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UN says the number of international migrants has reached 258 million

The United Nations says the number of international migrants has reached 258 million and the number will continue to grow.

You Have Been Objective in Your Reportage - President Akufo Addo to Press Corps

President Akufo Addo has commended the Press particularly the Presidential Press Corps for their level of objectivity and clarity in their reportage as far as the activities of his presidency is concerned.

Serena Williams begs for baby advice: ‘Nothing is working’

Serena Williams holds 39 Grand Slam tennis titles, but even she finds child-rearing to be a huge challenge.
The new mom -- who gave birth to daughter Alexis Olympia on Sept. 1 -- asked for advice on how to get a teething baby to sleep in a Twitter post on Sunday.

ASEDA 2017 With Israel Ofori: SP Kofi Sarpong, Yaw Sarpong, Others to Perform

The future of Ghanaian gospel music seems to be in good hands, thanks to the likes of Israel Ofori; a young, budding and enterprising artist, who has all it takes to be crowned the biggest thing in gospel music in the near future.

El Clasico Live On GOtv MAX This Weekend

GOtv subscribers will this weekend, have access to the best soccer action from the La Liga and Premier League on Saturday and Sunday.

50-year-old man from Uganda marries 3 wives at once & two of them are sisters (Photos/Video)

50-year-old Mohammad Ssemanda, a food vendor at Kasenyi landing site, in Wakiso district, Uganda stunned many when he married three women at once and not minding the fact that two of the brides are sisters.

Taxify To Launch In Ghana With Exciting Offer For Driver-Partners And Riders

Online transport technology company, Taxify, is set to begin operations in Accra, Ghana on December 22nd, 2017.

The Taxify app will allow customers to use their smartphones to request trips from the nearest Taxify driver, who will use GPS to locate the customer, then take the customer to his/her destination.

Pistorius asks South Africa's top court to cut sentence

Paralympic gold medalist Oscar Pistorius has appealed to South Africa's highest court to cut the sentence he got for murdering his girlfriend, legal documents showed on Tuesday.
Pistorious was jailed for six years for shooting dead Reeva Steenkamp - but prosecutors argued that was "shockingly lenient" and an appeals court agreed last month to more than double the term to 15 years.

Chief orders manhunt for Tamale naked bike rider

A young man seen in a viral video roaming the streets of Tamale on a motorbike without his clothes on has drawn outrage from dozens of viewers online and has caught the attention of traditional authorities of the city.

Mother of two disabled children and an advocate for disabled workers wins 2017 CNN Hero of the Year award

Amy Wright, mother of two kids born with Down syndrome and an avid advocate for disabled workers has emerged the winner of the 2017 CNN Hero of the year award.

'Not for sale': Powerful photo shoot protests the Libya slave trade crisis

When CNN reported that there is modern-day slavery in Libya, where migrants are being sold for roughly $400 each, many people across the world wanted to do something to help but did not know how. However,  23-year-old photographer Kofi Dua knew that he needed to use his art to spread awareness of this issue.

Lead singer of South Korean boy band SHINee 'kills himself' with carbon monoxide

The lead singer of top South Korean boy band, SHINee, died in hospital on Monday in a possible suicide attempt that shocked their fans in the Asian continent.

Former Italian minister, Altero Matteoli dies In car crash

Altero Matteoli, a lawmaker and three-time cabinet member under Italy’s Former Prime Minister Silvio Berusconi died on Monday in a car accident, Italian Senate Spokesperson confirmed.

FarmCrowdy raises $1M round to bring Nigerian farmers online and to market

Bringing small scale Nigerian farmers to a broader market has netted the new startup Farmcrowdy $1 million from investors including Techstars, Cox Ventures and Social Capital.
Farmcrowdy’s digital platform connects investors to farmers through sponsorship packages to fund higher yields for a share of the returns.

Creation of New Regions not Politically Motivated - President Akufo Addo

President Akufo Addo has stated that the proposal to create new regions in the country is not motivated by Political factors but rather it is to ensure the effective administration of the country.

Sketch of Meghan Markle's possible wedding dress revealed

American actress Meghan Markle, who is getting ready to marry her Prince charming in the person of Prince Harry, on May 19, 2018 is getting ready to pick a designer to create her wedding dress.

Obrafour, Kwabena Kwabena, King Promise, Kwesi Arthur, Bisa Kdei & More For 2017 Manifestivities

Hennessy Artistry presents the fifth edition of Manifestivities, the annual musical concert hosted by Ghanaian rapper M.anifest this Friday December 22nd at 7.30pm at La Tante DC 10 in Airport.

This year’s event promises to be its biggest. Ladies’ man Kwabena Kwabena fresh off the launch of his new album, Ahyesi and Kasahare legend Obrafour headline the performers.

Diddy announces plan to buy NFL team and sign Colin Kaepernick

Rapper, Sean 'Diddy' Combs announced his plans to buy a NFL team less than an hour after owner Jerry Richardson announced on Sunday he would sell the franchise of the Carolina Panthers following sexual misconduct allegations.

Police arrest 3 involved in viral gang rape video

Three of the boys who allegedly gang raped a girl in a video gone viral have reportedly been arrested, reports have suggested.
It comes after the Police issued a statement Monday promising to bring the suspects to book  while urging the public to stop sharing the depraved video.