Month: November 2017

Accra Sports Stadium
Sports

Ga Dangme youth fights renaming of Accra Sports Stadium

The Ga Dangme Concerned Youth Group (GDCYG) has condemned moves by some sports officials to have the Accra Sports Stadium renamed as Ohene Djan Sports Stadium. The non-political pressure group said Robert Sarfo Mensah, the Director General of the National Sports Authority (NSA) revealed that “although the power to rename […]

Alfred Woyome
Homeland News

African court orders Ghana to suspend retrieval of GHC51.2m from Woyome

The Tanzania-based African Court on Human and People’s Rights (ACHPR) has ordered Ghana to suspend all efforts to retrieve the GHC51.2 million judgement debt paid to businessman, Mr Alfred Agbesi Woyome, until the court determines an appeal filed by the businessman. In a unanimous ruling on November 24, 2017, the […]

President Akufo Addo
Lifestyle

Ghana is bound to legalize same sex marriage – Akufo Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says homosexuality is illegal in Ghana because there are not enough activists pushing for its legalization. President Akufo-Addo in an interview on Al Jazeera’s Talk To Al Jazeera hosted by Jane Dutton on Sunday said a sufficiently strong coalition is bound to emerge in the […]

President Nana Akufo-Addo and the National Patriotic Party (NPP) is working on strengthening economic stability in Ghana
Homeland News Politics

Ghana: No longer an African role model?

For many years, Ghana has been seen as a role model on the African continent. But the country’s development has been floundering as of late. A recent study conducted by the Mo Ibrahim Foundation reveals a slowdown. Only a few years ago, cars constantly got stuck in traffic jams at […]

French President Emmanuel Macron at the G20 meetin in July where he complained of African women have "seven to eight children"
Homeland News

Macron to visit Ghana in first Africa tour

French President Emmanuel Macron starts his first tour of Africa on Monday. He is to visit Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana in an effort to revitalise France’s image on the continent. Macron’s advisers say he hopes to modernise France’s relations with Africa by emphasising business links, education and sport […]

Starbow plane crashes into fence wall at Kotoka Airport
Homeland News

Starbow plane crashes into fence wall at Kotoka Airport

A Starbow flight crashed into a fence wall  at the Kotoka International Airport on Saturday afternoon, in an attempt to take off. Some sources at the Airport have indicated that, the flight, which was set to take off to Kumasi, skidded off the runway in the direction of the nearby […]

Dr. Ibrahim M. Gunu, Coordinator of Post Graduates Programme of the Faculty of Education, UDS.
Homeland News

Free SHS won’t collapse – UDS Coordinator replies cynics

Coordinator of Post Graduates Programme of the Faculty of Education at the University for Development Studies (UDS), Dr. Ibrahim M. Gunu, has dismissed suggestions by some members of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), that the free Senior High School programme  may collapse within five years, if a sustainable plan […]

The Bank of Ghana
Business

Ghana’s debt stock hits ¢138.9 billion – Bank of Ghana

Ghana’s total debt stock ending September this year reached ¢138.9 billion according to Bank of Ghana’s (BoG) report on the summary of economic and financial data for this year. The report was released after the Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank met from Wednesday to Friday to review the health of […]

President Akufo-Addo
Opinion

Finally, Ghana Has The Sort Of Leadership It Needs And Deserves

Predictably, in the wake of the ruling by the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) in favor of Ghana vis-à-vis the latter country’s longstanding dispute with the leaders of La Cote d’Ivoire (or The Ivory Coast), its western neighbor, the gut reaction of former President John Dramani […]

A number of businesses set up stands at Manhyia
Business Opinion

Ghana economic reforms needed: Rocket science

It was with unexpected confidence that Ghanaian Finance Minister, Ken Offori-Atta, presented his latest budget to parliament last week. His bold claims to have “turned the economy around” and brought “relief to Ghanaians” raised more than a few eyebrows on the floor – not least due to the paucity of […]