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Election Petition: Pre-trial To Commence On Jan 19

Election Petition: Pre-trial To Commence On Jan 19

Ghana 2021-01-14

Pre-trial for the 2020 election petition will begin on Tuesday January 19.

The Supreme Court has also granted the National Democratic Congress (NDC) flagbearer, John Mahama’s motion to amend some errors in his petition challenging the outcome of the 2020 general...

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Sammy Gyamfi, Others Arrive At Supreme Court To File Ndc Petition

Sammy Gyamfi, Others Arrive At Supreme Court To File Ndc Petition

Ghana 2020-12-30

National Communications officer of the National Democratic Congress Sammi Gyamfi and other members of the party’s legal team have arrived at the premises of the Supreme Court to file the party’s petition against the results of the 2020 polls.

It is...

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Why Use The Mic Instead Of A Drum – Kinaata Asks Kkd On Mental Emancipation

Why Use The Mic Instead Of A Drum – Kinaata Asks Kkd On Mental Emancipation

Ghana 2020-12-24

Confession hitmaker, Kofi Kinaata has tasked celebrated broadcaster, Kwasi Kyei Darkwa aka KKD to do away with certain things if he truly believes in being emancipated mentally.

KKD recently opined that bearing an English name as an African is an indication...

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Asante Kotoko Communications Director Resigns

Asante Kotoko Communications Director Resigns

Ghana 2020-12-20

Asante Kotoko communications manager, Moses Antwi-Benefo, popularly known as, PJ Mosey has resigned.

Joy Sports can confirm the experienced sports broadcast journalist tendered his resignation on Friday evening.

His letter addressed to the club’s Chief Executive Nana Yaw Amponsah cites “personal and...

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Oscar Heartbreak As Nigeria's Lionheart Is Disqualified

Oscar Heartbreak As Nigeria's Lionheart Is Disqualified

Ghana 2019-11-07

The Academy has disqualified Nigeria's Lionheart from the Oscar race in the Best International Feature Film category "for having too much dialogue in English". It was the first film ever submitted to the Oscars by Nigeria.

Amid the criticism that has...

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Volkswagen Brings Electric Cars To Rwanda For Ride-hailing Service

Volkswagen Brings Electric Cars To Rwanda For Ride-hailing Service

Ghana 2019-11-07

Volkswagen is importing a batch of electric powered Golf models into Rwanda for a local ride-hailing service, establishing a bridgehead in the country that it hopes to expand to other nations as it seeks to increase market share globally.

Importing the...

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Two-time Olympic Champion Nicola Adams Has Retired From Boxing Over Fears She Could Lose Her Sight.

Two-time Olympic Champion Nicola Adams Has Retired From Boxing Over Fears She Could Lose Her Sight.

2019-11-07

Two-time Olympic champion Nicola Adams has retired from boxing over fears she could lose her sight.

The Briton, 37, became the first female Olympic champion when she won gold at London 2012, retaining her flyweight...

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Ghana: Ruling Party Say's It Won't Appoint Enemies Into Government

Ghana: Ruling Party Say's It Won't Appoint Enemies Into Government

Ghana 2019-11-07

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) says it cannot appoint enemies to run its government and that the assertion by the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) that the Akufo-Addo-led administration is running a family and friends government...

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Africa’s Energy Resources In The Spotlight As Oil Summit Opens In Cape Town

Africa’s Energy Resources In The Spotlight As Oil Summit Opens In Cape Town

2019-11-07

The conference opened with an announcement by Senegal of the launch of an oil and gas licensing round for three offshore blocks, while climate change activists Extinction Rebellion staged an ‘oil spill’ at the venue, to protest the...

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Kwabena Owusu Headlines Ghana's U23 Afcon Squad

Kwabena Owusu Headlines Ghana's U23 Afcon Squad

Ghana 2019-11-07

Spain-based striker Kwabena Owusu has been included in the Ghana Under-23 squad which will participate in the 2019 CAF U23 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals.

The Meteor Blacks have arrived in Egypt for the AFCON scheduled...

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Benin Coach Dussuyer Names Squad To Face Nigeria

Benin Coach Dussuyer Names Squad To Face Nigeria

Benin 2019-11-07

Benin coach Michel Dussuyer has named his squad for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Nigeria and Sierra Leone this month, including Turkey-based captain Stephan Sessegnon.

Dussuyer has also named AF Bobigny defender Melvyn Doremus, with the France-based player...

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Interview: No Time For Sleeping. No Time For Excuses

Interview: No Time For Sleeping. No Time For Excuses

Nigeria 2019-11-06

I meet Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) at the Hilton opposite the United Nations headquarters in New York. It’s 11.00am and Adesina is finishing his breakfast: eggs, smoked salmon and some toast. Or is...

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Nigeria’s Closure Of Benin Border Chokes Regional Trade

Nigeria’s Closure Of Benin Border Chokes Regional Trade

Nigeria 2019-11-06

Nigeria’s closure of the Benin border to curb the smuggling of illicit goods has blocked a vital West African trade artery and is chipping away regional integration. David Luke and Gerald Masila untangle the trade dispute and pose solutions following a recent fact-finding...

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Blame Game Masks Kenya Airways’ Struggles

Blame Game Masks Kenya Airways’ Struggles

Kenya 2019-11-06

Sebastian Mikosz’s appointment as head of Kenya Airways (KQ) in 2017 brought a cheerful mood to the beleaguered and bloated airline. Building on the restructuring of $2bn worth of debt in the same year, the Polish aviation...

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How Africa Can Harness Oil To Bring About Prosperity

How Africa Can Harness Oil To Bring About Prosperity

Equatorial Guinea 2019-11-06

NJ Ayuk   is a lawyer by training who has become a key player in the oil and gas sector across Africa specialising in frontier markets.

The book he has written is not just about African...

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Liverpool's Naby Keita Returns To Guinea Squad

Liverpool's Naby Keita Returns To Guinea Squad

Guinea 2019-11-05

Liverpool midfielder Naby Keita has returned to the Guinea squad after he missed their friendly internationals against Comoros and Chile last month.

The 24-year old is among 23 players selected by coach Didier Six for...

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Passport Woes: Why South Africans In Uk May Face Christmas Misery

Passport Woes: Why South Africans In Uk May Face Christmas Misery

South Africa 2019-11-04

South Africans resident in the UK planning to return home for the Christmas break could face disappointment because of delays of up six months or more in renewing their passports, according to some expats.

While those living in...

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Actions For The Well-being Of African Populations

Actions For The Well-being Of African Populations

Niger 2019-11-04

“We share a common vision on the challenges of the development of our continent, particularly the acceleration of the demographic transition, the greater empowerment of women and the development of human capital to accelerate economic growth...

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