture of grill and barbecue is not foreign to Ghana and Africa. This culture has existed for decades and almost everyone, young and old alike, have stood by a roadside grill to buy their favorite 'kebab' (chichinga), guinea fowl, chicken and other varieties of grill.

Indeed the love of grill hasInline image 2 undoubtedly become an integral part of the Ghanaian cuisine.

(Photos) South African pastor Lesego Daniels makes members eat flowers


Pastor Lesego Daniels is in the news again and just like at other times, he's feeding his members another bizarre substance. This time around, Pastor Lesego Daniels of the Rabboni Centre Ministry Church in South Africa gave congregants flower to eat for healing.

Check out Emmanuel Adebayor's N8m Can-Am Spyder bike

Togolese International footballer, Emmanuel Adebayor, who’s known for showing off his fast cars on social media may have just added a Can-Am Spyder bike to his automobile collection.

Sharing a photo Instagram, the former Arsenal and Manchester City striker is seen on top of the bike which cost around N8m (£18,000).

Annie~Joy writes: •• Polish Till You Shine•• #BeInspired!

It's the vision of a cobbler to polish a shoe with his polish and brush to have a shiny outcome in order to make the shoes look presentable. That's how you should be determined about your dreams and aspirations.

"Give birth to that idea which will come to being. "

Police kill robber in shootout in Aboabo, Ashanti Region

A suspected armed robber has been gunned down at Aboabo-Akorem in the Asawasi Municipality of the Ashanti Region after a fierce gun battle with police officers on Monday.

A police officer also sustained a gunshot wound in the leg in the process. 

The suspect, whose identity is not yet known, is said to be a member of the gang which has been terrorising residents in the area.

US denies visa to Gambian school robotics team

The team built the robot during rigorous seven-hour shifts throughout Ramadan [Moctar Darboe/Al Jazeera]
Five teenage pupils from The Gambia who built a robot for a prestigious international competition in the United States will not be able to accompany their invention to the event after being denied a visa.

The Gambian pupils become the second team of students refused entry to the US to attend the FIRST Global robotics event in Washington, DC, on July 16-18. On Saturday, it was reported that an all-girls team from Afghanistan were also denied a visa to travel to the US to showcase their creation at the same competition

Photos: “Women In Worship” An All Female Worship Concert Launced

 The act of worship opens heavenly doors, heals the sick and restores the faith of many.

And With the quest of reaching out to the masses through unlimited worship , Genet Services an event company based in Ghana on Friday 30th June ,2017 officially launched the 2017 edition of the All Female Concert Dubbed "Women In Worship" at Alisa Hotel In Accra.

Ghanaian policeman.-turned-footballer 'grew up with team members'

Samuel Sarfo ' A dream come true donning the national colours'
Just a year ago Ghanaian policeman Samuel Sarfo was photographed guarding the country's national footballers before an international game. Incredibly, twelve months on, Sarfo has himself made his debut for the Black Stars, coming on as a substitute in Ghana's 2-1 defeat to USA in Connecticut on Saturday.

The 26 year old is also captain of top flight Ghanaian side Liberty Professionals and combines his footballing life with his duties as a police officer.

Ghana’s Ama K. Abebrese To Host 2017 FACE List Awards In New York City

Award-winning Ghanaian-British actress Ama K. Abebrese will be hosting the 2017 FACE List Awards in New York City on Saturday, July 15th.

Dubbed the pan-African achievement honors, The F.A.C.E. List Awards celebrate the icons and heroes of today who have paved the way for the younger generation and impacted the discourse on pan-Africa’s image, its future, and potential.

14 People Feared Dead In Galamsey Pit Collapse

Fourteen (14) illegal miners have been declared dead by the Prestea Police Command in the Western region after an abandoned galamsey pit caved in at Kubekrom-Abease near Prestea Nsuta.

The illegal miners were reportedly among 19 miners who were trapped in the pit.

Empire News’ Emmanuel Ohene Gyan reports that rescue rescue mission is underway to see if any of the trapped miners can be pulled out of the pit alive.

YouTuber Stevie Ryan Commits Suicide at 33 Less Than One Week After Revealing Her Grandfather Had Died

YouTuber and reality star Stevie Ryan has committed suicide by hanging. She was aged 33. The L.A. County Coroner’s Office confirmed online that Ryan died on Saturday, July 1. Just a few days after her grandfather died.

Black Beauty Africa Award (BBAA) And Miss Black Beauty Africa Award (MBAA) Launched

The Black Beauty Africa Award (BBAA) and the Miss Black Beauty Africa ( MBAA) was launched on 29th June, 2017 at the British Council.

The Ceremony, which saw the likes of celebrity model, Victoria Michaels gracing it was to announce to the media the purpose and idea behind the BBAA and MBAA.

US says North Korea fired missile into Japanese waters

There have been 10 other detected missile launches by North Korea this year including this one in February
North Korea has fired an intermediate range missile in the direction of Japan, US military officials said.

The land-based missile was fired from near Panghyon airfield, and flew for 37 minutes before landing in the Sea of Japan, said the US Pacific Command.

Japan has lodged a protest and PM Shinzo Abe said the launch "clearly shows that the threat has grown".

Bashar al-Assad appears on Syrian currency for the first time ever

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has appeared on the Syrian currency for the first time since he assumed office after succeeding his father in 2000. His portrait was printed on a new 2,000-pound banknote that went into circulation on Sunday.