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“AFRICA MUST INDUSTRIALISE SO AS TO FUND & IMPLEMENT SDGs” – PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO

Posted: September 20, 2017 at 11:47 am   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Featured, Politics, World News

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has stated that African countries would have to change the structure of their economies, from raw material dependent economies to industrialised, value-added economies if they are to fully finance the implementation of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). According to President Akufo-Addo, several countries on […]

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Ghana to record first balance of trade surplus in 20 years – Report

Posted: September 18, 2017 at 4:08 pm   /   Business, Politics, World News

According to a report released by BMI, the research arm of the Fitch Ratings Agency, Ghana’s economy is expected to record its first balance of trade surplus in 20 years.

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Foreign Investment Nearly Always Puts Africa At A Disadvantage, No Matter How Juicy It Seems On Paper

Posted: September 15, 2017 at 1:48 pm   /   Business, Editor's Choice, World News

How much revenue does the entire African continent make from China, India and others minus Europe and America, as compared to how many countries leave our land in hard cash and natural resources? I want to highlight the realities that Africa faces which prove that Africa is in a dilemma and needs a critical, logical […]

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21 children killed in fire at Malaysian school

Posted: September 14, 2017 at 2:38 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Security, World News

A fire at a school has killed at least 21 children in the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur, officials said. The blaze, which broke out at a religious school in the early hours of Thursday, also left two adults dead. Fire department official Soiman Jahid told reporters when emergency responders first arrived on the scene, […]

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US country music singers Don Williams and Troy Gentry die

Posted: September 11, 2017 at 11:35 am   /   Editor's Choice, Entertainment, World News

US country music singer Don Williams – who enjoyed great success with his easy-going singing style – has died aged 78 after a short illness. Williams began his solo career in 1971, amassing 17 number one country hits. His songs such as Gypsy Woman and Tulsa Time were covered by singers such as Eric Clapton […]

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I couldn’t walk for two weeks after Ike Quartey fight – Oscar De La Hoya

Posted: September 9, 2017 at 3:11 am   /   Editor's Choice, Sports, World News

Retired American boxing star Oscar “The Golden Boy” De La Hoya has revealed to New York radio show The Breakfast Club that his 1999 bout with Ghanaian great Ike “Bazooka” Quartey took a heavy toll on his health for two weeks, and subsequently informed the direction in his boxing career. In February 1999, De La […]

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Pierre Bergé dies at 86

Posted: September 9, 2017 at 2:53 am   /   Business, Fashion, LifeStyle, World News

The French businessman Pierre Bergé, who helped his partner Yves Saint Laurent build his fashion house into a worldwide brand, has died at his home in the south of France. The 86-year-old had suffered a long illness, said the foundation the two men set up. Saint Laurent and Bergé together established the Yves Saint Laurent […]

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PR firm Bell Pottinger ‘nearing collapse’

Posted: September 9, 2017 at 2:47 am   /   Business, Editor's Choice, World News

Bell Pottinger’s Asian unit has said it will separate from its British parent, amid reports the public relations firm is nearing collapse. Bell Pottinger’s UK business is expected to go into administration as early as next week, the firm said. The Asian business will begin trading under a new name “in the coming days”. The […]

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PR firm Bell Pottinger ‘nearing collapse’

Posted: September 8, 2017 at 11:02 am   /   Business, Editor's Choice, World News

Bell Pottinger’s Asian unit has said it will separate from its British parent, amid reports the public relations firm is nearing collapse. Bell Pottinger’s UK business is expected to go into administration as early as next week, the firm said. The Asian business will begin trading under a new name “in the coming days”. The […]

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Naked demo hits Togo President

Posted: September 7, 2017 at 11:26 am   /   Editor's Choice, Politics, World News

Thousands of women reportedly poured on the streets in Togo to demand the immediate resignation of President Faure Gnassingbe. The women went topless in front of the security, calling for an end to the 50-year rule of the Gnassingbe dynasty after Faure’s father, Eyadema ruled the country for 38 years before his death in 2005. […]

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