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  • 1 day YOUTH MUST KNOW SERIES: Mahama And NDC Are Threat To Free SHS Policy—Nana Boakye ModernGhana -Politics
    The National Youth Organiser of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Henry Nana Boakye says the sudden U-turn of Former President John Mahama on 39;Free SHS Policy 39; is clear show of deceptive, shrouded in treachery and should not be given a listening ear. According to him, the unexpected utterances made by Former President Mahama whiles speaking at the 27th Annual Residential Delegate Congress organized by the Ghana National Union of Technical University Students in Kumasi ... more
  • 1 day YOUTH MUST KNOW SERIES: Mahama And NDC Are Threat To Free SHS Policy—Nana Boakye ModernGhana
    The National Youth Organiser of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Henry Nana Boakye says the sudden U-turn of Former President John Mahama on 39;Free SHS Policy 39; is clear show of deceptive, shrouded in treachery and should not be given a listening ear. According to him, the unexpected utterances made by Former President Mah ... more
  • 1 day Gov’t Claim Of $7billion Savings On PPAs Cancellation Misleading — Alex Mould ModernGhana
    An Energy Expert and former Chief Executive of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC), Mr Alex Mould has chided government's assertion that it made over $7billion savings from the cancellation of some Power Purchase Agreements (PPA)'s signed erstwhile in President Mahama's administration. He said a PPA is signed between Independent Powe ... more
  • 1 day Trust Me, John Mahama Will Never Be President of Ghana Again – Part 3 (Final) ModernGhana -Opinion
    We have gone this trite and jaded path before vis- agrave;-vis President Akufo-Addo rsquo;s rather disappointing ndash; and some would even say, inexcusably outrageous ndash; decision to appoint some 110 ministers and deputy ministers, after presenting an initial list of some 19 substantive cabinet appointees as his main managerial point men and women. Back then, at the very beginning of his administration, the reason given by him for selecting so many cabinet appointees was that the work faci ... more
  • 1 day Med Safety App for reporting side effects of medicines and other health products in Ghana ModernGhana
    A new mobile application that will help to improve safety of health products in Ghana is being rolled out by the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA). The Med Safety Mobile App is designed to encourage reporting of harmful, unexpected side effects of health products, including medicines and vaccines, by consumers, patients and health care professionals. ... more
  • 1 day 13 Females Begin Journalism and Leadership Training ModernGhana -Africa
    Monrovia- At least 13 females have been selected to participate in journalism and leadership organized by SheWrites, SheLeads. The training is expected to inspire young women to find their voice, self-expression and tell their own stories by picking up writing as a hobby. It is also expected to motivate young women to pursue leadership by highlighting stories around them and possibly to pick up a career in journalism and groom young women leaders. Bettie Johnson-Mbayo, Executive Directo ... more
  • 1 day Why Is The Media So Biased Against Besigye? ModernGhana -Opinion
    Friends, I don 39;t know if our political system and our mass media has always been this corrupt, or if it has become considerably worse in recent times. What I do know is that as a general election approaches, they really are going to pull out all the stops. There are a lot of headlines about Museveni, especially his wealth creation tours. Then there are a lot of stories about Bobi Wine(Oh, I sound like a 39;nuggu 39; person there but I 39;m just pissed off a little bit). The internationa ... more
  • 1 day Ghana holds National Conference on the Implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area ModernGhana -Biz
    Ghana, a West African nation south of the Sahara which is also the Secretariat for the African Continental Free Trade Agreement ( AfCFTA ) is holding a three day National Conference on the Implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement here in Accra. Delivering his opening remarks, Ghana 39;s Minister for Trade, Alan Kyerematen mentioned among other things that this meeting is designed to lay focus on the collective effort of the Nation on the specific actions needed to be ta ... more
  • 1 day The ‘Jesus’ Industry ModernGhana -Opinion
    For the difficulty that attends the subject of religion and faith, and most importantly the fear of God, one ought to be careful when talking about issues of the divine. In this vein, it is important for a profession of faith as a sign of a believer, in line with scripture in Romans 10:10 (For with the heart one believes and is justified, and with the mouth one confesses and is saved) for me to profess my faith before continuing on this endeavor. I will thus preface this piece by a profe ... more
  • 1 day What Is Development And What Are The Two Main Development Problems Facing Ghana Today?? ModernGhana -Opinion
    This essay begins by defining what development is. Development has been a serious target by many countries especially third world countries like Ghana. This essay will identify two main development problems faced by Ghana today. The challenge of any period today depends on the task that faces those living in it. I believed we have misconceived the nature of the main challenge of the second half of the twentieth century. This has been seen as achieving an increase in the national income of th ... more
  • 1 day Ministerial gathering to shape Africa’s health agenda opens in Brazzaville ModernGhana
    Brazzaville, 19 August 2019 ndash; The 69th session of the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Committee for Africa opened today in Brazzaville, with Congolese President Denis Sassou-Nguesso calling for stronger health systems, concrete action on counterfeit medicine and universal access to health care. The Congolese leader drew att ... more
  • 1 day Ministerial gathering to shape Africa’s health agenda opens in Brazzaville ModernGhana -Africa
    Brazzaville, 19 August 2019 ndash; The 69th session of the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Committee for Africa opened today in Brazzaville, with Congolese President Denis Sassou-Nguesso calling for stronger health systems, concrete action on counterfeit medicine and universal access to health care. The Congolese leader drew attention to ongoing health development initiatives in his country. ldquo;Each meeting of the WHO Regional Committee for Africa should better highlig ... more
  • 1 day DCE Inspects Progress Of A Chps Compound For Kyekyewere Community ModernGhana
    Honorable William Darko visited the Kyekyewere community on Sunday to inspect the progress of a CHPs compound facility being funded by Honorable Isaac Kwame Asiamah, the Member of Parliament for the Constituency who doubles as the Sports minister. Before the inspection, Honorable William Darko, with his moniker lsquo;Show Boy rsquo; met Na ... more
  • 1 day The Deception In This NPP Government Is Worrying ModernGhana -Opinion
    Under a stable, constitutional democracy, any government which is obsessed with passing the blame to its predecessors and seeing imaginary enemies at every turn can only be regarded as paranoid. And paranoia, as any psychiatrist will tell you, is a consequence of lack of self-confidence and the inability to cope with realities and challenges The above quotation is an excerpt of the foreword by Evans Atta Mills captured the 2004 manifesto of the National Democratic Congress. Indeed, the ... more
  • 1 day 13 Females Begin Journalism and Leadership Training ModernGhana
    Monrovia- At least 13 females have been selected to participate in journalism and leadership organized by SheWrites, SheLeads. The training is expected to inspire young women to find their voice, self-expression and tell their own stories by picking up writing as a hobby. It is also expected to motivate young women to pursue leadership by hig ... more
  • 1 day Hon. Cynthia Morrison empower Agona West Children through ICT and Entrepreneur Programmes ModernGhana
    Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Hon. Mrs. Cynthia Mamle Morrison Who is also the Member of Parliament for Agona West is spearheading empowerment of Children in her constituency through ICT and Entrepreneur in the Agona West Municipality of the Central Region. The drive towards the empowerment of Children in Agona West Munici ... more
  • 1 day Young Mission Entertainment Launches Ghana Music & Arts Awards Europe 2019 ModernGhana
    Young Mission Entertainment in partnership with FOKS Entertainment have have officially launched the Ghana Music Arts Awards Europe 2019. The event took place at the Golden Tulip Hotel here in Accra on the 16th of August 2019. In attendance were various dignitaries including Royals of the Ashanti Kingdom, Actors, Actresses, musician, industry ... more
  • 1 day Shatta Wale, Fameye, Tinny shuts down Bukom ModernGhana
    Shatta Wale lsquo;shut down rsquo; the lsquo;Loud in Bukom rsquo; concert held in Bukom over the weekend. Loud Mix Gh., in collaboration with Halifax Entertainment and other partners, to commemorate the Homowo festival, put together a concert that witnessed a multitude of music lovers show up to see Shatta Wale and Tinny, who headlined the ... more
  • 1 day Shatta Wale, Fameye, Tinny shuts down Bukom ModernGhana -Ent
    Shatta Wale lsquo;shut down rsquo; the lsquo;Loud in Bukom rsquo; concert held in Bukom over the weekend. Loud Mix Gh., in collaboration with Halifax Entertainment and other partners, to commemorate the Homowo festival, put together a concert that witnessed a multitude of music lovers show up to see Shatta Wale and Tinny, who headlined the concert. Supporting acts which included; Sista afia, Fameye, Jupitar amongst others put up such impressive performances including the co-headline ... more
  • 1 day Young Mission Entertainment Launches Ghana Music & Arts Awards Europe 2019 ModernGhana -Ent
    Young Mission Entertainment in partnership with FOKS Entertainment have have officially launched the Ghana Music Arts Awards Europe 2019. The event took place at the Golden Tulip Hotel here in Accra on the 16th of August 2019. In attendance were various dignitaries including Royals of the Ashanti Kingdom, Actors, Actresses, musician, industry players and a cross section of the media. The red carpet was hosted by Priscilla Opoku Agyeman aka Ahoufe Patri and Aaron Ayiih. Jay Foley took cha ... more
  • 1 day Fake News alert; John Mahama denies selection of running mate rumours ModernGhana -Politics
    Former President His Excellency John Dramani Mahama who is also the flagbearer for the National Democratic Congress has denied rumors that he has selected a running mate for the 2020 general elections. In a publication sighted on Graphic.com.gh, former Finance Minister Dr. Kwesi Botchwey has been mentioned as the choice of President Mahama for the running mate slot. Ghanapoliticsonline.com contacted close sources to the former president and gathered it was false. A few min ... more
  • 1 day UK says freedom of movement ‘will end’ with no-deal Brexit ModernGhana -World
    Britain has said freedom of movement for people from the European Union will end after Brexit on 31 October, as the situation currently stands. In a policy shift under Prime Minister Boris Johnson, a spokeswoman for Downing Street said: Freedom of movement as it currently stands will end on 31 October when the UK leaves the EU. She added the government planned tougher criminality rules for people entering the UK as part of the new hardline stance. Details of other changes immedi ... more
  • 1 day Macron hosts Putin for talks in southern France ModernGhana -World
    French President Emmanuel Macron has held talks with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin at his summer residence in southern France, seeking to press the Kremlin to help end the conflict in Ukraine. Macron has been hosting Putin at his summer retreat of the Bregancon fortress on the Mediterranean coast, just days before he hosts world leaders including US President Donald Trump for the 24-26 August Group of Seven (G7) summit in Biarritz. Macron told journalists there was a real opportunity ... more
  • 1 day Iceland marks death of first glacier due to climate change ModernGhana -World
    Iceland has commemorated the demise of Okjokull its first glacier to be lost to climate change with a memorial plaque on the barren terrain exposed by the passing of the 700-year-old body of ice. Icelandic political and cultural figures joined scientists and activists in a ceremony to commemorate the loss of Okjokull, or Ok, which was once a thriving glacial mass spanning 16 square kilometres. Anthropologists at Rice University i ... more
  • 1 day Ebola kills boy aged 7 in DR Congo’s South Kivu ModernGhana -Africa
    A child has died from Ebola in DR Congo's South Kivu, health authorities said Monday, the second person to succumb to the virus since the epidemic spread to the eastern province. The announcement last week of the first confirmed cases in South Kivu revived concerns that the highly contagious disease could cross the porous borders of the central African country, where it has claimed more than 1,900 lives since August last year. A seven-year-old child died yesterday (Sunday) of Ebola in So ... more
  • 1 day ‘Shocked’ Nigeria FA want to help baned coach Siasia clear his name ModernGhana -Africa
    The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) said on Monday that they were shocked by a life ban on former national coach Samson Siasia by FIFA for bribery, vowing to overturn it. On Friday, the governing body of world football banned Siasia, 52, from football, following a long-running investigation into convicted match-fixer, Wilson Raj Perumal. After his arrest, Perumal collaborated with investigators. FIFA's Ethics Committee found Siasia guilty of having accepted that he would receive b ... more
  • 1 day Gabon insists president ‘firmly in control’ after stroke ModernGhana -Africa
    Gabon's presidency said Monday that a recent speech showed leader Ali Bongo was firmly in control of the country after he suffered a stroke 10 months ago that fuelled speculation about his ability to rule. The opposition has claimed that President Bongo is unfit to lead after the stroke in October, and his every move is now scrutinised for signs of his state of health. On Friday, the 60-year-old made his first public appearance outside the presidential palace since returning home in Marc ... more
  • 1 day Banned timber at centre of Gabon graft scandal to be auctioned ModernGhana -Africa
    A haul of illegally-loggedtropical hardwood that triggered a major scandal in Gabon is to be auctioned, the environment ministry has said. In February, the authorities seized 353 container-loads of kevazingo, a precious wood that is highly prized in Asia but which is protected under Gabonese law, at two Chinese-owned depots at the Owendo port in the capital Libreville. Some of the containers bore the stamp of the forestry ministry to give authenticity to their export. The ensuing scanda ... more
  • 1 day Foreigners arrested with ivory bracelets at Kenyan airport ModernGhana -Africa
    A Spanish woman has become the second foreigner in a week to be arrested at Kenya's international airport for wearing an ivory bangle, the wildlife service said Monday. Spaniard Maria Pich-Aguilera, 50, was arrested on Sunday evening and pleaded guilty, paying a fine of one million shillings ($9,800) for illegal possession of ivory. The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) said in a statement she was arrested at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport with an ivory bangle, while travelling from Nair ... more
  • 1 day Ghanaian Youngster Abass Issah Scores An Audacious Goal For FC Utrecht [VIDEO] ModernGhana
    Ghanaian prodigy, Abass Issah scored an audacious for FC Utrecht in their 1-1 draw at Feyenoord on Sunday in the Eredivisie. The former Asokwa Deportivo star intercepted a pass inside the FC Utrecht half and raced into the Feyenoord half, danced his way past a defender before lashing home a low shot past the onrushing goalie. The 20-ye ... more
  • 1 day Ghana Winger Samuel Owusu Joins Saudi Side Al-Fayha FC [PHOTOS] ModernGhana
    Ghana winger Samuel Owusu has joined Saudi Arabian top-flight side Al-Fayha FC on a juicy contract. The 23-year-old penned down a three-year deal after ending his spell at Serbian side Cukaricki after completing his mandatory medicals. The pacy winger was linked to multiple clubs in Europe in the ongoing summer transfer but have opted ... more
  • 1 day Ruthless Emmanuel Navarrete KOs Opponent In 3 Rounds [VIDEO] ModernGhana
    WBO super-bantamweight champion Emanuel Navarrete reaffirmed his status Sunday dawn by battering his opponent Francisco De Vaca inside three rounds at the Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles. Navarrete (28-1, 24 KO) was coming off back-to-back wins over Ghanaian Isaac Dogboe and shows no signs of relinquishing the WBO strap with his ... more
  • 1 day Ghana’s Savings And Loans Fiasco: Identifiable Weaknesses And Themes ModernGhana -Biz
    The aim of this post is to share a few thoughts on The Savings loans fiasco in Ghana. My very first article appeared on Daily Guide and Modernghana and the theme was on Menzgold 908720 1 I have written extensively on Regulatory inertia in Ghana, following on from the collapse of Banks. 909812 1 There is an article on Ponzi Schemes and the way to combat them in Ghana. 939214 1 The Problem in Ghana is not that ... more
  • 1 day Ghana’s Savings And Loans Fiasco: Identifiable Weaknesses And Themes ModernGhana
    The aim of this post is to share a few thoughts on The Savings loans fiasco in Ghana. My very first article appeared on Daily Guide and Modernghana and the theme was on Menzgold 908720 1 I have written extensively on Regulatory inertia in Ghana, following on from the collapse of Banks. 909812 1[/RELAT ... more
  • 1 day Young Scientist Wins Season 5 Of MTN Heroes Of Change ModernGhana
    Accra, August 19, 2019 ndash; A 26-year-old inventor of a Science Set, Charles Ofori Antipem was on 16 August 2019 adjudged the ultimate winner of MTN Heroes of Change Season 5. He was adjudged at a keenly contested event held at the Accra International Conference Center. He received GH cent;100,000, a plaque, and a citation. The prize m ... more
  • 2 days NAM1 Begs Gov’t To Unfreeze Accounts, Says Menzgold Will Bounce Back ModernGhana
    Nana Appiah Mensah, CEO of gold dealership firm Menzgold Ghana aka NAM1 has called on the government to unfreeze his account and that of Menzgold to enable him to settle his debts to depositors. This was made known at a press conference dubbed NAM 1 speaks aimed at clarifying issues relating to the current status of the gold dealersh ... more
  • 2 days NAM1 Begs Gov’t To Unfreeze Accounts, Says Menzgold Will Bounce Back ModernGhana -Biz
    Nana Appiah Mensah, CEO of gold dealership firm Menzgold Ghana aka NAM1 has called on the government to unfreeze his account and that of Menzgold to enable him to settle his debts to depositors. This was made known at a press conference dubbed NAM 1 speaks aimed at clarifying issues relating to the current status of the gold dealership firm. Justifying the legitimacy of the company while addressing the press, Mr. Appiah Mensah stated that the challenges facing the company expr ... more
  • 2 days I Did Not Escape Ghana – NAM1 ModernGhana
    Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Menzgold Ghana Limited, Nana Appiah Mensah aka NAM1, has indicated that he did not escape from Ghana contrary to media reports. There had been media reports last year in the wake of the media Menzgold scandal that he had jumped bail to Nigeria and then subsequently to South Africa. But he told the ... more
  • 2 days U/R: Two Nabbed Over Lukula Clash ModernGhana
    Collaboration between the Savannah and Upper East Police Commands have led to the arrest of two suspects in connection with the death of two persons in Lukula clash on Saturday. The two, Abdul Rauf and Amidu Fuseini, fled to Sandema in the Upper East Region, following the killing of Alidu Yakubu, 37 and Amadu Yakubu 40 in clashes ove ... more
  • 2 days NAM1 Says Even Jesus Was Persecuted ModernGhana
    The Chief Executive Officer of Menzgold Ghana Limited, Nana Appiah Mensah aka NAM1 is not perturbed by the allegation of fraud against him. Mr. Appiah Mensah said he believes the end will justify the means. He said this when he responded to a question at a press conference on how he felt about the fraud allegations against him. [ ... more
  • 2 days 4,000 detained in Kashmir since India’s crackdown ModernGhana -World
    Thousands of people have been detained in Indian Kashmir over fears of unrest after New Delhi stripped the region of its autonomy two weeks ago, government sources have told AFP. A magistrate speaking to AFP on condition of anonymity said at least 4,000 people were arrested and held under the Public Safety Act (PSA), a controversial law that allows authorities to imprison someone for up to two years without cha ... more
  • 2 days Macron will find it hard to sway Putin on Ukraine: analysis ModernGhana
    French President Emmanuel Macron has shown interest in reviving efforts to broker peace in eastern Ukraine, but analysts say winning over Russian leader Vladimir Putin when they meet on Monday will not be so straightforward. Macro ... more
  • 2 days Police open fire on protesters in DRCongo, killing three ModernGhana -Africa
    Two people and a child were killed in a town in eastern DR Congo on Monday when police opened fire at a protest over poor security, a local official told AFP. There was a demonstration in which three people have just died -- a young man of about 25 who was shot in the abdomen and died in the hospital, a Pygmy who was shot and died immediately, and another child who was shot and also died, said Donat Kibwana, chief administrator for the Beni region. The incident happened in Oicha, a town ... more
  • 2 days Notre-Dame clean up resumes after lead contamination fears ModernGhana -World
    French authorities have given the green light for clean-up operations to resume at Notre-Dame Cathedral, following an interruption of more than three weeks due to concerns of lead contamination. Tougher work safety measures, including footbaths, showers and strict entry and exit rules, are in place at the fabled medieval-era cathedral that suffered extensive damage in a blaze on 15 April. ... more
  • 2 days Macron will find it hard to sway Putin on Ukraine: analysis ModernGhana -World
    French President Emmanuel Macron has shown interest in reviving efforts to broker peace in eastern Ukraine, but analysts say winning over Russian leader Vladimir Putin when they meet on Monday will not be so straightforward. Macron and Putin are expected to discuss issues ranging from the Iran nuclear programme to the conflict in Syria's Idlib province, but it is the stando ... more
  • 2 days itel Launches S15, S15 Pro Smartphones For Best Selfie Experience In Low Light ModernGhana -Biz
    itel, a leading mobile phone brand committed to providing budget-friendly, high quality products boasting excellent user experience, has today announced to launch its latest Selfie series smartphone S15 and S15 Pro 16th of August 2019 at the Kempinski Hotel Accra,in order to bring the best selfie experience to the consumers. Waterdrop FullScreen Brings a Boundless Horizon in the Palm of the Hand S15 and S15 Pro adopts the elegant waterdrop fullscreen design. With the 2.5D glass cov ... more
  • 2 days The Battle Line Is Drawn For The Soul Of Anlo Constituency ModernGhana -Opinion
    Political nerves are out showing and stretching on the verge of tearing as the aspirants of the NDC battle it out in the Anlo constituency primaries. It is a must-watch contest because over the years incumbency played a major role, but this is not the case this time. Prayers are made, libations offered, resting spirits and gods of our land are invoked and called to witness and if possible influence the contest. ldquo;Afa mats rdquo; are spread with the divining tools, beads, pebbles, seeds and ... more
  • 2 days Taxation Of The Digital Economy Is A Sphinx: Lessons From The Developed And Developing Countries To Guide Ghana ModernGhana -Opinion
    Mashood Abdul-Mumuni, Esq. LLM International Tax Law, University of Florida, USA LLM Oil Gas Law, University of Ghana LLB, University of Ghana Mob. 0244844565 Email: ad6222002@yahoo.co.uk Taxation of the digital economy is a Sphinx: Lessons from the developed and developing countries to guide Ghana. Abstract: This paper explores Ghana rsquo;s existing fiscal policy and regulations on taxati ... more
  • 2 days Nigeria Mining Week To Provide Promising Geological Survey Update As Mining Sector Readies For Investment ModernGhana -Africa
    The Director-General of the Nigerian Geological Survey Agency, Dr Garba Abdulrazaq, will present a ldquo;Geological Survey update: Progress report on new findings and available data rdquo; at the upcoming Nigeria Mining Week taking place from 14-16 in October. An official ambassador for the event, Dr Abdulrazaq will also participate in several panel discussions during the event. The Abuja conference and exhibition is expected to attract more than 1200 mining experts, 180 m ... more
  • 2 days Body of French hiker missing in Italy found in ravine ModernGhana -World
    The body of a French hiker, Simon Gautier, who went missing in Italy, in southern Naples, has been found at the bottom of a ravine. The young man had been missing since 9 August. The 27-year-old's body was located in the ravine near Belvedere di Ciolandre after a rescuer with binoculars spotted a backpack late on Sunday. Teams of firefighters and alpine rescuers along with a helicopter and drones searched the area of mountains and cliffs bordering the sea. Gautier had been living in Rom ... more
  • 2 days Iranian tanker leaves Gibraltar, Tehran warns US against further action ModernGhana -World
    An Iranian tanker that was held in Gibraltar since early July is now sailing towards Greece. Meanwhile Iran warned the United States against seizing the tanker and its 2.1 million barrels of oil. Tehran said any move to detain the vessel would be an error. Iran has given necessary warnings to American officials through its official channels...not to make such a mistake because it would have grave consequences, said foreign ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi. He added the American sancti ... more
  • 2 days Foreigners arrested over ivory bracelets at Kenyan airport ModernGhana -Africa
    A Spanish woman has become the second foreigner in a week to be arrested at Kenya's international airport for wearing an ivory bangle, the wildlife service said Monday. Spaniard Maria Pich-Aguilera, 50, was arrested on Sunday evening and faces a fine of one million shillings ($9,800) or 12 months in prison for illegal possession of ivory. The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) said in a statement she was arrested at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport with an ivory bangle, while travelling fro ... more
  • 2 days Woman killed in DR Congo illegal mining crackdown ModernGhana -Africa
    A woman was killed in clashes between subsistence miners and security forces at a Chinese-owned mine in southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, sources said on Monday. The woman was shot dead on Sunday in a confrontation at concessions owned by Tenke Fungurume Mining (TFM), one of the largest mining corporations in the DRC, they said. The clashes came two months after a major operation by DRC troops to expel more than 10,000 illegal miners from the mine. The woman was killed and som ... more
  • 2 days French police arrest man after wife’s body found in suitcase in car boot ModernGhana -World
    A man has been arrested in the French Alps after his wife's body was discovered in a suitcase in the boot of his car, while his two young children sat in the back seat. Police acting on a tip-off had put out an alert for the arrest of the Frenchman, who is known to police. He was detained at Doussard in the eastern Haute-Savoie region. The two children aged six and seven were found unhurt and sitting in the back seat of the vehicle, the source added. The family had been returning from I ... more
  • 2 days 19 killed in Uganda fuel truck blast: police ModernGhana -Africa
    Nineteen people died when a fuel truck barrelled into other vehicles in a busy town in western Uganda and exploded, police said Monday. The blast occurred Sunday evening in the Kyambura trading centre, a mountainous area near the Queen Elizabeth National Park. Ten people died instantly when the fuel truck lost control and hit three other vehicles, leading to multiple explosions that also burned 25 small shops, said regional police spokesman Martial Tumusiime. Of the people that were ... more
  • 2 days Bashir trial opens as Sudan sovereign council delayed ModernGhana -Africa
    Sudan's deposed leader Omar al-Bashir has appeared before a court in Khartoum for the start of his trial on corruption charges. Bashir, 75, arrived at the Khartoum courthouse in a huge military convoy. Inside, he sat in a metal cage, unshaven and wearing a white traditional gown. His relatives in chanted Allahu Akbar , to which he responded with the same words. The trial comes as a new governing council is to be formed, following ... more
  • 2 days Sudan’s Bashir ‘got $90 mn from Saudi royals’ ModernGhana -Africa
    Omar al-Bashir received $90 million in cash from Saudi royals, an investigator told a court at the opening Monday of the deposed Sudanese strongman's corruption trial. The former president, who was forced from power by months of protests in April after 30 years in power, sat in a metal cage wearing a traditional white gown. His relatives chanted Allahu Akbar (God is greatest) as proceedings got under way in the Khartoum court where he arrived in a huge military convoy. Bashir faces a ... more
  • 2 days [PHOTOS + VIDEOS] Eazzy Thrill Fans At The 2019 Ga Homowo Fest ModernGhana -Ent
    Ghanaian female star Eazzy over the weekend thrilled fans at the 2019 Ga Homowo Festival. The singer who is known in real life as Mildred Ashong hails from Ga Mashi as she has never forgotten her roots. Known for producing back to back hits such as Kpokopshito, Wengeze, Power, One Tin, Away, Obaagbemi and her biggest hit Forever got the fans on their feet as they enjoyed every bit of her performance. The event was organized by Solash Entertainment. Enjoy pictures and videos form ... more
  • 2 days [PHOTOS + VIDEOS] Eazzy Thrill Fans At The 2019 Ga Homowo Fest ModernGhana
    Ghanaian female star Eazzy over the weekend thrilled fans at the 2019 Ga Homowo Festival. The singer who is known in real life as Mildred Ashong hails from Ga Mashi as she has never forgotten her roots. Known for producing back to back hits such as Kpokopshito, Wengeze, Power, One Tin, Away, Obaagbemi and her biggest hit Forever got th ... more
  • 2 days AfDB $13bn Investment In Southern Africa Is Delivering Strong Results…Africa Must Not Be Under-Ambitious — Adesina Tells SADC Summit ModernGhana -Africa
    The African Development Bank rsquo;s $13 billion investment in Southern African region since 2012 is delivering strong results across countries, the Bank rsquo;s President, Akinwumi Adesina said, addressing over 1000 delegates at the opening ceremony of the 39th Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) Summit. The theme for this year 39;s Summit is, A Conducive Environment for Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development, Increased Intra-trade and Job Creation. Tanzanian ... more
  • 2 days Should We Limit The Free Senior High School Initiative To Only State-Funded Day Secondary Schools? ModernGhana -Opinion
    Should we not limit the free senior high school initiative to only state-funded day secondary schools - and trasform all today 39;s state-funded senior boarding high schools into day schools? That is the conversation we are failing to have as a people - about the feasibility of the Ghanaian nation-state continuing to fund boarding schools, at the second-cycle level. The plain truth is that it does not make sense, financially, to continue with such a policy. As presently structured, it is not a ... more
  • 2 days ECG, Privatization And The National Interest ModernGhana -Opinion
    Privatization of state-owned enterprises involves political and social concerns related to ownership and the distribution of wealth. Broad-based privatization takes the form of voucher-based programs, collective investment programs, and public share offerings. Under share offerings, some firms are sold privately to a selected group of investors and/or some may be sold at public stock offerings. At the other extreme end of the spectrum, shares are widely distributed to the population, a ... more
  • 2 days Omani Pharmacy Chain Relies On InfiNet Wireless For High-Bandwidth, Always-On Connectivity ModernGhana -World
    InfiNet Wireless , the global leader in fixed wireless broadband connectivity, today announced that it has successfully delivered a comprehensive communication infrastructure to Muscat Pharmacy Stores LLC, one of Oman rsquo;s most well recognized pharmacy chains. Operating over an extensive network of more than 200 suppliers, across 69 outlets, the company selected InfiNet Wireless rsquo; industry-leading solutions in response to growing requirements for always-on connectivity and ... more
  • 2 days “Anything A Man Can Do, A Woman Can Do It, Even Better.” This Gender Wars Are So Unnecessary ModernGhana -Opinion
    It began with, what a man can do, a woman can try, then it became, what a man can do, a woman can do as well. Then, what a man can do a woman can do even better. Now I hear it is, what a man can do, a woman can overdo.. This gender wars are so unnecessary. Feminism in any part of the world is built upon that maxim. If the adage ldquo;anything that a man can do, a woman can do it even better rdquo; is something that is not said to the birds, but a reality, ... more
  • 2 days Africa Blockchain Alliance Announces Call For Applications And Scholarships For The Second Cohort Of The Africa Blockchain Developer Program ModernGhana
    In February 2019, Africa Blockchain Alliance (ABA) announced the launch of Africa Blockchain Developer Program in partnership with ConsenSys Academy , the educational arm of ConsenSys, a market-leading blockchain technology company. The program was launched to give developers in Africa the opportunity to gain the skills to become industr ... more
  • 2 days Africa Blockchain Alliance Announces Call For Applications And Scholarships For The Second Cohort Of The Africa Blockchain Developer Program ModernGhana -Africa
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