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Full list: Dr Mahamudu Bawumia’s 24 member manifesto committee
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Full list: Dr Mahamudu Bawumia’s 24 member manifesto committee

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has unveiled a list of individuals who will constitute the party’s manifesto committee, ahead of the 2024 general elections.These set of people will steer the affairs of his manifesto. The list contained in a statement issued on February 21, 2024, constitutes 24 prominent members of the party, including Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, former Majority Leader, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, etc.“The committee will be chaired by Hon Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu and Sector Ministers will serve as advisors to the committees,” the statement said.The statement further stated that: “The Committee shall be responsible for undertaking a holistic review of the party’s 2016 and 2020 manifestos and engaging all relevant stakeholders to come up with a pragma...
Set right priorities to fix economy …Otumfuo Osei Tutu tasks Finance Minister-designate
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Set right priorities to fix economy …Otumfuo Osei Tutu tasks Finance Minister-designate

 Otumfuo Osei Tutu IIThe Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu ll, has asked the Minister of  Finance, designate, Mohamed Amin Adam, to set his priorities right to bring changes towards development in the country.According to the Asantehene, his appointment meant a huge responsibility on him and should ensure that he lived up to expectation to justify the confidence the President has reposed in him.• Dr Mohammed Amin Adam with Otumfuo Osei Tutu II at the Manhyia PalaceThe Asantehene acknowledged that there were some challenges in the economy and tasked the Minister to set priorities right to reflect in the economy, stressing that Ghanaians would want to see some changes.He was speaking during a courtesy call on him by the Minister on Tuesday.Responding, the Minis...
Bawumia’s manifesto: Asamoah Gyan chairs youth and sports sub-committee
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Bawumia’s manifesto: Asamoah Gyan chairs youth and sports sub-committee

Ghanaian sports legend Asamoah Gyan has been named as part of a team tasked to put together a manifesto for the flagbearer of the governing New Patriotic Party, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, for the 2024 polls.Asamoah Gyan is the chairman of the Youth and Sports sub-committee.This information was contained in a press release signed by Dennis Miracles Aboagye, Director of Communications for Bawumia’s campaign team.The list includes Osei-Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu as the chairman of the manifesto committee.The committee shall be responsible for undertaking a holistic review of the party’s 2016 and 2020 manifestos and engaging all relevant stakeholders to come up with a pragmatic 2024 manifesto.“The Manifesto Committee is further charged to discharge their mandate efficiently ...
Ghanaian Songstress Efya to Perform First Solo Concert in UK
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Ghanaian Songstress Efya to Perform First Solo Concert in UK

Ghanaian award-winning singer Efya will set london on fire as she prepares to host her first solo concert after a return to the music scene.The concert comrs off on March 16, 2024 anf will be hosted by Sleeky Promotions at The Brickhouse.With songs like Best In Me, Little Things, Jorley, Forgetting Me, Super Super, Mamee and Ankwadobi under her belt, the highly anticipated Efya concert promises to be an unforgettable experience for patrons.The singer made the revelation of the impending concert when she wrote on her Instagram page, Efya wrote; "a come back of another great experience in the UK."Also, The Brickhouse, with its spacious and vibrant atmosphere, has been described by many as the perfect setting for the evening which will be filled with soulful melodies ...
TGR Gets Result: Dr Naami Installs Wheelchair Ramps At Ghanata SHS To Aid Physically Challenged Student
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TGR Gets Result: Dr Naami Installs Wheelchair Ramps At Ghanata SHS To Aid Physically Challenged Student

Dr. Augustina Naami, a distinguished senior lecturer and the Head of the Department of Social Work at the University of Ghana Legon, has unveiled three wheelchair ramps at the Ghanata Senior High School in Accra.Dr. Naami’s action to create a disability-friendly environment at the school follows a report by The Ghana Report titled  “Physically Challenged Student Faces Accessibility Crisis At Ghanata SHS” which highlights the plight of Gabriel Buertey Narh, a form one student living with disability and facing accessibility predicaments hindering his mobility and overall educational experience on campus.According to Gabriel, the existing ramps in the school are not designed to accommodate his needs, making it extremely difficult for him to move freely.Gabriel Buertey NarhThe...
Otto Addo will offer nothing to Black Stars when given the job, says Charles Taylor
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Otto Addo will offer nothing to Black Stars when given the job, says Charles Taylor

Former Ghana attacker Charles Taylor has raised concerns about the possible reappointment of Otto Addo as the coach of the national team, the Black Stars.Reports suggest that the Ghana Football Association (GFA) is considering Addo, who currently works as a talent coach at Borussia Dortmund, as its top choice for the head coach position.This development follows the dismissal of Chris Hughton, who was sacked following the Black Stars' underwhelming performance at the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament.To select a new coach, the GFA has assembled a five-member committee tasked with recommending candidates to the Executive Council.Mark Addo, who leads the search team, has not yet made a final decision despite receiving over 500 applications, including one from Otto...
Charles Taylor Throws Weight Behind Michael Essien over Otto Addo For Black Star Job
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Charles Taylor Throws Weight Behind Michael Essien over Otto Addo For Black Star Job

Ex-Black Stars player and Hearts of Oak legend Charles Taylor has called on the Ghana Football Association to appoint Michael Essien as the next coach of the senior national team.Taylor said the former midfielder would be a good fit for the Black Stars coaching job after earning coaching badges and his experience with the team as a player.Amid reports of Otto Addo being in the lead for the vacant position, Charles Taylor has thrown his weight behind him and expressed confidence in Michael Essien as the best fit for the job.He argued that Otto Addo was given the chance in the past and did not execute his role to satisfaction, hence the need to recruit Essien and his cohorts from the 2006 squad.Taylor said, “Nothing good will come from Otto Addo. He has coached the team befo...
From 150,000 visitors a year to over a million. How Afrofuture has turned Ghana into a cultural mecca
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From 150,000 visitors a year to over a million. How Afrofuture has turned Ghana into a cultural mecca

Ghana has become a chief destination for diasporans.(Supplied: Afrofuture festival)Arriving in Dubai on my way home to Sydney from Ghana's capital Accra, the scene was a stark contrast to where I'd just been.Everyone flying to Australia and New Zealand was gathered at one gate, and the vast majority were white.Just a few days earlier, I'd been at Accra's Afrofuture festival and I'd blended right in.Locals and diasporans from all around the world gathered in one spot to watch live performances by headlining artists like Nigerian Afrobeats star Davido and the winner of the Best International Flow award at BET's 2023 Hip Hop Awards Ghanaian star Black Sherif.There were 41,050 attendees over two days, the vast majority, black.Some people were dressed in all white, ...
FIFA to establish football academies in Ghana and other countries – Arsene Wenger
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FIFA to establish football academies in Ghana and other countries – Arsene Wenger

Arsène Wenger, FIFA's Chief of Global Football Development, has suggested that Ghana, along with other African countries, will benefit from a standard football academy built by FIFA.His comments came after attending the 2023 African Cup of Nations (AFCON), where Ivory Coast emerged victorious.The former Arsenal manager revealed that FIFA is working on improving football worldwide and plans to open academies in 75 countries by the end of 2026."We are nearing the opening of new academies in Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Ghana, and Zambia within the next six months to a year. By 2026, we expect to have 75 academies worldwide. This represents a significant step forward in football education, which is our current focus," Wenger stated as reported by FIFA.He continued, "Our objective i...
Snoop Dogg To Visit Ghana Soon, Reveals This During meeting with Gambo in Los Angeles
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Snoop Dogg To Visit Ghana Soon, Reveals This During meeting with Gambo in Los Angeles

American rapper, Snoop Dogg, has hinted he will be visiting Ghana very soon.He gave the hint during his recent meeting with Award-winning Ghanaian Afrobeats artist and rapper,Bashir Annan, well-known in showbiz as Gambo.In preparation of his historic visit to Ghana, Snoop Dogg seized the opportunity to learn Twi from Gambo.Gambo continues to expand his so far glittering music career internationally, building valuable connections with top brass in the American music industry and also marketing Ghana.After previously holding meetings with legendary American icons like, jermaine Dupri,Timberland and Jim Jones who is confirmed to be on the Remix of GAMBO’s hit Record DRIP, along with other music executives, Gambo recently had a fruitful networking session with US rap icon,...