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Juliet Ibrahim on dating Iceberg Slim: I do what makes me happy

Ghanaian actress actress Juliet Ibrahim and her rapper boyfriend Iceberg Slim recently attended the surprise birthday party for producer Spellz and during the event, HipTV caught up with the actress to ask about her relationship.

South Africa's Supreme court of appeal rules that President Zuma must face corruption charges

SA Supreme Court of Appeal has ruled that South Africa's President Jacob Zuma must face charges of corruption, fraud, racketeering and money laundering.
It agreed with a lower court ruling last year that prosecutors could bring back 783 counts of corruption relating to a 1999 arms deal. The charges had been set aside eight years ago, enabling Zuma to become president and the president has always maintained his innocence.

606 African migrants rescued by Italian ships

A rescue ship docked in Sicily with 606 migrants picked up in less than two days off the Libyan coast.
According to Aid group SOS Méditerranée, the migrants are from over 20 different countries in Africa and the Middle East. They include 241 children and 11 pregnant women.

Watch Official Video for Shirley Frimpong Manso’s ‘Potato Potahto’ by OC Ukeje ft Vector

Star actor OC Ukeje has released the video for his song Potato Potahto which is also the sound track for Shirley Frimpong-Manso’s movie with the same title. The video for this track which was produced by Egar Boi and features Vector, with cameo appearance from beautiful Joselyn Dumas, was shot in Durban, South Africa.

7 Senior High Schools in Ghana That Have The Most Beautifully Designed Uniforms

Ghana has over 470 senior high schools, spread across the 10 regions in the country. 
For years, each region has boasted of which school has the most brilliant students, best school spirit, most beautiful compounds and even the most involved alumni.

The Hollywood Reporter lists Mo Abudu as one of the 25 most powerful women in global TV

Founder and CEO of EbonyLife TV recognised as an influential woman in the media industry for the second time
The Hollywood Reporter has released its annual list of the ‘25 Most Powerful Women in Global Television’ and Mo Abudu is the only African woman listed, amongst those from North America, Europe, Asia, South America and Australasia.

Promote Ghana as an investment destination - Bawumia tells Miss Ghana winners

The Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has urged the winners of the 2017 Miss Ghana contest to work towards promoting Ghana as a viable investment and tourism destination to the world.
Dr Bawumia made this known when he welcomed the three beauty queens and the Organisers of Miss Ghana beauty pageant, Exclusive Events Ghana to his office on Friday.

Google lifts restrictions on YouTube from showing Swaziland's reed dance which features bare-breasted women

Google has lifted restrictions on YouTube from showing Swaziland's famous reed dance which features bare-breasted women. A representative from Google was quoted saying that they decided to remove the restriction on the videos because "it was not its policy to restrict nudity in such instances where it is culturally or traditionally appropriate".

Trump to stop paying Obamacare subsidies for the poor

President Donald Trump plans to end a key set of Obamacare subsidies that helped lower-income Americans pay for health care.
The White House made it known that the Trump Administration would end the Affordable Care Act's cost-sharing reduction payments. The Act particularly helps people earning between 100 percent and 250 percent of the poverty level pay for the insurance and health care they get.

PURC Executive Secretary Samuel Sarpong sacked

The Executive Secretary of the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC), Mr Samuel Sarpong, has been sacked amidst pressure from staff of the commission.
A letter signed by the secretary to the President Nana Asante Bediatuo named his replacement as Mami Dufie Ofori, a Director at the commission.

Nescafe Africa Uses Farncophone & Anglophone Media Influencers To Amplify It's GET Started Stories On Young Africans

Over the past 3 years, Nescafe Africa has been collecting and sharing the Get Started stories of young Africans across West and Central Africa on our social media platforms.

This falls under the brand's Get Started initiative which seeks to inspire young people to chase and live their dreams.

Video: Mexican actor slaps reporter on the face on Hollywood red carpet

Mexican soap opera star Eduardo Yáñez slapped a Univision reporter in the middle of a televised interview on the red carpet in Los Angeles on Tuesday, October 10.

Three men suspected of cannibalism in South Africa regain freedom

Three men accused of cannibalism in South Africa have been released from police custody after charges against them were provisionally withdrawn.
They had been charged with murder and conspiracy to murder, as South Africa does not have a specific charge of cannibalism. Prosecutors told a court in the town of Estcourt that the charges against the three had been provisionally withdrawn, and they may or may not be re-instated at a later stage.

Atomic explosion: Close down high-risk gas stations – Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo has ordered for the immediate shutdown of high-risk LPG stations in Ghana following the Atomic Junction gas explosion.
Seven lives were lost in last Saturday’s incident with over a 100 others suffering injuries.

Man arrested with '$740,000 stuffed in suitcases' in South Africa

A 38-year-old man has been charged to court in South Africa for trying to travel with suitcases stuffed with more than 10m Rand ($740,000; £560,000) in cash.

Liberia election: Ex-football star George Weah takes early lead

Partial results from Liberia's presidential election show former football star George Weah has taken an early lead.
Figures from the National Elections Commission (NEC) put Mr Weah ahead in 11 out of 15 counties, although most votes have yet to be counted.