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President Trump threatens to review of licences of NBC and CNN

Once again, U.S. President Donald Trump blasted CNN and NBC News in a tweet criticising NBC’s handling of a story on movie producer, Harvey Weinstein and suggesting a “look at their license”.

“Ghana Aiming To Replicate China’s Success Story” – President Akufo-Addo

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says Ghana is aiming to replicate China’s development model, which has seen her, over the last three decades, creating progress and prosperity for the masses of the Chinese people.

Tyler Perry offers Geoffrey Owens a spot on his show after the former Cosby star was shamed for working in a store

Former Cosby star Geoffrey Owens was spotted bagging groceries at Trader Joe's and he was shamed for it. But his shame is about to turn to fame again as stars have rallied around him to declare support for him and movie director Tyler Perry has now offered him a spot in his next movie.

Nigeria hits MTN with $2bn tax bill

Africa’s largest mobile phone operator, MTN, says it has been hit with a $2bn (£1.5bn) tax bill by Nigeria just days after the country’s central bank slapped the company with an $8bn fine.

Akufo-Addo meets Alibaba co-founder Mr Jack Ma in China

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as part of his visit to China has held a meeting with the co-founder and Executive Chairman of Alibaba Group, Mr Jack Ma.

South Africa's economy in recession

The South African economy on Tuesday slipped into a technical recession according to Bloomberg.

Benin is the latest African nation taxing the internet

Benin has joined a growing list of African states imposing levies for using the internet.

GUBA Foundation Donates Incubator To Ga West Municipal Hospital

GUBA Foundation, a subsidiary of GUBA Enterprise in its bid to reduce infant mortality rate in Ghana, has donated a new incubator to the Neo-Natal Intensive Care Unit of the Ga West Municipal Hospital located in Amasaman, Accra.

Real Madrid likely to swap Marcelo for Juventus' Alex Sandro, following Ronaldo's £100million move

Spanish giant, Real Madrid will likely swap Marcelo for Juventus left-back Alex Sandro in the January transfer window.

30 African migrants including five women and children drown near Yemen

Security officials in Yemen confirm that a boat carrying at least 150 African migrants has capsized off a southern province, killing at least 30 people including five women and children.

2018 100 Most Influential Young Africans Announced

100 young achievers from 26 African countries have been announced by Africa Youth Awards as part of the 2018 list of 100 Most Influential Young Africans.

Ex-UBS trader who lost £1.4bn faces deportation to Ghana

Kweku Adoboli, a former trader convicted of fraud in 2012, is facing deportation to Ghana, after being detained by police in Scotland.

Rocky Dawuni designated Goodwill Ambassador for UN Environment

Rocky Dawuni, a Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter was today designated as the Regional UN Goodwill Ambassador at an evening of celebrations at the conclusion of the Global Landscapes Forum (GLF)  African Landscape Restoration event at UN Environment headquarters, Nairobi, Kenya.

Liverpool's £90,000-a-week star Sadio Mane helps clean his local mosque's toilets in act of dedication to his Muslim faith

Liverpool attacker Sadio Mane has been pictured cleaning the toilets and wudhu area of a mosque just hours after scoring in his side's Premier League win over Leicester.

Colin Kaepernick becomes Face of Nike’s 30th Anniversary for ‘Just Do It’ Campaign

Believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything.

Those are the strong and empowering words used in Nike’s 30th anniversary of their iconic “Just Do It” campaign.

Eight killed in munitions explosion in South Africa

At least eight people have been killed in an explosion at a munitions factory in South Africa, a spokesman for the fire and rescue services has said.

Jalaluddin Haqqani, founder of Afghan militant network, dies

The founder of the Haqqani militant network has died after several years of illness, the Afghan Taliban has announced.