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‘Sexually abused’ househelps deported from Saudi Arabia

Some 22 Ghanaians have been deported from Saudi Arabia with harrowing tales of assault and sexual abuse, the Ghana Immigration Service has revealed. In a statement, the Service said the deportees arrived within the past week and include one male. The Ghanaians were aged between 21 and 38 years and …

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Trump fires national security adviser John Bolton

President Donald Trump abruptly announced in a tweet Tuesday that he has asked national security adviser John Bolton to resign, noting that he “strongly disagreed with many” of Bolton’s suggestions “as did others in the administration.” “I thank John very much for his service. I will be naming a new …

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South African mom found guilty of murdering her 4 children

Zinhle Maditla, who was accused of killing her four children in Klarinet, eMalahleni, Mpumalanga was on Monday found guilty of premeditated murder. Maditla was convicted in the Mpumalanga High Court sitting in Middelburg, National Prosecuting Authority regional spokesperson Monica Nyuswa said. “She pleaded guilty and Tuesday it will be arguments for …

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British Airways strike sees fares rise by up to 2,200%

This week’s British Airways strike has caused chaos for an estimated 280,000 passengers who were due to fly with the airline. But it has also rocketed up fares to destinations around the world by up to 2,200%, leaving the UK isolated amid sold-out routes and stratospherically priced flights. While air …

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Kenyans pay over $700 to meet TD Jakes

Some Kenyans have parted with over $700 (Sh75,000) for the opportunity to meet American televangelist Thomas Dexter (TD) Jakes Sr. The amount paid is in exchange for one of the highly coveted VVIP tickets to TD Jakes’ event. All the tickets have since been sold out. Coordinators of the event …

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