Author Archives: Edwin Kwakofi

Wrong mindset about crime hampering corruption fight – K.B Quantson

Former head of the Narcotics Control Board, K.B Quantson, has attributed the failure to completely root out corruption in the Ghanaian society to the attitudes of the general populace to criminality. According to him, corruption can only persist if there’s unwillingness from the people within the society to address criminality within their communities. He stated that despite the number of ...

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Amidu will restore integrity in governance – Rawlings

Former President John Rawlings has reiterated his approval of the appointment of Martin Amidu as the country’s first Special Prosecutor, stating that the former Attorney General will restore the integrity of governance in the country. Mr. Rawlings chided the NDC governments under the late Atta Mills and John Dramani Mahama for failing to take full advantage of the expertise and ...

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Asante Kotoko fire Steve Polack

Steve Polack

Asante Kotoko have dismissed head coach Steve Polack following the club’s exit from the CAF Confederations Cup at the hands of CARA Club of Congo Brazzaville on Wednesday. Kotoko appointed Polack in May 2017 and he led them to win the 2017 MTN FA Cup after they beat Hearts of Oak 3-1 in Tamale. The feat qualified them to the ...

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Suspected leader of all-female fraud syndicate arrested

Woman Arrested

The Ghana Police Service (GPS) has announced the arrest of the suspected leader of an all-female syndicate engaged in the merchandise business. According to a statement signed by the Assistant Superintendent of Police, Olivia Turkson, the fraudsters approach wholesalers, retailers and petty traders and engage them in a bargain for products including air conditioners, folding chairs, cooking oil and alcoholic beverages. ...

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Tullow, Institute of HR Practitioners launch Mentoring Programme

Tullow Oil Ghana, in collaboration with the Institute of Human Resource Management Practitioners (IHRMP), have launched an HR Mentoring Programme in Accra. The new project, aimed at training the next generation of HR practitioners, will see established practitioners mentor a number of young professionals on ways to reach the heights of the sector. The launch earlier in the week at ...

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Twitter bans bulk tweeting and duplicate accounts in bot crackdown

Twitter is announcing major limits on how users and apps can automate tweets, in order to combat spam and political propaganda bots. Developers are now banned from using any system that simultaneously posts “identical or substantially similar” tweets from multiple accounts at once, or makes actions like liking, retweeting, and following across multiple accounts at once. Twitter will remove these options from ...

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‘Aquaman’ early test screening reactions praise action, ‘emotional’ film


Positive early reactions from an Aquaman test screening point to a bounce back for Warner Bros. and DC Films. After Wonder Woman was universally praised, the expectation was that Justice League could continue to send the DC movie universe in the right direction. The movie was instead plagued by a Frankenstein edit, production drama and tragedy, and continues to be a major topic of conversation. The studio ...

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My agent will listen to offers from Real Madrid – Courtois

Thibaut Courtois says he is “talking to Chelsea” over a new contract but admitted that he and his agent would “listen” if Real Madrid got in touch. The 25-year-old’s current deal at Stamford Bridge expires in 2019 and speculation has linked Courtois with a return to the Spanish capital, where he previously spent three years on loan at Atletico Madrid, ...

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UCL: Bayern Munich thump Besiktas in last-16 first leg

Thomas Muller gives Bayern the lead just before half-time with his first of two goals taking his tally for the season to nine

Bayern Munich thumped 10-man Besiktas to equal their longest winning run and take a convincing lead in their Champions League last-16 tie. The hosts won their 14th consecutive game after a dominant second half against Besiktas, who had Domagoj Vida sent off after 16 minutes. Thomas Muller converted from close range in both halves, and Kingsley Coman also swept home. ...

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Man City’s Aguero avoids punishment for fan altercation

Aguero had to be held back by a member of the City coaching staff (Image: Getty Images Europe)

The clubs have until 18:00 GMT on Friday to respond to the charges, while Aguero has been “reminded of his responsibilities”. Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero will not be punished by the Football Association following a post-match confrontation with a fan after Monday’s FA Cup defeat by Wigan. Television footage appeared to show Aguero pushing a supporter and he later claimed he was spat ...

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