Archive for year 2021

  • June 20, 2021

    Upper West...

    The Upper West Regional Security Council (REGSEC) has imposed an indefinite curfew on the movement of fertilizer and other farm inputs in the Sissala East Municipality and Sissala West District of the Region. Dr Hafiz Bin Salih, the Chairman of the Upper West Regional Security Council, said the measure was...

  • June 20, 2021

    ECOWAS countries...

    The Chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has emphasized the need for the countries in the sub-region to manufacture their own Covid 19 vaccine. Acknowledging the effort being made by some countries in the region to produce the vaccine, President Akufo-Addo...

  • June 20, 2021

    Prez Akufo-Addo...

    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has on behalf of Ghanaians extended sincere condolences to the President, government and people of Zambia over the loss of their first President, Kenneth Kaunda. “On behalf of the Govt & people of Ghana & on my own behalf, I extend sincere condolences to the President,...

  • June 20, 2021

    Jurgen Klinsmann...

    Former Tottenham Hotspur striker Jurgen Klinsmann says he has called chairman Daniel Levy about the vacant manager’s job and would “absolutely” take it. Spurs sacked Jose Mourinho on 19 April but have endured a chaotic search for a replacement. Talks with ex-Roma boss Paulo Fonseca ended on Thursday and Gennaro...

  • June 20, 2021

    BoG must...

    A Banking consultant, Dr. Akwasi Atuahene, has called on the Bank of Ghana to take action against financial institutions that fail to implement its new directives to stop deducting some charges and fees on the accounts of customers. The Central Bank in a statement on Friday, June 18, 2021, directed...

  • June 20, 2021

    Akufo-Addo’s speech...

    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, ECOWAS Chair, on Saturday, June 19, 2021, opened the 59th Ordinary Summit of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government in Accra. Speaking at the opening session, Nana Akufo-Addo touched on a number of issues affecting the sub-region especially terrorism. He stressed the...

  • June 20, 2021

    Investigations into...

    The West African Examinations Council, WAEC, says an ongoing investigation into how the contact details of some examiners for the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) leaked, would be concluded soon. WAEC’s response comes only after Education think tank, Africa Education Watch, launched its 2020 WASSCE Report titled ‘An independent...

  • June 20, 2021

    West Africa...

    Despite the significant efforts made by ECOWAS Member States, particularly those on the frontline, terrorist attacks doubled between 2020 and the first five months of 2021. Dr Jean-Claude Kassi Brou, the President of the ECOWAS Commission, said over that period, there had already been more than 700 attacks and more...

  • June 20, 2021

    Police service...

    The Director-General of Welfare of the Ghana Police Service, Commissioner of Police (COP) Mrs. Maame Yaa Tiwaa Addo-Danquah, has called on families of newly recruited police officers to limit their expectations and financial demands on them. She said the recruits should be allowed to concentrate on their work, and support...

  • June 20, 2021

    ‘Resolve TUTAG’s...

    The government has been directed by the National Labour Commission, NLC, to resolve the grievances of  Technical university teachers in the country. This was made known in a statement issued by the Technical University Teacher’s Association of Ghana (TUTAG) after meeting with the NLC. “TUTAG is happy to announce that...

  • June 20, 2021

    Why provide...

    The President of IMANI Africa, Franklin Cudjoe, has questioned Interior Minister, Ambrose Dery’s stance that there is no cause for alarm as Ghana is relatively safer than other countries in the sub-region. Recent reports of robbery attacks have put fear in some citizens, who have called on the government and...

  • June 20, 2021

    Lewandowski scores...

    Robert Lewandowski scored his first goal of Euro 2020 as Poland held Spain to keep alive their hopes of reaching the knockouts. Poland knew that a defeat would mean they could not progress from Group E and they fell behind towards the end of the first half when Alvaro Morata’s...

  • June 20, 2021

    Dogboe beats...

    Isaac Dogboe took another step towards his dream of a second world title after beating Adam Lopez via a majority decision in Las Vegas. In a very close fight, Dogboe got the victory on the judges scorecard to make it two wins in his last two fights. Dave Morreti scored...

  • June 20, 2021

    Kofi Kinaata...

    Ghanaian singer cum rapper, Kofi Kinaata and comic actor, Lawyer Ntim have clashed in a hilarious comment section. MzVee who is currently promoting her latest song Baby posted a video and asked “who is your baby?. In the comments session, Lawyer Ntim tagged MzVee as his baby and in reaction...

  • June 20, 2021

    I will...

    Artiste manager, Lawrence Nana Asiamah Hanson, aka Bulldog, has revealed he will run mad if he stops working with Shatta Wale. This is because he said they are in a blood contract as an artiste and his manager. His revelation comes on the back of claims that Shatta Wale, born Charles Nii...

  • June 20, 2021

    GTA Begins...

    The Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) has started its domestic and regional tourism campaign dubbed, ‘Experience Ghana, Share Ghana’ with a promotional tour of the capital city, Accra. The four-day tour is aimed at building confidence and whipping up public interest in domestic and regional tourism. Mr. Jones Aruna Nelson, Acting...

  • June 20, 2021

    Highlife music...

    Legendary Ghanaian Composer, Ebo Taylor, has stated that the highlife music genre has not lost its relevance in the Ghanaian music industry. According to him, the uniqueness of highlife music still holds and will continue to be felt for ages, despite varied opinions shared by many industry players about its...

  • June 20, 2021

    Not abomination...

    The decision by the Ghana Music Rights Organisation (GHAMRO) to collect royalties from churches for performing Gospel songs was thought to be a move that would be fully embraced by players in the sector. Instead, the announcement by the Chief Operating Officer of GHAMRO, Abraham Adjartey, last month has rather...

  • June 20, 2021

    Stay true...

    Grammy-nominated artist, Stokely Williams, has urged Ghanaian musicians to stay true to their music roots and be themselves if they are aiming a Grammy Award. According to the USA music star, technology has connected musicians worldwide, hence sticking to the Ghanaian rhythm will propel musicians far in the music sphere....

  • June 20, 2021

    Stop painting...

    Father’s Day is usually not celebrated with the fanfare that greets Mother’s Day, something that many men complain about. For many people, the irresponsible and bad behaviours of men is the reason why people shun the day. But as the world prepares to celebrate Father’s Day on Sunday, June 20,...

  • June 20, 2021

    Sarkodie Jumps...

    Award-winning Ghanaian rapper Sarkodie has been featured on the remix of Sista Afia’s ‘Sika’ hit single. The original version of the song featured rising music sensation Kweku Flick, was the first hip-hop track by the versatile singer, which made waves across the country. Sarkodie known for his ruthless rap vibes,...

  • June 20, 2021

    Cameroon Musicians...

    Cameroon’s internal conflict in the English-speaking regions is a sensitive topic and artists singing about it sometimes face persecution. Gospel artist Evangelist Daisy Ruth fled the country after soldiers started looking for her after her song was widely shared online. “The final time the pastor just advised me that wherever...

  • June 19, 2021

    Enimil Ashon:...

    This article is prompted by a WhatsApp post and a sermon. Like most WhatsApp messages, this was one of the thousands of unsolicited posts which daily inundate us on the many platforms created by classmates, course mates, church mates and work mates. Once a while, however, a particular post pops...

  • June 19, 2021

    Don’t just...

    Female police recruits have been charged to prove their worth and justify an increase in their quota into the service by the police administration. Addressing 581 recruits at the passing out ceremony at the Police Public Training School at Pwalugu in the Upper East Region, the Director-General of Police Welfare...

  • June 19, 2021

    N’tl Security...

    The Koforidua Circuit Court has admitted five(5) accused persons including an Akyem Abuakwa chief who claims to be a National Security Operative to bail in the sum of GHC200,000 cedis with 2 sureties. The accused persons are Nana Barfuor Sarpong, Nana Barima Twum Tarbiade II, both sub-chiefs in Akyem Abuakwa....

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