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Ghana’s petrochemical hub vision needs time to kick-in

The short-term target to achieve Ghana's vision of becoming the petrochemical hub for the West African sub-region is unachievable, a senior state official said...
Pius Enam Hadzide

Government Reinstate Suspended Minister

Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo on Monday reinstated the deputy minister of youth and sports Pius Enam Hadzide, who was cleared of wrongdoing in the...
Vice President Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia speaking at the event

Ghana VP Bawumia appointed to board of UN Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data

Ghana’s Vice-President Mahamudu Bawumia has been appointed to the Board of the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data, a release received here Monday said. Bawumia...
Ghana, Venezuela

Ghana, Venezuela pledge to enhance ties

Ghana’s Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey and her counterpart from the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela Jorge Arreaza on Monday...

Kenyan saccos, banks rivalry rise after interest rate capping

Kenyan savings and credit cooperative organizations (saccos) are increasingly innovating new products to protect their turfs following the enactment of a law that put...

Looking for Martha’s quilt: Powerful documentary to air on July 9th

In this documentary, Beryl Dennis from Virginia, USA, goes in search of a long-lost quilt her relative, Martha Ann Erskine Ricks, made for the...

Is Ghana’s BNI Acting as a Backup Plan for The NDC?

I have never been in doubt about the pathologically political orientation of the key operatives of the Kojo Tsikata-created Bureau of National Investigations (BNI)....

Could Ghana’s president be this abjectly ignorant”?

Not to be unnecessarily regionally biased or ethnocentric, but if President John Dramani Mahama, while “accounting to the people” in any of the regions...

No verification, No Vote Must Be Followed to The Later

The so-called Independent Electoral Commission (EC) and the Mahama-led government of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) are at it again. This time the Flagstaff...
Security Council

Security Council condemns fighting in South Sudanese capital

"The members of the Security Council acknowledged the formation of an investigation committee and urged the Transitional Government of National Unity to quickly investigate...
Construction Awards

President Mahama approaches BRRI to bolster construction industry

He said the BRRI, which was established years ago at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) to facilitate the construction of...

Minister re-forces time limitation on five townships

They are Alavanyo and Nkonya Townships from 11:00 pm to 5:00 am, Bimbilla Township from 6:00 pm to 6:00 am, and Kpatinga and its...
Work Peace

Government officials underwrite pupil’s artistry for peace

The maiden Peace and Arts Competition was opened by the Ledzokuku-Krowor Municipal Education Directorate on May 30 for pupils to come out with peace...
Clinton, Trump

Clinton’s email Humiliation will work to Trump’s advantage

Though U.S. presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton has escaped indictment over her email controversy, her Republican rival Donald Trump still might benefit from the...

NATO chooses to fortify security in both eastern and southern wings

During the two-day Warsaw Summit, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) took a series of decisions aimed at increasing security both in its eastern...

More Americans hold U.S justice system responsible for growing racial ties

The findings come after the recent killings of two black men by police in the U.S. states of Louisiana and Minnesota, which have ignited...
Actors perform "The Passion of Jesus" marking Good Friday in Trafalgar Square in London, Britain, on April 3, 2015. Good Friday is a Christian holiday before Easter Sunday, which commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus Christ on the cross. The Wintershall's theatrical production of "The Passion of Jesus" includes a cast of 100 actors, horses, a donkey and authentic costumes of Roman soldiers in the 12th Legion of the Roman Army. (Xinhua/Han Yan)

Streets of Hull accommodates 3,200 naked people for an art project

Britain's biggest ever art installation project saw 3,200 naked people converge on the English port city of Hull Saturday. All ages, all...

Burundi peace talks expected to continue on 12th July in Tanzania

Richard Owora Othieno, a Communications Officer with the East African Community (EAC), organizers of the talks, said more than 70 politicians and civil society...

SA’s prosecutor probes Gupta family alleged State Capture

In an interview with Xinhua, Madonsela said she is investigating if the wealthy Gupta family had exerted undue influence on President Jacob Zuma in...
AFP / Ameer Alhalbi A Syrian family runs for cover amid the rubble of destroyed buildings following a reported air strike on the rebel-held neighbourhood of Al-Qatarji in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, on April 29, 2016

July 9 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

DAMASCUS -- The death toll of the rocket attack that was launched by the rebels against government-controlled areas in Syria's northern city of Aleppo...

July 9 world news summary at 1530 GMT

MOSCOW -- Russia has decided to expel two U.S. diplomats in Moscow after Washington deported in June two Russian officials, the TASS news agency...

Two U.S. Diplomats Banished by Russia as retribution

Two staff members of the U.S. Embassy have been declared personae non grata for "unfriendly activities incompatible with diplomatic status," and they had to...
Cristiano Ronaldo

Euro 2016 final: Cristiano Ronaldo’s power needs to cut – Deschamps

"If there is an anti-Ronaldo plan, like a recipe, no one has yet found," Deschamps said at the pre-final press conference at the Stade...

UNICEF reveals that over 14,000 children remain S. Sudan conflict

"Out of the 16,000 children serving various armed groups in South Sudan, only 1,800 children have been released," UNICEF South Sudan communications officer, Tim...
Papiss Cisse

Senegalese Cisse gets signed by Shandong Luneng

The 31-year-old Senegalese striker played in several countries like France, Germany and Britain. Cisse joined Newcastle United in January 2012 from SC Freiburg. He...

Law expert says Arbitral Court not qualified to address SCS dispute

Although an international lawyer who has always supported arbitration, he still thought this was a rather complicated case, said Vladimir Duro Degan, an...
Over two hundred Nepalese peacekeepers arrive in Juba from the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH), to reinforce the military component of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). UN Photo/Isaac Billy

Rebirth of violence in South Sudan condemned

The UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has condemned renewed fighting in South Sudan over the week which has resulted in numerous casualties. ...

NATO Next Summit is scheduled to take place in Brussels

He said the next summit meeting will take place in Brussels at NATO's new headquarters. The Warsaw Summit kicked off Friday afternoon,...
Lebanese soldiers raided a Syrian refugee camp outside the village of Qaa

Syrian army prolongs to 72 hours added respite

The nationwide ceasefire was initially established for 72 hours on Tuesday, the first day of the Muslim feast of Eid al-Fitr. The...
Action Aid

Action Aid conducts informs youth groups on child marriage

They were taken through topics like: What is Child Marriage, Who is a Child, and What are the Effects of Child Marriage. ...