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Indian man pushes birthday present BMW into river

An Indian man apparently angered at getting a BMW for his birthday – instead of a Jaguar – pushed the new vehicle into a river. Video posted on social media shows it floating away on the river in the northern Indian state of Haryana. It later got stuck on a …

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‘Stop using albinos for juju’

An award-winning Ghanaian filmmaker, writer, director /producer, Mr Kwaw Paintsil Ansah, has called on the government to help stop the use of albinos for juju in some parts of the country and to abolish the witch camps. Speaking at the launch of Bisa Aberwa Museum at Nkontompo in the Sekondi/Takoradi …

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Accra traders turn electrical transformers into warehouses

Electricity transformers meant for regulation and management of electrical energy is now becoming a warehouse and tables for the display of goods by some traders and a section of the public in the country. The Mirror investigations have revealed that a section of the public also continue to erect structures …

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2 teenagers arrested for attempting to stow away

Two teenagers are in the custody of the police for attempting to stow away to Belgium. The two aged 15 and 16 years were reportedly found hiding in one of the compartments of the MSC Dymphia vessel when the crew went round on a routine check. The Tema Regional Commander …

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Major travel disruption after power cut across England, Wales

Commuters have been left stranded across the UK after large parts of the country had been left without electricity in a major power cut. Blackouts have been reported in London and the South East, the South-West, Wales, as well as the Midlands, the North-West and the North East. The Department …

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YouTube child star dies of malaria

A six-year-old YouTube star known in Burundi for his popular comedy sketches has died of malaria, his manager says. Darcy Irakoze, known as Kacaman, was a primary school pupil who performed online and in theatres. He contracted malaria on Wednesday and died one day later. Malaria has killed over 1,800 …

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Akufo-Addo declares Monday as ‘Eid-ul-Adha’ holiday

President Nana Addo Akufo-Addo has declared Monday, August 12 as a public holiday to be observed throughout the country. According to a press release signed by the Minister of Interior, Ambrose Dery, this is because ‘Eid-ul-Adha’, an Islamic festival commemorated nationwide in Ghana falls on Sunday, August 11. “However, in …

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Founder(s) debate: Can the nation rise above partisan interests?

After many decades of practising multi-party democracy in the country, the Founder’s Day versus Founders’ Day debate never seems to be ending any time soon. This long-standing issue was once again reignited with the maiden Founders’ Day celebration which was marked last Sunday with a public holiday across the country. …

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Samsung unpacks Galaxy Note10: Designed to bring passions to life

Samsung has unveiled the Galaxy Note10, a new line of premium smartphones that combines elegant design with powerful performance and productivity tools to help users make the most of every moment. Inspired by a generation that flows seamlessly between work and life, the Galaxy Note10 gives users the freedom to …

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