Nigerians in Ghana decry demolition of Nigerian High Commission, say they are not safe

Posted by - June 22, 2020

Some Nigerians in Ghana have raised the alarm over their safety while reacting to the demolition of a building within the premises of the Nigerian High Commission in Ghana. Armed men stormed the Nigerian High Commissioner’s residence in Accra on Friday night with bulldozers and demolished a building on the property. The government of Ghana

COVID-19: Ghana reopens fish factory after 500 workers tested positive

Posted by - May 13, 2020

A fish-processing plant in Ghana where more than 500 workers tested positive for the coronavirus has partially reopened, owner Thai Union Group PCL said on Tuesday. Ghana’s President, Nana Akufo-Addo, said on Sunday that one worker at the fish factory in the coastal city of Tema had infected 533 other employees. Local government and trade

Ghana to test 8,000 police deployed to coronavirus hot spots

Posted by - April 24, 2020

Over 8,000 police officers are to be tested for COVID-19 after they were deployed in virus hot spots during a three-week lockdown that was lifted last Sunday by President Akufo-Addo. They were part of 30,000 police – military deployment. The figure represents about one-third of officers deployed over the period to enforce the measure meant to

COVID-19’s Revelation about Educational Inequality in Ghana

Posted by - April 8, 2020

Kwabena Opoku-Agyemang, a lecturer at the University of Ghana, is looking for new ways to carry on teaching his students. He has no other choice. Ever since Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo ordered last month the indefinite closure of all schools to curb the spread of the new coronavirus, many of the country’s higher educational institutions

Kenya, Ghana, Gabon Record Index Cases of Coronavirus

Posted by - March 13, 2020

A busy coronavirus day across the continent, three countries have recorded index cases of the disease. Ghana in West Africa, Gabon in Central Africa and Kenya in East Africa. The Kenyan case is the first in East Africa. According to the Ministry of Health, the patient is a Kenyan citizen who returned the USA via London, United

Vincent Torgah Wins the Nigeria Masters cup the Third Time

Posted by - December 2, 2019

By becoming the first to win the Nigeria Masters cup three times in a row, Ghana’s Vincent Torgah has extended his lead and Order of Merit point in the African Tour. The Nigeria Masters tournament which teed off on Thursday at the IBB International Golf and Country Club, Abuja ended on Sunday. The consistent Torgah

Ghana Occupies First Seat at the UN General Assembly

Posted by - September 20, 2019

Every year in September, all 193 members of the United Nations meet at the General Assembly at the organisation’s headquarters in New York. The General Assembly is one of the six main organs of the UN, where several international issues covered by the Charter of the United Nations, such as development, peace and security, international

Ghana Suspends Head Of Public Procurement For ‘Selling Contracts’

Posted by - August 22, 2019

The Chief Executive Officer of Ghana’s Public Procurement Authority, PPA, has been suspended by the president in the wake of an investigative report alleging improper conduct on his side. Mr. Agyenim Boateng Adjei has since been referred to relevant authorities for two separate probes. One on conflict of interest and the other over potential acts of

Ghana’s Gold Dealer NAM Breaks Silence After Jail Episode In Dubai

Posted by - August 19, 2019

Following his jail stint in the United Arab Emirates and brief detention back home, CEO of Ghana’s controversial gold dealership firm, Menzgold, has finally addressed a press briefing today, August 19. Nana Appiah Mensah, known by his alias NAM was recently released by a court in the capital Accra after his bail conditions were met. He was

AFRIMA Withdraws Hosting Rights From Ghana For Two Years

Posted by - August 1, 2019

After several months of meetings and consultations by the International Committee of the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA), they have decided that Ghana will no longer host the 2019 and 2020 editions of AFRIMA. Although the country entered into an obligation on July 12, 2018, to retain hosting rights of the biggest music event in