Archive for month October, 2019

  • October 31, 2019

    Opposition seeks...

    South Sudan’s government is failing to push through a peace deal, the country’s main opposition has said, calling for a six-month delay in the formation of a unity administration. The two leaders agreed to form a transitional government by the middle of November following mediation talks held in Khartoum [Sam...

  • October 31, 2019

    Fake UK...

    The Koforidua Circuit Court ‘B’ has remanded a 32-year-old unemployed for disguising himself as a United Kingdom-based Ghanaian doctor to defraud three persons to the tune of Ghc70,750 under the false pretence of securing them travelling documents. The accused, Daniel Okyere, 32, also forced two of his victims to marry...

  • October 31, 2019

    Kube Afrika...

    A solar products marketing company based in Accra, Kube Afrika, has announced its willingness to partner with the government, NGOs and other development organisations to provide electricity to communities that are not connected to the national power grid. The Chief Executive Officer of the company, Nana Kwame Yeboah-Afari, made this...

  • October 31, 2019

    Stop needless...

    Professor Kwesi Yankah, the Minister of State in charge of Tertiary Education and former Pro-Vice Chancellor of the University of Ghana, has said the needless competition from mentoring institutions is the reason some private universities are struggling to stand on their feet and become autonomous. Prof Yankah said the challenges...

  • October 31, 2019

    Bring back...

    Some concerned workers of the Electricity company of Ghana (ECG) are calling on government to consider reappointing the company’s former Managing Director, Rev. Ing.William Hutton Mensah to occupy the topmost position of the company . The workers call is coming at a time when the current MD, Ing Samuel Boakye...

  • October 31, 2019

    Highway Authority...

    The Minister of Roads and Highways, Kwasi Amoako Attah has directed the Ghana Highways Authority to desilt a major drain beneath the Accra-Tema Motorway to allow rainwater to flow freely. His directive follows the unusual flooding of portions of the motorway after a downpour on Tuesday. The Roads and Highways...

  • October 31, 2019

    Authorities blame...

    Authorities of the University of Cape Coast have blamed the location of the school as the cause of flooding on campus. According to the Public Relations Officer of the University, Major Rtd. Kofi Baah Bentum, claims that the flooding was caused by chocked drains is untrue. He explained that the...

  • October 31, 2019

    Fifa President...

    Fifa President, Gianni Infantino has pledged his support to Kurt Okraku, the newly elected president of the Ghana Football Association. In a letter congratulating Mr. Okraku, the leader of the world football governing body noted that Okraku’s experience in the game would help to develop football in Ghana. Mr. Infantino...

  • October 31, 2019

    Majority of...

    The government has responded to National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) presidential candidate, John Mahama’s claims that it is unfair to sell fertiliser to farmers. During an interaction with cocoa farmers and the people of Enchi in the Aowin Constituency of the Western North region, Mahama said it is “wickedness to leave the fertiliser...

  • October 31, 2019

    Aburi mountain...

    The Akuapim South District Assembly says it plans to declare the Aburi Mountain a green zone and strictly enforce regulations to protect the area. It said the move is to ensure that real estate developments in the area are not carried out haphazardly. This comes after indications that the many...

  • October 31, 2019

    Restrictive tendering...

    Ghana will no longer adopt a restrictive tendering process in finding a new partner to continue the botched concession agreement with the Power Distribution Service (PDS). The Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta told Bernard Avle on Citi TV‘s current affairs programme, The Point of View on Wednesday that the new development follows the US government’s...

  • October 31, 2019

    Kevin Hart...

    You may recall that Kevin Hart had a pretty horrible car accident that left the man severely injured. Now, he’s offering everyone a look at how he’s recovering from it, and he definitely seems to be much better. BET Check out the video shared by The Shade Room below. People...

  • October 31, 2019

    Moesha Boduong...

    Ghanaian actress and Instagram ‘slay queen’ Moesha Boduong has shared beautiful pictures of herself in a police uniform that has caused a stir on social media. The well-endowed actress was dressed in a police outfit, checking the license and registration of a driver. Moesha’s outfit is for Halloween, a celebration...

  • October 31, 2019

    Brother Sammy...

    Popular gospel musician, Brother Sammy, has called on his colleagues to target the night clubs with performance. He also wants them to perform at funerals and other ‘excluded’ functions apart from the church. According to him, those in the church have already been saved, and now, it is the turn...

  • October 31, 2019

    Xenophobia: Burna...

    South African top rapper, AKA has said that Nigerian singer, Burna Boy must apologise for threatening to beat him up, whenever he comes to South Africa. At the height of xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and other Africans in South Africa, Burna Boy had condemned the act, threatened not to step...

  • October 31, 2019

    Leyland donates...

    BBC Industrials Company Ghana Limited, a manufacturer of paints and related products in Ghana, has donated Leyland, Leylac and Gold brand paint to the School of Pharmacy of the College of Health Sciences at the University of Ghana to help complete its new three-storey building and management offices and staff...

  • October 31, 2019

    Blitz Bazawule,...

    US-based Ghanaian filmmaker Blitz Bazawule and young actress Cynthia Dankwa were among the list of winners at the 2019 edition of the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA). Blitz Bazawule won forDirector-First Feature Film with Burial of Kojo The 15th edition of the awards, held on Sunday at the Landmark event centre in...

  • October 31, 2019

    Ghana makes...

    The government has allocated the cedi equivalent of USD4,227,577.28 for the operation of the Ghana Library Authority (GhLA) for 2019. The figure represents 180 per cent of the previous year, 2018 of USD1,512,256.32. A presentation on behalf of the Minister of Education, Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh stated that since 2017,...

  • October 31, 2019

    2021 AFCON...

    Ghana coach, Kwesi Appiah has dropped four key players ahead of 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against South Africa. Asamoah Gyan, Kwadwo Asamoah, Christain Atsu and John Boye have been left out of Ghana’s squad to face South Africa and Sao Tome and Principle and will miss the doubleheader....

  • October 31, 2019

    St. Jerome...

    St. Jerome SHS in Offinso Municipality of the Ashanti Region, beat Opoku Ware School on Wednesday, to win the 2019 Luv FM High School Debate, with just a point. Winners of 2019 Luv FM High School Debate The “Giant Killers” as they were referred to, St. Jerome SHS which was the less fancied in...

  • October 31, 2019

    Sarkodie named...

    BET Award wining Ghanaian artiste, Sarkodie, has been conferred as the ambassador for the Ministry of Tourism’s “Year of Return” initiative. He was named as ambassador at the Ghana Creative Industry Forum held today at the National Theatre. In addition to his ambassadorial role, Sarkodie was also presented with a...

  • October 31, 2019

    Proper Management...

    The President of Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says the proper management of the Ghanaian economy, over the course of the last 2 years and 10 months in office, has resulted in his government’s ability to finance his Government’s flagship policies. These policies, according to President Akufo-Addo, include the Free...

  • October 31, 2019

    The View:...

    Whoopi Goldberg had to remind Meghan McCain to respect all The View co-hosts opinions after she had another heated discussion with Joy Behr. The Sister Act alum is making it clear to all of the ladies hosting the ABC talk show that all of their voices will be heard. Source TooFab On Tuesday, Goldberg...

  • October 31, 2019

    Man Kills...

    The Dansoman Divisional Police Command has arrested a 48 year old man for allegedly killing his wife at Dansoman Shiabu, an Accra suburb. The suspect, Commodore, was arrested Sunday dawn for allegedly stabbing Dorcas Anarfi Commodor, 37, to death after a misunderstanding. The deceased, according to neighbours, died on the...

  • October 31, 2019

    Wizkid, Tiwa...

    Wizkid and Tiwa Savage Popular Nigerian singers, Tiwa Savage and Wizkid, who are supposedly best friends, shared a kiss while the latter grabbed the former’s bum on stage in Paris, France. The duo, were filmed performing their spicy collaboration, ‘Malo’ when Wizkid ushered in the mother of one. The pair...

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