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Showing posts from September 18, 2016

South African rap legend Mandoza dies at 38

South African kwaito music star, Mduduzi Edmund Tshabalala aka Mandoza, has passed on. He died today September 18th after a long battle with cancer, which had reportedly spread to his brain, leading him to lose his sight completely.
The new was first published by the Times Media Group after speaking to independent sources. News of the musician’s death has also sent shockwaves through social media after SABC News digital producer Sthembiso Sithole tweeted the news.

Sithole stated in a series of tweets that he is currently at family home in Soweto with a relative.
“That moment when you are close to a situation but you can’t report about it due to the fact that one of your close friends is a relative‚” Sithole tweeted.
Sithole went on to break the news to fans on social media. “Breaking news: Legendary kwaito musician Mandoza has passed away.”
“I will only be able to give full details after family members have been informed. In a awkward situation.”
Mandoza’s family have not yet issued …

Man U player Antonio Valencia 'mourned' derby day loss by meeting sexy nurse in hotel behind his wife's back (photos)

According to a report by The Sun Uk, Man U star player Antonio Valencia mourned Man U's loss to Man City last weekend by having a secret hotel meeting with a sexy busty nurse behind his wife's back. The report also includes an image of tickets given to the nurse by Antonio Valencia to come watch the game before they both retired to a hotel after the game. 
Read below...

'Valencia set up his rendezvous with the busty nurse after spotting her on Instagram then wooing her with raunchy phone messages. The ace, 31, spent weeks bombarding Vagsaeter with sexy texts after “liking” her photos on social media.'And last Saturday, hours after his team lost their fierce Premier League derby with local rivals Man City, he arrived at a Manchester hotel where she was waiting in her room just after 11pm.'
The £90,000 per-week full-back, wearing a grey T-shirt, dark jeans and a baseball hat, kept his head down as he walked briskly through the lobby before taking the lift.

Women's Africa Cup of Nations draw completed

Nigeria's defence of their Women's Africa Cup of Nations title will begin with matches against Ghana, Mali and Kenya in Group B of the 2016 tournament.
Hosts Cameroon are in Group A and will face Egypt in the opening match of the finals on 19 November in Yaounde.
South Africa and Zimbabwe, who both played at the Rio Olympics, complete the teams in the group.

The final is set for 3 December with Limbe as the other host city.
Draw for 2106 Women's Africa Cup of NationsGroup A:Group B:Cameroon (hosts)Nigeria (holders)EgyptMaliSouth AfricaGhanaZimbabweKneya
Nigeria have dominated women's football in Africa having been crowned champion a total of nine times, Equatorial Guinea are the only other nation to have won the continental title.
Kenya are making their first ever appearance at the women's finals and have reached the final of the East and Central African regional event in Uganda.
They will play Tanzania in the final of the Cecafa Women's Championship on Tuesday.

Lifestyle: Ten ways to find a faithful guy

Have you been in a situation where you feel so dejected with dating that you’re ready to give up.

“There just aren’t any good guys out there anymore,” you lament. Bad relationships will do this to you. After a while of dating Mr Wrong and Mr Cheater, it’s so easy to quit the dating scene for good and adopt some cats.

I know it’s hard to believe, but there are good guys out there. Lots of them, in fact.

In America, there are 20,000,000 single men. Amidst all the frogs are some real princes. You just have to know where to look. “Where?” I hear you asking. So let’s take a look at 10 ways to find yourself a faithful guy.

Online Dating

I know, I know. You’re as sceptical as I once was about online dating. In fact, you might already have tried it, only to find that it just made you trust guys even less.

But there is no denying that for every bad online dating story is a fantastic one. More and more people are meeting their soul mate online. And if they can find the good guys, so can …

World's oldest fish hooks found in Japanese island cave

Archaeologists have found the world's oldest fish hooks in a cave on the Japanese island of Okinawa. 
The pair, dating from about 23,000 years ago, were carved from sea snail shells and found with other ancient relics, according to a paper.
It is thought humans inhabited the island from at least 30,000 years ago, surviving despite scarce resources.

The findings suggest a wider use of advanced maritime technology in that era than previously thought.
Modern humans first moved to offshore islands some 50,000 years ago. 
While fishing has been essential for early humans to spread around the planet, it is unclear how the technology evolved, with evidence limited to sites in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea.
"The new evidence demonstrates a geographically wider distribution of early maritime technology that extended north to the mid-latitude areas along the western Pacific coast," according to the National Academy of Sciences.
The fish hooks predate ones found in Timor, thought …

Watford Beat Man Utd 3:1

Manchester United crashed to a third straight defeat in all competitions as Watford won 3-1 win at Vicarage Road.
United had gone behind to a 34th-minute Etienne Capoue strike but fought back to equalise through Marcus Rashford, making his first Premier League start of the season, just after the hour mark.
However, Zuniga, on a season-long loan from Napoli, made an instant impact by scoring with his first touch before Troy Deeney added a penalty in added time.

Jose Mourinho started the game with a strong attacking line-up that included Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Wayne Rooney, Anthony Martial and Rashford but did not see an improvement made on lacklustre displays that have resulted in losses to Manchester City and Feyenoord.
Both sides had chances before Capoue’s opener; Odion Ighalo shooting wide with an open goal at his mercy on 13 minutes after a defensive mix-up between Smalling and David De Gea, and Troy Deeney seeing a header well saved by De Gea minutes later.
Ibrahimovic missed f…

Asamoah Gyan powers Al Ahli to victory in Arabian Gulf League

Asamoah Gyan took only four minutes to announce his return to the Arabian Gulf League as he scored in Al Ahli’s comprehensive win over Emirates club.
The champions got their title defence off to a winning start, beating Emirates 4-0at the Rashid Stadium with Gyan netting the opening goal.
The frontman, setting out on a year-long loan from China’s Shanghai SIPG, won a penalty and then casually converted it.

It was his 96th goal in 84 UAE top-flight matches, his second for the Knights following last week’s Arabian Gulf Cup strike against Al Ain.
Gyan was withdrawn on the hour, applauded off the pitch by the scattering of loyal supporters who braved the stifling early evening conditions to watch Ahli embark on their title defence.
He was benched in midweek for the 2-1 victory against Al Jazira in the Arabian Gulf Super Cup.
Source: Joysports

Mahama leaves for 71st UN General Assembly

President John Dramani Mahama has left Accra for New York to attend the 71st General Assembly of the United Nations.
This year’s General Debate will open on Tuesday, with President Mahama scheduled to address the world body on Wednesday, September 21.
As Co-Chair of the UN Advocacy Group on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), President Mahama will be co-hosting a number of side events related to the successful implementation and advocacy for the SDGs.

These include a GSM Association- organised event on the role of Mobile Innovation and the Private Sector towards accelerating the implementation of SDGs and achieving the 2030 Agenda.
President Mahama will also co-host with the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) a side event on ‘Pathways to Zero Hunger’, which will showcase concrete transformations in food security, nutrition and sustainable agriculture in support of the delivery of the 2030 Agenda. 
The President will join other leaders…

Khloe Kardashian and Tristan Thompson kiss on Snapchat (photos)

Weeks after they were pictured kissing at a Drake concert in LA, the reality TV star, 32, shared a video via Snapchat of herself kissing her new boyfriend, Cleveland Cavaliers player Tristan Thompson, 25 as they watched Kanye West's concert in Miami on Friday while friends looked on. Watch the video after the cut...

My government experienced the most difficult times – Mahama

President John Dramani Mahama has described his first-term in office as one of the most difficult moments in the history of Ghana.

He said this is because of the many complex challenges that confronted the country requiring urgent steps to address them.

“It has not been easy, it has been a difficult journey. My presidency has been one of the most difficult presidencies in the history of Ghana because if you look at the challenges we faced, they were very difficult.

The economy was crooked, many fire outbreaks in various markets, labour agitations and frequent power interruptions,” Mahama said. President Mahama made the comments while addressing party supporters at a rally in the Okaikoi North Constituency in Accra, as part of his three-day tour of the region.

He said that government had succeeded in addressing the power crisis and is confident the country’s development gains will not be lost. “We have done so well.

We are focusing on four main things; constructing more roads, …

Three years after their bitter online fight, Teyana Taylor & Rihanna make up

Anyone remember the bitter twitter fight between Teyana Taylor and Rihanna? Where Teyana referred to Rihanna as '#IndustryPussy', saying: "Ya net worth and ya body count go neck to neck"? 
And Rihanna responded by calling her a 'broke bitch'? (Read here) Well, it seems they've moved on from all that...

Rihanna sent Teyana some gifts from her Fenty Collection collaboration with PUMA and she responded by sharing a photo of the merchandise, with the caption: "Thanks for the dope ass gift Ri, I love them!! Gimme kiss!

I'm searching for a wife - Papa Nii

Veteran actor Papa Nii who is in his fifties says he wants someone to marry.

The actor known for his big words in an interview with Multimedia’s MzGee told her that he has been single for about five years now.

According to him, he has not had another wife after he walked out of his 30-year-old marriage five years ago.

Speaking on why he had to divorce his wife, Papa Nii who was not willing to disclose the cause of the breakup said it has nothing to do with his acting career.

According to him, the attitude of couples result in most marriage breakups but not the occupation of the partners. He continued that they were incompatible so they had to go their separate ways.

The actor real name Pattington Papa Nii Papafio further told MzGee that the fact that his marriage to the mother of all his children did not work means the next one will also collapse.

“I’m looking for love, I’m looking for companionship.

People have gone to first world war and failed, second world war and failed, third …

Serena Williams puts her bikini body on display

Tennis champion, Serena Williams put her bikini body on display and wrote..

Several injured in 'intentional' New York explosion

At least 29 people suffered minor injuries in an explosion in a busy part of New York that the city's mayor said appeared to be intentional, adding there was no evidence of a "terror connection".
"There is no specific and credible threat against New York City at this point in time from any terror organisation," Mayor Bill De Blasio told a news conference. 
De Blasio said that, though injuries were significant, none of those hurt was likely to die.

"It is too early to determine what the incident was caused by. We believe it was intentional. A full investigation is under way," De Blasio said.
A police official said on Twitter that a second potential device was being investigated.
Al Jazeera's John Terret, reporting from New York, said police had "found some kind of pressure cooker… wrapped in silver duct tape. It has wires protruding from the centre of it, and on the side of it is some kind of device thought to either be a timer or a cellph…

Iranian para-cyclist dies after crash at Rio Paralympics

An Iranian para-cyclist, 48 year old  Bahman Golbarnezhad died Saturday after a crash during a race at the Rio Paralympics. The crash took place in a mountainous part of the race's course, which are the same circuitsalos used in the Rio Olympics.

He initially survived the crash and received treatment at the side of the road but had a Cardiac arrest on his way to the Paralympics' athlete hospital. The International Paralympic Committee said he was rushed to a Rio hospital where he died, it also said it would launch an investigation into the circumstances of the crash.

The IPC President Philip Craven added in a statement: “This is truly heartbreaking news and the thoughts and condolences of the whole Paralympic Movement are with Bahman’s family, friends, and teammates as well as the whole of the National Paralympic Committee of Iran".The Iranian flag was lowered to half mast in the Paralympic Village and there will be a moment of silence during closing ceremonies o…