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  • 3 hours NPP won’t be biased in selection of parliamentary candidates – Obiri Boahen ModernGhana
    The New Patriotic Party (NPP) will not be engaged in biased selection of parliamentary candidates in the lead up to its parliamentary primaries in September. This is according to the Deputy General Secretary of the party, Nana Obiri Boahen. He explained that the process will not be fraught with challenges as experienced by the NDC in Asawase ... more
  • 3 hours International Friendly: Kotoko Come From Behind To Beat Rahimo FC 2-1 ModernGhana
    Ghana Premier League side, Kumasi Asante Kotoko has recorded their first win in pre-season after coming from behind to beat Burkina Faso champions Rahimo FC 2-1 at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium on Sunday afternoon. The two clubs are gearing towards the start of the CAF Champions League competition which is expected to take off from next m ... more
  • 3 hours Roads Minister cuts sod for construction of deplorable Gwira Aiyinasi-Gwira Wiawso road ModernGhana
    Minister for Roads and Highways, Hon. Kwasi Amoako-Atta on behalf of President Akufo-Addo, has cut the sod for construction of the deplorable Gwira Aiyinasi-Gwira Wiawso road. The move follows the deplorable nature of the road which was having a telling effect on the movement of goods and services thereby crippling the local economy. Gwira Ai ... more
  • 3 hours Smart Learning And National Experience Centre Project To Be Introduced In Ghana ModernGhana
    The Ministry of Education, Ghana and NETDRAGON WEBSOFT INC of China have had discussions to deploy and develop a smart classroom and school solution project in Ghana. Among others, the project will develop a National Experience Centre for Ghana with all the latest educational technology. The Acting Executive Director of Ghana Library Authority, Mr ... more
  • 3 hours Takoradi Residents lauds the Introduction of Cylinder Recirculation Model ModernGhana
    Participants at a day 39;s stakeholders engagement on the 39;Cylinder Recirculation Model (CRM) 39; being implemented by the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) have lauded the introduction of the concept to make LPG usage more safer in communities and ensure a more protected environment. The participants also called for the availability of t ... more
  • 3 hours Northern Savannah CSOs Urge Government To Review Us$1 Million Per Constituency Policy In The 2019 Mid-Year Budget Review ModernGhana
    The Coalition of Northern Savannah Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) led by Northern Patriots in Research and Advocacy (NORPRA) is calling on government particularly the Ministry of Finance to, as a matter of urgency, review the $1 million per constituency policy as it prepares to present the 2019 Mid-Year Budget Review to Parliament. A ca ... more
  • 5 hours Digitization of premix fuel distribution won’t tackle corruption  – Nii Lante Vanderpuye ModernGhana
    The Member of Parliament for the Odododiodoo constituency, Nii Lante Vanderpuye has said digitization of premix fuel distribution will not address issues of corruption associated with it. He argued that individuals who input digital figures in the process of the distribution could still perpetrate corruption. In an interview with Citi News ... more
  • 5 hours Suspend prosecution of NAM 1 – Menzgold customers petition AG ModernGhana
    A coalition of aggrieved customers of minerals trading company, Menzgold Ghana Limited, has urged the Attorney General to cease the prosecution of Nana Appiah Mensah, the company 8217;s CEO. In a petition, the group calling itself the Coalition of Aggrieved Customers of Menzgold, said: 8220;the welfare of the customers should supersede every ... more
  • 5 hours Gov’t given until July ending to reconstitute Architects Registration Council board ModernGhana
    The Ghana Institute of Architects is giving the government until the end of July to reconstitute the board of the Architects Registration Council. On The Big Issue, the Honorary Secretary of the Ghana Institute of Architects, Augustus Richardson hinted at some legal action if the institute 8217;s demands are not met. 8220;It is imp ... more
  • 5 hours Repeating Oil In Frying Foods Can Increase Risk Of Heart Diseases, Stroke – Doctor ModernGhana
    A REGISTERED dietitian, Doctor Nana Kofi Owusu, has warned Ghanaians against the practice of excessively frying oil or using the same oil over and over to fry foods for consumption. He has also warned against the high intake of trans and saturated fats. Doctor Owusu made the appeal at a health forum organised on Friday, July 19, 2019, in Accr ... more
  • 6 hours Kotoko to face Kano Pillars in CAF Champions League ModernGhana
    Asante Kotoko will battle out with Nigeria Premier League side, Kano Pillars in the preliminary round of the CAF Champions League which starts next month. The Porcupine Warriors will travel to Nigeria for first leg tie before hosting the Kano-based club in the return leg at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium. The Nigerian side qualified to t ... more
  • 7 hours Herve Renard: Morocco Coach Steps Down After Africa Cup of Nations ModernGhana
    Herve Renard is standing down as Morocco head coach after their early exit from the Africa Cup of Nations. Morocco were one of the pre-tournament favourites for Egypt 2019 but suffered a shock penalty shootout defeat by Benin in the last 16. Renard, who won Afcon with Zambia (2012) and Ivory Coast (2015), had been in charge since Febru ... more
  • 7 hours Eddie Nketiah Urged To Fight For First Team Spot Ahead Of New Season ModernGhana
    Arsenal manager, Unai Emery has challenged Ghanaian forward, Eddie Nketiah to stay at Arsenal and prove he is deserving of competitive first-team action. The highly-rated forward continued his remarkable pre-season by scoring two goals against Fiorentina. The 20-year-old has become the breakout star of Arsenal rsquo;s tour of the Unite ... more
  • 7 hours Eddie Nketiah Scores Twice As Arsenal Whip Fiorentina On US Pre-Season Tour ModernGhana
    Ghanaian youngster, Eddie Nketiah scored twice as Arsenal beat Italian side Fiorentina 3-0 in the International Champions Cup in Charlotte, North Carolina. Arsenal manager, Unai Emery opted for a youthful side spearheaded by the 20-year-old, who scored the winner against Bayern Munich this week. Joe Willock completed Arsenal 39;s thir ... more
  • 7 hours Afcon 2019 Top Scorer Ighalo Calls Time On Nigeria Career ModernGhana
    Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo has told BBC Sport that the decision to call time on his international career was the hardest of his life. The 30-year-old, who finished as top scorer at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations with five goals, confirmed his immediate retirement from international football on Friday. The former Watford striker sco ... more
  • 7 hours AFCON 2019: Algeria Pocket $4.5m As AFCON Prize Moeny ModernGhana
    For winning the 2019 Africa cup of Nations (AFCON), Algeria will pocket $4.5m with the runners up Senegal going home with $2.5m. Nigeria and Tunisia both of whom played the third-place match will receive $2 million dollars apiece. The Confederation of African Football has confirmed that a total of $14.2 million would be shared among th ... more
  • 7 hours AFCON 2019: The Tournament Of The Underdog ModernGhana
    The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations was a special tournament, and one that celebrated the underdog player writes Gary Al-Smith at the Cairo International Stadium. And breathe. That feeling of relief will come from the entire security apparatus at this 75,000 facility after successfully making sure there was no match-related violence at this A ... more
  • 7 hours Bale ‘Very Close’ To Exit – Zinedine Zidane ModernGhana
    Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale is very close to leaving the Spanish club, says boss Zinedine Zidane. The Wales international, 30, was left out of Real 39;s 3-1 pre-season defeat by Bayern Munich in Houston, USA. Speaking after the game, Zidane said: We hope he leaves soon. It would be best for everyone. We are working on his trans ... more
  • 7 hours Man Utd Reject Inter Milan’s £54m Lukaku Bid ModernGhana
    Manchester United have rejected a 60m euro ( pound;53.9m) bid from Inter Milan for striker Romelu Lukaku. The bid falls well below United 39;s valuation of the 26-year-old Belgium international, who joined them from Everton two years ago for pound;75m. Lukaku sat out Saturday 39;s pre-season victory over Inter, whose manager Antonio ... more
  • 7 hours AFCON 2019: Sports Minister To Render Account On Black Stars On Tuesday ModernGhana
    Youth and Sports Minister, Isaac Asiamah is expected to brief parliament on Tuesday to disclose the budget for Ghana rsquo;s participation in the just ended African Cup of Nations in Egypt. Black Stars AFCON budget and the future of the coach, Kwasi Appiah, have remained the biggest talking points after Ghana were crashed out of the tourn ... more
  • 9 hours Love Island fans celebrate Amber’s recoupling choice ModernGhana -Ent
    Revealing her choice at the recoupling ceremony, she said: One boy we have a history, we've had ups and downs. Then I've got another guy that's come in and put a smile back on my face when I've been miserable. I feel like I've been through a lot. It was quite hard for me to handle. The boy I want to couple up with is Greg. She later told the girls: I am fucking happy. So I should be. I've been a misery for that long. Viewers, including former islander Gabby Allen, were chuffe ... more
  • 9 hours Love Island fans celebrate Amber’s recoupling choice ModernGhana
    Revealing her choice at the recoupling ceremony, she said: One boy we have a history, we've had ups and downs. Then I've got another guy that's come in and put a smile back on my face when I've been miserable. I feel like I've been through a lot. It was quite hard for me to handle. The boy I want to couple up with is Greg. She later ... more
  • 9 hours Destruction of environment self-inflicted – Frimpong-Boateng ModernGhana
    Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng has said the continuous destruction of the environment is self-inflicted and must be halted. When we destroy the environment we destroy ourselves. We rely on nature for our critical needs including medicine, food, air and water for free, yet we show ... more
  • 9 hours Gov’t to publish framework on safe, responsible journalism in November ModernGhana
    The National Coordinating Committee on Safe and Responsible Journalism in Ghana is expected to publish the final framework that will provide guidance on safe and responsible journalism practice in the country by November 2019. This follows the development of a draft framework for safe and responsible journalism to prevent the frequent attac ... more
  • 9 hours Pinot pips Alaphilippe to triumph on Tourmalet ModernGhana
    French cycling fans celebrated on Saturday as Thibaut Pinot conquered the Pyrenean summit of the Col du Tourmalet in stage 14 of the Tour de France. Julian Alaphilippe followed close behind to extend his grip on the leader 39;s yellow jersey. Defending champion Geraint Thomas lost 35 seconds after being dropped at the death, while his Ineo ... more
  • 9 hours Thousands march in latest Hong Kong anti-government rally ModernGhana
    Thousands of anti-government demonstrators have taken to the streets of Hong Kong for the seventh weekend in succession to express their anger at the way the island territory is being ruled by Beijing. The city has been plunged into its worst crisis in recent history by weeks of marches and sporadic violent confrontations between police and ... more
  • 9 hours Ukraine president’s party tipped to win snap parliamentary election ModernGhana
    Ukrainians head to the polls on Sunday to elect a new parliament as comedian-turned-president Volodymyr Zelensky seeks to bring in political novices and consolidate his power. Zelensky's newly-created party is expected to win the largest share of the votes in the election that should usher in a new era in the country dominated up to now by polit ... more
  • 9 hours SOS Mediterranee relaunches migrant rescue missions off Libya ModernGhana
    Humanitarian group SOS Mediterranee said Sunday it has relaunched rescue efforts off Libya seven months after it abandoned operations using its ship Aquarius and despite a refusal by European ports to accept the migrants. The Norwegian-flagged Ocean Viking will conduct search and rescue activities in the central Mediterranean for SOS Mediterra ... more
  • 9 hours SOS Mediterranee relaunches migrant rescue missions off Libya ModernGhana -Africa
    Humanitarian group SOS Mediterranee said Sunday it has relaunched rescue efforts off Libya seven months after it abandoned operations using its ship Aquarius and despite a refusal by European ports to accept the migrants. The Norwegian-flagged Ocean Viking will conduct search and rescue activities in the central Mediterranean for SOS Mediterranee and Doctors Without Borders (known by its French initials MSF), the group said in a statement. As people are still fleeing Libya on one of the ... more
  • 9 hours Thousands march in latest Hong Kong anti-government rally ModernGhana -World
    Thousands of anti-government demonstrators have taken to the streets of Hong Kong for the seventh weekend in succession to express their anger at the way the island territory is being ruled by Beijing. The city has been plunged into its worst crisis in recent history by weeks of marches and sporadic violent confrontations between police and pockets of hardcore protesters. The initial protests were sparked by a now-suspended bill that would have allowed extradition to mainland China. ... more
  • 9 hours Ukraine president’s party tipped to win snap parliamentary election ModernGhana -World
    Ukrainians head to the polls on Sunday to elect a new parliament as comedian-turned-president Volodymyr Zelensky seeks to bring in political novices and consolidate his power. Zelensky's newly-created party is expected to win the largest share of the votes in the election that should usher in a new era in the country dominated up to now by politicians who grew up when the country was part of the Soviet Union. The leader's party Servant of the People -- named after ... more
  • 13 hours R. Kelly in solitary over mortal fear of other inmates ModernGhana -Ent
    R. Kelly is relieved to be in solitary confinement as he awaits trial on federal sex-crime charges against underage girls because he fears for his life behind bars, according to a report. The accused pedophile rsquo;s lawyer, Nicole Blank Becker, told TMZ that when she visited him in federal prison, he told her his life would be in grave danger if he was kept with the general population. But Becker also noted that the rapper has no one to lean on in the slammer while in solitary, adding th ... more
  • 13 hours R. Kelly in solitary over mortal fear of other inmates ModernGhana
    R. Kelly is relieved to be in solitary confinement as he awaits trial on federal sex-crime charges against underage girls because he fears for his life behind bars, according to a report. The accused pedophile rsquo;s lawyer, Nicole Blank Becker, told TMZ that when she visited him in federal prison, he told her his life would be in grave danger ... more
  • 13 hours Marvel’s ‘Avengers: Endgame’ to set all-time box office record ModernGhana -Ent
    Marvel Studios superhero movie Avengers: Endgame will claim the top of the global box office charts by Sunday, distributor Walt Disney Co said. Endgame ticket sales will overtake the $2.789 billion collected worldwide by James Cameron's 2009 science-fiction epic Avatar, Disney said in a statement released on Saturday as it presented a new slate of films to fans at San Diego Comic-Con. Endgame, released in theaters in April, is the culmination of a story told in 22 Marvel films that ... more
  • 13 hours Marvel’s ‘Avengers: Endgame’ to set all-time box office record ModernGhana
    Marvel Studios superhero movie Avengers: Endgame will claim the top of the global box office charts by Sunday, distributor Walt Disney Co said. Endgame ticket sales will overtake the $2.789 billion collected worldwide by James Cameron's 2009 science-fiction epic Avatar, Disney said in a statement released on Saturday as it presented a new ... more
  • 13 hours Ghanaians losing faith in ‘deceptive’ Akufo-Addo gov’t – Haruna Iddrisu ModernGhana
    Mr Haruna Iddrisu, Minority Leader in Parliament says Ghanaians are losing faith in the Akufo-Addo government. According to him, the governing New Patriotic Party engages in politics of deception by announcing things it cannot honour. He said the government's recent announcement of the release of one million dollars each to each of the 275 co ... more
  • 13 hours Translate macroeconomic gains into improved living conditions – TUC to gov’t ModernGhana
    The Trades Union Congress Ghana (TUC) has urged government to use the impending mid-year budget review to announce policies that would effectively translate the gains in macroeconomic management into real and visible improvements in the living conditions of Ghanaians. In a statement after its annual General Council Meeting, the TUC said the appa ... more
  • 13 hours Translate macroeconomic gains into improved living conditions – TUC to gov’t ModernGhana -Biz
    The Trades Union Congress Ghana (TUC) has urged government to use the impending mid-year budget review to announce policies that would effectively translate the gains in macroeconomic management into real and visible improvements in the living conditions of Ghanaians. In a statement after its annual General Council Meeting, the TUC said the apparent good sets of macroeconomic statistics were not adequately and visibly reflecting in the lives of the majority of Ghanaians. The TUC said whils ... more
  • 13 hours Cashew sector to fetch Ghana $2.5bn – Deputy Minister ModernGhana -Biz
    The cashew industry is expected to fetch the nation US$ 2.5 billion in the next five years, Mr Augustine Collins Ntim, a Deputy Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, has said. He said the government has devoted GH? 1 billion towards the establishment of the Tree Crop Development Authority that would regulate the cashew industry and revamp that sector to contribute significantly to the country's Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Mr Ntim, who is responsible for Rural Economic Devel ... more
  • 13 hours Cashew sector to fetch Ghana $2.5bn – Deputy Minister ModernGhana
    The cashew industry is expected to fetch the nation US$ 2.5 billion in the next five years, Mr Augustine Collins Ntim, a Deputy Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, has said. He said the government has devoted GH? 1 billion towards the establishment of the Tree Crop Development Authority that would regulate the cashew industry and ... more
  • 13 hours NDC will win 70% of parliamentary seats in 2020 polls – Haruna Iddrisu ModernGhana -Politics
    The Minority Leader and the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament (MP) for Tamale South in the Northern Region, Mr Haruna Iddrisu has predicted that the NDC will win 70 percent of parliamentary seats in the 2020 general election. He said he was also confident that the electorate will vote for former President John Dramani Mahama as President in the 2020 general election for him to continue his good works as the present government has failed to deliver on its numerous promise ... more
  • 13 hours NDC will win 70% of parliamentary seats in 2020 polls – Haruna Iddrisu ModernGhana
    The Minority Leader and the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament (MP) for Tamale South in the Northern Region, Mr Haruna Iddrisu has predicted that the NDC will win 70 percent of parliamentary seats in the 2020 general election. He said he was also confident that the electorate will vote for former President John Dramani Maham ... more
  • 13 hours $1m per constituency project will develop deprived communities – Bawumia ModernGhana
    Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has expounded what the real effects of President Akufo-Addo's flagship one million dollar per constituency policy are. At a special breakfast meeting with Caribbean and African heads of mission in Havana, Cuba on Friday, 19th July 2019, Vice President Bawumia highlighted progress made by government to develop ... more
  • 13 hours Osayo Of Black Avenue Muzik Reveals New Banger “Force” ModernGhana -Ent
    Osayo, Ghanaian singer and Black Avenue Muzik signee has officially released his new single. The singer who has been endorsed by DJ Mensah and featured in his 2019 mix goes on to give us a new banger. The new banger has been titled as Force which will make your playlist a mind-blowing one. ... more
  • 13 hours Osayo Of Black Avenue Muzik Reveals New Banger “Force” ModernGhana
    Osayo, Ghanaian singer and Black Avenue Muzik signee has officially released his new single. The singer who has been endorsed by DJ Mensah and featured in his 2019 mix goes on to give us a new banger. The new banger has been titled as Force which will make your playlist a mind-blowing one. ... more
  • 13 hours 7 Possible Reasons Akufo-Addo Made Wa UDS Autonomous ModernGhana -Opinion
    Wa Campus of University for Development Studies has been made Autonomous and will now be University for Business and Integrated Development Studies which means the institution will man it rsquo;s own affairs without necessarily relying on the Tamale campus for Directives, it will have its own chancellor, Vice Chancellor, Deans etc. There are 7 possible factors the President could have considered before converting the Wa UDS alone as Autonomous. 1. The Dombo tradition favored upper West. W ... more
  • 13 hours Residents of Mim Feteagya Share Drinking Water With Animals ModernGhana
    Residents of Mim Feteagya , a town located in the newly created Ahafo Region share the same drinking water with animals. According to the inhabitants, they have tolerated and endured this for a long time but it seems help isn rsquo;t coming from anywhere. They have on several occasions cried for assistance but it seems all their calls have fallen ... more
  • 13 hours Your Government has Failed the Galamsey Fight – Solomon Owusu tells Prez Akufo Addo ModernGhana -Opinion
    A United States of America based Ghanaian Mining Engineer, Solomon Owusu, has bemoaned that President Akufo Addo rsquo;s government has failed Ghanaians in terms of its fight against illegal mining activities, popularly known as galamsey. Speaking to Isaac Amoah-Asare on Bryt FM in Koforidua on Saturday July 20, 2019, Solomon disclosed that he was not surprised about the galamsey underground collapse incident which happened at Akrokerri in the Ashanti Region on Thursday July 18, 2019. Accordi ... more
  • 13 hours Run Clean Campaigns Devoid Of Name-Calling – says Savannah Regional Organizer of NDC Tell Aspirants. ModernGhana -Politics
    The Savannah Regional Organiser of NDC Mr Inusah Abdulai has urged NDC parliamentary candidates in the region to run a clean campaign as they prepare to hit the various branches to canvas for votes to enable them lead the party in their respective Constituencies for 2020 elections. Mr Abdulai reminded them to speak to the issues that will enhance their chances of winning devoid of insults and personality attacks.He said the NDC shall win the 2020 elections and will want to form a possible maj ... more
  • 13 hours A Word For Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah ModernGhana -Opinion
    If it is Fulani today, yesterday it was the Igbos - Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah. I have immense respect for Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah but to compare the situation of the Fulani in the south today to the situation of the Igbo in the north in 1966 is disingenuous and intellectually dishonest. The Igbo did not slaughter the Fulani in the 1966 northern pogroms but rather it was the Fulani that slaughtered the Igbo. In 1966 alone no less than 100,000 innocent and defenceless Igbos were butch ... more
  • 13 hours Kokomba Youth Congratulates Moses Mabingbaan on his Appointment as NDC National Vice Chairman ModernGhana -Politics
    Congratulatory message from Konkomba Youth in NDC to Hon. Moses Mabingbaan on your appointment, as the National Vice Chairman We write on behalf of the Konkomba Youth in NDC to congratulate you Hon. Moses Mabingbaan on your appointment as the National Vice Chairman of our great party (NDC). Today, we could not hide our joy from such a historic rise of Ukpakpaanja in our party hierarchy who have been a dedicated and responsible citizen of this nation and a very hardworking man who have ... more
  • 13 hours Condemn The Blanket Demonisation Of President Maada Bio ModernGhana -Africa
    There has been a lot of noise flying the corners of Freetown about President Maada Bio s current visit abroad. Some have even assumed that the President is seriously ill and wish him dead. We members of the charismatic People s Democratic League (PDL) find it very interesting that the enemies of Sierra Leone have launched a depraved, despicable propaganda in the social media to embarrass Sierra Leonean voters by going madly in their wicked tricks to demonise President Julius Maada Bio. It ... more
  • 13 hours Avoid Violent Campaign -Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa ModernGhana -Politics
    The Member of Parliament for North Tongu Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has urged members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to be civil and conduct a peaceful campaign toward the upcoming party elections. He said the (NDC) is a family hence it is in their interest to have a violent free campaign and election. He said this will strengthen the party to win power, come 2020. Mr. Ablakwa was addressing party supporters and sympathizers at a mini-rally held at the party office in Juapong. Mr. Abl ... more
  • 13 hours SERAP drags senior Nigerian officials to ICC ‘for leaving 13.2 million children out of school’ ModernGhana -Africa
    Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent a petition to Mrs. Fatou Bensouda, Prosecutor, International Criminal Court (ICC), urging her to use her ldquo;good offices to investigate whether the problem of out-of-school children in Nigeria, and the failure of the Nigerian authorities over the years to address it amount to violence against children and crimes against humanity within the jurisdiction of the ICC. rdquo; The organization urged Mrs Bensouda to: ldquo;push f ... more
  • 13 hours British Queen Looks For A New Cook…But The Salary Is Way Below The British Average ModernGhana -World
    The Queen is looking for a new junior chef cook for Buckingham Palace, but the salary she pays is anything but royal ... The new junior chef receives gross 22,076.04 pounds (about 24,000 euros) per year. The salary would be in Germany absolutely in the context, where the normal assistant Cook earns average between 1,650 and 2,030 euros per month. In the UK, however, the Queen 39;s offer is modest it 39;s about pound;7,500 (about euro; 8,330.19) less than the ave ... more
  • 13 hours Lunar Narratives: Landing on the Moon, Politics and the Cold War ModernGhana -Opinion
    Anniversaries are occasions to distort records. The intoxicated recounting of the past faces a record in need of correction. Couples long-married hide their differences before guests. Creases are covered; the make-up is applied generously. Defects become virtues, if, indeed they were ever there to begin with. In historical commemoration, the same is true. The moon landing anniversary his weekend was given a vigorous clean-up, with the Cold War finding a back seat when it was, in fact, the main d ... more
  • 13 hours Asiedu-Nketia Was Captain of NDC Team That Sidelined Martin Amidu ModernGhana -Opinion
    Maybe the dynastic General-Secretary of the country rsquo;s main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) made his ldquo;I Told You So rdquo; statement in highly unlikely hopes that an amnesiac ndash; or short memory-afflicted ndash; Ghanaian public would so scandalously have forgotten the dastardly attempts made by both the Mills-Mahama Posse to force the recently dismissed Attorney-General and Minister of Justice from the cabinet of then President John Evans Atta-Mills, late, into lite ... more
  • 13 hours John Dumelo, A New Ronald Reagan in the Making? Possibly ModernGhana -Opinion
    It is official. John Dumelo has picked his nomination form to contest as a parliamentary candidate for Ayawaso West Wuogon constituency. If he successfully cruises his way to victory in the primaries, he will face off Madam Lydia Alhassan in the 2020 parliamentary elections. Some interesting parallels exist between John Dumelo and Ronald Reagan; I will also point out areas of divergence as I explore the similarities. Reagan was adored by Americans in the 30s and 50s for his silky voice and na ... more
  • 13 hours Any thinkers Here? – Part 5 ModernGhana -Opinion
    To fully appreciate the decision by Justice Merley Afua Wood, of the Ghana High Court, to rescind the earlier decision by another High Court Judge, Justice George Buadi, to grant a bail bond to Mr. Gregory Afoko, the prime suspect in the brutal assassination of Mr. Adams Mahama, then Chairman of the Upper-East Region rsquo;s branch of the then main opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), the ardent critics of the second judge, that is, Justice Wood, need to fully appreciate the full details of the ... more
  • 13 hours Who Propels Ghana Forward? ModernGhana -Opinion
    Indeed, there is an adage that says that ldquo;It is easier said than done rdquo;. Promises upon promises spewed to the populace of this nation had stuck due to lack of implementation and pragmatic or down to earth solutions. Now, I tell you the truth, for Ghana to move forward unless our PREZ. NANA ADDO marches his entourage leaders to the grounds to see for themselves and come to terms with the reality of our citizens suffering so that they will bemoan to act quickly to ease the colossal burd ... more
  • 13 hours ‘Logolization’ Committee, Just Fix What Is Broken ModernGhana -Opinion
    After the Normalization Committee had their tenure extended by FIFA to continue to run football affairs in Ghana while football Ghana awaits a new set of governing body, football lovers met this move with mixed feelings. While many thought the extension was in place to clear the house for a new life in Ghana football, others believed once the calendar showed 31st March; the normalization committee should refrain from acting as Ghana rsquo;s football governing body and pave way for ... more
  • 13 hours Self-Mockery Of The Leadership Of The Methodist Church, Ghana ModernGhana -Opinion
    The leadership of the Methodist Church, Ghana is now living in illusion and subconsciously claiming to be more pious than their Masters, the Methodist Church, Great Britain. They have easily forgotten that the Methodist Dogma they cherish dearly is not their own creation. This writer posits that any group of people who have subconsciously internalized religious beliefs or Social Construction of Reality from their Oppressors subconsciously claims the ownership of the Dogma which has robbed the ... more
  • 13 hours British Queen Looks For A New Cook…But The Salary Is Way Below The British Average ModernGhana
    The Queen is looking for a new junior chef cook for Buckingham Palace, but the salary she pays is anything but royal ... The new junior chef receives gross 22,076.04 pounds (about 24,000 euros) per year. The salary would be in Germany absolutely in the context, where the normal assistant Cook earns average between 1,650 and 2,030 eur ... more
  • 14 hours BA suspends flights to Cairo on security grounds ModernGhana -Africa
    British Airways said Saturday it had suspended flights to Cairo for seven days as a precautionary measure following a security review. The flag carrier said it would not operate its aircraft unless it felt it was safe to do so. We constantly review our security arrangements at all our airports around the world, and have suspended flights to Cairo for seven days as a precaution to allow for further assessment, the airline said in a statement. The safety and security of our customers a ... more
  • 14 hours Africa poses critical challenge for World Bank, IMF ModernGhana -Africa
    Global heat maps of extreme poverty show Africa in deep red. And the problem will only accelerate as population on the continent grows in coming decades. The problems are very real and are large, newly installed World Bank President David Malpass told AFP in an interview. The International Monetary Fund and World Bank have had a mixed record in addressing the longstanding challenge of poverty on the continent since the institutions were founded 75 years ago. Now they must confront ... more
  • 14 hours African champions Algeria return home to tumultuous welcome ModernGhana -Africa
    Africa Cup of Nations football champions Algeria arrived home on Saturday to a huge welcome from a mass of joyful supporters and a water salute for their plane at Algiers airport. Tens of thousands of flag-waving fans lining the road from the airport chanting as the players went on a victory parade through the capital in an open-top bus. An early strike earned a 1-0 victory over Senegal in Friday's final in Cairo, propelling Algeria, known as the Fennec foxes, to their first Cup of Natio ... more
  • 14 hours Heatwave depresses French wine production ModernGhana -World
    Wine production in France this year will be down by between 6 and 13 percent compared to 2018, notably because of the ongoing heatwave, the agriculture ministry has said. France, one of the world's top wine producers and exporters, was hit hard by poor weather conditions, including a heatwave at the end of June. That and other factors meant that production should be between 42.8 and 46.4 million hectolitres -- the lowest figures in the last five years, said the ministry, based on estimates ... more
  • 1 day Controversy-plagued UEW halts 2019 graduation ModernGhana
    The absence of a governing council has pushed the Management and the Academic Board of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) to postpone indefinitely, its 2018/2019 students graduation ceremony. The graduation ceremony to take place on their Winneba, Kumasi and Ashanti Mampong campuses was scheduled for Monday 22 July to Saturday, July 27. ... more
  • 1 day Disobedience to court order? Never! – Lawyer shocked state refused Afoko bail ModernGhana
    Stretching out his hand and a finger for emphasis, law lecturer Kofi Abotsi was emphatic on JoyNews show, Newsfile, no one should be allowed to disobey a court order under any circumstances. He was referring the saga between the state and a murder suspect who was refused bail despite a High Court order in March 2019. The murder suspect, Grego ... more
  • 1 day Disobedience to court order? Never! – Lawyer shocked state refused Afoko bail ModernGhana -Politics
    Stretching out his hand and a finger for emphasis, law lecturer Kofi Abotsi was emphatic on JoyNews show, Newsfile, no one should be allowed to disobey a court order under any circumstances. He was referring the saga between the state and a murder suspect who was refused bail despite a High Court order in March 2019. The murder suspect, Gregory Afoko ended up spending more than 120 days on remand, an action that nearly attracted a criminal conviction of contempt for the Director-General of ... more
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