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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 49

February 15, 2018 10:02 AM Steel companies threaten shutdown over high electricity tariff

Steel manufacturing companies in the Tema Industrial Enclave have appealed to government to reduce electricity tariffs before they are forced to close down due to high cost of production. According to the companies, the cost of electricity has almost doubled from 21 pesewas per kilowatt to 42 pesewas per kilowatt in just a year. Speaking to journalists 51

February 15, 2018 10:00 AM KATH calls for consistent blood donations from public

Head of Blood Transfusion Medicine Unit at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital [KATH], has called on the general public to adopt a constant attitude towards donating blood to continuously stock Blood Banks across the country. Dr. Shirley Owusu Ofori made the call at the 8th edition of a blood donation exercise organized by MTN-Ghana as part activities 250

February 13, 2018 6:00 AM Thumbay group of Dubai calls on the first lady

The Thumbay Group of Dubai led by Thumbay Moideen, has paid a courtesy call on the First Lady, Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo, after they signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed with Ghana’s Ministries of Health and Education for the establishment of a Medical University and Teaching Hospital in the Greater Accra Region. Dr. Vinod Abraham indicated 50

February 11, 2018 1:30 PM Pepper Dem Ministries eulogises Ebony

Feminist group, Pepper Dem Ministries has paid tribute to the late singer, Ebony Reigns, describing her as someone who stood for gender empowerment through her art. The group lauded the 20-year-old singer for living her dreams and urged Ghanaians to learn from her life. The group added that “Ebony embodied our goals effortlessly in her own way and held a dear spot in our hearts 59

February 11, 2018 12:20 PM GHS issues Lassa fever alert after 31 die in Nigeria outbreak

The Ghana Health Service has issued an alert to all Regional Directors of Health Services and CEOs of Teaching Hospitals for Lassa Fever. The alert urged the various health institutions to enhance surveillance for Lassa fever and Acute Haemorrhagic Fevers in general. This alert follows the outbreak of the fever in Nigeria which has claimed 31 lives 50

February 7, 2018 4:04 PM Sarfo completes Saipa FC switch until 2019

However, the centre-back opted to sign for the Iranian giants on Tuesday after being offered $150,000, according to reports. “It’s true that I am in Iran and has joined Saipa FC. I believe I took the right decision for my career and life regardless the criticisms from a section of Ghanaians,” Sarfo said. “At the end of the day, your end will justify 32

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 250

February 3, 2018 4:30 PM Syria war: Outcry over ‘mutilated’ female Kurdish fighter

Kurds in Syria have reacted furiously to videos showing Turkish-backed rebels abusing the body of a female Kurdish fighter killed in battle. Barin Kobani was part of all-female unit challenging a Turkish-led offensive in north-west Syria. Kurdish officials accused fighters allied with Turkey of “playing with her corpse” and mutilating it. Last month 35

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 43