Month: July 2013

Addressing Ghana’s Energy Shortfall: Solar vrs Nuclear

In early 2013, Ghana and Russia signed a low-keyed agreement to address the nation’s serious energy shortfall through nuclear power generation. But a Ghanaian Engineer based in Melbourne, Australia is putting out a strong argument that nuclear power for the

Posted in Uncategorized

Egypt: another mess in the land of Pyramids

By Phillip Nyakpo – In his first term as President, Barack Obama ordered a four star General to the Oval Office and fired him. [Click here to listen] The diplomatic language used was that General Stanley McChrystal, Commander of US

Posted in Africa, Egypt, North Africa

Snowden abandoned in the Terminal?

By Phillip Nyakpo – More than a week has passed, and Edward Snowden is still still stuck in a Russian airport terminal. United States is concerned that the Russians are milking the 30 year old former CIA employee turned whistleblower

Posted in International Relations

Datsun parades a new design


Datsun has revealed sketches giving a preview of the first new-generation Datsun car, which will be unveiled at a world premiere event in New Delhi, India on 15 July 2013. The car will be the first product aimed at the

Posted in Technology

Egyptian leader rejects soldiers’ ultimatum

Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has rejected the army’s 48-hour ultimatum to resolve the country’s deadly crisis, saying it will only sow confusion. President Morsi insists he will continue with his own plans for national reconciliation, a presidential statement said early

Posted in North Africa

Intellingence leaker Snowden is mad with Obama

US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden has accused President Barack Obama of denying him his right to asylum, in a statement published by Wikileaks. It is his first public announcement since flying to Russia on 23 June, where he has applied

Posted in Technology

The million dollar hunt for Lance Armstrong

It cost his newspaper a thumping $1.6 million in legal costs. He was the subject of vilification from both cycling fans and officials — not to mention from a man who had become a global sporting icon. But not once

Posted in Sports

Obama ‘humbled’ to visit Mandela’s Robben Island jail

US President Barack Obama has toured Robben Island – the jail in which Nelson Mandela was kept for 18 years. He said he and his family were "deeply humbled" to visit the prison once inhabited by Mr Mandela – who

Posted in South Africa