It is Time to Recognise the Emergence of the New Africa – Rich Mkhondo


For decades, Africa was often depicted as a continent of starving children, flies in their mouths and malnourished bellies, families decimated by AIDS, or adults in raggedy clothes walking past the decaying corpse of animals beside a dusty road, running away from their war-torn country into the neighbouring country’s makeshift tents. How about pictures of child soldiers brandishing AK47s. Who can one forget the late…

None of Ghana’s Political Party Flag bearers is a Youth; Don’t Tickle Yourself And Laugh!


Not long ago, the largest opposition party in Ghana, New Patriotic Party (NPP) launched its Manifesto. This was followed by an official endorsement of President Mahama as the flagbearer of the National Democratic Party (NDC). The Nduom’s Led Progressive People’s Party (PPP) outdored its National Headquarters and threw some very important challenges to the NDC and…

Congratulations Anny Osabutey: CNN African Radio Journalist of the year!


JOY FM’s  Anny Osabutey has won this year’s CNN Multichoice African Radio Journalist of the year Award at a ceremony in Lusaka, Zambia. Anny Osabutey was the only Ghanaian nominee amongst 34 other nominees selected from across Africa for the 2012 edition of the awards. His Hotline documentary, ‘Squatters Paradise’ won the continent’s most prestigious journalism award…

Ghana: The Cry of the Ghost in You


Ghana is undoubtedly one of the most peaceful countries to live in the world; notwithstanding the recent peace index that ranked Ghana at the 50th Position in the world. Whilst other West African nations are experiencing some form of civil wars where ethnic or religious groups are brutally fighting each other, Ghana’s civil war is…

« Rawlings In Dubai For Counter-Piracy Conference Rawlings Condemns Dumping Of Toxic Material On Somali Coast At Dubai Anti-Piracy Conference


Ghana’s former President and African Union High Representative for Somalia, Flt Lt Jerry John Rawlings has at a conference on combating maritime piracy condemned illegal fishing and dumping of toxic waste on parts of the Somali coastline which has caused extensive damage including fish contamination and birth abnormalities to humans.   President Rawlings called on…

Congratulations To Anas Aremeyaw Anas For Winning Another International Award


According to GhanaBusinessNews, Ghana’s  internationally acclaimed investigative journalist and  multiple award winner, Anas Aremeyaw Anas was on Saturday June 28, adjudged winner of the Best Agribusiness/ Environment Feature category of the 2012 Diageo Africa Business Reporting Award. Anas won the award in London, with his investigative story “Ghana’s Gold” which was shown on Al Jazeera. The former Ghana Journalist…