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Nigerian man becomes internet sensation cleaning up world's most polluted city

A Tweet of Nigerian man Christopher Anaekwe, 28, picking up trash recently went viral.
While a commendable, community-spirited deed, it's not exactly the sort of act you'd think would get thousands of likes and shares. 

Robert Mugabe turns 94 today but he felt unloved as the celebrations are not as lavish as usual

Today, ousted Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe turned 94 but it wasn't the usual fan fare that comes with it.

LGBT community criticizes ‘Black Panther’ after a gay scene was allegedly cut out from the movie

The LGBT community is not happy about their total absence from the Marvel Studios’ blockbuster movie ‘Black Panther’

Five South African officers and a soldier shot dead during a police station raid by armed robbers

Five police officers and a soldier were shot dead during a raid on their station in South Africa's Eastern Cape province.

Relebogile Mabotja Hosted The 18th Annual National Teaching Awards

The 18th Annual National Teaching Awards which honoured the selfless contributions of the nation’s most dedicated teachers will be broadcasted on SABC 2 in March 2018.

Singapore announces plan to pay bonus to all citizens after surplus budget of almost $7.6 billion

All Singapore citizens aged 21 and above will get a one-off “SG Bonus” of up to S$300 each as the 2017 budget came in with a surplus of almost S$10 billion (US $7.6 billion).

“ECOWAS Single Currency Will Boost Trade & Economic Activity” – President Akufo-Addo

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says the introduction of a single currency in West Africa will, amongst others, help remove trade and monetary barriers, reduce transaction costs, boost economic activity, and raise the living standards of the peoples of the Region.

Serena Williams: I almost died giving birth to my daughter

Serena Williams has written about the complications surrounding the birth of her daughter in an article for CNN.

Legendary American preacher and adviser to presidents, Billy Graham dies at 99

U.S. evangelist Billy Graham, who counseled presidents and preached to millions across the world from his native North Carolina to communist North Korea during his 70 years on the pulpit died today Wednesday Fberuary 21 at the age of 99.

500 Ghanaians stranded in Dubai- Government

Government has revealed that some 500 young Ghanaians have been left stranded in Dubai.

The 500 were sent to the largest and most populous city in the United Arab Emirates [UAE] by fake recruitment agencies for non existing jobs.

'Please ignore this stupidity, I'm alive and well' - Sylvester Stallone dismisses rumour he has died of cancer

On Monday evening bizarre rumours circulated like wildfire that legendary American actor, Sylvester Stallone, 71, has died. 
Fake obituary of the actor was shared multiple times on all social media platforms, claiming that the actor passed away following a secret battle with prostate cancer.
Reacting to the bizarre rumours, the 'Creed' actor took to Instagram to laugh the claims, insisting that he was very much alive and well.

Ghana to host Banking, Insurance and FinTech Festival 2018

Industry players in Ghana’s banking, insurance and financial technology space will for the first time converge to celebrate their collective achievements.

Zylofon Cash launched, a modern way for Ghanaians to monetize their creative works

The much -anticipated “Zylofon Cash” has been officially activated in a party session at the Zylofon Media headquarters in East Legon. The event which had most influential media personalities and houses as well saw the attendance of the CEO Nana Appiah Mensah as well as most of the signed artists.

Trump pushes for ban on gun 'bump stocks'

US President Donald Trump has signed an order to ban bump-stock devices, which were used by a gunman who killed 58 Las Vegas concert-goers last year.

I forgive my brother Barack Obama and all those who have wronged me - Malik Obama tweets

Malik Obama, the Kenyan half-brother of the 44th President of the United States Barack Obama has come on twitter to say he has forgiven him.

AJ Sarpong Fingers Counsellor Lutterodt Over Valentine Comment

Ghanaian Radio and TV presenter, AJ Sarpong has rejected arguments made by controversial Ghanaian counsellor, George Lutterodt, which suggested that the church is Christianizing Val's Day celebrations in Ghana.

Lionel Messi scores against Chelsea for the first time in his career

Until last night, Barcelona forward Lionel Messi had not scored in his career against Chelsea but finally broke the jinx with at Stamford bridge with his goal in a Champions League match.

World Bank commends Ghana’s ‘positive’ economic growth

The World Bank has hailed Ghana’s economic growth for 2017, describing it as “positive”.

Didier Drogba's 17-year-old son Isaac signs contract with French Ligue 1 club, Guingamp

Former Chelsea forward Didier Drogba's 17-year-old son Isaac has joined French Ligue 1 club, Guingamp.

91 out of 474 Law Students pass Final Bar Exams

Only 91 out 474 law students have passed the final Bar exams at the Ghana School of Law and are expected to be called to the Bar.