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Reggae music to be Protected by the UN

Reggae has been added to a list of international cultural treasures which the United Nations has deemed worthy of protecting and promoting. The music, which grew out of Jamaica in the 1960s thanks to artists like Toots and the Maytals, Peter Tosh and Bob Marley, was added to the collection …

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Georgia Elects Salome Zurabishvili as First Female President

Georgia has elected Salome Zurabishvili as the countries first female president, with 59% of the vote against rival Grigol Vashadze on 40%. Ruling party candidate and French-born ex-diplomat won Georgia’s presidential election with 59.52% of the vote, the election commission said today with all ballots counted.   She beat her rival …

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Bobby Brown Suing Showtime & BBC For $2M Over Whitney Houston Documentary

The 2017 British-American documentary, Whitney: Can I Be Me, may have caused more trouble than what it’s worth now that the late musical legend’s widow is filing a lawsuit for two million dollars. According to documents obtained by The Blast, Bobby Brown never agreed to be interviewed (circa June 2016) for the Showtime Networks …

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Manchester United extend De Gea deal until 2020

Manchester United have extended David de Gea’s contract for an additional year, tying the Spain international to Old Trafford until 2020. The club exercised their option to tie down the goalkeeper for an extra 12 months amid continued talks to agree a new longer-term deal The Spaniard signed a new four-year contract …

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Adesua Etomi celebrates her mother’s 60th birthday

Nollywood star Adesua Etomi-Wellington took to her Instagram page to celebrate her mother Eniiwaju Etomi on her 60th birthday. Adesua penned down a lovely note to her mother as she celebrates her birthday. She wrote; “You are many things to me. @eniiwaju_etomi Superwoman My hero My gist partnerMy prayer partner My girlfriend …

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Chinese Actor Jiang Jinfu Arrested on Domestic Violence Charge

Popular Chinese actor Jiang Jinfu has been arrested in Japan following allegations that he had abused his former girlfriend Haruka Nakaura. Mr Jiang, star of films including A Wedding Invitation, was filmed handing himself in to the Japanese police. A warrant for his arrest was issued the day before. “Jiang …

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Belgium Top FIFA Rankings

Belgium remain the top-ranked nation in FIFA’s latest rankings despite their one-sided loss against Switzerland in the UEFA Nations League, edging out France and Brazil. The Brazilians moved a little closer to No. 1 thanks to wins over Uruguay and Cameroon, with Belgium and France both suffering losses during their …

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2013 Project Fame Winner, Olawale Ojo speaks on his battle with depression

2013 Project Fame Winner, Olawale Ojo has revealed his battle with depression. The talented singer who now uses the car he won during the competition for cab services explained that the depressing state he was in made him realize he needed to speak with a professional. He said: I still …

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Nigerian Forward signs New Long-Term Contract with Watford

Isaac Success has today signed a new long-term contract with the club. The Nigerian forward, who has four caps for his country, has committed himself to the Hornets for five more years in a deal that runs up until 2023. Chairman & CEO Scott Duxbury said of the new contract: …

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SARS officer beaten, arrested after killing Lastma official on duty

An officer of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), on Wednesday, allegedly shot dead an official of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) at Iyana Ipaja, Lagos. The LASTMA official, Adeyemo Rotimi, was said to have stopped the SARS officer over a traffic issue, at about 6pm, however, he got …

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