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Michelle Obama Reveals Her Fitness Secret

Michelle Obama left the White House months ago, but she says in a new Instagram post that she’s kept one habit from her first lady days: She regularly works out with her friends.

Oscar winner Mahershala Ali Covers GQ Magazine’s July 2017 Issue

Mahershala Aliis living the American dream this summer for the July issue of GQ magazine. The Oscar winner talks about love, tolerance and religion in his first GQ cover with GQ’s Carvell Wallace.

Mahershala whose real name is Mahershalalhashbaz and is in fact a Hebrew name not Muslim converted to Islam in 1999, after attending a mosque with his future wife.

Video: DKB Reunites With Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings

DKB was once described as a boring and vulgar comedian by Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings, and it touched him so much he cried.
The comedian can now wipe his tears away as he’s buried the hatchet with the former first lady.
The pair met during the weekend at the Labadi Beach Hotel, during the sendoff party for the UNAIDS ambassador to Ghana, Mr. Girmay Haile.

Kim Kardashian's New Makeup Line Is Set to Make $14.4 Million in Minutes

As we’ve pointed out in the past, everything the ladies of the Kardashian-Jenner family touch seems to turn to sold. From denim to coffee table books to butt-shaped pool rafts, there’s nothing these reality TV stars can’t turn into a hugely profitable business. Of course, Kim Kardashian seemed to have paved the way in this family of savvy entrepreneurs, as she has never met a venture she didn’t like or didn’t immediately turn into revenue. And it seems her new line of beauty products is no exception, poised to rake in millions upon millions in just a matter of minutes.

Meet Dennis Mirpuri : Ghana’s Finest Sports Journalist Who Started His Career At Age 13

With over a decade of experience in journalism, Dennis Mirpuri can be described as one of the finest journalist who delivers excellent performance as a broadcast journalist.

Born Dennis Mirpuri Snr, the broadcast journalist is one of Ghana’s most versatile TV personalities.

He has successfully carved a niche for himself with his excellent hosting of TV and Radio sports shows .

Virginia Muslim girl found dead near mosque

Police in the US state of Virginia have found the remains believed to be of a 17-year-old Muslim girl who was assaulted near a mosque before disappearing.
The teenager, identified as Nabra Hussein, was walking with friends when they got into a dispute with a driver in Herndon, police said.
The man left the car and assaulted the girl, they said. She then disappeared.

Somali soldier who killed minister Siraji gets death sentence

The Somali soldier who shot dead the country's youngest-ever cabinet minister last month has been sentenced to death by firing squad.
Abas Abdullahi Siraji was in his car near the presidential palace in Mogadishu when he was killed by Ahmed Abdullahi Abdi, who reportedly mistook him for a militant Islamist.

17-year old Samatha Boateng holds Academic Bowl Competition at Gbawe, set to open 2nd library in Kumasi

Samantha Boateng, a 17 year old student of William and Mary College in the United States, is here again to build a second library at Asuodei, a village one hour away from Kumasi in the Ashanti Region.
This new library’s location holds a special place in the heart of Samantha Boateng because 50 years ago her grandfather built a school for this same community that she will be adding on to.

Film director Amma Asante honoured by Queen Elizabeth II

Award-winning British director, of Ghanaian descent, Amma Asante has been honoured by Queen Elizabeth II for her contribution to film.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) award winner was among the Queen’s Birthday Honours list that was released on Friday night.

Sexes of ​Beyoncé and Jay Z's Twins​ Reportedly Revealed

Beyoncé's twins have arrived and Blue Ivy now has a younger brother and sister​, according to multiple reports
Details have been kept under wraps o​n the twins​'​ arrival, which reportedly happened in a Los Angeles hospital on Monday​,​ June 12. However, according to TMZ, a "minor issue" has kept the Bey babies in for a longer-than-expected stay.

First photo of the Finsbury Park terror suspect taken after he ploughed into Muslim worshipers outside a mosque

The suspect who ploughed into Muslims outside a mosque early this morning was photographed looking battered and bruised. The photo was taken by Ahmed Moor, of Liverpool, soon after the attack.

Following the attack which left one dead and over 8 people injured, the 48-year-old suspect was pinned down and beaten up by angry people at the scene as they held him for at least 15minutes before police arrived and arrested him. It was during this time that Moor took a photo of the suspect.

2017 Edition Of Ghana Garden And Flower Show Launched

Strategic Communications Africa Ltd. (Stratcomm Africa) has held the media launch of the fifth Anniversary edition of the Ghana Garden and Flower Show at the Labadi Beach Hotel.

The show with the theme, ‘Flower Ghana, Grow Ghana’ will take place from August 31 2017 to September 4, 2017 at the Efua Sutherland Children’s Park in Accra.

Michael Jackson's daughter, Paris Jackson gets her very first Vogue cover

2017 has been a really good year for Paris Jackson. First, she made her debut as a fashion model for Chanel. Then she signed with IMG Models; a top modelling agency. She also went on to star in her very first movie - all of these she achieved in just the first quarter of this year.

Akufo-Addo swears-in Justice Akuffo as new Chief Justice

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has sworn in Justice Sophia Akuffo as the new Chief Justice.
She takes over from Justice Georgina Wood who retired this month after she was appointed by President John Agyekum Kufuor in 2007.
Justice Akuffo was on Monday approved by Parliament by consensus.

"I'm going to kill all Muslims" driver of van that ploughed into Muslim worshipers allegedly said

Police disclosed that the suspect is a 48-year-old man, though they are yet to release a photo of him.

The Metropolitan Police described the attack as a "major incident" and said one person was in custody and there were "a number of casualties". The authorities are yet to call the attack a terror-related incident though the testimony of the eyewitness seems to suggest it might be.

GHAMRO Organises A Day Seminar For Ghana Police

The Ghana Music Rights Organisation (GHAMRO) is organising a one day seminar for the Ghana Police Service in the Ashanti Region on Monday June 19, 2017 at the Mikilin Hotel in Kumasi.

This seminar is to educate the police on aspects of the Copyright Law of Ghana, and to sensitize them on the new tactics adopted by music pirates in the country . This exercise is in line with GHAMRO ‘s relentless effort to combat and minimise the music piracy canker in the country.

Jay Z helps bail out incarcerated dads for Father's Day

Jay Z isn’t the only one having a very special Father’s Day this year. Thanks to the rapper, many fathers who are currently behind bars awaiting bail will now be going home.
The Songwriter’s Hall of Fame inductee recently penned an op-ed for Time in which he not only identified the for-profit bail bond industry and “its predatory lending scheme” as one of the major factors contributing to the United States being one of the most incarcerated countries in the world, but also pledged to give money to organizations that would help bail out men currently being held pending bail.

I’ll win corruption fight – Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo, has stated that donor support to the budgets of the Ministries of Education, Health and Gender, Children and Social Protection, in 2016, is equal to the revenue allegedly diverted by some 19 customs officials who were arrested recently.
It will be recalled that three (3) weeks ago, the country’s law enforcement agencies cracked allegedly a syndicate of 19 persons at the Tema Harbour, comprising customs officials and representatives of three clearing and freight forwarding agencies, who were allegedly responsible for the loss of some GH¢1.2 billion in revenue to the state.

Photos: Allians Awards 2017: Anas, Stephen Appiah, Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah honoured

Ace investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas was awarded the topmost prize at the inaugural the “Allianz Awards” held at the National Theatre last night, June 18. Aptly dubbed “The Brave Award“, it was bestowed upon him for his unparalleled contribution to the society through breathtaking journalism, constantly at the risk of his own life.

France polls: Macron's party wins clear parliamentary majority

French President Emmanuel Macron's party has won a clear parliamentary majority, results show, weeks after his own presidential victory.
With nearly all votes counted, his La République en Marche, alongside its MoDem allies, won more than 300 seats in the 577-seat National Assembly.

Stonebwoy Says “No Player Is ‘Unsignable’” As He Joins Zylofon Media

Fast rising Ghanaian major record label, Zylofon Media has added officially added yet another huge name in the entertainment industry to their list of talents to be signed this year.

The official signing which took place Thursday 15th June, 2017 at the office of Zylofon Media in Accra saw a cross section of the Ghanaian media and friends of Stonebwoy present to witness the agreement.

Stonebwoy expressed a lot excitement about the deal, stating that having to have worked his way up in his career as an independent artist and to be recognized by such a huge record label in Ghana, comes as a great relief and serves as a great encouragement for him and his music career.

Van rams worshippers leaving London mosque, killing at least one

A van plowed into worshippers leaving a London mosque on Monday, killing at least one person and injuring several in what Britain's largest Muslim organization said was a deliberate act of Islamophobia.
The vehicle hit people as they were leaving the Finsbury Park Mosque, one of the biggest in the country, the Muslim Council of Britain said. The attack comes during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, when people attend prayers at night.

Tim Hague, UFC fighter turned boxer, dies at 33, two days after he was knocked out in a boxing match

Tim Hague, the former UFC fighter known as "The Thrashing Machine," died Sunday, two days after he was critically injured when he was knocked out in a boxing match against former Edmonton Eskimos defensive end Adam Braidwood.