Skip to main content


Showing posts from January 23, 2018

Teletubbies star Simon Shelton dies suddenly at 52, just four days after his birthday

British actor, Simon Shelton Barnes, who played purple Tinky Winky in the BBC children’s series, Teletubbies, has suddenly died at the age of 52.
He died last Wednesday, just four days after his birthday.

2017 Ghana Most Influential (GMI) Awards Opens Nominations Ghana, organizers of Ghana’s Most Influential (GMI) Awards, an annual platform to celebrate top 100 most influential Ghanaian personalities, have opened nominations to allow the general public to nominate their favourites.

Photos: When a Soldier Marries his Best Friend… British Ghanaian UK based Navy Official, William Nii Quartey, marries his best friend; Starr FM’s Linda Yaa Kumah #LIWI2018 Wedding

It’s official!!! Starr Fm’s Front Office Executive, Linda Adomah Kumah has married her boyfriend of 10 years, William Nii Quartey. Indeed the saying that love recognizes no barriers, jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope is a reflection of the duo's love relationship.

Hollywood’s oldest working actress dies at age 105

Longtime actress Connie Sawyer has died at age 105. She died peacefully at her home in Woodland Hills, California on Sunday, January 21.

Video: Uganda's Museveni: 'I love Trump'

Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has said he "loves" US President Donald Trump who recently called African countries "shitholes", privately-owned Daily Monitor reports.

Petrol prices to go up Febuary – Analyst

Barring any intervention by government, prices of Petroleum products will go up in February, a research analyst with the Institute of Energy Security Richmond Rockson has predicted.

Photos: Man buries his father with US$7,630 in cash filled inside glass-topped coffin

A beloved son on January 16, gave his deceased father a final and befitting send-off with lots of cash.
The man from Selangor, Malaysia filled his father’s glass coffin with RM30,000 (US$7,630)

Oscars 2018: See the full list of nominees for the 90th annual Academy Awards

The nomination list for the 90th annual Academy Awards have been released. The Oscars will take place at Los Angeles' Dolby Theater on March 4, 2018 and is to be hosted by talk show host Jimmy Kimmel.

South African jazz legend Hugh Masekela has died, aged 78.

South African jazz legend Hugh Ramopolo Masekela has died, aged 78.
Masekela lost his battle with prostate cancer, for which he had been treated since 2008.

Neil Diamond diagnosed with Parkinson's, retires from touring

Entertainer Neil Diamond has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, prompting the singer to retire from touring.

Three days after shutdown, President Trump signs bill to re-open the United States government

On Monday night, President Donald Trump signed a bill to end the government shutdown, capping off a nearly three-day deadlock and reinstating funds until February 8.

Veteran writer and diplomat, K.B Asante dead at age 93

Kwaku Baprui Asante, affectionately called KB Asante, is dead, has gathered from a family source.
The retired diplomat, writer and politician, died on Monday morning, January 22, 2018 at the age of 93.

Are Women our own Enemies? Watch New Episode of “Keeping It Real with Joselyn Dumas”

Actress Joselyn Dumas launched her new talk show titled “Keeping It Real” late last year.
The idea of the show is to have an open and comfortable discussion on the relevant topics as you will have in the comfort of your own home.

‘How Does My Getting Married Put Food On Your Table ‘- Jessica Opare-Saforo

Jessica Opare Saforo, co-host of Celebrity Fanzone on GH One TV has cautioned against pressurizing single ladies to get married against their will.

L'Oreal hijab model pulls out of campaign after backlash

UK beauty blogger Amena Khan says she's pulling out of a L'Oreal campaign.
In a post on Instagram she says she's stepping down from the campaign "because of the current conversations surrounding it".

10 catholic priests arrested in Congo for protesting and demanding resignation of President Joseph Kabila

Security forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo have arrested 10 priests and more than 200 protesters over Sunday’s demonstrations demanding President Joseph Kabila leave power.

Cholera outbreak kills four people in Zimbabwe

At least four people have died and scores of others infected following a cholera outbreak in a town south west of Zimbabwe’s capital Harare.

Bank of Ghana cautions public over Bitcoin

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has cautioned the public against usage of Bitcoin in transactions.
In a statement it said: “The Bank of Ghana has taken notice of recent developments in the use, holding, and trading of virtual or digital currencies (also known as cryptocurrencies), such as Bitcoin in Ghana.