Coronavirus: Intelligence neglect and lessons for Africa Union

Introduction As of Thursday, April 2, 2020, there have been 938,179 cases and 47,272 death of the Novel Corona Virus (Covid-19) around the world making it the largest global pandemic in human history. The virus has wreaked havoc with varying…

As it happened: Individuals, private organisations support coronavirus fight

The Covid-19 Trust Fund set up by President Akufo-Addo to fight the deadly virus has been attracting donations from multinational companies, banks, individuals and other organisations. While inaugurating the Board of Trustees, the President said the Fund is to be…

Mahama calls for temporary reduction of CST

Former President John Dramani Mahama has called on government to temporarily reduce the Communication Service Tax (CST) as most people are working from home. According to the National Democratic Congress (NDC) flagbearer, the act will grant some relief to citizens…

Uefa issues Champions League & Europa league warning on early finishes

Leagues across Europe have been told that ending competitions early could result in them forfeiting Champions League and Europa League places. A letter sent by Uefa states that a plan is being formulated to complete current campaigns across the continent…

15 Tips To Avoid Becoming Unemployable

As recruiters, my associates and I see daily plenty of CVs or LinkedIn profiles for people who have somehow become unemployable…. People who eventhough they are educated and experience, no employer will ‘want to touch’ them. I know that I…

Okyeame Kwame working on new album during lockdown

Rapper Okyeame Kwame has revealed that he is working on a new album while observing the government’s lockdown directives. According to him, this is the perfect time for him to focus on getting some work on the album done before…

Live updates: Individuals, private organisations support coronavirus fight

President Akufo-Addo with the appointed trustees of the Covid-19 National Trust Fund The Covid-19 Trust Fund set up by President Akufo-Addo to fight the deadly virus has been attracting donations from multinational companies, banks, individuals and other organisations. While inaugurating…

Speaker donates half of salary to Covid-19 Fund for 3 months

The Speaker of Parliament, Mike Oquaye has donated half of his monthly salary to the Covid-19 Trust Fund for three months. The Fund will be used, among other things, to support the vulnerable and needy who have been affected by…

Guinea-Bissau ‘hands record jail terms to drug lords’

A court in Guinea-Bissau has handed record jail terms to two suspects accused of trafficking almost two tonnes of cocaine into the country, the AFP news agency reports. The West Africa nation has for many years been used as a staging…

109 markets disinfected in Tamale

Dozens of markets centres across the Northern Region have been disinfected by the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development under the National Disinfection Exercise. The exercise was done in partnership with waste management company, Zoomlion Ghana Limited, as part…