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April 2, 2018 10:44 AM Cede control of Kalakpa Game Reserve to chiefs – Group demands

Abutia Development Union, (ADU), an association of committed citizens of Abutia Traditional Area in the Volta Region, is asking the government to hand over management of the Kalakpa Game Reserve to the Traditional Authority over what they describe as the failure of the Forestry Commission to make good use of the reserve. Speaking at this year’s Asafotu 557

March 15, 2018 9:40 AM Citi FM’s #MOGO2018 slated for March 24

The 2018 edition of Music of Ghanaian Origin (MOGO), an annual concert organised to celebrate indigenous Ghanaian music will be held on 24th March 2018 at the La Palm Royal Beach Hotel in Accra. The programme, organized by Citi 97.3 FM, is part of activities to mark the stations Heritage Month initiative which seeks to project the culture and heritage 76

February 14, 2018 1:41 PM Intl. Baccalaureate to host African Education Festival in Accra on Feb. 16

On Friday, February 16, 2018, the International Baccalaureate (IB), a leader in international education, will host its inaugural African Education Festival in Accra, at the Labadi Beach Hotel, Ghana from 8:00am to 6:00pm under the theme of Leading and Learning in the 21st Century. Eminent education experts, including policymakers, principals and administrators 17

January 23, 2018 8:14 AM Legendary musician Hugh Masekela dead

South African jazz legendary musician Hugh Masekela, has passed on at age 78. A statement from his family said Masekela died from protracted prostate cancer. “After a protracted and courageous battle with prostate cancer, he passed peacefully in Johannesburg, South Africa, surrounded by his family,” the statement added. The family said his memorial burial 27

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 28

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 148

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 48

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’ 49

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 156

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 34