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Sickle cell: Canada based Ghanaian Pediatric Haematologist Prof. Isaac Odame calls for NHIS to cover Hydroxyurea

A Ghanaian Pediatric Haematologist at  Toronto, Canada Prof. Isaac Odame has called on the government to ensure that the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) covered Hydroxyurea, a drug used for the treatment of sickle cell in the country. That he said, would make the drug available to all across the country to treat children born with sickle cell and prevent ... Read More »

Ashaiman MP Ernest Norgbey donates 1,500 exercise books, cash prize to Bright Brains Aflatoun Academy

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Ashaiman, Hon. Ernest Norgbey has donated one thousand, five hundred (1,500) pieces of exercise books and a cash sum of money to the overall best school in the cadet corps category, Bright Brains Aflatuon Academy located at Ashaiman Jericho yesterday during the celebration of this year’s 65th  independence day anniversay of Ghana held in the ... Read More »

Guillermo Rigondeaux loses 80% of his sight in pressure cooker explosion

An exploding pressure cooker left a former champion boxer with severe facial injuries and caused him to lose most of his sight. Guillermo Rigondeaux was rushed to hospital after the “freak accident” which occurred at his home in Miami. The 41-year-old was cooking a meal when the pot exploded, his manager Alex Bornote explained to El Nuevo Herald. “When the pot exploded and we ... Read More »

MTN To Invest GHC1. 5 Billion in Infrastructure and Network Systems In 2022

MTN Ghana is on track to fulfill its planned spend of USD 1 billion on Network Infrastructure and Information Systems (NIIS) by 2025. This planned expenditure will go a long way to support the Digital Ghana agenda and put the country at the forefront of Africa’s digital transformation. CEO of MTN Ghana Selorm Adadevoh stated, “We successfully implemented our investment ... Read More »

Cameroon appoint legendary defender Rigobert Song new national team coach

Rigobert Song is the new Indomitable Lions head coach, Cameroon Sports Ministry announced on Monday evening as Portuguese manager Antonio Conceiçao is sacked. Toni Conceiçao’s future was cloudy since he failed to guide Cameroon to AFCON glory on their home soil. The Bronze medal won against Burkina Faso didn’t help the 60-year old in keeping his job and a FECAFOOT ... Read More »

MTN Group underlines its role as a driver of Africa’s progress through brand evolution

MTN Group today unveiled its evolved visual identity, articulating the context behind the logo many have seen since 16 February 2022. It is just the second brand overhaul since the Group was founded in 1994. Back in 2004, the changes made to the brand resulted in MTN taking ownership of the colour yellow that is now synonymous with MTN. Importantly ... Read More »

Accra Academy 90th anniversary Public Lecture slated for this Thursday March 3

The Accra Academy as part of activities to mark its 90th Anniversary will host the ‘8th Koduah, Halm-Addo, Awuletey, Alema Memorial Lecture’ on Thursday at the school’s hall (K.G Konuah Hall) in Accra. Under the auspices of the Board of Governors, Headmaster, Anniversary Planning Committee, Accra Academy Old Boys Association(AAOBA) Bleoo 1974 Year Group, Parents and Teachers Association (P.T.A) and ... Read More »

Ukrainian Sports Activities Forced To Be Suspended Due To The Russian Invasion In Ukraine

The terrible and dangerous escalation of the crisis between Russia and Ukraine is experiencing another decisive phase in these hours, creating a humanitarian crisis. A scenario that involves Ukrainian sports as well: after the introduction of martial law overnight by Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy all sports activities have been suspended. CHAMPIONSHIP SUSPENDED The current situation involves the Ukrainian football world as well. The Ukraine championship, in fact, has ... Read More »

MTN MoMo & Fidelity Bank upgrade Y’ello Save Account with a savings plan feature

Fidelity Bank in partnership with MTN MoMo has upgraded its Y’ello Save Account with a savings plan feature to encourage customers to adopt the habit of saving. The upgrade offers Customers the opportunity to set up a standing instruction on their Y’ello Save Account to automatically debit a specified amount of money from their MoMo wallets into their Y’ello Save ... Read More »

Scotland Fight Week: Undisputed junior welterweight champion Josh Taylor returns home to face Jack Catterall

Undisputed junior welterweight world champion Josh “The Tartan Tornado” Taylor has already made history. The first British undisputed champion in the four-belt era, Scotland’s Taylor (18-0, 13 KOs) will defend his titles against Jack “El Gato” Catterall (26-0, 13 KOs) this Saturday, Feb. 26, in front of a sold-out OVO Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland. Taylor-Catterall and a loaded undercard, including ... Read More »