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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says the lives of Ghanaians are intimately linked with the francophone world, and Ghana’s membership of La Francophonie should serve as a big boost to addressing some of the country’s mutual concerns.   With French set to become one of the world's most commonly spoken...
President John Dramani Mahama and his French counterpart Francois Hollande have held a closed door meeting at the Elysee.The discussion focused on the increasing French private sector investments in Ghana's economy and the security situation in the West Africa sub-region.Briefing the media after the meeting, President Mahama said 400...
The Netherlands Embassy in Ghana, has refused to grant the Ghana Special Olympic team visas, to enable to them participate in the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games in Austria. Ghana’s 20-man contingent who were scheduled to depart the shores of the country on Monday, March 13, were left...
The German authorities say they cannot be sure if a man in custody was behind Monday's lorry attack on a Berlin Christmas market that killed 12 people. "We have to entertain the theory that the detainee might possibly not have been the perpetrator," federal prosecutor Peter Frank told reporters. The style...
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to end the 52-year conflict with left-wing rebels. The Nobel committee in Norway praised him for his peace agreement with Farc rebels, signed last month after four years of negotiations. However, Colombians narrowly rejected the deal...
William Masvinu, a 43-year-old unemployed man has won his fourth title for being the ugliest man in Zimbabwe. The five times Mr Ugly winner William Masvinu took the title he lost last year to Maison Sere in controversial circumstances during this year’s edition of the competition held over the weekend...
President Barack Obama has said Republican Donald Trump's insistence that he might not accept the election result is "dangerous". Speaking at a campaign rally in Miami for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, the president said Mr Trump's comments undermined American democracy. Mr Trump refused in a televised debate to say he would...
Nigeria has confiscated 2.5 tonnes of “plastic rice” smuggled into the country by unscrupulous businessmen, the customs service says. Lagos customs chief Haruna Mamudu said the fake rice was intended to be sold in markets during the festive season. He said the rice was very sticky after it was boiled and...
Wife of late former United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan, Nane Lagergren, has eulogized her husband describing him as an “extraordinary human being” who touched the world in a positive way. According to her, Kofi Annan had a courageous heart, he was compassionate, and was able to touch the lives of...
The three-day state funeral and burial rites for former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan begins in Accra today, September 11, 2018 at the Accra International Conference Centre where hundreds of Ghanaians are expected to file past his body to pay their last respect. At exactly 10:00am today, the gates to...
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