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Johnny Depp set for Fantastic Beasts role

Johnny Depp is set to have a role in the second Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them film, due out in 2018.
It has been reported that the Pirates of the Caribbean actor will also have a brief cameo in the first film, a spin-off from the Harry Potter Franchise.
It is not yet known what role Depp will play in the fantasy series, which will revolve around a fictional author mentioned in the Harry Potter stories.

The first Fantastic Beasts film opens in the UK and US on 18 November.
Depp is known for playing Captain Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean series, which will continue next year with a fifth instalment, Dead Men Tell No Tales.
The 53-year-old was seen earlier this year reprising his role as The Mad Hatter in Alice Through the Looking Glass, a sequel to 2010's Alice in Wonderland.
Last month Harry Potter creator JK Rowling revealed she had planned scripts for a total of five Fantastic Beasts films.
Meanwhile, it has been revealed that Holliday Grainger has join…

Abraham Attah donates Toms shoes to Akropong School For The Blind

Award winning young actor, Abraham Nii Attah has donated Toms shoes to visually impaired students of the Akropong School for the Blind in the Eastern Region. The donation was done on his behalf by his manager Mawuko Kuadzi.

They donated four (4) boxes of footwear to the institution.

“We donated boxes of brand new Toms shoes to the Akropong School for the Blind at the Colours of Blakk Fashion show for the visually impaired towards a peaceful election.” Kuadzi wrote on Facebook.

According to him, the shoes donated are part of the 10,000 Toms shoes they promised to donate to various schools and orphanage across the country months ago.

The donation is an initiative of Abraham Attah Foundation and Toms Shoes.

Abraham Attah gained international prominence playing alongside Idris Elba in the movie Beasts of No Nation directed by Emmy Award-winning Cary Fukunaga.

Playing the character ‘Agu’ who when civil war tears his family apart, is forced to join a unit of mercenary fighters a…

FIFA unveils 'The Best awards' to rival Ballon D'or award after separation from France Football

FIFA have unveiled their own individual award for football's best players called 'The Best Awards' to rival the Ballon D'or award they originally co-owned with France Football after ending it's partnership with France football in September.
The awards will take place in Zurich on January 9, 2017 and according to FIFA, the inaugural 'Best FIFA Football Awards' is the 'definitive accolade' for players and coaches in world football.
World football governing body, FIFA will be unveiling the shortlists for the four individual awards this week, starting on Tuesday with the Women's Coach award then 10 candidates for the men's coach prize  on Wednesday then on Thursday and Friday the 10 candidates for the top women's and men's players prizes will revealed respectively.

FIFA previously named their award 'FIFA world player of the year' prior to their partnership with France Football in 2010 but decided not to revert to the same…

Don Marshall, Actor on ‘Star Trek’ and ‘Land of the Giants,’ Dies at 80

Don Marshall, who appeared on TV shows including “Star Trek,” “Land of the Giants” and “Julia,” died Sunday in Los Angeles. He was 80.

Fellow “Star Trek” cast member BarBara Luna reported his death on Facebook and said that he died peacefully with his daughter, son and twin brother Doug Marshall at his side.

On “Star Trek,” he played Lt. Boma in “The Galileo Seven” episode in 1967. On the late 1960s sci-fi drama “Land of the Giants,” he had a recurring role as Dan Erickson.

Among his other TV guest roles were as one of Diahann Carroll’s boyfriends on groundbreaking series “Julia” and on series including “Bewitched,” “The Bionic Woman,” “The Incredible Hulk” and “Little House on the Prairie.”

Marshall said he was grateful to get the role at a time when there were so few opportunities for African-American actors. “There weren’t that many jobs, guest starring jobs, for African-Americans or any minorities, really. I was very grateful to get the opportunities I got, and it made me wo…

Dessertfest comes off at Oxford Street Mall Nov. 26

The Cake Fair will host its first dessertfest dubbed the "Pop Up" show on November 26, 2016, at the Osu Oxford Street Mall.

The call for another sweet experience compelled the organizers to return with a ‘pop up’ show which would be a tribute to "our love for sweet desserts and a gathering of patrons and vendors giving patrons the chance to win free desserts from Pink Panda Bakery".

The Dessertfest "Pop up" event is a series of pop up programs to be held in anticipation towards the main Cake Fair event next year.

The Cake Fair is a collaboration between Yellow October Events, a full-service event management and consulting company and VoiceAds, a radio and television advertising company, with support from other media outlets.

Billionaire daughter, DJ Cuppy on the Cover Of DSTV Compact Magazine

DJ Cuppy is on the cover of the November issue of DSTV Compact Magazine.

Thief leaves apology note behind after breaking into a car just for chocolate

Some things just aren't worth the trouble but for one determined fellow, a bar of KitKat was enough reason to risk arrest. The cheeky culprit broke into a car just to help themselves to a bar of KitKat and was thoughtful enough to leave an apology note behind. The note which was shared by a Kansas State University student read: 

“Saw Kit Kat in your cup holder. I love Kit Kats so I checked your door and it was unlocked. Did not take anything other than the Kit-Kat. I am sorry and hungry".

Barrack and Michelle Obama dance to 'Thriller' at the White House Halloween party

The Obamas at their last Halloween party in the White house on Monday thrilled their guests to a nice rendition of Micheal Jackson's Thriller. Michele Obama said:
'We’ve been working on a little dance. We don’t know how it’s going to go, but we think we should all just try it anyway'.

Watch the video 

US election 2016: Clinton accuses Trump of bullying women

Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton has stepped up her attacks on rival Donald Trump, labelling him a "bully" for criticising women for their looks.
Mrs Clinton said Mr Trump had a 30-year history of "demeaning, degrading, insulting and assaulting" women.
Meanwhile, Mr Trump has branded Mrs Clinton "corrupt" and said she would "destroy American healthcare forever".

He told early Clinton voters with "buyer's remorse" they could change their vote in four states. 
The clashes came as the fractious contest entered its final week, with the opinion polls appearing to show the race getting tighter.
Speaking in Florida - and appearing on stage with former Miss Universe Alicia Machado, who has previously claimed Mr Trump once called her "Miss Piggy" after she put on weight - Mrs Clinton said she had "learned way back in elementary school that it's not OK to insult people".
For her part, Ms Machado called Mr Trump &…