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Saturday, 22 July 2017

"I Revived Dancehall In Africa" - Shattawale Tells Media In Jamaica

Ghanaian dancehall crooner Charles Nii Armah Mensah known by stage name Shattawale has unveiled to the media in Jamaica that he actually revived dancehall in Africa.

The Shatta Movement front liner who is currently in Jamaica recording songs with top Jamaican stars  told Kingston based radio Newstalk93 on Thursday on the nightly fix show that the genres dancehall and reggae were least encapsulated in Africa some years back. He said dancehall and reggae musicians were seen as rude,violent and unimportant and added that hardly will you see reggae or dancehall musicians break through.

Open View Oaks Organization Launches Open View Oaks Production

Open View Oaks Organization has givin birth to Open View Oaks Production. The production was founded on 22nd Febuary 2017. Open View Oaks is doing its first ever feature film which features Ghana's favorite Actress Jackie Appiah, and other actors like Adjetey Anang, Omar Captan, Actresses from Kumawood like Naana Hayford and Christiana Awuni. 

“Praying For You”- Kevin Boateng vows to wear Shirt in support of Nouri throughout next season

Former AC Milan star and Ghana midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng has shown his support for Abdelhak ‘Appie’ Nouri by announcing a heart warming gesture that he will be doing throughout next season.

He confirmed through Twitter that he will pay tribute to the youngster by wearing an undershirt carrying the message ‘Praying 4 you’ beneath his Las Palmas jersey throughout the 2017/2018 LaLiga season.

John Heard: Home Alone actor dies aged 71

John Heard, an actor best known for playing Macaulay Culkin's dad in the original "Home Alone" movies, died Friday in Palo Alto, California. He was 72.

The Santa Clarita medical examiner's office confirmed the death to People. According to TMZ, the actor was found dead in a hotel after recovering from a "minor back surgery" on Wednesday at Stanford Medical Center.

Old Fadama: Parts of Onion Market in flames

Fire has gutted some parts of the Onion Market at Old Fadama in Accra.

According to Citi News’ Kojo Agyeman who was at the scene, the fire started around 1pm and is currently raging towards other parts of the market, which is located behind the International Central Gospel Church (ICGC).

Benjamin Mendy: Man City agree £52m deal for Monaco left-back

Benjamin Mendy (left) is set to become the third most expensive Premier League signing of the summer
Manchester City have agreed a £52m deal for Monaco defender Benjamin Mendy.

The 23-year-old France left-back, who joined Monaco from Marseille last summer, played 34 times for the club last season and helped them to their first Ligue 1 title in 17 years.

His fee would eclipse the initial £45m paid by City for right-back Kyle Walker earlier this month and the £47.5m deal for centre-back John Stones last summer.
City have not yet confirmed the deal.

Premium Bank Launches GH₵5Million Credit Facility For Startups

A leading SME focused commercial bank, Premium Bank has announced a GH₵5 Million integrated credit facility for members of the Ghana Startup Club 100 through its HelpStation initiative.

The announcement which was made by the MD, Mr Kwasi Tumi during a special business forum and networking cocktail held in honour of the 100 most outstanding startups in Ghana, who were announced as members of the first cohort of the Ghana Startup Club 100 at the recent Ghana Startup Awards.

Campus Crash Tv Set To Air On 7Plus Tv

As part as TCE Networks initiative, an integrated media, digital marketing and events Management company, Campus Crash TV is designed to educate, innovate and entertain the youth of Ghana and Africa as a whole.

The initiative gives talented and unique student entrepreneurs the platform to develop and market  themselves to the outside world.

Prince George photo marks fourth birthday

An official portrait of Prince George has been released to mark his fourth birthday.

The picture, taken at Kensington Palace ahead of his birthday on Saturday, captures a smiling future king.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were "delighted" to share the photograph taken by royal photographer Chris Jackson, Kensington Palace said.

Dallas Hires First Female Chief Of Police, Renee Hall

Dallas has hired its first female police chief, Renee Hall, to lead the police department. Hall, currently the deputy chief of the Detroit Police Department, will take over the Dallas Police department in September. 

Her appointment means women of color now hold the top three law enforcement positions in Dallas County. 

Listen: A Great Hero - A Poem By Aberantie The Poet

Aberantie The Poet is a great spoken word artiste who blends music with spoken word. He will like to share a spoken word with you that will inspire you. He tackles the delicate subject of a hero in his debut piece Titled “A Great Hero”

Photos: 20-year-old Kenyan Lady Offered Man She Met At Nightclub Chewing Gum Laced With Drugs Then Stripped His House Of Valuables

A suspected female criminal Elizabeth Wangui Mathenge has been arrested in Kenya after she stole valuables from a club reveller whom she offered PK chewing gum laced with drugs. Below is the full statement issued by the police Friday, July 21.

IGP shakes up Police Service with another reshuffle

The Inspector General of Police, David Asante Appeatu has carried out another reshuffle among senior officers of the Service. 

Among the officers who have been affected is the Director General of ICT, Dr George Akuffo Dampare, who has now been appointed as the Director General of Operations. 

Alvaro Morata: Chelsea sign Real Madrid striker for club record £60m

Chelsea have completed the club record £60m signing of striker Alvaro Morata from Real Madrid on a five-year deal.

The Spain international, 24, scored 20 goals last season after rejoining Real from Italian champions Juventus.

Morata won La Liga and the Champions League, but the majority of his appearances were as a substitute.

Congo's mining revenue 'missing' - Global Witness

These people are mining coltan, which is widely used in mobile phones
More than 20% of the Democratic Republic of Congo's mining revenue is being lost due to corruption and mismanagement, a campaign group says.

According to a Global Witness report, the money is being distributed through corrupt networks linked to President Joseph Kabila.

At least $750m (£580m) has gone missing over the past three years, it says.

Usher Sued For $10 Million For Hiding Herpes

Usher was sued this week by an alleged lover who claims the singer hid that he has herpes. The lawsuit was sparked by a years-old suit that just went public this week.

A few days ago, the National Enquirer and RadarOnline published legal documents indicating Usher settled a lawsuit in 2012 after allegedly having unprotected sex with a paramour without disclosing he was a carrier of herpes simplex 2. The woman alleged Usher then downplayed the condition and she became infected. He ultimately paid her $1.1 million, according to the reports. Gossip Cop reached out to a rep for Usher multiple times for comment, but did not hear back.

Heterosexual South African Women Are The Least Sexually Satisfied In The World - New Study

A new study has revealed that Heterosexual South African women are the least sexually satisfied in the world. According to the survey, the overwhelming majority of South Africans were having sex less than once or twice a week.