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Nigerian Singer-Songwriter Yemi Alade Named UNDP Goodwill Ambassador

The United Nations Development Programme has named Nigerian Afrobeats singer-songwriter, Yemi Alade, its goodwill ambassador on Wednesday.Nigerian singer @yemialadee is our newest UNDP Goodwill Ambassador! Her voice will help push for a greener, equitable & sustainable world:

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Welcome to the @UNDP family @yemialadee! ❤️❤️❤️#UNGAhttps://t.co/Lm51OsTJYF— UNDP South Sudan (@undpsouthsudan) September 24, 2020Upon hearing the news, The ‘Jonny’ singer took to video to express her excitement at the prospect of championing the sustainable development goals of the UNDP and is ready to offer innovative solutions to diverse global issues.

The international superstar stated, "Women are among the 4 billion people who are trying to survive Covid-19 without any form of social protection." A bold statement as she vowed to lend her voice to the vulnerable and those most affected by the social-economic impact from the pandemic within her new role. 

Election 2020: We’ll make the world proud – Akufo-Addo to UN

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has assured the United Nations that Ghana will make the world on proud during the December 7 elections.

Addressing the 75th Session of United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday, President Akufo-Addo stated that Ghanaians have agreed to work together to ensure transparent, free, fair, safe and credible elections.

“It is a matter of great pride to me that, in spite of the difficulties in conducting an election during a pandemic, I am able to state that all Ghanaians have agreed that we have to work together to ensure peaceful elections,” he said.

He said the general election would be the eighth since Ghana embarked on the constitutional rule in the Fourth Republic in 1992.

“Each of the elections has seen an improvement on the previous one, and we are looking forward to this year’s passing off peacefully, with characteristic Ghanaian dignity. We are keenly aware of the reputation that Ghana has built as a tolerant and working democracy, and we have ev…

WWE Legend, Road Warrior Animal dies at 60

Joseph Laurinaitis, a former professional wrestler who was known in the ring as Road Warrior Animal, has died at the age of 60.

A tweet from the wrestler’s official Twitter account confirmed his death on Wednesday morning and asked for prayers.At this time, we would like to confirm the passing of Joseph Laurinaitis aka Road Warrior Animal at the age of 60. The family is planning to release a statement later today. At this time we ask for you to keep everyone in your thoughts and prayers. #OhWhatARush— RoadWarriorAnimal (@RWAnimal) September 23, 2020 According to TMZ, the wrestling legend passed away at Tan-Tar-A Resort in Osage Beach, MO.

Police were called at around 11:49 PM but when deputies arrived on scene, emergency personnel had already declared the ex-wrestler deceased. The cause of his death wasn't disclosed.

Animal, who is considered one of the best in-ring performers of all-time,  was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2011 after wrestling with the organization for many…

Birth control pill was created for the wrong gender, it should have been made for men and not women - American singer, Eric Benèt says

American R&B singer and songwriter, Eric Benèt has stated that birth control pill was created for the wrong gender.
The 49-year-old took to Twitter to give an analogy by explaining that a man can impregnate four women a day per year which is equivalent to 1460 pregnancies, while a woman can give birth only once a year.

He blamed scientists for creating birth control for the wrong gender, implying that the contraceptives should have been made for men instead. Birth Control Pill is used to prevent unwanted pregnancies. It contains hormones that block the release of eggs from the ovaries.