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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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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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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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Leaked sex tape: Anger in Tamale over ‘disrespectful’ CID letter to chief for flogging lovers

There is growing anger among residents of the Tamale Metropolis following a letter by the Regional Criminal Investigation Department (CID) for the Dakpema of Tamale, Naa Bawa Fuseini to produce his guards who flogged lovers over a leaked tape. Facebook since the letter was leaked, has been awash with criticisms of the contents which residents say smacks of gross disrespect …

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Corruption is sinking Ghana – Professor Kwaku Azar bemoans

Renowned Lawyer and Professor of Accounting, Stephen Kwaku Asare ( Kwaku Azar) has lamented the wanton corruption in Ghana, stating that,”…corruption will sink this country if we do not wake up from our deep sleep to fight it with all our might.” The renowned scholar and activist’s appeal seems to be a reaction to Manasseh Azure Awuni’s documentary entitled “Contracts …

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Asamponhene Murder case: police secures court order to arrest key suspect

The Ashanti Regional Police Command has secured a court order for the arrest of one Saddat Mohammed, a key suspect in the murder of Nana Kwadwo Afodour, the Asamponhene of the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II. The suspect, popular known as “Alhaji” was said to be in the company of the late chief hours prior to his murder at Ebuom …

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