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Facilities for African Games cost $195 million – Sports Minister

Facilities for African Games cost $195 million - Sports Minister

By: Nana Kwame Bediako  The Minister of Youth and Sports, Mustapha Ussif, has disclosed the cost of all the major facilities ready to host the 2023 African Games in a press briefing at the Ministry of Information on Monday, March 4, 2024.  The Minister said a total of $USD 195 million was pumped into constructing […]

Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang donates food items to Ankaful Psychiatric Hospital

The 2020 running mate  of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Former Minister for Education and the first female vice chancellor in Ghana, Professor Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang, spent the morning of December 28, 2023 at the Psychiatric Hospital, Ankaful in the Central Region, where she made a donation of food and sanitary items to the facility. […]

List of 16 confirmed squads for 2023 AFCON

Who are the favourites to lift the AFCON trophy?

The 34th Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) gets underway in Cote d’Ivoire on January 13 after being shifted from 2023 to 2024 because of the rainy season in West Africa. Holders Senegal will look to defend the title they won in Cameroun in February 2022, when the Teranga Lions beat Egypt 4-2 in a penalty […]

Akatsi plays host to 2023 National Global Handwashing Day

By: Jones Anlimah  The Akatsi South Municipality in the Volta Region has played host to this year’s national commemoration of Global Handwashing Day with a call to emphasize the significance of proper hand hygiene in safeguarding public health. Speaking at the commemorative event, the Volta Regional Minister Dr. Archibald Letsa, called for collective effort to […]

2023 BECE ends today nationwide


This year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) for schools and Private candidates ends today nationwide. A total of 600,714 candidates, comprising 300,323 males and 300,391 females from 18,993 participating schools registered for the school examination. Head of Public Affairs at the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) John Kapi, said the number of candidates that registered […]

All set for commencement of 2023 BECE tomorrow

School selection for 2023 BECE candidates to commence August 23

The West African Examinations Council, WAEC, says it is ready for the nationwide commencement of this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination, BECE for School and Private Candidates, tomorrow. About 600, thousand 714 candidates comprising 300,323 males and 18,993 females are expected to take part in the weeklong examination. This, the Council says is an increase […]

Two African Engineers  jointly win 2023 Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation

Two African Engineers  jointly win 2023 Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation

Two African Engineers have been selected as Joint Winners of the Annual African Prize for Engineering Innovation. This year, the two were named out of 16 who were shortlisted. Previously only one was selected but for the first time, two innovators won the Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation; South African Edmund Wessels and Ugandan Anatoli […]

International Women’s Day being marked globally

Today is being observed globally as International Women’s Day. The day is to acknowledge the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. Significant activity is witnessed worldwide as groups come together to celebrate women’s achievements or rally for women’s equality. The campaign […]

Support academia to develop Ghana’s workforce – NITA urges players in ICT

The National Information Technology Agency (NITA) has urged players in the ICT industry to lend a collaborative hand to academia in developing the Country’s workforce. Head of Corporate Affairs, NITA, Togbe Kwasinyi Agyeman said the support could come in the form of scholarship and award schemes in the tertiary institutions. Togbe Agyeman made the call […]

Oscar nominations 2023: The full list

SOURCE: BBC NEWS This race is on for this year’s Oscars, honouring the film industry’s finest from the past 12 months. Here is the full list of the nominees of the 95th Academy Awards, which will be handed out at the ceremony in Los Angeles on 12 March. Best picture All Quiet on the Western […]