Sunday, January 26, 2020

Deploy armed forces to wipe out armed robbers

The Charismatic Bishop’s Conference of Ghana, has charged government to deploy the Ghana Armed Forces to wipe out armed robbery in the country. “The Ghana Armed Forces exist to protect and defend the citizens of...

EU workplace headscarf ban is legal, says ECJ

Employers are entitled to ban workers from the "visible wearing of any political, philosophical or religious sign" including headscarves, Europe's top court has ruled. But the ban must be based on internal company rules requiring...

200 Ghanaians join class of dollar millionaires in 2016 – Report

Two Hundred Ghanaians joined the elite class of dollar millionaires in 2016, raising the tally of the High Net worth Individuals (HNWI) with US$1million or more to 2,900 people from 2,700 in 2015. According to...

Brazil’s president moves out of official residence because of ‘ghosts’

Brazil’s president has moved out of his official residence in the capital, Brasilia, because of “bad energy” and the presence of ghosts. Michel Temer, 76, and his 33-year-old wife Marcela, a former beauty queen, have...

Niger’s opposition leader Hama Amadou jailed in absentia

A court in Niger has sentenced main opposition leader Hama Amadou to a year in prison for child smuggling. Amadou stood against President Mahamadou Issoufou in elections in March. He is now in exile in...

Starr FM’s Peter Owusu grabs FESPACO award

Starr FM’s Peter Owusu has won the Best Student Fiction Film award at the 25th pan-African Films Festival (FESPACO). The young film director from the University of Ghana has made history for being the first...

PPP ready for merger ahead of 2020 polls – Hammond

The Progressive People’s Party (PPP) has stated that it is open to merger with other political parties to forge an “alternative” to the governing New Patriotic Party and the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC). Addressing...

Akufo-Addo inaugurates MiDA board

President Akufo-Addo has charged the newly inaugurated eleven-member Millennium Development Authority (MiDA) board to make the implementation of the Compact II its topmost priority, ensuring that the targets of the compact are achieved. The board’s...

Mogtari has no locus to speak for NDC – Anyidoho

The Special aide to former President John Mahama, Joyce Bawa Mogtari has come under pressure following her comments that she does not see anything wrong with the National Democratic Congress (NDC) being in opposition...

UE/R: Raped virgin under suicide watch

Suicide experts have warned the 13-year-old supposed virgin who not too long ago suffered a gang rape inside a bush in the Upper East region could end up taking her own life just to...