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Chrissy Teigen Talks About Her Sex Life with John, Expanding Her Family and More in New TMI Interview

Chrissy Teigen is one of the most honest stars in Hollywood. She’s openly told the world about everything from her painful battle with postpartum depression to getting liposuction on her armpits. But even Teigen’s over-sharing nature has its limits (sorta). She just revealed there’s one part of her body she prefers to keep to herself — even from husband of three years John Legend.

Foster Romanus, Clemento Suarez For National Science And Maths Quiz Comedy On July 8

This 8th July, the National Theatre will bubble with another exciting and rib cracking play entitled “National Science and Maths Quiz”.

Strictly comical with a touch of educational elements and moral lessons, #NSMQ will leave patrons completely intoxicated with humor.

This play which is produced by Nyansapo Productions in partnership with The National Theatre of Ghana will be staged on Saturday the 8th of July at 4:00pm first show and 8.00pm for the second show at the National Theatre.

India ministry mocked for 'appropriating' Spain border

Twitter users are ridiculing India's home ministry for using a picture from Morocco's border with a Spanish territory to highlight its work.
Alt News website reported on Wednesday that the ministry used the picture in its annual report to show that it had installed floodlights in border areas.
But the website said the picture was taken in 2006 by Spanish photographer Javier Moyano of the Ceuta enclave.

Death sentence for Facebook post amid Pakistan crackdown online

A Pakistan government crackdown on freedom of speech online has reached worrying new levels, activists say, after a young man was sentenced to death over a series of Facebook posts.
On Saturday, 30-year-old Taimoor Raza became the first person to receive a death sentence in a Pakistan anti-terrorism court for "using derogatory remarks ... in respect of the Holy Prophet" on social media.

‘Celebrity Ride With Zionfelix’ Premieres This Sunday

After several weeks of shooting and editing episodes of Celebrity Ride With Zionfelix, the show premieres this Sunday, June 18 on YouTube.

On ‘Celebrity Ride With Zionfelix’, the blogger and on-air personality hosts top Ghanaian stars for an executive drive around town.

The 30-minute webisode will see the two; host and celebrity guest engage in an interesting chat among other fun activities on the road to entertain viewers. The new intriguing ‘Celebrity Ride With Zionfelix’ show will be on YouTube channel ‘Zion Felix’ every Sunday at 4 pm and several other online platforms subsequently.

Joe Mettle, Elder Mireku, Akesse Brempong, Francis Amo, Cindy Thompson, OTHERS for “Absolute Worship”, July 2

Ghana’s renowned gospel choir E’mPraise Inc. is set to bring Ghanaians from all walks of life under one umbrella, with one heart and voice to worship God. It’s indeed appropriate at this time as the country celebrates 60 years of independence.

Twitter launches its biggest iOS redesign in years

Ever since Twitter decided it was more of a place to find out what's going on in the world rather than just another social network, it's made quite a few changes. It invested more in live video, opened up its Moments feature to all users, ramped up its safety efforts, removed @names from replies and got rid of those egg avatars. Some of these changes have received mixed reactions, to say the least. Now, the company is ready to make another set of adjustments, and this time, the focus is on design. iOS users, especially, will get a whole new look on their Twitter app.

Heavily pregnant Serena Williams still playing tennis (video)

Serena Williams is a strong woman but is it safe for her to still be playing tennis while this heavy? The tennis champion, who is in her third trimester, shared a video on instagram of her doing what she loves most. This will not be the first time she will be playing while pregnant. 

Jury deadlocks in Cosby trial; judge says keep deliberating

Jurors in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial told a judge Thursday they're deadlocked on charges the comedian drugged and molested a woman in 2004, but the judge told them to keep trying to reach a unanimous decision.
The panel deliberated about 30 hours over four days before telling Judge Steven O'Neill they couldn't reach a verdict on any of the three counts against the 79-year-old comedian.

Nathaniel Bassey talks to CNN about #HallelujahChallenge

Gospel musicianNathaniel Bassey was featured on CNN Thursday on the trending #HallelujahChallenge movement which he initiated.
The #HallelujahChallenge is a 30-day midnight one hour praise, worship and prayer livestream session which started on Instagram Live June 1st.

Cheick Tiote's body flown back to Ivory Coast

Cheick Tiote's body has been flown back to Ivory Coast where a private funeral for the Beijing Enterprises midfielder will take place.
Tiote, who was a member of the Elephants squad that won the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations, collapsed and died during a training session with his Chinese club last week.
On Tuesday there was a memorial service held in the Chinese capital attended by family, friends and former team-mates.

7 people killed and 66 injured in an explosion near a kindergarten in China

According to CCTV, at least seven people were killed and 66 were injured, including children, in a blast near a kindergarten in eastern China today.

Two people died at the scene and five died at the hospital while Nine others are in serious condition. No children or teachers are among the dead.

Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane's wife shot dead

The estranged wife of incoming Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane has been shot dead two days before his inauguration.
Lipolelo Thabane, 58, was travelling home with a friend when both women were shot by an unknown assailant, the police say.

Man dumps fiancée after she gives birth to triplets in Eastern Region

As the world gears up to celebrate Father’s Day on Sunday, one man has done the unthinkable by dumping his fiancée after she gave birth to triplets.
The man identified only as David abandoned his 39-year-old fiancée few months before she successfully gave birth to the triplets at Akyem Asafo in the East Akyem Municipality of the Eastern region.

Nomination opens for 2017 100 Most Influential Young Africans

Africa Youth Awards, the leading organisation that honours young leaders and achievers across Africa has opened nominations for the 2017 edition of its annual ranking of the Most Influential Young Africans.

The inaugural list which was released in 2016, had a massive reception from across the continent including the president of Rwanda Paul Kagame and other influential Africans and also sparked positive debates around the continent about the potential and role of young people.

Check out this couple's African-inspired pre-wedding photos

The intending couple decided to go for an African inspired pre-wedding photo shoot and it really looked nice. 
More photos after the cut...

2 women arrested in sale of 'coloured orange' video

Two women said to be involved in the artificial colouring of oranges with the aim of boosting sales, have been arrested by the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), reports Myjoyonline.
They were said to have been picked from the Madina market on Tuesday. This was after a video of the act of a woman, colouring oranges went viral on social media this week. 

US and Qatar seal $12bn deal for F-15 fighter jets

Washington and Doha have signed an agreement for the purchase of F-15 fighter jets with an initial cost of $12bn, as US President Donald Trump's administration attempts to navigate an ongoing diplomatic crisis in the Gulf.
The aircraft purchase was completed by Qatari Minister of Defence Khalid Al Attiyah and his US counterpart Jim Mattis in Washington DC on Wednesday, according to Qatar News Agency (QNA).

Adele Makes Emotional Visit to London’s Grenfell Tower Following Fire That Killed 12

Adele was spotted at Grenfell Tower in London on Wednesday night to offer her support to everyone affected by the overnight fire that killed at least 12 people and injured 74 others.
The Grammy winner, 29, and husband Simon Konecki were photographed at the scene of the deadly flames that engulfed the 24-story apartment tower in the affluent Notting Hill neighborhood.

Meet the Ghanaians whose portable science lab won award at international engineering innovation contest

Two Ghanaian scientists, Charles Ofori Antipem and Michael Afrifa have emerged winners in this year’s American Society of Mechanical Innovation Showcase contest.

Their innovative portable science lab in a form of a mathematical set  by the two won the hearts of panellists and other participants,  to beat eight other pairs of contestants.

Known as the DEXT Science Set, the device which is similar to mathematical set has basic science experiment tools. It also has apparatus to facilitate understanding of science education from the basic level.

Australian PM Turnbull mocks Trump in leaked audio

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has been recorded mocking US President Donald Trump in footage leaked by the media.
Mr Turnbull was filmed speaking at an event for the Australian media at Parliament House on Wednesday night.
The event is normally not reported on, but the political editor at Australia's Nine Network said he had chosen to break protocol and make it public.

Katy Perry: ‘All the Awards Shows Are Fake’

Katy Perry is embracing a new, more transparent version of herself — and in the process, slamming a key part of her industry.
In a New York Times profile, where she opened up about her off-stage persona, Perry didn’t hold back about awards shows. “All the awards shows are fake,” she said, “and all the awards that I’ve won are fake.”

A new report says 2‚000 girls and young women are infected with HIV every week in South Africa

The new report published on Times Live has revealed that a staggering 2‚000 girls and young women are infected with HIV every week in South Africa.

The shocking revelation was made by basic education deputy minister Enver Surty during a presentation of the department’s integrated policy on HIV‚ TB and STIs in schools on Wednesday. 

Churches must not pay tax – Wengam

The Lead Pastor of the Cedar Mountain Assemblies of God Church, East Legon, in Accra Rev. Stephen Yenusom Wengam believes it will be unfair to tax churches in Ghana.
The debate over whether or not to tax tithes and offerings or collections at churches has been raging on for years now without any clear direction. The Christian Council of Ghana has kicked against the idea, arguing the state must first tax political parties and old student associations before shifting the pendulum on the House of God.

Kenyan Judge dismisses case over font used in typing suit papers

A Kenyan Judge has surprisingly dismissed a case filed by a local betting firm citing that the font used on the suit papers was not 'reader friendly'.

Justice Roselyne Aburili was recently hearing a case filed by betting firm Bradley Trading Limited to challenge the budgetary proposal by Treasury Cabinet Secretary, Henry Rotich, to increase taxes on the betting industry to 50 percent.

Glitz Style Awards Slated For August 19

The third edition of Ghana’s premier lifestyle brand, Glitz Style Awards, is slated for August 19, 2017.

The awards  which celebrates individuals setting trends and defying the odds with their Fashion style also seek to strengthen the growing fashion industry by establishing, developing and promoting international industry standards in Ghana.

Egypt threatens to jail parents who give their children ‘Western’ Names

The Egyptian authorities are considering to a place ban on parents giving their children “Western” names, with a possible jail sentence for offenders.

A draft law banning the use of ‘foreign names’ like “Mark”, “Lara” and “Sam” was introduced by one of Egypt’s 588 MPs, MP Bedier Abdel Aziz and discussed by his country’s parliament Tuesday.

It's official! Floyd Mayweather emerges from retirement to fight Connor McGregor on August 26

The long awaited and much talked about boxing match between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and UFC star Conor McGregor has now been made official and fixed for August 26, 2017 in Las Vegas. Mayweather confirmed the fight on his Instagram account as he shared a video poster of both fighters with the caption, "It's official".

Serena & Venus Williams' dad files for divorce from wife, says she's been stealing from him

Tennis champions, Venus and Serena William's 75-year-old dad, Richard Williams has filed for divorce from his wife of 7 years, after accusing her of stealing his social security checks and forging his signature to steal property right out from under him.