Author Archives: edwardkanawu

Aayalolo buses back on the road

The Quality Bus System (QBS), popularly known as Aayalolo, has resumed operations almost seven months after being grounded because of financial difficulties. Operations of the bus service was halted in October 2018 as a result of what officials described as technical hitches. The company’s Tudu Terminal was functional on Thursday April 18, 2019 and Graphic Online witnessed the bus carrying ...

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3000 Ghanaians to lose jobs at Tema Port – NPP Vice Chair hints

NPP’s first Vice Chairman of Asokwa constituency, Edmund Kyei has hinted that a whopping three thousand Ghanaians are likely to be sacked from the Tema port. According to him, an alleged contract signed by the then Mahama-led government with Meridian Port Service will cost the country if not terminated by the incumbent. “In 2015, Ghana Government led by Elder Ofosu-Ampofo ...

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Free SHS taking many students – Mahama weeps

Former President John Mahama appears to be unhappy with the opportunity given to tens of thousands of Ghanaian students, especially those from poor homes to access education under the Free Senior High School (SHS) programme. He expressed frustration with the large intake of students under the programme once again, even though poor students are mainly benefitting from the laudable initiative ...

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Government allots GHC197m to desilt choked drains – Sanitation Minister

Government has allotted GHC197 million for the desilting choked drains and other drainage works in the country, Minister for Sanitation and Water Resources has said. Addressing the press in a joint interaction between her Ministry and the Greater Accra Metropolitan Water and Sanitation Projects, Cecilia Dapaah said the contract for the works has already been awarded by the Ministry of ...

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Akufo-Addo inspects 1D1F project in Tanoso

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has inspected the site of Rhovanni Royal Company Limited, one of the enterprises operating under Government’s “One District One Factory” (1D1F) programme, located at Tanoso in the Ahafo region. President Akufo-Addo visited the project site on Saturday, 13th April 2019, on the 2nd day of his 2-day tour of the Ahafo Region. Government is currently ...

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Your father was a ‘corrupt thief’; you followed his footsteps – Wontumi punches Mahama

Ashanti Regional Chairman of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Bernard Antwi Boasiako has hit hard at former President John Dramani Mahama, accusing him of replicating vices his father demonstrated in his capacity as Agriculture Minister under the First President of Ghana, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah. Mr. Boasiako, speaking on Kumasi-based Ashh FM alleged that Emmanuel Adama Mahama, then a state ...

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LIVESTREAMING: 2019 AFCON Draw

Hello good evening, your trusted online portal, GhanaWeb will bring you minute by minute account of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations draw which takes place in the Egyptian capital of Cairo this evening. The entire continent is zooming in on Cairo where delegates from all 24 qualified teams have already answered present for the draws of the Afcon 2019. ...

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Ghanaians living abroad sent home $3.8 billion in 2018

Remittances from Ghanaians living abroad to Ghana increased by 7.3 percent to US$3.8 billion in 2018. Remittances to Sub-Saharan African countries in 2018 contributed substantially to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of these nations. Transfers grew by almost 10 per cent to US$46 billion, according to the World Bank’s latest Migration and Development Brief. Ghana was among the top 10 ...

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Mahama cries over Free SHS again

It seems former President John Mahama is not doing away with sharp bitterness towards the introduction of the Free Senior High School (SHS) programme by the Nana Addo led government. The former President whose opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) party claims to be a socialist party and as such expected to be pro-poor, has been kicking against the Free SHS ...

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