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Cameroonian president, Paul Biya and his stunning wife, Chantal, celebrate his 85th birthday(photos)

President Paul Biya of Cameroon celebrated his 85th birthday today February 13th. Himself and his beautiful wife, Chantal, are pictured above cutting his birthday cake. Biya has been in power for 35 years. He became president in 1982.

Ekow Mensah shares 20 Lessons from the Life & legacy of Late Ebony Reigns

Over the weekend, Ghanaian music industry received the tragic bews of the demise of dancehall artist Priscilla Opoku-Kwarteng popularly known as Ebony Reigns who passed after an auto crash.

Land Acquisition and Registration Will Soon See Drastic Change - Vice President Bawumia

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has observed that land acquisition and registration in Ghana will soon see a big shake up to bring digital changes to the process essentially to arrest the challenges Ghanaians go through to purchase and register their lands.

Jacob Zuma agrees in principle to resign in 3-6 months – ANC

South African President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday agreed in principle to resign within a time frame of three to six months, said ANC secretary general.

Gary al-Smith, M.anifest, MzVee, and Wiyaala join UNICEF to call for fairer chances for adolescent girls in Ghana

Four of Ghana’s best known personalities joined UNICEF in the call for fairer chances for adolescent girls in Ghana, as they travelled to schools and communities in the Northern Region.

3D remake of Egyptian Queen Nefertiti sparks “Whitewashing” Backlash

A 3D remake of Queen Nefertiti who ruled Egypt some 3000 years ago has brought about a race row, with people saying she should be darker.

Sexual assault case against American singer, Seal has been dropped due to lack of evidence

The sexual battery case brought against Seal has been thrown out by the Los Angeles County District Attorney.

FIFA rejects Neymar’s denouncement against Barcelona over unpaid bonuses

FIFA has rejected Neymar's denouncement against Barcelona for alleged unpaid bonuses. The Brazilian forward had demanded he be payed a €40m bonus which had reportedly been withheld by the Catalan club following his exit last summer.

South Korea sentences Ex-President's best friend to 20 years Imprisonment

The secret confidante of ousted South Korean president Park Geun-Hye was convicted on Tuesday and jailed for 20 years for her key role in the scandal that brought down the head of state.

Veteran Ghanaian comic actor Super OD passes on

Veteran Ghanaian actor Super OD passed away Tuesday dawn at the Agona Swedru Government Hospital.

He was 82.

Super OD, according to family sources, was rushed to the hospital Monday, February 12, 2018 following an ailment but lost the battle for his life Tuesday.

Eight feared dead in motor crash at Tantra Hill on the Nsawam-Accra road

Eight persons are feared dead in a gory motor crash at Tantra Hill on the Nsawam-Accra road, Tuesday, 13 February 2018.

Ghana, Cuba To Join Forces In Malaria Fight

The Vice President of the Republic, H.E. Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has reiterated government’s desire to eradicate malaria and other mosquito-transmitted diseases which lead to significant numbers of deaths in Ghana and costs Africa billions of dollars in lost productivity.

Trump Jr.'s wife hospitalized after suspicious powder scare: police

U.S. President Donald Trump's daughter-in-law Vanessa Trump was taken to a New York hospital on Monday after she opened a piece of mail containing an unidentified white powder that was later determined to be non-hazardous, officials said.

Commonwealth in secret succession plans

The Commonwealth has secretly begun considering who might succeed the Queen as its head, the BBC has learned.
The issue is hugely sensitive because the role is not hereditary and will not pass automatically to the Prince of Wales on the Queen's death.

Two decades after taking a baby from a hospital and raising the child as her own, woman pleads guilty to kidnapping

Two decades after taking a baby from a hospital and raising the child as her own, a South Carolina woman pleaded guilty Monday to kidnapping and interference with custody.

2400 Entries Received For 2018 Ghana Makeup Awards

A total of 2,400 entries have been received for the public nominations phase of the 2nd edition of Ghana Makeup Awards.

Makeup Ghana, organisers of the award ceremony described the figure as unprecedented in the history of the award ceremony.

NDC MP sues Amidu, AG over Special Prosecutor job

A former deputy Attorney General Dr. Dominic Ayine has sued the State challenging the eligibility of Martin Amidu as the Special Prosecutor nominee due to his age.

Oxfam's deputy CEO quits over Haiti sexual misconduct allegations as scandal escalates

The deputy head of UK charity Oxfam resigned on Monday following allegations that some staff had paid to have sex with Haiti survivors in 2011 during humanitarian relief efforts after an earthquake.