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Showing posts from November 22, 2017

Facebook launches community tech hub in Nigeria

Facebook is launching a "community hub" and training program in Nigeria, its biggest market in Africa. 
The hub will offer support to tech startups and will also train 50,000 young people and SMEs in digital skills across the country.

15,000 youth to be employed under new service agreement between Forestry Commission and Youth Employment Agency

Some 15,000 youth across the country are to be employed under a new service agreement signed today between the Forestry Commission (FC) and the Youth Employment Agency (YEA).
The fifteen thousand recruits will be trained and equipped to among others carry out forest plantation establishments, maintenance of existing forest plantations, coppice management and enrichment plantation.

Photo: Former VP, Emmerson Mnangagwa returns to Zimbabwe, to be sworn-in on Friday

Zimbabwe's former Vice President, Emmerson Mnangagwa has returned to the country following the resignation of Robert Mugabe yesterday.

Iceberg Slim & I “are not married yet” – Juliet Ibrahim debunks rumours

Ghanaian actress Juliet Ibrahim has said her and her beau rapper, Iceberg Slim are not married.
Th actress released a statement on her Instagram page, where she said the photo circulating on social media of her and Iceberg Slim sealing their court wedding with a kiss, is false. She said it’s a leaked image from their photoshoot for a new project.

Shatta Wale, Samini, Ebony, Stonebwoy & Others Fired Up For December 1 " S' Concert"

Ghana's biggest stars in music are ready for this year's S Concert. Shatta Wale, Stonebwoy, Samini, and Ebony and  among a host of others are fired up for a grand showdown.

The December 1st concert will feature over 50 artistes on one stage, yet the biggest assembly of musicians under one roof for a night's experience.

Brand Award And Appoints Autism Girls As Ambassadors

Ghanaian premium water brand, Verna Natural Mineral Water has appointed 3 young Ghanaian models living with Autism as Brand Ambassadors for their newly launched rebranded products.

The girls namely; Nana Yaa Ohenewa Kuffor, Maame Bema Baffour Awuah & Yacob Tete-Manon were outdoored with a photo-shoot session at the a short ceremony held at the Labadi Beach Hotel in Accra.

Bruno Mars 'sued by photographer for posting a 1989 childhood snapshot of himself

Singer, Bruno Mars is reportedly facing legal action for posting a black and white childhood picture of himself posing as a pint-sized Elvis Presley impersonator on his social media accounts.
According to TMZ, the 32-year-old singer is reportedly being sued by photographer Catherine McGann who snapped the 1989 image and says she still owns the copyright.

Nigeria’s Yakubu Aiyegbeni retires aged 35

Former Nigerian striker, Yakubu Aiyegbeni has announced that he is retiring from professional football today as he celebrates his 35th birthday.

Aiyegbeni had been a free agent after being released by Coventry City earlier this year but after not signing for a new club, the forward has decided to end his playing days.

Things are looking good for Ghana – First Lady

First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, believes things are looking good for Ghana under President Akufo-Addo.
She said the president “came to office with a lot of promises and he is working hard to achieve all of them,” adding that “he has achieved quite a lot” since taking office.

Ghana among world top 10 countries without decent toilets

Ghana is among the top 10 countries worldwide with the highest percentage of its population without decent toilets, a new report has suggested.

Anita Erskine gives Keynote Address at PowerWomen 232 NetWorth Ball

More than 200 Sierra Leoneans on Saturday, November 18th, attended the 2nd Annual NetWorth Ball at the Radisson Blu Mammy Yoko Hotel in Freetown. Guests attending the event included the Deputy US Ambassador to Sierra LeoneTomeka Burl, USAID Country Director Khadijat Mojidi, former Ambassador to China, Hon. Alimamy Philip Koroma and leading business personalities.

Emmerson Mnangagwa to be sworn in as Zimbabwe's President today

Emmerson Mnangagwa, the former Zimbabwean vice president, who was sacked by Robert Mugabe, would be sworn in as the new president today to replace Mr. Mugabe who resigned on Tuesday afternoon after 37-years in office.

Annie~Joy writes: Life Like A Market Scene. Part 1 #BeInspired

There are times in life when people want to quit because they feel the space has been occupied.

Sometimes people feel others have already taken their places. Have you come across a situation where at school, a friend had to give up a prefectorial position just because his or her friend is also standing for it. Therefore, it will be awkward of him to contest with the friend. Also in the case, whereby someone quenches her desire to persuade a particular course at school. Simply because she thinks, finding a job at the end of the program will be difficult. 

John Legend & Chrissy Teigen are expecting Baby No 2!

Award-winning artist John Legend and his beautiful wife, Chrissy Teigen are expecting their second child together.
The couple welcomed their first child together, Luna back in 2016.

Photos: Eurostar Limousine CEO, Oscar Yao Doe Celebrated In Nigeria

The President & Executive Chairman of Doscar Group Holdings, Eurotour GH & Eurotour Logistics, Mr. Oscar Yao Doe was held in high esteem on Sunday, November 19th at The Civic Center in Lagos, Nigeria at the 2017 Fashion Designers Association on Nigeria (FADA) Awards.

The business mogul was honored at the event for his mammoth contribution to the Nigerian and Ghanaian fashion industry.

Paxton Fielies Wins Idols SA Season 13

Gallo Record Company congratulates Paxton Fielies on winning Idols Season 13. The Company is excited to have the talented songstress onboard whom has also broken the record becoming the youngest winner of Idols South Africa.

US Justice Department threatens to sue Harvard University over admissions policies

The U.S. Justice Department has threatened to sue Harvard University to force it to turn over documents as it investigates whether the Ivy League school’s admission policies violate civil rights laws.

Uber concealed huge data breach

Uber concealed a hack that affected 57 million customers and drivers, the company has confirmed. 
The 2016 breach was hidden by the ride-sharing firm which paid hackers $100,000 (£75,000) to delete the data.

History will remember Mugabe’s sad end – Mahama

Ghana’s former president John Dramani Mahama has been sympathizing with Robert Mugabe, the outgoing leader of Zimbabwe.
Mugabe was forced to resign on Tuesday following a house arrest and internal wrangling within the ZANU-PF ruling party.