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  • Paul Manafort’s ‘lavish lifestyle’ highlighted in indictment

    October 31, 2017 1:16 AM 24

    A few years before he became Donald Trump’s campaign chairman, longtime Republican political operative Paul Manafort went on a spending spree with money funneled through a network of offshore bank accounts, a federal indictment unsealed Monday alleges. He bought a $1.5 million brownstone in a trendy New York neighborhood, and a $1.9 million home in Arlington

  • Republicans In Congress Aren't Afraid Trump Will Fire Mueller

    October 31, 2017 12:23 AM 28

    Republicans on Capitol Hill dodged questions on Monday about special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, even after the sweeping probe resulted in charges against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his business associate earlier in the day. The indictment disclosed on Monday

  • Congressional Republicans tiptoe carefully around charges leveled by Mueller

    October 31, 2017 12:11 AM 29

    They sidestepped it. They expressed alarm but not outrage. They said Congress should consider taking action. But they cautioned against moving too aggressively. Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s decision to charge three former officials from President Trump’s campaign sparked an array of responses from congressional Republicans Monday. But there

  • Somali baby born at 32,000ft

    October 30, 2017 11:16 PM 27

    An unexpected passenger joined a flight in Somalia after a baby boy was born mid-air, Jubba Airways has confirmed to the BBC. The flight was travelling from Hargeisa, the capital of the self-declared republic of Somaliland, to Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, on Saturday, the Dubai-based airline said. The woman, who was seven-months pregnant, started to feel contractions

  • Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia attends Global Business Forum

    October 30, 2017 8:15 PM 18

    Accra, Oct. 30, GNA - The Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, left Accra last night for Dubai, United Arab Emirates, to attend the 2017 edition of the Global Business Forum on Africa. The Forum, organized by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, is under the theme “Next Generation Africa” and will take place at Dubai’s Madinat Jumeirah from November

  • Nordic investments in Ghana to see a boost

    October 30, 2017 8:04 PM 30

    Accra, Oct. 30, GNA - Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, says investments from Norway and other Nordic countries into Ghana and Africa will soon see a boost as government continues with its efforts to facilitate investments, trade and partnerships. Dr Bawumia, who was a Guest Speaker at the 2017 Nordic-African Business Association (NABA) in Oslo Norway

  • Kenyan President Kenyatta wins 98 percent of vote in repeat election

    October 30, 2017 6:03 PM 31

    NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya’s incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta won 98 percent of the vote in a repeated election in which an opposition boycott helped lower turnout to 39 percent, the electoral commission said on Monday. The announcement touched off small protests in a few opposition strongholds but also celebrations in pro-Kenyatta areas. Veteran opposition

  • Kenya president wins 98% of vote in repeat of disputed election

    October 30, 2017 5:58 PM 29

    Supporters of opposition leader prevented polling stations from opening in 25 constituencies Kenya's incumbent president Uhuru Kenyatta won 98 per cent of the vote in a repeat presidential election in Kenya, although only 39 per cent of voters turned out due to an opposition boycott, the country's electoral commission said on Monday. The announcement

  • Bisa Kdei Commence Europe Tour

    October 30, 2017 4:33 PM 27

    Multiple award winning Ghanaian musician Bisa Kdei has officially begun his Europe tour. The tour which is expected to have Bisa Kdei perform for over 10 cities in Europe, started on October 28th till December 16th. Bisa Kdei beginning the tour from Austria had an amazing fan love on stage last weekend with a sold out concert. The “Mansa” hitmaker left Ghana

  • Polish Man Dies After Setting Self On Fire In Protest

    October 30, 2017 11:28 AM 26

    A man who set himself on fire in Warsaw earlier this month has died, Polish media reported Monday, with his family saying he acted in protest against Poland’s rightwing government. The 54-year-old man identified only as Piotr S. died Sunday after “failing to regain consciousness”, according to an obituary notice posted by OKO.press, an independent Polish