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December 27, 2017 3:11 PM LA-Tokyo flight turns back after passenger ‘boards with wrong ticket’

A Tokyo-bound flight carrying the model Chrissy Teigen and her musician husband John Legend turned back to LA after someone reportedly boarded in error. According to Ms Teigen, the passenger boarded at LAX airport with a ticket for a different airline, although this was not confirmed by authorities. The plane turned back four hours into the flight, over the Pacific 29

October 30, 2017 7:17 AM Yaa Asantewaa Old students rescue alma mater with toilet facility

Source: Ghana I Nhyira FM I Nana Yaw Gyimah Yaa Asantewaa Old Students Association has averted what could have been a sanitation crisis in the school, with the completion of a place of convenience. With a student population currently of over 2,000, facilities are obviously overstretched. Students have had to contend with increased pressure on limited 10

October 27, 2017 6:11 AM Transfer gossip: Ancelotti, Sanchez, Coutinho, Casillas, Jovetic, Capoue

Chelsea are lining up a move to bring back former manager Carlo Ancelotti, who is their first choice to replace Antonio Conte. (Sun) Arsenal will ask for at least £30m from Manchester City for 28-year-old Chile forward Alexis Sanchez in January. (Mirror) The Gunners are in talks to sign Stuttgart's 19-year-old Turkish midfielder Berkay Ozcan. (BeinSports 11

October 26, 2017 11:00 AM I’ll abolish shift system in Ga South schools – MCE

The Ga South Municipal Chief Executive, Joseph Nyani, says he will abolish the public school shift system in his municipality by 2020. “When I came [into office], I found that almost 60% of the schools run the shift system. It is my vision to end the shift system or to abolish the shift system, and that’s the reason why I am putting up these school buildings 5

October 21, 2017 9:50 AM President Kenyatta, Odinga call for peace on Election Day

In the capital Nairobi, Kenyatta oversaw a celebration full of pomp and ceremony for the annual Heroes Day, using the opportunity to push his campaign for re-election and warn his rival against disrupting next Thursday’s vote. The president, whose August victory was overturned by the Supreme Court, accused the opposition of abusing hard-fought democratic 34

October 18, 2017 4:12 AM Government urged to introduce non-custodial sentencing

Mr Jonathan Osei Owusu, the convener of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) for Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), has called on the Ghana government to immediately introduce a non-custodial sentencing policy as one to the drastic means to decongest the overcrowded prisons. Mr Owusu who is also Executive Director of POS Foundation, a human rights advocacy 17

October 14, 2017 2:30 AM The Legal Dissonance Between Marriage and Rape in India

“Sexual intercourse or sexual acts by a man with his own wife, the wife not being under fifteen years of age, is not rape.” “Sexual intercourse or sexual acts by a man with his own wife, the wife not being 18 years, is not rape.” The above situation and reality of India’s legal provisions sound like it might be part of a badly written movie script. It is not – it is the miserable 14

October 12, 2017 6:40 AM Mob cheers on rape, killing of woman who served ‘forbidden fish’

A woman was raped, whipped and beheaded before a cheering mob in the Democratic Republic of Congo — as punishment for dishing up “forbidden fish” to a group of rebels who then drank her blood. The atrocity in the main square of Luebo, in the province of Kasaï-Occidental, occurred on April 8 and was captured in stomach-churning video that only emerged 13

October 6, 2017 10:32 PM Live Adom Praiz: The mantle has indeed fallen on The Mettle

Welcome to the 8th edition of Adom Praiz here at the magnificent Perez Dome in Accra. Patrons are entering in ceaselessly in a way that throws up imaginations of how triumphant Israel entered the promised land, Canaan. Well, this promised land here won't take you 40 years to reach. It will take you 50 cedis. It is now the Preye hour. He was a drop out, nearly 135

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 15