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@AFCON_2017 final: Cameroon topple Egypt to win Afcon; Egypt 1-2 Cameroon

Cameroon handed Egypt their first Africa Cup of Nations defeat in more than a decade to win the 2017 title with a 2-1 victory in the final in Libreville, Gabon, on Sunday night.
The Pharaohs – who were unbeaten in the Afcon finals since 2004 – took the lead in the first half through Mohamed Elneny, but second-half strikes from substitutes Nicolas N’Koulou and Vincent Aboubakar took the Indomitable Lions to their fifth African crown.
After a cagey opening, Egypt broke the deadlock midway through the first half when returning midfielder Mohamed Elneny scored with a shot from a tight angle which had the beating of goalkeeper Fabrice Ondoua at his near post.
Cameroon suffered another blow just after the half hour mark when influential defender Adolphe Teikeu succumbed to injury and had to be replaced by Nicolas N’Koulou.
Yet the Indomitable Lions ended the half as the stronger side, pushing Egypt back into their own half and causing a few nervy moments in the North Africans’ defen…

Music Video : Bisa Kdei - Apae

Black Legendary Music label brings the official music video for Bisa Kdei's latest single titled APAE.

Bisa Kdei in APAE talks about why it is necessary for men to provide for their women, before they start involving bedroom conditions in their love life.

The music video which was directed by Yaw SkyFace was shot inside Akuapem, and brings to live the lyrics of Bisa Kdei, who played a role as that "irresponsible" husband.

APAE is from Bisa Kdei's upcoming Konnect album which will be out in no time soon.

The song is an instant hit with a great story line from the current High Life artiste of the year....

Enjoy the visuals below, and see how Bisa Kdei was treated for refusing to cater for his woman..

Photos: Nicki Minaj throlls her fans with pregnancy

US rapper, Nicki Minaj is currently causing confusion online. Last night she shared a pregnant photo of herself with the caption, 'ATBIMS. y'all so childish.. - I was gonna wait to share the news but...'
 Her caption doesn't quite hit the nail on the head and her fans are torn between congratulating her or concluding the viral picture was photoshopped. Of course she's just trolling her fans...

10th Anniversary: Boabad Opens Art Exhibition At Accra City Hotel

The Boabad Children Foundation has opened an art exhibition from 2nd to 26th February, 2017 at the Accra City Hotel to showcase and sell art collections from it's students.

The art exhibition is parts of the NGO's plan to raise funds to cater for operations at Baobab School for Trades and Traditional Arts. The school is entirely founded by revenue generated from sales of art works by student and the foundations asserts.

The founder of Boabad Children Foundation, Adith de Vos, stated that she is delighted to see the foundation celebrate its 10th anniversary and also to witness the many successes its students have chalked. She asserted that scouting and equipping these children with the artistic skills they posses is not an easy task.

Adith de Vos also pleaded for governmental recognition and support to help empower the Ghanaian youth.

The opening of the exhibition was graced by teachers, alumini of the school and some art enthusiasts who made purchases of art collection…

La La Land wins award as directors criticise Trump travel ban

The director of film musical La La Land has won the top prize at the Directors Guild of America Awards ahead of the Oscars later this month.
Damien Chazelle, 32, said he aimed to "celebrate the act of dreaming".
He and many other directors also addressed President Donald Trump's travel ban in their speeches.
Mr Chazelle praised Iranian director Asghar Farhadi, who has said he will not now attend the Oscars and said excluding filmmakers was "anti-art".
He said Mr Farhadi - whose film The Salesman is nominated for an Oscar - came from "a country my government tells me I shouldn't be in dialogue with".

Iran is one of the seven mainly-Muslim countries affected by President Trump's order, which has been temporarily suspended by a federal court judge.

Last month La La Land broke the record for the most Golden Globe Awards, winning seven prizes.

Meanwhile Mexican director Alejandro Inarritu, who won an award last year for The Revenant, called the US …

Forgive my sins – Kudalor to Ghanaians

The immediate past Inspector General of Police John Kudalor has called on Ghanaians to forgive him, if he offended anyone, in the line of duty.
Mr. Kudalor caused massive uproar last year when he stated that that the Police may shutdown social media as part of measures in checking misconduct, as the elections approached.
The Mahama government later clarified that social media ban was not an option being considered.
Speaking at a Police event in Accra, the former IGP who brought his service to an end last month said his actions were not intended to hurt or offend Ghanaians.
“In my quest to get the best out of my officers and men I might have stepped on toes and offended anyone…I’ve put it in quotation marks because I don’t think I can offended anybody, these acts were unintentional, non-diabolical, not deliberate or from malice or ill-will. I took such actions in my fervent hope to get a world class police service. To the good people of this country I want to thank you as to ho…

Cristiano Ronaldo is world's highest-earning athlete for 2016 after banking £70m

Real Madrid and Portuguese striker, Cristiano Ronaldo has emerged the highest-earning athlete for 2016 after banking £70m. The former Manchester United star, who had a remarkable 2016, after winning the Champions League and Euro tournament, that saw him claim the Ballon d'Or and the Best FIFA Men's Player. 
He was named ahead of his rival, Lionel Messi who sits second, having made £65M while NBA star, LeBron James completed the top three with £61.9M.
Tennis legend, Roger Federer made £54.4M and Golden State Warriors's Kevin Durant scooped £45.1M to make the top five.

It's the first time the football star is heading the list as a top earner.

Eminem unleashes on Donald Trump: 'I'll make his whole brand go under'

Eminem truly is not afraid to take a stand. The Detroit rapper is unleashing on President Donald Trump in a profanity-laced verse on "No Favors" -- a song off fellow Detroit rapper Big Sean's "I Decided" album, which is out Friday. "I'm anti, can't no government handle a commando/ Your man don't want it, Trump's a b**** I'll make his whole brand go under," Eminem raps on the impassioned track that touches on issues like police brutality, the Flint water crisis, racism in America. This latest attack comes as activists and artists in the hip-hop community are gearing up for an uphill political battle against the Trump administration, including Sen. Jeff Sessions, who some worry could be detrimental for criminal justice reform if he is confirmed as the next attorney general. The White House did not immediately respond to a message seeking comment. Eminem, who is no stranger to political discourse, also slammed Trump in October in &quo…

Seat of gov’t remains Flagstaff House – Eugene Arhin

The Director of Communications at the Presidency, Mr Eugene Arhin, has stated that the government has not changed the name of the seat of the Presidency from the Flagstaff House to Jubilee House contrary to rumours making the rounds.
No change
Mr Arhin who spoke to the Daily Graphic made reference to the main gate to the House on the Liberation Road which still bears the inscription of Flagstaff House, and said should there be any such change, a formal process would be initiated and the good people of Ghana duly informed through the media.
The seat of government was constructed during President John Agyekum Kufuor’s administration as part of the Ghana@50 celebrations, and named Jubilee House
It is sited at the location that used to be called the Flagstaff House.
However, its name was changed to the Flagstaff House when the National Democratic Congress (NDC) administration, under the leadership of the late Professor John Evans Atta Mills, took over power in 2009.
One oth…

@AFCON_2017: Traore hands Burkina third spot. Burkina Faso 1-0 Ghana

Alain Traore's stunning late free-kick defeated Ghana and sealed third place in the Africa Cup of Nations for Burkina Faso.
From the right of the 18-yard box, Traore hammered a left-footed effort into the top corner of the net. It sent Ghana to fourth place for the third time in the past four tournaments
Jordan Ayew, Edward Agyemang Badu and Bernard Tekpetey all missed chances for the Black Stars, who were made to pay by Traore.
It was a measure of consolation for Burkina, who were denied a place in the final by a penalty shootout defeat by Egypt.
Egpyt meet Cameroon in Sunday's final.

Kenyan doctors remove coin stuck in boy's throat for two weeks

A team of doctors at the Aga Khan Hospital in Mombasa have successfully removed a coin that got stuck in the throat of a 3-year-old boy for two weeks. The boy identified as Samson Kaingu was said to have swallowed the coin while playing with his friends at school in Bamburi. 
He lived with the coin for two weeks due to lack of medical services in public hospitals after doctors went on strike.

Fortunately, on Friday, February 3, 2017, a pediatric gastroenterologist led a team of doctors in removing the coin that had caused the boy sleepless nights.
According to Aga Khan Hospital acting Medical Director, Twahir Ahmed, he said the coin was removed through endoscopy, a nonsurgical procedure used to examine a person's digestive tract using an endoscope, a flexible tube with a light and camera attached to it.