President Akufo-Addo re-elected ECOWAS Chairman

President Akufo-Addo re-elected ECOWAS Chairman

Ghana President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has been re-elected for a second term as Chairman of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). Heads of States of the Authority at its extraordinary session held on February 2, 2021, via Videoconference decided by general consensus that President Akufo-Addo will continue as ECOWAS Chairman for one more year. An ECOWAS communique issued at the end of the conference said President Akufo-Addo is to oversee the implementation of institutional reforms relating to enhanced…

COVID-19: 777 new cases, 9 more die; death toll now 433

COVID-19: 777 new cases, 9 more die; death toll now 433

Nine more COVID-19 patients have died, taking the fatality toll to 433. According to the latest figures from the Ghana Health Service, 777 new cases have been confirmed. The active caseload is now 5,786. So far, a total of 68,559 cases have been confirmed in Ghana since March last year. Out of that number, 62,340 patients have recovered and been discharged. Regional breakdown Greater Accra Region – 40,320 Ashanti Region – 12,453 Western Region – 3,622 Eastern Region – 2,905 Central Region – 2,340 Volta Region – 991 Bono East Region – 837 Northern Region – 753 Upper…

Gov’t partly pays GH1.2bn to GWCL, ECG for free COVID water, electricity

Gov’t partly pays GH1.2bn to GWCL, ECG for free COVID water, electricity

The Ministry of Finance has released about GHS1.2 billion as part payment for COVID-19 relief covering the free electricity and water supplied to Ghanaians to help them comply with the safety protocols. The free electricity and water are part of the many social interventions rolled out by the government to cushion Ghanaians against the hardships imposed by COVID-19, such as the loss of income. To ensure that many Ghanaians do not suffer disconnection because of their inability to settle their electricity bills in the midst of the pandemic, ECG has…

I’m convinced my mother-in-law is married to my husband in spirit

I’m convinced my mother-in-law is married to my husband in spirit

When I met Kofi, he was living with the parents. He was working and could afford to rent a place of his own and be his own man but according to him, his parents, especially his mother kicked against his moving out of the house. They wanted him close, he told me. I was also living with my parents. I was only waiting to get married and move out to live with my husband. When things started looking like we were eventually going to get married, I suggested we got…

You need me to save your dying career, let’s trend together – Aisha Modi to Shatta Wale

You need me to save your dying career, let’s trend together – Aisha Modi to Shatta Wale

Ghanaian music investor and Stonebwoy fanatic, Aisha Modi has poked at Shatta Wale again. This time around, she is mocking the dancehall artiste of ‘clout chasing’ her. In an Instagram post on February 4, 2021, she accused the dancehall artiste of riding at the back of the ongoing controversies to resurrect what she described as his dying career. To her, Shatta Wale’s career is sinking so fast that no amount of overhaul can rescue it. “When they can beat you they join you. See how I buy pressure give you, Shatta Wale.…

Expect more virtual shows – Krymi

Expect more virtual shows – Krymi

Marvellous male singer, Henry Nuamah popularly known in showbiz as Krymi has candidly suggested that the music industry will continue to do virtual shows if the coronavirus infections do not go down. “2021 we just started but there have not been any big shows currently happening in Ghana. What I would say is that and this is my personal opinion that going forward I think we would be doing more virtual stuff if the coronavirus infections doesn’t go down.” In an exclusive interview on the Kastle Entertainment Show with Amansan…

Berla Mundi ‘clashes’ with Dancegod Lloyd on the dancefloor

Berla Mundi ‘clashes’ with Dancegod Lloyd on the dancefloor

A hilarious video of the moment popular Ghanaian broadcast journalist, Berla Mundi and award-winning dancer and dance teacher, Dancegodlloyd met on the dancefloor has surfaced online. The video which is seen on the Instagram page of Dancegodlloyd has Berla Mundi try her possible best to reproduce the moves the former was making. Dancegodlloyd is known to be a pro when it comes to dancing, and his exploits all known in many parts of the world so it does not come too much as shocking news that Berla did not match…