Monday , May 29 2023


Birth certificate does not prove one’s citizenship – Chief Justice nominee

The Chief Justice nominee, Justice Gertrude Torkornoo says a birth certificate does not prove one’s citizenship. Justice Torkornoo insisted that the document begins the process of determining one’s nationality. Answering questions from members of the Appointments Committee on Friday, May 26, she said a birth certificate is just an international …

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NPP Flagbearership Race: Agyarko, Kwabena Agyapong and 2 others pick nomination forms

NPP Flagbearership Race

Four people have picked nomination forms to contest in the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) presidential primaries. Former Energy Minister, Boakye Kyeremanten Agyarko was the first to pick the forms on Friday, May 26. The spokesperson for his campaign team, Dr. Benjamin Ashittey, told JoyNews they are ready for the contest. …

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FBI reveals 1980s plot to kill Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II faced a potential assassination threat during a 1983 visit to the United States, newly released FBI documents show. The Federal Bureau of Investigation has released a cache of files relating to the late Queen’s travels to the US, following her death last year. They show how the …

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Textbook content on disadvantages of Christianity obnoxious – Deputy Education Minister

Textbook content on disadvantages of Christianity

The Deputy Education Minister, John Ntim Fordjour, has sternly condemned Excellence Publications for publishing a textbook that vilifies content on Christianity. In a tweet on Thursday, Mr Fordjour who doubles as MP for Assin South described the content in the textbook titled ‘History of Ghana for Basic Schools’, as obnoxious …

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food wrapped in plastic sheets link to prostate, breast cancers, among others

I recently chanced on a video posted on Facebook by the renowned singer, Kofi Kinata lamenting how fante kenkey is now wrapped with plastic rubbers, then covered with the traditional plantain leaves before cooking on the fire. His concern was that this predispose the consumers to several ailments.  Indeed, this is a …

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China will have access to Ghana’s mineral revenue, electricity sales in default of 4 loans – IMF

China will have access to Ghana

The International Monetary Fund (IMF), has revealed details about how Ghana’s four collateralized loans from China have exposed the country to the possibility of losing parts of its mineral resource revenue in addition to electricity sales in the future. For Ghana, Chinese loans have been a reliable funding source for …

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Accra Lions announce Germany legend Lothar Matthäus as major investor

Former FIFA World Player of the Year and World Cup winner, Lothar Matthaus, has bought the majority shares in Ghana Premier League side, Accra Lions. The Accra-based side is said to be worth about €6 million and will jointly be owned by football agent, Oliver König from Frankfurt and Ghanaian …

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Your Free SHS is poorly targeted – IMF tells government

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has described government’s flagship Free SHS Senior High School (SHS) programme as poorly targeted. The Fund made this observation in its latest country report on Ghana, whose request for a $3 billion bailout it recently approved. According to the report, the Free SHS programme “which …

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Bawumia publicly admits interest in NPP flagbearership

Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia

Vice President Dr. Mahmoud Bawumia has publicly announced his intention to seek the flagbearer mantle of the New Patriotic Party for the 2024 elections. He told the chiefs and people of Sekyere in the Sekyere Kumawu District that he will pick nomination forms when the party opens the flagbearer race. …

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