On Friday February 4, 2014, there was a book launch at the Osu Presbyterian Church Hall. The book, Things Every Child of Ghana Should know About Dr. J.B. Danquah, is written by Abyna-Ansaa Adjei. The MP for Abuakwa North Constituency and grandson of Dr. J. B. Danquah was invited to
Nigeria’s Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose on Monday 31 August paid a surprise visit at some offices where he humiliated over 31 civil servants caught coming late to work. These workers could be seen kneeling on the ground: you could hear them crying. Is that the way forward for Africa?
The most recognizable man in Spain only needs a beard and wig to disappear. International superstar and soccer phenom Cristiano Ronaldo dressed up as a homeless man and performed soccer tricks for clueless passersby. His disguise was so good that a woman — who’s probably kicking herself now — declined to give
A taxi driver who claims he has been wrongly accused of crossing the red light confronts the police officer who accuses him with eggs and declares: “I will curse you!” Watch video of how that confrontation ended.
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When the Supreme Court of the United States ruled on Friday that the U.S. Constitution provides same-sex couples the right to marry, President Barack Obama praised the ruling. Appearing in the White House Rose Garden, the President hailed the ruling as a milestone in American justice that arrived “like a
President Barack Obama is a good speaker. This is well-kown. What many did not know until Saturday was that he could sing. He sang the hymn “Amazing Grace” to end his eulogy in a captivating way. “This whole week I’ve reflected on grace,” President Obama said at the beginning of
Police escorts are often reserved for the President, Vice President and, in some cases, very important ministerial convoys. But it seems in Ghana today, if you have money to bribe a police dispatch rider, you will escape the suffocating traffic and cause more discomfort to those in it. In this
Reggae artiste and host of the Taxi Driver show on Hitz FM, Abubakar Ahmed, alias Blakk Rasta, has apologized to parliament for saying that 80 percent of MPs smoke marijuana. “The utterances were unfortunate. They came on the spur of the moment. I was on heat,” he told the Privileges
President Barack Obama took on a heckler head-on at a gay pride month reception at the White House Wednesday, scolding the protester for being disrespectful in “my house.” The heckler had interrupted Obama’s remarks by protesting the detention and deportation of gay, lesbian and transgender immigrants. The president responded, “Hold
A faint heart, they say, cannot win a fair lady. But there are inexpressively shocking things a brave and fearless heart can do. Imagine three men charging towards over 15 lions to fight for the lions’ catch. Even if the bows and arrows in their hands are potent, how many
This did not happen in a military regime. It is Ghana under the Fourth Republic. The date is Wednesday, June 16, 2014. The time is exactly 18:24 GMT. The location is in front of the main taxi rank in Tamale, in front of the Zenith Bank. The taxi drivers here
Report by Manasseh Azure Awuni, April 2014 Manasseh Azure Awuni spent weeks touring the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority project sites and filed this report.
Education is a fundamental human right, and according to the 1992 Constitution of Ghana, every child of school going age is entitled to free and accessible basic education. But this right is an illusion for most children in rural areas in Ghana. Apart from mass failures recorded due to challenges
Every minute counts when it comes to emergency healthcare delivery. In some instances the difference between survivors and the dead depends on how fast or late they receive medical attention. Politicians or influential people in society are often airlifted to major hospitals for treatment when they are involved in accidents