Author Archives: Edwin Kwakofi

Ghana Rugby ends 2017 high note with promotion to Bronze Cup

Ghana Rugby ended 2017 on a high note when it received notice from its governing body, Rugby Afrique, that it has been promoted from the Africa Regional Challenge Division to the 2018 Rugby Africa Bronze Cup. In the announcement letter to the President and Board Chairman of Ghana Rugby, Herbert Mensah,  the President of Rugby Afrique, Abdelaziz Bougja, stated that, ...

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Stop sacking IGPs, CDSs after change in gov’ts – Nunoo-Mensah

Former Chief of Defense Staff, Brigadier General Nunoo Mensah, has described the appointment of new people to head key security institutions like the police service and the military after every change in government as wrong. Brigadier Nunoo-Mensah served as Chief of Defence Staff under the Armed Forces Revolutionary Council government in 1979, but was relieved of his post. Following the revolution however, ...

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’47 Ways to Win’: Entrepreneurship book launched at Kempinski

The launch of “47 Ways to Win”, a book with practical business ideas for unemployed and underemployed youth looking for an entrepreneurship breakthrough, took place over the weekend at the Kempinski Gold Coast Hotel. The launch was graced by the Deputy Minister for Youth and Sports, Pius Enam Hadzide and Sport, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Entrepreneurship ...

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Police piloting paperless system to improve efficiency

The Ghana Police Service is piloting a paperless system at some police stations in the country as part of reforms to make the police more effective. According to the acting head of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Service, DCOP Maame Yaa Tiwaa Addo-Danquah, the system was being piloted in 26 police stations in Accra and Tema. She stated that, the system, ...

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Golden Exotics, Fair Trade cut sod for science lab at Osudoku Technical

Golden Exotics Limited, producers and exporters of locally-grown bananas, in collaboration with Fair Trade, an international organisation that ensures the fair trading of commodities across countries, have broken the ground for the construction of an ultra-modern science laboratory for the Osudoku Senior High Technical School at Asutuare, in the Greater-Accra Region. The second-cycle institution, since its establishment in 1999, has ...

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Forestry Commission to offer 15,000 jobs by January 2018

The Forestry Commission is set to employ some 15,000 youth by January 2018 as part of efforts to enhance its work across the country. This was revealed at the signing of a service agreement between the Forestry Commission and the Youth Employment Agency (YEA), in which the YEA would serve as the recruitment agency for the Commission. The Chief Executive ...

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‘I would be a better President than Mahama’ – Sylvester Mensah

Former Chief Executive Officer of the National Health Insurance (NHIA), Sylvester Mensah, has said that he will be better than John Dramani Mahama if he is given the chance to lead the country. While stating that the former President’s administration “did their best” while in office, he insisted that he would be able to take the country further than Mahama ...

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Achimota Mall launches ‘can’t wait for Christmas’ campaign

The Achimota Retail Centre has launched its ‘Can’t Wait for Christmas’ campaign – a month-long mixed suite of incredible shopping deals, shopper giveaways, series of entertainment activities and family fun games to usher in the 2017 Christmas season. A countdown has already began for the mall’s highly anticipated Black Friday sales which take place on November 24, while regular patrons of Achimota ...

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Africa can develop without aid – Nana Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has expressed optimism that African countries can thrive without having to depend on aid and assistance from the west. According to the President, it is possible to “move Africa beyond aid” given the numerous natural resources the continent has at its disposal. Speaking at an event organised by the Royal Africa Society, Facebook and the ...

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Democracy not only about electing Presidents, MPs – Nana Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has emphasized the need for Ghanaians  to uphold the country’s democratic credentials, but called for a more holistic approach in order to push the nation towards prosperity. According to the President, although peaceful changes in government and the people’s representatives were a sign of the country’s strong democratic prospects, it was more imperative that all ...

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