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TV3 sacks 25 workers

TV3 Network owned by Media General Group has fired 25 staff in the latest retrenchment exercise embarked on by the company, according to reports. The affected staff, according to sources, started receiving their dismissal letters on Friday, October 26, 2018, with notable persons like Station Head of 3FM, Ackah Kwarteng affected. So far some staff […]Read More

KNUST Vice Chancellor to be reinstated

The Vice Chancellor of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Prof. Kwasi Obiri-Danso, will be reinstated on yet-to-be reconstituted Governing Council this Friday. This is among the major outcomes of a meeting between the government and the Chancellor of KNUST, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II as well and some stakeholders at the Manhyia […]Read More

Obed Asamoah takes on Togbe Afede

Former Attorney-General, Dr Obed Asamoah, has taken his support for the creation of the proposed Oti Region to another level by educating all those opposing the move, particularly Togbe Afede, the Agbogbomefia of the Asogli State. According to Dr Asamoah, calls by Togbe Afede and others to include all the people in the region in […]Read More
General Regional

CCTV cameras pick KNUST ‘bad boys’

Students of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Kumasi, who destroyed several properties in the school during a violent demonstration, are in trouble. Students, who destroyed vehicles, motorbikes, computers and laptops, among others, in the university and thought they would go unpunished, should quickly revise their notes. Information reaching Read More
Entertainment General

Yvonne Nelson’s Ryn is +1: Watch visuals of her thrilling journey

Actress Yvonne Nelson’s daughter Ryn Roberts turns 1 year today and she’s excited over the experience. In a short video, Yvonne recounted some lovely moments her daughter Ryn shared with former president John Agyekum Kufuor, Mrs Akufo-Addo, actor Majid Michel among others. “Today……is an emotional day for me ❤️🙏🏽 @rynroberts #thankyoujesus,” she said in a post Read More

KNUST lecturers hit streets

Members of the Teachers & Educational Workers Union of Ghana (TEWU) and lecturers of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) have hit the streets to protest the government’s dissolution of the school’s governing council. TEWU and the lecturers are irked by the government’s decision and want them to reverse same. They have […]Read More
General Regional

Three driver unions increase fares

Three driver unions have joined forces to increase transportation fares by 20 per cent today, October 29. The unions, the True Drivers Union, the Ghana Committed Drivers Association and the Concerned Drivers Association of Ghana took the decision after deliberations with their members and recognisable commuter groups like traders in foodstuff. Representatives of the unions Read More
General Politics

Residents chase away EC officials

The people of Akpafu-Adomi, a community within the Hohoe Municipality in the Volta Region, have no intention of joining the Oti Region, though they have been earmarked to be part of the new region. The community denied the Electoral Commission (EC) the opportunity to exhibit its voters’ register in the area. The District Director of […]Read More
General Regional

KNUST VC asked to step down

Embattled Vice-Chancellor of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Prof. Obiri Danso has been asked to step aside following violent protests last week Monday. The National Council for Tertiary Education has informed the Vice-Chancellor to make way for the interim governing council to take over the administration of the university. Background KNUST was […]Read More

The KNUST student whose silent one-man protest was ignored until violence got results

Come for your stone…. A one-man protest at KNUST fell on deaf ears until deafening sound of rioting students caught national attention. Harvey Baah Mintah, a student had picked and pitched at school events with a placard drawing attention to systematic oppression and demanding the Vice-Chancellor Prof Obiri Danso be removed. The Vice-Chancellor known by […]Read More

Konadu couldn’t ‘flex a muscle’ during revolution – Rawlings’ Former Driver

Braimah Issaka, a former military driver of former President Jerry John Rawlings, has described spouse of the latter, Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings, as completely ‘inexistent’ as far as issues of power and influence during the revolutionary regime were concerned. Revelations he made during an interview with TV Host Kofi Adomah point to the fact that […]Read More

Minority condemns dissolution of KNUST council

The Minority Leader in Parliament, Mr Haruna Iddrisu has condemned government’s decision to dissolve the governing council of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and called on President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to rescind the decision with immediate effect. According to Mr Iddrisu the move is a threat to academic freedom in […]Read More
Business General

We will keep borrowing – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said his government will continue to borrow money to put up projects he described as “assets”, stressing that every country borrows. Speaking at an entrepreneurship forum organised by the Tony Elumelo Foundation in Nigeria, Thursday, the President mentioned that many developed countries borrow, including the United States borrow. Read More
General Politics

Hannah Bissiw elected NDC women’s organizer; Opare Addo is youth organizer

Former Deputy Minister of Food and Agriculture, Dr. Hannah Bissiw, has been elected the National Women’s Organizer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC). She beat other contenders, Hajia Zaynab Mahama, who was the incumbent National Organizer as well as Hajia Tawa Zakari and Margaret Chiravira to take up the position. Two other persons who […]Read More

Telco tariffs increase wicked – NDC

The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has accused the Akufo Addo government of deliberately adding more hardship to the already burdened Ghanaian with the increase of tariffs by telecommunication companies in the country. Ghanaians will from November 1, 2018, start paying more for the services rendered by the telcos. This follows an announcement by the […]Read More