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Photos: Nero X, KK Fosu appointed National Road Safety Icons in Ghana

Award-winning Ghanaian highlife Nero X has been appointed as a National Road Safety icon.
The ‘ Osey ‘ singer was unveiled last Wednesday at a brief event held at the Ghana National Road Safety Commision office in Accra.

Champion England Boxer faces Deportation to Nigeria because his Parents Immigrated Illegally when he was 14

29-year-old Bilal Fawaz faces been deported out of the UK to Nigeria from where his parents emigrated when he was just 14, Daily Mail reports.
Fawaz, who refers to himself as Kevin, was taken to the UK by his cousin who promised his father would be arriving soon.

Slaying of 12 peacekeepers in Congo a 'war crime,' UN chief says

A "deliberate attack" on United Nations peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of Congo constitutes a "war crime" and "is the worst attack ... in the organization's recent history," the UN secretary general said Friday.

Bawumia visits grief-stricken KUMACA

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia will today, December 8, 2017 visit Kumasi Academy where four students have lost their lives through the outbreak of H1N1 virus.
Over 20 students are currently receiving treatment at various hospitals as health experts battle to resolve the crisis.

Facebook bans picture of woman delivering her own baby, says it's porn (photo)

A woman who delivered her own baby while in labor gave permission for the photo to be shared online but Facebook has now banned the photo, saying it is porn.

Sakawa boy severs boy’s testes for rituals

The reproductive organs of a 10-year-old boy, Waachribu Adam, have purportedly been slashed for rituals by one Rauf aka Bossu, a known ‘sakawa’ (cyber fraud) boy in the Gambaga District of the Northern Region.

African Union to bring 20,000 stranded migrants home from Libya in the next six weeks

The African Union on Thursday,  said that it aims to bring 20,000 stranded migrants Africans home in the next six weeks.
Pressure has grown on the continental body and individual African states to get their citizens out of Libya after CNN broadcast a report showing black Africans being sold as slaves in the north African country.

Kenyan police in shoe purchase scam

Kenya's ministry in charge of policing may have lost at least $1.7m (£1.3m) following irregularities in the purchase of officers' shoes, an official audit has found.
The report described a "pathetic and unpleasant situation" with some officers wearing worn-out shoes and others buying their own footwear.

Diddy is 2017's highest paid musician despite not releasing any new music. Beyonce comes in 2nd with $105m

Forbes has released its annual list of the highest paid musicians for the year 2017 and Diddy is the highest paid even though he hasn't released any new music. Infact the top 4 highest paid musicians of 2017 were black artists.

14,200 Police deployed for Xmas

Fourteen thousand two hundred police personnel have been deployed nationwide to perform operational duties and beef up security towards the Christmas and New Year festivities.
Additionally, 18,000 personnel have been assigned to perform traditional police duties to enhance security during the festive period and beyond.

Couple married for 47 years goes viral with glam photo shoot — but it's their love story that's warming hearts

Photos of a couple married for 47 years and who conquered cancer twice are going viral for exemplifying true love.

'God is weeping over Donald Trump': Archbishop Tutu on Jerusalem move

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has condemned US President Donald Trump's decision to declare Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
“Those who claim divine rights for themselves to physical property on earth are false prophets,” said Tutu.

Meek Mill cooks food, washes dishes and cleans the cell block in Prison for 19 cents per hour.

Meek Mill who is serving  2 to 4 years at the Pennsylvania's SCI Chester, for violating probation from his 2009 drug and weapons case, is part of the general labor crew in jail and carries out his functions diligently.

Kinaata meets press ahead of 2017 Made in Taadi concert!

Fante rap giant Kofi Kinaata met media men at Best Western Atlantic Hotel Thursday, December 7 to discuss his December 23 ‘Made in Taadi Concert.’

The High Grade Family act reiterated the motive behind the concert as his way of honoring his promise to his fans who requested for it as Christmas present. He also pointed out that the show would also help to project other talents in the Western Region.

Ed Sheeran Awarded MBE at Buckingham Palace, Chats With Prince Charles

Ed Sheeran poses with his MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) medal that was presented to him  by the Prince of Wales during an Investiture ceremony on Dec. 7, 2017 at Buckingham Palace, London.

Judge orders arrest of former Argentine president

A judge has ordered the arrest of former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner for allegedly covering up Iranian involvement in a 1994 bombing that killed 85 people at a Jewish community centre.

Lupita Nyong’o is Vogue US’ January 2018 Cover Girl!

Lupita Nyong’o is ushering us into 2018 with her fourth Vogue cover over the years, also in anticipation of her upcoming superhero movie Black Panther, directed by Ryan Coogler where she plays the Dora Milaje warrior, Nakia.

International Premium Stella Lager Beer Launches In Nigerian Market

Nigeria’s biggest brewer, Nigerian Breweries, has launched an exciting new brand that captures the changing face of the beer market.

Photos: Zone Three 6 Introduces VJ Koko

For someone who has an interest in music, a career as a video disk jockey could be fulfilling and highly remunerative. 
The job of a video jockey is to provide information on music videos and host music video related contents.

Confirmed! KUMACA students died of Swine Flu - Minister of Health, Kwaku Agyeman-Manu

The Minister of Health Kwaku Agyeman-Manu has confirmed that the mysterious deaths recorded at the Kumasi Academy in the Ashanti region were caused by a respiratory illness known as Influenza H1N1 2009.

Liberia election: Court gives go ahead for run-off poll

Liberia's Supreme Court has ruled that evidence of fraud during October's first round of presidential elections was insufficient to merit a re-run. 
This means the final round of voting between the two leading candidates - ex-footballer George Weah and Vice-President Joseph Boakai - can go ahead.

Pope Francis wants to change line of The Lord's prayer

Pope Francis has called on the Roman Catholic Church to alter the Lord’s Prayer because he believes the current translation suggests God is capable of leading us “into temptation”.
He has suggested he wants to make a change to The Lord's Prayer, popularly known among Catholics as the “Our Father.”