Category: Foreign News

Ghana Begins Oral Argument In Maritime Dispute Case Against Cote d’Ivoire

Ghana on Monday, February 6 began oral argument over the maritime border dispute case against neighbours La Cote d’Ivoire. The oral presentation is the beginning of a 10-day public hearing at the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea(ITLOS) in Hamburg, Germany. The three-hour hearing on Monday was presided over by Boualem Bouguetaia, who is also the Vice President of ITLOS. Ghana’s presentation was opened by Minister of Justice Gloria Akuffo. The oral argument by Ghana is scheduled to continue on Tuesday, February 7. La Cote d’Ivoire is expected to begin her oral argument on Thursday and end...

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Rihanna Meets Lilongwe Girls’ Secondary School Students In Malawi

International superstar, Rihanna visited Lilongwe Girls Secondary School on Thursday, 26th January, 2016 during her recent charity trip to Malawi. The 28-year-old pop star toured the classrooms and met with the students during her charity trip on behalf of her Clara Lionel Foundation (CLF). She was also in the African country working as the ambassador for charities Global Citizen and the Global Partnership for Education. Rihanna founded CLF in 2012 in honor of her grandparents, Clara and Lionel Braithwaite. According to her, ‘working together, I know we can amplify our efforts and ensure that millions of children gain access...

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Serena Williams Beats Sister Venus Williams To Set Grand Slam Record

Serena Williams beat sister Venus in straight sets to win her seventh Australian Open and an Open-era record 23rd Grand Slam singles title. Serena, 35, won 6-4 6-4 to pass Steffi Graf in the all-time list of major winners since the Grand Slams accepted professional players in 1968. The American regains the number one ranking from German Angelique Kerber. Australia’s Margaret Court is the only player still ahead of Serena in terms of Grand Slam singles titles on 24. Favourite Serena too strong for Venus Serena Williams went into the match as a strong favourite, but the tension was...

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Kenyan Couple Weds In Simple Ceremony Dressed In T-shirts

A young Kenyan couple became instant internet sensations after photos of their simple wedding went viral online. The couple, Ann and Wilson Mutura, are seen in the photos taking their wedding vows, but dressed casually in a ceremony that does not seem to have cost much. Both of them are dressed in red T-shirts, and are seen to be at an altar committing to each other. In the photos, Mrs. Mutura is dressed in a jeans skirt to accompany the T-shirt, and is not wearing any make-up. After their vows, a happy Mr. Mutura is seen to passionately hug...

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Former President John Mahama Get Top UN Appointment

The United Nations (UN) has appointed former President John Mahama and the Prime Minister of Norway, Ms. Erna Solberg, as co-chairs of a group of 16 eminent Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) advocates to support the secretary-general in his efforts to generate momentum and commitment to achieve the SDGs by 2030. The SDGs adopted by world leaders at the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit on 25 September 2015 represents a commitment by all nations to work together to end poverty, achieve shared prosperity, build peace, and secure a life of dignity and a healthy planet for present and future generations....

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