Archive for month June, 2020

  • June 30, 2020

    Marsai Martin...

    Source: essence.com The teen actress got some unwarranted hate on social media but she did not waste any time before clapping back! Black-ish star Marsai Martin is just 15 years old but despite being just a child, she is already having her appearance criticized by trolls on social media! Thankfully, instead of...

  • June 30, 2020

    China passes...

    Law expected to come into force on July 1 in most radical change to semi-autonomous territory since 1997 handover. Police detain pro-democracy protesters during a rally at a shopping mall in Hong Kong, China, on June 30, 2020 [Jerome Favre/EPA] China’s President Xi Jinping has signed into law a controversial...

  • June 30, 2020

    Funny Face...

    Award-winning comedian Funny Face has announced the release of his debut music album dubbed, “Animal Kingdom”. Popularly known as the Children’s President, Funny Face announced on social media that the 17-track album features artistes Like D-Cryme, Gasmilla, Article Wan, Bisa Kdei and the missing Castro, among others. Known in real...

  • June 30, 2020

    Megan Thee...

    Source: essence.com Megan Thee Stallion teased that she has found love after she simply rocked the stage at Fire BET Awards last night! That’s right! It really looks like the artist has a new man in her life and she was excited to tell that to the whole world! During an...

  • June 30, 2020

    Who Is...

    What if you could predict that a major world event would take place five minutes from now? What if you could accurately describe what would happen? Would knowing the future give you unusual power? Would anyone believe you? Possibly some would, but how many would not? Many people do not...

  • June 30, 2020

    Juliet Ibrahim...

    This year seems to be the year for the Ghanaian slay queens as Nana Aba Anamoah open the path by getting a Range Rover as a birthday gift. Few days after that, Hajia4real was also given a Range Rover and a mansion at trassaco as a birthday gift. Just when...

  • June 30, 2020

    Iran Issues...

    Iran petitioned Interpol for help in arresting President Donald Trump on Monday. Tehran prosecutor Ali Alqasimehr accused the President and 35 other officials of killing Gen. Qassem Soleimani in a drone strike on January 3, saying Trump faces “murder and terrorism charges.” The AP reported that Interpol later rejected the arrest warrant...

  • June 30, 2020

    14-year-old Noah...

    Noah, 14 set up an online petition to have Brussels’ memorials to Leopold torn down – Pic Credit: CNN/Snapshot Noah, a 14-year-old teenager is determined to bring Belgium‘s controversial statue of King Leopold II crashing down.  Noah set up an online petition to have Brussels’ memorials to Leopold tore down. He called it...

  • June 30, 2020

    Nadia Buari...

    Popular Ghanaian actress Nadia Buari has caused a stir on the media as she drops her baby bump photos. the photo of Nadia in her heavy baby bump has gotten Netizines talking as they wonder if it’s her old picture or a new one. though the actress didn’t disclose whether...

  • June 30, 2020

    Does God...

    The ultimate example of sacrifice and surrender is, of course, Jesus Christ. He had everything and still chose to surrender it out of love for His Father. Your attitude should be the same as His. …who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be...

  • June 30, 2020

    Q&A: At...

    As DRC marks 60 years of independence, Georges Nzongola-Ntalaja talks to Al Jazeera about its past, present and future. A statue of former Belgian King Leopold II was defaced at an anti-racism protest in Brussels earlier in June [Getty Images]   June 30 marks the 60th anniversary of the Democratic...

  • June 30, 2020

    Black Officer...

    The death of George Floyd caused massive protest across the world, all the officer involved during his arrest and eventual death have been charged and will possibly face jail term. There was one black officer who was also involved and reports circulating online says he is a Nigerian. J. Alexander...

  • June 30, 2020

    Tracking Africa’s...

    Experts warn fragile healthcare systems in many nations could be overwhelmed in the face of a severe COVID-19 outbreak. Most countries on the continent have put in place restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus [Afolabi Sotunde/Reuters]   The outbreak of the new coronavirus has reached every nation in...

  • June 30, 2020

    NFL star...

    NFL star Ezekiel “Ziggy” Ansah has been installed as a chief in Ghana — Left Photo via ameyawdebrah.com | Right Photo via @ziggy_ansah on Instagram NFL star Ezekiel “Ziggy” Ansah has been installed as a development chief by the Akuapem traditional council in his home country of Ghana. The elaborate ceremony was...

  • June 30, 2020

    Auction of...

    Christie’s proceeds with sale of artifacts, says the transaction lawful given that objects were sold at past auctions. The Igbo Statues [Christie’s]   Auction house Christie’s has gone ahead with a sale of statues which Nigerian museum officials said were stolen during the country’s civil war in the 1960s. Nigeria’s National...

  • June 30, 2020

    UN renews...

    Move allows for the number of troops to continue to comprise up to 13,289 soldiers and 1,920 police officers. MINUSMA is often dubbed the UN’s most ‘dangerous mission’ [File: Souleymane Ag Anara/AFP]   The United Nations Security Council has unanimously voted to extend the mandate of its seven-year peacekeeping force in Mali for...

  • June 30, 2020

    Due to...

    COVID-19 has already influenced the future trajectories of businesses and organizations—the church is no exception. And specifically, predominately African American churches have been impacted in different ways. Our recent data show that over nine in 10 Black Church churchgoers (92 percent)—that is, attendees of primary Black Protestant denominations who have...

  • June 30, 2020

    BP sells...

    British energy group BP, hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic slashing demand for oil, announced Monday the sale of its petrochemical business to privately-owned rival Ineos for $5.0 billion (4.4 billion euros). “The agreed sale… will further strengthen BP’s balance sheet and delivers its target for agreed divestments a year earlier than originally scheduled,” a statement...

  • June 30, 2020

    “I hate...

    President Nana Akufo-Addo has said the “idea of being a President, who emerges from a rigged election, is abhorrent to every fibre of my being”, adding: “I want to continue to be the President of a Ghanaian people who have given me their free consent, with the blessing of the...

  • June 30, 2020

    Guarantor system...

    The Electoral Commission has said the guarantor system by which eligible voters can register, is the “lesser of two evils”, as the election management body starts its registration exercise from today, Tuesday, 30 June 2020. An eligible voter without any of the two primary breeder documents – passport or Ghana...

  • June 30, 2020

    FDA seizes...

    The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has seized a total of 431 bottles of two unregistered herbal drugs purported to cure the novel coronavirus. This follows an exposé by investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas and his Tigereye PI team. Anas released his latest investigative piece on Monday, June 29, 2020,...

  • June 30, 2020

    EU reveals...

    The European Union (EU) has revealed 14 countries whose citizens are deemed “safe” to be let in from 1 July. Those on the list include Australia, Japan, and South Korea. However, the US, Brazil, and China are excluded from the list. Diplomats say that the EU is ready to add...

  • June 30, 2020

    Human trial...

    Volunteers in India will be immunised with a new locally-made Coronavirus vaccine in July. An unspecified number of people will have the vaccine, as part of a trial by Hyderabad-based firm Bharat Biotech. Tests in animals suggest the vaccine is safe and triggers an effective immune response. The trials are...

  • June 30, 2020

    Voter’s register:...

    There is uneasy calm at the Aboabo electoral area at Oda in the Eastern region where the biometric machine being used to capture the biometric data of registrants has broken down. According to Starr News’ Prince Essien, only two people have been registered over the last one hour. The Electoral...

  • June 30, 2020

    Go out...

    The parliamentary candidate-elect of the New Patriotic Party for the Upper Denkyira East Constituency in the Central Region, Dr. Festus Awuah Kwofie, has called on electorate to participate in the Voter Registration Exercise. Dr. Kwofie, who will be representing the constituency for the first time, is urging the party base, the grassroots...

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