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Kevin Spacey Charged With Indecent Assault

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Kevin Spacey Charged With Indecent Assault

Oscar-winning actor, Kevin Spacey, has been charged in connection with an allegation that he sexually abused an eighteen-year-old boy at a bar more than two years ago.

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A court document shows the actor will be arraigned at Nantucket district court early in January on a single charge of indecent assault and battery on a person who is at least fourteen years old.

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Spacey released a video on Youtube on Monday asking people not to rush to judgments without facts. The three-minute video makes no specific reference to the Massachusetts allegation.

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Hollywood Director, Bryan Singer Faces New Allegations Of Sexual Misconduct

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Hollywood Director, Bryan Singer Faces New Allegations Of Sexual Misconduct

American director and producer, Bryan Singer has been accused of sexual misconduct involving underage boys.

The Hollywood film maker, Singer who directed ‘X-Men’ franchise, ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ was accused in the past of abusing and raping teenage boys as published in The Atlantic on Wednesday.

All four allegations against Singer involve underage sex. In April 2014, Michael Egan claimed in a lawsuit that he was raped by Singer and that the director also made him take cocaine, and provided him with drugs and alcohol. Egan later withdrew his lawsuit. Sanchez-Guzman and Egan shared the same lawyer for their respective suits.

Victor Valdovinos, who said he worked as an extra on Singer’s 1998 film Apt Pupil, claims that Singer sexually assaulted him when he was 13 years old by masturbating is genital in a locker room on the film set.

Before the filming of Bohemian ended, Singer was fired mid-production but remains the sole credited director due to union regulations. Dexter Fletcher completed the production.

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Uganda: Musicians Must Register And Obtain Licence Before They Release Songs – Govt

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Uganda: Musicians Must Register And Obtain Licence Before They Release Songs - Govt

Uganda’s government is proposing regulations for new songs. Junior Minister for Gender, Labour And Social Development, Peace Mutuuzo, said in an interview that the new regulations to govern the music and entertainment industry were already drafted and expected to be passed by cabinet by March. Adding that musicians and other artists will also have to register with the government and obtain a practising licence which can be revoked for a range of violations.

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A list of restrictions including requiring artists to submit to authorities, lyrics for songs and scripts for film and stage performances to be vetted. The minister said, content deemed to contain offensive language, to be lewd or plagiarised, will be censured. Musicians will also have to seek government permission to perform outside Uganda.

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Critics say the regulation is aimed at discouraging negative comments about the authorities who are rattled by the popularity of pop Star Bobi Wine and other critical voices in the entertainment industry.

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Ghana Urges People Of African Heritage To ‘Come Home’

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Ghana Urges People Of African Heritage To 'Come Home'

President Nana Akufo-Addo has designated 2019 the “year of return” both to commemorate the resilience of Africans forced into slavery and to encourage their descendants to “come home”.

He said in September, he knows  the extraordinary achievements and contributions Africans in the diaspora made to the lives of the Americans, and it is important that this symbolic year, 400 years after slavery, their existence and their sacrifices are recognised.

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Celebrities including supermodel, Naomi Campbell and actor Idris Elba off the year-long programme by attending the full circle festival in Accra in late December.

A US returnee, Sicley Williams says racial tension she experienced in the united states disappeared almost entirely since she got back to Ghana. Williams has become an unofficial ambassador of a growing movement encouraging other African-Americans to move to Ghana.

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