Ghana to elect president in ‘battle of two giants’
West African gold producer Ghana is preparing to elect a president on Dec. 7, in a race dubbed the “battle of two giants.”
Jerry John Rawlings (1947-2020)
He was, no doubt, one of the most controversial leaders Africa ever produced. But Jerry John Rawlings, Ghana’s former military officer, and politician were nevertheless one of the most successful leaders.
Adieu Jerry John Rawlings
June 4, 1979, was a defining moment in Ghana’s chequered political history. It was the day when the word ‘Revolution’ roared throughout the length and breadth of the former British colony
Ghana anti-graft prosecutor quits over 'interference'
Ghana's special anti-corruption prosecutor has quit, accusing President Nana Akufo-Addo of "political interference" over a report into a controversial gold royalties deal.
Rawlings was a revolutionary figure, says Akinyemi
Former Foreign Affairs Minister, Prof. Bolaji Akinyemi, yesterday, paid tribute to the late Ghanaian leader, Jerry Rawlings, describing him as a courageous and great African. In an interview with The Guardian, he urged African leaders to emulate the exemplary leadership Rawlings displayed while in office. His words: “I think Africa has lost a man who…
Ghana, African leaders mourn as Rawlings dies
Ghanaians and African leaders yesterday mourned and extolled the virtues of the former Ghanaian president, Flight Lieutenant Jerry John Rawlings, who died from suspected COVID-19 complications.
Association wants FG to evacuate Nigerian traders stranded in Ghana
The Nigerian Union of Traders Association in Ghana (NUTAG), under the auspices of the National Association of Nigerian Traders (NANTS), has appealed to the Federal Government to immediately evacuate Nigerian traders stranded in Ghana.
Firm harps on capacity building for engineers
Schneider Electric has stated its readiness to reinforce capacity building initiatives in Nigeria for its indigenous engineers and new intakes. The General Manager, Process Automation, Schneider Electric (West Africa) Ajibola Akindele, while reiterating Schneider’s commitment towards capacity building and local content entrenchment, stated that exposing the staff to technical training would translate into a multiplier…
Nigeria, Ghana in Group B of WAFU U-17 qualifying tourney
Nigeria will face Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire in the Group stage of this year’s WAFU U-17 tournament At a virtual draw held in Abidjan yesterday, the Flamingoes were placed in Group B alongside their familiar foes. Nigeria, who went on after winning the zonal competition to place fourth at the 2019 U-17 AFCON, were drawn bye…