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Ukraine soldier killed in protests

Irish Examiner - ‎34 minutes ago‎
A national guardsman was killed and nearly 90 others protecting Ukraine's parliament were wounded by grenades hurled by protesters, the Interior Ministry said, as deputies backed reforms to give more autonomy to rebel-held areas.

Thai police seek 2 new suspects in Bangkok bombing probe

Washington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
BANGKOK - Thai police issued arrest warrants Monday for two more suspects, a Thai woman and a foreign man of unknown nationality, as part of a widening investigation that yielded its first arrest over the weekend in connection with a deadly bombing in ...

Obama arrives in Alaska, defending Denali decision

Los Angeles Times - ‎22 minutes ago‎
By the time Air Force One landed at Elmendorf Air Force Base Monday afternoon, the National Park Service had already begun printing new maps of Denali National Park, wiping all traces of the 25th president from the cartographic record.

Arizona woman held on US$2M bail for drowning twin sons

Toronto Sun - ‎2 hours ago‎
PHOENIX - An Arizona mother who police say admitted to drowning her twin sons in a bathtub because "nobody loved them" and attempted to do the same to another child was ordered held on US$2 million bond on Monday by a commissioner.

SEE How Ayodele Fayose Called President Muhammadu Buhari

NAIJ.COM - ‎6 hours ago‎
Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state harshly criticised Muhammadu Buhari, claiming that his policy threatens the unity of the country.

Turkey Arrests Vice News Journalists on Terror-Related Charges

Wall Street Journal - ‎46 minutes ago‎
ISTANBUL—A Turkish court ordered the formal arrest Monday of three Vice News journalists on terrorism-related charges, days after detaining the foreign nationals as they covered a mounting Kurdish insurgency in the country's southeast.

Stop pressurizing Nana Addo to choose campaign manager – Nitiwul

Citifmonline - ‎6 hours ago‎
Deputy Minority Leader in Ghana's Parliament, Dominic Nitiwul has asked members of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) to desist from putting pressure on the party's flagbearer, Nana Akufo-Addo to name his Campaign Manager for the 2016 elections now.

Court refers Charles Antwi to Accra Psychiatric Hospital

Ghana Business News - ‎6 hours ago‎
An Accra High Court on Monday quashed the 10- year jail term imposed on Charles Antwi, the 36 year old taxi driver who wanted to assassinate President John Dramani Mahama at the Ring Way Assemblies of God Church.

W/R: Court places injunction on D/A elections

GhanaWeb - ‎3 hours ago‎
A Sekondi High Court has placed an injunction on the district assembly elections at West Tanokrom in the Sekondi/Takoradi Metropolis in the Western region.

KNUST ISIS recruit is bomb maker

GhanaWeb - ‎14 hours ago‎
It has emerged that one of the Muslim youth that allegedly joined the swelling ranks of the dreaded Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is capable of manufacturing bombs.

KNUT - No More Talks With State On Teachers' Pay Increase - ‎9 hours ago‎
The Kenya National Union of Teachers (Knut) has ruled out any further talks with the government on raising teachers' salaries.
Strategic approach to stamping out strikes afflicting Kenya
Teachers boycott work as public schools re-open

Buhari's Appointments Are Based On Merit – Oshiomhole

Adams-Oshiomhole The Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari over the recent appointments of his Chief of Staff, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Comptroller General of ...

Buhari Swears In SGF, NSA, SA Media

Femi-Adesina-Babagana-Mungono-Babachir-Lawal President Mohammadu Buhari has sworn in the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal, National Security Adviser, Babagana Mungono and the Special Assistant to the ...

Four Cabinet ministers show support for anti-rhino poaching operations

defenceWeb - ‎13 hours ago‎
Moleaa on rhino poaching A Cabinet show of force with four ministers present was at the weekend used to indicate the high level of concern government has regarding rhino poaching.

The Cry For Media Freedom in Egypt

Huffington Post - ‎19 hours ago‎
This post was originally published on The Toolbox, a tech and social impact initiative of Humanise, Inc. Something exquisitely tragic happens when power and politics bind the hands and mouths of journalists.

In Germany, intolerance for migrants flares as the nation welcomes refugees

Los Angeles Times - ‎37 minutes ago‎
It seemed a modest proposal, turning part of a sports center in this town of 20,000 people into a temporary shelter for about 130 migrants and refugees.

Death toll at 158 in blasts at China port

Herald Sun - ‎7 hours ago‎
THE death toll has risen to 158 from explosions at a chemical warehouse in north-eastern China, with 15 people still missing. THE toll included 94 firefighters and 11 police killed in the August 12 accident, the official Xinhua news agency reported on ...

El-Sisi's Challenge Grows as Egypt Mandarins Object to Lower Pay

Bloomberg - ‎1 hour ago‎
Amina Mostafa voted for Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi last year, seeing a “strong man” who could take Egypt forward. But after his government moved to cut the wage bill for six million state employees, she took to the streets in protest.

Ghana government receives GH¢44.3m from waste management fund

Ghana Business News - ‎8 hours ago‎
Cedis The government has so far received GH¢44.3 million from the waste management fund between 2011 and 2014. However, the money is yet to be disbursed to the various service providers to enable them to manage waste in an effective and efficient ...

Photos: Mahama graces 2015 Agbleza Festival

GhanaWeb - ‎11 hours ago‎
President John Dramani Mahama on Saturday, August 29, 2015 joined the Chiefs and people of Ziope traditional Area in the Agotime-Ziope district of the Volta region to celebrate their annual Agbleza (farming) festival.

Another utility tariff increase looms

GhanaWeb - ‎11 hours ago‎
The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) has begun a nationwide consultative meeting with stakeholders on a planned tariff increment by utility providers.

IMF blues: Debt situation may cost Ghana second tranche of IMF bailout - Ken ... - ‎11 hours ago‎
The IMF Board is in town to assess how well government is doing under the current three-year bailout program with the institution.

Technology key to promoting future of news - Ato Sarpong

GhanaWeb - ‎Aug 30, 2015‎
Mr Ato Sarpong, Deputy Minister of Communications, on Friday said technology is key to promoting the future of news and urged media houses to make good use of it to enhance content.

Tech race: Huawei launches first voice response phone in Ghana - ‎12 hours ago‎
Chinese Mobile Company, Huawei has stepped up efforts to provide great user experience and innovation for customers by in introducing its first voice response smart phone in Ghana.

WhatsApp for Android gets Vulcan salute, middle finger emojis

Techie News - ‎10 hours ago‎
WhatsApp for Android has been updated with new features including new emojis, mute contact feature, customised notification tones among other things.

Scientists discover secret to slow-melting ice cream

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎44 minutes ago‎
Ice cream fans could soon savour a slower-melting treat on a hot day thanks to a new ingredient developed by scientists. Researchers discovered a naturally occurring protein that can be used to create ice cream which is more resistant to melting than ...

UNICEF report: Cape Coast tops child prostitution in Ghana - Survey - ‎8 hours ago‎
Cape Coast, the Central Regional Capital has been identified as leading in Child prostitution in Ghana in a current survey, the Regional Minister, Mr. Aquinas Tawiah Quansah has disclosed.

Trouble looms! Kyeiwaa's husband's alleged real wife pops up - ‎6 hours ago‎
Florence Kyei, a business woman in the Ashanti regional capital, Kumasi has said that she is still married to Mr. Brenya. Published: 3 minutes ago; Albert Benefo Buabeng.

True Confession: s*x Makes Me Feel Happy A Lot – Actress, Auntie B

Information Nigeria - ‎3 hours ago‎
Controversial African actress, Auntie B of Efie Wura TV series, has revealed that she derives great pleasure from s*x. The actress, born Harriett Naa Akleh Okantey, in an interview on Asempa FM's Abrabo stated that she receives the maximum satisfaction ...

Man Utd transfers: David de Gea Real Madrid deal in doubt - ‎43 minutes ago‎
Real Madrid were desperately attempting to salvage David de Gea's £29m transfer from Manchester United on Tuesday night with the deal on the brink of collapse amid claims that paperwork failed to reach La Liga headquarters by the midnight deadline in ...

Poor defending cost us-Kotoko Coach reveals

GhanaWeb - ‎7 hours ago‎
David Duncan has voiced out his dissatisfaction with how his team defended in the FA Cup final defeat to Medeama, adding that Mpong's equalizer should have stood.

Ghana vs Congo: Black Stars warm up for Rwanda test against Red Devils - ‎5 hours ago‎
Avram Grant's men are warming up for another 2017 Africa Cup of Nations' assignment, two months after defeating Mauritius 7-1 to move to the summit of the table.

Las Palmas complete Wakaso deal

GhanaWeb - ‎4 hours ago‎
Newly promoted La Liga side Las Palmas have completed the signing of Mubarak Wakaso on loan from Rubin Kazan with an option to buy.

Ghanaians urged to be mindful of what they eat

Vibe Ghana - ‎6 hours ago‎
Mr Benjamin Arthur, the Executive Director of Coalition of NGO's in Water and Sanitation (CONIWAS), has advised Ghanaians to be mindful of what they eat, where they buy their food and under what hygienic conditions they buy it.

Youth cautioned against hard drugs

Ghana Broadcasting Corporation - ‎14 hours ago‎
The Meridian Presbytery Synod Moderator of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Ghana, Rev Dr Major Bliss Agbeko, wants the church to take the lead in advocating against the increasing use of narcotic drugs among the youth.

Prosecute Corrupt Officials - Affail Monney

Ghana Broadcasting Corporation - ‎13 hours ago‎
The President of the Ghana Journalists Association, Affail Monney has challenged the state to prosecute those who are found guilty of corrupt practices in order to deter others from doing so.

Minister of Health calls for new strategies to eliminate diseases in Ghana

Ghana Broadcasting Corporation - ‎14 hours ago‎
The Minister of Health, Alex Segbefia has called on all partners in the health sector to identify and implement innovative strategies to improve upon the fight against malaria, tuberculosis and HIV/aids towards the elimination of diseases in the ...