Monthly Archives: August 2015

Support private sector to absorb unemployed – Kufuor to gov’t

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has called for support for Ghana’s private sector, describing it as an alternative in addressing the worrying unemployment situation in the country. An estimated 300,000 graduates are said to be unemployed presently, a situation some analysts believe could worsen if concrete steps are not put in place to solve the problem. According to Mr. Kufuor, the problem created ...

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Your family on the road

This is one topic I have avoided for a while but I honestly cannot dodge it anymore. If it is coming a bit too late, blame it on my muse. But there is another reason. Ghana’s travel infrastructure and tourism resources have mostly being designed with but one thing in mind- family. And why am I talking about it now? ...

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Asanteman Conference Shifts From New York To Columbus, Ohio

Asanteman Council of North America (ACONA) takes this year’s Annual Congress to Columbus, Ohio. The Congress was to be hosted in New York but had to be shifted to Columbus as New York failed to meet the conditions and protocols set forth by ACONA for member-associations in hosting events of this kind. The Congress is scheduled to take place on ...

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Train Youth To Be Responsible – Apostle Tells

Founder and Head pastor of Deliverance Bethel Ministry International, Apostle George Twumasi Ankrah has appealed to churches to get the youth involved in church activities in order to transform both their moral and spiritual attitudes for the better. He said this at a 3-day seminar organised for the youth under the theme “Touching the fire to perform'” at Tafo in ...

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National Security probes ISIS reports

A national security task force is investigating reports about a number of Ghanaians purported to have joined the Islamic State (ISIS). According to Minister for the Interior, Mr. Mark Owen Woyongo the task force would make its recommendations on the way forward in the wake of the new development. Although Mr. Woyongo could not state the number of youth who ...

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Citi FM’s Bernard Avle, Jessica Opare Saforo, Nathan Quao nominated for 2015 RTP awards

Citi FM’s Bernard Koku Avle has been nominated for the 2015 edition of the Radio and Television Personality (RTP) of the year award. He was nominated along with Jessica Opare Saforo who was also selected for the radio late afternoon show host of the year category. Citi FM’s Sports Editor Nathan Quao was also chosen for the radio sports host of ...

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Rawlings’ daughter joins NDC race

There are strong indications that the daughter of former President Jerry John Rawlings, Dr. Ezenator Agyeman-Rawlings will contest the Parliamentary primary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Korle Klottey constituency. Ezenator, who made her intention known in an interview on GTV on Wednesday, said she  decided to vie for the NDC ticket because she believes there is still ...

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Ghana name 24-man squad to face Rwanda

Coach Avram Grant has named a 24-man squad for the upcoming 2017 African Cup of Nations qualifying match against Rwanda. The Black Stars will play a friendly against Congo in Brazzaville on September 1 before travelling to Kigali on three days later to take on the Amavubi of Rwanda in their second qualifying group stage match. Former U-20 stars Godfred ...

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Virginia shootings: Gunman ordered to seek medical help

An ex-TV journalist who shot dead two ex-colleagues live on air in Virginia had been ordered to seek medical help by his bosses, memos reveal. Internal memos from Dan Dennison, then news chief of WDBJ7, show concerns about Vester Flanagan’s “aggressive” behaviour towards colleagues. They indicate the station tried to help him before firing him in February 2013. Flanagan shot ...

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10 TIPS ON HOW TO GET BETTER SLEEP

If you are one of the many people who find it hard to get sleep, then we don’t need to tell you how much it can affect you. It’s not just that you feel awful the following day; it can also affect your health and make you age quicker. We should all be aiming to get at least eight hours ...

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