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Youth In Assin South Abandon Classrooms For ‘Sakawa’

Some youth in communities in the Assin South District have abandoned schooling to indulge in cybercrimes, popularly called ‘sakawa’. The youth are said to find the cybercrimes more lucrative than schooling. The acting presidents of the Assin Apimanim and Assin Atandansu traditional councils, Nana Ohemeng Awere V and Odeafor Kuatwi Berimah II, respectively, made the […]

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Karaga SHS burns phones of over 100 students

Authorities of Karaga Senior High School in the Northern Region have seized and burnt over 100 mobile phones belonging to students, who flouted stipulated rules not to use phones whilst in school. The burning of the phones is to reinforce strict compliance with the ban on the use of mobile phones in all second-cycle schools. […]

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Delta Force 13 fined GHc1,800 each for rioting

The 13 members of Delta Force, a New Patriotic Party-affiliated group, who stormed the Ashanti Regional Security Council and attacked a public officer, have been fined GHc 1,800 each or in default, serve 12 months imprisonment. The accused persons pleaded guilty to two counts of conspiracy to commit crimes and rioting at the Asokwa District […]

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Trigmatic shines at Felabaration

Rapper and Host of YFM’s Myd Morning Show, Trigmatic over the weekend set the stage on fire as he performed with the Safoa Band at the 2016 Felabration at The Shrine in Nigeria. Trigmatic put up a spectacular performance for patrons at the show. He rocked the stage with a live performance of most of […]

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FIFA congratulates Aduana Stars for winning GPL

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has applauded Aduana Stars FC for their second Ghana Premier League win. In a letter addressed to the GFA President, Kwasi Nyantakyi, Mr. Infantino wrote that, “It gives me great pleasure to send my warmest congratulations to Aduana Stars FC for their second championship title!” In lauding the efforts of the […]

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Spain moves to suspend Catalan autonomy

Spain is to start suspending Catalonia’s autonomy from Saturday, as the region’s leader threatens to declare independence. The government said ministers would meet to activate Article 155 of the constitution, allowing it to take over running of the region. Catalonia’s leader said the region’s parliament would vote on independence if Spain continued “repression”. Catalans voted […]

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A must-read letter to VIP transport

Dear VIP, You have come a long way in the transport business. But not farther than what we’ve already seen a transport company in Ghana do. You render a very crucial service to Ghanaians and non-Ghanaians. We can never and should never wish for your collapse. STC, which today is indisputably the best transport company […]

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Fidelity, others to manage govt’s GHȻ6bn bond

Investors in Ghana are being invited to bid for GHS 6 billion in bonds to refinance the Energy Sector Debts. A release issued by the fund managers, Fidelity Bank Ghana Limited, Standard Chartered Bank and Standard Chartered Bank Ghana Limited said the 7-year and 10-year benchmark-sized, nominal fixed-rate Ghana cedi-denominated bonds will be listed and traded on […]

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Retired Judge Heads 9-Body C’ssion For New Regions

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has charged the newly inaugurated nine-member Commission of Enquiry to consider the creation of new regions to execute their constitutional duties without fear or favour. Addressing members of the commission after administering the oath of office to them, President Akufo-Addo said their terms of reference is clearly captured in the […]