News: Special Report

Time To Act: 140 Million Girls Will Become Child Brides In 2020

Monday, February 1, 2016 quot;I am Issahaku Zelia, a 17 year old Junior High student in form 2. I am from a large polygamous family of 3 mothers and many children. My parents informed me in July 2014 that my bride price has been paid by a rich butcher resident in Accra, who has 2 wives and 5 children. ...

IMANI Alert: Institute of Public Projects Excellence; A Better Way To Fight Procurement-Inspired Corruption

Friday, January 22, 2016 Introduction: Although Ghana rsquo;s label as Africa rsquo;s second most corrupt country by the Ghanaian media was a wrong interpretation of Transparency International rsquo;s ldquo;People and Corruption: Africa 2015 rdquo; report, Ghanaians seem to have resigned themselves to the fate t ...

Six Students To A Computer During ICT Classes- The Woes Of Kwegyir Aggrey SHS

Friday, January 15, 2016 Authorities of Kwegyir Aggrey Senior High School at Anomabu in the Central Region say it is becoming increasingly difficult for students to learn ICT with just a few computers in the School. According to the Assistant headmistress of the School, teaching and learning of ICT when six students ...

President JOY’s Presentation After EC Forum....And Why LMVCA Has No Point

Tuesday, January 5, 2016 We bring to readers and followers a special pictorial presentation by the 2012 Independent Presidential candidate Jacob Osei Yeboah 39;President 39; JOY made to the Electoral Comission (EC) after the EC held a Forum with stakeholders and political parties as Ghana moves for reforms in the impe ...

Africa's best quotes of 2015

Tuesday, December 29, 2015 It has been a roller-coaster year of African news, from the historic elections in Nigeria to the momentous visits of the Pope and the US president. To sum up the last 12 months, here are some of the best quotes: 1. I belong to everybody and I belong to nobody Nigeria's President M ...

Ghana’s Biggest Pr Blunders Of 2015

Tuesday, December 29, 2015 INTRODUCTION From Ghana rsquo;s biggest high-level alleged corruption scandals and political controversies, to Nana Aba Anamoah rsquo;s lsquo;photo-bombing rsquo; twitter-bash, to Ghana rsquo;s shortest ever celebrity marriage, there is no doubt 2015 was a year full of brand and image dest ...

10 things to know about the AMERI Power deal [Infographic]

Thursday, December 17, 2015 A publication by a Norwegian newspaper, Verdens Gang (VG) has suggested that government signed the AMERI power deal without due diligence on the project. The publication has raised questions about the propriety of the contract. The infographic below provides 10 things to know about the controv ...

Alam Blows On Minister. Signs $510 Million Deal With Man Wanted For Fraud & Organised Crime

Monday, December 14, 2015 Ghana rsquo;s minister of power does not even bother to lift his eyes when two journalists from the Norwegian newspaper Verdens Gang (VG) enter his huge office in the capital city of Accra. His desk is covered with large stacks of documents that are strewn in front of him. Kwabena Donkor h ...
The government’s decision to maintain its policies of the past, and its failure to recognise the need for a stimulus, means the Ghanaian has very little chance of an improved economic status in 2016.

Ghana 2016 Budget Analyses: Ghanaians Should Not Raise Their Hopes

Tuesday, December 1, 2015 In 2016, the government of Ghana intends to prosecute a programme for a brighter medium-term economic progress for the country. According to the 2016 budget, this programme hinges on the collection of more domestic revenue, wiser spending, proper debt management and public sector reforms. These will ...

Gender Based Violence; Now a Global Crisis

Tuesday, December 1, 2015 Gender-based violence against women and children has become a global crisis and has taken a severe toll on the physical, psychological and emotional on women and children. The above mentioned canker has led to permanent physical injury and scar on victims and in worst cases some battere ...

The Sunshine Region (Navrongo-Bolgatanga Diocese in perspective)

Thursday, November 26, 2015 The Catholic Church in the Navrongo-Bolgatanga Diocese in the Upper East Region also known as the Sunshine Region, was blessed to play host to the members of the Ghana Catholic Bishops rsquo; Conference during its 2015 Plenary Assembly at Bolgatanga from November 6 to 14, 2015 on the theme: [ ...

IMANI Alert: The Emergence Of India In The Africa Rising Anecdote; A Game Changer?

Friday, November 20, 2015 The third India-Africa Summit recently held in New Delhi, created history by being the largest Africa summit ever held in India. Based on a common history of colonialism and good relations established by earlier political leaders, the past and future of the India-Africa partnership was extensivel ...
A woman demonstrates the treatment that widow's in rural communities face.

The Intestate Succession Law Does not Work in Some Parts of Ghana

Monday, November 16, 2015 ldquo;Rahanda got married three years ago to a formal sector worker, who passed on two months after their third wedding anniversary. Atanga, a nephew and customary successor of the deceased seized all the property from the widow and her son David, who is barely two years old. They were also sack ...
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