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Political parties endorse abolishing of strong room concept

The Electoral Commission’s decision to abolish the strong room concept in the 2016 elections has received a major endorsement from the major opposition parties in the country. Over the years some political parties and civil society organizations have called for elimination of that system. Chairman of the election regulatory body, Charlotte Osei announced the decision last Friday at the close of a two-day fo ...

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Friday’s CHAN qualifier: Ainooson confident of Ghana’s chances against Ivorians

Captain of the Ghana's home-based Black Stars team, Abeiku Ainooson, is confident of his side's chances ahead of their return leg qualifier against Ivory Coast in Abidjan on Friday. Ghana holds a slim 2-1 lead over the Ivoirians and a positive result could see Ghana qualify for the impending CHAN in Rwanda for the fourth consecutive time. Ainooson expressed confidence in the team and the coaching staff, wit ...

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Drogba praises MLS after bagging 11 goals in 11 games

Aging African legend Didier Drogba wove his magic once again for Montreal Impact in the US Major League Soccer as they defeated Toronto FC 2-1 to finish third in the Eastern Conference. Two backheeled goals from the 37-year-old hitman in the 54th and 55th minutes decided the game in favour of the Quebec side. The Ivoirian has now scored 11 goals in as many appearances since joining Impact, and makes them a ...

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Substance abuse is 3rd highest cause of psychiatric cases at KATH

Substance abuse has been ranked the third highest cause of psychiatric cases recorded at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Kumasi. Lead psychiatrist at the hospital, Dr. Gordon Donnir, said doctors have found a strong link between alcohol and narcotic use and mental conditions, especially, among young adults. He says the situation is increasing annually. “About 90% of the [psychiatric] cases that come t ...

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God brought me out, not Don Jazzy – Wande Coal

Wande Coal’s sophomore album, ‘Wanted’, officially dropped on Monday, October 26. The musician confirmed that his ex-label boss and former label mate Don Jazzy and D’banj are not on the new album. In a brief chat with Channels TV, he revealed that it was God who brought him out and not Don Jazzy. According to Wande; ‘I give glory to God Almighty, he’s been the one that brought me out, because everyone is sa ...

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Videos: Ghanaians, Reggie n Bollie qualify for UK X-Factor next stage

Ghanaian musicians, Reggie Zippy and Bollie over the weekend qualified for the main stage performances of this year’s UK X-Factor reality show. The two ‘former’ hiplife artistes, who started the competition as Men On Point, were among 12 groups that made it to the next stage of the competition. During the decision time - ‘Judges Houses’ - group mentor, Cheryl Fernandez-Versini picked Alien Uncovered, 4th Im ...

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My father didn’t want me to do music – Becca

Afro-pop singer Rebecca Acheampong, also known as Becca, has revealed that her father was not in support of her choice of career as a musician because of the perception he had about Ghanaian musicians. The Afro-pop singer in an interview with Nathaniel Attoh on Autograph on Joy Prime on Multi TV said, "My father did not want to hear anything about music, you know, they have this perception about musicians a ...

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Kenichi’s Diary: Nyaho charges new Hearts coach to win next league season

A board member of Hearts of Oak Dr. Nyaho Nyaho-Tamakloe has stated that new coach Kenichi Yatsuhashi will be required to win next season’s Ghana Premier League. The Phobians have been mocked by football fans following their decision to appoint the hugely unknown the Japanese-American trainer. Hearts settled on the 46-year-old after failing to reach an agreement with Medeama SC coach Tom Strand. The former ...

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Africa’s two hopes of having a shot at the FIFA top job beat deadline

It is confirmed that two Africans are now fully in the race to succeed FIFA president Sepp Blatter after beating Monday's deadline for interested candidates to submit the necessary paperwork. Anti-apartheid campaigner and mining tycoon Tokyo Sexwale (pictured above) joins fellow businessman and Liberian FA boss Musa Bility in the race that will be decided at a special congress on February 26 2016. FIFA is y ...

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Kenichi’s Diary: Robert Sackey says Hearts new coach is ‘very, very cheap’

The imminent appointment of the American based Japanese-American trainer has generated a lot of talk with many doubting his ability to handle a club of Hearts’ magnitude. For one thing, his competence has been the subject of discussion for many pundits and the decision by Hearts has been likened to taking two step forward - with the successive appointments of the experienced David Duncan and Herbert Addo -  ...

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