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First sea wave electric plant to be constructed in Ada

Ghana’s energy sector is set to receive a major boost, with the signing of a contract for the construction of the first wave energy plant in Ghana, near Ada in the Greater Accra region. According to TC’s Energy, a Ghanaian renewable energy production company, the 100 Megawatt wave plant, when delivered in 24 months, will be one of the largest ... Read More »

Homosexuality won’t be legalized under Akufo-Addo – Presidency

The government has rejected claims that President Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo-Addo has approved same-sex marriages in Ghana. According to a statement from the presidency, President Akufo-Addo’s will not legalise such relationship in Ghana. “Indeed, the President remains focused on delivering on his mandate and improving the quality of lives of the Ghanaian people. It will NOT be under his Presidency that ... Read More »

George Ashie beats Michael Mokoena to win WBO Africa title

Ghana’s George Ashie claimed a majority decision win over South Africa’s Michael Mokoena on Friday night at the Bukom Boxing Arena to win the vacant interim WBO Africa lightweight belt. Two judges scored the bout, 117-105, 117-113 and one judge had it a draw 116-116. Mokoena started the fight on the good note and he controlled the action from one, ... Read More »

Zylofon Media pumps $10m into Ghana Premier League as new sponsors

Zylofon media has pumped $10 million into the Ghana Premier League to become the new title sponsor. The FA will receive $2million a year for the next five years. The local league had gone three seasons without a headline sponsor after Capital Bank redrew their sponsorship in 2015. The sponsorship package will see each of the 16 premier league clubs ... Read More »

Let’s work to firm up our independence – Journalists told

Speakers at a symposium on Press Freedom in Ghana through the years, on Thursday urged media practitioners to work against influences and professional breaches, which undermine their independence to produce credible news for society’s advancement. They paid tribute to the forebears who fought for freedom in the eras of dictatorship and military regimes, pointing out that their struggles and sacrifices ... Read More »

Crack down on illegal fishing rakes in revenue

The crackdown on illegal fishing activities by the Fisheries Commission and the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development (MFAD) has yielded more than GH¢13,000.00. The amount accrued from fines imposed on 100 fishermen prosecuted out of over 200 perpetrators arrested under the implementation of the West Africa Regional Fisheries Programme (WARFP). Mr Michael Dawutey, Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, West Africa ... Read More »

Dogboe to Magdaleno: Your son will cry watching me take you out cold!

PHILADELPHIA (April 26, 2018) — The verbal haymakers were flying Thursday afternoon as World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior featherweight champion Jessie Magdaleno and No. 1 contender Isaac Dogboe faced off at the final press conference for their world championship main event, Saturday at The Liacouras Center. Magdaleno vs. Dogboe headlines a card with plenty of Philadelphia flavor. Amateur rivals Bryant ... Read More »

MTN Ghana gives its customers a lifetime experience in Dubai

Accra – 26th  April, 2018.  MTN Customers who won the trip to Dubai in the MTN ‘Spin the Wheel’ Promotion, could not hide their joy after they were given an experience of a lifetime during a five day all-expense paid trip with their partners. In Dubai, the winners and their partners were hosted at the plush Nihal Palace Hotel.  As ... Read More »

NBA Playoffs: LeBron wins Game 5 the buzzer

Layup. Layup. Layup. Layup… LeBron James went at the Indiana Pacers in Game 5 Wednesday night like a boxer delivering body blows. Layup. Three-footer. Layup. Dunk. Layup… Through sheer brute force, James imposed his will again and again against Indiana’s defense, bull-rushing the rim against or around single defenders, the other Pacers sticking close to shooters James might otherwise have ... Read More »

Feature: Isaac Dogboe has grand visions, starting with Jessie Magdaleno

While Isaac Dogboe may be short on international name recognition, he’s certainly not short on self-confidence. Not since “Prince” Naseem Hamed had a 50-foot billboard on the New York side of the Lincoln Tunnel. before ever stepping into an American ring, has a fighter in the lighter divisions come stateside from the U.K. with grand proclamations of greatness. Among his ... Read More »