Author Archives: Delali Adogla-Bessa

NLA presents car to latest ‘Lucky Hands’ promotion winner


The National Lottery Authority (NLA) on Wednesday presented a brand new Hyundai Ascent car worth about GHc87, 000 to the overall winner of the “NLA Lucky Hands Promotion” Harrison Nukpor. The winner, a 64-year-old Electronic Technician from Akatsi in the Volta Region, expressed his delight at the price, and thanked the NLA of keeping its promise. According to him, though he ...

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Journalists to petition CJ after judge sacked them from court


Members of the Judicial Press Corps (JPC), will today [Friday] present a formal petition to the Chief Justice over the conduct of the magistrate presiding over the murder trial of the late Member of Parliament for Abuakwa North, Joseph Boakye Danquah-Adu. The Magistrate in an unusual manner without any provocation, kicked out journalists covering the case from the courtroom. According to ...

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‘Illegal’ lotto operators given 6-months to comply with regulations


The National Lotteries Authority (NLA), has issued a six-month ultimatum to all Banker-to-Banker lotto operators across the country to legalize their operations or risk prosecution. According to the Director General of the NLA, Kofi Osei Ameyaw, the six-month ultimatum is to allow all those involved to take steps to formalize their activities with the authority and ensure the benefit of ...

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#NSMQ2017: Prempeh begin bid for 4th title with victory


Prempeh College’s bid for a fourth National Science & Maths Quiz crown began with a victory over ST. Louis SHS and Toase SHS. Prempeh recorded 49 points in its round of 16 contest, and will now face Aduman SHS and Ghana Secondary Technical School (G.S.T.S). Aduman SHS and Ghana Secondary Technical School also triumphed in their Thursday round-of-16 contests recording 35 and 48 points ...

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Eyewitness News, Thursday, June 15, 2017

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‘Cleanest city’ billboard pulled down – AMA


The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), says the controversial billboard around the Kantanmanto area, hailing Accra as the “proposed” cleanest city in Africa, has been pulled down. Speaking on Eyewitness News, the Chief Executive Officer of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), Mohammed Adjei Sowah, said the billboard had been pulled down on Wednesday, along with a number of other billboards found ...

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NDC man sues AG for defending Ofori-Atta in bond saga

Mark Oliver Kevor

The Eastern Regional Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mark Oliver Kevor, has challenged the capacity of the Attorney General to serve as a legal representative for the Finance Minister in a petition before the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), calling for an investigation into the alleged conflict of interest in the $2.25 billion bond issue. Mr. ...

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Zongo Development Fund to provide scholarship for Muslim students

Alhaji Boniface Abubakar Siddique

Alhaji Boniface Abubakar Sadique, the Minister for Inner-cities and Zongo Development, says Muslim students would benefit from scholarship packages under the Zongo Development Fund. He said the scholarship would be provided to brilliant but needy students at all levels of education. Alhaji Sadique made the statement when he interacted with some members of the Zongo communities at a meeting in ...

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BET Awards 17 presents star studded performers on DStv


BET Africa announced that music heavyweights Chris Brown, Lil Wayne, DJ Khaled, Big Sean, Post Malone, Roman Gian Arthur and Jessie Reyez will perform at the 2017 “BET Awards” as well as Lifetime Achievement Award recipients New Edition. The iconic annual show will also have performances from previously announced hit makers including Bruno Mars, Future, Migos, Trey Songz and Tamar Braxton. The 2017 “BET Awards” has set the standard for one of ...

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EastEnders premieres on BBC Brit For DStv viewers in Ghana


DStv is delighted to announce the launch of the hugely popular British soap, EastEnders on BBC Brit (DStv channel 120) from 19 June, on weeknights at 4:30pm, enabling it to reach a wider audience on DStv Premium, Compact Plus, Compact in Ghana. BBC Brit will still host hugely popular series such as Top Gear and The Graham Norton Show, but ...

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