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  • Akufo-Addo will be one-term President – Spio-Garbrah

    November 2, 2017 7:28 AM 19

    Presidential hopeful Ekwow Spio-Garbrah has said President Akufo-Addo will be a one-term President. Mr.Spio-Garbrah told Bola Ray on Starr Chat on Wednesday, November 1, that the unfortunate death of former president Mills created an “instant one-term type scenario” and that particular incident made it easier for “Ghanaians to shorten the 8-year term to 4-year

  • ‘I will be an action-oriented President’ – Spio-Garbrah

    November 2, 2017 6:55 AM 40

    Former Trade Minister, Ekwow Spio-Garbrah, may soon emerge as the National Democratic Congress (NDC)’s flagbearer for the next general election if he is successful in the party’s primaries next year. The experienced politician and former diplomat said he is ready to lead the party to reclaim power from the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the 2020 Presidential

  • I Will File For Presidency – Spio-Garbrah

    November 2, 2017 6:48 AM 36

    A former Minister for Trade and Industry, Ekwow Spio-Garbrah has disclosed that he will file his nomination to contest for the presidential slot of the opposition National Democratic Congress. Dr. Spio-Grabrah told host of Starr Chat Bola Ray that he has what it takes to win the presidential slot of the NDC ahead of the 2020 general elections. “I’m going

  • Diplomats on warpath against obstetric fistula

    November 1, 2017 7:28 PM 35

    Accra, Nov. 1 GNA – Gorjiors International in collaboration with Israeli Embassy and Kempinski Hotel, Gold Coast City have held the “2017 Diplomats Run-Way,” aimed to raise funds to support Fistula Surgeries for women in Ghana. The musical and fashion event saw Ambassadors of Zimbabwe, Colombia, India, Denmark, Hungary, Australia, USA, Israel, General

  • New York truck attack: Driver 'inspired by Islamic State'

    November 1, 2017 4:36 PM 38

    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

  • Trump emergence could strengthen EU- Dr Asare

    November 1, 2017 4:30 PM 35

    Adjunct Fellow of CES & Head of the Political Science Department of the University of Ghana, Dr Bossman Eric Asare says the emergence of the American president Donald Trump may strengthen the resolve of the European Union to remain strong and united. According to him, many European Union leaders are not happy with the style of governance of the American

  • Western Naval Base takes delivery of four class defence boats

    November 1, 2017 1:16 PM 31

    The Minister of Defence, Mr Dominic Nitiwul on Tuesday commissioned four Chinese defender class boats for use by the Ghana Navy. The four boats constitute part of a grant from the Chinese government to Ghana to re-equip the Ghana Armed Forces. They were named after four former Chiefs of Naval staff who throughout their career offered distinguished service

  • Small businesses could drive growth in Ghana – Danish Queen

    November 1, 2017 12:31 PM 27

    The Queen of Denmark, Margrethe II, has suggested that small and middle-sized businesses in Ghana could be the driving force of growth and development in the country. According to her, Denmark had achieved enormous success and gained recognition globally for the impact made by its small enterprises, something Ghana could benefit from. “We have very large

  • Ladysmith taxi boss killed amid talks between rival associations

    November 1, 2017 5:33 AM 30

    DURBAN - The KwaZulu-Natal Transport and Community Safety Department says the latest killing of a taxi boss in Ladysmith comes amid negotiations between two rival associations. Eyewitness News understands that on Monday, a member of one of the associations was also murdered. Both the Klipriver and Sizwe Taxi Associations are claiming to be the rightful

  • 'They used technology to turn me into a bloody dictator' – Faure reacts

    November 1, 2017 2:49 AM 11

    Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe has bemoaned the use of social media to portray him in a bad light as thousands of opposition supporters call for his resignation. This is his first reaction to the anti-government protests that started in August in demand for the reinstatement of the 1992 constitution that stipulates a two five-year term limit for presidents