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Cristiano Ronaldo shows off his £260K Lamborghini Aventador

Having played a part in the Real Madrid’s 6 – 1 victory against Real Betis on Saturday, Cristiano Ronaldo took to social media to post a photo of him posing in front of his black Lamborghini Aventador, worth around £260,040.... 

US sprinter Tyson Gay's daughter, 15, shot dead in Kentucky

Former world champion sprinter Tyson Gay's 15-year-old daughter has been killed in a shooting in the US state of Kentucky, police say.
Police in Lexington said Trinity Gay was hit in the neck during an exchange of fire between two vehicles in a restaurant car park.
She was taken to hospital where she later died, local media reported.
Mr Gay, who is from Lexington, confirmed her death to local TV station Lex 18.
"She didn't make it. I'm so confused. She was just here last week for fall break. It's so crazy. I have no idea what happened," Lex18 quoted him as saying. 
Mr Gay is the US 100m record holder and is the joint second-fastest 100m runner of all time, behind Usain Bolt.
The US track and field athletics team tweeted its condolences, sending "thoughts and prayers" to Mr Gay and his loved ones "as they mourn the tragic & senseless loss of his daughter, Trinity".
Mr Gay's daughter was also an athlete and competed for Lafayette H…

South Africa legend Neil Tovey suffers heart attack

The South African Football Association (Safa) announced on Sunday that its technical director, Neil Tovey, has suffered a heart attack.
In a statement, Safa said Tovey's brother, Mark Tovey, had confirmed the news and that the former Bafana Bafana captain was in a critical condition with doctors battling hard to stabilise him.
"He suffered a heart attack while training this afternoon (Sunday, 16 October 2016) and was rushed to hospital," said Mark Tovey.

"We await the doctor's report and the next few hours are going to be critical," he added. 
The President of Safa, Dr Danny Jordaan, said he was shocked to learn the news and wished Neil Tovey a speedy recovery.
"We trust he will pass through this challenge," Jordaan said. 
54-year-old Tovey was named as South Africa's new technical director in June 2015., having reportedly suffered a heart attack four months before his appointment. 
As a player, he famously skippered Bafana Bafana to a 2-0 trium…

E/R: ‘Angel’ shows up in church

A strange image of a perceived supernatural being believed to be an angel has been captured on camera during a church service by the Arjarquah Ministries in the Eastern region.

The picture has subsequently gone viral on social media in particular, on the walls of some powerful men of God including Prophet Kofi Danso, a Canadian-based Ghanaian Prophet, who ministered at the interdenominational service when the incident took place, at the Koforidua Center for National Culture .

Starr News understands several miracles were recorded during the revival program.

According to reports, a female church member who was supposedly filled by the Holy Spirit during the service, saw the strange image on the walls of the auditorium at the time the service had closed around 12:30am and took the pictures after zooming in with her phone.

 The image then disappeared before she could prompt the ushers who were praying nearby after the service.

The leader of the church reportedly announced the …

Usian Bolt shows off parents

World’s fastest man, Usian Bolt took to social media to show off his parents, Wellesley and Jennifer Bolt. Captioning the photo, the Jamaican sprinter wrote: 
Day one supporters..Always a joy having my parentsaround #MyHeroes #HeroesInActionRun#RunForRights #Charity #Falmouth 

Actor Van Vicker and Wife Celebrate 13 Years of Marriage

Ghanaian actor, Van Vicker and his lovely wife, Adjoa are currently thanking God for a fruitful union which has been able to withstand the various pressures that has been associated with it.
Van Vicker might play the role of a lover boy in most of his movies because of his handsome looks, but in real life he is very much a family man.
The actor and his wife are currently celebrating their 13 years anniversary of their marriage which has been blessed with two girls and a boy.
They two love birds actually met in 1993 but decided to walk down the aisle in 2003.

Clive Davis shares heartbreaking letter he sent to Whitney Houston after watching her on stage

Music mogul Clive Davis last week shared the heartbreaking letter he sent to late Whitney Houston after her infamous appearance at Michael Jackson's 30th Anniversary concert in 2001 where she looked emaciated, sang out of tune, and looked like she was on drugs.
The contents of the letter are revealed in Clive's new documentary, Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives.'

 Read it 
Clive writes,           "Dearest Whitney,   When I saw you Friday night at the Michael Jackson concert I gasped. When I got home, I cried. My dear, dear Whitney, the time has come. Of course I know you don't want to hear this. Of course I know that you're saying that Clive is being foolishly dramatic. Of course I know that your power of denial is in overdrive dismissing everything I and everyone else is saying to you. … I join your mother in pleading with you to face up to the truth now, right now, and there is no more time or postponement. You need help and it must begin now.…

Gifty Anti and Nana Ansah Kwao IV mark first wedding anniversary

TV personality, Gifty Anti who tied the knot with Oyiakehyire Nana Ansah Kwao IV of Joy FM last year October 15, 2015 marked her anniversary in a more cool way.
Her wedding according to was the most expensive and extravagant wedding in 2015.
The couple had a stunning floral theme at their serene Aburi venue with superfluous ambience. The reception came complete with a custom designed 10-metre truss structure positioned behind the bridal table featuring snow like flowers in white color.
The broadcast journalist, Gifty Anti now married to a royal Oyiakehyire Nana Ansah Kwao IV, name has changed to Awo Dansoa
Celebrating her first anniversary, she posted on Instagram, "a year ago today, it was all traditional and crazy. Today it's nice and cool just the two of Us. We give God the Glory for seeing us through this wonderful ONE YEAR journey. May you receive your blessing too. Much love".

Kumasi in shock over death of a popular journalist

Many residents of Kumasi especially followers of Kessben radio and television are in shock as news of the death of Confidence Kwadwo Baah broke Sunday.

The late Mr Baah who was the host of 'Breaking News' is reported to have finished his show on Saturday afternoon without complaints of or showing any sign of ill health according to some of his colleagues.

A family member who is reported to have confirmed his passing said he found the lifeless body of the journalist in bed when he went to check on him and immediately rushed him to the Effiduase Government Hospital only to be told Mr Baah has passed on.

The surprising news is trending on social media with lots of tributes pouring in. A popular Kumasi sports presenter Anthony Ackon Hammond, eulogized his friend and colleague on Facebook:

"Confidence K Baah why?Even yesterday he did breaking news after sports ali asked him confidence are u marrie d n do u have kids he said i wont answer it not knowing death was stari…

'Oldest' panda in captivity Jia Jia dies at the age of 38

A giant panda believed to have been the oldest ever kept in captivity has died at the age of 38, officials say.
The death of Jia Jia, whose age in human terms was more than 100 years, was announced by the Hong Kong theme park where she lived.
Her condition had worsened rapidly in recent weeks and she had lost her appetite, according to local reports.

She was put down by vets at Ocean Park, where she had lived since 1999. 
In a statement obtained by BBC Chinese, a Hong Kong government spokesman thanked the park for providing Jia Jia with care and support and added that it was "saddened" by the news. 
The park in Hong Kong held a high-profile celebration for Jia Jia's 37th birthday at her enclosure in July 2015.
Born in 1978 in the wild in Sichuan, China, Jia Jia was given to Hong Kong in 1999 to mark the semi-autonomous city's handover by Britain two years earlier.
Pandas normally live to around 20 years of age in the wild, and 25 in captivity.

Source: BBC

Ho: Nursing students hospitalized after electric shock

At least five students of the Ho Nursing Training College in the Volta region narrowly escaped death Saturday when a canopy they were carrying incidentally came into contact with a high tension electricity transmission line.

The students, according to Starr News sources, were relocating the canopy in preparation for the inauguration of a two-storey classroom block in the school, when the metallic tip of the canopy touched one of the electric lines, throwing them immediately onto the ground in the state of unconsciousness.

The incident led to a near pandemonium, as some of their colleagues quickly rushed to the scene in an attempt to resuscitate them.

They were later rushed to the Ho Regional Hospital, a few meters away from the school.

"The students were moving a canopy to another location, and then all of a sudden, they fell flat on the ground semi-unconscious. Their shoes were sparking fire, so some of their colleagues rushed to pull off their shoes. There and then the …

Prem League: City Held By Everton, Arsenal Win

Manchester City came from behind to draw 1-1 at home to Everton, but will feel like they should have won after missing two penalties.
City could have opened the scoring shortly before half-time when they were given a penalty after Phil Jagielka had tripped David Silva, but Maarten Stekelenburg was on hand to turn away Kevin De Bruyne’s spot kick.
And City were made to pay for that miss in the second half when Romelu Lukaku ran from the halfway line before finishing calmly past Claudio Bravo.

The hosts had a chance to equalise when they were awarded their second spot kick of the day after Sergio Aguero had been brought down by Jagielka, only for Aguero to also see his effort turned away by Stekelenburg.
But City did finally find the back of the net in the 72nd minute when substitute Nolito beat the Everton keeper with a header as his side ultimately endured a third consecutive game without victory.
Arsenal moved level on points with City at the top of the Premier League table afte…

Ghana’s Veronica Narkwor Kwabla wins CNN Health & Medical Award

Ghana’s Veronica Narkwor Kwabla, Saturday, won the Health & Medical Award at the 2016 CNN African Journalist of the Year Awards.

A ceremony held in South Africa saw Miss Kwabla, a Senior Journalist with the Congo-based and Euronews-owned Africanews, honoured for her outstanding performance. Until recently, Kwabla worked with the Accra-based TV3.

The CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Competition is respected across the African continent.

Founded by the Ghanaian Edward Boateng, it is to reinforce the importance of the role of journalists in Africa’s development and to reward, recognise and encourage journalistic talent across all media disciplines.

This year, the competition received over 1,600 entries – a record number – from 38 countries across the continent, including French and Portuguese-speaking Africa.

Celebrated widely, the first Awards Ceremony took place in Ghana on August 11, 1995. There were six winners that year from Kenya, Ghana, Nigeria and Uganda. Since t…

Two ECG staff sentenced for stealing

Two employees of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) have been sentenced for stealing electrical items valued at GH¢6,500 belonging to the company.

The convicts, Celvin Mawusi, a store keeper and Gregory Xenyo, an electrical technician, were staff of the ECG, Accra West Regional Office at Avenor.

The items they attempted stealing included two boxes of 12 kilovot 100 amps fuse cut- outs, three boxes of three kilovots 10 amps surge arresters and three boxes of lighting arresters.

They have been sentenced to pay 200 penalty units each. This will amount to GHC 2,400 each and in default will serve two years in prison.

They are also to pay GHC 2000 as compensation to the ECG.

Delivering the Judgment at an Accra Circuit Court, the Presiding judge, Mrs. Afi Agbanu noted that the two should have upheld high moral standard and not indulge in the act.

According to her, the judgment is to engender deterrent.


The Manager of the prosecution unit of the ECG, Mr Paul Assibi Abariga,…

(VIDEO) "My wife's function is to look after me" - Pres. Buhari tells reporter asking about his "kitchen, & the other room" statement

In an interview with Deutsche Welle (DW) - Germany's public international broadcaster, President Buhari insisted that his wife's job is to look after him. When asked to clarify on his statement that his wife belongs to his kitchen, Buhari said:
"I am sure you have a house.. You know where your kitchen is, you know where your living room is, and I believe your wife looks after all of that even if she is working."

When asked again if that was his wife - Aisha's function, Mr President replied in the affirmative, saying: "Yes. To look after me."

 Watch the video

Taylor Swift Donates Remainder of $1 Million Pledge to Louisiana Flood Victims

Taylor Swift is making good on her promise.
The 26-year-old singer has donated the remainder of her $1 million pledge to four charities benefiting those affected by the Louisiana floods.
Swift first made her pledge in August. Two months later, she has divided up her donation to Convoy of Hope, The Life of a Single Mom and YWCA Greater Baton Rouge. The "Bad Blood" singer also gifted $100,000 to Habitat for Humanity, which hopes to rebuild 100 homes in Baton Rouge by the end of 2017, and donated $50,000 to the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank in August.
"The generous donation from Taylor Swift could not have come at a better time for our organization," reads a post on YWCA Greater Baton Rouge's website. "These funds will be put to great use as we continue working to restore our Early Head Start facility that was damaged during the historic flooding last month, and continue our critical work of providing access to high quality early childhood services… Thank you, T…

Beyonce Starts Bleeding After Earring Rips During Tidal Concert, Continues to Perform Like a Queen

Nothing stops Queen Bey! 
The 35-year-old singer once again proved to be the ultimate professional during her Tidal X: 1015 performance at Brooklyn's Barclays Center in New York City on Saturday, as she continued to sing after her earring ripped from her ear and started bleeding.
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The incident occurred during Beyoncé's performance of "Haunted,&qu…

Donald Trump challenges Hillary Clinton to drug test

Donald Trump has challenged Hillary Clinton to a drug test before their next debate, suggesting the Democrat was "pumped up" on performance-enhancing drugs.
The attack from the Republican nominee came as he accused "corrupt" media of seeking to rig November's vote in his Democratic rival's favour, by reporting snowballing claims of his sexual misconduct.
Trump has trampled all conventions in his treatment of his opponent, vowing if elected to jail her over her email practices as secretary of state - and making "Lock Her Up" a rallying cry for his supporters.

His campaign has actively bruited theories about Clinton's health, seizing on her bout of pneumonia last month to suggest she is concealing a major health problem, and is unfit for office.
In a new attack, he suggested she had taken drugs ahead their last debate, and called for her to be tested ahead of their final duel Wednesday in Las Vegas.
"I don't know what is going on…