Tag Archives: Ghana News

Ten tips on how to become leaner

Losing weight is hard. But if you want to become leaner before the summer is well and truly over, it can totally be done. In this article, Beauty and Tips offers up 10 tips on how to become leaner. Summer might have already reached its peak for many of us, but that’s no excuse not to get leaner. In fact, ...

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Citi FM commiserates with Sierra Leone [Photos]

A delegation from Citi FM on Tuesday visited the Sierra Leonean High Commission in Accra to express the grief of the station over the tragedy that struck Sierra Leone last week. The Chief Executive Officer of Citi FM, Samuel Atta-Mensah, signed the book of condolence at the High Commission and also informed the Commissioner that listeners of the station have ...

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Ghanaians among top foreigners boosting UK health system

2016 figures indicate that there are 2,289 Ghanaian health staff under the United Kingdom’s (UK) National Health Service (NHS). Ghana contributes the 15th most human resources to the UK’s NHS and other African countries feature prominently, with Nigeria contributing 5,040, South Africa contributing 1,626 and Egypt contributing 887. UK nationals contribute 971,878 persons to NHS staff, which range from cleaners ...

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Samsung’s Bixby rolled out in 200 countries

Samsung’s voice-controlled digital assistant Bixby is being rolled out in 200 countries from today. It is Samsung’s equivalent of Apple’s Siri and Google’s Assistant – which is pre-installed already in Samsung phones as they run the Android operating system. Bixby will initially be available in only two languages – US English and South Korean. The launch had been delayed since ...

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India court bans Islamic instant divorce

India’s top court has ruled the practice of instant divorce in Islam unconstitutional, marking a major victory for women’s rights activists. In a 3-2 majority verdict, the court called the practice “un-Islamic”. India is one of a handful of countries where a Muslim man can divorce his wife in minutes by saying the word talaq (divorce) three times. The landmark ...

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Kenyan woman advertises for husband

A Kenyan single mother has taken to the streets of the capital, Nairobi, with a huge banner in search of a husband. Dressed in a white dress similar to a wedding gown, 28-year-old mother-of-one Pris Nyambura holds a banner in the air which bears the words: ”Need For A Husband, I Have a Girl Child Seven Years Old.” To show ...

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Errand boy on the run after stealing GHc600,000

Police in the Eastern Region is on the hunt for a man suspected to have stolen GHc 600,000 in cash from a man he stays with. The fugitive, Yaw Abdulai alias Yaw Welle, was an errand boy who lived with the victim and is suspected to have broken into his room on the evening of August 8 and stolen the cash. Police ...

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Spio Garbrah will contest NDC presidential primaries – Aide

Former Trade and Industry Minister Dr. Ekwow Spio Garbrah has given the strongest indication that he will contest the flagbearership position of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) in 2018. According to his spokesperson, Kwaku Tawiah Ampah, reports saying he has abandoned his desire to lead the party in the 2020 elections, are false and must be disregarded. Speaking to ...

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Tony Aubynn replaced as Minerals Commission boss

Kwaku Addai Antwi Bosiako has taken over as the Chief Executive of the Minerals Commission. Mr. Boasiako is the immediate past Managing Director of the Ghana Consolidated Diamonds Limited and has over 19 years’ experience in the mining industry. He replaces Dr. Tony Aubynn who has been asked to proceed on indefinite leave. Dr. Aubynn had been at this post since ...

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Shake-up in GES; 16 directors reassigned

The Ghana Education Service has reassigned 16 of regional and divisional directors of the service across the country. Only two regions; Eastern and Northern, were not affected in the shake up which takes effect from September 1, 2017. “As a sequel to our information to you recently and in the interest of the Service, the following changes in Divisional/Regional Directors ...

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