29 C
Accra,Ghana
Friday, May 25, 2018
Vladimir Putin has been sworn in for a fourth term as Russian president and pledged to harness the country’s talents to “achieve breakthroughs”. Some 5,000 guests attended the lavish ceremony in an ornate Kremlin hall. He has been in power for 18 years, as president and prime minister, and...
Zimbabwe’s first lady, Grace Mugabe, is to appear in court in South Africa later following reports of an alleged assault, South Africa’s police minister says. South African...
A former Italian footballer hung up his boots at the age of 24 to pursue his dream of becoming a porn star. Davide Iovinella was seeking a bigger pay day while plying his trade in Serie D for ASD Calcio Pomigliano. Looking for extra cash, Iovinella took the plunge...
Former White House aide Steve Bannon “lost his mind” after he lost his job, US President Donald Trump has said. The president disavowed Mr Bannon after he was quoted in a new book describing a meeting between Mr Trump’s son and a group of Russians as “treasonous”. The Russians...
After days of speculation, it has been confirmed that North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un has visited China. The visit, confirmed by China and North Korea, was Mr Kim’s first known foreign trip since taking office in 2011. Mr Kim held “successful talks” with Chinese leader Xi Jinping in Beijing,...
Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has said that if his rival, Raila Odinga, is elected president in the re-run election on 17 October, his party, which has a parliamentary majority, will remove him from office.Mr Kenyatta, who was addressing a delegation of party supporters, said (in Swahili): “even if he...
Former President John Mahama has confessed it is not easy to lose an election, but has urged Kenyans to protect the peace ahead of the declaration...
Arab officials say US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital risks plunging the Middle East into “violence and chaos”. The move ended US neutrality on one of the region’s most sensitive issues. Arab League foreign ministers now say it means the US cannot be relied upon...
George Weah has begun his presidency with a rousing call to all Liberians – promising to do “more than his share” in advancing the country. However, he warned he was unable to do it alone. Speaking at the Samuel Doe Stadium in the capital, Monrovia, he said: I will...
Suicide bombers have attacked three churches in Indonesia’s second-largest city Surabaya, killing at least 11 people. Around 40 others were injured in the attacks, which occurred within minutes of each other. No group has so far said it carried them out. TV pictures showed debris scattered around the entrance...