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January 21, 2018 11:58 AM Manhunt for 7 Kwabenya police station escapees begin

The Police have begun a manhunt for some seven suspects who were freed from police custody by a group of armed robbers on Sunday dawn. The armed robbers set the inmates who were in cells at the Kwabenya Police District Headquarters free after shooting the officer on duty to death. The Greater Accra Regional Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Efia Tenge

January 18, 2018 7:38 AM Joe Mettle challenges MUSIGA’s Top 20 Songs for 2017

The 2017 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards’ Artiste of the Year, Joe Mettle has expressed doubt about the authenticity of the list of 20 songs that had much radio airplay in 2017. The list which excludes gospel songs has raised controversies on the back of explanations that gospel songs did not have enough radio airplay in 2017. According to gospel musician 9

January 15, 2018 11:09 AM Lebanese rape suspect granted bail

An Accra High Court has granted bail to the Lebanese national, Rabih Haddad, alleged to have raped his Ghanaian house help. According to the court presided over by Justice Kofi Dorgu, enough time has been given to the prosecution to gather evidence, but they have failed to do so, hence the decision. The accused person was granted bail to the tune of five hundred 11

January 13, 2018 10:26 AM Gospel music missing in MUSIGA’s Top 20 Songs for 2017

No gospel music made it to the top 20 most played songs on the radio for 2017, a list compiled by the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA). Ebony’s ‘Sponsor’ tops the list, followed by Wutah’s ‘Bronya,’ with Kidi’s ‘Odo’ taking the 3rd spot. Other artistes whose songs made it to the list are Magnom, Kuami Eugene, Patapaa and Shatta Wale. The Top 20 Air-Play 12

January 6, 2018 6:00 AM Nana Addo meets Christian leaders at Flagstaff House [Photos]

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Wednesday, January 3, 2018, met with leaders of the Christian community at the Flagstaff House, Accra, to discuss matters of mutual concern, at a closed-door meeting. In wishing them a Happy New Year, President Akufo-Addo used the two-hour long meeting to explain, amongst other things, Ghana’s 18

January 5, 2018 7:33 PM AWA reduces fares within three months

Checks by Citi Business News have shown that the airfares of the only surviving domestic airline, the African World Airlines (AWA) have decreased over a period of three months. A flight from Accra to Kumasi in October 2017 which previously cost between GH¢540 and GH¢680 is now ranging between GH¢300 and GH¢492, whiles a round trip between Accra and Kumasi 18

January 4, 2018 10:10 PM Mohammed Salah named African Player of the Year

Egypt and Liverpool star Mohammed Salah has been named African Footballer of the Year 2017 at the AITEO CAF Awards Ceremony held in Accra on Thursday night. The 25-year old fended off competition from Liverpool teammate and Senegal international Sadio Mane who finished 2nd and Gabon and Borussia Dortmund’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang who finished 3rd. He succeeds 17

January 2, 2018 1:46 PM Charterhouse opens nominations for 19th VGMA

Charterhouse Productions Limited, the organisers of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards have opened nominations for the 19th edition of the awards. In a statement signed by the Head of Communications for Charterhouse, George Quaye, artistes and their managers can pick up nomination forms from the offices of Charterhouse Productions Limited, partner radio 13

December 21, 2017 2:54 PM Ayi Mensah-Aburi road opened temporarily to traffic

The Ministry of Roads and Highways has temporarily opened the Ayi Mensah Peduase Lodge Aburi road to traffic for the Christmas period. The Ghana Highway Authority announced the closure of the “south-bound” lane of the Ayi Mensah Peduase lodge Aburi road in May 2016. This was to pave way for repair works to be executed on the hills along the road. “This road was closed 16

December 17, 2017 10:37 AM Nigerian spiritualist remanded for fraud

A Nigerian, Henritch Amafuel, was on Friday remanded by an Accra Circuit Court for defrauding one Francis Ayiku Otunfour of an amount of USD$ 90,000.00. Henritch was also charged with possession of counterfeit notes of USD$15,900.00 and two wraps of dried green plants seedlings suspected to be Indian hemp. He pleaded not guilty to all the charges, but was remanded 18