In The Spotlight
The 2016 presidential nominee of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has given the assurance that a future NPP government will pay a lot of attention to revitalising the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).
The Minister for Trade and Industry, Dr. Ekow Spio-Garbrah has called for the introduction of e-transactions throughout the commonwealth to facilitate less human interactions during exports transactions and ensure efficiency in the public sector.
The Supreme Court Wednesday morning sentenced the three Montie FM contemnors to a four months prison term each. The three, radio presenter Salifu Maase alias Mugabe and his two panelists Alistair Tairo Nelson and Godwin Ako Gunn were convicted for making contemptious statements about the courts.
The Ashanti regional branch of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has urged the Electoral Commission (EC) to extend the period of the re-registration which is part of the ongoing voters register exhibition to allow those whose names have been deleted to have enough time to re-register.
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) flagbearer Nana Akufo-Addo wants to keep ideas about how to revitalize the “ailing” National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) close to his chest because he fears President John Mahama will steal them.
At a dinner months before the late President John Atta Mills was elected as President of Ghana in 2008, I told a group of Nigerian senators that I believed he might win, but it won’t be because he had a message. It would be because folks were tired of the New Patriotic Party (NPP). I voted for him. I thought long and hard about that choice because he didn’t particularly have any distinct message or vision for Ghana.
Thank you all, thank you so much. It is hard to believe that it has been eight years since I first came to this convention to talk with you about why I thought my husband should be president. Remember how I told you about his character and his conviction? His decency and grace? The traits we have seen every day as he has served our country in the White House.
John W. Hinckley, Jr., will be released from a government psychiatric hospital more than 35 years after he attempted to assassinate president Ronald Reagan and shot three others outside the Washington Hilton on March 30, 1981, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.
The Frenchman remained coy on links to the Juventus star, but did insist that “anything can happen” amid speculation Los Blancos are pushing to land the midfielder this summer Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has refused to rule out a move for Paul Pogba, insisting that “anything can happen” this summer.
- 27 July 2016 - 27 July 2016
Everyone has bad days. Everyone goes through rough patches. You’ve been there yourself. Someone you care about is overwhelmed or stressed to the point of snippiness and name-calling, or worse, a complete meltdown.
It’s pretty safe to assume that when something is a fruit, it has some kind of health benefit. But people seem to be super confused when it comes to watermelon. In July alone, there have been more than 12,000 searches for “is watermelon good for you?” according to Google data.
You may already know that Miss Khloé Kardashian is a huge fan of vitamin E. Last week, she posted on her website that she’s been using the supplement for years and that her nutritionist is a big supporter too. But then came the most interesting part of her post—she recommended putting vitamin E on your vagina.
A little cockroach milk with those cookies? Chock full of protein, the insect milk may someday be transformed into a food supplement worthy of human consumption, new research indicates.
Children and adolescents should receive age-appropriate and evidence-based education about sex and sexuality from pediatricians, schools, professionals and parents, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics.
GREENBELT, Md-- Astronomers have discovered that the Milky Way galaxy's halo -- an expansive super hot sphere of old stars and globular clusters surrounding the galactic disk -- is spinning.
Mexican archeologists have discovered a canal system under the pyramid containing the tomb of a Mayan ruler, suggesting the water tunnel could represent a symbolic path to the underworld.
With the Delta Aquarid meteor shower going on right now, and the crowd-favorite Perseid meteor shower hot on its heels, the next few weeks are going to be the prime time to watch some shooting stars light up the night sky.
Psychologists have found that the silencing of a specific gene may affect human social behavior, including a person's ability to form healthy relationships or to recognize the emotional states of others.
The environments children are in, including how much and what kinds of stimulation they are exposed to, influence what and how they learn. One important task for children is zeroing in on the information that's relevant to what they're learning and ignoring what isn't.
Songstress Mzbel has hit out at people who wrongly reported that she said she wouldn’t vote for the flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party [NPP] because he ‘is not sexy at all.’
They had a public fall out last year and the reconciliation of actors and longtime BFFS (Best Friend Forever), John Dumelo and Yvonne Nelson has become a trending topic on both traditional and social media for the past two weeks.
The maiden edition of the African Jewelry Fashion Week is scheduled to take off on August 6, 2016.The event is being organised with focus on raising people’s awareness on the amazing talent we have, and on promoting and celebrating African culture.
The nomination list for the third edition of the annual African Muzik Magazine Awards has been released and a number of Ghanaian artistes have received nominations.
Gospel singer and Made-in-Ghana Campaign Ambassador, Ms Emelia Arthur, and her management team have started work on a project to produce a 1,000-page directory of made-in-Ghana products and services.
The completion and outdooring of the directory by December, is how Ms Arthur intends to round off an eventful year of campaigning for better patronage of made-in-Ghana stuff.
Myths and misconceptions about Africa are commonplace in the West. On a recent episode of the American tv reality series, "Amazing Race", one of the contestants exclaims, "There's no snow in Africa!". Well, in fact there is. This is just one example of the kinds of things many people think they know about Africa, but in fact have quite wrong.
By knowing the subtle cultural differences, you will understand what not to do when visiting Norway, and why. Norwegians are known to appear aloof to strangers, and they have a reputation for being shy and reserved. However, it is only by appearance, and you will find Norwegians in a social setting approachable and chatty.
Turkish Airlines resumed flights from Istanbul's international airport on Saturday following a failed coup attempt while some foreign carriers canceled weekend flights.
Accra is the first fruit of ‘Pan Africanism’ in Africa. The revolutions that took place in Accra led to the Independence of the first African state in 1957.
The Bahamas' Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration is warning its citizens traveling to the United States of "recent tensions in some American cities over shootings of young black males by police officers."
Accra - Ghana has started a visa-on-arrival scheme at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) for all African Union Nationals whose countries do not have a visa-free agreement with the country, the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has said in Accra.