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Mel B Opens Up on Being a Single Mom Again After Nasty Split from Stephen Belafonte

Melanie “Mel B” Brown says she’s adjusting to life as a single mom again, nearly six months after her nasty split from husband Stephen Belafonte. 
“My kids are great. [They’re] 18, 10 and 5,” the America’s Got Talent judge told reporters after a taping of the show. “They’re all doing amazing and they’re all lovely.”

Cristiano Ronaldo: Real Madrid forward claims 'persecution' after failed appeal

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo said the decision to suspend him for five games is "persecution".
The 32-year-old failed in his appeal against the ban for the red card he received in Real Madrid's 3-1 win against Barcelona in the Super Cup.

Tony Elumelu: Human trafficking is evil, it strips our youth of dignity and denies them opportunity

Tony Elumelu Foundation commits to support National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP).
In recognition of the growing concerns around human trafficking in Africa, The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), an African founded and funded 21st century philanthropic organization committed to youth empowerment and entrepreneurship development, hosted the Director General of Nigeria’s National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Julie Okah-Donli.

Official from Kenya's electoral commission removed from plane

A senior Kenya electoral commission official who wanted to fly to the US for official business was last night removed from a plane at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and taken into police custody.
Dr Roselyne Akombe, an IEBC commissioner, was forced to spend the night at the airport after she was asked to leave her flight on Tuesday night.

South African Music Creative, Apiwe Bubu Set To Open Studio In LA

South African music creative, Apiwe Bubu, has been breaking ground internationally and his latest endeavour will see him open up a music studio in Los Angeles (LA).

The extremely talented music producer, engineer, songwriter and dj has worked on Grammy winning/nominated albums such as Beyonce's Lemonade, Keith Urban's Ripcord and Gallant’s Ology. Having made a mark for himself in the U.S, Apiwe Bubu is the latest South African export to carry the South African flag high on a global stage.

Kurl Songx releases music video for “Whistle”

Kurl Songx has released the video for “Whistle” the second single off of his yet to be titled studio album. The video starts off with Kurl Songx spotting a girl he immediately gets attracted to.

Gunmen attack Nigeria corruption agency offices

Authorities in Nigeria's capital, Abuja, say unidentified gunmen have attacked the offices of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), the agency which fights corruption and economic crimes.

Kim Kardashian Confirms She's "Definitely Trying" for a 3rd Baby

Kim Kardashian is "definitely trying" for another baby.
In The Hollywood Reporter's cover story, the reality star confirms reports that she and husband Kanye West want to add a third child to their family.

US names Hizbul Mujahideen as 'terrorist' group

The United States has designated Hizbul Mujahideen, the largest armed group in Indian-administered Kashmir, as a "foreign terrorist" organisation, imposing sanctions on it including the freezing of assets it may hold in the US.

"They keep on talking, we keep on rolling" Grace Mugabe's sons are not bothered after she was accused of assault

The Mugabe boys were spotted allegedly drinking at a restaurant in Johannesburg barely 24 hours after their mother, Grace Mugabe was accused of attacking a young woman.

Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) bans bleaching creams

The acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), Mrs Mimi Darko told the Committee that the FDA has since last year stopped registering body creams with bleaching agents.
Hydroquinine is an agent that causes bleaching. Scientists have conducted several studies to prove the agent can cause skin cancer.

Kenya election: Raila Odinga to challenge result in court

Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga says he will mount a legal challenge to the result of last week's presidential election, which he claims was rigged.
Mr Odinga, who was defeated by incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta, has accused the electoral authorities of fraud tantamount to "democracy's slaughter".

Horny grandpa caught on camera receiving a sex act from a woman in the middle of a public park (video)

An elderly man was caught on camera appearing to receive oral sex from a woman in the middle of a public park. 
The video footage, believed to have been taken in Gorky Park, Moscow, shows the grandpa and a woman getting intimate with each other before a passerby interrupts them. The footage shows the older man standing over the woman who was sitting on the ground with her legs stretching outwards.

Indian govt donates US$1m towards renovation of Flagstaff House

The Indian government has donated US$1 million to the government for the renovation of the Flagstaff House, an edifice which was financed and constructed by India.
India’s Minister of State for External Affairs, Mr M.J. Akbar, made the presentation when he paid a courtesy call on President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo at the Flagstaff House on Tuesday. 

Malaysian princess marries Dutchman in lavish ceremony

The daughter of one of Malaysia's most powerful sultans married her Dutch fiance Monday in a tradition-filled ceremony during a day of lavish celebrations witnessed by crowds of excited well-wishers.
Princess Tunku Tun Aminah Sultan Ibrahim, 31, the only daughter of the Sultan of Johor, tied the knot with Dennis Muhammad Abdullah, 28, capping a romance of over three years.

Daniel Craig Confirms He Will Return as James Bond

Daniel Craig has made it official: He’ll be returning for another movie as James Bond.
Craig confirmed the news that had been widely expected during his appearance on Tuesday’s edition of “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert.”

Robert Yancy, son of Natalie Cole, dead at 39

Robert Yancy, the son of the late R&B singer Natalie Cole, has died of an apparent heart attack, TMZ reports. He was 39.
Yancy's body was reportedly found in his San Fernando Valley apartment by a friend who stopped by to check on him after not hearing from him for several days.

Photos: Chale Wote Street Art Festival opens in James Town #ChaleWote2017

The opening ceremony for the 7th annual CHALE WOTE Street Art Festival took place at the ACCRA [dot] ALT space in James Town, Brazil House yesterday as “The Day of ReMembering” and an opening exhibition for CHALE WOTE 2017.

UEFA Men’s Player of the Year: Buffon, Messi, Ronaldo make 2016/17 shortlist

Italy and Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has been named as one of three nominees for the 2016/17UEFA Men’s Player of the Year Award alongside Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, European football’s governing body (UEFA) announced on Tuesday.
The 39-year-old goalkeeper was a key member of the impressive Juventus side that reached last season’s UEFA Champions League final in Cardiff but missed out on a first winner’s medal as the Italians were defeated 4-1 by Real Madrid.

Serena Williams speaks on Pregnancy, Power & coming back to Center Court in Vogue Magazine’s latest Issue

Serena Williams who has a long history of setting the tennis world on fire spoke to Vogue for its September issue about what impact motherhood will have on her game.
The eight-months-pregnant athlete revealed she’s coming back to the sport after she gives birth stating

My Very Ghanaian Wedding; A Movie That Talks About The Love And Ghanaian Cultural Values

The year’s most comic yet thrilling and culturally inspired yet relatable romantic drama features screen gem, Adjetey Anang, Who was obediently engaged to an African woman chosen by his mother but falls in love with a foreign girl on the auspicious weekend of his friend’s traditional marriage.

MMA fighter dies after being knocked out in weekend fight

A mixed martial arts fighter from Sutton Massachusetts, Rondel Clark, 26, who suffered a technical knockout in a match in Massachusetts on Saturday, has died.
The Plymouth County district attorney's office says Clark died Tuesday at a Boston hospital.

Nigeria violence: Female suicide bombers kill 27

Three female suicide bombers have carried out an attack that has killed at least 27 people in north-eastern Nigeria, officials say.
Dozens were injured when the women blew themselves up outside a refugee camp near Maiduguri in Borno state - a stronghold of the Islamist militant group Boko Haram.

Photos: 30-year-old teacher shot dead by her husband in front of pupils in South Africa

A man stormed a school in Mpumalanga, South Africa and shot dead his wife while she was teaching her Grade 2 pupils on Monday morning. The man later turned the gun on himself.
Kate Chiloane, 30, was shot and killed at about 8am at Sediba-Sa-Thuto Primary School near Bushbuckridge.

Algeria's Prime Minister sacked after three months

Algerian President, Abdelaziz Bouteflika has sacked Prime Minister Abdelmadjid Tebboune, who has been in the job for less than three months.  
No reason was given for the dismissal, but it came just days after the president sent Tebboune a strongly worded letter demanding changes in policy.