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Ghanaian gay man slams Bobrisky, tells him that he is a learner in the Ashawo business

A Ghanaian gay man/stripper Jay Quameh Rooney has come out to challenge and slam Bobrisky for trying to overtake him in the prostitution business. Referring to Bobrisky as Madam makeup, Jay adviced him to stick to the cosmetic business and keep away from his trade. 

Video shows cop punching a woman who hit him during ejection from UM football game

A video shared on social media shows a Miami-Dade police officer punching a woman who had slapped him twice as officers ejected her from Hard Rock Stadium during the University of Miami football game against Virginia Tech.

At least '800,000 firms in Nigeria have never paid taxes' - Nigeria Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun

More than 800,000 companies in Nigeria, including government contractors, have never paid any taxes, Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun has revealed. 
In a statement, she also said that only 14 million Nigerians, out of an economically active base of 70 million, paid taxes.

Others Turned A Blind Eye On Vigilantism; I Will Arrest It” – President Akufo-Addo

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has assured Ghanaians that he will do everything in his power to arrest the new phenomenon of vigilantism.
Addressing a meeting of the National House of Chiefs on Monday, 6th November, 2017, President Akufo-Addo stated that “I will not walk the path others trod who found it convenient to turn a blind eye to the criminal misdeeds of their followers and took no action, as it would displease them.”

Arts & Tourism Writers Association Of Ghana Open Nominations Ahead of Elections

After many years of putting their house together, giant personalities in Ghana’s arts, culture, tourism, and showbiz writing circles have formed a well-knit association known as the Arts and Tourism Writers Association of Ghana (ATWAG).

The association, which is duly registered embraces culture, entertainment and tourism writers, publishers, culture and arts advocates.

Hunger worsens in South Sudan

Civil war in South Sudan has made the hunger crisis much worse, despite this being the harvest season, according to a report by the government, the United Nations and a humanitarian group.
Almost five million people - close to half the population - are classified as severely food insecure. That's an increase of more than a million people on the same period last year.

E!’s Fashion Police Hands Out Its Last Violation With Farewell Show On DStv

After more than two decades of countless laughs and unforgettable moments, E!’s iconic comedy franchise, will sign off to “Joan Rangers” one last time when Fashion Police: The Farewell series finale special airs 29 November 6pm on E! (DStv Channel 124) 

Dr Nduom inaugurates new TV channel in the UK

Groupe Nduom on Saturday 4 November inaugurated a Television Channel in the United Kingdom. Known as GNTV UK, the channel will operate on Freeview on Vision TV and Sky TV. GNTV UK is billed as “… the cord to link Africans and the continent’s friends and partners in the UK and Europe to the African continent.” GNTV UK will source some of its programmes from live feeds and other recorded content from TV channels managed by Groupe Nduom in Ghana and other West African countries.

Video: Kanye West makes first appearance in a Year at Kid Cudi’s concert

The crowd at the Chicago leg of Kid Cudi‘s “Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin’ World Tour” on Saturday were in for a surprise when Kanye West made an appearance on stage for the first time in since last year.

Ibrahim Mahama named in Paradise Papers

Mr Ibrahim Mahama, the Chief Executive Officer of Engineers & Planners Company Limited, has been named in the latest investigative piece, dubbed the Paradise papers and authored by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) on offshore business.
 The Paradise Papers, released on Sunday November 5, 2017 by the group of international investigative journalists reveals the offshore links of some of the globe’s most prominent figures.

Oprah Winfrey donates $5 million to the Ron Clark Academy in Atlanta (Video)

Billionaire media mogul, Oprah Winfrey on Friday night donated $5 million to the Ron Clark Academy, a private school for gifted black students in Atlanta.

Winfrey attended the school’s 10th anniversary as a special guest and shocked the audience by announcing she'll be donating $5 million to the school.

Zimbabwe politics: Mugabe sacks 'disloyal' Mnangagwa

Zimbabwe's Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been removed from his post, the country's government has announced.
Mr Mnangagwa, 75, had displayed "traits of disloyalty", Information Minister Simon Khaya Moyo said.
His removal makes it more likely that President Robert Mugabe's wife Grace will follow in her husband's footsteps as leader of Zimbabwe.

Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber spotted at Hillsong church twice in the same day

Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber were spotted at Hillsong Church in Los Angeles, which is the church Bieber attends and sometimes invites celebrity friends like Kourtney Kardashian to.

Anita Erskine, Bill Gates, Un Secretary General Twitter Accounts Ranked Among Top 100 To Follow For African Development

Media Maven and  Radio Female of the Year award winner, Anita Erskine has earned a nod of influence on Social Media. Her twitter account, @theanitaerskine, has been ranked among the top 100 to follow for African Aid and Development.

Vodafone Partners Samsung On Broadband SMART TV Access

In a drive to empower customers with optimism about the digital future, Vodafone has partnered Samsung to make SMART televisions accessible to all fixed broadband customers.

This is the first of its kind in Ghana and will give such customers the opportunity to own smart televisions with bundled fixed broadband access at manageable prices whilst benefitting from live TV entertainment.

This is on the back of Vodafone’s earlier partnership with Showmax and iRokoTV to offer unlimited access to a comprehensive catalogue of Hollywood and African content on TV shows, movies, kids shows and documentaries to its customers.
As part of the deal, customers will get a 40 or 43-inch Smart TV plus 240GB internet and a free 30-day Showmax trial for the next 3 months, starting at GHS2,450.

The TVs come with pre-installed applications such as Showmax, Netflix, Amazon, Web Browser and an Apps store that boasts of a variety of premium news and sports channels.

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New Music: Adwenfi – DJ Vyrusky ft. Kuami Eugene & Shatta Wale

Starr FM’s DJ Vyrusky recruits dancehall superstar Shatta Wale, and fast-rising singer Kuami Eugene for his new single “Adwenfi”.

Mugabe's wife says ready to take over in Zimbabwe

President Robert Mugabe's wife on Sunday said she is ready to succeed her husband as tensions rise in Zimbabwe's ruling party over who will take over from the country's ageing leader.
"I say to Mr Mugabe you should ... leave me to take over your post," she said in an address to thousands of indigenous church followers at a stadium in Harare.

South African pastor, Penuel Mnguni feeds members of his church with cockroach and poisonous flower

Controversial South African pastor, Penuel Mnguni of the End Times Disciples Ministries is at it again.
According to a series of Facebook posts shared by the church's official account, the man of God recent fed congregants with cockroach and poisonous flower.

I am ready to step down - South Africa President Zuma

President Jacob Zuma is ready to hand the baton to the next incoming ANC president.
Zuma said he was ready to leave his post as the head of the party happily, he remarked during an Oliver Tambo lecture at Kagiso, west of Johannesburg, on Sunday.

Dallas TV Traffic Reporter mocked for her Looks Hits Back with Positivity & the Internet is Loving It

Demetria Obilor had only spent 2 weeks in her new job as a traffic reporter for a Dallas TV station when a Facebook user – one of the station’s viewers – began body-shaming her.
The user shared a photo of the reporter on her page, saying that she “looks ridiculous”.

Tyrese Gibson reveals that Will Smith and his wife, Jada Pinkett Smitt gifted him $5m and asked him to stay off the Internet

Tyrese Gibson who has had several problems with his ex-wife and visitation rights to his kid, amongst other woes, has revealed that he has received a great gift from his great friend, Will Smith and his wife, Jada Pinkett-Smith.

"Our Mobile Money Service Is Robust" – Vodafone Ghana

Vodafone Ghana has assured customers that its mobile money service is robust and provides no avenue for fraudulent activities on its network.

Media reports in recent weeks have highlighted alleged fraudulent activities on some mobile money platforms in the country. Whilst no comment has been made about Vodafone in relation to these issues, the company says it has the duty to assure current and potential customers that the Vodafone Cash service is robust and not susceptible to fraud.

Saudi prince killed in helicopter crash near Yemen border

A Saudi prince has been killed when the helicopter he was travelling in crashed near the border with Yemen, state television reported.
Prince Mansour bin Muqrin, the deputy governor of Asir province, was travelling with several officials when the helicopter crashed, Al-Ikhbariya news channel said.

'Experience' tourism brings new travelers to Africa

Travel industry leaders say African tourism is moving away from traditional safaris and group tours and closer to the idea of "experiences."
Internet-based home-sharing service Airbnb is just one of several businesses competing for the African tourism market.

More details emerge about the Texas church shooter, Devin Kelley

More details have emerged on the  Baptist church shooter in Sutherland Springs, Texas, who killed 26 people including a 5 year old child and the pastor's 14 year old daughter, Annabelle Pomeroy during the 11am service on Sunday. 
He also injured as many as 15 other people in the church. There were onluy about 50 people in the church at the time of his shooting, which has been declared as the deadliest shooting in Texas.