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World's Oldest Person Dies At Age 117

NPR (blog) - ‎39 minutes ago‎
She was born in 1898. And now comes word that Japan's Misao Okawa has died at age 117. She had been the world's oldest person since 2013, according to Guinness World Records.

Pac-Man gobbles through your Portland area commute on Google Maps - ‎13 hours ago‎
Most days, people use Google Maps to get directions or color-coded traffic reports before heading out on the morning commute. But Wednesday isn't most days.

Palestinians want leverage on Israel in international court

Washington Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas speaks during a meeting of the Fatah revolutionary council in the West Bank city of Ramallah in this Oct. 18, 2014, file photo.

Who's Who in music streaming: Spotify, Pandora, Tidal, Google, Apple, Amazon ...

IBNLive - ‎1 hour ago‎
New York: Since Apple shook up the music world with iTunes a little more than a decade ago, online music has exploded and become the central way many people enjoy and discover music.

Newspaper Review: Today's Front Pages - ‎6 hours ago‎
The lead council for Mr Alfred Agbesi Woyome, the businessman who was recently acquitted and discharged on two counts of defrauding by false pretence and causing financial loss to the state, yesterday assured the Supreme Court that his client had agreed ...

“Three Cheers For President Mahama” – Franklin Cudjoe

Peace FM Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
President and Founder of IMANI Ghana, Franklin Cudjoe seems happy with President John Dramani Mahama for his able leadership as ECOWAS chairman for seeing a smooth and less violence Nigeria election.

Mahama's 'dead goat syndrome' comment was misunderstood – Asiedu Nketia

GhanaWeb - ‎27 minutes ago‎
The General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Asiedu Nketia has said President Mahama's “dead-goat-syndrome” comment was misunderstood.

Be Magnanimous in Victory, Obasanjo Tells Buhari

The Guardian - ‎17 minutes ago‎
Former President Olusegun Obasnjo on Wednesday advised the President -Elect, Muhammadu Buhari, to demostrate magnanimity over his victory in the Saturday's presidential election.

election in memes

BBC News - ‎14 minutes ago‎
Nigeria is experiencing historic times with the victory of opposition candidate Muhammadu Buhari. Relive the action through memes.

Pahad confirms Presidency's prank

News24 - ‎13 minutes ago‎
Pretoria - Former minister in the Presidency Essop Pahad has confirmed that a statement from the presidency on new Cabinet appointments was indeed an April Fool's Day prank.

Andreas Lubitz: What we know on Wednesday about the Germanwings killer co ... - ‎35 minutes ago‎
The plane crash that claimed the lives of 150 people at first seemed like a tragic air accident in the French Alps. The Germanwings Airbus A320 had taken off from Barcelona on what should have been a short journey to Dussedorf.

Typhoon Maysak expected to weaken before hitting Philippines

CTV News - ‎1 hour ago‎
HAGATNA -- A super typhoon blamed for the deaths of at least four people on islands in the western Pacific Ocean has moved into the open sea and is expected to significantly weaken before reaching the Philippines later this weekend.

Preliminary works to begin on Ho Airport

Ghana Broadcasting Corporation - ‎2 hours ago‎
Falcon Crest Investment, a Ghanaian construction firm is to begin preliminary works at the site for Volta Regional Airport in Ho this week.

18 million Ghanaians don't trust banks

GhanaWeb - ‎12 hours ago‎
With the upsurge of banks in the country, some financial analysts have advised bankers to tap into the 70 percent unbanked population in Ghana to increase their cash deposit base in order to create more credit facilities for businesses.

Over 1 million data subscribers ditch other telcos for Glo

Citifmonline - ‎1 hour ago‎
Glo's recent shift in focus in providing more data promotions as well as free giveaways is what has accounted for its impressive performance in data subscription for January, 2015.

IBM invests $3B to build 'Internet of Things' unit

Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce (subscription) - ‎6 hours ago‎
This could mean combining Twitter data with weather data to predict what someone might buy. NEW YORK (AP) - IBM is investing $3 billion to build an “Internet of Things” division aimed at harnessing the massive trove of data collected by smartphones, ...

Tech news that will shock you

Economic Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
You don't often come across very startling news from the consumer technology industry. Today, however, they seem to have kicked things into overdrive.

Asamoah Gyan sues Maurice Ampaw over Castro comments

GhanaWeb - ‎2 hours ago‎
Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan has sued Maurice Ampaw over public comments the latter is reported to have made which indicts the footballer of culpability and criminality over the disappearance of hip-life musician Castro.

Music Video: Torgbe - Number 9 Feat. Kwaw Kese - ‎1 hour ago‎
Torbge has released the video for his mainstream debut single "Number 9" which features Kwaw Kese. Watch the video directed by Prince Dovlo below.

Blow for Bayern as Alaba is ruled out for seven weeks - ‎38 minutes ago‎
Bayern Munich have confirmed that David Alaba will miss the next seven weeks of action with a medial ligament tear. The 22-year-old was withdrawn at half-time in Austria's 1-1 friendly draw with Bosnia-Herzegovina following a collision with Hoffenheim's ...

HBO to produce 'Mayweather/Pacquiao: At Last' docu series

CNN - ‎9 hours ago‎
HBO will produce a one-hour special on the anticipated May 2 (May 3 PHT) Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight entitled "Mayweather/Pacquiao: At Last.

Kamal blasts 'controversial' Srinivasan

Business Standard - ‎11 minutes ago‎
Mustafa Kamal, who resigned as International Cricket Council (ICC) president on Wednesday, strongly criticised the sport's governing body chairman N Srinivasan, saying he is worried about the future of cricket in the hands of this "controversial" figure.

England can be encouraged by display of Premier League refugees in Italy ... - ‎8 minutes ago‎
England-duty-as-chore is giving way to international football as opportunity. The lower the Premier League's glass ceiling drops on English players, the more Roy Hodgson's squad becomes a refuge for the promising but marginalised, the struggling but ...

Tunisia allowed to enter 2017 AFCON

Sport24 - ‎3 hours ago‎
Berlin - The Confederation of African Football (CAF) will allow Tunisia to enter the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) after its football association (FTF) apologised for claiming the CAF had shown bias, the governing body said on Tuesday.

Government commends Ghanaian medical volunteers

Ghana Broadcasting Corporation - ‎2 hours ago‎
The government has commended the team of medical volunteers who were dispatched from the country to assist during the peak of the outbreak of the Ebola viral disease in Liberia and Sierra Leone.

Bitter pill: Paracetamol deemed effectively useless for back pain - ‎26 minutes ago‎
April 01, 2015: There's mounting evidence that common pain reliever paracetamol could be doing more harm than good for people with back pain and osteoarthritis.
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