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Showing posts from August 23, 2017

GUBA Enterprise Collaborates With Chevening Scholarships

The continuous partnership between the GUBA Enterprise and Chevening Scholarships to promote Ghanaian participation in the UK government’s learning initiative has been revamped. Applications for the Chevening Scholarships opened on Monday 7 August 2017, closing on Tuesday 7 November 2017.

Photos: "He dumped her body in a forest, sold her phone" - 26yr-old Kenyan woman murdered by Facebook lover on their first date

A 26-year-old woman was strangled to death by a man she met online on their first date, after she received a call  from another man who referred to her as ‘sweetie’ The deceased Nyaboke Onano, who was staying with her younger brother in Ngara, Nairobi, was reportedly meeting her boyfriend, Richard Nyakina, for the first time on July 23 and had promised to be back before the end of the day.

Usain Bolt is showered with champagne as he parties with friends on 31st birthday (video)

Usain Bolt turned 31 on Monday and he celebrated by hanging out with friends and his girlfriend in Mykonos. The Olympic champion uploaded a video to show that he had so much fun on his day. The video showed friends of the athlete spraying him with champagne while he ran off to avoid getting drenched.

Taylor Swift announces Release Date of Album “Reputation,” New Single out Thursday

Popstar Taylor Swift has announced the release date of her new album titled “ Reputation .” Swift had on August 18 wiped her social media accounts. Over the past three days, she’s been teasing a video of a snake, the tail first on Monday, body on Tuesday, then the head on Wednesday.

Video: Learn from foreign movie industry – Samira Bawumia

The wife of Ghana’s Vice-President, Samira Bawumia has advised local movie producers to learn from their foreign counterparts and improve upon what they are doing. According to her, there was no need for Ghanaian movie producers to reinvent the wheel but rather strive to meet the expectations of movie lovers.

Melania Trump thanks Chelsea Clinton for defending her son, Barron against online bullying

First lady Melania Trump has thanked former first daughter, Chelsea Clinton for defending Barron Trump against online bullying.   She tweeted "Thank you @ChelseaClinton - so important to support all of our children in being themselves! #StopChildhoodBullying,"

Leila Djansi Listed Amongst Top Female Directors Of Colour In The USA

Ghanaian filmmaker, Leila Djansi has been listed amongst the top female directors of colour by BlackcinemaDB, the Online Database of African-American Films & Documentaries. The list puts her in the company of Angela Basset, Regina King, Naomi Kawase and more.

Juliet Ibrahim and Mercy Johnson pair up for cover of Glitz Africa ‘Love Yourself’ issue

Glitz Africa is excited to announce the release of its 18 th issue. Glitz Africa from its conception, aims to publish high quality content whiles highlighting the lifestyle of the contemporary African. Issue 18 themed, ‘ Love Yourself ’ has its cover graced by Ghanaian actress Juliet Ibrahim and her Nigerian colleague, Mercy Johnson. Award-winning satirical illustrator, Bright Ackwerh and entrepreneur and life coach Dzigbordi Dosoo are our featured Talent and Ultimate Woman respectively.

DJ Khaled Flies for First Time in 10 Years – All Thanks to Son Asahd: He 'Made Me Overcome My Fear'

DJ Khaled‘s son has taken the world by storm, stealing the spotlight at award shows, amassing a large social media following and rubbing elbows with some of music’s biggest stars. Most recently, he’s helped his father overcome one of his biggest fears: flying.

Africa to bid for 2025 World Athletics Championships

The head of African athletics says the continent will bid to host the 2025 World Championships.  Africa has never staged the biennial event, which started in 1983, despite being home to many world champions.  Hamad Kalkaba Malboum says he believes a bid is set to come from one of six African nations. 

Zimbabwe wants celebrity at carnival 'if she wears panties'

A popular South African celebrity has been invited to grace Zimbabwe's week-long Harare International Carnival in September, but with a caveat. Zodwa Wabantu, known for her ostentatious skimpy dressing, has been asked by Zimbabwe's Tourism Authority (ZTA) to “cover the essentials” or she will be dropped from the event, South Africa's Sowetan Live news site reports.

Barack and Michelle Obama move their daughter Malia to Harvard University (Photos)

Barack and Michelle Obama on Monday afternoon moved their oldest daughter Malia into the Harvard University dormitory ahead of her new educational journey. The 19-year-old former first daughter who took a gap year before enrolling at the elite university, was moved-in one day before her fellow students began arriving for the Class of 2021.

Miss Malaika Ghana 2017 Delegates Officially Unveiled

It was a dream come true for some of the few ladies who were selected as delegates for the 15th edition of the Miss Malaika Ghana beauty pageant. The selected 16, were gracefully introduced to a cross section of press men and the general public at an official launch ceremony at the Accra Mall on Tuesday August 22.

Female babysitter arrested for forcing 4-year-old boy to perform oral sex on her

Another day, another nanny drama. A Texas babysitter has been arrested for forcing a 4-year-old boy to perform a sex act on her. Esmeralda Marie Medellin, 18, was left in charge of the boy when she abused him. When the boy's mother returned, he told her what Medellin had made him do. The boy also said the babysitter performed a sex act on him too, so the mother called the police while the babysitter was still in the home.

Wayne Rooney retires from international football with Immediate effect

Today, Wayne Rooney a record goalscorer and no 10 England player announced his retirement from international football with immediate effect. The 31-year-old who has scored 53 goals in 119 appearances for his country told coach, Gareth Southgate of his decision during a phone conversation.

Meet the model with the super-long legs people cannot get over

The internet is shook over a model’s extraordinarily long legs, an illusion she created with a strategic pose. Gloria Nnaji is only 5 feet tall, but in a photo she posted to Twitter on Tuesday, she looks much, much taller, thanks to the length of her legs. “My melanin is gold, solid gold,” Nnaji tweeted alongside the photos that earned 3.6K retweets and 10K likes.

Boy arrested for street dancing in Saudi Arabia

A teenager who went viral on Twitter when he was filmed dancing the Macarena on a Saudi Arabian street has been arrested.  The 14-year-old, wearing shorts, a striped tee-shirt and headphones, is accused of "improper public behaviour" in Jeddah, a statement said.

Nigeria President Buhari cancels cabinet meeting

Nigeria's weekly cabinet meeting - the first that President Muhammadu Buhari was due to attend since returning from a three months medical leave in the UK - has been cancelled, his special adviser Femi Adesina has said in a statement.

I remain focused despite insults – Charlotte Osei

The Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Mrs. Charlotte Osei has stated that despite the numerous attacks, obstacles and insults, she still finds it an honour to serve Ghana. Delivering a speech after she was awarded the US government’s Woman Of Courage award for 2017 at the US Embassy in Accra, Mrs. Osei thanked all those who have been a part of her journey and supported her during her trying moments.

Stock Fox To Launch Officially In Ghana

Ever thought of shopping and buying clothes, electronics, gifts, home appliances, or whatever you want online with your atm / debit card and getting what you ordered online from the USA , U.K or China delivered to your door in less than 3 days? well finally we have the answer!!! STOCKFOX!!! Stockfox Logistics is a fully  licensed and registered courier company with personalized shipping services crafted to enhance your overseas shopping and shipping needs.

Mel B Walks Off AGT Stage After Simon Cowell Makes Insensitive Joke About Her Wedding Night

Melanie “Mel B” Brown stormed off the America’s Got Talent stage Tuesday night after fellow judge Simon Cowell made a crude joke about her wedding night. The incident comes as the former Spice Girl is in the middle of a divorce from estranged husband Stephen Belafonte.

UFC Champion Jon Jones tests positive for steroids, may lose his UFC title

UFC Champion, Jon Jones has tested positive for Turinabol, an anabolic steroid in his UFC 214 light heavyweight victory over former champion Daniel Cormier. On July 29th, Jones won the UFC fight taking the light heavyweight belt from Cormier with a savage head kick followed by a barrage of devastating punches to Cormier's head.

Gifty Anti and Oyekechire Ansah Kwaw outdoor ‘Princess of Adumasa’

The host of weekly television talk show ‘Stand Point’, Gifty Anti and her husband Oyekechire Ansah Kwaw have outdoored their first child.

Dstv Host The Official Money Fight Party On August 26th At Club Onyx & Oasis Lounge Dstv and Supers

Dstv and Supersport 2 in collaboration with Club Onyx and Oasis Pool & Shisha Lounge  present the Official Money Fight Party on Saturday the 26th of August at 9pm. Following several weeks and months of negotiating, trash talking, posturing, training and more, we're into the final few days until the main event itself.

Mark Wahlberg unseats 'The Rock' as Forbes 2017 highest-paid actor

Mark Wahlberg is sitting on top of the Rock on Forbes' 2017 highest-paid actors list. According to Forbes on Tuesday, Wahlberg made $68 million between June 2016 and June 2017, unseating  last year's top earner, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.

Ghanaian Villager’s Hajj Wish is Fulfilled After He Asks if a Drone Can Take Him to Makkah

A Ghanaian villager is to fulfill his lifelong dream of making the Hajj after he spotted a drone and asked the people flying it:  "Can you make it a little bigger and take me to Mecca?”

George and Amal Clooney make a $1 million donation to combat hate groups in America

George and Amal Clooney have joined the fight against hate groups in the United States through the The Clooney Foundation for Justice as they made a $1 million donation to the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) that will fund a joint initiative to combat hate groups.

Trump vows to 'close government' to build Mexico wall

Donald Trump has vowed to close down government if that is what it takes to build his wall along the Mexico border. The US president told supporters at a "Make America Great Again" rally in Phoenix, Arizona, that the opposition Democrats were being "obstructionist".

Charlotte Osei wins US Woman of Courage 2017 award

The US government has awarded the chairperson of the Electoral Commission of Ghana Mrs Charlotte Osei with the United States Department of State’s Woman of Courage Award for 2017. Mrs Osei, who has been at the helm of affairs for two years, was honoured for the reforms that she brought to the Electoral Management Body leading to a “credible election 2016.”