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Boko Haram

Boko Haram Ambushes and Kills 23 Chadian Soldiers

At least 23 Chadian soldiers lost their lives in an ambush by the terror group Boko Haram in the night from Thursday to Friday,...
Microsoft Windows 10

Microsoft to reimburse aggrieved customer for unwanted windows 10 installation

The Finnish Consumer Disputes Board (CDB) has ordered Microsoft to compensate a Finnish man for unauthorized installation of Windows 10, local media reported on...
One of the sites where the illegal miners operate. One of the sites where the illegal miners operate.

Pit cave in at Kubekrom-Abease kills 14 miners

Fourteen small-scale miners were killed on Monday at Kubekrom-Abease in southwestern Ghana when the pit they were mining in caved in on them, local...
Cecilia Anim

British Monarch Elizabeth II awards Ghanaian-born nurse

A Ghanaian-born clinical nurse specialist, Cecilia Anim has been awarded the Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) by the...
Pak Taliban Says No Less Than Sharia Law

Taliban asks Trump to review policy in Afghanistan

Taliban outfit has asked the new U.S. administration to review its policy in Afghanistan and withdraw all the foreign forces from the insurgency-plagued country,...

Body Of Suspected Swiss Attacker Found

Swiss police said they found the body of the man suspected of a shooting rampage at an Islamic center in Zurich, dead of an...
Mrs Mona Helen Quartey, Deputy Minister of Finance

Ghana adopts prudent debt management: deputy minister

Deputy finance minister Mona Quartey said on local radio on Friday that such measure was geared towards propelling the country to desired economic growth. ...
Ghana Health service

Ghana says have strong surveillance system to prevent dengue outbreak

Dr Emmanuel Kojo Tenkorang, Western Regional Director of Health Services, said the surveillance systems and response mechanisms in Ghana are able to detect...

Ghana’s Elections 2016: Visually impaired will be able to cast ballot

Head of Gender and Disability at the EC, Abigail Nutakor said that the Commission had procured enough tactile ballot jacket for all polling stations...

Elderly statesman cautions Ghanaians against inciting ethnic politics

Kweku Baprui Asante, a diplomat in the First Republic, told local media that with just three weeks to the country's general election, peddling such...
Myanmar military

Border trade activities stop due to conflicts in Myanmar’s northern state

At present, no traffic is allowed to pass through the route near Muse, Kutkai and Lashio townships which are the economic centers of Shan...
Armored helicopters convoy cargo helicopters during the annual joint military exercise Foal Eagle between South Korea and the United States in Pocheon, northeast of Seoul, March 25, 2015. (Xinhua/Seongbin Kang)

South Korea and Japan to sign military intelligence pact this week despite opposition

The bilateral pact to directly exchange military intelligence on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) would be referred to a cabinet meeting on...

Truck driver arrested after train crash in northern Netherlands

At around 12:00 p.m. local time (1000 GMT), the driver of a milk truck hit a passenger train, wounding several people. The exact circumstances...
Afghan security forces gather around a destroyed vehicle following a suicide bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan, March 25, 2015. The suicide bombing that rocked Kabul city on Wednesday killed six people and injured 31 others, Kabul Police Chief Abdul Rahman Rahimi said. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

IS claims responsibility for suicide attack in Kabul

An insurgent named Talha Khurasani blew himself up next to a vehicle carrying members of the security unit protecting senior government officials in the...

S.Korean prosecutors request investigation into president over confidante scandal

The Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office in charge of probe into the Choi case was quoted as saying that it had delivered to the...
Ghana-Election

Ghana allows live broadcast at collation center for December election

Osei, who was addressing the Editor's Forum in Accra, said the move would ensure utmost transparency in the December 7 presidential and parliamentary...

Chinese textile firm to invest US$300 million in Ghana’s SADA zone

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to that effect has been signed between the government of Ghana and the CNTAC. Signing on behalf...
Charlotte Osei EC Boss

Ghana’s electoral body says court must adjudicate on legal issues

Following the EC's decision to disqualify 13 candidates contesting in this year's presidential election, some of the political parties have taken the electoral body...
Ghana Police

Ghana’s anti-terror squad defuses bomb at minister’s home

The report said it is not clear who planted the explosive material. Local private radio, Adehye FM, reported that personnel of the...
accident or road crash

Morocco records 11 deaths from road accident

Citing the delegate of the health ministry in the city of Berrechid, Mustapha Farih, the daily Akhbar Alyaoum said that 18 other people were...
Court

17 courts in Ghana selected to handle electoral disputes

The breakdown of the courts are Greater Accra, six; Ashanti and Western Regions, two each; Eastern, Central, Upper West, Upper East, Northern, Volta and...

Ghana: dismissed army recruits threaten GAF authorities

The recruits, who accused the GAF authorities of unfair treatment after they were unceremoniously dismissed, have threatened to join the terrorist groups, ISIS or...

Ghana’s military, Police Ready for Election Troublemakers

Colonel Aggrey-Quarshie, Director of the Public Affairs of the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF), told local radio Citi News that the military would intervene to...
EC Boss, Charlotte Osei

Ghana’s electoral commission suspends presidential filing fees

EC Chairperson Charlotte Osei announced the suspension when the presidential candidate of the main opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo filed...
plane

Six people died when a German plane crashed near Skopje

The plane took off from Italy's Treviso and it planned to land in Macedonia to be supplied with fuel, according to media reports. The plane...

Ghana’s two public sector workers stage strike

While workers of the Government Hospital Pharmacists Association (GHOSPA) are protesting over wage-related issues, those of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) are up...

Suspected Boko Haram militants kill 5 in Niger

The attackers, believed to belong to the extremist group Boko Haram, rode into the village of Toumour on camels on Friday night. They burnt...
A Syrian man pushes a wheelbarrow past collapsed buildings in the northern Syrian town of Manbij as civilians go back to their homes on August 14, 2016 more than a week after the Arab-Kurdish alliance, known as the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), pushed the Islamic State (IS) group out of the city. (AFP/Xinhua)

Almost 5,000 people needs to be moved from Damascus

Over 4,000 civilians will be evacuated to displacement shelters in government-controlled areas, while 700 rebels will hand over their heavy and medium weapons which...
Paralympic

Rio games: NPC appeals for support

The President of the NPC, Cornelius Adjah Coffie, said his outfit was finding it difficult to securing sponsorship for the contingent hence their decision...
Hajj flight

Ghanaian Hajj pilgrims make maiden flight to Saudi Arabia from Tamale

The first batch of 500 pilgrims out of a total of 1,500 from the Northern, Upper West and Upper East Regions of Ghana are...