News Headlines
Home » Gen. News (page 398)

Gen. News

SANKOFA:THE CHICKENS COMING HOME TO ROOST: THE GREAT LAKES REGION IN CONFLICT …PART 2

A LONG TRAGIC HISTORY.   To understand the current tragic events in the Great Lakes region, we must travel back in time. In historical perspective, the Nilo-Hamitic cattle herding Tutsis (or Watutsis) arrived in the region of Rwanda and Burundi over 400 years ago from the north, having been pushed out of their own home region. As was often the ...

Read More »

Anyidoho’s Position Scrapped

The position of Presidential Spokesperson or Communications Director at the Presidency, as Koku Anyidoho, former spokesman to the late President John Evans Atta Mills preferred to be addressed, has been scrapped from the list of the President’s appointees. Information and Media Relations Minister, Mahama Ayariga indeed confirmed to DAILY GUIDE that “there won’t be a presidential spokesperson.” Instead, he said ...

Read More »

Ex-Minister Survives Terrible Accident

SUSANA MENSAH, a deputy Eastern Regional Minister in the erstwhile Kufuor administration was involved in a terrible motor accident over the weekend at Mpraeso in Kwahu. She, together with three persons on board her KIA Avella saloon car registered GS 1869-12 was severely injured after the crash. They were rushed to the Kwahu Government Hospital at Atibie after holiday makers ...

Read More »

Ghana:Seven dead in fatal accident at Dabala

At least seven people are now confirmed dead and several others severely injured in a fatal accident on the Dabala road in the Volta region. An eyewitness who spoke to XYZ Newsrecounted that the accident which occurred around 5:30 Wednesday morning was between a Sprinter Benz Bus on its way to Sogakope and a truck. According to him, the bodies of ...

Read More »

Flight Of The Asongtaba Akonfem

Sitting on the curb of our family house in James Town, I am chilling with my cousins and uncles, formally ushering a new head of our family and enjoying the late hits from Wulomei and other King Bruce greats.  My cousin Kpakpo, a walking lexicon of the Ga language, is at his best, keeping us all engaged in the kind ...

Read More »

Revelers in fatal crash at Aflao

Two Easter holiday makers died when their motorbike crashed into a stationary articulated truck at Afife on the Accra-Aflao highway on Monday night. Joseph Wonder, 22, the motor-bike rider died on the spot, while Vincent Badagbor 23, his pillion- rider died at the Sacred Heart Hospital at Abor. Wonder and Badagbor are said to have attended a beach programme at ...

Read More »

SANKOFA: THE CHICKENS COMING HOME TO ROOST. PART 1. …..Check Part 2 tomorrow

Preface: In the aftermath of the elections last December in Ghana, we were subjected to a series of farcical articles authored by no less a person than the Internet gadfly Prof. Kwame Okoampa-Ahoofe with the incongruous title, “The Road to Kigali”. I think there were 22 of them in all. I confess that I did not even read up to ...

Read More »

My Duty Is To Prevent War -Ban Ki-moon

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says North Korea’s nuclear threats are not a game and that the current crisis has gone too far. “I am deeply troubled,” Moon said in a statement. “As Secretary-General, it is my duty to prevent war and to pursue peace. It is also my responsibility to state that the current crisis has already gone too far.” ...

Read More »