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Showing posts from September 12, 2017

Kenyan opposition MPs boycott Uhuru Kenyatta's speech

Opposition MPs in Kenya have boycotted the opening of the new parliament to protest against President Uhuru Kenyatta's decision to address it after a court annulled his election win. 
They say that parliament should not have been convened until after the election re-run slated for 17 October.

New Music Video: Becca feat. Mr Eazi – Number One

One of Ghana’s super-talented artistes, Becca teams up Mr Eazi in this beautiful piece of music and video titled “Number One“.
Number One is off Becca’s recently released album “Unveiling

Lady Gaga Reveals She Suffers from Fibromyalgia as She Opens Up About Her Chronic Pain in New Documentary

Lady Gaga is opening up about the painful illness that has plagued her for years.
In her new documentary, Gaga: Five Foot Two, Gaga, 31, gives fans an intimate look at the chronic pain she has long dealt with. And in a Tuesday Twitter post, the singer confirmed that she suffers from fibromyalgia – something others afflicted with the condition had long suspected.

Apple announces the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus

Apple just unveiled the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus at its press event. It looks a lot like the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, but with a glass back. The iPhone 8 still has a single camera while the 8 Plus has a double camera.
It comes in silver, space grey and a new gold finish that looks like a mix between gold and rose gold.

Photos: Nigeria President Buhari receives Nana Akufo-Addo, at the state house in Abuja

President Buhari received President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, in State House, Abuja today 12th Sept 2017.

Three Italians die after falling into hole at volcano near Naples

An Italian couple and their 11-year-old son were killed on Tuesday when a hole opened up in the ground at a bubbling volcanic crater near Naples, a popular tourist site.
Italy's fire brigade said it pulled three dead bodies from a shallow hole in a section of the crater at the Solfatara volcano, which was surrounded by a wooden fence meant to keep tourists out.

Video: Stop wearing panties and save your life – Actress Baby Blanche

Actress Baby Blanche over the weekend launched a campaign to stop ladies from wearing panties.
For the campaign, she is advocating for ladies above the age 18 to stop wearing panties as that is a major cause of the genital infections these ladies often contract.

Mel B accused of intimidating a witness: report

Mel B has reportedly been accused of intimidating a witness who was due to testify against her in court.

The 42-year-old singer is currently embroiled in a bitter divorce battle with Stephen Belafonte after it was claimed he had been physically abusive to her during their 10-year marriage and had an affair with their nanny, Lorraine Giles.

Watch: Chinelo Anohu-Amazu speaks on Forbes Woman Africa “Against The Odds with Peace Hyde”

Chinelo Anohu-Amazu a Nigerian lawyer, public servant, and administrator had to overcome several obstacles in her journey to become the Director General and CEO of the National Pension Commission (PenCom) managing over N2 trillion in assets.

Wiyaala To Perform At The London African Music Festival Launch Party

Following her highly successful UK tour with all girl group GRRRL, Wiyaala resumes her own shows on Sunday 17th September when she will headline the 15th London African Music Festival launch party at Rich Mix in Bethnal Green Road, London.

Anita Erskine Unveiled As Next Speaker For The 5th Edition Of Lead Series

OMNIS2131, organisers of LEAD SERIES, has unveiled Award Winning Broadcaster and Brand Influencer, Anita Erskine-Amaizo as the guest speaker for the 5th Edition of the series which is set to hold on the 24th of September, 2017 at The African Regent Hotel.

“I’m Proud of You” – Peace Hyde says to self after Appointment as Forbes Africa Head of Digital Media & Partnerships

Congratulations are in order for media personality and business journalist Peace Hyde as she has been appointed as the Head of Digital Media and Strategic Partnerships for Forbes Africa
Hyde, who is currently the West Africa correspondent for the business publication, will be heading the recently launched platform.

Photos from Indonesia's annual harvest ritual where corpses are exhumed and groomed before being paraded

A village in Indonesia called Torajan in the highlands of South Sulawesi recently held their annual harvest ritual by exhuming corpses of their loved ones before parading them around the village.
The people in the village are said to have a very close relationship with the dead, and sometimes they keep mummified bodies in their homes for weeks or even years before burying them.

Free SHS Will Not Compromise On Quality Education – Nana Addo

President Akufo-Addo says his government will ensure that the Free Senior High School program does not compromise quality education in the country.
According to him, the government is collaborating with various agencies and partners to ensure that all students in Secondary School benefit from quality education to enable them to contribute meaningfully to the country’s development.

Hurricane IRMA kills at least 10 people in Cuba

President Raul Castro has called on Cubans to unite in swiftly rebuilding the Caribbean nation in the wake of Hurricane Irma, which killed at least 10 people during a devastating three-day rampage along the length of the island.

Final 20 For Miss Ghana 2017 Unveiled

After weeks of searching across the 10 regions of the country and a rigorous yet enthralling social media campaign, the final 20 ladies for the Grand Finale of the Golden Jubilee of the Miss Ghana beauty pageant – are here!

Sarkodie Dominates Global itunes Charts With 'Highest' Album

In less than 24 hours upon its release on Friday, September 8, Highest, the fifth studio album from Sarkodie, one of Africa's biggest rappers, was dominating iTunes album charts globally, with groundbreaking chart positions across iTunes charts in America, United Kingdom, Germany, Canada and Switzerland among others.

North Korea slapped with UN sanctions after nuclear test

The United Nations has imposed a fresh round of sanctions on North Korea after its sixth and largest nuclear test.
The measures restrict oil imports and ban textile exports - an attempt to starve the North of fuel and income for its weapons programmes.

Idris Elba and His Former Miss Vancouver Girlfriend Make Their Red Carpet Debut at TIFF

Idris Elba and his new girlfriend are red carpet official!
The Luther star hit the Toronto International Film Festival with model and former Miss Vancouver, Sabrina Dhowre, on Sunday, which they attended for the premiere of Elba’s new film, Molly’s Game.

Free SHS is not about politics -- Akufo-Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo says the decision to implement the Free SHS policy was not influenced by a desire to score political points, but by the need to offer opportunities for Ghanaians, especially the deprived and marginalised.

8 dead, gunman killed at Dallas football watch party in Texas

8 people were shot dead on Sunday night when a gunman with multiple weapons barged into his ex-wife's home and went on a shooting spree.
A Texas football watch party had been underway at the single-family home off Spring Creek Parkway in Plano, less than 20 minutes from Dallas, around 8 p.m. when the shooter opened fire inside the party. Two people were wounded, and 7 were killed before authorities arrived and shot the gunman dead.

Video: Professor gives lecture while holding student's infant

A Texas A&M University professor is being praised after he lent a hand -- or an entire arm -- when a student couldn't find a babysitter for her infant before class.
Ashton Robinson said in a Facebook post that she emailed Henry Musoma, her professor at Mays Business School, to tell him she would have to miss a class because she couldn't find a babysitter for her son, Emmett, in time for the scheduled session.

Conor McGregor enjoys luxury yatch holiday with family/friends in Ibiza after banking £100m post-Mayweather fight

UFC champion, Conor McGregor was on Monday morning spotted relaxing with his family and friends in Ibiza, Spain after earning a reported £100m after his mega fight with Floyd Mayweather last month.