Thursday, July 18, 2019

Beer shortage hits Venezuela

Venezuela is facing the prospect of a national beer shortage because of striking workers at two breweries. Unions linked to President Nicolas Maduro have forced...

Mozambique scraps homosexuality ban

Mozambique decriminalized homosexuality Monday when a new penal code came into force that swept away old Portuguese colonial laws, in a victory for campaigners...

Mahama meets with outgoing World Bank Director – SEE PHOTOS

President Mahama has met with the outgoing Country Director of the World Bank Yusupha B. Crookes. Crookes is leaving Ghana after spending some three years as...

Egypt’s Public Prosecutor killed

Egypt's public prosecutor, Hisham Barakat, has been killed in a bomb attack on his car in Cairo, officials say. Mr Barakat died of his wounds...

Facebook opens first Africa office as it looks to boost growth in Ghana, Others

Facebook has opened its first headquarters in Africa as it looks to add to its existing 120 million users on the continent. The new office...

Chibok girls now working for Boko Haram

Some of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped in Nigeria have been forced to join Islamist militant group Boko Haram, the BBC has been told. Witnesses say...

Apple Music launching

Apple Music will launch at 11 AM ET tomorrow with the release of iOS 8.4. The first Beats 1 radio broadcast will begin one hour...

FULL LIST OF WINNERS – The 2015 BET Awards

The 2015 edition of the BET Awards took place in Los Angeles Sunday with Chris Brown, Nicki Minaj and Beyonce winning big. Ghana had solid...

Greek banks to stay shut all week

The Greek government has confirmed that banks will be closed all week, after a decision by the European Central Bank not to extend emergency...

Nigeria court in Kano sentences nine people to death for blasphemy

An Islamic court has sentenced nine people to death for insulting the Prophet Muhammad in the northern Nigerian city of Kano. The accused, who were...