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February 4, 2018 10:30 AM Ghana’s Habib Ahmed loses WBO super middleweight title fight

Ghanaian boxer, Habib ‘Wild Hurricane’ Ahmed suffered a disappointing loss to his Mexican counterpart, Gilberto Ramirez on Saturday night in the WBO super middleweight title bout. Ramirez dominated Habib throughout the fight and stopped him in round 6 when Habib’s corner threw in the towel. The bout, at Corpus Christi, Texas-USA saw Ramirez winning all six rounds 38

February 4, 2018 8:02 AM Mexico finds nearly 200 migrants hidden in cramped lorry

Nearly 200 undocumented migrants from Central America have been found hidden in a lorry without food or water in north-eastern Mexico. The men, women and children were found crammed into the bottom of the lorry in Tamaulipas state just south of the Texas border, officials said. They had travelled from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador and were bound 67

January 29, 2018 12:41 PM H. Kwasi Prempeh replaces Gyimah Boadi as CDD Executive Director

Legal Practitioner, Professor Henry Kwasi Prempeh, has been appointed as the new Executive Director for the Ghana Centre for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana). A legal scholar and governance expert, Professor Prempeh brings to his new role a wealth of experience and knowledge gained from a rich and diverse career as a civil society activist, an academic 78

October 27, 2017 9:41 PM Student charged with murder in Grambling State killings

GRAMBLING, La. -- Authorities in Louisiana have charged a fellow student in the deaths of a Grambling State University student and his friend. Jaylin M. Wayne, a 19-year-old freshman from St. Louis, faces first-degree murder charges in the shooting that killed the two after a fight earlier this week on the Louisiana college's campus, Lincoln Parish Sheriff's 101

October 25, 2017 10:35 PM As G.O.P. Bends Toward Trump, Critics Either Give In or Give Up

Mr. Straus’s dash for the exits followed the retirement announcements of Mr. Flake, Senator Bob Corker of Tennessee and Representatives Ileana Ros-Lehtinen of Florida, Charlie Dent of Pennsylvania, Pat Tiberi of Ohio and Dave Reichert of Washington State — all members of the Republican establishment. Many of those who remain will have to accommodate 186

October 19, 2017 10:07 PM Cass Sunstein: Russia uses Marxist tactics, and so does Trump

Karl Marx and his followers argued that revolutionaries should disrupt capitalist societies by “heightening the contradictions.” Russia used a version of that Marxist idea in its efforts to disrupt the 2016 presidential campaign. It should come as no surprise that the most powerful nation from the former Soviet Union, whose leaders were schooled in the Marxist 79

October 9, 2017 6:45 AM Oil stable on lower U.S. rig count, expectation of ongoing Saudi output restraint

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices stabilized on Monday, after a 2 percent slide on Friday, as the number of rigs drilling for new oil in the United States dipped and on expectations that Saudi Arabia would continue to restrain its output to support the market. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were trading at $49.38 per barrel at 0702 GMT, up 9 cents 52

October 7, 2017 11:37 AM Adom Praiz: When Francis and Joe pick the microphone, people pick face towels to cry

Hyper-youths bounced into the auditorium like protons. But as the worship went on, the songs battered their souls like a castle under siege until their spirits poured out and tears flowed out like a leaky roof. Beyond the entertainment, there was a discernible mass of Ghanaians in there who came to connect with God the same way people looked for mobile 109

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 95

October 2, 2017 11:04 PM Another tragedy but a new tone: Trump calls for unity after Las Vegas massacre

In the face of the largest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, President Trump appeared Monday at something of a loss for words. “I know we are searching for some kind of meaning in the chaos, some kind of light in the darkness,” Trump said in morning remarks from the Diplomatic Room of the White House. “The answers do not come easy.” Trump somberly 72