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Amtrak train crash: People confirmed dead after train 'carrying 200 people' derails off Washington bridge onto busy highway

A high-speed train has derailed off a bridge and onto a packed highway in Washington.

A dramatic picture shows part of the train hanging from a bridge over Interstate 5 in Pierce County.

South Africa's ruling party, ANC elects Cyril Ramaphosa as new leader to succeed Jacob Zuma

South Africa's ruling party, African National Congress (ANC) has elected Cyril Ramaphosa to succeed President Jacob Zuma as the party's leader.

ESPN president John Skipper resigns citing substance addiction

ESPN president John Skipper has announced his resignation, citing a problem with substance addiction.
Former ESPN president George Bodenheimer, who worked for the sports media company for more than 30 years, will step in as interim president.

Nominees for the 50 Most Influential Young Ghanaians 2017 Announced

The 50 Most Influential Young Ghanaians ranking recognises distinctive service across 10 different categories: Business, Entertainment, Law and Governance, Leadership and Civil Society, Lifestyle, Media, Personal Development and Academia, Science and Technology, Sports and Social Enterprise and Philantrophy.

Abeiku Santana, D Black, Berla Mundi & Others To Rock ‘Celebrity Karaoke Night’ On December 22

One of the biggest celebrity interactive events to rock the capital during this festive season, ‘Celebrity Karaoke Night’ featuring over twenty stars is scheduled to take place at the top floor of the Grand Oyeman building, Airport, on 22nd December , 2017.

Kenya teen's court victory over police strip-search

A Kenyan court has awarded a schoolgirl four million Kenyan shillings ($40,000; £30,000) after she was strip-searched by police looking for drugs in 2015.

Viral video of gay couple kissing in the presence of their adopted black children & it's causing mixed reactions online

This is the moment a gay couple filmed themselves kissing in the presence of their adopted black children and it's causing mixed reactions online.

Gang rape: Special police team begins probe

The Police Service has confirmed that investigations have begun into the gang rape of a young lady by at least five guys.

Full List: Salah, Mane and Aubameyang make shortlst of CAF African Player of the Year award

The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has announced its final shortlists for its 2018 awards.
Liverpool duo of Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane are joined by Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang on the three-man list.

Miss Ghana Queens Accuse Inna Patty Of Pimping, Extortion

Three former beauty Queens of Miss Ghana have accused Inna Patty, owner of franchise holding company, Exclusive Events of dishing them out to men for monetary gains.
According to the three – Stephanie Karikari (Miss Ghana 2010), Antoinette Delali Kemavor (Miss Ghana 2015) and Giuseppina Nana Akua Baafi (Miss Ghana 2013) – being part of the pageant is the most terrifying thing they have experienced adding that it is not as glamourous as it may seem.

Brazilian legend Kaka announces official retirement from football at 35

AC Milan and Real Madrid legend, Kaka, 35, has officially announced his retirement from professional football, ending his successful career which earned him the FIFA World Player of the Year Award in 2007.

BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017: See full list of winners

The 2017 BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award, took place at the city's Echo Arena on Sunday night. It was the 64th presentation of the Award presented annually by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC),

Anger as teenagers gang rape video goes viral

A Whatsapp video of four teenage boys allegedly gang raping a young girl has sparked outrage on social media with many Ghanaians calling on the security agencies to crack the whip.
The about five minutes video shows an underage girl pinned to a mattress by one of her abusers while his accomplices take turns to perform sexual acts on her.

The weapon used in Tupac’s murder has suddenly disappeared

The handgun used to shoot and kill Tupac Shakur back in September of 1996 was reportedly found in a Compton backyard. However, new reports indicate the gun’s current location is a mystery. (Read Here)

Maame Biney becomes first African-American to make U.S. Olympic women speedskating team

The 17-year-old native of Ghana cruised to victory in the first 500 final at the short track trials on Saturday, beating Olympians Lana Gehring, Jessica Kooreman and Katherine Reutter-Adamek.

All Set For One-Village One-Dam To Take Off – Bawumia

The Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has disclosed that all is set for the commencement of the one-village one-dam campaign pledge of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP).

Construction works can now go ahead as the rainy season was over, according to Dr Bawumia.

Saudi crown prince splashes $300m on world's most expensive home, the French Chateau Louis XIV (Photos/Video)

It has been revealed that Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is the buyer of a French Chateau Louis XIV that became the world's most expensive property when it sold for $300million in 2015.

Photos : Thierry Henry visits Lagos & Crowned As ‘Igwe Of Football’

Arsenal football legend, Thierry Daniel Henry was on Sunday crowned the ‘Igwe of football’ at an event in Victoria Island, Lagos.

The Frenchman is in Nigeria for ‘Watch a Match with Thierry Henry’, an event put together by Guinness Fanzone.

Weinstein rape accuser blasts Hollywood Stars and their plan to protest

Hollywood stars are planning to protest against harassment in Hollywood by wearing all black to the Golden Globes next month in order to raise social awareness. But Rose McGowan, who is one of the actresses to accuse Harvey Weinstein of rape, is not a fan of this decision.

No Fuel Price Increment – National Petroleum Authority (NPA)

The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has assured the general public that there will be no increment in fuel prices at the pumps this festive season.

“This is as a result of a marginal drop of fuel prices on the world market. The Exchange Rate has also remained relatively stable,” the NPA announced in a statement.

Mel B to appeal to Spice Girl mates for a reunion as she faces devastating £7million payout to ex-husband

Mel B is reportedly in a tight corner financially following her divorce from Stephen Belafonte, so she's planning to appeal to her Spice Girl mates for a reunion as she faces a ­devastating £7million payout to her ex-husband.