Melisa Pearl Adarkwah, The Primary School Teacher In Ghana On A Philanthropic Mission

For many teachers such as Melisa Pearl in Ghana, teaching in rural areas has always been one of the hardest struggles they all face. With less and less resources such as proper classrooms, teaching and learning materials amongst others, they are often left to cater for these in most cases with their salaries. Melisa Pearl Adarkwah teaches in an under populated school, Kwaku Sae Presby Primary, in the west Akim Municipality, Eastern Region and handles ten children. Many of her friends have been supportive of the idea and the school…

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“We salute Ghana’s role in global security” – speaker Nancy Pelosi

“WE SALUTE GHANA’S ROLE IN GLOBAL SECURITY” – SPEAKER NANCY PELOSI Speaker of the United States Congress has complimented the strength of Ghana in her role as an exporter of security and global peace, stating that “Militarily, politically, culturally and in everyway we salute Ghana.” Nancy Pelosi disclosed this when she led a delegation from the US House on a visit-the first by a Speaker of the United States Congress to Ghana and the Jubilee House on Monday, July 29, 2019. The visit, as explained by Congressman James Enos Clyburn,…

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Ghana spent $4.5m on AFCON 2019 – Sports Minister

The Sports Minister has put the expenditure on AFCON 2019 at $4.5million, the same amount paid as prize money for the winner, Algeria. Isaac Asiamah briefing Parliament Wednesday, said the country budgeted $6.3million. But with the Black Stars exit at the 1/16 stage in a match against Tunisia, the country saved $1.7million. He provided the breakdown of the expenses incurred during Ghana’s participation in the tournament in Egypt which he acknowledged was “below expectations”. Photo: Expenses covered players, technical staff, MPs on the Youth and Sports Committee of Parliament, staff of…

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Ghana to face South Africa in AFCON 2021 qualifying

Ghana have been drawn into Group C of qualification for 2021 Africa Cup of Nations along with South Africa and Sudan. The winner of preliminary round qualifier between Mauritius and Sao Tome & Principe will complete the group. The draw took place in Cairo on Thursday evening ahead of this year’s final between Senegal and Algeria.   The Black Stars were seeded as one of the top teams for the draw despite failing to reach the quarter-finals in Egypt. They suffered a round of 16 exit at the hands of…

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Menzgold boss, Nam1, arrives in Ghana

The Chief Executive Officer of gold derivative dealership company, Menzgold, Nana Appiah Mensah, has arrived in Ghana from Dubai. JoyNews sources say he is currently with the Criminal Investigations Department of the Ghana Police Service for interrogation. He had been in detention in Dubai since December 7, 2018 when he was arrested in that country on charges defrauding a business partner there. After months of legal tussle, he was released as prosecutors could not prove their case of fraud against him. A few weeks ago, it was reported that a…

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AFCON 2019: It’s journey over! Tunisia wins 5 – 4 on penalties

For the first time in the history of the AFCON, Tunisia has eliminated favourites Ghana to advance to the quarterfinal of the competition. The Carthage Eagles beat the Black Stars 5-4 on penalities following a 1 – 1 draw after extra time. Ghana’s hope of making a 7th straight semi-final berth was cut short and the talking point is the decision by South African referee, Victor Gomes to disallow Andre Ayew’s goal in the 42st minute. Tunisia has booked a quarterfinal clash with tournament debutants, Madagascar, who defeated D.R Congo 4-2 on…

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Ghana ranked 4th Most Peaceful Country in Africa

Ghana came 4th after Mauritius, Botswana and Malawi and respectively as the most peaceful country in Africa in the latest Global Peace Index. Ghana placed 44th in the world with Iceland leading the overall chart as the most ‘peaceful’ nation on Earth in the 2019 Global Peace Index. In addition, the world’s overall ‘peacefulness’ has improved for the first time in five years – although only marginally. Afghanistan was bottom of the list, moving below even Syria, while South Sudan, Yemen and Iraq were all in the bottom five. The report measures the ‘peacefulness’ of…

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Ghana: Why every tourist must visit the gem of West Africa

With a growing population of over 25 million people, Ghana has become West Africa’s tourist hub for vacation takers around the world. With a huge variety of places to explore, friendly locals, and few tourists, Ghana is a true West African gem. It hasn’t yet been touched by mass tourism, but this small West African country has beautiful beaches, lively cities, and an amazing culture. As a tourist, Ghana is a country that you should consider for your next travel destination. A variety of reasons exist but we will be…

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Ghana is our most important business destination in Africa – Austrian president

The President of Austria, Alexander Van der Bellen, has described Ghana as the most important destination in Africa currently for Austria and Austrian businesses. According to President Alexander Van der Bellen, the management of the Ghanaian economy, especially over the last two years, for which Ghana is projected to be the fastest growing economy in the world in 2019, has made the country very attractive for investors from Austria. The Austrian President made this known on Monday, 27th May, 2019, when he held closed door bilateral discussions with the President of…

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Ghana is being heralded as the next big tourist destination. Here’s why

When some of the most well-known faces from the African diaspora arrived for a recent vacation in Accra, Ghana, it looked like just another gathering of famous people. Actors including Idris Elba rubbed shoulders with supermodel Naomi Campbell, TV sports presenter Mike Hill, and author Luvvie Ajayi. Behind this meet-up of box office stars, fashion royalty and top creatives is a focused and ambitious strategy to make Ghana a major tourist destination. The country recently unveiled a 15-year-long tourism plan that seeks to increase the annual number of tourists to…

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