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BNI yet to release report on gambling at Ghana’s mission in Japan

The Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) is still investigating allegations that Ghana’s mission in Japan had been involved in an illegal gambling business which had led to the arrest of 10 Japanese. The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Mr Thomas Kwesi Quartey, told the Daily Graphic that the report was yet to be released. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs ...

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Airtel Touching Lives to the aid of Benedicta and Fatau

Airtel Touching Lives continues to make a change as season 3 of the award winning Corporate Social Responsibility programme gathers more steam. Episode four of the series tells the story of two outstanding individuals; 17 year old Benedicta and Fatau, an amputee at Salaga. The dreams and aspirations of a 17 year old Benedicta, a student of Asesewa Senior High School ...

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Windows 10: Microsoft unveils the next version of Windows OS

The next version of Microsoft’s flagship operating system will be called Windows 10, as the company skips version 9 to emphasise advances it is making toward a world centered on mobile devices and Internet services. The current version, Windows 8, has been widely derided for forcing radical behavioural changes. Microsoft is restoring some of the more traditional ways of doing ...

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“My Corruption Meter Under The Current Scheme of Things Reads US$1.5bn” – IMANI BOSS

“Teacher: One day, our country will be corruption free. Johnny, which tense is that? Johnny: Sir, that would be future impossible tense,” IMANI Boss guffaws. Corruption is the enemy of development, and of good governance which must be gotten rid off. But in order to eradicate corruption, both the government and the people at large must come together to achieve ...

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Adu-Asare Sacked – CEO of YES

The Youth Enterprise Support (YES) Fund, Kojo Adu Asare has been sacked two months after his appointment. The former Member of Parliament for the Adenta constituency has been replaced by Madam Helgar Boadi, a banking professional. The YES fund is a Government of Ghana programme initiated by President John Dramani Mahama in August to provide more innovative jobs and opportunities ...

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Adu-Asare Sacked – CEO of YES

The Youth Enterprise Support (YES) Fund, Kojo Adu Asare has been sacked two months after his appointment. The former Member of Parliament for the Adenta constituency has been replaced by Madam Helgar Boadi, a banking professional. The YES fund is a Government of Ghana programme initiated by President John Dramani Mahama in August to provide more innovative jobs and opportunities ...

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Ama K and ‘Pusher’ star in Kwabena Kwabena’s “Kyere Wo Do”

Kwabena Kwabena has wrapped up the shooting of the video for his “Kyere Wo Do” effort. The song, which features KBKB Music label mate, Joojo is a brilliant composition; it’s video will pretty much emphasise that, label executives say. The video was directed by Stanley Adjetey of Take 2 Films, and sees appearances from Ghanaian actors Adjetey Anang, and Ama K Abebrese. “After years of ...

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EC begins transfer of votes in district assemblies

The Electoral Commission (EC) has begun a special exercise to transfer votes of prospective candidates in the upcoming District Assembly and Unit Committee Elections in electoral areas and units other than where they registered as voters. According to the EC the exercise is to enable the contestants to file their nominations and contest the elections in those Electoral Areas or ...

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CEO of trillion dollar company resigns after daughter told him how much he has missed

Mohamed El-Erian, 56, quit his role as CEO of PIMCO investment fund in May 2013. The California-based financier said it was ‘a cliché’ but he wanted to spend more time with his wife Jamie, a lawyer, and daughter. His little girl said he missed her first day of school, Halloween parade, first soccer game of the year, parent-teacher meeting and ...

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Ashraf Ghani sworn in as new Afghan president

Ashraf Ghani has been sworn in as Afghanistan’s new president, replacing Hamid Karzai in the country’s first democratic transfer of power. The Kabul ceremony followed six months of deadlock amid a bitter dispute over electoral fraud and a recount of votes. Under a US-brokered unity deal Mr Ghani shares power with runner-up Abdullah Abdullah who becomes chief executive. Two bombs ...

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