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Gwen Stefani turns down Blake Shelton's marriage proposal

Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton attend the 2016 Vanity Fair Oscar party in Beverly Hills on February 28, 2016. Blake Shelton has proposed to Gwen Stefani , but his fellow recording superstar turned down his offer. The couple have been together for six months. The Voice coaches both divorced their respective spouses last year. reported Shelton stashed a $1.2 million engagement ring in a box of Kentucky Friend Chicken during a recent outdoor picnic, but the surprise didn't get the reaction he hoped for from Stefani. "Gwen was very touched, but said she had to wait to make sure it was right for the kids," an insider told the media outlet about the singer who has three young sons -- Kingston, 10, Zuma, 7, and Apollo, 2 -- with her ex-husband Gavin Rossdale . Stefani and Shelton made headlines earlier this week when they performed together at the Billboard Music Awards.

Derek Fisher destroying frozen embryos, paying ex-wife $1.3 million annually in divorce

Former NBA player and head coach Derek Fisher and Gloria Govan and her twin son Carter Barnes and Isaiah Barnes attend the premiere of the animated comedy "The Angry Birds Movie" at the Regency Village Theatre in the Westwood section of Los Angeles on May 7, 2016. NEW YORK, May 25 (UPI) -- Former Los Angeles Lakers guard and New York Knicks coach Derek Fisher is paying up in several ways in his divorce settlement. According to TMZ , as part of a the settlement with wife Candace, following a decade-long marriage, Fisher will pay $1.3 million annually in spousal support and $15,000 monthly in child support. The couple also agreed to destroy frozen embryos it had saved during their relationship. Advertisement Fisher filed for divorce last month. Fisher's social media activity has been suspect during the rift, as he posted photos of Memphis Grizzlies small forward Matt Barnes ' estranged wife Gloria Govan, and Barnes' sons, on his Insta

KeKe Palmer Denies Rumors That She’s Replacing Tamar On “The Real”

Keke Palmer Since fans learned that Tamar Braxton will not be returning to “The Real,” the burning question has been whether or not the singer will be replaced and who that replacement might be. Recently, a source told our sister site, Bossip, that producers have their hearts set on 22-year-old actress KeKe Palmer as a replacement. “The person who’s going to replace Tamar is KeKe Palmer,” says the source. “Rachel produced the pilot for Telepictures with KeKe Palmer last summer. She likes KeKe and KeKe, of course, wants to do another talk show. She’s on the fast track to being in that role.”  Considering KeKe’s experience with hosting a TV show and her history with Telepictures, the rumors did not seem farfetched; however, KeKe says that this is not the case. On Saturday, the “Just KeKe” host took to Twitter to dispel the report.

Mother Goes to Jail for Burning Son's Hands in Hot Oil

Boakai Kamara | May 31, 2016 The Lofa County police Inspectorate has arrested and detained Mrs. Oretha Kendema, the mother of little Joseph Kendama for torturing him because he allegedly stole $50LD in Foya city/ Foya District, Lofa County. Mrs. Oretha Kendema was arrested on Thursday May 19, 2016 after she deliberately burn both hands of her eight years old son with fire for supposedly stealing $50.00LD (fifty Liberian Dollars) on grounds that she did not want to bring up a rogue that will terrorize residents and Liberians in the future. Mr.Tamba Kendema, the father of the boy and the husband of the perpetrator, who is presently the victim’s care taker at the Tellewoyan Memorial Hospital in Voinjama city/ Lofa County said, the event occurred in Foya city whilst he was out working hard to make ants meal for the family. According to the father, he and his wife have three living children with the boy being the first, but could not understand why she took such action against their


Exclusive Interview with Skin Whitening Mogul Rose Fualem aka Rose Fualila

Rose Fualem aka Rose Fualila As the discussion of bleaching heats up on social media and around the world, some African nations are taking preventative measures to prevent citizens from being expose to products that are consider damaging.  C Liberia Clearly reached out to one of the voices which promotes bleaching, to discuss the issue. Before diving into the discussion of bleaching, could you give our viewers a brief history of who you are? My name is Rose Fualem, commonly known as Rose Faulila.  I am an entrepreneur in the beauty industry.  I've also served in the medical field for six years as a nurse.  I'm original from Cameroon.   What led you into bleaching your skin? For many years, I suffered from skin pigmentation disorders on my back and acne scar on my face.  The discoloration made me look and feel like a monster.  When I moved to the United States, I visited a dermatologist.  He gave me a product that ended up lighten my back, but not

Liberia Got Talent: Listen to one of the most beautiful voices out of Liberia - Quincy B

I cried this morning putting this video together.  I can't give up on Liberia's talent. Not now, someday, they will understand the business side of things, but giving up is not an option.

Eminent Women of Uganda Honors Mayor C. Cyvette M. Gibson

Mayor C. Cyvette M. Gibson and Emiment Women of Uganda Eminent Women of Uganda hosted a  Lunchoen in honor of Mayor Gibson due to her achievements in the City of Paynesville. The Eminent Women are : Elizebeth Lwanga, Judge Julia Sebutinde, Professor Maggie Kigozi, Rtd Justice Mary Maitum, Mary Oduka-Ochan, Professor Joy C. Kwesiga, Hajjat A. K. Sebyala, Rev. Canon Diana M. Nkesiga nee Barlow, Victoria Sekitoleko, Frances Akello and Representatives from INGO's. These women are also actively involved in the Women Situation Room Uganda. 

Quiana M Shamsid-Deen: Where are the materials from?

Quiana M Shamsid-Deen I came across Quiana M Shamsid-Deen comment on social media this morning, definitely worth sharing.  Something interesting and should be open for discussion.  "My only concern is a few African designers are getting their fabrics/cloth/materials from China. (Though many African countries also get their materials from China. Higher end from Holland) We are wearing and creating African inspired garments, but African countries and the people are not benefitting from it. Which is why I make sure to ask, "where are the materials from?" Just to begin that dialogue to encourage us to work with the continent and build our communities together. Bridging the gap."Quiana What do you think?

2C: No More Gold Teeth For Me

2C Aw, is our 2C growing up and hanging up the bling? This morning, the flashy artist posted on his social media, "no more gold teeth for me, I'm passing it on to my son."  Could this be an influence from the new lady he has been hanging out with? 2C and Ms. Menneh have been seen in public together few times.  The two cliamed to be in the 'just friends zone,' but there is definitely some chemistry there, both in front the cameras and off. 

Photos: TSquared2016 in Dubai – Toolz & Tunde’s White Wedding

OAP Toolz and pilot Tunde Demuren are in Dubai along with many Nigerian guests,  for their white wedding. The bride got her makeup done by Bimpe Onakoya  and the groom is set with his best man Banky W. Here are a few social media posts.  Photos

President Buhari’s Democracy day speech

President Buhari's My compatriots, it is one year today since our administration came into office. It has been a year of triumph, consolidation, pains and achievements. By age, instinct and experience, my preference is to look forward, to prepare for the challenges that lie ahead and rededicate the administration to the task of fixing Nigeria. But I believe we can also learn from the obstacles we have overcome and the progress we made thus far, to help strengthen the plans that we have in place to put nigeria back on the path of progress. We affirm our belief in democracy as the form of government that best assures the active participation and actual benefit of the people. Despite the many years of hardship and disappointment the people of this nation have proved inherently good, industrious tolerant, patient and generous.   The past years have witnessed huge flows of oil revenues. From 2010 average oil prices were $100 per barrel. But economic and security