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Pakistan bride accidentally poisons 13 family members in failed bid to kill husband

A Pakistani woman has been arrested after a plot to murder her husband with a poisoned glass of milk led to the death of 13 family members.
The woman’s mother-in-law used the tainted milk to make lassi, according to police, after her husband refused the glass. A total of 27 people, including several children, suffered poisoning from the yoghurt-based drink.

Coke Studio Africa 2017 officially launched in Ghana

Coca-Cola Company has celebrated the official launch of its music flagship Coke Studio Africa 2017 in Ghana. Being broadcasted in Ghana for the second time in its history, Coke Studio Africa has got bigger and better this season with the merger of Coke Studio Africa and Coke Studio South Africa, to include 16 countries in total.

Selena Gomez and The Weeknd Split After 10 Months—But She’s Not Back Together with Ex Justin Bieber

Selena Gomez, 25, and The Weeknd, 27, have ended their relationship, multiple sources confirm to PEOPLE exclusively.
“She and Abel have been going back and forth for a few months about their relationship,” says an insider. “It’s been hard with him being on tour and her shooting in New York. That wasn’t easy on them.”

Singer Bisa Kdei to tour 10 European cities

Multiple award-winning Ghanaian musician Bisa Kdei has officially begun his Europe tour.
The tour which is expected to have Bisa Kdei perform for over 10 cities in Europe, started on October 28th till December 16th.

Photos: Nadia Buari’s ‘Deranged’ Gets Huge Turnout

All roads led to Silverbird Cinemas at  Accra and West Hills Malls, where celebrated Ghanaian actress and executive producer, Nadia Buari premiered her latest movie, Deranged on Saturday night.

The premiering event had a successful turnout as movie enthusiasts came out in their numbers to watch the movie about a young girl who falls in love with her teacher.

CCTV footage shows the moment a brave UK store owner fought back as two armed robbers tried to steal from him

Surveillance footage from a store in the UK shows the moment the owner bravely fought back at two masked robbers - who were armed with knives - that wanted to steal from him. Although it has been described by some people as a dangerous move, the robbers had to flee in fear. 

Ghana Peace Awards & RTP Awards : Stacy Amoateng Sweeps Two Big Awards On Saturday

Respected Ghanaian TV personality Stacy Amoateng on Saturday, October 28 won big at two different award ceremonies held in the country.

The "Restoration with Stacy” show host on the night was first honoured at the Ghana Peace Awards for her outstanding commitment in serving Ghana and Africa for the past years. She was decorated with the Ghana Peace Awards Humanitarian Service Laureate at the Banquette Hall of the State House.

Forbes Magazine releases list of the top-earning dead celebrities of 2017...and guess who's number 1?

Michael Jackson tops Forbes' list of the 13 highest-paid dead celebrities for the fifth year in a row with earnings of $75 million. The list measures pretax income from October 15, 2016 through October 15, 2017 before deducting cuts for agents, managers and lawyers.

President Uhuru Kenyatta declared winner of Kenya's controversial presidential election re-run

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has been declared winner of a controversial re-run of the presidential election. He won 98% of the vote with turnout at just under 39% less than half that recorded in August's vote, according to the election commission.
The opposition leader, Raila Odinga, pulled out of the re-run and urged his supporters to boycott it.

British model tied up and robbed of valuables worth £80,000 by machete-wielding gang in South Africa

British model Sarah MacDonnell was tied up by a machete-wielding gang during her stay at a luxury villa in Cape Town, South Africa. 
Ms MacDonnell, along with five other Britons, were robbed of £80,000 worth of valuables after three robbers cut through a fence of the holiday home and forced their way inside her room at Table Mountain’s £870 a-night- Maison Noir. 
The 39-year-old had been in Cape Town for a photo shoot for her London yoga company Manuka Life.
Her boyfriend, identified only as David, had stepped outside for a cigarette when three men wearing balaclavas grabbed him from behind, threatened him with machetes and a screwdriver and forced him inside the villa.
“I was on the loo and one of these guys suddenly appeared right next to me and put a screwdriver against my throat, then hauled me on to the floor,” Ms MacDonnell told the Mail on Sunday
“David was brought into the bathroom by the other two men and his hands were tied up with an iPhone cord. It was petrifying.

Singer Leki inks 8 year deal with VNation records

One of Africa’s entertainment mogul VNation located in Accra Ghana has officially unveiled its first artist  “Leki” signed onto its record label for 8 years.
This contract includes Distribution, Production and Marketing. As any professional demand, VNation will make provision for a fresher course outside the country for his upgrade.

The real story behind viral photo of Senegalese women basketball players is so inspiring

It is a beautiful photo — five fresh-faced young women, looking confident and happy, with traditional West African prints juxtaposed against their Nike shirts and sneakers. Without context, it’s easy to see why the post earned 51,000 likes and more than 17,000 retweets. With context, it’s so much better.

Miss Nigeria Ghana 2017: Denrele Edun announced as host

Miss Nigeria Ghana beauty pageant on the 10th of November, at main auditorium of the National Theatre, Accra; with thirty-six states plus one FCT ladies prepared to battle for the 2017 crown.

Isis extremists 'threaten to kill Prince George' in secret online group chat

Sources claim members of the terrorist group shared pictures of George next to his new school, Thomas's Battersea, in south London, captioned: "School starts early".
The images were sent via the online instant messaging app Telegram, which experts say has become a favourite among Islamic extremists over the past year, the Daily Express reported.

Janet Jackson told 'it wasn't possible' for her to have kids

Janet Jackson was told by doctors "it wasn't possible" for her to have children.
The 'What Have You Done For Me Lately' singer feels so lucky to have her "beautiful healthy son" Eissa, who she welcomed into the world in January 2017.
Speaking in a Q & A alongside her brother Randy at Roosevelt High School, she said: "Every doctor told me it wasn't possible. But I've got a beautiful, healthy son. He'll be 10 months old."

Saudi Arabia to allow women into sports stadiums

Saudi Arabia will allow women to attend sports events in stadiums for the first time from next year, officials say.
Families will be able to enter the stadiums in three major cities - Riyadh, Jeddah and Dammam.
It is another move towards giving more freedom to Saudi women, who face strict gender segregation rules, and follows the historic lifting of a driving ban.

Hot On DStv This November

M-Net

Seal Team (Series Premiere):  David Boreanaz (Bones) stars in this action drama following the lives of an elite group of Navy Seals as they train, plan and execute the most dangerous, high-stakes missions. Airs from Wednesday 01 November at 6pm Mnet Channel 101.

Woman, 22, dies after suicidal boy, 12, jumps off an overpass and lands on her car but he survives

A 22 year old Maryland woman Marisa Harris, who was minding her own business and driving under the Cedar Lane overpass on Interstate 66 in Virginia, has been killed, after a 12-year-old boy threw himself off an overpass and landed on her Ford Escape at 4:18pm on Saturday afternoon.

Lawlessness: Moralists have become spectators – Mahama

Former president John Mahama has expressed shock over the disturbing level of silence on the part of personalities and groups who are supposed to speak out against ongoing political lawlessness.
About 19 acts of violence spearheaded by the various vigilante groups of the NPP have been recorded since President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo took over from John Mahama.