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October 13, 2017 10:43 PM Iran nuclear deal: Donald Trump 'decertifies' 2015 pact

Congress has 60 days to decide whether to restore sanctions on Iran, a move that could unravel historic nuclear accord. US President Donald Trump has refused to certify Iran's compliance with a landmark 2015 deal curtailing Tehran's nuclear programme in exchange for sanctions relief. Trump - who opposed the agreement between Iran and world powers, including 5

October 11, 2017 5:10 PM I will not blame EPA; I will blame myself

So I have decided not to comment on who caused the fire at Atomic Junction. It is not because I don’t know who caused it, but because I don’t want the EPA to know I am thinking that they are the ones who caused the fire. And honestly, I don’t believe the problem is, necessarily, the sighting of the gas stations, for we cannot ask all the gas stations 3

October 11, 2017 4:16 AM Kenyatta: Elections will go ahead despite opposition leader’s withdrawal

The poll pitting President Uhuru Kenyatta against opposition leader Raila Odinga must be held by the end of October, according to a Supreme Court ruling. NAIROBI – Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Tuesday that a re-run of August’s nullified presidential election would go ahead as planned on 26 October after opposition leader Raila Odinga said he was withdrawing 1

October 9, 2017 6:06 AM I will not be an armchair President – Nana Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has ended his three-day visit to the Northern Region with a firm assurance that he will not be an armchair President. According to him, regional tours will feature prominently in his administration since he’s a grassroots politician. This in his estimation will ensure that he is in constant touch with Ghanaians who overwhelmingly 14

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 1

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 1

September 30, 2017 8:14 PM John Oponjo Benjamin – an SLPP presidential aspirant in profile

John Oponjo Benjamin or JOB, as he is fondly known, was born on the 29th November 1952, in the small town of Segbwema, in Kailahun district, Sierra Leone. The first child in his family, JOB was brought up with a keen realization of self and an immense sense of responsibility. In 1958, JOB was enrolled in the Methodist Primary School Segbwema, later proceeding

September 21, 2017 4:04 PM Kenyan president says Supreme Court election ruling was 'coup'

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Thursday the country’s Supreme Court staged a “coup” against the will of the people when it annulled his win in last month’s presidential election, his toughest rhetoric yet in the wake of the Aug. 8 vote. His remarks came on the same day that the election board announced the repeat election 1

September 17, 2017 8:44 AM Mac Manu to observe German elections

Campaign Manager of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) for the just ended 2016 Presidential and Parliamentary elections, Peter Mac Manu, will be joining the International Democratic Union (IDU) observer mission to witness Germany’s elections. The elections to the Bundestag are scheduled for Sunday, September 24, 2017. Chancellor Angela Merkel is seeking re-election 3

September 15, 2017 4:52 AM German parties fret about Turkish voters as Erdogan makes mark

BERLIN (Reuters) - Nihan Sen's grandmother came to Germany in the 1960s but still speaks no German. By contrast, Nihan herself is a star of German youth culture, with 783,000 followers for her YouTube channel. Yet she acknowledges: "I really do like a bit of Turkish television." She is not alone. Turkish broadcasters have an 84 percent market share among 1