Sekyi: Gold Coast Lawyer who vowed never to wear European clothes

William Esuman-Gwira Sekyi, better known as Kobina Sekyi William Esuman-Gwira Sekyi, better known as Kobina Sekyi is a nationalist, philosopher, lawyer and writer(The Blinkards) in the Gold Coast. He was born on November 1, 1892 in Cape Coast. His father was Mr John Gladstone Sackey; headmaster of the renowned Wesleyan School (Mfantsipim) in Cape Coast […]

Zimbabwe-China relation on solid foundation- President Mnangagwa

    China’s foreign minister Wang Yi met with Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa during his visit to the southern African country as part of his Africa tour. Relations between the two countries has been strong as Harare continues to look East with biting sanctions from the West – the European Union and the united States. […]

Private Use of Presidential jet by Buhari’s Daughter gets Nigerians Sparring

Nigerians on social media are divided over the propriety of the president’s daughter using a presidential jet on a private mission. One school of thought avers that the use of the jet by law is for the exclusive use of the president, his vice and for leaders of the legislature – the Senate and House […]

Chinese company wins Broadcasting rights over a state-owned broadcaster in Ghana

Chinese paid TV service provider, StarTimes won a five years contract from the Ghana Football Association (GFA). Per the contract, the Ghana premier league which use to be broadcasted for free by the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) on the national television will now be aired on the paid platform owned by the Chinese. The Ghana […]

Marianne Williamson drops out of Democratic presidential race

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Pompeo Sticks to Assertion That U.S. Faced Imminent Threat from Iran

Middle East|Pompeo Imposes Sanctions on Iran, Sticking to Assertion That U.S. Faced Imminent ThreatAs the administration imposed new sanctions on Tehran, the secretary of state provided no specific evidence that the killing of Maj. Gen. Qassim Suleimani was justified by an immediate threat.Videotranscripttranscript‘American Lives Were at Risk,’ Pompeo Says in Latest Defense of Suleimani KillingDuring […]

Pelosi Alerts House to Be Ready to Send Impeachment Articles Next Week

Politics|Pelosi Alerts House to Be Ready to Send Impeachment Articles Next WeekIn a letter to lawmakers, Ms. Pelosi appeared to be moving to end an impasse, but she did not offer a more specific timeline.Speaker Nancy Pelosi Friday on Capitol Hill.Credit…Anna Moneymaker/The New York TimesJan. 10, 2020Updated 12:47 p.m. ETWASHINGTON — Speaker Nancy Pelosi alerted […]

He Was Cruising in a G.O.P. Primary. Then Trump Endorsed an Ex-Democrat.

David Richter had been the front-runner in his House primary in New Jersey. That changed when the Democratic incumbent announced he was becoming a Republican, with the president’s support. “I assumed I was going to win, and win handily,” said David Richter, who is running in the Republican primary for New Jersey’s Second Congressional District. […]

Why this Alabama-based ‘proud American Muslim’ likes the sound of Buttigieg or Yang for president

Any Democratic presidential hopeful who wants a shot at winning the party’s nomination in the 2020 primaries should listen to Aahil Rajpari.  The 18-year-old from Hoover, Alabama studies political science, international affairs and Arabic at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He’s also a member of the university’s student government, a tour guide on campus, a youth […]

Teacher who told pupil she had ‘enormous breasts’, tapped her bottom, kissed her neck and remarked on her short skirt and ‘magic fingers’ was not sexually motivated, tribunal rules

A teacher who told a pupil that she had “enormous” breasts and that he was “distracted” by her short skirt should still be allowed to teach, a tribunal has ruled. Stephen Lindridge, a former science teacher at Anthony Gell School in Derbyshire, tapped the girl’s bottom with rolled-up paper, kissed her on the neck and said he missed […]

Impeachment live updates: Senate awaits word from Pelosi on articles of impeachment against Trump

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Matt Gaetz, the ‘Trumpiest Congressman,’ cites principles for bucking president on war powers. Kevin McCarthy is ‘very shocked.’

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U.S. Says It Won’t Discuss Withdrawing Troops from Iraq, as Iraq’s Leader Requested

Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said he had asked Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to send a delegation to Baghdad to prepare for the withdrawal of American troops.There are currently around 5,200 United States troops in Iraq.Credit…Jonathan Ernst/ReutersJan. 10, 2020Updated 11:38 a.m. ETWASHINGTON — The State Department on Friday rebuffed the Iraqi government’s request to […]

Ukraine requests intelligence on crashed airliner as Iran denies missile attack

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A Teenager’s Breakthrough Gene Therapy for Sickle Cell Disease

The Weekly|A Teenager’s Breakthrough Gene Therapy for Sickle Cell DiseasetranscripttranscriptA Teenager’s Breakthrough Gene Therapy for Sickle Cell DiseaseDoctors reset Helen Obando’s DNA in an effort to cure her of a painful genetic blood disorder. She’s the youngest person to receive the treatment.[MUSIC PLAYING] Sometimes it just comes out of nowhere. Pain will start in my […]

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