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October 11, 2018 1:52 AM Dogboe to pursue International Affairs degree at UPenn

Ghana's WBO super bantamweight champion, Isaac 'Royal Storm' Dogboe is set to pursue a degree programme in International Affairs at the University of Pennsylvania to enrich his educational background. Dogboe (20-0, 14 KOs), who is expected to return to the ring on December 8 on the Vasyl Lomachenkov-Jose Pedraza card at the Madison Square Gardens in New York, noted 688

March 27, 2018 11:31 AM Driver sentenced to death for killing British Missionary in 2010

An Accra High Court has sentenced Kofi Seidu, a driver and farm manager, who murdered and buried a British Missionary in an old farm at Nsawam in 2010, to death. This was after a seven-member jury unanimously pronounced him guilty on the charge of murder. However, on the charge of conspiracy to commit crime, namely murder, leveled against Seidu and Reverend 137

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 114

March 14, 2018 11:32 AM Supreme Court throws out $60m judgment debt case against NIB

The Supreme has dismissed a review application seeking to overturn its own decision that quashed a $60 million judgment debt that the National Investment Bank (NIB), was to pay to Dominion Corporate Trustees Limited on the orders of an Accra High Court in 2013. According to the panel of seven justices of the Supreme Court, the the review suit filed by Dominion 132

March 3, 2018 8:35 AM Angry Birds maker Rovio closes London studio

The company behind the hit mobile game Angry Birds has closed its London studio, after warning its profits were likely to fall. Rovio’s head of games, Wilhelm Taht, also resigned on Friday, leaving chief executive Kati Levoranta in charge. The Finnish games company has warned that its brand licensing revenues could decline 40% this year. It has blamed 105

February 28, 2018 5:30 PM Google in historic ‘right to be forgotten’ challenge

A businessman has taken Google to the High Court in London in what is being seen as a landmark case over “the right to be forgotten”. He is challenging Google’s decision not to remove a criminal conviction he has from the 1990s from search results. People can ask for online information to be removed from searches if they feel it is outdated or irrelevant 112

February 23, 2018 6:35 AM BBC launches 2018 Komla Dumor Award

The BBC is seeking a rising star of African journalism for the BBC World News Komla Dumor Award, now in its fourth year. Journalists from across the continent are invited to apply for the award, which aims to uncover and promote fresh talent from Africa. The winner will spend three months at the BBC headquarters in London, gaining skills and experience 100

February 21, 2018 1:27 PM US preacher Billy Graham dies

US evangelist Billy Graham – one of the most influential preachers of the 20th Century – has died aged 99. Graham became one of the best-known promoters of Christianity, preaching to audiences worldwide in large arenas, beginning in London in 1954. Over 60 years, he is estimated to have personally preached to 210 million people. At first skeptical of the civil 74

February 18, 2018 11:42 AM British stars set up anti-harassment fund

Harry Potter star Emma Watson has donated £1m to a new campaign aimed at helping those affected by harassment. The donation comes as nearly 200 female British and Irish stars have signed an open letter calling for an end to sexual harassment at work. Emma Thompson, Keira Knightley and Emma Watson are among the actors to sign the letter, published in the Observer 88

February 14, 2018 7:55 PM Red Day blues: To love or not to love [Article]

Mindless spending or very miserly ways, endless disappointments after a day of triumph, more plots and sub-plots than a Golden Globe-winning script and misguided characters thinking they have a smidgen of a chance. And no I’m not talking about Arsene Wenger and his group of lackeys in London although Jose Mourinho and his bunch over in Manchester make a very convincing 77