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GTP to customise cloth in memory of Ebony

Ghana Textile Printing Limited (GTP) has signed an agreement with the family of the late dance hall artiste Ebony to produce cloths in her memory. GTP will manufacture newly customised cloths with the titles of some of Ebony’s songs. One of the cloths which will be used for funerals (including Ebony’s) would have a black and red design with the ... Read More »

SSNIT clears ghost names; saves over GH20 million cedis

The Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) says it has identified and deleted the names of 6,452 pensioners from its payroll. The Director General of the Trust, Dr Ofori-Tenkorang, at a media engagement on Thursday said the exercise has saved SSNIT over 20 million cedis as at September, 2018. “The pension payroll has been trimmed by about GHC2.7 million ... Read More »

Teacher who walks 42km to class rewarded with a standing fan in Tolon

A teacher who walks 42km each day in order to go teach has been awarded with a standing fan in the Tolon District in the Northern Region of Ghana. He received this prize during the 61st Independence Anniversary ceremony parade at the district. The teacher, named Awudu Kombian has been serving as the only teacher for the Warvi D/A primary school ... Read More »

Mamedia Ventures’ Independence Day Walk hits Kumasi on Saturday

Mamedia Ventures in collaboration with MTN Foundation is organizing its first annual Walk for Life and Blood Donation in Kumasi. The 8km walk which starts at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium will be crowned with a blood donation at the same venue. According Nii Maale-Adsei, CEO of Mamedia Ventures, the event being co-held with the Blood Bank of the Komfo ... Read More »

Kojo Antwi to feature at maiden MTN Music Festival

MTN Ghana has launched series of mega music events in the country. The event, dubbed MTN Music Festival is to celebrate and express the cultural heritage of the Ghanaian through Music, Dance and Poetry. The MTN Music Festival is organized in partnership with Slip Entertainment and has already generated excitement amongst industry analysts. The events will be held as a prelude ... Read More »

Bastie Samir signs as face of new Glo Ghana campaign

Boxer Bastie Samir, has signed a deal with telecommunications operator, Glo Mobile Ghana, on the company’s new marketing campaign in Ghana. The deal entails his involvement in the company’s advertising and promotional efforts in Ghana over the next one year. This is a big boost to the boxer and indeed the popular boxing profession across Ghana. Bastie has acquired a deserved ... Read More »

Influential US evangelist Billy Graham dies at 99

US evangelist Billy Graham – one of the most influential preachers of the 20th Century – has died aged 99. Graham became one of the best-known promoters of Christianity, beginning his worldwide mission in large arenas in London in 1954. He died at his home in Montreat, North Carolina, a spokesman for the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association said. In a ... Read More »

NPP organizer and robbers granted bail for Gh¢100, 000 each

The Koforidua circuit court B in the Eastern Region has granted bail to four persons including New Juaben South organizer of the New Patriotic Party who were arrested in connection to a robbery incident. The four were each granted a Gh¢100, 000 bail with two sureties when they appeared in court Wednesday 21st February 2018. They were arrested by the ... Read More »

Gays will never have rights in Ghana – Speaker of Parliament Mike Ocquaye

The Speaker of Parliament Professor Mike Ocquaye has said parliament will not pass any laws that will bolster gay rights in the country. The Speaker, who was addressing a group of religious leaders who called on him, said: “If you tell me that a man must sleep with a man so as to show his human rights for Ghana, I can assure ... Read More »

Husband of woman accused of lesbianism under siege

A Muslim man in Sakumono in Accra who has remained committed to his wife accused of engaging in lesbianism and has even given birth to another child with her has been suffering constant threats and attacks from the Muslim youth in his neighbourhood. According to eyewitness accounts after the latest attack this past Monday, February 19, Mr.  Morrison, a businessman, ... Read More »