Author Archives: Ebenezer Afanyi-Dadzie

Generations For Peace, YDI-Ghana partner to impact lives at St. Peters Mission School

Generations For Peace – Jordan, and its local partner organisation Youngstars Development Initiative – Ghana, has established a GFP club at the St. Peters Mission School, a private basic and secondary school at Ashaley Botwe in the Adentan Municipality of the Greater Accra Region, to lead a massive behavioural change campaign among children and the youth. The decision to establish the ...

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Bawumia unveils tombstone in memory of Kwabena Boadu [Photos]

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, today [Friday], unveiled a tombstone at the Achimota Cemetery in Accra, in memory of his late aide, Kwabena Boadu, who died exactly a year ago. The Vice President was joined by Kwabena’s close relatives who wept uncontrollably, as the tombstone was opened and wreaths laid after a brief prayer. Dr. Bawumia, who appeared very sober, ...

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Danish Queen Margrethe II, visits Osu Mantse, Osu castle [Photos]

The queen of Denmark, Her Majesty Margrethe II today [Thursday], November 23, 2017, paid a courtesy call on the Osu Mantse, Nii Okwei Kinka Dowuona VI, at his palace, as part of activities marking day one of a three-day historic state visit to Ghana. She made her second stop at the Osu castle, where she met with members of the ...

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Plan educational activities with women’s needs in mind – Research Scientist

Managers of Ghana’s educational system have been admonished to consider the needs of girls when planning educational activities. According to a Senior Research Scientist at the Ghana Space Science Technology Institute of the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission, Dr. Nana Ama Brown Klutse, taking cognizance of the biological makeup of women at the planning stages of educational activities will encourage more ...

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Burna Boy involved in armed robbery case

Three of the four suspects arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly robbing an artiste, Abiye Jumbo, aka Mr. 2Kay, have owned up to the crime. The suspects confessed that they carried out the operation on the orders of Mr. 2Kay’s colleague, Damini Ogulu, aka Burna Boy. The suspects are Balogun Ademola, Obina Igwe, Tunmise Omotore and Joel ...

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Goldfields spent $15m on Black Stars in 6-years

Executive Vice-President of Goldfields Ghana Limited, Alfred Baku, has disclosed that Goldfields Ghana spent $15 million on the Black Stars when they were title sponsors of the national team for a period of six years. He made mention of this at the launch of the 2017 Professional Golfers’ Tournament, which was held at the Goldfields Ghana office in Accra on ...

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Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa promises jobs in ‘new democracy’

Zimbabwe’s incoming leader Emmerson Mnangagwa has promised to create jobs after returning from exile to take over from Robert Mugabe. “We want to grow our economy, we want peace, we want jobs, jobs, jobs,” he told a cheering crowd in Harare. Some estimates say 90% of Zimbabweans are unemployed. Nearly three-quarters live on less than $5.50 (£4.15) a day. Mr ...

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KABA had booked me for interview today; I’m shaken – Freddie Blay

Acting New Patriotic Party (NPP) Chairman, Freddie Blay, has said he’s deeply shocked by the death of Kwadwo Asare Baffour Acheampong, popularly known as KABA,  considering he had been booked by the ace broadcaster for an interview today [Tuesday] November 21. The Host of Asempa FM’s late afternoon political show, Eko Sii Sen, died on Saturday, November 18, 2017, after ...

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Zimbabwe ex-Vice-President Mnangagwa urges Mugabe to quit now

Zimbabwe’s former vice-president, whose sacking led to last week’s army takeover, has urged President Robert Mugabe to resign immediately. Emmerson Mnangagwa said he fled abroad two weeks ago when he learned of a plot to kill him, and he would not return until he was sure of his security. The ruling Zanu-PF party is expected to begin impeachment proceedings in ...

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‘Blows’ over $2.5m GhanaPost GPS

There was a near physical attack on Deputy Minister of Communications, George Andah, by members of the pro-National Democratic Congress (NDC) Coalition for Democratic Governance (CDG). The coalition organized a press conference yesterday at the Ghana International Press Centre, seeking to discredit Ghana Post’s recently launched Global Positioning System (GPS) – a $2.5 digital property addressing system for Ghana. A ...

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