Thursday, May 13, 2021
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 that country. Somalia has witnessed heightened...

Two transgender Cameroonians jailed for five years

Two transgender Cameroonians have been sentenced to five years in prison. They have also been fined 200,000 francs ($370; £261) each. Njeukam Loic Midrel, an...

Kenya halts flights to and from Somalia amid fresh row

Kenya and Somalia have renewed diplomatic row with Kenyan suspending flights to and from Somalia. This is the latest fallout from a diplomatic row that...

Ghanaians hold anti-government online protests

Ghanaians over the weekend held an online protest pushing for their country to be fixed by political leaders. The protest was first anticipated to be...

Editor's Picks

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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Latest News

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...

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...

Opinions & Features

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...

Book Review: My Media Journey

Book Author: Robert Nii Arday Clegg Publisher: Self-Published Pages: 300 Reviewer: Ace Anan Ankomah This exciting and exhilarating book is dedicated to Robert’s mother, “Auntie Christie.” The author...

World

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...

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...

Business
Business

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...

Ghana panics after China begins exporting cocoa beans

Some Ghanaians are panicking over reports of the Chinese entry into the cocoa industry. The Chinese Academy of Tropical Agricultural Sciences recently reported that the Chinese...

Sports

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...

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...
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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

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...

Why Twitter picked Ghana as its head quarters in Africa

Social media giant, Twitter has announced that Ghana will host its Africa head quarters. The company's co-founder Jack Dorsey made the announcement on Twitter on...