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Showing posts from October 17, 2017

Leicester City sack manager, Craig Shakespeare

Leicester City Football Club has parted ways with its first team manager, Craig Shakespeare.
According to the club, Michael Appleton will be in charge of the First Team as Caretaker Manager for Saturday’s Premier League trip to Swansea City, supported by First Team Coaches Mike Stowell and Adam Sadler.

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's third baby due in April

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted to confirm they are expecting a baby in April, Kensington Palace confirmed.
As with her previous two pregnancies, Kate has been suffering from Hyperemesis Gravidarum - severe morning sickness.

Sarkodie, Mr Eazi, Eugy, others earn 2017 MOBO Awards nomination + Full List of Nominees

The nominations for the MOBO Awards 2017 have just been announced, with Stormzy leading the way with five nominations.
J Hus receives four nods in categories including 'Best Male', 'Best Album', 'Best Song' and 'Best Video.'

London primary school asks pupils to dress as slaves for Black History Month

A primary school has apologised after a letter was sent asking pupils to dress as slaves for an event to mark Black History Month.
Pupils at St Winefride’s Catholic Primary School in Newham, east London, were told to wear “dirty and worn out” clothes stained with tea or coffee.

Ghana, Cote D’ivoire Sign Strategic Partnership Agreement

Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire have agreed to set up a strategic co-operation framework, and have signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement (SAP), to that end, which will give new momentum to Ivorian-Ghanaian co-operation.

This agreement covers the areas of Defence and Security; Cocoa and cashew economy and other strategic crops; Maritime cooperation; Mining, energy and environment; Transport; and Economic policies.

Liberian Presidential candidate, George Weah's son scores hat-trick for the US in Under-17 World Cup

Timothy, the son of George Weah, a former Ballon d'Or winner and current presidential candidate in Liberia has announced himself on a global stage in football.

The New York-born 17-year-old, who has been signed by Paris St-Germain, scored a hat-trick for the United States at the Under-17 World Cup in their 5-0 win over Paraguay.

South African President, Jacob Zuma reshuffles his cabinet again

President Jacob Zuma of South Africa has reshuffled his Cabinet yet again. With the new portfolios, Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande has been fired and replaced by Ayanda Dlodlo, whose communications portfolio now goes to Mmamoloko Kubayi.

Donald Trump's net worth drops by a whooping $600 million in new Forbes' list

The Forbes list of 400 richest Americans shows that US President, Donald Trump's fortune fell by $600 million to $3.1 billion. As a result he dropped to #248 on the list, after coming in at #156 last year.
The magazine attributed his decline in wealth to "a tough New York real estate market, particularly for retail locations; a costly lawsuit and an expensive presidential campaign."

Bola Ray to mentor 30 Young Business Leaders on October 19

Media mogul Bola Ray ( Nathan Kwabena Anokye Adisi) will hold a mentoring session with young Ghanaian business leaders on Thursday, October 19.
A renowned entrepreneur and corporate icon, Bola Ray looks to renew the passions of “tomorrow’s business leaders”, taking them through his own experiences, and his road to success.

Akufo-Addo Decorates Ouattara With Highest State Award

Ghana’s President, Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo-Addo has decorated Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara with the highest state honour, The Companion of the Star of Ghana – Honorary Division.
The award was presented to the President Ouattara during a State dinner at the International Conference Centre in Accra Monday evening.

The “Smart Money Seminar” Presents Financial Education For Young Professionals

Real Dreams Foundation presents a financial education seminar dubbed “Smart Money Seminar” that will be held at the Golden Tulip Hotel, Accra on the 21st October, 2017 from 12:00pm-3:00pm.

Scheduled speakers for the event  are media personality/entrepreneur, Anita Erskine, tech startup advisor, Ashwin Ravichandran and brand strategist, Muhammida El Muhajir who will share their personal stories of entrepreneurship and personal finance.

Yaa Yaa Releases A Powerful Inspirational Single ‘Life’

After releasing a number of amazing singles over the years, 'Kae', 'Dumb Drum' and 'Koryor', the hitmaker has returned with another beautiful master piece.

The new single titled 'Life' is an inspirational song with a groove and a very rhythmic percussion. The song directly speaks to listeners without mincing words. 'Life' is a sincere song of encouragement, directed towards everyone looking for uplifting: ''And anytime they say you can't do anything, just shake it off and sing...''.

Nigerian artist Kehinde Wiley chosen to paint Obama

Nigerian media is reacting to the news that artist Kehinde Wiley has been chosen to paint the official portrait of former US President Barack Obama. called the move to choose the artist of Nigerian heritage "inspiring".

Ghanaian asylum seeker in court for raping woman in front of her boyfriend in Germany

A Ghanaian asylum seeker accused of raping a German woman while forcing her boyfriend to watch has been branded a danger to society by a psychiatric expert in Bonn, Germany.
The man - only identified as Eric X - is accused of raping a 23-year-old woman after spotting the couple camping in a nature reserve near Bonn, West Germany in April.

'I no longer accept kissing roles in movies' – Majid Michel

Actor Majid Michel has said he will no longer accept movie roles that require him to kiss a fellow actor or actress.
The 37-year-old Ghanaian, who is now an evangelist, says he decided to quit displaying excessive affection in his movies because of his commitment to propagating the word of God. He made this known during a radio interview on Bryte FM prior to the premiere of his new movie in Koforidua on Saturday, October 14,

South African prison warder commits suicide after photos showing her hugging and kissing an inmate went viral (photos)

A prison warder whose photos showing her hugging and kissing an inmate committed suicide on Monday, after the images went viral on social media.
Four pictures showing the unidentified female prison warder from the Losperfontein Correctional Service Centre near Brits in North West posing in uniform with a male prisoner were shared by Facebook and Twitter users yesterday.

Tunisia top African rankings for first time since 2002

Tunisia have moved top of  Fifa's African rankings for the first time in 15 years. 
The last time the North Africans were ranked the best team on the continent was back in January 2002, a position the Carthage Eagles had assumed the previous July.

Birdman announces Ghana tour

American rapper, record producer and entrepreneur, Birdman has announced that he will tour Ghana and other African countries soon.
The rapper posted on Instagram that he will be touring Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania, Gambia and Ghana in February 2018.

Hurricane Ophelia kills 3 and leaves 360,000 without power in Ireland

On Monday, Ireland was hit by Hurricane Orphelia in what officials called an "unprecedented storm" that left three people dead, more than 300,000 customers without power and shut down schools as well as government offices. 

A police spokesman said one woman in her 50s was killed outside the village of Aglish, near the south coast, when a tree fell on her car. A female passenger in her 70s suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

Pregnant Khloé Kardashian Kisses 'My Love' Tristan Thompson After Offering Relationship Advice

As she prepares for motherhood, Khloé Kardashian is sharing the secret to her successful relationship.
The reality star — who is expecting her first child with basketball player Tristan Thompson — gave romantic advice on her website Monday.

Facebook buys weeks-old app for teens to be nice to each other

An app that encourages teens to be nice to each other has been acquired by Facebook for an undisclosed fee.
The app - called tbh, meaning "to be honest" - is just nine weeks old, but had already been downloaded 5 million times.

Otumfuo not involved in money laundering – Bank

Management of Ghana International Bank has stated it has not cited the Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II in money laundering contrary to media reports.

The name of the Ashanti Monarch popped up last week at an Employment Tribunal over a cash transaction which resulted in the dismissal of a bank official.