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Joe Mettle Headline For Aseda Praise Concert at Central University On April 7, 2017

Ghanaian Gospel Artiste, Minister Joe Mettle has been headlined to perform at CEO Afrique's annual gospel concert “Aseda Praise Concert” scheduled on April 7, 2017 at Trinity Hall, Central University.
“Aseda Praise Concert” is an annual mega gospel musical concert that has been introduced for tertiary students in Ghana to uplift their faith and express gratitude through praise and worship and also bring students together to enhance their faith in the Lord.
The concert which has many top Ghanaian gospel musicians, upcoming gospel ministers and will also witness song ministrations from various schools including, the University of Ghana, U.P.S, Valley View University and all Nations University 
For information or updates on this musical concert, visit CEO Afrique pages on social media:  Facebook: Ceo Afrique Instagram: Ceo_Afrique Twitter: Ceo_Afrique

Ohio nightclub shooting: One dead, 15 injured in gunfight

One person has been killed and 15 others injured in a shooting at the Cameo Night Club in Cincinnati, Ohio.
A "dispute" between several men escalated into a gunfight in the crowded venue, Police Chief Eliot Isaac said.
A 27-year-old man died in the incident, which occurred early on Sunday.
There was no indication the shooting was terrorism-related, Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley said at a news conference. He went on: "However, to the victims, what difference does it make?"
Police Chief Isaac said a "couple of hundred people" were inside the "very large establishment" when the incident occurred. 
"Several local men got into some kind of dispute inside the bar and it escalated into shots being fired from several individuals," he said.
The police chief said that despite security checks, several firearms had been brought into the nightclub. Investigators are still trying to identify the shooters.
One of the injured is in a very critical condi…

Wedding Photos: Rapper Trigmatic marries his longtime girlfriend Dita Schandorf

Rapper, Trigmatic has married his girlfriend, Dita Schandorf in a chic ceremony in Accra.  The Musician/Radio Presenter and the former Aburi Girls student yesterday made official, their dating of many years.
Born Nana Yaw Oduro- Agyei, Trigmatic won the Ghana Music Award for Best Rapper of the Year (2011), and Record of the year (2015).
Check out photos of Mr and Mrs Oduro-Agyei’s wedding. 

Nigerian actress Funke Akindele stuns for ThisDay Style (photos)

As is custom for lifestyle Magazine, ThisDay Style, they have released another issue of their weekly Sunday publication and it stars the stunning Funke Akindele-Bello.
Award winning Nollywood actor, entrepreneur and face behind the multi-award winning show/brand “Jenifa” is dazzling on the cover as she spills all about herself, her brand and everything else in between.
See more stunning photos below...

Hicham El Amrani resigns as Caf secretary general

The Confederation of African Football's (Caf) secretary general Hicham El Amrani resigned on Sunday, just over a week after long-standing president Issa Hayatou was ousted from power following defeat to Madagascar's Ahmad in the elections.
El Amrani, in a letter to African football associations, said he would be departing on Monday, but gave no reason for his decision.
The 37-year-old Moroccan had served as secretary general for the last six years.
Hayatou was deposed as Caf president 10 days ago at elections in Ethiopia, where six of his allies on the body's executive committee also lost their positions. 
The 70-year-old Hayatou had served as president for 29 years.
New Caf president Ahmad is due to meet staff members in Cairo on Monday.

Russia protests: Opposition leader Navalny arrested

Russia's main opposition leader, Alexei Navalny, has been arrested at an anti-corruption protest he organised in the capital, Moscow.
Thousands of people have joined rallies nationwide, calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev over corruption allegations.
Most of the marches were illegal, organised without official permission. 
Police have been deployed in large numbers, and dozens of other protesters have been detained across the country.
TV pictures showed demonstrators chanting "Down with [Russian President Vladimir] Putin!", "Russia without Putin!" and "Putin is a thief!". 
Correspondents say the marches appear to be the biggest since anti-government demonstrations in 2011/2012.
Navalny was detained as he arrived to join the rally in central Moscow. Protesters then tried to prevent a police van from taking him away. 
In a tweet after his detention, he urged fellow protesters to continue with the demonstration.
"Guys, I&#…

Meet the 10 Richest Women in the World in 2017

In celebration of today's Mother's day, we take you through Forbes' recently released list of the world's wealthiest women with Liliane Bettencourt of France claiming the No. 1 spot yet again. 
According to Forbes, Bettencourt has a net worth of $39.5 billion making her the richest woman in the world. Nearly all her wealth comes from owing a third of the cosmetic company L'Oreal, which her father founded in 1907.
The French heiress is followed by Alice Walton, the only daughter of Sam Walton, the founder of Walmart. Walton, who boasts a whopping $33.8 billion, retains her No. 2 spot from 2016, though her wealth has grown by $1.5 billion this year.
Jacqueline Mars, the granddaughter of the famed candy maker Frank Mars, comes in at No. 3 at $27 billion the same ranking she held last year.
See the full list below....
1. Liliane Bettencourt Net worth: $39.5 billion 2. Alice Walton Net worth: $33.8 billion 3. Jacqueline Mars Net worth: $27 billion 4. Maria Franca Fissol…

Ghanaian writer Yaa Gyasi bags $1 million for debut novel

Ghanaian-American novelist Yaa Gyasi is poised to make a huge splash in the literary world with her debut historical fiction novel Homegoing which has already earned her a $1-million advance from the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.
The novel was inspired by a trip to Ghana in 2009, her first since leaving the country as an infant. 
According to the Daily Mail, it was on a tour of the former slave-trading fort Cape Coast Castle – "going from the grandeur of upstairs where the slave traders worked to the dungeons below’ – that she realised what she wanted to write about: ‘The idea of placing two people together; the wife of someone above and one of the slaves below.
"I hope it shows that much of what we’re dealing with [the legacy of slavery] didn’t appear out of nowhere,’ she says. ‘When you see things that are happening today, remember to put them in the context of history".
Born in Mampong, Ghana, she is the daughter of Kwaku Gyasi, a professor of French at th…

Security officer runs away with bank’s deposits in Eastern Region

A private security officer has allegedly absconded with deposits of customers of the Dumpong Rural bank located in the Eastern region. The incident took place at the Koforidua branch of the bank.
The suspect was employed by the bank last year after opening the Koforidua branch.
The security officer, identified as Benard Otoo Xerxes, 29, who keeps the keys of the bank  reportedly broke into the safe where cash  deposits are  kept at night, took away GHC12,000, locked up the bank and absconded .
Starr News Eastern regional Correspondent Kojo Ansah reports that  staff of the bank  became stranded when they reported to work  the next morning and could not reach the security officer after several calls to his phone.
Information gathered indicates that the stranded staff informed Management of the bank at its headquarters in Kwahu-Asakraka,  after which a spare key was released to them to open the bank.
After a search at the bank, it was detected that the safe had been tempered with and …

Taraji P. Henson, Kris Jenner and More Celebrities React to Missing Black Girls in D.C.

This week, Washington, D.C., made headlines as the city’s Metropolitan Police Department recently began tweeting out missing-person reports — with an alarming number of them for  young black women and Latinas.
Though officials have insisted that the numbers reflect only the fact that the department recently started using social media to help close cases, many have voiced concern that the numbers reflect a much larger problem in how commonly people of color go missing, both in the nation’s capital and around the country, as well as over serious gaps in media coverage of these cases as opposed to those about white people.
As a result, many individuals have taken to social media to express their disdain about what they consider a continued oversight of related awareness — including celebrities like Taraji P. Henson, Kris Jenner and Viola Davis.

It is deeply disturbing that the disappearance of dozens of young girls is "business as usual" in our nation's capital, my ch…

Bullfighter undergoes Anal reconstruction after a Bull attacked his Bum (Photos/Video)

A 38-year-old Spaniard bullfighter is currently recuperating at a hospital after undergoing Anal reconstruction surgery following a bull that gored his bum with its 11-inch horn. Antonio Romero, a professional bullfighter was attacked during an annual bull-running celebration in Mexico City last Sunday. 
He was quickly rushed to a hospital after the gruesome incident left his anal sphincter damaged leaving him in a need for urgent surgery to restore his anus to its previous state.
 A paramedic was quoted to have said: 'It is a serious and deep goring approximately 30 centimetres.' Confirming this, Dr Rafael Vázquez related that the Bull identified as Caporal  left a 'very, very serious damage to” Romero’s 'anorectal region.”The horn, Vázquez said:
'Completely destroyed the anal sphincter and seriously damaged the rectum.' Meanwhile, Romero who spoke from his hospital bed says he’ll be returning to bullfighting to show that he can be someone important.