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Margaret Dery of Upper West wins Miss Ghana 2017

After weeks of auditions and grooming, Ghana’s Diamond Jubilee Queen, Miss Ghana 2017 has been crown. 
Margaret Mwintuur Dery, a student of the University of Development Studies, Wa Campus studying Social Science Education and a representative of the Upper West Region of Ghana has been crowned the Diamond Jubilee Queen.

Ivory Coast striker Georges Griffiths shot dead by car-jackers in his home country

Ivorian striker, Georges Griffiths, who plays for Hungarian Premier League club, Diosgyor, has been shot dead in Ivory Coast.
The football star who was dubbed the ‘Next Didier Drogba’ was on a visit to his home city of Abidjan when he was shot and killed by carjackers on Thursday evening.

Former Chelsea defender Ricardo Carvalho handed seven-month prison sentence for tax fraud

Former Chelsea defender Ricardo Carvalho has been given a prison sentence for tax fraud in Spain.
Carvalho has been found guilty of hiding over €500,000 in tax income from image rights during his time with Real Madrid.

In tweets: Dove slammed for racist ad

International beauty and personal care product, Dove, manufactured by Unilever, has been slammed for a racist advert, which it has subsequently pulled. 
In the advert, a black woman is shown changing her t-shirt, emerging as a white woman, after using Dove lotion. 

Kim Jong Un praises nuclear program, promotes sister to center of power

North Korea's Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un has given his sister more power by promoting her to the nation's top decision-making body.
Kim Yo-jong, the youngest daughter of late leader Kim Jong-il, will be replacing her aunt as a member of the Workers Party's Politburo.

Aleksandra Chichikova wins first ever 'Miss Wheelchair' beauty pageant

On Saturday, Aleksandra Chichikova, a psychology student from Belarus, became the winner of Miss Wheelchair World, a beauty pageant first of its kind held in Warsaw, Poland.
AP says a Polish organization, founded by two disabled women, held the event in an effort to change people’s perceptions about people with disabilities.

Official: 7 dead in Atomic gas explosion; 132 injured

The death toll in the Atomic Junction gas explosion has risen to seven – four at the Police Hospital and three at the 37 Military Hospital, government has officially announced.
One hundred and thirty-two persons are injured out of which 64 have been treated and discharged, the Information Minister Mustapha Hamid said in a statement Sunday.

'I ain't do no dumm sh*t like this - Rapper, Nelly denies rape allegation on Twitter

Rapper Nelly has denied all allegations after a woman claimed she was raped by him on his tour bus in Washington.
Writing on his Twitter, the Grammy award winner said he is beyond shocked that he’s been targeted with false allegations.

Palace guards killed in Saudi shooting in Jeddah

A shooting at a royal palace in Saudi Arabia has left two security guards dead and three others injured, according to state media.
A Saudi interior ministry statement said a 28-year-old man was killed after he drove up to the Al Salam palace gates in Jeddah and shot at security.

Decapidated head and missing body parts of Swedish journalist found by Danish divers

Danish police said on Saturday divers had found the head and the legs of Swedish journalist Kim Wall, who died in mysterious circumstances on an inventor’s homemade submarine.

Self-taught engineer and inventor Peter Madsen, 46, who is married, has been accused of Wall’s death.

Updates: Atomic junction Gas explosion: 3 dead, 35 injured

At least 3 people have been confirmed dead and 35 more critically injured in the Madina Atomic junction gas explosion Saturday night.
The deaths were confirmed at the 37 military hospital where victims of the accident were rushed to.