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Trump hospitalized after Covid-19 diagnosis

Larry Kudlow speaks to reporters outside the West Wing of the White House on September 2. Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images It’s unclear whether he misspoke, but White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow, who this morning described Trump’s coronavirus as “mild,” this afternoon described Trump as having a “very moderate case,” but said he was […]

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Was White House unveiling of SCOTUS nominee Amy Coney Barrett the superspreader event?

A flurry of positive coronavirus test results that emerged Friday including the president’s share a common nexus: the celebratory White House event where Donald Trump rolled out his nominee for the Supreme Court, Judge Amy Coney Barrett. The September 26 gathering – which was filled with peans to textualism and conservative jurisprudence, as well as […]

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EC begins compilation of list for special voting on December 1

The Electoral Commission will hold its special voting for the 2020 election on Tuesday, December 1. In a statement, it announced its intent to begin the compilation of the Special Voting List, in line with the Public Elections Regulations, 2020 Regulation 23. Special Voting is for Voters who as a result of their duties on […]

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Donald Trump is being taken to Walter Reed hospital for COVID-19 treatment

President Donald Trump, who revealed he tested positive for coronavirus early Friday, is leaving the White House for Walter Reed Military Medical Center, it has been revealed.  He will remain at the military hospital based in Bethesda, Maryland, for a ‘few days’ where the White House said he will be working while he undergoes tests.  […]

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Trump being moved to military hospital after Covid-19 diagnosis, White House says. He has had a fever all day.

Larry Kudlow speaks to reporters outside the West Wing of the White House on September 2. Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images It’s unclear whether he misspoke, but White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow, who this morning described Trump’s coronavirus as “mild,” this afternoon described Trump as having a “very moderate case,” but said he was […]

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Eyewitness News, Friday 2nd October 2020

The big news stories in this edition of the Eyewitness News bulletin are; 60 suspected secessionists so far arrested – Hadzide IGP directs investigation into use of police vehicles for party rallies Bawumia cuts short Accra tour to commiserate with North East flood victims Security think tank warns of more separatist violence ahead of elections […]

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Morocco Signs 10-Year Military Cooperation Deal with the USA

The United States Secretary of Defense Mark Esper signed a 10-year military cooperation deal in Rabat, Morocco on Friday — two days after signing a similar deal in Tunisia as he made his final stop on a North African tour aimed at strengthening the fight against Islamist extremists in war-torn Libya and the Sahel-Sahara region. […]

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Harvey Weinstein is charged with six more counts of sexual assault in LA

Disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein has been charged with six more counts of forcible sexual assault in Los Angeles, the Los Angeles District Attorney said on Friday. The charges involve two victims and stem from incidents that occurred more than a decade ago in an unnamed Beverly Hills hotel, District Attorney Jackie Lacey said in […]

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Kan Dapaah holds crunch meeting with Volta Regional House of Chiefs, REGSEC

A high-powered government delegation on security led by the National Security Minister, Albert Kan Dapaah today, October 2, 2020, visited the Volta Region to have a first-hand appreciation of the security situation in the region following threats from secessionist groups in that part of the country. The delegation first met with the Regional Security Council […]

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Newcastle is England’s new coronavirus hotspot, Public Health England confirms

Nearly 800 students at Northumbria University in Newcastle have tested positive for coronavirus as the North East city was today named England’s new Covid-19 epicentre.   All 770 students from the university in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne — just 78 of whom are symptomatic — are self-isolating for 14 days, along with their flatmates and close contacts. At least […]

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Father and son in court for allegedly sexually assaulting JHS student

A father and his son on Thursday appeared before an Accra Circuit court for allegedly defiling a 15-year-old Junior High School student at Laterbiokoshie in Accra. Gabriel Aryeetey, a 38-year-old driver and his son, Joshua Nii Aryea Aryeetey, an 18-year-old student are facing a charge of defilement. The two accused persons have pleaded not guilty […]

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Illegal crossings at Zimbabwe-South Africa border

Zimbabwean street vendor Memory Chauke did not get very far when she hopped over a fence into neighbouring South Africa on the first day its borders reopened after a six-month closure due to the coronavirus pandemic. South African patrol guards had anticipated that Zimbabweans would resume illegal crossings into the country to buy goods as […]

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Ancient Spanish women used their teeth for textile work, study says

Some textile-related work tasks were only carried out by women during the Bronze Age (1900-1600 BC) in southern Spain, a new study of dental records shows.  Researchers analysed fossilised teeth of 106 individuals buried in Granada, southern Spain, who were part of the ancient ‘Argaric’ culture 4,000 years ago.  Women workers used their front teeth […]

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Producers of cosmetics undergo training to boost competitiveness on global market

The Global Shea Alliance in partnership with UNIDO has organized a training programme for cosmetic producers in the country. The training programme, which brought together 50 entrepreneurs in the cosmetic production sector, was aimed at increasing their competitiveness on the global market. Speaking in an interview on the sidelines of the training, the Managing Director […]

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Citi Breakfast Show: Friday, 2nd October, 2020

In this edition of the Citi Breakfast Show, Bernard Avle and the team discussed marriage and men mortality. Also, a co-host of Citi Breakfast Show, Kojo Akoto Boateng hosts the Founder of Kitchen Hut Foods, Barbara Mantey to discuss the cottage industry and indigenous food; production and branding. Kitchen Hut Foods is the creator of […]

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Illegal crossings at Zimbabwe-South Africa border after reopening

Zimbabwean street vendor Memory Chauke did not get very far when she hopped over a fence into neighbouring South Africa on the first day its borders reopened after a six-month closure due to the coronavirus pandemic. South African patrol guards had anticipated that Zimbabweans would resume illegal crossings into the country to buy goods as […]

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Ivanka Trump heads to work after her father’s COVID-19 diagnosis

Ivanka Trump has tested negative for COVID-19, just hours after her father confirmed that both he and First Lady Melania had contracted the virus.  The 38-year-old’s spokesperson confirmed on Twitter on Friday morning that both Ivanka and her husband Jared Kushner had been tested again for the virus in the wake of her father’s positive […]

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Ivanka Trump heads to work after her father’s COVID-19 diagnosis

Ivanka Trump has tested negative for COVID-19, just hours after her father confirmed that both he and First Lady Melania had contracted the virus.  The 38-year-old’s spokesperson confirmed on Twitter on Friday morning that both Ivanka and her husband Jared Kushner had been tested again for the virus in the wake of her father’s positive […]

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Citi Business Edition: Cottage industry and indigenous food prospects

In this edition of the Citi Business Edition, co-host of Citi Breakfast Show, Kojo Akoto Boateng hosts the Founder of Kitchen Hut Foods, Barbara Mantey to discuss the cottage industry and indigenous food; production and branding. Kitchen Hut Foods is the creator of Ez Palmnut Extract which is a natural palm nut concentrate. Citi News

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Coleen Rooney lodges 55-page defence in bitter Rebekah Vardy row

Coleen Rooney launched a defiant defence today in her bitter High Court battle with Rebekah Vardy – accusing her rival of ‘habitually’ leaking stories to the press. In a blistering 55-page document, seen by MailOnline, Coleen laid out in precise detail why she believes Rebekah routinely briefed journalists about her. It reveals the extraordinary lengths […]

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You’re a very stupid girl – Iwan hits back at Ayisha Modi for defending Stonebwoy

– Advertisement – The battle is on!. Iwan has angrily hit back at the Unofficial PRO of Stonebwoy, Ayisha Modi for coming out to defend her Star. The “Wala Fel Ahlam” hitmaker replying to She loves Stonebwoy after she described him as a fool for saying that Stonebwoy doesn’t want to help him by featuring him […]

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Ivory Coast: FPI withdraws from the Electoral Commission

Ivory Coast’s presidential election is under a month away but it just got even tenser after the second vice-president of the CEI, Alain Dogou and the representative of the opposition, Yapi Yapo Daudet, withdrew from the independent electoral commission. They’ve called for the October 31 vote to be postponed until the commission is reformed. It […]

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Kate Beckinsale reveals she secretly lost a baby ‘years ago’ as she supports Chrissy Teigen

Kate Beckinsale has revealed that she secretly suffered the heartbreaking loss of a baby 20 weeks into her pregnancy, in light of Chrissy Teigen’s recent tragedy. Taking to Instagram on Friday, the British actress, 47, spoke out in defence of Chrissy and her husband John Legend’s choice to share the news publicly, as she spoke […]

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Prof. Benneh was killed for resisting robbery attempt – Suspect confesses

James Nana Wamba, the main suspect in the murder of Professor Emmanuel Yaw Benneh, has revealed that the victim was killed after he showed resistance in a robbery attempt on his residence. According to the police, the suspect, who is also a cleaner at the late professor’s residence dubiously, acquired a duplicate key to the […]

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Mali junta set stage for lifting of ECOWAS sanctions

Mali’s junta has removed a major obstacle to the lifting of ECOWAS sanctions. On Thursday it took out a major prerogative devolved to their transition leader who is supposed to bring civilians back to power in the country. The soldiers who overthrew President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta on August 18 have renounced that Colonel Assimi Goïta, […]

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‘Still think it’s a hoax?’ Internet reacts to Trump and announcing he has coronavirus on Twitter

Celebrities have mocked Donald Trump and his wife Melania after he announced he had tested positive for coronavirus in the early hours of Friday. Actress and model Padma Lakshmi, 50, posted a one-word response that simply read, ‘Karma, following it up with a quote of Trump, writing: ‘It is what it is.’  Actress and activist […]

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‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero calls on international community to help free him

The family of Paul Rusesabagina, the former hotelier portrayed as a hero in a film about Rwanda’s 1994 genocide, has called on the international community to appeal for his release from prison. Rusesabagina, a political dissident who lived in exile in Belgium and the United States, was charged with terrorism and other offences last month […]

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