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44 min ago

Official: Eight dead, including five foreigners, in Tripoli hotel attack

TRIPOLI - At least eight people, including five foreigners, were killed during an attack by gunmen against a luxury hotel in the Libyan capital of Tripoli on Tuesday, a security official told local television. Mahmoud Hamza, director of Libya's special deterrence ...

45 min ago

Eight dead, including five foreigners, in Tripoli hotel attack: official

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - At least eight people, including five foreigners, were killed during an attack by gunmen against a luxury hotel in the Libyan capital of Tripoli on Tuesday, a security official told local television.

46 min ago

PlayStation 4 v Xbox One – where do they really stand?

Microsoft has revealed its Xbox One shipping figures for the close of 2014 – and they're good. But PlayStation 4 still seems to have the edge. Xbox 360 vs PlayStation 4. Gamers at the E3 videogame conference in Los Angeles where Sony, Microsoft and ...

49 min ago

Suhum Assembly Rolls Out Plans for 2015

The Suhum Municipal Assembly has rolled out measures aimed at implementing its core objectives to help transform the lives of residents in the municipality and beyond. The Assembly has also expressed its commitment to embark on development projects that will inure to the benefit of the larger society within the area. The Assembly has further hinted of plans to make known or publicise all the projects, it has undertaken within the municipality and its environs, which is under the theme; \"Let the

51 min ago

Tamale Poly Introduces New Programmes

Tamale -The Tamale Polytechnic has now become more attractive to most students across Ghana due to the number of new career programmes or courses that have been introduced by the administration. The new programmes are not only introduced to make the Polytechnic a centre of excellence but to ensure that students who pass through the Tamale Polytechnic become entrepreneurs or first choice employees for industries and organisation on the job market.

51 min ago

Mahama Cannot Stop the Dumdum!

\"The Akans, the largest ethnic group in Ghana, would tell you: If you are unable to resource your mother-in-law, you do not steal from her. In my candied opinion, President Mahama and his NDC administration are merely rubbing salt into our wounds with this so-called investment drive in the ECG.\"

53 min ago

Gov't Cares Less About Cashew Farmers - Jaman North MP

Sampa -The Member of Parliament (MP) for Jaman North, Siaka Stevens has condemned the government for showing apathy towards the plight of cashew farmers in the country. Mr. Siaka Stevens, who was speaking at a public forum at Sampa, the constituency capital, said he recently questioned the Agric Minister in Parliament about why the government was not buying cashew as is being done to shea nut and cocoa, but he could not give him any satisfactory answer. He noted that due to lack of a pricing policy

54 min ago

Winter storm hammers Northeast US, but New York spared from worst

A storm packing blizzard conditions spun up the East Coast early Tuesday, pounding parts of coastal New Jersey northward through Maine with high winds and heavy snow. While the storm failed to live up to predictions in some areas, eastern Long Island ...

55 min ago

NPP Youth Vow to Police Every Polling Station in 2016

Bolgatanga -The youth of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), drawn from five constituencies in the Upper East Region, have declared their readiness to do everything humanly possible, and in accordance with the electoral and constitutional laws of Ghana, to ensure the protection of every single polling station within the region during the 2016 general elections, in order to bring the party back into power.

59 min ago

Will Ghana or South Africa Clinch Afcon Last Eight?

Mongomo -Having come back from the brink against Algeria, Ghana need to maintain that fighting spirit with a win over South Africa in Mongomo on Tuesday night. It\'s the final match in Group C and it will be played amid the passion and permutations that are the features of any major international tournament.

1 hr ago

Ghana oil exploration to continue despite global price slump -GNPC

PEDUASE, Ghana, Jan 27 (Reuters) - Oil and gas exploration off the coast of Ghana will continue despite a slump in the global oil price because project costs have been well managed, Alex Mould, chief executive of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation, said on Tuesday.

1 hr 02 min ago

'The Bachelor' recap: SU alum Ashley I. really wants Chris Soules to know she's ...

Chris Soules, left, is looking for love on season 19 of "The Bachelor." One of 30 women vying for his heart is Syracuse University alumna Ashley Iaconetti, right. (ABC; Instagram). Print · Geoff Herbert | By Geoff Herbert ...

1 hr 02 min ago

UPDATE 1-Ghana assessing commercial potential of new offshore gas discovery

PEDUASE, Ghana, Jan 27 (Reuters) - Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) is assessing the commercial potential of a new gas discovery made in partnership with Italian energy group Eni and oil trader Vitol, GNPC chief executive Alex Mould said on Tuesday.

1 hr 04 min ago

Is Facebook down? A history of outages

Facebook's history of site failures is long, but it wasn't always the end of the social internet world and sometimes it was on purpose. Photograph: Dado Ruvic/Reuters. Samuel Gibbs · @SamuelGibbs. Tuesday 27 January 2015 08.15 EST. Share on Facebook ...

1 hr 13 min ago

Demis Roussos, walrus of love, gone forever and ever at 68

PORTLY and heavily bearded with a penchant for billowing kaftans and a trembling tenor voice with a preternatural ability to hit the highest notes, Demis Roussos was dubbed “the pop Pavarotti”. The Greek singer's romantic, Mediterranean-tinged Europop ...

1 hr 13 min ago

Andy Murray consoles Nick Kyrgios in Melbourne. Picture: Wayne Ludbey ...

THE TV remotes did some heavy hitting last night trying to keep up with Nick Kyrgios's Australian Open tennis quarter-final and the Socceroos Asian Cup match. In the end, it was the Socceroos in Newcastle that won out when they defeated United Arab ...

1 hr 14 min ago

Burundi army accused of murder

Witnesses tell the BBC that Burundian soldiers killed 17 rebels after they surrendered, but the army insists they were killed in combat.

1 hr 14 min ago

Three more beheaded under new Saudi king

File photo of Crown Prince Abdullah. Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah died early on January 23, 2015 and his brother Salman became king, the royal court in the world's top oil exporter and birthplace of Islam said in a statement carried by state television.

1 hr 19 min ago

Tigo renovates New Tafo Government Hospital ‘Maternity Unit’

Women in New Tafo and its surrounding communities in East Akim district of the Eastern region will now be able to deliver their babies in a safe, congenial and much comfortable environment because the Maternity Unit of the New Tafo Government Hospital has been refurbished by Tigo. The Maternity Unit delivers about 100 babies every month from 22 surrounding communities, [...] The post Tigo renovates New Tafo Government Hospital ‘Maternity Unit’ appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.

1 hr 20 min ago

Asamoah Gyan scores with the heart for Ghana, not legs – Avram Grant

Ghana coach Avram Grant continues to laud Asamoah Gyan, saying the world-class striker scores with his heart, no legs when representing his country at the international level.

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