EU referendum: BBC forecasts UK votes to leave

EU referendum: BBC forecasts UK votes to leave

The UK has voted by 52% to 48% to leave the European Union after 43 years in an historic referendum, a BBC forecast suggests. London and Scotland voted strongly to stay in the EU but the remain vote has been undermined by poor results in the north of England. Voters in Wales and the English […]

Apple reveals unencrypted heart of iOS 10 code

Apple reveals unencrypted heart of iOS 10 code

Apple is letting developers peer into the core of its mobile operating system for the first time – a move that could have major implications for security. Last week the tech firm released a preview version of iOS 10. Its kernel – the central component that controls how software is processed by a device’s hardware […]

Supreme Court orders EC to submit names of NHIS registrants to court

Supreme Court orders EC to submit names of NHIS registrants to court

The Supreme Court has ordered the Electoral Commission to submit before it, a “comprehensive” list of all persons who registered with NHIS cards in 2012, by June 29. Additionally, the apex court directed the EC to develop a guideline on the specific processes and methods they intend to adopt in implementing the orders in the […]

Kumasi robbery: One suspect identified

Kumasi robbery: One suspect identified

One of the five suspects arrested in connection with the murder of a 42-year -old Anthony Drobo, a fuel retailer at Kotwi, a suburb of Kumasi in the Ashanti Region has been identified. Wife of the deceased, identified the suspect Kofi Emmanuel 22, a food vendor as one of the three suspects who carried out […]

Ramadan must be period for reflection – Chief Imam

Ramadan must be period for reflection – Chief Imam

The National Chief Imam, Sheikh Osman Nuhu Sharabutu, has urged leaders of political parties to use the Ramadan period to reflect and focus on the teachings and directives of Allah. According to him, Ghana could only remain peaceful if all political parties embraced peace and see their political opponents as potential partners in development. He […]

Freddy Blay downplays impact of IEA encounter

Freddy Blay downplays impact of IEA encounter

The national chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) says he does not believe the evening encounters by the IEA will change much so far as the NPP’s electoral fortunes are concerned. Political parties with representation in parliament are expected to take their turn at the event in the coming weeks. The programme will afford […]

2016 Election: Don’t endorse candidates – Asantehene to chiefs

2016 Election: Don’t endorse candidates – Asantehene to chiefs

The Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu has warned chiefs under his jurisdiction to desist from endorsing political parties and candidates as Ghana readies for the 2016 elections. According to the Ashanti monarch, although the law does not bar chiefs from voting, they must not compromise their neutrality in the eyes of their subjects. Addressing the Ashanti […]

Ghana’s Q1 2016 GDP grows at 4.9%

Ghana’s Q1 2016 GDP grows at 4.9%

Ghana’s unadjusted gross domestic product growth rose to 4.9 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2016 compared with a revised 4.5 percent in the corresponding period last year, the statistics office said on Wednesday. Ghana’s GDP growth has slowed in the last two years due to lower commodity prices and a fiscal crisis that […]

Car gift: Mahama speak – NPP

Car gift: Mahama speak – NPP

The opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) has dared President John Dramani Mahama to personally speak out on the alleged $100, 000 car gift he received from a Burkinabe contractor when he was vice president. According to the acting National Chairman of the NPP Freddie Blay, Mahama’s silence is disturbing and must not leave the defense […]

Cristiano Ronaldo breaks Euro record to save Portugal in Group F

Cristiano Ronaldo breaks Euro record to save Portugal in Group F

1. Cristiano Ronaldo arrives at the Euros to save Portugal Rumours of Cristiano Ronaldo’s demise were premature. Heavily criticised around the world for his petulant comments after drawing 1-1 with Iceland, taunted and jeered when ineffectual against Austria, Portugal’s captain issued a devastating response. With two goals, one assist and an increasingly inspirational performance, he […]