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Terry Crews says he was molested by a Hollywood executive

American actor, Terry Crew has spoken out about being a victim of sexual harassment in Hollywood.
Terry spoke out following the exposé on media mogul Harvey Weinstein where it was revealed that he sexually harassed and abused young women in Hollywood. Terry said the allegations reminded him of the time when he was a victim and he is choosing to share now to embolden other victims to speak up.

2017 UMB Ghana Tertiary Awards Voting Process Launched

The organizers of the Biggest Student Festival in Ghana, Youth Web Ghana last Friday officially outdoor the students who qualified for the 2017 Edition of the Universal Merchant Bank Ghana Tertiary Awards (The Fire Edition).

Ghana, Benin Resolve to Revive ECOWAS Common Currency and Integration Agenda

The Republics of Ghana and Benin have resolved to reignite the Common Currency agenda of ECOWAS which has been on the drawing table of ECOWAS leaders the last 10 years but is yet to materialise. 
The two West African leaders, President Akufo Addo of Ghana and President Patrice Talon of Benin reached this conclusion when they held bilateral talks at the Flag Staff House as part of a one day state visit to Ghana by the Benin Head of State.

India Supreme Court rules sex with child bride is rape

India's Supreme Court has struck down a legal clause that permits men to have sex with their underage wives. 
The clause, which was part of India's law on rape, said intercourse between a man and his wife was permissible as long as she was over 15 years of age.

LX HR Solutions presents The Diaspora Drive

Following the Diaspora Homecoming Summit in July 2017, LX HR Solutions presents the first recruitment networking event dedicated to Diasporas around the world. This December join us for the opportunity to meet recruiters, network with likeminded individuals and the best part; its free.

No Ghanaian film met 2018 Oscars criteria

Ghana will not be represented at the 2018 Oscars, because the Ghana Foreign Language Committee could not nominate any of the films submitted to the Committee. The Chairman of the Committee, Professor Linus Abraham announced this in Accra.

The committee found that none of the three (3) films submitted met the submission requirements for the Foreign Language Oscars. That automatically disqualified them from being nominated.

Akufo-Addo is my role model - 13-year-old KNUST student

Ruth Ama Gyan-Darkwa, the 13-year-old student of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) says the President Akufo-Addo is her role-model because of his scholarly nature.

UK-Nigerian Rhoda Wilson Set To Redefine Christmas With African Christmas Movie

Many millennials in Africa will remember the long Christmas holidays when all the television stations will play would be the "Home Alone Series".  In Africa, television during Christmas has become characterised by foreign content.

Angelina Jolie claims she was also sexually harassed by movie mogul Harvey Weinstein in 1998

Angelina Jolie has joined other female celebrities who claim they were sexually harassed by media mogul, Harvey Weinstein.

Check out Cristiano Ronaldo's astonishing collection of cars including 3 Porsches, 2 Bugattis, 2 Ferraris & they are worth almost £6m (Photos)

Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the most hardworking footballers on earth, having enjoyed a successful career at Manchester United before moving to Real Madrid where he currently plays and earns £365,000 weekly.

Discovery Learning Alliance Celebrates Starr Drive’s Co-Host Anita Erskine For Her Role In Women Empowerment

The Discovery Learning Alliance, a not for profit arm of global media giant Discovery Communications, has chosen today, the International Day of the Girl, to spotlight the growing impact of the works of award winning Ghanaian Broadcast Journalist and Women’s Advocate, Anita Erskine.

Watch Eminem demolish Donald Trump in BET awards freestyle

Eminem tore into President Donald Trump during a ferocious a capella freestyle at the BET Hip Hop Awards Tuesday. The rapper opened the four-minute deluge with a reference to Trump's disconcerting "calm before the storm" quip before proceeding to skewer the president over immigration, corruption, white supremacy, the NFL, gun control, environmental disasters and more.

Akosua Agyapong in court for Gh₵105,000 fraud

Highlife musician, Akosua Agyapong, has been hauled before the Accra Circuit Court, for allegedly conspiring with another person and defrauding a businessman of Gh₵105,000 in a land deal.
The prosecution claim the musician and a man identified as Frank Agyemang, aka, Killer Boss, sold a land which apparently did not belong to them to the businessman.

Oprah Winfrey went to the bank for the first time in 29 years! Watch

Oprah Winfrey is one of the most bankable personalities on the face of the earth... If only the bank actually knew. 
While playing a game for Ellen DeGeneres' YouTube segment "Ellen's Burning Questions," Oprah revealed that she only recently stepped foot inside a bank, something she hadn't done in 29 years!

Asantehene named in £350,000 money laundering case in UK

To the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, handing someone a holdall stuffed with more than £350,000 to deposit in a bank might seem nothing out of the ordinary.
Indeed, when Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, the Asantehene, summoned Mark Arthur to his multi million-pound residence in Henley-on-Thames in London and handed him a bag containing almost £200,000 in sterling as well as $200,000 in US currency with consecutive serial numbers, the bank official felt it inappropriate to ask too many questions.

Magical Messi sees Argentina through to World Cup

A magical Lionel Messi hat-trick carried Argentina to a 3-1 win over Ecuador on Tuesday and booked their place at next year’s World Cup finals in Russia.
With Argentina facing the dire possibility of missing out on a World Cup for the first time since 1970, their brilliant captain delivered when it matter most with three goals in the rarefied air of Quito.

Hennessy Global ambassador Guillaume de Guiteau visits Ghana

Guillaume de Guiteau, Hennessy cognac house brand ambassador, paid a 2-day visit to the shores of Ghana, during which time a customer training session, media networking event and exclusive master class were held.

Jackie Chan's daughter comes out as a Lesbian on Instagram

Jackie Chan's estranged daughter, Etta Ng, came out as a lesbian last week when she posted a photo on Instagram in front of a rainbow flag, with the simple caption, "#lgbtqai #lgbt #lesbian #androgynous."  

Free Breast Screening And More At National Women’s Show

The ULTIMATE GIRLS’ DAY OUT is just a few days away! The NATIONAL WOMEN’S SHOW comes off on 14TH and 15th OCTOBER at the ACCRA INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE from 10am to 9pm daily.

The event promises to be a fun-filled experience with exciting conversation, shopping and networking. The best part is the event is FREE to attend.

Portugal and France reach World Cup

European champions Portugal beat Switzerland in Lisbon to finish top of European Qualifying Group B and reach the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
A draw or a loss would have left Portugal in the play-offs but an own goal from Johan Djourou and a goal from Andre Silva took Portugal through.

Nigeria schools: Kaduna primary teachers fail pupils' exam

Thousands of primary school teachers in Nigeria's northern Kaduna state are to be sacked after failing the exams they set for their six-year-old pupils.
State governor Nasir El-Rufai said 21,780 teachers, two-thirds of the total, had failed to score 75% or higher on assessments given to pupils.

Kate Middleton shows off her baby bump as she makes first appearance since announcing pregnancy

Prince Williams' wife, the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton showed off her tiny baby bump Tuesday night as she made her first public appearance since announcing her pregnancy last month.

100 Ghanaians join ISIS – Minority

At least 100 Ghanaian migrants have joined the deadly terrorist group – the Islamic State – in Libya.
According to the Minority in Ghana’s parliament, the figures were picked from a report from the Libyan government through its attorney general.