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    U.S. Envoy And Uganda Govt Spokesman Clash Over Age Limit Debate

    Deborah Malac, the United States ambassador to Uganda has clashed with the government spokesman over the contentious presidential age limit law. Malac in an interview with the local newspaper,Daily Monitor, stated that the government had to respect the rights of and accommodate the views of persons opposed to the law. She is quoted as saying: […]

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    Nigeria: Beauty Queen and CEO of Dainty Identity, Blessing Achenyo Dies

    Beauty Queen and CEO of Dainty Identity, Blessing Achenyo Alfa is dead. According reports from her church members and close firends, the Abuja based creative designer who won the 2015 Kogi State Miss Confluence died last night after a brief illness.   Friends and close associates have flooded her facebook page to share their condolence […]

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    Big Shaq Meets Ed Sheeran

    British/Ghanaian comedian turned rapper Michael Dapaah popularly known as Big Shaq met with singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran recently and they made a hilarious video together. In the video shared on Ed Sheeran’s Instagram page, Big Shaq can be seen speaking in his signature British-patios accent and it is quite hilarious. Watch the video below: "I'm in love with the shape" 😂😭 #BigShaq […]

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    New York – Explosion At Manhattan Bus Terminal

    New York City Police say they are responding to reports of an explosion at a bus terminal in Manhattan. The incident reportedly happened on Monday morning at the Port Authority Bus Terminal near Times Square. “The NYPD is responding to reports of an explosion of unknown origin at 42nd Street and 8th Ave, #Manhattan,” tweeted […]

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    $32,000 Donated For Somalia’s Free Ambulance Service

    Aamin Ambulance, the Somali capital’s first and only free private ambulance service has received a sum of $32,966 from a fund raiser started by a national resident in Sweden. Abdi Addow, opened a gofundme page to raise funds to support the ambulance service right after the twin bomb blasts that hit Mogadishu on October 12, […]

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    Contaminated Infant Milk Intended For France And Foreign Markets Withdrawn

    The French government has withdrawn infant milk manufactured by the Lactalis group, intended for France and foreign markets, because of a risk of contamination by salmonella. While Lactalis had already recalled twelve references of infant milks manufactured in its factory in Craon (Mayenne) on December 2, the Ministry of Economy and Finance published Sunday a […]

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    Timaya, Stonebwoy bag Grammy Nomination for feature on Morgan Heritage’s “Avrakedabra”

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    Nigeria’s dancehall act Timaya is on his way to making history the Grammy Awards. The singer featured alongside Stonebwoy, Chubb Rock, Stylo G, Bunji Garlin, Dre Zion & Jaheil off Morgan Heritage’s new “Avrekedabra” album. “Avrekedabra” was nominated for the Best Reggae album award and will slug it out with “Chronology” by Chronixx, “Lost In Paradise” by Common Kings, “Wash House Ting” by J Boog and “Stony […]

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    Photos: Lupita Nyong’o, John Boyega, Tessa Thompson Attend World Premiere of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”

    On Saturday, Star Wars: The Last Jedi had its world premiere at the Shrine Auditorium in Hollywood and wowed the first audience to see the highly anticipated film. The cast of the eighth installment in the Star Wars franchise at the premiere included Lupita Nyong’o, John Boyega, Gwendoline Christie, Adam Driver, Laura Dern, and Daisy Ridley. See photos: Lupita Nyong’o John Boyega Gwendoline Christie […]

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    Ghana’s First Telenovela Titled ‘Sadia’ by TV3 Set To Premier Today

    TV3 is set to thrill viewers with what has been described as Ghana’s first telenovela today November 11, 2017. The new drama series ‘Sadia’ tells a true Ghanaian story imbibed with the diverse cultures and languages of Ghana. Consisting of a 100 episodes, ‘Sadia’- the protagonist. ‘Sadia’-the protagonist is to thrill fans by taking them […]

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    After 35-Year Ban, Saudi Arabia To Reopen Cinemas In 2018

    Saudi Arabia said on Monday that public cinemas would be allowed in the conservative kingdom and the first cinemas were likely to open by March 2018. “As the industry regulator, the General Commission for Audiovisual Media has started the process for licensing cinemas in the Kingdom,” Minister of Culture and Information Awwad Alawwad said in […]

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    Togo Frees Detained Imams Critical Of Government

    Authorities in Togo have released two religious leaders detained for their critical views on the regime of President Faure Gnassingbe. One of the two Imams, Alpha Alhassane, a revered spiritual leader in the second largest city of Sokode is also a known adviser of a leading opposition Pan-African National Party leader Tikpi Atchadam. His arrest […]

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    Why Jerusalem Matters

    US President Donald Trump is expected to announce plans to move the American embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. The BBC’s Yolande Knell explains why the city is so important.

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    Ugandan Celebrity Anita Fabiola Shuts Down Rumour Of Her Pregnancy

    Socialite Anita Fabiola has surely learned the tricks of the trade. Not to long ago, Fabiola shared images of a protruding belly on her WhatsApp that she masqueraded as hers. And boy did the go viral! Allegations emerged that Rich gang’s Ed Cheune was responsible due to their late night bedroom episodes. As it turns […]

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    Kenyan Opposition Postpones Odinga’s Swearing in

    Kenya’s main opposition coalition, the National Super Alliance (NASA) has announced a postponement of the swearing-in ceremony of its leader Raila Odinga as president of the country. A statement released on Sunday, two days to the December 12, event said the latest decision had been reached “following extensive internal consultations and engagements with a wide […]

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    Sudan Drops Charges Against 24 Women Caught Wearing Trousers

    Charges of indecency have been dropped against 24 women who were caught wearing trousers at a party near the Sudanese capital, Khartoum. The gathering was raided by morality police on Wednesday. If convicted, the women could have faced punishment of 40 lashes and a fine for wearing “an obscene outfit”. Rights activists say tens of […]