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Shock from paltry DKM Microfinance repayment kills customer

A customer of the embattled microfinance company DKM has allegedly died after he was shocked by the paltry sum given him as his repayment package on Monday (October 17). This was confirmed to Accra-based Kasapa FM by the Leader of the Concerned Customers of DKM and Other Microfinance Companies, Maxwell Mahama. He said the deceased who was known as Micky ... Read More »

74 people with disabilities benefit from Ada East District Common Fund

People with disabilities in the Ada East District have received their share of the District Assembly Common Fund. Seventy-four (74) with various challenges on Tuesday signed for their respective cash at the premises of the District Administration in Ada Foah. Some beneficiaries who prefered their money to be used to buy them refrigerators, sewing machines and other equipment which will ... Read More »

Actor Wayoosi’s 6-month-old daughter dies from drug overdose

Kumawood actor Wayoosi has lost his six-month-old daughter, Blessing Osei Fremah. According to, the child who was mostly called  Nhyira died on Thursday dawn, October 13. The spokesperson for the family, Eugene Moratt who confirmed the news to early Thursday said she died of drug overdose. Wayoosi’s now late daughter, Blessing Osei Fremah Narrating the incident, Eugene Moratt ... Read More »

Portugal’s António Guterres confirmed as next UN Secretary-General

The United Nations has formally appointed by acclamation the former Foreign Minister of Portugal, António Guterres, as the next United Nations Secretary-General. He will replace current Secretary-General Ban ki-Moon of South Korea at the end of December 2016. Ban has held the post since being appointed in 2006. Mr. Guterres, aged 67, was Prime Minister of Portugal from 1995 to ... Read More »

Boy, 18, nabbed for robbery

An 18-year-old suspected robber has been arrested by the Community 2 District Police for allegedly robbing of a 50-year-old woman at Community 5, Tema of her money and valuables. Edem Atakpa, an unemployed, who resides at Community 1, Tema, reportedly broke into the car of the woman at her residence and stole a handbag containing various items and cash of ... Read More »

Election 2016: Nduom meets with EC Chairperson

The disqualified presidential nominee of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP) Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom today October 12, 2016, met with the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC). Reports suggest that Dr Nduom came to the EC headquarters when Mrs Charlotte Osei was having another meeting and demanded to have a discussion with her. Public Relations Officer of the EC Eric ... Read More »

Ghana Catholic Bishop Conference laud EC decision

President of the Catholic Bishop Conference, Most Rev. Joseph Osei-Bonsu has lauded the Electoral Commission for taking a bold decision to disqualify some presidential candidates. According to the Bishop, that was the only way the country could build strong institutions. In an exclusive interview with, Rev. Osei-Bonsu challenged Ghana to embrace the decision of the Electoral Commission. “The Electoral Commission ... Read More »

Songor for all: Full statement of Ada Songor Women Association petition to President Mahama

ADA SONGOR SALT WINNERS WOMEN’S ASSOCIATION STATEMENT AND PETITION TO H.E. PRESIDENT JOHN DRAMANI MAHAMA FOR SONGOR FOR ALL (FOR ALL TO THRIVE AT AND THROUGH THE SONGOR SALT LAGOON) presented through the Ada West District Chief Executive at our Peaceful Demonstration at Sege,  Ada West on Thursday, 29 September 2016. We are embarking on this Demonstration because we could ... Read More »

MTN partners Izone and Garmin launch health watches

MTN, Ghana’s leading telecommunications provider, has partnered with Izone, its major distributor, and Garmin, the world’s leading satellite navigation lifestyle technology company, to launch a range of smart Wearable Tech watches. The products launched include: Garmin vivoFit3, vivoMove classic, vivoSmart HR, vivoActive HR, Fenix 3HR and Garmin Index smart scale. The devices connect with the user’s mobile phone to display ... Read More »

Abraham Attah wins “Best Actor” award at Tacoma Film Festival 2016

Abraham Attah has won the “Best Actor” (Narrative) award for his role in the movie “Out of The Village” at the 2016 Tacoma Film Festival (TFF) which took place over the weekend. The movie shot in Ghana explores the social and cultural impact of the Ebola epidemic from the perspective of an orphaned brother and his sister. It won “Best ... Read More »