Margaret Thatcher: Former PM named outfits after Gorbachev and Reagan

Image caption Margaret Thatcher wore a pink outfit while meeting Mikhail Gorbachev in London in April 1989 Margaret Thatcher named some of her outfits after other world leaders, including Mikhail Gorbachev and Ronald Reagan, newly released documents show. A 1990 diary entry records she wore her “Pink Chanel Gorbachev” suit during a visit to the set of Coronation Street. Records… Read More

OUTBREAK: Nigeria has confirmed an Italian man as Sub-Saharan Africa’s first coronavirus case

The Nigerian government, through its health ministry, has confirmed the country’s first case of coronavirus. The case was confirmed on Feb. 27 as an Italian business traveler who arrived in Lagos from Milan on Feb. 25—Nigeria’s densely populated economic capital. The diagnosis was confirmed at the virology laboratory of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital. Authorities say the patient is “clinically… Read More

Only ‘illiterates’, ‘myopic’ people will dispute Sammy Gyamfi’s ‘Dollar-Coronavirus theory’ – IMANI Boss

Mr. Franklin Cudjoe Founding President of IMANI Africa, Mr. Franklin Cudjoe has said National Communication Officer of the opposition NDC Sammy Gyamfi was very right when he attributed the stability of the Cedi to the coronavirus outbreak in China. The IMANI boss argued that only “illiterates” or “politically myopic” people will dispute what Sammy Gyamfi said. Sammy Gyamfi on Monday… Read More

I’ll increase NPP’s margin from 6,000 to 10,000 in Ayawaso Central – Henry Quartey

Member of Parliament for Ayawaso Central, Henry Quartey The Ayawaso Central Member of Parliament and Minister of State in Charge of National Security, Henry Quartey has said he would work hard in the campaign period for the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) to retain the Ayawaso Central seat by a margin of 10,000 votes. The lawmaker expressed confidence that not… Read More

GETfund scholarship: Are the needy more ‘important’ than politicians? – Assibey-Yeboah

Chairman of the Finance Committee of Parliament, Dr Mark Assibey-Yeboah The Chairman of the Finance Committee of Parliament, Dr Mark Assibey-Yeboah, has said it is unfair for the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETfund) scholarship to be enjoyed by only the needy in society while politicians and their children are excluded. Speaking on the recent revelation by the Auditor-General that some… Read More

NDC man confirms Ofosu-Ampofo leaked tape

Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, National Chairman, NDC A Communication Officer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Anthony Kwaku Boahen, has confirmed before an Accra High Court that the National Chairman of the party, Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, indeed made the statements that were captured in a leaked tape in which they were planning to attack public officials. In an interview on Accra-based Adom… Read More

Experts meet to tackle challenges facing sustainable electricity to customers

Story by: Anita Frimpong Various International experts have met to discuss challenges facing customers in developing countries in their effort to get reliable and sustainable electricity Amongst the issues discussed at the two day conference held in Accra included finding soultions to the low quality and unreliable services businesses, homes continue to face. In a press release, the experts emphasised… Read More

Experts meet to tackle challenges facing sustainable electricity to customers

Story by: Anita Frimpong Simon Trace, EEG programme Director Various International experts have met to discuss challenges facing customers in developing countries in their effort to get reliable and sustainable electricity Amongst the issues discussed at the two day meeting held in Accra includes finding soultions to the low quality and unreliable services businesses, homes continue to face. In a… Read More