Unknown gunmen murder Ghanaian investigate journalist Ahmed Hussein-Suale

Gunmen in Ghana killed an investigative journalist who had helped uncover corruption in football, rights groups and his employer said on Thursday. Ahmed Hussein-Suale was shot three times by men on a motorbike while driving home from work on Wednesday in the capital Accra, said his production company Tiger Eye PI. “We … are terribly… Read More Unknown gunmen murder Ghanaian investigate journalist Ahmed Hussein-Suale

Nine dead, 24 injured following car bomb attack at police academy in Colombia

A car bomb exploded at a police academy in Colombia’s capital Bogota on Thursday, killing at least nine people and wounding over 20 in an attack that prompted fears of a return to the country’s violent past. The car rammed into the grounds of the General Santander School in the south of the capital before… Read More Nine dead, 24 injured following car bomb attack at police academy in Colombia

Vodafone links up with IBM to provide cloud system services to businesses

Vodafone is teaming up with IBM to offer businesses a way to link different cloud computing systems to support the next wave of digital advances, such as machine learning, on super-fast fifth-generation telecoms networks. As part of the deal, the UK-based telecoms operator will pay $550 million to IBM under an eight-year managed-services agreement that… Read More Vodafone links up with IBM to provide cloud system services to businesses

Traffic halted on Brussels-Willebroek Canal following bridge collapse

All traffic on Belgium’s Brussels-Willebroek Canal, a freight link between the capital and the Scheldt estuary around Antwerp, was halted on Thursday until at least early Saturday and probably longer after a bridge accident. Officials were still assessing the damage to the Humbeek Bridge, which lifts on cables to let ships and barges pass beneath,… Read More Traffic halted on Brussels-Willebroek Canal following bridge collapse

Volcano erupts on island in southwestern Japan

A volcano erupted on a remote island in southern Japan on Thursday, the meteorological agency said, but the warning level was kept below the scale requiring evacuation. The Japan Meteorological Agency said the volcano on Kuchinoerabujima island, roughly 1,000 km (620 miles) southwest of Tokyo, erupted at 9:20 a.m. (0020 GMT). Live images showed thick… Read More Volcano erupts on island in southwestern Japan

Daniel Amoateng voted 2018 Most Influential Young Ghanaian

Civil engineer, speaker, author, philanthropist and prophet, Daniel Amoateng has been voted the 2018 Most Influential Young Ghanaian in the 4th edition of the annual ranking poll by leading international rating firm, Avance Media. Prophet Daniel Amoateng who was nominated under the Leadership & Civil Society beat competition from other 49 influential young Ghanaians from… Read More Daniel Amoateng voted 2018 Most Influential Young Ghanaian

Facebook to introduce stricter political advertising rules in countries conducting elections in 2019

Facebook Inc said on Tuesday that it would extend some of its political advertising rules and tools for curbing election interference to India, Nigeria, Ukraine and the European Union before significant votes in the next few months. As the largest social media service in nearly every big country, Facebook since 2016 has become a means… Read More Facebook to introduce stricter political advertising rules in countries conducting elections in 2019

This Nigerian girl went on her first ski trip and came home with life lessons

I refuse to be average. That’s the motto I walked into the New year with. This year will be all about keeping an open mindset, trying new things and educating myself outdoors. And that’s how I booked a ski trip for the first time in my life. I went all the way to Winterberg Germany… Read More This Nigerian girl went on her first ski trip and came home with life lessons