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Britain Apologizes for Mau Mau Atrocities – Pays Compensation

LONDON — Britain has apologized and agreed to pay compensation to thousands of veterans of the Mau Mau nationalist uprising in Kenya, which was brutally suppressed by the British colonial government in the 1950s.  It could pave the way for further claims against Britain for its actions in its former colonies. The uprising by Mau Mau nationalists in 1950s Kenya ...

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Gatlin beats world record holder Bolt over 100m in Rome

Usain Bolt suffered a rare 100 metres defeat when he was beaten by drugs cheat Justin Gatlin in Rome.   The Olympic champion said he stumbled after making the ‘perfect start’ and could not catch Gatlin, who won bronze behind Bolt in the 100m in London.   It was Bolt’s first defeat in a Diamond League 100m event since he ...

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Anas Aremeyaw Anas: How I named, shamed and jailed

Anas Aremeyaw Anas: How I named, shamed and jailedwho gavetoday’s talk, has brought smugglers, mob bosses and pimps to justice with an unshakeable determination to, in his words, “shine light in the dark spots of society.” All without ever revealing his identity. I caught up with Anas recently by email. With public corruption so rampant — Anas has, after all, ...

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Mahama advocates a total restructuring of AU’s institutions to ensure accountability

President Mahama is advocating a complete overhaul of various institutions within the African Union to ensure accountability. According to the President, the time has come for the AU to come up with ways of funding its’ activities so leaders don’t always depend on donor support. President Mahama is however pushing for greater accountability if this should happen. The President was ...

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Ghana shrug off Sudan challange in World Cup Qualifier…

Ghana Black Stars emerged out of a tough game against Sudan in Omdurman with all the spoils after a strong resilient performance. Captain Asamoah Gyan scored either side of Al Tahir’s spot kick before Sulley Muntari sealed the win with a bizarre third goal late on straight from a corner.   The start of the game was a reflection of ...

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Chicago gas prices, highest in U.S. and continue climb!

By Samantha BomkampTribune staff report11:18 a.m. CDT, June 7, 2013 Average gas prices in Chicago are now higher than anywhere in the United States, driven higher by a combination of refinery issues and the annual transition to a more costly summer blend. Drivers in the city are now paying an average of $4.55 a gallon, according to AAA, which is ...

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Busted drug dealer is NDC financier – Ken Agyapong

Member of Parliament for Assin North Constituency, Kennedy Ohene Agyapong, on Okay FM in Accra has suggested to members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to undertake a rebranding exercise and name their party “Narcotic Dealers Congress” since that name suits them best. Mr. Agyapong, who was commenting on the recent arrest of the Managing Director of Sohin Security, Solomon ...

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Police arrest 11 Chinese at Sefwi-Wiawso for illegal mining

The Sefwi Wiawso Police on Wednesday arrested 11 Chinese nationals for engaging in illegal small-scale mining at Amponteng and Alavanyo in the Sefwi-Wiawso Municipality of the Western Region. They are Li Keyng, 45, Wen Shen Vwen, 44, Li Yivao, 29, Li Suelin, 45 and Jo Lideng, 33, the only female among them. The rest are Weng Hong, 43, Ho Kang, ...

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