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Ghana partners Huawei for strategic ICT partnership

Ghana and Huawei have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for strategic ICT cooperation between Huawei and Ministry of Communications of the Republic of Ghana. As a result, Huawei will serve as the strategic ICT partner of the Ghanaian government and leverage on the company’s rich global ICT experience to boost ICT development, transfer ICT knowledge and skills, and accelerate …

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Obuasi residents enjoy free sickle cell screening

The Information Services Department (ISD) in the Obuasi district in collaboration with Anglogold Ashanti has successfully organized a series of programmes to mark this year’s edition of World Sickle Cell Day in Obuasi. The programme which took place between Monday, 19th June and Friday, 23rd June, 2017 was under the theme: “Know your sickle cell status now” included a walk …

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Why Rotten Plantain Used To Prepare ‘Kakro’ Can Give You Cancer

A former dean of the Faculty of Science at the University of Ghana, Legon, Professor George Tawia Odamtten has cautioned the public against eating ‘kakro’ mashed plantain, made into balls and fried in very hot oil. He said although eating ‘kakro’ is not bad, the manner in which it is prepared with soft plantain that are almost decayed or rotten …

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Financial Engineer Strikes Again . . . Woyome Demands $6bn From Gov’t

Representatives of Infamous Financial Engineer Alfred Agbesi Woyome who is currently dragged before the Supreme Court to explain why he has still not paid the GHc51.2 million he illegally took from the government of Ghana have pitched camp at the precincts of the Social Security and National Insurance Trust(SSNIT) brandishing some documents demanding that the Trust forks out a whopping …

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#NSMQ2017: Adisadel, Aquinas, Prempeh in finals

St. Thomas Aquinas SHS picked the last slot to join Adisadel and Prempeh Colleges in the finals of the National Science and Maths Quiz 2017. The grand finale is scheduled for Thursday, June 29, 2017 at the National Theatre in Accra. Adisadel College in Cape Coast beat Ghana National College and University Practice Senior High School to emerge winners in …

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UE/R: Muslims pray in kiosks amid Eid al-Fitr heavy downpour

For the first time from time immemorial, a heavy downpour has altered the traditional venue and the time scheduled for prayers to wrap up the abstaining month of Ramadan in the Upper East region, compelling some Muslims to pray in structures least expected for the all-important occasion – kiosks. The prayer gathering, which was supposed to start with arrival of …

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Foreign Prostitutes Invade Ashanti – Minister

The Ashanti Regional Minister, Simon Osei Mensah, has raised concerns about the invasion of the region by foreign sex workers. He also cited the activities of illegal miners, Fulani herdsmen, as well as the illicit trade in small arms as some of the security challenges facing the region. Mr Mensah called for immediate action by the police to quickly deal …

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Porn TV Station Threatens Court Action Against NMC

The management of Ice TV has threatened a court action against the National Media Commission (NMC) for restraining it from airing pornographic movies. The management says they would want the court to give clarification on whether the commission has the right to stop it from airing such content on free-to-air TV. The National Media Commission (NMC) on Thursday ordered Ice …

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Pray For Me – Nana Tells Muslims

President Akufo-Addo has asked Muslims to pray for him in the discharge of the duties bestowed on him and his government. Addressing a large crowd of Muslims at the Black Star Square (Independence Square) in Accra yesterday to mark the end of the month-long Ramadan fasting and prayers, President Akufo-Addo said, “I ask you to pray to God for me …

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