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Wednesday, 12 July 2017

SuperSport Brings Pre-Season Soccer Action To DStv And GOtv

Wayne Rooney is expected to make his Everton debut in the unlikeliest of venues when The Toffees play Gor Mahia in Tanzania on Thursday.

The prodigal son is due to make his return in Everton colours in the SportPesa Cup, which marks the beginning of an avalanche of off-season football that will be broadcast on SuperSport.

According to Cecil Sunkwa Mills, General Manager, Multichoice Ghana, “SuperSport remains the home of international soccer following the extension of the broadcast rights for the Premier League till 2023 and same for the major UEFA tournament till 2022”.

Rob Kardashian Reportedly Apologizes to Family for Blac Chyna Revenge Porn

Rob Kardashian has reportedly apologized to his family for sharing nude photos of his ex, Blac Chyna, without her consent.

Per TMZ, Rob spoke with his sisters and his mom, and said that he regrets his decision to publicly shame Chyna. He also denied he had ever physically abused Chyna.

Ex-Brazilian President da Silva convicted of corruption

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has been convicted of corruption charges and sentenced to nine and a half years in prison.

The judge ruled he could remain free pending an appeal.

Lula has rejected claims that he received an apartment as a bribe in a corruption scandal linked to state oil company Petrobras.

Video: Fire guts City Lights branch at East Legon

Fire has gutted the City Lights branch at East Legon in Accra. Properties running into millions of Ghana cedis have been destroyed.

About four fire tenders have been at the fire scene to salvage the situation. Fire personnel are battling to bring the inferno under control as helpless workers look on.

Shatta Wale, Burna Boy Named For Ghana Meets Naija -UK

West African dancehall stars Shatta Wale (Ghana), and Burna Boy (Nigeria)  have been named among headline acts for the UK leg of Empire’s Ghana Meets Naija Concert.

These names have been proven to significantly turn up energy levels both individually, and as a pair, and patrons can expect a historic time as Shatta and Burna (who have often collaborated on music) treat them to several hit songs off their catalogues.

Ariana Grande to become Manchester honorary citizen

Manchester officials say they are making U.S. pop singer Ariana Grande an honorary citizen of the city because of her response to the deadly concert attack in May.

According to Associated Press, City council leader Richard Leese proposed the move, describing the 23-year-old singer as "a young American woman for whom it would have been understandable if she never wanted to see this place again."

Trigmatic Is Ignorant – GHAMRO Hits Back

The Public Relations Officer for GHAMRO, Prince Tsegah has hit back at rapper Trigmatic for talking against the organisation’s decision to collect royalties from churches.

The musician was reported to have described a decision by the Ghana Music Right Organization (GHAMRO) for churches to pay royalties as ‘airheaded’, ‘lazy’ and an ‘unthinkable’ decision.

Photos: Stonebwoy pays courtesy call on the chief of Elmina

Multiple Award-winning dancehall act and CEO of Burniton Music Group, Stonebwoy who recently inked a milky record deal with Zylofon Media was in Elmina, Central Region on Monday, 10th July, 2017.

As part of a series of activities which included a commercial shoot for Menzgold as brand ambassador, the 2015 BET Best International Act, Africa paid a courtesy call on the chief of Elmina, Nana Kodwo Condua VI.

Job creation Ghana’s biggest challenge – Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo has cited lack of jobs for the youth as the single biggest challenge facing the country.

Addressing the president of Switzerland, Doris Leuthard, who is on a day’s official visit to Ghana, Akufo-Addo bemoaned the seriousness of the challenge, saying there are too many young people in the country without jobs because the economy has stagnated for so long, making job creation an impossibility.

Ray Phiri: South Africa’s Graceland star dies

Before his death, the musician appealed to the media to respect his privacy
South African jazz legend Ray Phiri has died at the age of 70 after a two-month battle with lung cancer.

The guitarist, producer and vocalist rose to fame when he featured on Paul Simon's Graceland album in 1986.

He was admitted to hospital two weeks ago and died in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

Photos: Angelina Jolie and Daughter Shiloh's Wildly Sweet Trip to Namibia

Angelina Jolie and daughter Shiloh are getting in touch with their wild side.

Jolie and her kids traveled to the African country of Namibia earlier this month to open the Shiloh Wildlife Sanctuary — and PEOPLE has exclusive photos from their trip.

The Sanctuary, which cares for elephants and rhinos that have fallen victim to poaching or abuse, is located at the N/a’an ku sê Foundation.

DStv Ghana Slashes Zapper Price By Over 50% Ahead Of Soccer Season

Multichoice Ghana has announced a massive reduction in prices for its Zapper HD decoder. According to Cecil Sunkwa Mills, General Manager, MultiChoice Ghana, “we have dropped the HD Zapper decoder price by almost 60% and with the current family holiday season coinciding with fresh kids programmes and international and local series, the return of the international tennis and with the soccer season around the corner, the best time to get an HD decoder is now”.

23-year-old man arrested for raping his 58-year-old mother in South Africa

The South African Police Service (SAPS) has arrested a 23-year-old man for raping his 58-year-old mother. According to Police report, the suspect raped his mum at her home in Ekuthuleni locality, Elliot on 3rd July 2017. After the dreadful act, he fled the area and couldn’t be traced.

It was on Monday, 10th July 2017 that members of the taxi association identified the suspect. They arrested him and handed him to the SAPS.

Graphic: Police officer commits suicide in Ashanti region

A Ghanaian police officer identified as Ebenezer Kofi Okyere, who works with the Central Police Station in Kumasi in the Ashanti region in Ghana, committed suicide at his home today July 12th. 

According to Ghanaian OAP, Issac Bediako Justice who shared the story online, the neighbors of the deceased officer woke up to the sound of a gunshot that emanated from his room.

Ghanaian player kills mom, sister in Italy

A young Ghanaian player Solomon Nyantakyi has been arrested in Italy for allegedly killing his mother and younger sister Tuesday evening in Parma.

The two were stabbed to death at home, according to Eurosport. His mother Patience Nfum was 45 years while the sister Magdalene Nyantakyi was 11 years old.

Nigeria's sick president meets Osinbajo

Nigeria's Acting President Yemi Osinbajo held a "very good" meeting with ailing President Muhammudu Buhari in London on Tuesday, Mr Osinbajo's spokesman has said. 

It was the first meeting between the two leaders since Mr Buhari, 74, flew to the UK on 7 May to be treated for an undisclosed illness. 

Idris Elba Reveals His Passion Is Behind The Camera In ESSENCE's August 2017 Issue

Idris Elba has found his purpose behind the camera. Obviously, he's fantastic in front of it, but his directorial debut in Yardie will show where his true passion lies. As our August 2017 cover star, the actor talks about his upcoming films, jammed packed schedule and love life.

Set to star in six projects this year —including Thor: Ragnarok and the fifth season of Luther— the 44-year-old was so busy, his photo shoot had to be completed in Thailand where he was training for a Muay Thai match.

Minimum wage up by 10%

The National Tripartite Committee has announced a 10 percent increase in the daily minimum wage. As a result, the new minimum wage is 9.68 cedis up from 8.80 cedis.

The change will take effect on January 2018. The decision was taken on Tuesday after a marathon meeting held by the government, labour and the employers association.

A man tried to take a loving selfie with his girlfriend. Creates pure evil instead.

A lot of things can go wrong when you’re trying to snap the perfect selfie. 


Or…you could move at just the wrong moment and create the stuff of nightmares.

Prison Service to recruit 1,000 officers to enhance reformation

Government has given approval to the Ghana Prison Service to recruit 1,000 officers to enhance its performance so as to meet the international best practices in prison administration.

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia made the disclosure in Accra on Tuesday at the inauguration of a 13-member Governing Council of the Ghana Prisons Council.

He urged the Council members to offer their skills and expertise so as to recruit the right calibre of personnel to the expected standards.

Kwame A.A Opoku Announced As Host for 2017 Premium Bank Ghana Startup Awards

Global Business Keynote Speaker, TV Host, Brand Architect, Serial Entrepreneur and Digital Marketer, Kwame A.A Opoku, has been announced as the Master of Ceremony for the 2017 Premium Bank Ghana Startup Awards.

The awards which was launched last year has been geared towards celebrating ambitious and indigenous start-up businesses making impact, contributing to economic growth, meeting social needs and putting Ghana on the global economic map,. This makes Kwame a perfect fit to host the event as he is one of the most recognised voices in the start-up ecosystem across the continent.

Kim Kardashian slams accusations that cocaine was present in Snapchat video

Kim Kardashian West took to Twitter to immediately quash a vicious rumor accusing her of drug use.

On July 10, Kim posted several Instagram and Snapchat videos promoting her new Kids Supply clothing collection. Many people, though, could only focus on the mysterious powdery substance on a counter behind her.

President Trump sued for blocking people on Twitter

President Donald Trump has been party to an eye-watering 4,000 lawsuits over the last 30 years, US media say.

And now the mogul turned commander-in-chief has attracted one more, after seven people sued him for blocking them on Twitter.

WanLov Reveals He Has Slept With AT Least 250 Women

He may obviously not be the first, second, third or even tenth Ghanaian star to have achieved this feat but the first to publicly admit to his numerous sexual escapades (with an approximate number).

The Afro-gypsy star, Wanlov the Kuborlor who is highly regarded for his hyper-sexuality during an interview on IN BED WITH ADWEN admitted to have lost count but nonetheless took no exception to the claim of 250 women being notched in his bedpost.

Actor Majid Michel invited to preach to the Army at the United Nations Misson in Congo

Award winning Ghanaian actor-turned pastor, Majid Michel, has seen his new faith earned him the privilege of sharing the word of God to the military men in Congo. 

The actor was recently invited to the United Nations Stabilization Mission in the Congo, where he preached and prayed with the Army at the base.