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E-Levy: What are the Ghanaian Artists saying?

By Nana Kofi Hammah Some Ghanaian celebrities have waded into the ongoing debate on the introduction of the electronic Levy(e-levy) as proposed by the ruling government in the 2022 Budget. The announcement of this electronic tax has thrown Ghanaians into...

Special Report: Atwea – Residents cry over infrastructure deficit

It is a well-known town and has been so for over ten decades. The town Atwea’s popularity emanates from the prayer camp situated on top of the mountains surrounding the town. These Prayer Mountains draw people from all over,...

UCC supports its international students with GH¢ 57,000

The University of Cape Coast (UCC) has presented GH ¢1,000 each to 57 international students who could not travel back to their home countries due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent closure of the country’s...

Mahama picks Prof Naana Opoku-Agyemang as running mate

Flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama, has officially selected Professor Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang as his running mate for the 2020 Presidential election. National Communication Officer of the NDC, Mr Sammy Gyamfi announced that Prof Opoku-Agyeman had...

NDC flagbearer Mahama unveils his running mate for 2020 general election today

Flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama, is expected to officially unveil his running mate for the 2020 Presidential election today June 6. The National Executive Committee of the Party will meet after which Mr Mahama, will...

I received news of Sir John’s death ‘with great shock and deep sadness’ – President Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo says the death of the Chief Executive of the Forestry Commission, Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie also known as Sir John has come with great shock and deep sadness. He said the disbelief and grief expressed by many at the...

Africa Cup of Nations postponed until 2022

The 2021 Africa Cup of Nations has been postponed to January 2022 by the Confederation of African Football (Caf) as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The tournament had been set to take place in January and February next year. It...

EC can compile new register – Supreme Court rules

The Supreme Court has in a unanimous decision ruled that the Electoral Commission (EC) has the power to compile a new register. It has therefore given the green light to the EC to commence the compilation of the new voters...

Ghana to reconstruct building in Nigerian embassy

Ghana's Foreign Affairs Minister has said the country will reconstruct a building demolished inside the Nigerian High Commission compound in Accra. Armed men reportedly stormed the compound last week and destroyed buildings under construction. Two people have been arrested over...

President Akufo-Addo has apologised for demolition – Nigerian Presidency

A statement from the Nigerian presidency says President Akufo-Addo has expressed "his sincere apology for the demolition of a building on the premises of Nigerian High Commission in Accra, Ghana". The statement signed by Mr Garba Shehi, the Senior Special...

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Western Region loses another Imam

By Marie Aziz Tunde The demise of the Western Regional Imam, Alhaji Sanni Abdullah Bawa, has been reported. The sad event...

Ghana’s Legendary Bronze Medalist, Prince Amartey, dies aged 78

By Tilda Acorlor. Ghana's boxer and Bronze Medalist at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, Prince Amartey, has passed on at age 78. He died on...

New York: Predictable and sustainable financing key to winning battle against terrorism

By Edward Nyarko “Africa today carries the largest share of the international peace and security burden, which in fact should be a global responsibility,” says...

Fitch downgrades Ghana from ‘CCC’ to ‘CC’

Fitch Ratings has downgraded Ghana’s Long-Term Local- and Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) to ‘CC’, from ‘CCC’. Fitch typically does not assign Outlooks to issuers...

Ghana suffered 3-0 defeat to Brazil in pre-World Cup friendly

Ghana suffered a 3-0 defeat in the hands of five-time world champions Brazil during a friendly match at the Stade Oceane in Le Havre,...