Sunday , January 21 2018

Ghana’s skeleton athlete qualifies to participate in 2018 Winter Olympics.

The West African nation of Ghana does not belong to countries that experience winter but it will be represented at the Winter Olymics due for Pyeongchang in South Korea later this year. Ghana’s qualification was made possible by one Akwasi Frimpong, a Ghanaian – born skeleton athlete. He will become …

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Netherlands expels top Eritrean diplomat.

The Dutch government has told the highest representative of Eritrea in the Netherlands to leave the country, minister of Foreign Affairs Halbe Zijlstra said on Wednesday. Tekeste Ghebremedhin Zemuy has been declared persona non grata, Zijlstra wrote in a letter to parliament, as the government found mounting evidence of Eritrea …

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Cameroon crisis: two soldiers killed.

Two Cameroonian soldiers have been killed in the English-speaking areas where separatists are agitating for control or independence. According to a statement released by the US embassy in Yaounde, a Cameroonian sailor in Ekondo-Titi in the Southwest region was killed on January 14 while a gendarme in Wum in the …

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South African comedian to co-host The Daily Show with Trevor Noah.

Two years after Trevoh Noah took over the hosting of the Daily Show on Comedy Central, another African has been selected to co-host the popular American political satire show. The news of Loyiso Mandinga’s latest gig was confirmed by Comedy Central, the channel which airs the Daily Show, through a …

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Exclusive: Trump vows to campaign intensively for Republicans, may avoid primaries.

 President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that he plans to devote much of his time this year to helping Republicans maintain control of the U.S. Congress, but suggested he may stay out of divisive intra-party primary fights. “I am going to spend probably four or five days a week helping …

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Student fell nine floors to his death after drinking heavily and taking MDMA on night out.

A student plunged to his death after drinking heavily and taking the drug MDMA , an inquest has heard. Luke Johns, 19, suffered multiple head injuries after he toppled over a stairway banister and fell from the top floor of his halls of residence in Plymouth city centre. An inquest yesterday heard the teenager, …

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