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Boris Johnson says protesters who harm police will face ‘the full force of the law’ after clashes

Boris Johnson has said activists who harm the police or property during Black Lives Matter protests sparked by the killing of George Floyd will face ‘the full force of the law’. The Prime Minister posted a video message to the nation from his Twitter account this evening following a weekend of mostly peaceful demonstrations in […]

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Footage of Ely police officer surfaces, telling a driver he pulled him over ‘because he was black’

Police have launched an internal inquiry after footage of police officer saying he pulled a driver over because he was black surfaced last week. Cambridgeshire Police says the footage, taken in Ely in July 2015, is being ‘examined’. The video was shared last Friday, ahead of a weekend of Black Lives Matter protests across the […]

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Video: Funny Face’s ex-wife finally returns his daughters to him?

– Advertisement – Funny Face in recent times has gone haywire over the absence of his twin daughters, Ella and Bella after his ex-wife Ama Vanessa took them from the house far from his reach. READ ALSO: Funny Face gives ex-wife and mother-in-law one-week ultimatum to return his daughters The comic actor has his name […]

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Open All Hours and Gavin and Stacey: The filming locations for Britain’s favourite TV shows MAPPED

It’s a tour of Britain with a TV twist. UKTV Play has produced a fascinating map of the filming locations of some of Britain’s most-loved TV shows. And for a bonus, MailOnline Travel has matched some of the shows’ scenes with pictures of the real-life filming locations, which you can see below. A map produced […]

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Absa achieves substantial completion in three-year separation programme from Barclays

Absa Group, one of Africa’s largest financial services providers, is celebrating substantial completion of its separation programme from Barclays PLC, three years after the start. The separation, one of the largest and most complex corporate programmes of its kind, followed Barclays PLC’s 2016 decision to reduce its shareholding in the African group to a minority […]

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Rotimi steals lines from Ofori Amponsah’s song after pulling down Drew’s song over copyright

– Advertisement – Nigerian American singer Olurotimi Akinosho, known professionally as Rotimi after he reported Mr Drew’s ‘EAT’ to be pulled down by YouTube has found himself in a similar situation. READ ALSO: Video of Mr. Drew featuring Stonebwoy taken down by YouTube As it earlier circulated weeks ago, Highly Spiritual signee Mr Drew had his […]

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Grace Anim-Yeboah writes: How your business can thrive in time of crisis

The World Health Organization on March 11, 2020 declared the outbreak of the viral disease COVID-19 as a pandemic. The virus has since plagued the globe with over 5.1 million cases in circa 200 countries as at today. World economies and businesses have taken a great hit with about 65% of the global economy imposed […]

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Financier sues Barclays for £1.6bn over ‘concealed’ Qatari loan

A financier who claimed she was called ‘the tart’ by a Barclays executive has accused bank bosses of misleading her, shareholders and the market when negotiating investment deals during the 2008 financial crisis. Amanda Staveley, who runs private equity firm PCP Capital Partners, is suing the bank for £1.6 billion in damages after Barclays bosses reportedly agreed […]

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Increasing BOST margin by 100% amidst COVID-19 insensitive – Sammy Gyamfi

The National Communication Officer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Sammy Gyamfi has accused the President, Nana Akufo-Addo of being insensitive to Ghanaians for increasing the BOST margin, a tax component on petroleum products, by 100 percent. Ghanaians beginning June 1, 2020, started paying more for fuel at the pumps following Cabinet’s decision to increase […]

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Black Lives Matter protestor says he vandalised Churchill statue

The Black Lives Matter protester who claims he ‘tagged’ the statue of Winston Churchill said he did it because he believes Britain’s greatest Prime Minister was a ‘confirmed racist’ who cared more about colonialism than black people. The masked young man, who is being searched for by the Metropolitan Police today for the vandalism in […]

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New York City enters phase one of coronavrius lockdown reopening

New York City takes its first steps to reopening on Monday after nearly three months in lockdown, with retailers finally being allowed to open their doors again to provide curbside pick up, but much of the city remains closed.  Dine-in service at restaurants and bars remains prohibited, gyms are closed and hair salons and offices […]

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Oguaa Traditional Council cancels 2020 Fetu Afahye

The Oguaa Traditional Council has cancelled the 2020 Oguaa Fetu Afahye which was again set to take place in Cape Coast. According to the traditional council, this has become necessary following the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. In a statement sighted by Citi News, it noted that traditional rites and rituals will be performed despite […]

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Black Lives Matter protests: Priti Patel vows ‘justice’ for ‘thugs’

Boris Johnson believes Britain is not a racist country and backed police to arrest any Black Lives Matter supporter who attacked officers or defaced statues, his spokesman said today Downing Street has said the toppling of the monument to 17th century slave trader Edward Colston in Bristol yesterday was an ‘act of criminal damage’ as Avon […]

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Hearse carrying the body of George Floyd arrives at Houston church

The moon is seen behind the Fountain of Praise church where services will be held for George Floyd on June 8, 2020 in Houston Texas. – Democrats vowed June 7, 2020 to press legislation to fight systemic racism in US law enforcement as the battle for change triggered by the police killing of George Floyd […]

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Impact investor, I&P to support more SMEs in Ghana

International impact investor, Investisseurs & Partenaires (I&P), says it is looking forward to supporting more Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) that are vital to Ghana’s long-term economic growth. The firm has invested 3 million euros in a leading private healthcare provider, New Crystal Health Services (NCHS), to make quality healthcare accessible and affordable to […]

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Reebok and hundreds of athletes cut ties with CrossFit after founder Greg Glassman ‘Floyd-19’ tweet

Reebok and athletes around the world have cut ties with CrossFit after founder Greg Glassman tweeted ‘it’s FLOYD-19’ after the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), said racism and discrimination is a public health issue that needs an urgent response. The research firm tweeted a statement from its director Christopher Murray who said that […]

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Black Lives Matter protests: Volunteers scrub ‘Churchill was a racist’ graffiti off statue

A group of volunteers including four Army cadets cleaned up a memorial to Winston Churchill in London this morning after it was defaced by activists during yesterday’s violent Black Lives Matter protests. The men scrubbed graffiti off the statue one day after the phrase ‘was racist’ was added in spray paint by protesters below the […]

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Commissioner for Oaths contests CPP General Secretary slot

A Commissioner for Oaths, Eben Agbenya, on Sunday said he is ready to contest the General Secretary slot of the Convention People’s Party (CPP) to restore the founding principles of the Party. He said he decided to run as the CPP General Secretary because he believes that the current state of the Party was not […]

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Deloitte Ghana appoints Gloria Boye-Doku as Partner, Tax & Regulatory Services

Deloitte Ghana has appointed Gloria Boye-Doku as its new Partner of Tax and Regulatory Services, effective 1 June 2020. A press statement issued by the firm said, “As partner responsible for GES, Regulatory & Immigration Services in Ghana, Gloria will continue to support the Lead Tax Partner in Ghana in executing our strategic vision of […]

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Piers Morgan rages at lawyer for one of four Minneapolis cops charged with George Floyd’s murder

Piers Morgan this morning confronted the lawyer acting for one of four Minneapolis cops charged with murdering George Floyd.  In a confrontational interview, Morgan took on Earl Gray who is acting for Thomas Lane, a rookie cop who stood by as Mr Floyd is pinned to the floor by his neck under the knee of police officer […]

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NLA licenses five private sector lotto operators under Act 844

The National Lottery Authority (NLA) has signed a historic partnership agreement with the Veterans Administration, Ghana (VAG) which gave NLA the sole power to regulate, manage and supervise the operations of VAG lottery. The agreement between the NLA and VAG, which granted licenses to some Private Sector Lotto Operators under Act 844 such as Lotto […]

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Accused police officer to appear in court for the first time, two weeks after George Floyd’s death

In the UK city of Bristol, protesters on Sunday pulled down a statue of a 17th-century slave trader while demonstrating in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. The demonstrators tied the 5.5-meter (18ft) bronze statue of Edward Colston, with rope before toppling it, to cheers from the surrounding crowd. Activists were later seen rolling […]

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Foreign students won’t study at British universities without cut in fees if courses are online

Thousands of foreign students have said they won’t come to Britain to study for degrees if the courses were put online without a reduction in fees. Last week, university leaders unveiled a series of proposals for easing out of lockdown – which included using a ‘blended’ learning approach, with a mix of online and face-to-face […]

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