Andre Ayew confirmed as Ghana’s new captain, Kwadwo Asamoah deputy

Ghana coach Kwasi Appiah has confirmed André Ayew will skipper the Black Stars at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations with Kwadwo Asamoah has his deputy. The country’s all-time leading scorer Asamoah Gyan who was striped of the armband has been re-assisgned as General Captain. A statement on the Ghana FA website read: ”This follows […]

Stonebwoy, Shatta Wale banned indefinitely from VGMAs, stripped of awards

Charterhouse, organisers of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMAs), have placed an indefinite ban on dancehall artistes Shatta Wale and Stonebwoy and also stripped them of all the awards the two artistes won at the 20th edition of the VGMAs held last weekend at the Accra International Conference Centre. The two have also been banned […]

Chinese man gets 10 days in jail for giving his dogs “illegal” names

A young dog breeder in eastern China was recently arrested and sentenced to ten days in a detention center after giving two of his canines controversial names that refer to Chinese government and civil service workers. The 30-year-old man, surnamed Ban, was summoned by police on Monday, after posting on Chinese social network WeChat that […]

V/R: 20 more secessionists arrested

A team of military and police personnel have arrested about 20 more members of secessionist group Homeland Study Foundation in the Volta Region, as they were about to address the media on the arrest and detention of their leader Mr Charles Kormi Kudjordjie. The group plans to declare the Volta Region an independent state on […]

Rwanda Central Bank Cuts Key Interest Rate to Record Low of 5%

Rwanda’s central bank reduced its benchmark interest rate to a record low to sustain growing domestic demand. The bank’s Monetary Policy Committee cut the rate by 50 basis points to 5 percent, Governor John Rwangombwa said in a statement handed to reporters Monday in the capital, Kigali. The landlocked East African nation has experienced deflation […]