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Showing posts from December 21, 2017

Gambia's ex-President, Yahya Jammeh blacklisted by the US

The US has sanctioned former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh, who is accused of looting at least $50m (£37m) of state funds before leaving office last January. He only agreed to leave power after losing elections following pressure from West African mediators who sent troops in the country to force his hand and he's now living in exile in Equatorial Guinea.

Tagoe Sisters Presents 'Christmas Charity Concert' To Support Mampong School For The Deaf Through music, Tagoe Sis

Through music, Tagoe Sisters over the years have travelled the length and breadth of Ghana, witnessing the many plight and challenges faced by the less privilege.

This inspired the foundation of ‘THE TAGOE TWIN FOUNDATION’’ aimed at giving support to the less privilege to enable them find their feet in their endeavors to make their lives better.

Senegal burns tonnes of cannabis

Drug law enforcers in Senegal invited the press to watch 4.5 tonnes of cannabis being burnt today.
One question immediately comes to mind - did the observers inhale the smoke and get stoned themselves?

My Ultimate Friend “Has To Be Someone Who Won’t Judge Me” – Joselyn Dumas

How does one choose a best friend? It’s not a question you would normally sit down and think about but it’s a very interesting mind game if you do decide to try.

Ghanaian actress and on air personality Joselyn Dumas has listed her requirements for choosing her girlfriends and it’s a simple list of only two attributes.

Young CEOS' Hub To Educate Young Entrepreneurs On The Risks And Problems In Growing Their Businesses

YOUNG CEOs’ HUB is an annual entrepreneurship conference and business forum with an independent networking platform for young business owners (young entrepreneurs).

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle release official engagement photographs

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have released beautiful official photographs to celebrate their engagement. They were photographed by Alexi Lubomirski earlier this week at Frogmore House, Windsor.

First Lady Dines With Princess Marie Hospital Patients

First Lady Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo has joined the children on admission at the Princess Marie Louis Children’s Hospital and their carers for their annual Christmas party.

Former Dep. Sports Minister Nii Nortey Dua Dead

Former deputy Sports Minister Nii Nortey Dua has died, has gathered.
He reportedly died Thursday dawn after a protracted ailment, sources close to his family have hinted.

Teen with vitiligo has a mural done in her honor

Alexandre Keto is using his art to empower women and help the world see beauty in different lights.
The 30-year-old Brazilian muralist uses art as a tool for social action through large-scale projects. In one of his most recent pieces, he drew inspiration from Roberta Avelino, a teenager with vitiligo.

Trump threatens to cut aid over UN Jerusalem vote

US President Donald Trump has threatened to cut aid to countries that vote in favour of a draft UN resolution condemning the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
Trump said at the White House on Wednesday the US would be "watching those votes" in the General Assembly.

Kwami Sefa Kayi crowned Ghana’s Journalist of the Year

Kwami Sefa Kayi has been adjudged the Best Journalist of the Year 2016 at the 22nd Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) Awards.

British Prime Minister, Theresa May's Deputy sacked over sexual misconduct

Damian Green, one of Theresa May's closest allies, has been sacked from the cabinet after an inquiry found he had breached the ministerial code.

Khloé Kardashian Confirms Pregnancy with Boyfriend Tristan Thompson: 'My Greatest Dream Realized'

The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star announced on Instagram that she’s expecting her first child with Tristan. Sharing a photo of her baby bump, with Tristan’s arms wrapped around her, Khloe wrote:

Uganda MPs vote to scrap presidential age limit

Uganda's parliament has approved a constitutional change that will allow the current president to run for an unprecedented sixth term in office.
After three days of debate, MPs voted overwhelmingly to remove the age limit of 75 for presidential candidates.

English club, Swansea sacks head coach, Paul Clement

English Premiership side, Swansea City has parted ways with head coach Paul Clement. Assistant coaches Nigel Gibbs and Karl Halabi have also left the club.

Miss Ghana organisers attack ‘malicious, vicious’ allegations

Exclusive Events Ghana, organisers of the Miss Ghana beauty pageant, has refuted allegations by former winners of the national contest that various acts of abuse and humiliation characterised the event.

Photos: Wealthy Malawian pastor, Prophet Bushiri buys brand new Maserati for his little daughter on her birthday

South Africa-based pastor, Prophet Shepherd Bushiri bought a flashy car, a maserati, for his little daughter, Isrealla Bushiri, on her birthday Wednesday.