The Essence Festival, known as “the party with a purpose”, is an annual music festival which started in 1995 as a one-time event to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Essence, a magazine aimed primarily at African-American women. It is the largest event celebrating African-American culture and music in the United States of America. Locally referred […]

The world’s attention will be focused on The Hague from June 3rd to 5th 2019 when the Netherlands Government in collaboration with the U.S. Government hosts the 2019 Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES). Expected patrons will include about 1,200 hand-picked entrepreneurs who will engage with over 300 investors managing trillions of dollars of assets, as well […]

Roberta Annan has been selected by the European Commission to join a High Level Steering Committee in an International Colloquium on Culture and Creativity. The conference which comes off on June 16-17 is a key path of inclusive development, innovation and peace. It is scheduled to take place at the Palias des Beaux Arts (BOZAR) […]

An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 crashed en route from Addis Ababa to Nairobi with 149 passengers and eight crew believed to be on board, Ethiopian Airlines said. Ethiopia’s prime minister offered condolences to victims’ families. “We hereby confirm that our scheduled flight ET 302 from Addis Ababa to Nairobi was involved in an accident today,” […]

Chelsea have been handed a two transfer window ban from registering new players by FIFA. The Blues have been found guilty by FIFA of breaching rules in the signing of 29 players under the age of 18. The punishment means Chelsea will not be able to sign any new players this summer and next January. The Blues […]

A girlfriend said to me in a conversation about relationships that until he puts a ring on it, her heart will multi task as an extension board and power other hearts. Well, I can’t blame her much for my great grand uncle once told me not to stack all my eggs in a single basket […]

Album of the year Cardi B – Invasion of Privacy Brandi Carlile – By the Way, I Forgive You Drake – Scorpion H.E.R. – H.E.R. Post Malone – Beerbongs & Bentleys Janelle Monáe – Dirty Computer Kacey Musgraves – Golden Hour – WINNER Various artists – Black Panther OST Record of the year Cardi B, Bad Bunny […]

Ms Carola Schouten, Dutch Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality is visiting Ghana between 3-6 February as part of a working trip aimed at tightening partnerships between the countries and developing new cooperation. The 3-day visit will highlight the role of climate-smart agriculture as a solution for local challenges related to climate change, food security and a growing […]

Super bantamweight champion, Isaac Dogbe, has officially succumbed to defeat to his Mexican opponent days after the young Ghanaian boxing champion was thwarted in a fierce bout that resulted in Dogboe losing his WBO Super Bantamweight title to Mexican boxer Emanuel Navarette. It was his first ever defeat. In a statement shared on social media, Isaac […]

A minister has resigned saying a row over involvement in the EU’s Galileo satellite-navigation system shows the UK will be “hammered” in negotiations over a Brexit deal. Science and universities minister Sam Gyimah quit after Mrs May said the UK was pulling out of Galileo. The UK wanted to stay part of it but the […]

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