Saturday, August 18, 2018

Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan is dead

Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan is dead

Mr. Annan is said to have died in Switzerland, Saturday morning after a short illness.

He was 80 years old.
Kofi Annan served as the seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations from January 1997 to December 2006.
He was founder and Chairman of the Kofi Annan Foundation.

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Breaking News: Mensa Otabil speaks on Capital Bank collapse

Breaking News: Mensa Otabil speaks on Capital Bank collapse

The full statement is published below.

Re: Capital Bank And Related Matters


1. I have observed with concern, the ongoing media discussions regarding developments in the Banking Sector and my role either directly or indirectly.

2. I accepted to be Board Chairman of Capital Bank in a bid to help strengthen a promising Ghanaian enterprise that had potential but also challenges. I was excited about the prospects of a young man from a disadvantaged background who was daring to create opportunities and employment.

3. My position was a non-executive role. I was therefore not involved in the day-to-day management and operations of the Bank.

4. In the course of time, some decisions made turned out well while some did not turn out as well as had been anticipated. As far as I can tell, everything was done with the best of intentions and the interest of various stakeholders in mind.

5. My foremost concern, as has been the case over the past year, is for the well-being of those who lost their jobs and those who may have been adversely affected in any way as a result of these developments. My heart goes out to them and to their dependents. I continue to pray for God’s guidance and sustenance as they navigate the course of their lives.

6. Since the takeover of the bank exactly a year ago today, various mandated state institutions have been investigating and working to arrive at a comprehensive understanding of what happened, why it happened and who was responsible for what. I have been invited by EOCO and I have submitted myself to their processes and answered all their questions faithfully.

7. For some time now, many discussion platforms have made varied references to me and to my perceived role. Some have reached out to me for clarifications regarding issues that have been raised. I have preferred not to respond in the public domain, not as an admission of guilt, but out of respect for the due process and the ongoing investigations.

8. Notwithstanding some unforeseen outcomes, I remain resolute in my belief in the Ghanaian and African entrepreneurial spirit. I will therefore continue to lend my support and mentorship to inspire others who dare to dream and work towards the promise of Africa’s growth and transformation.

9. Meanwhile, as a believer in the rule of law, I will continue to cooperate with the mandated institutions of state as they complete their investigations. I am confident that in the process, the national interest and the rights of all parties involved will be protected.

Shalom, peace and life to you.

Signed, Pastor Mensa Otabil. 14th August, 2018.

Monday, August 6, 2018

University of Ghana, Legon releases 2018/2019 admission list

The University of Ghana, Legon  has released the 2017/2018 list of admitted undergraduate applicants. The programs include Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery.

Please click on the link below to view (the page is not well displayed in internet explorer, please try Mozilla or Google Chrome)

NB: Update of the list is ongoing therefore be assured this is not the complete/finalized list.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

5 middlemen arrested for aiding NSS re-postings

5 middlemen arrested for aiding NSS re-postings

Five persons have been arrested for helping prospective National Service personnel for changing their original postings as given them by the National Service Secretariat (NSS).

This was disclosed to Joy News by the Executive Director of the National Service Secretariat, Mustapha Yussif.

He said the NSS has issued a press release to warn prospective Service persons not to fall victims to people who promise to change their places of posting for them.

“Nobody should pay any money to anyone for posting…we have taken notice of reports of what people are doing in our name and we have written to National Security about it,” he said.

According to the MP for Yagaba-Kabori, the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) is currently investigating some cases.

NSS Director, Mustapha Yussif

An investigation by Joy News has revealed middlemen are cashing in on re-posting of service personnel to enable them to serve in offices or institutions of their choices.

In a recorded interview with one of such middlemen (Vaiper De Doyen), Joy News discovered that with ¢400, it is possible to change the NSS posting from Accra to Kumasi.


Sunday, July 22, 2018

EXCLUSIVE: Photos From Sarkodie And Tracy’s White Wedding

EXCLUSIVE: Photos From Sarkodie And Tracy’s White Wedding

Rap god Sarkodie had his white wedding on 21st July,2018 at the Labadi beach hotel in Accra.

Nigerian music super star Peter Okoye of Psquare,Joselyn Dumas, Becca, CEO of Zylofon Media Nana Appiah Mensah, Bolaray, KOD and wife, DJ Mensah, Nana Boro ,Possigee, Akwaboah were present at the wedding ceremony.

Here are the official photos

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Top 10 Senior High Schools in Ghana based on the 2018 WASSCE results.

Top 10 Senior High Schools in Ghana based on the 2018 WASSCE results.

Every year, the Statistics, Research, Information, Management and Public Relations (SRIMPR) division of the Ministry of Education rank the various high schools in Ghana based on the WASSCE results.

St. James Seminary/Senior High School in Sunyani in the Brong Ahafo Region ranked first in the 2018 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). popular Schools like Mfantsipim and PRESEC could not make the first 10.

Below are the overall 10 best senior high schools according to the 2018 WAEC results in Ghana.

1. ST. JAMES SEMINARY SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL – Average percentage of passes: 98.80%

2. ST. FRANCIS XAVIER JUNIOR SEMINARY – Average percentage of passes: 94.97%

3. OPOKU WARE SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL – Average percentage of passes: 88.23%

4. WESLEY GIRLS SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL – Average percentage of passes: 87.60%

5. HOLY CHILD SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL – Average percentage of passes: 87.53%

6. ADISADEL COLLEGE – Average percentage of passes: 86.31%

7. ST. PETER’S SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL – Average percentage of passes: 84.81%

8. ST. AUGUSTINE’S COLLEGE – Average percentage of passes: 83.06%

9. REV. JOHN TEYE MEMORIAL INSTITUTE – Average percentage of passes: 81.96%

10. NOTRE DAME SEMINARY SNR. HIGH SCHOOL – Average percentage of passes: 81.64%

Thursday, July 19, 2018