Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Akufo-Addo wants GES to reconsider punishment for 14 expelled WASSCE candidates

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has directed the Minister of Education, Matthew Opoku-Prempeh, to engage the Ghana Education...

THE LATEST

‘We must pray for Ghana against state of emergency, bloodshed’ – Duncan-Williams

Ghanaians must pray for Ghana seriously as the country heads into another general election,...

100,000 jobs to be created with tree planting initiative – Mahama promises

Former president John Dramani Mahama has assured Ghanaians of 100,000 newly created jobs should he be voted back to power in the upcoming December...

Akufo-Addo wants GES to reconsider punishment for 14 expelled WASSCE candidates

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has directed the Minister of Education, Matthew Opoku-Prempeh, to engage the Ghana Education Service (GES) to reconsider the punishment...

Agyinasare condemns insults rained on Akufo-Addo by WASSCE students

The Presiding Bishop of Perez Chapel International, Bishop Charles Agyinasare, has said he “unequivocally condemns the insults” hurled at President Nana Akufo-Addo by some...

Cedi gains against the US dollar – IES

The Institute for Energy Security (IES) has noted that figures collated by its economic indicate that the cedis appreciated against the US Dollar by...

Having duplicate means EC’s biometric system is not functioning properly – Kofi Bentil

Senior Vice President of policy think tank, Imani Africa, Kofi Bentil has stated that the fact that the Electoral Commission of Ghana ( EC)...

NBSSI creates 18,000 jobs within three years – Executive Director

The National Board for Small Scale Industries (NBSSI) has facilitated the creation of 18,600 jobs in the country since 2017, Mrs. Kosi Yankey-Ayeh, the...

Akufo-Addo Is Building An Inclusive Ghana With Pragmatic Policies – Bawumia

The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia says pragmatic social intervention policies introduced by the government of President Akufo-Addo has contributed significantly to building an...

Mahama ‘failed’ because he surrounded himself with non-NDC members – Kwamena Ahwoi

A former Minister for Local Government and Rural Development from 1990 to 2001, Professor Kwamena Ahwoi has said former President John Dramani Mahama partially failed...

Economist advocates for local production of agriculture equipment

Chief Economist at Africa Centre for Economic Transformation (ACET) and Advisor to the Minister of Finance, Dr Yaw Ansu, has advocated for local production...

Total return on investment of the GHF recorded 5.28%

As far as the performance of the Ghana Petroleum Funds is concerned, in the first half of 2020, the difference between the U.S. 10-year...

POLITICS

100,000 jobs to be created with tree planting initiative – Mahama promises

Former president John Dramani Mahama has assured Ghanaians of 100,000 newly created jobs should...

Akufo-Addo wants GES to reconsider punishment for 14 expelled WASSCE candidates

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has directed the Minister of Education, Matthew Opoku-Prempeh, to engage the Ghana Education Service (GES) to reconsider the punishment...

Mahama ‘failed’ because he surrounded himself with non-NDC members – Kwamena Ahwoi

A former Minister for Local Government and Rural Development from 1990 to 2001, Professor Kwamena Ahwoi has said former President John Dramani Mahama partially failed...

Domelevo’s name removed from suit challenging his leave directive

The Supreme Court has struck out names of the Auditor General Daniel Domelovo and acting Auditor General Johnson Akuamoah Asiedu in a suit challenging...

I tested positive for coronavirus after my 60th birthday party – Kennedy Agyapong

After marking his 60th birthday with a brief ceremony which hosted close family and friends, Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong has...

BUSINESS NEWS

Cedi gains against the US dollar – IES

The Institute for Energy Security (IES) has noted that figures collated by its economic indicate that the cedis appreciated against the US Dollar by...

NBSSI creates 18,000 jobs within three years – Executive Director

The National Board for Small Scale Industries (NBSSI) has facilitated the creation of 18,600 jobs in the country since 2017, Mrs. Kosi Yankey-Ayeh, the...

Economist advocates for local production of agriculture equipment

Chief Economist at Africa Centre for Economic Transformation (ACET) and Advisor to the Minister of Finance, Dr Yaw Ansu, has advocated for local production...

Total return on investment of the GHF recorded 5.28%

As far as the performance of the Ghana Petroleum Funds is concerned, in the first half of 2020, the difference between the U.S. 10-year...

ELECTION 2020

Atlético Madrid will not risk Thomas Partey in Champions League tie against RB Leipzig

Athletico Madrid will not risk Thomas Partey who is a doubt for the Champions League quarter final tie against German side RB Leipzig on...

‘We must pray for Ghana against state of emergency, bloodshed’ – Duncan-Williams

Ghanaians must pray for Ghana seriously as the country heads into another general election, Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams has said. Preaching to his congregation on Sunday,...

Kofi Adjorlolo reveals the best time presenters can take payola

Veteran Ghanaian actor, Kofi Adjorlolo has revealed the best time presenters can take payola. The actor, who was a radio presenter some years ago, did...

100,000 jobs to be created with tree planting initiative – Mahama promises

Former president John Dramani Mahama has assured Ghanaians of 100,000 newly created jobs should he be voted back to power in the upcoming December...

Akufo-Addo wants GES to reconsider punishment for 14 expelled WASSCE candidates

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has directed the Minister of Education, Matthew Opoku-Prempeh, to engage the Ghana Education Service (GES) to reconsider the punishment...

Agyinasare condemns insults rained on Akufo-Addo by WASSCE students

The Presiding Bishop of Perez Chapel International, Bishop Charles Agyinasare, has said he “unequivocally condemns the insults” hurled at President Nana Akufo-Addo by some...

ENTERTINMENT

Kofi Adjorlolo reveals the best time presenters can take payola

Veteran Ghanaian actor, Kofi Adjorlolo has revealed the best time presenters can take payola. The actor, who was a radio presenter some years ago, did...

Edem, Medikal, Kwaw Kese, others react to Shatta Wale and Beyoncé’s video

Some Ghanaian celebrities are in a celebratory mood over Beyonce’s music video for “Already” which features Ghanaian dancehall star Shatta Wale. The American singer released...

I’ve stopped going to church – Kumawood actress Christiana Awuni

Ghanaian actress Christiana Awuni has revealed that even though she professes the Christian faith, it is a waste of time to go to church. She...

‘Thank you, My Queen for believing in my talent’ – Shatta Wale to Beyoncé

Dancehall artiste Shatta Wale has showered praises on American musician Beyoncé after the latter finally released the official visuals of her globally acclaimed track...

Gloria Sarfo’s throwback photo causes massive stir on social media

Ghanaian actress, Gloria Osei Sarfo, has shared a throwback photo on her social media page. She said that the throwback photo was taken when she...

ODD NEWS

Atlético Madrid will not risk Thomas Partey in Champions League tie against RB Leipzig

Athletico Madrid will not risk Thomas Partey who is a doubt for the Champions League quarter final tie against German side RB Leipzig on Thursday. The influential Ghanaian midfielder suffered...

Atlético Madrid will not risk Thomas Partey in Champions League tie against RB Leipzig

Athletico Madrid will not risk Thomas Partey who is a doubt for the Champions League quarter final tie against German side RB Leipzig on Thursday. The influential Ghanaian midfielder suffered...

‘We must pray for Ghana against state of emergency, bloodshed’ – Duncan-Williams

Ghanaians must pray for Ghana seriously as the country heads into another general election, Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams has said. Preaching to his congregation on Sunday, 9 August 2020, the founder...

SPORTS

Atlético Madrid will not risk Thomas Partey in Champions League tie against RB Leipzig

Athletico Madrid will not risk Thomas Partey who is a doubt for the Champions League quarter final tie against German side RB Leipzig on Thursday. The influential Ghanaian midfielder suffered...

Thomas Partey racing against time to be fit for Atletico Madrid’s clash with Leipzig

Atletico Madrid midfield maestro, Thomas Partey is racing ahead of time in hopes of making full recovery before the team’s encounter against RB Leipzig...

Rahim Ayew stands by Jordan Ayew’s captaincy suggestion

Ghana international Rahim Ayew believes younger brother Jordan deserves to be named as the Black Stars' deputy skipper and the team's next captain. The Crystal...

Dual-citizenship issues nearly ended my Black Stars career – Richard Kingson

Ex-Ghana goalkeeper Richard Kingson has said having both Turkish and Ghanaian passports nearly ended his career with the Black Stars. The 42-year-old said his dual...

AFRICA

Lagos to reopen Mosques, Churches from Aug 7

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has announced that places of worship (Mosques and Churches) in the state will be reopened from Friday, August 7. Sanwo-Olu disclosed this during a...

Tracking Africa’s coronavirus cases

The outbreak of the new coronavirus has reached every nation in Africa, a continent of 1.2 billion people. As of August 2, the confirmed coronavirus...

Zimbabwe: Protesters arrested at banned anti-government march

The normally busy Zimbabwean capital looked almost empty on Friday, with many hiding indoors. The police and military troops patrolled the streets of Harare after...

Zimbabwe author held as streets empty on day of planned protests

Award-winning author Tsitsi Dangarembga has been arrested in Zimbabwe's capital as security forces patrolled the streets of cities to prevent anti-government protests called by activists...

WORLD

US calls off search for seven marines and sailor missing at sea

The US military has called off a search for seven marines and a sailor missing at sea for days, saying they were presumed dead. The military personnel were aboard an...

Australia’s Victoria declares state of disaster over coronavirus

The state premier of Australia's Victoria has declared a state of disaster to help contain the surge in coronavirus cases as he reported 671...

The BBC’s latest attempt to play down the UK’s role in slavery

In July 2018, Nigerian journalist and writer Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani wrote an honest, captivating and illuminating article about how her late great-grandfather's life as a 19th-century...

600,000 dead: Coronavirus rebounds around the world

Confirmed global virus deaths surge to 603,000 with the United States topping the list with more than 140,000. Confirmed global virus deaths surge to...