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September 13, 2017 4:40 AM Nigeria in search of a nation

“It was never intended that the area now called Nigeria or any of the area granted to other countries would metamorphose into a nation. It was intended to be a fief for exploitation of raw materials such as palm oil, palm kernel, groundnut, cocoa, rubber and cotton to meet the industrial demands of Europe!!!” IN THE BEGINING: Once upon a time and indeed 82

September 12, 2017 8:19 AM Over 200 basic school students trained in digital skills on Int. Literacy Day

Some 200 upper and lower basic school pupils in the Ayawaso East Municipality have benefitted from a digital literacy training seminar organized by United Way Ghana. The training which was organized to mark this year’s International Literacy Day, sought to increase the digital literacy levels of the pupils. Held under the theme ‘Literacy in a Digital’ 34

September 10, 2017 4:24 PM ‘Dagbon Peace and Progress Now’ project launched

Government has officially launched a project codenamed, “Dagbon Peace and Progress Now” intended to unite Dagombas towards building a prospective and industrious Dagbon Kingdom. The project forms part of government’s agenda to permanently resolve the Dagbon chieftaincy dispute between the Abudu and Andani Royals. The Dagbon Peace and Progress Now project 73

September 5, 2017 9:02 AM Fake currency dealers busted in Kumasi

The Ashanti Regional Police Command has arrested two (2) suspected fake currency dealers at the Central Business District of Kumasi, Adum. Police identified the suspects as Dauda Issah, 31 and Osman Issah 30 years respectively. Ashanti Regional Police Public Relations Officer, Juliana Obeng briefing the media said the two suspects were arrested at their 10

September 4, 2017 12:29 PM Soldiers Allegedly Kill One Person In Kasoa

Nana Yaw Owusu, 35, a resident in Kasoa in the Central Region, has been allegedly killed by some soldiers who were operating in the area. The incident occurred on Friday, September 1, during the Eid al-Adha celebrations. According to the mother of the deceased, Aunty Jane, his son was invited by a Muslim friend to join in celebrating the Eid al-Adha 27

September 4, 2017 10:05 AM A-Plus hints youth demonstration against harassment has gathered that musician and staunch New Patriotic Party crusader, Kwame A-Plus has lashed out at some elements in the Ghana Police Service for allegedly stopping and checking the cars and personal properties of young men who they believed to be engaged in cyber fraud. In a Facebook page on his fan page, the music icon indicated that his hand might 52

August 31, 2017 3:11 AM The Latest: Death toll 31 as 6 more fatalities confirmed

Authorities say they have confirmed six more deaths from Harvey, bringing the toll to at least 31. Harris County — which is home to flood-ravaged Houston — confirmed the additional deaths Wednesday night and said they still needed to do autopsies on another eight people to see if their deaths were storm-related. The deaths announced Wednesday included 108

August 31, 2017 2:40 AM Houston sees glimmer of hope after Harvey but threats loom

Harvey's floodwaters started dropping across much of the Houston area and the storm weakened slightly Wednesday but major dangers remained for the U.S. Gulf Coast area, including the threat of an explosion at a stricken Texas chemical plant and major flooding further east near the Texas-Louisiana line. The scope of the devastation caused by the hurricane 69

August 29, 2017 7:15 AM Bracing for Harvey's return, worry renews: Is worst to come?

Crews overwhelmed by thousands of rescue calls during one of the heaviest downpours in U.S. history have had little time to search for other potential victims, but officials acknowledge the grim reality that fatalities linked to Harvey could soar once the devastating floodwaters recede from one of America's most sprawling metropolitan centers. More than three 77

August 28, 2017 6:17 AM Nine burning questions we have after the super-sized 'Game of Thrones' finale

With another season of “Game of Thrones” behind us, we’re now only six episodes away from finding out who will finally sit on the Iron Throne and, more importantly, if it will be a vaguely blue ice-corpse. (And consider this fair warning: This is the season finale wrap-up of “Game of Thrones” and there are spoilers ahead — probably everywhere else too. Good luck.) But now that a long winter 116