Photographer settles ‘monkey selfie’ legal fight


A photographer has settled a two-year legal fight against an animal rights group over a “monkey selfie” picture. Naruto the macaque monkey took the image in the Indonesian jungle in 2011 when it picked up a camera owned by David Slater from Monmouthshire. US judges had said copyright protection could not be applied to the monkey but Peta said the ...

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Reggie N Bollie features 2Baba on new single


UK- based Ghanaian music duo, Reggie N Bollie will be releasing their new single on Friday, September 15, 2017. The song features Nigerian artiste 2Face Idibia otherwise known as 2Baba. The group announced this on their Facebook page few days ago. “We’re super excited to announce our First Afrobeats Collab with the Legendary 2baba Idibia aka #2Face. Coming Out On ...

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Sebiticals: An Ecclesiastical Paulogue to the Manasonians

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In the first year of the reign of Odekuro Odieasem Nana Tutubrofo Dankwawura, there were rumours and reports of malfeasance in the corridors of the temple. When asked for the meaning of the word ‘malfeasance’, the scribes of the land explained that it was the situation where the incense from the burnt offerings had malodor. One of the major scribes, ...

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Free SHS is true; well done Nana Addo – Mzbel

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Musician and apologist of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Berlinda Nana Ekua Amoah, aka Mzbel has lauded President Akufo Addo for fulfilling his Free Senior High School campaign promise. The artiste who had riled the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and its policies prior to the 2016 elections, took to her Facebook page to share her experience of the new ...

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Toronto Film Festival: George Clooney ‘felt sick’ shooting Suburbicon


George Clooney has said he “felt sick” while directing some scenes in his new movie Suburbicon. The film’s plot sees a black family move into a predominantly white suburban community in the 1950s. “The trickiest part [of shooting] was, we were in a very racially diverse neighbourhood in Fullerton, California,” Clooney said. “And we had about 350 extras who were ...

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Del Toro’s fairy tale wins top prize at Venice Film Festival


Mexican director Guillermo del Toro’s “The Shape of Water”, a dark fairy tale in which a mute cleaning lady falls in love with an aquatic creature, won the Golden Lion award for best film at the Venice Film Festival on Saturday. The film beat contenders including George Clooney’s “Suburbicon” and Alexander Payne’s “Downsizing” at the end of a 10-day, high-quality ...

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‘I finally played a superhero’ – Jake Gyllenhaal


Jake Gyllenhaal has said he finally feels like he’s played a superhero with his latest movie Stronger. The actor portrays Jeff Bauman, a survivor of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, in the film. Gyllenhaal said: “A lot of people ask me, ‘When are you going to play a superhero?’ and now I feel like I finally kind of have.” He ...

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‘Angry Birds’ owners to go public after movie success


Finland’s Rovio, creator of the hugely popular smartphone game Angry Birds, said Tuesday it was planning to float shares on the Helsinki stock exchange after the success of its comedy film and products. Its majority owner, the Dutch holding Trema International, and other shareholders will market a portion of their shares in an initial public offering (IPO), it said. In ...

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Afia Schwarzenegger’s husband to appear in court Monday


Ex-Husband of Afia Schwarzenegger, Lawrence Abrokwah is set to appear before the Domestic Violence Court on Monday [September 11, 2017] to answer to charges of recording and circulating a video that captures Afia’s nakedness, and threat to harm. However, he was at the Achimota Police station on Friday with his counsel Lawyer Maurice Ampaw to finalize the process of preparing ...

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Funny Face needs a counsellor [Article]


I grew up in a typical ‘conservatist’ Ghanaian society where the man is not expected to cry when he is in pain. “Barima nsu,” they say. In fact, even with both sexes, when someone has lost a loved one, property or has gone through any unpleasant situation, and they shed tears, they are asked not to cry. However, research shows ...

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