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Breaking: Jacob Zuma resigns as South Africa's president

Jacob Zuma, South Africa's embattled and controversial president, has announced his resignation in a televised address to the nation.

5-people die in accident involving Congo President, Joseph Kabila's motorcade

Five people were killed following an accident involving a cement truck and the Democratic Republic of Congo's presidential motorcade.

Breaking: Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai dies aged 65

Zimbabwe's opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, has died.
Details surrounding his death were still sketchy. In December he spent almost two weeks at a hospital in Johannesburg South Africa receiving treatment for colon cancer.

'Forever mine' - Michelle Obama celebrates her husband, Barack, for Valentine's Day

Michelle, the former First Lady of America, took to Instagram to celebrate her husband, Barack, for Valentine's Day. See her post below.

Nelly being investigated for sexual assault in England

Nelly is under criminal investigation for sexual assault in England, according to a new report.
The rapper's attorney says Nelly welcomes the investigation and implied that it's a shakedown.

Obama’s Office also receives Letter containing White Substance

Following the Trumps, Barack Obama has received a letter containing a white substance, New York Daily News reports.

President Akufo-Addo Leaves For Nigeria

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, left Ghana for Nigeria, on Wednesday, 14th February, 2018, at the invitation of the Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Most Rev. Dr. Matthew Hassan Kukah, to attend a two-day International Conference on Transformative Governance in Africa.

Zuma refuses to quit, calls ANC ousting moves 'unfair'

Durban, South Africa - Embattled Jacob Zuma has hit back at calls to step down as South Africa's president, saying the ruling African National Congress (ANC) had not given him an adequate reason why he should leave office.

President Trump's personal lawyer paid $130,000 of his own money to porn star who allegedly had sexual encounter with the President

President Donald Trump's personal lawyer has said that he paid $130,000 of his own money to a porn star who allegedly had a sexual encounter with the President before his time in office.

Convicted ex-Team USA doctor, Larry Nassar got private jet flight to Tucson prison

Larry Nassar who was convicted of sexually abusing young gymnasts in his care, got the private jet treatment on Friday as he flew from Michigan to Tucson to begin his federal prison stint.

Video: Val’s Day: Bawumia surprises Samira with roses

Ghana’s vice president Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has proven that his life is not all about work, but got the magic to spark some extra romance in his marriage when it matters.

GHone TV’s Eli Kharis announces ‘Earn your Crown’ series

Popular media personality Ms Elinam Amenyo known in showbiz circles as Eli Kharis and host of Buzz (entertainment segment on Rhythmz Live) and Let’s Go Shopping on GHone TV, introduces ‘Earn Your Crown’ series on her new website , which launches today.

5 people injured after a Delta Airline flight from Lagos to Atlanta catches fire

At least five people sustained minor injuries after passengers aboard a Delta Airline flight from Lagos, Nigeria to Atlanta used emergency slides to evacuate the flight and returned to the airport in Lagos.

Gabon: Baby freed after hospital bill paid

A mother has spoken of her relief after a private clinic in Gabon finally released her baby, who was held for months over an unpaid medical bill.
Baby Angel's mother told the BBC her milk had run dry after being separated from the child for the first five months of her life.
The case shocked the country, and she gained much public support.
The bill of 2 million CFA ($3,630; £2,610) was paid after a campaign was launched on the family's behalf.
President Ali Bongo was among those who contributed towards the bill.
The clinic's director was arrested on Monday on baby-kidnapping charges, but the charges were dropped a day later, reports BBC Afrique's Charles Stephan Mavoungou from the capital, Libreville. 
Angel was finally allowed to leave the clinic, which is north of the capital, this week.
The baby's mother, Sonia Okome, told the BBC of her relief, but explained it was bittersweet: "I'm happy to have my baby back. But I'm sorry that I can'…

The Stars Of ‘Black Panther’ Cover Essence Magazine’s March 2018 Issue

The stars of the highly anticipated film Black Panther; Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Angela Bassett, Daniel Kaluuya, Forrest Whitaker, Letitia Wright are the cover stars of Essence Magazine‘s March 2018 Issue.
For the cover story, they speak to writer Karen Good Marable about why this fantasy of an African nation Wakanda, feels so right and so real.
Also, Oscar-nominated actress Angela Bassett shares how the director Ryan Coogler called her up to play the character of Queen Ramonda, King T’Challa’s mother.
See photos below:

Chibok girls kidnapper Haruna Yahaya jailed in Nigeria

A Nigerian court has jailed a Boko Haram militant involved in the 2014 kidnapping of the Chibok girls.
Haruna Yahaya, 35, is the first member of the group to be sentenced for playing a part in the mass abduction.

Mayor bans celebration of Valentine's Day, especially among students and in school environments, says it is not an Indonesian culture

The Mayor of Mataram, West Nusa Tenggara Barat, Indonesia has banned the celebration of Valentine's Day in the city.