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Rare video of the first Ghana International Trade Fair in 1967 surfaces

A rare footage which captures the opening of the Ghana International Trade Fair in 1967 initiated by Ghana’s first President, Dr Kwame Nkrumah has surfaced on the internet. The video, sighted by GhanaWeb highlighted a much cleaner trade fair site with many stores and items on display both from indigenous and international companies. The fair however took place from 1-19 …

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Corruption is a major threat to attaining Ghana Beyond Aid – Osafo-Maafo

Yaw Osafo-Maafo, Senior Minister at the Office of the President, has called for a renewed mindset among citizens if the country is to realise its Ghana Beyond Aid objective and attain national development. The Minister said the country’s high rate of corruption coupled with the seeming lack of respect for basic laws are major threats that could derail efforts at …

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NDC ready to spill blood to win 2020 election – Yamoah Ponkoh

The former Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Ejisu Juaben who is a senior member of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Ashanti Region, Yaw Afrifa Yamoah Ponkoh has said his party, the NDC is ready to spill blood in order to show the ruling NPP where power lies, MyNewsGh.com reports. He said this when he appeared as a …

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Kpessa Whyte tears into Jean Mensa over new voters’ register

Former Policy Advisor in the Office of the President of the Republic of Ghana Dr Michael Whyte Kpessa has appealed to the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission to ensure transparency and good governance by making public recommendations from consultants to the effect that there is the need for a new voters’ register public. He alleging that Jean Mensah’s actions and …

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Make StarTimes proposal public – NMC tells GFA

Mr Yaw Boadu-Ayeboafo, Chairman of the National Media Commission (NMC) has challenged the Ghana Football Association (GFA) to publish the StarTimes proposal that won the bid to cover the Ghana Premier League (GPL) matches. The NMC boss made the remark at the inauguration of the new Board Members of GBC on Wednesday as the NMC position on the saga which …

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‘We have no support for secessionist activities ‘- Fodome Traditional Council

The Fodome Traditional Council in the Hohoe Municipality of the Volta Region has stated that it has no support for any secessionist activities in the Traditional Area. Togbega Gbedegbleme Akpatsa II, Paramount Chief of the Area said this when he led a delegation of chiefs and queens from the traditional area to call on President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo at …

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Journalist ‘fights’ Information Minister over GHC10,000

A journalist with A1 Radio in the Upper East Region, Samuel Maura, has accused the Minister of Information Kojo Oppong Nkrumah of dishonesty and deception for failing to honour a pledge of GHC10,000 he had made to the Upper East Regional branch of the Ghana Journalists Association(GJA) even after numerous reminders have been sent to him. According to the journalist, …

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Mahama declares Akufo-Addo ministers useless

The flagbearer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), has once again criticized the elephant-size government of President Akufo-Addo, saying his successor can do away with 40 ministers, if he is committed to his campaign to protect the public purse by having a lean government. According to ex-President John Dramani Mahama, unlike President Akufo-Addo, he is committed to drastically reduce …

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Jospong Group urged to position itself to maintain lead in sanitation sector

Nigerian Inspirational Speaker and Preacher Rev. Dr. Sam Adeyemi has urged the Jospong Group of Companies, owners of waste management giants Zoomlion Ghana Limited to run with strategic human resource principles to be able to maintain a strategic team that will help it maintain a strategic position in order to keep the pace in their industry. He said strategic leaders …

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Post Offices under Northern cluster to get facelifts

The General Manager of the Northern Cluster of the Ghana Post Office, Johnson Asante, has indicated that more post offices under his jurisdiction would be getting facelifts with other innovative packages on board. The Northern Cluster of the Ghana Post Office comprises of the Northern, Upper East, Upper West, Ashanti, Bono and Bono East Regions. Johnson Asante indicated that the …

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