Monthly Archives: October 2015

‘We’re on course; dumsor will end in December’

Ghana’s Power Minister Dr. Kwabena Donkor has reiterated his promise that the energy crisis that has bedeviled the country for over three years would be over by end of December 2015. Speaking at a sod cutting ceremony of a Ghanaian-owned power distribution firm, Enclave Power Company on Friday in Accra, Dr. Donkor stated that several infrastructural works being undertaken by ...

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Petronia City CEO named 2015 Young Professional Role Model

The Young Professionals and Youth Coalition (YPYC), on Friday honored Wonda World Estates and Petronia City CEO Nana Kwame Bediako with the Young Male Role Model of the Year award. The award was presented at the 7th annual Transformational Leadership Conference, which was held at the International Conference Center Accra, Ghana. The award, which is given out at every annual ...

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Bullhaus Entertainment cuts ties with Shatta Wale

The management of Bullhaus Entertainment has cut ties with award winning dancehall artiste, Shatta Wale. A statement signed by the company’s Chief Executive Officer, Kendrick Yehowda stated that “we no longer have a working relationship with multiple award winning artiste, Charles Nii Armah Mensah A.K.A Shatta Wale effective immediately.” The statement further wished Shatta Wale well in his future endeavours. ...

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Mass Spraying Exercise Begins In Northern Region : To Prevent Cholera Outbreak

Savana Waste Management Limited, a waste management company based in Tamale, has begun spraying the final waste disposal sites of all 26 districts in the Northern Region to prevent the breeding of flies, the main carriers of the cholera disease-causing bacteria. The exercise is also targeted at places where flies have a high tendency to breed, including communal container sites ...

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I haven’t made any statement on Afoko’s suspension – Alan K

A former Minister of Trade under the erstwhile New Patriotic Party (NPP) administration, Alan Kyerematen says he has not issued any statement on the suspension of the party’s National Chairman, Paul Afoko. The NPP last week suspended Paul Afoko over misconduct following a petition by the party’s Disciplinary Committee. A statement signed by Nana Yaw Adutwum, Special Aide to Alan ...

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Legon wins Inter-medical schools debate

The University of Ghana School of Medicine and Dentistry (UGSMD) has beaten three other public universities to win this year’s Inter-medical Schools Debate in Psychiatry. The debate is aimed at whipping up students’ interest in psychiatry. The panel of judges scored UGSMD 75.3 per cent to beat other competing universities, which were the University of Cape Coast School of Medical ...

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Accra Brewery supports 31st National Farmers Day

This year’s event is slated for 4 December 2015 at Bolgatanga in the Upper East region, under the theme “Transform Ghana: Invest in Agriculture’’. Over the past two years, Eagle Lager, ABL’s cassava beer, has supported the Farmers’ Day with farm implements such as power tillers, cutlasses, wellington boots and assorted products to best cassava farmers at the national and ...

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Drogba scores again – it’s his 12th in 12 games for Impact

Didier Drogba netted his 12th goal in 12 games for Montreal Impact to wrap up a 3-0 victory over visiting Toronto in the USA Major League Soccer play-offs. Teammates Patrice Bernier and Ignacio Piatti had given the hosts a two-nil lead in the 18th and 33rd minutes respectively, before Drogba’s well taken finish six minutes from half-time effectively sealed the ...

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Election is not a romantic affair; we mean serious business- NPP tells EC chair

The New Patriotic Party appears to be in no mood for jokes or amorous discussions with the Electoral Commission as it pushes for a new voters register for the 2016 elections. The party is not happy with the Chair of the EC, Charlotte Osei who referred to the NPP’s petitions to her as love letters. Mrs Osei in addressing a ...

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Ghanaian stars mourn actor Sam Sarpong

Some Ghanaian entertainment personalities have expressed shock at the death of model and actor Sam Sarpong, who is of Ghanaian lineage. The British-American model of Ghanaian descent, died on Monday in an apparent suicide after jumping off a bridge. Sam was born in London in 1975 and moved to Los Angeles with his father, a native of Ghana, when he ...

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