Monthly Archives: November 2014

Pictures: Mahama arrives in Doha

President John Mahama will this morning hold discussions with the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, at the Royal Palace. The discussions will be preceded by an inspection of Guard of Honour. The President, who arrived in Doha earlier today, was met at the airport by the Minister for Petroleum and Industry of Qatar, Dr. ...

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Only 13% of Ghanaians own houses – report

Renting a home is a popular trend in Ghana, with only approximately 13 per cent of the population owning their home, a report published by Lamudi Ghana, a global giant in the real estate industry said. According to the report dubbed “Real Estate in the Emerging Markets 2014 – Ghana” renting provides a simpler and more accessible path to longer ...

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Newcastle to swoop for Andre Ayew

English top-flight side Newcastle United are weighing up a possible bid for Marseille’s Ghana international midfielder Andre Ayew. Reports in France suggest the Magpies have already made contact regarding a possible deal in January. The French outfit are hoping to offload the Ghanaian before his contract runs out next summer and are open to offers. Alan Pardew is desperate to ...

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Ewe king who rules from Germany via Skype robbed

An African King who governs his kingdom via Skype has had his four gold crowns stolen from his home in Germany. King Togbe Ngoryifia Céphas Kosi Bansah returned from an evening out to discover that thieves had broken in his home in Ludwigshafen, roughly 49 miles south of Frankfurt, and made off with most of his royal regalia, including the ...

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Elikem finally admits affair with Odartey’s wife; “it lasted 4 years”

Promising Ghanaian fashion designer and former BBA housemate Elikem Kumordzi ‘the Tailor’, has finally confessed he had an affair with the wife of former Black Stars player and business man, Odartey Lamptey. Elikem who was mentioned last year as one of Gloria Lamptey’s lovers and possible father of two of her children denied the allegations when it first came out. ...

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Gov’t constructs 73 SHS Day Schools – Mahama

President John Dramani Mahama, on Saturday announced that 73 out of the proposed 200 Senior High Day Schools, have reached different stages of construction, while others are on course. He said government’s commitment of one-third of its annual budget to education was a testimony that it remained paramount in the socio-economic development of the country. President Mahama said this when ...

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Local Government Ministry promotes campaign

The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD) is to partner public and private institutions to increase the public awareness on the National Sanitation Day (NSD) Campaign set for first Saturday of every month. The partnership is also aimed at promoting collaborative efforts among MLGRD and the private sector to collectively put new innovative ideas together to ensure the ...

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President Mahama leaves for Qatar

President John Mahama last night left Accra for a three-day state visit to Qatar. He is expected to make a strong pitch for Qatari investments into Ghana’s energy sector and also in the construction of an integrated aluminum refinery in Ghana, during his three-day visit. A statement signed by the Head of Communications and Presidential Spokesperson, Ben Dotsei Malor stated ...

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INCREDIBLE: Michael Brown was a ‘demon’

Officer Darren Wilson said of the victim that ‘it look[ed] like a demon’, writes Thomas [EPA] All of the discussions about Ferguson are going in circles. Nothing seems to work. We can make Twitter hashtags. We can bring up all the statistics we like. We can talk about the string of recent deaths of black men (and one 12-year-old boy). ...

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Ghana Navy adjudged the best in West Africa

Ghana Navy was adjudged the best navy in the West Africa sub-region by a renowned international security agency, World Security Watch, for last year. The Chief of the Naval Staff, Rear Admiral Geoffery Mawuli Biekro, who disclosed this, said the achievement was based on discipline, hard work and commitment exhibited by the personnel who also as provided quality surveillance on ...

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