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Donald Trump vows to deport 3 million illegal immigrants and build a wall on the Mexican border

In an interview on CBS's 60 Minutes program, President-elect Donald Trump said he will deport as many as three million undocumented immigrants and build a wall on the Mexican border after he takes office.
"What we are going to do is get the people that are criminal and have criminal records, gang members, drug dealers, where a lot of these people, probably two million, it could be even three million - we are getting them out of our country or we are going to incarcerate," Trump said in an excerpt released by CBS's 60 Minutes program.
But we’re getting them out of our country, they’re here illegally. After the border is secure and after everything gets normalised, we’re going to make a determination on the people that they’re talking about who are terrific people, they’re terrific people but we are gonna make a determination at that. But before we make that determination, it’s very important, we are going to secure our border."

The billionaire real estate…

2018 FIFA WCQ: Ghana 0- 2 Egypt

The Blacks Stars’ World Cup qualifying campaign suffered a severe blow after losing 2-0 to Egypt in Alexandria on Sunday in their Group E contest.

A goal in each half from Mohammed Salah and Abdella El Said leaves Ghana five points off the Pharaohs.

In-form Mohammed Salah converted a spot kick two minutes away from the half time whistle to put the host in front.

Left back Harrison Afful tripped Hassan Trezeguet inside the box and the referee pointed to the spot for a penalty.

With just four minutes to end proceedings Abdalla Saied added the second when the Egyptians mounted a rare attack and he shot from close range to beat goalkeeper Brimah.

The result leaves Ghana in third place on the table with one point; five behind leaders Egypt and three behind second place Uganda who beat Congo 1-0 at home on Saturday.

1. Egypt 6pts

2. Uganda 4pts

3. Ghana 1pt

4. Congo 0pt

Rock'n'roll legend Leon Russell dies at 74

Leon Russell, an America rock'n'roll hall of famer, died in his sleep at the age of 74 in Nashville, Tennessee.
He was famed for his "gospel-infused southern boogie piano rock, blues, and country music", his website says.
Russell played anonymously as a studio pianist in the 1960s before his breakthrough in the 1970s.

He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2011. Elton John has called him his "biggest influence as a piano player, a singer and a songwriter".
Russell's had a relatively brief period of stardom in the 70s which was later revived in 2010 with the help of Elton John when the two collaborated on an album called The Union.
The record took third place in a list of 2010's best albums by the Rolling Stones. 
Over his career, Russell recorded more than 35 albums and was best known for his A Song for You. 
The song was recorded and covered by the Carpenters, the Temptations, Neil Diamond, Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin and his good friend Willie …

Tsunami hits New Zealand after series of strong quakes

An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.4 struck central New Zealand just after midnight, the U.S. Geological Survey said, generating a tsunami that hit the northeast coast of the South Island. 
New Zealand's Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management warned of the risk of destructive waves along the country's entire east coast and urged residents in low-lying areas to evacuate and seek higher ground.

 Anna Kaiser, a seismologist at GNS Science said a tidal signal or surge of up to one metre (3 feet) had been recorded in North Canterbury region of the South Island. 
"That's reasonably significant so people should take this seriously," she told Radio New Zealand.
The quake was centered 91 km (57 miles) north-northeast of Christchurch, the biggest city on New Zealand's South Island. A 6.3 quake there in February 2011 killed 185 people and caused widespread damage.
The tremor, which was measured by New Zealand's Geonet at magnitude 6.6, was felt thr…

How Anita Erskine is about to get the world's attention

In her CNN African Voices feature early this year,anita anita1 Anita exhibited her bold, beautiful, mightily articulate and extremely confident personality, as she described how desperately she wants to use her career in Broadcasting to influence the way people see Africa in its entirety.
The interview is still trending, with people celebrating her distinct articulation!

Given that this lady is 100% Ghanaian, it was definitely a moment of pride for Ghana. Having spent more than a decade honing her skill and her craft in Television hosting and adding radio to her portfolio a year ago through Starr FM, it may not be so surprising that Erskine’s brand as an African Broadcaster and Media Professional is increasingly becoming recognized!

‘I’m extremely humbled by how many people urge me on at every turn. I adopted what I call the ‘Ant Strategy’ to grow my brand and build little by little, as consistently as possible. It’s has not been easy but I have tried never to let my focus w…

Cristiano Ronaldo poses in just pants as he and his Portugal team mates do the mannequin challenge (Photos & Video)

Cristiano Ronaldo and his Portugal team-mates have become the latest side to take up the mannequin challenge sweeping the internet of recent.

Ronaldo, as always, stole the limelight as he posed in just white pants while the majority of his colleagues wore training kit. 

The Portugal star, showed off his athletic physique with this one as he is seen frozen in the middle of Portugal's dressing room while the rest of the other team members pose in various other positions while the scene is filmed.

Southampton defender Jose Fonte can also be seen, having medical tape put on his ankle while William Carvalho is preparing to take a selfie.

More photos and the video below...

Gun Shots As NPP, NDC Supporters Clash At Akufo-Addo’s Residence

Supporters of the two major political parties – NDC and NPP – clashed Sunday morning infront of the Nima residence of NPP flagbearer Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.

It is unclear what triggered the clashes but accounts from both sides confirmed reports of gunshots and hurling of harmful objects.
 Participants of an NDC sponsored health walk allege that the personal security detail of the NPP presidential candidate fired multiple shots at the sight of the crowd.
But the security detail at the residence of the NPP flagbearer told Starr FM’s Papisdaf Abdullah that supporters of the NDC who were taking part in the health walk started throwing stones into the residence of Akufo-Addo.
The timely intervention of Police officers from the Nima Police station prevented the clashes from turning bloody.

Dede Ayew shortlisted for BBC African Footballer of the Year 2016

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Andre Ayew, Riyad Mahrez, Sadio Mane and Yaya Toure make up the five-man shortlist for the BBC African Footballer of the Year award.
The five candidates were revealed during a special live launch broadcast on Saturday.
The winner will be decided by fans from across the world, who have until 18:00 GMT on 28 November to vote for their choice.

Source: BBC

Oprah Winfrey Faces Backlash About Her Comments Following Donald Trump's Win

While speaking to the Associated Press on Thursday, Oprah Winfrey admitted that she was in disbelief at Donald Trump's win and Hillary Clinton's shocking defeat on Tuesday.
But the media mogul was seemingly so impressed by the President-elect's meeting with President Obama that her feelings took a different turn, as she tweeted, "Everybody take a deep breath! Hope Lives!"

Everybody take a deep breath! #HopeLives! — Oprah Winfrey (@Oprah) November 10, 2016Winfrey went on to explain the reasoning behind her optimism: "I could sense, maybe I'm wrong, but I could sense from Donald Trump's body language even when he came out for the acceptance speech, that brotha has been humbled by this world thing." 
Winfrey's comments have not been received well online, as several people, including Patton Oswalt (who tweeted "Oprah what the f---ck? This is not one of my favorite things") and W. Kamau Bell, have taken to Twitter…

Clinton blames FBI's Comey for her defeat in call with donors

Hillary Clinton blamed FBI director James Comey for her stunning defeat in Tuesday's presidential election in a conference call with her top campaign funders on Saturday, according to two participants on the call.
Clinton was projected by nearly every national public opinion poll as the heavy favorite going into Tuesday's race. Instead, Republican Donald Trump won the election, shocking many throughout the nation and prompting widespread protests.
Clinton has kept a low profile since her defeat after delivering her concession speech on Wednesday morning.

On the phone call with supporters on Saturday, Clinton said her campaign and the national party had raised $900 million from more than 3 million individual donors, according to the two participants who spoke to Reuters.
Clinton said Comey was at fault for her loss after he decided to send a letter to Congress only days before the election announcing that he was reinstating an investigation into whether she mishandled classified in…