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Moscow says it will close US consulate in St Petersburg and expel same number of diplomats from nations that have expelled Russians

Russia is on a retaliation spree. Moscow has said it will expel 60 diplomats and close the US consulate in St Petersburg in retaliation for the expulsion of Russian diplomats over the poisoning of an ex-spy in Britain.

Head of State Awards Scheme Will be Adequately Resourced to Reach 500,000 Youth by 2020 - President Akufo Addo

President Akufo Addo has assured management and Board of Trustees of the Head of State Awards Scheme that he will ensure that the scheme is adequately resourced in order to reach 500,000 Ghanaian youth by the year 2020. As a first sign of his commitment to the scheme, he announced that he has taken an executive decision to move the Awards Secretariat to the Office of the President for the direct supervision of the scheme by the Presidency.

Nigeria’s Ebonylife, Sony Pictures sign TV co-development deal

EbonyLife Ltd and  Sony Pictures Television (SPT) have  announced that they will co-develop three exciting new scripted TV projects, with SPT set to distribute internationally.

Rapper Fabolous facing charges in domestic violence incident

Rapper Fabolous is facing domestic violence charges in New Jersey.

BNI boss reassigned, not sacked – Kan-Dapaah

The Minister of National Security, Albert Kan-Dapaah has told citinewsroom.com that the Director of the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) William Akwasi Appiah has been reassigned and not sacked as is being speculated.

Uganda newspaper's 'wine for abuse stories' contest angers readers

A Ugandan newspaper has been forced to apologise after offering women the chance to win a bottle of wine - in return for their stories of abuse.

Ghanaian, 4 others held hostage by Nigerian pirates

Five persons on board a Ghanaian fishing vessel, which was allegedly hijacked on Monday, have been taken hostage by the pirates.

Flagstaff House renamed Jubilee House on Akufo-Addo’s birthday

President Akufo-Addo has renamed the seat of government – Flagstaff House – to Jubilee House.

Cassper Nyovest reunites with Ghanaian dancehall icon, Stonebwoy on new music

South Africa- born Cassper Nyovest, who easily spearheads contemporary hiphop on the continent, is currently in Ghana to sample the culture and record with counterparts from these parts.

President Trump's personal doctor to replace Veteran Affairs secretary, David Shulkin who is being forced to resign

Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin will resign soon and President Donald Trump has said that he will nominate his personal doctor, Ronny Jackson, to succeed him.

New ROK Channel for Ghanaian movies, series & West African music launches this April On DStv & GOtv

MultiChoice Africa and ROK are excited to announce the launch of a brand-new channel ROK 3 on DStv and GOtv on Thursday, 5 April 2018.

Malala Yousafzai returns to Pakistan six years after Taliban attack

Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai returned to her native Pakistan on Thursday, for the first time since she was shot by militants in 2012. The then-15-year-old was targeted after she began publishing a blog about life under Taliban rule.

Indomie has a special Easter gift for Accra

Come Easter Monday, Accra is all set to witness a never-seen-before noodle festival – Indomie Fest – where you will get an opportunity to taste Indomie from the best joints in town, each serving a signature ‘Love It Your Way’ Indomie meal.

We’re not building a military base in Ghana – US reiterates

The United States of America has reiterated that claims of the US building a military base in Ghana are false and misleading.

23 Ugandan radio stations shut down for ‘promoting witchcraft’

No fewer than  23 radio stations have been shut down by Ugandan authorities for “promoting witchcraft’’ and trying to con people out of money.