Author: Nana Essel

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has reacted to purported introduction of prescribed uniform for public school teachers in the country. According to the Service, it is not introducing any uniform for teachers contrary to pictures of some individuals in brown uniforms circulating on social media. Responding to the pictures making rounds, the Director General of GES, Professor Akwasi Opoku Amankwa, denied such introduction of prescribed uniforms on social media calling it fake news. He said “GES is not a mushroom agency. It’s the largest Government agency in Ghana. We employ more than half of all Government employees. If we want…

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SuperSport viewers on DStv can look forward to quarterfinal, second-leg action from the UEFA Champions League, with matches scheduled for Tuesday 12 and Wednesday 13 April 2022. DStv is the only true home of football in Africa, offering a range and depth of action that no other rival can match – it’s literally ‘Unbeatable Football’! If you’re going to spend your money on something, it may as well be on the best football in the world. These return legs will determine the semifinalists going forward, with Bayern Munich and Real Madrid hoping to make the most of home advantage when…

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Patrick Osei Agyeman has criticized the appointment of Otto Addo as the assistant coach of the Black Stars, describing the decision of the Ghana Football Association [GFA] as nonsense. Otto Addo, a former Ghana international, was confirmed as the first assistant coach on September 2021 on a work and pay basis. Despite joining the team for Black Stars 2022 World Cup qualifiers, Addo, who is also an assistant coach for Borussia Dortmund was unable to team up with the team for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations [AFCON] in Cameroon. Ghana, however, exited the tournament at the group phase, without a…

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Ghana’s most entertaining channel, Adom TV, has begun airing an all-new educative, entertaining, and emotional television series dubbed The Way to Your Heart. Unlike other storylines, the series, which shows Mondays to Thursdays at 9:00 pm, tells a tale of two love birds who are worlds apart and how determined they are to fight for love. It is of a woman named Onay who was born with Achondroplasia, a bone growth disorder which led to dwarfism. As petite as she is, she manages to win the hearts of two gentlemen with extremely different characters who both dumped her after she gave birth for…

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A woman, who got married this month, is trending on Facebook after she announced on the platform that her marriage is over. Chinyere Sandra ended her marriage to Ebuka Kingsley just nine days after their traditional wedding after she said she saw his true colour. Giving reason for her decision, she alleged that the man is a “scam” and he came solely for her money. She added that it has been revealed that her newly wed husband was into the business of wedding women and duping them thereafter. “Ebuka, you will suffer,” the woman cursed her new husband as she…

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Billionaire businessman, Aliko Dangote, has retained his position as the richest African man. Dangote remains number one with a net worth of $12.1 billion, according to the 2022 edition of the Forbes’ Top 10 Africa’s Billionaires List. This is contained in a post on their verified Twitter account @Forbes. Chairman of BUA Group, Abdulsamad Rabiu, and chairman of Glo, Mike Adenuga, also made the list, occupying 5th and 6th positions respectively. According to the report, Aliko Dangote of Nigeria is for the 11th consecutive time occupying the first position of the continent’s richest person, worth an estimated $13.9 billion, up…

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Sevilla have completed the signing of Anthony Martial on loan from Manchester United. The 26-year-old joins the La Liga side – who will pay his wages in full – until the end of the season. There is no loan fee involved. Martial flew from Paris to Seville on Tuesday to undergo a medical. The forward always wanted to join Sevilla this month, despite interest from Juventus and Barcelona, because he believes that is where he will play the most. Martial became the world’s most expensive teenager when he joined United from Monaco in 2015 and went on to score 79…

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The Builsa North National Democratic Congress (NDC) Organiser, Robert Agaae, has reportedly lost his two daughters to a fire incident. Though the cause of the fire is yet to be known, it is suspected an electrical fault triggered it. This was at their residence at Bolga-Soe of the Bolgatanga Municipality on Monday, January 22, 2022. The fire destroyed several property as well. The fire, according to local-based radio station A1 radio, started in the kitchen but it is suspected it could not have come from a cylinder leakage. “When I got there and they showed us where the fire started…

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The Defense Counsel for Samuel Adu Frimpong, popularly known as “Medikal” on Tuesday prayed an Accra Circuit Court to release the Musician’s Ruger 9mm pistol confiscated by the Police after it was allegedly displayed on social media. Madam Alice Nimako Debrah-Ablormeti, who held the brief of Mr Paul Abaligah, made the prayer when the accused person appeared before the Court for displaying the pistol on social media. The Court, presided over by Mr Emmanuel Essandoh, ordered the counsel to make the application formal. Madam Debrah-Ablormeti also informed the Court that the prosecution had not served the client with the necessary…

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Anti-Corruption crusader, Vitus Azeem, says the Special Prosecutor’s decision to investigate the 2017 to 2020 financial sector crisis amounts to double investigations as the state has already investigated the matter. He believes the Special Prosecutor, Kissi Agyebeng, should focus on other areas that have not been investigated. The Office of the Special Prosecutor in a recent statement said that full investigations have commenced into the banking sector crisis and that persons found culpable would be arrested and prosecuted. However, Mr Azeem says, although the banking sector crisis is a major issue that requires his attention, Ghanaians will appreciate it if he worked…

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