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November 18, 2017 5:36 PM Bawumia mourns Asempa FM’s KABA

Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, says he is filled with grief over the demise of broadcaster and host of Asempa FM’s late afternoon political show, ‘Eko Sii Sen’, Kwadwo Asare-Baffour Acheampong, popularly known as KABA. KABA passed away on Saturday after he was rushed to the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra following a short illness. Dr. Bawumia 72

November 15, 2017 10:32 AM #Ghbudget: 2018 budget delivery underway in parliament

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta, is on the floor of Parliament, presenting the government’s 2018 budget to lawmakers. The budget is the second to be read by Akufo-Addo administration since it took over the administration of the country in January 2017. The budget is expected to focus on about 10 key areas including infrastructure, macroeconomic stability 89

November 11, 2017 3:14 PM Okudzeto donates medical equipment to Battor Catholic Hospital

Management of the Battor Catholic Hospital in the North Tongu District of the Volta Region took delivery of some vital medical equipment following a response to their appeal to the Member of Parliament for the area, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa. It was all joy and relief for staff and patients of the hospital upon receipt of medical equipment; ranging from two sets of baby incubators 76

November 2, 2017 7:31 AM Manchester United player Marouane Fellaini's reported 'visit' to Istanbul explained

Marouane Fellaini is out of contract at Man Utd next summer and has been linked with a move to Galatasaray or Besiktas. For a while, Manchester United supporters fretted that Marouane Fellaini had become the latest footballer to succumb to the social media craze of 'come to Besiktas'. Fortunately, that picture of 'him' in Istanbul was not of Fellaini 115

November 2, 2017 6:05 AM Ghc80m saved from NDC’s Ghc500m fertilizer contract – COCOBOD

The Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Cocoa Board, Joseph Boahen Aidoo, has revealed that the new administration has saved the country some Ghc80 million, following the review of a fertilizer and chemical supplies contract of over GHC500 million, awarded by the John Mahama administration shortly before they left office, after losing the 2016 election 106

November 1, 2017 10:38 PM Gender Minister Condemns Defilement Of 4 Year Old Child

Ms Otiko Afisah Djaba, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection has condemned the alleged defilement of the four-year old child which happened last two weeks. Ms Djaba was speaking to the media after she visited the parents of the child at Assin Andoe in the Assin South District of the Central Region. She said adults should be protecting children 58

November 1, 2017 4:36 PM New York truck attack: Driver 'inspired by Islamic State'

The man suspected of killing eight people in New York by driving a truck down a cycle lane was inspired by the Islamic State (IS) group, police say. New York Police's Deputy Commissioner John Miller said that notes in Arabic claiming the attack on behalf of IS were recovered from the scene in Lower Manhattan. The suspect, Sayfullo Saipov, 29, is an Uzbek 146

November 1, 2017 10:03 AM Govt Considering Abrogation Of AMERI Power Deal

The Minister of Energy, Mr Boakye Agyarko, has hinted that the government is considering abrogating the $510 million AMERI power deal because it is not in the interest of the country. At the Mines and Energy Committee of Parliament in Accra on Tuesday, he said the country stood to benefit more from the abrogation of the contract. Mr Agyarko said under 54

November 1, 2017 5:51 AM They Called Me 'Mad', sacked Me Wrongfully – Ghana’s ‘Ben Carson’ Tells his Story

You could call him Ghana’s Ben Carson, known for his exceptional healing skills, Dr. Francis Ibrahim Betonsi, tells the story of how his career ended abruptly when colleagues wrongfully accused him and later tagged him as mentally unstable to get him out of the job as payback for something he says he “didn’t know anything about”. Dr. Bentonsi explains 76

October 31, 2017 4:59 PM Ashaiman Timber Market owners protest siting of Tema Akosombo railway

Tema Oct. 31, GNA - Shop Owners of the Ashaiman Timber Market say they will resist all attempts to demolish their machines shops sited in an area recently re designated as part of the Tema Akosombo railway. “We feel cheated; we feel we are not consulted, that is why we say we will resist any effort to demolish part of the market, because if it happens 28