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Eyewitness News: Monday, 3rd August 2020

In this edition of the Eyewitness News; – The big news story in the bulletin, had to do with alleged military deployments in the Banda constituency -The Defense Minister, Dominic Nitiwul has been challenging the NDC and their Flagbearer Ex-President Mahama to provide evidence on the military’s suppression of some individuals during the on-going voter […]

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NPP Primaries: Corruption Watch names Adwoa Safo, Oquaye Jnr in latest vote-buying exposé

Member of Parliament for Dome-Kwabenya, Sarah Adwoa Safo has been named in an investigative piece by anti-corruption campaign group- Corruption Watch as one of the candidates who engaged in acts of vote-buying in New Patriotic Party (NPP) parliamentary primaries held in the constituency. Adwoa Safo who doubles as Minister responsible for procurement is alleged to […]

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EC has paid 44,000 temporal staff

The Electoral Commission (EC), has paid all 44,000 temporal officials it engaged in the 2019 district level electioneering processes, despite having challenges with some bank account details, Chairperson of the EC Mrs Jean Mensa, has disclosed. Responding to the issue of unpaid allowances for the recruits for the exercise at Wednesday’s edition of the EC’s […]

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MUSIGA sets up arbitration and disciplinary committee

A new Arbitration and Disciplinary Committee has been set up by the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA). This is in line with Article 19.5 of the Union’s constitution. According to a press statement signed by the Acting President, Bessa Simons, the five-member committee shall investigate cases of indiscipline by members. After investigations, the committee will […]

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Kumasi Mayor to sue Ashanti Regional NDC communicator for defamation

The Chief Executive Officer of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) has threatened to take legal action against the Ashanti Regional Communication Officer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Nurudeen Abass for defamation. Solicitors for the Kumasi Mayor, Koffie & Partners say Mr. Abass on July 13, 2020, made some unsavoury and libellous comments against their […]

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Stonebwoy holds free skills training workshop at Ashaiman

The first edition of Stonebwoy’s Bhim Skills Training Workshop has been held in Ashaiman. Under the auspices of the Livingstone Foundation, a charity organization founded by dancehall artiste Stonebwoy, the workshop offered training to those who want to learn skills to equip them to become entrepreneurs. It took place at the St. Augustine Catholic Church […]

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My first manager and boyfriend abused me but I couldn’t leave him – Mzbel

Ghanaian artiste Belinda Nana Ekua Amoah known in showbiz as Mzbel has disclosed that her first manager, Daniel Agyei who also happened to be her boyfriend abused her while they worked together. Speaking to Frema Adunyame and Ato Kwamina on Citi TV’s Upside Down show on Sunday, she noted that the manager, Daniel was like […]

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Kpetoe: Residents demand release of suspected Togolese nationals over voter registration concerns

Residents of Kpetoe in the Agortime Ziope District of the Volta Region have massed up at the District Police Head Quarters over the arrest of some people suspected to be Togolese nationals. The suspects, mostly aged are said to have allegedly entered Ghana illegally to participate in the ongoing voter registration exercise. They were arrested […]

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‘I’m deeply sad; we’ll never forget you’ – Nana Addo mourns Sir John

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has expressed shock over the sudden demise of the former General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie – affectionately called Sir John. Nana Akufo-Addo in an elaborate Facebook post to eulogize the former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Forestry Commission described the deceased as […]

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COVID-19: Free water for Ghanaians ends tomorrow

The government’s payment of water bills for all Ghanaians because of the COVID-19 pandemic is set to end tomorrow [June 30], after the planned three-month period. The government took care of the water bills for all Ghanaians for April, May and June 2020 to cushion Ghanaians when restrictions on public gatherings were instituted and the […]

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Road Safety Authority calls for stakeholder support in regulating transport sector

Executive Director of the National Road Safety Authority (NRSA), Ing May Obiri Yeboah has admonished stakeholders in the transport industry to begin educating their members on the new Legislative Instrument that is coming to regulate the transport sector. The purpose of the new regulations is to provide a framework for the coordination, regulation, implementation and […]

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Music duo Keche gifts gold pendant to Rawlings on birthday

Ghanaian music duo Keche presented former President Jerry John Rawlings with a gold pendant on his birthday. The group made up of Keche Joshua and Keche Andrew visited the former president at his residence on Monday, June 22, 2020 to mark his special day with him as presenting some gifts including a gold pendant to […]

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Kojo Tsikata writes: Of the new voters register, the NIA Ghana card and the December 7 elections

My reflective opinion in adding to the many dispositions on the unfolding developments regarding the creation of a new voter register. I still maintain; the patience of the electorate in Ghana awaits December 7, 2020. Interesting to observe that the current voter register, which in fact was used to elect the sitting president and MP’s […]

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Nathan Quao releases another single titled ‘Be Mine’ [Audio]

A few weeks after coming out with ‘Oh Yeah,’ sports broadcaster at Citi FM and Citi TV, Nathan Quao has released another song. Titled ‘Be Mine’, the song was produced by Universal Music signee iPappi. It features King of Accra, the producer who did Sarkodie’s ‘Ya Already Know’ and ‘Daabi’. Unlike the other songs from […]

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Club Beer emerges winner of Ghana Beverage Awards 2019

Club Beer has emerged the winner of the ultimate award, Product of the Year, at the prestigious Ghana Beverage Awards (GBA) 2019. Club Beer, which is produced by Accra Brewery Limited earned the most public votes against other nominees such as Kpoo Keke, Voltic, Bel Active, Verna and Alomo bitters. The maiden virtual edition of […]

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Gospel musician Kwabena Boateng releases ‘I Will Follow You’ [Audio]

US-based Ghanaian gospel singer Kwabena Boateng has released his latest single titled ‘I Will Follow You.’ The new song, according to Kwabena Boateng, was inspired by the message in Psalm 119:105. He said ‘I Will Follow You’, produced by Mikemillz, has been on his heart since 2018 but he feels the time is ripe to […]

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Rapper Kofi Jamar’s ‘Truth’ EP slated for release on May 22

One of Ghana’s finest rappers from the stables of GADOne Records, Kofi Jamar, is girding up to serve music lovers with his debut EP titled ‘Truth’. The release of the six-track EP comes after proving his mettle with the single ‘In the City.’ ‘In the City’ had Ice Prince from Nigeria and Khaligraph Jones. These […]

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Coronavirus vaccine: Macaque monkey trial offers hope

A vaccine against coronavirus appears to have provided protection against the disease Covid-19 in six rhesus macaque monkeys. It gives early hope for the vaccine, which is now undergoing human clinical trials. There is no guarantee this result will translate to people, though. A group of monkeys was exposed to the SARS-CoV-2 virus. The six […]

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Gospel artiste Philipa Baafi returns with ‘It is Well’ on her 40th birthday

Gospel musician Philipa Baafi is forty (40) years today, as and part of launching her comeback into the music space after a hiatus, she has released a new song titled ‘It Is Well.’ This track is taken off her forthcoming 10th studio album for release next year. According to Philipa, she wrote this single primarily […]

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Coronavirus: Burundi expels WHO country head

Burundi has expelled the World Health Organization (WHO) representative in the country and three other health experts. An unsigned letter from the foreign affairs ministry declares the WHO representative Dr. Walter Kazadi Mulombo and three others as “persona non grata” and gives them 48 hours to leave the country. The others are Prof Tarzy Daniel, […]

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Coronavirus: World leaders pledge billions for vaccine fight

More than $8bn (£6.5bn) has been pledged to help develop a coronavirus vaccine and fund research into the diagnosis and treatment of the disease. Some 40 countries and donors took part in an online summit hosted by the EU. EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said the money would help kickstart unprecedented global co-operation. […]

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Grounded: Citi FM’s DJ Mingle releases mixtape to create coronavirus awareness

In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, most creatives have contributed their quota in helping create awareness to the general public. In Ghana, Nii Kpakpo Mingle, a disc jockey at Citi FM popularly known in showbiz as DJ Mingle has also released a mixtape to the cause. DJ Mingle Titled ‘Grounded’, DJ Mingle serves music […]

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Santrofi band revives highlife with ‘Alewa’ [Album Review]

In the past two decades, there have been clarion calls by Chiefs, lecturers, producers, entertainment pundits, among others for the revival of authentic highlife music into the Ghanaian music industry and to some extent, the world as a whole. A lot of music lovers and a majority of Ghanaians considered the genre “dead”. But like […]

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Ghana celebrates World Dance Day 2020 with Azonto

As part of the World Dance Day celebration, Dancetera in partnership with Dancers and DanceSport Association of Ghana (DDASPAG), is asking dancers and lovers of dance to put some spotlight on Azonto. Unlike previous years, this year’s celebration, given the COVID 19 outbreak, will resign to the world wide web, albeit a wide celebration. The […]

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GRA begins use of new integrated Customs Management System

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) is set to use a newly Integrated Customs Management System (ICUMS) at the Tema Port. In a statement dated April 27, 2020, the authority says the deployment takes effect from today, Tuesday, April 28, 2020. It says effective today, all transactions in respect of import and export manifest can be […]

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Bank of Ghana donates GHS10m to COVID-19 Trust Fund

The Bank of Ghana has donated an amount of GHS10 million to the COVID-19 Trust Fund. President Nana Akufo-Addo last month established the COVID-19 Trust Fund to solicit support from Ghanaians as the country fights the Coronavirus disease. The Bank of Ghana made this known through a statement it issued on Friday, April 17, 2020. […]

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COVID-19 fight: ECOWAS dispatches PPE to member countries including Ghana

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has distributed Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), test kits and medication to its member countries amid the novel Coronavirus pandemic to help combat the outbreak. As of April 5, 2020, the member states are affected by the pandemic with 1,739 confirmed cases of contamination, 55 deaths and 328 […]

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