20-year-old wife kills second wife’s daughter

A 20-year-old Nigerian housewife has confessed to poisoning her eight-month-old step-daughter to death. Zulac Kabiru, of Mariga Local Government Area in Niger Delta, is facing murder charges following her arrest for allegedly killing her rival’s infant child. The young wife said she exercised the deadly option on little Rukaiya Kabiru after her husband moved forward…

“Africa is the Silicon Valley of banking”, say co-founders of TagPay

The bank of the future is being invented in Africa, and it is more agile and close to its customers PARIS, France, September 26, 2018 The rise of fintechs might be shaking up the banking sector in developed countries, but African banks are taking full advantage of this technological revolution. So argue the co-founders of…

Saudi Arabia woman makes history

Weam Al Dakheel, has become the first woman in the history of Saudi Arabia to present the main evening news in the strictly conservative nation. She appeared on the Saudi state TV Al Saudiya alongside male anchor Omar Al Nashwan last Thursday. According to information made available to Qibla FM, Dakheel has worked at multiple…

Shia scholar warns opponent of Ashura

Sheikh Faruk Abdullahi, a New York-based Muslim scholar has issued a strong warning to the critics of the annual Shia mourning marking the event at Karbala. Mr. Abdullahi says the cold-blooded murder of Imam Hussein and many other members of the family of Prophet Muhammad at the hands of Yazeed forces is a loss for…

Son murders fifty year-old mother in Wassa-Simpa

An illegal miner, who allegedly murdered his fifty year-old mother has been nabbed by the Nsueam District Police Command of the Western Region. The suspect, Augustine Armah, 20, was said to have smacked the mother with a pestle. Superintendent of Police, Jonas Kofi Agbevam, Nsueam District Police Commander, told the Ghana News Agency (GNA) in…

Herbalist remanded for slashing abdomen of suspect

A 26-year-old herbalist from Krofofordo near Cape Coast was on Thursday remanded into police custody by a Cape Coast Circuit Court for causing harm. The accused, Kwamena Issah slashed the lower abdomen of someone he suspected of stealing his mobile phone during a confrontation between the two. He pleaded not guilty to the charge and…

Ghana ranks 41st on Global Peace Index

As the world marks International Day of Peace on Friday, September, 21, Ghana has moved up six points to rank 41st on this year’s Global Peace Index (GPI), while it occupies the fifth position in Sub-Saharan Africa. Mauritius, Botswana, Sierra Leone and Madagascar are the front runners of Ghana on the 2018 GPI, released annually…