Supreme Court to rule on Amidu’s eligibility as Special Prosecutor April 29

Supreme Court to rule on Amidu’s eligibility as Special Prosecutor April 29

The Supreme Court will on April 29, 2020, give judgement on the case challenging the eligibility and appointment of Mr Martin Amidu as the Special Prosecutor in relation to his age at the time of the appointment. The court fixed the date for the judgement on Tuesday [February 18, 2020] after the plaintiff and the defence, led by the Attorney General informed the court that they have filed their legal arguments The plaintiff, Dr Dominic Ayine, who is a former Deputy Attorney General filed a suit at the Supreme Court challenging…

Euro 2020: Looking at Germany’s Group Stage Opponents

Euro 2020: Looking at Germany’s Group Stage Opponents

Perennial tournament favourites, Germany go into Euro 2020 quietly confident of adding to their trophy cabinet.  ​Germany successfully navigated a tricky Group C in qualifying, finishing top – ahead of Netherlands, Northern Ireland, Belarus and Estonia.  In what was a steady qualifying campaign, Germany won seven of their eight fixtures and lost once. Their standout performances came against the Netherlands, with one win and one loss – both in spectacular fashion.  They beat the Oranje 3-2 in Amsterdam with a last-minute winner from Nico Schulz but lost the return fixture 4-2.  Die Mannschaft…

Sex for Grade: UG’s punishment harsh but we accept it – Gyampo, Butakor

Sex for Grade: UG’s punishment harsh but we accept it – Gyampo, Butakor

The University of Ghana has suspended two of its lecturers after completing investigations into the BBC’s Sex for Grades documentary. Prof. Ransford Gyampo and Dr. Paul Butakor have been handed six and four months suspension without pay respectively. The suspensions take effect from January 1, 2020. “In addition, Prof. Gyampo and Dr. Butakor are required to undergo appropriate training on the University of Ghana’s Sexual Harassment and Misconduct Policy as well as the Code of Conduct for Academic Staff of the University of Ghana. “They will be required to receive a…

Almost 100% tax revenue used for salaries, interest payment on debt – IMF

Almost 100% tax revenue used for salaries, interest payment on debt – IMF

Almost 100% of Ghana’s tax revenue goes into the payment of salaries for civil and public servants as well as used for interest payments, the International Monetary Fund has said. The Bretton Wood institution also insists the government of Ghana is overborrowing while tax revenue is below expectations. This, according to the IMF, is what has brought Ghana to the brink of becoming a highly debt-distressed country. The implications of being a highly debt-distressed country include higher cost of credit and a lack of fiscal space to finance capital projects…

Naa Ashorkor is face of GH4STEM

Naa Ashorkor is face of GH4STEM

The Edutech platform WeGo Innovate, whose goal is to “inspire and share knowledge, nurture ideas and help young Africans innovate projects that will drive the development of their localities” has announced GH4STEM, an initiative intended to accelerate the promotion of practical education in the area of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths (STEM) especially among young Ghanaians. Launched on Friday, February 14 in the University of Ghana, at the West African Centre for Cell Biology of Infectious Pathogens, GH4STEM will operate via the Junior Experimenters of science (JUNEOS) and the Senior…

I was accused of ‘trading’ my womb for fame – Nana Ama McBrown

I was accused of ‘trading’ my womb for fame – Nana Ama McBrown

Actress Nana Ama McBrown has revealed the series of traumatic experiences she had gone through prior to being blessed with a child after several years of marriage. In an interview with Stacey Amoateng on her show, ‘Restoration’, McBrown stated that she had gone through so many social battles about her inability to bear a child after marriage, and it includes being accused of selling her womb for fame. “I heard a lot; I had dogs at the time, so anytime I go on set with the dog, I hear comments…

Opinion: Very sad news from Legon

Opinion: Very sad news from Legon

It is a truth universally acknowledged that the core function of every university is to solve problems and advance the frontiers of knowledge. They do not just award degrees, but they carry out research regularly to suggest solutions to the problems of the people. Right now as I write, the hottest subject in the world is the Wuhan epidemic, the coronavirus. I bet you can be sure that a university in China is carrying out research to find out the cause of the virus and how to deal with it.…

Thomas Partey linked with Real Madrid again

Thomas Partey linked with Real Madrid again

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has been highly impressed with the performances of Thomas Partey and seeks to bring him to his star studded side according to reports. The Ghanaian midfielder has been one of the best midfielders in La Liga this season and Zidane sees him as the perfect replacement for Casemiro, who is regarded as the best defensive midfielder in the world currently. Atletico Madrid do not want to let their prized asset go however but if Real Madrid want to make the move, they would have to…

We’re not like those who used our money to buy akonfem – Akufo-Addo

We’re not like those who used our money to buy akonfem – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo has said unlike the biggest opposition party, the National Democratic Congress (NDC), the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) does not fritter the country’s resources on guinea fowls (akonfem). According to him, the NPP is a party that keeps its promises unlike the NDC. “We are not like those who used the country’s resources to buy akonfem; those who believe that we will not be able to fulfill our promises”, the President told the chiefs and people of Buem in the Oti Region on Monday, 17 February 2020…

Jurgen Klopp Reveals His Favourite to Win This Season’s Champions League

Jurgen Klopp Reveals His Favourite to Win This Season’s Champions League

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has once again dismissed talk that his side are favourites to win the Champions League this season, having recently claimed that Juventus were the frontrunners…before changing his answer in typical Klopp fashion.   This time, it’s Paris Saint-Germain who are the German’s chosen ones.  Klopp’s men travel to take on Atlético Madrid in the first leg of their last 16 tussle on Tuesday evening, before they play the second leg on 11 March. Considering the fact that the Reds are currently an astonishing 25 points clear at the top of the…