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October 10, 2017 9:52 AM Statement by PPP to address EC disqualification

Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen; we had planned this day to discuss the unlawful treatment shamefully meted out last year by the Electoral Commission (EC) to the Progressive People’s Party (PPP). Regrettably, we are unable to focus too much on that this morning in the wake of the horrible tragedy our brothers and sisters suffered at the Madina Atomic 43

October 8, 2017 3:31 PM Soccer Star, Ex-Warlord, Politicians Seek Liberia's Presidency

Disappointed by the record of Africa’s first elected female president, Kumba Tamba is pinning her hopes on the almighty as Liberia votes for a new leader. The West African nation, founded for freed American slaves almost 200 years ago, is holding presidential and legislative elections on Tuesday that mark the end of the 12-year tenure of Ellen Johnson 66

October 8, 2017 10:44 AM Huge cocaine haul seized in tugboat in Atlantic

Nearly four tonnes of cocaine worth an estimated $260m (£200m) have been seized by international law enforcement officers in the Atlantic. The drugs were found on a boat between Portugal's Madeira and Azores islands. Officials found 165 individual packages of cocaine weighing 23kg - a total of 3.7 tonnes - concealed beneath the vessel's cooking area. The Comoros-flagged 85

October 6, 2017 1:25 AM Southampton keen on reunion with Arsenal forward Theo Walcott?

Southampton are reportedly interested in signing Arsenal winger Theo Walcott during the January transfer window, a time which will mark 12 years since he left St Mary's. Southampton have reportedly decided to join the race to sign Arsenal winger Theo Walcott, who left St Mary's for the Gunners in 2006. Throughout this week, reports have emerged that Arsenal 49

October 3, 2017 10:32 PM Las Vegas shooting: Five reasons US gun laws don't change

In the wake of the mass shooting in Las Vegas, gun control advocates are renewing calls for tightening regulation on firearms. If the story sounds familiar, it's because a similar dynamic has played out time and time again in recent years, after every new gut-wrenching incident of gun violence makes headlines. On the federal level, at least, the interest 60

October 3, 2017 6:50 PM ART X LAGOS unveils galleries, artists for 2017 annual fair

ART X Lagos has unveiled the list of 13 leading international art galleries selected for its 2017 edition. The art fair will feature over 60 artists from 14 countries across Africa and the Diaspora. The organisers of the fair, TP-Collective, disclosed that the art fair will take place at the Civic Centre in Victoria Island from the 3rd to 5th of November 63

October 2, 2017 7:32 PM “We are living in misery,” pensioners cry

Accra, Oct. 02, GNA - Mr Kwaku Madakena, the President of the University of Ghana Pensioners Association, on Monday expressed worry at how pensioners are living in misery with their quality of lives deteriorating day by day. He has, therefore, called on the National Pensions Regulatory Authority (NPRA) to give pensioners a top-up as they were suffering 18

October 2, 2017 7:32 PM Ghana marks World Architect Day

Accra, Oct 2, GNA - The Ghana Institute of Architects (GIA) in collaboration with its stakeholders, has marked this year’s World Architect Day with a call on all to be up-to-date with environmental challenges and design strategies to mitigate climate change. Mr Joseph Hayford, President of GIA, at a forum to mark the day, said human activities such as poor sanitation 16

October 2, 2017 9:41 AM I’m not in a hurry to marry — Most Beautiful’s Ama

“You know being the first child and the only girl of my parents, I do get my mom pushing me about this marriage stuff but the point is, I am not ready yet financially. I want to be able to bring something to the table in order to have a smooth family life. I cannot leave everything to my man,” she tells Showbiz. “Some even tell me to just have a child 81

October 2, 2017 9:35 AM Brussels Airlines inaugurates new office to expand operations in Ghana

Brussels Airlines is set to expand its operations in Ghana with the inauguration of a new office at the Atlantic Towers, Airport City. The move by the Airlines is to be more accessible to its customers and to improve their services as well. Country Manager of Brussels Airlines, Rita Macedo during the inauguration said, “It’s in line with our structure 19