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Oil drilling in WCTP block 2

Oil prices decline amid concerns over weaker demand

Oil prices fell on Tuesday as traders worried about a global economic slowdown, which could weaken energy demand. The West Texas Intermediate...

U.S. blockchain startup aims to challenge eyeball economy, social media giants

Civil Media Company, a New York City-based blockchain-for-journalism startup, has set itself an ambitious task of building a trusted web through blockchain technology to...
oil-gas refinery

Oil prices sink after roller-coaster ride amid U.S.-Iran tensions

Oil prices plunged over 4 percent on Wednesday after a roller-coaster ride as market participants assessed the possibility of a global crude supply disruption...

Hollywood mogul appears in NY court for sex crime trial

Hollywood magnate Harvey Weinstein appeared in a court here on Monday, marking the start of his long-awaited sex crime trial. Weinstein, 67,...
petroleum revenue

Oil prices rise amid geopolitical tension

Oil prices continued to rise on Monday after the U.S. military killed a senior Iranian commander, sparking concerns that the heightened Middle East tensions...

Commey fails in title defence as second round knock down dazed him

Ghana’s Richard Commey lost his International Boxing Federation ((IBF) Lightweight title in a dramatic fashion, when he was knocked out in the second round...

Heat up for health: Benefits of Infrared Sauna therapy

Infrared sauna creates unique light waves that cause positive radiation effects in the human body. It is believed the waves are capable of altering...
UBS outlook

UBS outlook for 2020: Geopolitics, trade to weigh more on global growth, investor sentiment

Global economic growth and investor sentiment will be increasingly eclipsed by geopolitical woes in 2020, including U.S.-China trade tensions and the next U.S. presidential...
Duke Micah

Duke Micah returns on December 7 in New York

Ghana’s bantamweight contender, Duke Micah, will return to the ring for the second time this year on December 7 against a yet-to-be-announced opponent. Micah will...
Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo

African first ladies confer with private investors in New York

First ladies from across Africa have met some strategic investors in New York, USA, to promote their initiatives and developmental projects undertaken in their...

The realities of climate change cannot be ignored – President Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo said the realities of climate change has become impossible to ignore as there were scientific and mathematical truths...

Helicopter crashes into Hudson River in New York, pilot rescued

A helicopter fell short of the landing pad and crashed into the Hudson River in New York City on Wednesday afternoon, injuring one person...

Oil prices rise amid concerns over global supply

Oil prices increased on Wednesday, as investors' concerns over global supply offset an increase in U.S. crude stockpiles. U.S. commercial crude oil...
Dr George Oppong

DCI Ghana and Others Give Presentation on Child protection

The Defense for Children International (DCI) Ghana, has been selected to speak on child protection and related issues at a United Nations (UN) political...

InsureTech Startup gets US$6Million funding to provide climate insurance for Ghana farmers

WorldCover, the insuretech startup which launched out of Y Combinator in 2016 and provides affordable satellite enabled climate insurance to smallholder farmers in emerging...
New measles vaccine

NYC Suburb County Takes Measures to Control Measles Spread

A county in the northern suburb of New York City has banned unvaccinated children under the age of 18 from public spaces as the...
International Olympic Committee (IOC)

IOC Awards Gender Equality Advocates with Trophies

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) held an awarding ceremony to honor six models and change-makers in advancing women and girls in and through sport...
Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande Pays Tribute to Mac Miller in New York

The 'god is a woman' hitmaker chose to include one of the late rapper's song in the playlist of music before the show opened...
Boeing shares suffered more than 10 per cent decline in the week when a wave of countries suspended the aerospace giant’s 737 Max jets in the wake of the deadly crash in Ethiopia. Courtesy.

Boeing Shares Fall Badly Due to 737 Max Jet Crisis

Boeing shares suffered more than 10 percent decline in the week when a wave of countries suspended the aerospace giant's 737 Max jets in...

U.S.: 11-Year-Old Detained for Refusing to Recite Pledge of Allegiance

Major U.S. airlines will offer passengers gender options other than "male" or "female" in their ticketing process, U.S. media reported. U.S. industry trade group Airlines...
American Airlines Group,

U.S Airlines to Give Non-Binary Passengers A Gender Option

Major U.S. airlines will offer passengers gender options other than "male" or "female" in their ticketing process, U.S. media reported. U.S. industry trade group Airlines...

Oscar Night to be celebrated in New York & London

The Academy will once again host live Oscar® viewing parties in New York and London for its members and invited film industry guests on...
mobile payments

Melinda Gates suggests that mobile phones could transform women’s Lives

Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, said Tuesday that mobile phones were most powerful in the hands of the world's...
Adelaide And Melbourne

Arctic Summers Reported to be the Hottest for 115,000 years

Researchers have discovered in detail that the Arctic is experiencing the hottest temperatures in 115,000 years, according to new findings published by a recent...

China will capture the world’s biggest retail market in 2019

China may overtake the United States as the world's biggest retail market this year, according to a report published Wednesday by research firm eMarketer. The...

Ghana To Host Africa Climate Summit

The provisional program for Africa Climate Week 2019, which is being hosted from 18–22 March in Accra, Ghana, has now been published online –...
E Cigarettes

New York: Governor Increase Age Tobacco and e-cigarette sales to 21

Governor of U.S. New York State Andrew Cuomo announced a proposal on Saturday to raise the minimum age for tobacco and electronic cigarette purchases...
A journalist talks to a policeman at the street beside the U.S. Census Bureau headquarters after shooting happened at the bureau in Suitland, Maryland, the United States, April 9, 2015. A guard at the U.S. Census Bureau headquarters was shot and critically wounded Thursday, local media reported. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu)

U.S. Mall Shooting Leaves One Injured

At least one person was shot and wounded at a shopping mall in the U.S. state of New Jersey on Friday night, media here...

U.S. AT&T slammed for deceiving consumers over 5G

U.S. telecommunications giant AT&T has been criticized by its rivals for misleading consumers into believing that its upgraded 4G service is 5G. Some Android...
Ebola volunteers

American doctor under close surveillance for Ebola

An American citizen will be transported privately to Nebraska Medical Center for monitoring after possible exposure to the Ebola virus while providing medical assistance...