Ghana News

NCA fines Radio Gold, Atlantis GHc120m, others lose license

Accra based-Radio Gold, Atlantis Radio and Radio XYZ, are among 131 radio stations sanctioned by the National Communications Authority (NCA) following the completion of a nationwide FM Spectrum Audit. The sanctions meted out by the NCA ranged from fines to the total revocation of licenses.

During the inauguration of a …

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Ayews omission not punishment for Congo no-show, says Appiah

The Ghana boss says his decision to leave the Ayew brothers out of the squad to face Uganda had nothing to do with their absence from last month's World Cup qualifier **** against Congo. Kwesi Appiah announced his 26-man provisional squad for the must-win clash against Uganda in Kampala next week …

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ECG recovers GH¢23m from illegal connection culprits

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), says it is cracking down on customers who have illegally connected their structures to the national power grid. The acting Managing Director of ECG, Ing. Boakye Appiah, said that a programme had been initiated by the company which involved routine visits to the premises …

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Uncertainty over GJA unionised status ‘disgraceful’ – Lloyd Evans

A Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) presidential candidate, Lloyd Evans, has labelled the uncertainty over the unionization of the body as a disgrace. According to him, despite being issued a unionised certificate by the Trade Union Congress (TUC) last Friday, the GJA cannot call itself a proper Union due to a …

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Catalonia referendum: Tractors roll into Barcelona to defend vote

Columns of tractors waving the lone-star flag of Catalan independence are converging on the region's towns to defend Sunday's banned referendum. Supporters cheered as a column of vehicles, dubbed a Tractorada, rolled into the capital, Barcelona, streaming past the famous Sagrada Familia church.

Catalan leaders have finally revealed the ballot …

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Mugabe to whites: What's not yours will never be yours

President Robert Mugabe says whites came to Zimbabwe and wanted to make it their own, ignoring the fact that "what is not yours will never be yours". The 93-year-old president was speaking at a funeral on Thursday at which he hailed the resistance fight by the likes of former vice …

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Dozens presumed dead in shipwreck involving Rohingya Muslims

The UN migration agency said on Friday that more than 60 people are either confirmed dead or missing and presumed dead following the shipwreck of a boat carrying Rohingya Muslims who were fleeing from violence in Myanmar to Bangladesh.

Spokesman Joel Millman of the International Organisation for Migration told reporters …

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Cameroon bans pro-independence rallies in Anglophone area

Cameroon has banned public meetings and travel in a mainly English-speaking region ahead of a protest to demand independence for the area. The South-West region's border with Nigeria has also been shut to block "infiltration" by people threatening Cameroon's unity, officials said.

Pro-independence marches have been planned for Sunday, the …

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More than half of Borno schools closed over Boko Haram

More than half of all schools in the northeast Nigerian state of Borno are closed with millions of children unable to start classes this year because of the ongoing threat of Boko Haram, according to the United Nations children's agency.

Almost 1,400 schools have been destroyed in Borno during …

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Forbes' 👍Best & Worst👎 Cities🏙 to Drive In

According to Forbe’s list, Dusseldorf, Germany came first as the best city for drivers, with 20 per cent congestion, and 21.20mph average speed.

The website states that the list was arrived at after considering the following: an analysis of local congestion levels, an average cost of parking and …

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Hugh Hefner's Burial Site Next to Marilyn Monroe Awaits

Hugh Hefner's so-called "better place" is waiting ... and it's right next to the woman who helped him launch Playboy.

Hef bought the crypt to the left of Marilyn Monroe's in L.A.'s Westwood Village Memorial Park. He dropped $75k on the burial spot way back in 1992 -- and once …

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