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Charlie Watts: Rolling Stones drummer dies at 80

Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts, who helped them become one of the greatest bands in rock 'n' roll, has died at the age of 80. "It is with immense sadness that we announce the death of our beloved Charlie Watts,"...

R. Kelly trial: Woman says singer pressured her to have abortion

A second accuser took the stand at R. Kelly's sex-trafficking trial on Monday, testifying that the star abused her, knowingly infected her with herpes and ordered her to have an abortion. The woman, identified as Jane Doe No 5, said...

Angelina Jolie joins Instagram to call attention to suffering in Afghanistan

Angelina Jolie, a notoriously private celebrity with no public social media presence, has joined Instagram, using the platform to draw attention to the situation in Afghanistan. Jolie joined the platform on Friday, posting a letter she says she received from...

R. Kelly aide says he paid bribe for singer to marry Aaliyah

A former tour manager for US R&B singer R. Kelly has testified that he bribed a government worker in 1994 to obtain a fake ID for then 15-year-old Aaliyah - so the singers could marry. Demetrius Smith said he paid...

Fancy Gadam wants to maintain his original music identity

Mujahid Ahmed Bello, popularly known in showbiz circles as Fancy Gadam says he wants to maintain his reputation as one of the biggest Ghanaian artiste to emerge from the Northern part of the country. The multiple award-winning Tamale-based artiste who...

Ed Sheeran is dropping a new album in October

Ed Sheeran has announced his fourth studio album, saying it is the "best bit of work that I've done." The British singer-songwriter confirmed on Thursday that "=" (pronounced "equals") will be unveiled on October 29 -- four years after he...

Aaliyah music hits streaming services

Friday marked the re-release of five time Grammy-nominated superstar's studio album, "One In A Million," which hit streaming services. The singer, who was born Aaliyah Dana Haughton, died August 25, 2001, at the age of 22 in a plane crash...

Sonny Chiba: Japan’s martial arts star and Kill Bill actor dies of Covid at 82

Japanese actor and martial arts great Sonny Chiba has died at the age of 82 from complications related to Covid. Chiba was a star in Japan and was best known to Western audiences for his memorable role as the swordsmith...

Jill Murphy: The Worst Witch and Large family author dies at 72

Children's author and illustrator Jill Murphy, who created the beloved Worst Witch books, has died at the age of 72. Murphy also published picture books including the Large family series, Peace at Last and The Last Noo-Noo. Belinda Ioni Rasmussen, managing...

Lizzo: Facebook and Instagram remove abusive comments from singer’s accounts

Facebook and Instagram have removed several hateful comments on US singer Lizzo's social media accounts. The move comes after the singer spoke tearfully about the "hurtful" abuse she'd received on social media. A spokesman for Facebook told The Hollywood Reporter the...

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Ghana Statistical Service to publish provisional data of 2021 Census on Wednesday, September 22

The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS), will release provisional results of the 2021 Population and Housing Census (PHC) on Wednesday,...

Ghana observes 112 birthday anniversary of first President, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah

Tuesday, September 21, marks the birthday of a legend who was born in 1909, about 112 years ago, and later became Dr. Osagyefo Kwame...

“Hasten SDGs implementation to build fairer, prosperous world” – President Akufo-Addo

The President of Ghana and Co-Chair of the Group of Eminent Advocates of the 2030 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo,...

Eliminating “schools under trees” and related problems in Ghana: Where is the communal spirit for development?

By Simon Mariwah, PhD Introduction The phenomenon of “schools under trees” has become a social problem and a propagandist political tool for all political parties in...

Hotel Rwanda hero convicted on terror charges

A man who was portrayed in a film as a life-saving hero during the Rwandan genocide has been sentenced to 25 years for terrorism...