NEWS

EU slaps Google with record $2.7 billion fine
NEWS

European antitrust regulators slapped Google with a record €2.4 billion ($2.7 billion) fine on Tuesday for systematically favoring its own search results above those of its competitors. The European Commission found that the U.S. tech giant used its search results to unfairly steer customers to its own shopping platform in a case that dates to 2010. Regulators said that Google must change its behavior within 90 days or face additional penalties. “What Google has done is illegal under EU antitrust...

Like
3
0
Tuesday, 27 June 2017
Dozens feared dead after abandoned in Niger desert
NEWS

Dozens of people are feared dead after human traffickers abandoned them in Niger’s northern desert without food or water, a senior local official said on Monday. Fatoumi Boudou, the prefect of Niger’s northern region of Bilma, told the AFP news agency that authorities on Sunday rescued 24 people who were part of a group of “70 people who had left in three vehicles from Agadez for Libya”. Agadez is a remote town in Niger on the edge of the Sahara desert...

Like
4
0
Tuesday, 27 June 2017
“Pray For Wisdom For Me”- President Akufo-Addo
NEWS

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has urged Muslims, residents of Zongos and persons of inner communities to participate in the ongoing nationwide consultative fora on the use of the Zongo Development Fund, when it becomes operational. According to President Akufo-Addo, participation in the consultative fora will afford residents the opportunity to “contribute ideas that will enable us fashion out a blueprint that will be acceptable and practicable, and which will inure to the benefit of all...

Like
3
0
Tuesday, 27 June 2017
We can’t fight fire above 5 floors – GNFS
NEWS

The Ghana National Fire Service is currently incapable of dealing with fires in high-rise buildings. The modern equipment of the service cannot fight fires beyond five floors of any building. This means any building beyond five floors cannot be saved should it catch fire. This is frightening, considering the current increase in high-rise buildings in Ghana. Following the recent fire that gutted the Grenfell Tower in London, the Public Relations Officer of the Ghana National Fire Service, Divisional Officer Prince Billy Anaglatey,...

Like
5
0
Tuesday, 27 June 2017
Ali-Gabass speaks from prison; I miss celebrating Ramadam with my family
NEWS

Incarcerated medical doctor, Sulley Ali-Gabass has said he yearns for the day he will celebrate the Eid-ul-Fitr festivities with his family back home. The disgraced medical doctor, who is serving a 25-year jail term for defilement broke his silence for the first time, since he started doing time some two years ago at the Nsawam Medium Security Prison. An Accra Circuit Court found the former senior medical officer of the Effia Nkwanta Hospital in the Western Region guilty, of defiling a 16-year old...

Like
5
0
Tuesday, 27 June 2017
Agyemang-Badu insists there is no leadership crisis in Black Stars
SPORTS

Ghana midfielder Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu has rubbished persistent claims of leadership crisis in the Black Stars. There are widespread claims there is tension between captain Asamoah Gyan and his deputy Andre Ayew over the direction of the team. Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah has kept faith with the former Sunderland striker as his skipper while Andre remain deputy as the status quo remained unchanged. But constant reports of perceived leadership crisis is refusing to wash away in the local media. And the...

Like
18
0
Friday, 23 June 2017