Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Tyre Nichols’ lawyer urges lawmakers to pass urgent police reforms

The lawyer representing Tyre Nichols' family has called on the US Congress to pass urgent police reform legislation in the wake of his death. Mr Nichols, 29, was fatally beaten by five police officers in...

COVID-19 expenditure audit report and Akufo-Addo’s posture – Apaak writes

In some African nations, like Malawi (see attached video), the President addressed his nation on the back of an audit report on COVID-19 expenditure. The President of Ghana, who won an election in 2016,...

Tyre Nichols: Police unit is disbanded after death

The Memphis Police Department has disbanded the so-called Scorpion special unit, whose officers are accused of murdering Tyre Nichols. Scorpion stands for "Street Crimes Operation to Restore Peace in Our Neighborhoods". The unit is a 50-person...

Jinapor urges private sector to own AfCFTA agenda

Caretaker Minister for Trade and Industries, Samuel Abu Jinapor has urged the private sector in Ghana and in Africa to own the AfCFTA Agenda to boost Intra-African trade and Africa’s prosperity within the context...

Apaak lauds The Fourth Estate over CSSPS exposé

Deputy ranking member on the Education Committee of Parliament, Dr. Clement Apaak has commended The Fourth Estate News for yet to be aired investigation into the  Computerized School Selection and Placement System – (CSSPS). According...

US forces kill IS Somalia leader in cave complex

US forces have killed an Islamic State leader, Bilal al-Sudani, and 10 of his operatives in northern Somalia, American officials say. He was killed after US special forces raided a remote mountainous cave complex hoping...

CEO of Givers Herbal Centre resolves Daddy Lumba, Ampong beef

Dr Solomon Kwabi, CEO of Givers Herbal Centre and the producer of GC Mixture and capsules and other herbal products has resolved the confusion between Highlife legend Daddy Lumba and gospel musician, Isiah Ampong. As...

Biden urges calm ahead of police beating video release

President Joe Biden is urging protests in Tennessee to remain peaceful as officials plan to release video of an arrest that led to a motorist's death. Bodycam video of the encounter with Tyre Nichols, 29,...

Orphan with 7As in WASSCE hawks on the streets of Koforidua

A 19-year-old Orphan who obtained 7As in 2022 West Africa Certificate Examination (WASSCE) has turned to hawking on the streets of Koforidua after failing to get financial support to further his education to the...

Swift probe urged over Eswatini activist’s killing

The South African regional bloc, Sadc, has expressed “deep concern” over the killing of Eswatini rights activist Thulani Maseko who was gunned down at home on Sunday. A statement by the head of Sadc’s political...