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Nominations open for 2017 Shine Awards Gh

SHINE AWARDS is an awards initiative put together by THIQLINE PRODUCTIONS AND EGO AFRICA inspired by the scripture Matthew 5:16 "Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven".

Uganda court worker suspended for wearing 'short and tight dress'

A court clerk in Uganda has been suspended for wearing " a very short and tight dress" to work, breaching the country's strict dress code for public sector workers. 
A journalist has shared a letter addressed to Ms Namuwanga Rosemary informing her of her two-week suspension.

Video: Russian State Media Slam Morgan Freeman Over Investigation Video, Blame "Marijuana Use"

The actor was featured in a video accusing the Kremlin of an "attack" on the U.S. 
Russian state media have lashed back at Morgan Freeman over his appearance in the Committee to Investigate Russia's video, in which the veteran Hollywood actor says that the U.S. "came under attack by the Russian government."

Patapaa Called Me For A Collabo, I Didn't Contact him – Lilwin Tells His Side Of The Story

Management of Kumawood actor cum musician, Kwadwo Nkansah aka Lil Win says Ghanaians have not been fair to him over the controversy surrounding his latest single, Corner Corner.

Sierra Leone Football Association bans 19 officials for life

Two officials banned for life by the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) will not accept the sanction.
The duo are among 19 officials banned on Thursday for violating SLFA and Fifa statutes concerning taking football related cases to civil courts.

RLG to refund GH¢6.3m to laptop cash to government

The Ministry of Environment, Science and Technology is taking steps to retrieve an amount of GH¢6.3 million from RLG Communications Limited after the company failed to supply over 12,000 laptops to the state.
RLG in 2010 won a contract from government to procure 103,181 laptops for the state, and was paid GH¢51, 257,500 to that effect.

AFRIMA 2017: Lagos Partners African Union As Host City

Following the African Union (AU) awarding the 2017 Host Country rights of the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) to the Federal Republic of Nigeria, the government and people of Lagos State are now gearing up to welcome thousands of visitors to the 4th annual All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA holding from November 9 to 12 as the state government partners the African Union Commission, AUC as official host city for the 2017 edition.

Uber stripped of License in London

Uber’s application for a new license to operate in the English city of London has been rejected by the transport authority.
Transport for London (TfL), the transport authority, stated that the company’s conduct is the reason for the rejection, Guardian reports.

Ful List: Ronaldo, Messi and Neymar make shortlist of 2017 FIFA Football Awards

The final nominees for a host of The Best FIFA Football Awards have been revealed at an event in London as the countdown to the ceremony itself in England’s capital on October 23 begins.

The politician who only showers every three days

How far would you go to save water? 
Well, for the head of a provincial government in South Africa, it seems there is no sacrifice too big. 
Western Cape Premier Helen Zille has revealed that she only showers every third day. 

Mugabe at UN stands up to 'Giant Gold Goliath' Trump

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe did not mince words at the United Nations Thursday about Donald Trump, mocking the US president as the "Giant Gold Goliath."
Addressing the UN General Assembly, where reproaches of other leaders are generally less personal in tone, the 93-year-old veteran leader took Trump to task both on policy and appearance.

Full Speech: Akufo-Addo speaks at UN General Assembly

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo made his debut statement at the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly in New York.
Below is the full statement:

Migrant crisis: Dozens feared drowned off Libya coast

At least 50 migrants are feared drowned after their boat ran out of fuel and capsized off the Libyan coast.
The dinghy, which had been carrying at least 100 people, had set off from Libya's western city of Sabratha last Friday, local officials told the BBC.

#ItIsPossible: John Mahama, Jospong, Duffour Jnr. pick up first copies of Bola Ray’s biography “It Is Possible”.

Ex -president John Dramani Mahama, JOSPONG Group CEO Joseph Siaw Agyepong, and UniBank CEO Dr. Kwabena Duffuor II are among the first to secure copies of media mogul Bola Ray’s biography “It Is Possible”.

Kim Jong Un says Donald Trump is Deranged & will pay dearly for his Threats

Supreme leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Kim Jong Un has responded to America’s President Donald Trump‘s speech in which he talked about destroying North Korea. Donald Trump escalated his threats against North Korea over its nuclear challenge on Tuesday, threatening to “totally destroy’’ the country of 26 million people and mocking its leader, Kim Jong Un, as a “rocket man.’’

Nomination opens For 2017 WatsUp TV Africa Music Video Awards

Leading pan-African TV Show and organisers of the leading music video awards in Africa, WatsUp TV has officially opened nominations for the 2017 edition of the WatsUp TV Africa Music Video Awards (WAMVA).

Notable winners from the 2016 edition which was hosted in Accra, Ghana are Diamond Platnumz, Shatta Wale, Wizkid, Beyonce, Mr. Eazi, Desiigner, Godfather, Cassper Nyovest, DJ Arafat, Ibtissam Tiskat etc.

DJ Arch Jr Breaks Guinness World Record To Become The Youngest Club DJ In The World

South Africa’s favourite DJ, Oratilwe Hlongwane popularly known as DJ Arch Jnr has broken the Guinness World Record to become the youngest club DJ in the world.

The five year old DJ sensation was officially inducted into the record books on Wednesday 13 September, after successfully beating Japanese six-year-old Itsuki Morita’s mark.

Algerian defender, Carl Medjani retires from international football

Algerian defender, Carl Medjani has retired from international football.  The 32-year-old made 56 appearances, scoring three goals, and made headlines at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.