Month: February 2024

Ghanaian Teen Overcomes Bone Condition with Help from Ghana Gas CEO

“19-year-old Godfred Aidoo Receives Life-Changing Surgery and Hope to Return to School” Godfred Aidoo, a 19-year-old student from Mando Senior High School in the Central region, faced a challenging two-year hiatus from education due to a debilitating bone condition affecting his ability to stand and walk properly. The financial burden of seeking medical attention, estimated […]

NPP Communication Director Clarifies Distinction Between NDC’s Review Call and President Akufo-Addo’s Improvement Plan for Free SHS

Richard Ahiagbah, the Director of Communications for the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), has emphasized the difference between President Akufo-Addo’s call for an improvement in the Free Senior High School (SHS) policy and the opposition National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) call for a review. The Free SHS policy, a flagship program of the NPP administration, has […]

Johns Hopkins University’s Dr. Bhakti Hansoti Emphasizes Role of Health Systems in Global Health Security

Dr. Bhakti Hansoti, the Director for the Centre of Global Emergency Care at Johns Hopkins University, has underscored the critical role of preparedness and investment in health systems in enhancing both local and global health security. Delivering a lecture on “The Global Health Security: Implications for LMICs” at the Kumasi Center for Collaborative Research in […]

University of Ghana Professor Challenges President Akufo-Addo’s Positive Economic Outlook

President Akufo-Addo’s assertion that Ghana’s macroeconomic indicators are moving in a positive direction has been contradicted by Professor Godfred Bokpin, a Finance professor at the University of Ghana Business School. In response to the President’s State of the Nation Address, Prof Bokpin expressed skepticism about the country’s economic growth, emphasizing that Ghana has been “laying […]

Finance Ministry Discloses GH¢300 Million Judgment Debt Payments Between 2017 and 2022

In response to a Right to Information (RTI) request filed by JoyNews, the Ministry of Finance has revealed staggering figures regarding judgment debt payments made by the government between 2017 and 2022. According to documents provided in a letter dated August 2023, a total sum of GH¢300,385,317.52 was disbursed during this period, with payments made […]

University of Ghana Implements Stricter Plagiarism Policy, Incorporating Artificial Intelligence

The University of Ghana has introduced significant updates to its academic integrity framework, with a primary focus on addressing plagiarism and other forms of academic misconduct. The amended policy, now named the “Policy on Plagiarism and Other Academic Misconduct,” has been approved by the University Council and the Academic Board, signaling the institution’s commitment to […]

President of Africa Armwrestling Federation Declines Invitation to Join Dr. Bawumia’s 2024 Campaign Manifesto Sub-committee

Charles Osei Asibey, the President of the Africa Armwrestling Federation and Vice President of the World Armwrestling Federation, has turned down an invitation from Ghana’s Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, to serve on the 2024 Campaign Manifesto Sub-committee on Youth and Sports. In a statement released on Sunday, February 25, 2024, Asibey explained that his […]

John Dramani Mahama Reiterates Commitment to Fulfilling Electoral Promises

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) flagbearer, John Dramani Mahama, has reaffirmed his dedication to honoring all promises made as part of his electoral campaign for the upcoming December elections. Speaking at the 2024 NDC Policy Dialogue in Peduase, Eastern Region, the former president underscored his unwavering commitment to fulfilling commitments if entrusted with the mandate […]

Afua Asantewaa Alleges Breach of Contract by Guinness World Records in Singing Marathon Outcome Announcement

Social media sensation Afua Asantewaa has accused the Guinness World Records (GWR) of breaching their contract by announcing the result of her singing marathon before she had the chance to do so. In an interview on GTV, Asantewaa claimed that the contract with GWR stipulated that she would be informed of the results, allowing her […]

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