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February 20, 2018 2:55 PM Kenya allows opposition figures to fly to Zimbabwe

Kenyan officials have allowed two opposition supporters to fly to Zimbabwe after detaining them at an airport overnight. Senator James Orengo and financier Jimi Wanjigi planned to attend opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai’s burial. But officials said the pair failed to present a court order overturning an existing suspension of their passports

February 19, 2018 6:28 PM ‘Driverless scrap train’ crashes into vehicle at Tema [Photos]

A train under rehabilitation, on Monday evening, derailed around the Ghana Ports and Harbors Authority close to the eastern gate of the Fishing Habour area in Tema, after running into a trailer. The collision occurred at the junction of the GHACEM road on Monday evening. An eyewitness, who gave his name as Kwesi Appiah, told Citi News that an onlooker

February 19, 2018 8:58 AM Asensio hits brace as Real Madrid edge Betis in thriller

Marco Asensio scored twice as Real Madrid beat Real Betis to secure a third successive victory. Zinedine Zidane’s side took the lead when Asensio nodded in, but Betis equalised through Aissa Mandi. Nacho’s own goal put Betis ahead at the break but Sergio Ramos, Asensio and Cristiano Ronaldo scored to put the defending champions in control. Sergio Leon’s 4

February 17, 2018 6:00 PM JOY: EL co-writes latest song with mum

Ghanaian artiste Elorm Adabla known in showbiz circles as EL has released a new song he co-wrote with his mother. According to EL, he is so connected to the song because he wrote it with his mother, Elfrida Adabla. “My mother wrote the words of the song. I edited it and made it into a song. So it’s pretty special,” he told Citi Showbiz. “For almost a year now she’s 13

February 15, 2018 10:51 AM My parents took me to shrines when I was young – Joe Mettle

Ghanaian gospel artiste Joseph Oscar Mettle has revealed how sickness landed him at shrines when he was a child. According to the ‘Bo Noo Ni’ singer, his parents had to take him to several shrines to cure him of a sickness which nearly took his life when he was very young. “They took me to the shrines to get a cure for my sickness but I was not cured 3

February 14, 2018 1:24 PM Buhari to grace Ghana’s 61st Independence Day celebrations

Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari will arrive in Ghana on Saturday, March 3, ahead of Ghana’s 61st Independence Day celebrations on March 6. The Nigerian leader accepted an invitation from President Nana Akufo-Addo to be a special guest at the event. Muhammadu Buhari disclosed this when Ghana’s High Commissioner to Nigeria, Rashid Bawa, presented 3

February 12, 2018 6:09 PM Our finishing let us down- Yusif Abubakar

Aduana Stars Head Coach, Yusif Abubakar, has expressed discontent at his side’s below par finishing in their 1-0 loss to Libyan side Al Tahaddy in the first leg of the preliminary round of the CAF Champions League on Sunday. The Dormaa-based club was guilty of squandering clear cut opportunities to equalize after Mahmoud Ali had given Al-Tahaddy an early 4

February 11, 2018 2:53 PM Liberian fined GH¢18,000 for illegal mining

A Tarkwa circuit court has fined a Liberian GH¢ 18,000 for mining illegally and causing harm. The convict, Paul Nakaah, unemployed, who pleaded guilty to the crime, will in default serve 48 months in prison. Prosecuting, Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), Juliana Essel-Dadzie told the court that the complainant in the case is a resident of Kaniakor 4

February 11, 2018 1:30 PM Pepper Dem Ministries eulogises Ebony

Feminist group, Pepper Dem Ministries has paid tribute to the late singer, Ebony Reigns, describing her as someone who stood for gender empowerment through her art. The group lauded the 20-year-old singer for living her dreams and urged Ghanaians to learn from her life. The group added that “Ebony embodied our goals effortlessly in her own way and held a dear spot in our hearts 5

February 10, 2018 4:06 PM Anas’ mother dies aged 62

Mariam Damba, mother of the acclaimed investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas has died at the Korle Bu Teaching hospital. Anas’ mother, aged 62, worked as a community health nurse at the Nima Polyclinic. Madam Mariam Damba, a practising Muslim, is expected to be buried in accordance with Islamic tradition. Anas, who confirmed his bereavement to online 15