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Monday, December 9

Funke Akindele Loses Dad

   Nollywood actress Funke Akindele has loses her dad. The actress reveals the news on her instagram page.
Dad!!! May your soul Rest In Peace!! I tried Dad! I did!! We love you but God knows best!!! #iwishicanturnbackthehandsoftime, Akindele posted.
Rapper Juice WRLD dead at age 21

Hip-hop star Juice WRLD died early Sunday morning, after suffering a medical emergency in the private jet section/terminal Chicago's Midway Airport, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office. 
   The tragedy took place just six days after his 21st birthday.

   "The Medical Examiner's Office has been notified of the death of Jarad A. Higgins, a 21-year-old black male of the 18500 block of Pierce Terrace in Homewood Illinois," Natalia Derevyanny, spokeswoman for the Cook Co.

   The statement did not reveal a cause of death, saying an autopsy had not yet been performed, but TMZ  and Billboard have both reported that the rapper suffered a seizure at the airport and was pronounced dead shortly after arriving at the emergency room at Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn around 2 a.m.
Miss South Africa wins 2019 Miss Universe crown

   Miss South Africa was crowned Miss Universe on Sunday in Atlanta after a lavish ceremony filled with glitter and heartfelt speeches about female empowerment.

    Zozibini Tunzi, 26, finished first ahead of the Puerto Rican and Mexican finalists in a flashy televised event, hosted by American comic turned TV personality Steve Harvey.
Television personalities Vanessa Lachey and Olivia Culpo served as backstage commentators, and a panel of seven women determined the winner.

    Tunzi earned cheers during her closing speech, a new segment of the competition, in which she talked about wanting to empower young women to feel confident.
"I grew up in a world where a woman who looks like me, with my kind of skin and my kind of hair, was never considered to be beautiful," she said.

"I think that it is time that that stops today," she said to thunderous applause.
Tunzi beat more than 90 contestants from around the globe in the 68th instalment of Miss Universe, which was held in Atlanta's Tyler Perry Studios.

Friday, December 6

Wednesday, December 4

Anthony Joshua to walk away with $85M, Win or lose

     Former heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua is walking away with $85M this saturday December 7, 2019 whether win or lose. 
   According to a Saudi Arabia news outlet, Riyadh newsflash, the current heavy weight champion, Andy Ruiz Jr would also walk away with $13M.
 Their first fight took place on June 1, 2019 in New York where Joshua lost to Ruiz. 

Monday, December 2

Akon Starts building Akon City in Senegal

Akon  has moved from conquering the charts to building what has been dubbed his very own 'Wakanda.' 
Between setting up his own cryptocurrency AKoin and vowing to bring electricity to 600 million people in Africa, Akon has been quietly building his own 'futuristic' city in Senegal named after himself. 

He announced the news last June that he was working on building a “100% crypto-based city” and building is now officially under way, as he announced on Nick Cannon’s radio show Power 106 Los Angeles that construction has started. On top of that, it’s officially been named Akon City.

Proposed Akon City

Saturday, November 30

Actor Olu Michaels -   'I Will Never Get Married Or Have Children

the 48-year-old actor revealed that he is scared of marriage and he thinks it is too late for him to have kids.
“I’m not married, and I don’t intend to. Truth be told, I’m scared of marriage and I don’t think I will ever get married.
Though I wanted to have kids when I was younger but not now, it is too late.
Why I said it’s too late for having children is that I am a workaholic and I don’t like a situation where I would want to sleep and then a baby starts crying. My parents have been begging me to get married but no” he said.
On what he looks out for in a woman, Olu Michaels said;
“I am a jealous man. For example, if I marry an actress and I see her kissing another actor on set, I will never tolerate such. Also, if I marry a beautiful woman, I might never concentrate on my work because I will be on the look to protect her.”
He also opened up on what he does whenever he feels lonely at night. Olu Michaels said he drives around his Mercedes Benz which has a lovely interior and sleeps off on it whenever he feels lonely.
“What I do every time I feel lonely is that I have a car that I bought with all my money. It is a Mercedes-Benz and the interior is wow. I love it. I just drive around town and get home and sleep off” he said.
DJ Cuppy Excited As She Meets Hushpuppi For The First Time

Cuppy appeared super excited to be meeting  Hushpuppi at the party in dubia
They exchanged hugs as Cuppy moved to continue ruling the party with her premium Dj  skills.
Interestingly, the billionaire dropped a nickname upon their meeting and called them ‘Hushcuppi’.
Burna Boy’s grandfather is sure of a Grammy award

  Idonije says his grandson is bigger than other music acts nominated in the Best World Music category at the 2020 Grammys.
I think Burna will win his category because his music is stronger (than the music of others) and his image is bigger. I think that the whole trajectory is leading to him winning the Grammy. I am very optimistic,” he said.

Idonije further said he still critic Burna Boy’s musical works despite the distance between them. “I listen to his music and approve it and at the beginning, I was involved in organising live music for him. When he records, I go to listen to what he does. In recent times, he is more abroad than in Nigeria but all the same, he sends them down; I listen and make comments.

Friday, November 29

Jack Dorsey, Twitter CEO, says he’ll be relocating to Africa in 2020

Dorsey, who recently left Nigeria, had visited four nations in the continent — including Ethiopia, Ghana, and South Africa — in November to “spend time with entrepreneurs.”

Although Dorsey didn’t precisely reveal what country he would choose to stay in but he confirmed that he would be living in “Africa for about 3 to 6 months in mid 2020”.

“Sad to be leaving the continent for now. Africa will define the future (especially the bitcoin one!). Not sure where yet, but I’ll be living here for 3-6 months mid-2020. Grateful I was able to experience a small part.,” he wrote in a tweet.
Blackface - “I Made Mistake Calling 2Baba A Thief”
Recall that the two singers settled their dispute out of court some days ago and Blackface later apologised for constantly dragging 2Baba on social media.
 in a new post, the singer has expressed that he made a mistake by calling 2Baba and his manager thieves for singing his songs without giving him credit.
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