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March 17, 2018 6:13 PM Africa’s only female president to resign

Africa’s only female head of state, Mauritian President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, has resigned and will leave office on Friday, her lawyer says. She denied any misconduct amid claims that she made large personal purchases on a charity bank card. But on Saturday, just days after she rejected any idea of resigning, her lawyer Yusuf Mohamed told local media 115

March 17, 2018 11:22 AM V/Region: Magician dies from self-inflicted knife wounds

A 29-year-old man who believed he had spiritual protection from knife cuts died days after cutting himself with two sharp knives at Afokpa Kope at Fodzoku in the North Tongu District in the Volta Region. Afelete Amewuga, who was a member of Korku, a group believed to have spiritually fortified its members from knife injuries, died after his magical act failed 126

December 11, 2017 8:51 AM Akufo-Addo to host SDG roundtable in Accra today

President Nana Akuffo Addo will today host a roundtable meeting on the UN sustainable development goals. The main focus will be on mobilizing support and accelerating implementation of the SDGs. In attendance will be the president of Rwanda, Paul Kagame, as well as chairperson of the AU Commission, Moussa Faki. Also present will be Jeffrey Sachs of the Earth 70

October 31, 2017 4:25 AM The world united in great twitting against the blockade to Cuba

Washington, Oct 30.- The International Committee Peace, justice and dignity to the people convened today to people in solidarity with Cuba in the world, especially those who live in the United States, to participate in the morning in a great twitting against the blockade. A note of the group are based in California recalled that on November 1st, for the twenty-sixth 113

October 31, 2017 1:05 AM Nomadic herdsmen activities in Ghana: To ban or not to ban?

The clamping down on illegal mining otherwise known in local parlance as “galamsey” [corrupted from gather and sell] remains a watershed moment for many stakeholders of agriculture, environment and water resources in Ghana. All the major drawbacks associated with “galamsey” are likely to be sunk into oblivion in the coming years. Ghana media clarion 99

October 27, 2017 5:50 AM Ghana holds Pre-COP23 festival in Accra

As part of Ghana’s preparation towards the Conference of Parties (COP 23) of the United Nations to be hosted in Bonn, Germany, a Pre-COP Climate Festival has been held in Accra to sensitise the public on climate change risks. These include the impact on growth and development, potential of conflicts, poverty, migration, disease and suffering. COP 23, scheduled 114

October 18, 2017 1:03 PM Airbnb’s cash injection to boost tourism in Joburg

Tourism in Joburg is set for a massive explosion after US-based Airbnb announced yesterday that it will invest R13.40-million to promote and support community-led tourism projects on the continent yesterday. The announcement was made by Chris Lehane, Airbnb Global Head of Public Policy and Public Affairs, at the Johannesburg City Hall together with Joburg 99

October 13, 2017 8:39 PM Baha’i Community in Ghana to commemorate Founder's birth

Accra, Oct. 13, GNA - More than 3,000 faithful of the Baha’i Faith would commemorate the birth of their Founder, Baha’u’llah, from October 21 - 22, to explain his persona and mission on earth. Baha’u’llah, meaning the “Glory of God,” was born in 1817 in Tehran, Iran, and proclaimed a new revelation from God. He established the Baha’i Faith in 1844 and has members 56

October 11, 2017 7:29 AM Exton Cubic finally sues Amewu over withdrawal of permit

After a number of threats, the embattled mining company, Exton Cubic Group Limited, has sued the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources over the Ministry’s revocation of their mining permits. The Minister, John Peter Amewu, revoked the company’s leases and licenses to prospect in the Nyinahini bauxite concession of the Tano Offin Forest Reserve, describing 40

October 11, 2017 7:01 AM I wanted to marry only to find out she is my distant cousin

Marriage continues to be one of the most adorable but yet still complicated ventures to experience in one's lifetime. We have all heard various stories of how soon-to-be couples got shocked about the truth of their partners and this confession by Elliot Adanu in the Eastern Region is no exception. Elliot has been dating this woman for the past 6 years 55