Author Archives: Godwin Akweiteh Allotey

WAFU Cup: Konadu points to injuries as Ghana lose to Nigeria


Black Stars B coach, Maxwell Konadu, says injuries played a huge part in the team’s 2-0 loss to Nigeria in the final WAFU Cup Group A match played in Cape Coast on Monday. Ghana conceded two second half goals from Anthony Okpotu and Peter Moses to snap their unbeaten run in the tournament despite already making it to the semi-finals. The ...

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2017 WAFU Cup: Nigeria beat Ghana 2-0 to get to semi-finals


Second half goals from Anthony Okpotu and Peter Moses handed Nigeria a 2-0 win over Ghana in their final Group A game of the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations at Cape Coast Sports Stadium on Monday, September 18 and consequently a place in the semifinals of the competition. The Super Eagles started fast and created their first chance on goal ...

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Tigo Business launches communication solutions for fisherfolk


As part of its efforts to support the growth of businesses with affordable products and services, Tigo business in partnership with USAID’s Ghana Sustainable Fisheries Management Project and the Ghana Fisheries Commission has unveiled a total communication solution for fisherfolk in coastal communities. Starting off as a pilot project, it is a first for the fishing community. The integrated package ...

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IMANI Ghana identifies sustainable financing for NHIS [Report]


Policy think tank, IMANI Ghana, has in a new report identified some potential to funding sources to revamp the National Health Insurance Scheme which has been saddled with huge debts. The report released by IMANI Ghana titled: “Reforming the National Health Insurance; Pathways to sustainable healthcare financing” made a number of recommendations including focusing on the poor, while encouraging those with ...

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V/R leveraging on one-district one-factory policy – Togbe Afede


Togbe Afede XIV, Paramount Chief of Asogli Traditional Area, disclosed that the people of the Volta Region, are leveraging on government’s industrialization policies. According to the Paramount Chief, measures are being taken at the local level by stakeholders in the Volta Region in tandem with the National Policy of establishing industries in each district. He said the region has already ...

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Let’s use and promote our Cocoa products – COCOBOD


The Ghana Cocoa Board has launched the 2017 Cocoa Day and its 70th anniversary celebration, with a call on Ghanaians to patronize locally produced cocoa products. Cocoa Day, an annual programme which is organized by the Ghana Cocoa Board to recognize hardworking farmers in the country, creates awareness on the health and nutritional benefits of cocoa, and promotes its consumption ...

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Ghanaian Times workers’ protest ‘unwarranted’ – Board

The MD of the New Times Corporation prevented from entering the premises of the institution

The Board of Directors of the New Times Corporation – managers of the state-owned Ghanaian Times Newspaper, has described as unfortunate and unwarranted a demonstration embarked upon by workers of the institution. A statement issued by a member of the Board, Mrs. Ivy Austin, said: “The action of the workers is unfortunate and unwarranted, as neither the board nor the ...

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ICU backs Ghanaian Times workers’ protest

Some workers of New Times Corporation, managers of Ghanaian Times newspaper

The Industrial and Commercial Workers Union (ICU), has backed the protest by staff of state-owned media outfit, New Times Corporation, managers of the Ghanaian Times newspaper. Staff of the Corporation embarked on a demonstration on Monday in protest of their working conditions, and also prevented their management from entering their offices. The workers among other things demanded an increment in their salaries ...

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Tamale: Angry parents threaten to sue WAEC over withheld BECE results

Head of National Office of WAEC, Very Rev. Samuel Nii Nmai Ollennu.

Angry parents of some graduates of the Presbyterian Experimental Junior High School in Tamale, who sat for last year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE), are threatening to sue the West African Examination Council (WAEC) for withholding their results. They today (Monday) picketed at the Tamale Metropolitan directorate of the Ghana Education Service (GES) and petitioned the Director there. They further ...

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Free SHS has burdened parents – Yammin

Joseph Yammin

A former Deputy Regional Minister of the Ashanti Region , Joseph Yammin has said the implementation of the Free Senior High School policy by the Akufo-Addo administration puts more burden on parents. According to him, monies parents were being forced to pay more to secure accommodation for their wards because of  the flawed placement processes. Mr Yammin also questioned Government’s ...

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