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North Korea has sentenced Four South Korean journalists to death!

Today, North Korea sentenced four South Korean journalists to death for book reviews that insulted the administration.
Two newspapers (Chosun Ilbo and the Dong-A Ilbo) reviewed the new Korean edition of “North Korea Confidential”, a book by two Seoul-based British journalists first published in 2015. The work details the growing role of the market in daily lives in the North, where South Korean television dramas are circulated on the black market, and fashion items and hairstyles from the South are copied.

Kim Kardashian says North West would make a Better President than Donald Trump

Kim Kardashian has strong opinions about Donald Trump‘s presidency and she’s not holding back.
The reality star, in a chat with Harper’s Bazaar Arabia, stated that anyone can run the U.S. better than Donald Trump.

President Jacob Zuma's son Duduzane denies alleged corruption

The son of South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has denied involvement in alleged corruption despite his links with controversial businessmen.
Duduzane Zuma told the BBC there was "nothing untoward" about his business partnership with the Gupta family.

Apple will likely unveil new iPhones on Sept. 12

iPhone users awaiting the arrival of Apple's next-generation smartphone now have a date to circle on the calendar.
Apple(AAPL, Tech30) will hold its annual product launch -- where it typically shows off new iPhone models and other product updates -- on Tuesday September 12.

AFRIMA to feature at 2017 Moshito Music Conference in South Africa

The All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, is set to feature at the 2017 Moshito Music Conference and Exhibition to be held from September 6 to September 9 at the Main Auditorium, New Music Factory, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Miss Ghana 2017 Accra audition set for Holiday Inn, September 1

After almost a month on the road, a nationwide tour to select a potential beauty queen to annex the prize of Miss Ghana 2017/Miss Ghana60YearsOn – Exclusive Event Gh. Ltd, organizers of the pageant, are set to complete the rounds with the final regional auditions in Accra.

The Greater Accra audition is slated for tomorrow, September 1st, 2017, 8am to 5pm at the Holiday Inn, Airport.

Akufo-Addo unveils free SHS logo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has unveiled the Free SHS logo, at a short ceremony at the Presidency.
In the presence of the Vice President of the Republic, Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia; the Minister for Education, Hon. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, MP; Minister of State for Education, Prof. Kwesi Yankah; and officials from the Ministry of Education, President Akufo-Addo noted that the coming into effect of the Free SHS policy is vital for the transformation of the Ghanaian economy 

Madonna moves to Lisbon as Son joins Football Club

Pop icon Madonna has reportedly moved to Lisbon, Portugal, to allow her 11-year-old son David Banda join the youth academy at football club Benfica.
According to AFP, Madonna has been staying in a Lisbon hotel, while a house she bought in the village of Sintra, 30 kilometres away from the Portuguese capital, undergoes renovation.

Police Officer on Dash-Cam Video: 'We Only Shoot Black People'

A police officer was put on administrative duty after a dash-cam video surfaced in which the officer was heard making a racially insensitive remark.

Naa Ashorkor Named Brand Ambassador Of Unilever Campaign

Ghanaian Media Personality Naa Ashorkor is the brand Ambassador for a campaign by manufacturing giant, Unilever Ghana.

Naa will lead the LifeBuoy Help A Child Reach 5 campaign, which seeks to spread the importance of good hand washing habits by children under the age of five years to prevent infections like diarrhea and pneumonia.

Photos: South African police officer kills his girlfriend & then commits suicide

A young female constable was brutally murdered by her lover, also a police officer at KwaDabeka Police Station in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa on Tuesday 29 August.

Britain to cut aid to Nigeria in half

Britain is to halve the amount of money it gives in humanitarian aid to Nigeria over the next few years, says the international development minister.
The aid worth £200m ($258m) over the next fours years is a 50% drop from the £100m it spent in the past 12 months.

Lady With Bleached Skin Turned Away At 2017 Miss Ghana Audition

The auditions for this year’s Miss Ghana@60 competition have been hugely successful across the regions.

However, the Takoradi audition held on August 28 seemed to have tested the firmness of the judges.

What started as a smooth sailing screening at the Best Western Atlantic Hotel, came to a brief halt when a ‘light skinned’ lady appeared before the panel.

South African lady left heartbroken after she found her man on their bed with her friend

A South African lady took to Twitter to call out her friend after she found out she has been sleeping with her man for 2 years.
According to her, she found the girl wrapped around her man whom she is traditionally married to, on their bed.

Ghana extends IMF programme

Ghana will continue to remain under the International Monetary Fund programme for one more year, the Board of the fund has confirmed.
The IMF also approved 94.2 million dollars for Ghana under the fourth review on Wednesday.

Beauty queen returns crown after officials tell her to 'lose as much weight as possible'

A size 10 beauty queen handed back her crown after being told she needed to lose weight to compete at an international level.
Zoiey Smale, 28, from Nottinghamshire, was named Miss UK after winning the UK round of the Miss United Continents contest in June this year.

CID probes 3 gov’t appointees over bribery allegations

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has begun an investigation into corruption allegations levelled against three appointees of the President Nana Akufo-Addo-led administration.
They are the Minister of Communications, Mrs Ursula Owusu Ekuful, and the two Deputy Chief of Staff the Presidency, Mr Francis Asenso-Boakye and Mr Samuel Abu Jinapor.

Akufo Addo pays tribute to Paapa Yankson

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo – Addo has paid glowing tribute to the late Paapa Yankson describing him as a pillar of the Ghanaian music industry and an icon who has served the nation very well.
This was at a meeting with a delegation led by the Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Honorable Catherine Abelema Afeku comprising Paapa Yankson’s family members and the leadership of the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA).

Quame Owusu emerges best designer at Durban Fashion Fair 2017

Multiple awards winning celebrity Ghanaian fashion designer, of the marque Quame Owusu, a once overall best student and graduate from one of the country’s fashion institutions in 2014, emerged as the Best African Collection after debuting his Perfect Ashlar collection at the #DFF2017 ramp.

Clash Of Titans Headlines World Cup Qualifiers On DStv’s SuperSport Channels

With the journey to Russia 2018 resuming around the globe this week, a clash of titans is the headline act in the Confederations of African Football (CAF) qualification campaign.

African football giants Nigeria and Cameroon will resume an age-old rivalry stretching back over 50 years when they face-off on Friday in the first match of a double-header fixture, with the second scheduled for Monday next week. 

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain: Liverpool agree £40m deal for Arsenal midfielder

Liverpool have agreed a £40m deal to sign Arsenal and England midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.
The 24-year-old, who rejected a move to Chelsea on Tuesday after a fee had been agreed, will join Liverpool on a five-year contract worth £120,000 a week.

Photos: Prince William, Harry and Kate mark the 20th anniversary of the death of Princess Diana

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the death of Princess Diana who died on August 31, 1997 after a car she was traveling in crashed at the Pont de l'Alma tunnel in Paris. She was just 36 years old.

Instagram hack: Celebrity contact details revealed

Instagram has revealed a flaw in its systems revealed "a number of" stars' phone numbers and email addresses to cyber-attackers. 
The Facebook-owned social network has emailed verified members, usually prominent figures, to let them know.

Two men arrested at a guesthouse in Zambia for 'having sex'

Zambianpolice have arrested two men allegedly found having sex. The men, one aged 38 and the other 30 were discovered in a guesthouse in Kapiri, a town in Zambia's central province commiting the act.
According to Police spokesperson, Diamond Likashithe two men are currently in police custody awaiting charge, adding that 'we are still doing investigations so that we can easily prove when the case is taken to court'.