Archive for year 2021

  • September 18, 2021

    My Wife...

    Businessman and founder of the United People’s Party (UPP), Akwasi Addai Odike, says his wife knows he has a girlfriend and has no problem with that. According to the presidential hopeful, his girlfriend and his wife respect each other and have both agreed on their positions. Speaking to Nana Aba...

  • September 18, 2021

    KAB-FAM Rewards...

    Mikki Osei Berko (2nd left) in a pose with the winners KAB-FAM, headline sponsor of the Ghana Music Awards-UK ‘Buy And Fly To London’ promotion, has presented prizes to the winners at a ceremony held at offices of KAB-FAM at East Legon in Accra. The presentation ceremony saw KAB-FAM ambassador,...

  • September 18, 2021

    $4.9bn fresh...

    •North-West, South-West ahead other regions with four mega projects •Six zones listed as beneficiaries of $62m NASS solar power infrastructure North-West and South-West, the geopolitical zones of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), and the Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, respectively have the highest number of projects allocated to...

  • September 18, 2021

    Yobe housewife...

    The Police in Yobe has arrested a 22-year-old housewife, Khadija Yakubu, for allegedly poisoning her three stepsons to death. One other child who suffered from the poisoning was left in critical condition The Spokesman of the Command, ASP Dungus Abdulkarim, confirmed the arrest on Friday in Damaturu. Abdulkarim said that...

  • September 18, 2021

    Proposed List...

    The committee mandated to assess persons whose names came up for the position of Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives(MMDCEs) have released their report which has since been submitted to the President. The list is expected to be announced by the Minister of Local Government, Decentralisation and Rural Development. These were...

  • September 18, 2021

    Travel ban,...

    The Authority of Heads of States and Governments of the Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS) has adopted six main actions against the military junta in Guinea, Conakry. After a meeting in Accra on Thursday, September 16, 2021, the ECOWAS Authority has moved to place a travel ban on...

  • September 18, 2021

    Stop Snubbing...

    Nigerian Afrobeats star Yemi Alade told the BBC’s Africa Daily podcast that the African music scene is incredibly male-dominated and that people should give female artists “a chance”. “I would say to any female that is already a part of the Afrobeats industry trying to make her way to just...

  • September 18, 2021

    Guinea coup:...

    Security analyst Col. Festus Aboagye (Rtd) has expressed pessimism over some of the measures agreed at the ECOWAS Extraordinary meeting regarding Guinea’s September 5, coup. According to him, the six-month ultimatum for the military junta to return the country to constitutional rule is not feasible. “It’s not a very simple...

  • September 18, 2021

    PEFTI Ibadan...

    Barely a year after the resumption, students from the Ibadan campus of PEFTI Film Institute have begun the journey into stardom, as they have been featured in several projects of Wale Adenuga Productions, including ‘Superstory’, ‘The Village Headmaster’ (a partnership between NTA and WAP), and ‘Papa Ajasco and Company Reloaded’....

  • September 18, 2021

    Guru never...

    Contemporary Ghanaian highlife singer, Francis Obeng Appianing, popularly known by his stage name Kweysi Swat has made some revelations about his split from Guru NKZ. The upcoming musician was a bit emotional when he spoke about his work experience with Nana Yaw Adjei Yeboah Maradona popularly known as Guru on Hitz...

  • September 18, 2021

    Incredible Zigi...

    In between the daily deluge of late afternoon stress, shoppers, workers, and passersby at the Accra Mall were entertained to an energetic flash mob performance led by none other than Ghana’s dancing sensation, Incredible Zigi. The flash mob which generated waves and trended on social media is an ode to...

  • September 18, 2021

    ‘Accept MMDCE...

    The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has called on all stakeholders to accept in good fate, persons who will be nominated as Metropolitan, Municipal, and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs). President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has presented his list of nominees to the Local Government Ministry for publication. The government has been...

  • September 18, 2021

    TOTAL 28149...

    President Akufo-Addo started the nationwide environmental exercise by planting a seedling at the seat of government. On June 11, 2021, the Ghanaian public undertook a nationwide environmental exercise by planting over 5m seedlings to help salvage the country’s depleted tree cover. Led by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, the exercise...

  • September 18, 2021

    Creative Arts...

    Rising music sensation, Abyna Morgan, has said that one of the major ways to strengthen the Ghanaian creative arts ecosystem is through massive investments. According to the female vocalist, Ghana is endowed with so many talented creative artistes in various fields and supporting their crafts would create employment opportunities for...

  • September 17, 2021

    CIIG to...

    The Chartered Insurance Institute of Ghana (CIIG), umbrella body of insurance practitioners, has vowed to dismiss members engaged in all manner of unprofessional practices in the industry. According to the institute, unethical practices bordering on corporate governance are making the industry unpopular – a reason for the low public confidence...

  • September 17, 2021

    ECOWAS imposes...

    Leaders of West Africa regional bloc ECOWAS have imposed travel bans and a freeze of the financial assets of Guinea’s coup leaders and their families. The sanctions are expected to put more pressure on the military junta to restore constitutional rule. The decisions were announced after an extraordinary summit in...

  • September 17, 2021

    Police Service...

    The Bono East Regional Anti-Robbery Taskforce is the toast of the Police Administration following its work in fighting all forms of robberies in the region. The Administration in a Facebook post Thursday, said the taskforce led by Superintendent Al-Meyao Abass Kwarasey, has per its aggressive operations in the area and...

  • September 17, 2021

    We’ll arrest...

    Fishermen engaged in light fishing will be arrested and prosecuted, the Minister for Fisheries and Aquaculture, Hawa Koomson has warned. Such an action, she says, has become necessary to bring an end to the act. It is estimated that three million Ghanaians depend on the fishing sector for their livelihood....

  • September 17, 2021

    This man...

    You should see the inside of this airplane! Bruce Campell, a 64-year-old retired electrical engineer has always had a very creative vision. When he was in his early twenties, he bought a 10-acre piece of land for 23,000 dollars in the woods of Hillsboro, Oregon with a very clear vision...

  • September 17, 2021

    New directors...

    Newly appointed directors of GOIL Company Limited have promised to prioritize the improvement of the company’s share value along with profitability during their tenure. Shareholders of GOIL at an Extraordinary General Meeting voted for and ratified the appointment of four individuals as new directors. The four include Mr. Reginald Daniel...

  • September 17, 2021

    Accra-Tema Beach...

    Contractors working on phase one of the Accra-Tema Beach Road reconstruction are optimistic that the project will be completed on schedule, despite the delay in the relocation of utility lines and the demolition of structures within the construction path. Work on the 16-kilometre project, which starts from the Independence Arch...

  • September 17, 2021

    Kali Uchis...

    With their breathy, poised delivery and moody sensibilities, Kali Uchis and emerging Ghanaian American singer Amaarae are fitting bedfellows on the latter’s remix of “Sad Girlz Luv Money.” On the original, a cut from Amaarae’s first full-length project, The Angel You Don’t Know, she and Moliy — another artist with Ghanaian roots — coo about dollars...

  • September 17, 2021

    11th Ghana...

    Nominations for the 11the edition of the Ghana Information Technology & Telecom Awards (GITTA 2021) have been opened. In its 11th year, the Ghana Information Technology & Telecom Awards which has been the Oscars of Ghana’s ICT industry for over a decade will once again celebrate and showcase disruptions, innovation...

  • September 17, 2021

    Ghana Card...

    The National Health Insurance Scheme card will be phased out at the end of the year, with the function to be transferred to the Ghana Card. Nearly half of the Ghanaian population have registered onto the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), enabling them to access healthcare services in public facilities...

  • September 17, 2021

    5th Volta...

    The Volta Regional Co-ordinating Council in partnership with the Association of Ghana Industries, Ghana Tourism Authority and Advert Tower, has opened registration for the upcoming Volta Trade and Investment Fair. The Fair kicks off from 15th November to 28th November 2021, at the Ho Sports Stadium, and it is expected...

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