Germany bans large gatherings till end of the year

German football stadiums will most likely remain empty for the initial part of the season as Chancellor Angela Merkel extended a ban on large gatherings until December 31. It comes after Merkel met with her 16 state governors on Thursday to discuss how to stem coronavirus infections in the country after daily infection rates spiked […]

Trump slams NBA as players boycott over Blake shooting

US President Donald Trump slammed the NBA on Thursday, accusing it of becoming “political” as players boycotted playoff games because of police shootings of Black men. “I don’t know much about the NBA protest. I know their ratings have been very bad because I think people are a little tired of the NBA,” Trump told […]

Japan’s PM resigns over health issues

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe has announced his resignation for health reasons. He said he did not want his illness to get in the way of decision making, and apologised to the Japanese people for failing to complete his term in office. He has suffered for many years from ulcerative colitis, an inflammatory bowel disease, but […]

Youth group calls for arrest of Akyem Apadwa Mponuahene

The Domeabra Obom Youth Association (DOYA) has called for the immediate arrest of the Mponuahene of Akyem Apadwa for allegedly causing the chaos recently experienced in Dome Faase. According to the group, the attempt by the chief to illegally claim lands not belonging to him using the military to intimidate others and cause confusion, saw […]

Agyapa Royalties agreement best deal for Ghana’s mineral resources

Government has shut down suggestions that the Agyapa Royalties Agreement is a rip-off to the nation. Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta at a press conference on Thursday denied claims that the government established the Agyapa Gold Mineral Royalty Limited to mortgage the country’s ‘future resources’ to enrich the current administration. It will be recalled that, the […]

There is no political, ethnic agenda against Volta Region

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says the Volta Region was not singled out for any special military operation in the run-up to the conduct of the voter registration exercise. According to President Akufo-Addo, the deployment of the military personnel along the country’s borders was a nationwide exercise, and was done across all our borders and […]

PR practitioners must offer hope and optimism during COVID-19 pandemic

Mr. Gayheart Mensah, Chief Executive Officer (C.E.O.) of KomsKraft Consult, has urged Public Relations (PR) practitioners and communicators to offer confidence and optimism to their stakeholders, given the COVID-19 pandemic in which the world finds itself. Declaring that “fear is contagious; so is hope”, he said today’s publics of organisations have been consumed by isolation, […]

Group urges government to resource state agencies to tackle human trafficking

A civil society group, the International Justice Mission has urged the government to resource the police service to mount checks along the Volta Lake to help in the fight against human trafficking. According to the organization, although it has over the years partnered with the police service in rescuing children who have fallen victim to […]