Month: February 2017

Ibrahim Mahama in front of an installation made from the wooden boxes used by shoe repairmen in Ghana to hold their tools. The work is now on view at White Cube
Africans Abroad Homeland News

Ibrahim Mahama presents a portrait of Ghana told through its objects

Ghanaian artist’s first exhibition at White Cube in London opens tonight The Ghanaian artist Ibrahim Mahama, 29, has joined White Cube in London. He is the first artist born and based in Africa signed by the gallery. His arrival follows the departure of the British duo Jake and Dinos Chapman, […]

Bishop Gabriel Mante and his diocese.
Religion

Ghana prepares for fourth National Eucharistic Congress

Bishop Gabriel A. A. Mante, the Bishop of Jasikan Diocese has urged Catholics in all Dioceses of Ghana to organise local events to raise awareness on the upcoming Fourth National Eucharistic Congress scheduled to take place from August 7 to 13 at Jasikan. Bishop Mante said, “while we wait with […]

Togolese striker Francis Kone of FC Slovacko gives first aid to Bohemians' goalkeeper Martin Berkovec during their Czech E-Pojistovna game, in Prague, on February 25, 2017 (AFP Photo/Zdenka Bartosova)
Soccer Sports

Life-saving Togo striker wins over Czech fans

Prague (AFP) – Racially abused by their fans, Togolese striker Francis Kone has taken on hero status after saving a rival goalkeeper’s life in a Czech top-flight game last weekend. Half an hour into Saturday’s tie pitting Bohemians 1905 Prague against Kone’s FC Slovacko, Bohemians keeper Martin Berkovec sprinted towards […]

BREAKING NEWS!!! Vehicle plows into a crowd of Mardi Gras Band!
World

BREAKING NEWS!!! Vehicle plows into a crowd of Mardi Gras Band!

A vehicle “mowed” into several members of a band who were set to march in a Mardi Gras parade in Alabama on Tuesday, injuring nearly a dozen people. A city spokesperson said 11 people were injured, including three people who were in critical condition, WKRG reported. The vehicle was “a […]

Yaa Pono and Shatta Wale
Entertainment

Shatta Wale versus Yaa Pono – who wins battle?

A couple of months ago, it was Sarkodie clashing with M.anifest, then followed the Wanlov the Kubolor versus D-Black tiff which set social media ablaze. The latest beef to hit the Ghanaian popular music scene is between the Dancehall King Shatta Wale and Kasahari lyricisit Yaa Pono. Pono is known […]

Minority Chief Whip, Alhaji Mubarak Muntaka
Politics

Bribery Scandal: Muntaka won’t resign — NDC

The Ashanti regional branch of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has expressed its displeasure at calls on the Minority Chief Whip, Alhaji Mubarak Muntaka, to resign over his position on the alleged bribery scandal in Parliament. A section of the party is putting pressure on the Asawase Member of Parliament […]

Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom
Politics

I was insulted for serving Ghana under Kufuor — Dr Nduom

Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom’s decision to serve Ghana under former President Kufuor didn’t sit well with most members of the Convention People’s Party (CPP) as they saw the move as a stab in the back. According to the former Energy and Public Sector Reform Minister, when he accepted to serve […]

Mr Tamas Meszerics
Politics

EU Observer Mission blames EC for tension

The European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) yesterday blamed the Electoral Commission (EC) for the tension and uncertainty during the collation of the results in the 2016 presidential and parliamentary elections in the country. It said the lack of timeous information at certain junctures exacerbated the tension and, therefore, […]

Man in court for assaulting co-tenant over NPP’s Victory
Homeland News

Man in court for assaulting co-tenant over NPP’s Victory

Christopher Anani, self-employed, who allegedly assaulted a co-tenant for his jubilation over the New Patriotic Party’s victory at Agbogba, has appeared before an Accra Circuit Court. Anani who was charged with assault, pleaded with the court to allow him and the complainant settle the matter out of court. The Court […]