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March 24, 2018 10:20 AM Funeral of Ebony Reigns underway [Photos]

The funeral of Dancehall artiste, Priscilla Opoku Kwarteng, known in showbiz circles as Ebony Reigns, is underway at the forecourt of the State House in Accra. The ceremony comes on the back of a concert which was held at the Trade Fair Centre on Friday night in honour of the late artiste. Ebony died on February 8, 2018 with two others in a car accident 245

March 23, 2018 10:22 AM Ghana to officially launch 2018 Women’s AFCON today

The Local Organising Committee (LOC) will today [Friday] officially launched the 13th Edition of the Total African Women’s Cup of Nations in Accra, the biennial international football championship organised by the Confederation of African Football (CAF). The launch, expected to take place at the Alisa Hotel will be ably represented by Government officials 88

March 23, 2018 6:07 AM Ibrahim Mahama sues Owusu Bempah for defamation; demands Ghc2m

The Chief Executive Officer of construction firm Engineers and Planners Company Limited, Ibrahim Mahama, is seeking Ghc2 million cedis in damages in a defamation suit filed against the Communications Director of Ghana Gas Company, Ernest Owusu Bempah. Mr. Owusu Bempah, during the course of a live television discussion on an Accra-based television station 81

March 22, 2018 12:34 PM ‘Wogbejeke’ song birthed my African identity – Amandzeba

Speaking to Osei Kwame on Citi FM’s ‘Brunch in the Citi’ on Tuesday morning, he said his journey to self-discovery was when he was exposed to a different environment in the United Kingdom and realised his name did not mirror his true identity. “I got to know my identity while I was in the UK at a time I had released ‘Wogbejeke.’ When I finished that album 76

March 22, 2018 12:26 PM Amandzeba excited young artistes are singing instead of rapping

Ghanaian highlife artiste, Amandzeba has lauded up and coming musicians for doing more singing in their compositions. The music legend said few years ago, the music landscape was flooded with rappers but he is happy the trend has changed. He also advised that the artistes should ‘come home to roost’ and do songs that will project the Ghanaian culture 75

March 21, 2018 4:32 PM Ghana-Namibia Friendship Association salutes Namibia on its 28th Independence Day

The Ghana-Namibia Friendship Association (GNFA) has described as inspiring the strides made by Namibia as the country marks its 28th independence day today. Namibia which gained self-rule from South Africa in 1990 remains one of Africa’s youngest nations, yet is counted among the most promising. In a statement to commemorate the independence anniversary 88

March 21, 2018 6:58 AM AMA to operationalize five sanitation courts

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), is set to operationalize five sanitation courts within the city to deal with sanitation offenders in a bid to enhance waste management, and ensure a clean Accra. The AMA boss, Mohammed Adjei Sowah, noted that Accra currently has two sanitation courts. According to Mr. Adjei Sowah, the Assembly among other things 82

March 20, 2018 4:39 PM KPMG takes over management of uniBank

The Bank of Ghana has announced that it has appointed audit firm, KPMG as administrator for uniBank. This means that the central bank has taken over the assets and management of uniBank. The Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr. Ernest Addison says uniBank is currently insolvent. Addressing a press conference in Accra, Dr. Ernest Addison stated that KPMG has been appointed 89

March 19, 2018 7:46 PM Who monitors private water distributors? [Report]

Teiman, is a relatively new community in the Ga East Municipality of the Greater Accra Region, with more than half of its residents relying on water from dugout wells and boreholes. Although the community has a booming private water distribution business, there seems to be no regulatory authority supervising the safety of water distributed to clients 86

March 18, 2018 10:52 AM Nii Okai hosts ‘Hymns Unlimited’ concert on March 25

Award-winning gospel artiste, Nii Okai, will on Sunday, March 25, 2018, host his annual Hymns Unlimited concert at the Mount Olivet Methodist Church at Dansoman in Accra. The event, scheduled for 5:00pm will feature other prominent gospel musicians such as Eugene Zuta, Pastor Helen Yawson, TVO Lamptey, Olivet Voices, Overflow Incorporated, LIC Choir 81