Friday, April 23, 2021

Staff member killed in Nigeria university abduction

A member of staff has been killed and a number of students abducted during a raid on a university in the northern state of Kaduna. A police spokesperson said many people had been kidnapped from...

Ohio shooting: Columbus police kill black teenage girl

A police officer in the US state of Ohio has shot dead a 16-year-old black girl while responding to an emergency call over an attempted stabbing. The teenager involved in the incident, in the state...

Facebook adds Live audio room feature

Facebook has announced it will roll out a series of audio features in the next few months. This includes Live Audio Rooms, its version of the popular app Clubhouse that allows people to listen and...

Bishop Obinim freed over alleged forgery case

The Kaneshie District Court has discharged Bishop Daniel Obinim, the founder of the International God’s Way Church (IGWC), and Kwabena Okyere who were facing charges of alleged forgery before it. The court presided over by...

TikTok sued for billions over use of children’s data

TikTok is facing a legal challenge from former children's commissioner for England Anne Longfield over how it collects and uses children's data. The claim is being filed on behalf of millions of children in the...

Derek Chauvin found guilty in death of George Floyd

After less than a day of deliberation, jurors found Derek Chauvin guilty of all charges over George Floyd's death The jury returned guilty verdicts of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and manslaughter The former police officer was...

European Super League: Manchester City withdraw and Chelsea prepare to follow

Manchester City have withdrawn from the European Super League (ESL) and Chelsea are also preparing to do so. Efforts to leave come just two days after both were announced as two of six English clubs...

Fifa boss Gianni Infantino ‘strongly disapproves’ of breakaway league

Fifa boss Gianni Infantino "strongly disapproves" of the breakaway European Super League and says the 12 clubs will have to "live with the consequences" of their decision to join. Premier League clubs Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool,...

Covid-19: US to advise against travel to 80% of countries

The US state department is to advise Americans to avoid 80% of countries worldwide because of the coronavirus pandemic. In a note to the media about its updated travel guidance, it said the pandemic continued...

Bolt Food expands delivery in Accra

Bolt Food has extended its delivery reach in the Greater Accra region by adding nine new suburbs to its already existing nine. Prior, Bolt Food delivery has been available in areas such as Osu, East...

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