Day: January 18, 2014

BBC WORLD PRESENTER KOMLA DUMOR DIES

It has been reported that BBC TV presenter Komla Dumor has died at his home in London. He was 41 years old. Ghana-born Dumor was a presenter for BBC World News and its Focus on Africa programme. One of Ghana’s best-known journalists, he joined the BBC as a radio broadcaster in 2007 after a decade of journalism in Ghana. Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama said on Twitter that his country had lost one of its finest ambassadors. BBC Global News Director Peter Horrocks []

MADONNA APOLOGISES FOR USING THE N-WORD

Madonna has issued an apology via Instagram apologising for posting a photograph of her son Rocco along with the caption, ‘No one messes with Dirty Soap! Mama said knock you out! #Disnigga. “I am sorry if I offended anyone with my use of the N-word on Instagram. It was not meant as a racial slur…I am not a racist.” “There’s no way to defend the use of the word. It was all about intention…It was used as a term of endearment toward []

MADONNA UNDER FIRE FOR CALLING SON THE N-WORD ON INSTAGRAM

Madonna shocked fans last night (Friday 17th) after posting a photograph of her son Rocco Richie on Instagram with the caption: No one messes with Dirty Soap! Mama said knock you out! #Disnigga After the singer was criticised for her inappropriate caption she quickly deleted it but followed up with: “Ok let me start this again. #get off my dick haters!” However one supporter wrote that she ‘deserves a pass for using the N-word because she ‘has basically adopted half of Africa’. In []