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Diplomat robbed at knife point at Golden Tulip

When the Commissioner of Korea Customs, Mr Yung-Moon Kim, applied for a Ghanaian visa, which was granted, bought his ticket and sat in a plane en-route to Ghana, he was in high spirits especially when this was his first time of visiting Ghana, the first country in sub-Sahara Africa to have gained independence from colonial rule. The nice impression he...

Indonesia votes in presidential and legislative elections

Voting has ended in Indonesia's presidential and legislative elections, with tens of millions of people casting votes without widespread hitches. Preliminary results based on so-called "quick counts"- votes publicly tallied at polling stations are expected to start rolling in within two hours. The presidential race pits incumbent and his running mate, Indonesian Ulama Council Chairman Ma'ruf Amin, against retired general and...

Brilliant Ajax stun Juventus

Ajax's sensational Champions League run continued as teenage captain Matthijs de Ligt's goal eliminated Juventus and secured their place in the semi-finals. Cristiano Ronaldo, a five-time winner of the tournament, headed the hosts in front from a first-half corner. But Ajax battled level as Donny van de Beek controlled Hakim Ziyech's shot and slotted past Wojciech Szczesny. Ziyech went close after the...

Man Utd crushed by Messi-inspired Barca

Manchester United's Champions League run ended in the quarter-finals as Lionel Messi inspired Barcelona to a crushing victory in the second leg at the Nou Camp. United, trailing 1-0 from the first leg, started brightly but were then undone by brilliance from Messi and a glaring mistake from goalkeeper David de Gea. Messi put the hosts ahead with a fine curling...

Bigwigs of the (NDC) in court to solidarise with their Chairman

The Accra High Court has granted bail to Samuel Ofosu Ampofo and Anthony Kwaku Boahen, who are the respective Chairman and Deputy Communication Director of the opposition, National Democratic Congress (NDC). Ampofo and Boahen were each granted bail in the sum of Gh¢100,000 with one surety after they pleaded not guilty to charges of conspiracy to cause harm and assault...

Don’t Collect Monies From Public – SEC Orders

Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has directed Gold Coast Fund Management Ltd to cease collection or receipts of new funds from the public. In a statement, SEC said, “The Commission has directed Gold Coast Fund Management Ltd to cease collection or receipts of new funds or investments from the investing public until all clients and investors with outstanding matured investments...

An Accra High Court fines former Member of Parliament for defamation

Former Member of Parliament for Salaga South Ibrahim Dey Alhassan has received a fine of One million, five hundred thousand Ghana cedis (Ghc 1,500.000) for making defamatory statement against former National Security Advisor, Alhaji Baba Kamara. Alhaji Baba Kamara on March, 20, 2017 commenced a Court action against the former MP seeking damages to the sum of Ghc 20,000.000 and...

Coup leader Awad Ibn Auf steps down

Defence Minister Awad Ibn Auf announced his decision on state TV, naming as his successor Lt-Gen Abdel Fattah Abdelrahman Burhan. The army has said it will stay in power for two years, followed by elections. But protest leaders say they will not leave the streets until the military hands over to a civilian government. Mr Bashir's downfall followed months of unrest that...

How Gwyneth Paltrow got over her impostor syndrome and embraced being a CEO

It's rare for a CEO to admit to feeling like an impostor, but Gwyneth Paltrow embraces it. The Founder and CEO of Goop, a lifestyle content and retail website, says the learning curve has been steep. "The provenance of how I got here — it's unusual, and I didn't finish college. I don't have an MBA ... I had no business...

Julian Assange arrested by London police

Julian Assange, the 47-year-old WikiLeaks founder, has been arrested in London. London's Metropolitan Police confirmed Assange's arrest on Twitter on Thursday morning. Scotland Yard said it was invited into the embassy by the ambassador, following the Ecuadorian government's withdrawal of asylum. Assange had been living in the Ecuadorian Embassy in central London in 2012 while wanted for questioning over sexual assault allegations...

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