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Sandra Ankobiah Featured As Emerging Leader By America’s Morgan Lewis & Bockius

Ghanaian celebrity lawyer, Sandra Ankorbiah has been featured on Morgan Lewis’ online platform as one of the young emerging women leaders of the world. 

Morgan Lewis & Bockius is a global law firm with large followers. It is the largest firm in America and one of the five largest firms in the world.

Among its clients, they serve as tax counsel to United States President Donald Trump and the Trump Organization since 2005. The firm received the 2016 'Russia Law Firm of the Year' award.

Rapper Bow Wow releases video of himself with naked girls in his hotel and there's cocaine in the room

It seems like the pattern of Bow Wow grabbing the attention of social media is picking up again, as the entertainer is following up the #BowWowChallenge from earlier this month with more controversy. Just a couple of weeks back, the 30-year-old rapper was caught posting a stock photo of the private jet he claimed to be taking and quickly got roasted for it. Now it’s an Instagram Live video that people are talking about it.

Celine Dion Delivers Emotional Performance of 'My Heart Will Go On' at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards

Celine Dion commanded the stage at Sunday night’s Billboard Music Awards, singing “My Heart Will Go On” to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the smash hit Titanic. 
Dion emerged from an enormous chandelier, wearing a white gown with a plunging neckline and winged sleeves. The icon received an enormous applause for the beloved ballad, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1998.

Zimbabwe hunter 'crushed to death by shot elephant'

A professional big-game hunter was crushed to death by an elephant that had been shot, according to reports in South Africa.
The Netwerk24 website said an elephant cow stormed a group headed by Theunis Botha in Zimbabwe on Friday.
The elephant was reportedly shot as she picked him up with her trunk, before she fell and died, crushing Mr Botha.

Photos: Ghana Events Awards launched

The Ghana Events Awards is an annual awards ceremony to honor and celebrate indigenous Ghanaian Events and organizers who set the pace for excellence in event management across the country.
An initiative of Event Guide Ghana in partnership with Avance Media, the awards is based on the need to promote & highlight organizations and people who create and successfully execute incredible events which meet international standards and have the prospects of becoming models for other future projects.

Abeiku Santana writes: Improving Ghana's Tourism Through Quality Service Delivery

Ghana is endowed with a wide range of natural, cultural and historic attractions which could provide the basis for promoting our tourism. The promotion of quality tourism should be given a necessary attention. 
Ghana has a unique story to tell. Tropical Rainforest and beaches,Historic forts and castles built by eight different European empires whose dungeons were used to accommodate millions of Africans for the Trans Atlantic slave trade. Our unique cultural heritage featuring Calender of festivals in ancient traditions and the warm friendly nature of Ghanaians, our football , kente , funeral and a muti diversified society.

Trump's first visit abroad is a "theatrical gathering with no practical or political value" - Iranian President

Iran's newly re-elected President Hassan Rouhani has just dismissed US President Donald Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia over the weekend describing it as a "theatrical gathering" that would do nothing to combat terrorism in the region.

In a news conference in Tehran today, Rouhani said Trump's first visit abroad was a "theatrical gathering with no practical or political value".

Seasons In A Vow Premieres This June

Marriage as many know is a union between a man and a woman who decides to spend the rest of their lives together publicly, but the concept of marriage is still not well understood by many which in turn results to divorce and broken homes.

It is therefore important that before embarking on this journey both party have a clear understanding about it.

As part of creating more awareness about the in and outs of today's marriages Florex sports and media company is set to premiere the movie "seasons in a Vow" .

Harvard student submits rap album as final year thesis

A Harvard student has become the first in the university’s history to submit a rap album for his senior thesis.
Student Obasi Shaw, who will graduate from the prestigious university next week, produced his album Liminal Mindswhile other classmates wrote novels, poems, and short stories.
The 10-track album is the first to be submitted as a senior thesis at the university, and weaves inspiration from Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales with the current race issues.

Councillor looks mortified and gives awkward response after colleague proposes marriage during a public meeting (video)

A female councillor was shocked speechless when her male colleague proposed to her during a public meeting. Cllr Rosemary Woolley appeared uneasy when fellow Conservative Martin Trollope-Bellew popped the question in his last act as chairman of Lincolnshire County Council.

Leaks 'expose peculiar Facebook moderation policy'

How Facebook censors what its users see has been revealed by internal documents, the Guardian newspaper says
It said the manuals revealed the criteria used to judge if posts were too violent, sexual, racist, hateful or supported terrorism. 
The Guardian said Facebook's moderators were "overwhelmed" and had only seconds to decide if posts should stay.

Zimbabwean pastor, Paul Sanyangore, "calls God on phone" during service

We've heard of a pastor spraying congregants with insecticide. We've also heard of a pastor who asked his members to eat grass and another who made them drink rat poison. The latest religious stunt being pulled by a pastor is a telephone conversation with God done in front of congregants.

Pastor Paul Sanyangore of Victory World International Ministries Church filmed himself having a telephone conversation and he claimed he was speaking “directly with God”. Lol. Oh goodness!

Oprah Winfrey tells grads to seek fulfillment in service (Photos)

Oprah Winfrey advised Smith College graduates to seek fulfillment by serving others and live with intention during the school's commencement Sunday.
The author, actress and former talk show host addressed more than 600 graduates at the ceremony in Northampton, Massachusetts. She was among five women who received an honorary degree from the women's liberal arts school.

Mahama attends AfDB meeting in India

Former President John Dramani Mahama is in Ahmedabad, India to attend the 52nd Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group, according to a statement issued by Joyce Bawah Mogtari, Special Aide to Mr Mahama.
The AfDB, which works to reduce poverty and improve the living conditions of African people, is meeting on the theme ‘Transforming Agriculture for Wealth Creation in Africa.’

Okyeame Kwame, Bola Ray, Shatta Wale, Anita Erskine, Sonnie Badu honoured At Ghana Entertainment Awards 2017 [+ full list]

Held at the Florence Gould Hall Theater in New York over the weekend, the debut edition of the Ghana Entertainment Awards produced not so surprising winners as dancehall singer Shatta Wale, Okyeame Kwame, EIB boss Bola Ray, and Kumawood actor Kwadwo Nkansah (Lil Win).

US university students walk out of Pence speech

Dozens of students at Indiana's Notre Dame University have protested against White House policies by walking out of a commencement speech by Vice President Mike Pence, who criticised political correctness at US colleges.
The members of the graduating class - dressed in caps and gowns together with some 2,000 classmates -stood up and quietly left the school's football stadium when Pence began delivering his speech on Sunday, videos posted online showed. Others cheered and some booed.

Maiden Africa Hip-Hop Awards To Be Launched July 1 In Lusaka

Platinum Events Africa Productions has revealed that the maiden edition of the Africa Hip-Hop Awards (AHA) would be launched on July 1,  in Lusaka – Zambia at the CHEZ NTEMBA VIP CLUB.

As part of activities counting down to “AFRICA HIP-HOP AWARDS” slated for Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya or South Africa (according to fans votes) in November, #AHA will create and produce a music reality show competition dubbed “FACE OF IDOL AFRICA”; A television reality show with 11 participating countries, a contestant (FACE) each from one country with a determination to represent his or her country’s music icon or mentor (IDOL) for a $100,000 prize winner package.

Photos: Beyonce celebrates twins at African-themed baby shower

It's time to celebrate the beybeys! And when you're Beyonce, your baby shower is something special. 
On May 20, friends and family gathered to honor the music star, who's expecting twins with husband Jay Z, at a private estate in Beverly Hills.

Real Madrid Crowned Spanish Champions for 2016/17 Season

Real Madrid Football Club has been crowned Spanish champions for the 33rd time after defeating Malaga 0-2 in the final La Liga game of the 2016/17 season Sunday night.
This is the first time since the 2011/12 season that Madrid is lifting the trophy.

Here's the full text of Donald Trump’s speech on Islamic terrorism delivered in Saudi Arabia

Donald Trump described the fight against terrorism as a “battle between good and evil,” not a clash between the West and Islam in a speech delivered to Middle Eastern leaders on Sunday. Below is the full text of Trump’s speech as released by the White House...

Watch: Sea Lion drags girl into water in B.C.

Watch as a sea lion dragged a young girl into the waters at the Steveston Fisherman's Wharf, Richmond B.C. Canada. Fortunately, the girl was quickly rescued by a man.

Complete list of winners at the Billboard Music Awards 2017

Drake went home with 12 trophies at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards which took place this weekend in Las Vegas. There were several performances from singers including John Legend, Miley Cyrus, Cher and more. 
Take a look at the complete winners at the awards after the cut...

Hello! Drake breaks Adele's record at Billboard Music Awards

Hello, Drake has surpassed Adele's record at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, picking up 13 awards.
Adele set a record at the show in 2012 with 12 wins. The rapper, who walked into the show Sunday with 22 nominations, won top artist, top male artist and top Billboard 200 album ("Views"), among others, at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.