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Nigerian Goalkeeper Carl Ikeme in complete remission after year-long cancer battle

Nigeria international Carl Ikeme has confirmed he is in remission after spending 12 months battling acute leukaemia. Ikeme, who missed out on the world cup. 32-year-old Ikeme has now given the football world a lift with a positive update via social media. “After a year of intense chemotherapy I would …

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Kit Harington Marries Rose Leslie in Romantic Scotland Ceremony

Harington and Leslie tied the knot on Saturday in a romantic ceremony at Kirkton of Rayne church in Scotland. The star-studded celebration — which includes many Game of Thrones stars as guests — is set to continue at the bride’s family’s castle. While walking down the aisle, Leslie, 31, looked radiant in …

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Bomb blast at election rally in Zimbabwe, President makes narrow escape

An explosion rocked a stadium where Zimbabwe’s president was addressing a campaign rally on Saturday, state media reported, saying he was not hurt and was evacuated from the scene. Witnesses said several people appeared to be injured. President Emmerson Mnangagwa was whisked to a state house in Bulawayo, where he …

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Adams Oshiomhole declared new APC chairman

Politicians and some state delegates have started trooping into the party’s secretariat since Friday, June 22, giving petty traders opportunity to take advantage of the crowd to display their wares: souvenirs, ranging from branded key holders to hats, face caps and T-shirts. The tenure of the John Odigie Oyegun-led 21-member …

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Oprah Winfrey becomes first black woman on Bloomberg’s 500 richest people list

The media mogul cracked the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, a ranking of the 500 richest people in the world, which was released Monday. Her fortune hit $4 billion, making her the first black woman on the list. The 64-year-old icon built her legacy — and her wealth — on the “Oprah …

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Netflix Fires PR Chief After Use of N-Word in Meeting

In lengthy internal memo, CEO Reed Hastings addressed letting go top communications executive Jonathan Friedland: “His descriptive use of the N-word on at least two occasions at work showed unacceptably low racial awareness and sensitivity.” Netflix is letting go of its top communications spokesman. Jonathan Friedland, who’s served as the …

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Jose Enrique reveals secret cancer battle

Former Liverpool defender Jose Enrique has opened up on his secret cancer battle which almost left him blind. The 32-year-old learned that he had a rare brain tumour just a month ago after suffering from headaches and migraines during a trip to England. Enrique underwent emergency nine-hour surgery on the …

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XXXTentacion’s “Tear Drop” Released By Ugly God In Memorandum

The sobering moment last year when XXXTentacion distanced himself from his peers during the XXL Freshman Cypher has resurfaced thanks to Ugly God. The verse XXX performed during the cypher, minus the one XXL deemed inappropriate, were in fact part a greater plan. Ugly God shared a the posthumous record titled “Tear Drop” bearing …

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Akon wants to build ‘real-life Wakanda’ using a currency called AKoin

Akon says he’s planning to release a new cryptocurrency named after himself – called Akoin. Speaking at the Cannes Lions Festival on Monday, the Locked Up singer said he believed cryptocurrency could be “the saviour of Africa”. AKoin’s official website says the singer wants the app “on every mobile phone” …

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Lil Kim Shades Nicki Minaj While Declaring Her Love For Cardi B

Nicki Minaj and Lil Kim are clearly nowhere near being on good terms. Their longstanding beef that seemingly started from Kim thinking Nicki copied her has not died down. The “Magic Stick” rapper recently chatted with Entertainment Tonight while at Paris Hilton x Boohoo’s official launch party in West Hollywood. When asked about Cardi B and Nicki Minaj, …

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