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Triple talaq: India considers jail for 'instant divorce'

Husbands who attempt "instant divorce" could be sentenced to three years in prison under draft legislation being considered in India.
The traditional practice involves a Muslim man saying "talaq" (divorce) three times - in any form, including email or text message.

Grace Mugabe 'complains over family, allies' treatment' – report

President Robert Mugabe's wife Grace has reportedly complained about how her family, businesses and allies were being treated since the fall of her ageing husband.
According to The Zimbabwe Independent, although the Mugabes seemed to be quiet in the public domain, the former first lady has been complaining behind-the-scenes about how her family and the families of her allies' were being treated.

Photos: Joyce Blessing, Kuami Eugene, KiDi, Stonebwoy, Shatta Wale, others Thrill Thousands At #SConcert2017

The fourth edition, EIB Network’s “S Concert” drew an estimated 40,000 to the Accra Sports Stadium in what is without doubt, the biggest outdoor concert in the country.
Overflowing with vibrant music and perpetual cheers from fans purged of all fatigue, the show ran till the early hours of Saturday, December 2nd.

Couple cooked their four-month-old baby son in a microwave after cracking his skull

A couple in America have been arrested on suspicion of microwaving their 4-month-old son, burning his face with bleach, and dropping him on his head.

Ghanaian soldiers advised to avoid sexual relations during peace missions

The Minister of Defence, Mr Dominic Nitiwul, has advised Ghanaian soldiers who take part in United Nations (UN) missions to desist from having sexual relations with the people they have been engaged to protect.
He said such incidence tended to tarnish the image of soldiers and the country they represented, explaining that the UN frowned on sexual exploitation and abuse.

Suicide bombings in Nigerian market 'kill 17'

At least 17 people have been killed in two suspected Boko Haram suicide bombings on a market in the northeastern Nigerian town of Biu, officials have told Al Jazeera.

11-year-old girl wins $25,000 science prize for creating a cheap device to test drinking water for poison

Gitanjali Rao, a seventh grader from Colorado, has been awarded the title of "America's top young scientist" for designing a compact device to detect lead in drinking water, which she believes can be faster and cheaper than other current methods.

Rihanna becomes the ultimate supermodel for Vogue Paris December issue (photos)

Rihanna covers Vogue Paris December 2017 edition looking more like a model than a singer.

Drama as wife crashes husband’s secret wedding to his mistress in Zimbabwe

There was a dramatic scene at the Zvishavane Magistrates’ Courts in Zimbabwe, after a woman stormed the court and caught her husband exchanging marital vows with his mistress.
Luckily for the woman, identified as Rudo Pedzisai, her husband, Tendai Gondwa and his mistress, Precious Muzenda had not been officially married when she stormed the court.

John Cena slapped with fraud lawsuit by Ford

WWE Superstar John Cena has been socked with a lawsuit by the Ford Motor Company, which maintains that the pro wrestler sold his high-dollar sports car in violation of his agreement with the company.

Ex-Trump adviser Flynn pleads guilty to lying to FBI

Michael Flynn, the former US national security adviser, has pleaded guilty to making false statements in relation to his conversation with the Russian ambassador before US President Donald Trump took office.
The charges stem from a probe into alleged meddling by  Russia in the 2016 US presidential election.

Ed Sheeran Talks Grammy Snubs With Ellen DeGeneres: "Maybe This Year Isn't My Year"

After delivering a "Perfect" performance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Ed Sheeran stuck around to chat on Ellen's Show Me More Show

One injured in cutlass battle on Farmers’ Day in Eastern Region

A farmer has been severely injured at New Juaben during the Farmers’ Day celebration in the Eastern Region following mad rush for cutlass.

Soul Singer, Wayne Cochran dies at 78 after brief battle with cancer

Famous soul singer, Wayne Cochran best known for his towering white pompadour haircut, wild outfits and signature song "Last Kiss," died in Florida at the age 78.

Floyd Mayweather sues ex-fiancee Shantel Jackson for stealing from him

Retired flamboyant boxer, Floyd Mayweather, has a filed a lawsuit against his former fiancee, Shantel Jackson, for stealing piles of cash and using his credit cards to go on shopping sprees.