Kwame Despite celebrates his 61st birthday by donating $200,000 to the School of Deaf

On his 61st birthday, Osei Kwame Despite donated GH200,000 to the Mampong-Akuapem Demonstration School for the Deaf. Today, February 2, 2023, marks the beginning of a new chapter in the life of Ghanaian businessman Dr. Osei Kwame Despite. As part of the festivities, the Ghanaian ‘Rich man’ has donated GH200,000 cash to the Mampong Demonstration School for the Deaf. In a video, TV, and radio show host, Abeiku Santana handed over the money to Dr. Osei Kwame, who then handed it over to ...[Read More]

Solomon Bennett students wear Black Stars jerseys to show patriotism

Supporting and embracing the Black Stars’ joyous and painful times demonstrates patriotism. Solomon Bennett Memorial School in Sunyani Municipality, Bono Region, has made it a yearly event for students to dress up to represent each national holiday in order to instill patriotism in them. Mrs. Grace Bennett, the school’s CEO, stated in an exclusive interview with Joy Learning Channel that her students will always wear Black Stars jerseys to school to express support for the team when ...[Read More]

Social media accounts directive is so hateful – MFWA

Sulemana Braimah, Executive Director of the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), has rejected the Ghana Law School’s directive to students to submit their social media accounts for monitoring. This directive, he said, was “certainly obnoxious interference and restriction.” “The culture of repression is taking root everywhere,” he tweeted. Meanwhile, the Ghana School of Law’s Students’ Representative Council (SRC) has denied reports that members have ...[Read More]

Law School SRC denies the alleged social media directive

The Ghana School of Law’s Students’ Representative Council (SRC) has denied reports that members have been directed to submit social media accounts for monitoring to authorities. “The SRC wishes to state that no such directive has been issued to any student by the Management of the Ghana School of Law,” the Council said in a press release issued on Wednesday, November 9. According to previous reports, the Director of the School, Yaw Oppong, directed students to submit the...[Read More]

Provide access to your social media accounts – Ghana Law School

Yaw Oppong, the Director of the Ghana Law School, has stated that all students’ social media accounts will be monitored. To that end, he stated that they must all submit their social media accounts for monitoring. This move is to ensure that they behave well when called to the bar, he explained. Mr Oppong made these remarks during the inauguration of the School of Law Students’ Representative Council (SRC) executives. “Everyone will be required to provide their social media han...[Read More]

Ewe names and foods have lost their original identity- Dzifa Gomashie

Abla Dzifa Gomashie, a Ketu South Member of Parliament (MP), has written about the history of Ewes, their names, and popular delicacies. The short article on her Facebook page explained how a favorite delicacy of Ewes known as ‘Bɔbɔ’ (ayi kple dzomi) became a popular Ghanaian food known by many as ‘Gɔbɛ’ (food made of Gari and beans). She provided some creative distinctions between the natural ways of pronouncing and spelling local Ewe names and the changes that were made to them. Read her write...[Read More]

Volta Region: 2022 Hogbetsotsoza in pictures

The Hogbetsotso is an indigenous festival celebrated by the chiefs and people of Anlo in Ghana’s Volta region, located in the southernmost part of the Ewe land. Thirty-six states come together to celebrate this historical festival. Anloga, Keta, Kedzi, Vodza, Agbozume, Whuti, Srogboe, Tegbi, Dzita, Abor, Afiadenyigba, Anyako, Konu, Alakple, Atsito, Atiavi, Deegodo, Atorkor, Adina, Tsiame, and many other villages are among the 36 Anlo states that celebrate Hogbetsotso. The festival is held ...[Read More]

NBA superstar Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union arrive in Ghana

Dwyane Wade, the NBA superstar, and Gabrielle Union-Wade, the celebrated actress, have arrived in Ghana. They were spotted shortly after landing at Kotoka International Airport on Monday, October 31, 2022. The lovely couple was with their three-year-old daughter Kaavia. Ghana has become a popular destination for tourists, especially as the year draws to a close and many festivals arrive in the country. When Wade and Gabriel arrived, they were greeted by a traditional dance troupe. The former Mia...[Read More]

I have no plans of changing my status to ‘Mrs’ – Mzbel

Marriage is the ultimate goal for most women in long-term relationships, but for songstress Mzbel, that ideology is a farce. The legendary singer, who is still unmarried at the age of 42, stated in an interview that she has no plans to change her status to ‘Mrs.’ The reason, which has surprised many, is that she is a goddess who will never submit to a man. Women, according to her ideology, came first, so a man should be submissive to her; otherwise, she is not ready to settle down. &...[Read More]

I do not regret campaigning for the NPP – Kalybos confesses

Ghanaian comedian Kalybos admitted on 3FM Drive with Giovani Caleb that his motivation for campaigning for the New Patriotic Party was selfish. “I decided to campaign for the NPP Party because of certain policies that aided me,” he explained. “You will understand if you pay school fees,” Kalybos added. Even when I hadn’t given birth, I was bombarded with fees from family every September. So the policy (Free SHS) was something I felt if it could help me, I’d ra...[Read More]

Harsh law enforcement alone will not defeat galamsey

According to George Mireku Duker, Deputy Lands and Natural Resources Minister in charge of mines, the current harsh law enforcement on illegal small-scale gold mining alone cannot win the fight against environmental devastation, so the Ministry is intensifying nationwide mining community sensitization on responsible mining. George Mireku Duker, speaking to Citi News at one of such sensitizations attended by small-scale gold miners, chiefs, and relevant stakeholders in Bepoh, Prestea-Huni-Valley ...[Read More]

Nana Addo commissioned Specialty Beers LTD in Nsawam

President Akufo-Addo commissioned Specialty Beers Ghana (SBL) Limited on Saturday, as part of the government’s One-District-One-Factory initiative. Specialty Beers was founded on a five-acre plot of land in Kwasi Tenten, Nsawam Adoagyiri Municipality, Eastern Region, to produce speciality ale or top-fermented beers for the Ghanaian market. The company was registered in Ghana in 2012, but it became active in 2020 and applied in January 2021 to participate in the Ministry of Trade and Indust...[Read More]