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Delta Force 13 fined GHC 1,800 each

The 13 members of the Delta Force vigilante group in Kumasi have been sentenced to a fine of GH₵1,800 each or in default, serve 12 months in jail. In addition, they are to sign a bond of good behaviour for 12 months. This followed their conviction on Thursday morning by […]

Otumfour Osei Tutu II
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Kumasi Youth Association locks up the office of Daily Guide in Kumasi

The Kumasi Youth Association (KUYA) has instructed management of Daily Guide Newspaper to visit the Manhyia Palace in Kumasi to beg the Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II before their office keys will be released. Some aggrieved members of KUYA this morning stormed and ransacked Daily Guide office in Kumasi after […]

NDC General Sec., Asiedu Nketia

Asiedu Nketia won’t contest as General Secretary – Koku Anyidoho

Asiedu Nketia has confirmed he’ll not contest again for the General Secretary position of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) when nominations open next year, Deputy General Secretary of the party, Koku Anyidoho has said. According to Koku who spoke on Neat FM Monday, Asiedu Nketia aka General Mosquito has told […]

Kwabena Agyapong (suspended NPP Gen Sec.)

Bring back Kwabena Agyapong – NPP group in Ashanti pleads

Some party foot soldiers in the Ashanti region have pleaded for the return of New Patriotic Party General Secretary, Kwabena Agyapong after his indefinite suspension in 2015. The group of largely polling station executives said at a press conference, the once-powerful Kwabena Agyapong has conducted himself gracefully well. Kwabena Agyapong […]

Dr Bawumia, Vice president

I’m not leading NPP in 2020 — Dr Bawumia

Vice-President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has dismissed reports suggesting he’s building up a strong campaign to lead the New Patriotic Party into the 2020 general election. A release from the office of the Vice President, and signed by the Communications Director, Frank Agyei-Twum, said the purported posters made public and suggesting […]

Nafisatu Umaru (left) and Cecilia Amoako will be in action for Ghana

Hockey: Ghana off for Africa Cup

After two weeks residential camping at the Theodosia Okoh Hockey Stadium in Accra, Ghana’s male and female national hockey teams will fly to Egypt today ahead of the Africa Hockey Cup tournament which kick starts in the Egyptian city of Ismalia on Thursday. A total of 36 players, comprising 18 […]

Soccer Star, George Weah casts his vote during presidential election in Liberia

George Weah still leading in Liberia presidential election

Liberia’s National Election Commission says former international soccer star George Weah is still leading the presidential election with nearly three-quarters of the ballots counted. The commission on Saturday said Weah, candidate for the Congress for Democratic Change party, had just over 39 percent of the vote and Vice President Joseph […]

Abe Ankumah, Nyansa co-founder, is photographed at his headquarters in Palo Alto, California, on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017. Nyansa is a network analytics software company. (Gary Reyes/ Bay Area News Group)
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From Ghana to Silicon Valley: One entrepreneur’s journey

Nyansa co-founder talks about success, fundraising and being an immigrant entrepreneur As he was growing up in Ghana without access to a computer — much less other high-tech gadgets — it wasn’t obvious that Abe Ankumah would go on to found a fast-growing Silicon Valley tech company. But  fast forward a few […]

Osei Tutu II meets the Queen in 2000 CREDIT:  FIONA HANSON
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‘The Ashanti King gave me £350,000 and I took it to the bank in taxi,’ sacked bank official claims

To a Ghanaian King, handing someone a holdall stuffed with more than £350,000 to deposit in a bank might seem nothing out of the ordinary. Indeed, when Osei Tutu II, traditional ruler of the Kingdom of Ashanti, summoned Mark Arthur to his multimillion-pound residence in Henley-on-Thames and handed him a […]

President Akufo-Addo and some nurses

Nurses trainee allowance to cost Ghc 232 million in 2017 – Akufo-Addo

The restored monthly allowances of nurse-trainees will cost the government Gh¢232 million this academic year, according to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. Restoring the allowance was an integral campaign message of Akufo-Addo going into the 2016 polls after the Mahama administration cancelled it in 2014. Speaking during the launch of […]