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Nigeria: Kidnapped US and Canadian citizens freed

A joint police and military operation found the captives Two American and two Canadian citizens kidnapped in Nigeria on Wednesday have been freed, police say. The group, who were ambushed in a forested area north of the capital Abuja, were found during a joint military and police operation. Two of …

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We respect Ghana – US embassy

The US embassy in Ghana has said it has great respect for Ghana and they value their relationship with the West African nation. The statement comes after Ghana’s President in a Facebook post Saturday condemned description of African countries as ‘shitholes’ by US president Donald Trump. “The language of US …

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Ghana not a ‘shithole’ – Akufo-Addo replies Trump

President Akufo-Addo has denounced US President Donald Trump description of African countries as ‘shitholes’. He joins the African Union and many across the globe to condemn the remarks by Mr. Trump. The US leader made the alleged remark in a Thursday meeting on immigration. But Mr Trump has denied using …

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Oprah considers 2020 presidential bid

Oprah Winfrey is “actively thinking” about running for president, two of her close friends told CNN Monday. The two friends, who requested anonymity in order to speak freely, talked in the wake of Winfrey’s extraordinary speech at the Golden Globes Sunday night, which spurred chatter about a 2020 run. Some …

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Iranian protests: World is watching response, US warns

The US says “the world is watching” how Iranian authorities respond to anti-government protests that have broken out in several cities. A White House statement said Iranians were fed up with “the regime’s corruption and its squandering of the nation’s wealth to fund terrorism”. Thousands of people are said to …

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Ghana’s vote against Jerusalem regrettable – Israel

The Israeli Embassy in Ghana has bemoaned the West African country’s decision to vote against the US at the special UN General Assembly in a move to recognise Jerusalem as its capital. The Embassy described Ghana’s vote as “a mistake” which must not be “repeated in subsequent motions.” “The Embassy …

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Washington train crash: Deaths as carriages fall on US motorway

At least three people have been confirmed killed after a US passenger train derailed onto a motorway in Washington state during rush hour on Monday morning. Officials say 72 people were taken to hospitals after most of the Amtrak train’s carriages left the track. A number of those injured are …

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Trump Russia probe: Mueller improperly obtained emails, lawyer says

A lawyer for a group set up to help Donald Trump’s transition to the White House has accused special counsel Robert Mueller of unlawfully obtaining thousands of emails. Kory Langhofer made the comments in a letter to congressional committees. But a spokesperson for Mr Mueller said the “appropriate criminal process” …

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Six arrested for duping US Company $10m

Six persons out of the 11 suspected Gold scammers that have defrauded a US-based company of 10 million dollars to supply it with gold bars have been arrested. They are being charged with 18 counts of defrauding by false pretenses and breach of the Electronic Transactions Act 2008 (Act 772). …

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North Korea says new missile puts all of US in striking range

North Korea says it has successfully tested a new type of intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that can reach the whole of continental United States. State television said Pyongyang had achieved its mission of becoming a nuclear state. The Hwasong-15 missile, described as its “most powerful”, was launched in darkness early …

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