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New Total boss must overhaul exploration strategy, pursue cost cuts

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
PARIS (Reuters) - The sudden death of Total's top executive may make it even trickier for the French oil major to overhaul its expensive exploration strategy while simultaneously cutting costs to please shareholders as oil prices fall.

Six Take-Aways From The First Student-Govt Dialogue On Hong Kong's Protests

Forbes - ‎2 hours ago‎
More than three weeks into Hong Kong's pro-democracy protest, the first round of dialogue between the Hong Kong government and student representatives of the movement finally took place on Tuesday.

Ebola crisis: Fresh UK deployment to Sierra Leone

BBC News - ‎25 minutes ago‎
About 100 soldiers from the Royal Army Medical Corps have travelled to Sierra Leone as part of the UK's efforts to tackle the Ebola outbreak.

Verona sanctioned for Sulley Muntari racism abuse

Times of India - ‎13 minutes ago‎
ROME: Verona became the first Serie A club this season to be sanctioned for racism after fans in the south stand of the Bentegodi stadium targeted AC Milan's Ghanaian midfielder Sulley Muntari with abuse.

In fight to stop Ebola, Nigeria got right everything that the US got wrong

Chicago Tribune - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON - When the first case of Ebola was discovered in Nigeria this summer, Jeffrey Hawkins, the U.S. Consul General in Lagos, said that an outbreak there could become an "apocalyptic urban outbreak.

Parties In Rawlings, Danso-Boafo Case To Announce Terms Of Settlement

Ghana Broadcasting Corporation - ‎6 hours ago‎
Parties in the on-going case involving former President Rawlings over the launch of a book on Ghana's transitional period that captures the reign of the former President as Head of State will soon announce their terms of settlement.

Take advantage of EU-Ghana relations - Businesses told

GhanaWeb - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Head of the European Union (EU) Delegation to Ghana has advised companies to make good use of the opportunity to indulge in free trade with the Union (EU), for sustainable development.

ICC cautions Kenya on Kenyatta media leaks

BBC News - ‎48 minutes ago‎
The International Criminal Court (ICC) has warned Kenya's government against leaking information from President Uhuru Kenyatta's case to the media.

Dewani was neat after hijacking - cop

News24 - ‎26 minutes ago‎
Cape Town - British businessman Shrien Dewani looked neat moments after being kicked out of a hijacked taxi he and his wife Anni were travelling in, a policeman told the Western Cape High Court on Tuesday.

Fayemi, wife spent N100m on bedrooms, toilets -Ekiti

The Punch - ‎38 minutes ago‎
Ekiti Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has accused his predecessor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, of spending a whooping N50m on beds in his bedroom and that of his wife in the new Ekiti State Government House.

Jonathan congratulates Uduaghan at 60

The Punch - ‎1 hour ago‎
President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday applauded Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State who turned 60 on Wednesday for what he described as the governor's exemplary dedication to the service of his state and Nigeria.

No reason to rejoice

Arab News - ‎49 minutes ago‎
This is with reference to the report “Nigeria Ebola free: WHO” (Oct. 21). I really doubt that the World Health Organization's declaration will have any impact on the Nigerians, as they are grappling with a more serious threat than Ebola i.e.

Hurricane Gonzalo causes disruption across Scotland

Scotsman - ‎52 minutes ago‎
WINDS of up to 88mph battered Scotland today as the remains of Hurricane Gonzalo caused travel mayhem. Several major roads and the Skye Bridge were closed, most ferry sailings were cancelled and some 1,300 homes were left without power.

UPDATE 1-Ukraine, Russia, EU energy chiefs meet to finalise gas deal

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
... * Differences over debt, prepayments. * Ukraine struggling to secure funds for gas payment. * Russia says hopes to finalise a deal (Updates with talks ongoing, details of new loan request).

Egypt Court Sets Appeal Date For Imprisoned Al Jazeera Journalists

Huffington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
Mohammed Fahmy, Canadian-Egyptian acting bureau chief of Al-Jazeera, from left, Australian correspondent Peter Greste and Egyptian producer Baher Mohamed appear in a defendant's cage along with several other defendants during their trial on terror ...

Iran supports Iraq's new government: supreme leader

Xinhua - ‎25 minutes ago‎
TEHRAN, Oct. 21 (Xinhua) -- Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday that the Islamic republic fully supports the new Iraqi government, local media reported.

Rights activist unable to meet with Mexican prosecutors in students' case

Fox News Latino - ‎3 hours ago‎
Federal prosecutors did not meet with the Rev. Alejandro Solalinde, who went to the offices of the SIEDO organized crime unit of the Attorney General's Office in Mexico City to hand over information about the disappearance of 43 students in the southern city ...

Ghana Gas to supply gas to Atuabo in November

Citifmonline - ‎1 hour ago‎
Ghana expects to start processing gas at the Atuabo gas facility for the production of power at Aboadze in the month of November 2014.

The Citi Breakfast Show wins CIMG Radio Programme of the Year

Citifmonline - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Citi Breakfast Show has been named the Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghana Radio Programme of the Year. The award was presented to Citi FM at 25th Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghana (CIMG) Performance Awards held at the Banquet Hall of ...

IMF questions Ghana over growth rate figures

Citifmonline - ‎4 hours ago‎
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is asking the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) explain how it arrived at the 6.9 percent figure as the country's estimated growth for this year.

EPA intensifies education on separation of waste

Ghana Broadcasting Corporation - ‎2 hours ago‎
The programme which is being piloted in some schools and institutions is picking up gradually. Speaking to Radio Ghana, the Head of Public Affairs of EPA, Mrs Angelina Mensah said the compliance level as of now is about 55%.

Government charged to curb increasing female dropout rate in secondary and ...

Ghana Broadcasting Corporation - ‎5 hours ago‎
The UN says government must act fast to deal with the increasing cases of female drop out at the secondary and tertiary levels. According to a senior UN representative, Wolgan Haas, research by the world body has shown that as students climb the ...

Hit the right Note with Samsung

The Sun Daily - ‎Oct 20, 2014‎
SAMSUNG Malaysia Electronics launched a stunner under its flagship GALAXY Note series. Touted for bringing "the age-old culture of pen and notepad into the digital world", the GALAXY Note 4 is enhanced with an evolved S-Pen to provide users a unique ...

Will the Hendo Hoverboard take us back to the future?

Christian Science Monitor - ‎31 minutes ago‎
The Kickstarter page for Hendo Hoverboard promises a working model for $10,000. But what powers this technology? By Clinton Nguyen, Staff Writer October 21, 2014.

BBA: UG chooses Ellah over Esther

The Observer (blog) - ‎1 hour ago‎
There is always drama when a little-known person represents a country in a Big Brother Africa edition with a celebrated compatriot.

Behind the scene of Vodafone Icons Remix

GhanaWeb - ‎8 hours ago‎
It is always a privilege for a reporter to be allowed free access to backstage preparations of a major television reality show as Vodafone Icons.

Adelakun - Eagles Don't Need a Foreign Coach

Vanguard - ‎12 hours ago‎
Renowned Nigerian football administrator Ayotunde Adelakun says that a foreign coach is not what the Super Eagles need. "This job is not a job for big names.

Nigeria keen to host AFCON

SPORT24 - ‎7 hours ago‎
Cape Town - Seyi Akinwunmi, vice-president of the Nigeria Football Federation, says the West African nation is interested in hosting the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.

Fighters suing boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. over cable TV bout depicted on ...

Fox Business - ‎44 minutes ago‎
In this Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, file photo, boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. appears before the Nevada Athletic Commission in Las Vegas.

Banyana, Falcons tango for final spot

SuperSport (blog) - ‎3 hours ago‎
Nigeria's Super Falcons will on Wednesday at the Sam Nujoma Stadium in Windhoek confront South Africa's Banyana Banyana in the semifinal clash of the ongoing 9th African Women Championship (AWC) in Namibia.

Shock rise in Birmingham rickets cases blamed on kids addicted to games ...

Birmingham Mail - ‎6 hours ago‎
Birmingham has the country's worst rate of rickets - fuelled by the craze for video games and tablets. The disease, more commonly associated with 19th century street urchins and slums, has made a shocking comeback in Birmingham.

Lagos To Present N50m To First Consultant Medical Centre, Others

Daily Times Nigeria - ‎8 hours ago‎
The Lagos State government on Monday said it has planned to present N50 million to First Consultant Medical Centre, Obalende, where the index case of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), Mr Patrick Sawyer died and undisclosed amount to other Ebola causalities ...