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February 15, 2018 4:07 PM Only Africans can solve their problems – Nana Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says the problems and challenges confronting the African continent can best be solved by Africans themselves. According to him, no western power can solve the continent’s problems “except Africans themselves.” “It should not require emphasizing that no one is going to sort out matters for Africa, except Africans 4

February 15, 2018 7:13 AM Don’t politicise national issues — VC of UDS

The Vice Chancellor of the University for Development Studies (UDS), Professor Gabriel Ayum Teye, has bemoaned the over-politicisation of every national issue in the country, including education. According to him, every issue was seen in the lenses of either the National Democratic Congress (NDC) or the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and oftentimes, the real substance 4

February 13, 2018 9:27 AM Scrap 15% Special Petroleum Tax–IES

The Institute of Energy Security (IES) has called for the outright abolishment of the 15 percent Special Petroleum Tax. The call comes after the Chamber of Petroleum Consumers (COPEC) and the Industrial and Commercial Union (ICU) embarked on a demonstration over frequent hikes in petroleum prices. The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has assured that it will take a look at tax and make some adjustment 3

February 7, 2018 7:14 AM Kuami Eugene admits using Sidiki’s song for ‘Confusion’

“I picked some elements from Kojo Antwi’s ‘Dadie Anoma,’ and Daddy Lumba and also took inspiration from Sidiki Diabaté’s ‘Fais moi Confiance.’ I didn’t steal the song, I only took an inspiration from them and I even credited all of them in the song,” the Angela hitmaker stated. Kwami further noted that what makes a good artiste is the ability to research 20

February 5, 2018 10:45 AM IMANI voted Ghana’s 1st and Africa’s 3rd most influential think tank in 2017

IMANI Africa has been ranked the third best think tank in Sub-Saharan Africa in 2017 among several other accolades by the Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program (TTCSP), University of Pennsylvania. In 2007, the TTCSP developed and launched a global index of think tanks called Global Go To Think Tank Index, which serves as a framework for publishing 11

February 5, 2018 10:37 AM Agya Koo more popular than John Dumelo – Afeku

The Minister for Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, Catherine Afeku has explained why her ministry chose Alex Kofi Adu affectionately known as Agya Koo as the first actor whose works will be put on an app for viewing. This comes on the back of the announcement by the minister at her recently-held meet-the-press that the ministry would be launching Agya Koo TV, an initiative 13

January 29, 2018 12:41 PM H. Kwasi Prempeh replaces Gyimah Boadi as CDD Executive Director

Legal Practitioner, Professor Henry Kwasi Prempeh, has been appointed as the new Executive Director for the Ghana Centre for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana). A legal scholar and governance expert, Professor Prempeh brings to his new role a wealth of experience and knowledge gained from a rich and diverse career as a civil society activist, an academic 12

January 24, 2018 7:06 AM Chinese workers build railway station in just nine hours

A train station was built in just nine hours by 1,500 workers in China. Organised with military precision, the project which reportedly took place over the weekend, was completed in the southern Fujian Province. Seven trains and 23 diggers were used in the huge construction project at the Nanlong Railway Station in the south China city of Longyan, the Xianhua 19

January 19, 2018 9:00 AM Joe Anokye confirmed as NCA’s Director-General

Acting Director-General of the National Communications Authority (NCA), Joe Anokye, has been confirmed as the Director-General of the Authority by the Public Services Commission. This confirmation comes almost a year after President Akufo-Addo appointed him as acting Director-General of the NCA. Mr. Anokye worked as a Telecommunications Service Manager 17

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 22