Monthly Archives: August 2014

FULL SPEECH: ADDRESS BY NANA AKUFO-ADDO ON RESULTS OF NPP SPECIAL ELECTORAL COLLEGE OF 31ST AUGUST 2014

Ladies and Gentlemen of the Media Today, in accordance with our Party’s Constitution, elections were held in our Party all across the country to prune down the number of presidential aspirants from 7 to 5. I am very grateful for the decision of the Special Electoral College and the confidence that its delegates have reaffirmed in me by this overwhelming ...

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Full Speech: What Otumfuo Osei Tutu Said @ The GJA Awards

KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY HIS MAJESTY OTUMFUO OSEI TUTU II, ASANTEHENE, AT THE ANNUAL AWARDS NIGHT OF THE GHANA JOURNALIST ASSOCIATION (GJA) AT THE BANQUET HALL, STATE HOUSE, ACCRA ON SATURDAY, 30TH AUGUST, 2014. It is a privilege to be your Guest Speaker for this year’s Annual Awards ceremony. You will appreciate that it is not easy for us to accept ...

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EC gives parties September 8 to submit list of reps on election reforms committee

Source: Ghana | Adomonline.com | Afia Amankwa-Tamakloe Date: 29-08-2014 Time: 06:08:37:pm The Electoral Commission says political parties have up to September 8, 2014 to submit representatives on the Electoral Reforms Committee. The setting up of the committee is in line with recommendations by the Supreme Court which exactly a year ago, brought closure to the eight-month hearing of the petition challenging the EC’s declaration ...

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Martha Bissah wins Ghana’s first ever Olympic Gold medal

Ghana’s Martha Bissah became the first Ghanaian to win an Olympic gold medal at any level after running a massive personal best and a new national record of 2:04.90 to snatch victory in the 800m final at the ongoing Youth Olympics in Nanjing, China on Saturday. 17-year-old Bissah, who is the reigning national Sea and Shore National Circuit 800m Champion, ...

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Germany intelligence spied on Kofi Annan

It has appeared that German intelligence secretly listened to phone conversations involving Ghanaian former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan in 2012 according to a magazine report. Spiegel, a German news magazine reported that a conversation between the former UN chief and former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was secretly recorded by Germany’s foreign intelligence agency (BND). The BND according ...

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Kofi Annan advocates peace for national development

Kofi Annan, former Secretary General of United Nations  Mr Kofi Annan, former Secretary General of United Nations (UN), has called on the country’s leadership to adhere to the tenets of peace and security, respect for human rights and rule of law to promote development. He said no nation could develop without obeying these values and urged the country’s authorities to ...

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Ghana Airways will be back soon – process for its establishment has begun

Ghana would soon boost of its own airline as the Ministry of Transport has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with PWC Ghana and the World Bank for the commencement of the Technical Advisory Services. The Technical Advisory Services would involve the undertaking of various business studies, development of plans, financial and economic models, provision of advice and the management ...

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The Ghanaian @52 – Nana Awere Damoah

Nana Awere Damoah The year 2007 was a momentous one for Ghana, my motherland. The first nation south of the Sahara to obtain independence, from the British, in 1957. Ghana celebrated her Golden Jubilee in 2007 with fanfare – a proud nation. Ghana, the nation, @50 was noted to have made significant strides, especially within the last two decades, and ...

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Manasseh’s Folder: Afriyie-Ankrah’s tears in the rain

Source: Ghana|Joy FM|Manasseh Azure Awuni Date: 22-08-2014 Time: 08:08:32:am    There is this story about parliamentarians whose bus was involved in a fatal accident on their way to a rural community to inspect a project. When rescuers heard about the accident and got to the scene later, they found the bus but there was no single person in it, dead or alive. After some ...

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Telecos harmonize customer service short codes from September 2014

Beginning September 8, 2014, all telcos in the country will use the same short codes for the various customer service activities such as recharging credit, checking credit balance and call centre enquiries. A statement from the The National Communications Authority (NCA) said the authority is doing this in collaboration with telcos to ensure that common customer services across all networks use uniform ...

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