Thursday, January 23, 2020

Morocco’s King Mohammed VI visits Ghana today

His Majesty King Mohammed VI, of the Kingdom of Morocco, is expected to visit Ghana today. An earlier trip to Ghana in January was postponed. He is expected to arrive at the Kotoka International Airport...

Trump hits back at US media reports on Russia contacts

President Donald Trump has lashed out at the US intelligence community and media after new reports of contacts between members of his team and Russia. Mr Trump accused the National Security Agency (NSA) and FBI...

Guinea bans beauty pageants after skimpy outfits cause outrage

Guinea's government has temporarily banned beauty pageants after the skimpy outfits in the swimwear section caused outrage, reports BBC Afrique. The competitors paraded in front of the Prime Minister Mamady Youla in bikinis on Saturday,...

North Korean leader’s half-brother Kim Jong-nam ‘killed in Malaysia’

The half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has been killed in Malaysia, South Korean and Malaysian sources say. Kim Jong-nam, 45, is said to have been targeted at the airport in Kuala Lumpur, the...

UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson visits Ghana

The British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson will visit Ghana today as part of a two-day visit that will also see him visit The Gambia. Mr. Johnson said: “I’m delighted to be the first Foreign Secretary...

Trump’s national security advisor Michael Flynn quits

Donald Trump's national security adviser, Michael Flynn, has resigned over his contacts with Russia, the White House has announced. Mr Flynn is alleged to have discussed US sanctions with the Russian ambassador before Mr Trump...

France avalanche: Four killed at Tignes ski resort

At least four people have died in an avalanche at the ski resort of Tignes in south-eastern France, rescuers say. The group was buried after the wall of snow swept through an off-piste area, police...

Stacks of cash totalling $9.7m found in Nigeria raid

Photos of stacks of money discovered at a building owned by one of Nigeria’s former oil bosses have been posted on Facebook by the country’s anti-corruption body. Agents from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission...

North Korea conducts ballistic missile test

North Korea has fired a ballistic missile in the first such test since Donald Trump took office as US president. Mr Trump assured Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that "America stands behind Japan, its great...

Bawumia attends 5th World Government Summit in Dubai

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia left Ghana on Friday February 10, 2017 to attend the fifth annual World Government Summit to be held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, from February 12 to 14, 2017. Under...