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Nana Afia Serwaa Kobi
Local

Queenmother of Asante Kingdom dies at 111

The Asantehemaa (Queenmother of Asante Kingdom), Nana Afia Kobi Serwaa Ampem II has died at the age of 111, after reigning for 39 years. Nana Afia Kobi was said to have died peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 according to Graphic Online. As custom demands, emissaries from […]

MANASSEH’S FOLDER: Common sense appraisal of Mahama’s “massive” projects
Elections Opinions Politics

MANASSEH’S FOLDER: Common sense appraisal of Mahama’s “massive” projects

The initial title of this article was, “Any idiot can borrow money and build projects.” I had to change it because those who might not read beyond the headline would, as usual, accuse me of insulting the President. But that is the essence of this article. And this is not […]

Mr. John Kuffour
Politics

I am not dead – Former President Kuffour

Former President John Agyekum Kuffour has denied reports that he died at a hospital at Johannesburg South Africa on Monday. Reports on social media on Monday, suggested the former president who was seeking medical care at Johannesburg in South Africa, died after a spine operation. It claimed a team of medical […]

Obama seeks to calm US allies over Trump concerns
Politics USA

Obama seeks to calm US allies over Trump concerns

President Barack Obama has sought to assure America’s allies that President-elect Donald Trump will honour the country’s international alliances when he takes office in January. Mr Obama told reporters that Mr Trump had expressed an interest in maintaining the US commitment to Nato. This came hours before Mr Obama was […]

Paa Kwasi Sam is President-elect of Chicago’s GNC
Africans Abroad

Paa Kwasi Sam is President-elect of Chicago’s GNC

 Mr. Emmanuel Paa Kwasi Sam , President of the Okuapeman Fekuw and current VP of the Ghana National Council of Metropolitan Chicago, GNC, has been elected to a three year term as president of the GNC. He beat the incumbent, President Ebenezer Antwi-Nsiah by 9 to 5 votes. The GNC […]

Deportation fear grips Ghanaians in USA
Africans Abroad

Deportation fear grips Ghanaians in USA

Ghanaians, like many other immigrants in the United States of America (USA), especially those who have overstayed their visa as well as those with partial documents, are apprehensive of deportation. Some Ghanaians with partial documents and those who have overstayed their visas, who spoke to The Finder on condition of […]

Stephen K. Bannon, fourth from left, and Reince Priebus, second from right, during Donald J. Trump’s victory speech. Both are on a short list for chief of staff, according to people close to the campaign. Credit Stephen Crowley/The New York Times
USA

Trump’s Hires Will Set Course of His Presidency

WASHINGTON — “Busy day planned in New York,” President-elect Donald J. Trump said on Twitter on Friday morning, two days after his astonishing victory. “Will soon be making some very important decisions on the people who will be running our government!” If anything, that understates the gravity of the personnel […]

Trump election: Nato chief warns against going it alone
Politics

Trump election: Nato chief warns against going it alone

Nato Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has warned US President-elect Donald Trump that “going it alone” is not an option for Europe or the United States. He said the West faced its greatest security challenge in a generation. During his election campaign, Mr Trump described Western military alliance Nato as obsolete. […]

Egypt dents Ghana’s hopes of 4th World Cup appearance
Soccer Sports

Egypt dents Ghana’s hopes of 4th World Cup appearance

The Black Stars hopes of making a fourth successive appearance at the FIFA World Cup were all but dashed tonight at the Borg El Arab Stadium in Alexandria after they lost 2-0 to the Pharaoh’s of Egypt. The Pharaoh’s proved tactically superior to the Black Stars who dominated possession but […]

Journalists must pay for accreditation – Charlotte Osei insists
Politics

Journalists must pay for accreditation – Charlotte Osei insists

The chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Madam Charlotte Osei has told Editors forum in Accra yesterday that her outfit had no option but to charge media practitioners who are applying for accreditation to cover the December 7 election, because the Commission lacks funds to print the accreditation free of charge. […]