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Kerry reminded no peace deal can be struck without addressing Gaza - ‎2 hours ago‎
A multitude of setbacks have assailed John Kerry's efforts to bring peace to the Middle East since the US secretary of state embarked on his quixotic quest last summer on a wave of hope that exceeded expectation.

Asia tour: Obama heads for Seoul amid nuclear test fears

BBC News - ‎2 minutes ago‎
US President Barack Obama is due in Seoul, shortly for a visit that comes amid concern that North Korea may be planning a fourth nuclear test.

Injured Sherpa Explains Why He'll Never Climb Mount Everest Again

WBUR - ‎8 hours ago‎
Kaji Sherpa, 39, survived the April 18 avalanche on Mount Everest. He says he will never set foot on the mountain again and work as a farmer instead.

South Sudan president replaces army chief

The Daily Star - ‎6 hours ago‎
JUBA: South Sudan's President Salva Kiir has sacked his army chief, a military spokesman said, replacing him with a loyalist from his own ethnic group as the country's four-month conflict shows signs of being increasingly fought along tribal lines.

Measles at highest level since 1996

HeraldNet - ‎47 minutes ago‎
Measles has infected 129 people in 13 states so far this year, the most in the first four months of any year since 1996, officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday.

Nigerian schoolgirls' kidnappings raise questions about captors, government

CNN - ‎2 hours ago‎
Abuja, Nigeria (CNN) -- It is a parent's worst nightmare: Your child goes to school but never comes home. That's what scores of Nigerian mothers and fathers have been experiencing for more than a week, following a mass abduction of schoolgirls, allegedly ...

GYEEDA request for proposals cancelled

Vibe Ghana - ‎4 hours ago‎
The request for proposals to implement an ICT model presently being advertised by GYEEDA is without authorization and should be withdrawn, a press release from the Ministry of Information and Media Relations has said.

President Mahama Makes Changes To Hierarchy Of CEPS

Ghana Broadcasting Corporation - ‎Apr 23, 2014‎
Assistant Commissioner, Wallace Kofi Akondor, replaces the current Commissioner, Isaac Ofoe Apronti as Acting Commissioner, effective the 5th of next month.

Report accurately on Judgment Debt proceedings-Commissioner

Vibe Ghana - ‎3 hours ago‎
Mr Justice Yaw Appau, Sole Commissioner at the Judgment Debt Commission on Thursday urged the media to give accurate reportage on proceedings at the Commission's sitting.

Governor of the year award: Another feather in Fayemi's cap

Nigerian Tribune - ‎4 hours ago‎
Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola (SAN); Former Anambra State Governor Peter Obi Again, it was honour galore for Dr. John Kayode Fayemi as he was recognised as the Champions Newspaper's Governor of the Year recently.

Okonjo-Iweala, Dangote in Time Magazine's world's most influential people

BusinessDay - ‎3 hours ago‎
Ten years after its European edition honoured her as one of world's “Heroes”, Time Magazine has named the Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to the 2014 TIME 100, its annual list of the 100 most influential ...

Plan to double military budget

Independent Online - ‎17 hours ago‎
Johannesburg - The defence plan the cabinet hopes to sell to Parliament calls for doubling the military budget and substantially beefing up the SANDF.

Ekweremadu Tells Mahama to Make Terror War, Unemployment Major Priorities

THISDAY Live - ‎49 minutes ago‎
The Deputy Senate President and Speaker of the Parliament of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS Parliament), Senator Ike Ekweremadu, Thursday urged the new Chairman of ECOWAS, President John Mahama, to make war against ...

Minister promises high security on election day

News24 - ‎16 minutes ago‎
Cape Town - Police will be out in full force in Manenberg on election day, Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa told residents of Cape Town's gang-plagued township on Thursday.

Are Rio's shanty towns falling into old schisms?

BBC News - ‎21 hours ago‎
I spent over an hour in the Pavaozinho favela on Wednesday, looking over the aftermath of last night's violence and trying to speak to people about what happened and why.

Militant group in Egypt says it killed officer

Washington Post - ‎19 hours ago‎
CAIRO - An Islamic militant group in Egypt has claimed responsibility for a bombing that killed a senior police officer the day before.

Police pursue TV live show threat in Pangani blast

The Standard Digital News - ‎6 hours ago‎
Nairobi, Kenya: Police have arrested the owner of a car that exploded in Pangani, Nairobi County on Wednesday night, killing police officers and two suspected terrorists.

Friends of the mother accused of killing her children says she was under too ...

Daily Star - ‎3 hours ago‎
A MUM accused of murdering her three disabled children had taken on too much and felt alone, her friends said. By Tammy Hughes/ Published 25th April 2014.

Forty media organisations to be monitored from next month

GhanaWeb - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Media Foundation for West African will from next month start monitoring forty media organisations on a day to day basis to establish the extent to which those media houses observe or violate the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) code of ethics.

Samsung Galaxy S5 review: Powerful phone that is easy to use

Indian Express - ‎1 hour ago‎
If you can afford it, the phone is worth the Rs 51,500 you will pay for it. Tweet This. Related. Glam_Galaxy S5_209] · MWC 2014: Has Samsung really innovated with the Galaxy S5?

Summit to Protect Oceans Opens

Ghana Broadcasting Corporation - ‎20 hours ago‎
Officials from around the world are meeting this week to discuss protecting the world's oceans amid climate change and overfishing.

Beyonce's Half Brother, Nixon Alexander Knowles, Moves To A Trailer Park ...

Huffington Post - ‎5 hours ago‎
As previously reported, earlier this month Alexsandra Wright, the mother of Mathew Knowles' 4-year-old son, Nixon Alexander Knowles, revealed that she and Beyonce's half-brother were still struggling financially.

CONFIRMED: Efya To Perform At World Music Awards 2014

Peace FM Online - ‎15 hours ago‎
2014 is definitely a good year for Ghanaian singer Efya (Real name: Jane Awindor) as she is finally reaching the world stage and getting international recognition.

Lupita Nyong'o named People's 'Most Beautiful'

The Sun Daily - ‎3 hours ago‎
KENYAN-Mexican actress, Lupita Nyong'o (pix), has been named as 2014's "Most Beautiful" by People magazine. Nyong'o has had a stellar rise over the past 12 months, following her breakout performace in director Steve McQueen's Oscar-winning film "12 ...

Pope Francis Visits The Church of St. Ignatius

Getty Images - ‎5 hours ago‎
ROME, ITALY - APRIL 24: Pope Francis visits the Jesuit church of St. Ignatius of Loyola for a thanking ceremony after the canonization of Brazilian Saint Jose de Anchieta on April 24, 2014 in Rome, Italy.

Hearts propose two-year contract to Danish coach Nelsen

GhanaWeb - ‎Apr 23, 2014‎
Struggling Ghanaian giants Hearts of Oak have started talks with Danish Tommy Moller Nelsen over a two-year contract to take charge of the Accra-based club.

2014 World Cup: Ghana won't be pushovers in Group G - Afful

GhanaWeb - ‎Apr 23, 2014‎
Tunisia-based defender Harrison Afful believes Ghana are not underdogs for this June's FIFA World Cup finals in Brazil. The Esperance ace, who will be named in Ghana's squad for the tournament, claims the Black Stars have the credentials to progress from ...

African Vaccination Week Commemorated In Accra

Ghana - ‎19 hours ago‎
Child immunisation prevents two to three million deaths among children under five years every year, the Deputy Director of Public Health at the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Dr.

NIH study shows how immune system protects children from malaria

Vaccine News Daily - ‎Apr 23, 2014‎
The National Institutes of Health published study results on Thursday that showed children who live where malaria is common can develop an immune response by using malaria parasites.