Name University of Ghana after Dr J.B Danquah- Professor

Name University of Ghana after Dr J.B Danquah- Professor

Professor Kodwo Ewusi, Dean of Graduate Studies at the Methodist University College has called for the renaming of the University of Ghana after the late Dr J.B Danquah. He said Dr J.B Danquah played a key role in ensuring that the premier university was located in Ghana during the colonial days and it is important that he is honoured. “Government should rename the University of Ghana after J.B Danquah...

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Oscars audience reaches six-year-low

Oscars audience reaches six-year-low

The US TV broadcast of this year’s Oscars ceremony on Sunday scored the event’s lowest ratings in six years, averaging 36.6 million. They were down by 16% on last year’s ratings, according to Nielsen figures published by Variety. First-time host Neil Patrick Harris received lukewarm reviews, while some have blamed the drop on a lack of nominations for films with mass appeal. Last year 43.7 million tuned in when...

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Why agriculture and agribusiness can change Africa’s story

Why agriculture and agribusiness can change Africa’s story

Plunging cocoa prices in the past few months have been a major worry for more than 700,000 farmers located in the lush green forests of Ghana who depend on this cash crop to feed themselves and provide education and health to their families. But the inadequate capacity of Ghana to add more value to a large quantity of its cocoa is even more a bigger issue. Global demand for...

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VGMA ready to launch

VGMA ready to launch

The journey to music’s biggest night in Ghana, began with a call for nominations which was answered by musicians from all genres and this paved the way for the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards(VGMA) Board to commence sitting. The Board had the tortuous task of reviewing hundreds of entries, categorizing and shortlisting them into the various categories to be awarded. After many hours of board deliberations and numerous sittings, the...

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Hearts News on the brink of collapse as News editor threatens to resign

Hearts News on the brink of collapse as News editor threatens to resign

Confidential reports gathered by JOY Sports have revealed that the Kofi Sarfo Antwi, editor of the official mouthpiece of Accra Hearts of Oak, ‘Hearts News’ has threatened to resign over unpaid salaries and allowances. The reports indicate that the editor feels frustrated over the lack of logistics which the staff needs to work with. Sources reveal that besides the Hearts News salaries being meager; they have not been paid...

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Trio to join Black Satellites in Turkey on Tuesday

Trio to join Black Satellites in Turkey on Tuesday

Ghana Black Satellites trio Paul Quaye, Clifford Aboagye and Evans Osei will join the rest of the team in Antalya, Turkey, today ahead of the Africa Youth Championship in Senegal. This is a welcome boost for the team as Aboagye, who plays football in Spain with Granada B was voted the second best player of the tournament two years ago, joins the squad. Osei who plies his trade with...

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Tigo partners Jumia to enable customers buy products online

Tigo partners Jumia to enable customers buy products online

  Mobile network operator, Tigo has partnered online retail store, Jumia to enable customers purchase its latest smartphones with free 1GB data plus 1-month unlimited music and six months double data for every top-up. The partnership, the first of its kind among telecom firms is expected to make Tigo even more accessible to customers while boosting e-commerce activities in the country. Announcing the collaboration, Head of Marketing for Tigo...

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Mourinho blames four key moments for draw against Burnley

Mourinho blames four key moments for draw against Burnley

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho blamed four key moments for his side’s failure to beat Burnley. The Blues had Nemanja Matic sent off as they were held to a late 1-1 draw at home to Burnley. Referring to notes in his post-match BBC interview, Mourinho said: “There are four moments of the game where you can write the story. Minutes 30, 33, 43 and 69. Don’t ask me more questions....

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Oteng Adjei breaks silence: I returned luxury Lexus today

Oteng Adjei breaks silence: I returned luxury Lexus today

Former Energy Minister Dr Oteng Adjei who has been severely criticised for appropriating one of the luxury vehicles meant for inspection of a rural electrification project says he did not steal the vehicle. Instead he hinted, the Lexus LX 570 which he was using until he returned it to the Energy Ministry this morning was an appropriate reward for his hard work. Contrary to initial claims by the energy...

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Tell us how you’re going to solve ‘dumsor’ ; Accra residents demand of Prez Mahama

Tell us how you’re going to solve ‘dumsor’ ; Accra residents demand of Prez Mahama

A number of Accra residents have asked President John Mahama to make known the measures he has outlined to address the power crisis in the State of the Nation Address he will present to Parliament on Thursday, February 26. They have also asked him to focus on employment, education and health. These were the views of ssome members of the public the Daily Graphic randomly spoke to in Accra...

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