Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Swedish government toppled in no confidence vote

Sweden's parliament has passed a vote of no confidence in Prime Minister Stefan Lofven. A total of 181 of the 349 MPs voted in favor of the motion, with 51 abstentions. It is the first...

Full Text: Akufo-Addo’s speech at opening of 59 Ordinary Session of ECOWAS

I welcome Your Excellencies to your second home, Accra, Ghana’s capital, for the 59th Ordinary Session of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). I...

Isaac Dogboe defeats Adam Lopez with majority decision

Isaac Dogboe struggled to fend off a surging Adam Lopez to pull off a gut-wrenching win. The former WBO junior featherweight titlist managed to edge out the gutty Lopez to claim a ten-round majority decision...

Covid: Brazil hits 500,000 deaths amid ‘critical’ situation

The number of deaths related to Covid-19 has passed 500,000 in Brazil, the second-highest in the world, as experts say the outbreak could worsen amid slow vaccination and the start of winter. The virus continues...

VGMA must apologize to Shatta Wale – Bulldog demands

Outspoken artist manager and owner of Bull Haus entertainment Bulldog says organisers of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA) must apologise to Dancehall artiste Shatta Wale before he attends any of their events. According to...

Cheating is natural for men – Bulldog 

Controversial artist manager and owner of Bull Haus Entertainment Bulldog says cheating in relationships is an inbuilt character for all men. According to the artist manager, though he has a beautiful wife, he sometimes cheats...

US Supreme Court blocks child slavery lawsuit against chocolate firms

The US Supreme Court has ruled food giants Nestlé USA and Cargill can't be sued for child slavery on African farms from where they buy their cocoa. Six African men alleged that they were trafficked...

Zambia’s first president Kenneth Kaunda dies

Kenneth Kaunda, Zambia's first president and one of the last of the generation of African leaders who fought colonialism, has died aged 97. Kaunda was admitted to a military hospital in the capital, Lusaka, on...

Euro 2020: Uefa warns teams could be fined if they move drinks at news...

Teams at Euro 2020 could face fines if their players move drinks provided by sponsors at news conferences, as Cristiano Ronaldo and Paul Pogba have done in recent days. On Monday, Portugal captain Ronaldo removed...

Gbagbo to return home after ICC acquittal

Former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo is expected to return home, 10 years after he was taken to the International Criminal Court (ICC) on charges of crimes against humanity. Mr Gbagbo has been living in...
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