Monthly Archives: December 2015

NDC retains Amenfi West Seat

The National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) candidate, Eric Afful has retained the Amenfi West seat for the ruling party after polling 15,809 of the 30,030 total votes cast in Tuesday’s by-election. His closest contender, Mr. Paul Derkyi of the New Patriotic Party polled 13,076 of the lot to place second. The two other candidates, Messrs Abraham Kwadwo Buadee of the Progressive ...

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Opinion: Why Ghanaian graduates can’t find jobs

Distinguished educationist and former director general of the Ghana Education Service (GES) Professor Jerome Djangmah once described his job as “a translator between two hostile tribes” — the education world and the business world, the people who teach the students and the people who give them jobs. On several occasions he had cause to argue that Ghana’s educational system is ...

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Hearts have signed 9 new players

Accra giants Hearts of Oak have announced a total of nine new players already recruited ahead of the new season. The Phobians had faced criticisms from fans and pundits following their dull activities in the transfer market as opposed to arch-rivals Asante Kotoko, who could boast of more than 10 new signings. The list released by the club includes the ...

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Shirley Frimpong-Manso to premiere ‘Rebbeca’ in UK

Award winning director and producer Shirley Frimpong Manso’s new movie, REBECCA will premiere in the UK on January 22, 2016. The premiere of the movie, starring Joseph Benjamin and Yvonne Okoro, will take place at the Odeon Cinema, Bugsbys Way, London. Already, the movie has two Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards (AMVCA) nominations for Best Director and Best Picture Editor. ...

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Why I want to run for president 2016 – Samia

The daughter of Ghana’s First President, Dr Kwame Nkrumah, Ms Samia Yaba Christina Nkrumah, has said her mission to run for President is to achieve her father’s unaccomplished vision for Ghana. “Given the opportunity I am going to revisit his Seven-Year Development Plan for Ghana, contextualise it, and adapt it to today’s changing circumstances,” she stated. In an interview on ...

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NDC china gearing up towards 2016 general Election

The NDC China Chapter , under the auspices of it’s abled Chairman, Mr. Daniel Onyame Tetteh and his team of executives across China, had had a successful meeting on the 12th of Dec, 2015 , in Beijing .The meeting which was to see other ways of bringing all Chapter members, patrons , well -wishers across board in China together. In ...

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NDC losing grip on Amenfi West seat – NPP

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) says the results of the by-election in the Amenfi West Constituency suggests that the National Democratic Congress (NDC) is bound to lose the 2016 general elections. In the 2012 elections, the NDC won the constituency with a ten thousand vote margin, but that has dwindled to two thousand after the by-election held in the area on ...

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VLISCO …Step out in style this Christmas

As your calendars fill with more and more festive holiday activities, it can be a bit nerve wracking to consider how to make your current wardrobe stretch to accommodate all these upcoming events while still looking great and turning heads. Vlisco, the world’s number one African print manufacturer, is here to save the day and show you how just a ...

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Korle Bu nurses join calls for CEO’s dismissal

Pressure is mounting on the Chief Executive Officer of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital as nurses and midwives join agitations for his dismissal. The senior staff of the hospital earlier this month passed a vote of no confidence in Mr Gilbert Buckle for poorly managing the nation’s biggest referral hospital. The nurses and midwives have written a letter to the ...

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Govt spends over 3.6 million on re-branding of Metro Mass buses

An amount of 3, 649, 004 Ghana cedis of oil funds allocated for the re-branding of Metro Mass Rapid Transit buses generated huge controversy in Parliament yesterday. Minority Leader, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu says the allocation is unacceptable and a waste of resources. “The branding of each bus costs 31, 000.00 cedis and this is too huge and unacceptable,” he asserted. The Member ...

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