The government is doing everything to make all of us poor – Bulldog laments

The government is doing everything to make all of us poor – Bulldog laments

Artiste manager, showbiz and political critic born Lawrence Nana Asiamah Hanson but professionally known as Bulldog has lamented over the current economic hardships in the country. According to Bulldog who has constructively criticized the ruling NPP government for some time now, describing Nana Addo and his appointees as failures is an understatement. Speaking in an interview on Hitz FM, Bulldog firmly stated that he strongly believes that the government is doing anything humanly possible to make sure all the citizens in the country are poor. He’s reported to have said;…

I’m fully aware that these are very difficult times for us in Ghana – Akufo-Addo

I’m fully aware that these are very difficult times for us in Ghana – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said that he is fully aware that these are extremely difficult times for Ghanaians and for most people around the world. According to him, the ravages of the Covid pandemic, worsened by the effects of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, have led to spiraling freight charges, rising fuel costs, high food prices, steep inflationary spikes and widespread business failures. But he has assured that the government is working to restore the economy. One of the ways towards bringing the economy back on track, the President said, is…

Ukrainian Oleksandr Usyk defeats Anthony Joshua in split decision

Ukrainian Oleksandr Usyk defeats Anthony Joshua in split decision

Briton Anthony Joshua’s bid to recapture the unified heavyweight titles ended in disappointment as Oleksandr Usyk produced a terrific performance to win by split decision in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. In a clash billed as the Rage on the Red Sea, a spirited Joshua, 32, showed some aggressiveness and intent – a vast improvement from their first fight – but could not match the brilliance and ring savviness of the Ukrainian. Two judges scored the fight 115-113 and 116-112 to Usyk, while a third judge gave it 115-113 to the challenger.…

Believe Akufo-Addo if he says he will turn the economy around – NPP’s Alfred Thompson

Believe Akufo-Addo if he says he will turn the economy around – NPP’s Alfred Thompson

A member of the national communications team of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Alfred Thompson has said Mr Akufo-Addo has the record of tackling the economic challenges facing Ghanaians. To that end, he said, the assurance given by the President to resolve the current challenges should be embraced. Speaking on the Key Points show on TV3 Saturday August 20, he said he believes in the president’s ability ability due to his past records. “I believe him if he says we are going to get out of the doldrums because he has done…

Cassava fufu boosts immune system, lowers blood pressure

Cassava fufu boosts immune system, lowers blood pressure

The fact is that traditionally made Ghanaian fufu can have cassava levels as high as 90 per cent. I provide a summary of the following nutrients present in 3.5 ounces (100 grammes) of cooked cassava according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (2020): • Three hundred and thirty calories, 78.4 grammes of carbohydrates, 2.8 grammes of protein, 0.6 gramme fat, 3.7 grammes fibre, 42.4 milligrammes vitamin C (71 per cent Daily Value), 0.8 milligramme manganese (40 per cent DV), 558 milligrammes potassium (16 per cent DV), 55.6 microgrammes folate (14…

GFA: Black Stars to face Brazil in a Big Pre-World cup Friendly Game

GFA: Black Stars to face Brazil in a Big Pre-World cup Friendly Game

Before the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, the Black Stars will play a friendly match against Brazil, according to the Ghana Football Association (GFA). The major match between the four-time African champions and the five-time world champions was officially announced by the GFA on Friday afternoon after Ghanasoccernet exclusively broke the news. In response to the Confederation of African Football’s decision to postpone the September matches in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifications, the GFA and their Brazilian counterparts came to an arrangement for the friendly. The match will…

KNUST: Hall, SRC week celebrations at KNUST suspended indefinitely due to riot

KNUST: Hall, SRC week celebrations at KNUST suspended indefinitely due to riot

Celebrations for Hall Week and Student Representative Council (SRC) Week at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) have been halted indefinitely. Additionally, the massing of students prior to ‘morale’ activities and procession has been suspended indefinitely. Persons and vehicles entering and exiting the University campus will be subjected to random security checks. Following the disturbances on Thursday, August 18, the KNUST Executive Committee made these decisions on Friday, August 19. After resident students from University Hall and Unity Hall clashed Thursday night, calm returned to the KNUST campus.…

Amerado announces debut career album, G.I.N.A

Amerado announces debut career album, G.I.N.A

Ghanaian artist Amerado has announced his debut career album titled, God Is Never Asleep( shortened as G.I.N.A.). The announcement was made in the middle of his trending beef with fellow rapper LJ. The God Is Never Asleep (G.I.N.A) album is the rapper’s first career album since becoming a mainstream artist two and a half years ago. Talking of his body of works, Amerado on 26th October 2021, released a seven-track EP, called ‘Patience’, which featured Black Sherif, Benerl, Fameye, Shatta Wale, Kweku Flick, Ypee, and winners of his Selflessness challenge, Kojo Luda, 4tune, Nbee, and Adomakye.…

Review free SHS policy to address challenges – Presby Church urges govt

Review free SHS policy to address challenges – Presby Church urges govt

The Presbyterian Church of Ghana (PCG) has asked the government to review the free senior high school (SHS) education policy to allow parents capable of financing some aspects of the programme to do so. That, the PCG said, was due to the fact that the free SHS programme had become a huge financial outlay which the government was finding it difficult to implement. The church was of the belief that if capable parents were allowed to pay for some aspects of SHS education, it would bring relief to the government.…

Police restore calm on KNUST campus following Katanga, Conti hall clash

Police restore calm on KNUST campus following Katanga, Conti hall clash

Police have restored calm on the campus of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology following violent clashes between students of the Katanga and Unity Halls of the University. The clashes ensued when students of Unity Hall refused to allow students of University Hall to use a route in front of their Hall for a procession. Police indicated in a statement that they are in ”firm control of the situation and investigations are ongoing to arrest those behind what they describe as the unfortunate, needless, and unjustifiable attacks.” The…