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Showing posts from November 1, 2017

“In negotiation, I don’t just come for the deal, I come for the person” – CEO of Orel Ghana Limited, Richard Mantho speaks on Under 40 CEOs

Under 40 CEOs is back with the story of a young Ghanaian gentleman who is bound to inspire young African business leaders.
Richard Mantho is the CEO at Orel Ghana Limited a real estate advisory firm. He is also Managing Partner at Orel Partners Ltd, an affiliate of Orel Ghana Limited which is a specialized consulting firm providing financial advisory and capital raising services to multinational companies and local corporates located within the West African sub-region.

Michelle Obama Lectures Men: 'Y’all Need To Go Talk To Each Other'

Michelle Obama has a message for the men of the world: Do better, try harder and most importantly, communicate more. 
On Wednesday, the former first lady sat down with poet Elizabeth Alexander on the second day of the Obama Foundation Summit in Chicago, the first of an annual event. The topic turned to gender, and Obama had some choice words: She noted that women tend to communicate, reflect and support each other better than men—something she feels needs to change.

'Let's restore the death penalty,' Mugabe says

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe said on Wednesday he is in favour of resuming executions after more than a decade in response to rising murder rates.
The last execution in the southern African nation was in 2005.

Serena Williams' baby is the adorable hero Gotham needs on Halloween

Serena Williams’ baby, Alexis Olympia, is extremely adorable, and even though she’s not even a month old, she already has fantastic Twitter and Instagram accounts that are run by her mom and dad.

Pope Francis admits he sometimes falls asleep while praying

Pope Francis has admitted that he sometimes nods off while praying.
"When I pray, sometimes I fall asleep," he said in an episode of a Catholic TV2000 television programme published on Youtube.

Stacy Amoateng Begs For Money To Help Widow With Triplets And Four Other Kids

Restoration TV show host, Stacy Amoateng has started a campaign to solicit for money to help a widow whose name is only known as Elizabeth raise her children.

The tears of the woman whose husband died not long ago leaving her with seven kids touched Stacy's heart when she appeared on the Restoration show to share her agony.

IROKOtv Lands In Ghana With Actress, Jackie Appiah

This week sees the official launch of IROKOtv in Ghana. The home of Nollywood and Ghanaian movies, and Africa’s leading digital entertainment company, has landed in Accra, to bring the best movies and original TV series to Ghanaian fans.

Ghana's ex-football star Abubakar dies aged 36

Ghanaian football has been rocked by the death of former international Yakubu Abubakar at the age of 36. 
The former Black Star, a defensive midfielder, died in a hospital in the southern Ghanaian city of Tema on Tuesday. 

Selena Gomez named Billboard's 2017 Woman of the Year

Award-winning singer and actress, Selena Gomez is Billboard’s 2017 Woman of the Year.

The announcement was made in a statement on Tuesday by the president of The Hollywood Reporter-Billboard Media Group, John Amato.

'It is a national and patrotic duty to rape and harrass girls who wear distressed jeans' - Egyptian Lawyer says

An Egyptian lawyer, Nabih al-Wahsh's, has sparked outrage after he said that harassing and raping girls who wear revealing clothes such as ripped jeans is a “patrotic and national duty”.

Mr al-Wahsh made the controversial statement during a debate over a draft law on prostitution on Al-Assema TV panel show broadcast early last month.

Photos: Shatta Wale visits Nana Addo at Flagstaff House

Dancehall king, Shatta Wale on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 paid a visit to the seat of government after the President, Nana Akufo-Addo, had extended an invitation in pidgin to him on his birthday.

Photo shoot with grandmother, 108, is charming the internet

A 108-year-old woman has become a modeling sensation after a gorgeous photo shoot with her granddaughter hit social media.
Hannah Ajala, 24, a journalist with the BBC in London, tweeted a series of photos starring herself and her grandmother on Saturday. “Photo shoot time with my 108-year-old grandma,” read the tweet, which was liked 1,000 times and shared more than 300.

Menzgold Ghana rewarding customers with trips to Dubai

A duly registered and authorised Gold dealership in Ghana, Menzgold Ghana Limited, the winner of the 2016 “Best Business Quality in Gold Assaying & Monumental Coins Industry Award” is rewarding its loyal customers with one week free trips to Dubai—an opportunity for everyone to enjoy the beauty of United Arab Emirates’ city.

Jay-Z to receive Icon Award at 2018 Grammys

Jay-Z is set to be honoured with the Salute to Industry Icons Award at the 2018 Grammy Awards
The 47-year-old rapper has received a whopping 21 gongs from the glitzy award ceremony in the past 18 years, and it has now been revealed that next year, the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences are set to bestow their highest honour on the star.

Vblog: Bigger Doesn't Mean Better. #BeInspired!

Our heart can do things and see things that our minds and eyes can't do. Life isn't always about having the best of everything to get to where you are going. 

NY terror attack: Donald Trump orders Homeland Security to step up vetting program for foreigners entering the US

After the terror attack in New York by an Uzbekistan immigrant which killed 8 people and injured 11 others, US president Donald Trump took to twitter to console New Yorkers that were affected by the terror, vowing to defeat ISIS.

Remy Martin Is Cultivating A Love Of Cognac With Rooted In Exception Dinners

Last week Rémy Martin hosted the second installment of its Rooted in Exception intimate dinners at Urban Grill attended by media, entertainment, fashion, and finance industry influencers including actors John Dumelo and James Gardiner, Enjoy magazine editor Dominique Paravicini, food blogger Mukasechic, designer Elikem Kumordzi, and Joe Anka, CEO of Ghana FX.

AS Roma humiliate EPL champions Chelsea 3-0

It was a torrid night for all Chelsea supporters all over the world and one can only imagine, an extremely chilly Tuesday  night for the away fans in Roma's stadium as Roma disciplined Chelsea 3-0 effectively topping the group table and putting Chelsea's chances of qualifying to the next stage at risk.

Russia to build nuclear power plants in Nigeria

Russia has signed a deal to build two nuclear power plants in Nigeria, as Africa's largest economy seeks to end its energy crisis.
Russian state-owned company Rosatom will build one in the south, the other in the centre, sources at the Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission told the BBC.

8 dead in New York City truck attack which the mayor calls an act of terror

A man who has been identified as 29 year old Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov, deliberately drove a rented truck onto a busy bicycle path near the World Trade Center in lower Manhattan, killing eight people and seriously injuring 11 others.

Four people on board a school bus that he hit were injured, CBS New York reports. Officials said Tuesday they were two adults and two children.

Music Superstar, Akon & Sophy Aiida To Host AFRIMA 2017 In Lagos

Multi--award winning African-American music star, Aliaume Damala Badara Akon Thiam, better known as Akon has been unveiled as host of the 4th annual All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) scheduled to be held on Sunday, November 12th, 2017 at the Eko Convention Centre of the Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria.