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Pope to Nigerian priests: you'll be fired if you don't obey

Pope Francis has laid down an ultimatum to defiant Nigerian priests: lose your job if you don't obey me and your bishop.
According to Associated Press, Francis met June 8 at the Vatican with a delegation from the Ahiara diocese, where priests have been refusing to accept the 2012 appointment by the then pontiff, Benedict XVI, of the local bishop.

Selena Gomez on Why She's Not Hiding Her Romance With The Weeknd: 'I Just Want to Be Happy'

Selena Gomez is tired of hiding. During a radio interview with On Air With Ryan Seacrest on Friday, the 24-year-old singer-actress opened up about why she decided to take her relationship with The Weeknd public. 
"It's really hard when I would want to spend so much time hiding things. It's too much pressure, and I think everyone gets over everything eventually," Gomez expressed, seemingly referencing her former relationship with Justin Bieber. "I just want to be happy. If that's me just being myself, then I don't really care."

AFCON 2019 Qualifier: Ghana Black Stars thump hapless Ethiopia 5-0

The Black Stars brought smiles to millions of faces across Ghana on Sunday following a huge 5-0 win over Ethiopia in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying played at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi.
Captain Asamoah Gyan achieved his long coveted half century mark of 50 goals for the team when he opened the scoring by the 10th minute. John Boye and Ebenezer Ofori followed with a strike each while Raphael Dwamena delivered a brace.

Rafael Nadal Wins 10th French Open Title

Spanish tennis player, Rafael Nadal today defeated Stan Wawrinka 6-2, 6-3, 6-1 to claim his 10th French Open title.

After the victory, a very happy and excited Nadal was quoted saying “It’s really unbelievable, to win the 10th is incredible, it’s very special. I’d like to thank all of you today.  I’m very emotional.

Divided Puerto Ricans head to polls to vote on U.S. statehood

Puerto Ricans head to the polls on Sunday to decide whether they want their struggling U.S. territory to become the 51st U.S. state, although a vote in favor would likely face an uphill battle in Congress and with President Donald Trump.
The vote comes at a time of economic hardship for the island, hamstrung by $70 billion in debt, a 45-percent poverty rate, woefully underperforming schools, and near-insolvent pension and health systems.

Scores Thrilled At Rush Energy Ghana Dance Awards 2017 Nominees Jam

It was a night of unmitigated excitement when the nominees jam for the first Rush Energy Ghana Dance Awards was staged - as dancers unleashed their innate talent, brewed with fine elements of the art.

The event which was staged at the Accra Mall Food Court on Friday, June 9 saw electrifying performances from some of Ghana's top-notch dance crews.

England crowned Under-20 World Cup champions

Dominic Calvert-Lewin scored and Freddie Woodman saved a penalty as England beat Venezuela 1-0 to win the Under-20 World Cup on Sunday, ending the nation's 51-year wait for a global trophy.
Everton striker Calvert-Lewin became only the third England player to score in a World Cup final after Geoff Hurst and Martin Peters in 1966 – the last time England won a world title at any level.
England captain Lewis Cook, who plays for Premier League side Bournemouth, received the trophy from Fifa president Gianni Infantino before hoisting it high above his head to spark frenzied celebrations from England's Young Lions.

Former NFL player James Hardy's lifeless body found in river near his home

The body of former Buffalo Bills wide receiver James Hardy was recovered from a river near his home in Indiana last week. He was just 31 years old. Read the report from TMZ below..

Jealous boyfriend chops off girlfriend’s hand

The Suhum Municipal  Police Command  has launched a manhunt for Joshua Tei, a farmer who chopped off his girlfriend’s hand over cheating suspicions.
The incident occurred at about  7:30pm at Aponoapono, a  farming community in the Suhum Municipality of the Eastern region .

Cristiano Ronaldo 'welcomes the birth of twins, a boy & a girl from surrogate mother

Real Madrid football star,  Cristiano Ronaldo, has reportedly become the father of surrogate twins. According to Portuguese TV channel SIC, who described the news as 'a secret', the children, a boy and a girl, named Eva and Mateo, were born last week Thursday.

Bring It On : Motivation, Trends And Freebies Up For Grabs !!! Kafui Danku Starts Her Own Vlog On Youtube

Vlogs have become trendy for many people globally to interact with fans and the public, and Ghanaian actress/producer, Kafui Danku is the latest to join the trend.

Kafui Danku started a vlog channel on YouTube on Friday, 9th June 2017 which probably makes her ‘Ghana’s First Celebrity Vlogger’.

Saudi Arabia Bans Barcelona Shirts with Qatar Airways Logo

Saudi Arabiahas banned the wearing of any Barcelona shirt with a Qatar Airwayslogo due to their continued ties with the company. A fine of up to £120,000 and a 15-year prison sentence has also been imposed on anyone found guilty according to Sky Italy.
The ban comes amid a diplomatic row as Saudi Arabia blacklisted entities and individuals that they perceive as connecting Qatar to extremist groups, with the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Yemen, and Bahrain included.

Gaddafi’s son Saif al-Islam Freed from Lybia Prison

A statement from the Abu Bakr al-Siddiq Battaliona militia which controls Zintansaid Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, the son of slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, has been released from prison late on Saturday.
According to fighters who control the facility, Saif al-Islam, 44, was captured in Zintan in November 2011 as he was fleeing to Niger after opposition fighters seized Tripoli.

Late Bobbi Kristina Brown's boyfriend, Nick Gordon, arrested for assaulting his new girlfriend (photos of the girl's injuries)

28-year-old Nick Gordon, who was held legally responsible for the death of his girlfriend Bobby Kristina (daughter of singers; Bobby Brown & late Whitney Houston) in 2015, was arrested in Sanford, Florida on Saturday afternoon and is facing two charges; domestic violence battery and kidnapping/false imprisonment of an adult (his current girlfriend).