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ABUL TAHER visits Jungle camp in Calais, saying you pay a fee and they’ll keep putting you on a boat

Sitting cross-legged outside makeshift shelters, the men pore excitedly over tide charts, trying to plot the most favourable time to cross the English Channel. The new Jungle camp in Calais, a scrubby field near the main hospital, is a kind of tented waiting room. So few made it to Britain from the infamous old encampment, […]

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Police partially close Oxford Street after man is stabbed in broad daylight 

A teenager has died after a horrific stabbing in ‘broad daylight’ on London’s Oxford Street, with the police saying they have launched a murder investigation. Three males have since been arrested in connection with the investigation, but Met police gave no further details about the trio.  Shoppers watched on in horror as the police and […]

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DJ Khalid reacts after watching a dance video from Ghanaian dancers

– Advertisement – Two young Ghanaian dancers namely Juvinel and Vell who form the group The Game Changers have seen another positive turn in their career. American DJ, record producer, and media personality, DJ Khaled, has taken to his official Instagram page to show massive love to these Ghanaian dance group. In his latest post on […]

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President attacks GOP mega-donor Sheldon Adelson for not spending more on his campaign

Donald Trump could have jeopardized one of the biggest cash injections for his campaign after he attacked GOP mega-donor Sheldon Adelson for not spending more, despite the Vegas mogul pledging at least $100 million to help his reelection.  The president blasted one of his biggest benefactors over the weight of his campaign donations in a heated phone […]

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Yvonne Okoro and Joselyn Dumas also fought over a sugar daddy after he bought them different car

– Advertisement – According to showbiz critic, Arnold Asamoah, famous actresses, Yvonne Okoro and Joselyn Dumas, had a sugar daddy issue that was hardly showcased but shocked the entertainment industry. Reports of celebrities making money for an expensive lifestyle through dating rich men isn’t new to the entertainment industry in Ghana as secrets keep unfolding […]

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Body of a swimmer has been pulled from a water-filled quarry after he ‘got into difficulty’

A man in his 20s has drowned after getting ‘into difficulty’ in a water-filled quarry as temperatures soared today. The man’s body was pulled from the water at Bawsey Pits near King’s Lynn in Norfolk earlier this afternoon, police confirmed.  Emergency services were called to the scene at about 11.30am on Saturday after the man […]

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Troops fire tear gas on Beirut protesters who hurl them back as streets brim with violence

A group of protesters led by retired Lebanese army officers stormed the foreign ministry in central Beirut Saturday and declared it the ‘headquarters of the revolution’. The takeover, which was aired live on local TV, happened as most of the security forces’ attention was focused on a tense demonstration against the ruling elite a few […]

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EC’s justification for compilation of new register unfortunate – Franklin Cudjoe

The Executive Director for IMANI Africa has downplayed the Electoral Commission’s (EC) defence for the compilation of a new register. Mr. Cudjoe argues that the numbers recorded during the mass voter registration exercise would not have been so different if the old register was used. He made the claim in response to the Deputy Chairman […]

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Councils beg staycationers heading to the coast to soak up today’s 95F sun elsewhere

Crowds of sun-seekers made an early trip to the coast this morning, with some even spending the night in tents, in anticipation of another sizzling day on Britain’s beaches – despite councils begging tourists to steer clear following yesterday’s ‘bedlam’. Record numbers packed the seafront on Friday, despite Government warnings, and with little signs of […]

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Ghanaian students must be taught how to learn, not how to pass [Article]

The biggest problem with the Ghanaian Educational System is that students are not taught how to learn. What makes this worse is that teachers don’t know that they need to teach students how to learn. And that’s mainly because at the teacher training institute, trainees are not exposed to learning methods as much as they […]

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Lebanese protesters demand government accountability for Tuesday’s explosion

A large crowd demonstrated in the centre of the Lebanese capital of Beirut on Saturday, demanding accountability for Tuesday’s huge explosion in the city. More than 150 people died and another 5,000 were injured; another 60 are still missing. The cause of the explosion still isn’t completely clear, but it’s been claimed that it was […]

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Katy Perry shows off her baby bump while dancing alongside car as fiancé Orlando Bloom drives

She is set to welcome her first child with fiancé Orlando Bloom any day now. Yet Katy Perry proved she isn’t ready to take it easy just yet, as she showcased her dance moves while her beau drove alongside her for a viral challenge.   The 13-time Grammy nominee, 35, bared her burgeoning baby bump as she […]

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Blast rocks military base in Somali capital, at least eight dead

A huge blast rocked a military base in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu near a stadium on Saturday, killing at least eight people and injuring 14, emergency workers said, and the militant group al Shabaab claimed responsibility. Soldiers opened fire after the explosion which sent clouds of smoke into the sky, said Halima Abdisalan, a mother of […]

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Akuapem Poloo lauds Cardi B in latest video

– Advertisement – Famous Ghanaian social media celebrity, Rosemond Brown, widely Known as Akuapem Poloo seemingly has not given up on her ‘twin sister’; American rapper, Cardi B. Akuapem Poloo has eulogized Cardi B in her latest post on Instagram showing so much admiration for the rapper’s latest music video; WAP featuring Megan Thee Stallion. […]

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Telcos reject allegations of under-declaration of tax

The Ghana Chamber of Communications has refuted the claim that the implementation of the Common Platform (CP) has uncovered under declaration of taxes by mobile network operators. The Minister of Communications, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful was answering questions on the floor of Parliament on Friday, August 7, 2020, when she said an estimated amount of GHS300 million […]

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Thousands of NHS nurses and healthcare staff march through UK streets in protest over pay

Thousands of NHS workers are taking to the streets of the UK to protest against their exclusion from a recent public sector pay rise announcement. Anger is mounting as NHS workers were overlooked in the latest round of public sector pay rises – despite more than 500 NHS and social care staff dying from Covid-19. Unite, […]

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Mauritius declares environmental emergency as grounded ship leaks large amounts of oil

The prime minister of Mauritius has declared a state of environmental emergency after a Japanese-owned ship that ran aground in July began spilling large amounts of fuel into the sea. Pravind Jugnauth tweeted that the MV Wakashio represented a ‘great danger’ for Mauritius and admitted that the country didn’t have the skill or expertise to […]

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Firefighters from four counties tackle Surrey wildfire as 100 residents from mansions are evacuated

Firefighters from Surrey, West Sussex, Berkshire and Hampshire rescue services are all battling to save the ‘Beverly Hills of England’ from a huge wildfire in Surrey which has devastated 150 acres of countryside so far. Sixty gated properties – home to over 100 people – have been evacuated from the luxurious Heather Drive in Ascot, […]

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I’m A Celebrity 2020 stars to swap bikinis for thermals as show moves from Australia to north Wales

I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! will boast a different look when it returns to screens this winter, as filming has been moved from Australia’s balmy Queensland to a village in north Wales. While viewers have become accustomed to seeing celebrities boost their careers by donning bikinis and going shirtless as they sweat […]

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WASSCE riot: GES sanctions could harm affected students – Kwesi Aning

Dr. Kwasi Aning Prof Kwesi Aning says the Ghana Education Service lacks the spine to discipline students lately, especially in second-cycle institutions. His opinion comes after some students attacked invigilators and caused chaos in the ongoing WASSCE in parts of the country. The GES after the incident, dismissed the riotous students, a decision Prof Aning […]

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Ministers consider Australian-style operation to use Navy to block migrant boats

A man was found with empty lemonade bottles strapped to his body in a highly-dangerous bid to swim to Britain as desperate migrants turn to increasingly risky methods to cross the Channel. The man was found just four miles off the French coast as the number of people making the perilous crossing has increased in recent […]

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Vital Kamerhe appeal hearing against corruption charges postponed again

Supporters of Vital Kamerhe gathered in Kinsasha on Friday only to discover the appeal hearing of the former chief of staff to Democratic Republic of Congo President Félix Tshisekedi had been postponed again. It has now been pushed back a further two weeks to August 21st. Mr Kamerhe was found guility in June of embezzlement, […]

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Sanctions meted out to 14 deviant WASSCE candidates harsh – Ablakwa

A former Deputy Minister of Education, Okudzeto Ablakwa has described as “harsh”, the punishment given to the 14 Senior High School students who were involved in acts of indiscipline and vandalism during the ongoing West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). The 14 students have been dismissed and barred from writing their remaining papers in […]

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Tracey Boakye and Mzbel went dirty on social media due to unruly anger- Safina Haroun

Tracey-Baokye-Safina-Haroun-Mzbel If Tracey and Mzbel were to be aspiring for this year’s presidency I think with the publicity they’ve amassed in this short while, it would have given them a good start lol.. just kidding. READ ALSO: Tracey Boakye and Mzbel are villagers – Social media users charge on them Now, to the main issue. […]

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Ken Agyapong’s application for stay of execution of Kweku Baako’s defamation judgment dismissed

The High Court in Accra on Friday, August 7, 2020, dismissed an application for stay of execution brought by outspoken Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Mr. Kennedy Agyapong against a defamation suit won by the Editor-in-Chief of the New Crusading Guide newspaper, Abdul Malik Kweku Baako Jnr. Mr. Agyapong had asked the High Court, […]

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‘Explosion’ at Sussex port sends thick black smoke cloud that can be seen for miles into the sky

Firefighters are tackling a huge blaze tearing through an industrial building in Newhaven. Huge plumes of thick black smoke billowed from the unit and nearby residents are being urged to keep doors and windows closed. Witnesses have reported a ‘big explosion’ in the building – which is just yards away from the port.  East Sussex […]

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Pair me with Stonebwoy to face-off in a dancehall battle – Jupitar to Asaase Radio

– Advertisement – Ghanaian Dancehall general, Jupitar is calling for a face-off between himself and 1GAD Stonebwoy. READ ALSO: I deserve a faceoff with Shatta Wale and not Stonebwoy- Samini Following the launch of Asaase Radio’s clash to crush COVID-19 musical battle between Stonebwoy and Shatta Wale, Jupitar has called on the organizers to spice […]

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