Archive: Thu Mar 2018

BoG pegs reference rate at 16.82%

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The Central Bank has pegged the Ghana Reference Rate for April 2018 at 16.82 percent. This was after the Bank of Ghana (BoG), in consultation with the Ghana Association of Bankers, reconstituted a working group to review the existing base … Read more →

I didn’t rig elections – Mahama in Sierra Leone

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Former President John Dramani Mahama appears to have ‘angered’ a section of the electorate in Sierra Leone, particularly the ruling APC supporters, over a wild allegation that he interfered in their election which ended last weekend. They are accusing him … Read more →

GJA disowns deported ‘Journalists’

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The Ghana Journalists’ Association (GJA) has stated that it does not know the 50 persons purporting to be Ghanaian journalists who were deported by Australian authorities ahead of the Commonwealth games in that country. The deportation, according to reports attributed … Read more →

Ghanaians in London dying of heart diseases

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It has emerged that many Ghanaians living in the Greater London area of the United Kingdom are dying from heart related diseases in recent times. This has been attributed to severe pressure of work, marital issues and also pressures from … Read more →

Prez. Akufo-Addo to break silence on contentious US military deal today

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President Akufo-Addo will today Thursday (5th April, 2018) speak to the controversial military cooperation pact the government has agreed with the US government. Information Minister Mustapha Abdul-Hamid on Asempa FM Wednesday, dropped the hint of the President’s readiness to break … Read more →

75% Ghanaians would migrate abroad if given the chance – Survey

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Findings of a Pew Research Center survey have revealed that 75% of Ghanaians would go to live in another country, if they had the means and opportunity. The research titled: At Least a Million Sub-Saharan Africans Moved to Europe Since 2010 was … Read more →

Govt settles ‘striking’ NAGRAT arrears

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The government has explained that the salary arrears due members of the National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) have been settled. Consequently, it has stated that the strike action declared by the teachers on Wednesday was “dead on arrival.” The … Read more →

Facebook scandal ‘hit 87 million users’

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Facebook believes the data of up to 87 million people was improperly shared with the political consultancy Cambridge Analytica – many more than previously disclosed. The BBC has been told that about 1.1 million of them are UK-based. The overall … Read more →

Commonwealth Games: Australia deports over 50 Ghanaian ‘Journalists’

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The Government of Ghana has stated that it would probe the deportation of some Ghanaians from Australia who claimed to be journalists for the commonwealth games. At least 50 Ghanaians who were in Australia for the upcoming commonwealth games which … Read more →

Why our names push us to certain jobs

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Baker, Barber, Butcher, Painter: why we want to see our own selves reflected in what we do for a living. A proctologist called Dr Butts, a pastry chef called Baker – is it sheer coincidence, or does the universe have … Read more →

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