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Tortured for profit: Captives whipped and filmed begging their families to pay a ransom

Disturbing video clips shared on social media by their desperate families have revealed the ordeal of Sudanese migrants kidnapped and tortured for ransom in Libya.

As one clip plays, viewers can hear the slap of the whip, the whimpering as each man is forced to turn his head to the camera and beg his family to send money.

University of Zimbabwe publishes Grace Mugabe's thesis

The University of Zimbabwe has published former First Lady Grace Mugabe's PhD thesis after an anti-corruption watchdog said it was investigating whether the wife of ousted President Robert Mugabe was wrongly awarded a doctorate three years ago.

"America first does not mean America alone": Trump to world leaders at Davos

President Donald Trump on Friday (Jan 26) offered "America's friendship and partnership" to the world in his debut appearance before the global business elite in Davos.

Akufo-Addo to attend Hugh Masekela’s funeral

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is expected to attend the funeral of late South African jazz musician Hugh Masekela.
The president, who eulogized the late musician for his extraordinary music, will be in South Africa on Sunday for the private funeral.

Tourists sexually assaulted in Senegal's Casamance region

A group of European tourists have been robbed and sexually assaulted while driving through the Casamance region of southern Senegal, an official says.

"A part of me will always feel unattractive" Lupita Nyong'o is all shades of gorgeous as she covers the latest edition of The Hollywood Reporter

Actress Lupita Nyong'o covered the latest edition of The Hollywood Reporter and she looked absolutely breathtaking in the photos.

Start Today And Make A New Ending! #BeInspired!

Now is the time to start. There are too many times when too many of us limit our own lives by refusing to start out on an adventure because we don’t feel as if we are prepared enough. If it is an adventure that you have never taken, chances are you won’t be fully prepared.

Harvey Weinstein's former assistant suing for having to clean up his semen and used condoms

Disgraced filmmaker, Harvey Weinstein, who's facing series of sexual harassment and assault allegations from several actresses has been slapped with a new lawsuit.

Mame Adjei Chats About Self Confidence, Working with Tyra Banks & Ghanaians in America with Yaa Somuah

Mame Adjei has been killing it in the modelling scene for quite some time now. From coming 2nd on America's Next Top Model (Cycle 22), placing 4th at Miss USA 2015, venturing into acting and also Djing in Hollywood. 

Lil Jon reveals he’s helping build a second school in Ghana

Rapper Lil Jon has been using his star power and wealth to help children in underdeveloped countries gain access to a proper education.

Annie~Joy writes: That Event Is A Motivation. Part 3 #BeInspired!

He was everything to me that's impressive but not anymore.  Actions speaks louder than words while times change with seasons

Kwabenya: Residents clash with Police over robbers

Residents of Kwabenya in Accra Thursday night clashed with the Police over some suspected robbers.
The irate residents had attempted to lynch the robbers who were nabbed while robbing a boutique in the area.

Listen Up: Ghana's Top Gospel Singer Joyce Blessing Storms Africa With New Single "I Swerve You"

2017 saw quite an overwhelming musical proficiency from Ghana's top gospel musician Joyce Blessing. Following the release of her 2017 buzzing eight (8) song set  album christened "Agyebum", Joyce Blessing maintained the lead as the much loved and discussed Ghanaian gospel artiste with her indelible stage artistry.

Women with muscular bodies are now seen as more attractive than those with thin physiques, researchers say

Researchers from the University of Missouri-Kansas City looked at the body types that people rate as most attractive, and found that muscular figures are rated more highly than thin bodies. The researchers studied photos of women in the Miss USA Competition and found that over the past 15 years, winners have become increasingly muscular. They came to this conclusion by analyzing photos of the 1999 to 2013 winners.

90-year-old grandma begins primary school in Kenya (Photos)

Priscilla Sitienei, a 90-year-old grandma who hails from Eldoret, Uasin Gishu county, has not given up on education, as she has enrolled in a primary school in Kenya.