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Showing posts from November 16, 2017

Robert Mugabe meets & shakes hand with Army chief amidst reports of 'coup' in Zimbabwe

New photos coming in from Zimbabwe's state-run Herald newspaper shows President Robert Mugabe meeting with army chief Gen Constantino Chiwenga, Catholic cleric Father Fidelis Mukonori and South African envoys at State House.

President Akufo-Addo Discusses Energy, Trade, Infrastructural Dev’t With Emir Of Qatar

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Thursday, 16th November, 2017, as part of his 3-day official visit Qatar, paid a courtesy call on the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.
The discussions between the two leaders centred on energy, infrastructural development, railways and roads, and, also on the need to co-operate strategically for the mutual benefit of the two countries and their respective populations.

Serena Williams' wedding dress arrives in mystery bag

Serena Williams' wedding is holding tonight in New Orleans and preparation is already underway.

Angelina Jolie Alludes to Hollywood Sexual Misconduct Scandal in Emotional U.N. Speech

Angelina Jolie referenced the outpouring of sexual misconduct allegations in Hollywood while urging United Nations peacekeepers to crack down on sexual violence in an emotional speech.
“Sexual violence is everywhere – in the industry where I work, in business, in universities, in politics, in the military, and across the world,” she said during her keynote address to the U.N. Peacekeeping Defense Ministerial Conference in Vancouver on Wednesday.

Heartbroken Nigerian man publicly ends his 5-year relationship after finding out his girlfriend is set to marry someone else next month

A heartbroken Nigerian man, Tea Gomos, took to his Facebook page some hours ago to announce the end of his 5-year relationship after, according to him, he discovered that his girlfriend is set to marry someone else next month.

Rising Rapper Lil Peep Dead at 21

Lil Peep, the New York rapper who mixed guitar-driven emo and rap production on mixtapes that gained millions of plays on SoundCloud, died Wednesday night at age 21. A representative for the rapper confirmed his death to Rolling Stone, but said that the cause of death was undetermined.

Photos of Mugabe meeting army chief

Nigerian governor to commission Akufo-Addo statue

The Governor of Imo state in Nigeria, Rochas Okorocha is set to commission a statue of President Akufo-Addo in Owerri.
Okorocha, popularly called ‘Rochas”, is a reported billionaire and colorful character who has governed Imo state in the southeast of Nigeria, since 2011. He is well known for his education philanthropy.

Mexican drug dealer hangs and whips his girlfriend on livestream after claiming he caught her cheating (video)

A disturbing video showing the moment the girlfriend of an alleged Mexican cartel member was whipped has been viewed by thousands of people all over the world.

Don’t Hurt Mugabe’s Legacy, Dignity – Rawlings

Former President Jerry John Rawlings says Africa’s longest-serving leader is one of the few to have served with pride as an African, more than many leaders the continent has produced.
The Zimbabwean leader since Tuesday, has been confined to his home in Harare, after the army took over power, ending the 37-year-rule of the former British colony.

Former FIFA official commits suicide as corruption trial kicks off

A former Argentine lawyer for a government-run soccer television program ran in front of a Buenos Aires train and committed suicide late on Tuesday, November 15, 2017, hours after being accused in a New York court of receiving bribes.

This adorable video of sibling love is just too pure for this world

A brother-sister duo greeting each other after school is melting everybody’s heart.
Verlonda and Tariq Jackson and their three children, 5, 3, and 1, look like the picture-perfect family.

Social media’s favourite little boy ‘doing wonderful’

The boy that took timelines by storm this time a year ago “is doing wonderful”.

A photo of Jake Amo from the village Asempanaye in Ghana was the meme of choice for many a joke in 2016. Africa Check determined that photographer Carlos Cortes had taken the famous picture of 4-year old Jake during artist Solomon Adufah’s visit to teach creative studies and art at his school in August 2015.

Female genital mutilation must end – First Lady

First Lady  Rebecca Akufo-Addo has called on stakeholders to as a matter of urgency take a unified decision to put an end to female genital mutilation.
Speaking at a two-day International meeting on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) which took  place in Accra on Wednesday, November 15, 2017, Mrs. Akufo-Addo  said: “take a unified decision that binds us  to take strong measures to eradicate this practice”

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp sent to hospital due to illness

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has missed Liverpool training on Wednesday after feeling ill, and has attended hospital as a precaution, as confirmed by Liverpool via the club website.

Mr Eazi covers Viper Magazine’s ‘The Nomad’ Issue

Music starMr Eazi is the latest cover star for Viper Magazine‘s eighth issue tagged the Nomad issue.
This issue features a selection of their favourite wanderers from the music and fashion world.

Charlotte Prive Announces Holiday Runway Event : “My Christmas Wish” Fashion Show

Charlotte Prive is delighted to announce the fashion show of the season, debuting brand new, must-have holiday looks at 5th Avenue this 2nd December, 2017.
“My Christmas Wish” will be a ready-to-wear, runway event to showcase the “wish list” of Charlotte Prive looks for the holiday season.

Nigeria violence: Suicide bombers kill 10 in Maiduguri

Four suicide bombers have killed at least 10 people and wounded many others in the north-eastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri. 
The attackers, who included women, detonated their explosives in the Muna district, police said.

Greece: Deadly floods hit Mandra, Nea Peramos and Megara

Flash floods caused by heavy overnight rain have killed at least 15 people and caused destruction in central Greece.
The industrial towns of Mandra, Nea Peramos and Megara, west of the capital Athens, were the most affected.

Twitter removes verification on millions of users as it unveils new guidelines to get the blue 'tick'

Yesterday, Twitter began removing the verified check mark of some of its users as the company announced new guidelines for the verification program, and will remove verification from accounts that fall outside those rules.

Christ painting by Leonardo da Vinci sells for record $450M

A painting of Christ by the Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci sold for a record $450 million (380 million euros) at auction on Wednesday, obliterating previous records for artworks sold at auction or privately.