The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has named Newmont Ghana the country’s Overall Largest and Best Taxpayer for 2017 under its Large Taxpayer Office at its annual awards ceremony to honour employees and other stakeholders.

In 2016, the company emerged second Overall taxpayer.

ABOVE: Israeli police are recommending that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu be indicted in a pair of corruption cases, however, Netanyahu declares the accusations baseless and vows to stay in office.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday shrugged off police recommendations that he be charged with corruption, calling the allegations “biased, extreme, full of holes, like Swiss cheese” and vowed to remain in office.

South Africa’s ruling party says parliament could elect a new president on Thursday if President Jacob Zuma leaves office.

Jackson Mthembu, a senior official in the African National Congress, said the party wants to resolve the country’s leadership turmoil as soon as possible.

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) is saddened by the demise of its founding member and Chairman of the party's Council of Elders in the Ashanti Region, Akenten Appiah Menka.

The veteran politician had been battling an illness for some time now until his demise Tuesday night, learnt.

Award-winning sound engineer, David Kojo Kyei alias Kaywa, has disclosed he personally led the late dancehall act, Ebony to accept Christ before her demise.

According to him, he had begun seeing very visible changes in the young musician as she drew closer to Christ.

Mauricio Pochettino has opened the door for Ryan Mason to take up a role at Tottenham after the 26-year-old's forced retirement from playing.

Pochettino hailed Mason as having a "special" influence in his first years as manager at Spurs and believes the former midfielder has an "amazing football brain" that will make him a success in whatever post-playing career he decides to take up.

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba would be "one of the star performers" at Manchester City under Pep Guardiola, according to Jamie Redknapp.

Pogba has come in for criticism after failing to complete 90 minutes for the third straight Premier League game in the 1-0 defeat by Newcastle at St. James' Park last weekend.