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#Charlottesville: Trump finally condemns Violence, says Racism is Evil

48 hours after the Charlottesville violence, United States PresidentDonald Trump has finally condemned the actions of the Ku Klux Klan, neo-Nazis, and white supremacists.
He has said that those who acted criminally would be held accountable. He said

Obama's Response To Charlottesville Violence Becomes Third Most Liked Tweet In History

Barack Obama shared a Nelson Mandela quote following violent clashes at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.
The former president tweeted:

Serena Williams Heads The Highest-Paid Female Athletes 2017, See Full List

Serena Williams won her Open-record 23rd Grand Slam title in January and then shocked the world three months later when she announced she was pregnant at the time. Williams plans to return to tennis at the start of 2018. Serena has more than a dozen corporate partners and her $84 million in career prize money is twice as much as any other female athlete (her sister Venus ranks second at $38 million).

GRA GRA Records and Entertainment sign five new artistes

Gra Gra Records and Entertainment has officially been unveiled to the public, the event which combined with the special announcement of artists the company has signed as well, took place at Holiday Inn, Accra. Present at the press conference was the CEO of Black Avenue Music, D-Black, Ghanaian dancehall act, Jupitar and the godfather of Hip-Life music, Reggie Rockstone.

Zimbabwe’s Vice President Mnangagwa hospitalised in South Africa

Zimbabwe’s Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, a possible successor to 94-year-old President Robert Mugabe, is unwell and has been taken to a hospital in South Africa. 
Mugabe made the announcement on Monday when Mnangagwa was absent from celebrations to mark Heroes Day in the capital Harare

Paulinho: Barcelona agree to sign ex-Tottenham midfielder Paulinho for 40m euros

Barcelona have reached an agreement to sign Brazil and ex-Tottenham midfielder Paulinho from Chinese club Guangzhou Evergrande for 40m euros (£36.4m).
It would be Barcelona's first signing since they sold striker Neymar to Paris St-Germain for a world record £200m.

Graphic photos: More than 300 dead after huge mudslide and flooding in Sierra Leone

Over 300 people are feared dead after a mudslide in Regent, near Freetown, Sierra Leone.
The incident happened when a hillside in the Regent collapsed on Monday morning, following a night of heavy rain, sending mud sliding down and covering houses where people were sleeping.

Former Al-Shabab Leader surrenders to Somalian Government

Former deputy leader and spokesperson of Islamic group Al-Shabab, Mukhtar Robow has surrendered to the Somalian Government.

According to AlJazeera, Robow surrendered to Somalian forces in Hudur on Sunday, and has been airlifted to Mogadishu.

MultiChoice And Cartoon Network Reacts To Viral Lewd Picture

MultiChoice has observed the circulation of a lewd picture purported to have come from one of its channels.  We wish to assure the public that the said content was neither produced nor aired by any of our channel partners.

UT and Capital banks were on life support for 2years - BoG explain

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) says the forced takeover of UT Bank and Capital Bank on Monday morning is an action of last resort after the fortunes of the two banks continually deteriorated despite being on life support for two years, reports Maxwell Adombilla Akalaare.
The two banks had been on life support since 2015 and the BoG had been giving them money hoping that their condition would have improved but it didn’t.

Cristiano Ronaldo bags five-game ban for shoving referee during Barcelona vs Real Madrid Spanish Super Cup clash

Cristiano Ronaldo has been suspended for five games after he was sent off in Real Madrid's 3-1 win against Barcelona in the Spanish Super Cup first leg on Sunday.
Ronaldo was sent off in the first leg, a 3-1 win over Barcelona, on Sunday night as he picked up a second yellow card for diving.

Serena Williams' pregnancy update: 'I no longer have ankles'

Serena Williams, at this moment, is experiencing a problem that many pregnant women face.
She can no longer see her ankles.
The tennis legend tweeted:

Winners For Maiden edition of the Ghana Events Awards 2017 #GEA2017

The Ghana Events Awards is an annual awards ceremony to honour and celebrate indigenous Ghanaian Events and organizers who set the pace for excellence in event management across the country.

Araba Sey writes: The Growing Thirst Of Today's Youth In Wanting To Become Models

The alarming rate at which the interest,desperation and enthusiasm for modeling among today's youth is shocking. In today's world (21st Century) technology has taken over hence the use of social media by most people and especially over 50% of the youth.

The social media compulsion has caused a lot of the youth to become desperate and unhesitant to involve themselves in certain activities or professions to fit into the social media class.

North Korea recalls ambassadors to China, Russia and the UN to the country

North Korea has recalled several of its key ambassadors back to the country for a joint meeting in the capital.
The meeting reportedly includes Ambassador Ji Jae-ryong, Ambassador Ja Song-nam and Ambassador Kim Hyong-jun, North Korea's top envoys to China, the United Nations and Russia respectively.

Zylofon boss donates $10,000 to highlife icon Jewel Ackah

The CEO of Zylofon Media, Nana Appiah Mensah has given a whopping $10,000 support package for veteran singer, Jewel Ackah. 
The highlife icon on disclosed on Peace FM that the NDC used him for campaign and subsequently abandoned him when he felt sick.

Bank of Ghana withdraws licenses of UT, Capital Bank; appoints GCB to take over institutions

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has given GCB Bank Ltd the green light to acquire two local banks UT and Capital bank.
A statement from the central bank copied to Citi Business New said ‘The Bank of Ghana has approved a Purchase and Assumption transaction with GCB Bank Ltd that transfers all deposits and selected assets of UT Bank Ltd and Capital Bank Ltd to GCB Bank Ltd’.

Kevin and Eniko Hart celebrate First Wedding Anniversary with Sweet Messages

Kevin Hartand his beautiful wife, Eniko Hart, celebrated their first wedding anniversary on Sunday by dedicating sweet messages to each other on Instagram.
Despite cheating rumors, The 38-year-old comedian shared a beautiful photo first and another video with snapshots from their wedding; thanking his wife for simply making him happy.

17 people killed and 8 wounded in a "terrorist attack" in Burkina Faso

Seventeen people have been killed and eight wounded in a "terrorist attack" in the centre of the capital of Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou, the government says.
Witnesses were quoted as saying that three gunmen opened fire on customers seated outside a restaurant.

Video: Tom Cruise injured while performing a stunt on set of "Mission Impossible 6"

55-year-old actor, Tom Cruise known for performing his own stunts in movies appeared to injure himself while filming a scene for Mission: Impossible 6 in London yesterday.
The video going viral on social media shows where he jumps between two buildings as he's attached to a harness while making the leap. However, he landed short and crashed hard into the side of the building.

Barcelona 1-3 Real Madrid: Cristiano Ronaldo scores and sent off

Cristiano Ronaldo scored and was then sent off as Real Madrid beat Barcelona 3-1 in the Spanish Super Cup first leg.
Gerard Pique slid Marcelo's cross into his own net before Lionel Messi levelled from a penalty.
Ronaldo, who was a substitute, restored Real's lead when he ran from halfway before smashing an effort home.