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January 18, 2018 6:29 PM Herbert Mensah pays tribute to Komla Dumor [Video]

Today marks the fourth anniversary of the passing of Komla Dumor, the famous Ghanaian journalist who worked for BBC World News and was the main presenter of its programme Focus on Africa. Dumor died on 18 January 2014 in his London home after a cardiac arrest, having been on the air the day before. Herbert Mensah, President and Board Chairman of the Ghana 298

January 16, 2018 6:42 AM Ford to boost investment in electric cars by 2022

Ford says it will boost its investment in electric vehicles to $11bn (£8bn) in the next five years, more than doubling a previous commitment. Chairman Bill Ford said the car maker would have 40 hybrid and fully electric vehicles in its range by 2022. It comes as countries around the world put more pressure on car makers to rein in carbon emissions 68

January 11, 2018 6:36 PM Former Central Regional Minister Edumadze dies

A former Central Regional Minister in the erstwhile John Kufuor administration, Isaac Edumadze, has died. He is reported to have passed away today [Thursday] afternoon at the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital, where he was receiving treatment for an ailment. Mr. Edumadze had been unwell for some time, and was rushed to the hospital last Friday when his situation 78

January 5, 2018 6:51 AM Wolff book on US administration is ‘full of lies’ – Trump

Donald Trump says a book containing damaging allegations about his administration is “full of lies”. Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House by Michael Wolff was due out on Tuesday but publication was advanced to Friday and it is now on sale. The book cites former top aide Steve Bannon as describing a meeting with a group of Russians at which Mr Trump’s 54

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 41

December 29, 2017 10:32 AM PNC slams Mornah for calling for Israeli Ambassador’s expulsion

The People’s National Convention (PNC), has condemned its National Chairman, Bernard Mornah, over his calls for the expulsion of Israeli Ambassador to Ghana, Ami Mehl, saying that is not a party position. Mr. Mornah made the call following statements from the Ambassador describing Ghana’s vote against the US on making Jerusalem the capital of Israel 45

December 22, 2017 12:16 PM Former NCA boss, 4 others charged with causing financial loss

The immediate past Chief Executive Officer of the National Communication Authority (NCA), William Tevie, and four others, have been put before a High Court over the alleged fraudulent $6 million contract between the NCA and Infraloks Development Limited. Mr. Tevie, alongside the former board chairman, Eugene Baffoe-Bonnie; Alhaji Osman, a former Deputy 42

December 11, 2017 5:35 AM HFC Bank expects more competition in mortgage offers

HFC Bank has ruled out any fears of losing to competition in the mortgage industry with the coming on board of GHL Bank. Managing Director of HFC Bank, Anthony Jordan, explains that the vast housing needs of customers make it necessary for more players to come on board to address the issue. Considered as one of the leading mortgage-centered banks, HFC bank is among 74

December 4, 2017 11:19 AM Students angry over schools’ closure for Asantehemaa’s funeral rites

Some students in the Kumasi Metropolis are displeased with the suspension of classes today [Monday], in line with activities put in place by the Manhyia Palace for the observation of the final funeral rites of the late Asante Queen Mother, Afia Kobe Ampem II. Students reported to school this morning only to be told there will be no teaching and learning 169

December 3, 2017 5:06 PM Kumasi schools to close down over late Asantemaa’s funeral rites

Schools in the Kumasi Metropolis and the Asokore Mampong Municipality in the Ashanti Region will be closed on Monday, December 4, 2017 to pave way for the commemoration of the final funeral rites of the late Asantemaa in the region. This was announced by the Ashanti Regional Directorate of the Ghana Education Service (GES) in a statement. In the statement 81