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The 279 schoolgirls kidnapped from a boarding school in the north-western Nigerian state of Zamfara have been released. They were taken to the governor’s office in the state capital Gusau...

Zimbabwe’s vice president resigns after sex scandal

One of the two vice presidents of Zimbabwe, the 71-year-old Kembo Mohadi has resigned amid recent reports of a sex scandal involving him. Mohadi had refused...

Ghana’s President is first leader to take the Covax vaccine

Ghana's President, Nana Akufo-Addo on Monday became the first global leader to take the coronavirus vaccine from Covax. The Covax program is the global vaccine-sharing...

Covid-19: Ivory Coast, Ghana begin roll out of Covax vaccines

Ivory Coast and Ghana have started rolling out their secured Covid-19 vaccine under the UN-backed Covax programme. The Covax program is the global vaccine-sharing initiative...

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Morocco cuts all ties with German embassy

Morocco has suspended all ties with the German embassy in the country over its stance on Western Sahara. The suspension of relations was announced by...

Ghana approves new law to jail publishers of nude pictures

Ghana has approved a new law that seeks to punish persons who publish indecent images especially of children and women online. The new law under...
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Latest News

Morocco cuts all ties with German embassy

Morocco has suspended all ties with the German embassy in the country over its stance on Western Sahara. The suspension of relations was announced by...

The Ghanaian-born who led Pfizer team to develop Covid-19 vaccine

Ghanaian-born Paul Mensah is a chemical engineer and the vice president of the bioprocess research and development group at Pfizer in St. Louis, in...

Opinions & Features

Government, media, and religious homophobia in Ghana

On February 17, during the vetting of Adwoa Safo, the nominee for the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Mahama Ayariga the MP...

Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea: How to deal with the problem

When it comes to maritime security, the west coast of Africa has been the subject of attention of the international community for a few...

Opinion: The reflections of a day-old Lesbian

As one would expect, I have done my fair share of introspection on the events of the past 24 hours (from February 24-25, 2021)...

Over 100 feminists solidarize with LGBT+ Ghanaians

A group of over 100 Ghanaian feminists have announced their solidarity with "LGBT+ Rights Ghana and queer and transgender Ghanaians everywhere." Members of the LGBT+...

16 Africans shortlisted for 2021 Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation

A low-cost water-powered ventilator, dissolvable bio plastic and 3D printed prosthetics are among the innovations chosen to receive crucial commercialisation support from the Royal...

World

The Ghanaian-born who led Pfizer team to develop Covid-19 vaccine

Ghanaian-born Paul Mensah is a chemical engineer and the vice president of the bioprocess research and development group at Pfizer in St. Louis, in...

Okonjo-Iweala officially begins work as WTO Director-General

Former Nigerian finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on Monday took over officially as the new director-general of the World Trade Organization. Ngozi was last month elected...

95 African migrants rescued off Libya’s coast

International Organization for Migration (IOM) has said that its officials have rescued 95 migrants off the coast of Libya on Sunday. IOM officials however revealed...

Pope Francis expects to remain pontiff until his death in Rome

Pope Francis expects to die in Rome, still the Catholic pontiff, without returning to spend his final days in his native Argentina, according to...

Business
Business

Okonjo-Iweala officially begins work as WTO Director-General

Former Nigerian finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on Monday took over officially as the new director-general of the World Trade Organization. Ngozi was last month elected...

Flights grounded at Ghana’s main airport as staff begin strike

Passengers are stranded at the Kotoka International Airport in Ghana as airport staff embark on strike. The strike had disrupted domestic and international flights as...

16 Africans shortlisted for 2021 Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation

A low-cost water-powered ventilator, dissolvable bio plastic and 3D printed prosthetics are among the innovations chosen to receive crucial commercialisation support from the Royal...

Ghana’s PassionAir makes history with first ever all-female flight crew

Ghanaian local airline, PassionAir has announced that it successfully operated its first ever all-female crewed flight on Saturday, 20 February 2021. In a statement the...

Court rules that Uber drivers are ‘workers,’ not self-employed

Uber drivers must be treated as workers rather than self-employed, the UK's Supreme Court has ruled. The decision could mean thousands of Uber drivers are...

Sports

What is the best soccer livescore website currently in existence?

Nobody is really surprised when hearing about the fact that soccer (or football, depending on the country) is the most popular sport in this...

Ronaldinho’s mother dies after testing positive for Covid-19

The mother of former Barcelona superstar Ronaldinho has reportedly passed away after testing positive for Covid-19 at the end of 2020. Dona Miguelina, aged 71,...

Djokovic wins 9th Australian Open to secure 18th grand slam title

Novak Djokovic continued his dominance of the Australian Open by overwhelming an irritated Daniil Medvedev to win a record-extending ninth men's title. Top seed Djokovic...
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Religion & Culture

Pope Francis expects to remain pontiff until his death in Rome

Pope Francis expects to die in Rome, still the Catholic pontiff, without returning to spend his final days in his native Argentina, according to...

Ghana approves new law to jail publishers of nude pictures

Ghana has approved a new law that seeks to punish persons who publish indecent images especially of children and women online. The new law under...

Special Reports

Ghana is working to develop and manufacture vaccines

Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo has said that he has set up a team of scientists to produce a plan towards developing and manufacturing vaccines. Since...

Social media blamed for high divorce cases in Zambia

Some Zambians have cited social media as one of the main reasons a lot of marriages are breaking down, in the wake of alarmingly...

Why global manufacturing firms oppose mining in Ghana’s Atewa Forest

Three global and major manufacturing firms namely, BMW Group, Tetra Pak and Schüco International say they are worried about planned mining of bauxite in...

The 17 African countries placed on UK’s travel ‘red list’

The United Kingdom has placed 17 African countries on what it calls a 'red list', with travelers from these countries hit with new travel...

Malawi’s president sacks Covid taskforce boss amid graft claims

Malawi's President Lazarus Chakwera has sacked the co-chair of the government's taskforce overseeing the fight against Covid-19 pandemic. The co-chair of the taskforce, John Phuka...
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Relationship & Lifestyle

Zimbabwe’s vice president resigns after sex scandal

One of the two vice presidents of Zimbabwe, the 71-year-old Kembo Mohadi has resigned amid recent reports of a sex scandal involving him. Mohadi had refused...

Ghana approves new law to jail publishers of nude pictures

Ghana has approved a new law that seeks to punish persons who publish indecent images especially of children and women online. The new law under...

Opinion: The reflections of a day-old Lesbian

As one would expect, I have done my fair share of introspection on the events of the past 24 hours (from February 24-25, 2021)...

Health & Environment

Ghana’s President is first leader to take the Covax vaccine

Ghana's President, Nana Akufo-Addo on Monday became the first global leader to take the coronavirus vaccine from Covax. The Covax program is the global vaccine-sharing...

Covid-19: Ivory Coast, Ghana begin roll out of Covax vaccines

Ivory Coast and Ghana have started rolling out their secured Covid-19 vaccine under the UN-backed Covax programme. The Covax program is the global vaccine-sharing initiative...

Showbiz
Showbiz

The Ghanaian-born who led Pfizer team to develop Covid-19 vaccine

Ghanaian-born Paul Mensah is a chemical engineer and the vice president of the bioprocess research and development group at Pfizer in St. Louis, in the USA. He led the team...

Global celebrities sign letter to back LGBTQ+ rights in Ghana

Global celebrities including Actor Idris Elba and fashion icon Naomi Campbell have signed an open letter showing support for the LBTQ+ community in Ghana. 67...

The 100 Most Influential Young Nigerians for 2020

As part of its annual programme to celebrate and honour Nigeria’s most outstanding youth, leading African PR and rating firm Avance Media has published...

Morocco to legalise cannabis production for medical use

Morocco's government has announced that it will soon be legalizing the production of cannabis for medicinal and industrial purposes. Once the approval is secured farmers...

Travel & Tourism

95 African migrants rescued off Libya’s coast

International Organization for Migration (IOM) has said that its officials have rescued 95 migrants off the coast of Libya on Sunday. IOM officials however revealed...

Flights grounded at Ghana’s main airport as staff begin strike

Passengers are stranded at the Kotoka International Airport in Ghana as airport staff embark on strike. The strike had disrupted domestic and international flights as...
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Tech & Science

The Ghanaian-born who led Pfizer team to develop Covid-19 vaccine

Ghanaian-born Paul Mensah is a chemical engineer and the vice president of the bioprocess research and development group at Pfizer in St. Louis, in...

Ghana is working to develop and manufacture vaccines

Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo has said that he has set up a team of scientists to produce a plan towards developing and manufacturing vaccines. Since...

Ghana: School boy builds sound system with plastic waste gallons

A Ghanaian school kid has received lots of applauds for building a sound system with plastic waste gallons. Samuel Aboagye of Aggrey Road No2 JHS...