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Prudential Life funds three institutions in COVID-19 relief initiatives

Prudential Life Insurance Ghana (“Prudential”), a leading insurer in the country, has today announced their partnership with three institutions; United Way Ghana, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the School of Languages, University of Ghana to fund projects that are set to impact over 23,000 Ghanaians. United Way Ghana is bringing together local expertise in […]

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U/W: Police on manhunt for persons who stripped and assaulted teacher

The Upper West Regional Police Command is on a manhunt for a gang of men who allegedly beat up a teacher and stripped him naked after accusing him of sleeping with a married woman in Wa. In a statement issued and signed by the Regional Police Public Relations Officer, Inspector Gideon Boateng, the Command said […]

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Make the young socially distance before locking down over-50s, Boris Johnson is warned

Boris Johnson was told he should prioritise getting young people to follow social-distancing rules before targeting over-50s with another lockdown tonight. Officials have drawn up radical plans that could see millions of people asked to stay at home if a second wave of coronavirus infections takes hold. Under one option, people aged between 50 and […]

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Diamonds don’t interest me – I’m High Street and I’m staying that way!

Jane Fallon’s new novel Queen Bee features a nice woman with unruly hair who likes to dress in denim and trainers. Right now I am looking at Jane who is a nice woman with unruly hair pinned into a straining top knot, who happens to be wearing denim and trainers and I am thinking to […]

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NASA astronauts emerge from SpaceX Dragon Capsule after splashing down in the Gulf of Mexico

NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken splashed down in the Gulf of Mexico aboard SpaceX’s Dragon capsule and have emerged from the cabin, stepping foot on Earth the first time in 63 days.   NASA control dispatched a welcome to the astronauts: ‘Thank you for flying SpaceX.’  The spacefairing heroes will be flown in a  […]

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Police officer slams crowd who filmed and CHEERED his teenage attacker

A police officer who was brutally attacked by a teenager while responding to an assault has blasted the baying crowd who filmed the onslaught. Disturbing footage from Friday night shows Pc Adam Brown sprawled on the road in Thrales Close, Luton, while a 17-year-old rains down punches. The Bedfordshire Police constable was repeatedly battered in […]

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Rugby star Israel Folau REFUSES to take a knee before Catalans Dragons’ defeat by St Helens 

Israel Folau controversially refused to take a knee before Catalans Dragons Super League game against St Helens on Sunday. Players from both teams marked the return of rugby league behind-closed-doors at Headingley by taking a stance against racism, as they joined referee Ben Thaler in dropping to one knee for a few seconds in support […]

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NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken land their SpaceX Dragon capsule in the Gulf of Mexico

NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken have returned home, marking the end of a historic mission that brought space flight back to US soil. The team splashed down off the coast of Pensacola, Florida in the Gulf of Mexico at 2:48pm ET, following a two-month mission on the International Space Station. NASA control dispatched […]

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Furious locals slam nightclub bosses after venue became first in UK to reopen

A nightclub in Lancashire has controversially become the first in the UK to reopen after lockdown despite a government ban. The venue lies less than six miles from areas in the north western county which have been placed back on partial lockdown following a spike in Covid-19 cases.  Residents in five nearby boroughs of Lancashire […]

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Kanye West tries to get on presidential ballot in Ohio with 5,000 signatures needed by Wednesday

Kanye West has continued his road to presidency and has now made efforts to get on the ballot in Ohio – a key wing state that could decided who sits in the Oval Office after November.  His latest focus on the Buckeye state comes after a tumultuous month that included a bizarre first campaign rally […]

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Muslim pilgrims observe social distancing rules on the final day of the hajj pilgrimage

Muslim pilgrims circled Islam’s holiest site along socially distanced paths Sunday in the final ritual of the hajj, the smallest in modern history as Saudi authorities sought to prevent a coronavirus outbreak. Only up to 10,000 Muslims took part in the hajj, a far cry from the 2.5 million who took part in the five-day […]

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4More 4Nana; Vote for Nana Addo in 2020 elections- Afia Schwarzenegger

– Advertisement – Despite the rumors that it was former president John Dramani who bought Afia Schwarzenegger her house, she has abandoned the former president seeking to be the president of Ghana again. In a new video that has surfaced on social media, Afia Schwarzenegger is urging all her followers and Ghanaians to vote Nana […]

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Let’s intensify education on COVID-19 – MCE urges 

The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for the Awutu Senya East Municipal Assembly, Michael Yaw Essuman Mensah, has indicated that a lot more is needed to be done in the area of educating Ghanaians on the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). This, he said, had become necessary because many of the citizenry are still taking the virus […]

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SpaceX Dragon deorbits carrying NASA astronauts Dough Hurley and Bob Behnken

SpaceX Dragon has deorbited, completing one of the final stages before splashing down in the Gulf of Mexico. NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken are traveling inside the capsule and are returning home following a historic two-month mission on the International Space Station. The SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft undocked from the International Space Station Saturday […]

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Border Farce! Labour blasts Home Office over ‘dangerous’ scenes at Heathrow

A leading Labour MP has today blasted the Home Office over the ‘dangerous’ scenes at Heathrow Airport, where passengers were forced into massive queues with little social distancing amid claims of a lack of Border Force staff at passport control. Nick Thomas Symonds, Labour’s Shadow Home Secretary, described yesterday’s scenes at the London airport as […]

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Fears millions of new homes will be rushed through in Government’s major planning shake-up

Mass developments could be rushed through without full consultation from locals under the government’s radical overhaul of the current planning system, experts fear. Boris Johnson is planning to revolutionise the process as part of a ‘once-in-a-generation’ reform that will divide the country into three types of land: areas earmarked for ‘growth’, those for ‘renewal’ and others […]

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Hearts legend Osei Kuffour ties the knot in the USA with former Kotoko star Stephen Oduro as his best man

Accra Hearts of Oak legend Emmanuel Osei Kuffour ended his bachelorhood days by tying the knot with Gloria Fokuo in the United States of America on Saturday. The 44-year-old, who featured prominently for Hearts of Oak, AshantiGold and Asante Kotoko, had his former Kotoko teammates Stephen Oduro as his best man for the event. The […]

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Dutch-born Ghanaian Jeremie Frimpong strikes as Celtic record big win in Scottish Premiership opening day

Amsterdam-born Ghanaian wizkid Jeremie Frimpong struck for Celtic in their 5-1 hammering of Hamilton on the opening day of the Scottish Premiership on Sunday afternoon. French forward Odsonne Edouard opened the scoring for the giants in Glasgow after Scottish left back Greg Taylor set him up for the opening goal of the game. Frimpong’s pace […]

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VIDEO: Didier Drogba swarmed by fans as he submits nomination forms to contest for Ivory Coast Football Federation Presidency

Didier Drogba, a two-time African Footballer of the Year and a four-time Premier League winner, submitted his nomination forms to contest for the Ivorian Football Federation Presidency. The Chelsea legend was mobbed by a large crowd on Saturday eager to watch him submit his candidacy before the deadline for next month’s Ivory Coast Football Federation […]

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Vodafone Introduces Business Runway Series to Empower SMEs

The enterprise unit of Vodafone Ghana, Vodafone Business has launched Business Runway Webinar Series to empower Small and Medium Scale Enterprise (SMEs) with the requisite skills, insights and opportunities that will enable them manage and build thriving businesses. The knowledge-sharing platform, which is also aimed at building the capacities of SMEs and sharing best practices […]

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Ghanaians on Twitter tell Arsenal striker Edward Nketiah not to consider playing for Black Stars in reaction to Ghana FA congratulatory tweet

Numerous Ghana football fans besieged the Ghana Football Association twitter page to react to a congratulatory message tweet from the FA to Arsenal striker Edward Nketiah. Nketiah, 21, lifted the English FA Cup with Mikel Arteta’s Gunners after coming off the bench to play in their 2-1 come-from-behind win over Chelsea on Saturday. Saturday’s trophy […]

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This Week in Africa’s Quest to Quell the COVID-19 Pandemic

African COVID-19 Weekly Digest The Covid-19 pandemic, which initially barely had an effect on the African continent, has now reached levels that raise concern for the World Health Organization (WHO) as the spread of the virus might overwhelm the public health systems of certain countries. Even with some numbers being daunting, many Africans are not […]

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Border closure must not affect livelihood of frontier communities – Togbe Afede

The President of the National House of Chiefs, Togbe Afede XIV has called for a human face approach to the border closure to mitigate livelihoods of communities at the frontiers. He said the “benefit of nationality” has eluded residents of border communities requesting for mitigating approaches. Togbe Afede, doubling as the Agbogbomefia of Asogli State, […]

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Fights break out on Brighton seafront as drinkers flout Covid rules

Tempers flared at one of the country’s most popular seaside resorts as drinkers flocked to the beach and others flouted social distancing rules amid soaring temperatures across the UK this weekend. As temperatures hit 72F in Brighton, East Sussex, an argument between two women erupted into violence with crowds of bystanders cheering them on.  Security […]

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Political back and forth between NPP, NDC ‘ludicrous’ – PPP National Chairman

The Progressive People’s Party (PPP) National Chairman, Nana Ofori Owusu, has criticised Ghana’s two main political parties for, in his view, a lack of substance in their debates over the years. Speaking on The Big Issue, Mr. Owusu described the recent back and forth between the National Democratic Congress and the New Patriotic Party as […]

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Petroleum Holding Fund for 2020 Q1 drops by $124m as against 2019 Q1

A new report by the Bank of Ghana shows that the country received a total of 310.14 million dollars into Ghana’s Petroleum Holding Fund (PHF) for the first half of 2020. Compared to same period in 2019, the figure dropped by $124. 34 million dollars as the figure for last year was $434.48 million dollars. […]

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Sad: Joe Mettle weeps as he announces the death of his ‘son’, Kayci Owusu

– Advertisement – It’s been said many times that not only blood makes one family. This is true for Joe Mettle as he mourns the death of gospel musician, Kayci Owusu whose closely to Joe Mettle was the envy of all. They had a father and son relationship. The award-winning Gospel musician from Ghana, Joe […]

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NDC candidate for Ketu South calls on EC to address logistical challenges

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Parliamentary Candidate for the Ketu South Constituency, Dzifa Abla Gomashie has called on the Electoral Commission (EC) to address all logistical challenges at registration centres to avoid disenfranchising the people. She said it was important the Municipal EC office provided adequate logistics such as canopies, seats and enough biometric registration […]

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Ellen DeGeneres will NOT quit her TV show insists exec, despite cancellation rumors

Ellen DeGeneres will reportedly not quit her eponymous TV  show despite a slew of recent allegations regarding a toxic work environment riddled with sexual misconduct, according to an internal email. The speculation around Ellen’s career comes after one current and 10 former employees alleged the overt positivity of The Ellen DeGeneres Show was underscored by […]

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