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Oprah Winfrey Says That She and Stedman Graham Would Not Still Be Together Had They Gotten Married

Oprah Winfrey has no desire to ever be Mrs. Stedman Graham. In the September issue of Vogue magazine, the 63-year-old star recalls the one time she and Stedman -- her boyfriend of 31 years -- discussed tying the knot. "Nobody believes it, but it's true. The only time I brought it up was when I said to Stedman, 'What would have happened if we had actually gotten married?'

Bill Gates makes $4.6 billion pledge, his largest since 2000

Bill Gates has made his largest donation in 17 years, giving away $4.6 billion worth of shares in Microsoft Corp (MSFT).
The billionaire philanthropist, who has long been the world's richest man, donated 64 million shares accounting for five percent of his overall fortune, according to a Securities & Exchange Commission filing released Monday and first cited by Bloomberg.

La Liga Matches Now on 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!

Shirley Frimpong-Manso fined 600 Cedis for failing to pay SSNIT fees of GH¢ 64, 203.52

An Accra District Magistrate Court has convicted two employers, for failing to pay Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) contributions of their workers.
Shirley Frimpong-Manso, Director of Sparrow Productions Limited, failed to pay the SSNlT contributions of her workers, while Sachin Kupta Gapta, an Indian businessman in charge of Paratham International Limited, did not register with SSNIT to pay the contribution of workers.

Fifa tells Sierra Leone Sports Ministry to 'abstain' from congress decisions

Fifa has responded to the deepening rift in Sierra Leonean football by telling the Sports Ministry to "abstain from taking decisions" related to the timing of the Sierra Leone FA's (SLFA) next ordinary congress.
A congress should have taken place last month but was postponed indefinitely by Fifa on the grounds of carrying out integrity checks on current and potential SLFA members.

200 year old tree falls and kills 11 people in Portugal

At least 11 people including two children were crushed to death when a tree crashed down on crowds as they bought candles for a religious festival on the Portuguese island of Madeira.
Reports suggest the tree which fell was an oak that was about 200 years old. It fell scattering people who were out enjoying the religious festivities in the sunshine.

Teachers to write licence exams

Teachers will now have to pass a special examination before being granted the licence to teach, the National Teachers Council (NTC) of the Ministry of Education has announced.
The move which is in accordance with the new Teachers Licencing Policy under the Education Act 778 (2008) is to enforce discipline and eliminate non-performing teachers from the system.

Transgender woman pulls up to her boyfriend's job to tell everyone that he loves transwomen

A sad video is circulating online, showing a transgender girl putting her boyfriend on blast because he allegedly cheated on her. She was really mean about the whole thing and even shared a video of the incident online, all in a bid to embarrass the guy.

SA model shares more photos of injuries sustained after Grace Mugabe allegedly assaulted her using extension wire

20-year-old South African model Gabriella Engels claimed she was assaulted by Grace Mugabe, wife of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe.
According to Engels, she was assaulted by Mugabe’s wife at a hotel in Sandton‚ Johannesburg‚ around 9pm on Sunday night after she went to visit the Zimbabwean president’s two sons.

Morgues in Sierra Leone are 'overcrowded with corpses' following mudslides that's killed over 300 people

Sierra Leone's President Ernest Bai Koroma has addressed the nation following the devastating mudslide which has claimed more than 300 lives in the country.

Zimbabwe's First lady, Grace Mugabe 'surrenders' to Police in South Africa

Fikile Mbalula, South Africa's Police Minister has confirmed that Zimbabwe's First lady Grace Mugabe has handed herself over to police following allegations that she assaulted a woman at a hotel on Sunday.
According to reports, a 20-year-old South African woman registered a case of assault with intent to do grievous bodily harm against a "prominent woman" on Sunday and the woman in question was believed to be Zimbabwe's First Lady Grace Mugabe.

Zimbabwe's First Lady, Grace Mugabe accused of assaulting woman

The police minister of South Africa's Gauteng province has urged Zimbabwe's First Lady Grace Mugabe to hand herself over to police - or face arrest - over allegations that she assaulted a young woman during a visit to South Africa, Johannesburg-based Eyewitness News has reported.

North Korea's leader holds fire on Guam missile launch

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has reportedly dropped plans to launch a missile at Guam- for now. Kim was pictured for the first time in weeks last night, examining plans for a strike on American military targets in Guam.
Pyongyang's state media said Kim "examined the plan for a long time" after his army chiefs handed him a proposal.

Russia: Ghanaian students to picket over lack of funds

Over 200 Ghanaian students on scholarship in Russia have threatened to picket at Ghana’s embassy in that country if government fails to release stipends.
According to the students, government has defaulted in releasing the living allowance over eight months.
Some students have resorted to borrowing using their passports as collaterals whilst others have already been kicked out of their hostels due to their inability to pay hostel fees and acquire their medical insurances.

Will Smith has the go-ahead from Obama to Play him in a Movie, Watch

Will Smith has said that former President of the United States Barack Obama has given him his approval to portray him (Obama) in a movie.
The actor said this when he featured in Carpool Karaoke of James Corden‘s The Late Late Show.

Tiger Woods had five drugs in system at time of arrest - toxicology report

Tiger Woods had five different drugs in his system when he was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI) in May, according to a toxicology report.
A urine test revealed a mixture of strong painkillers, sleep and anxiety drugs and THC, which is a chemical component of marijuana.

Businessman charged with murder in Alajo Shooting incident

Charles Nana Frimpong, a businessman, who allegedly shot a 33 year- old driver and a mechanic at Alajo Railway Crossing over an argument has been charged with murder. This follows the death of Yaw Boadi, the victim at the Ridge Hospital in Accra Last Wednesday.

8 people killed in two separate attacks on the UN mission in Mali

According to the UN, on Monday, a total of eight people were killed in two separate attacks on the United Nations mission in Mali. 
Seven people were killed when armed men attacked the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) headquarters in Timbuktu on Monday, according to a MINUSMA statement. Five MINUSMA security guards, one member of the Mali National Police and one civilian contractor working for MINUSMA were killed during the attack.

Photos: Vanessa Mdee. DJ Spinall and more celebs at Becca’s album listening party

The album listening session for Becca’s yet-to-be-released album, ‘Unveiling’, took place over the weekend with some Tanzanian singer, Vanessa Mdee and Nigerian super DJ, DJ Spinall passing through!
The event happened on Friday, August 11 at Carbon Nite Club. Some of the top stars that were at the ‘Unveiling’ album listening included Yvonne Okoro, Trigmatic, James Gardiner, Tosweet Annan, Kumi Guitar, Sandra Ankobiah, Eddie Nartey, DJ Spinall from Nigeria and many others.

CNN’s Symone Sanders calls out Politician who told her to ‘Shut Up’ On Live TV

Activist Symone Sanders got into a heated discussion on yesterday morning’s episode of CNN‘s New Day.
According to CNN, the network invited former Bernie Sanders spokeswoman Symone Sanders and former Virginia attorney general Ken Cuccinelli following the white supremacist-led rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. 

Tinga: Three dead; many injured in gory accident

At least three people were killed and dozens injured on Monday when an Assemblies of God Church mini bus carrying passengers from Wa to Techiman spurt a tyre and crashed into a nearby bush at Maluwe near Tinga in the Bole District of the Northern region.
The bus had more than 20 people aboard when the accident at the outskirt of the small community a few kilometers from Tinga where 10 people lost their lives last month occurred.

Taylor Swift wins assault case against DJ

Pop star Taylor Swift has won a sexual assault case against ex-radio DJ David Mueller, who she said had groped her at a 2013 concert.
He assaulted her by grabbing her bottom beneath her skirt during a photo shoot, a jury in Denver, Colorado, found.

Busy Hunts For Emerging Fashion Designers ; Winners To Display Works At Glitz Fashion Week

4G LTE operator, Busy Ghana in line with its strategy to focus on empowering the youth and entrepreneurs in Ghana, has launched the Emerging Fashion Designers competition to help jumpstart the careers of a significant number of upcoming fashion designers.

This move, according to Praveen Sadalage, Chief Executive Officer of Busy, was mainly to empower young fashion designers in the fashion industry.

I was poisoned and almost died - South African President, Jacob Zuma

South African President, Jacob Zumaon Sunday spoke publicly of attempts on his life, saying he was poisoned and almost died because of his stance on socio-economic transformation and land reform.   
In his words, 'I was poisoned and almost died just because South Africa joined Brics (the Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa business communities) under my leadership, they said I was going to destroy the country'.

Deadpool 2 stuntwoman dies after on-set injury

An unidentified stuntwoman died on the set of Deadpool 2 in Vancouver, Canada on Monday after her motorcycle crashed during filming, local authorities confirmed.
“Vancouver Police can confirm that a female stunt driver has died on the set of Deadpool during a stunt on a motorcycle,” the department said in a statement, following an initial announcement on social media. “VPD officers are at the scene, along with officers from WorkSafeBC. More information will be released when it is available.”