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October 27, 2017 6:05 AM US Ambassador satisfied with Ghana’s progress in curbing child labour

Mr Robert P. Jackson, the Ambassador of the United States of America (USA) to Ghana, said he was satisfied with the progress being made so far by the government, to curb the incidence of Child Labour and Human Trafficking. Mr Jackson stated at a press conference at the conclusion of the First Annual US-Ghana Child Protection Compact (CPC) Partnership 73

October 24, 2017 5:57 PM Madagascar plague death toll climbs to 124

The death toll from Madagascar's plague outbreak has reached 124, officials said Tuesday, as they cautiously welcomed a slowdown in infections. The highly contagious plague has caused alarm across the poor Indian Ocean island since August, spreading to the capital Antananarivo and other cities. "There is a decrease in the number of people admitted to hospital 83

October 21, 2017 2:50 AM Africapitalism And Amazing Tony Elumelu

And one of such people is Tony Elumelu, the self appointed champion of AFRICAPITALISM -Afrocentric entrepreneurship aimed at stimulating economic growth towards the elimination of poverty in the continent of Africa. The banker turned entrepreneur through his HEIRS holding-a diversified conglomerate, has in the past three years been leveraging on his philanthropic 152

October 16, 2017 2:19 PM EU court’s decision on GMOs vindicates Ghana’s position on technology – Prof. Alhassan

A recent ruling by the EU Court of Justice describing as wrong Italy’s decision to ban approved genetically modified maize vindicates Ghana’s policy position on the technology. That is the opinion of the former Director General of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Prof. Walter Alhassan. “It puts to rest some of the misunderstandings 57

October 13, 2017 6:00 AM Western Chiefs decry neglect in policy formulation

Some paramount chiefs in the Western Region have accused government institutions, departments, and agencies of sidelining them during the collation of inputs for the formulation of policies, that focus on extending governance to the local level. This seeming neglect according to them, is an unfair treatment meted out to the institution of chieftaincy 25

October 13, 2017 4:17 AM The child empowerment agenda: A sorry story of the boy child

On 11th October, Ghana joined the rest of the world in celebrating the girl child and women at large. Do you know why it is even important for us as a people to empower girls and to a large extent women? According to the United Nations Organisation, there are 1.1 billion girls in the world, and every one of them deserves equal opportunities for a better 68

October 2, 2017 4:53 AM Article of questions: Mr. President, may we know why you ‘discriminate’ against SDG13?

In a position of leadership, all actions/inactions have a meaning – even a wink does! Mr. President, notwithstanding your position as a Co-Chair of Eminent Advocates on ALL Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), you ‘discriminate’ against SDG 13. That cannot be unintentional. I think why, is a fair question to ask. Sustainable Development Goal 13 (SDG13) focuses 61

August 30, 2017 5:21 PM Deputy Agric Minister resigned voluntarily – Eugene Arhin

Director of Communications at the Presidency, Eugene Arhin, has told Citi News the immediate past Deputy Agric Minister, William Quaitoo, resigned on his own volition. The Akim Oda MP tendered in his resignation on Thursday, following pressure from the Minority, and some civil society groups for making ethnocentric comments, which was triggered during 52

August 28, 2017 9:37 AM Decoding Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's health tips

The head of Dera Sacha Sauda is all for a "healthy" lifestyle, and we're not kidding. You might have come across many self-proclaimed godmen in India, but you couldn't possibly have ever come across someone as grand as this man. Just a look at his long-winding name, and you know how big a deal he has ended up becoming. Like every godman with a mission 51

August 28, 2017 4:53 AM In Season Seven, Game of Thrones Handled Sex With Tenderness

In last night’s episode of Game of Thrones, it finally happened: Daenerys Targaryen and Jon Snow did it. Their lovemaking deed was done in an erotic scene that was lengthy and explicit and concluded when Jon climaxed while shouting, “Oh, mother of Dragons!” Come on: I’m just kidding. Not about the first part: Dany and Jon definitely had sex, or “broke 226