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Nominees of MTN HOC appear on TV

   Three nominees of the Season 3 of the MTN Heroes of Change (HOC) have been aired on television.  The three nominees were Joseph Asakibeem, Rev. Monsignor Alex Bobby Benson and Dr. Michael Edusei-Nsowah. Mr. Joseph Asakibeem (short code name “JOSEPH”), who appeared in the episode one, is based in Sirigu in the Upper East […]

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Tragic Accident During School Outing – Kintampo On My Mind

THE tragic accident involving student revelers at the Kintampo Waterfalls at Kintampo in the Brong Ahafo Region of Ghana last Sunday is horrendous, absolutely regrettable.  Never again. According to the story, which has captured the headlines of almost all media houses this week, on separate missions, students from both the Wenchi Methodist Senior High School […]

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Mother rejects baby with rare deformity

A baby boy has been inundated with visitors who believe he is a reincarnation of a Hindu god – despite being rejected by his mother. Mum-of-four Khalida Begum gave birth to the as yet unnamed infant on Monday, according to reports in India. But the 35-year-old was “shocked” when she saw he had a small […]

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Zabzugu gun wielding students suspended indefinitely

The disciplinary committee of the Zabzugu Senior High School in the Northern region has recommended the indefinite suspension of the  two second year science students who attacked a female colleague with a gun after accusing her of witchcraft. The students, Abubakari Abdul Ganiu and Alhassan Zakaria launched a night raid on the female dormitory and […]

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Ignore Volta separatists – Togbe Afede

  The President of The National House of Chiefs Togbe Afede has called on Ghanaians to ignore the individuals seeking the secession of the Volta region of Ghana. According to him, they pose no threat to the unity of the country. Earlier this month, three leaders of the group seeking to declare the Volta, Northern […]

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Getting rid of bad nuts from the Police Service

THE Ghana Police Service has announced that it has dismissed some forty-one (41) police trainees from the various police training schools across the country.  These police recruits, we understand, were sacked on grounds of allegedly using fake certificates to be recruited into the Service. ACCORDING to the Director of the Public Affairs Directorate of the […]

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More than 200 migrants feared drowned in Mediterranean

More than 200 migrants are feared dead in a boat sinking off the coast of Libya, a Spanish aid organisation says. Proactiva Open Arms said it had recovered five bodies floating near two capsized boats, which can each hold more than 100 people. The group’s Laura Lanuza said the five they pulled from the Mediterranean […]

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Accra Mayor receives 100% endorsement

  Members of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) have given their full blessing to President Akufo-Addo’s nominee for the CEO position of the AMA. Mohammed Adjei Sowah had 100% endorsement from all 109 members on Thursday to take over from Alfred Oko Vanderpuije, who is now an MP. Adjei Sowah was the Greater Accra Regional […]

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Over 1m Ghanaians unemployed – GSS

Ghana’s first Labour Force Survey (LFS) report conducted in 2015 has revealed that over one million Ghanaians above age 15 are unemployed. The 2015 LFS estimates the total population of the country to be 27,669 million, made up of 47.7% males and 52.3% females with a dependency ratio of 81.3. About 13.7 million people are […]