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June 25, 2017 4:42 PM Ambassador Adu-Gyamfi appointed Ghana AIDS Commission Boss

Accra June 25, GNA - Ambassador Dr Mokowa Blay Adu-Gyamfi, Ghana’s former High Commissioner to Sierra Leone (2005 to 2009), has been appointed by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo, as the new Director General of Ghana AIDS Commission (GAC). A statement signed by Madam Margaret Akosuah Yamoh, the Communications Manager of GAC and copied to the Ghana 3

June 25, 2017 7:04 AM What date is Eid al-Adha 2017?

Eid al-Adha - also called Eid ul Adha - is coming but when exactly is it and why does the date change? The first one, Eid al-Fitr, marks the end of Ramadan, the month of daily fasting. The second one is called Eid al-Adha and is sometimes it's known as Greater Eid. It also means that dates are not in sync with the sun-based Western calendar. So the dates 5

June 24, 2017 12:48 PM Arconic knowingly supplied flammable panels for use in tower: emails

LONDON Six emails sent by and to an Arconic Inc (ARNC.N) sales manager raise questions about why the company supplied combustible cladding to a distributor for use at Grenfell Tower, despite publicly warning such panels were a fire risk for tall buildings. The emails, dating from 2014 and seen by Reuters, were between Deborah French, Arconic's UK sales 5

June 24, 2017 11:27 AM When does Ramadan 2017 end? What's the UK timetable?

This is the timetable of prayers and meals for Ramadan 2017, plus supermarket special offers Muslims around the world are in the middle of Ramadan, a month of daily fasting from early morning to sunset. A record-breaking 88,000 Muslims gathered in Birmingham on July 6, 2016, to celebrate Eid al-Fitr as the fasting came to an end. But Ramadan is about 6

June 23, 2017 3:23 PM London Fire Could Result in Manslaughter Charges, U.K. Police Say

“Preliminary tests on the insulation samples from Grenfell Tower show that they combusted soon after the test started,” Detective Superintendent McCormack said in a televised statement. Cladding tiles had also failed initial tests, she said. At least 11 buildings in Britain use combustible cladding material similar to that used on Grenfell Tower, officials 2

June 23, 2017 5:51 AM Government policy measures having positive effects on economy – President

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Wednesday indicated that his government’s policy interventions over the last five months are having positive effects on the country’s socio-economic fortunes. He said already, there were positive signals that his administrations ambitious programme of social and economic transformation aimed at putting the country 2

June 22, 2017 8:19 PM Theresa lays down (British) law: May tells Brussels that European Court of Justice WON'T be able to rule over UK

Theresa May has confirmed that Britain will 'take back control' of its own laws and not be dictated by the European Court of Justice - as she guaranteed that all EU citizens currently in Britain will be allowed to stay. She also made clear that the proposals would be adopted only if the same rights are granted to UK citizens living in the remaining 27 EU states 1

June 22, 2017 1:02 PM IDU Honours Kufuor, NPP

The International Democratic Union (IDU) has praised former President John Agyekum Kufuor for promoting centre and centre-right political ideology in Ghana. IDU, which is the working association of over 80 conservative, democrat and like-minded political parties of the centre and centre right, has also honoured the New Patriotic Party (NPP) for adopting 6

June 22, 2017 9:04 AM France's Emmanuel Macron gears up for first EU summit

France's new President Emmanuel Macron heads to his first EU summit pledging to breathe new life into the bloc after Britain's shock Brexit decision and to bolster European defences in the face of Donald Trump's "America First" policy. The 39-year-old takes his place among fellow European Union leaders in Brussels flush from emphatic electoral victories 10

June 21, 2017 8:03 PM Britain's Prince Philip to spend second night in hospital

LONDON Prince Philip, the 96-year-old husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, will spend a second night in hospital on Wednesday for treatment for an infection but remains in "good spirits", Buckingham Palace said. Philip, whose official title is Duke of Edinburgh, was admitted to the King Edward VII Hospital in London on Tuesday as a precautionary measure 1