Read more

Check out the 2017 VGMA nominees provisional list

As the year has ended, which would also mean the shutting down of the calendar year for the 2016 music releases for the Vodafone Ghana Music awards 2017; music lovers, experts and aficionados of the industry have been opining on which artiste has/had the most reflective year. Most Ghanaian artistes have really worked industriously this […]

Read more

South Africa clashes at anti-foreigner protest in Pretoria

South African police have used rubber bullets, tear gas and water cannon to try and disperse anti-immigrant protesters in the capital, Pretoria. A low-flying police helicopter has also been deployed amid a stand-off between local protesters and foreigners, with both groups reportedly armed with sticks, bricks and knives. President Jacob Zuma had called for calm […]

Read more

A/R Minister begins Work

  New Ashanti regional Minister, Hon. Simon Osei Mensah, has begun official duties at the Regional Coordinating Council in Kumasi. Hon. Osei-Mensah began his official duty as a guest of honor at the annual review of the Ghana Health Service at the Miklin Hotel in Kumasi. He told health professionals of his determination to fight […]

Read more

Disaster looms as people encroach on railway

    THERE are unbridled erections of new makeshift structures, shops, lorry stations and food joints on the sideways of the Accra-Nsawam and Accra-Tema railways. Although in 2015, the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) led by its immediate-past Mayor, Dr. Alfred Okoe Vanderpuije, demolished these unauthorised structures by squatters along the railway lines, Weekend Today can […]

Read more

Is Parliament being a judge in its own court?

Rt. Hon. Prof Mike Ocquaye is Ghana’s Speaker of Parliament   In recent times, public trust in Ghana’s Parliament is gradually diminishing at a fast pace, after several allegations have been levelled against the House by no less mean than both sitting and past Members of Parliament (MPs) and citizen Vigilante, a former Attorney-General & […]

Read more

Minority slams President over debt stock figures

      MINORITY caucus in Parliament has slammed President Nana Addo Dankwa-Akufo Addo over what they described as ‘distortions, half-truths and outright untruths’ during his first State of the Nation Address (SONA). According to the minority, the president in his address last Tuesday on the floor of Parliament, painted the “gloomiest picture imaginable of the […]

Read more

Inflation drops to 3.1% in January 2017

  Producer Inflation dropped to 3.1 per cent in January 2017 This rate was 1.7 per cent lower than the rate recorded in December 2016 which was 4.9 per cent. The monthly change rate for January 2017 was 2.1 per cent. According to the Ghana Statistical Service, the mining and quarrying sub-sector recorded the highest […]

Read more

3,912 seats destroyed at Baba Yara Stadium

      Managers of the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region have appealed to government to release funds for the maintenance of the facility to halt its fast deterioration. Principal Facility Manager of the National Sports Authority (NSA), Mr. Kofi Addae, described the current state of affairs as deeply troubling. […]

Read more

GPL: Fearsome Sharks hold Oly

  Debutants, Fearsome Elmina Sharks staged an outstanding second half comeback to earn a 2-2 draw against Great Olympics at the Accra Sports Stadium yesterday. A brace by striker Abel Manoney in the first half stunned the Fearsome Sharks but were able to hold on to push the game to the second half to secure […]