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President leaves for 7th TICAD conference in Japan

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has left Ghana for Japan to attend the 7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD), at the invitation of the Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe. The conference is to promote high-level policy dialogue between African leaders and development partners. Japan is a co-host of the conference, with the co-organisers being the United Nations Office …

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Amanda leads NDC in Suhum while Adi leads in Ayensuoano

Ms Amanda Okyere has been elected to contest parliamentary seat on the ticket of the National Democratic Congress(NDC) for the Suhum Constituency in the Eastern Region. She polled 821 votes to beat two other contenders in the Party’s parliamentary primary election. Her other two contenders, Lucy Anim Konyo and Mary Ago had 126 and 58 respectively. A total of 1,129 …

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Volta NDC congratulates delegates for successful primaries

The Volta Regional Executive of National Democratic Congress (NDC) has expressed gratitude to the delegates for peaceful and successful end of parliamentary primaries. Mr James Gunu, Regional Secretary of the Party in release signed and copied to Ghana News Agency also congratulated all candidates elected in the primaries to contest the 2020 Parliamentary elections on the ticket of the NDC. …

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Two reported dead as youth of Ayanfuri clash with Operation Vanguard team

Two persons have died with two others in critical condition as some youth of Ayanfuri in the Upper Denkyira West Municipality of the Central region clashed with the Operation Vanguard team on Friday. The clash was said to have been fuelled by the arrest of two youth in the area by the Operation Vanguard team for allegedly engaging in illegal …

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Where were you when Agogo was suffering – Ghanaians fire ‘hypocrite’ Sports Ministry

An attempt by the Sports Ministry to use the death of Junior Agogo to court public sympathy to paper over their perceived failures has backfired as some Ghanaians on social media have slammed them for being ‘hypocrites’ and pretentious’. Reports of Agogo’s fight with stroke came public four years ago with the striker revealing in an interview with the BBC …

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Air Namibia suspends flight to Ghana

Air Namibia, the national carrier of Namibia, has suspended its Windhoek-Lagos-Accra flight services, following diplomatic issues between Namibia and Nigeria. Mr Charles Josob, the Namibian High Commissioner to Ghana, announced this on Friday in Accra, when he paid a courtesy call on Mr Joseph Kofi Adda, the Minister of Aviation. It would be recalled that Air Namibia inaugurated the Windhoek-Lagos-Accra …

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Dr. Asiamah was part of decision to collapse UT, Capital Banks – BoG

The Bank of Ghana has stated that the former Second Deputy Governor Dr. Johnson Asiamah played a role in the decision to allow the GCB Bank to take over the assets of UT and Capital banks after the two had their licenses revoked. The former second deputy had accused the Bank of Ghana of taking a decision that proved costly …

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Year of Return goes beyond tourism – Rosa Whitaker

The Year of Return celebration in Ghana goes beyond tourism as it can be used as a means to get more businesses and individuals to invest in for the country. This is according to the wife of Archbishop Nicholas Duncan William, Rosa Whitaker. According to her, it is a step in the right direction that Ghana has taken to spearhead …

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Contracts for sale exposé: Is there no honour among thieves? – Ben Dotsei Malor wonders

A former head of Communications and Spokesperson at the Office of the President during the erstwhile John Mahama’s presidency, Ben Dotsei Malor has castigated the Board of the Public Procurement Authority (PPA) for attempting to distance itself from the scandal that has hit the authority, leading to the suspension of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Adjenim Boateng Adjei. In a …

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GES releases GHC 7.6m for curriculum training participants

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has disbursed a further transportation allowance of GHC50 per person to participants of the just ended curriculum training programme. The money has been released to the districts through GES’ regional offices. A total of 152,000 KG to class 6 teachers across the country participated in the training programme. GES has also directed participants to liaise …

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