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  • 4 hours Prof Ahwoi Warns Of ‘Brexit Situation’ After ‘Yes’ Victory ModernGhana -Politics
    A stalwart of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has cautioned the government against plunging the country into a stalemate at the local government level after a lsquo;Yes rsquo; victory in the December 17 referendum. Prof Kwamena Ahwoi, who heads a committee of experts that advises the NDC on the upcoming referendum, said Tuesday on Joy FM rsquo;s Top Story that a lsquo;Yes rsquo; victory, which would enable political parties to take part in the election of Metropolitan ... more
  • 4 hours MMDCEs Can Be Elected On Non-Partisan Basis — Minister ModernGhana -Politics
    The Local Government Minister, Alima Mahama, has explained that a lsquo;NO rsquo; vote in the December 17 referendum does not mean MMDCEs cannot be elected. ldquo;We can still elect them but it won rsquo;t be on partisan bases, rdquo; she said on Joy FM rsquo;s Top Story Tuesday. Her comments come amid criticism from the National Democratic Congress (NDC) that the government is deliberately misleading Ghanaians to vote YES in the Referendum which seeks to allow political party part ... more
  • 4 hours PAOR-VWC Sensitizes Kumbungu Community On How To End Child Marriage ModernGhana
    The Pan African Organisation for Research and Protection of Violence on Women and Children (PAOR-VWC) has engaged community stakeholders on how to reduce or end the high incidence of child marriage. Early, Child and Forced marriages are much pronounced in most parts of the region preventing several girls from going to school. The worksh ... more
  • 4 hours Freddie Blay Donates Ambulance To Eikwe St. Martin de Porres Hospital ModernGhana
    The National Chairman of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Freddie Blay has donated a brand new ambulance to the Eikwe Saint Martin de Porres hospital in Ellembelle District of the Western Region for emergency relief services. The fully equipped ambulance is with one carrier bed, two accident carrier chairs, one electronic carrier ch ... more
  • 4 hours French student’s self-immolation provokes anti-poverty rallies ModernGhana -World
    University students demonstrated against precarious living conditions in cities around France on Tuesday, four days after a 22-year-old student set himself on fire in apparent protest of policies of President Emmanuel Macron and his own financial troubles. Demonstrations of several hundred students took place in cities around France including Paris, Lyon and Lille, where protesters forced the cancellation of a conference by former president François Hollande. The rallies were called after ... more
  • 4 hours Sudan’s Bashir, aides to face charges for ‘plotting’ 1989 coup ModernGhana -Africa
    Sudanese authorities on Tuesday filed new charges against ousted leader Omar al-Bashir and some of his aides for plotting the 1989 coup that brought him to power, the country's protest movement said. Bashir, who was a brigadier at the time, seized power in an Islamist-backed coup that toppled the then elected government of prime minister Sadiq al-Mahdi. But Bashir himself was ousted by the army in April after months of nationwide protests against his iron-fisted rule of three decades. ... more
  • 4 hours Macron pledges French help conflict-riven Africa ModernGhana -Africa
    French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday pledged French support to African leaders whose countries are riven by conflict, saying Paris' commitment would not waver. Macron told DR Congo counterpart Felix Tshisekedi France would support its fight against armed groups in the vast central African country's volatile east. The Democratic Republic of Congo has been wracked by conflict near its eastern border, after numerous militias evolved from the two Congo wars (1996-1997 and 1998-2003). ... more
  • 4 hours UN says G5 Sahel force needs more support in anti-jihadist fight ModernGhana -Africa
    The five-nation G5 military task force in the Sahel faces persistent training and equipment shortfalls at a time of spiralling violence in the war against armed Islamist groups in the region, according to a UN report out Tuesday. The force was set up in 2014 to tackle the jihadist threat in the Sahel region of Africa, and is made up of troops from Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Niger and Chad. Supported by France, the G5 Sahel could eventually replace soldiers from France's 4,500-strong B ... more
  • 4 hours French student’s self-immolation provokes anti-poverty rallies ModernGhana
    University students demonstrated against precarious living conditions in cities around France on Tuesday, four days after a 22-year-old student set himself on fire in apparent protest of policies of President Emmanuel Macron and his own financial troubles. Demonstrations of several hundred students took place in cities around France including Pa ... more
  • 4 hours WHO prequalifies first Ebola vaccine ModernGhana -Africa
    The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday said it had prequalified an Ebola vaccine for the first time, hailing a critical step towards its licensing, access and roll-out in countries most at risk of outbreaks. This is the fastest vaccine prequalification process ever conducted by WHO, it said in a statement, explaining that prequalification means that the vaccine meets WHO standards for quality, safety and efficacy. The announcement comes hot on the heels of a decision last Mon ... more
  • 4 hours Sudan’s Bashir, aides to face charges for ‘plotting’ 1989 coup ModernGhana
    Sudanese authorities on Tuesday filed new charges against ousted leader Omar al-Bashir and some of his aides for plotting the 1989 coup that brought him to power, the country's protest movement said. Bashir, who was a brigadier at the time, seized power in an Islamist-backed coup that toppled the then elected government of prime minister Sadiq ... more
  • 4 hours WHO prequalifies first Ebola vaccine ModernGhana
    The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday said it had prequalified an Ebola vaccine for the first time, hailing a critical step towards its licensing, access and roll-out in countries most at risk of outbreaks. This is the fastest vaccine prequalification process ever conducted by WHO, it said in a statement, explaining that prequalifi ... more
  • 8 hours Oguaaman Hene Host Black Stars Ahead Of South Africa AFCON Qualifier ModernGhana
    The Oguaaman Hene (Traditional Ruler of Oguaa), Osabarima Kwesi Atta II hosted the Black Stars team this afternoon following their arrival in Cape Coast to continue preparations for their Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against South Africa. A delegation made up of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) president Kurt Okraku, togeth ... more
  • 8 hours Black Stars Arrive In Cape Coast To Prepare For South Africa Clash ModernGhana
    The Black Stars have arrived safely in Cape Coast as they look to intensify preparations for their crucial meeting with South Africa in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers. The team started camping for the cracking fixture on Monday where they ended up holding a training session at the Accra Sports Stadium in the evening wit ... more
  • 8 hours Algeria jails 22 protesters over Berber flags ModernGhana -Africa
    Twenty-two Algerian demonstrators were handed one-year jail sentences Tuesday for undermining national unity by bearing the Berber minority's flag during anti-regime protests, a prisoners' rights group said. The CNLD committee said on its Facebook page that a court in the capital's Sidi Mhamed district had sentenced the accused to 12 months in prison -- half of it suspended -- and fines of 30,000 dinars ($275). Said Salhi, vice president of the Algerian human rights groups LADDH, condemn ... more
  • 8 hours Paris court sentences Pete Doherty for drunken fight after second arrest in a week ModernGhana
    A French court handed British singer Pete Doherty a three-month suspended jail sentence and 5,000-euro fine on Tuesday, after he was detained for fighting while celebrating his release from an earlier arrest last week. Doherty pleaded guilty to charges of affray in a Paris court on Tuesday. The 40-year-old frontman of the rock group the Liber ... more
  • 8 hours EU court rules products from Israeli settlements must be labelled ModernGhana
    Following a request from a French tribunal, the European Court of Justice ruled Tuesday that products from Israeli settlements must be labelled as such if they are sold in the European Union, a decision hailed by Palestinians and rights groups but condemned by Israel. The Luxembourg-based court ruled that European Union (EU) regulations meant fo ... more
  • 8 hours Graeme Williams: From photographing apartheid to fine art projects ModernGhana -World
    Graeme Williams is a South African photographer, who spent much of his career capturing his country's transition to democracy and documenting post-apartheid. RFI met him at the Also Known As Africa (AKAA) art and design fair in Paris recently. After years in the field, working for agencies such as Reuters, in 1994 Graeme Williams gave up photojournalism ... more
  • 8 hours Paris court sentences Pete Doherty for drunken fight after second arrest in a week ModernGhana -World
    A French court handed British singer Pete Doherty a three-month suspended jail sentence and 5,000-euro fine on Tuesday, after he was detained for fighting while celebrating his release from an earlier arrest last week. Doherty pleaded guilty to charges of affray in a Paris court on Tuesday. The 40-year-old frontman of the rock group the Libertines, which is gearing up for a European tour, was also given a two-year probation period. It is a lenient decision, lawyer Arash Derambarsh tol ... more
  • 8 hours Syrian refugees Zarkaria and Amir, deported then allowed back into Turkey ModernGhana -World
    The Turkish government says Syrians living in Istanbul have until 30 October to return to the province where they are registered. Legally, refugees cannot leave that province without permission, but it's believed one million Syrians live in Istanbul, where they often work in the informal economy. In June, the Turkish government quietly began arresting Syrians and other nationalities, as well. Late in August, Hayat Tahrir ash-Sham, the Islamist group that controls Idlib province in Syria, w ... more
  • 8 hours A leaderless social movement is key to protest success in Lebanon ModernGhana -World
    A general strike across Lebanon was in full force on Tuesday as a new wave of disruption pushes back against the government which has not yet met the demands of protesters. Anger continues to fuel Lebanon's protests that broke on 17 October against the ruling elite, including several ageing military leaders that are all seen by demonstrators to be contributing to the rampant corruption in t ... more
  • 8 hours Macron pledges French help to fight armed groups in DR Congo ModernGhana
    French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday pledged military support to DR Congo counterpart Felix Tshisekedi to fight armed groups in the vast central African country's volatile east. The Democratic Republic of Congo has been wracked by conflict near its eastern border, after numerous militias evolved from the two Congo wars (1996-1997 and 1998 ... more
  • 8 hours EU court rules products from Israeli settlements must be labelled ModernGhana -World
    Following a request from a French tribunal, the European Court of Justice ruled Tuesday that products from Israeli settlements must be labelled as such if they are sold in the European Union, a decision hailed by Palestinians and rights groups but condemned by Israel. The Luxembourg-based court ruled that European Union (EU) regulations meant food labels must clarify where products are from so that consumers can make choices based on ethical considerations and considerations relating to the ... more
  • 8 hours Is China’s bull courting Europe with a Trojan Horse in Piraeus’ port? ModernGhana -World
    China's president Xi Jinping just paid a three day visit to Greece, where Beijing has invested in the Port of Piraeus, seen by China as its prime economic foothold in Europe. But not all Europeans are happy with China's increasing influence on the continent. Xi concluded his visit on Tuesday with a tour of the Acropolis in Athens. ... more
  • 8 hours Branson apologises to S.Africa for racially exclusionary tweet ModernGhana -Africa
    British billionaire and Virgin founder Richard Branson apologised on Tuesday for posting a picture on Twitter he admitted clearly lacked diversity as he launched his new entrepreneurship development centre in South Africa. On Monday he tweeted a picture of himself and eight others captioned We aim to become the heart of entrepreneurship in Southern Africa . It featured no blacks in a country where they make up 80 percent of the population. That sparked outrage as racial tensions rema ... more
  • 8 hours Macron pledges French help to fight armed groups in DR Congo ModernGhana -Africa
    French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday pledged military support to DR Congo counterpart Felix Tshisekedi to fight armed groups in the vast central African country's volatile east. The Democratic Republic of Congo has been wracked by conflict near its eastern border, after numerous militias evolved from the two Congo wars (1996-1997 and 1998-2003). France is fully engaged at the side of DRC to fight armed groups which are destabilising the country , some of which are linked to the Isl ... more
  • 8 hours Russia wants end to embargo on C.Africa diamonds ModernGhana -Africa
    Russia backs lifting an embargo on diamond exports from the Central African Republic, the deputy finance minister said Tuesday as Moscow was preparing to chair a global scheme regulating the gem trade. Russia has made moves to strengthen its influence in the poor but strategic CAR in recent months, sending military instructors to the country and receiving mining concessions as part of a plan to boost its presence in Africa. Next year Moscow will be chair of the Kimberley Process, a global ... more
  • 11 hours ‘We Don’t Have Artiste Managers In Ghana’ — Irene Logan ModernGhana
    Songstress Irene Logan says she does not think there are artiste managers and record labels in the country. The 39;Run Away 39; hitmaker 39;s reason is that those who work in that space are just people who either have passion for creative arts or just want to make some money. They, however, do not understand the ins and ou ... more
  • 11 hours ‘We Don’t Have Artiste Managers In Ghana’ — Irene Logan ModernGhana -Ent
    Songstress Irene Logan says she does not think there are artiste managers and record labels in the country. The 39;Run Away 39; hitmaker 39;s reason is that those who work in that space are just people who either have passion for creative arts or just want to make some money. They, however, do not understand the ins and outs of showbiz. She was speaking on HSTV lsquo;s E Lenz on Saturday about her roles in the new movie, 39;Fix Us 39;, which ... more
  • 11 hours NDC Kick Against December Referendum ModernGhana
    The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has urged Ghanaians to vote against the proposed amendment of Article 55 (3) of the 1992 Constitution which will make local government elections partisan. Article 55 (3) states that ldquo;subject to the provisions of this article, a political party is free to participate in shaping the politica ... more
  • 11 hours NDC Kick Against December Referendum ModernGhana -Politics
    The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has urged Ghanaians to vote against the proposed amendment of Article 55 (3) of the 1992 Constitution which will make local government elections partisan. Article 55 (3) states that ldquo;subject to the provisions of this article, a political party is free to participate in shaping the political will of the people, to disseminate information on political ideas, social and economic programmes of a national character and sponsor candidates for ... more
  • 11 hours AMA To Construct Public Seating Places In Accra ModernGhana
    The Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE) of Accra, Mohammed Adjei Sowah has announced plans to construct public seating places in the Central Business District of Accra. The MCE who was addressing the media and the stakeholders at the Meet the Press series organised by the assembly on Monday said the move forms part of efforts to enric ... more
  • 11 hours December Referendum: Akufo-Addo Is Misleading Ghanaians — NDC ModernGhana
    National Chairman of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Samuel Ofosu Ampofo, has accused President Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo of misleading Ghanaians by saying the December 17 referendum is to elect Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs). The proposed amendment of Article 55 (3) of the 1992 Constit ... more
  • 11 hours NDC To Weed Nationwide On Saturday In Honour Of Mahama ModernGhana -Politics
    The National Democratic Congress (NDC) says it will on this Saturday November 16, 2019 embark on a nationwide weeding and clean-up exercise to honour its flagbearer, John Dramani Mahama. This comes barely a week after John Mahama cleared some weeds in the capital ndash; an action the party says is worthy of emulation and also a clear indication that the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) has failed in the country rsquo;s sanitation drive. In a memo written to all its constit ... more
  • 11 hours December Referendum: Akufo-Addo Is Misleading Ghanaians — NDC ModernGhana -Politics
    National Chairman of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Samuel Ofosu Ampofo, has accused President Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo of misleading Ghanaians by saying the December 17 referendum is to elect Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs). The proposed amendment of Article 55 (3) of the 1992 Constitution which will make local government elections partisan. Samuel Ofosu Ampofo at a press conference said the President played on the emotions of ... more
  • 11 hours NDC To Weed Nationwide On Saturday In Honour Of Mahama ModernGhana
    The National Democratic Congress (NDC) says it will on this Saturday November 16, 2019 embark on a nationwide weeding and clean-up exercise to honour its flagbearer, John Dramani Mahama. This comes barely a week after John Mahama cleared some weeds in the capital ndash; an action the party says is worthy of emulation and also a clea ... more
  • 11 hours Don’t Increase Tax On Alcohol, Cigarette — Tax Expert Cautions gov’t ModernGhana
    A tax expert has cautioned the Finance Minister against proposals by Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and other activists to increase tax of tobacco, alcohol and other Sugar-Sweetened Beverages (SSB). William Owusu Demitia in an interview with Joy News rsquo; Matilda Womegah noted that although the idea is to serve a good cause, th ... more
  • 11 hours Ghana Events Industry Conference 2019: Kabutey My MC Gets Top Award ModernGhana -Ent
    For any event to be successful depends largely on how well the MC creates and sustains the right atmosphere throughout the event. That person must without a doubt radiate confidence and charisma to keep the ceremony engaged and entertaining for all. Kabutey my MC has over the years set out to compare events in Ghana and abroad that has left both the audience and event organisers truly satisfied. Known privately as Kabutey Ocansey, Kabutey my MC is a Professional Event Mc based in Ac ... more
  • 11 hours Ghana Events Industry Conference 2019: Kabutey My MC Gets Top Award ModernGhana
    For any event to be successful depends largely on how well the MC creates and sustains the right atmosphere throughout the event. That person must without a doubt radiate confidence and charisma to keep the ceremony engaged and entertaining for all. Kabutey my MC has over the years set out to compare events in Ghana and abroad that has le ... more
  • 11 hours Marketing Experts Honoured At 9th Marketing World Awards ModernGhana -Biz
    A total of Fifty-two (52) awards were conferred on leading players of Africa 39;s Marketing industry at the 9th Marketing World Awards (MWA) held on 8th November, 2019 at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra. Under the theme celebrating brands and individuals that work tirelessly and passionately , the 9th edition of the MWA recognized individuals and organizations that have exhibited excellence in the marketing profession, and being a Pan-African event, winners were na ... more
  • 13 hours Insulting Journalism: The Tale Of Two Nanas ModernGhana -Opinion
    There was a war of words over God, between NDC Presidential Candidate John D. Mahama and soon to be NPP Presidential Candidate Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo-Addo. JM was reported to have said that God allowed in the NPP so Ghanaians would appreciate the NDC. In a quick riposte, Nana Addo Dankwa also invoked his own angle saying God would not be so wicked as to allow the NDC to return to office. As political platform repartee goes, what else can one add, except that Nana Aba Anamoah, a presen ... more
  • 13 hours Finance Minister Presents 2020 Budget Tomorrow ModernGhana -Biz
    Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, is expected in Parliament tomorrow, November 13, 2019, to present the 2020 statement and economic policy. The presentation, according to the Information Ministry, would commence at 10:00am. It comes amid threats by the Minority National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Parliament to give Mr. Ofori-Atta a vote of no confidence. The Minority made the threats over what it believes are high fiscal deficit figures that have been recorded by Preside ... more
  • 13 hours Finance Minister Presents 2020 Budget Tomorrow ModernGhana
    Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, is expected in Parliament tomorrow, November 13, 2019, to present the 2020 statement and economic policy. The presentation, according to the Information Ministry, would commence at 10:00am. It comes amid threats by the Minority National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Parliament to give Mr. Ofori-At ... more
  • 13 hours ‘Nationalism is war’ Macron tells world leaders at peace forum ModernGhana -World
    French President Emmanuel Macron called on the world to ramp up efforts to ease conflict and fight climate change in a speech to world leaders and other high-level delegates at a forum for peace in Paris. Some 30 heads of state joined international organisations, activists, entrepreneurs and others at the annual Paris Peace Forum where the United States was noted for its absence. In his opening address, Macron warned that nationa ... more
  • 13 hours Ghana reverses ‘premature’ recognition of Kosovo ModernGhana -Africa
    Ghana has revoked its premature recognition of Kosovo, the West African nation said, a move backed by Serbia, which opposes statehood for the former Yugoslav province. The Government of Ghana has decided to withdraw Ghanaâ s recognition of Kosovo as an independent state,â the deputy foreign affairs minister, Charles Owiredu told AFP on Monday. The reasons were communicated to Serbia in a letter, he said. The decision to recognise Kosovo turned out to be premature , the letter sai ... more
  • 13 hours Ghana reverses ‘premature’ recognition of Kosovo ModernGhana
    Ghana has revoked its premature recognition of Kosovo, the West African nation said, a move backed by Serbia, which opposes statehood for the former Yugoslav province. The Government of Ghana has decided to withdraw Ghanaâ s recognition of Kosovo as an independent state,â the deputy foreign affairs minister, Charles Owiredu told AFP on Mon ... more
  • 13 hours ‘Nationalism is war’ Macron tells world leaders at peace forum ModernGhana
    French President Emmanuel Macron called on the world to ramp up efforts to ease conflict and fight climate change in a speech to world leaders and other high-level delegates at a forum for peace in Paris. Some 30 heads of state joined international organisations, activists, entrepreneurs and others at the annual ... more
  • 13 hours Linda Ikeji School Bloggers At 2019 Ghana Bloggers Summit ModernGhana -Ent
    The 2019 Ghana Bloggers Summit which is the annual convention for bloggers, social media influencers and journalists has ended successfully. The summit which hosted at the SB Incubator on November 1st 2nd, 2019 had Nigerian millionaire blogger, Linda Ikeji as keynote speaker saw the participation of bloggers and influencers from Ghana and other countries in West Africa. Speaking at the summit, Linda Ikeji shared her success story on how she made millions of dollars from her blog. ... more
  • 13 hours Linda Ikeji School Bloggers At 2019 Ghana Bloggers Summit ModernGhana
    The 2019 Ghana Bloggers Summit which is the annual convention for bloggers, social media influencers and journalists has ended successfully. The summit which hosted at the SB Incubator on November 1st 2nd, 2019 had Nigerian millionaire blogger, Linda Ikeji as keynote speaker saw the participation of bloggers and influencers from Ghana a ... more
  • 13 hours The Netherlands Are Fighting Over The Black Piet ModernGhana -World
    In about 100 Dutch (Holland) towns the parades continue to take place with the controversial costumes. The dispute over the black-painted helpers of St. Nicholas has grown into a cultural battle in the Netherlands. This year there is a decisive innovation. When Santa Claus arrives in the Netherlands, 90 demonstrators will be arrested in one fell swoop. Mounted policemen have to protect the bringer of gifts, sometimes the effort is greater than in a risk game of the professional footbal ... more
  • 13 hours Düsseldorf Airport, Customs Officers Stop A Woman With Seven Kilos Of Rotten Cowhide (Smoked Cow-Skin Meat) ModernGhana -World
    The customs officials noticed the smell already from a distance. At the D uuml;sseldorf airport, customs officers caught a woman with a rotten cowhide, a smoked cow-skin meat. The traveller spoke of a delicacy . A woman wanted to import kilograms of rotten cow-skin meat into Germany, but was stopped by customs officers. It was a delicacy from Cameroon, she said according to a press release. Even from a distance the officers at D uuml;sseldorf airport had noticed an unpleasant smell ... more
  • 13 hours Humanist Funeral Service, Necro-Evangelism And Contempt For Non Religious ModernGhana -Opinion
    A prominent Nigerian Humanist, Patrick Naagbanton died in September following a ghastly motor accident. A humanist funeral service was proposed, but the 39;family 39; rejected it. According to the family spokesperson, Mr J: ldquo;We are a Christian family. And we want to bury Patrick in a Christian way rdquo;. Look, nobody is suggesting that Christians not be buried in a Christian way. I mean who does that? This is taken for granted in this country. No one is objecting to Hindus, or Muslims, ... more
  • 13 hours Gov’t Secures Funds For 15 Technical And Vocational Institutions Upgrade ― Bawumia ModernGhana
    Five polytechnics and technical universities, as well as 10 technical institutes, are set to see a massive upgrade in their training and other facilities, Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has said. The institutions will see upgrades in and construction of state of the art training workshops for mechanical engineering, automobile enginee ... more
  • 13 hours Marginalization Of Ghanaian Women In The Political And Developmental Arenas [Epistle One] ModernGhana -Opinion
    Women rsquo;s political and developmental involvement is not making a desirous increment globally. A mediocre score of 21.8% has been recorded in attribution to women representation encompassing all national parliaments. A figure which undisputedly gives the indication that, women have being discriminated upon worldwide. The sidelining of women before, during and after the birth of the fourth republic of Ghana in 1992 has awfully become the order of the day in both the political, cult ... more
  • 13 hours How A ‘YES’ Vote Will Expose Our Local Governance Arrangement ModernGhana -Opinion
    Can you believe that after 25 years of decentralised approach to governance, the laudable efforts of the government to deepen democracy (by making local elections political party-driven) is being threatened this late hour by a NO vote? In the first place, that clause in the 1992 Constitution to prohibit political party participation should not have been there, much more, to be an entrenched one. But the exigencies of the time might have influenced the formulators of the clause to demo ... more
  • 13 hours Akufo-Addo’s Cold Confession: Intended Or A Slip? ModernGhana -Opinion
    God is not so wicked as to punish Ghanaians again with the rule of John Mahama and the NDC. God brought the NPP government, so Ghanaians can appreciate the NDC, so spoke the president, His Excellency Nana Akufo-Addo, publicly, when delivering his address to a cross-section of Voltarians during his working visit to the region, recently. Quite unusual of all the president 39;s highfaluting speeches, his recent statement in Volta region, whether intended or unintended, eventually turne ... more
  • 13 hours Chief Imam Receives Special Honorary Award ModernGhana
    The National Chief Imam Sheikh Dr Osmanu Nuhu Sharubutu and others has received Special honorary award at just ended Nima Excellence Awards at Afro Arab Emirates Arena at Kokomlemle in Accra. The award was in celebration of his centenary anniversary towards humility, commitment to peace, religious tolerance and interfaith cooperation, bei ... more
  • 14 hours BoG Guidelines For Repurchasing Agreements Effective April 2, 2020 ModernGhana -Biz
    The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has launched new guidelines for repo trading on the Ghanaian market. The move is to have a well-functioning repo market and contribute to the efficient allocation of capital in the real economy by supporting liquidity in other markets. It is a new guideline that would help better regulate the purchase of government securities like treasury bills, bonds, notes and Eurobonds. Speaking at the launch in Accra, Governor of the Bank of Ghana Dr Ernest Add ... more
  • 14 hours Nepotism Brouhaha: Your Hypocrisy Is Too Much — Sammy Gyamfi Fires Baako, Bentil For Defending NPP ModernGhana -Politics
    The opposition National Democratic Congress rsquo; National Communications Officer, Sammy Gyamfi, has described as hypocritical, the defense of ldquo;nepotism rdquo; in the Akufo-Addo government. ldquo;The double standards and hypocrisy is just too much rdquo;, he lamented on Newsfile on Saturday in reaction to criticisms of a presentation he made listing names of persons he says are family and friends in the Akufo-Addo administration. Sammy Gyamfi was criticsed by veteran j ... more
  • 14 hours COCOBOD Receives $600m Syndicated Loan From AfDB ModernGhana -Biz
    COCOBOD has received a $600 million syndicated loan facility from the African Development Bank (AfDB) and Credit Suisse Group AG. This is to enable it finance key components of the organisation rsquo;s productivity enhancement programmes. The signing ceremony took place on the sidelines of the 2nd Edition of the Africa Investment Forum, on Tuesday in Johannesburg, South Africa, a ceremony witnessed by the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo It would be r ... more
  • 15 hours French academic institute expels Russian killer professor ModernGhana -World
    A famous academic associated with ISSEP, a French institute founded by far-right politician Marion Maréchal, admitted to killing and dismembering his 24-year old student lover. He has since been expelled by the institute. Oleg Sokolov, a prominent Russian academic specialising in Napoleonic history, confessed to murdering his young lover and former student Anastasia Yeshchenko and dismembering her body. According to local media, the university professor was drunk and fell into the river a ... more
  • 15 hours France turns off nuclear reactors following earthquake ModernGhana -World
    Reactors at a nuclear plant in south-eastern France have been switched off to allow inspectors to carry out a safety audit, following Monday's 5.1 magnitude earthquake that injured four people. French state-controlled utility EDF has said reactors 2, 3 and 4 of its Cruas plant located about 10 kilometres from the epicentre in Le Teil, Ardèche would remain offline until ... more
  • 15 hours Mauritius PM Jugnauth takes oath after election win ModernGhana -Africa
    Mauritius's incumbent Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth was sworn in for a five-year term on Tuesday after elections in which his coalition consolidated its grip on parliament. Jugnauth, 57, took over from his father in 2017 without going through a vote, and the decisive victory of his centre-right Morisian Alliance in the November 7 elections has strengthened his legitimacy. Jugnauth's swearing-in took place at the residence of President Barlen Vyapoory, an AFP journalist reported. He i ... more
  • 15 hours I Will Resurrect Ghanaian High Life Music – Lyzzy Bae ModernGhana
    Fast-rising female singer Lyzzy Bae has revealed that she will save Ghanaian high life music from dying. In a recent interview on Accra-based Atinka FM, she told Candyman that she is here to revive high life music. High life is music our elders left us with so we can 39;t leave it behind. So I 39;m here to revive high life genre, ev ... more
  • 15 hours I Will Resurrect Ghanaian High Life Music – Lyzzy Bae ModernGhana -Ent
    Fast-rising female singer Lyzzy Bae has revealed that she will save Ghanaian high life music from dying. In a recent interview on Accra-based Atinka FM, she told Candyman that she is here to revive high life music. High life is music our elders left us with so we can 39;t leave it behind. So I 39;m here to revive high life genre, even if it 39;s dead I will resurrect it , she disclosed. The Obaasima singer also added that the high life genre is for matured and smart artiste ... more
  • 15 hours Why Buhari Must Extend Forensic Audit Of NDDC To Amnesty Program — Niger-Delta Anti-Corruption Group ModernGhana -Africa
    The Anti-Corruption Crusaders Network, a group based in the Niger-Delta with specific focus on anti-corruption has stated that President Muhammadu Buhari rsquo;s recent call for a forensic audit of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) over allegations surrounding the amount of funds allocated to the commission since its inception must be embraced by all stakeholders as they also called for the forensic audit to be extended to the Presidential Amnesty Program (PAP). Speaking on ... more
  • 15 hours We’ll Create More Dangote In Ghana When NDC Comes Back — Leslie Tamekloe ModernGhana -Politics
    The possible running mate for the NDC 39;s flagbearer, Leslie Tamekloe has praised Africa and Nigeria richest man Aliko Dangote for his development approach in Africa. According to Mr. Leslie Tamekloe, the African continent most especially Ghana needs many of Mr. Dangote to create more businesses and build more factories envisaged by the previous NDC government. Mr Tamekloe was speaking on an NDC platform created by NDC activist Mr.Cyril popularly known as Bullet. We need to cr ... more
  • 15 hours All Colour Awards To Hold On December 1 In Lagos ModernGhana -Africa
    All Colour Awards (ACA), the anticipated unusual ldquo;made in Nigeria rdquo; annual event with limitless imagination, will bring together top players in different sectors of the Nigerian economy at the reputable Abelinis Hub - 1, Erinola Salako Street, Behind Excellence Hotel, Ogba, Lagos, Nigeria on Sunday, December 1, 2019. The talk about town event will assemble different top players in various sectors under one roof to foster unity and is also positioned to propel winners beyond ... more
  • 16 hours Intriguing Fixtures As Confederation Cup Group Stage Draw Completed ModernGhana
    The 2019-20 Total CAF Confederation Cup group stage draw that was conducted on Tuesday 12 November 2019 at CAF Headquarters in Cairo, Egypt witnessed some intriguing pairings that promise with a lot of entertainment when the action starts next month. CAF President Ahmad Ahmad, accompanied by FIFA General Secretary and general delegate to ... more
  • 16 hours We Have Played In World Cups And AFCONs – Andre Ayew Debunks Black Stars Failure Claims ModernGhana
    Andre Ayew has strongly debunked claims that the team has failed to excel in recent years. The Black Stars of Ghana have not been strong since the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. But according to the 29-year-old, the team has done what others have failed to achieve by consistently qualifying for major tournaments. He pointed to Ghana ... more
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