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December 8, 2017 1:55 PM Damba Festival climaxes with dazzling durbar [Photos]

The 2017 Damba Festival climaxed with a durbar of chiefs at the Dapkema Palace in Tamale. The Damba festival is celebrated by the chiefs and peoples of Nalerigu, Tamale and Wa in the Northern and Upper West Regions in the Dagomba lunar month of Damba, corresponding with the third month of the Islamic calendar, Rabia al-Awwal. Damba is also widely celebrated 4

December 2, 2017 2:46 PM Hazard scores twice as Chelsea beat Newcastle

Eden Hazard scored twice in a brilliant display as Chelsea beat Newcastle to draw level on points with second-placed Manchester United in the Premier League. On his return to the starting XI, Hazard fired the Blues level with an angled strike after Dwight Gayle’s poked effort had given the Magpies a surprise lead. Striker Alvaro Morata made it 2-1 to the hosts 12

November 24, 2017 7:06 AM Contractors to start work on GHc19m Dome-Taifa road

Government is set to construct a 1.5 km dual carriageway road from Dome roundabout to Taifa within the Greater Accra Region, at a cost of about GHc 19 million. According to the Roads and Highways Minister, Kwesi Amoako Atta, the construction is expected to be completed in 12 months. The Engineer for the work, is from the Department of Urban Roads, with the employer 25

November 24, 2017 6:00 AM Old Students of Ada SHS to hold homecoming congress on Saturday

The Ada Senior High School in the Greater Accra Region will on Saturday mark its 56th Speech and prize giving day with a series of exciting activities lined up for the celebration. The school’s anniversary will kick off with a Home Coming Congress at the Tettey Puplampu Assembly Hall at 4:oopm on Friday, November 27, 2017. Highlights of the congress 26

November 11, 2017 3:14 PM Okudzeto donates medical equipment to Battor Catholic Hospital

Management of the Battor Catholic Hospital in the North Tongu District of the Volta Region took delivery of some vital medical equipment following a response to their appeal to the Member of Parliament for the area, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa. It was all joy and relief for staff and patients of the hospital upon receipt of medical equipment; ranging from two sets of baby incubators 34

November 6, 2017 12:35 PM Aduana Stars crowned GHPL champions

Premier League champions Aduana Stars have been decorated with their Premier League winners medals at a colourful ceremony in Dormaa-Ahenkro. Aduana defeated Brong Ahafo Regional rivals Berekum Chelsea in a special coronation match at the Nana Agyemang Badu 11 Park in Dormaa on Sunday. GFA Vice President George Afriyie led officials, including PLB Chairman 37

November 2, 2017 1:05 AM Our children, our future

The visit to the Castle was once again a good experience and an opportunity to reflect on our past. Regardless of the number of times I have visited, every visit has come with it the same emotional feeling. To understand why mankind meted out such a barbaric act of cruelty on humanity is something that is beyond my thinking capabilities. During a recent 15

November 1, 2017 10:38 PM Gender Minister Condemns Defilement Of 4 Year Old Child

Ms Otiko Afisah Djaba, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection has condemned the alleged defilement of the four-year old child which happened last two weeks. Ms Djaba was speaking to the media after she visited the parents of the child at Assin Andoe in the Assin South District of the Central Region. She said adults should be protecting children 10

November 1, 2017 8:47 PM Rampaging NPP youth will be convicted; we have enough evidence- Police

Tamale Police say they are ready to clamp down on lawless activities by rampaging New Patriotic Party youth who have decided to hold political leaders hostage. Police spokesperson ASP Mohammed Tanko told Joy News’ Emefa Appau the youth “will not dare” because when they do, the full force of the police will descend on them. According to him, the police 16

November 1, 2017 4:04 PM November issue of African Business Review is now live!

This month’s cover feature is an interview with Bassari Resources, discussing its flagship project in Senegal. Executive Chairman of the Australian company, Alex Mackenzie, talks abou the Makabingui gold project and how it aims to serve as a corporate citizen in the area. Another mining focus comes from an exclusive insight into Grande Cote Operation 29