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March 23, 2018 9:30 AM U/East NPP Chair aspirant targets more parliamentary seats

An Upper East Regional Chairman aspirant of the New Patriotic Party, Filson Awankua, says his leadership will ensure the party increases its parliamentary seats in the region and create job opportunities for the citizenry. Mr. Awankua, said the few [3] NPP parliamentary seats in the region was due to the poor leadership and disunity among the regional 5

March 4, 2018 5:35 PM Sierra Leone polls: Mahama engages Commonwealth observer group

Former President John Dramani Mahama today [Sunday], March 4, 2018 met with the 16-member Commonwealth Observer Group deployed to monitor Sierra Leone’s general elections slated for March 7. The meeting was prior to their deployment to the various polling centres in the country. Mr. Mahama, who is leading the Commonwealth Observer Group, urged his team members 37

February 21, 2018 11:41 AM Air Namibia’s first flight on re-entry to Ghana postponed

Air Namibia’s much-anticipated return to Ghana has been postponed. The postponement of flight operations in Ghana according to a press release from the company is due to “external factors; non-availability of departure slot at Kotoka Airport.” As a result, the initial commencement flight originally scheduled for 22:05 hours on March 25, 2018, has been deferred 21

February 4, 2018 7:19 AM 12-year-old debutant wins 2018 National Spelling Bee

A 12-year-old first-time contestant from the Ashanti Regional capital Kumasi, rose above 196 others to emerge as the winner of the 2018 National Spelling Bee held at the Accra Digital Centre yesterday [Saturday]. The winner, Shifa Amankwah-Gabbey from Nagie’s Angels Educational Centre burst into tears upon the realisation she had correctly spelt the championship 66

December 21, 2017 7:42 PM Construction of Asesewa roads to begin in February 2018 – Minister

Asesewa Township roads and other major roads linking farming communities in Manya Krobo in the Eastern Region, are set to be constructed in the first quarter of 2018. The Minister of Roads and Highways, Kwasi Amoako Attah, who made this revelation at Asesewa in the Upper Manya Krobo District of the Eastern Region during President Nana Addo’s tour of the Eastern 23

October 30, 2017 5:54 AM Afia Schwar dances with NDC's Asiedu Nketia at RTP awards

The 7th edition of the Radio and Television Personality (RTP) awards has ended with various persons winning their fair share of plaques for the immense contributions of Ghana’s media spectrum. But just like any other event which features a collection of politicians, musicians, and other celebrities, this awards night was no exception to the rule. Yes, the event 99

October 28, 2017 12:24 AM The Latest: Hundreds against independence rally in Barcelona

Not everyone in Catalonia is pleased with their regional government’s vote to declare independence from Spain. Hundreds of people against independence marched Friday night in downtown Barcelona, waving Spanish flags. In response to the Catalan move, Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy says his government is firing Catalonia’s regional government, dissolving 27

October 26, 2017 4:18 AM Stop empowering only party affiliates — Okyere Darko

An Appropriate Dispute Resolution(ADR) advocate and a security analyst, Mr Kwadwo Okyere Darko, has cautioned politicians to, as a way of enhancing the socio-political and economic transformation of society, desist from empowering party affiliates to the detriment of the masses. Such a situation, he believed, would breed enmity and chaos among the deprived 10

October 25, 2017 5:02 AM Nana Konadu wants more women in partisan politics

Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings, the Former First Lady of Ghana has called on Africa nations to create affirmative action for more women to participate in partisan politics. Agyeman-Rawlings made this call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Abuja. According to her, if West Africa countries can enact laws that will support 17

October 20, 2017 7:42 PM Rates for MTN FA Cup “unmissable’ final announced

Accra, Oct.20, GNA - The organizing committee of the MTN FA Cup has release rates for the ‘unmissable’ final between Hearts of Oak and Asante Kotoko at the Tamale Sports Stadium. The Committee has also scheduled the kick off time for the big game at the Tamale Sports Stadium on Sunday October 29 at 17:00 hours GMT. According to the Committee, the prices 14