Akufo-Addo, 2 others named 2017 most Influential African leaders

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has been named as one of the three most influential African leaders of 2017. The New African Magazine annual 100 Most Influential Africans of 2017 also listed Rwandan President Paul Kagame and Guinean President Alpha Conde. Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was listed in the Politics and Public Service category […]

No one will legalise homosexuality – Gov’t clarifies position

After coming under fire over the President’s homosexuality comment on Qatar-based Al Jazeera TV, the government says it has no intention to legalise same-sex relationship. Information Minister, Mustapha Hamid disclosed on Monday homosexuality continues to be unacceptable because there is no “cultural orientation” that supports it. Although he admitted a society’s culture could change to […]

Will Mugabe’s exit signal ‘political freedom’ in Zimbabwe?

It’s unclear the future that awaits Zimbabwe, after 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe reportedly refused to stand down Thursday, despite a plea by regional envoys. Many Zimbabweans have warmed to the military’s intervention in what could have been a bloodbath in the ruling Zanu-PF. Mr Mugabe’s wife, Grace had instigated the dismissal of Vice President Emmerson […]

Girl, 4, defiled but gods say suspect is innocent

A 4-year-old girl at Assin Adadientem in the Central Region has been defiled by a 17-year-old boy but the community gods say the suspect is innocent. The tragedy has left the victim bleeding for days continuously, Brakopowers.com has learnt. Mother of the girl, Monica Nyarko said she discovered about what happened when she was bathing […]