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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 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 45

December 6, 2017 1:50 PM Six feared dead in chieftaincy clash in East Gonja

Six people are feared dead with scores injured following gunfire exchanges between Kalampor and Kafaba, two farming communities near Salaga in the East Gonja district of the Northern region at dawn of Wednesday. Residents link the clashes between the two communities to a long-standing chieftaincy dispute over who is the rightful ruler of the Kafaba and Kalampor 37

November 24, 2017 7:29 AM Joselyn Dumas wins at Toronto International Nollywood Film Festival

Ghanaian actress Joselyn Dumas was named ‘Best Actress’ at the recently held Toronto International Nollywood Film Festival for her lead role in Shirley Frimpong Manso’s ‘Potato Potahto’. The movie, a romantic comedy, was premiered in Lagos last week and is expected to be premiered in Accra, at the Silverbird Cinema on November 30, 2017. ‘Potato Potahto’ 38

November 2, 2017 2:39 PM Video: 2017 Stanbic Jazz Festival will be a celebration of music

Headline act for the 2017 edition of the Stanbic Jazz Festival is promising patrons a weekend of unforgettable music experience as the event kicks off later Thursday. Internationally acclaimed saxophonist, Gerald Albright, is one of the biggest contemporary and straight-ahead jazz musicians, who has earned his reputation as a ‘musician’s musician 52

October 30, 2017 11:14 AM Peace Critical For Development

The success of government’s ambitious programmes of social and economic transformation are hinged on its ability to secure the peace and orderly conduct of all citizens and forge unity among all parts of the country, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has observed. He has thus stressed his government’s commitment to ensure the full application of the law to safeguard 17

October 29, 2017 6:33 PM VRA, ECG and other not aware of MOU exempting Krobo’s from paying bills

Accra Oct. 29, GNA- The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) and Volta River Authority (VRA) say they do not have in their custody any official document exempting the people on Krobo land from paying electricity bills. The two bodies have therefore challenged some youth on Krobo lands to produce the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) exempting them from paying 8

October 28, 2017 2:30 PM Germany committed to dealing with Climate Change in West Africa

Mr Hans-Hagle Sander, Deputy Head of Mission at the German Embassy has said dealing with climate change has become a key element of Germany’s efforts to develop business with West Africa. He said many German organisations, were carrying out various activities and programmes in West Africa, especially in Ghana, to ensure that the region adapted to the impact 10

October 28, 2017 1:13 PM Security Capos Are Breaking Akufo-Addo’s Heart – Sammi Awuku

National Youth Organiser for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Sammy Awuku says inaction on the part of the security forces to deal with political vigilantism, is causing overwhelming distress to the President, Nana Akufo-Addo. The President he stated, has done his part by appointing persons whom he deemed to be competent, to man the security of the country 17

October 28, 2017 11:34 AM The law must be supreme at all times

Odumasi Krobo (E/R), Oct. 28, GNA - President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Friday urged the law enforcement agencies to ensure at all times the supremacy of the law for the cohesion, peace and security of Ghana to consolidate of the gains of its democracy. Thus, they should ensure that everyone in Ghana respects the law, by enforcing it (law) without 24