Qatar 2022: Ibrahim Sunday tips Black Stars to succeed

Qatar 2022: Ibrahim Sunday tips Black Stars to succeed

Ghanaian Football Legend, Ibrahim Sunday has charged former Black Stars players to support the current team with their expertise ahead of Qatar 2022. According to the 1971 African Footballer of the Year, Ghana can be successful at the world cup when the legends back the Senior National Team. “Whatever we have or we know to do to help the Black Stars do well at the World Cup, as individuals and groups, we have to do it. So that in the end, we all give thanks to the Almighty.” “They [Black…

Dissolve NPA if it cannot regulate fuel prices – Dr. Wereko-Brobby

Dissolve NPA if it cannot regulate fuel prices – Dr. Wereko-Brobby

A former Chief Executive Officer of the Volta River Authority (VRA), Dr. Charles Wereko-Brobby has called for the dissolution of the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) if it can’t regulate fuel price hikes to protect consumers. Dr. Wereko-Brobby in an interview on Eyewitness News on Tuesday, November 1, added that the NPA must control the Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) to follow the laws on deregulation. “There is a jungle market going on in fuel pricing. Deregulation works because we have set up windows for which price changes will be announced. There are two…

Believe in Gov’t to turn the economy around – Dada Hafco

Believe in Gov’t to turn the economy around – Dada Hafco

Decorated highlife musician Dada Hafco says he has an unwavering belief in the government to solve Ghana’s economic issues. He told Caleb Nii Boye on Showbiz 927 that he believes they (the government) can turn things around. Unlike his other colleagues, Dada Hafco, a staunch NPP loyalist, is still firmly rooted in his party, the New Patriotic Party. Accordingly, he feels things will get better before the next general elections. “For me, I believe that they can. Why not? If they put their minds to it, they can. If you look at…

Ghanaians laughed over my heartbreak; I chose to cash out – Wendy Shay

Ghanaians laughed over my heartbreak; I chose to cash out – Wendy Shay

Ghanaian songstress Wendy Shay has reiterated that the story of her heartbreak featured in her single, ‘Survivor’, is true. She told Giovani Caleb on 3FM Drive that she chose to make music out of her pain as that was her art from which she could express herself. Wendy Shay’s ‘Survivor’ became a global anthem for a pledge to stand against cowering in the face of a broken heart. After millions of views and streaming worldwide, Wendy Shay details the motivation behind the classic hit song. She said, “I had a feeling…

Kurt Okraku’s GFA has revitalised Ghana football – John Mahama

Kurt Okraku’s GFA has revitalised Ghana football – John Mahama

Former President, John Dramani Mahama has commended Kurt Okraku for his leadership of the GFA, which he believes has led to significantly renewed interest in football in Ghana. Mr. Okraku recently marked his third year as GFA president. Under his tenure, the Ghana Premier League and FA Cup competitions for both men and women have made a return after a couple of years away, the Black Satellites have won an African crown and the Black Stars have qualified for the World Cup. The FA Boss paid a visit to the…

We can beat any team in the World- Otto Addo

We can beat any team in the World- Otto Addo

Black Stars head coach Otto Addo believes that Ghana can beat any team they are drawn against. Ghana will play in Group H against Portugal, South Korea and Uruguay; a tough group. But the former Black Stars player thinks with the right style of play, the nation can excel. “First of all we want to play our style of play and I think Ghanaian teams in the past always play good football and this is also what we want and we had previous tournaments where I think showed that Ghana…

Planting GRA officials in shops is irritating; don’t anger the people by doing that – Pianim

Planting GRA officials in shops is irritating; don’t anger the people by doing that – Pianim

An economist Mr Kwame Pianim has criticized the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) for stationing officers in shops to collect taxes.  He condemned this approach and further described it as ‘irritating’. He explained in an interview with TV3’s Paa Kwesi Asare on Wednesday October 26 that the decision came at a time Ghanaians were going through untold hardships. He said “cut expenditure, not planting GRA officers in shops, people are suffering, when people are suffering that is not when you irritate them. “Things are not going well and we are looking…

Every man is afraid of a powerful woman – Oheneyere Gifty Anti

Every man is afraid of a powerful woman – Oheneyere Gifty Anti

Oheneyere Gifty Anti, the seasoned broadcaster, said that men are afraid of powerful women on Onua FM’ Anigye Mmre show. She further explained that this is because of unfair bias against women. Oheneyere Gifty Anti said: “Every man is afraid of a powerful woman. Everybody is afraid of a powerful woman. They keep saying they support this style, but when they see you climbing higher and higher and becoming more assertive, things change.” According to the host of the Standpoint programme, people have stereotyped women into a category that is not…

Don’t wear certain clothes to events – Soraya advises after Tidal Rave mishap

Don’t wear certain clothes to events – Soraya advises after Tidal Rave mishap

Event planner Soraya Opare Riley has asked concertgoers to take their personal security seriously, especially considering what they wear to certain events. She shared this during a panel discussion on Showbiz 927 hosted by Caleb Nii Boye. Tidal Ravers filled Twitter with incidences of sexual assault, theft and other nuances after this year’s Tidal Rave festival. In response, organisers have pledged to ensure safer fun-filled beach-themed musical concerts. But renowned event organiser, Soraya, pointed out that people should have also taken measures to ensure their safety. She cautioned against wearing skimpy or revealing…

Cabinet, EMT, banks and forex bureaus to meet over depreciating cedi – Oppong Nkrumah

Cabinet, EMT, banks and forex bureaus to meet over depreciating cedi – Oppong Nkrumah

Government has announced plans it says will help end the continuous depreciation of the Ghana cedi. Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah says the Governor of the Central Bank, Dr. Ernest Addison will tomorrow, Tuesday, October 25, 2022, meet all CEOs of commercial banks and forex bureaus to address the issue. The cedi is currently selling at about GH¢14 to the dollar; a situation many say is affecting businesses. Kojo Oppong Nkrumah is optimistic the situation will be reversed. “The Bank of Ghana will be meeting the Managing Director of some…