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April 2, 2018 8:17 AM China hits back with tariffs on US imports worth $3bn

China has imposed tariffs of up to 25% on 128 US imports, including pork and wine, after US President Donald Trump raised duties on foreign steel and aluminium imports in March. The tariffs affecting some $3bn (£2.1bn) of imports kick in on Monday. Beijing said the move was to “safeguard China’s interests and balance” losses caused by new US tariffs 60

March 31, 2018 10:10 AM Anthony Brown, others light up #HarvestPraise2018

American Gospel Musician sensation, Anthony Brown and the Group Therapy were at their best at the 2018 edition of the annual gospel programme dubbed Harvest Praise which came off last night, Friday, March 30th, 2018. Anthony Brown captivated the audience by singing his songs back to back thus putting the crowd into a praise and worship mood. The event 77

March 31, 2018 7:43 AM #HarvestPraise2018 held at the Fantasy Dome in Accra [Photos]

The mother of all gospel concerts in Ghana, Harvest Praise was held the Fantasy Dome at the Trade Fair Centre in Accra yesterday. Dubbed the Bigger, Better and Greater edition of the concert, Harvest Praise paraded the hottest gospel music stars on stage to minister through music and worship. The Harvest International Ministries Campus Choir was in their 49

March 25, 2018 2:10 PM Tim Cook calls for stronger privacy laws after Facebook scandal

Tim Cook looks at Facebook’s messy Cambridge Analytica affair as something of a wake-up call. The Apple CEO has largely kept quiet on privacy issues since Facebook’s troubles sprung up last week. That’s when we learned that the political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica quietly, deceptively gathered data belonging to more than 50 million Facebook 29

March 11, 2018 9:36 AM Serena Wiliams to play Venus in Indian Wells third round

Serena Williams will play her sister Venus in the third round at Indian Wells as she continues her comeback after the birth of her child. The 36-year-old American, who was out for 14 months, beat Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands 7-6 (7-5) 7-5 in round two. “Everything is a bonus,” said Serena after winning in one hour, 52 minutes on her second match point 13

March 7, 2018 6:27 AM Top economic policy adviser for Trump resigns

US President Donald Trump’s top economic adviser Gary Cohn is resigning, the White House has said. It is the latest in a series of high-profile departures from President Trump’s team. There has been speculation that Mr Cohn, a supporter of free trade, was angered by Mr Trump’s plans to impose tariffs on aluminium and steel imports. In a statement released 25

February 26, 2018 5:29 PM Head of State Protocol ‘goofs’ at US Governors’ Summit [Video]

Ghana’s Director of State Protocol, Hassan Ahmed, was left red-faced after being snubbed by the Governor of the American State of Nevada for apparently breaching protocol at the National Governors Association (NGA) Winter Meeting over the weekend. After President Nana Akufo-Addo had been called up to speak amid a rapturous applause from the governors 56

February 16, 2018 8:03 AM Dogboe, Magdaleno in social media war ahead of April 28 clash

They may have sparred once as friends in the past but there is no love lost between Jessie Magdaleno and Isaac “The Royal Storm” Dogboe as their impending bout to determine the undisputed champion of the WBO World Super Bantamweight title on 28th April nears. It will be recalled that Dogboe (18-0-0) called out Magdaleno (25-0-0) shortly after dispatching 12

January 31, 2018 3:52 PM Black US lawmakers wear kente cloth to protest Trump’s ‘shithole’ comment

As President Trump claimed credit for lower unemployment among African Americans, cameras at Tuesday’s State of the Union cut to members of the Congressional Black Caucus. The members, dressed in West African kente cloth to protest Trump after reports he called some African nations “shithole countries,” sat stone-faced and unmoved. “And something I’m very proud 17

January 27, 2018 1:00 PM Court remands two for fraud

An Accra Circuit Court on Thursday remanded two persons into police custody for conspiring to commit crime, defrauding by false pretense, money laundering and forgery of documents. Razak Debbie, unemployed and Lukman Afuwapes, a student, pleaded not guilty and would reappear on February 8. Superintendent of Police, Kweku Bempah, told the court that the complainant 22