NEWS

AU Declines Action Against Libya

The African Union Peace and Security Council has met to discuss events in Libya, but declined to follow other international bodies in imposing sanctions against the Gaddafi government. The Council also extended the mandate of an Ivory Coast mediation team. The United Nations and the European Union have slapped sanctions on Libya. The Arab League has suspended Libya’s membership. But ...

Read More »

Ivory Coast: Gbagbo takes delivery of attack helicopters

A spokesman for U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says three attack helicopters are reportedly being delivered to forces supporting incumbent Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo. In a statement issued Sunday in New York, the spokesman called the deliveries “a serious violation of the embargo against Ivory Coast” in place since 2004. The statement said Mr. Ban warned both Mr. Gbagbo and the supplier of the equipment that “appropriate action will be taken.” He also called for the U.N. Security Council to meet “urgently” to discuss the issue

Read More »

Kumasi projects not abandoned: Veep

Vice President John Dramani Mahama at the weekend gave the assurance that government would not abandon any development project in Kumasi and the Ashanti Region. "Work on most of the projects in the Kumasi metropolis have been stalled due to the fact that they were financed by the government of Ghana funds, but for now we are sourcing for funds from other areas that will complete all the abandoned projects in the coming months."

Read More »

Hearts Booted Out Of FA Cup

Hearts of Oak's FA Cup hopes suffered a damaging blow as they exit the competition after losing to ten-man Berekum Arsenals on penalties. The Cup competition was the Phobians' only chance of a silverware this season having endured a difficult time in the premier league. Arsenals took the lead through Eric Asiedu on 22 minutes but Abraham Annan drew level with beautiful curled shot from 19 yards in the 35th minute

Read More »

Ghana To Play England in Accra

Organizers of the international friendly between England and Ghana have been discussing a possible return clash in Accra in the future. Ghana plays the Three Lions in the first ever meeting between the two nations on March 29 at Wembley, three days after the Black Stars' crucial 2012 African Cup of Nations qualifier away to Congo in Brazzaville

Read More »

Rawlings Gives Up On Mills

The frosty relationship and yawning communication gap between President John Evans Atta Mills and his ‘political godfather’ and founder of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Jerry John Rawlings, appear to worsen and widen by the day. Jerry Rawlings seems to have finally given up on President Mills

Read More »

Running from danger to face your fears…

Many people confuse themselves when dealing with their fears and dangers. People are willing to face danger as a sign of bravery and courage than facing the fear that is ruining their dear lives. They stare at danger in the face and run from their “fears” in life

Read More »

Parliament fails to grant Western region demand for 10 per cent oil revenue

Mr Edward Doe Adjaho, First Deputy Speaker of Parliament, on Wednesday ruled to strike off the amendment to clause 23 of the Petroleum Revenue Management Bill 2010 which sought to allocate ten per cent of oil revenue to the Western region. He said the amendment emanated from the wrong source, thus, the ruling also smashed the replication of the same principle to other regions where oil will be discovered in the future

Read More »

FIFA Wants Alternative For Penalty Shootout

Joseph Sepp Blatter, President of the Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) has called for an alternative way of deciding games aside penalty kicks. Recounting the Black Stars ‘painful’ exit at the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa last year, and after watching hosts Sudan lose 4-2 via penalties to Angola at the semi finals of the ongoing African Nations Championship (CHAN), the FIFA boss reiterated his desire for a substitute for the kicks from the penalty mark

Read More »

Mills, Kufuor meeting is symbolic- IDEG

Governance analyst, Emmanuel Akwetey has described as Tuesday's first official meeting between President John Mills and his predecessor John Kufuor “symbolic”. He said the meeting was a good beginning, and a departure from the usual acrimony that had been associated with government change

Read More »

Ghana backs ECOWAS Court Of Justice

Mr. Martin A.B.K Amidu, Minister for Justice and Attorney-General, has pledged Ghana’s support to the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Court of Justice and its development as an impartial adjudicator for member states

Read More »

Mahama Presents Vehicles To Schools

Vice President John Dramani Mahama, on Tuesday called on the Ghana Education Service to allocate funds for the construction of 1,500 classrooms by the end of the year to reduce the number of schools under trees. Vice President Mahama made the call when he presented the keys of 85 buses to some selected Senior High Schools (SHS)

Read More »

Ghana First

We Ghanaians no matter what we are made up of or what political party we are affiliated to, we must always make sure that the country is also at our heart. During our statements and our actions we must make sure that we say a word that will bring peace, tranquility, and unity for development

Read More »