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Charles Bucknor to be buried June 30

Veteran actor Charles Kofi Bucknor will be buried on Friday June 30, 2017 at the Asokyeano Cemetery in Cape Coast. According to family sources, a wake keeping will be held ahead of the funeral on Thursday, June 29, from 8.00pm at the residence, Teshie-Nungua Estates in Accra, followed by a Pre-burial and burial services to be held on Friday, June …

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Sophia Akuffo Takes Over As CJ

President Akufo-Addo yesterday extolled the virtues of newly appointed Chief Justice of the Republic, Justice Sophia Abena Boafoa Akuffo. That was after he had sworn her in as Chief Justice to take over from Justice Georgina Theodora Wood, who retired barely two weeks ago. Speaking at the event, President Akufo-Addo, who administered the oath of allegiance, judicial oath and oath …

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Why NDC Lost – The Inside Story

The report on why the National Democratic Congress (NDC) lost the December 7, 2016 general election to then opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), has been released with startling revelations. At the handing over of the 455-page report to the party’s leadership in Accra yesterday, the Chairman of the 13-member committee, Professor Kwesi Botchwey, said it was time for the party …

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Constituency level confusion caused NDC’s defeat – Nii Lante

The 13-member Kwesi Botchway committee set up by the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to probe the party’s election 2016 defeat, cited rifts between Parliamentary candidates and constituency executives as a major failing, according to the NDC MP for Odododiodioo, Nii Lante Vanderpuye. Speaking on Eyewitness News, Mr. Vanderpuye, who was part of the committee, noted that “Parliamentary candidates were not …

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Scrap ineffective political parties – MP to EC

The Member of Parliament for Jaman North, Siaka Stevens in the Brong Ahafo region has charged the Electoral Commission to scrap all ineffective political parties from its database According to him, the Electoral Commission must be blamed for the numerous unqualified political parties in the country. He was speaking on ATV. All the other panelists who were on the show …

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37 hospital accused of negligence after student’s death

The family of a US based Ghanaian medical student who died at the 37 military Hospital is accusing the hospital of negligence. Justice Nana Wusu Dankwa was sent to the hospital Wednesday morning by the Golden Tulip shuttle driver after he complained of chest pains. He is reported to have requested oxygen from the nurses at the medical emergency unit …

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Ghana Ranked 3rd In Marijuana Use In The World; Leads In Africa

Acting Head of Education of the Narcotics Control Board, Ernestina Adjei has revealed that Ghana has still been ranked as the leading user of Marijuana in Africa and third in the world according to latest United Nations (UN) reports on the use of the illicit drugs in the world. In an interview with GBC, she disclosed that the latest UN …

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Illegal Miners Ignore Government’s Ban

Illegal miners at Patriensa near Konongo in the Asante-Akim Central Municipality have largely ignored the government’s order to stop the destructive activity. To them, “it is business as usual” and there has been no let-up in the illicit operation, popularly referred to as “galamsey”. Residents of the town, who confirmed this to the Ghana News Agency (GNA) and asked not …

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Gov’t Begins Christian Pilgrimage

THE GOVERNMENT is set to airlift Christian pilgrims from Ghana to Israel and other parts of the Christian world on an annual basis, beginning with about 100 persons. Minister of Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs, Samuel Kofi Dzamesi, made the announcement at a press conference yesterday in Accra. According to him, the ministry has set up two separate committees namely, Planning …

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Zylofon Media Signs Stonebwoy – All The Photos

Dancehall artiste Stonebwoy and Zylofon media are now one. The entertainment company at a short ceremony organised on Thursday, June 16 at their East Legon office unveiled Stonebwoy as their new artiste to join Kumi Guitar and Becca on Zylofon Music. The two at the ceremony expressed joy for their union. Details of the contract were not made known but …

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