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Tuesday, 8 August 2017

Real Madrid retain UEFA Super Cup Crown with 2-1 win over Manchester United

Spanish La Liga champions Real Madrid became the first team to claim back-to-back UEFA Super Cup wins since 1992/1993 with a 2-1 win over Europa League champions Manchester United.

Goals from Casemiro and Isco put Madrid in the lead before Lukaku playing his first competitive game for the Manchester side alongside fellow new signings Matic and Lindelof halved the deficit.

Thousands worship with Ohemaa Mercy at Tehillah Experience 2017

Thousands of worshippers last Sunday joined Gospel Musician Ohemaa Mercy to praise the name of God at the 4th Edition of her annual Tehillah Experience.

The event saw performances Francis Amo, Ceccey Twum, Esther Nyamekye, Edler Mireku, Mary Ghansah, Nhyira Betty, Ramsey.

Hayatou hits back at Ahmad in 2019 Nations Cup row

Former African football head Issa Hayatou has hit out at comments made by his successor, Ahmad, about Cameroon's readiness to host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. 

Ahmad, who replaced Hayatou as Confederation of African Football (Caf) president in March, said on Saturday that Cameroon 'will have to work to convince Caf of its ability to host.' 

France: Macron to abandon plans for official first lady

French President Emmanuel Macron is to abandon plans to create an official role of first lady for his wife Brigitte, according to reports.

During his campaign, Mr Macron had said he wanted to create "a real status" for his wife.

But an online petition against the move has gained almost 290,000 signatures.

Alajo shooting: One injured, suspect arrested

A misunderstanding over where to park a vehilce at Alajo, a suburb of Accra on Tuesday afternoon turned violent with one person sustaining a gunshot wound.

The injured person, was later sent to hospital. The suspect, a car dealer was subsequently arrested after a scene of chaos in front of a warehouse in Alajo.

Chris Brown Commented on Rihanna's Stunning Instagram Pic – and the Internet Isn't Too Happy

Chris Brown has drawn the ire of the Internet – again.

On Monday, Brown, 28, joined the long list of social media users praising Rihanna‘s latest look, a dazzling, figure-flaunting ensemble for the 2017 Crop Over festival in Barbados.
Brown simply commented with an eye emoji.

Kaakie leaves Xtra Large Music

Kaakie has said goodbye to her record label, Xtra Large Music. The reason for her exit is not known yet.

The dancehall artist confirmed her decision in an Instagram post, asking her followers to forgive her for the sad news. She added that her Facebook and twitter pages are with her former management, Xtra Large Music and her new pages will be published soon.

South African President Jacob Zuma narrowly survives impeachment

South African President, Jacob Zuma has just survived a vote of no confidence procedure that could have led to his impeachment.

Despite the ballot being held in secret, opposition parties had hoped the secret vote would mean Members of Parliament from the governing African National Congress (ANC) might side with them against the president.

Jogger pushes woman into path of oncoming bus (video)

A woman narrowly missed getting crushed by a bus when she was pushed into the path of an oncoming bus by a jogger in London.

Mum-to-be includes late husband in heartbreaking maternity shoot

An expectant mother who recently lost her husband decided to include him in her maternity photo shoot and the result elicited emotions in all who saw the photos and read their story. 

When Amanda and Jesse Snyder learned they were expecting their first child, they were overjoyed. Jesse did not leave his wife’s side throughout the first months. He tended to her and was there for her when she suffered morning sickness.

Iraq to hang 27 for IS Camp Speicher massacre

An Iraqi court has sentenced to death 27 men for their involvement in the massacre of up to 1,700 soldiers by so-called Islamic State (IS) in June 2014.

Twenty-five suspects were released because of a lack of evidence.

How girls suddenly grow penis at age 12 in Dominican Republic village

Catherine and his cousin Carla, Guevedoces in the Dominican Republic
Girls in Salinas, in the Dominican Republic are reportedly becoming boys when they turn puberty due to a rare genetic disorder.

According to Sun UK, one-in-90 children born in Salinas grow a penis in a natural transformation from female to male.

Rapper who said 'God made me bulletproof' shot and killed

A 31-year-old rapper known as Yung Mazi has been shot and killed outside an Atlanta pizza shop, less than eight months after he survived being shot at a Waffle House and then tweeted "God made me bulletproof."

Atlanta police say the shooting happened Sunday night, when officers at an Atlanta police precinct across the street heard multiple gunshots outside the restaurant. They said a suspect ran from the scene. No arrests have been made.

The internet's favorite twins pose for photo shoot with their mom to announce new sibling

At only 4 years old, Alexis and Ava McClure are social media celebrities. The adorable twins are probably the hardest-working toddlers in the entertainment business: They video-blog, have a clothing and accessory line, and model. With their more than 1.1 million Instagram followers and almost 600,000 YouTube subscribers, the sisters’ hard work is clearly paying off.

Emmanuel Macron under fire over wife's 'First Lady' role

French President Emmanuel Macron has come under fire over plans to give his wife official status as "First Lady" of France.

Macron, who took office in May, is facing accusations of hypocrisy after he was previously outspoken in his determination to rid the French political system of nepotism.

FDA: Coartem, Procold, Zentel among 72 unregistered drugs

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has named Coartem, Procold, Zentel and Amodiaquine Suspension as some of the unregistered drugs shipped into the country.

This forms part of a list of 72 drugs the FDA said were imported into the country between 2012 and 2013, without authorisation.

North Korea threatens to retaliate "thousands of times over" against the United States over latest UN sanctions

North Korea has vowed to retaliate and make "the United States pay a price" for drafting fresh UN sanctions over its banned nuclear weapons programme.

The official KCNA news agency said the sanctions, which were unanimously passed by the UN on Saturday, were a "violent violation of our sovereignty".

9/11 victim identified 16 years on

Another victim of the 11 September 2001 attack on the World Trade Center in New York City has been identified, according to the city medical examiner.

The male victim is the 1,641st person to be identified out of a total of 2,753 people who died in the attack.

Google fires employee behind anti-diversity memo

Alphabet Inc's Google has fired an employee who wrote an internal memo that ascribed gender inequality in the technology industry to biological differences.

According to Reuters, James Damore, the engineer who wrote the memo, confirmed his dismissal saying that he had been fired for "perpetuating gender stereotypes," in an email to Reuters on Monday.

Meet Simone Askew: The First Black Woman to Hold the Highest Cadet Leadership Position at West Point

Beautiful Simone Askew, a Virginia West Point cadet, has become the first black woman to ever be appointed to serve as First Captain, the highest leadership position at the prestigious military school.  

She will lead the program’s more than 4,000 cadets, acting as an intermediary between her classmates and the school’s officials. She is currently in charge of leading 1,502 cadets as the Regimental Commander of Cadet Basic Training II at the New York military prep school.

Denkyira-Boasi now called New Oboasi – Chief

The acting President of the Denkyira Traditional Council Nana Adjei has said his council has decided to change the name of Denkyira-Boase to New Oboase following the gruesome killing of Major Maxwell Adam Mahama there.

He said the move is to rebrand the town and give it a new lease of life.