Author Archives: Kelvin Danso

Zimbabwe’s president issues assets declaration order to top officials

Zimbabwe has given cabinet ministers and senior government officials until the end of February to declare their assets as new President Emmerson Mnangagwa seeks to foster transparency and fight corruption. Mnangagwa, 75, took power after Robert Mugabe was toppled by the military. He immediately promised to tackle corruption, especially in public institutions. Misheck Sibanda, chief secretary to the president and ...

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Owusu Bempah threatened to kill – Afia Schwarzenegger

Controversial TV and radio host Afia Schwarzenegger has a released an audio recording of a phone call she had with a man she gave his name as Rev. Owusu Bempah, Founder and Leader of Glorious Word Ministry. The ‘man of God’ was heard in the audio threatening to take the Actress’s life. The male voice is heard asking why Afia ...

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Arts & Tourism sector to get television channel – Minister

The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture is set to launch a new television channel, Tourism TV, to showcase made-in-Ghana products and project the country’s rich culture and tourist sites. This, the sector minister says, will help shore up the performance of Ghana’s tourism, arts and culture on the economy. Over the years, there has been public outcry over lack ...

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I’ll choose to die if NPP has to save me from death – Actress

Kumawood actress Gloria Kani has solemnly promised never to vote for the ruling New Patriotic Party. The actress revealed this on Hello FM a Kumasi based radio station. She said “i have always been a supporter of the leading opposition party since childbirth”. According to her, the National Democratic Congress is a family party so she cannot turn her back ...

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Cedi depreciates 3.4% to dollar in 2017

The cedi’s losing streak against major trading currencies continues on the foreign exchange market. Even though there is an indication of a marginal improvement in the cedi’s performance, the currency is still struggling to stabilize against major ones. According to the Bank of Ghana, between May and December 2017, the cedi depreciated by 3.4 percent to the dollar on the ...

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Danish delegation visits Ghana Customs

A delegation from Denmark consisting of members of their Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Development Cooperation and Ministry of Taxation, has paid a courtesy call to the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA). They were hosted by the Commissioner General of the Ghana Revenue Authority, Emmanuel Kofi Nti, who briefed the delegation on their interest in knowing ...

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LCB World Wide Ghana begins construction of decontamination tunnels in Tema port

Crisis Management and Prevention Company, LCB World Wide Ghana has commenced the construction of some eight decontamination tunnels in the Port of Tema in the lead up to the disinfection of all imports coming into the country and exports leaving Ghana.  The Ghana Health Service is leading the charge to have exterior surfaces of all unit loading devises including vehicles ...

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Ghana making way for terrorists – Islamic Human Right Foundation

The Islamic Human Right Foundation Ghana, (IHFG) believes the state of lawlessness which has befallen the country with criminals breaking into police establishments and gunning them down, makes the country a fertile ground for terrorists to take undue advantage to strike. “Terrorists all the time want a state of insecurity for them to be able to establish their camps. If ...

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Tro-tro goes digital: Ghanaians soon to pay lorry fare electronically

The Bank of Ghana has revealed plans to enable patrons of commercial vehicle, “tro-tro,” pay their transportation fare via digital means after the passage of Payment System and Service Bill is passed by Parliament. Deputy Governor of Bank of Ghana, Dr Maxwell Opoku Afari, who disclosed this explained that, “If you are going to board a tro-tro all you need ...

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Eduman sex tape: Headmaster sacked

The headmaster of Breman Eduman D/A Basic School in the Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District of the Central Region, Robert Sepey, who is seen in a sex video with a former student, has been relieved of his post. He has also been directed to meet a two-man disciplinary committee “for the appropriate disciplinary actions”. The decision was taken by the Ghana Education Service ...

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