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  • 2 days Boris Johnson Hails ‘New Dawn’ After Historic Victory ModernGhana -Politics
    Boris Johnson has promised to work ldquo;night and day rdquo; to repay the trust of voters after he led the Conservatives to an ldquo;historic rdquo; election win. With just one seat left to declare, the Tories have a Commons majority of 76. Speaking in London, the PM said he had a mandate to take the UK out of the EU next month ldquo;no ifs, no buts rdquo;. Jeremy Corbyn has said he will not fight another election as Labour leader after the party was swept aside in its tradit ... more
  • 2 days President Unveils Nominee For Chief Justice ModernGhana -Opinion
    President Akufo Addo has done his pick. He 39;s nominated Justice Kwasi Anin-Yeboah as the new chief justice, subject to parliamentary approval. He made the announcement on Thursday 12 December 2019. Was it a difficult decision? Political pundits and journalists had theorized that the exercise could weigh down nerves as there were powerful players behind the scene. 39;That could be an obvious difficulty for the president, 39; one journalist stated. The reason,, Mr. Akuf ... more
  • 2 days There Can Hardly Be Free And Fair Election Or Voting In Ghana ModernGhana -Opinion
    Just as politics is full of corruption, voting is also deeply corrupted in Africa, therefore, Ghanaians mustn 39;t believe in elections the government might convince you as free and fair. Free and fair election doesn 39;t exist in any third world country since politicians are inspired into politics to make a fortune at the expense of the suffering masses. This is one of the reasons politics in Africa is entirely different from that of the developed world. In Africa, political par ... more
  • 2 days Blakk Rasta Invades South Africa On The Way To Timbuktu ModernGhana
    Blakk Rasta is way beyond a household name in Ghana having indelibly left footprints in the field of conscious, quality entertainment, African history, and Pan Africanism. On Thursday, the Kuchoko legend was in South Africa to launch his sophomore Timbuktu By Road album which has been well-received in Ghana since its release in November. ... more
  • 2 days Blakk Rasta Invades South Africa On The Way To Timbuktu ModernGhana -Ent
    Blakk Rasta is way beyond a household name in Ghana having indelibly left footprints in the field of conscious, quality entertainment, African history, and Pan Africanism. On Thursday, the Kuchoko legend was in South Africa to launch his sophomore Timbuktu By Road album which has been well-received in Ghana since its release in November. In conjunction with Sheer Publishing Africa and KS Musique Agency, Timbuktu By Road was launched at the Johannesburg headquarters of Sheer Publishi ... more
  • 2 days Inflation Soars To 8.2% ModernGhana -Biz
    The National year-on-year inflation rate was 8.2% in November 2019, up by 0.5 percentage points from the 7.7% recorded in October. Month-on-month inflation between October 2019 and November 2019 was 0.7%. According to a report released by the Ghana Statistical Service, alcoholic beverages, tobacco and narcotics (13.4%) and transport (12.3%) were the divisions with the highest rates of inflation. Due to its relative importance in consumption, food is still the main driver o ... more
  • 2 days IMANI’s 48% Mark Is Inaccurate – Akufo-Addo ModernGhana
    President Akufo-Addo says he disagrees with IMANI 39;s assessment of his government based on his manifesto promises. To him the 48 per cent accorded to his government by IMANI is inaccurate and therefore disagrees with it. Addressing a media encounter at the Jubilee House on Friday , President Akufo-Addo said there ... more
  • 2 days Inflation Soars To 8.2% ModernGhana
    The National year-on-year inflation rate was 8.2% in November 2019, up by 0.5 percentage points from the 7.7% recorded in October. Month-on-month inflation between October 2019 and November 2019 was 0.7%. According to a report released by the Ghana Statistical Service, alcoholic beverages, tobacco and narcotics (13.4%) and transp ... more
  • 2 days Withdraw Increment Of Communication Service Tax — NDC Demands ModernGhana -Politics
    The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has called on the government to immediately withdraw the 50 per cent increase on the Communication Service Tax (CST). It said the tariff increase had disadvantaged Ghanaians and worsened the plight of the ordinary citizens in the country. At the party rsquo;s seventh ldquo;Moment of Truth rdquo; series in Accra yesterday, the NDC Member of Parliament for Ningo-Prampram, Mr Samuel Nartey George, said since the government imposed 50 per ce ... more
  • 2 days All State Institutions Must Buy Ghana Rice In 2020 – Prez ModernGhana
    President Akufo-Addo has revealed that from January 2020, all State Institutions would be required to buy made in Ghana rice. He made the disclosure in his ongoing encounter with the media at the Jubilee House. The President observed the need for Ghanaian produce to be patronize as the country strive for self-sufficiency. Acc ... more
  • 2 days All State Institutions Must Buy Ghana Rice In 2020 – Prez ModernGhana -Biz
    President Akufo-Addo has revealed that from January 2020, all State Institutions would be required to buy made in Ghana rice. He made the disclosure in his ongoing encounter with the media at the Jubilee House. The President observed the need for Ghanaian produce to be patronize as the country strive for self-sufficiency. According to him, everyone has to get involved in the drive towards self-sufficiency, we should all eat Ghanaian rice. The President observed the nee ... more
  • 2 days We’ve Eliminated ‘Cash And Carry’ System In Health Sector – Akufo-Addo ModernGhana
    President Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said the government has successfully tackled the lsquo;cash and carry rsquo; system which plagued the country rsquo;s health sector in the past. Speaking at a media encounter on Friday, the President said this was made possible through the government rsquo;s decision to settle a GHS1.2 billion de ... more
  • 2 days Withdraw Increment Of Communication Service Tax — NDC Demands ModernGhana
    The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has called on the government to immediately withdraw the 50 per cent increase on the Communication Service Tax (CST). It said the tariff increase had disadvantaged Ghanaians and worsened the plight of the ordinary citizens in the country. At the party rsquo;s seventh ldquo;Moment of Truth r ... more
  • 2 days Interest Rate Has To Come Down – Akufo-Addo ModernGhana -Biz
    President Akufo-Addo has called for reduction in the interest rate in the country. The move, he said, is key in making Ghanaian businesses competitive to their counterparts in the West African sub-region. Mr. Akufo-AddoAddo is addressing journalists from the Jubilee House. The Bank of Ghana maintained its benchmark interest rate steady at 16% during its November meeting, against market expectations of a 25 bps cut. The decision was as a result of proposal to rise the b ... more
  • 2 days Rapper T.I. Hangs Out With Reggie Rockstone ModernGhana -Ent
    American rapper T.I. was photographed in a hang out with Reggie Rockstone and others at the Twist Lounge in Accra. The rapper ? born Clifford Joseph Harris Jr. ? and his wife Tiny arrived in Ghana on Sunday as part of the 39;Year of Return 39; initiative being championed by the Tourism Ministry. He has since been in town and also made appearances in certain places, including Cardi B rsquo; Livespot X Festival at the Accra Sports Stadium. T.I. and his wife also visited t ... more
  • 2 days Wiyaala Is Artiste Of The Year At Ghana Arts & Culture Awards ModernGhana -Ent
    Female artiste Wiyaala has been crowned the artiste of the year at the 2019 edition of the Ghana Arts Culture Awards. The acting President of the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA), Bessa Simons, presented the award to the singer at the event which took place at the Accra International Conference Centre (AICC) on December 7. She took to her Twitter handle to share the news with her fans. ldquo;Ghana rsquo;s Artist of the Year is @Wiyaala presented by Bessa Simons ... more
  • 2 days Wiyaala Is Artiste Of The Year At Ghana Arts & Culture Awards ModernGhana
    Female artiste Wiyaala has been crowned the artiste of the year at the 2019 edition of the Ghana Arts Culture Awards. The acting President of the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA), Bessa Simons, presented the award to the singer at the event which took place at the Accra International Conference Centre (AICC) on December 7. She ... more
  • 2 days Rapper T.I. Hangs Out With Reggie Rockstone ModernGhana
    American rapper T.I. was photographed in a hang out with Reggie Rockstone and others at the Twist Lounge in Accra. The rapper ? born Clifford Joseph Harris Jr. ? and his wife Tiny arrived in Ghana on Sunday as part of the 39;Year of Return 39; initiative being championed by the Tourism Ministry. He has since been in town and a ... more
  • 2 days [Full Text] 7th Edition Of NDCs Moment Of Truth Series ModernGhana -Politics
    Read below the full statement of the seventh edition of the NDC rsquo;s Moment of Truth Series presented by MP for Ningo-Prampram, Samuel Nartey George, at the NDC National Headquarters on 12th December 2019. https://www.scribd.com/embeds/439628433/content?start page=1 view mode=scroll access key=key-Cut1HSPLu40fASWo5f9R show recommendations=true false ---Myjoyonline.com ... more
  • 2 days Goil Rewards Over 900 Loyal Customers ModernGhana -Biz
    Some 920 loyal customers of Goil Ghana have been rewarded as the first batch winners of the Goil 39;Efie Ne Fie 39; promotion. The 920 who accrued the highest points in the promotion walked home with rewards of free fuel vouchers worth GH cent;1,000, GH cent;500 and GH cent;300. Speaking to JoyBusiness, Managing Director of Goil Ghana, Kwame Osei Prempeh explained that the gifts to the customers were to reward their loyalty for their dedication to the brand. ldquo;We h ... more
  • 2 days Avoid Fresh Collateralize Borrowing, To Avoid ‘Destabilizing’ The Economy – IMF To Gov’t ModernGhana -Biz
    The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is urging the Ghana government to avoid fresh collateralized borrowing and improve fiscal transparency. This was contained in the Board rsquo;s statement after the IMF staff concluded its recent Article IV consultations. The IMF Board also expressed concerns about Ghana rsquo;s high risk of debt distress and highlighted the need to strengthen the fiscal rules and phase out off acirc; euro; 39;budget operations. ... more
  • 2 days [Livestreaming] Akufo-Addo Meet Journalists ModernGhana -Politics
    The President Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, is meeting the press today to account for his stewardship after three years in office. Today rsquo;s encounter is the third since his assumption of power as the fifth President of the Fourth Republic. Watch the president rsquo;s encounter with the media https://www.youtube.com/embed/ dLRAwlbV9E ---Myjoyonline.com ... more
  • 2 days French government says it is ‘ready to talk’ as pension strike bites ModernGhana -World
    French officials said Thursday that they were open to negotiating a pension overhaul that has sparked crippling transport strikes, as unions warned of walkouts through the holidays unless the government drops the plan. President Emmanuel Macron, who so far has spoken rarely about a centrepiece of his far-ranging reform drive for France, told reporters in Brussels that now is the time for consultations. Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, ... more
  • 2 days Convincing victory for Johnson’s Conservatives clears way for Brexit ModernGhana -World
    After a tense night of vote counting, the British Conservative Party has won an absolute majority in UK parliamentary elections. The Labour Party took massive hits and the pro-remain Liberal Democrats were down to only ten seats. The Scottish National Party rejoiced with 48 seats and the Brexit Party won no seats at all. Counting was finalised in the early morning Friday, painting a new political landscape in the United Kingdom. With just one constituency left to declare, the Conservative ... more
  • 2 days France leads successful UNESCO bid to have Alpinism recognised as cultural heritage ModernGhana -World
    Alpinism inscribed onto UNESCO's list of Intangible Cultural Heritage. The joint bid was made by France, Italy and Switzerland that share the Alps mountain range. Cultural heritage experts are meeting in the Colombian capital Bogota to go through the list of 24 proposals. 'Intangible cultural heritage' is defined as living forms of heritage that are central to the lives and identities of communities, g ... more
  • 2 days Ex-PM Tebboune wins Algeria presidential election: organisers ModernGhana -Africa
    Former prime minister Abdelmadjid Tebboune has won Algeria's widely unpopular presidential election without the need for a second-round runoff, the electoral commission said Friday. Tebboune, 74, took 58.15 percent of the vote, trouncing his four fellow contenders, commission chairman Mohamed Charfi announced. Like him, they all served under the two-decade rule of Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who resigned in the face of mass protests in April. Protesters have stayed on the streets ever since, ... more
  • 2 days Use These 5 Tips To Polish Your English ModernGhana -Lifestyle
    Do you see yourself struggling when you speak English? Follow these 5 tips and polish your English speaking in no time. 1. Slow Down Your Speaking Speed You might be an eloquent speaker when it comes to your mother tongue, but expecting the same standards from yourself when speaking in a foreign language may not be very realistic. Especially, if you rsquo;re at the early stages of learning. Learners are often told not to worry about the mistakes they rsquo;re making, however, it ... more
  • 2 days Use These 5 Tips To Polish Your English ModernGhana
    Do you see yourself struggling when you speak English? Follow these 5 tips and polish your English speaking in no time. 1. Slow Down Your Speaking Speed You might be an eloquent speaker when it comes to your mother tongue, but expecting the same standards from yourself when speaking in a foreign language may not be very realistic. ... more
  • 2 days Disregard The Irresponsible And Immature Publication From NPP-USA Leadership – Solomon Owusu Fires Back ModernGhana -Opinion
    I write to inform all media houses to ignore the groundless, immature and erroneous publication from the entire leadership of NPP-USA, concerning Solomon Owusu rsquo;s opinion on President Akufo Addo rsquo;s gross incompetence. The infantile statement was published by the communications directorate of NPP-USA led by the bootlicking and irresponsible Josephine Agyekum-Wallace, who was appointed by the clueless, underperforming and valueless chairperson, Obaa Yaa Frimpong. The statement ... more
  • 2 days Questions For The Nigerian Left ModernGhana -Opinion
    My most recent published article, ldquo;Recalling Tai Solarin rsquo;s prediction rdquo;, which appeared in the first week of this month, ended with a series of questions. I reproduce four of them that are most relevant to this sequel: ldquo;Why is it that despite the Nigerian Left rsquo;s insistence, at least since 1979, on the inevitability and irreducibility of a Revolutionary Party, the party has not emerged? Why should we find ourselves repeating the same theses and propositions after ever ... more
  • 2 days Economic Hardship Under Akufo-Addo Is Unprecedented – Kwaku Boahen ModernGhana
    Deputy National Communications Officer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Kwaku Boahen has said, the cost of living in the country has soared by 100 percent under President Akufo-Addo administration. According to him, ldquo;Under President Akufo Addo suppressive government, families have experienced the worst form of hardship ... more
  • 2 days Four To Battle For Ghc120,000 At MTN Hitmaker Season 8 Final ModernGhana
    The four finalists in the MTN Hitmaker season 8 are ready to battle it out on stage for the ultimate title as well as the mouth-watering cash prize of GHC 120,000.00. The finalists - Kofi Pages, Nessa, Lasmid and Alibaba have set themselves apart from the final 12 with exceptional performances throughout the different stages of the compet ... more
  • 2 days Sremanu CHIP Compound Cries For Equipment, Theatre Block ModernGhana
    The management of the Sremanu Community-Based Health Planning and Services (CHIP) Compound in the Akatsi South constituency in the Volta Region has called for the support of benevolent organisations to provide them with a theatre block and equipment to improve health delivery in the area. Mrs Eyiram, head of the facility made the app ... more
  • 2 days Joy FM’s Scars Of The Revolution Documentary: My Views ModernGhana -Opinion
    Undoubtedly, history is good because historical accounts help an individual, a community and a nation to remember happenings in the past and to learn good and corrective lessons from such occurrences. As such, Joy FM rsquo;s revisit of revolutionary atrocities within the fabric of independent Ghana through a documentary dubbed ldquo;Scars of the Revolution rdquo; cannot be said to be a bad venture in its entirety. However, such a venture becomes problematic when it is done sele ... more
  • 2 days Economic Hardship Under Akufo-Addo Is Unprecedented – Kwaku Boahen ModernGhana -Politics
    Deputy National Communications Officer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Kwaku Boahen has said, the cost of living in the country has soared by 100 percent under President Akufo-Addo administration. According to him, ldquo;Under President Akufo Addo suppressive government, families have experienced the worst form of hardship with prices of food items, essential goods and services, skyrocketing beyond the reach of average citizens, rdquo; Kwaku Boahen told Lawyer Ohene ... more
  • 2 days Four To Battle For Ghc120,000 At MTN Hitmaker Season 8 Final ModernGhana -Biz
    The four finalists in the MTN Hitmaker season 8 are ready to battle it out on stage for the ultimate title as well as the mouth-watering cash prize of GHC 120,000.00. The finalists - Kofi Pages, Nessa, Lasmid and Alibaba have set themselves apart from the final 12 with exceptional performances throughout the different stages of the competition to emerge as the final four. Kofi Pages has enjoyed loud cheers through the stages while attracting some good remarks from the judges. Nessa ... more
  • 2 days CPJ To Release Annual Report On Killed Journalists ModernGhana
    The Committee to Protect Journalists will release its annual report on journalists killed in relation to their work on December 18, 2019. CPJ 39;s report features a comprehensive catalog of journalists worldwide who were killed this year in connection to their work. The report will provide an analysis of this year 39;s data and a breakd ... more
  • 2 days Afia Kobi Nursing School Principal Granted Bail Over ‘Exams’ Fraud ModernGhana
    Police in Kumasi have granted bail to the principal of Nana Afia Kobi Serwaa Ampem Nursing Training College after he was detained over alleged examination fraud. Samuel Owusu King, 37, allegedly took cent;750 from each of 52 students for examinations but failed to register them. He instead supplied 2015 and 2017 examination ques ... more
  • 2 days McDan Entrepreneurship Challenge Season 2 Entries Opened ModernGhana -Biz
    The McDan Entrepreneurship Challenge Friday announced the opening for the Season 2. The reality television show will see the ultimate winner walk away with funding and mentoring support of up to a $100,000. Entrepreneurs with innovative startups and ideas solving Africa rsquo;s pressing problems are encouraged to visit http://www.mcdanchallenge.com/ to learn more about the competition and apply. Applications close on 28th February, 2020. There is no age limit fo ... more
  • 2 days Algeria awaits outcome of election marred by unrest ModernGhana -Africa
    Algerians awaited the outcome Friday of a widely unpopular presidential election marred by attacks on polling stations and the lowest turnout in the country's history. The election had been championed by the army as a way of restoring stability almost 10 months into a protest movement that in April ousted president Abdelaziz Bouteflika, 82, after two decades in office. But on polling day Thursday, protesters defied a heavy police presence to hold a mass rally in the heart of the capital Al ... more
  • 2 days African Dev’t Fund Donors Commit $7.6b To Support Africa’s Low-Income Countries ModernGhana -Africa
    Donors of the African Development Fund (ADF) on Thursday agreed to commit $7.6 billion to speed up growth in Africa rsquo;s poorest nations and help relieve millions from poverty. This fifteenth replenishment of the ADF (ADF-15), up 32% from the previous cycle, sends a strong signal of trust in the Fund, which is the concessional window of the African Development Bank Group. The Fund comprises 32 contributing states and benefits 37 countries ndash; including those experiencin ... more
  • 2 days Akufo-Addo Has Failed In Fulfilling Campaign Promises, Reject Him In 2020 — NDC MP ModernGhana -Politics
    Hon. Daniel Kwesi Asiaman, Member of Parliament (MP) for Buem in the Oti Region, has taken a swipe at the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) for making life unbearable for Ghanaians due to failed campaign promises and rising corruption. Making references to key 8 promises of the NPP government, he said the Akufo-Addo government has failed in delivering on its promises. According to him, the only way the citizenry could be free from such hardship is to vote the NPP out in 2020. ... more
  • 2 days Akufo-Addo Has Created 100,000 Jobs Under NABCO — John Kumah ModernGhana -Politics
    Chief Executive Officer of the National Entrepreneurship and Innovation Plan (NEIP), Lawyer John Kumah has said President Akufo-Addo rsquo;s government has made significant strides in addressing Ghana rsquo;s unemployment challenges. He noted that the gloomy picture of the Ghanaian economy, inherited from the predecessor Mahama, has been reversed, and it is on a defined road of revitalisation. ldquo;President Akufo-Addo rsquo;s administration has employed over 100,000 NABCO workers ... more
  • 2 days CK Akunnor Congratulates Maxwell Konadu On Asante Kotoko Job ModernGhana
    Black Stars assistant coach, CK Akonnor has hailed Maxwell Konadu for his appointment as the head coach of Asante Kotoko. The former Wa All Stars gaffer made a return to the club after seven years signing a two year deal with the club ahead of the 2019/20 Ghana Premier League season. The Porcupine Warriors turned to the Black Stars B t ... more
  • 2 days ‘No Road, No Vote’ — Bolga Residents Vow To Boycott December 17 District Level Election ModernGhana
    Residents of six communities in the Bolgatanga Municipality of the Upper East Region have threatened to boycott the upcoming District Assembly and Unit Committee elections if government does not fix the Bolgatanga-Sherigu-Naaga poor road. The group took to the streets on Thursday, December 12, to protest the deplorable state of the r ... more
  • 2 days 11,000 NABCo Beneficiaries Get Permanent Jobs – Says Ibrahim Anyars ModernGhana
    Some 11,000 beneficiaries of the Nation Builders Corps (NABCo) have so far exited from the programme after successfully securing permanent employment or establishing their own businesses. This is according to the Chief Executive of NABCO, Dr. Ibrahim Anyars. Established in October 2018 to address graduate unemployment, beneficiar ... more
  • 2 days Blame Ghanaians For Illegal Fishing, Not Foreigners – Nii Lante Bannerman ModernGhana
    The Chairman of the National Premix Fuel Committee, Nii Lante Bannerman has denied claims Ghanaian seas have illegal foreign trawlers operating in them. This comes on the back of several calls by Ghanaian fishermen asking the government to ban 39;saiko 39; fishing, which is illegal fishing done by foreigners. Speaking on the C ... more
  • 2 days Pound Surges Against Dollar As Tories Win Majority In Election ModernGhana
    The pound surged against the US dollar as the Conservative Party won an overall majority in the UK general election. Sterling gained 2.2% to $1.34 ndash; its highest level since May last year ndash; on hopes that a big majority would remove uncertainty over Brexit. The pound also jumped to a three-and-a-half-year high against t ... more
  • 2 days Anin Yeboah’s Nomination Isn’t Surprising – Adom-Otchere ModernGhana -Politics
    Ace broadcaster, Paul Adom-Otchere has said the nomination of Justice Anin Yeboah as the new Chief Justice of Ghana did not come as a surprise. Mr. Adom-Otchere had in an earlier interview tipped Justice Yeboah for the Chief Justice position following the retirement of Justice Sophia Akuffo. Adom-Otchere, on Eyewitness News, said Justice Anin Yeboah rsquo;s nomination was expected, given the key role he played in the election petition case. ldquo;It ... more
  • 2 days ECOWAS court deems Sierra Leone pregnant girl ban discriminatory ModernGhana -World
    Sierra Leone government policy banning pregnant girls from attending school breaches the right of girls to access education, according to a ruling handed down by the Economic Community of Economic State (ECOWAS) Court of Justice on Thursday, and said that this policy is discriminatory-- a victory for young girls. We hope this decision has an impact across Africa, said Judy Gitau, Africa Regional Coordinator at Equality Now, who has worked on the case from the beginning and was present in th ... more
  • 2 days In Greek migrant camp, women endure hardship and fear ModernGhana -Africa
    Mired in the mud, living under a plastic tarpaulin next to overflowing bins, 18-year-old Afghan Merziyeh Eskandari knows she faces another hard day in the migrant camp on the Greek island of Chios. The daily routine starts with standing in line for stinking toilets, getting two bottles of water and a portion of rice, and later sleeping in the cold without electricity. The Vial camp on Chios has places for 1,000 people but nearly 5,000 are crammed in. Some of them, like Merziyeh, are campin ... more
  • 2 days Springboks skipper Kolisi wants to avoid pitfalls of fame, offer inspiration ModernGhana -Africa
    For Siya Kolisi, who led South Africa to World Cup victory, the praise and prizes keep pouring down, but in Monaco on Thursday to collect a 'Champion of Peace' award, he insisted: I'm still Siya. The more you start seeing yourself as this amazing hero or amazing person, that's when you stumble over your feet, Kolisi told AFP in an interview. Kolisi, the first black captain in the Springboks' 126-year history led his nation to the world title in Japan at the start of November. I'm s ... more
  • 2 days Podcast: Strikes, chasing franglais, code-breaking in Brittany and Nostradamus’ predictions ModernGhana -World
    Why the pension reform in France has everyone on edge and is blocking train travel through the holidays. Also, why keeping English out of the French language is more than a matter of words. And the search to unravel a mysterious inscription on a rock in Brittany. The Academie Française, founded in 1735 to protect the French language, is the butt of many a joke about the French. Some scoffed at a recent communiqué warning officials about their overuse of 'franglais'. But as ... more
  • 2 days IS claims responsibility for Niger attack which killed 71: SITE ModernGhana -Africa
    The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for an attack on an army camp in Niger which left 71 military personnel dead, the SITE intelligence group said Thursday. Hundreds of jihadists attacked the camp, near the border with Mali with shells and mortars on Tuesday, killing 71, injuring 122 and leaving others missing, according to the defence ministry. The attack in Inates in the western Tillaberi region was the deadliest on Niger's military since Islamist militant violence began ... more
  • 2 days Ahead Of 2020: Develop Effective Internal Strategies To Tackle Bribery And Corruption ModernGhana
    The 10th Edition of the Global Corruption Barometer released on the Anti-Corruption Day by Transparency International and Afrobarometer revealed that more than one in four people who accessed public services during the previous year had to pay bribes. The Afrobarometer 39;s Round 7 surveys, is the largest and most detailed survey of ... more
  • 2 days Vote For More Women In December 17 District Assembly Elections—NALAG ModernGhana -Politics
    The National Association of Local Authorities of Ghana (NALAG) is urging Ghanaian voters to elect more women in the upcoming District Assembly and Unit Committee elections on Tuesday, 17 December 2019. According to the association, despite concerted efforts in empowering women, their level of political participation and representation in both the local and national levels of governance remain very low. A statement signed by NALAG General Secretary, Hon. Kookro Amankwah said women ha ... more
  • 2 days Vote For More Women In December 17 District Assembly Elections—NALAG ModernGhana
    The National Association of Local Authorities of Ghana (NALAG) is urging Ghanaian voters to elect more women in the upcoming District Assembly and Unit Committee elections on Tuesday, 17 December 2019. According to the association, despite concerted efforts in empowering women, their level of political participation and representation in ... more
  • 2 days Government Is Being Insensitive To Teachers – Kwaku Boahen ModernGhana -Politics
    Deputy National Communications Officer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Kwaku Boahen says the government is being insensitive to the plight of teachers and it will negatively affect the morale of teachers. His comments come on the heels of striking teachers which he has described as government not acting quickly to the demands of the teachers. The three striking teacher unions say they are not prepared to call off their action until they see evidence that the outstan ... more
  • 2 days Government Is Being Insensitive To Teachers – Kwaku Boahen ModernGhana
    Deputy National Communications Officer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Kwaku Boahen says the government is being insensitive to the plight of teachers and it will negatively affect the morale of teachers. His comments come on the heels of striking teachers which he has described as government not acting quickly to the dema ... more
  • 2 days Expectations From The President As He Meets The Press ModernGhana -Opinion
    It has become a convention or may I say an annual ritual for Presidents of our country, Ghana, to meet the press to share with Ghanaians any updates, state of affairs and any other pressing issues of governance. Most often, there is always a message of hope and careful scrutiny of events that happen within the year under review. Indisputably, the President 39;s press encounter is a plus for our democracy because it provides yet another platform for transparency, probity, and accountability. ... more
  • 2 days A Year On, Founder Of Karela FC Remembered! ModernGhana
    To laugh often and much: to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and to endure the betrayal of false friends. To appreciate beauty; to find the best in others; to leave the world a bit better whether by a healthy child, a garden patch, or a redeemed social condition; t ... more
  • 2 days Video: I Wish I Was Born A Muslim–Kumchacha ModernGhana
    Founder and Leader of the Heaven rsquo;s Gate Ministries, Prophet Kumchacha, has revealed that he wished he was born a Muslim. According to him, the hypocrisy of some Christians especially Pastors makes him feel like he belongs to the wrong religion. Kumchacha made this revelation in an interview with SVTV Africa, he told host DJ ... more
  • 2 days Video: I Wish I Was Born A Muslim–Kumchacha ModernGhana -Ent
    Founder and Leader of the Heaven rsquo;s Gate Ministries, Prophet Kumchacha, has revealed that he wished he was born a Muslim. According to him, the hypocrisy of some Christians especially Pastors makes him feel like he belongs to the wrong religion. Kumchacha made this revelation in an interview with SVTV Africa, he told host DJ Nyaami that, while there are several men of God in the country, there are some that he believes have been called by God. ldquo;The next time we ... more
  • 3 days Caesars Court Minigolf Clubs League–Nutterz Putterz Club Poised To Be Crowned Champions ModernGhana
    On matchday 4, Nutterz Putterz minigolf club has made a clear statement of their prowess and lead at the top of the League table of the 2019 Caesars Court Club League competition, now in its final week - Matchday 5 Nutterz Putterz has maintained the top spot on the League table with fifty (56) points; a seven (7) point lead between ... more
  • 3 days No Ghanaian Club Can Win The CAF Champions League Now – George Amoako ModernGhana
    Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Kumasi Asante Kotoko, George Amoako has shared that there is no club in Ghana at the moment that can win the CAF Champions League or the Confederations Cup. The last time a Ghanaian side won any continental trophy was back in 2004 when Accra Hearts of Oak lifted the Confederations Cup. Fifteen years down ... more
  • 3 days NIC holds 2019 “Chairman’s Cocktail” with Veep Bawumia ModernGhana
    The National Insurance Commission (NIC) has held its annual lsquo;Chairman rsquo;s Cocktail rsquo; event at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra to bring together all key stakeholders in the Insurance industry to network and discuss ways of improving the sector in Ghana. According to the Commissioner of NIC, Mr. Justice Yaw Ofori the annual ... more
  • 3 days One District One Factor meant to halt rural urban migration – Dr. Bawumia ModernGhana
    The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has explained that the main intention of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Government to revitalize the ailing factories and establishing new ones in each district of Ghana is to prevent the protracted rural urban migration by majority of the youth. ldquo;In order to create jobs, stimulate the economic ... more
  • 3 days East Dadekotopon Development Trust Wins Case Against Ataa Tawiah Tsinaiatse Family Of La ModernGhana
    THE SUPREME COURT, ON TUESDAY, 19TH NOVEMBER, 2019 DEALT A FINAL BLOW TO THE ATAA TAWIAH TSINAIATSE FAMILY OF LA, BY QUASHING THE JUDGMENT OF JUSTICE ANTHONY KOFI ABADA SITTING AT THE HIGH COURT, ACCRA, DATED 21ST MAY 2019, BY WHICH JUDGMENT ABADA J ORDERED THE LANDS COMMISSION TO ISSUE LAND CERTIFICATE COVERING 808 ACRES OF THE TRUST LANDS TO ... more
  • 3 days Millicent Yankey Bounces Back With New Single ModernGhana -Ent
    Millicent Yankey, a US-based Ghanaian gospel artiste, songwriter and producer, has released a new single titled 'Hwan Koraa', which many fans predict will be a major hit on the Ghanaian music market. In the new song, the gospel artiste appealed to her fans to call upon the Lord when going through challenges in life. According to her, the lyrics of the new inspirational single focus on the teachings of Christ, adding that she is hopeful that the song would touch the hearts of many Gh ... more
  • 3 days Afrochella Returns Bigger On December 28 ModernGhana
    The stage is set for this year 8217;s edition of Africa's biggest arts and music festival in Ghana ? Afrochella. Thousands of music and arts fans are expected to take part in the festival, which is slated for December 28 at El-Wak Sports Stadium in Accra from 12:00pm to 8:00pm. Afrochella is an annual festival that welcomes multi-generations ... more
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