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COVID-19 Private Sector Fund launches anti-stigmatization campaign

The COVID-19 Private Sector Fund in partnership with the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC), the National Commission on Civic Education (NCCE), Ghana Psychological Association, Ghana Medical Association and Global Media Alliance have joined forces to launch an awareness campaign titled “Let Love Lead. End The Stigma”. The campaign plans to fight the stigma and discrimination […]

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Thomas Lane, one of the four Minneapolis cops charged in George Floyd’s death, posts bail

Thomas Lane, 37, who had been held in lieu of $750,000 cash bail, was freed shortly before 4:10pm from the Hennepin County Jail One of the four fired Minneapolis police officers charged in the death of George Floyd posted bail and was released from custody Wednesday afternoon. Thomas Lane, 37, who had been held in lieu […]

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Shocking footage shows Hackney police officer wrestle with suspect as passersby take selfies

Shocking footage appears to show a police officer being punched in the head as he wrestles a suspect to the ground in East London this afternoon.  Passersby could be seen posing for selfies as the officer and suspect rolled around on the pavement in Hackney.  As the suspect shouts, a group begins to gather and […]

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Kumasi: Two suspected robbers killed in shoot-out with police

Police in the Ashanti Region have gunned down two suspected armed robbers during a shoot out at Santasi, a suburb of Kumasi. The Regional Police Command deployed a team of officers to the area upon a tip-off about a robbery operation last night. Two of them were killed in the process while a police officer […]

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Koforidua: Bees chase away MP, DCE, others from event

The Member of Parliament for New Juaben North, Nana Adjei Boateng, the Municipal Chief Executive, Comfort Asante and a host of other dignitaries including traditional rulers were forced to run for cover as a swarm of bees attacked them at the Koforidua community centre where a public function was being held. Two of the victims […]

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Coronavirus UK: Boris Johnson announces ‘support bubble’ policy

Boris Johnson tonight gave the green light for two households to merge into ‘support bubbles’ from Saturday, but only if one of them contains just one adult.  The plans will allow couples who live in separate homes to reunite – if one of them lives alone.  They would then be allowed to interact as though they […]

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Woyome recounts experience working with Gaddafi [Video]

Businessman and member of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Alfred Agbesi Woyome, has disclosed that he once worked with former Libyan leader Muammar al-Gaddafi. In an interview on Citi TV‘s Face to Face program, Mr. Woyome revealed that he was inspired by his uncle to work with the Libyan revolutionist and leader. He explained that […]

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Audio of Nana Romeo asking a lady for sex before giving her loan surfaces

– Advertisement – Accra FM presenter Nana Romeo has found himself in trouble after an audio of him asking a lady for sex in exchange for loan popped up on social media. From te audio, on can conclude that the lady requested for some amount of money from the popular presenter as loan. But the […]

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Cops confirm two sets of human remains were found at Lori Vallow’s husband’s home

Family members have confirmed that one set of children’s remains found on the property of Lori Vallow’s husband Chad Daybell were identified as her son, Joshua ‘JJ’ Vallow (pictured) Family members have confirmed that one set of children’s remains found on the property of Lori Vallow’s husband Chad Daybell were identified as her seven-year-old son, […]

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JK Rowling reveals she was sexually assaulted in her 20s as she hits back in ‘transphobia’ row 

JK Rowling has revealed she was sexually assaulted in her 20s and told of her scars of domestic violence from her first marriage as she spoke out after being accused of transphobia.  The Harry Potter author appeared to confirm for the first time that she had suffered domestic abuse, describing her first marriage to Portuguese […]

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Stranded Ghanaians in UK to be evacuated on June 17

Evacuation of stranded Ghanaians in the United Kingdom will be done on June 17, 2020. The Ghana Mission in the United Kingdom made this known in a statement outlining guidelines for evacuation. Evacuees have been asked to pay the negotiated rate of fare to the airline tasked to transfer them to Ghana. The statement indicated […]

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Fisherman goes missing on Afram River after Tuesday’s downpour

A fisherman is feared dead on the Afram River in the Eastern Region after Tuesday’s downpour in the area and most parts of the country. The father of two, identified only as Eric from Nketepa, a fishing Community in Kwahu South District was caught up in the rainstorm while fishing on the river at about […]

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George Floyd’s brother begs Congress to reform police and asks what a black man’s life is worth

Philonise Floyd, the brother of George Floyd who predicted that his death ‘is going to change the world,’ pleaded with Congress to reform law enforcement and asked what a black man’s life is worth in today’s world.     In his testimony to the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, Floyd recalled May 25, the day his brother […]

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RuffTown insider promises to leak sex tape of Wendy Shay and Bullet

– Advertisement – RuffTown record signee Wendy Shay is just two years in the industry but the controversies surrounding her as uncountable. One rumour that has been going around since her introduction into the music scene is that she is more than a signee to Bullet who is the CEO of the label. Yesterday during […]

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Even as he begged for his life, George Floyd called Derek Chauvin ‘sir’, his brother says

Human rights activist Martin Luther King III said that protesters are finally now being heard, after he recently tweeted, “As my father explained during his lifetime, a riot is the language of the unheard.” King said that the protests after George Floyd’s death will not change racial inequities in America right away, but can be […]

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Tackling racial, economic inequalities [Interview]

Angry African-Americans saying enough is enough. The death of a black man in the United States late May has ignited fury the world over.George Floyd, died just minutes after a white police officer kept his knee around his neck for alleged forgery. Private autopsy report indicates that the 46-year old died of cardiac arrest over […]

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#CitiBusinessFestival: ‘Leveraging Technology For Business Growth’ with Ebo Richardson

On this edition of the on-air series of the Citi Business Festival on the Citi Breakfast Show, Kojo Akoto Boateng speaks to the Chief Enablement Officer of Absa Ghana, Ebo Richardson. The topic discussed was ‘Leveraging Technology for business growth.’ The Citi Business Festival 2020 is sponsored by Absa and supported by the GIPC. Citi […]

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Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury reach a ‘financial agreement’ for TWO world-title fights

Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury have agreed to face each other not once, but twice, after successful talks between both camps, promoter Eddie Hearn has revealed. Discussions over a mouthwatering Battle of Britain, which would see all four major world heavyweight titles on the line, have been ongoing for months. And now Hearn, who represents […]

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Boris Johnson accused of ‘flailing’ over schools reopening

Frustrated parents have today been left looking down the barrel of yet more weeks of home schooling while the government stymies a return to the classroom.  As Boris Johnson and Keir Starmer traded blows in the Commons today, with the Labour leader accusing the PM of ‘flailing around’, families were forced to vent their anger […]

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Ghana coronavirus: Cases pass 10,000 mark; FDA to vet rapid test kits

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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Inflation rises to 11.3% in May 2020 as food prices continue to go up

The continuous rise in prices of food items pushed Ghana’s inflation up to 11.3% in May 2020. This means that between May 2019 and the same period in 2020, the prices of items have increased by 11.3%. This figure is also 1.7 percentage points higher compared to the 10.6% inflation recorded in April 2020. The […]

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Verify Green Book projects yourself if you doubt my achievements – Mahama to critics

Former President John Dramani Mahama has urged critics of his infrastructural achievements during his tenure of office to get a copy of the Green Book to verify his projects. John Mahama who is also the National Democratic Congress’ flagbearer for the 2020 general elections insisted that his projects “are all documented in the Green book […]

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One Show presenter Amol Rajan wins huge praise over his report on Little Britain and racism

Amol Rajan, a regular host on The One Show, won huge praise from BBC viewers after they said he gave a ‘masterclass’ in reporting on last night’s News at Ten – and he later revealed he’d delivered it on just ‘three hours’ sleep’. The programme’s Media Editor admitted he’d ‘never had such a positive reaction’ […]

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#CitiBusinessFestival: Archie Hesse urges collaboration with banks and fintechs to boost E-commerce payments

Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems (GhIPSS) Limited, Archie Hesse, has advised  merchants who intend to start serious commercial business in the E-commerce space to collaborate with the banks and fintechs to facilitate payments. According to him, the payment system is a key enabler for online business transactions. Speaking on […]

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Kenya coronavirus: 3,094 cases; recoveries pass 1,000 mark

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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Nigeria coronavirus: 13,464 cases; record 663 new cases; Kaduna ‘reopens’

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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Kensington Palace gardener reveals 75 per cent of his team has been furloughed

Kensignton Palace’s head gardener has revealed 75 per cent of his team has been furloughed amid the coronavirus crisis.  Graham Dillamore, Gardens and Estates Operations Manager at Hampton Court Palace and Kensington Palace, shared the revelation on LinkedIn alongside a photo of him on site in the Sunken Gardens of Kensington Palace.    The Kingston-based manager […]

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Stalled projects within La Dade-Kotopon to be completed soon – MCE

The Chief Executive of the La Dade-Kotopon Municipal Assembly, Solomon Nikoi Kotey, says he remains committed to executing developmental projects in the area. He said the renovation of the La General Hospital and the La Market Complex projects continue to be his major focus. The Municipal Chief Executive, who was speaking at the first ordinary […]

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Ethiopia MPs approve Abiy’s stay in power amid poll delay tensions

June 10: MPs back extending Abiy’s term amid election delay Ethiopia’s upper parliamentary chamber, House of Federation (HoF), has approved an extension to the mandate of the current parliament as well as regional parliaments and councils. “The House of Federation has approved a decision to extend the term of all assemblies until international health institutions […]

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Disabled man jokes that his private parts are not ‘proportionate to his body’ and ‘work wonderful’

A disabled man in an interable couple has joked about the proportion of his private parts while opening up about intimacy with his loving abled-bodied girlfriend.  Shane Burcaw, 27, from Pennsylvania, was born with Spinal Muscular Atrophy, a neuromuscular disease that causes muscles to deteriorate over time. He has been in an electric wheelchair since […]

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