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Showing posts from January 9, 2018

“Yeah, I’ll beat Oprah” if she runs for President – Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump has said he believes he’ll defeat Oprah Winfrey if she runs for president in 2020.

Meghan Markle Deletes Her Instagram and Twitter Accounts Ahead of Royal Wedding to Prince Harry

Meghan Markle is saying goodbye to social media.
The royal-to-be has officially deleted her Instagram and Twitter accounts, ahead of her May 19 marriage to Prince Harry.

Father of eight falls to his death while posing on top of a cliff on his birthday (Video)

A Turkish father of eight fell to his death while he was posing on top of a cliff on his birthday.

Emotional moment a Nigerian mother reunited with her children after 5 years apart

The last time Akunnaya, 22, saw her mother - she was just a teenager. Although the vlogger didn't state the reason for their seperation, she and her siblings finally reunited with their mother in Dallas, US five years after, on December 31st.

Nigerian migrants return from Libya back to square one

Nigerian officials are calling for more international cooperation in the fight against human trafficking, as the country continues to evacuate its citizens from Libya.
Earlier this month, the Nigerian government began the immediate removal of some 5,500 people from the North African country after reports of abuse, slavery and torture.

Zimbabwe anti-corruption body investigates Grace Mugabe's PhD

Zimbabwe's anti-corruption agency is investigating whether the former First Lady Grace Mugabe fraudulently obtained a doctorate.
Lecturers at the University of Zimbabwe filed a petition last week asking to investigate.

Photos: Young Liberian woman burnt to death by her boyfriend for breaking up with him

A young Liberian nurse, Etta Paye, was burnt to death by her boyfriend because she ended their relationship.

Saudi Arabia: Gay Wedding Video Goes Viral and Causes Stir in Gulf Kingdom

Saudi authorities are investigating a video claiming to show a gay wedding ceremony in the country, according to regional media reports.

River gods forbid girls from school

Girls in communities in the Upper Denkyira East municipality in the Central Region who travel across the Offin River to attend school on the other side of the river are forbidden to cross the river on Tuesdays.

'Gay Ghanaians are second-class citizens' - HRW

A rights group says Ghanaians who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) are effectively "second-class citizens" because they are criminalised and not protected from violence and discrimination.

Serena Williams is Super Gorgeous for Brides Magazine’s February/March 2018 Double Cover

What’s better than one magazine cover? TWO!
Tennis star Serena Williams landed a double cover for Brides Magazine’s February/March 2018 issue.

Anita Erskine Leads Special Women Programme At EIB

Pan-African Radio and Television Broadcaster, Anita Erskine, has intensified her resolve to advocate for Women Empowerment by spearheading a whole new generation of Television and Radio Programming which will be partnered by the EIB Network and syndicated globally.

H&M apologises for Controversial “Coolest Monkey In The Jungle” Hoodie

Ghanaian Fashion Designer & Brain Behind Benash Jeans Talks About Fashion Entrepreneurship

From my engagement with several personalities within the fashion space across the continent, it appears fashion designing is a profession that tends to attract people at an early age. However, there are several elements of the profession and knowledge to be acquired about the trade which will lead a person to having a successful career in the field.

Somaliland passes first law against rape

For the first time in its history, the self-declared republic of Somaliland has passed a law against rape.
In the past, a victim's family could force them to marry their rapist to avoid being shamed.

61 people die from Listeria outbreak in South Africa

At least 61 people have died from a year-long outbreak of listeriosis, caused by a food-borne bacteria in South Africa as revealed by the country's health minister Monday.

Singer The Weeknd disassociates himself from H&M after 'racism' inspired advert

The Weeknd has disassociated himself from giant clothier, H&M UK after the European clothing line ran an advertisement on its website featuring a black boy wearing a hoodie with the words “Coolest Monkey in the Jungle”.