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Brexit: EU reveals no-deal plans

Posted: December 19, 2018 at 11:34 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Politics, World News

The European Commission says it has started to implement its preparations for a no-deal Brexit – in case the UK crashes out of the EU without a plan. It has announced temporary measures to try to reduce the impact, but says it cannot counter all the problems it expects. As PM Theresa May’s proposed exit […]

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Ghana can survive without IMF – Lagarde

Posted: December 19, 2018 at 4:25 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Politics, World News

The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, has stated that Ghana has the potential to run an effective economy devoid of an IMF programme. Ahead of Ghana’s exit from the IMF programme by the close of 2018, the IMF Chief is on an official visit to hold bilateral talks with the […]

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Michael Cohen’s statement in court @CNNPolitics

Posted: December 18, 2018 at 8:49 am   /   Editor's Choice, Politics, World News

Updated 2313 GMT (0713 HKT) December 12, 2018 (CNN) – Former Donald Trump lawyer Michael Cohen spoke in court Wednesday before being sentenced to three years in prison. Read Cohen’s statement from the court transcript below: THE DEFENDANT: Thank you, your Honor. I stand before your Honor humbly and painfully aware that we are here […]

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Ghana’s economy on sound track; better than 2 years ago – IMF boss

Posted: December 17, 2018 at 9:32 am   /   Editor's Choice, Politics, World News

The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Ms Christine Lagarde, has observed that the Ghanaian economy is in a better place than it was two years ago. She said the IMF-supported programme had been an anchor for orderly economic adjustment and a positive signal to the market. During that period, Ms Lagarde said, […]

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Vice President welcomes IMF Boss at Kotoka International Airport

Posted: December 17, 2018 at 9:27 am   /   Editor's Choice, Politics, World News

Madam Christine Madeleine Odette Lagarde, the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) arrived in Accra, on Sunday, for a three-day visit. She was received by Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, at the VVIP Lounge of the Kotoka International Airport. Madam Lagarde said she was happy to be in Ghana and looking forward for […]

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White lady flies to Ghana to arrest ‘sakawa’ man who duped her

Posted: December 15, 2018 at 10:27 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Security, World News

A white lady has done the unthinkable by causing the arrest of a male internet fraudster known locally as a ‘sakawa’ boy in Ghana. The white lady had been defrauded for so many years by the Ghanaian whose name has been identified as Solomon Attah. According to a video report by and sighted by […]

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IMF Managing Director visits Ghana 16th to 18th December,2018

Posted: December 13, 2018 at 10:57 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Politics, World News

The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde is set to visit Ghana from 16th to 18th of December 2018. The visit comes weeks ahead of Ghana’s conclusion of the IMF program. Deputy Information Minister Pius Enam Hadzide who disclosed this at Wednesday’s Press Briefing in Accra said the visit of the IMF […]

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Churches turned into drinking bars yet they taught us how to worship God

Posted: December 4, 2018 at 11:00 am   /   Editor's Choice, Religion, World News

“When the missionaries arrived, the Africans had the land and the missionaries had the Bible. They taught us how to pray with our eyes closed. When we opened them, they had the land and we had the Bible.” This quote was actually from Jomo Kenyatta, but ever since Arch-bishop Desmond Tutu made a reference of […]

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Measles resurgence ‘due to vaccine hesitancy’, WHO warns

Posted: November 30, 2018 at 11:54 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Health, World News

There has been a worldwide resurgence of measles, with many countries experiencing “severe and protracted” outbreaks last year, a report warns. The World Health Organization data shows a rise in cases in almost every region of the world, with 30% more cases in 2017 than 2016. Experts say complacency, collapsing health systems and a rise […]

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‘People find anything about the vagina hard to talk about’

Posted: November 30, 2018 at 11:53 pm   /   Business, Editor's Choice, World News

For decades there has been relatively little technical innovation in women’s health products, but the rise of connected devices and a lifting of health taboos around the world is giving rise to a global “femtech” industry worth many billions. Women make up 51% of the world’s population, but many of the issues they have to […]

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