Thursday, May 28, 2020

Trump threatens to shut down social media companies

President Trump has taken the extraordinary step of threatening to close down social media platforms. The threat came after Twitter added fact-check links to his tweets for the first time. The battle between the president and...

Tanzanian comedian in court after laughing at president

Tanzanian comedian Idris Sultan has appeared at a magistrate's court this morning in the commercial capital, Dar es Salaam, eight days after he was arrested. Sultan was expected to be charged with cybercrimes offences, tampering...

COVID-19 is a Chance for Africa to have its own Marshall Plan — But...

After the nightmare of the Second World War, the economies of Western Europe were on their knees. And so, on 3rd April, 1948, the United States launched an economic recovery program unprecedented in its...

Public debt higher than BoG’s 59.3 percent: Can’t defy gravity without bog – Terkper...

 BOG MAY 2020 MPC STATEMENT   Introduction   The Bank of Ghana (BOG) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) Report for May 2020 curiously puts the end-March 2020 public debt at 59.3 percent. Since the 2019 Debt Report and...

COVID-19: Samira Bawumia supports Noguchi

The Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR) has received Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) and other support items from the Second Lady of Ghana, Hajia Samira Bawumia through her not-for-profit organisation, the Samira Empowerment...

Opinion: Haruna Atta’s tribal bigotry reason for his persistent attacks on Akufo-Addo

I was not only paralyzed with bewilderment but stupefied with astonishment when I read a piece penned by Alhaji Abdul-Rahman Haruna Attah with the heading; Kume Preko, Setting the Record Straight, published on Starrfm.com.gh,...

American rapper Flo Rida launches mobile Covid-19 testing site

Flo Rida's teaming up with his personal doctor and dropping his own cash to get COVID-19 testing ramped up at Florida companies trying to reopen safely.The rapper along with his doc and business partner,...

Minnesota violence: Clashes over death of black man in police custody

There have been violent clashes between police and protesters in the US city of Minneapolis following the death of an unarmed black man in police custody. Police fired tear gas and protesters threw rocks and...

PARDA donates logistics, plans to introduce anti-COVID-19 educators

The Participatory Action for Rural Development Alternatives (PARDA) has announced plans to train and introduce some community educators assigned to help combat the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the Upper East Region. PARDA’s...

$1000 should be minimum wage for Ghana league players – Felix Annan

A Black Stars and Asante Kotoko goalkeeper has recommended a minimum salary of one thousand dollars ($1000) for players in the Ghana Premier League. Felix Annan who doubles as the captain of Kotoko in a...

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