Archive for month July, 2021

  • July 31, 2021

    Government to...

    Government says it is rolling out measures to digitize the distribution of fertilizer in the country. In recent times fertilizer smuggling has become the order of the day as the Planting for Food and Jobs Secretariat reported that the country lost a whopping GHS120 million from unaccounted for fertilizer, diversion...

  • July 31, 2021

    Ghana’s active...

    Some 5,397 active COVID-19 cases are currently being battled by Ghana’s authorities. The death toll has also shot up to 831. Also, 394 fresh cases have been confirmed. Since mid-March 2020, a total of 103,789 people have had the virus in Ghana. Out of that number, 97,561 have recovered. President...

  • July 31, 2021

    Australia beat...

    GB Women were agonisingly beaten 4-3 after extra-time by Australia in an epic Olympics quarter-final that had everything on Friday. Ellen White scored a hat-trick as GB Women were denied victory one minute from the end of normal time, as well as missing an extra-time penalty to make it 3-2,...

  • July 31, 2021

    All seized...

    The government will be using all confiscated rosewood for the construction of the National Cathedral, Lands and Natural Resources Minister Samuel Abdulai Jinapor has announced. Briefing the media about the five containers of rosewood impounded at the Tema Port last month, Mr Jinapor said: “The government is making the decision to...

  • July 31, 2021

    Saglemi Housing:...

    The State has formally charged former Works and Housing Minister Alhaji Collins Dauda and four others for wilfully causing financial loss to the state over the Saglemi Housing project. A charge sheet sighted by Starr News said Alhaji Dauda misapplied the two hundred million dollars approved by Parliament for the...

  • July 31, 2021

    We accepted...

    The General Secretary of Teachers and Educational Workers Union (TEWU) Mark Dankyira Korankye says organized labour acquiesced to the 4% increment on public sector salaries to among other things avert possible retrenchment. He however said organized labour did not anticipate its 15% increment proposals would be shot down to the...

  • July 31, 2021

    Akufo-Addo appoints...

    The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has appointed National Organizer of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Samuel Kwabena Awuku as the new Director-General of the National Lottery Authority (NLA). Sammi Awuku as he is popularly called will take over from Kofi Osei Ameyaw who was ordered to proceed on retirement in...

  • July 31, 2021

    Gospel is...

    Contrary to common assumption, Empress Gifty revealed that gospel ministry is a lucrative business. She insists that once you learn the ropes, you would start to fish in profits. Empress Gifty disclosed to Giovani Caleb on Showbiz 360 that gospel music and concerts are not free. She pointed out that the processes which...

  • July 31, 2021

    Maduagwu to...

    Controversial Nollywood actor, Uche Maduagwu has mocked Davido hours after the singer in a viral video was seen calling on his father from his luxurious car. In the video, the popular singer who is in the US was seen cruising in his new Rolls Royce Cullinan while his father was...

  • July 31, 2021

    Moments Mr....

    Mr. Drew, a Ghanaian Afrobeat sensation also showed up at the Our Day celebration with Oswald, a 9-year-old boy who penned down a wish list for his mother ahead of the celebration. Oswald who took over social media by surprise revealed in his letter that he never disappointed his mother...

  • July 31, 2021

    ‘Continue to...

    Ghanaian afro-dancehall musician Livingstone Etse Satekla, also known as Stonebwoy, has shared a heart-melting message to his late mother on her 6th anniversary. Stonebwoy’s mother, Mrs Catherine Satekla, died on Wednesday, July 29, 2015, at the 37 Military Hospital where she was receiving treatment after collapsing the previous Sunday. Sarkodie, Samini, Kwaw Kese, D.Cryme, Jupitar, Yaa...

  • July 31, 2021

    ‘Prison Break’...

    Wentworth Miller has revealed he received an autism diagnosis a year ago, and he’s sharing his feelings about it with the world. The “Prison Break” star said on Instagram, “This isn’t something I’d change … immediately being autistic is central to who I am. To everything I’ve achieved/articulated.” He did not include a picture alongside...

  • July 31, 2021

    Shakira to...

    Shakira is to face trial for tax evasion. The 44-year-old singer has been under investigation for three years and on Thursday (29.07.21), Judge Marco Juberias declared he had found “sufficient evidence of criminality” and recommended the case moves to the next step. Shakira has been charged with failing to pay...

  • July 31, 2021

    Stonebwoy joins...

    Ghanaian afro-dancehall star Stonebwoy has joined fellow dancehall musician Shatta Wale to promote Sarkodie’s latest album, “No Pressure.” The 16-track album, which is Sarkodie’s 6th studio project, features top international and local artistes. American rappers; Vic Mensa and Wale, U.K rapper Giggs, South African rapper Cassper Nyovest, Tanzanian singers Harmonize, Nigerian singer Oxlade, and Ghanaian stars; Medikal, Kwesi Arthur and Darkovibes appear...

  • July 31, 2021

    Assin Praso...

    The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture and the Ghana Tourism Authority in collaboration with the Pan African Historical Theatre Festival (PANAFEST), has landed in the central part of Ghana as it continues with the wreath laying on the mass grave of ancestors who lost their lives during the slave...

  • July 31, 2021

    Funny Face’s...

    The ex-wife of Ghanaian comedian Funny Face has remarried in a beautiful traditional ceremony. Elizabeth Nana Adjoa Ntim, a police officer, and her fiancé, Eric Adjei, are now legally married after the ceremony on Wednesday, July 28 at Laptop, a suburb of Weija in Accra. Obaapa Christy, a gospel musician,...

  • July 30, 2021

    Grammy is...

    Ghanaian socialite-turned-musician Mona 4real says she is working towards winning a Grammy award for Ghana. “Yes I will and I’m working towards that. That’s the dream. When you are working hard you just want to progress and get bigger and that is what I am doing,” she said. According to...

  • July 30, 2021

    Kokomlemle residents...

    Residents of Sadisco Junction at Kokomlemle in Accra are calling for the installation of underground power transmission cables in their vicinity. This comes after three electricity poles were pulled down by a loaded truck on Thursday as a result of its height. The incident according to residents frightened some commuters...

  • July 30, 2021

    Tax Exemptions...

    The Deputy Finance Minister, Abena Osei Asare has said that the Tax Exemption Bill is set to be sent to Parliament by the end of this year. According to her, the bill is something that the Ministry has worked on which is almost through to Cabinet. Speaking on the Business...

  • July 30, 2021

    Ken Ofori-Atta...

    Ranking Member on the Finance Committee, Dr Cassiel Ato Forson says he is not enthused despite the Finance Minister’s assurance that government will not spend more than it budgeted for in 2021. According to him, despite Ken Ofori-Atta’s claims, he believes that the government will end up spending more money...

  • July 30, 2021

    Ho: Papavi...

    A Ho Circuit Court has today granted bail to 88-years old Kwami Kudzodzi, also known as Papavi Hogbedetor, the leader of pro-seperatist Homeland Study Group. The frail-looking octogenarian was arraigned before the court earlier today, following his arrest on Wednesday, 28 July at his private residence in Ho. Papavi has...

  • July 30, 2021

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  • July 30, 2021

    Kumasi woodworkers...

    Woodworkers at Kaase Angola in the Asokwa Municipality of the Ashanti Region, today, Thursday, 29 July 2021, protested against their eviction from their current location. The aggrieved workers, who wore red armbands, told Class News’ regional correspondent Elisha Adarkwah that they will rather die than vacate the land. The demonstrating...

  • July 30, 2021

    Amnesty Ghana...

    Amnesty International Ghana has called on government to implement all international human rights obligations in Ghana’s national legislation to protect its citizenry. It should also enforce the Chapter Five of the 1992 Constitution, which bothers on protecting citizen’s human rights, by taking all necessary steps to ensure that women, children,...

  • July 30, 2021

    Government collects...

    Government has missed its half-year revenue target by about 13%. Total Revenue and Grants from January to June this year amounted to GHS 28.3 billion as against a programed amount of GHS 32.4 billion. The government performed better on the expenditure front as it fell short of its programmed amount...

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