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Parliament summons Transport Minister over $20 charge by GACL

Parliament has summoned the Minister for Transport, Kwaku Ofori Asiamah, to appear before the House on Tuesday, March 19, 2024, over unlawful charges by the Ghana Airports Company Limited. This follows concerns raised by the Minority Caucus over the introduction of a $20 maintenance charge on all round trips by the Ghana Airports Company Limited and a $10 charge for ...

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AZOFFA donates to three Former Footballers

The Adoagyiri- Zongo Former Footballers Association ( AZOFFA) has made donations of an undisclosed amount of money and items worth hundreds of Ghana Cedis to three distinguished retired footballers at Nsawam in the Eastern  Region of  Ghana. The Items donated included tins of Milo, Milk, Sugar, Loaves of Bread, Packs of Mineral Water Soft Drinks, and Toiletries. The three retired ...

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IMF deal: Second tranche of US$600m officially hits BOG account

The Bank of Ghana (BOG) has acknowledged receipt of US$600 million as the second tranche of Ghana’s bailout package with the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The cash meant for budget support and stabilization of the local currency, was officially credited to the Central Bank’s account today, Tuesday, January 23, 2023. This means, Ghana has received a total of US$ 1.2 ...

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Victor Osimhen wins African Player of the Year ward

Nigeria’s Victor Osimhen has been crowned the 2023 African Footballer of the Year at the Confederation of African Football (Caf) awards ceremony in Marrakesh. The Napoli player beat Egypt’s Mohamed Salah and Morocco’s Achraf Hakimi to the prestigious award – the first time a Nigerian has picked up the title since Nwankwo Kanu in 1999. Nigeria enjoyed double success with ...

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Ghana Lithium Deal, Can We Learn from the Past?

This is a clarion call to all well-meaning citizens. Enough is enough. It has come to that time when ordinary citizens need to have a voice in how our natural resources are managed and used. Ghana was the beacon of hope for the entire African continent, but no more. The glory of the Republic seems to be fading away or tampered with unscrupulously. The Euphoria that greeted ...

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Polls open in Liberia presidential, legislative elections

Liberians began voting Tuesday on whether to give football legend George Weah a second term as president, with peace among voters’ main concerns in a nation still scarred by back-to-back civil wars. An hour before polling got under way at 0800 GMT, hundreds of people were already waiting to cast their ballots at voting stations, mostly set up in schools, ...

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WAEC awaits release of funds for marking of WASSCE, BECE

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) says it is expecting the Government to release some funds for the marking and release of results for this year’s West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) and the Basic Education Certificate Examinations (BECE). Mr John K. Kapi, the Head of Public Affairs, WAEC, told the Ghana News Agency that the early release of ...

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IMF deal to be reached latest February – Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo has said that the country is hopeful to get an International Monetary Fund (IMF) deal latest in February. According to him, the deal will enable the economy to bounce back. He added that the deal will also help us repair the country’s public finances as well as “rebuild the confidence of outsiders in our economy and our own ...

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FAD Christmas Gala discovers Ghana’s Messi

Football talents abound in Ghana and the African continent in general, however; it takes scouts, mini-tournaments, and in some areas, community-organized football competitions to uncover these endowments. Such competitions, particularly in areas outside the big towns offer enormous opportunities for emerging football geniuses. One of these convergences was recently organized by no other person but the venerable Frank Annoh- Dompreh ...

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Diego Maradona dies aged 60

Football legend Diego Maradona, one of the greatest players of all time, has died at the age of 60. The former Argentina attacking midfielder and manager suffered a heart attack at his Buenos Aires home. He had successful surgery on a brain blood clot earlier in November and was to be treated for alcohol dependency. Maradona was captain when Argentina ...

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