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Showing posts from February 23, 2018

Children 'forced to watch rape' in South Sudan

Children in South Sudan have been forced to watch their mothers being raped and killed, the UN says.

I Will Treat Crime as Crime - Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu Declares

Ghana's first Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu has stated that he will treat crime as crime and nothing else as he goes about the discharge of his duties in the high office he has assumed.

People’s Celebrity Awards Winners To Receive Prizes On February 28

Spyderlee Entertainment, a subsidiary of the Group Ndoum (GN) and organizers of the People’s Celebrity Awards Ghana, have announced that award winners of the scheme shall receive their prize package on February 28th, 2018.

Tisha Campbell files for divorce from husband Duane Martin

Tisha Campbell-Martin has reportedly filed for divorce from her husband Duane Martin, People confirms. The couple, who were married for more than 20 years, made the announcement via Campbell’s rep on Feb. 22.

Nigeria state: Put your child in school, or risk jail

Nigeria’s oil-rich Bayelsa state is threatening parents who do not make sure their children go to school with jail terms.

Snapchat’s market value dropped by $1.5 billion after Kylie Jenner tweeted she doesn’t use the app anymore

Snapchat's parent company lost some $1.3 billion in market value on Thursday after reality star Kylie Jenner tweeted the above message asking if she was the only person who no longer uses Snapchat.

President Akufo-Addo Swears In Martin Amidu As Special Prosecutor

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Friday, 23rd February, 2018, swore into office Martin Alamisi Burns Kaiser as the Special Prosecutor.

GYEEDA Scandal: Abuga Pele Jailed 6-yrs, Assibit Gets 12

An Accra High Court today, Friday, February 23, 2018, sentenced the former National Coordinator of the Ghana Youth Employment and Entrepreneurial Agency [GYEEDA], Abuga Pele, and the Chief Executive Officer of Goodwill International Group, Philip Assibit, to twenty six years in jail on various counts including willfully causing financial loss to the state.

President Akufo-Addo Leaves For Togo, United States Of America, And Germany

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, left Ghana on Friday, 23rd February, 2018, for a 10-day visit to Togo, the United States of America, and Germany.

Deputy Australian Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce resigns over sex scandal

Australia's Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce said Friday he will resign following weeks of controversy after he announced he was expecting a baby with a former staff member.

Tanzanian woman jailed 5-yrs for smuggling ‘cocaine’ to Ghana

A Tanzanian food vendor who was arrested at the Kotoka International Airport by officials of Ghana’s Narcotics Control Board, [NACOB], has been handed a five-year jail term in Ghana.

Photos: Catholic University Wins 3rd Edition Of ‘Duapa Challenge’ By British Council

Representatives from the Catholic University College of Ghana put up the most convincing pitch to win the 3rd edition of the ‘Duapa Challenge’ – beating University of Ghana, Ashesi University, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, , Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration.

Zoomlion Is Happy With Any Restructuring Or Review Of Sanitation Module Of YEA

Zoomlion Ghana Limited has clarified it is not pocketing a substantial amount of the management fee it charges on the Sanitation Module of the Youth Employment Programme at the expense of beneficiaries.

21 people sentenced to death for terror offences in Egypt

A court in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, has sentenced 21 people to death for terror offences, with the approval of the country's most senior Muslim cleric.

Komla Dumor Award 2018: Seeking a rising star of African journalism

The BBC is seeking a rising star of African journalism for the BBC World News Komla Dumor Award, now in its fourth year. 
Journalists from across the continent are invited to apply for the award, which aims to uncover and promote fresh talent from Africa.