Author Archives: Ebenezer Afanyi-Dadzie

Today Newspaper to hold 4th annual lecture on Thursday


Today Newspaper in collaboration with the Ministry of Communication will hold its 4th Annual Lecture on Thursday, July 20, 2017, at the Coconut Grove Regency Hotel in Accra. As part of its corporate social responsibilities, Today, three years ago instituted what has now come to become known as the Today Annual Lecture Series to brainstorm on some topical issues that ...

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Journalists to grill Nana Addo today


President Akufo-Addo will today [Tuesday], answer questions from journalists at the Flagstaff House, as he opens up himself for assessment of his six months in office. Information Minister, Mustapha Hamid, has said the President will not use the platform to shower praises on himself, but will use the occasion to touch on his achievements and challenges so far, and also ...

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I don’t talk to my family- Adebayor


Former Real Madrid, Arsenal and Manchester City forward Emmanuel Adebayor has revealed he is no longer on talking terms with his family. Adebayor in an emotional Facebook post back in 2015 publicly revealed some of the personal issues with his family that have disrupted his career. The Togo international who now plays in Turkey for Istanbul Başakşehiris, has enjoyed a ...

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Fethullah Gulen’s message on the anniversary of Turkey coup attempt

Fethullah Gülen

Saturday is a sad moment in Turkish history as it marks one year since the deplorable coup attempt that resulted in the death of hundreds and injuries of thousands. On this occasion I reiterate my condemnation of the despicable putsch and its perpetrators, and extend my sincere condolences to the families and loved ones affected by this horrible tragedy. Unfortunately, ...

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Obrempong writes: Prestea; a town of gold with ugly roads


The name Prestea sounds familiar right? Yea, it’s a long known town in Ghana for obvious reasons. It’s a land rich in gold. In this town and its environs are large scale mining companies such as [Golden Star Resources – Prestea]; small scale mining companies, and several youths engaged in illegal small scale mining. It’s a golden city where a ...

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Stanbic donates Ghc100,000 to Korle Bu


The Korle Bu Teaching Hospital owes its food suppliers an amount of Ghc1.8 million. This indebtedness has afffected the regular supply of food items to the health facility. Over the years, food suppliers have threatened to cut off their services to the hospital. In order to restore some confidence in the suppliers and lessen their burden, a financial institution, Stanbic ...

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Accra to host West Africa procurement; supply chain & logistics convention


The 2017 edition of the West Africa Procurement, Supply Chain, Transport & Logistics Convention is scheduled to take place in Accra in two weeks’ time. The two-day event, organized by South African giants TS Capital (PTY) LTD, with support from the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, will be held at The Ghana Academy of Arts & Sciences on July ...

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Give us jobs, restore our allowance – Agric students beg gov’t

Minister for Food and Agriculture, Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto.

Students of agriculture colleges in the country have lamented what they call government’s seeming neglect of their challenges, and have thus called for a restoration of allowances paid to them. Addressing a news conference in Accra, the President of the Agriculture College Students Union, Sampson Chimbur Sanika, complained about how the various institutions lacked infrastructure and logistics which affects not ...

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Kotoko bus crashes; one feared dead, coach, players injured


Kumasi Asante Kotoko’s team bus has been involved in what appears to be a fatal accident on a return journey to Kumasi after game week 22 fixture against Inter Allies. The bus had about 35 occupants made up of players and team officials. Details of how the Wednesday night accident occurred are sketchy, but the bus is reported to have ...

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BoG gives authorization for GN Bank Mobile Money


The Bank of Ghana has given authorization to GN Bank to introduce mobile money to the public. The BOG authorization paves way for the bank to introduce this unique service which combines mobile money with mobile banking. GN Mobile Money is unique because it is available on all networks, which means that every mobile phone subscriber or user can open ...

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