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DJ Arafat: Fans of Ivorian artist ‘open coffin’ during funeral unrest

Some fans of late musician DJ Arafat appear to have opened his coffin during unrest at the artist's funeral in the Ivory Coast city of Abidjan. The 33-year-old DJ, whose...

Tourism authority declares Sept as tourism month

The Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) has declared September of every year as tourism month to encourage patronage of important festivals and tourist sites in the country. The focus of the...

DJ Arafat: Thousands pay tribute at Abidjan concert

Thousands of fans have gathered in Ivory Coast's capital Abidjan to pay tribute to musician DJ Arafat. The 33-year-old Ivorian, whose real name was Ange Didier Huon, died in a motorcycle...

2018 Ghana’s Most Beautiful calls on Tourism Minister

Ghana’s Most Beautiful 2018 winner Naomi Abena Obeng has called on the  Tourism Minister Barbara Oteng Gyasi as she  represents Ghana in Italy at this year's Miss Progress International...

Dodi Princess is back

Volta Hotel Akosombo, operators of the Dodi Princess has announced a comeback of the captivating aqua tourism experience with the Dodi Princess cruise boat under the new name “Dodi...

Netflix to produce series inspired by Hillary Clinton’s presidential run

Netflix is producing a new drama inspired by Hillary Clinton's failed 2016 run for US president. The series will be based on a chapter of Chasing Hillary, a memoir by...

“Bisa Abrewa” museum to open in October

The “Bisa Abrewa” museum created by the legendary Ghanaian writer, Kwaw-Ansah, will officially be opened to the public on Saturday, October 26, 2019. The museum, located at Nkotum Mpo in...

Festival to promote arts and culture launched

The 2019 edition of the National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFAC) has been launched in Koforidua. The festival which is celebrated every two years was postponed to coincide with...

Lilwin, Stonebwoy, Shatta Wale nominated for NCA Brand Ambassador Award

Ghanaian celebrities, Kwadwo Nkansah ''Lilwin'',  Stonebwoy, Shatta Wale and Nana Ama McBrown, have been nominated for the “Most Eminent Brand Ambassador of the Year Award” in the maiden National...

Jessi Combs dies while trying to break her land speed record

Professional driver and TV host Jessi Combs has died after crashing her jet-powered car while trying to break her own land speed record. The 39-year-old was killed in the crash...

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Africa

At least 27 children killed in Liberia school fire – Police

At least 27 children in Liberia were killed in a fire at their school, police said. Police spokesman Moses Carter told Euronews that the fire...

Uganda signs nuclear agreement with Russia

Russia and Uganda have signed an intergovernmental agreement on cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy. The agreement, which was signed on the sidelines...

World

Donald Trump gives orders to ‘substantially increase’ sanctions on Iran

Donald Trump says he has instructed the US Treasury Secretary to substantially increase sanctions on Iran.

Israel election too close to call: exit polls

Israel's general election is too close to call, exit polls showed on Monday. They put Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's right-wing Likud party virtually level...