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Justin Bieber sells rights to songs for $200m

Justin Bieber has sold his share of the rights to his music to Hipgnosis Songs Capital for a reported $200m (£162m). The firm now owns the pop star's stake in some of the biggest hits of recent years, including Baby...

US President, Joe Biden offers full federal probe, support for victims of dastardly gun attack in California

President Joe Biden said full federal support would be mobilised to investigate the Monterey Park shooting as the nation continues “searching for answers”. In a statement, he noted that the Asian-American and Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islanders Community was hit hard...

Jacinda Ardern New Zealand PM to step down ahead of elections

New Zealand’s Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, is quitting her position ahead of this year's election, saying she no longer has "enough in the tank" to lead. The shocking announcement comes as polling indicates her Labour Party faces a difficult path...

Govt did not err, inclusion of Bondholders in Debt Exchange Programme – Palgrave Boakye-Danquah

By Rachel Kakraba Government Spokesperson on Governance and Security, Palgrave Boakye-Danquah, says government did not err in the approach used to include individual bondholders in the Debt Exchange Programme. He said bondholders were given a free hand to voluntarily sign...

World’s oldest person, French nun Sister André, dies aged 118

The world's oldest person, French nun Lucile Randon, has died aged 118. Ms. Randon who assumed the name Sister André when she took holy orders in 1944 - died in her sleep at her nursing home in Toulon, France....

China’s population falls for first time since 1961

SOURCE: BBC NEWS China's population has fallen for the first time in 60 years, with the national birth rate hitting a record low - 6.77 births per 1,000 women. The population in 2022 - 1.4118 billion - fell by 850,000 from...

Rev. Professor Emmanuel Asante appointed to lead UN Advisory Group of Peace Building Fund

Former Chairman of the National Peace Council, Rev. Prof. Emmanuel Asante, has been appointed Chairperson by the United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, to lead the Seventh Advisory Group of the Peace Building Fund. Members of the Seventh Advisory Group are...

China reopens its doors to the World

By H.E. LU Kun, Chinese Ambassador to Ghana Put People and Life First Over the past three years, the COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc around the globe and posed enormous challenges to all countries, including China. The Communist Party of China and...

Rising insecurity in Nigeria; Officials fear Presidential polls could be called off

Source: BBC Nigeria's Election Chief, Mahmood Yakubu, says next month general election risks being cancelled or postponed due to rising insecurity in the country. Mr. Yakubu stated that if not dealt with, insecurity could hinder declaration of election results and...

Russia retaliates against price cap on its oil imposed by Western countries

Russia has retaliated against a price cap on its oil imposed by Western countries. President Vladimir Putin decreed a ban on oil sales to countries that abide by the price cap that was imposed in December. The price cap, unseen...

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10 reasons to visit Kakum National Park in Ghana

By: Seli Baisie I know the holiday season is over but if you are feeling a little adventurous and want...

CHAN 2022: Black Galaxies crash out, hosts march onward

By Emmanuel Yaw Nkansah  The quarterfinal matches of the ongoing African Nations Championship have all been honored and, yeah, the Black Galaxies are out....

Bisa Kdei hosts fans and top industry players at “Original” album

Ghanaian Highlife star Bisa Kdei has successfully staged the listening party for his fourth studio album, titled "Original," in the United Kingdom (UK). The one-off...

About 4,000 Burkinabes seek asylum in Ghana’s Bawku West District

At least 4,000 Burkina Faso nationals are seeking refuge in some parts of the Bawku West District of the Upper East Region, following terrorists’...

Police Inspector who left Gun in “trotro” interdicted

The Police Officer who left his rifle in a commercial vehicle after allegedly collecting a GH¢100 bribe from the Driver has been interdicted. Inspector Sulemana...