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Ethiopia celebrates entry into a New Year, 2010

Ethiopians today (September 11) usher in New Year with bright and colourful decorations in the capital, Addis Ababa and other cities and towns across the country.
Nationals enter the year 2010 according to the Ethiopian Orthodox calendar, which is nearly seven years behind the Georgian calendar commonly used worldwide.

Mzansi’s Top Notched Gospel Star, Ntokozo Mbambo Heading To Ghana For “Women In Worship” Concert

Ntokozo Mbambo From South Africa To Grace The WIW Stage With Ghana's Ohemaa Mercy, Diana Hamilton, Cynthia McCauley, Becky Bonney ,Tagoe Sisters and Naa Mercy On September 24th.

It's time for the women to raise their voices to the heavens as Genet Services in collaboration with GhOne TV presents the maiden edition of the All Female Worship Concert Dubbed "Women In Worship"

Miami Police arrests several people who robbed stores during Hurricane IRMA

Police in Miami have arrested at least nine people caught on camera looting a Florida shoe store amid the chaos of Hurricane Irma this weekend.  

Video: Sarkodie talks about new album, UK Afrobeats scene & Ghana vs Nigeria Jollof in New Interview

Ghanaian hip pop artist Sarkodie had an interview with Tim Westwood’s on his recent trip to the UK.

He talked about his new album “Highest”, the UK Afro beats scene, the reason he used his daughter’s photo on the album, Ghana Vs Nigeria Jollof and his collaboration with Flavour and Korede Bello.

Senegal’s former President quits as Member of Parliament a month after winning seat

Former Senegal President Abdoulaye Wade has resigned as a member of the National Assembly ahead of its first sitting on Thursday.
According to Africa News, the 91-year-old announced his resignation in a letter published by local media on Monday saying he “joined the contest only to support the party and the coalition”.

Chicago teen found dead in Rosemont hotel freezer

A 19-year-old woman was found dead inside a walk-in freezer at a Chicago Rosemont hotel, on Sunday morning.
Kenneka Jenkins had gone missing on Saturday from a party that she attended with friends.

'Grace Mugabe: I was attacked, not the other way round'

Zimbabwe's First Lady Grace Mugabe has portrayed herself as the victim in last month's alleged assault against South African model Gabriella Engels in a Johannesburg hotel, according to a deposition seen by the Reuters news agency.

Reggie N Bollie announce new single with 2Baba

UK- based Ghanaian band Reggie N Bollie are set to release their first Afrobeat record. Featuring Nigerian legend 2Face Idibia (2Baba), the song is scheduled for release this Friday, September 15.
“We’re super excited to announce our First Afrobeats Collab with the Legendary 2baba Idibia aka #2Face. Coming Out On Friday 15th September 2017″, they posted on Facebook days ago.

Video: Pope Francis injures self on Visit to Colombia

Pope Francis began the last day of his visit to Colombia with a hitch after he bumped his head against the vehicle barrier when he lost balance while riding in the popemobile.
Pope Francis, the first Latin American pope, was on a visit to the country after its over 50 years civil war, Guardian reports.

Abraham Attah cast as lead for $5million Ade's Journey

Teenage Ghanaian actor Abraham Attah has been cast a the lead character for a Nollywood International cinema project titled Ade's Journey.
Budgeted at $5m the producers have also cast several African actors alongside the young multi-award winning movie star including Isaach de Bankole (Casino Royale, Black Panther) and Hakeem Kae-Kazim (Hotel Rwanda, Black Sails) confirmed as support.

Trevor Noah wins top TV award

Trevor Noah has been celebrating getting an Emmy - the US's top TV awards - for a segment of his programme that is uploaded onto YouTube called Between the Scenes.

23-years old Cara Mund wins Miss America 2017

Cara Mund, representing North Dakota claimed the crown as Miss America 2017 during last night's competition that held at Atlantic City's Boardwalk Hall.

Nigeria Bags Right To Host AFRIMA For Another Three Years

The African Union (AU) has awarded the hosting right for the Pan African Music Initiative, All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA), to Nigeria for another three years (2017-2019), following its successful hosting of the 2014-2016 editions.

5-year old boy decapitated in gory accident

A five-year old boy died on the spot in a gory accident which saw his head severed, early Monday, at Nyankyerenease in Kumasi.
The tragedy has the mother of the victim yet to be identified hospitalized, after she collapsed upon hearing news of her child’s death.

Man vows to play piano non-stop until ex of four months takes him back (video)

A heartbroken man who still loves his ex decided to do something out of the ordinary in the hopes of getting her back.

With new Managing Director, Ghana’s MEST scales as Pan-African incubator

The MEST incubator has appointed Aaron Fu as its new Managing Director. This comes as the Accra based innovation hub scales up its presence across Africa.
Founded in 2008, MEST operates as a training program and seed fund for African innovators to build successful commercial tech companies.

Several dead as al-Shabab storms Somali border town

Heavy fighting erupted on Monday in the Somali border town of Balad Hawo near Kenya after al-Shabab detonated a suicide car bomb and then stormed the military base there, the spokesman of the al-Qaeda-linked group told Reuters news agency.

Photos: Stevie Wonder throws 'swaggy 16th birthday' party for his son, buys him a Mercedes

R&B icon Stevie Wonder, whose son Kailand turned 16 on Saturday had a 'swaggy birthday' ceremony for his son at the Belasco Theatre in Los Angeles.
The famous singer lit up the house with his rendition of his famous “Happy Birthday” song before his son's favourite rapper, Travis Scott performed at the bash.

PewDiePie, the world's most popular YouTuber, is back making more racist comments

PewDiePie, the world's most popular YouTube broadcaster with over 57 million subscribers, is back once again making racist comments.
The broadcaster, real name Felix Kjellberg, lost a lucrative contract with Disney earlier this year after posting anti-Semitic content and making repeated references to Nazis in videos.

Akufo-Addo fulfils major campaign promise as free SHS starts today

More than eight years after it was touted by the New Patriotic Party as a major policy decision that could propel the country’s development, the free Senior High School programme will kick into action Monday as schools across the country reopen.
About 400,000 students are expected to benefit from the education policy that will exempt them from paying for tuition and other fees.

Rafael Nadal wins US Open with straight-set win over Kevin Anderson

Rafael Nadal won his third US Open and 16th Grand Slam title with a one-sided victory over South Africa's Kevin Anderson in New York.
The world number one powered to a 6-3 6-3 6-4 victory in Sunday's final at Flushing Meadows.
The Spaniard, 31, has now won two Slams in the same year for the first time since 2013, having won the French Open in June.

Please don't leave me - Troubled Wayne Rooney begs wife Coleen not to walk away from their marriage

Troubled Wayne Rooney is seriously pleading with his wife Coleen not to walk away from their marriage following his drink-driving arrest while on a night out with party girl Laura Simpson.
The plea comes after Coleen who is pregnant with couple's fourth child refused to take their three boys to watch him play for Everton against Tottenham on Saturday.

MTN Ghana launches 7th internet festival

Telecommunications giant, MTN Ghana has launched the 7th edition of its annual Internet Festival dubbed iFest at the Mall in Accra.
The aim of the festival is to highlight the enormous benefits the internet provides to consumers and businesses across the country.

Ivorian footballer, Herve Guy diagnosed with heart problem

Al-Qadisiyah FC of Saudi Arabia have allowed their Ivorian player Hervé Guy to leave the club for treatment after doctors advised them against using the midfielder due to a medical issue with his heart.