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Cristiano Ronaldo wins Uefa's Best Player in Europe award

Cristiano Ronaldo has been named Uefa's Best Player in Europe for the second time after winning the Champions League and Euro 2016 last season.
The Real Madrid forward beat team-mate Gareth Bale and Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann in the voting.
Ronaldo, 31, scored the winning penalty for Real in the Champions League final against Atletico and captained Portugal to Euro 2016 glory in July.
Lyon and Norway striker Ada Hegerberg won the women's award.

She beat France's Amandine Henry and Germany's Dzsenifer Marozsan, after winning the Women's Champions League and a French league and cup double with Lyon.
Source: BBC

Champions League Group Stage: Guardiola's Man City to face Barcelona

Bayern Munich face a tough test against Atletico Madrid, Cristiano Ronaldo will return to Sporting with Real Madrid and Arsenal face Paris Saint-Germain in an intriguing draw.

Pep Guardiola will return to Camp Nou to take on Barcelona with Manchester City in the Champions League group stage.

Barca and City, who reached the semi-finals last season before being defeated by eventual winners Real Madrid, will also face Borussia Monchengladbach and Celtic in Group C.
Defending champions Madrid will face Borussia Dortmund in Group F, with Cristiano Ronaldo returning to his first club to face Sporting and Legia Warsaw completing their list of first-round opponents.

In Group A, Arsenal will meet Paris Saint-Germain in another clash of two big hitters, with Basel and Ludogorets also standing in their way of a place in the knockout stage.

Leicester City and Tottenham will be optimistic of reaching the second round, with the Premier League champions facing Porto, Club Brugge and Copenhag…

Photos: 10, 000 Abraham Attah Tom shoes in & ready for donation

A total of 10, 000 shoes will be donated to orphans across the country, manager of young actor Abraham Attah has announced at a press conference Thursday morning.

Mawuko Kuadzi told the media the Toms shoes are in Ghana, and ready for donation. He added that some of the shoes will be given out to students of Attah’s former school, Ashiaman Primary and JSS, and also refugees at the Buduburam refugee camp, who were part of the movie, Beasts Of No Nation and other charity homes.

“I want to say ‘Thank You’ to Toms for giving me this opportunity to give out 10,000 shoes to give to the needy in Ghana.” said Attah at the presser.

Ama K. Abebrese , Bernice Dapaah, a representative of Bright Future Generation, an NGO and members of Attah’s management team were present at the press conference.

Attah wore Toms shoes during his presentation at the 2016 Oscars, the company promised to make thousands available for donation after the award scheme.

Abraham Attah gained international prominence…

Sonia Rykiel: French fashion designer dies at 86

French fashion designer Sonia Rykiel has died at the age of 86.
Rykiel, nicknamed the Queen of Knitwear, had been suffering from Parkinson's disease for some time before her death on Thursday.
Nathalie Rykiel, managing and artistic director of the Sonia Rykiel fashion label, said: "My mother died at 05:00 this morning at her home in Paris from the effects of Parkinson's."
French President Francois Hollande praised her as "a pioneer".
'Extraordinary legacy'He said of Rykiel, whose relaxed striped knitwear was seen as a shift away from more formal suits: "She invented not just a style but an attitude, a way of living and being, and offered a freedom of movement."
Jean-Marc Loubier, chairman and chief executive of First Heritage Brands, the parent company of the Sonia Rykiel label, said: "It is a sad day but Sonia Rykiel leaves behind her an extraordinary legacy."
 He added that she had "helped women and society evolve.&qu…

Tree falls on parked stationary vehicle at Legon

A white stationary vehicle parked in front of Legon Hall on the University of Ghana campus has been smashed when a tree fell on it out of the blue, Thursday.’s Nathan Gadugah who was at the scene of the accident reported there was no casualty.
The tumbled tree, he said, is so huge that it has divided the road that stretches from the Commonwealth Hall to the main university entrance.
This has made it impossible for vehicles to use the road.


US election: Trump calls Hillary Clinton a 'bigot'

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has accused Democratic rival Hillary Clinton of being a "bigot" in his latest appeal to minority voters. 
Speaking at a Mississippi rally, he said his opponent "sees people of colour only as votes not as human beings worthy of a better future".
Mr Trump added that Mrs Clinton and the Democratic party had taken advantage of the African-American community.
Mrs Clinton fired back, saying "he is taking a hate movement mainstream".
The Democratic presidential nominee called out Mr Trump for questioning the citizenship of President Barack Obama and for failing to disavow former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke, adding that he was "peddling bigotry and prejudice and paranoia".

Mr Trump took aim at Mrs Clinton during a campaign stop in Jackson, Mississippi, on Wednesday, where he was joined by Britain's outgoing UKIP leader Nigel Farage. 
Mr Farage, who is viewed as a major force behind the UK's exi…

I wanted to be an architect – Joe Mettle

Although he is into full professional gospel music at the moment, Joseph Oscar Nii Mettle, popularly known as Joe Mettle, has revealed that he wanted to be an architect when he was growing up.

The multiple award-winning Ghanaian gospel singer and songwriter, speaking in interview

I realised the music gift at an early stage of my life, somewhere around thirteen, fifteen years but how it was going to happen I didn’t know. It was a dream I realised. I realised that it was a calling just be able to sing to people…I realised that God wanted me to do it but as to how it was going to happen, I didn’t know.”
He further indicated: “I just had to trust him [God]. Growing up, my whole life has been a testimony and I have seen God do too much to doubt him. My life actually depends on the grace of God. I was sick when I was young and it took the grace of God to be healed so my whole life depended on him.

Joe Mettle further told Prince Benjamin he has been engaged in professional music for …

TRENDING: Therapist Massaging A Ghanaian Lady Who Is Completely NAKED ( 18+ Video)

The therapist, Ransford Afari who posted the video on his wall is captured in the footage giving the lady a breath-taking massage.

The lady whose face was not shown in the short video was lying gentle enjoying the massage. Guys who chanced on this video on the online social networking service expressed interest in joining Ransford at his work place.

Video below:-

Hollywood Actor-Boris Kodjoe Proudly Celebrates His Ghanaian Heritage With A PHOTO And Interesting Information

Hollywood actor - Boris Kodjoe, full name Boris Frederic Cecil Tay-Natey Ofuatey-Kodjoe has given a big shoutout to his Ghanaian heritage by uploading the above photo on his facebook and adding a touching history to it.

Kodjoe was born in Vienna, Austria, to Ursula, a German psychologist of partially Jewish descent, and Eric Kodjoe, a Ghanaian physician who is of an Nzema descent.
On Wednesday, he went deeper–by writing the below to go with the photo:

Heritage Wednesday

Accra Ghana circa 1950.
My grandparents, Chief of Police Joseph Cecil Ofuatey-Kodjoe and Elsie Ofuatey-Kodjoe, and behind them standing from left to right, my father Eric, Kiddie, and Freddie. Why my aunt Esther wasn’t in the picture I do not know. This shot was taking a few years before Kwame Nkrouma led Ghana (formally Gold Coast) to Independence from Britain.

Side note; my grandmother didn’t look into the lense because she didn’t know where it was. She had gone blind from cataract left untreated. I never no…

Bishop Obinim granted bail

Controversial founder and leader of the International God’s Way Church Bishop Daniel Obinim has been granted bail.
The Bishop has been detained at the Nima Police Station since Tuesday after he was transferred from the Tema Police Command to the CID Headquarters in Accra.
He was being held for assaulting two church members before his congregants as well as facing defrauding by false pretense charges in a Gh¢11.6 million case. 
There was heavy security presence at the court premises awaiting the arrival of Bishop Obinim, following huge crowd disturbances at the Police CID Headquarters Wednesday.
However, in a sharp turn of events, there was a no-show at the Accra Circuit Court Thursday, following which scores of police detailing at the premises were dispersed.
Having been held in police custody for two nights following his arrest on Tuesday at the Tema Police Command, Bishop Obinim was expected to be brought before the Accra Circuit Court Thursday by the police.
According to the po…

We’re happy Obinim flogged us - Teenagers

The teenagers who were flogged during a church service by Bishop Daniel Obinim for engaging in pre-marital sex have expressed gratitude to the controversial pastor for the punishment that was meted out to them.

The teenagers, Eliasu Zakari,16, and Justina Nhyiraba Gyasiwaa, 14, in an interview with OBTV expressed remorse for the conduct that led to the punishment.

"We admit that what we did was wrong and our father Obinim was right in disciplining us in church...when we heard Ghanaians condemning the action of Bishop, we were very hurt because we came to the realization that we did the wrong thing and he was right in correcting me. We were happy he corrected us by punishing us and we will not engage in such acts again. Comments by people condemning bishop will rather prevent him from catering for us,” Gyasiwaa stated.

Obinim is currently facing charges including, a charge of assault after the video of the flogging exercise went viral on social media. He has however been …

WhatsApp users to receive adverts

WhatsApp says it will begin sharing more data with Facebook and will start letting some companies send messages to users.
It is the first time the company has changed its privacy policy since the firm was bought by Facebook in 2014.
WhatsApp will now share users' phone numbers with the social network, which it will use to provide "more relevant" friend suggestions and advertisements.
One analyst said some people might feel "betrayed" by the move.

Data sharing
WhatsApp said sharing users' phone numbers with Facebook would help tackle spam and abuse, as well as offer people "better friend suggestions and more relevant ads".
Using the data, Facebook will be able to match people who have exchanged phone numbers, but have not added one another as "friends" on the social network.
WhatsApp will also share information about when people last used the service, but said it would not share the contents of messages, which are encrypted.
"Your e…

Ghostbusters star Leslie Jones is targeted in racist cyber-attack on her website

Hackers have targeted Ghostbusters star Leslie Jones after intimate photos of the actress were posted online.
The star's Tumblr page has been taken offline after she became the victim of an apparent cyber-attack.
Copies of her passport and driving licence were published as well as personal photos from her iCloud account.
An image of the dead Cincinnati Zoo gorilla Harambe appeared in an apparent racist insult.

Photos of the actress posing with stars including Rihanna, Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West were leaked as was her phone number and Twitter password.
The 48-year-old left Twitter briefly last month after she received racist messages.
She was sent tweets blaming her for Aids and comparing her to a gorilla.
She criticised the social media company for not doing enough to deal with online trolls.
Twitter announced a new "quality filter" earlier this week which is designed to allow users to deal with trolls and abusive posts more easily. 
Friends and fellow actors have come …

Law & Order actor Steven Hill dies at 94

US actor Steven Hill, who was best known for roles on the original Law & Order and Mission: Impossible TV shows, has died at the age of 94.
Hill played undercover team leader Daniel Briggs in the first series of Mission: Impossible in 1966.
And he appeared as District Attorney Adam Schiff on NBC's Law & Order for 10 years from 1990.
Law & Order producer Dick Wolf described Hill as "one of the truly great actors of his generation".
He was also "one of the most intelligent people I have ever met", Wolf said, adding: "He is also the only actor I've known who consistently tried to cut his own lines."
Hill began his acting career on Broadway in 1946 and took classes alongside Marlon Brando and Montgomery Clift at the Actors Studio in New York.

In a 1983 interview, Actors Studio founder Lee Strasberg described him as "one of the finest actors America ever produced".
While at the studio, Hill worked with director Elia Kazan. Hill la…

Obinim For Court Today

Bishop Daniel Obinim is expected to be hauled to court today, Thursday, 25 August in connection with the GHS11.6million fraud allegation for which he has been arrested and detained.

The founder of the International God’s Way Church spent a second night in cells on Wednesday after his arrest on Tuesday. Apart from the fraud allegation against him, Bishop Obinim is also facing physical and verbal assault charges for flogging two teen lovers in church.

Meanwhile, the entire congregation of the church has said they will vote against the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) in December’s general elections for orchestrating the humiliation of its founder and “God’s servant”.
After the preacher spent Tuesday night in the cells of the Nima Police Station, hundreds of his church members and fans massed up at the station to demand his release. After some frantic effort, the police were able to whisk the controversial man of God away to the police headquarters but the supporte…

Zimbabwe: Anti-Mugabe protests turn violent in Harare

Zimbabwean police have used tear gas, water cannons and batons to disperse an opposition rally protesting against police brutality in the capital Harare.
More than 200 supporters, mostly youths, of the main opposition party, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), took to the streets on Wednesday.
Many protesters were reported to have been injured, but police spokeswoman Charity Charamba said she had no information on that.
Riot police blocked streets around the MDC headquarters and used water cannon against some youths in downtown Harare.

Some protesters threw back tear gas canisters, as well as rocks, towards the police, who fired more tear gas outside the MDC offices.
The demonstrators had marched through the streets of the capital denouncing the police for beating up protesters and called on President Robert Mugabe to step down, accusing him of running a dictatorship.

The rally came two days before a planned march by all opposition parties to try to force Mugabe to implement…

Obinim supporters hold church service at Nima Police Station

Supporters of the Founder of the International God’s Way Church, Bishop Daniel Obinim, are holding what appears to be a church service at the car park of the Nima Police Station.
Led by a man said to be one of the junior pastors of Bishop Obinim, the people are singing songs of worship.
Joy News’ Latif Iddrisu who visited the place disclosed the crowd is growing in strength as they have resolved to be closer to their spiritual father.
Bishop Obinim has been sent to the Nima Police Station where he will be spending Wednesday night after he was interrogated at the Police Criminal Investigation Department (CID) for flogging two church members and allegedly defrauding a man in a GHS11.6 million gold business scam.

 Early today, attempts by his lawyer Samuel Atta Akyea to have the controversial Ghanaian pastor granted bail was rejected by the police who claimed they were not satisfied with information given them.
They have disclosed they would be processing him for court Thursday over…