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Ronaldo Jr declares Barcelona icon Messi his 'idol'

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo's son has declared Barcelona forward Lionel Messi his “idol”.
Ronaldo Jr appears set to follow in his father’s footsteps, with the Portuguese forward often posting clips of the seven-year-old’s goal-scoring exploits on social media.

Katy Perry & Catholic Church Awarded $10M in Convent Case

Katy Perry and the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Los Angeles were awarded $10 million by a jury in Los Angeles on Monday (Dec. 4), finding that a local real estate developer acted with malice to interfere with Perry's planned $14.5 million purchase of an empty convent in the city's Los Feliz neighborhood.

Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel wins Award for Excellence in Hospitality

Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra (Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts), was recently crowned as a leader in ‘Hospitality’ at the first edition of the Ghana Expatriate Business Awards for its outstanding contributions, accomplishments and service towards the development of the hospitality sector in the country.

Netflix announces plan to shoot 'House of Cards' final season without Kevin Spacey

Netflix has announced that its hit show “House of Cards” will be returning for its sixth and final season without star Kevin Spacey.

Nigerian governor's sister made 'Commissioner of Happiness'

A Nigerian governor has created a new role for his sister - as commissioner for happiness and couples' fulfilment.
Rochas Okorocha unveiled the post during the swearing in of 27 other new commissioners for Imo State.

Mr. Ugly contest: 43-year-old wins his fourth title for being the ugliest man in Zimbabwe (See Photos)

William Masvinu, a 43-year-old unemployed man has won his fourth title for being the ugliest man in Zimbabwe.

'Abacha loot': Switzerland to return $320m to Nigeria

The Swiss government has announced that it will return $320m (£240m) of the money allegedly stolen by Nigeria's late military ruler Sani Abacha.
The money was frozen in 2014 by a Swiss court after a legal procedure against his son, Abba Abacha.

Facebook bans women for posting 'men are scum' after series of global harassment scandals

Following the multiple sexual harassment and abuse scandals across the globe, Facebook has been suspending women for “hate speech” against men after posting variations of the phrase “men are scum”.

Berla Mundi host new show, ‘The Late Afternoon Show’ on GhOne TV

GhOne TV’s Berla Mundi is ready to shift gears with a new TV show dubbed, ‘The Late Afternoon Show. Set to premiere on Monday, 11th December, it ushers in a new era of talk show which delves into social issues, real life stories and lifestyle from the point of the young, fun and vibrant adult.

"I was rejected for role because I didn't fit into producer's idea of what a beautiful woman looks like": Lydia Forson recalls

Curvy award-winning Ghanaian actress, Lydia Forson has told of the time she was rejected for a movie role because of her looks.

Gorgeous! Taylor Swift Covers British Vogue's January Issue

After spending much of early 2017 out of the spotlight, Taylor Swift is back in a big way on the cover of British Vogue’s January issue. The Reputation singer’s cover was released on Monday, December 4, and the 27-year-old Grammy winner looks decidedly different, wearing a bold dark lip and smokey eye.

Tony Elumelu Foundation announces 4th cycle of 10-year, $100m entrepreneurship development programme

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) has announced that on January 1, 2018, it will begin accepting applications for the 4th cycle of its entrepreneurship development programme, from outstanding African entrepreneurs who have start-up or business ideas with high growth potential.

UN says 400,000 civilians trapped in Syrian enclave

Despite being designated as a so-called de-escalation zone, jet fighters flown by the Syrian government and its Russian allies continue to bomb the besieged Damascus suburb of Eastern Ghouta.
The UN says fighting is only intensifying, despite a deal between Russia, Iran and Turkey stipulating that there can be no military activity in Eastern Ghouta.

Akosua Hanson On How Capitalism & Religion In Ghana Causes Ordinary People To Suffer

An explosive episode of Joselyn Dumas’ latest reality show ‘Keeping It Real’ aired on Saturday (December 2nd) with the discussion centred on religion, spirituality and the unfortunate commercialization of both in Ghana.

The actress/tv personality moderated the discussion between the staunchly religious gospel singer Lady Prempeh and the fiercely anti-organized religion but pro spirituality Akosua Hanson.

Lionel Messi’s statue in Argentina has been vandalized again!

On Monday, the famous bronze statue of Argentine Football star Lionel Messi was chopped off just above the ankles, with the main “body” left lying on the pavement.
It is the second time the statue, which was unveiled in June 2016, in Buenos Aires has been targeted by vandals and Police has said the motive for vandalising a statue still remains unclear.

Photos : Iyiola Ayoade Receives Business & Entrepreneurship Award

The Chief Executive Officer of the Multiple Concepts Group and Charter House Ghana, Mr. Iyiola Ayoade has been honored at the 2017 Impact Africa Summit: Ghana on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as the 2017 Impact Africa Business & Entrepreneurship Laureate for among others, his creative, entrepreneurial and business acumen in the media, entertainment and events industry.

Peace diamond: Precious stone fetches $6.5m in New York

A giant 709-carat diamond unearthed in Sierra Leone has sold at auction in New York for $6.5m (£4.8m).
Laurence Graff, chairman of Graff Diamonds, won the precious stone - nicknamed the "peace diamond" - in bidding on Monday.

DJ Khaled's son, Asahd covers the latest issue of Paper Magazine

Captioned 'The Fresh Prince Of Hip-Hop', DJ Khaled's 1year old son, Asahd is the cover star for the lastest edition of Paper Magazine.

Supreme Court allows Trump travel ban to take full effect

The Supreme Court Monday ruled that US President Trump's immigration travel ban against six countries,Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Somalia and Chad, can take full effect while legal challenges against the latest version are been contested in court.