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October 11, 2018 5:42 AM Ghana Rugby Eagles management cautions against unrealistic expectations

The management and coaching team of the Ghana National Rugby Team, the Ghana Eagles, has cautioned fans and supporters to be realistic in their expectations for the Rugby Africa 2018 Men’s Sevens Tournament that will be held in Monastir, Tunisia on 13 and 14 October 2018. Mr Hebert Mensah, President and Board Chairman of Ghana Rugby, said that the team’s 757

April 2, 2018 10:00 AM ‘Something huge is coming’ – Wutah

Ghanaian highlife duo, Wutah, has dispelled rumours that the group is on the verge of collapse again, just about a year of its reunion. In a Facebook post that has a picture of the duo, actor Kobi Rana and a Vodafone logo, Wutah Afriyie, one half of the group hinted that they are preparing to come out with a big project. “Let them beef. After all, we are vegetarians 723

March 29, 2018 12:53 PM Microsoft donates computers to ‘blackboard’ ICT Teacher’s school

Pupils of the Betenase M/A Junior High School (JHS) in the Ejura-Sekyedumase Municipality of the Ashanti Region will no longer have to learn Information Communication Technology (ICT) primarily from the chalkboard following an intervention by technology giant, Microsoft. The school gained the attention of a number of organizations after a picture of an ICT teacher 214

March 21, 2018 1:50 PM Probe into UT, Capital Banks’ collapse not yet complete – Elsie Awadzie

The second deputy of Bank of Ghana, Elsie Awadzie has stated that the Bank of Ghana (BoG) is yet to complete investigations to ascertain whether the activities of the top officials of UT Bank and Capital Bank led to the collapse of the two financial institutions. According to her, once the takeover of the two banks was confirmed, the BoG immediately 114

March 16, 2018 7:45 AM North Korea’s Sweden visit prompts speculation on US summit

North Korea’s foreign minister is in Sweden for a surprise visit, ahead of a possible meeting between US President Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un. Pyongyang said Ri Yong-ho’s trip was for “bilateral relations and issues of mutual concern”. Sweden has a long history of mediating between Washington and Pyongyang. So the visit has prompted speculation it might 96

February 20, 2018 9:14 AM Singapore to pay bonus to all citizens after surplus budget

All Singapore citizens aged 21 and above will get a one-off “SG Bonus” of up to S$300 each as the 2017 budget came in with a surplus of almost S$10 billion (US $7.6 billion), the city-state’s finance minister announced on Monday. Finance minister Heng Swee Keat made the announcement during his budget speech in Parliament, describing the bonus as a “hongbao 79

February 20, 2018 6:30 AM Teacher draws computer screen on chalkoard to teach pupils

It’s made even harder when tutors do not have the resources they need to do the work they have been assigned to do. A number of teachers have to improvise to get their pupils a basic understanding of the things they teach them. One ICT teacher has literally gone back to the drawing board to teach pupils in his class how to use a computer. In an ideal 91

February 15, 2018 10:59 AM Let God show you how to fix economy – KSM to prophets

The death of dance hall artiste Ebony has generated conversations on the reality or otherwise of prophecies. Satirist Kwaku Sintim-Misa aka KSM is the latest to have shared his opinion on the subject. In a Facebook post, he raises doubt about the credibility of ‘men of God’ who only prophesy about death and negative things. He asks the prophets to pray to God to reveal 87

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 309

November 25, 2017 9:24 AM Donald Trump says he turned down Time’s Person of the Year

Time Magazine is disputing US President Donald Trump’s account of how he rejected a request for an interview and photo shoot ahead of its Person of the Year issue. On Friday, Mr Trump tweeted that Time had called to say he was “probably” going to be named Person of the Year. But Time later said the president was incorrect about how it makes its choice 92