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Ebola death toll nears 8,000 – WHO

The death toll from the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in West Africa has reached 7,905, out of a total 20,206 confirmed, probable and suspected cases, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said. The figures ...

Uganda maid admits torturing toddler after secret filming

A maid in Uganda who was secretly filmed beating and kicking a toddler has pleaded guilty to torture. Jolly Tumuhirwe, 22, was charged in court with the torture of a girl of 18 months. A video of the assault caused ...

Sony hacked again, this time the PlayStation Network

Anonymous hackers have claimed responsibility for shutting the online store earlier. Sony has been hit by another hack — the PlayStation Network and store has been targeted and taken offline. Although the ...

Nayele Ametefeh was arrested on 7th trip: Investigations reveal

Investigations have revealed that the Ghanaian lady arrested at Heathrow Airport in Lon­don for carrying 12.5kg of cocaine, travelled to Europe, particularly the United Kingdom, frequent­ly, the last one being her ...

Kwaw Kese denied bail; will reappear on Dec 22

Controversial hiplife artiste, Kwaw Kese, who was arrested by the police in Kumasi for allegedly smoking cannabis in public has been denied bail again. This is the second failed attempt to get bail. The rapper ...

Ebola is at least 16 million years old, says study

Ebola’s first documented outbreak was in 1976. But the Ebola virus family has been around for 16 to 23 million years, says new research. The family of viruses to which Ebola and its lethal relative Marburg belong ...

North Korea accuses US of spreading Ebola and choosing Africa as a bio-weapon testing ground

KCNA called for the US to face a human rights trial North Korea is accusing the US of spreading the Ebola virus, claiming it has been “bent on the development of bio-weapons” in order to achieve world supremacy. ...

The Finance Ministry says it is using some $1 billion proceeds from a Eurobond sale in September judiciously, contrary to allegations the money has been used to pay debts incurred by the central bank. The Finance ...

Stats of the 2015 Afcon qualifying

After three months of competition, the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualification campaign ended last week with 15 teams emerging out of the lot of 28 to join host Equatorial Guinea for the 30th edition of the ...

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