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Wednesday, 5 July 2017

South Sudanese Model Told to Bleach her Dark Skin Proves Everyone Wrong

This is Nyakim Gatwech aka 'The Queen of the Dark'.

The South Sudanese model has become a viral sensation on Instagram.

Her deeply pigmented skin and defiant personality has begun to change the way people perceive conventional beauty around the world - it's really amazing.

JAY-Z's '4:44' hits platinum in less than a week

JAY-Z released his 13th studio album, 4:44, less that a week ago, but it has already achieved a coveted industry distinction. The Brooklyn rapper’s latest project notched platinum status in mere days, making it his 13th solo studio effort to earn the designation. Jay has more platinum albums than any other hip-hop artist — in fact, no others have more than 10 — and that’s not even counting the platinum honors he has received for collaborative LPs with Kanye West, Linkin Park, and R. Kelly.

Samira Bawumia tours model school in China

The Second Lady, Mrs Samira Bawumia, has paid a working visit to a model school in China with a view to replicating their successes in Ghana.

The visit, which took place on the sidelines of the four-day official state visit by the Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, was to the Beijing Jingyuan Primary School, one of the most prestigious schools in Beijing, the capital of China.

Donald Trump gets confused looking for his presidential limousine

Donald Trump has been mocked on Twitter after a video of him getting confused leaving Air Force One went viral.

The video shows the president slowly walking down the steps from Air Force One.

His speed was particularly noticeable, Trump warned his predecessor to use the steps with caution when Barack Obama was seen jogging down the stairs in 2014.

Young Ghanaian actor, Obed Nii Armah drowns while swimming on Republic Day

Promising actor Obed Nii Armah, popularly known as Ronny Nii Armah, has died while swimming at the La Boma Beach with friends during the Republic Day holiday.

Ronny, a Level 300 student of the University of Cape Coast studying Basic Education, made his name in theatre productions of Scribe Productions.He played ‘Woyome’ in This Family Is Not For Sale Season 1 and 2”, and “I Want To Sue God”.

Katy Perry criticised over advert telling her dog to 'chase koalas' in Australia

Katy Perry has been criticised after telling her dog to "go chase some koalas" in an advert for an Australian department store chain.

The singer is in the country to promote her tour next year and has launched a series of online promotions with Myer.

The company says it's working to remove the "offensive comments" after criticism from a leading vet.

This 59-year old grandma has 20 tattoos of Jose Mourinho on her body, says 'I'm addicted to him'

"I rarely go into town and not come back with another Jose tattoo on my body, I must have 20 of just him. He's not just the special one, he's the only one. I would die if I saw him in the flesh and for Mourinho I would cheat". These were the words of 59 years old Vivien Bodycote who now has 20 tattoos of Jose on her body.

Criss Waddle’s Girlfriend (Who Attempted Suicide) Finally Opens Up & Including Which Other Celebrities She Binged

The 19-year old aspiring actress has admitted to having sexual affairs with the AMG record label CEO severally yet Criss Waddle denied ever to have dated her.

Spotted in the company of bubbly friends in the Oil City over the weekend letting their hair down, she appeared to have overcome the trauma which almost took her life months ago.

Mary (as she prefers to be known) in a furtive manner, during an interview later on Empire Entertainment Review with Kwame Offei refuted claims by her ex-lover she was a mere friend and a groupie.

John Dumelo, Abraham Attah, Wizkid, Davido, Nana Ama McBrown, Mr Eazi, Abrantee & More Nominated For 2017 African Pride Awards

2017 African Pride Awards Takes Over The Montcalm Hotel on Sunday, August 13.

Following its seminal debut ceremony last July, which saw the likes of Cypress Ghana, Wizkid, Fuse ODG, CEO Dancers and Anthony Joshua take home the biggest prizes of the night, having been voted for by over half a million people online, African Pride Awards is back for its second annual award gala and ceremony, proudly brought to you by Africa Unplugged and Therapy Ent.

Tupac Prison Letter Reveals He Dumped Madonna Because She's White

A prison letter written by Tupac Shakur is up for auction and is likely to fetch over $100,000. But it’s the subject matter that’s gotten everyone’s attention.

In the letter to Madonna, Tupac admitted that he ended their relationship because she’s white.

“For you to be seen with a black man wouldn’t in any way jeopardize your career,” he confessed in the letter dated January 15, 1995. “If anything it would make you seem that much more open and exciting ... But for me at least in my previous perception I felt due to my ‘image’ I would be letting down half of the people who made me what I thought I was.”

Boy, 16, marries 71-year-old lover after they threaten to commit suicide if their families stop them

A shocking video showing a wedding ceremony between a 16-year-old boy and his 71-year-old lover has emerged. The teenager and his elderly female lover had faced objections when they decided they wanted to get married but they swore to kill themselves if they were not allowed to be together and their families finally gave in.

Lionel Messi renews contract with FC Barcelona until 2021

FC Barcelona has announced that Lionel Messi will play for them until 2021. The 30-year-old all-time club-record goalscorer recently got married to his partner Antonella Roccuzzo and they are on a honeymoon with their kids in the Caribbean.

His new net salary will reportedly go up to £26.4m per season, putting him on over £500,000 per week playing for the the club until June 30th, 2021.

Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan signs for Turkey's Kayserispor

Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan has signed a two-year deal with Turkish club Kayserispor.

He joins from the Chinese side Shanghai SIPG, who had loaned him to Al Ahli in the United Arab Emirates last season.

Several pigs killed over Swine fever outbreak in Ghana

An outbreak of African swine fever among pigs has been recorded in four regions in Ghana.

The infected pigs have been killed in parts of Greater Accra, Eastern, Volta and Ashanti regions to prevent the spread of the swine fever.

In the Ashanti region alone, over 400 pigs have been killed between May and June this year.

Saudi-led group receives Qatar response to demands

Saudi Arabia and its Arab allies said Qatar "will receive a reply in due time" after the group of countries confirmed receiving a response to their list of demands.

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt announced on June 5 they were severing ties with Qatar and later put forward a list of 13 demands.

Ampe League returns to Accra, August 5

The fourth edition of the event is slated for August 5, 2017 at the Astros Park in Dzorwulu, Accra (Down the road from Peter Pan, close to Dzorwulu AnB School)

Ampeleague is an annual event geared towards bringing the people (especially) the youth together to educate them on serious health issues through games; especially childhood games.This edition like previous ones promises to be fun and an avenue for networking.

Redditor apologizes for creating CNN takedown video tweeted by Trump

HanAssholeSolo, the Reddit user behind the now-famous video showing Trump body-slamming the CNN logo, apologized Tuesday in a post on the website.

In a lengthy post on the popular social media site, Solo apologized for past anti-Semitic posts, and to CNN for the video.

"I would like to apologize to the members of the Reddit community for getting this site and this sub embroiled in a controversy that should never have happened," Solo wrote.

Watch: Colin Kaepernick travels 'home' to Ghana to find his independence

Colin Kaepernick remains unfazed by the fact he remains unsigned by NFL teams.

The former 49ers quarterback tweeted a minute-long video Tuesday of a trip he took to Cape Coast Castle, a former slave trade hub in Ghana, and questioned the celebration of Independence Day in the U.S.

Celine Dion Poses Nude for 'Vogue' During Paris Couture Week -- See the Revealing Snap!

Celine Dion is not afraid to show some skin!

The "My Heart Will Go On" singer spent the day with Vogue on Monday during Paris Coture Week, where the publication shared a very revealing, stripped-down photo of the legendary artist to their Instagram.

UCC male students fingered in teen pregnancy scourge

Male students of the University of Cape Coast (UCC) have been fingered as being behind the high rate of teenage pregnancies in the Cape Coast metropolis.

The Central region, especially the capital Cape Coast has in the past weeks received massive media attention for the wrong reasons as some teenage girls there are reportedly being paid Ghc1 and recharge cards in exchange for sex.

Peru reconstructs face of ancient female leader

The Lady of Cao could have been a priestess or a political ruler
Scientists in Peru have managed to reconstruct the face of a powerful ancient female leader using 3D printing.

The woman, known as the Lady of Cao, belonged to the Moche culture in northern Peru and died 1,700 years ago.

Her preserved remains were found in 2006 at a mud-brick ruined pyramid known Huaca Cao Viejo, near Trujillo.

24 Days Left To The 2017 Cake Fair

It’s the month of July and it’s only 26 days left to be part of Ghana’s first sweet experience, The Cake Fair 2017, proudly brought to you by Yellow October Events and VoiceAds – both companies have been working extra hard to make this year’s experience memorable.

The Cake Fair 2017 which is free to the public would be happening on Saturday July 29 at the Red Carpet Events Center, located next to the East Legon Police Station in Accra from 9am – 9pm.

Photos: The biggest market in Zambia razed down by fire

Zambia's biggest market located in the Capital, Lusaka, has been razed down by fire, destroying the livelihood of many traders.
 
According to reports online, the fire at the City Market started in the early hours of Tuesday but due to the late arrival of firefighters, the fire rapidly spread destroying so many goods.

South African journalist sacked for calling President Zuma a 'zombie'

A popular South African radio presented has been fired by the Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), for calling President Jacob Zuma a "zombie" in a Facebook post, the privately owned News 24 site has reported.
 
According to SABC spokesman, Kaizer Kganyago, he said OAP Ravi Govender's contract was terminated because of concerns that he had brought the public broadcaster into disrepute.