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Kim and Kanye Reportedly Turning Down Offers as High as $5 Million for Baby Pics

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West welcomed the arrival of their third child, a baby girl, via surrogate on Monday, Jan. 15. According to TMZ, the couple has been fielding absurd offers to supply photos of the newborn months before the birth, but they have continually refused.
Various outlets were offering more than a million dollars, and even $2-5 million, for the photos. In the past, Kim and Kanye waited until North and Saint were two months old before posting their first photos online.
TMZ also reports that Kim was in the hospital room during the delivery, and was the first person to have skin-to-skin contact with the baby. Kanye was in the delivery room as well, but remained behind a curtain as to give the surrogate some privacy during birth. He held the baby after she was born.
Kim made the announcement on her website shortly after the baby's arrival. "Kanye and I are happy to announce the arrival of our healthy, beautiful baby girl," she wrote. "We are incredibly grat…

Defense Minister Admits to ‘Wastefully’ Spending AFL Soldiers Pension Benefits

The Minister of National Defense, Brownie J. Samukai admitted to wastefully spending the “welfare and supplementary pension benefit” belonging to members of the Armed forces of Liberia (AFL). Speaking to a team of journalists at a press conference on Thursday, January 18 at the Ministry of National Defense (MOD) in Monrovia, the long serving Defense Minister in the Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s administration said the salary deduction scheme begun in 2009 as a supplementary pension benefit for AFL soldiers after their years of service.By October 2017, the amount deducted from the officers amounted to a little over USD$2 million and was deposited into the AFL account at Ecobank, Minister Samuka said.He added that out of the over US$2 million that was in the account, a little over US$1.1 million was spent on the AFL, with the balance of US$688,964.96 in the account as of November 8, 2017.Samukai admitted that the MoD is responsible for the “procedural lapses in the management, expenditure and…

Protocol for the Inauguration of Liberia's 25th President, His Excellency, Amb. George Manneh Weah and the Vice President Her Excellency, Madam Jewel Howard -Taylor.

According to a Foreign Ministry release, the Inaugural 2018 Calendar of Events begins on Friday, January 19, with what is dubbed: “Taste of Liberia”. This event takes place at the Nancy B. Doe Market, Jorkpen Town, Sinkor from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The Muslim community will host an Inaugural Intercessory Prayers at the Benson Street Mosque from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
On Saturday, January 20, there will be a Peace Football Match between Weah All Stars (WAS) and the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) at the Barclay Training Center from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Also on the same day, the Women of Liberia will have an honoring program at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium beginning at 10:00 a.m. through 3:00 p.m.
On Sunday, January 21, at 11:00 a.m., an Inaugural Intercessory Service takes place at the Centennial Memorial Pavilion that will be hosted by the Christian community. Later in the evening, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., a Musical, Arts, Culture and Fashion Show Showcasing Liberia takes place …

Liberian Native 2C Signs With Akon’s Konvict Kulture Record Label 

Liberian Artist 2C is officially a member of Konvict Kulture Records. The rising star, was born in Liberia, Africa and raised in the Ivory Coast. 2C has a long history of performing and as a youth even won several contests. His family moved to the USA in 1999. 2C has never given up on his dreams, including his dream to collaborate with one of his greatest musical influences, the legendary AKON. 
For his fans, 2018 will bring the much anticipated Bridgin' Da Gap album, releasing on the Outtaspace Ent./Konlive label. 2C worked with a team of producers including Grammy nominated producer Ace Harris to create the unique sound for Bridgin’ Da Gap. The album will include features with Akon, Rock City and many more. The highly anticipated 2C single “Mr. Mechanic” ft. AKON, & official video will release on February 8th, 2018.
Although now based in the US, 2C remains firmly committed to celebrating & amplifying positive developments in Africa as demonstrated like his partnership wi…

George Weah’s Famous Black Slippers are being referred to as “The Holy Pair”

President-elect George Weah’s famous black Slippers have sparked a conversation on social media.  They are definitely noticeable, he has been wearing them at all public events, lately.  Fans are now calling them, “The Holy Pair” or “The Magic Pair”.  Some are even calling them his “Juju Shoes”.  Interesting names and observations.  Could it really be his lucky Pair?

The Black Slippers:  10 Photos of President-Elect George Weah Sporting His Favorite Feetwear

The people’s choice, Mr. Grassrooter, president-elect George Weah has a favorite pair of black slippers that he has been wearing a lot lately.  Check out these photos of the incoming president sporting his favorite black feetwear.