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Washington DC-based Africans excited about 2018 #JollofWars

Source: Oral Ofori “No! No! No! No way will Ghana let Nigeria have the luxury of winning #JollofWars come the 2018 edition of Jollof Festival in Washington DC again. This 2nd time must be in Ghana’s favour, Ghana cannot lose to Nigeria like in 2017!” exclaimed Kwame, my Ghanaian friend who is based in the Washington DC area of the ...

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Pupils swim across Densu River to school in Eastern Region

Source: modernafrika.com Pupils from Beposo, Amanfro and Miawani are struggling to make it to school on daily basis due to the unpleasant adventure they face before making it school. The pupils bemoaned how they have to cross the Densu river every day before they get to school at Asuoya and Tei Nkwanta in the Akuapem North Municipality which is so ...

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Interoperability: Asiama’s GH¢300k cost claim untenable – Government

Source: Starrfmonline.com The Government has hit back at the former deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana (BoG) Dr. Johnson Asiama over claims that the previous management of the Central Bank committed only ¢300,000.00 to Sibton Switch Systems to execute the controversial Mobile Money Interoperability platform. Addressing a press conference Monday, Dr. Asiama described as false disclosures by the Vice ...

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Former BoG boss denies Veep’s claims on mobile money interconnectivity

Former Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr. Abdul Nashiru Issahaku, Sibton Switch was selected to execute mobile money interconnectivity contract after due process. Reacting to claims by the Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, Dr Issahaku denied that the previous NDC government was to commit an amount of GHC 4.6 billion of public funds into the proposed switch. “I wish ...

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Sports Minister cuts sod for construction of multi-purpose Youth Complex at Wa

The Minister of Youth and Sports, Isaac Asiamah has cut the sod for the construction of a Multipurpose Youth Complex at Wa in the Upper West Region. The seven million Ghana Cedi project is expected to be completed and inaugurated by the President in nine months barring any unforeseen circumstances. The youth complex, which will contain facilities of international standards, ...

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Tension in Gaza as Palestinians begin to bury 58 dead

Funerals are being held in Gaza for 58 people killed on Monday when Israeli troops opened fire on Palestinian protesters, in the deadliest day of violence there since a war in 2014. The burials coincide with the 70th anniversary of what Palestinians call the Nakba – a mass displacement of Palestinians after Israel’s creation. Israel’s military said it was preparing ...

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COCOBOD describes as worrying cocoa farmers opting for rubber plantations

The Head of Public Relations of COCOBOD, Noah Amenyah, says it is worrying that some farmers are opting for rubber plantation instead of cocoa. He said this will affect the economy greatly considering the value of cocoa. He told Ibrahim Kwarteng that COCOBOD is putting some interventions in place such as educating the farmers on the value of cocoa. Meanwhile, ...

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PPP unhappy with interference in Common Fund disbursement

The Progressive People’s Party (PPP) has accused government of interference in the work of the various assemblies in the country especially in the disbursement of the Common Fund. In a statement by its National Chairman, Nii Allotey Brew – Hammond, the PPP said it is their opinion that: “the distribution formula recently approved parliament and the subsequent directives from the ...

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