Tuesday, May 18, 2021
A task force set up by Tanzania's President Samia Suluhu Hassan has recommended to her to initiate steps towards getting citizens vaccinated against Covid-19. The experts declared COVID-19 vaccines effective...

South Africa: Jacob Zuma’s corruption trial pushed back

The corruption trial of South Africa’s former President Jacob Zuma will now take place on May 26, 2021. The trial was pushed back from Monday...

WHO warns Covid-19 pandemic will be ‘far more deadly’ this year

The World Health Organization issued a grim warning on Friday that the second year of COVID-19 was set to be "far more deadly", as...

Why AU special envoy John Mahama was rejected by Somalia

Somalia on Wednesday announced that it has rejected African Union’s special envoy former Ghanaian President John Mahama tasked to resolve the political crisis in...

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Ghana: Two journalists released after arrest over security zone filming

Two broadcast journalists with Ghana’s Accra based Citi FM and Citi TV were arrested on Tuesday evening by some security officials. The two journalists were...

Ethiopia: Over 100 former peacekeepers seek refuge in Sudan

More than 100 former peacekeepers from Ethiopia have sought international protection to apply for asylum in Sudan. The Ethiopian peacekeepers originally from the conflict hit Tigray region...
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Tanzania’s President advised to get Covid-19 vaccines for citizens

A task force set up by Tanzania's President Samia Suluhu Hassan has recommended to her to initiate steps towards getting citizens vaccinated against Covid-19. The...

South Africa: Jacob Zuma’s corruption trial pushed back

The corruption trial of South Africa’s former President Jacob Zuma will now take place on May 26, 2021. The trial was pushed back from Monday...

Opinions & Features

Things to avoid when playing online slot

Since a lot of slot players have shifted to playing online games such as the Sweetie Land slot, the industry has become one that...

Mozambique: Looking to its past for lasting peace

The government of Mozambique has taken many approaches to end conflict and encourage economic development in the past fifty years. Colonial independence, nationalization, villagization, and...

Tanzania says lifting of media ban applies only to online TV

Tanzanian officials have issued out a clarification relating to the lifting of a media ban announced by the country's new president. President Samia Suluhu Hassan on...

Ex-French footballer Jean-Pierre Adams still in coma for 39 years

Jean-Pierre Adams's life was brutally turned upside down in 1982 when then 34 years he walked into a Lyon hospital for some routine surgery. He...

GIZ Ghana holds dialogue workshop for migration stakeholders

The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH Ghana, through its Programme Migration & Diaspora, has held a week’s multi-stakeholders dialogue workshop to validate...

World

WHO warns Covid-19 pandemic will be ‘far more deadly’ this year

The World Health Organization issued a grim warning on Friday that the second year of COVID-19 was set to be "far more deadly", as...

Morocco recalls ambassador to Germany over territorial dispute

Morocco has recalled its ambassador in Berlin over the disputed Western Sahara territory. The North African country is accusing Germany of being involved in hostile actions that...

Africa’s oldest human burial site uncovered in Kenya

A team of researchers on Wednesday announced that they have uncovered Africa's oldest human burial site in Kenya. The site has a child no older...

Bill Gates divorces wife after 27 years of marriage

Bill and Melinda Gates have announced that they are getting divorced after 27 years of marriage. The couple said "we no longer believe we can...

Business
Business

Remittances on the rise despite Covid-19 pandemic

Since COVID-19 hit South Africa in early 2020, leading payment aggregator and provider of secure payment solutions, Pay@ has seen a 50% year-on-year increase in...

Developments in competition law in post-pandemic Africa

With the growth of economies across Africa, competition law has remained one of the key drivers for effective market participation, consumer protection and fair...

Radar Payments to drive Vista Bank Group’s payment activities

BPC is proud to announce that the Vista Bank Group (Vista) has selected its paytech provider Radar Payments to drive its global payment processing...

Two iconic women to help scale Africa’s best startup firms

Telecel Group’s Africa Startup Initiative Program (ASIP) Accelerator powered by Startupbootcamp AfriTech today announced the creation of an industry advisory board to attract highly-regarded executives with a passion...

Ghanaians sign petition to stop government from borrowing

Ghanaians have been signing an online petition that seeks to stop their government from taking loans from European Fund managers. The petition which was started...

Sports

Things to avoid when playing online slot

Since a lot of slot players have shifted to playing online games such as the Sweetie Land slot, the industry has become one that...

Ghana to host 2021 African Goalball Championships

The Chairman of the International Blind Sports Federation Goalball Committee, Kari Raisanen has said that, hosting 2021 African Goalball in Cape Coast in...

Manchester City win English Premier League title

Manchester City have won a third Premier League title in four years after closest challengers Manchester United were beaten by Leicester City. Pep Guardiola's side...
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Religion & Culture

Betting and porn websites are the most visited by Ghanaians

The number of people using the internet continues to grow every year in Ghana. The 2021 digital report of Datareportal revealed that there were 70...

Africa’s oldest human burial site uncovered in Kenya

A team of researchers on Wednesday announced that they have uncovered Africa's oldest human burial site in Kenya. The site has a child no older...

Special Reports

An Infodemic is on the Loose, is South Africa Prepared?

As a rather more tangible virus spreads throughout the nation, it’s high time to consider how secure South Africa’s systems are against a digital...

Africa’s oldest human burial site uncovered in Kenya

A team of researchers on Wednesday announced that they have uncovered Africa's oldest human burial site in Kenya. The site has a child no older...

Sierra Leonean author projects African words with English alphabet

Vickie Remoe is a Sierra Leonean, journalist and activist who recently decided to launch a project to project African words with the English Alphabet. Inspired...

Zambian athletes fight stigma against albinos, disabled persons

Lassam Katongo, a Zambian athlete based in the capital, Lusaka, shows off his trophies and medals earned from some of the international athletic games...

The African Union’s digital Covid-19 passport for travelers

The African Union has developed a common continental Covid-19 digital passport for travelers and airlines. It is an initiative by African Union's lead health agency,...
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Relationship & Lifestyle

Nollywood actor, Pete Edochie blames feminism for domestic violence

Veteran Nollywood actor, Pete Edochie, has blamed feminism for the increasing cases of domestic violence women suffer in marriage. Speaking to BBC Igbo, the actor said women...

Scientist warns human penises are shrinking due to pollution

Penises are shrinking and genitals becoming malformed because of pollution, an environmental scientist has warned in a new book detailing the challenges facing human...

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) condition in women

Health experts describe Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a problem with hormones that affects women during their childbearing years, usually between the ages 15...

Health & Environment

An Infodemic is on the Loose, is South Africa Prepared?

As a rather more tangible virus spreads throughout the nation, it’s high time to consider how secure South Africa’s systems are against a digital...

Ghana: Doctor poisons colleague’s water with HIV blood

Police in Ghana are investigating a case involving the contamination of a medical doctor’s drinking water with HIV-infected blood. The act is suspected to have...

Showbiz
Showbiz

Betting and porn websites are the most visited by Ghanaians

The number of people using the internet continues to grow every year in Ghana. The 2021 digital report of Datareportal revealed that there were 70 million internet users in Ghana...

Water in Lake Malawi turns green

The water in Lake Malawi has turned green in a rare phenomenon that has raised concerns among citizens. Authorities in the country have explained that...

Bill Gates divorces wife after 27 years of marriage

Bill and Melinda Gates have announced that they are getting divorced after 27 years of marriage. The couple said "we no longer believe we can...

Ugandans celebrate Daniel Kaluuya for winning an Oscar

Ugandans have taken to social media to celebrate Daniel Kaluuya, a British actor of Ugandan origin. Kaluuya over the weekend won an Oscar as Best...

Travel & Tourism

Water in Lake Malawi turns green

The water in Lake Malawi has turned green in a rare phenomenon that has raised concerns among citizens. Authorities in the country have explained that...

5 Ghanaians arrested in Dubai for drug trafficking, one jailed 10 years

Officials in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have arrested five Ghanaians for trafficking drugs into Dubai. One of those arrested has been jailed for ten...
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Tech & Science

Top-rated Slots Developers: Are there any new names?

Here’s a question for you: has gambling ever been quite this easy at any other point in human history? We’re really not too sure...

Ghana shuts down 49 TV stations for operating without license

Ghana's national communication authority has shutdown 49 TV stations for operating without a license. Officials say the move is to sanitize the country's broadcasting spectrum...

Twitter office in Ghana sparks anger among Nigerians

Some Nigerians have not been happy with the decision to pick Ghana as host of the Africa headquarters of social media giant Twitter. Making the...