Kenya boosts airport defence, warning of Islamist threat By AFP

Nairobi (AFP) – Kenya’s security chiefs on Tuesday ordered that defences be boosted around the capital’s airport, including against possible missile attack amid “increased threats of radicalisation” from homegrown Islamist extremists. The country’s top defence body, the National Security Council (NSC), demanded extra protection around Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA). Kenya has suffered a […]

MP for Sekondi says there is economic crisis Source: GNA

Takoradi, Feb. 25,GNA—The Member of Parliament (MP) for Sekondi, Papa Owusu Ankomah, says the country is in economic crisis and suggested bi-partisan dialogue and national consensus to find solutions to the crisis. He said the fast depreciation of the cedi against the major international trading currencies, nationwide water shortage, frequent power outages as well as […]

State Of The Nation Address Was Recycled – Minority Source: Graphic Online

The Minority leader in Parliament, Mr Osei Kyei Mensah-Bonsu has described the state of the nation address delivered by President John Mahama as a recycle of his first address. President John Dramani Mahama Tuesday addressed Parliament and the nation on the condition of the republic and outline his agenda for the year in accordance with […]

Education must make children whole Source: GNA

Tema, Feb. 25, GNA— Most Reverend Charles G. Palmer Buckle, Catholic Metropolitan Archbishop of Accra, says Ghanaian children would only become future masters of their environment and globally competitive if the educational system is designed to ensure a total human development. ‘We of the catholic faith believe that to achieve the holistic development of the […]

Joan Mondale

Joan Mondale, who burnished a reputation as “Joan of Art” for her passionate advocacy for the arts while her husband was vice president and a U.S. ambassador, died Monday. She was 83. Walter Mondale, sons Ted and William and other family members were by her side when she died, the family said in a statement […]

Omega Fire Ministry:Uncommon grace @10! By Phrank Shaibu

Apostle Johnson Suleman’s story began few days after he was born. Some men travelled from Warri to Benin (the place of his birth), and requested to see him. They said they had a message from God. His parents desired to know what the message was. The men said God told them that a man had […]

Calls for justice against corruption not vengeance – Rawlings

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has said his calls for justice against ‘corrupt officials’ in the Kufuor adminstration should not be misconstrued as vengeance. He said corruption had cost the nation dearly and those who dabbled in it must pay for their crimes. Speaking to the Daily Graphic on the fringes of a memorial service […]

NDC, NPP urged to step back from continued polarisation

The country’s two major political parties – the National Democratic Congress and the New Patriotic Party – have been urged to step back from antagonistic and continued polarisation of society. Reverend Ekow Essel Mcforson, the Minister of the Freeman Methodist Church at Mbrom, Kumasi, said the intolerance, political blame game and insults that had characterised […]

Philip Seymour Hoffman

Academy Award winner Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his New York City apartment on Sunday. He was 46 years old. The New York City Police Department have confirmed to “The Insider” that the actor was found dead at 12 PM EST in his apartment at 35 Bethune Street in New York City. The […]

NTA Journalist Among Those Killed In Ondo Deputy Governor’s Convoy Auto Accident By Saharareporters –

A journalist working with the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), Akure, Mr. Alex Akinwale has died. He has been identified among those who lost their life in a fatal motor accident involving the convoy of the Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Alhaji Ali Olanusi today (Saturday, February 1, 2014). Four people, including the late Akinwale, were […]