Brazil Zika virus confirmed in Africa

Friday, 20 May 2016 19:27

The Zika virus strain responsible for the outbreaks in Brazil has been detected in Africa for the first time, the World Health Organization says.

The Ghana Police Service is investigating one of its female personnel whose sex video leaked and went viral on social media early this week.

There was drama at the Italian Embassy in Accra Friday morning as a young man threatened to blow up the Embassy, located on the Switchback Crescent, Cantonments.

India records its hottest day ever

Friday, 20 May 2016 10:38

A city in India's Rajasthan state has broken the country's temperature records after registering 51C, the highest since records began, the weather office says.

Abu Ramadan cites EC for contempt

Friday, 20 May 2016 08:33

Former Youth Organiser of the People’s National Convention (PNC) Abu Ramadan has served notice he will head to the Supreme Court next week to cite all seven commissioners of the Electoral Commission (EC) for contempt.

Executive Secretary of the Narcotics Control Board, Yaw Akrasi Sarpong, has described Ghanaian politicians as “cowards” for their failure to come clean on the issue of decriminalisation of cannabis, popularly known as Wee.

Ghana will from next year move from issuing biometric passport to a chip-embedded passport to its citizens globally, Foreign Affairs & Regional Integration Minister, Hannah Tetteh, has announced.

Chairman of the National Peace Council, Reverend Professor Emmanuel Asante has urged the various security agencies to exhibit a high level of professionalism, especially during the November polls.

The Judicial Services Staff Association of Ghana (JUSAG) has declared a nationwide strike beginning Friday, May 20, 2016.

Airbus has confirmed an A320 it manufactured and being operated by Egyptair got missing Thursday dawn on its way from Paris, France to Cairo, Egypt.