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Showing posts from January 24, 2018

Ex-USA Gymnastics doctor sentenced to 175 years for sexual abuse

Disgraced long-time USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar was sentenced on Wednesday to 40 to 175 years in prison for molesting young female gymnasts, following days of wrenching testimony from about 160 of his victims, including Olympic medalists.

Alliance Francaise Accra presents Batakari Night concert, February 3

CONTEMPORARY MUSIC maestro King Ayisoba and pidgin Music, will on Saturday February 3, 2018, mount the stage at Alliance Française Accra with thrilling performances for the 4th edition of the Batakari Night concert.

Kaywa’s Highly Spiritual Music Unveils 5 New-signed Artistes

Award winning Ghanaian sound engineer and producer Kaywa CEO of the Highly Spiritual Music a record label based in Tema – Ghana is unveiling 5 new artistes signed under his label.

Nigeria state bans drinking of raw garri

The government of Anambra, a state in southeeastern Nigeria, has banned the drinking of raw garri, which it says can lead to Lassa fever.

Pope says serpent temptation in Bible 'first fake news'

Pope Francis has denounced the “snake tactics” of those who spread fake news, saying the first case of misinformation is in the Bible when Eve is tempted by the serpent to eat the forbidden fruit.
The episode showed the “dire consequences” that fake news can have, the Pope warned in a  document.

Tanzania detains 'drinking and kissing pastor'

Police in Tanzania have detained a controversial self-proclaimed prophet after a video of him emerged dancing with bottles of beer and declaring that the Bible allows drinking and fornication.

Photo: 33-year-old man 'rapes' his neighbor's two hens to death in Kenya

Nomalcy was interrupted in Kapkwen area, Bomet county, Kenya after a man was apprehended got having engaged in ‘sexual intercourse’ with two hens, leading to their death.

China bans hip-hop culture and tattoos from TV, says it's “tasteless and obscene”

The Chinese government has banned hip-hop culture and actors with tattoos from appearing on television because the country now considers it “tasteless and obscene.”

Resign, go home and rest, your place in history is already assured – Obasanjo tells Buhari

Former President, Dr. Olusegun Obasanjo, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to honourably resign his office, go home and rest.

New 360 film reveals Nigeria oil spill devastation

Lessi Phillips was only 16 when a Shell oil pipeline burst near her village, in Nigeria's resource-rich Niger Delta in 2008.
In the 77 days that followed, vast quantities of oil seeped into mangrove swamps near Bodo City, devastating the diverse ecosystem and destroying once-vibrant local fisheries and farms. 

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela admitted to hospital

The former wife of late President Nelson Mandela, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has been admitted to a Johannesburg hospital. 
According to a statement released by the Mandela family, Madikizela-Mandela was admitted to the hospital on Sunday.

Meet The Young Media Entrepreneur Set To Release Movie On Asantehemaa’s Burial

The high unemployment rate in Ghana has created the awareness on the need for the youth to invest in entrepreneurship rather than depend on jobs in the public sector.

Documentary On 2012 Election Petition Set To Premiere On January 24

A 60-minute documentary detailing the processes leading up to, during and after the election petition which was filed after the 2012 general elections is set to be premiered at the Accra International Conference Centre on Wednesday January 24, 2018 at 7:20 pm.

Chicago West’s birth certificate revealed, surrogate not listed in the document (Photo)

The birth certificate of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's third child Chicago West, has been revealed, but the couple didn't  list the name of their surrogate on their baby’s birth certificate.

Tro-tro goes digital: Ghanaians soon to pay lorry fare electronically

The Bank of Ghana has revealed plans to enable patrons of commercial vehicle, “tro-tro,” pay their transportation fare via digital means after the passage of Payment System and Service Bill is passed by Parliament.

Twitter’s Chief Operating Officer, Anthony Noto resigns

Twitter's operating chief, Anthony Noto is leaving to become head of online lender Social Finance Inc., dealing a blow to Twitter’s strategy for growth and raising questions about who will run day-to-day operations in the company.