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Analysts, Activists Explore Dividends from Empowering Women

Analysts, Activists Explore Dividends from Empowering Women

  Imagine a future Africa where patriarchy is dead and more women are economically empowered to provide for their own basic needs; one in which they continue to shatter the proverbial glass ceilings to occupy top leadership positions in all spheres. Imagine an African woman who isn’t limited by the imaginary walls society has set […]

Women In Ghana Pay Dearly For Not Having Children

Women In Ghana Pay Dearly For Not Having Children

The number of children a woman of reproductive age bears has been declining globally. Yet childbearing expectations in some parts of Africa remain high. In Ghana, for example, the total fertility rate – the average number of children expected per woman over a lifetime – stands at 4.2. Women in Ghana are under tremendous pressure […]

Don’t Be Intimidated – Hon Oteng-Mensah Advises Women

Don’t Be Intimidated – Hon Oteng-Mensah Advises Women

Ms. Francisca Oteng-Mensah, the Member of Parliament for Kwabre East in the Ashanti region has charged Ghanaian women to take up leadership roles and not be intimidated by whatever force that come their way. She said: “In Ghana, we have very few women and young women who are into politics and I happen to be […]

Ghana Faces Budget Bind; Unplanned Spending Roils Investors

Ghana Faces Budget Bind; Unplanned Spending Roils Investors

Ghana’s new finance minister faces having to fulfill election pledges to spend more on education and job creation while trying to raise investor confidence eroded by fears about the nation’s finances. After promises of free high-school education and tax cuts in the run-up to a December vote, Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta, 57, will present the […]

Ghana Says IMF Deal Needs ‘Tweaking’After Shortfall Discovery

Ghana Says IMF Deal Needs ‘Tweaking’After Shortfall Discovery

Ghana’s debt bailout program with the International Monetary Fund may require “tweaking” after the nation’s new administration revealed that 7 billion cedi ($1.6 billion) in expenses were not accounted for by the previous government, the finance minister said. The country is in talks with the IMF and will seek to finalize an audit of the […]

Mavordi Mondial Movement Now In Ghana

Mavordi Mondial Movement Now In Ghana

Ponzi schemes are becoming a big worry for Ghana’s financial sector. Ghanaians are on high alert after a Russian-backed Ponzi scheme which was banned in Nigeria is emerging in their country promising huge profits. Ghana’s financial sector is currently struggling to recover from a major financial crisis involving Ponzi investment schemes. Millions of Ghanaians have […]

Ghana: Angels Will Stop Terrorist Attacks On Ghana – Owusu Bempah

Ghana: Angels Will Stop Terrorist Attacks On Ghana – Owusu Bempah

The founder and leader of the Glorious Word and Power Ministry International, Rev Isaac Owusu Bempah has said that God will send down angels from heaven to stop the terrorist attacks he has prophesied would occur in Ghana in 2016. The man of God speaking on Accra-based Oman FM said the angels would be dispatched […]

Our HouseChores Shouldn’t Be Taken For Granted, We Must Be Paid

Our HouseChores Shouldn’t Be Taken For Granted, We Must Be Paid

Scores of women in the Upper East region have taken to the streets, saying they have had enough of shouldering unpaid household jobs alone and clamouring for their husbands to share the domestic burdens with them. The women took their grief to government, accompanied by a communiqué and a bunch of placards inscribed with words […]

Mahama Conceded Defeat Friday Evening And Telephoned Congratulations To Akufo-Addo.

Mahama Conceded Defeat Friday Evening And Telephoned Congratulations To Akufo-Addo.

 Longtime Ghanaian opposition leader Nana Akufo-Addo has won the presidency on his third attampt, defeating incumbent President John Mahama. Mahama acted just before the electoral commission officially announced Akufo-Addo as the winner of the election, with 53.85 percent of the vote, compared with 44.4 percent for Mahama. Calls had been mounting on social media for […]

Concede Defeat! Opposition Party Tells President Mahama

Concede Defeat! Opposition Party Tells President Mahama

Ghana’s main opposition party claimed that it has a strong lead in the elections and has called on President John Mahama to concede defeat in comments dismissed as “treasonable” by the incumbent’s campaign team. The New Patriotic Party (NPP) said its candidate, Nana Akufo-Addo, has won at least 52 per cent of the vote according […]