Day: February 15, 2020

Abena News

Change Africa: Nice shirt, lazy concept

I got a phone call yesterday morning from one “Florence from Change Africa” inviting me to cover their unveiling for one of the online portals I often write for. I got confirmation from the website’s editor and ‘booked’ it against all odds. As a Pan-Africanist who has been advocating for transformation for years, I couldn’t […]

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Abena News

14 things to know about Despite’s son who just got married

On Valentine’s Day eve, Kennedy Osei Asante, son of Ghanaian business mogul Dr. Osei Kwame Despite married girlfriend Tracy. The colourful ceremony was held at Trassaco Valley and saw prominent people in attendance. Ken, as he is known among his peers, has chalked successes and aims to achieve more. Here are facts about him you […]

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Sports

Joe Carr backs Kotoko’s Maxwell Konadu for benching Felix Annan

Former Asante Kotoko goalkeeper Joe Carr supports coach Maxwell Konadu’s decision to keep faith with second choice shot-stopper Kwame Baah, despite the availability of club captain Felix Annan for selection. Despite resuming training, Annan has been unable to recapture the starting position since taking time off to tie the knot with his girlfriend after matchweek […]

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Abena News

NDC, NPP Make Love

It was all excitement and expression of true love when two leading members of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) tied the knot at a colourful ceremony. The couple – Chief Hamilton Biney, current Deputy National Organiser of the NDC, and Maame Afia Akoto, Deputy CEO of Microfinance […]

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Abena News

Korea Funds $100m Worth Techiman Water Project

The Government of the Republic of Korea as part of its Development Cooperation activities will finance the Techiman Water Supply Project in the Bono East Region of Ghana with an amount of $100 million. The funds would be allocated under the Economic Development Cooperation Fund (EDCF) which is dedicated to providing concessional loans for partner […]

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Abena News

Govt praised For Railway Revitalization

Joe Ghartey Wilson Mogoba, Programmes Director of Transnet International Holdings (TIH), a South African Railway Operator, has described the speed with which the current government is transforming Ghana’s railway sector as highly impressive.  He commended the government for taking practical steps to revive the western railway line which has led to the commencement of passenger […]

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Abena News

EC boss Jean Mensa beating war drums – NDC

Former National Democratic Congress (NDC) Parliamentary aspirant for Nkwanta South, Richard Manuribe, has taken a swipe at the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Jean Mensa over her outfit’s insistence on compiling a new voters’ register despite several concerns raised. Richard Manuribe stressed that Jean Mensa’s position puts Ghana on a path of chaos and destruction. […]

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Abena News

IPEG warns of terrorist attacks on Ghana

Events bordering on human security in the country coupled with extremist/terrorist activities in the Sahelian region should be an indication of a greater prospect for terrorists’ attacks on Ghana, Institute for Peace and Governance (IPEG) has said. IPEG argued that “Violent extremism and terrorism thrive creditably in a context of insecurity. Where there is a […]

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Abena News

MiDA to complete priority projects

The Management of the Millennium Development Authority (MiDA) has indicated that it is committed to completing and inaugurating all prioritised projects under the Millennium Challenge Account (MCC) grant in the next one year and six months, using funds available before the cancellation of the power compact. MiDA said it now had $308.2 million available for […]

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Abena News

Govt reacts to Jinapor’s claims and denies mismanaging oil revenues

The government has denied claims by the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) that it has over the past three years mismanaged Ghana’s oil revenues. The NDC at a policy dialogue series on Wednesday addressed by the Member of Parliament for Yapei/Kasawgu, Mr John Jinapor accused the government of wasting resources and insisted the NDC has a […]

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