Uber has pulled its self-driving cars from the roads after an accident which left one of the vehicles on its side. Pictures posted online showed the car on its right side on an Arizona street, next to another badly damaged vehicle.
Russia's main opposition leader, Alexei Navalny, has been arrested at an anti-corruption protest he organised in the capital, Moscow. Thousands of people have joined rallies nationwide, calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev over corruption allegations.
Iraq's military has cast doubt on reports that an air strike by the US-led coalition caused the deaths of dozens of civilians in west Mosul. Instead it blamed explosive booby-traps set by so-called Islamic State (IS).
Five Chinese and five Ghanaian illegal miners have been busted in an operation by the Western Regional Police Command around the Ankobra river in the Western Region during their mining for gold. The ten illegal miners were spotted digging in the river Ankobra in two communities, Bamiankor and Duwale both in the western region.
The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) in partnership with the Elections Committee of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) would on Tuesday, March 28, host candidates contesting the various positions in the Association at a public forum in Accra. A statement issued by the MFWA and copied to the Ghana News Agency said the forum would feature a debate among candidates contesting the presidential slot.
Ghanaian-American novelist Yaa Gyasi is poised to make a huge splash in the literary world with her debut historical fiction novel Homegoing which has already earned her a $1-million advance from the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. The novel was inspired by a trip to Ghana in 2009, her first since leaving the country as an infant.
Award-winning Ghanaian rapper Trigmatic got hitched to fashion blogger Dita Schandorf over the weekend. The "My Jole" hitmaker, known privately as Nana Yaw Oduro-Agyei and his sweetheart walked down the aisle at a private ceremony at Tesano, a suburb of Accra.
Ghanaian youngster Latif Blessing scored his first competitive goal since moving to the United States for Swope Park Rangers as they thrashed Energy FC 3-1 on Saturday at the Children’s Mercy Victory Field in Swope Soccer Village. Blessing, 20, is originally a player of Sporting Kansas City but turned out on-loan for their affiliate team Swope Park Rangers in the lower-tier United Soccer League.
A leader of the Delta Force group of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) which stormed the offices of the Ashanti Regional Security Coordinator in Kumasi, smashed windows and doors and threw him out of his office has been arrested. Kwame Bamba who is 37years and a mechanic was arrested by the police on Saturday and has been detained to assist with investigations whilst there is an ongoing search for his accomplices. During the attack on Friday a member of the Delta Force sustained
A quarter-century of impressive human development progress continues to leave many people behind, with systemic, often unmeasured, barriers to catching up. A stronger focus on those excluded and on actions to dismantle these barriers is urgently needed to ensure sustainable human development for all.
The Minister of the Interior, Mr Ambrose Dery, has assured the Presidency and Parliament that the security agencies are committed to employing effective measures to protect the security of the President and Members of Parliament (MPs).
A team of Para-Taekwondo athletes will on Monday depart Ghana for the second African Para-Taekwondo Open Championships to be held in Rwanda.The competition, which is slated for April 1 and 2, in the Rwandan capital of Kigali, would bring together phyically challenged people specifically those with amputated arms who would compete against opponents from other participating countries.
The government is in the process of rewriting the Fisheries Act, 2002 to address key challenges in the country’s fishing industry. A draft policy is currently before the Attorney-General's (A-G's) Department awaiting approval for the development of the new policy instrument to tackle the gaps in the present act.
The Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA) and the Ghana National Chamber of Commerce (GNCC) have pledged support for exporters in the processed cocoa sector to obtain the technical proficiency in order to export their products to Canada.
This year’s edition of the Lord of the Ribs comedy and live music show comes off at the Accra International Conference Centre (AICC) on Saturday, April 15. Lord of the Ribs is recognised for its line-up of high-profile artistes since its inception four years ago and this year will be no different.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has asked personnel of the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) to upgrade their knowledge and enhance their professional competence to deal with national security challenges.