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1. Kanye West says he won’t release the GAP clothing line until he’s on the board of directors
Kanye West has threatened to withhold his clothing line with GAP until he’s granted more authority. The rap artist-turned-fashion designer, 43, took to Twitter to rant over his latest desires. Kanye West who’s no stranger to controversies or sharing his opinions, insisted that he is willing to withhold any product releases with Gap Inc. until he secures a seat on the company’s board of directors.
The music icon, who is currently rumored to be in “divorce talks” with wife Kim Kardashian, was set to release the latest installment of his Yeezy Gap clothing line for both men and women by next year.
However, the release of the electric range of garments, which also caters to children, may now be put on hold for the foreseeable future if Kanye’s demands are not met.
2. Ghana: EC re-opens voters registration exercise October 1, 2020
The Electoral Commission (EC) has said it will re-open the Voters Registration Exercise for one day. A statement issued by the EC today said the scheduled exercise is to give an opportunity to those who have attained the age of 18 and Citizens who for one reason or the other were not able to register in the just-ended registration exercise to do so.
The date for the exercise is Thursday, 1st October this year. The registration is expected to take place in the district offices nationwide from 7 am to 6 pm.
3. ‘We will rename cities, and remove offensive statues’ – Cyril Ramaphosa
Cyril Ramaphosa says he will “make no apologies” for upsetting people, as South Africa confronts its historical injustices. The head of state, while delivering his Heritage Day message, said that “renaming cities” would be a big part of helping to build a united Mzansi. And, what is more, the president has one eye on South Africa’s more problematic monuments. Kanye West Gap.
On Thursday, Ramaphosa explained that “divisive statues and symbols” should be repositioned or relocated. He scoffed at those who feel such actions are tantamount to “erasing history,” saying that people must be allowed to reclaim their dignity.
4. Kentucky lawmaker who proposed “Breonna’s Law” to end no-knock warrants statewide arrested at Louisville protest
A Kentucky lawmaker who proposed a statewide law to end “no-knock” search warrants was arrested during protests in Louisville on Thursday night. State Representative Attica Scott, who pre-filed legislation for Breonna’s Law in August, was taken into custody near a church that was considered a sanctuary for protesters.
More than 100 people took to the streets of Louisville on Thursday, including Breonna Taylor’s mother Tamika Palmer, a day after a grand jury chose not to indict police officers in the death of Breonna Taylor. Breonna, a 26-year-old emergency medical technician, was killed by police during a drug raid on her home in March.
5. LeBron James on Breonna Taylor case: “We want justice, no matter how long it takes”
Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James continued to speak out Thursday night about the Breonna Taylor case after he helped his team win Game 4 of the 2020 Western Conference Finals. LeBron James was asked if he’d channeled the emotion of the last 24 hours, following a Kentucky grand jury’s decision not to indict police officers over Taylor’s killing, during the game. Kanye West Gap.
James said he was happy about winning the game, but the case had weighed “heavy” on both himself and his teammates’ minds, and particularly on Louisville native Rajon Rondo.
“We lost a beautiful woman in Breonna, that has no say so in what’s going on right now, and we want justice, no matter how long it takes, even though it’s been so many days, so many hours, so many minutes for her family, for her community,” he said.
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