West African Humanist Network is pleased to announce the appointment of Roslyn Mould to the position of a Coordinator. Ms. Mould is a former President of the Humanist Association of Ghana and a former Chair of the African Young Humanists Working Group. As a Coordinator of the Network, she will work to bolster organisedhumanism in West Africa. The establishment of the West African Humanist Network was discussed at a humanist conference in Ghana in 2012. Unfortunately, not much has been done since then to grow the network. Ms. Mould will be working to revive…Read More
The first Spaceship Research Centre in Africa is to be constructed and hosted in Ghana at the Atomic Energy Commission enclave at Haatso in Accra. Global Non-Governmental Organization in Spaceship Technology, KESHE Foundation Ghana is partnering Ghanaian Construction Engineering Management company, BONADES Limited to implement the project.Read More
BLANTYRE (AVG)–Asamoah Gyan, the celebrated Ghana soccer star and captain of the Black Stars, will on Thursday at Sanjika Palace help to kick-off Malawi’s “Protect the Goal”campaign which aims to re-invigorate HIV prevention in a country ravaged by AIDS and where only 42 percent of 15-24 year olds have accurate and comprehensive knowledge of HIV.Read More
EDITED BY DR. Samuel Adjei Sarfo
In the early hours of February 24, 1966, a group of officers and men of the Ghana Army, led by Lt. C B (later General) Emmanuel Kwasi Kotoka and Major (later General) Akwasi Amankwa Afrifa, with the active support from the Police in an operation code named “Operation Cold Chop” removed Nkrumah from power while he was on a peace mission to Hanoi at the invitation of premier Ho Chi Minh. The Chief of Defense Staff (CDS), Major General Aferi was also in Addis Ababa on OAU business. At 1 p.m. that afternoon, a spokesman on Accra radio justified the coup d’etat by saying that Nkrumah had “been running the country as his own personal property”.
A man claiming to be a prophet has threatened that Ghana Football Association boss Kwesi Nyantakyi that he must give him $20,000 or the Black Stars will fail to advance to the second round of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
When the GFA boss rejected the threats, Prophet Mensah Otabil further threatened to unseat him as the leader of the Ghana FA.Read More
Ghana will be contributing troops for peacekeeping operations in South Sudan, Miss Hannah Tetteh, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, has said.
Miss Tetteh, who spoke at a public forum in Accra dubbed “Advancing the better Ghana agenda: Prospects for 2014” as part of activities marking the first anniversary of President John Dramani Mahama’s government, said Ghana was committed to the maintenance of peace in Africa.
Ghana’s President John Atta Mills, who was most recently treated in the U.S. for an unspecified condition, has reportedly passed away. His replacement will be sworn in Tonight., Questions about the President’s health had been swirling for almost a year. Regarding his frequent visits to U.S. hospitals – 3 this year alone – President Mills replied: ‘’I am going for a medical checkup. I go there to ensure everything is okay. I am going to see my doctors for some examination then I will come back and continue my work…Read More