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Showing posts from September 25, 2017

NanaYaa Headlines Native Tongue Soul Festival On September 29 At Badu Lounge

Ghana’s vocal prowess NanaYaa leads the first ever Native Tongue Soul Festival happening on the 29th of September at the Badu Lounge.

This will be the second time the ‘Don’t Leave Me Alone’ hitmaker will mount the Badu Lounge stage.

Drake buries his longtime friend, Fif, who was shot to death in Toronto

Drake was at the funeral of his longtime friend and OVO affiliate, Anthony "Fif" Soares, which took place on Saturday.
Fif was shot to death by two gunmen on Thursday, September 14 in his apartment lobby at Scarborough, Toronto (read here).

Juliet Ibrahim Foundation partners with ‘Education As A Vaccine’ to assist survivors of the flood in Benue State

Juliet Ibrahim, actress and philanthropist has announced her commitment to assist the survivors of the devastating flood in Benue state in partnership with Education as a Vaccine (EVA). She made this known during visits this past weekend to the IDP Camp at the International Market and Akor, one of the communities that were flooded.

Veteran gospel singer, Yaw Sarpong gets an honorary doctorate degree

LEGENDARY Ghanaian gospel artiste, Osomafo Yaw Sarpong, has received an honorary doctorate degree in Sacred Music from the Ecclesiastical Bishop Leaders Conference of Africa (EBLCA), an affiliate of the Kayiwa International University, Uganda.

South Africa police congratulates minister for hitting 1m Twitter followers

The South African police's Twitter account has tweeted commendations to the minister in charge of policing for reaching a social media milestone. 
Fikile Mbalula reached one million followers on Saturday. 

North Korea says U.S. 'declared war', warns it could shoot down U.S. bombers

North Korea's foreign minister said on Monday that President Donald Trump had declared war on North Korea and that Pyongyang reserves the right to take countermeasures, including shooting down U.S. bombers even if they are not in its air space.
"The whole world should clearly remember it was the U.S. who first declared war on our country," Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho told reporters in New York.

2017 Miss Ghana UK Grand Finale Slated For September 30

The 25th edition of the popular Miss Ghana U.K is set to take place this Saturday, September 30th inside Gaumont Palace, 9 The Broadway High Road, London N22 6DS.

The event which is aimed at celebrating the richness of the Ghanaian culture and its beautiful women has 16 final contestants battling for one crown.

Jennifer Lopez donates $1 Million to Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief

Grammy award-winning singer, Jennifer Lopez has donated $1 Million to Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief.
The singer who is born to Puerto Rican parents and still has family on the island, made the announcement on Sunday in NYC alongside the state's governor, Andrew Cuomo, saying the American island nation was in desperate need of help after being devastated by Hurricane Maria she'd contribute to with a million from the proceeds of her Las Vegas shows,TMZ reported.

Former 'heaviest woman' Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty dies

An Egyptian woman once believed to be the world's heaviest has died in the United Arab Emirates.
Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty had travelled to India earlier this year for bariatric weight loss surgery.
Local media reported that she had lost more than 300kg (660lb) of her 500kg but had died from complications from other health conditions.

Chris Attoh confirms his divorce from Damilola Adegbite

A few months ago, rumour as it  that Actors, Damilola Adegbite and Chris Attoh are having serious marital issues. 
Damilola denied the story after she posted a birthday shout out to husband, Chris proclaiming her love for him.

'I'm going to be a better man' - Kevin Hart addresses sextortion scandal at Comedy Show

Award-winning comedian, Kevin Hart addressed his sextortion scandal during a Comedy Show in Georgia on Saturday.

At the show, the 38-year-old comedian began his set by saying, "We got a lot of s*** to talk about, people." He then went about his comedy, but at the end made the promise he's made before. 'I'm going to be a better man,' he told the crowd.

Terrorist attack on Accra Mall false – Police

The Ghana Police Service has dismissed rumours of a supposed terror attack on the Accra mall.
According to the police there were reports on social media that the incident occurred at the mall on Sunday.

Ruthless Black Stars embarrass Eagles to lift WAFU Cup

Ghana defeated Nigeria 4-1 in the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations final on Sunday, avenging an earlier group stage defeat to the Super Eagles and winning $100 000 in prize-money.
Patrick Razak proved to be an inspired substitution for the Black Stars, with the diminutive winger winning two penalties and providing an assist for the fourth goal.

A woman will one day be president of Ghana – Akufo Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has predicted that a female will one day become president of Ghana.
Addressing participants at this year’s Global Citizen Festival, an annual event started in 2012 and held at the Central Park in Manhattan, New York City, the President said he together with his other African Heads of State are committed to wage war against gender inequality on the continent to ensure that the girl-child and women alike get equal treatment as their male counterparts.

Rihanna wants to marry Victoria Beckham

The 'Work' hitmaker - who is dating billionaire Hassan Jameel and previously romanced Chris Brown and Drake - is a big soccer fan and while she admires the skills of Cristiano Ronaldo, she could also see the personal benefits of being retired sportsman David Beckham, who has four children with the former Spice Girls singer.

Nominations For 2017 Media And Broadcasting Awards Out Now

After much pondering, the judging Board of the Media and Broadcasting Awards 2017 has completed its work on the nominations for the Awards scheme.

The Awards will come off on the 2nd December 2017 at the World Trade Centre in Accra. Please find list below of nominations for the Awards.

US conducts Airstrikes in Libya for the first time under Donald Trump, killing 17 ISIS soldiers

For the first time since Donald Trump's inauguration as U.S President, the United States military conducted airstrikes in Libya on Friday night, the Pentagon announced Saturday.

Miss Ghana 2017 Contestants Visit NASCO Ahead Of The Grand Finale On October 7

The grand finale of the 2017 Miss Ghana beauty pageant is slated for October 7th, 2017; at the Banquet Hall, State House.

In line with activities preceding the finale, Electroland Ghana Ltd, producers and suppliers of NASCO Electronics - the biggest electronics and appliances brand and manufacturer of the latest Allure and Allure Plus NASCO mobile phone - hosted Miss Ghana 60YearsOn contestants.

Leaked documents reveal Footballer, Neymar, earns €100,000 a day i.e €4,000 an hour or €66 a minute

During the summer, Brazilian superstar, Neymar shocked the world of football when he left Barcelona for PSG in a reported 222 million euros deal that made him the world's most expensive footballer.

US expands travel ban to include N Korea

The United States has expanded its controversial travel ban to include people from North Korea, Venezuela and Chad.
The White House said the restrictions follow a review of information sharing by foreign governments.