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Showing posts from August 30, 2017

#HurricaneHarvey: Photo of mother and baby's rescue becomes symbol of storm

The photo by AP photographer David J. Phillip of mother Catherine Pham and her 13 months old baby’s rescue have also become a symbol of storm.
In the photo, little Aiden Pham, swaddled in a blanket nestled asleep in his mother’s arms as they were carried by police officer Daryl Hudeck as floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey surged around them in southwest Houston.

Kanye West Countersued Over Canceled Tour

Kanye West is facing a countersuit over his canceled “Saint Pablo Tour,” weeks after he sued his concert insurer for failing to pay him for the axed shows. Now Lloyd’s Of London is firing back with a lawsuit of its own.

Photos: Wiyaala, GRRL headline Greenbelt Festival (UK)

Dynamic Ghanaian singer Wiyaala, days ago, performed alongside other members of the all-girl group GRRRL as they headlined the Greenbelt Festival as part of their nationwide tour of UK venues this month.

I Sing Of A Well, Sinking Sands & Ties That Bind now available to stream on Showmax in Africa

Ghanaian writer/director Leila Djansi won Best Screenplay three years in a row at the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) – for I Sing Of A Well in 2010, Sinking Sands in 2011, and Ties That Bind in 2012. Reviewing Ties That Bind, Indiewire hailed Djansi as an “ambitious filmmaker” who “crafts complex female characters so well” and “doesn’t shy away from female-driven, heavy and poignant themes that elicit intense emotions…”

Hurricane Harvey victim curses out CNN reporter for interviewing her

A woman, who said she was stranded "for five days" in the Hurricane Harvey devastation, broke down and lashed out at a CNN reporter for interviewing her on live TV.
The mother, introduced as Danielle, said she waited for police to come rescue them but when they did not arrive after 36 hours, she walked through "four feet of water" with her two young children to make it to a gas station and then to a shelter, just to get food.

South Africa student receives $1m loan in error

A South African university is investigating how a student was mistakenly given a 14m rand ($1m; £770,000) loan.
The error became known after an image of a receipt showing the student's account balance was widely shared.

Female Singer NanaYaa Ready For‘Adinkra Experience’ Concert On September 2nd

Weeks after releasing her second single for the year 2017 - ‘Don’t Leave Me Alone’,ft MzVee, female singer NanaYaa is back on the performance stage this  2nd September at the Adinkra experience concert.

'I'm no longer sorry’ for decapitated Trump Photo' - Comedienne, Kathy Griffin retracts her apology (Video)

Comedienne and TV host, Kathy Griffin, has retracted her apology for the controversial photo shoot in May where she posed with a mask that resembled President Donald Trump’s severed head.
The repercussions from the offensive photos included several venues on her US stand-up tour cancelled after death threats were received, and she also lost her New Year’s Eve co-hosting gig on CNN 

Photos: e.TV Ghana Launches Made in Ghana Month

The innovative and patriotic initiative by e.TV Ghana to annually dedicate the month of September for the promotion and celebration of goods and services made right here in Ghana is here again with the launch of the 2017 edition of the ‘e.TV Made in Ghana’ month.

Photos: Houston Businessman Turns His Furniture Stores Into Storm Shelters to 400 victims of Hurricane Harvey

A Houston furniture store is offering to help the thousands of displaced Texas residents that have nowhere to stay following the catastrophic flooding and dangerous conditions created by Hurricane Harvey. 

Kenyan Tycoon Jimi Wanjigi Sued Over $160,000 Debt To Helicopter Charter Firm

Jimi Wanjigi, one of Kenya’s most prominent businessmen, has been sued by Lady Lori, a Helicopter charter service firm, over his refusal to pay a $160,000 debt in maintenance and hangar fees.

Michael Phelps expecting second child with wife Nicole Johnson

Former Olympian swimmer, Michael Phelps and his wife Nichole Johnson have announced that they are expecting their second baby. Michael Phelps shared a photo of his wife and 15 month old son and wrote: "Number 2 on the way!!!! So excited!! Wonder if it's a boy or a girl??".

Photos : Delivering Goods In 3 Days! Stock Fox Courier Services Officially Launched In Ghana

Stock Fox courier service has officially started operations in Ghana. The company located at Dzorwulu in Accra was launched on Thursday, August 24 at a colourful event.

Police officers find over $1,000 hidden inside man's anus

A Florida man has been charged after trying to hide over $1,000 in his anus.
Pattreon Stokes, 26, was pulled over early on Saturday morning by a Marion County deputy for speeding. The deputy who pulled him over reportedly smelled marijuana coming from inside his car. A search of the car revealed that he was carrying 197 grams of methamphetamine, rock cocaine, 4 grams of heroin, a scale, a small amount of marijuana,  and a large amount of money.

Alexis Sanchez: Arsenal reject £50m from Manchester City for Chilean forward

Arsenal have rejected a £50m bid from Premier League rivals Manchester City for forward Alexis Sanchez.
The 28-year-old, who scored 24 Premier League goals last season, is out of contract next summer and wants to play for City manager Pep Guardiola.

Deputy Agric Min. William Quaitoo resigns

The under-fire deputy minister for food and Agriculture William Quaitoo has resigned, a statement from the Flagstaff Hous has said.
“The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, this evening accepted the resignation from office of the Deputy Minister for Agriculture, Hon. William Quaitoo, MP, which takes immediate effect. The President wished him the very best in his future endeavors,” the statement read Tuesday.