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A year after Atomic junction gas explosion, victims cry for compensation

The nation was shaken by the horrible gas explosion, forcing government to order the implementation of interim safety measures for all LPG infrastructure in...

The Indian tribe that deals in venom

I didn’t know that the cobra could be so awe-inspiring. A few years ago, when I travelled through the dry, thorny scrublands of South India,...

10-meter wall collapses at Sofoline Interchange Project

Traffic into Kumasi township from the Kwadaso Market has been diverted as one of the retaining walls on the Sofoline Interchange project has collapsed. The...

The 3 essential steps for finding love

Falling in love can be hard — and falling in love again when you've been hurt before can be even harder. For some of us,...

“Putting Minsters and MPs in buses is risky”- Human Rights NGO

Mr Prince Bagnaba Mba, President of Forum for Equity, a human rights Non-Governmental Organisation has stated that putting Ministers and Members of Parliament in...

A French village committed to deception

On a wind-scoured plateau in France’s Haute-Loire department stands a village teeming with secrets. Through an extraordinary campaign of nonviolent resistance during World War...

FULL TEXT: Rawlings’ address at 2018 GUBA Awards

ADDRESS BY H.E. JERRY JOHN RAWLINGS, FORMER PRESIDENT OF GHANA 2018 GUBA AWARDS INTERCONTINENTAL HOTEL, O2 LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM Distinguished guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is my pleasure to join...

Uber makes driver, rider phone numbers anonymous

Uber has today announced new privacy changes to its app in Ghana that now anonymises phone numbers of driver-partners and riders. As of today, 12...

Mentally deranged persons ‘take over’ Kumasi

Mentally ill persons have taken over the streets of Kumasi metropolis in the Ashanti region, raising concerns about the safety of pedestrians and road...

Mali ‘Spiderman’ to be made French citizen

A Malian migrant, hailed as a hero after mounting a daring rescue to save a small boy dangling from a balcony in Paris, is...

The 8 characteristics of high performing teams

We've all experienced, or at least witnessed, high performing teams (HPTs) in action. We've also experienced, or witnessed, low performing teams (LPTs). What's the...

VIDEO+PHOTOS: GNPC stocks Accra Tech University science lab with fresh equipment, chemicals

Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) has donated science equipment, chemicals, and reagents, among others to the Science Laboratory Technology Department of the Accra Technical...

Multimedia salutes solidarity from Ghanaian media as Hajia Fati is granted bail

The Multimedia Group has commended media houses and journalists who in one way or the other have shown support and solidarity in the wake of...

Tipper truck kills two in Ahwetieso

A Man Diesel Tipper truck with registration number WR 1166-15 crashed two people to death at the outskirts of Ahwetieso in the Tarkwa Nsueam...

After the reckoning: #MeToo, sex and dating in 2018

A college student carefully considers which fraternity houses to avoid when she’s going out with her roommates. An engaged 30-something grapples with behavior she...

3 reasons intimacy might feel too dangerous for you

Regardless of whether you’re aware of it, any relationship you enter into will make you question how vulnerable you can be. And in the...

GJA, Koans sign MOU to build houses for journalists

The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Koans Estate, a Real Estate Company, to kick-start the Media...

Adakabre to lead VIP's strategy as new General Manager

Radio broadcaster, Ernest Frimpong Manso, popularly known as Adakabre, has been appointed General Manager of transport giant, VIP Jeoun Transport Company Limited. The privately owned...

Adakabre to lead VIP's strategy as new General Manager

Radio broadcaster, Ernest Frimpong Manso, popularly known as Adakabre, has been appointed General Manager of transport giant, VIP Jeoun Transport Company Limited. The privately owned...

BettyBlueMenz Perspectives – Is Ghana great and strong at 61?

“God bless our homeland Ghana and make our nation great and strong.” That is the first line of our national anthem, scripted for us by...

Zoomlion lauds YEA review of sanitation module; responds to ‘misconceptions’

Waste management company, Zoomlion Ghana, says it welcomes the Youth Employment Agency’s review of the Youth in Sanitation Module. The YEA said on Wednesday at...

At least 17 dead in US school shooting

At least 17 people are dead after a 19-year-old man opened fire at a high school campus in Parkland, Florida, police have said. The suspect...

Full text: Akufo-Addo delivers 2nd SONA full of achievements, commitments

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has delivered his second State of Nation Address replete with achievements his first year and commitments to do more. Read...

HIGHLIGHTS of 2018 State of Nation Address (SONA)

ECONOMY I am glad to be able to report that the Economic Management Team, under the stellar leadership of the strong, brilliant economist, Vice...

Full speech: Tourism Minister meets the press

Address by the Honourable Minister for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Hon. (Mrs.) Catherine Abelema Afeku, at the meet the press programme It is an honor...

Top five things to know when travelling to Ghana

The West-African gem that is Ghana is a much-loved destination for seasoned travellers and newbies alike. But for those newbies, it can be difficult...

Unique Insurance launches air travel insurance product

The Managing Director of Unique Insurance Company Limited (UIC), Victor Obeng-Adiyiah, has called on the Aviation Ministry to encourage Ghanaians to sign up for...

Uber offers new insurance policy for riders in Ghana

Uber has announced a new and innovative insurance policy designed to cover accidental rider injuries while on a trip with Uber in Ghana. A statement...

Angry mob attacks police for rescuing 'witch'

A team of police officers deployed to rescue an alleged witchcraft victim at Gbulahagu in Tamale Sunday night came under a near deadly attack...

Why Shatta Wale is getting away with bodyguard slap

Dancehall artiste Shatta Wale does not need to get away with the treatment he meted out to one of his bodyguards if our laws...

Photos: Nigerians run Libya slave camps: Cameroonian returnee

The new slave trade-human trafficking in Libya is being carried out by many nationalities, including Nigerians and Ghanaians, according to a Cameroonian returnee, who...

Kumasi gears up for Asantehemaa’s funeral

Preparations are underway for the final funeral rites of the late queen mother of Asanteman, Nana Afia Serwaa Kobi Ampem II. According to Manhyia Palace,...

A Forlorn Reflection on Kwadwo KABA’s death

I will begin this write up with the first two lines of William Shakespeare’s sonnet 66. “Tired with all these, for restful death I...

Rigworld boss made me believe in Ghana – Nana Nketia

The Omanhene of Essikado Traditional Area, Nana Kobina Nketia V says the Chief Executive Officer of Rigworld Group of Companies, Nana Kofi Abban has...

Violent Shepherds: The ugly story of clashes between nomadic herdsmen and farmers

"Most of the armed robberies going on in the region and elsewhere, some are criminals. For instance in the northern region those I arrested last...

FULL TEXT: 2018 budget statement

“Rt. Hon. Speaker, Honourable Members of Parliament, on the authority of the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, I beg to move...

Keeping West Africa’s mining industry safe during the boom – the Rigworld factor

With increased mining activity in West Africa, it is essential to have the necessary training facilities to ensure that safety practices meet international standards. Ghanaian-owned...

Mom accused of driving minivan with son and plastic pool tied to top

A mother in Wisconsin is facing a felony charge of recklessly endangering safety after she allegedly strapped her 9-year-old son to the top of...

27 dead in Texas church shooting

At least 27 people have been killed after a gunman opened fire at a church during Sunday services, police say. The attack happened at the...

The boat trip that changed my life

At a distance, I spotted the towering 236ft cruising schooner S/V Mandalay anchored in Grenada’s St Georges bay. Sailing the Southern Caribbean, much like...