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Nigerian tutoring app Tuteria wins UK engineering award

A tutoring app developed by a 27-year-old Nigerian has won an engineering award given by the UK’s Royal Academy of Engineering. Godwin Benson designed Tuteria, a platform that links qualified tutors to students in their area and within their budget. He developed the platform based on the experiences he had as a tutor. The engineering […]

Our counselor has gone mad again Read more

Our counselor has gone mad again

“What is wrong is wrong even if the right people are doing it, and what is right is right even if the wrong people are doing it.”  Counsellor Lutterodt. It is not his bombastic rhetoric or the usually uncontrolled oratorical fireworks that cast George Christensen Lutterodt as an unusual relationship counsellor.  He has chosen to […]

Trump holds first face-to-face talks with Pope Francis Read more

Trump holds first face-to-face talks with Pope Francis

US President Donald Trump has met Pope Francis for a short private audience on the third leg of his overseas trip. The Vatican said after the meeting that there had been an “exchange of views” on international issues, and spoke of the need to continue good relations. Mr Trump said they had a “fantastic meeting”. […]

‘Stop using juju in gold mining activities’ Read more

‘Stop using juju in gold mining activities’

A stakeholders’ forum on illegal gold mining organised by Citi FM and Wacam in Accra has exposed the practices of how Ghanaian and foreign illegal gold miners are using ‘juju’ to undertake gold mining activities in various water bodies and forest reserves in the country. Coordinator of Multilateral Mining Integrated Project (MMIP) at the Ministry of Lands […]

Court freezes suspension of UCC students Read more

Court freezes suspension of UCC students

A Cape Coast High Court has placed an interim injunction on the rustication of some 22 students by the University of Cape Coast. The order restraining the university authorities from enforcing their decision was issued by Justice William Boampong Tuesday and lasts until Friday, May 26, 2017. “It is hereby ordered that the defendant [UCC], […]

ECG rolls out plans to eliminate electrical accidents Read more

ECG rolls out plans to eliminate electrical accidents

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has rolled out a detailed programme aimed at achieving the company’s agenda of eliminating electrical-related incidents at churches, market places, schools and homes, Public Relations Manager of ECG, Mr. William Boateng, has disclosed. According to Mr. Boateng, ECG will deploy trained staff members to churches, work places, schools, lorry stations and markets across the […]

Govt bans tricycles Read more

Govt bans tricycles

Upper East Regional Security Council (REGSEC) has banned the operations of all motorised tricycles also known as ‘Mahama Camboo’ in the Bolgatanga municipality after 7:00 p.m., with effect from Friday, May 26, 2017. According to the REGSEC, the motorised tricycles usually registered for private use were being largely operated on commercial basis by under-aged people without […]

expressPay introduces bank direct Read more

expressPay introduces bank direct

Leading financial technology service provider, expressPay, in partnership with Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement System (GhIPSS), has unveiled an exciting money transfer product that enables instant transfers to bank accounts in Ghana. Through this new service on Bank Direct, customers can transfer money into any bank account in the country from their own bank account […]