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Thursday, 10 August 2017

British police arrest 50-year-old jogger suspected of knocking woman in front of bus

British police on Thursday said they had arrested a 50-year-old jogger on suspicion of knocking a woman into the path of a bus on a busy west London street earlier this year. 

Closed circuit TV footage showed the male runner knocking a 33-year-old woman head-first in front of a bus, which just managed to swerve out of her way. 

Siren abusing officers have been arrested – IGP

The Inspector General of Police (IGP) David Asante Apeatu has said the service has arrested some of its own for the misapplication of Road Traffic regulations on sirens.

“…In recent times, we have arrested some of our officers who have been tried summarily,” he said.

He made this known Thursday August 10, 2017, when he appeared before the Public Accounts Committee of Parliament (PAC).

Mother beats son in Kenyan election

A Kenyan woman has trounced her son to win a parliamentary seat in south-west Kenya, the Daily Nation reports.

Beatrice Kones was competing against her first-born son, Kipkalya Kones, in the contest in Bomet East, in one of the most watched parliamentary duels in the country because it pitted members of a nuclear family.

La Liga matches come to DStv Family!

MultiChoice is committed to ensuring that DStv customers get the best international and local channels at the best price. More notably, the best football from around the world, and we are about to make life even better for our customers on the DStv Family package as we say ‘Hola’ to all the 380 matches in the Spanish La Liga!

Usher's accuser exposed by her friend who says she has a history of "finessing" celebrities

On Monday, a young lady named Quantasia Sharpton made allegations that she was exposed to herpes by R&B singer Usher on her 19th birthday. Now a friend of hers has come out to say that Quantasia is known for "finessing" celebrities, and sometimes even non-celebrities.

The friend claimed Quantasia "finessed" August Alsina by telling people that she was pregnant with his child. He also said that Quantasia did a similar thing to rapper Kirko Bangs. He said she "finessed" her friends by telling people that she had a baby in High School.

South Africa Deputy Minister Mduduzi Manana appears in court for ''Slapping a Woman''

South Africa’s deputy Education Minister for Higher Education Mduduzi Manana is appearing in the Randburg Magistrates Court in Johannesburg. 

On Monday, he was accused of hitting a woman during a row at a nightclub and has since apologised.

TV personality, Keshia Chanté, calls off her wedding to professional ice hockey star after featuring on bridal magazine

Canadian singer, Keshia Chanté, has shocked fans by announcing that she will no longer go ahead with her wedding because she has been "unhappy for quite some time" and "was no longer willing to accept less than what I deserved".

Fake Doctor Arrested

The Ghana Police Service has arrested a serial trickster by name Faith Mensah Tekpor who poses as a medical doctor.

A statement by the Director of Public Affairs of the Ghana Police Service, DSP Sheilla Kessie Abayie-Buckman said the suspect uses several names such as Dr. Jeff Alvin Addow, Dr Alvin Owusu, Dr Alvin Mensah to defraud his victims mostly women within Sakumono and Tema.

Senegalese club US Ouakam banned for seven years

The Senegalese Professional Football League (LSFP) handed a seven-year ban to US Ouakam following the crowd trouble which left eight people dead during the League Cup final against Stade de Mbour last month.

The LSFP's disciplinary committee said it holds US Ouakam "exclusively responsible" for the tragedy at the Stade Demba Diop on 15 July.

Kevin Hart sued by fan for $50k after his security called him 'Bitch, P***y & Coward'

Comedian Kevin Hart is being sued by a fan who claims his security assaulted him and called him a "bitch, p***y and coward."

According to TMZ, the complainant who identifies as Jay Collins claims in his lawsuit, said that he was an invited VIP guest at Kevin's Philadelphia concert on August 29, 2015, when he was "aggressively approached and detained by stadium security." 

Naa Ashorkor Welcomes First Baby!!

DKT International Ghana will like to announce that the brand ambassador for one of its brands, Lydia Contraceptives has welcomed her first baby. Award-winning actress, Naa Ashorkor who is an ambassador for the Lydia range of female contraceptives, gave birth to a bouncy baby boy a few weeks ago.

Meet Chris Hughton, the son of a Ghanaian postman, who now coaches Brighton & Hove Albion F.C

Chris Hughton
He is already being hailed as the first Ghanaian coach in the English Premier League (EPL) by Ghanaian media; meet Ghanaian Chris Hughton. He will manage the newly promoted EPL side Brighton & Hove Albion F.C, as the team makes a comeback to the top flight after three decades.

Christopher William Gerard Hughton was born on 11 December 1958 in Forest Gate, then part of Essex, now part of London, to a Ghanaian postman, Willie Hughton, and his Irish wife Christine née Bourke.

Two-month-old baby buried alive in Central Region

A two-month-old baby buried alive at Bantama a suburb of Elmina in the Central region has been rescued by construction workers.

The baby was first sent to the Elmina Urban Health Centre for first aid and later transferred to the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital for treatment.

Philippe Coutinho: Liverpool reject Barcelona's £90m bid for Brazil star

Liverpool have rejected a bid of 100 million euros (£90m) from Barcelona for Brazil playmaker Philippe Coutinho.

Barca's second bid for the 25-year-old, which was rejected immediately, comprised an initial 85m euros (£76.8m) plus 15m euros (£13.5m) in add-ons.

AMA orders hawkers to vacate pavements

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has cautioned the general public especially, hawkers who have encroached on pavements, footbridges and other open spaces to vacate these places.

The AMA in a statement signed by the Coordinating Director, Sam Ayeh-Datey, said it will be conducting a decongestion exercise to rid the metropolis of their activities. 

Beyonce Flaunts Her Post-Baby Bod and Belly Button Ring.. See the Pics!

Beyonce continues to rock her post-pregnancy style.

The 35-year-old singer flaunted her incredible snap back in new pics from her night out at Kendrick Lamar's L.A. concert at the Staples Center on Sunday.

Up to 50 refugees 'deliberately drowned' off Yemen: UN

Up to 50 refugees and migrants from Somalia and Ethiopia were "deliberately drowned" when a smuggler forced them into the sea off Yemen's coast, the UN migration agency said on Wednesday, calling the drownings "shocking and inhumane".

International Organization for Migration (IOM) staffers found the shallow graves of 29 of the refugees and migrants on a beach in Yemen's Shabwa during a routine patrol, the agency's statement said. The dead were buried by those who survived.

Facebook introduces new video service

Social media giant Facebook has made a move into dedicated video, pitting it against YouTube and TV networks. 

Users will soon see a new Watch tab that will offer a range of shows, some of which have been funded by the social network

Airtel Ghana Launches Special Hajj Bundles Offering 200% Discounts And Free Calls For Hajj Pilgrims

Airtel Ghana, the Smartphone Network, has unveiled a special Hajj Bundle offering a whopping 200% discount on calls for Hajj Pilgrims to Saudi Arabia – to enable them stay in touch with their family and friends throughout the Pilgrimage.

The special offer, dubbed Hajj Bundle, is open to all new and existing customers and comes with up to 100 minutes of free incoming calls to Ghana with subscribers roaming either on Zain or STC Saudi Arabia whilst in Mecca.

Keli Gadzekpo, Comfort Ocran appointed to BoG board

Co-founder of Databank and business associate of finance minister Keli Gadzekpo and wife of motivational speaker Albert Ocran, Comfort Ocran, have been appointed to the board of the bank of Ghana.

Vice President Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia sworn the 13-member board into office today.

Jennifer Lawrence is Vogue’s Cover Star for September 2017 Issue as it celebrates 125th Anniversary

Jennifer Lawrence is opening up about her relationship with director Darren Aronofsky.

In a new interview with Vogue, the actress, 26, offers insight into her relationship with her boyfriend of almost one year, saying she was immediately drawn to Aronofsky.

Rafael Marquez: Mexico footballer accused of cartel link

The captain of Mexico's national football team has been sanctioned by the US for allegedly being a "front person" for a drug-trafficking cartel.

Rafael Marquez was one of 21 people and 42 organisations singled out by the US treasury department for sanctions.

RigWorld, MenzGold, uniBank, British Airways Support Ghana Meets Naija UK Event

A number of local and international companies have signed up for the maiden edition of the Ghana Meets Naija UK concert.

The event, which is happening at Building 6, o2, London, on August 25th, is getting enormous corporate support from the companies, who are coming through with various packages.

Photos: Five injured as pedestrian bridge collapses in South Africa

During the early hours of Wednesday morning, August 9, a pedestrian bridge collapsed onto the N3 highway which resulted in a full road closure between Van Buuren Road and the M2 Geldenhuis Interchange.

A female passenger survived after being trapped inside the cab for about two hours while rescue teams battled to extricate her out of the wreckage after the truck, in which she was travelling, crashed into the collapsed pedestrian bridge running.

We Don’t Accept Deposits – MenzGold To Bank Of Ghana

Menzgold Company Limited has denied claims by the Central Bank that it receives deposits from its customers.

According to the gold buying and trading firm, their operations are legal and covered by the license they received from the Ghana minerals commission.