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We will not surrender - Lionel Messi mourns with families and friends of Barcelona terror attack

FC Barcelona star Lionel Messihas sent his condolences to the victims of the terror attack in the Spanish capital.

Rihanna Attempts to Hide Her Boyfriend Under Her Umbrella

On Wednesday, Rihanna was photographed leaving a London restaurant with her boyfriend Hassan Jameel, whom she appropriately attempted to hide from the paparazzi under her umbrella.

Araba Sey Prepares To Launch “Sey Your Mind” Initiative To Create Awareness About Modeling

Ghanaian model, Araba Sey is set to launch the “Sey Your Mind” initiative to allow for exchange of thoughts between models and the general public to create awareness about the modeling industry.
Araba has, for sometime now, submitted her thoughts via weekly articles on things that need to be done right for models to have stress-free environment to work.

Manasseh Azure Awuni denies requesting money from Menzgold

Investigative journalists Manasseh Azure Awuni has reacted to claim by Menzgold that he demanded money from them to drop a story about their relationship with Swiss Global.
The Multimedia Group employee after reports that he called officials of Menzgold for money took to Facebook to deny the allegation.

Breaking: "Four dead" and dozens injured in Barcelona terror attack after van crashes into pedestrians before "two gunmen take hostages at restaurant"

Four people are believed to have died while dozens sustained injuries after a van in Barcelona rammed into pedestrians after which two men stormed out and entered a restaurant with guns.
Footages emerging from the scene show police cars and ambulances near the Las Ramblas tourist district, a busy tree-lined promenade in the centre of the city. Horrifying footage shows dozens of victims lying injured on the floor.

Malala accepted at Oxford to study Politics, Philosophy & Economics

Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai has been accepted into Oxford University.
Yousafzai, the youngest winner of the Nobel Peace Prize at 17, said she has been accepted at Oxford to study Politics, Philosophy and Economics.

Food poisoning kills four in Alavanyo

Four people have died in Alavanyo in the Volta Region in what has been described as food poisoning from a fish which looks like a puffer fish.
Three others have also been hospitalised at the Margaret Marquart Catholic Hospital in Kpando after they ate the fish which is known by the local people as “Gedde”.

Meet the former Ralph Lauren model President Trump has picked as his interim White House communications director (Photos)

Hope Hicks, 28, a former Ralph Lauren model has been hired to serve as White House interim communications director, replacing Anthony Scaramucci who was fired after just 10 days in the position for making derogatory statements.

Video: New York police shoot unarmed black man, 22, in the face

Police officers shot an unarmed black man in Troy, New York on Tuesday evening and the disturbing event was caught on camera.
According to witnesses, 22-year-old Dahmeek McDonald was shot twice in the head while in his car by a Troy police officer. Police denied that he was shot in his head and claimed he was shot twice in the torso, then they later changed it and said he was shot once in the shoulder and grazed once on the head.  

If I buy Arsenal, the first thing I will do is to fire Wenger- Aliko Dangote says

In a recent interview with Bloomberg, Africa's richest man, Aliko Dangote, said that the first thing he would do if he buys Arsenal club is to fire the club manager, Arsene Wenger. Dangote said he will consider making an offer to buy the club once the $11 billion oil refinery he is constructing in Lagos is completed.

ICC Timbuktu case: Mali Islamist liable for €3m in damages

An Islamist militant who is serving a prison sentence for destroying ancient mausoleums in Timbuktu has been found liable for nearly 3m euros in damages.
Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi was jailed for nine years last September by the International Criminal Court (ICC).

Steve Harvey calls his wife a man on Twitter

Comedian/TV host Steve Harvey referred to his wife as his man crush on Twitter, prompting people to ask if he's indirectly passing a message across.
He took to Twitter and shared a lovely photo of Marjorie with the caption: "My #MCM always @marjorie_harvey."

Sierra Leone mudslide: Gov’t appeals for relief items

Government is appealing to the public to donate relief items as it prepares to offer support to Sierra Leone following the massive flood and mudslide that has claimed scores of lives there.
Over 300 victims of the deadly accident have been buried by the Sierra Leonean government while some 600 individuals are also reported missing.

33rd National Farmers Day Award launched

The 33rd National Farmers Day (NFD) has been launched in Accra, with a renewed commitment by the government to increase budgetary allocation to the sector to boost productivity.
The Senior Minister, Mr Yaw Osafo-Maafo, gave an assurance at the launch of the event by the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA), in collaboration with the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development (MOFAD), on the theme: “Planting for Food and Jobs”. 

Mugabe arrives in South Africa amid family crisis

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has arrived in South Africa amid an attempt by his wife, Grace Mugabe, to gain diplomatic immunity in an assault case filed against her by a model who accuses the first lady of hitting her with an extension cord at an upmarket hotel in Johannesburg on Sunday evening.

Vanessa Gyan Gives Back To University Students

Vanessa Gyan may be off the airwaves at the moment but that isn’t stopping her from making an impact.
The television/radio personality is using social media to assist University students. Just last week, Gyan gave away phone credit to 5 deserving students from various universities but it doesn’t stop there.

Saudi King Salman invites Qatar pilgrims to Hajj

Saudi Arabia will open its border with Qatar to allow Muslim pilgrims to attend the annual Hajj in Mecca beginning this month, state media say.
The announcement came after the first high-level meeting between the neighbours since Saudi Arabia and three other states cut all links in June.

Chicago street sweeper caught on camera having sex with teenage homeless boy in street in broad daylight

A Chicago street sweeper was filmed having sex with a teenage homeless boy in the middle of a street in broad daylight, after which he returned to continue sweeping the street.
The homeless boy has been living on the street for three years, according to reports, and sometimes has to sell his body to survive. In the video making the rounds, the male cleaner and the homeless boy can be seen having sex, after which they both pull up their pants and come out of the enclosure.

Nigerian Singer Seyi Shay Opens Up About Why Shatta Wale Refused To Work With Her.

For any musician looking forward to collaborating with Shatta Wale, looks like you need to work really hard. Nigerian superstar  Seyi Shay was recently a guest on the online women empowerment show Trendsetters with Yaa Somuah and she disclosed that she finally got the chance to collaborate with Shatta Wale after many failed attempts.

The World's Highest-Paid Actresses 2017: Emma Stone Leads With $26 Million

La La Land–the city and its celluloid namesake–has been very kind to Emma Stone. At just 28 years old, the Hollywood star is this year’s highest-paid actress, banking $26 million pretax in our 12 month scoring period.
Stone has her earnings from the movie-musical to thank for the bulk of her payday, which also won her a Best Actress Oscar. Her portrayal of Mia, an aspiring actress and barista, garnered rave reviews and goosed the film to $445.3 million at the global box office.

Photos : Vodafone Launches ‘Ekiki Mi’ Promotion

Vodafone Ghana has launched the ‘Ekiki Mi’ Promotion as part of plans to expand its subscriber base in the coming months.

‘Ekiki Mi’ (I feel electrified) is an exciting and unprecedented opportunity for customers to engage more with friends and family.

Photos : Nigerian Comedian AY Finally Premieres ’10 Days In Sun City’ In Sun City

In an innovative partnership that showcases South Africa’s diverse leisure tourism attractions through the powerful medium of film, this week sees the official South African premiere of the hit Nollywood action comedy 10 Days in Sun City.

The movie, which is the highest-earning film in Nigeria this year and topped that country’s box office for two weeks after its release in June, was unveiled to South African audiences on Thursday.

Fifteen teens treated for rabies after gang raping a donkey in Morocco

Fifteen teenagers in a rural Moroccan town were treated for rabies after raping an infected local donkey.
The youths, from Sidi Al Kamel, spent a week at the Mechraa Belksiri Hospital receiving treatments after they contracted the disease from the animal. The number of boys who raped the donkey were more than 15, but many families secretly took their sons for treatment at hospitals outside the immediate area to avoid shame. Only 15 of the boys were taken to the local hospital.

Migrant crisis: Spain rescues 600 people in busiest day

Spain's coastguard says it has rescued 600 migrants crossing from Morocco in a 24-hour period amid a spike in the number of migrant arrivals.
The rescued migrants were in 15 vessels including toy paddleboats and a jet ski and included 35 children and a baby.

Two die in gas explosion in Western Region

Two persons were burnt beyond recognition at Kikam in the Ellembelle district of the Western region in a motor crash which resulted in a gas explosion Wednesday evening.
According to an eyewitness, Egya Eti, a mini urban bus and a taxi cab both traveling from Takoradi to Esiama collided head on upon reaching Kikam when the bus had a tyre burst and lost control.

BBC News Broadcasts A Week Of Special Programming On Africa’s Rising Population

BBC News have today announced a week-long series exploring the steep incline in Africa’s population and the continent’s coping mechanisms.

The population of Africa is predicted to double to two and a half billion in just 30 years.

At least 600 people still missing in Sierra Leone following deadly mudslide

At least 600 people are still missing following a mudslide and flooding that devastated parts of Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown.
President Ernest Bai Koroma earlier pleaded for "urgent support", saying entire communities had been wiped out with nearly 400 people confirmed dead after the mudslide in the Regent area and floods elsewhere.