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Graphic drags CPP to NMC

The Graphic Communications Group Limited (GCGL) has lodged a formal complaint with the National Media Commission (NMC) against Ms Samia Yaba Nkrumah, the National Chairperson of the Convention People’s Party (CPP) and its Communications Director, Nii Armah Akomfrah, for making false allegations against the Group. The complaint is in accordance with Clause 13 (1) of the NMC Law 1993, (Act ...

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Nelson Mandela On Life Support

Nelson Mandela has been placed on life support, CNN reported Wednesday afternoon. The former South African president’s health remained critical for the fourth consecutive day as tribal leaders reportedly were warned to prepare for his death. According to Sky News’ chief correspondent in South Africa, multiple sources confirmed that Mandela is no longer able to breathe unassisted. He has been ...

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Obama Arrives in Senegal

by Dan Robinson U.S. President Barack Obama has arrived in Senegal, the first stop of a three-nation African trip focused on supporting democratic progress, and increasing U.S. trade and investment. Senegal is the starting point for what is only Obama’s second visit to sub-Saharan Africa as president. It is an opportunity to speak directly to the large French-speaking population in ...

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Meet Felicia Acheampong ,one of the two contestants from Ghana in the Miss Africa New Jersey 2013 Competition

My name is Felicia Acheampong, 20 years of age and a senior at Berkeley College. I am currently studying Criminal Justice (BA) and will continue to pursue my law career. Was born in Ghana and came to the United States at the age of 14, I speak and understand Akan. I am a very intelligent, hardworking, like meeting new people ...

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Live Text, Day 35 of Election hearing: Motion for collation forms; KPMG audit still on radar

  Source:myjoyonline.com Hearing of the Presidential Election Petition enters day 35 today. The Petitioners will argue a motion for the Electoral Commission to provide collation forms of 13 constituencies to aid their cross examination but they are set to meet stiff opposition from the Respondents who claim the request was not pleaded and it is too late in the day. ...

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Sankofa:The Facts of the Case between Nkonya and Alavanyo

By Felix Ohene a) The Alavanyos migrated from Saviefe through Akrofu to Sovie (near Kpando), to settle on land allocated to them by Nkonya in about 1840. They created seven settlements on farmlands originally owned by Nkonyas hence they named some of their villages by the dominant tree crops found around the settlements – (DEME)-Palm trees, (AGORME)-Date-palm trees, (AGORHOE) Huts ...

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India, Nigeria warn UK over plans to make visitors pay £3,000 bond

Indian business leaders have criticised plans to make visitors pay a £3,000 “security bond” to enter the UK. The idea, to be piloted from November, is aimed at deterring people from “high risk” countries staying in the UK once their short-term visas expire. Under the plan, they would forfeit the money unless they left when required. The Confederation of Indian ...

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UK £3,000 bond: Ghana MPs angry; Govt to respond appropriately

Source: Joy Online Government says it will “respond appropriately” to the new UK immigration policy requiring Ghanaian visitors to the UK to deposit £3,000 as a guarantee for their return. A Deputy Information and Media Relations Minister, Felix Kwakye Ofosu, said the new policy has just come to the attention of government, which is now assessing it. The policy, according ...

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