Tags : Ghana

The unfairness of Ghana’s History.

That is how the political history of Ghana has been taught, so that’s what most Ghanaians believe. For most Ghanaians, Asante first appears in the independence struggle in the form of the NLM. And that appearance is also interpreted to mean Asante trying to work against the then Nkrumah-led independence movement. So, given how our […]Read More

Menya ntaban

Everyone seems busy these days, so many are those who are put off by long posts, not least when the post is about obscure animals and village life. Yet, I’m banking on you reading this one to the end. Obviously, some will not read because their time could be better spent doing something else. To […]Read More

Ghana to rake in $15 billion with six tree crops—Agric

Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto, the Minster of Food and Agriculture (MoFA), says the Government is determined to diversify the agriculture sector to generate more revenue for national development through six tree-crops. He said though the country derived enormous benefit from cocoa, tree crops such as mango, rubber, cashew, oil palm, coconut, and shea, equally had […]Read More

Dr George Akuffo Dampre has been sworn-in as substantive IGP

President Akufo-Addo will, today, October 8, swear into office Dr George Akuffo Dampare as the substantive Inspector General of Police (IGP). Dr Dampare, who was appointed as acting IGP two months ago, will become Ghana’s 23rd Inspector General. The Acting IGP, until his appointment, was the Director-General in charge of Administration at the Service. The […]Read More

Students should be surcharged for any destruction at Baba Yara

Asantehene flanked by Ashanti Regional Minister left and Sports Minister-Mustapha Ussif (Right) Students whose conduct results in the destruction of property at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi should be made to bear the full cost of the damages, says Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II. He is convinced students will not abuse the facility […]Read More

Needless To Cause Mayhem at the Stadia: Asantehene Cautions Fans

The destruction of property during football match competitions should be totally discouraged by spectators as away of protesting against team officials and team managers. “In all this, they must be cautioned, that’s not the right way, even when you are angry and you lose, you can win tomorrow so they don’t have to destroy properties […]Read More

A/R: Ejura Chief commissions ultra-modern block for fire fighters

The Chief of Ejura Barima Osei Hwedie II on Saturday, September 18, 2021 commissioned a seven-unit ultra-modern block for fire fighters in the Ejura-Sekyeredumase District of the Ashanti Region. The new building which was solely financed by the Ejura Traditional Council is to house officials of the Ghana Fire Service in the district. Addressing a […]Read More

Standards and certification for Organic Cocoa Farming

I’ve been working with many and different cocoa farmers’ cooperatives. I’ve engaged different cooperatives on so many topics but not a single one on organic cocoa farming. I stand to be corrected though; I have not come across one cooperative body that farms the organic way here. It’s not so difficult but time consuming. You […]Read More

Kumasi Cultural Centre Opens 2021 Annual Arts And Culture Exhibition

Kumasi Cultural Centre, the biggest arts centre in West Africa, has began its 2021 annual Arts and Culture Exhibition and Bazaar (ACEB). The Bazaar is a one month regional event led by cultural professionals and educators. Every year the exhibition/bazaar is attended by approximately 1,000 patrons encompassing students, tourists, and visitors from around the world. […]Read More

Abrafoɔ (Executioners/Constabulary)

Abrafoɔ generally refers to those who, in the olden days, constituted the constabulary and were responsible for law enforcement in the kingdom. These include Abrafoɔ (executioner and poets), Tɔprɛfoɔ, and Animosum. The Abrafoɔ and Tɔprɛfoɔ were, in the past, responsible for carrying out executions and other forms of punishment for criminal offenders and in some […]Read More