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Facebook, Twitter penalise Trump for COVID-19 claims

Facebook and Twitter have penalised Donald Trump and his campaign for posts in which the president claimed children were “almost immune” to coronavirus. Facebook deleted the post – a clip ...

06 August, 2020

China ramps up testing to 4.8 million tests per day

China reported 37 new symptomatic Covid-19 cases and 20 new asymptomatic cases on Thursday, according to the National Health Commission. The NHC counts symptomatic and asymptomatic positive cases in separate ...

06 August, 2020

Ursula directed to appear before Parliament to account for KelniGVG

The Speaker of Parliament, Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye has directed the Minister of Communications, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful to appear in Parliament to answer questions on the revenue accrued so far by ...

06 August, 2020

Weed is not good for your heart, studies say

You may love smoking weed, but it does not love your heart, according to the American Heart Association’s new scientific statement on marijuana. “The American Heart Association recommends that people ...

06 August, 2020

Newspaper Headlines: Thursday, August 6, 2020

Newspaper Headlines for Thursday, August 6, 2020 Source: citifmonline.com

06 August, 2020

Awingobit urges PNC leaders to address challenges with selection of flagbearer

A flagbearer hopeful of the Peoples’ National Convention, Samson Asaaki Awingobit is asking the party’s council of Elders to intervene in the disagreement between the various factions. Mr. Awingobit who ...

06 August, 2020

Compilation of new register a step in the ‘right direction’ – Evans Nimako

Director of Elections for the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Evans Nimako has justified the Electoral Commission’s (EC) decision to compile a new register. He said the transparent process of the ...

06 August, 2020

WAEC begins investigations into allegations of examination malpractices in SHSs

The West Africa Examination Council, WAEC says it has begun investigations into allegations of Examination malpractices in some Senior High Schools in the ongoing West African Senior School Certificate Examination ...

06 August, 2020

Leadership of Parliament also at fault for low participation of new MPs – Odekro

The ineffectiveness of new members of the 7th Parliament can be attributed to below-par leadership in the House, Kinna Likimani, the Director of Special Programmes at Odekro, has said. Speaking ...

06 August, 2020

IGP condemns lynching of 90-year old woman at Kafaba

The Inspector-General of Police, James Oppong-Boanuh has condemned the lynching of 90-year-old Akua Denteh at Kafaba in the Savannah Region. Akua Denteh, about two weeks ago, was tortured and killed after she ...

06 August, 2020

Over 15 million voters captured on new register prove Ghana’s unbloated electoral roll – IMANI

As the Electoral Commission (EC) wraps up the compilation of a new voters’ register this week, policy think tank; IMANI Africa still disagrees that the existing register which will soon ...

06 August, 2020

Eyewitness News, Wednesday 5th August 2020

In this edition of the Eyewitness News bulletin; – Former President John Mahama has accused President Akufo-Addo on trampling on Ghana’s democracy to hang on power. – There was also ...

05 August, 2020

Citi Breakfast Show, Wednesday 5th August 2020

In this edition of the Citi Breakfast Show, Bernard Avle, Godfred Akoto Boafo, Nathan Quao, Korkui Selormey and Kojo Akoto Boateng discuss the Electoral Commission’s voter registration exercise and the ...

05 August, 2020

Togbe Afede XIV, the fearless and uncompromising defender of people’s rights [Article]

Although it is not easy in our part of the world for leaders to speak truth to power because of some obvious reasons which include possible attacks and name-calling, one ...

05 August, 2020


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