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Prez Mahama And Daughter Enjoy Ride In New STC Buses (Photos)

STC has been provided with new buses to help boost the operations of the transport company.
President John Mahama on Friday afternoon handed over the buses to the management of the company.

Khloe Kardashian 'Engaged' Claim Is Late And Wrong

Khloe Kardashian is NOT engaged, despite a report that’s both late and wrong. Gossip Cop can again set the record straight.
MediaTakeOut blares in a headline on Friday, “It’s Just Been CONFIRMED… Khloe Kardashian Is ENGAGED To Tristan Thompson… But Is She Even… DIVORCED FROM LAMAR YET???” The accompanying story states, “In Touch Weekly just confirmed that Khloe Kardashian and Tristan Thompson are engaged.”
From there, the webloid quotes the tabloid, which says, “Now that Khloe Kardashian and Tristan Thompson are engaged, In Touch can exclusively reveal details on the couple’s wedding. Khloe and Tristan are now in the works of getting their own reality show, and are planning to marry in front of the cameras!”
Sound familiar? It should. Gossip Cop busted this exact story on Wednesday, just hours after the magazine’s new issue hit newsstands. In it, the outlet wrongly alleged Kardashian and Thompson were engaged, with a TV show in the works.
But, contrary to MTO’s claim, no enga…

Bonang Matheba Replaces Trevor Noah As MAMAs Host

MTV announced on Friday morning that Bonang Matheba would be hosting the MAMAs after Trevor Noah had to cancel his appearance.

Trevor made the announcement earlier today, explaining he has been suffering from a severe respiratory and ear infection.
“Due to the infection and strain on my vocal chords the doctor has ordered me to rest. I desperately wish I could dismiss the doctor but the added risk of flying means the decision would be highly irresponsible  and may cause further damage.”

MTV said that Bonang will be taking over the helm for the awards show which takes place tomorrow at The Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg.

Bonang confirmed the news, taking to her Twitter account to retweet messages of support.

MTV has moved to assure fans that while it’s disappointed that Trevor will not make it, the show will go on.

Cardinal Dolan: Trump, Clinton traded jabs at podium — but it was different in private

Cardinal Timothy Dolan, blessed with the job of playing peacemaker while sitting between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump during a white tie fundraiser, said the two presidential candidates demonstrated a kindness toward each other rarely seen in public.
While each candidate delivered some biting comments while taking a turn behind the dais at the Al Smith Dinner, "there were some very touching moments" in private, Dolan said, describing one right after he asked both of them to pray with him.

"After the little prayer, Mr. Trump turned to Secretary Clinton and said, 'You are one tough and talented woman,'" Dolan said. "He said, 'This has been a good experience, this whole campaign, as tough as it's been.'"

Clinton then returned the compliment.

"She said to him, 'Donald, whatever happens, we need to work together afterward,'" Dolan said.

"This is the evening at its best," he said, describing the event as &…

Lady Gaga Slams Comparisons to Madonna

There could be another diva feud brewing.
Ahead of releasing her highly anticipated Joanne album on Friday, Lady Gaga responded to being to compared to Madonna time and time again. It all started when Zane Lowe from Beats 1 Radio brought up the singers' relationships with their fathers. 
"There is another artist who has lived a very parallel existence," he said. "Based on this story, which I'm sure you can relate to. You know Madonna tells a very similar story -- overprotective father, 'Papa Don't Preach.' You know what I mean."

That's when Gaga launched into how much she's not like the 58-year-old music icon. "Madonna and I are very different. Just saying. We're very different. I wouldn't make that comparison at all and I don't mean to disrespect Madonna, she's a nice lady, and she's had a fantastic huge career, biggest pop star of all time," she explained. "But I play a lot of instruments. I w…

Thousands of dead gay and bisexual men in UK to be pardoned

Thousands of deceased gay and bisexual men convicted decades ago under the law that didn’t approve same-sex relationship, will be pardoned over the illegal act which was later legalized in 1967.

This comes years after British computer scientist, Alan Turing, who worked during World War II to break Nazi German codes, committed suicide in 1954 after he was subjected to chemical castration as punishment for homosexual activity, but later received a posthumous royal pardon from Queen Elizabeth II.

With the new law adopted to be the ‘Turing Law’, The Justice Minister, Sam Gyimah in his statement on Thursday said it will formally pardon those convicted under the law as long as it was consensual and they were over the age of same-sex relationship, while deceased people who were convicted for the act will be automatically forgiven.

‘It is hugely important that we pardon people convicted of historical sexual offences who would be innocent of any crime today, through pardons and the e…

Trevor Noah Pulls Out Of The 2016 MTV Africa Music Awards

The Daily Show host and South African comedian Trevor Noah, has backed out of the MTV Africa MAMA Award Show happening Saturday.

Noah released a statement to fans via Twitter confirming his withdrawal. He claims in the statement that he has been ordered to rest due to an infection.

Noah said is unable to travel because of a severe ear infection and strain on his vocal chords, apologising to fans.

Noah added that he wishes he could dismiss the doctor, but “added risk of flying means that decision would be highly irresponsible and may cause further damage”.

“I push myself as hard as I can all the time because I appreciate every opportunity I am afforded in life,” Noah said.

“Unfortunately there comes a day like today when it all catches up and my body cannot do what my mind wishes I could.”

A day before the awards ceremony is set to take place in a 2-hour telecast at the Dome in Johannesburg MTV announced that Bonang Matheba will replace Noah as host of the MAMAs. Noah issued the foll…

I Will "Breaches" RTP Awards Tomorrow - DKB

The 6th Edition of the Radio and Television Personality Awards comes tomorrow  Saturday October 22 2016, at the Accra International Conference Center( A. I. C. C) and the host of the night your truly the king DKB, has said he will "breaches" the event.

Explaining what he meant by "breaches", the King of Comedy said "Just as Bukom Banku brightened his skin by bleaching, it's the same way I am going to brighten up the event. I will make the event an exciting one, packed with unforgettable moments."

Having hosted many big shows, the undisputed King of Comedy says he would do everything possible to make the show short, sweet and fantastic.

"There would he no dull moment, everything would be fun. I would make sure the show would be done within the shortest possible time. I will make the show brief, no long talk, sweet, perfect and fantastic. In other words I would "breaches" the show."

Performing live on the night is Dancehall …

Achieng Abura death: Kenyans pay tribute to music star

Tributes are pouring in for Kenya's afro-jazz star Achieng Abura after she died of an undisclosed illness at a hospital in Nairobi on Thursday.
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta described her as an "inspiring figure" whose death was a "big blow".
She was the lead singer of the main anthem for celebrations marking the adoption a new constitution in 2013.
A fellow singer said her death was cruel at a time when her son, who had sickle cell disease, "needed her most". 
"The gap she has left will never be filled," Princess Jully told Kenya's Standard newspaper. 
The newspaper quoted a family source as saying that Ms Abura was admitted to the intensive care unit, before she died on Thursday. 
On 7 October, Ms Abura wrote on her Facebook account that she had lost more than 50kg (eight stone) in the last three years and she felt weak. 
"Walking is a problem with pains all over. Doctor says I must add 30kg then lose it as I exercise and firm…

Trump national political director 'steps back' from campaign

Donald Trump's national political director, Jim Murphy, said Thursday he is stepping back from the Republican nominee's campaign. "I have not resigned but for personal reasons have had to take a step back from the campaign," Murphy said, as first reported by Politico.

Murphy was brought on to the campaign in June and is a close friend of Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort.

He previously managed floor operations at three GOP conventions, and was an adviser to Bob Dole's 1988 and 1996 presidential campaigns.

Parliament okays GH¢10.9bn for critical government expenditure next year

Parliament has approved the Finance Minister’s request for GH¢10.9 billion to finance critical government expenditure in the first quarter of 2017.
Seth Terkper wants to use the money to finance interests on loans, grants to some government agencies as well as salaries and compensation for public sector workers.
The request  is part of efforts by the Ministry to ensure smooth running of government as the upcoming elections will make it difficult for an Appropriation Act to be secured before the end of this year,

Article 180 of the Constitution states that when it appears that the Appropriation Act in respect of any financial year will not come into operation by the beginning of that financial year, the President  may, with the prior approval of Parliament, authorise the withdrawal of moneys from the Consolidated Fund for the purpose of meeting expenditure necessary to carry on the services of the Government in respect of the period expiring three months from the beginning of …

Tonto Dikeh's ex-boyfriend, Malivelihood shades her Lexus gift, says his girlfriend's watch could buy it twice

Tonto Dikeh's ex boyfriend Malivelihood took shots at her on Snapchat after she showed off the 2017 Lexus her husband bought for. He wrote: "Her wrist watch can easily buy your Lexus car. Twice!!!" $129,000. Michael Awolaja aka Malivelihood is now dating Deola Smart.

See How This Man Slapped A Politician After Giving Him A Gift (VIDEO)

In this video shared by Kashif Ali, that has gone viral, a man is seen giving a rift to a Politician and giving him a very dirty slap afterwards. The location of this event is said to have been in Islamabad, Pakistan.

video below:-

Bisa Kdei To Headline "Ntoma Dance Festival" In Calgary, Canada

After a record breaking All White Party event in Toronto last year, the "Mansa" Hitmaker is set to entertain citizens of Canada once again.

This year, Bisa Kdei is headlining the Ankara/Ntoma Dance Festival which is taking place on 22nd October 2016, at Parkdale Community Hall.
MCs for the night are, Mc Adora Nwarfo, Mc Ben Ayerfo and Mc Bonde.

Bisa Kdei has over the years made Ghana proud with his God giving talent. He has series of hit songs and other successful collaborations with top musicians in Ghana and beyond.

The current High Life artiste of the year has arrived safely in Canada with his team and are fully powered to thrill patrons at the community hall with good music from Africa, Ghana.
If all you want to experience at the Ankara/Ntoma Dance festival is good music and fun, then Bisa Kdei is bringing this form of entertainment to you.
Watch video of how Asamoah Gyan performed I Love You by Bisa Kdei...

Hillary Clinton's response to 'late term abortion' at the debate that made even Democrats cringe

During the final presidential debate on Wednesday, moderator Chris Wallace asked both presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton what their positions were to a woman's right to abortion.
Donald Trump's response steered the conversation to late-term abortions, and Clinton was forced to defend her stance where she said unborn babies have no right to life. Adding that the mother's right surpassed the unborn baby's life even at 9 months.
A lot of people including Democrats, were horrified at her response especially after Trump had given a graphic description of late term abortion process. He said:

"I think it is terrible, if you go with what Hillary is saying, in he ninth month and rip the baby out of the womb of the mother just prior to the birth of the baby. Now you can say that's ok and you can say that's ok but that's not ok with me"
Some of the responses on Twitter: Watch the response below:

Final debate is third most-watched presidential match ever

The final faceoff between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump reached 71.6 million television viewers, meaning two of the three most-watched presidential debates in history occurred during this campaign.

The debate from Las Vegas, moderated by Fox News Channel's Chris Wallace, exceeded the 66.5 million people who watched the second debate. The first time these two candidates met on stage in September, the audience of 84 million set a viewership record, the Nielsen company said.
The 1980 debate between Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan, the only time they met that fall, was seen by 80.6 million people. That was the only previous debate to compare to this year's matchups in popularity. By contrast, both of the debates that Clinton's husband Bill had while running for re-election in 1996 against Bob Dole reached a little over 36 million people.
NBC may have been responsible for Wednesday's debate passing the one moderated by Anderson Cooper and Martha Raddatz in populari…

Samsung 'blocks' exploding Note 7 parody videos

Samsung appears to have filed copyright claims against YouTube videos mocking its recalled Galaxy Note 7 handset.
Many gamers have showcased a modification to video game Grand Theft Auto V, in which sticky bombs were switched with exploding Samsung phones.
But some have reported that their videos have been blocked on YouTube following a copyright complaint.
Samsung has not yet responded to repeated BBC requests for comment.
Critics have warned that trying to remove gamers' videos will only draw more attention to them.
The Galaxy Note 7 was recalled and discontinued in October after reports that some handsets were catching fire.
'Really sucks'
One US gamer - known as DoctorGTA - said restrictions had been put on his YouTube account as a result of Samsung's complaint.
"It's going to take three months to get the strike removed from my channel... I got my live stream taken away," he said in a video.
"If I submit a counter-notification to say 'sue me'…

Shatta Wale Releases Nana Vs Mahama

Dancehall artiste, Shatta Wale has released a song new song aimed at promoting peace between supporters of the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the opposition New Patriotic Partty (NPP).
The song capitalizes on the personality of the leaders of both parties to ask Ghanaians to promote and ensure peace before, during and after this year’s polls.
 Listen to the track: Shatta Wale – Nana vs Mahama
Shatta Wale also emphasized the recent ‘Kalyppo craze’ attributed to Akufo-Addo and Mahama’s use of his [Shatta Wale’s] “Mahama paper” hit song, to drum home the message of unity among the two major political parties.
He likened the relationship between President John Mahama of the NDC and the NPP’s Nana Akuffo-Addo to that of himself and fellow artiste Samini saying, “don’t waste your time to fight [over them]”.
In a line of the song he urged Ghanaians to take their destiny into their own hands and not depend on politicians to change their economic fortunes.
Shatta Wale ha…

Europa: Pogba Brace Lifts United; Inter Win

Paul Pogba scored twice as Manchester United eased to a comfortable 4-1 Europa League victory against Fenerbahce at Old Trafford on Thursday.
Wayne Rooney was back in the starting lineup for the first time since Sept. 21, but Pogba was given the opportunity to give United the lead from the penalty spot.
United were awarded a second penalty just moments later and Jose Mourinho chose Anthony Martial to shoot and make it 2-0.

Pogba then bent a first-time hit into the top corner on the stroke of half-time after being teed up by Jesse Lingard — marking the first time the midfielder had scored two or more goals in a game since November 2014.
United started the second half exactly how they finished the first, scoring another as Lingard got in on the action, picking out the bottom corner of the net with a sweet strike from the edge of the area.
Robin van Persie, making his first return to Old Trafford since leaving United in 2015, did pull one back for the visitors, converting from yards …