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Showing posts from May 28, 2017

8 dead in shooting rampage in Mississippi; suspect arrested

A man who got into an argument with his estranged wife over their children was arrested in a house-to-house shooting rampage in rural Mississippi that left eight people dead, including a sheriff's deputy.
"I ain't fit to live, not after what I done," a handcuffed Willie Corey Godbolt, 35, told The Clarion-Ledger

The shootings took place at three homes Saturday night — two in Brookhaven and one in Bogue Chitto — about 70 miles (110 kilometers) south of Jackson, after authorities got a call about a domestic dispute, the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation said. 

Dj Abrantee Unveiled As UK Ambassador And Face Of Senditoo Mobile Top-Up App

In a landmark deal and first of its kind, Capital Xtra’s presenter, club DJ, host and actor, Abrantee has just been unveiled as the ambassador representing Ghana for mobile top-up app Senditoo, the new cost-effective and secure way to send mobile credit online to any phone worldwide.

Launched in 2016 by two African entrepreneurs Ibrahim Soumano and Takwana Tyaranini, Senditoo currently covers 140 countries, including 35 countries in Africa. It is directly connected to over 400 mobile operators worldwide with a reach of 4.5 billion prepaid users.

South Africa: Jacob Zuma 'plans second home in Dubai'

South Africa's embattled president Jacob Zuma has been planning to set up home in Dubai, according to emails published in South African media.
The reports suggest deepening ties between President Zuma and the controversial Gupta business family. But the president's spokesman has dismissed them as an utter fabrication.
Pressure on Mr Zuma has been mounting in recent months because of corruption scandals, cabinet sackings and his handling of the economy.

Macron: Awkward Trump handshake a 'moment of truth'

French President Emmanuel Macron has said his clenched handshake with Donald Trump was "not innocent" and was a "moment of truth".
The awkward encounter saw each grip the other's hand so firmly that their knuckles turned white .
Mr Macron told French media he had wanted to "show he would not make small concessions, not even symbolic ones, but also not overdo things".

Liberia decorates Akufo-Addo with national award

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo was on Friday decorated with the highest national award of Liberia, the Grand Order of the Most Venerable Order of the Knighthood of Pioneers.
The award was for his contribution towards the sustenance of lasting peace in Liberia and helping to set the country on the path to recovery. 
President Akufo-Addo was decorated at a State Dinner and Investiture ceremony held in his honour by President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf at the commencement of his two-day visit to Liberia.

Grace Omaboe Heads 2017 Golden Movie Awards Africa Jury

Ghanaian legendary actress, Grace Omaboe has been chosen as president of the jury for the 2017 edition of the Golden Movie Awards Africa (GMAA).

The actress popularly known as Maame Dokono was voted by other members of the jury to be their president.

As president of the jury, Grace Omaboe will preside over all meetings of the jury and would ensure that the jury applies all the rules and standards set for the scheme to ensure that only deserving nominees win awards in each of the categories.

Mr. Candy Ghana Supports Rush Energy Ghana Dance Awards 2017

Mr. Candy Ghana, a leading upscale confectionery business - selling over 60 varieties of candies, cookies, chocolate and more, has moved to offer backing to the maiden edition of the annual Rush Energy Ghana Dance Awards.

This gesture will see the award-winning brand, treat guests at the nominees' jam and main event with some of the finest candies in the world.

Mr. Candy Ghana is noted for rendering sweet experience services for award ceremonies, corporate events, birthday parties, wedding, art & craft and more.

Gregg Allman, Soulful Trailblazer of Southern Rock, Dies at 69

Rock trailblazer Gregg Allman, a founding member of The Allman Brothers Band, has died age 69.
Allman died at home in Savannah, Georgia, on Saturday, his official website announced.
The musician first found fame in the band he started with older brother Duane in the late 1960s.

Harvard Graduate Shares Inspiring Success Story

Facebook user, Shannon Satonori Lytle, shared his success story on his page yesterday. It’s very inspiring tale on how determination can get you where you need to be to become who you want to be.
Read his story below:

Muslim Teenage girl steps out looking stunning while covered up for her High School prom

Kahlaa Salahuddin, an 18-year-old makeup artist in Philadelphia, US, stepped out for her senior prom in a fringed and embroidered silver gown with winged sleeves, paired with Christian Louboutin heels, a clutch and white headscarf.

20-year-old girl sets boyfriend's house ablaze

Priscilla Berfi, a 20-year-old Ghanaian girl has rendered her boyfriend homeless after she recently set his house at Deduako in the Oforikrom Constituency of the Ashanti Region ablaze for allegedly cheating on her.

Pulse Ghana reports that there were no casualties recorded but the fire destroyed several properties.

1530 African migrants have died in Mediterranean sea - UN Migration Agency

The UN Migration Agency (IOM) said Friday that 1,530 African migrants and refugees have so far died while crossing the Mediterranean sea in 2017. Speaking at the daily news briefing, Stephane Dujarric, the spokesman for UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, made the disclosure while giving the IOM report.