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February 4, 2018 8:53 AM Fast-track Kejetia Central market project – Parliamentary committee

The Parliamentary Select Committee on Local Government and Rural Development has called on government to hasten the commencement of Phase Two of the Redevelopment of the Kejetia-Central Market Project. Touring the $198million Phase One project Site, the Chairman of the Committee, Member of Parliament (MP) for Akim Swedru, Kennedy Osei Nyarko, who was highly 9

December 20, 2017 7:51 AM Apple might be working on new model of Airpods for 2018 – Report

Apple AirPods are sold out on its online store until next year — but the wireless earbuds may still get a major refresh in 2018. A leading Apple analyst, Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities, released a memo on Tuesday predicting that Apple will offer a new version of AirPods in the second half of 2018. The rumor blog Apple Insider spotted the memo and reports 21

November 24, 2017 5:30 AM Black Friday discount deals hit 90% (Audio)

Majority of shoppers will experience some level of reduction in the prices of products they purchase from today [November 24, 2017] and into the weekend. It follows the roll out of the Black Friday by majority of retail giants as well e-commerce portals in the country. The move is expected to lead to discount deals of between 10 and 90 percent on a wide array 31

November 19, 2017 8:45 AM Apple delays launch of smart speaker

Apple is delaying the release of its HomePod smart speaker until 2018. The electronics giant said the device, which was due to be released in December this year, still needed development work. It said the HomePod would be ready to go on shop shelves in the US, UK and Australia “early in 2018”. The news is a blow to its plans to take on rivals Amazon 39

October 12, 2017 5:03 AM Beachfront tourism enclave to be developed in Accra

A beachfront tourism enclave is to be developed along the coast of Accra to meet the needs of the business community and tourists, the Vice-President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has announced. When completed, he said, the enclave, to be established on a 97.5-hectare stretch of land, would host more than 70 world-class hotels, amusement and theme parks, restaurants 20

October 11, 2017 5:56 AM Five arrested in Delhi over assault on Nigerian

Police in the Indian capital Delhi have arrested five people after a video circulated showing what appears to be a mob severely beating a Nigerian man. They have also detained the Nigerian, whom some residents accused of theft. The video shows four or five men using sticks to beat a man of African appearance who has been tied to a post. There was a spate 20

October 3, 2017 4:38 PM Obesity Was Rising as Ghana Embraced Fast Food. Then Came KFC

After finishing high school a decade ago, Daniel Awaitey enrolled in computer courses, dropped out to work in a hotel, then settled into a well-paying job in the booming oil sector here. He has an apartment, a car, a smartphone and a long-distance girlfriend he met on a dating website. So he had reasons and the means to celebrate his 27th birthday in late July. His boss and co-workers 15

October 2, 2017 11:05 PM Lone gunman kills 59, injures hundreds, in Las Vegas concert attack

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - A retiree armed with multiple assault rifles strafed an outdoor country music festival in Las Vegas from a high-rise hotel window on Sunday, slaughtering at least 59 people in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history before killing himself. The barrage of gunfire from the 32nd-floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel into a crowd 17

September 25, 2017 1:40 PM Accra Mall terror attack reports false – Police

The Ghana Police Service has dismissed rumours of a supposed terror attack on Accra mall. According to the police there were reports on social media that the incident occurred at the mall on Sunday. “The Police this [Sunday] afternoon monitored information on social media that a group of terrorist had attacked the Accra mall.The police on receiving the information 18

August 28, 2017 5:12 PM In Kenya, Selling or Importing Plastic Bags Will Cost You $19,000 — or Jail

Fruit and vegetable sellers were at a loss for how to market their produce, and some residents mistook ordinary traffic controllers for law enforcement officials looking to punish consumers who violated the new law. In informal settlements, where most of the city’s residents live, plastic bags are used as “flying toilets” — holding human waste in the absence 21