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Showing posts from July 27, 2018

Tina Turner Pays Tribute to Late Son With Moving Picture of Final Goodbye

Two weeks after Tina Turner's son was found dead of a suspected suicide in his Studio City, California, residence the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame soul icon shared a picture of her family's emotional final farewell to Craig Raymond Turner. 

Plane crash in Congo leaves Five people burnt to death

Five people were burnt to death today after a small passenger aircraft crashed in southern Democratic Republic of Congo near the border with Angola.

Craft Is The New Wave: West Africa’s Changing Film Industry

Very few things can win the hearts and minds of many in the way that film in West Africa has.

What sets this particular film industry apart from those in other African countries is that storylines are deeply rooted in everyday life, which is why industries such as Nigeria’s Nollywood and Ghana’s equivalent have managed to be fan favourites from as far as Rwanda to all the way in South Africa.

Sugar daddies blamed after 27 pupils in one South African secondary school are confirmed pregnant

Some pupils at a Limpopo school  have blamed "blessers" (sugar daddies) for being responsible for about 30 pregnant girls at their school so far this year.

Full list of Nominees for Emy Awards 2018 out

The third edition of the annual Exclusive Men of the Year Africa Awards is set to take place on August 18 at Kempinski Hotel Gold City, Accra. The nominees for this year’s event were unveiled in a ceremony at Accra last night hosted by Sports Journalist, Nathaniel Attoh.

AMAA Organizers To Announce 2018 Nominations On August 3rd

The Africa Film Academy, organizers of the 2018 African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) will announce the list of nominations on August 3,2018, in Lagos, Nigeria.

Nigerian goalkeeper Carl Ikeme, quits football after cancer battle

Wolverhampton Wanderers goalkeeper Carl Ikeme has announced his retirement from football after a year-long battle with acute leukaemia, the Premier League club said on Friday.

Matilda Amissah-Arthur Rips Into Hypocrites In Tribute To Late Husband

On a day filled with grief, the late Kwesi Amissah-Arthur’s widow, Matilda Amissah-Arthur’s tribute was filled with anger at some persons in the audience who had gathered to pay final respects to the former Vice President.

Prince Harry and Meghan's wedding Bishop Michael Curry discloses he has prostate cancer

Most Rev. Michael B. Curry, the presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church, who delivered a passionate sermon during the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in May, has disclosed he has prostate cancer.

Critical Thinking Needed To Meet Health Needs Of Africa’s Rapid Population Growth – VP Bawumia

The rapid growth in the population of the world, but most especially on the African continent requires immediate, critical thinking on ways to ensure the provision of quality, affordable and accessible primary healthcare, Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has observed.

Zuckerberg loses $16 billion in record Facebook fall

Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg’s fortune took an almost $16 billion hit on Thursday, as the social media giant headed for the biggest one-day wipeout in U.S. stock market history, a day after executives forecast years of lower profit margins.

New Ebola virus found in Sierra Leone

A new Ebola virus has been found in bats in Sierra Leone, two years after the end of an outbreak that killed over 11,000 across West Africa, the government said on Thursday.