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September 19, 2017 10:11 AM Ghana commits to ECOWAS Free Movement Protocol

Ghana is firmly committed to the implementation of the ECOWAS Protocol on Free Movement of Persons, the Right of Residence and the Right of Establishment as well as the Protocol on Community Citizenship. Mr Charles Owiredu, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, said the two Protocols together, aims to create a single ECOWAS 112

September 18, 2017 2:14 AM Free SHS must come with a curriculum change!

I strongly agree with the veteran journalist, Abdul Malik Kweku Baako that there is Nkrumahism in President Akufo-Addo. I have a conviction that any president who supports Nkrumah’s ideals relative to the development of Ghana and pan Africanism must be applauded. Per my personal commonsensical judgment, President Akufo-Addo appears to be the most trustworthy 57

August 28, 2017 12:34 AM Uber picks Expedia head Dara Khosrowshahi as its new CEO

Khosrowshahi beat out HPE CEO Meg Whitman and GE chairman Jeff Immelt Uber’s board of directors has picked Dara Khosrowshahi to be the company’s next CEO, according to Recode and the New York Times, filling the spot that was vacated by Travis Kalanick back in June. Khosrowshahi comes from Expedia where he has been CEO since 2005. The board voted throughout 88

August 27, 2017 1:38 PM Fallen cattle, cause of near-fatal crash at Gomoa Dabenyin

While police are yet to establish the cause of the weekend’s road crash at Gomoa Dabenyin in the Central Region, residents blamed it on cattle falling off a moving truck. Three of the severely injured persons from the accident are said to be in critical condition, battling for their lives. According to residents, the truck transporting cattle headed 46

August 20, 2017 7:12 AM Kalinga Utkal Express derailed: Indian Railways and the unresolved question of passenger safety

The Kalinga Utkal Express derailment, which has killed 21 people so far, raises the same questions surrounding passenger safety that have plagued the Indian Railways for a long time. According to a Northern Railway release, 97 passengers have sustained injuries in the Kalinga Utkal Express accident, and of them 26 are grievously injured. Locals as well as some passengers 28

August 19, 2017 11:45 PM Train derailment in India kills more than 20

The cause of the derailment is not clear but the world's fourth-largest rail network suffers from many decades of under-funding. Carriages slammed into each other as the train came off the rails near Muzaffarnagar district, in the state of Uttar Pradesh and about 80 miles north of India's capital New Delhi. Anand Kumar, a senior police officer in the state 40

August 16, 2017 11:44 PM W/R: Two vehicles go up in flames after collision; At least 4 feared dead

A ghastly head-on collision by two vehicles Wednesday evening at Kikam in the Ellembelle District of the Western Region has left at least four persons feared dead. The two vehicles went up in flames after one of them, a bus running on gas, rammed into a passenger vehicle, eye witnesses say. A local journalist, Lydia Mensah, reports the flames have been totally 39

August 15, 2017 11:17 PM South Africa's Imperial buys UK auto dealer Pentagon

South Africa's Imperial Holdings has bought a British automotive dealer group for 493 million rand ($36.97 million) to continue expanding beyond its home market, it said on Tuesday. Imperial said its wholly owned vehicle division Motus had indirectly acquired all of Pentagon Motor Holdings, which operates 21 prime retail dealerships in Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire 67

August 13, 2017 1:56 AM One dead as car strikes crowds amid protests of white nationalist gathering in Charlottesville; two police die in helicopter crash

CHARLOTTESVILLE — Chaos and violence turned to tragedy Saturday as hundreds of white nationalists, neo-Nazis and Ku Klux Klan members — planning to stage what they described as their largest rally in decades to “take America back” — clashed with counterprotesters in the streets and a car plowed into crowds, leaving one person dead and 19 others injured 63

August 11, 2017 8:09 PM The Latest: Death toll in Egypt train collision reaches 43

An Egyptian health official has further raised the death toll from a train collision just east of the coastal city of Alexandria, saying that 43 people were killed. Magdy Hegazy, a top health official in Alexandria, says the crash also injured 122 people. It was the country's deadliest rail accident in more than a decade. The Egyptian Railways Authority 18