Zambia’s President Edgar Lungu says the country will not change its laws on homosexuality in exchange for donor aid. According to the state-owned Daily Mail, Mr Lungu made the remarks when outgoing Swedish Ambassador to Zambia, Henrik Cederin, and European Union head of delegation Alessandro Mariani visited him at the state house. The president was …

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West Ham have signed striker Sebastien Haller from Eintracht Frankfurt in a club record deal worth up to £45m. The 25-year-old former France under-21 international has signed a five-year deal with the option of a further 12 months. Haller, who is West Ham’s fourth summer signing, scored 20 goals in 41 games for the German …

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A Turkish diplomat was among two people killed in an attack in the Iraqi Kurdish city of Irbil. The victims are thought to be Turkey’s deputy consul general in the city, along with a civilian. Turkey has already vowed to retaliate. The diplomat was among a group of people eating at a restaurant when gunmen …

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A US judge has sentenced Mexican drug kingpin Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán to life in prison plus 30 years. Guzmán, 62, was found guilty of 10 charges, including drug trafficking and money laundering, by a federal court in New York in February. He escaped a Mexican jail through a tunnel in 2016, but was later …

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Music duo, ZeeTM has disclosed how they nearly gave up on music following a bitter experience they encountered at MTN Hitmaker. Speaking in an interview with Sokoohemaa Kukua on Rainbow Radio 87.5Fm, the duo said they were turned away when they attended the audition. According to him, the beginning for them was not easy but …

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Parliament has by a unanimous decision  endorsed the conversion of the Wa campus of the University of Development Studies (UDS) into an autonomous university, to be known as the University of Business and Integrated Development Studies. The decision by parliament was reached after the second reading of the University of Business and Integrated Development Studies Bill, …

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An aspiring parliamentary candidate seeking to be elected by delegates of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Upper West Akyem constituency, Mr. Godwin Mantey Selas Mensah has promised to discharge his duties with utmost integrity when he gets the nod. Appearing on Frontline on Rainbow Radio 87.5Fm, the aspirant said he decided to contest …

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The National Identification Authority (NIA) has announced the mass registration of Ghana card for residents in the Volta region. At a press briefing to announce the registration, the boss of NIA, Professor Kenneth Agyeman said “I am happy to announce that the NIA is set to commence registration for the Ghana Card in the Volta …

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The Ghana Union of Traders (GUTA) and its leadership are expected to engage with the Trades and Industry Minister, Mr. Alan Kyeremanten over measures to ensure that the law that prevents foreigners from engaging in petty trading and retail business is enforced. Public Relations Officer (PRO)  for GUTA, Albert Offei, in an interview with Kwabena …

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Professor Raymond Atuguba has been appointed the new Dean of the University of Ghana School of Law (UGSL). The Harvard Law School Master of Law (LL. M) graduate replaces Prof Edward Kwasi Quashigah as Dean of the (UGSL). Prof Atuguba is a 1997 graduate of the Faculty of Law, University of Ghana. He recently earned …

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