Ghanaian Chronicle

Angry PLB Chairman damns committee’s ruling


The Chairman of the Professional League Board (PLB), Welbeck Abra-Appiah, has lashed out at the Disciplinary Committee of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) for declaring Ashgold losers in their 25th week Glo Premier League game against Mighty Jets, at the Akosombo Park.

Fare thee well RTU!

RTU 2011

When they gained promotion to what was then known as First Division in Ghana, the Pride of the North, as they have been frequently called, Real Tamale United (RTU) made the Kaladan Park their home grounds a dreaded venue for all clubs that trekked there for league matches. Hardly did clubs go there to notch wins – their best had always been narrow wins and draws, which are far dwarfed by the number of defeats they all suffered at the hands of RTU.

Running mate idea can wait

Nana Akufo Addo in tête-à-tête with Alan Kyerematen

A leading member of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) has condemned what he describes as an attempt by a few supporters of the party to reignite the perceived feud between the flagbearer, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo, and his former contender, Mr. Kwadwo Alan Kyerematen.


Barbara Asamoah, spokes person-GAME (r) presenting President Mills nomination forms to Mr.Johnson Siedu Nketia,General secretary-NDC

President John Evans Fiifi Atta Mills confirmed his candidature for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) flagbearership for the 2012 presidential election, by returning his completed nomination forms to the party headquarters in Accra, yesterday.

NPP has nothing good to offer the youth -NDC Youth Organiser

The Deputy National Youth Organiser of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC), James Kofi Fonu has stated categorically that the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) has nothing good to offer the youth of the country, therefore, they should ignore the party in the 2012 general elections.

Barack Obama: Africa’s Friend Or Enemy?

President Barack Obama (left), Col. Muammar al-Gaddafi (right)

Who doesn’t remember Obama’s historic visit to our country? Indeed, what a day it was. We Ghanaians are known for our hospitality and delightful smiles! On that particular day, however, we out did ourselves. Ghanaians, both young and old, took to the streets cheering.

The politics in the Volta University

We learn with a stance of déjà vous that officials at the Ministry of Education have denied the contents of our front page story yesterday, in which we reported accurately that the Deputy Minister of Education, Mr. Mahama Ayariga, was quoted at Ho at the week-end to have said that funds meant for the construction and operation of the University of Allied Sciences at Ho and Hohoe in the Volta Region, were not ready.

Gonja Youth Association to resolve Dagbon crisis

Out-gone National President Alhaji Bakari Sadiq Nyari (left), handing over office to Dr. Edward Adam Haruna

A Former National President of the Gonjaland Youth Association (GYA), Alhaji Bakari Sadiq Nyari, has told a gathering in Tamale that the association had started discussions with the two gates in the Dagbon chieftaincy dispute, with the view to resolving the issue amicably.

UN boss visits KAIPTC


The United Nations Under-Secretary General for Peacekeeping Operations, Mr. Alain Le Roy, has paid a day’s visit to the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Centre (KAIPTC) on Thursday May 19, 2011. He was received by the Deputy Commandant of the centre, Brigadier General Martin Owusu-Ababio.

NORPRA accuses gov’t of marginalising small scale industries in U/E

Mr. Ayorogo Adongo Bismark, President of NORPRA

Members of Northern Patriots in Research and Advocacy (NORPRA), a Bolgatanga-based pressure group, and the Association of Small Scale Industries (ASSI), Upper East Region, are demanding explanations from the Mills-led government on why it continues to marginalise local industries in Northern Ghana in the award of contracts.

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