UCL: Ronaldo penalty sends Real Madrid through to semis

UCL: Ronaldo penalty sends Real Madrid through to semis

Cristiano Ronaldo’s injury-time penalty put holders Real Madrid through to the Champions League semi-finals after holding off a stunning Juventus comeback. Ronaldo’s coolly taken 97th-minute penalty into the top corner came after Medhi Benatia brought down Lucas Vazquez in the

Read Full Article
Nigeria protests “killing of black people in London”

Nigeria protests “killing of black people in London”

A top aide to Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has warned Nigerians living in London to be careful and to show restraint, following killings in the city. The killing of black people, especially those of Nigerian origin in London, was “worrisome

Read Full Article
Guinea’s pregnancy trickster jailed

Guinea’s pregnancy trickster jailed

A woman in Guinea who sold herbs and potions to sterile women, telling them they would become pregnant, has been jailed for five years. N’na Fanta Camara made concoctions that made their bellies swell. The traditional healer is said to

Read Full Article
Nipah Virus detected in Africa, doctors urged to be alert

Nipah Virus detected in Africa, doctors urged to be alert

Health officials in Ghana have been asked to intensify their surveillance following the detection of antibodies of a virus, known as the Nipah Virus in parts of Africa. A Wildlife Veterinary Specialist, Dr. Richard Suu-Ire, speaking at a forum by

Read Full Article
Plane crash kills hundreds in Algeria

Plane crash kills hundreds in Algeria

An Algerian military plane has crashed near the capital killing 257 people on board, officials say. The aircraft came down just after taking off from Boufarik military airport, west of Algiers. An investigation into the cause is under way. Algerian

Read Full Article
VVIP plans to establish hospital for zongo communities

VVIP plans to establish hospital for zongo communities

One of the things Ghanaian music trio VVIP (formerly VIP) will be doing in celebration of their 20 years anniversary is to build a hospital. According to them, this has been their long held dream and they believe the time

Read Full Article
More than 2,000 children benefit from free deworming exercise

More than 2,000 children benefit from free deworming exercise

More than 2000 children between two and 12 years at James Town and its environs in Accra have benefitted from a free deworming exercise. They were given Benzil 400, Tanzol, Mebendazole oral suspension among other medications aimed at improving on

Read Full Article