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Showing posts from January 30, 2018

Glee star Mark Salling 'commits suicide' while awaiting sentencing on child pornography charges

American actor, Mark Salling, who was awaiting sentencing on child pornography charges has died of an apparent suicide

Tribute By The President Of The Republic Of Ghana, Nana Addo Danqua Akufo-Addo, At The Funeral Of Hugh Masakela, On Tuesday, In Johannesburg, South Africa

I had to come, and came from the AU Summit in Addis Ababa on my way back home to Accra, so I could express my condolences to Barbara and his family in person.

Photos: Victoria Michaels features in Roots Paris

Roots Magazine Paris latest issue features Victoria Michaels in a series titled “Trapped” shot by French Photographer @CoralieCoco.

Grave robbers steal albino body in Zambia

Suspected "ritual killers" in Western Zambia have exhumed and stolen the body of an albino, reports the state owned Times of Zambia.
Police have so far caught one suspect and are hunting for two others, the paper adds.

Ghanaian Record Producer Killbeatz Wins His First Grammy Award

Winning a Grammy award is something every musician dreams of at least one to lift his bragging right. Grammy is one of the biggest music awards show in the world.

Saudi anti-corruption drive generates $106bn in settlements

A sweeping anti-corruption drive in Saudi Arabia has generated an estimated $106.7bn (£75.6bn) in settlements, the kingdom's attorney general has said.

Lupita Nyong'o, Angela Bassett, Janelle Monae and more dazzle at Black Panther premiere

Lupita Nyong'o, Angela Bassett, Janelle Monae and other stars dressed up to the nines at the Black Panther premiere in Los Angeles on Monday night.

Thousands Gather in Nairobi for Opposition Leader's 'Swearing In' Ceremony

More than two thousand supporters of Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga gathered on Tuesday in a Nairobi park where he was due to take the presidential oath in an act of protest against President Uhuru Kenyatta.

Regina Van-Helvet Is Brand Ambassador For Black Secret Make-up

GHOne TV’s Regina Van-Helvet has been named brand Ambassador of Black Secret Make-up. The unveiling ceremony was done on Friday 26th January 2018.

India has 21 million 'unwanted' girls

The desire of Indian parents for sons has created an estimated 21 million "unwanted" girls because couples keep having children until they produce a boy, the government said Monday.

World Bank Approves US$50M For Ministry Of Tourism, Arts & Culture

The World Bank has approved a US$50 million facility to support the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture under the Ghana Tourism, Art & Culture Sector Improvement Project, in strengthening it's institutions and stakeholders, improving sector productivity for job creation, empowering women and youth across all sectors along the creative arts and culture value chain as well as enhancement of overall domestic / foreign tourist experience.

Nsawam: Two dead as VVIP bus crashes into Toyota Hiace at Okanta

Two persons are reported dead in an Accident at Okanta near Nsawam in the Eastern region.
The accident occurred when a Kumasi-bound VVIP bus with registration GT 6417-10 collided with a Toyota Hiace with registration number GN 5664-17 which was on its way to Accra.

China reportedly spied on activities at African Union headquarters for five years from 2012 to 2017

In 2012, the African Union officially opened it shiny new headquarters, the magnificent structure was built and paid for by China as a gift to its "African friends". Unknown to African leaders, the Asian giant had left a secret backdoor in the computers which allowed it to snoop on their activities. In January 2017, the information technology unit at the African Union’s headquarters in Addis Ababa noticed something strange, according to a stunning investigation in French newspaper Le Monde.

“Vodafone Is Overall Best Network In Ghana” – Independent Survey Asserts

Vodafone Ghana has been ranked the overall best mobile network in Ghana by an independent global consulting firm – P3 Communications – headquartered in Germany.  The telecom company was ranked the best in voice and second best in data in a comprehensive analysis of Ghana’s mobile telecoms industry for the 2017/18 financial year.

FBI deputy director steps down amid Trump criticism

The deputy director of the FBI has stepped down, a decision that comes amid several weeks of harsh criticism from Donald Trump, US media has reported.
Andrew McCabe resigned from his position on Monday, the Associated Press reported, quoting two anonymous sources familiar with the decision who were not authorised to speak to the media.

President George Weah says he'll cut his salary by 25% to help confront his country's "broken economy"

In one of his first acts as President of Liberia, George Weah has announced that he will cut his salary by 25% as part of an effort to confront his country's "broken economy."

Auditions: 3rd Edition Of Infinix WatsUp TV VJ Search

WatsUp TV in partnership with Infinix Mobile has begun the search for a new host for the Entertainment TV Show.

Fake Military Captain arrested in Eastern Region

A Military Captain has arrested a 27-year-old man identified Essel Prince Ferguson parading himself as a military officer at Ntoaso, a community near Nsawam in the Eastern Region.

Indian man dies after been sucked into MRI machine while visiting a sick relative

An Indian man has died in a freak accident after he was sucked in to an MRI machine at a hospital in Mumbai.

West Ham defender, Arthur Masuaku gets six-game ban for spitting at an opponent

The Football Association has confirmed that West Ham defender, Arthur Masuaku will serve a mandatory six-game ban for spitting at an opponent.