In The Spotlight
President Nana Akufo-Addo has sworn in former Minister of Water, Works and Housing under the erstwhile Kufuor administration, Hackman Owusu-Agyeman, as Board Chairman of the Ghana Cocoa Board. Other members who were appointed to serve on the Board including Kwame Sarpong, Carlos Ahenkorah, Nana Johnson Mensah, among others, were also sworn in today [Tuesday].
The Minister of State-designate in charge of Tertiary Education, Professor Kwesi Yankah, has defended the four-year Senior High School curriculum saying that students who went through that system performed better than their counterparts who went through the three year course system.
Sekou Nkrumah, Son of Ghana’s first President Dr. Kwame Nkrumah has responded rather harshly to a statement made by the Speaker of Ghana’s Parliament Rt. Hon Aaron Mike Ocquaye that Kwame Nkrumah was not the founder of Ghana.
Broadcast Journalist, Kwabena Bobie Ansah, who is sympathetic to the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has urged former President John Mahama to sack his spokesperson, Joyce Bawa Mogtari.
Assin Central Member of Parliament (MP), Kennedy Ohene Agyapong has said he always feels sorry for President Akufo-Addo anytime he sets eyes on him.
Former UK Prime Minister, Tony Blair, is expected to meet President Akufo Addo this afternoon to discuss global issues. The former UK Premier is in Ghana on the invitation of the Institute of Economic Affairs, IEA, where he will deliver a lecture on democracy.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has placed a moratorium on the purchase of new vehicles by Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs). A letter written by the Chief of Staff, Akosua Frema Osei-Opare, dated March 21 said the ban holds until further notice.
Steel barriers surrounding Britain's Windsor Castle were installed as extra protection in the wake of last week's attack in London, police said.
Ghanaian defender Jonathan Mensah has undergone an MRI scan to determine the extent of a thigh injury he picked up in Columbus Crew's 3-2 win over Portland on Saturday.
Uber is suspending its entire self-driving car program while it investigates a serious crash of one of its vehicles in Arizona.
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This is not a drill. A steamy bath could have a couple of health benefits similar to those produced by exercise, according to a recent study.
A new device that attaches to a smartphone can detect whether a man’s sperm concentration or motility is abnormal with 98 percent accuracy.
As a young bride at 23 years of age, I had no idea what lay ahead, what marriage was really about or what to expect. I was young, innocent, and actually quite clueless so I wanted to share with you a few things that I would have done differently. It might just change how you see your relationship.
LONDON – Scientists have found a way to power an experimental kind of electronic skin using solar energy in a further step towards the development of prosthetic limbs or robots with a sense of touch.
As college students, especially with bikini season just around the corner, there is a lot of pressure to have a perfect figure. People will do just about anything to reach their weight-loss goals, whether it be exercising for obscene hours at the gym, taking diet pills, or eating next to nothing.
There's a certain comfort in the toilet seat cover, the tissue-thin layer of grace between your bare behind and a piece of cold, dirty plastic. But what happens if you forgo the cover, boldly plopping down on a surface crawling with who knows what?
It's one of Christianity's holiest sites -- the burial chamber where Jesus Christ is believed to have been entombed. Now following nine months of meticulous restoration, it's reopened to the devoted.
Smartphone and computer technology has completely turned the world around, providing helps in all areas of life from scheduling work to planning the kids’ meals. However, these devices are distracting people like never before, and many are suffering consequences and even danger because of the distraction.
WASHINGTON — Famed British physicist Stephen Hawking says President Donald Trump’s attacks on the scientific community leave him unsure if he’s still welcome in the United States.
A new light has been cast on the world of frogs following a dazzling discovery in South America. Scientists announced last week that they’d discovered the world’s first known naturally fluorescent amphibian.
It's not exactly breaking news to know that nature is good for us in so many ways. We know that it's good for our happiness and health to get outside and appreciate nature. But, what about those of us that just aren't into... you know, the great outdoors?
You probably think that physical attraction is what draws you to a potential mate, but it turns out that your sense of smell is just as critical a factor. No, we’re not talking about loving your partner’s signature cologne—we mean being turned on by his natural body odor. (But here’s what your scent choice says about your personality, in case you’re wondering.)
National Security operatives have caught popular movie actor John Dumelo with a vehicle belonging to the state and retrieved it from a spraying shop. Dumelo was allegedly attempting to conceal the identity of the black V8 Toyota Land Cruiser with registration GE 8118 –16 when the operatives pounced on it at a garage at Abelemkpe in Accra where it had purportedly been sent for re-spraying.
Ghanaian musician Mzbel has disclosed the reason behind her support for the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) is because the New Patriotic Party (NPP) did not believe in her brand when they were in power from 2001 to 2009.
Ghanaian Afro-pop and Dancehall artiste, Vera Hamenoo Kpeda popularly referred to as MzVee has backed actress Tonto Dikeh for opening up about her marital abuse. Tonto Dikeh in an interview few weeks ago spoke about her failed marriage to her estranged husband, Oladunni Churchill and the ordeal she had to endure during the marriage.
Ghanaian artiste, Kwame Nsiah-Apau, known popularly as "Okyeame Kwame" has received a United States Presidential Volunteer Service Award for his humanitarian efforts. The award was pinned on him on Sunday March 19, 2017 in Ohio in recognition of his Hepatitis B campaign in Ghana.
The daughter of Rev. Angel Obinim and failed Member of Parliament for the Trobu constituency in the Greater Accra region, Diamond Appiah has advised her followers to avoid bleaching their skin like Mzbel.
This Easter, it is destination-Brong Ahafo Region for me! Oh yes! I am going home to Mmaampehia. The beautiful trees, the calabash of water from the Kusi Yaa stream and some kola nuts to affirm my status as a blessed son of the land, I cannot wait to get home. I am still that famous son of Mmaampehia.
All roads led to Koforidua this week. Koforidua is the capital city of the Eastern Region, one of the culturally rich cities in Ghana and the capital of the New Duaben Municipal District.On Route to Koforidua
Travelers are trying to figure out how to deal with new government rules placing an indefinite ban on electronic devices larger than smartphones from the cabins of commercial aircraft flying to both the United States and the United Kingdom from certain countries.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government, citing unspecified threats, is barring passengers on nonstop, U.S.-bound flights from eight mostly Middle Eastern and North African countries from bringing laptops, tablets, electronic games and other devices on board in carry-on bags.
Ghana is among the countries with the highest United States visa application denial rates, according to the U.S. State Department. Ghana was among the 13 countries with a denial rate of over 60 percent according to figures from the 2015 fiscal year.
Federal judges in Maryland and Hawaii hold hearings Wednesday on whether to block enforcement of President Trump's revised executive order on travel. Refugee advocates and civil liberties groups ask the Maryland court to find that the order discriminates against Muslims, "stigmatizing and demeaning one religious group."