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Nelly’s rape accuser files lawsuit against him as her identity is revealed (Photos)

Just days after reports surfaced that rapper Nelly has decided to sue his rape accuser for false accusations after she refused to testify about the alleged assault which prosecutors later dismissed, the accuser has fired back with a law suit.

BBC World Service appoints new leaders for East and West African Languages

The BBC World Service has appointed Rachel Akidi Okwir and Toyosi Ogunseye as heads of language services for East and West Africa respectively.  The appointments are part of the BBC World Service’s continuing expansion in Africa.

South Africa former beauty queen and TV personality Michelle Molatlou dies

Former beauty queen and TV star Michelle Molatlou has died following a battle with cervical cancer.
Molatlou was the last Miss Black South Africa before the pageant was discontinued 1993.

Lionel Messi picks up Pichichi award and Alfredo Di Stefano trophy following successful 2016-17 La Liga campaign (Photos)

Barcelona superstar, Lionel Messi has added more trophies to his collections after he received two awards from Spanish sports newspaper Marca on Monday.

Nigerian senator Dino Melaye under fire for rap video cameo appearance

A Nigerian senator has been criticised for his appearance in a music video depicting his lavish lifestyle.
The song Dino, named after Dino Melaye, features lyrics like "100 cars in the parking lot like I'm Dino".

Janet Jackson Is 'Back Together' With Jermaine Dupri

As Janet Jackson wrapped the United States leg of her State of the World tour on December 17, she was also rejoicing in new beginnings. During the show’s after party in Atlanta, the five-time Grammy winner was joined by a surprise guest: Jermaine Dupri.

Booomers International SME Of The Year Award

Booomers International, a leading bamboo bicycle manufacturer in Ghana has won the SME of the year award at the maiden edition of the Prestigious UK Ghana Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards.  The award was in recognition of the performance and impact of the company in the year 2016. Other nominees in the category were Vokacom, Express Pay, and Addai Cutlass.

Former cardinal Bernard Law, disgraced in Boston clergy sex scandal, dies in Rome

Bernard Law, the embattled former Boston cardinal whose legacy amid the clergy sex abuse scandal ushered in a painful era for the nation and the Roman Catholic Church, has died,  according to a church official. He was 86.

Nana Addo tours Eastern Region today

President Akufo-Addo will today [Wednesday], begin a three-day tour of the Eastern Region as part of his nationwide tour.

The tour will round up the President’s nationwide working visit to all 10 regions of the country since he assumed office, having already visited nine others.

Facebook will alert you when someone posts your photo, tagged or not

Facebook has launched new tools powered by its facial recognition tech -- the same one that suggests friends to tag in photos. To start with, it has beefed up the alternative text feature it rolled out last year, which describes a photo's contents for people using a screen reader. For instance, the original version of the tool would describe a friend's photo with the words "may contain: tree, sky, sea." The enhanced version will include those and the names of people who could be in the photo even if they aren't tagged.

e.TV Japan Motors Corporate Run Donates to Ghana Blind Union

As part of their Corporate Social Responsibility  (CSR) e.TV Ghana in collaboration with Japan Motors, has donated 3,000ghc to the Ghana Blind Union.

This was in fulfillment of a commitment by  e. TV  Ghana and Japan Motors to commit a  percentage of proceeds from the 2017 ETV Japan Motors Corporate Run to support the blind.

Justin Gatlin: World 100m champion caught up in new doping scandal

World 100m champion Justin Gatlin is at the centre of a doping scandal after members of his team reportedly offered to supply performance enhancing drugs.
An investigation by The Telegraph claims the US sprinter’s team members offered to provide prescriptions under a false name, and smuggle the drugs to the United States.

US pastor and wife convicted of defrauding congregation in $2m Nigerian Oil Scheme

A Virginia pastor and his wife have been convicted of defrauding members of their congregation and investors in a $2m Nigerian Oil Scheme

SA student body 'wants to raise drinking age'

A leading student organisation in South Africa has called for the age restriction on drinking alcohol and smoking cigarettes to be raised from 18 to to 21, the local Times Live news site reports.

Vodafone Supports Damba Festival With Ghc 5,000

In line with its commitment to supporting indigenous Ghanaian culture, Vodafone Ghana has donated a sum of GHS 5,000 to the Wa Traditional Council towards this year's Damba Festival.

Video: I’ve no problem with thieves who invest in Ghana – Ken Agyapong

New Patriotic Party (NPP) firebrand Kennedy Agyapong has strongly condemned public officials who dip their hands into state coffers and invest in other countries.

Turkish Islamic cleric says men without beard cause 'indecent thoughts' in other men because they look like women

An Islamic cleric in Turkey, Murat Bayaral, has drawn backlash after suggesting that clean-shaven men sometimes "cannot be distinguished from women" and can cause "indecent thoughts' in some men. Speaking on a private religious station, Fatih Medreseleri (Madrasahs) TV, on Dec. 16th, Bayaral blasted beardless men and said there is no need to receive permission from wives for a man to shave his beard