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Tiger Woods found with drugs in system Read more

Tiger Woods found with drugs in system

Former world number one golfer Tiger Woods had five different drugs in his system when he was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence in May, according to an ESPN report. ESPN, which cited a copy of the toxicology report, said Woods had Hydrocodone, the generic form of a painkiller branded as Vicodin; Hydromorphone, a painkiller […]

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Indian govt donates US$1m towards renovation of Flagstaff House

The Indian government has donated US$1 million to the government for the renovation of the Flagstaff House, an edifice which was financed and constructed by India. India’s Minister of State for External Affairs, Mr M.J. Akbar, made the presentation when he paid a courtesy call on President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo at the Flagstaff House […]

Man turns cemetery into cassava farm Read more

Man turns cemetery into cassava farm

Residents of Busua, a community in the Ahanta West District of the Western Region, woke up to the bizarre news of eating cassava grown on the graves at the Busua Cemetery. This has generated a huge uproar among the residents who are calling for the head of the farmer engaged in the act, as they […]

Dela is soft and sweet—KKD Read more

Dela is soft and sweet—KKD

Ace broadcaster and master of ceremony, Kwasi Kyei Darkwah (KKD), has commended Video Director, Prince Dovlo, for presenting “soft and sweet” Dela exactly the way she is in her ‘Let Me Go’ music video. KKD, who was one of the three persons, assessing the new music video by Dela on Atinka TV’s Entertainment City video […]

Frimpong-Manso fined GH¢600 Read more

Frimpong-Manso fined GH¢600

 An Accra District Magistrate Court has slapped the Director of Sparrow Productions Limited, Shirley Frimpong-Manso, with a fine of GH¢600 for failing to pay Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) contributions of her workers. Madam Frimpong-Manso failed to pay the SSNlT contributions of her workers, while Sachin Kupta Gapta, an Indian businessman in charge […]

OL reduces interest rate in response to current trend Read more

OL reduces interest rate in response to current trend

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Opportunity International Savings and Loans (Opportunity International (OL)), Mr. Kwame Owusu-Boateng, has expressed that the steady interest rate decline, especially the treasury bill rates in recent months with a corresponding reduction in lending rates, augurs well for government’s quest to deepen financial inclusion in the country. “We see banks interest […]

Sierra Leone mudslide: At least 600 still missing in Freetown Read more

Sierra Leone mudslide: At least 600 still missing in Freetown

At least 600 people are still missing following a mudslide and flooding that devastated parts of Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown, a spokesman for the president has told the BBC. President Ernest Bai Koroma has declared seven days of mourning while pleading for “urgent support”. Nearly 400 people are confirmed dead after a mudslide in the […]

How Lydia Forson made me a sapiosexual   Read more

How Lydia Forson made me a sapiosexual  

If I were a sapiosexual, I would marry Lydia Forson in impatient haste. Well, I am actually a sapiosexual; that is, I am a person who is likely to fall in love with another because of their intellectual capacity. I find Lydia Forson quite intelligent. She may have what fashionistas and trend watchers call the […]

‘3,000 workers not on SSNIT bio data’ Read more

‘3,000 workers not on SSNIT bio data’

Deputy Minister of Finance, Abena Osei Asare, has said 3,000 government workers are yet to complete their registration unto the SSNIT biometric database, which will affect payment of their salaries this month. According to the minister, these 3,000 workers are yet to do the biometric registration. “We all want to help the system, so if […]

Woyome’s GH¢51m not captured in ministry’s account Read more

Woyome’s GH¢51m not captured in ministry’s account

The GH¢51 million judgement debt which was paid to the businessman, Mr Alfred Agbesi Woyome, is missing from the accounts of the Ministry of Finance (MoF) and the Controller and Accountant-General’s Department (CAGD), the 2016 Auditor-General’s Report has revealed. According to the report, the MoF and the CAGD failed to capture the amount in their […]