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Ghana launches its first satellite into space

Ghana launches its first satellite into space

Ghana has successfully launched its first satellite into space. GhanaSat-1, which was developed by students at All Nations University in Koforidua, was sent into orbit from the International Space Centre. Cheers erupted as 400 people, including the engineers, gathered in the southern Ghanaian city to watch live pictures of the launch. The first signal was […]

My Improbable Graduation: From A Tiny Village In Ghana To Johns Hopkins

My Improbable Graduation: From A Tiny Village In Ghana To Johns Hopkins

When I was about 5 years old, my father passed away and life took a dramatic turn. My uncles from my father’s side took all his properties, per the custom in my village in Ghana, so each of my father’s seven wives had to find ways to provide and take care of their children. My […]

Ghanaian President Akufo-Addo Names Cabinet Ministers

Ghanaian President Akufo-Addo Names Cabinet Ministers

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has named 19 ministers to constitute his cabinet in accordance with Article 76 (1) of the 1992 constitution. They are Mr. Alan Kyeremanten, Minister for Trade and Industry; Mr. Ambrose Dery, Minister for Interior; Madam Shelley Ayorkor Botchway, Minister for Foreign Affairs; Madam Gloria Akufo, Attorney General and Minister of […]

Sarkodie Makes Global List of Most Influential People of African Descent

Sarkodie Makes Global List of Most Influential People of African Descent

Rapper Sarkodie is one of 100 Most Influential People of African Descent. He joins a tall list of people who were recognized for being high achievers of African descent in public and private sectors from all around the world as a progressive network of relevant actors to join together in the spirit of recognition, justice […]

Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Visits Sierra Leone

Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Visits Sierra Leone

Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has wrapped up a one-day friendly and working visit to Sierra Leone during which the two leaders held bilateral talks aimed at strengthening relations between Ghana and Sierra Leone. Welcoming his Ghanaian counterpart, President Koroma recalled the long-standing relationship between the two countries and congratulated President Nana Addo Dankwa […]

Many Ladies Want to Sleep With My Husband Says Ghanaian Actress Mercy Asiedu

Many Ladies Want to Sleep With My Husband Says Ghanaian Actress Mercy Asiedu

Renowned Ghanaian actress, Mercy Asiedu has revealed how a number of ladies are craving to sleep with my husband, Nana Agyemang Badu, Chief of Kunsu in the Ahafo Ano South District of the Ashanti Region. Despite the competition around her husband, the actress said, she is not bothered and has no objection to her “romantic” […]

Why Africa Has Failed 50 Years After Independence

Why Africa Has Failed 50 Years After Independence

I read this intriguing observation: ‘Three words come to mind when people try to explain the future of Africa’s first generation after independence: leadership; tribalism; and resources. They are not bad starting points, but they do not fully explain why Africa, free at last, endowed with enormous potential wealth and peopled with bright, optimistic men […]

New partnership to impact 84,000 children in Ethiopia

New partnership to impact 84,000 children in Ethiopia

Reach for Change and the IKEA Foundation announced a new partnership that will help 120 outstanding entrepreneurs in Ethiopia develop social enterprises that improve the health, education and protection of children in Africa’s second most populous country. The partnership is projected to impact over 84,000 children in Ethiopia while providing a major boost to the […]

Zimbabweans Poorest, Survey Finds, But Who’s the Wealthiest?

Zimbabweans Poorest, Survey Finds, But Who’s the Wealthiest?

NAMIBIANS are the third wealthiest people in Africa, according to an April 2017 report by Mauritius’ AfrAsia Bank and Johannesburg-based market research firm New World Wealth. According to the report, the average wealth of a person living in Namibia (wealth per capita) was US$10 800 (about N$142 500) in 2016, up from US$10 200 (about […]

Ghana Vice President’s Wife Urges Women to Push for Legislative Reforms

Ghana Vice President’s Wife Urges Women to Push for Legislative Reforms

Ghana’s Second Lady, Mrs Samira Bawumia, has charged women to rise up to the challenge by pushing for legislation and other reforms that can make their governments appoint them into various leadership positions in their countries. Mrs Bawumia, who was contributing to a panel discussion on “Women and Government” at the Yale University in Connecticut, […]

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