The University of Ghana has finally taken down the statue of India’s independence leader, Mahatma Ghandi, erected at the recreational quadrangle of the university. Some students and lecturers of the University had called for the removal of the statue because of his “racist identity”. An online petition was launched in 2016 and garnered over 2,000 […]
It appears Sarkodie is not happy about certain developments in Ghana and Africa as a whole. For the past 15 hours, he has been venting his displeasure on twitter at how African leaders have failed their people. In one of his posts, he suggested that what could possibly be the solution to Africa’s problems is […]
The Volta Regional Police Command has granted bail to the two persons who were arrested last week over an attempt to cast a spell on the President, Nana Akufo-Addo and other top officials of the government. The two, who were arrested on Wednesday December 5 in a shrine at Weta within the Ketu North Municipality, […]
A lawyer and governance analyst, Dr. Eric Oduro Osae, has said that the country’s constitution in its current form, cannot be said to be against former presidents who have served two terms already from putting themselves up again to be elected. In his view, the likes of John Agyekum Kufuor and Jerry John Rawlings can […]
President Nana Akufo-Addo has expressed excitement about the progress made by his government so far in the implementation of its much-touted one district, one factory programme. The president, who said the implementation of the programme is on course, revealed that 79 factories have so far been implemented under the programme. Speaking at the AGI’s ...
The St James Seminary and Senior High School (SHS) in Sunyani in the Brong Ahafo Region has for five years consistently topped the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for School Candidates in the country. Out of the 672 senior high schools that were ranked by the Ministry of Education according to their performance […]
Residents living in and around Weija and Gbawe in the Ga South Municipality of the Greater Accra Region, on Sunday took to social media to share experiences of an earth tremor. The tremor, which occurred at about 7:50 a.m. shook buildings, creating some panic among the residents. Some residents who confirmed that they had felt the quake […]
Ghana’s Isaac Dogboe lost the WBO Super Bantamweight title to Emmanuel Navarette of Mexico in a very exciting bout in New York on Saturday. The loss came via a unanimous decision from the judges who scored it 115-113, 116-112 in favour of the Mexican. The champion, Dogboe, was hoping to defend his title for the second […]
A 60-year old James Obeng Boateng from the Brong Ahafo Region has been adjudged the 2018 National Best Farmer. The 34th edition of the celebration was held in the Northern Regional capital, Tamale, where he was presented with a GHc 480,000 cheque by President Nana Akufo-Addo. Mr. Boateng, a father of six from the Nkoranza South […]
President Nana Akufo-Addo has inaugurated a diaper manufacturing at Bortianor in the Greater Accra Region, under the government’s flagship one-district, one-factory (1D1F) initiative. The company, which is being tipped to become one of the biggest diaper manufacturers in West Africa, is expected to employ over 800 workers within its catchment area. The President, ...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has donated his November salary as his contribution to a fund set up at the National Reconstructive Plastic Surgery and Burns Centre at the Korle-bu Teaching Hospital. President Akufo-Addo made this donation on Wednesday, 5th December, 2018, when he commissioned a new facility for the National Reconstructive Plastic Surgery ...
The National Democratic Congress (NDC), has embraced proposals from its Council of Elders by reducing the filing fee for aspirants seeking to contest the presidential primaries to GHc 300,000. The Functional Executive Committee (FEC) acting on behalf of the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the party, has agreed to the mount and reviewed the guidelines […]