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Showing posts from September 26, 2017

Saudi Arabia to let women drive at last

Today, Saudi Arabia announced that it would allow women to drive and issue them driving licences thereby putting an end to a long standing policy that didn't allow women behind the wheels.
The change, which will take effect in June 2018, was announced on state television and in a simultaneous media event in Washington.

Tony Booth, star of 'Till Death Do Us Part,' dies

Tony Booth, a British actor whose sitcom inspired All in the Family, and whose daughter married former Prime Minister Tony Blair, has died. He was 85.
Booth's family says he died late Monday. He had been suffering from Alzheimer's disease and heart problems.

24 hours after Chris Attoh announced their divorce, Damilola Adegbite shares cryptic post on Instagram

Chris Attoah in a recent interview revealed that his marriage to actress Damilola Adegbite was over and that they are now divorced. Read here.

Donald Trump imposes new sanctions on 8 North Korean banks

Today, President Trump escalated pressure on Kim Jong Un to disband his nuclear weapons program by imposing sanctions on eight North Korean banks.

David Oyelowo set to star in Disney musical written by ‘Moonlight’ playwright

David Oyelowo has been billed to star in a live-action musical written by Moonlight playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney for Disney.

“You Have Brought Joy To Ghana” – President Akufo-Addo To Black Stars B Team

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has congratulated warmly the players, technical and management team of the Black Stars B Team for winning this year’s West African Football Union Cup “in excellent style”, after defeating Nigeria by four goals to one in the finals.

Kwame Kwei-Armah named as artistic director of Young Vic theatre in London

Award-winning British playwright, Kwame Kwei-Armah, has been announced as the new artistic director of the Young Vic in London.
The Young Vic is a theatre on the Cut, located near the South Bank, in the London Borough of Lambeth. The theatre’s philosophy is to “produce great plays for great audiences now and in the future”.

Video: : Black Rasta denies smoking marijuana

Musician and Radio Host, Black Rasta has revealed that he has never smoked week in his life.
Speaking to Mikki Osei Berko on his satirical talk show, ‘After Hours’ on TV3, Black Rasta argued that there are so many benefits associated with the use of marijuana and urged government to consider its legalization in Ghana.

Angolan leader Joao Lourenco is sworn in

Angola's new president has been sworn in at a ceremony in Luanda.
Joao Lourenco took the oath a month after the governing MPLA won elections.

GOtv Plus Subscribers To Get New GOtv MAX Package Throughout October

GOtv is taking entertainment to maximum levels! On Sunday, 1 October 2017, GOtv will introduce a new package, GOtv MAX, which will unlock GOtv’s world of entertainment to more quality content at great value!

Video: Ugandan MP admits urinating in public

A Ugandan member of parliament, Ibrahim Abiriga, has admitted urinating in public outside the Finance Ministry.
"Yesterday, I was badly off. I wanted to urinate... I was urinating," Mr Abiriga said in a television interview.

Brazilian couple finally have wedding photos taken 60 years after their wedding

A couple who did not get the chance to take photos on their wedding day have remedied the situation 60 years after they got married.
Dona Rosa and Seu Russo got married in 1957 in a modest affair which took place in a relative's yard. For the wedding, Rosa’s godmother made her dress and an aunt made the cake after which the family gathered around to celebrate the union. The affair was so simple that they did not employ the services of a photographer.
The couple had no photo of their magical day but all that changed 60 years later, when a collective of creatives in São Paulo, Brazil, teamed up to help the couple recreate their wedding day.
The couple, who have nine children, 16 grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren, relived their wedding in a beautiful outdoor setting, surrounded by vintage furniture and fairy lights. This time, there was a photographer and videographer on hand to capture the special day. 

Floyd Mayweather unveils his 8ft tall Conor McGregor portrait made of broken glass in his Beverly Hills home

Well, look at it this way! Conor made it possible for Floyd to make 9 figures on one night's yeah, he does deserve that mural..

Angola to get new president

Angola will swear in a new president later today, the first time there has been a change in leader for nearly four decades. 
João Lourenço, a former defence minister, will replace Jose Eduardo Dos Santos who stood down in August after 38 years in power.

World's second biggest diamond has been sold for $53 million

The world's second-biggest diamond has finally found a buyer and the 1,109-carat uncut stone has now fetched $53 million in a private sale to luxury jeweler Graff Diamonds.
The seller, Canada's Lucara, recovered the huge diamond from Botswana's Karowe mine nearly two years ago. It named it Lesedi La Rona, which means "Our Light" in Botswana's Tswana language.

The Liddell Fashion Show Set For November

Fast rising power-trends-house, The Liddell Fashion Trend has partnered communications and creative arts brand, Crabbita Media Consult, for its massive annual fashion show to unveil the company's "Modern Future" 2018-year designs in November.

Akufo-Addo to meet Ivorian envoy over ruling on maritime boundaries

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and President Alhassan Ouattara of Cote d’Ivoire have agreed to abide by the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea’s (ITLOS’s) ruling on the maritime boundary dispute and work together to ensure the smooth implementation of the court’s decision.

Photos: 'Yes I'm cross eyed and I love it' - Black model, Betty Wap

Betty Wap is a cross-eyed model and make-up artist based in Northeast Philadelphia who has embraced herself and features.

From Kentinkrono to Roundhouse, London : Mr Eazi’s Culturefest 2017

Just last Saturday 23rd September 2017 at the prestigious Roundhouse in Camden, Nigerian born Ghanaian raised Afrobeats sensation Mr Eazi held his inaugural Culture Festival. Mr Eazi transformed the venue known for hosting the likes of Kanye West, Justin Bieber, the iTunes Festival and more, into the ultimate African experience.

Kevin Hart's ex wife, Torrei warns the person who hacked her IG account

Comedian Kevin Hart's ex-wife and mother of his two children, Torrei took to her Instagram page today to reveal that someone hacked her page and deleted most of her recent pictures.

Defying the Odds, A 14 Year Old Nana Yaa With Autism Turns Photo Model

Across the world, we are looking for inspiring stories that defy the odds, ones which can show us that challenges are just catalysts to discover our true self.

One of such stories can be told of our very own, 14 year old Nana Yaa Ohenewaa Kuffour, who is nonverbal and has autism but despite her condition is determined to become one of the most inspiring people on earth.

Photos: "One of the most fantastic hotels in the world" - Wealthy Malawi pastor, Prophet Bushiri is constructing another hotel in South Africa

Wealthy Malawi pastor,  Prophet Shepherd Bushiri is constructing another hotel in Rustenburg, South Africa.
The Prophet Bushiri’s Prayer Mountain hotel development site is managed by Shepherd Bushiri (SB) Hotels, a subsidiary of Shepherd Bushiri Investments (SBI) Limited.

North Korea crisis: Washington denies 'war declared'

The US has dismissed a statement by North Korea accusing Washington of declaring war on the country, calling the idea "absurd".
The White House also warned Pyongyang to stop provocations after it said it had the right to shoot down US bombers.

President Akufo-Addo Congratulates German Chancellor Angela Merkel

The Ghanaian people and I extend warm congratulations to Mrs Angela Merkel on her re-election, for a fourth term in office, as Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, in the elections of Sunday, 24th September, 2017.

Kim Kardashian wows on the cover of T Singapore magazine

Reality Star, Kim Kardashian looked stunning on the cover of the October issue of The New York Times Style Magazine Singapore.