French to be Ghana’s 2nd Official Language – Foreign Affairs Minister

French as Ghana’s 2nd Language Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Hon. Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey says the decision to obtain French as a second language is a major concern of the Government of Ghana, in line with national priorities. She reiterated plans by government to include the promotion of the learning of French in basic schools and across all other levels of learning, as part of a general reform of Ghana’s education sector. The Hon. Foreign Minister however, regretted the inadequate number of French teachers in the country and…

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Tinny names Kwaw Kese, Others as the ‘Wackest’ Rappers in Ghana

Kwaw Kese, Patapaa, D-Black are Wack Rappers – Tinny Tinny has listed Kwaw Kese and two other musicians as the ‘wackest’ rappers in Ghana. Real name Nii Addo Quaynor, the rapper seem to be ready for what looks like a long squabble. He added that D-Black, and Patapaa are in the same bracket as the ‘Popping’ hitmaker. The BardMan Family boss made this explosive revelation in an interview with Lexis Bill on Joy FM’s drive times show. My wackest rappers in Ghana will be Patapaa, Kwaw Kese and D-Black, he said when quizzed. https://twitter.com/Joy997FM/status/1107691598215897088 In a related development, he also pronounced…

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Ghana slashes Visa Fees in UK

The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, has announced that visa fee for entering Ghana from the United Kingdom (UK) has been reduced, adding that the move is expected to be replicated across the country’s missions worldwide. She made the announcement when she addressed members of the Ghanaian community, diplomats and business personalities and others during the celebration of Ghana’s 62nd Independence anniversary in the UK. Recounting the constraints that Ghana has faced, she nonetheless pointed out that there has been remarkable progress across the various…

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AFCON 2019: Ghana names Squad to Face Kenya

Ghana Squad vs Kenya James Kwesi Appiah, Ghana Black Stars’ coach has named a 24-man squad to face Kenya. The squad comprises of five (5) debutants while the likes of Jeffery Schlupp, Kwadwo Asamoah, Kwesi Appiah and Alfred Duncan make a return. Asante Kotoko trio of Felix Annan, Amos Frimpong, and  Kwame Bonsu also made the cut. Skipper Asamoah Gyan has been dropped from the team named to face the East African side in the forthcoming AFCON 2019 qualifier. Check the full list of the squad below: Share on: WhatsApp

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LevelSet searches for Ghana’s Unsung Heroes, this Friday

Ghana’s Unsung Heroes Search by LevelSet LevelSet , is usually described as a global mentorship platform. The group’s objective, is to achieve growth through mentorship and collaboration. In the bid to achieve this objective, LevelSet plans to move through West Africa. As part of this plan, the group has already been in Nigeria. The event in Nigeria, saw mentors and mentees from different industrial fields, coming together at a plush gathering, to discuss the usefulness of collaborations and forge partnerships. Speaking to co-founder of the organisation, San Francisco based Business Consultant &…

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LIVE STREAM: Ghana’s 62nd Independence Anniversary

Watch ‘Ghana at 62 Independence Parade’ Live You are watching Ghana’s 62nd Independence Day celebration. This live broadcast is coming your way from the Aliu Mahama Sports Stadium in Northern regional capital Tamale. Enjoy it below: 62nd Independence Anniversary – Celebrating Peace & Unity, Tamale 62nd Independence Anniversary – Celebrating Peace & Unity, Tamale Posted by Jubilee House on Wednesday, March 6, 2019   Share on: WhatsApp

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Top 10 Hotels in Tamale, Ghana

Top 10 Hotels in Tamale, Ghana Tourism and hospitality in Tamale, Ghana is one of the finest in the country. Hotels play key role in the city’s tourism sector. Today, PlugTimes.com presents the top 10 hotels in Tamale. This aims at helping holiday makers or visitors in Tamale find the best places to lodge while in the city. They include, but not limited to Mariam Hotel, Global Dreams Hotel, and Ganaa Hotel. Check the list out (in no special order)! Modern City Hotel Ganaa Hotel Hotel Zosimli Jeyads Lodge Mariam Hotel Picorna Hotel Global Dreams…

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Government secures $40m Grant to Support Tourism in Ghana – Akufo-Addo

Ghana’s tourism sector has received massive boost in recent times. This comes as a result of definitive plans and actions put in place by the Tourism, Arts & Culture, and its agencies. Speaking at the State of the Nation Address (SONA) 2019 on Thursday, H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo revealed the government has secured some funds to boost the sector. According to him, it is a $40 million grant which was acquired from World Bank. He added that its acquired to support the sector Ministry, and its agencies in order to upgrade tourist facilities…

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WATCH LIVE: State of the Nation Address #SONA2019 – Ghana

Ghana: #SONA2019 Live Stream You are watching Ghana’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) 2019 live from the Parliament House in the capital Accra. H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana is delivering a keynote address on the state of Ghana’s development, and more. Watch it below: PREZ ADDRESSES NATION STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS (SONA) 2019 – THIRD SONA TO TOUCH ON SECURITY, JOBS Posted by GHOne TV on Thursday, February 21, 2019 Streaming Credit:GhOne TV | Facebook.com Share on: WhatsApp

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Ghana playing games with education – GNAT

The President of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) Philippa Larson has criticized suggestion by the Education minister that government is considering providing secondary school graduates with diplomas. “It seems we are playing games with our education in Ghana and that is very dangerous and serious. Teachers are at the centre of education and development but unfortunately, we are not engaged or consulted when educational reforms are designed. The least level of qualification is a diploma in Education when it comes to our services. “There are a lot of…

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