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Calls for ceasefire amid growing violence in Libya

Al-Bawaba - ‎6 hours ago‎
Smoke billowing from an oil depot on 28 July 2014 near the Tripoli airport, resulting from some of the most violent clashes since dictator Moamer Kadhafi was overthrown in 2011 (Mahmud Turkia /AFP).

The West Agrees To Wider Sanctions On Russia Over The Crisis In Ukraine

Huffington Post - ‎23 minutes ago‎
Russia's President Vladimir Putin (C) chairs a Security Council meeting in the Kremlin in Moscow, on July 22, 2014. AFP PHOTO/ RIA-NOVOSTI/ POOL/ MIKHAIL KLIMENTYEV (Photo credit should read MIKHAIL KLIMENTYEV/AFP/Getty Images) | MIKHAIL ...

Violence Shatters Gaza Lull on Holiday

Wall Street Journal - ‎10 minutes ago‎
A fragile truce in Gaza for a Muslim holiday broke down Monday as a mortar shell fired from the Palestinian territory killed four Israeli soldiers, prompting the army to resume attacks on Hamas militants.

Officials: Little risk of Ebola outbreak in US

New Zealand Herald - ‎53 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK (AP) U.S. health officials are monitoring the Ebola outbreak in Africa but say the risk of the deadly germ spreading to the United States is remote.

Burnaby Muslims celebrate end of Ramadan

Vancouver Sun - ‎50 minutes ago‎
As hundreds of Muslims flocked to Burnaby's Masjid Al-Salaam mosque Monday morning to mark the end of Ramadan, the deteriorating situation in the Gaza Strip was top of mind for many worshippers.

Chinese regulators target Microsoft, over possible antitrust concerns

Washington Post (blog)
2 hours ago
Written by
Hayley Tsukayama
Chinese regulators have visited several Microsoft offices in China, in relation to an apparent antitrust investigation. Officials from the State Administration for Industry and Commerce, which investigates antitrust and other matters, visited several Microsoft offices ...

Mahama tasks KMA to register market traders

GhanaWeb - ‎5 hours ago‎
President John Dramani Mahama has tasked the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) to begin registration of all traders in the Kumasi Central Market in a move that is expected to assure the traders of getting back their stores when attempts to rebuild one of ...

Muslims end Ramadhan fasting with joy and prayers

The Standard Digital News - ‎1 hour ago‎
NAIROBI, KENYA: Muslims across the country Monday celebrated Idd ul Fitr, marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadhan. Although the official Idd holiday for all Kenyans will be marked Tuesday, Muslims in many parts of the world observed the ...

South Africa to Urge Renewal of Trade Deal at US-Africa Summit

Wall Street Journal (blog)
7 hours ago
Written by
Patrick McGroarty
South African officials said on Monday they would use a summit between U.S. President Barack Obama and African leaders next week to lobby for renewal of a trade pact they called an important instrument of U.S.

Tshwane ANC condemns storming of office

eNCA - ‎18 minutes ago‎
The ANC in Tshwane condemned the storming of its office in Pretoria on Monday. Picture: STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN / AFP. The action of these individuals deserves the harshest condemnation and disassociation.

Free State student assault case starts

News24 - ‎3 hours ago‎
Bloemfontein - Two students accused of assaulting a fellow student on the University of the Free State's Bloemfontein campus pleaded not guilty in the local regional court on Monday to all charges against them.

Air Algerie Black Boxes Arrive in France

Voice of America - ‎2 hours ago‎
PARIS —. The Air Algerie black boxes have arrived in France where flags are flying at half-staff for the people who died when the passenger plane crashed in northern Mali last week.

Teens helped each other escape sinking Korean ship

SFGate - ‎8 hours ago‎
ANSAN, South Korea (AP) - Students who survived the South Korean ferry disaster testified Monday they were repeatedly ordered by loudspeaker to stay in the sinking ship but eventually helped each other flee after finding their cabins were flooded too ...

Ukraine Rebels 'Getting More Powerful Weapons'

Sky News - ‎1 hour ago‎
The US and Europe will impose greater sanctions against Moscow as Russia allegedly masses its forces on the border. 10:20pm UK, Monday 28 July 2014.

Assad troops suffer high toll

Arab News - ‎1 hour ago‎
A Free Syrian Army fighter carries a rocket before firing it towards Hama military airport that is controlled by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, in the Hama countryside, in this July 25, 2014 photo.

Mrs Nokor Duah decorating New President Joel Nettey with the symbol of office

Ghana News Agency - ‎5 hours ago‎
Accra, July 28, GNA - The Advertising Association of Ghana has sworn into office a new executive council for a two-year mandate. The Council, which has Mr Joel Edmund Nettey, Chief Executive of Innova DDB Ghana, as President, Ms Mansa Amowuah as ...

Ivorian revival feeds on troubles in Ghana cocoa sector

Reuters Canada - ‎7 hours ago‎
By Joe Bavier. ENCHI Ghana (Reuters) - Three years ago, when James joined Ghana's anti-smuggling task force, his job was to intercept illicit cocoa shipments from neighboring Ivory Coast to preserve the superior quality of his country's beans.

Govt ready to give assistance in SSM - ‎9 hours ago‎
wpid-galamsey.jpg The District Chief of Ellembele District in the Western Region, Mr. Daniel K. Eshun has reiterated that government is committed to ensure that Ghanaians take advantage of the small scale mining business rather than illegal ('galamsey') ...

OKCupid Cops to Experimenting on Users

PC Magazine
54 minutes ago
Written by
Chloe Albanesius
Facebook is not the only company toying with your emotions, but OKCupid says it's just what happens on the Web. 0shares. Digital Dating Tips.

Samsung's Tizen smartphone OS: Dead or alive?

1 hour ago
Written by
Steven Vaughan-Nichols
By 2011, Android had just become the most popular smartphone operating system. At the time it still seemed possible for another mobile operating system to play a major role in the market.

Facebook is Removing Messenging From Its Main App, Forcing Users to ...

iClarified - ‎11 minutes ago‎
Facebook is removing messaging features from its main app, requiring users to download Facebook Messenger to continue sending and receiving messages going forward, reports TechCrunch.

Why did the dinosaurs go extinct? Bad timing, scientists say

1 hour ago
Written by
Sarah Spickernell
It wasn't just the impact of an asteroid thundering down to Earth that wiped dinosaurs off the face of the planet: their extinction was the result of a longer chain of events, according to new research.

Stocks finish mixed; Southwest Airlines fined for improper repairs; Apple ...

The Plain Dealer - ‎34 minutes ago‎
In this May 9, 2014 file photo, Beats Audio equipment is arranged for a photo next to an Apple laptop at Best Buy in Boston. Apple has the green light from the European Commission to proceed with its acquisition of Beats Electronics and Beats Music.

DJ Black Makes Ghana Proud - ‎9 hours ago‎
Ghana's number one DJ and host of Open House Party on Joy FM, DJ Black has been adjudged Africa's Best DJ at the 2014 Africa Muzik Magazine Awards (AFRIMMA).

Behold Ramadhan; A Great Friend Has Just Departed!

GhanaWeb - ‎17 hours ago‎
When you paid me the special visit 30days ago, I was very elated and therefore received you with open arms. I then imagined how I will be able to accommodate and keep you, but Alhamdulillah I was able to maintain you and satisfy some of your demands.

Lorient capture Ayew - ‎1 hour ago‎
Ghana international Jordan Ayew has left Marseille to sign a four-year contract with Lorient. Ayew, whose brother Andre enjoyed a loan spell with Lorient in the 2008-09 season, came through the youth system at Marseille but fell out of favour last term.

Regan Obeng revives career at Red Star Belgrade - ‎9 hours ago‎
Former Asante Kotoko midfielder Regan Obeng is confident that playing in the Serbian top-flight will boost his chances of playing in one of Europe's major leagues.

Okpoti, Annan didn't qualify for Korle Bu job – IMANI boss

GhanaWeb - ‎17 hours ago‎
The Executive Director of IMANI-Ghana, Franklin Cudjoe has alleged that the dismissed CEO and board chairman of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital did not qualify to manage the hospital because they have questionable pasts.

Which is healthier? Handshake vs. fist bump - ‎15 minutes ago‎
A new study looked at the numbers and came up with an alternative: the fist bump. The study suggests a fist bump transmits just one-twentiet… Senator pushes for faster rollout of medical marijuana.

Ghana not ready to battle Ebola – GMA

Citifmonline - ‎8 hours ago‎
The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has expressed worry over the readiness of the country to deal with the Ebola epidemic. According to the GMA, the health system in the country does not have the requisite logistics and practical measures to deal with the ...