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Showing posts from November 29, 2017

'Avengers: Infinity War' trailer is out of this world

The superhero team-up film is getting super-sized. 

JAY-Z discusses Race, Therapy & his Mom being Gay as he covers The New York Times Style Magazine

Rapper JAY-Z covered the most recent issue of The New York Times Style Magazine, and sat with its executive editor Dean Baquet to discuss race, therapy, having a family, and his mother’s sexuality.

Beyonce's pregnancy announcement is the Most Liked Instagram Post for 2017 (See Full List)

The list of most liked posts on Instagram for 2017 has been released.
On top of the list was Beyonce's post where she was announcing she was pregnant with twins, which received over 11 million likes.

2017 Miss Universe Ghana Ruth Quarshie Gets Rousing Welcome

Ghana’s representative at this year’s Miss Universe, Ruth Quarshie, has returned home to a rousing welcome.

Miss Quarshie arrived in Accra on Tuesday evening in the company of pageant Director and CEO OF MALZ Promotions, Menaye Donkor.

South Africa’s Ladysmith Black Mambazo Gets Two Grammy Awards Nominations

Yes, Africa was not left out of the just announced nominations for the 2018 Grammy Awards. Celebrated South African choral group Ladysmith Black Mambazo has scooped two nominations ahead of the 2018 awards.

Nigerians 'sold like goats' in Libya

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has said all Nigerians stranded in Libya will be brought home and be “rehabilitated”.
Reacting to recent footage showing Africans for sale at a slave auction in Libya, President Buhari said it was appalling that “some Nigerians where being sold like goats for [a] few dollars in Libya’’.

Matt Lauer: NBC sacks star Today Show host over sex allegation

Matt Lauer, one of the most famous TV news anchors in the US, has been fired by NBC over an allegation of sexual misconduct.
NBC said: "On Monday night, we received a detailed complaint from a colleague about inappropriate sexual behaviour in the workplace by Matt Lauer.

Annie~Joy writes: Stop Black Slave Trade In Libya!

The world's most vulnerable, fleeing war and poverty back home, are being abused and auctioned off as slaves - a shocking danger facing migrants and refugees in Libya. It has been reported that hundreds of people are being auctioned in modern day slave markets in Libya for as little as $400.
Libya is the main transit hub for refugees and migrants attempting to reach southern Europe by sea.

Video of son combing his mother's hair is the sweetest thing you'll see all day

A man has gotten his 15 minutes this month in the sweetest, most unexpected way: by combing out his mother’s hair. The son, Ralph Udeaja, 27, shared a video of the touching act on Instagram on Nov. 17, quickly racking up more than 67,000 views. And it is absolutely one of the most precious moments on social media right now.

Ghanaians not part of Libya slave trade – Government

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has stated that no Ghanaian has been involved in the slave trade reported in Libya.
According to the Ministry, all Ghanaians being detained in the Northern Africa country are being held on illegal immigration charges and not being traded as slaves as earlier reported by the media.

Meghan Markle will be baptized into the Church of England before her wedding to Prince Harry

More details continue to emerge about the May 2018 royal wedding between Prince Harry of Britain and American actress, Meghan Markle.
Its already been confirmed that the wedding would take place at Windsor Castle in May next year. The wedding is likely to fall after another big royal occasion as Prince William, and his wife, the former Kate Middleton, are expecting their third child in April.

Slave Markets: Macron wants European & African Leaders to help Evacuate Persons trapped in Libya

French President, Emmanuel Macron has said he will ask European leaders to help evacuate Africans in danger in Libya, after reports appearing to show African migrants being traded there sparked international outcry

Boko Haram founder's home 'to be museum'

The home of the founder of Nigeria's Islamist militant group Boko Haram is to be turned into a museum, in the hope it will boost tourism in the area.
Borno State is also considering plans to transform the Sambisa forest - the group's base - into a tourist centre.

Photos : Dutch Minister Of Foreign Trade And Development Cooperation Visits Ghana

The Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation,  Ms Sigrid Kaag arrived in Ghana on Monday, November 27th,  for a one-day visit.

Since her taking office some weeks ago, Ghana is the first African country she visits.

Zimbabwean President issues 3-months ultimatum to looters to return stolen funds

Emmerson Mnangagwa, Zimbabwe’s new President has opened a three-month amnesty window for the return of public funds illegally stashed abroad by individuals and companies.  
Mnangagwa in a statement Tuesday said that upon the expiration of the amnesty at end of February 2018, the government will arrest and prosecute those who would have failed to comply.

Saudi Arabia detentions: Prince Miteb bin Abdullah released

Saudi Prince Miteb bin Abdullah has been released more than three weeks after he was detained on allegations of corruption, officials say.
Prince Miteb, once seen as a contender to the throne, was freed after agreeing an "acceptable settlement" with authorities of more than $1bn (£750m).

Libya Slave Trade: Samuel Eto'o denies paying flight tickets to airlifts several Cameroonians back to the country

Professional footballer, Samuel Eto'o, has denied the widely circulated reports, that he paid flight tickets to airlift several Cameroonians back to the country from Libya, following the disturbing slave trade business in the North Africa country.

Graphic photos: Young girl beaten, raped, killed and her body dumped on street in Gambia

The body of a young girl simply identified as Miss Vanisah was found dumped on Tuesday morning along The Manjai Kunda Junction, in Banjul,  Gambia after being beaten, raped and killed by her captives.