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    Floyd Mayweather Pictured With His Kids At LA Lakers Game

    Undefeated boxer, Floyd Mayweather, was pictured at LA Lakers game on Friday with his three children Koraun, Iyanna and Zion Mayweather. The family sat for the LA Lakers  first NBA game this season, which they lost 108-92 to the LA Clippers. Only youngest daughter Jirah was missing in action. Here are photos below;  

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    Nigerian Comedian, AY Makun talks to CNN on How Recession Affected His Movie “10 Days in Sun City”

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    AY Makun was a guest on “CNN Marketplace Africa,” and the comedian discussed some of the obstacles faced by independent producers in Nollywood. The Nigerian film industry is experiencing a significant increase in investments and popularity. AY explained that this is the result of Nigerians realizing that money can be made from Nollywood: People are now beginning […]

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    Township Bakery In South Africa Makes Bread More Affordable

    A bakery in South Africa, Borotho Bakery has slashed commercial bread prices in half in order to bring relief to residents in Soweto Township where incomes are low. The bakery was started at a time when other bakers in the city hiked prices of wheat products to keep up with inflation costs, is bringing down […]

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    Ethiopian Airlines Offers Free Wi-Fi At Addis Ababa Bole International Airport

    Ethiopia’s national carrier, Ethiopian, has disclosed that customers using its main hub, the Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa, could have access to free internet services. A statement released by the airline said the carrier together with the Ethiopian Airports Services “are pleased to announce to their valued customers that they have availed free Wi-Fi […]

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    TV Personality, Barry Du Bois, Emotionally Announces His Cancer Has Returned

    Australian designer, builder and television presenter Barry Du Bois emotionally revealed on Friday that the cancer he was first diagnosed with six years ago has returned. In a moving segment on Network Ten’s ‘The Living Room’ program, Du Bois announced that a plasmacytoma myeloma that was first felt in his neck in 2010 has resurfaced […]

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    Bumbawood Films Premieres ‘Iron Rod’ Starring Hollywood’s Bobby Valentino

    Young Ghanaian movie producer and director, Ibrahim Bumba, the Chief Executive Officer of Bumbawood Films is set to release his first movie as an independent producer. Despite directing and managing the production of so many movies such as ‘Love and Agony’, ‘No Pain, No Gain’, ‘3Y3 ASEM O’ among others, the star studded movie christened […]

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    President Kenyatta’s Private Helicopter Crashes into Lake Nakuru

    President Uhuru Kenyatta’s private helicopter crashed into Lake Nakuru Saturday morning after what is reported as a technical hitch. The plane, according to kahawatungu.com, with tail number 5Y-NMJ and Aérospatiale 350B3e Ecureuil model was reportedly flying a team of political staff close to Nakuru senator Susan Kihika to Narok. Among those on board are said to […]

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    World Food Prize is a Motivation to Continue to Feed Africa – AfDB President

    Akinwumi Adesina, the 2017 recipient of the World Food Prize, has described his win as a motivation to continue to feed the African continent. Adesina, President of African Development Bank (AfDB) and former Minister of Agriculture under the Jonathan led administration, was honoured with the World Food Prize (known as the Nobel Prize for Agriculture) for what was described […]

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    Saudi Arabia Cancels Charity Gig By Egyptian Pop Star

    Saudi authorities on Sunday cancelled a charity concert by Egyptian pop sensation Sherine Abdel Wahab, which had been hailed as a boon for the entertainment industry in the ultra-conservative kingdom. The General Entertainment Authority said it cancelled the charity concert, slated for the end of October, after organisers failed to apply for the necessary license […]

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    Katy Perry Gets Stuck In Mid-Air During Tennessee Concert

    Katy Perry was left dangling above fans’ heads when a floating platform malfunctioned on her world tour. The star had just performed Thinking Of You, perched several storeys above the audience on a model of Saturn. But the prop refused to return to the stage, leaving the star stranded. “This is the first time I’ve […]

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    Video: Irishman, Ibrahim Halawa Freed From Jail in Egypt

    Ibrahim Halawa, an Irishman who has spent more than four years in prison in Egypt, has been freed. Mr Halawa, who is from Dublin, was arrested during a siege at the Al-Fath mosque in Cairo in 2013. He was accused along with 500 others, including three of his three sisters, of inciting violence, riot and […]

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    Rabah Madjer Named New Algeria Coach

    Algeria have brought back former player Rabah Madjer as their new national coach, succeeding the sacked Lucas Alcaraz, the Algerian federation confirmed on Wednesday. Madjer, 58, becomes the country’s fifth national coach in three years and must pick up the pieces after their failure to qualify for the 2018 World Cup. That cost Spaniard Alcaraz […]

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    Mandela’s Book Sequel Launched in South Africa

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    The new installment of Nelson Mandela’s autobiography, Long Walk to Freedom, has been released in Johannesburg. Dare Not Linger tackles his five years as South Africa’s president after the collapse of apartheid and gives his view of the country’s first multi-racial elections in 1994. Mandela’s unfinished handwritten draft of the book was completed by a […]

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    Kenya’s Lupita Nyongo Accuses Harvey Weinstein Of Harassment

    Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o has accused movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of harassment. She spoke out in a New York Times article, saying she was lured to his room under false pretences. He then said that he wanted to give her a massage, she claimed, saying she initially thought he was joking. Weinstein faces allegations of […]

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    Tanzania Arrests 12 for ‘Homosexuality’ in Dar es Salaam

    Tanzanian police said on Wednesday they had arrested 12 men, including two South Africans and a Ugandan, for presumed homosexuality as part of an ongoing crackdown against gays. “We arrested the criminals at (the hotel) Peacock – they were promoting homosexuality. Two are South Africans, one Ugandan and nine Tanzanians,” Dar es Salaam police head […]

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    Kenya’s Election Chief Casts Doubt On ‘Free, Fair’ Poll

    Kenya’s polls chief cast doubt on Wednesday on his organisation’s ability to hold a credible vote next week, pointing to internal divisions and interference by both major parties. In the latest bombshell to hit the presidential election, Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) chief Wafula Chebukati lambasted political leaders and his staff just hours after […]