• NIA Bill passed under certificate of urgency

    General News of Sunday, 19 November 2017 Source: Myjoyonline.com Prof Ken-Attafuah, Executive Secretary of the NIA The National Identity Register (Amendment) Bill, 2017, has been passed by Parliament under a ‘certificate of urgency’ to enable the National Identification Authority (NIA) to start the registration of all Ghanaians and foreign nationals. This will enable the NIA to start registration of individuals by the end of November, in accordance with its ‘timetable.’ Following the passage of the Amendment to the National Identity Register, the Legislative Instrument (L.I.) is expected to be laid in parliament in the course...
  • Presby Church lauds government over move to hand over mission schools

    General News of Sunday, 19 November 2017 Source: otecfmghana Matthew Opoku Prempeh The District Minister of Peyer Memorial Congregation of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana , Bantama, Rev. Stephen Osei Sarpong has lauded the government’s move to hand over mission schools in the country to its original owners. According to Rev. Stephen Osei Sarpong Presbyterian of Ghana is ready take over their faith based institutions adding that the move by government would help restore discipline to the schools stressing that the purpose for setting them up was to train students to become both educationally and...
  • KABA looked up to me for advice and direction – Tommy Annan-Forson

    General News of Sunday, 19 November 2017 Source: www.ghanaweb.com play videoTommy Annan-Forson, Veteran Broadcaster Many people in the media fraternity and various sectors are yet to come to terms with the passing of outstanding political talk show host Kwadwo Asare-Baffour Acheampong after he passed in the early hours of Saturday 18th November, 2017. Colleagues especially at the Multimedia Group Limited have been thrown into a state of shock and numbness as they grieve the broadcasters passing. Another person who has come out to express his grief is veteran broadcaster Tommy Annan-Forson. “I’ve known him for...
  • The Press Foundation mourns KABA

    General News of Sunday, 19 November 2017 Source: mynewsgh.com Kwadwo Asare-Baffour Acheampong aka KABA The Press Foundation, TPF has expressed its heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family of Asempah FM’s broadcast journalist, Mr. Kwadwo Asare-Baffour Acheampong, affectionately called KABA. In a statement issued and signed by its Executive Director, Listowell Yesu Bukarson he expressed his heartfelt condolences to the widow, parents and close relations. “The Press Foundations, TPF, received the news of the demise of Asempah FM’s broadcast journalist, Mr. Kwadwo Asare-Baffour Acheampong, affectionately called KABA with great shock. We are devastated, by the sudden...
  • We will win next year’s CAF Confederation Cup – Kotoko Boss

    Sports News of Sunday, 19 November 2017 Source: ghanacrusader.com Asante Kotoko Asante Kotoko Executive Board Chairman, Dr. Kwame Kyei, has vowed that his side will win next year’s CAF Confederation Cup. The former African will be making a return to African club football for the first time in three years. The Kumasi giants got the ticket to represent Ghana next year in Africa after winning the FA Cup- they defeated their rivals Hearts of Oak 3-1 to win the trophy. “With blessings coming from Otumfuo Osei Tutu II (life patron of the club) we will...
  • Release our subsidies in arrears for 3 terms – CHASS to govt

    General News of Sunday, 19 November 2017 Source: Graphic.com.gh National President of CHASS Mrs Cecilia Kwakye Cofie The National President of the Conference of Heads of Assisted Secondary Schools (CHASS) Mrs Cecilia Kwakye Cofie, has asked the government, to as a matter of urgency, release subsidies which has been in arrears for three terms to the school. She said the schools risked being closed down prematurely if the absorbed fees by the government had not reached the schools “immediately”. Speaking at the 68th Speech and Prize-Giving Day of Winneba Secondary School in Winneba on Saturday,...
  • How top Ghanaian politicians reacted to KABA’s death

    Kwadwo Asare-Baffour Acheampong was 37 years old The death of ace broadcast journalist with the Multimedia Group, Mr. Kwadwo Asare-Baffour Acheampong, affectionately called KABA appears to have hit leading political figures in the country harder than his colleagues from the inky fraternity. Host of late afternoon political show, Ekosii Sen on Asempa FM has left many politicians including former and current ministers of state devastated as the join the bereaved family to mourn his loss. Prominent among those who have expressed their heartfelt condolences are Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia and Former President John Dramani...
  • Yiadom dedicates double brace to late Red Star Belgrade great Rajko Miti

    Sports News of Sunday, 19 November 2017 Source: GHANAsoccernet.com Richmond Boakye Yiadom Red Star Belgrade striker Richmond Boakye Yiadom has dedicated his double brace to club legend Rajko Miti?. The Ghana international scored two goals in each half in their 6-1 win over Rad Beograd in the Serbian top-flight on Saturday. Boakye has now tallied ten goals in ten Serbian Liga matches this season and improved to 37 goals in a total of 47 matches played this year. Last week, Red Star unveiled a statue for their former talisman who died in 2008 Boakye was...
  • 'New education reforms to focus on science, tech, maths, engineering – Akufo-Addo

    General News of Sunday, 19 November 2017 Source: Graphic.com.gh One of the students responsible for Ghana’s first satellite into space receives a citation The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has indicated that, as part of the educational reforms being undertaken by his government, he has directed the Ministry of Education, and the Ministry responsible for Science and Technology to draw up programmes to strengthen and upscale the study of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) right from the basic level. According to President Akufo-Addo, it is the aim of his government to...
  • KP Boateng scores spectacular goal in Frankfurt draw at Hoffenheim

    Sports News of Sunday, 19 November 2017 Source: GHANAsoccernet.com Kevin-Prince Boateng Kevin-Prince Boateng scored a stupendous goal as Eintracht Frankfurt drew 1-1 at Hoffenheim on Saturday in the Bundesliga. The 30-year-old opened the scoring on 13 minutes for the visitors at the Rhein-Neckar-Arena. He shot from from outside the penalty area to give Niko Kovac’s charges the lead. But Marc Uth grabbed the equalizer for Julian Nagelsmann’s men at the death to the split points. Boateng has now scored two league goals for the side he joined in the summer. Courtesy of GHANAsoccernet.com – Ghana’s...
  • Akufo-Addo leaves Ghana for 3-day UK visit

    General News of Sunday, 19 November 2017 Source: citifmonline.com President Akufo-Addo will hold talks with British Prime Minister, Theresa May President Akudo-Addo will this evening , leave Ghana for the United Kingdom (UK) on a 3-day working visit to that country. While in the UK, he will hold talks with British Prime Minister, Theresa May, and deliver an address at Cambridge University. The address, which will be held on Monday, November 11, will be on the theme of “Democracy and Development”. On Tuesday, he is expected to speak at the Royal African Society on “Africa...
  • NDC's Unity Walk in Tarkwa to come off on November 25

    Politics of Sunday, 19 November 2017 Source: Myjoyonline.com It is the first time the campaign is being organised outside a regional capital The Unity Walk campaign of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) slated for Tarkwa in the Western region, will now come off on Saturday, November 25. The walk which was initially fixed on November 11, was called off a few days to the advertised time with little explanation from the organisers. But Lead organiser and former Chief Executive Officer for Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly, Kojo Bonsu says the walk has been rescheduled to take...
  • Confederations Cup final : Daniel Nii Adjei scores for TP Mazembe in first leg win

    Daniel Nii Adjei was on target for TP Mazembe Ghanaian midfielder Daniel Nii Adjei scored the winning goal as TP Mazembe edged SuperSport United 2-1 on Sunday to take first leg advantage in the 2017 CAF Confederation Cup final. Adjei restored the lead for the Ravens in the 67th minute when he shot from the edge of the area having beaten Williams, with the goalkeeper unable to contend with the bounce off the artificial pitch. He was later replaced in the 82nd minute by veteran Tresor Mputu Mabi. Malian Adama Traore gave Mazembe the lead...
  • Educational reforms would strengthen study of science – Akufo-Addo

    General News of Sunday, 19 November 2017 Source: ghananewsagency.org President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Government is geared at enrolling more science students in the country’s educational system to achieve its target of 60 percent science inclined students in technical institutions nationwide, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said. Thus, as part of the educational reforms being undertaken by his government, the President has directed the Ministry of Education, and the Ministry responsible for Science and Technology to draw up programmes to strengthen and upscale the study of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) right from...
  • Ghana Chamber of Mines and Ghana Standards Authority sign MoU

    Business News of Sunday, 19 November 2017 Source: ghananewsagency.org Representatives of Ghana Chamber of Mines and the Ghana Standards Authority signing MoU The Ghana Chamber of Mines and the Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance and strengthen technical cooperation in the fields of standardisation, metrology and conformity assessment. The MoU also aims to improve the exchange of information and expertise between the two organisations in order to promote standards in the mining industry, public and industrial welfare, health and safety. Mr Sulemanu Koney, the Chief Executive Officer of...
  • 100,000 graduates to be employed in 2018 will earn GHS47 – Kwesi Pratt

    Business News of Sunday, 19 November 2017 Source: primenewsghana.com Kwesi Pratt, Managing Editor – Insight Newspaper Graduates who will be employed next year as captured in the 2018 budget will earn as less as GHS47. That’s according to the Editor of the Insight Newspaper who said per his calculation the 50million Ghana Cedis allocation made for 100,000 graduates to be employed under the Nation Builders Corps program will earn 47 Cedis. Finance minister Ken Ofori Atta during the reading of the 2018 budget revealed that as a way to curb graduate unemployment in the country,...
  • Nine land guards grabbed at Gomoa Fetteh

    General News of Sunday, 19 November 2017 Source: citifmonline.com Two of the nine arrested land guards Nine persons suspected to be gun wielding land guards have been arrested at Gomoa Fetteh in the Central Region by the Anti-Land Guards squad from the Police National Headquarters deployed to the Kasoa area. The team, led by Chief Inspector John Danso of the Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT) of the Ghana Police, arrested the suspects at the palace of the Chief of Gomoa Fetteh on Friday. The suspects are Abusua Panin Kwao Abeka, Stephen Abeka, Isaac Quansah,...
  • KABA’S death is a big blow to us – GJA

    General News of Sunday, 19 November 2017 Source: citifmonline.com The late Kwadwo Asare-Baffour Acheampong, popularly known as KABA The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA), has said the death of ace broadcaster and host of Asempa FM’s Asempa FM’s late afternoon political show, Eko Sii Sen, Kwadwo Asare-Baffour Acheampong, popularly known as KABA, is a big blow to the Association and the country. “It is in such sense of irredeemable loss that the GJA expresses its deepest condolences to the bereaved family, especially his wife, Valentina Ofori Afriyie and little daughter, Nana Yaa, as well as the...
  • Nationwide registration for 'Ghana card' to begin middle of 2018

    General News of Sunday, 19 November 2017 Source: Graphic.com.gh President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo with his Ghana Card The nationwide registration for the national identity card (Ghana card) is to begin latest by the middle of 2018. The acting Executive Secretary of the National Identification Authority (NIA), Professor Ken Attafuah, gave the hint to journalists after the passage of the National Identity Register (Amendment) Bill, 2017 by Parliament last Friday. He said the President was expected to accent to the Act by the end of this week. Thereafter, he said, a Legislative Instrument (LI) for...
  • Students of Parkoso SHS study on bare floor

    General News of Sunday, 19 November 2017 Source: citifmonline.com Some students seated on the bare floor taking lessons Teachers at the Parkoso Community Day Senior High School in the Asokore Mampong Municipality of the Ashanti Region, are struggling to assess the performance of first-year students. This is because most of the students sit on the bare floor for class work, and the few desks available, are shared by students in pairs, does not allow for independent work. The school was commissioned by former President John Dramani Mahama as part of his 200 Community day Senior...
  • No vigilante group in Ghana – Samson Anyenini

    General News of Sunday, 19 November 2017 Source: Graphic.com.gh Samson Lardy Anyenini, Legal practitioner A legal practitioner and broadcast journalist, Mr Samson Lardy Anyenini, has stated that there is no vigilante group in Ghana. Rather, he argues that it is a group of persons encouraged by politicians to break the laws of the country with impunity. Mr Anyenini was speaking at a public lecture in Tamale on the topic, “Vigilantism and Selective Justice in Ghana: A Threat to National Security.” “These are people engaged in pure lawlessness and not vigilante groups as we have described...
  • NCA urged to abolish TV license and seek good content

    General News of Sunday, 19 November 2017 Source: ghanacrusader.com File photo A member of the creative industry has called on the National Communication Authority (NCA) to consider the abolishment of TV licence fee and rather institute content task analysis to monitor performance of TV stations. Discussing the issue of foreign content on peace FM entertainment review, the member indicated that, “NCA should rather allow TV stations that brings foreign content pay tax to support local producers.” According to him, there should be a regulatory body to ensure quality content and very educative programs from television...
  • Ghana stars clash in Swiss Super League

    Sports News of Sunday, 19 November 2017 Source: GHANAsoccernet.com Raphael Dwamena Ghana defender Kassim Nuhu played the entire duration as Young Boys side beat international teammate Raphael Dwamena and his FC Zurich side on Sunday in the Swiss Super League. Dwamena lasted 81 minutes on the pitch and was replaced by Nigerian Stephen Odey. His side took the lead through a Jean Pierre Nsamé own goal in the 34th minute. But Young Boys fought back and level through a Miralem Sulejmani before Roger Assale sealed the points with an 84th minute goal. Courtesy of GHANAsoccernet.com...
  • 2018 will be a difficult year for Ghanaians – Badu Kobi

    General News of Sunday, 19 November 2017 Source: peacefmonline.com Prophet Emmanuel Badu Kobi, Leader and Founder of Glorious Waves Church International In the knowledge and the calculation of the economic team of President Akufo Addo, the 2018 Budget presented in Parliament by the Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta will give more opportunities to Ghanaians to turn their lives around for the better, but Prophet Emmanuel Badu Kobi says God has revealed something different to him concerning 2018. According to the Leader and Founder of Glorious Waves Church International, in the realms of the Spirit, the...
  • NIA misses registration schedule; process likely to start in 2018

    Business News of Sunday, 19 November 2017 Source: citifmonline.com Executive Secretary -National Identification Authority, Prof Ken Attafuah The National Identification Authority (NIA), is likely to extend the timeline set for it to begin registration of Ghanaians onto its database, and the instant issuance of the newly revamped National Identification card also known as Ghana card. The project, which started under the Mahama government, was re-launched by President Akufo-Addo in September 2018, and was supposed to begin fresh registrations. President Akufo-Addo received the first Ghana card. NIA had targeted to complete the first phase of the...
  • FIFA U20 WC Qualifier: Black Princesses thump Kenya 5-1

    Sports News of Sunday, 19 November 2017 Source: ghanacrusader.com Black Princesses The Black Princesses of Ghana have booked a place in the last round of the 2018 FIFA U20 World Cup qualifiers following their 5-1 victory over the Harambee Starlets of Kenya at the Nairobi City Stadium on Sunday afternoon. Olivia Anokye opened the scoring for Ghana in the first minute of the game with a superb strike. A brace from Ampem Darkoaa goal poacher Priscilla Aduabea ended the first half in a comfortable 3-0 victory in favour of coach Yusif Basigi’s side. The Black...
  • Black Stars underestimated group opponents – GFA member

    Sports News of Sunday, 19 November 2017 Source: ghanacrusader.com Black Stars Black Stars Management Committee Vice Chairman, Wilfred Osei Kweku Palmer, says they underestimated their group opponent in the just ended 2018 World Cup qualification after Ghana failed to make their fourth successive World Cup. The Black Stars were toppled by the Pharaohs of Egypt in Group E of the qualifiers and placed third with seven points from six games which compounded their woes of not making it to next year’s world football showpiece in Russia. Speaking on the Football Legends Night Show on GH...
  • Kotoko defender rejects Aduana Stars offer

    Asante Kotoko defender Ahmed Adams Asante Kotoko defender, Ahmed Adams, says he’s unwilling to move away from the club amid interest from Aduana Stars who have contacted him over a possible move. The highly experienced defender had a fruitful 2016/17 season for the Porcupine Warriors having aided them lift their ninth FA Cup trophy and placing fifth on league standings. Despite a few months left on his contract, Adams is willing to stay with Kotoko as they begin their quest to conquer Africa in the next year’s CAF Confederation Cup. “I have a few months...
  • Swansea and West Ham United join race for Ghana winger Edwin Gyasi

    Sports News of Sunday, 19 November 2017 Source: GHANAsoccernet.com Gyasi has one year left on his contract at Aalesunds FK English Premier League duo Swansea City and West Ham United have joined the race for the signature of Ghana winger Edwin Gyasi, The Sun has reported. The Aalesunds FK winger scored on his debut for the Black Stars of Ghana to wrestle for a point for the West Africans in a pulsating 1-1 stalemate with the Pharaohs of Egypt. The Sun adds that Middlesbrough, Bristol City, Sheffield Wednesday, QPR and Cardiff are also looking to...
  • Kotoko manager Steve Polack off to Finland for holidays

    Sports News of Sunday, 19 November 2017 Source: GHANAsoccernet.com Steve Polack left Ghana on Saturday for his home country Finland Kumasi Asante Kotoko manager Steve Polack left Ghana on Saturday for his home country Finland for holidays after an amazing season with the Porcupine Warriors. The Finnish will be away for 14 days and return to prepare the side for the upcoming season as The Reds eye the Ghana Premier League title and the CAF Confederation Cup next season. Polack guided Asante Kotoko to lift the 2017 FA Cup title, beating their sworn rivals Hearts...

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