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Facebook restricts news outlets connected to political entities

Facebook is banning US news outlets with ‘direct meaningful ties’ to political groups from its News tab, as well as claiming news exemptions from the site’s advertising rules.  These publishers are now required to undergo an authorization process and have a ‘Paid for by’ disclaimer when running ads about social issues, elections or politics.  Such organizations […]

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‘Mahama’s record of incompetence has already spoken very loudly’ – Bawumia

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has once again taken a swipe at former President, John Dramani Mahama. Dr. Bawumia insists that the incompetence of Mr. Mahama speaks loudly for him even in opposition. According to Dr. Bawumia, the promises Mr. Mahama is making ahead of the December 7 polls makes one wonder if he [John […]

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Thunderstorm warnings across UK as nation braces for flash flooding, but sun continues elsewhere

An amber thunderstorm warning has been issued for large parts of the country this evening as lightning strikes and hailstones ‘the size of gobstoppers’ signal a dramatic end to Britain’s record-breaking 97F heatwave. The nation is now bracing itself for a week of storms while flash floods ravage Scotland after days of sizzling temperatures. The […]

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Involve youth in Ghana’s renewable energy development plan – SYND

The Strategic Youth Network for Development (SYND) a Non-Governmental Organization has launched a ‘Youth in Renewable Energy Movement’ campaign to increase participation of the youth in advocating for the use of renewable energy in Ghana. As part of commemorating the International Youth Day, which is hinged on the theme, “Youth Engagement for Global Action”, SYND’s […]

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Sarkodie’s disrespect for Stonebwoy caused the fracas with Angel Town- Ayisha Modi

– Advertisement – Ayisha Modi touted as Stonebwoy’s biggest fan, went to the defense of the Dancehall artiste as she claimed Sarkodie’s disrespect for him is what caused the brawl with Angel Town. Trending on all social media platforms is the story of how Stonebwoy was involved in a fracas with Sarkodie’s manager, Angel Town, […]

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Jihadists Take Possession of Mozambican Gas-Rich Town

Islamic Terrorism Mocimboa da Praia, a major port situated in the Northern oil-rich region of Mozambique, was taken over on Wednesday by Islamist extremists i.e. a group of jihadists. According to local media and military sources, this comes after a series of attacks that occurred recently in the area The digital daily, Moz24Horas, reported that […]

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Yaa Pono blasts Stonebwoy after his fracas with Angel Town

– Advertisement – Bhim Nation president, Stonebwoy is currently trending on social media after news that he beat Sarkodie’s manager, AngelTown over a dispute at the premises for Sarkodie virtual concert rehearsals. Yaa Pono in a tweet urged Stonebwoy to be careful of how he easily draws his gun over the least provocation as things […]

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Instagram accused of illegally harvesting biometric data

A new class-action lawsuit has accused Facebook of illegally harvesting biometric data on its subsidiary platform Instagram with a photo-tagging tool that allegedly stores facial recognition data. The lawsuit, filed on Monday in state court in Redwood City, California, accuses the company of collecting, storing and profiting from the biometric data of more than 100 million […]

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Conservative MP tells Gary Lineker to offer mansion to migrants

A Conservative MP has suggested Gary Lineker should offer up his London home for migrants to live in after they illegally cross the Channel. Ashfield MP Lee Anderson, 53, slammed the Match of the Day host as a ‘virtue signaller’ while discussing the record number of migrants who have arrived in the UK on boats this […]

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Fraud cases in banking sector increase by 5.5% in 2019 – BoG report

New figures released by the Bank of Ghana show that fraud cases in the banking sector increased to 2,295 from 2,175, representing 5.5 percent in 2019. The marginal increase in the number of fraud cases according to the central bank could partly be attributed to the improved efforts by the Financial Stability Department to identify, […]

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Cops ordered police dog to attack a black man who was on his knees with his hands raised

This is the horrifying moment a police dog was ordered to attack a black man who was on his knees with his hands in the air, leaving him with injuries so severe that his leg may be amputated.  Salt Lake City police scrambled to the home of Jeffery Ryans, 36, after a call was made […]

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Tracey Boakye slept with Brother Sammy whiles seeing her baby’s daddy-Gloria Kani

– Advertisement – Gloria Kani in her mission to expose all the hidden truth about her friend Tracey Boakye following the dispute between Tracey and Mzbel has come out again to disclose that Tracey Boakye slept with renowned Gospel musician, Brother Sammy. Gloria recently in a video called out her friend to stop her utterances […]

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National Defense must handle probe into La Beach grenade explosion – BPS

The Bureau of Public Safety has called for National Defense, which is responsible for monitoring Ghana’s territorial borders, to take over investigations into the grenade explosion at South La Beach in Accra. The Bureau in a statement said the upcoming election made issues concerning public safety more sensitive. “We are indeed worried over this development […]

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Fraud cases in banking sector increases by 5.5 percent in 2019–BoG report

New figures released by the Bank of Ghana show that fraud cases in the banking sector increased to 2,295 from 2,175, representing 5.5 percent in 2019. The marginal increase in the number of fraud cases according to the central bank could partly be attributed to the improved efforts by the Financial Stability Department to identify, […]

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Fraud cases in banking sector increase by 5.5 percent in 2019–BoG report

New figures released by the Bank of Ghana show that fraud cases in the banking sector increased to 2,295 from 2,175, representing 5.5 percent in 2019. The marginal increase in the number of fraud cases according to the central bank could partly be attributed to the improved efforts by the Financial Stability Department to identify, […]

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999 calls rocket by 26% in Devon and Cornwall

Police have seen a 26 per cent increase in the number of 999 calls made in Devon and Cornwall as hordes of staycation holidaymakers descend on the region.  Devon and Cornwall Police experienced ‘unprecedented demand’ last weekend due to an influx of tourists, with officers noting a huge increase in calls for emergency services compared […]

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Namibia Rejects Inadequate German Reparations Proposal

Not acceptable was the response of Namibian President Hage Geingob in rejection of the German government’s proposal during negotiations that began in 2015 to atone for the gravity of the genocide committed against the Herero and Nama people of today’s Namibia between 1904 and 1908 during German colonial rule. Torture and Genocide Just under an […]

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Naana Jane and I will not engage in politics of insults – Mahama pledges

The flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress, John Dramani Mahama says he together with his running mate, Professor Naana Jane Opoku Agyemang will not engage in politics of insults ahead of the 2020 elections. According to him, the team is not perturbed by the numerous attacks and insults hurled at him and his running mate […]

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Christiana Awuni warns Ghanaians tagging slay queens as Kumawood actresses

– Advertisement – Ace Ghanaian actress, Christiana Awuni has cautioned some Ghanaians to stop describing every “Twi-speaking” slay queen on social media as a Kumawood actress. According to Christiana Awuni in an interview on Y3kasa TV, Ghanaians often confuse slay queens for Kumawood actresses which shouldn’t be the case because the Kumawood brand is strong […]

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COVID-19: Eight more die in Ghana; death toll now 223

Eight more persons have died from COVID-19 in Ghana taking the country’s death toll to 223. In its latest update, the Ghana Health Service (GHS) stated that 168 new cases have been confirmed increasing the national tally to 41, 572. Active cases have also reduced significantly to 2,029 after 39, 320 patients were declared recovered […]

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Coronavirus: UK confirms new cases and deaths

More than 1,000 Britons have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours for the third time in four days. The Department of Health today confirmed another 1,009 people were diagnosed with Covid-19, meaning the total number of infections stands at nearly 345,000. Yesterday, the country recorded its highest number of new cases in […]

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Biden and Harris to deliver first public remarks together in Delaware

Mark Makela/Getty Images Sen. Kamala Harris on Tuesday became the first Black and South Asian American woman chosen for national office by a major political party, when former Vice President Joe Biden named the moderate former prosecutor to be his running mate this fall. Harris, 55, has spent her career breaking barriers. In California, she was the first woman — […]

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AFCOP commends Vodafone Ghana for waiving MoMo transfer fees

The Alliance for Financial Consumer Protection (AFCOP) has commended Vodafone Ghana over its decision to remove all charges on money transfers from the network to other networks. Vodafone has announced it has removed all charges from Vodacash transfers to other networks in the country. The telecom giant said the move is to alleviate the financial […]

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Scotland train derailment: driver dies as carriage catches fire

How the Stonehaven train tragedy unfolded today 6.38am: Despite heavy rain overnight in the area, the train left Aberdeen station as normal, bound for Glasgow Queen Street.  6.53am: The train calls at Stonehaven station as normal, before departing and heading south.  Between 6.53am and 9.40am: After leaving Stonehaven, the train continued south, before encountering a landslip, […]

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Voters’ registration: Bono, Bono East, Ahafo regions lead in use of guarantor system

The Electoral Commission (EC) says the majority of Ghanaians who used the guarantor system to register for the new voters’ ID card, did so in the Bono East, Bono and Ahafo regions. The Chairperson of the Commission, Jean Mensa at a press conference in Accra on Wednesday said out of the about 16 million persons […]

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Ghana’s COVID-19 death toll hits 223; active cases now 2,029

Ghana’s active COVID-19 cases currently stand at 2,029. 168 COVID-19 new cases recorded in the country have pushed the total case count to 41,572. Eight more deaths have also been recorded increasing the toll to 223. This was captured on the Ghana Health Service’s Website on August 12, 2020. Four regions out of the 16 […]

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Sarkodie removes Stonebwoy’s Black Love-virtual concert flier from his Instagram page

– Advertisement – Following the misunderstanding between Angel Town(Sarkodie’s Manager) and Stonebwoy at the ‘Black Love-Virtual concert‘ rehearsals that led to the latter suffering some injuries, Sarkodie has removed Stonebwoy’s Black Love-virtual concert flier from his Instagram. READ ALSO: Stonebwoy reportedly beats ups Sarkodie’s manager, Angel Town This move by Sarkodie in effect means that […]

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Kate Garraway wishes her husband Derek Draper a ‘good morning’ during show

Kate Garraway wished her husband Derek Draper ‘good morning’ as she co-hosted Wednesday’s edition of Good Morning Britain.  The TV presenter, 53, spoke directly to her loved one, 52, during the show and said he was aware the programme was on air, after previously saying he was ‘focused and engaged’ on the show since waking […]

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