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August 18, 2018 3:22 PM Kofi Annan Foundation statement: The Death of former UN Secretary General

It is with immense sadness that the Annan family and the Kofi Annan Foundation announce that Kofi Annan, former Secretary General of the United Nations and Nobel Peace Laureate, passed away peacefully on Saturday 18th August after a short illness. His wife Nane and their children Ama, Kojo and Nina were by his side during his last days. Kofi Annan was a global 237

August 18, 2018 2:44 PM Tributes begin to pour in for the late Annan

Tributes are pouring in for Ghana’s celebrated diplomat – former United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Kofi Annan, who died in the early hours of Saturday in the Swiss capital, Berne, at the age of 80. He passed on in a hospital after a short illness, with the wife Nane Marie Lagergren and their Children, Anna, Kojo and Nina by his side. UN Secretary-General 237

March 23, 2018 9:30 AM U/East NPP Chair aspirant targets more parliamentary seats

An Upper East Regional Chairman aspirant of the New Patriotic Party, Filson Awankua, says his leadership will ensure the party increases its parliamentary seats in the region and create job opportunities for the citizenry. Mr. Awankua, said the few [3] NPP parliamentary seats in the region was due to the poor leadership and disunity among the regional 141

February 26, 2018 5:29 PM Head of State Protocol ‘goofs’ at US Governors’ Summit [Video]

Ghana’s Director of State Protocol, Hassan Ahmed, was left red-faced after being snubbed by the Governor of the American State of Nevada for apparently breaching protocol at the National Governors Association (NGA) Winter Meeting over the weekend. After President Nana Akufo-Addo had been called up to speak amid a rapturous applause from the governors 323

February 22, 2018 2:26 PM EC member orders Charlotte Osei to convene meeting

A member of the Electoral Commission, Ebenezer Aggrey-Fyyn, has given the Chairperson of the Commission, Charlotte Osei up to close of business tomorrow [Friday] February 23, 2018, to convene a meeting of the Commission or face legal action. The meeting, according to Mr. Aggrey-Fynn, is to enable the members take decisions on the operations of the electoral 83

February 20, 2018 2:53 PM NSA Board Chair unhappy with GFA’s lack of membership control

Board Chairman of the National Sports Authority, Kojo Baah Agyemang, wants the Ghana Football Association to enforce its laid down rule of expelling members who drag the Federation to court. “I believe that the GFA should enforce regulations that will halt its members from bringing injunctions against the league.” he stated. The FA is currently locked 73

February 19, 2018 7:38 AM Specific agency needed to maintain streetlights – Transport c’ttee chair

The Chairman of Parliament’s Roads and Transport Committee, Samuel Ayeh-Paye, says there is the need to have a specific agency that will be responsible for the maintenance of street lights in the country. Although Ghanaians pay for streetlight services, many neighborhoods and highways have malfunctioning streetlights. Residents have often blamed several 82

February 15, 2018 6:25 PM I will disrespect you if you dare me – Haruna threatens Speaker

Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu, has threatened to disregard the authority of the Speaker of Parliament, Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye. This follows what he describes as the Speaker’s failure to recognize him when he wanted to make an intervention during the debate on the Special Petroleum Tax today [Thursday]. What further angered the Minority Leader 53

February 9, 2018 7:41 AM Nana Addo meets Belgian Queen today

The Queen of Belgium, Her Royal Majesty Queen Mathilde, and the Deputy Prime Minister of Belgium, Alex De Croo, will today [Friday], hold bilateral talks with President Nana Akufo-Addo as part of their three-day visit to Ghana. The Queen and President Akufo-Addo, as Co-Chair of the UN Advocates on Sustainable Development Goals, will proceed to address 63

December 30, 2017 1:13 PM Media also deserve V8 treatment during tours – A/R GJA Chair

The Ashanti Regional branch Chairman of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA), Kingsley Hope has charged politicians and other government officials to prioritize the welfare of journalists when travelling with them on assignments. He expressed worry over the rickety vehicles given to Journalists during working visits or tours by Ministers and other 59