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#MissAfricaUSA Nereida Labo Tours Ghana on 28th October - 4th Novenber

Nereida lobo is a Philanthropist and brand ambassador.  She is currently Miss Africa USA 2016.

Born and raised in Cape Verde, in underprivileged conditions, Nereida is now a recent graduate of Washington Adventist University. She has a deep passion to change the lives of underprivileged children in Africa, through her organization, Little Crowns.

Tiger Woods pleads guilty to reckless driving

Tiger Woods has been sentenced to a year's probation after pleading guilty to reckless driving.
The professional golfer was arrested in May after officers found him slumped at the wheel of his parked Mercedes-Benz not far from his Florida home.

Amazon CEO, Jeff Bezos becomes the richest person in the world again after adding $6.8 billion to his net worth overnight

According to Forbes, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is now the richest person in the world for the second time as Amazon stock opened up more than 8% higher than Thursday’s close, adding nearly $7 billion to Bezos’ net worth overnight.

Popular musician turned politician, Bobi Wine rejects $8,000 'bribe' for Ugandan MPs

Ugandan Afrobeats star turned politician Bobi Wine is the latest opposition figure to return $8,000 (£6,100) - a sum given to all 429 MPs to help them to consult their constituents on the controversial age-limit bill.
The bill is a push by the governing NRM party to scrap the upper presidential age limit, which currently stands at 75. 

Video: Saudi Arabia grants Citizenship to Robot named Sophia

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has granted a non-human female robot named Sophia citizenship rights, becoming the first country to do so.
Sophia was granted the honour while on stage at the Future Investment Initiative in Riyadh, appearing, curiously, without covering her hair – a right (human) women in the country are not afforded.

(Photos) Serena Williams steps out with baby daughter, Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr in Florida

Serena Williams looked amazing as she stepped out with her baby daughter  Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. in West Palm Beach, Florida on Thursday. The Tennis champion who slipped into an ash grey top and matching leggings which she paired with white trainers, carried her adorable baby daughter in a Nuna PIPA lite car seat.

The white South African farmers who forced a black labourer into a coffin have been sentenced to more than 10 years in prison each

The two white South African farmers who forced a black labourer into a coffin last year, have been sentenced to periods of 11 and 14 years in prison respectively.
The offenders, Willem Oosthuizen and Theo Martins Jackson assaulted the black boy named Victor Rethabile Mlotshwa, before putting him in a coffin. They also took a video and put it up on social media for amusement after humiliating the poor boy.

Simon Cowell Rushed to Hospital After 'Scary' Accident at His London Home

Simon Cowell was taken to a hospital Friday morning after falling down the stairs at his London home, PEOPLE confirms.
The 58-year-old X Factor UK and America's Got Talent judge was seen wearing a neck brace as he was loaded into an ambulance on a stretcher between 7:30 a.m. and 8 a.m. local time, a rep for the star confirms to PEOPLE.

Acting CID boss Tiwaa Addo-Danquah promoted to DCOP

The acting Director General of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service, Maame Yaa Tiwaa Addo-Danquah has been promoted to the rank of Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP).
The promotion takes effect from November 1, 2017.

Equatorial Guinea VP Teodorin Obiang sentenced in France

A French court has handed down a three-year suspended jail term to Equatorial Guinea's Vice President Teodorin Obiang for corruption.
The 48-year-old, known for his lavish tastes, is the son of the oil-rich West African country's president.

Catalonia declares independence from Spain

Catalonia’s parliament has declared independence from Spain in defiance of the Madrid government, which at the same time was preparing to impose direct rule over the region.
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy immediately called for calm and said the rule of law would be restored. The motion passed in the regional parliament in Barcelona which was boycotted by opposition parties said Catalonia constituted an independent, sovereign and social democratic state. It called on other countries and institutions to recognize it.

Burundi become the first country to withdraw from International Criminal Court (ICC)

Burundi has become the first country to leave the International Criminal Court (ICC) a year after it lodged its notice of withdrawal. 
The East African country had accused the ICC of deliberately targeting Africans for prosecution.

Rihanna Stuns in Gucci for Vogue Arabia November 2017 Cover

Barbadian superstar Rihanna takes the cover of Vogue Arabia‘s November 2017 edition captured by fashion photographer Greg Kadel. In charge of styling was Anya Ziourova, who for the cover selected look from Gucci.

Ghanaian Highlife legend Awurama Badu dead

Highlife legend Awurama Badu has died, according to starrfmonline.com. She is reported to have passed Thursday night at a hospital in Kumasi, where she lived.
She was last seen at the 2nd Annual General Meeting of the Ghana Music Right Organization held at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in August this year.

Annie-Joy writes: Officially Invite Pain. Part 1 #BeInspired!

Pain! Pain!! Pain!!! has become a devilish word and a feeling to many which you are inclusive. It tends to come from so many angles. Anything that breaks you is known as pain.

According to google search: " The international Association for the study of Pain's widely used definition states: "Pain is an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage or described in terms of such damage".

Eminem to Donate ‘Lose Yourself’ Lawsuit Proceeds to Hurricane Relief

A rep for Eminem said on Thursday that the rapper will be donating to hurricane relief any proceeds he receives from a New Zealand court ruling announced Wednesday. In that ruling, Eight Mile Style, publishers who control some of Eminem’s early catalog, was awarded $600,000 (around $415,000 U.S.) in a copyright case against New Zealand’s National party, which used a song deemed similar to his hit “Lose Yourself” in a 2014 election advertisement. The rep noted that contrary to multiple news reports, the rapper did not initiate the lawsuit.

CDD-Ghana demands justice in case of defiled 4-year-old

The Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana), says it is baffled by news of the alleged defilement of a 4-year-old girl at Assin Adadientem in the Central Region.
CDD-Ghana says it is horrified by the alleged crime happening in modern day Ghana and by the seeming kid glove attention being paid the  matter by state institutions clothed with authority and sufficient laws to take action.

Couple arrested and charged in death of their 4-month-old son found rotting in a swing

An Iowa couple, Cheyanne Harris, 20, and Zachary Koehn, 28, has been charged with the murder of their 4-month-old infant son, whose decaying body was found in a baby swing inside their home.

The couple called an ambulance to their Alta Vista apartment on Aug. 30 to report that their 4-month old son, Sterling Koehn, had died "just a few hours" after Harris had fed him.

Donald Trump approves the release of over 2,800 previously classified records relating to the assassination of JFK

On Thursday evening, the National Archives released more than 2,800 previously classified or redacted records related to the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kenned, but will withhold some of the records due to national security concerns, according to a memo from President Donald Trump.