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Africa Union chief condemns Minneapolis ‘murder’

Moussa Faki Mahamat, the chairman of the African Union (AU) Commission, has condemned the killing of a unarmed black man in the US city of Minneapolis, calling it “murder”. George Floyd, 46, died in police custody on Monday. A white police officer was filmed kneeling on his neck, despite him …

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Trump’s ventilators ‘have not arrived in Nigeria’

Nigeria’s information minister has said the country is yet to receive ventilators promised by US President Donald Trump in April. Lai Mohammed has denied Mr Trump’s remarks made last week that he had sent 1,000 ventilators to the West African country. Mr Mohammed said that if the consignment had arrived, …

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Ghana ranked third Most Corrupt Country in the world

Transparency International, the nongovernmental organization based in Germany, defines corruption as the misuse of public power for private benefit. The organization’s most recent version of its Corruption Perceptions Index also states that the failure to significantly control corruption is fueling a global crisis in democracy. Colombia is perceived to be …

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Canadian rapper Houdini shot and killed in Toronto

Houdini was one of three people taken to hospital with injuries but he was pronounced dead at 6:30 p.m. The two others, a woman, 27, and a 15-year-old boy are expected to recover from the attack. Toronto Police believe it was targeted shooting after gunfire broke out outside the hotel …

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Eno Barony Calls Out Nicki Minaj for a BEEF

Ghanaian rapper Eno Barony has called out American rapper Nicki Minaj in a desperate attempt to keep her newfound popularity climbing even higher. Eno, in a new freestyle, completely slammed Nicki and said the U.S rapper thanks her God every day that she was not born American Eno Barony has discovered over the past …

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Thousands evacuated in Michigan after two dams fail

Rapidly rising water overtook dams and forced the evacuation of about 10,000 people in the central part of the US state of Michigan, where flooding struck communities along rain-swollen waterways and the governor said one downtown could be “under approximately 9 feet [2.7 metres] of water” by Wednesday. For the …

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20 Ghanaians die from coronavirus in the US

he Ghana Embassy in the United States of America (USA) has revealed that 20 Ghanaians have died from the coronavirus in that part of the world. Kofi Tonto, an official at the Public Affairs Department at the Embassy, told Alfred Ocansey in an interview on the Sunrise morning show on …

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