‘I won’t alter the constitution to stay beyond two terms’ – Akufo-Addo

‘I won’t alter the constitution to stay beyond two terms’ – Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo has pledged his commitment to free and fair elections in 2024 and assured that he will respect his two-term limit as Head of State. In an address at the Kofi Annan Peace and Security Forum on Wednesday,  December 8, 2021, President Akufo-Addo urged fellow Presidents in the subregion to make similar pledges. “As president of the Republic of Ghana and current chair of the authority of ECOWAS states in governance, I pledge to continue to respect the tenets of the ECOWAS protocol on democracy and good governance,” he…

2021 WASSCE: 174 results cancelled, 3,667 withheld over exam malpractices

2021 WASSCE: 174 results cancelled, 3,667 withheld over exam malpractices

The entire results of 174 candidates who sat for the 2021 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), have been cancelled. This was disclosed by the West African Examination Council (WAEC) in its 2021 provisional WASSCE results. The Council said the results were cancelled due to “various examination malpractices such as bringing foreign materials including mobile phones into the examination hall, tearing off parts of question papers and collusion.” The entire results of 3,667 candidates have also been withheld, pending investigations into various cases of examination malpractices that were detected…

NSA closes Accra Stadium on GPL clubs for 14 days

NSA closes Accra Stadium on GPL clubs for 14 days

The National Sports Authority (NSA) says the Accra Sports Stadium will not be available to host Ghana Premier League (GPL) games for 14 days. The closure of the stadium is to facilitate maintenance works on the playing field, Footy-Ghana,com understands. The works will be carried out from the 13th to 26th December, according to NSA’s communique sent to the Ghana Football Association. “The National Sports Authority would like to inform the Ghana Football Association to postpone or reschedule league matches slated from Monday, 13th to Sunday, 26th December 2021 ostensibly…

I paid $20,000 to promote AK Songstress in Ghana, but no results – Duke Banson reveals

I paid ,000 to promote AK Songstress in Ghana, but no results – Duke Banson reveals

Manager for AK Songstress, Mr Duke Banson, has opened up about how a radio presenter took $20,000 from him to promote his artiste but didn’t do the work. Mr Banson has managed AK Songstress for the past seven years and has tried everything possible to push her up there but to no avail. Explaining why they are now plugging their music in Nigeria instead of Ghana. Mr Banson told Onua FM’s Christian Agyei Frimpong on the Anigye Mmere show that he contracted a radio presenter to promoter and push his…

Be cautious; Prosperity is not always from the right source – Rev. Joe Beecham

Be cautious; Prosperity is not always from the right source – Rev. Joe Beecham

Revered Reverend Joe Beecham advises the youth not to be swayed by flashy lifestyles, for not all that glitters is gold. Rev. Joe Beecham, who has been in ministry for 25years, revealed some prosperity principles, which he disclosed on 3FM Drive with Giovani Caleb, are not tied to religion. He called these universal principles governing life as a whole once you fall within the human species. “There’s a scripture that says fret not yourself because of evildoers. Some of the prosperity symptoms we are seeing, there are not from the…

GOIL’s 15p fuel reduction not enough, other OMCs must join – Commercial drivers

GOIL’s 15p fuel reduction not enough, other OMCs must join – Commercial drivers

The Concerned Drivers Union of Ghana wants the 15 pesewas reduction on a litre fuel at GOIL fuel stations to reflect at the pumps of other oil marketing companies (OMCs). According to the union, the Goil pumps cannot be found in every community nationwide which means that not all drivers will benefit from the reduction. Spokesperson for the Concerned Drivers Union, David Agboado,  in an interview with Citi News, said the government has not yet addressed their concerns. The Drivers who embarked on a brief sit-down strike on Monday specifically…

COVID-19: Nana Addo worried Ghana could be hit with ‘Omicron variant’ travel ban

COVID-19: Nana Addo worried Ghana could be hit with ‘Omicron variant’ travel ban

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has expressed his fear of the country being added to the list of countries banned from international travels following the detection of the Omicron variant in the country. According to him, that is a possibility, as has happened to several African countries in particular including Nigeria and South Africa. The Ghana Health Service (GHS) last week announced that a case of the variant has been detected in Ghana. Subsequently, the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research said it has detected 34 cases of the…