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Who is the Premier League’s best ever Ghanaian player?

Some exceptionally gifted players have come from overseas to light up the Premier League, and we are celebrating the talent that has arrived from a few selected nations. GhanaWe are looking at the achievements of the Premier League’s top Ghanaians and we want to know who you think has been the best. A total of 25 players from the West African country have featured in the Premier League, with Nii Odartey Lamptey being the first when he represented Aston Villa in September 1994. Tony Yeboah became the first Ghanaian goalscorer in the competition when he struck…

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All you need to know as Bundesliga resumes – fixtures, times and more

The Bundesliga is the first major European league to resume after coronavirus lockdown, albeit without crowds. Here are all you need to know. When does the Bundesliga restart?  The league will resume on Saturday, May 16, following a two-month break due to the coronavirus pandemic. Each team has nine or 10 league matches to play in order to complete the season.  Where are the games being played? The teams will play matches at the home team’s stadium as normal. They will be behind closed doors, of course. What are the first set…

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GFA wants league return, tables proposal for gov’t to ease restrictions

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has tabled a proposal to the government to ease restrictions on its events to enable the resumption of football activities. This was revealed by the Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah during the Ministry’s press-briefing on the coronavirus pandemic, Thursday. Football matches are a major revenue source for the GFA and its members, but the spread of the disease has led to the suspension of the 2019/20 season since March. The GFA, which says it is cash-strapped, wants government to consider a gradual introduction of measures for…

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‘Another Mother’s Day’ – Shirley Frimpong-Manso’s piece on childlessness

Movie producer and director Shirley Frimpong-Manso has written an article for Mothers’ Day. This article is on the theme of childlessness and expresses the feelings of women with no children of their own. Titled ‘Another Mother’s Day’, it tells a story of a woman who had to listen to her friend, Abba, gush over her motherhood journey and the gift she received on the Day. Shirley Frimpong-Manso’s piece got her applause from her followers. Mothers who were impressed with the Producer’s thoughts said they prayed women struggling for children of…

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USA delivers critical medical supplies to boost Ghana’s Covid-19 testing capacity

The United States of America (USA) has supported Ghana’s fight against Covid-19, the respiratory disease caused by the coronavirus, with medical supplies to boost testing in Ghana. On Friday, April 24, 2020, a U.S. Air Force C-130J aircraft from the 86th Airlift Wing in Ramstein Air Base, Germany arrived at Kotoka International Airport to deliver medical supplies to the government of Ghana. The delivery included approximately 2,500 kilograms of medical cargo and supplies provided by the U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit Three (NAMRU-3) Ghana Detachment. The medical supplies included ribonucleic…

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We Must Unite To Fight COVID-19 – Kwesi Pratt

Editor-in-Chief of the Insight newspaper, Kwesi Pratt Jnr. has called for a collective effort from all Ghanaians to fight against the spread of COVID-19 in the country. Kwesi Pratt Jnr. was worried about the attitude of some citizens who might have relaxed on their efforts in addressing the pandemic and preventing mass transmission of the virus. Although disagreeing with President Akufo-Addo for lifting restrictions on movement, he called on every individual in the country to be a responsible citizen and adhere to all the safety protocols to fight the disease.…

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Ghana’s Covid-19 cases rise above 1500

Ghana’s Covid-19 cases have now moved above 1500 as 271 more persons have been infected by the novel coronavirus, the Ghana Health Service has confirmed, Sunday. According to the Service, one more person lost the battle against Covid-19 taking the country’s death toll to 11. Twenty-one more persons who got infected by the novel coronavirus have recovered moving an initial count of 134 recoveries to 155. Two days ago, Oti Region debuted on the charts with 13 new cases, according to figures supplied by the Service on its Covid-19 website.…

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Shatta Wale Praises Stonebwoy For ‘Anloga Junction’ Album

Ghanaian dancehall artiste Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jr, popularly known as Shatta Wale has shown some love to Dancehall artiste Stonebwoy on the launch of his latest album called ‘Anloga Junction’. The Dancehall musician took to his Instagram page to appreciate the hard work of his ‘blood brother’ Stonebwoy. He shared a copy of the album cover and invited his fans to support Stonebwoy by getting a copy. “Grab a copy now !!!! Big up to my own blood brother Bhim president.” Shatta Wale and Stonebwoy were some time back…

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Building 94 hospitals within a year is impossible – Prof. Bokpin

Economist and Professor of Finance at the University of Ghana Business School has stated that government’s promise to construct 94 new hospitals within a year is impossible. Godfred Alufar Bokpin explained that the reeling effect of Covid-19 on the economy will make this the materialization of this plan very difficult. “Are we in the position to absorb such a massive cost? Particularly from one sector, health? During the pandemic, we were living from hand to mouth and whatever we were collecting by way of tax revenue was essentially just wages…

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