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Brazilian Olympic Committee President Carlos Nuzman arrested

Brazilian Olympic Committee President Carlos Nuzman was arrested by Brazil's Federal Police on charges of corruption Thursday, according to state-run news agency Agencia Brasil.
Nuzman was allegedly involved in an operation to buy jurors' votes during Rio's bid to host the Olympic Games in 2016.

Mayor of Mozambique, Mahamudo Amurane shot dead outside his home

Mahamudo Amurane, the mayor of Nampula city in northern Mozambique has been shot dead outside his home.

He was killed hours after he led a ceremony to celebrate the Day of Peace a public holiday to commemorate the 1992 signing of an accord to end a 16-year civil war between the ruling Frelimo party and Renamo opposition.

OJ Simpson spotted golfing, rebuffing paparazzi after prison release

Hours after O.J. Simpson was released from a Nevada prison on Sunday, he was greeted by paparazzi at a local gas station.
In video obtained by ABC News, Simpson can be heard saying to the paparazzi, "I'm in the car for that last five hours so how would I know how it feels to be out."

Photos: Teenage Secondary School Student Posts Half Naked Pictures On Facebook To Celebrate Her Birthday

A little Girl on facebook named Nthabiseng Matlou is currently going viral after she posted these controversial photos to celebrate her birthday, her facebook profile says she graduated from shegong secondary school, which is a big lie because as of september 5th she posted some photos of herself wearing school uniform with her boyfriend cuddling her…

Nathaniel Attoh Leads Hosting Duties For 2017 Miss Ghana Finale This Saturday

With just days to the grand finale of the most prestigious beauty pageant in Ghana, Exclusive Event Gh. Ltd, organizers of the Miss Ghana pageants are feverishly putting together all relevant structures to make the event a memorable one; and in line with that, the Masters of Ceremonies (MCs) for the event have been announced.

District Attorney drops Fraud Case against Donald Jr. and Ivanka Trump, then receives $50,000 Campaign Contribution from Trump’s Lawyer

The New York District Attorney Cyrus Vance back in 2014 dropped a prolonged fraud case against Ivanka Trump and brother Donald Trump Jr., then received a campaign donation of $50,000 from their father’s lawyer, Marc Kasowitz.

Nigeria probe into 'oil deals worth $26bn'

The Nigerian senate has launched an investigation into alleged financial mismanagement at the state-owned oil company. 
This follows the leaking of a letter from Ibe Kachikwu, the state minister for oil, to President Muhammadu Buhari.

John Mahama leads ECOWAS team to Liberia

Former President John Dramani Mahama is leading an ECOWAS Observer Mission delegation for Liberia's October 10, 2017 general elections.
A statement signed and issued by Joyce Bawah Mogtari, Special Aide to the former President said he will leave Accra today [Thursday] for Monrovia.

Equatorial Guinea banned from 2019 Women's World Cup

Equatorial Guinea have been expelled from the 2019 Women's World Cup in France for fielding 10 ineligible players and using forged documents.
The players all took part in qualifying for the 2016 Olympic women's tournament in Brazil.

Death photo of Las Vegas mass murderer Stephen Paddock has been leaked (graphic)

Mass Murderer, 64 year old Stephen Paddock killed 59 people before taking his own life in his hotel room at Mandalay Bay resort. His suicide pic has been leaked. He apparently shot himself in the chest and head. He had planned to escape after shooting for 10minutes, but killed himself when he realised he couldn't escape.

South Africa actor: 'I was told I wasn't black enough'

South African soap star Cedric Fourie says casting directors have told him that he doesn't "look black enough" to play certain roles.
The Soweto-born actor told the Times Live news site.

Photos: Turkey jails 40 people for life over plot to kill President Erdogan in 2016

A Turkish court has jailed 40 people for life for plotting to assassinate President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at a luxury hotel during last year's failed coup.
President Erdogan was staying in the holiday resort of Marmaris with his family on July 15, 2016, when rebels launched a bid to take over the country's military.+9

62-year-old British author, Kazuo Ishiguro wins 2017 Nobel Literature Prize

Kazuo Ishiguro, 62, a famous British author best known for his novel “The Remains of the Day”, haswon the 2017 Nobel Literature Prize.
"In novels of great emotional force, has uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world,” the Academy wrote in its citation.

'Glee' actor Mark Sailing pleads guilty to possession of child pornography

35-year-old Mark Salling who played Noah 'Puck' Puckerman on the hit FOX series 'Glee', has pleaded guilty to one count of possession of child pornography, a federal charge, and could face up to seven years in prison.

Suspected monkeypox outbreak in Nigeria

A suspected monkeypox outbreak has hit Nigeria's southern Bayelsa State, with at least 10 people quarantined because of fears that they have contracted the viral infection, health officials are quoted by local media as saying.

30 Billion Africa Tour: Davido in Ghana, October 21

Top Nigerian singer Davido (David Adedeji Adeleke) has announced dates for his 30 Billion Africa Tour. Coined from his popular Afrobaets anthem “If”, the tour will see him stop by a total of 15 countries across the continent.

He is expected in Ghana’s National Theatre on October 21, in what is already anticipated to be an overbooked show.

13-year-old girl gains admission into Ghanaian University making her the youngest student ever to be admitted

13-year-old Ruth Ama Gyan-Darkwa has become the youngest student ever to receive admission to the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), one of Ghana’s most prestigious government universities.

Bride's proud display of her 4-inch birthmark at wedding goes viral

Every bride wants to look her best at her wedding day. For Ferrin Roy, that meant proudly displaying the birthmark on her face.

"It was never a thought to cover it," she told ABC News.

Ghanaian student, Caroline Apreku shines at State University of New York, Albany

The State University of New York, Albany has highlighted the outstanding personality of Caroline B. Apreku, a biochemistry and molecular biology major from Ghana, who shadowed surgeons and medical students during a three-week internship at Nanjing Medical University in China.
The schools website has featured the brilliant of story Caroline who hints that after watching several laparoscopy surgeries, “the head female surgeon instructed another doctor to prep me up for surgery.”

US and Niger soldiers 'killed in ambush'

Three US soldiers have been killed and two others wounded in an ambush in Niger near the border with Mali, reports say.
Several Nigerien soldiers are also said to have died in the attack.

Lamar Odom inducted into New York City Basketball Hall of Fame

Lamar Odom has been inducted into the New York City Basketball Hall of Fame.

The 28th annual NYC Basketball Hall of Fame induction dinner was held at the Bryant Park Grill, Manhattan on October 3.

I used to masturbate – Majid Michel

Popular Ghanaian actor, Majid Michel has revealed that he used to be a lover of masturbation during his youthful days.
Speaking on Starr Chat Wednesday, the actor turned Pastor said masturbation is sinful and cautioned the youth against it.

Girlfriend of Las Vegas shooter says she thought he gave her $100,000 to break up with her

The girlfriend of the Vegas gunman, Marilou Danley, 62, who returned to the US yesterday under the request of the FBI, arrived LAX in a wheel chair. During interrogation, she told authorities that she had no idea what her boyfriend, demented gunman, Stephen Paddock, 64, was up to before the massacre on Sunday.

Cristiano Ronaldo sells his Ballon d'Or trophy to raise £530,000 for charity

Cristiano Ronaldo has once again extended his generosity to a charity organization by selling off a prized Ballon d'Or trophy to raise over £530,000 for Make-A-Wish Foundation.