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August 17, 2017 1:02 AM Scientists potentially narrow MH370 search area to 3 spots

CANBERRA, Australia — Scientists have potentially narrowed the search area for the missing Malaysian airliner to three specific locations in the southern Indian Ocean through new satellite and drift analysis of the 2014 crash released Wednesday. But the Australian Transport Safety Bureau cautioned that the drift analysis by Australian science agency

August 16, 2017 10:13 PM Mass burials after devastating Sierra Leone mudslide

People rush to bury their dead amid fears of disease outbreak in one of the worst disasters that has killed over 300. Facing the threat of disease, people in Sierra Leone on Wednesday began burying hundreds of victims of a mudslide that swept away homes on the edge of the capital, Freetown, in one of Africa's worst flood disasters in living memory 1

August 16, 2017 9:42 PM Kenyan Democracy’s Missed Opportunity

Last Tuesday, Nairobi felt like a city awaiting the apocalypse. Streets normally clogged with traffic were eerily quiet. Grocery-store shelves had been largely emptied of supplies. Anxious wealthy residents booked flights out of town, conveniently scheduling their summer vacations to avoid the chaos of a Kenyan national election. The Chinese government 1

August 16, 2017 8:48 PM Marikana massacre no different to Sharpeville massacre

Marikana - The President of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) Joseph Mathunjwa says the 2012 Marikana massacre is no different to the 1960 Sharpeville massacre. Muthunjwa said the Marikana incident, however, happened under the constitutional democracy. “It is shameful that the same people who claim to have liberated us and who condemned 1

August 16, 2017 8:13 PM How Google Home and the Amazon Echo give a new twist to the home phone

The death of the landline has been well-documented for years, as cellphones have become the primary phone for the majority of Americans. But now, thanks to tech companies' obsession with the smart home, the home phone is making a comeback. Google has announced that starting Wednesday it is adding hands-free calling to its Google Home smart speaker and Home Hub. Anyone 1

August 16, 2017 7:17 PM South Africa's Marikana widows: Still seeking justice

Five years on since 34 miners were killed during a wage strike in South Africa, the families of the victims are still seeking justice - and an apology. An official inquiry established by President Jacob Zuma put much of the blame for the deaths, which came to be known as Marikana massacre, on the tactics used by police to disperse the 3,000 strikers 1

August 16, 2017 6:40 PM Naa Ashorkor Returns To Work After Giving Birth

Media Personality Naa Ashorkor has resumed work months after she gave birth. Ashorkor gave birth to her first child, a boy, some three years after she married. Prior to taking an extended leave, she was the host of mid-morning show ‘The Zone’ on Starr 103.5 FM, and also hosted ‘Tales From The Powder Room’ on GHOneTV. Nana Aba Anamoah, her colleague at the Ridge-based 1

August 16, 2017 4:52 PM GRA Closes Down Two Hotels Over Tax Infractions

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has shut down two hotels in Accra for failure to issue VAT/NHIL invoices. This follows investigations conducted by the BNI that showed only 3 out of 42 businesses issue VAT invoices to customers who patronized goods and services. The hotels; Adeko and New Haven which are among the 42 investigated, will face various degrees 1

August 16, 2017 11:51 AM Boateng leaves Las Palmas for personal reasons

Kevin-Prince Boateng has left Las Palmas by mutual agreement, the La Liga club have announced. The former AC Milan and Tottenham attacking midfielder had three years to run on his deal with Las Palmas, having signed a contract extension in May. But Las Palmas attributed the 30-year-old's departure to "personal reasons of an irreversible character" 1

August 16, 2017 10:54 AM Boateng’s Las Palmas contract terminated after three months

Ghana international Kevin-Prince Boateng and Spanish outfit Las Palmas have reached an agreement to bring their association to an end, the club have announced. The shocking revelation comes just three months after the 30-year-old extended his stay with the side by another three years, having completed an initial a one-year stint at Estadio Gran Canaria 2