Nana Addo commends peaceful handing over of power in Liberia 

President Nana Addo has commended the peaceful handing over of power and swearing in of Liberia’s President, George Oppong Weah. President Nana Addo indicated that Liberia’s newly elected President’s inauguration “is an extremely important development in Liberian history, and in West African history.” “For us, in West Africa, I think the democratic consolidation that so […]

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Stop callous demand for Veep health status – Nana Obiri Boateng

Deputy General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has described as insensitive calls by some members of the Minority for a full disclosure on the Vice President’s health status. Nana Obiri Boahen said he disagrees with such calls advising the Minority to be more “humane” and show compassion for Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia. “Courtesy and good […]

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Monday Briefing: KB Asante dies, Weah sworn-in

Here are the stories that made the news Monday: 1. Experienced Ghanaian diplomat KB Asante dies age 93 Senior citizen and retired diplomat Kwaku Baprui Asante has died. The family of the 93-year old statesman has confirmed his passing but gives no further details. Mr Asante was secretary to Ghana’s first President Kwame Nkrumah and served […]

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Kwabenya police attack: Expect more! Security expert warns

A security expert with the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) has warned there will be more attacks on security personnel unless Ghana’s security strategy is reformed. Dr Kwesi Aning explained to Evans Mensah on Joy FM’s Top Story Monday, the current security policy is vulnerable in the face of the changing security situation […]

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VIDEO: David Accam gets hero’s welcome at Philadelphia Union

David Accam arrives in Philadelphia When winger David Accam arrived at the Philadelphia International Airport, he wasn’t the only thing making an unofficial debut in Philadelphia. He was wearing the Philadelphia Union’s new kit, which was the most talked about subject of the Union’s offseason until Accam’s blockbuster signing. So a couple of things struck […]

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Arsenal forward Sanchez joins Man Utd in swap with Mkhitaryan

Manchester United have signed Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal, in a swap deal with midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan. Chile forward Sanchez, 29, who almost joined Manchester City last summer, has signed a four-and-a-half-year deal. City decided earlier this month that they would not pursue their interest in him as they felt making him their best-paid player may […]

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Weah swearing-in good day for West Africa, Africa – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo has described the peaceful handing over of power from one democratically elected government to another in Liberia, and the swearing-in of President George Weah, as a good day for West Africa and Africa. According to President Akufo-Addo, the inauguration of President Weah “is an extremely important development in Liberian history, and in West African history. For […]

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3rd edition of Invest Your Talent in Italy scholarship programme launched

Postgraduate courses in Engineering, Advanced Technologies, Architecture, Design, Economics and Management at top Italian Universities designed in close cooperation with key businesses will boost their job prospects within a competitive landscape. There are also Italian language and culture courses, for the benefit of all the students, to provide an opportunity for closer social and intellectual […]

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Senate deal to halt government shutdown

The US government partial shutdown is set to end after Senate Republicans and Democrats voted to approve a temporary funding bill. Senator Chuck Schumer said Democrats would support the bill if Republicans addressed a programme that shields young immigrants from deportation. Democrats had refused to vote for the bill unless they secured protections for recipients […]

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