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Afriwave to infuse sanity into telecom industry

  Donald Gwira   Afriwave Telecom Ghana Limited, a leading telecommunication and construction firm in Ghana has proved its proficiency in managing Ghana’s Interconnect Clearing House (ICH) through a deactivation exercise of over 300,000 sim cards within its first six (6) months of test operations. The exercise which is said to have saved Ghana millions […]

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Nigeria to talk with Delta Avengers — Oil Minister

    Nigeria will talk with the Niger Delta Avengers militant group which has claimed a string of attacks that cut crude output sharply, its oil minister said. The southern Delta swamps, where many complain of poverty and oil spills, have been hit by militant attacks on oil and gas pipelines which have brought Nigeria’s […]

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Practicalising political party manifestos in Ghana

  In this Fourth Republican Constitution, it should be made clear that the National Development Planning Commission (NDPC) was established under Articles 86 and 87 of the 1992 Constitution of Ghana as part of the executive; with the NDPC Act, 1994 (Act 479) providing the core legal framework for the establishment of the Commission and […]

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Increase investments in agriculture research — African govts Urged

    Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) has called on African governments to increase support for research in agriculture to enhance agriculture production on the continent. Support for research in agriculture has become critical to ensure the integration of science, technology and innovation in the continent’s agro-practices to achieve the sector’s goals, namely […]

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Faking the anointing – When gigolos mount the pulpit

  File Photo   Next week, Mallams and Pastors, a new play by prolific playwright, Latif Abubakar, will open at the International Conference Centre. A preview of the play on television shows a Mallam speaking in tongues, momentarily confusing the minibar for the pulpit. When he realises the mistake, he asks himself: “Am I not supposed to be […]

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Power Ministry must take the overbilling issue serious!

    FOLLOWING the implementation of the new billing system by the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), there has been horde of complaints by Ghanaians that they are suffocating under the current system, as far as energy consumption is concerned. THE new billing software, which is called the Commercial Management System (CMS), was procured for […]

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1 killed, 52 sustain serious injuries at Apewosika

      The Komenda Sugar Factory   Some casual workers of Komenda Sugar Factory were on Monday, June 6, 2016 involved in a fatal accident which claimed the life of one of them. The accident, according to eye witnesses, occurred at Apewosika in the Abura-Asebu Kwamankese (AAK) District of the Central Region. The eyewitnesses […]

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PPP holds youth confab in June

  Divine Nkrumah is National Youth Leader of the PPP   Youth wing of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP) will hold its maiden national youth conference in the South Dayi constituency of the Volta Region. The conference- which is slated for Friday, June 18, 2016- is on the theme; “Winning election 2016: The Role of the […]