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35 die after floor of temple collapses in India
An accident at Beleshwar Mahadev Jhulelal temple in the Indian city of Indore has resulted in the deaths of 35 people who fell into a well while offering prayers. The victims were standing on a concrete slab covering the well during a prayer ceremony on the occasion of the Hindu festival of Ram Navami when it collapsed under their weight. Fourteen others have been rescued and one person is still missing. The temple was constructed after the well had been covered around four decades ago. The incident has prompted a…
Donald Trump Becomes the First US President to Face Criminal Indictment
Donald Trump, the former President of the United States, has made history as the first president to be indicted in criminal proceedings. The indictment comes as Trump is seeking the Republican nomination for the 2024 presidential race. Though the specific charge is not known, the grand jury investigation centers around a $130,000 bribe paid to porn actress Stormy Daniels to keep quiet about an alleged sexual encounter with Trump. The key witness in the case, Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen, recently appeared on MSNBC and stated that the indictment “will…
The accident that took my hand became my greatest motivation
Professor Kwara Nantomah, the first youngest professor of Pure Mathematics in Ghana, shared his journey to becoming a math teacher. Despite pressure from his family to become a nurse, which was not his interest, he pursued a nursing career to appease them. However, he lost one of his hands in an accident and was unable to continue with nursing. As he was passionate about teaching, he decided to pursue mathematics as it did not require practical skills. “Part of the motivation was as a result of a terrible accident I…
Pope Francis to spend several days in the hospital
On March 28th, 2022, the Vatican announced that Pope Francis, the current head of the Catholic Church, had contracted a respiratory infection and would need to spend several days in the Gemelli Hospital in Rome for medical treatment. The 86-year-old Pope had reportedly been experiencing breathing difficulties in the days leading up to his hospitalization, but it was confirmed that he had tested negative for Covid-19. The Vatican statement assured the public that the Pope’s condition was not life-threatening, and that he was expected to make a full recovery. The…
“I called the fire service at 11pm and they came at 4am” – Lyrical Joe
Lyrical Joe, the Ghanaian rapper who won the VGMA 2022 rapper of the year, has shared his experience with the Ghana National Fire Service when his former label boss’s studio caught fire. According to the rapper, the fire service is partially responsible for the extent of the damage caused by the fire. He explained that he was taking a nap in the studio when he noticed the fire and called the fire service immediately. However, they arrived late and were reluctant to respond, assuming it was a prank call. The…
Women of African descent at more risk of getting fibroids – Radiologist
According to Dr. Dorothea Anim, a specialist radiologist at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH), women of African heritage are more likely than other women to develop fibroids.
Pentioneers should be paid their coupons on time – Pensioner Bondholders Forum
The Pensioner Bondholders Forum has once again written to the Minister of Finance to address the ongoing delays in paying out mature coupons to its members. The forum claims that despite assurances of safety for exempted members under the Domestic Debt Exchange Programme (DDEP), concerns about delays in payments have been ignored. Only bonds with a maturity date of February 20, 2023, have been paid, while others remain unpaid, some with up to 29 days of delay. The forum emphasizes that pensioners should be paid their coupons and principals on…
Starbucks’ Howard Schultz denies chain is against unions.
In his most pointed public remarks regarding the ongoing conflict between labor unions and the coffee giant in the US, former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz denied union bashing.
ECG to release timetable as Ghana Gas shuts down for 14 days
Gas supply to several power plants will reportedly be disrupted for the next 14 days due to the closure of the Atuabo Gas Processing Plant in the Western Region, and the Electricity Corporation of Ghana (ECG) is reportedly preparing to produce a schedule to inform users.