Author Archives: VibeGhana

Brazil Faces 2014 World Cup Challenges

Brazil is set to host the 2014 FIFA World Cup. But observers say the government there has been dragging its feet in preparing for the games. They say airports and stadiums aren't ready to accommodate the millions of football fans expected to attend the tournament

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Princeless Ghana side confident of Victory

Assistant Black Stars coach Kwesi Appiah is optimistic about Ghana's chances against Sudan as he got preparations underway for the weekend's 2012 Nations Cup qualifier on Tuesday in Accra. Though some players were unavailable for the first day without, Appiah was happy to gather the bulk of his called up squad at the El-Wak Stadium

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Nana Addo unfit to be President

The NDC Media Analysts Group has launched a barrage of criticisms against the presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party, Nana Akufo-Addo. According to them, issues of drug addiction as well as his daughter’s drunk driving that occurred two months ago are enough reasons for his inability to govern the nation

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Plane crash at Kotoka Airport

Two airlines on Monday evening October 4, collided at the Kotoka International Airport causing a delay to incoming and outbound flights at the airport. The collision occurred between a German airline, Lufthansa and Turkish airlines

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Mpiani fires at government

The former Chief of Staff under the erstwhile Kufuor administration, Mr Kwadwo Mpiani has described the renaming of the Jubilee house to Flagstaff house as “very funny”. The Flagstaff House, which once housed Ghana’s first president Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, was rebuilt into a Presidential Palace and renamed Jubilee House by ex-president John Kufuor

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NDC Cocaine Boys Busted

The Western Regional Police Commander, DCOP Hamidu Mahama has confirmed reports gathered by the Daily Guide newspaper that two suspected narcotic drug dealers have been granted bail upon the intervention of National Democratic Congress (NDC) bigwigs, when the case had not been sent to court. The bigwigs included the deputy Western Regional Women’s Organiser of the NDC. The two suspects, ...

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Ghanaian women recommend changes to constitution

The four partner organisations behind We Know Politics II have completed regional consultations with 275 women on Ghana's ongoing Constitutional Review Process to enable them to make the necessary inputs. The partners are Women in Law and Development in Africa (WiLDAF Ghana), Gender Studies and Human Rights Documentation Centre

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Rural Poverty In Ghana

In recent years, Ghana has become one of the developing countries in the western and central African region It has developed its economy on a scale that could enable it to meet the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) before the 2015 deadline. In Ghana, rural poverty has become a great nemesis in the country making the poor peoples and the deprived regions to live in absolute low standard of living. Just over half the country’s population lives in rural areas

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Besieging parliament over STX; open letter to IGP (2)

Recently, there was an incident in America where a father deliberately set-off an air balloon and then called the emergency services that his son was inside the run-away air balloon. Military jets were dispatched to shepherd this balloon until it landed in a filed some distance away. When the balloon was inspected after it had landed, it was found out that there was nobody in it

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Kevin-Prince a doubt for Ghana Sudan match

Ghana assistant coach Kwesi Appiah has confirmed that Kevin-Prince Boateng is a major doubt for the weekend's 2012 African Nations Cup qualifying against Sudan. The AC Milan midfielder is strained a thigh muscle over the weekend and might not play a part in Sunday's game at the Baba Yara Stadium

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Desailly not detered by many Black Stars job applications

Former France international Marcel Desailly is still hoping the Ghana FA taps him as the next coach of the Black Stars. He said there have been a number of new candidates who have also applied for the vacant managerial position. Desailly held talks with the Ghana FA last month and was widely speculated to be the man who leads the Black Stars in the post Milovan Raevic era, but the GFA has yet to make a decision over who gets the Stars' top job

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VISION 2020: What’s The Way Forward For Ghana?

According to VISION 2020 report on world sight day, 2002, “every five seconds one person in our world goes blind… and a child goes blind every minute”. Also “there are 45 million blind people in the world... without VISION 2020 blindness is projected to reach 75 million by the year 2020 with the majority being in sub-Saharan Africa”. What are we doing about it?

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Sulley Muntari storms out of Milan Stadium

Inter midfielder Sulley Muntari got so angry at his team for not selecting him to play in Sunday's Derby d'Italia against Juventus that the Ghanaian international stormed out of the the San Siro stadium and went home rather than watch the match from the stand

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