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WHO set to resume hydroxychloroquine trial as treatment COVID-19

The World Health Organization (WHO) will resume its trial of hydroxychloroquine for potential use against the coronavirus, its chief said on Wednesday, after those running the study briefly stopped giving it to new patients over health concerns. The U.N. agency last month paused the part of its large study of treatments against COVID-19 in which […]

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Nana Addo acclaimed as NPP presidential candidate for 2020 polls

The governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) has acclaimed the President,  Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as its presidential candidate for the 2020 general elections. A statement issued by the General Secretary of the party, John Boadu on Wednesday, June 3, 2020, said, ” the Party has  resolved to acclaim the sole candidate who had filed his […]

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Madeleine McCann’s parents REFUSE to believe she is dead

Madeleine McCann’s parents refuse to believe their daughter is dead until her body is found, a close friend said tonight. Kate and Gerry cling onto a glimmer of hope that Maddie could still be alive as police probing her disappearance have sensationally revealed a prime suspect in a huge breakthrough in the 13-year mystery. As […]

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Gambia demands probe after US police shoot dead diplomat’s son

The Gambia has demanded a “credible” investigation after the son of a diplomat was shot dead by US police. Thirty-nine-year-old Momodou Lamin Sisay was shot after a car chase in Georgia on Friday morning, according to the preliminary investigation by Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI). He was pronounced dead on the scene. The police said […]

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Three other George Floyd cops are CHARGED with aiding and abetting murder

All four of the officers involved in George Floyd’s death have now been charged and face 40 years behind bars. Thomas Lane, J.A. Kueng and Tou Thao were all present when Derek Chauvin knelt on Floyd’s neck in Minneapolis on Monday for eight minutes and 46 seconds.  On Wednesday afternoon, the Minnesota AG charged the […]

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Business Secretary Alok Sharma is tested for Covid-19

Business Secretary Alok Sharma has been placed in isolation having felt ill earlier today in the House of Commons chamber.  He has been tested for Covid-19, a spokesperson confirmed.  According to a statement from his department: ‘Secretary of State Alok Sharma began feeling unwell when in the chamber delivering the second reading of the Corporate […]

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Ex-Black Stars defender John Paintsil reveals fighting teammate at 2002 AFCON, says there was no Unity in camp

Ex-Ghana International John Paintsil reveals an unpopular confrontation with his former Black Stars teammate Emmanuel Osei Kuffour during the 2002 Africa Cup of Nations in Mali. Occurrences at the team’s camp eighteen years ago are being revealed after former defender Samuel Osei Kuffour also made a revelation about the poor living condition of the team […]

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Trade Minister pledges to revamp Komenda Sugar Factory after COVID-19

The ban on foreign travels due to the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the processes of getting the Komenda Sugar Factory back to life. This is according to the Minister of Trade and Industry, Alan Kyerematen. The Factory has not been fully operational after it was commissioned by President John Mahama in 2016. In June 2019, […]

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‘Major’ breakthrough in hunt for Madeleine McCann as police identify German suspect

Detectives investigating Madeleine McCann’s disappearance have revealed a new prime suspect in a huge breakthrough 13 years after she disappeared.  The 43-year-old German, currently in jail on an unrelated matter, has not been named by British police but was living in a campervan in Praia da Luz in Portugal around the time Maddie disappeared on […]

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Tracey Boakye finally shows the beautiful face of her daughter on social media

Tracey Boakye finally shows the beautiful face of her daughter on social media Kumawood actress, Tracey Boakye has shown off the beautiful face of her newly born baby girl for the first time.  READ ALSO: First photo of Tracey Boakye’s newborn baby surfaces on social media The actress has taken to social media to share […]

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Credit Mahama for new Tema motorway interchange – Agbodza to Akufo-Addo

Ranking Member on the Roads and Transport Committee of Parliament, Kwame Agbodza, is the government to give credit to former President John Mahama for the newly constructed Tema Motorway Interchange. In an article, the Adaklu Member of Parliament described as shameful, the “posture the President is seeking to exhibit with plans to take credit for […]

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Ex-Hearts ‘livewire’ Winful Cobbina powers Tirana close to UEFA Champions League dream

Former Hearts of Oak steamroller Winful Cobbina popularly known by local fans as ‘livewire’ scored the opening goal for FK Tirana in their 3-1 away win over KF Bylis in the Albanian top-flight league on Wednesday afternoon. The 28-year-old smashed home the opening goal after outfoxing his marker inside the box before rifling home with […]

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Coronavirus UK: Heathrow CEO slams 14-day quarantine plan

Heathrow’s chief railed against the quarantine place today warning there is a danger of the ‘health pandemic becoming an unemployment pandemic’. Home Secretary Priti Patel today insisted that a 14-day quarantine for UK arrivals is ‘essential to save lives’ – but confessed it would hit businesses hard.   She defied a significant Conservative revolt to tell […]

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George Floyd’s roommate says he would NEVER use fake cash, take drugs and barely drank alcohol

The $20 bill that instigated the arrest of George Floyd and its tragic consequences may not have been a fake – and if it was, Floyd would have never intentionally used counterfeit cash, his roommate claims.   Floyd’s roommate of four years, Alvin Manago, 55, exclusively told DailyMail.com that Floyd was a stand-up guy and if […]

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Everyone will be safe during voters’ registration exercise – A/R Minister assures

The Ashanti Regional Minister, Simon Osei Mensah says security agencies in the Region will ensure the safety of residents should the Electoral Commission (EC) give the green light for the compilation of the new voters’ register. The Commission undertook a pilot registration in the region on Tuesday as part of its preparation towards the exercise. […]

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South Sudan president’s relative shoots, kills 5 persons in Juba

The office of the president in South Sudan confirmed a shooting incident in the capital Juba, early Wednesday morning. A statement signed by press secretary Ateny Wek Ateny said the president was “saddened about the shooting incident that occured in Sherikat, Juba.” The statement voiced the president’s condemnation and said a full probe was underway. […]

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Hajia4Real and best friend, Nadia now dating each other’s ex-boyfriend

– Advertisement – It seems these Slay Queens are living their own lives and will do anything as long as they can to survive especially when it involves money. Hajia4Real is one of the popular Slay Queens in Ghana who has made a name for themselves in the Slay Industry and she is damn rich […]

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Ghana coronavirus: 8297 cases; govt defends ban on football

Ghana is West Africa’s most impacted nation behind Nigeria, at a point in May 2020, Ghana led the regional case load. June has started with progressive lifting of more virus restrictions. President Akufo-Addo in his tenth address announced that whiles borders remained closed, some categories of academic institutions are allowed to resume, religious places can […]

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Lea Michele reacts to Glee co-star Samantha Ware’s claims

Lea Michele has issued a public apology to Samantha Ware amid claims she made her life ‘a living hell’ during her stint on Glee.  The actress, 33, vowed to ‘be better in the future’ and admitted her ‘privileged position and immaturity’ had contributed to causing pain to her former co-star, 28, in a lengthy statement posted […]

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Equatorial Guinea sacks WHO rep over coronavirus statistics

Equatorial Guinea joins Burundi in the league of countries that have asked World Health Organization, WHO, country representatives to leave. The AFP news agency reported the development citing a document from the foreign ministry and a source at the UN health agency The order to leave is allied to COVID-19 statistics. Representative Triphonie Nkurunziza is […]

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Ethiopia coronavirus: 1,486 cases; community transmission headache

Ethiopia is one of East / Horn of Africa’s least impacted nations as compared to rate of COVID-19 case growth and infection of its neighbours. A state of emergency lasting five-months has been imposed by the Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed led government. All land borders have since been shut as a virus control measure with […]

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Tanzania coronavirus: US embassy issues alert, risk of contraction ‘high’

June 2: US issues health alert for Dar es salaam The United States embassy in Dar es Salaam has issued a health alert over the lack of transparency of government over the handling of COVID-19 crisis. The Embassy’s statement comes a week after the ambassador was summoned by the foreign ministry over an earlier statement. […]

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‘Suspicious’ car ‘collides with two pedestrians’ in London

Police were searching a ‘suspicious’ car and have arrested a driver after it ‘collided with two pedestrians’ in an upmarket area of London today. Officers were called to Sloane Square in the west of the capital on Wednesday lunchtime and found the vehicle abandoned. The two victims were taken to hospital and offices near the crash […]

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Kenya coronavirus: 2,216 cases; record 54 recoveries

Kenya continues to battle the COVID-19 pandemic with cases steadily rising each day. Government have locked down a handful of counties including the capital Nairobi and imposed a night-time curfew as part of containment efforts. This rolling page will continue to give updates on major occurrences as relates to the East African country. You can […]

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Party officials shocked over suspension of pilot voter registration in Western Region

Some party officials in the Western Region have expressed shock over the Electoral Commission’s suspension of the pilot voter registration exercise in the Western Region on the final day of the pilot. After the EC registered 73 persons in the Western Region on the first day of the pilot exercise with minimal challenges, the Western […]

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#CitiBusinessFestival: Tax analyst urges compliant businesses to apply for tax reliefs

Tax Analyst, Dr. Abdallah Ali Nakyea, says businesses that want to benefit from government’s available tax incentives should ensure they comply with all the necessary requirements by law. The Ghana Revenue Authority has reviewed the due dates for the filing of tax returns and payments of same to cushion businesses from the impact of the […]

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Nigeria coronavirus: 10,819 cases; mass infection of health workers

Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country, became the third African country to record over 10,000 cases of COVID-19. The milestone was reached on May 31 when 307 new cases took its tally to 10,162. As Africa’s biggest economy, the federal government has continued to enforce regulations across the board even though most state governments have moved […]

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Covid-19 R rate rises to 1.95 in Berlin: Authorities switch ‘traffic light’ warning systems to red

The Covid-19 R rate has risen to 1.95 in Berlin prompting authorities to switch one of their ‘corona traffic light’ warning systems to red. The number of active cases in the German capital rose to more than 300 on Tuesday, with another 35 cases recorded as compared with 23 new cases the day before. Berlin’s […]

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