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February 18, 2018 11:42 AM British stars set up anti-harassment fund

Harry Potter star Emma Watson has donated £1m to a new campaign aimed at helping those affected by harassment. The donation comes as nearly 200 female British and Irish stars have signed an open letter calling for an end to sexual harassment at work. Emma Thompson, Keira Knightley and Emma Watson are among the actors to sign the letter, published in the Observer 7

February 18, 2018 8:34 AM Vodafone commended for free ultra-sound scan initiative

A 38-year old female trader and resident of the Enche in the Western Region, Susan Poku, has commended Vodafone Ghana for bringing its free pregnancy ultra-sound screening project to her community. The initiative, which screened over 30 pregnant women within Tarkwa and surrounding communities, was organised as part of Vodafone Foundation’s free nationwide 4

February 16, 2018 11:18 AM Oxfam sex scandal: Director promises justice for victims

Oxfam says it will set up a commission to investigate past and present allegations of exploitation by staff. Oxfam International’s executive director Winnie Byanyima said it would “do justice” and “atone for the past”. She invited victims to come forward “for justice to be done” for them, saying she was “here for all the women who have been abused 5

February 14, 2018 7:55 PM Red Day blues: To love or not to love [Article]

Mindless spending or very miserly ways, endless disappointments after a day of triumph, more plots and sub-plots than a Golden Globe-winning script and misguided characters thinking they have a smidgen of a chance. And no I’m not talking about Arsene Wenger and his group of lackeys in London although Jose Mourinho and his bunch over in Manchester make a very convincing 3

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 5

February 9, 2018 7:41 AM Nana Addo meets Belgian Queen today

The Queen of Belgium, Her Royal Majesty Queen Mathilde, and the Deputy Prime Minister of Belgium, Alex De Croo, will today [Friday], hold bilateral talks with President Nana Akufo-Addo as part of their three-day visit to Ghana. The Queen and President Akufo-Addo, as Co-Chair of the UN Advocates on Sustainable Development Goals, will proceed to address 3

February 8, 2018 7:01 AM Princesses to get ‘$1,000 special reward’ for World Cup qualification

The government will reward players of the Women’s U-20 national team, the Black Princesses, a financial reward of $1000 each for qualifying for the 2018 Women’s U-20 World Cup to be hosted in France in August. The government is describing it as a “special package” which will be delivered on Friday along with their bonus arrears of $2000 for previous 11

February 7, 2018 4:01 PM GFA Ordinary Congress postponed

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has indefinitely postponed the 24th Ordinary session of Congress which was scheduled to be held at the Ghanaman Soccer Centre of Excellence (GSCE) in Prampram on Thursday February 8, 2018. This postponement is as a result of a legal action brought against the Association by Accra Great Olympics Football Club Limited 6

February 4, 2018 8:02 AM Mexico finds nearly 200 migrants hidden in cramped lorry

Nearly 200 undocumented migrants from Central America have been found hidden in a lorry without food or water in north-eastern Mexico. The men, women and children were found crammed into the bottom of the lorry in Tamaulipas state just south of the Texas border, officials said. They had travelled from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador and were bound 8

January 30, 2018 4:54 PM FIFA U-17 WWCQ: Black Maidens depart for Djibouti with 18-man squad

Ghana’ U-17 female national team, the Black Maidens, have departed Accra for Djibouti ahead of their FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup qualifier on Saturday. The team flew out Tuesday afternoon ahead of the weekend’s game. Ghana defeated Gambia 7-1 on aggregate in the last round to book a place in the last round of qualifiers. Head Coach Evans Adotey has selected 14