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Reopen shops for traders  —Minister orders GRA Read more

Reopen shops for traders —Minister orders GRA

Ashanti Regional Minister, Mr. Simon Osei Mensah, has ordered the Ashanti regional branch of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) to reopen shops they locked up in some parts of Kumasi for defaulting in paying tax this year (2017). The minister’s order comes on the heels of series of agitations which nearly culminated into a massive […]

9 Impressive Benefits Of Coffee Read more

9 Impressive Benefits Of Coffee

Some of the most impressive health benefits of coffee include its ability to improve cognitive health, protect the cardiovascular system, reduce the chances of developing diabetes, aid in weight loss efforts, boost energy levels, maximize fitness efforts, increase liver protection, optimize the metabolism, and protect against certain types of cancer. Known around the world for its wide variety of taste […]

Education Minister grilled over mission schools Read more

Education Minister grilled over mission schools

Member of Parliament (MP) for Asawase constituency in the Ashanti Region, Alhaji Mohammed-Mubarak Muntaka, yesterday quizzed the Minister of Education, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, on the current number of mission schools across the country, and their regional composition. Answering the question on the floor of Parliament, Dr. Opoku Prempeh disclosed that there are 25,262 mission […]

‘Nude stardom unGhanaian’ Read more

‘Nude stardom unGhanaian’

Member of Parliament (MP) for Manso-Adubia constituency in the Ashanti Region, Mr. Frimpong Yaw Addo, has condemned the use of nudity to achieve stardom in Ghana’s entertainment industry. According to him, the practice was “unacceptable” and must be condemned as Africa culture frowns on it. His comment comes on the back of the release of […]

Collapse of PSGL: What we know so far   Read more

Collapse of PSGL: What we know so far  

Barely six months after the collapse of Prestea Sankofa Gold Limited (PSGL), there is yet to be any clarity on the matter, as pieces of information trickle in. With some conflicting reports, inconsistent accounts and formal stakeholder explanations, Today has captured in the evidence below what has been gathered so far and reactions from workers […]

Freed Boko Haram ‘wife’ return to captors Read more

Freed Boko Haram ‘wife’ return to captors

A 25-year-old who was kidnapped by Boko Haram has returned to Boko Haram, her family has told the BBC. Aisha Yerima spoke to Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani before she returned, saying: I now see that all the things Boko Haram told us were lies. Now, when I listen to them on the radio, I laugh.” She […]

Divorcee destroys ex’s $1m violin collection in Japan Read more

Divorcee destroys ex’s $1m violin collection in Japan

Divorces are known to break a heart or two but in one case in Japan, an extra 54 violins were left in tatters. A woman has been arrested for destroying her former partner’s violin collection and 70 bows, together worth 105.9m yen ($950,700, £770,000). The 34-year-old suspect broke into his apartment in Nagoya and wrecked […]

Transfer exposé ridiculous – Abedi Pele Read more

Transfer exposé ridiculous – Abedi Pele

Ghanaian football legend, Abedi Ayew Pele, has described as absurd, the decision to reveal the machinations and manoeuvrings that led to his transfer from Lille to Olympique Marseille in 1987 by the club’s ex-President, Bernard Tapie. Former Olympique Marseille president speaking to journalists at Le Monde, Fabrice Lhomme, and Gerard Davet last week Friday, revealed […]

US moves one step closer to imposing fresh Russia sanctions Read more

US moves one step closer to imposing fresh Russia sanctions

The US House of Representatives has voted to impose fresh sanctions on Russia, despite President Donald Trump objecting to the legislation. Senior officials will be targeted in retaliation for alleged Russian interference in the US 2016 election. The bill is likely to complicate President Trump’s hopes of improving relations with Russia. Russia said the vote […]

France wildfires force mass evacuation Read more

France wildfires force mass evacuation

Wildfires in south-eastern France have forced the evacuation of 10,000 people overnight, officials say. Hundreds of firefighters have been deployed to battle the fires near Bormes-les-Mimoses, in the country’s Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region. France earlier asked its EU neighbours for more help fighting the fires. Some 4,000 hectares (15.4 sq miles) of land have burned along […]