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Roman Polanski: Actress walkout as he wins best director at ‘French Oscars’

Several actresses have walked out of the César awards ceremony in Paris after Roman Polanski, who was convicted of the statutory rape of a 13-year-old in 1977, won best...

Blac Chyna called out for skin-lightening cream

Blac Chyna is being criticised for selling a skin-lightening cream in Nigeria. The model's new product, in partnership with a brand called Whitenicious, was announced on Instagram. The Whitenicious x Blac...

Liam Neeson says he’s ‘not racist’ after controversial interview

Liam Neeson has denied he is racist, after admitting he once set out to kill any black man who provoked him. The actor has been facing a major racism storm...

President Akufo-Addo cuts sod for Pullman Airport City Project

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has cut the sod for the commencement of the Pullman Accra Airport City Project, which is set to become Ghana’s largest and most...

Rapper Sarkodie finally marries longtime girlfriend Tracy

Multiple award-winning rapper, Michael Owusu Addo, popularly known as Sarkodie has...

Ghanaians urged to uphold cultural heritage

Ghanaians have been called upon to uphold their germane cultural heritage, which gives them a unique identity. The call was made by Bishop Charles Agyinasare, Head of Perez Chapel International. Bishop...

Grammys: Drake Gets Cut Off Mid-Speech

We may never know what Drake said during his acceptance speech after winning best rap song for "God's Plan." In the middle of the rapper's speech, he was cut off...

Akwambo festival: Display of culture & Tradition

The Chiefs and people of Agona Nyarkrom have celebrated their annual Akwambo festival. Characterised by a display of culture, tradition and merry making, the festival was climaxed under the theme:...

Coronavirus: Fast and Furious 9 film release put back by 11 months

The release of the new Fast and Furious film has been pushed back by almost a year as the impact of the coronavirus outbreak hits Hollywood. F9 was due out...

Michael Jackson estate attacks ‘lurid’ documentary

Michael Jackson's estate has criticised a documentary alleging the late pop star sexually abused children. Leaving Neverland will premiere at the Sundance Film Festival this month and includes interviews with...

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Africa

‘We’ll die of hunger first’: Despair as Zimbabwe lockdown begins

It was still early on Sunday morning when Stewart Dzivira, his wife and their two-year-old son, jumped on a bus in Glen View, a densely...

Nigeria announces two-week lockdown in main cities

The president of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, has announced a lockdown in the cities of Lagos and Abuja in an effort to contain the spread...

World

COVID-19: Austria to make basic face masks compulsory in supermarkets

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz says all shoppers are required to wear basic face masks in supermarkets in a bid to slow the still-too-rapid spread...

World Bank warns of virus ‘economic pain’ for Asia

The World Bank says the financial fallout from the coronavirus pandemic will stop almost 24 million people from escaping poverty in East Asia and...