Only Highlife music can win a Grammy for Ghana
Speaking in a phone interview with Attractivemustapha.com, Kumi Guitar said that it is on record that any African that has won or been nominated for a Grammy won it on the ticket of their traditional music genre and what they can easily be identified with.
Reggie Rockstone tells Ghanaian youth
Reggie Rockstone is telling young Ghanaians to do whatever they can to escape premature death. He urged the youth to refrain from unscrupulous behaviours as well as distancing themselves from some crooked politicians who only ask them to kill and fight. Jacqueline Acheampong, better known as Gyakie in the showbiz industry expressed her displeasure at the rate at which the younger ones are losing their lives in recent times and also encouraged the youth to keep chasing their dreams because their hassle will surely pay off someday.
Ex-Hearts of Oak chief Harry Zakour praises Asante Kotoko's recruitment policy
The Phobians over the years have failed to sign top and emerging stars in the domestic league unlike before when it was home to the 'Crème de la crème' of Ghana football. Zakour during his stint with the club was able to assemble one of the best squads to win the CAF Champions League title and multiple Ghana Premier League titles. According to him, arch-rivals Asante Kotoko are currently doing better in terms of recruitment than Accra Hearts of Oak.
Ghanaian filmmaker Samuel Whyte Agyapong advocates for 'Road Safety' in Ghana
A few days ago, in an interview in Accra, he revealed that his motivation was from his experience where he witnessed the death of a victim of a road accident. Samuel Whyte Agyapong's short film features some popular faces in the Ghanaian film industry such as actor Qwesi Blay, Kumasi-based actor 'Sum Sum', Mimi Buari and others. The film will be released on YouTube and other free-to-air local tv stations.
Haillie Sumney suggests how Ghanaian movie industry can thrive better
Interviewed by the award-winning Foster Romanus on e/TV Ghana's Late Nite Celebrity Show, she stated that for the short time she has been in the industry, it has come to her notice that there is not much teamwork and unity between the industry players called for more of that. Haillie clarified that not everyone is guilty of this the majority of them do fall in that column.
Jerome Boateng's confirmed exit sparks tension at Bayern Munich
Jerome Boateng, 32, will leave Bayern Munich when his contract expires at the end of the season. Behind the scenes, confirmation of Boateng's exit is causing tension. Since joining Bayern in 2011 from Manchester City, Boateng has won the Champions League title twice, anchoring the defence in the treble-winning seasons of 2013 and 2020 and won the Bundesliga title eight times.
FIFA orders Zamalek to pay former player Ben Acheampong $1m within 30 days
Three months ago, Cas ruled that the five-time African champions must pay the 30-year-old around $1.1m after finding that the player had been forced into breaking his contract by the club's actions. Egyptian giants Zamalek were to be handed a transfer ban at the end of March unless the Cairo club pays its former player Benjamin Acheampong over $1m as instructed by the Court of Arbitration for Sport in December. Cas found the Ghanaian had 'no other option but to terminate' his Zamalek contract, citing - among other reasons - his lack of proper payment, his exclusion from training and from the squad for his second season at the club.
Why Barreto is unhappy with Asante Kotoko despite Bechem United thrashing
Brazilian playmaker Fabio Gama Dos Santos scored his second goal in two games, compatriot Michael Vinicius netted on his Kotoko debut while centre-back Ismail Abdul Ganiyu and striker Francis Andy Kumi also added their names to the score sheet. Barreto was appointed Kotoko coach last month, granting him a return to Ghana for the first time since managing the West African nation's national team between 2003 and 2014. The 23-time GPL champions are looking to win the title again for the first time since 2014..
Daniel Amartey among low-earning players at Leicester City
According to the wage bill of Leicester City for the 2020/2021 football season, striker Jamie Vardy with no surprise is the highest earner. In the list available with your most trusted Ghanaian online portal, defender Daniel Amartey is amongst the low earners. The utility player earns a weekly wage of 21,000 pounds and is part of the last ten least paid players at Leicester City.
FIFA rejects $250,000 alleged Zamalek settlement with Acheampong
Acheampong revealed last month that his former agent conspired with Zamalek to agree on a settlement of $250,000 instead of an amount of $1.1 million. Egyptian giants Zamalek were to be handed a transfer ban at the end of March unless the Cairo club pays its former player Benjamin Acheampong over $1m as instructed by the Court of Arbitration for Sport in December. Cas found the Ghanaian had 'no other option but to terminate' his Zamalek contract, citing - among other reasons - his lack of proper payment, his exclusion from training, and from the squad for his second season at the club.
Highlights: Asante Kotoko move to third after big win against Bechem United
Asante Kotoko hosted Bechem United at the Obuasi Len Clay Sports Stadium to clear an outstanding match from the first round of the campaign. Following an impressive performance, the Reds have cruised to a massive 4-0 win courtesy of goals from Abdul Ganiu, Fabio Gama, Francis Andy Kumi, and new signing Michael Vinicius. The win sees the record league champions moving to third on the league table and just two points behind leaders Great Olympics.
Mohammed Salisu's wages at Southampton revealed
The highly-rated youngster joined the English Premier League outfit from Spanish giants Real Valladolid in the last summer transfer window on the back of an impressive stint last season. According to information gathered by your most trusted Ghanaian online portal, Mohammed Salisu takes home a weekly wage of £23,077 at Southampton. Mohammed Salisu, 21, is expected to continue his development and stands the chance of renegotiating his deal to receive an improved wage at the English Premier League club.
I know the mindset of my people that is why I don't live in Ghana
According to him, there is a mindset problem especially with vicious young people in the country hence his decision to live away from the West African country. The said Facebook live video is currently unavailable on his timeline and GhanaWeb is unable to tell whether it has been deleted or its settings changed. Badu admonished Sheldon to respect others and desist from exposing others to public ridicule and censure just because he wants to get views on YouTube, rather, he advised him to promote the good that people were engaged in.
GRIDCo needs to be transparent with the public
This comes on the back of the recent visit the minister made to the company to address the issue of power outages in the country. He further stated that to power affordability there is the need to bridge the dependability gap before the country thinks about affordability.
'Dumsor is collapsing our business'
EIB's Ashanti regional correspondent, Isaac Bediako, reported the cold store operators are angry that the government has failed to issue a timetable and also failed to truthfully acknowledge that the Ashanti region is suffering from severe power cuts. The traders are therefore calling on the government to speed up work on the supposed transmission lines to end the current intermittent power supply which is collapsing their business.
It's not too late for Akufo-Addo to seek help from Mahama in managing free SHS
He said former President John Dramani Mahama would have performed well in managing the free SHS with his targetted plan. He was worried the quality of students being produced by the free SHS is not something we could be proud of and has asked the government to seek help. He said it was not too late for President Akufo-Addo to ask John Dramani Mahama for assistance in managing the free SHS policy.
Gains made in Ghana's ports attributed to strategic investments, automation and customer friendly practices
According to the General Manager in charge of Marketing and Corporate Affairs at the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority, Mrs. Esther Gyebi-Donkor, this is indicative of the strides Ghana's ports have made towards becoming the preferred trade and logistics hub in the sub region. She highlighted the significant gains made from automation in the ports, such as the Paperless Port Clearance Processes and the implementation of the Integrated Customs Management System which has not only streamlined the activities of statutory agencies operating in the clearance chain, but has impacted the cost of doing business at the ports considerably.
Resign over 'non-Akan' NPP flag bearer comment
The group said Mr Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu's comments flout the party's directives in connection with the NPP race ahead of the 2024 polls. It has been reported without his denial that the Minister of Parliamentary Affairs who happens to be the Fifth Akan leading the Party in Parliament has openly declared that the NPP must, as a matter of necessity, choose a non-Akan candidate in the 2023 primaries, because, not doing so, according to him, will solidify the thoughtless label he subscribes to that the party is an Akan party and that may affect us in the 2024 elections. It is very important for party functionaries like Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu and his likes to know that even though the NPP calls itself Danquah-Busia-Dombo tradition, we all are mindful of the fact that these three blocks do not adequately represent the NPP. Moreover, Akan cannot be restricted to Asante and Akyem.
Here is what Joshua Akamba wishes for Ken Ofori-Atta
Joshua's wish stems from the fact that he had held several meetings with owners and some staff of banks affected by the 2017 financial sector cleanup who had fallen so low down the social ladder. To the surprise of many, especially NDC party faithfuls, all three sailed through after gaining majority votes which suggested that some members of the NDC actually voted for them, when the party had made it known their nominations were not going to be confirmed. What came to the shock of many NDC party faithfuls was the unanimous approval of the Minister-designate for Finance Ken Ofori-Atta by the appointments committee when the party had popularly claimed it will do all in its power to disapprove his nomination.
Boakye Agyarko flares up over discussion on 2024 elections
He angrily expressed that the party's focus at this particular time should be a correction of the mistakes that made it lose some votes in the 2020 elections. Boakye Agyarko alleged that some 'queueing theory' has been introduced in the party politics which indicates who should be allowed to stand on the party's presidential ticket for 2024 and beyond. Narrowing his outburst down to the Majority Leader Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu who recently proffered a non-Akan as the solution to the party's perceived 'Akanistic' status, Boakye Agyarko expressed disappointment in him.