Author: Delali lilian

The Deputy Trades Minister says Fitch Solution’s prediction that the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) stands a better chance of winning the 2024 election is not a done for the party. Dr Stephen Amoah said the current global economic challenges put incumbent leaders under pressure so it is normal for agencies to come up with such a prediction. According to him, it does not guarantee the success of the opposition in the next election. “I think it would be very difficult for somebody to hold Fitch and say that what you’re saying is entirely out of order. However, I think…

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Ahead of the opening of nominations for parliamentary primaries of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), several individuals are preparing the grounds to launch or re-launch their political careers. One of such persons to have emerged in the Tema East Constituency of the Greater Accra Region is a 33-year-old former polling station secretary and businessman, Elliot Kabutey Tei, who’s seeking to vie strongly for the slot. Within the NPP in the Tema Constituency, observers expect the current Mayor of Tema, Yohane Amarh Ashitey, who’s rumoured to be interested in vying for the slot to be the sole contender. But it…

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The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has expressed its profound gratitude to the people of Assin North for maintaining James Gyakye Quayson as the MP-elect for the constituency. The NDC in a release signed by the General Secretary, Fifi Fiavi Kwetey said the landslide endorsement of Mr Quayson with 57.56% of the total valid vote cast “is a loud message on behalf of all Ghanaians to those who have plunged this country into immense hardship and we know they have heard you.” “This is a victory for Truth and Justice,” the statement added. The party further commended the MP-elect of…

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MTN Ghana will be giving over 300 customers an exclusive invitation to watch the blockbuster movie ‘The Flash’ at Golden Eagle Cinemas in Kumasi on June 30. This is part of efforts of putting smiles on the faces Muslim community during this year’s Eid ul-Adha celebration. Over the years, MTN has been focused on brightening the lives of its customers at various touch points by delivering a distinct customer experience. As the biggest family in Ghana, the company also delights in putting smiles on the faces of Ghanaians for their priceless contributions that have contributed to the growth of the…

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Democratic governance in Africa is facing severe headwinds, particularly at the level of supply,” Afrobarometer board chair E. Gyimah-Boadi warned at a conference in Accra organised by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ). Themed “African governance futures: Strengthening democratic resilience amid disruption,” the conference brought together more than 80 governance experts from across the African continent to discuss the latest developments in the governance sector. Speaking on “The future Africans want,” Gyimah-Boadi shed light on the aspirations of African citizens as well as challenges and their implications for democratic governance on the continent. Sharing insights from the latest Afrobarometer…

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Nigerian sensation, Sean Tizzle, born Morihafen Oluwaseun Oluwabamidele, has undeniably made a significant impact on the global music scene. As a talented artist signed to Wind Vane Music, Sean Tizzle’s artistic prowess deserves closer examination. In 2013, Sean Tizzle catapulted into the limelight with his chart-topping single, “Sho Lee.” The following year, he secured a lucrative 20 million Naira endorsement deal with MTN Nigeria, solidifying his status as a rising star. His 2014 project, “The Journey,” garnered immense airplay and captivated fans, propelling his music career to new heights. Sean Tizzle’s commitment to consistently releasing quality music has been instrumental in his…

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Musician, Michael Owusu Addo, better known as Sarkodie has in a newly released track told his side of his involvement in the life of actress Yvonne Nelson, and the pair’s controversial abortion ‘beef’. Yvonne Nelson in her recently published tell-it-all book, ‘I am not Yvonne Nelson’, revealed that she had had an affair with the rapper in 2010 which had resulted in a pregnancy. In Chapter 8 of the book, she recounts her decision to terminate the pregnancy because the rapper did not accept responsibility. According to her, she later found out that the rapper had another girlfriend who was studying in…

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A Bostwana delegation led by its Minister of Finance, Peggy O. Serame, has paid an official visit to the Jospong Group’s solid and liquid waste treatment plants in Accra. The team first visited the Sewage Systems Ghana Limited (SSGL) at Korle Lagoon where they were shown how Ghana treats its liquid waste into an end product of clear water that can be used for irrigation, car wash, and aquaculture as well as the production of compost for organic fertilizer. The Managing Director of the SSGL, Florence Cobbold, reiterated that SSGL in collaboration with the Council for Scientic and Industrial Research…

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Africa must reposition itself in readiness to welcome car manufacturers to bolster its own supply and boost its prospects for regional trade as the rest of the world is confronted with economic development headwinds. Mr K.T Hammond, the Minister of Trade and Industry, said besides Ghana, other African countries, including Kenya, Nigeria, and Rwanda, had emerged as new automotive manufacturing hubs in addition to the traditional ones of Morocco, South Africa, and Egypt. The Minister was speaking at the maiden edition of the Ghana Automotive Summit 2023 and the inauguration of the Automobile Assemblers Association of Ghana (AAAG) on the…

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The month of June 2023 has recorded devastating infractions in the weather, with attendant havoc in communities and environments in Africa. Downpours in various regions have caused severe flooding, leading to submerged homes, destruction of property, displacement of people, and in some instances loss of lives. These are exacerbated by climate change and the impacts point to a crisis. However, there has been a gap in African newsrooms in telling the African climate story and the urgency of the climate crisis. A recent review of how Africa is covered in climate news shows there is a need to elevate Africa’s…

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