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LIVE IMAGES: Davido arrives for Ghana Meets Naija 2017

The “If” hitmaker and headline act for this year’s Ghana Meets Naija concert is has arrived in the country ahead of the concert tomorrow. Davido leads a Nigerian contingent which also includes Tiwa Savage and rapper Falz. Ghanaian performers include Shatta Wale, Lil Win, Article Wan, B4Bonah, M.anifest among others. EIB jockeys Nii Ayi, DJ Vyrusky, and DJ Lord man …

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I won’t spare any corrupt public official – Prez Akufo-Addo

President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has stated that any public official found to be engaged in acts of corruption or mealfeasance will have no sympathy from his office. Instead, he will ensure that the laws of the land are applied fully, without fear or favour. According to President Akufo-Addo, the recent news of the arrest …

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Muslims worldwide to start Ramadan this weekend after moon sighting

Muslims will mark the start of Ramadan this weekend with a month of fasting and intense prayers after the sighting of the moon. If the moon is sighted on Thursday evening, Ramadan fasting will start on Friday, May 26. However, if it isn’t sighted, the fasting will automatically begin on Saturday, May 27, which is the first day of the …

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Soldiers involved in galamsey: Defence Ministry submits report to President

The Defence Ministry will this morning (Friday) present a report on its investigations into alleged involvement of the Armed Forces in illegal mining to President Nana Akufo Addo. The Lands and Natural Resources Minister, John Peter Amewu after touring some mining concessions in the Ashanti Region earlier in the week, claimed that some soldiers were protecting illegal gold mining concessions, …

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Kofi Adjorlolo breaks up with 26-yr-old lover Lebene

Veteran actor Kofi Adjorlolo’s relationship with 26-year-old actress, Victoria Lebene Mekpah is said to be on the rocks. Victoria has said she ended the relationship with the veteran actor because her father disapproved of it because of the age difference. The announcement by the two that they had intentions to marry raised eyebrows because of the age difference. Since her …

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Jamie Foxx: Oprah’s intervention made me grow up

Jamie Foxx has revealed an intervention from US talk show queen Oprah Winfrey helped him get his life back on track. The actor told DJ Howard Stern that Winfrey had rebuked his “gallivanting” and had told him he was “blowing it”. Winfrey, Foxx went on, also arranged a meeting with Sidney Poitier “to make me understand the significance” of being …

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Gov’t Increases Allowances For Chiefs By 100%

The government has increased by 100 per cent monthly allowances paid to paramount chiefs and queenmothers across the country, Mr Kofi Dzamesi, Minister for Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs, has announced. By this increment, paramount chiefs would now receive GH¢1000.00 while queenmothers would also take home GH¢800.00 as against GH¢500.00 and GH¢350.00 respectively that they used to receive. Mr Dzamesi, who …

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Jealous ‘Galamsey’ Operator Pours Acid On Ex-Lover

A popular galamsey (illegal mining) operator, popularly known as ‘Cash’, at Wassa Japa Aheneboboano in the Wassa Amenfi East District of the Western Region, is on the run after pouring acid on his ex-lover, Naomi Addai. The incident occurred around 10 pm Tuesday when the victim was escorting her teacher after classes. According to reports, the suspect, who was lurking …

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Today Marks AU Day

The youth are the centre of focus today as the continent marks the 54th African Union (AU) Day with ceremonies in member countries and beyond. The theme for the celebration; “Harnessing the demographic dividend through investments in youth,” gives indications of the emphasis continental leaders are placing on youth development. Ghana’s celebration In Ghana, a flag raising ceremony will be …

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Research Reveals African Media Projects Africa Negatively

Fifty-eight per cent of news stories reported between 2015 and 2016 on the African continent by African media houses projected the continent negatively, a new research has revealed. The research, conducted by the Institute of Africa Media Monitoring Intelligence and Advocacy (IAMMIA-Africa), revealed that only 42 per cent of the news items reported on the African continent by African media …

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