Local News

Golden Tulip workers, security officers clash

Golden Tulip workers, security officers clash

But for the timely intervention of the police, staff of Golden Tulip Accra and officers of a private security firm, Golden Panther Security Limited, would have engaged in fisticuffs on Thursday, August 21. The workers were protesting the deployment of the private security firm by management to prevent 15 of their colleagues from entering the premises of the hotel to work. The over 100 workers protested the action by laying down their... Read more

Emmanuel Amoh - avatar Emmanuel Amoh 21 Aug 2014

International News

South Africa issues Ebola travel ban

South Africa issues Ebola travel ban

South Africa says non-citizens arriving from Ebola-affected areas of West Africa will not be allowed into the country. The health ministry said borders would be closed to all non-citizen travellers from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. South African nationals will be allowed to re-enter the country when returning from high-risk countries, but will undergo strict screening. All non-essential outgoing travel to the affected countries has been banned. Usual screening procedures are in place for... Read more

Emmanuel Amoh - avatar Emmanuel Amoh 21 Aug 2014

Entertainment News

Beads, now a trend for fashion?

Beads, now a trend for fashion?

As far back as the Stone Age, beads were made from stones and rocks. Ancient people used the bead-making craft for various social, therapeutic, religious and spiritual purposes. Surviving various transformations of modernity, the bead-making craft was later enhanced from the indigenous modes of creation into working with more complex materials by artisans. With a variety of shapes and sizes from natural organic and inorganic materials, beads were made from glass, plastic, metal,... Read more

Emmanuel Amoh - avatar Emmanuel Amoh 21 Aug 2014