Archive for News

  • June 20, 2019

    Kenya court...

    Guilty verdict for three suspects over their role in 2015 attack at northeastern university that killed 148 people. A Kenyan court has found three men guilty of abetting al-Shabab fighters who carried out a university attack that killed 148 people, mostly students, four years ago. The convicted men will be sentenced next month...

  • June 20, 2019

    Ecuador: Colombia...

    Dozens of protesters occupying space outside UNHCR’s office in Quito say the refugee agency is failing to protect them. Quito, Ecuador – Gina Pena said she was leaving a humanitarian aid office in Ecuador’s capital Quito one day when she saw the man who had threatened her life back in Colombia. “If I open...

  • June 20, 2019

    Man attempts...

    A South African is said to have attempted to commit suicide on board FPSO Kwame Nkrumah offshore Ghana on Tuesday. He was however rescued and currently on admission in the Western Region. The management of Tullow Oil said there was no injury sustained by the South African. Tullow Ghana Limited...

  • June 20, 2019

    Akufo-Addo hasn’t...

    Reverend Isaac Owusu Bempah, the founder and leader of the Glorious Word and Power Ministry International has debunked reports that he received a substantial amount from President Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo for his role in the 2016 general elections. Owusu Bempah with Nana Addo He said the president has not...

  • June 20, 2019

    Gov’t to...

    The government of Ghana has agreed to send 375 Ghanaian nurses to Barbados to work in that country’s government health facilities to ease the acute shortage of professional, and qualified nurses confronting the health sector. Nurses This comes after President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in principle, agreed to a request by the...

  • June 20, 2019

    UK to...

    The British High Commissioner to Ghana, Mr Iain Walker has expressed the United Kingdom’s readiness to help Ghana address the plastic waste menace. The issue of plastic waste has taken a global dimension that calls for collaboration of all countries towards adopting innovative ways of replacing the use of plastics....

  • June 20, 2019

    Sonrise fails...

    A lot of fans seeking an upset had their bets on them, but Sonrise High School has failed to live up to their 2018 heroics in the National Science and Maths Quiz (NSMQ). As debutants last year, the Ho-based school raised eyebrows by defeating giants, Opoku Ware SHS before suffering...

  • June 19, 2019

    Gunmen ‘kill...

    The attacks on Yoro and Gangafani 2 risk plunging the country deeper into a cycle of ethnic violence. Dozens of people are reported killed after a new attack on two villages in central Mali, a part of the country experiencing a dire security situation amid an increase in tit-for-tat ethnic violence. Attackers...

  • June 19, 2019

    Russia targets...

    According to leaked documents available to The Guardian, Russia is seeking to bolster its presence in at least 13 countries across the continent of Africa. This, it intends to do through building relations with existing rulers, striking military deals, and grooming new generation of “leaders” and undercover “agents”, the leaked documents...

  • June 19, 2019

    Hundreds of...

    Reports indicate that about 300 African migrants who entered the U.S. through the Mexican border crossing in Del Rio, Texas in June have departed San Antonio to various destinations in the country by bus. After claiming asylum following their surrender to Border Patrol agents, the African migrant families were not turned over...

  • June 19, 2019

    Jay-Z’s Roc...

    Jay-Z’s Roc Nation imprint may be widely known as a formidable entertainment company, however, another commendable impact the label is making that is worth mentioning is its social justice program. Early this year, the label threw support behind 21 Savage after they hired a legal team to assist him with his immigration...

  • June 19, 2019

    UG disassociates...

    The management of the University of Ghana, Legon (UG) has disassociated itself from Professor Austin Nwagbara, a Nigerian Professor of English who was captured in a viral video denigrating the university and other Ghanaian tertiary institutions at a meeting. University of Ghana   “Professor Nwagbara is currently not a member...

  • June 19, 2019

    Trump promises...

    President Donald Trump pledged Monday night to begin deporting millions of undocumented immigrants who have entered the U.S. illegally and offered uncharacteristic praise for Mexico’s efforts to stem the tide of Central American migrants surging across the southern border. “Next week ICE will begin the process of removing the millions...

  • June 19, 2019

    Suicide attempt...

    Workers on board FPSO Kwame Nkrumah are still in a state of shock after a man identified as a South African national allegedly attempted suicide on Ghana’s first oil vessel on Tuesday, June 18. It is unclear what might have triggered the suicide attempt but a source on board the...

  • June 19, 2019

    Apply yourself...

    Students entering the field of medicine have been advised to be diligent, patient and apply themselves to the process of learning as this is the only way to hit the top of the medical career. Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at the Medifem Multi-Specialist Hospital and Fertility Centre, Dr Sampson Ampofo Koranteng gave...

  • June 18, 2019

    Iran to...

    If levels of low-enriched uranium surpass a 300kg cap then Iran would violate the terms of the 2015 nuclear agreement. Iran has said it will breach the internationally agreed limit of its stockpile of low-enriched uranium within days, ramping up the pressure on the remaining signatories to save the 2015 nuclear deal....

  • June 18, 2019

    South Africa...

    Four others sustained serious injuries when a taxi van and a bus collided in the town of Modjadjiskloof. At least 24 people were killed when a bus and a taxi van collided in northwestern Limpopo province in South Africa, police said. The victims were reportedly returning from youth day celebrations in Limpopo...

  • June 18, 2019

    Mali: Anger...

    The G5 Sahel force includes Burkina Faso, Chad, Mauritania, Niger as well as Mali, and people in Bamako do not want its headquarters based there. Police in Mali’s capital have fired tear gas at protesters after demonstrations broke out near a military barracks. Tension is growing over the deployment of...

  • June 18, 2019

    Sudan protesters...

    Protest leaders say ‘revolutionary escalation’ has begun to pressure military generals to hand over power to civilians. Sudan’s protest leaders have called for nighttime demonstrations and marches in the capital, Khartoum, and elsewhere in the country, amid a tense standoff with the ruling military council over who should lead the...

  • June 18, 2019

    Gov’t releases...

    The government, in partnership with the National Council for Tertiary Education, has released the new Tertiary Education Policy Reform to improve on the academic performance and governance of tertiary educational institutions. Education minister, Matthew Opoku Prempeh NAPO   The aim is to provide a clear guideline for the ultimate structure,...

  • June 18, 2019

    Odumase accident...

    MP for Lower Manya Krobo, Ebenezer Okletey Terlabi has blamed the Ghana National Ambulance Service for their inability to respond to a distress call on Saturday leading to the death of the victims of an accident which occurred on Asitey portion of the Odumase to Oterkpolu road. Odumase accident :...

  • June 18, 2019

    Man dies...

    The community of Assin Juaso in the Central region was thrown into a state of bewilderment when a groom died during his traditional marriage ceremony under “mysterious” circumstances last Saturday. Traditional marriage in Ghana   Reports indicated that the deceased whose name was given as Kwabena also known as Cowbell,...

  • June 18, 2019

    27-year-old woman...

    A 27-year-old graduate of the Central University in Accra is reported missing in Agona Swedru since last Friday, June 14, 2019. Missing: Portia Ninson Kwarteng Portia Ninson Kwarteng, who completed her first degree in Nursing in 2018, was last seen on Friday by the husband, Nath Acquah, a Social Studies tutor...

  • June 18, 2019

    Judge throws...

    An Accra High Court has for the second time, dismissed the Speaker of Parliament’s letter urging respect for MP privileges in the prosecution of Mahama Ayariga. Justice Afia Serwah Asare Botwe stressed, the rules of her court are entirely within her discretion and shall not be dictated by an MP’s privileges....

  • June 17, 2019

    Nigeria suicide...

    Three suicide bombers detonated explosives at Konduga village, 25km from Maiduguri, emergency services officials say. Thirty people were killed in a triple suicide attack in northeast Nigeria on Sunday, emergency services reported, marking the biggest mass killing this year by suicide bombers. Red Cross officials attend to victims of the bombing, which occurred in...

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