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January 20, 2018 1:25 PM Parents accuse Awudome SHS of charging ‘illegal’ fees

Parents of students in Awudome Senior High School [AWUSCO], at Tsito in the Volta Region, are accusing school authorities of charging unapproved fees under the government’s Free Senior High School programme, thereby denying defaulters specific services in the school. Per the implementation of the Free SHS policy, government is to ensure that students

January 18, 2018 7:38 AM Joe Mettle challenges MUSIGA’s Top 20 Songs for 2017

The 2017 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards’ Artiste of the Year, Joe Mettle has expressed doubt about the authenticity of the list of 20 songs that had much radio airplay in 2017. The list which excludes gospel songs has raised controversies on the back of explanations that gospel songs did not have enough radio airplay in 2017. According to gospel musician 9

January 16, 2018 7:07 PM Kwame Dadzie writes: VGMA should award Elder Mireku this year [Article]

When I heard that Paapa Yankson had passed away last year, what I said to myself was: “ei, so this man would have gone without being honoured had the organisers of the VGMA chosen another person?” Paapa Yankson passed away few months after he had been honoured at the 2017 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards with the Lifetime Achievement Award. The Lifetime Achievement 11

January 13, 2018 12:32 PM Two arrested in connection with Bimbilla shooting

Two persons have been arrested in connection with Thursday’s shooting at Bimbilla in the Northern Region which left three persons dead and seven others hospitalized. The Northern Regional Security Council deployed a 30-man security reinforcement team to the area on Friday following the incident. According to him, people were, on Saturday, seen going 18

January 12, 2018 5:51 PM Bimbilla curfew reviewed after sporadic gunfire

The Ministry of Interior has reviewed the curfew it imposed on the Bimbilla Township following recent reports of sporadic gunfire in the area. The curfew, which previously spanned six hours from 10:00pm to 4:00am has been reviewed to the period from dusk to dawn [6:00pm to 6:00am] effective today, Friday, January 12, 2018. “The Minister of the Interior 22

January 5, 2018 5:59 AM Nana Addo holds talks with political party leaders [Photos]

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Thursday, 4th January, 2018, met with leaders of the various political parties in the country to seek their views on some governance-enhancing measures his administration intends to take. The parties represented by their Chairpersons and General Secretaries, were drawn from the New Patriotic Party (NPP), National 12

January 3, 2018 6:00 AM ‘Juju man’ arrested for possessing fake currencies

The Wassa Akropong District Police Command has arrested a ‘juju man’ for allegedly defrauding by false pretense. According to ASP Olivia Adiku, the Western Regional Police PRO, at about 1430 hours on Sunday December 31, one John Opoku and three others from Wassa and Kwame Dikrom, assisted by Military Patrol Officers, arrested Mallam Latif Abdul Mumuni 8

January 2, 2018 10:51 AM Amakye Dede installed as ‘chief’ at Agogo

Highlife legend Amakye Dede has been installed ‘chief’ by the Omanhene of Asante Akyem Agogo, Nana Kwame Akuoko Sarpong. The Paramount Chief conferred an honorary chieftaincy title on him at a colorful ceremony held at Agogo on 1st January 2018, ghanaguardian.com reports. The stool name given Amakye Dede is Barima Okyeredom Amakye Dede I. Explaining 11

December 28, 2017 4:55 PM Citi Breakfast Show gets jazzy with master pianist Isaac Aryee [Video]

The Citi Breakfast Show got lit this morning [Thursday] when internationally-acclaimed keyboardist Isaac Aryee treated listeners to some great compositions. Isaac who recently released his maiden album ‘On a Serious Note’ did renditions of some songs from his repertoire and others from both local and foreign artistes. With Kwayba and Niella on vocals 10

December 27, 2017 7:34 PM Jodeb Foundation donates to Bewase community

The Chiefs and people of Bewase, a farming community in the Akwapem North District of the Eastern Region, have called on the government, and non-governmental organizations to assist the community build a public toilet facility. According to them, this will help address the problem of open defecation in the area. They made the appeal when an NGO, Jodeb 16