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Actress Baby Blanche To Premiere Movie Trophy In October

After taking a break from the movie industry, actress Baby Blanche is back and set to premiere her first self-produced movie.

The movie titled, Trophy which will be premiered in October talks about campus life, politics, and relationship among others.

Woman gets Teeth fixed for Free after being bullied on Social Media

Jessica McDaniels‘ teeth was mocked after photos of her circulated on social media, but now, after two dentists saw her photo, they have been fixed – for free!
Jessica was smiling, recording with her phone a video of her friends getting engaged when a photo of her was taken and posted on social media.

Denmark prince refuses to be buried next to wife, the queen

The husband of Denmark's Queen Margrethe is causing a stir in one of the world's oldest monarchies.
Prince Henrik has announced he won't be buried next to Margrethe in the Roskilde cathedral, where Danish royals have been buried since 1559. She has had a specially designed sarcophagus made for the couple there.

"Another year older, but the same phenomenal guy I married nearly 25 years ago": Michelle Obama celebrates Barack on his birthday

Former U.S. president Barack Obama is 56 years old today! His wife of 25 years, Michelle Obama, wished him a happy birthday by sharing a couple of lovely family throwback photos.

Ed Sheeran features Ghanaian Culture in New Music Video “Bibia Be Ye Ye” . WATCH

Ed Sheeran just debuted a brand new video for the upbeat “Bibia Be Ye Ye”.
The English born singer only appears in the video at the end and has local residents of the country lip singing to his song throughout the visual. He revealed that he visited Ghana last year to record music with Fuse ODG & Killbeatz and decided  to shoot the music video with talented director Gyo Gyimah. He wrote on his Instagram page:

'King James Version of the Bible is for homosexuals and Rastafarians – Counselor, Rev Luterrodt says

Controversial self-styled marriage counselor, Rev. George Lutterodt, is back with a new explosive bombshell.
In a recent interview on Okay FM’s ‘Ofie Kwanso’ with Abeiku Santana, the counselor revealed that the King James Version of the Bible is for homosexuals and Rastafarians and it is not original because it was not translated directly from the Greek manuscript.

Senegalese singer, Amy Dieng arrested for insulting their president

A popular Senegalese singer, Amy Colle Dieng has been arrested after she shared an audio recording on WhatsApp in which she is alleged to have made insulting comments about President Macky Sall.
Amy Dieng is said to have shared the controversial content in a WhatsApp message group for supporters of Karim Wade, the son of former president Abdoulaye Wade who is currently exiled in Qatar.

Music Video: Jo' Wayne - Save My Love (Dir. By Israel)

Jo' Wayne, headline act of the Savage Haven Records, drops another afropop song with a touch of class.
He talks to his lover about she keeping it a hundred with him and he returning the courtesy. He produced this song himself and the visuals were created by Israel of the Truekraft studios.

Annie~Joy writes: You Need To Serve In Order To Lead Well. Part 2 #BeInspired!

In the book of Genesis 29: 18, Jacob had to serve 7years in addition in order to get married to Rachel. The Akans in Ghana have a saying that: " Wop3 no yie aa wobr3". Humble yourself to be a Servant today. The person you are serving has served someone before or is still serving. The small kings ruling various towns.  Though they are being served, they serve the big kings. For instance the sub kings in the Ashanti kingdom in Ghana serve the Asantehene. Then looking at this, serving is part of our everyday life just like a feeling. 

Harvard faces discrimination probe while accepting mostly nonwhite class

Harvard College's admitted freshmen last year became the first class in the school's multi-century history comprised of mostly nonwhite students. 
And again, for the second year in a row, the majority of students invited to attend the prestigious college this year identify as ethnic minorities.

Atuu Festival of Arts to launch on August 19

The chairman of the Joint Committee of Collection Management Organizations (JCCMOs) Mr Amoah Konadu Yamoah has assured the creative arts community that the upcoming Atuu Festival of Arts (AFA) will offer creative arts practitioners in Ghana the opportunity to showcase their talents to both a local and global audience. Mr Yamoah was speaking at a meeting between the JCCMOs and the media.

Hacker who helped end global cyberattack arrested in US

Marcus Hutchins, a young British computer security researcher credited with derailing a global cyberattack in May, was arrested for allegedly creating and distributing malicious software designed to collect bank-account passwords, US authorities said on Thursday.
Hutchins was detained in Las Vegas on his way back to the UK from an annual gathering of hackers and information security gurus. A grand jury indictment charged Hutchins with creating and distributing malware known as the Kronos banking Trojan.

ICC throws out Woyome's arbitration over GH¢51.2m debt

The arbitration businessman Mr Alfred Agbesi Woyome filed at the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) over the controversial GH¢51.2 million debt he owed the state has been thrown out. 
The court threw out the case at its preliminary jurisdiction stage and awarded a cost of $5000 against Mr Woyome. This was made known on Thursday August 3, 3017. (See the correspondence below).

Terror Alert: Be proactive to avert attacks – Expert to Security

Security analyst David Agbe has urged the country’s security agencies to be proactive by putting up preventive measures to forestall a possible terrorist attack on the country.
He said this in relation to a security alert released by the Canadian High Commission claiming Ghana faces an imminent terrorist attack.

British Council, Ghana announces August 30-31 ‘Social Thursday’ event

The British Council has announced the first of its Social Thursday event series slated to take place at the British Council in Accra, Ghana, on Wednesday, 30th August to Thursday 31st August 2017, from 10am to 8pm each day. This event is hosted in partnership with TEDx Accra and SE Ghana.

Vanity Fair stands by Angelina Jolie cover story

Vanity Fair is standing by its description of the casting process used for Angelina Jolie's forthcoming Netflix film, "First They Killed My Father."
The magazine wrote in a statement Thursday that it has reviewed transcripts and audio recordings from interviews with Jolie that were used to produce its September cover story about the actress.

Rwanda election: President Paul Kagame eyes third term

Rwandans are going to the polls in presidential elections, with incumbent Paul Kagame widely expected to win his third term in office.
The 59-year-old is being challenged by Frank Habineza of the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda, and independent candidate Philippe Mpayimana.

Samira Bawumia projects Ghana in India

The Second Lady, Hajia Samira Bawumia, a performing arts enthusiast has met stakeholders in the Indian movie industry, popularly known as Bollywood.
Mrs. Bawumia, who was attending an international conference organised by the Maharashtra State Commission and the International Justice Mission to dialogue on Human Trafficking in Mumbai, managed to get some key Bollywood actors and actresses to express interest in Ghana’s budding movie industry.

Its official, PSG announce signing of Barcelona Superstar Neymar for 5-years in World Record deal

After weeks of speculations, ?Paris Saint-Germain have officially completed the signing of Brazilian superstar Neymar from Barcelona and in the process more than doubled the previous world transfer record after triggering the 25-year-old's enormous €222m release clause.

Photos/Video: Huge fire rips through 86-storey skyscraper in Dubai

Firefighters battled a blaze early Friday at the 84-story Torch tower near Dubai Marina in the United Arab Emirates, the Dubai Media Office said.
Just after 3:30 a.m. Dubai Civil Defense said the fire was out after burning for about two hours. Officials said the building was being cooled.