Author: Kelvin Papa Sackey

The Ghana Police Service’s Greater Accra Regional Command has informed the demonstration organizers that their selected site is inappropriate due to security concerns. Organizers of the #DumsorMustStop vigil met with police on May 15, 2024, after notification of a demonstration against power outages, or dumsor, that was to take place on May 25, 2024. “Because the Jubilee House, which is directly opposite the Revolution Square, is the seat of Government and therefore a security zone, the protest and picketing at the Revolution Square may endanger public defense, public order, public safety, and violate the rights and freedoms of other persons,”…

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RC Lens is reportedly considering the move of midfielder Salis Abdul Samed during the upcoming transfer window after a string of poor performances this season. Samed, who joined Lens in 2022 after leaving Clermont Foot for €5 million, quickly established himself as a key player, winning a one-year contract extension that would keep him with the team until June 2028. There were great expectations for his future performance because of his major achievements in the past, which helped the squad finish runners-up in Ligue 1 and qualify for the Champions League. However, Samed has not lived up to those expectations…

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Nsoatreman FC coach Maxwell Konadu says local players ought to be included in Black Stars call ups in order to revive local football. As a former Black Stars assistant coach, Konadu believes it’s time for local players to be given chances in the national team in order to improve the Ghana Premier League’s performance. “I think the Ghana Football Association should allocate slots for our local players in the senior national team, the Black Stars, to enhance the performance of the Ghana Premier League,” he told Onua Fm. The Black Stars’ head coach, Otto Addo, is anticipated to reveal his…

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The damaged submarine cable that caused an internet blackout in Ghana in March has been successfully repaired, according to MainOne, a leading supplier of underwater fiber optic internet connectivity. The damage, which happened on March 14, had an impact on Ghanaian telecommunication companies’ internet, data, and Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services. In a statement released on Friday, May 10, MainOne praised the efforts made by all parties involved in finding a solution. “Working closely with regional partners, maintenance providers, vessel owners and permitting authorities, MainOne completed the necessary repairs to its submarine cable system, thanks to the diligent efforts…

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American musician and songwriter Stevie Wonder has been granted Ghanaian citizenship by President Akufo-Addo. With his family currently in Ghana, Stevie Wonder will be dual citizen of the United States and Ghana. The 74-year-old American music legend, who is visiting the nation with his family, will be able to claim both his Ghanaian and American citizenships. Mr. Wonder expressed his happiness at the honor bestowed upon him during a small ceremony held at the Jubilee House. Stevie Wonder declared in 2021 that he was going to move to Ghana permanently. Known in real life as Stevland Hardaway Morris, musicians from…

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Mother’s Day is a day set aside to celebrate the mother of a family or individual. It also celebrates motherhood, mother-children relationships, and the role of women in society. Mother’s Day usually falls on different days around the world, usually in March or May, and is a complement to other family-related holidays, such as Father’s Day. History of Mother’s Day Mother’s Day was created in the 20th century, although its origins can be traced back to ancient festivals honoring mothers and goddesses. Mother’s Day in the United States is credited to West Virginian Anna Jarvis. Jarvis spearheaded the effort to…

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The Ghana Bloggers Association has launched a national training program, with its first stop being the metropolis of Accra, with the aim of raising blogging standards and encouraging responsible citizenship in advance of the December elections. Speaking to an audience full of passion and commitment, Ghana Bloggers Association President Andre Mustapha NII Okai Inusah established a significant precedent for the future of responsible reporting. Amidst the overwhelming excitement surrounding the December 2024 elections, the President underscored how crucial it is to prioritize Ghana’s wellbeing in all blogging endeavors. President Andre Mustapha NII Okai Inusah stated, “As bloggers, we wield significant…

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Black Stars talisman Mohammed Kudus, has disclosed that he actively works to serve as a positive role model for kids who look up to him as a mentor back home. Following his 2019 debut with the Black Stars and a spell at Ajax, and his most recent move to West Ham United, the midfielder has become an inspiration to many young people in Ghana. He has made a name for himself in the world of football thanks to his outstanding performances in both local and European games. “A lot to be grateful for, you know, but also it comes with…

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The newly built Legon Sports Stadium in Accra will host the 2023/2024 MTN FA Cup finals, as revealed by committee head Wilson Arthur. On the other side, the WAFA park in Sogakope is set to host the semi-final matches. Mr. Arthur went into further detail about the elements affecting their decision-making process in an exclusive conversation with Akoma FM. “After further discussions, we changed our original plan to hold the semi-finals and finals at the newly constructed Tarkwa TNA Stadium and Legon Stadium, respectively. However, the TNA stadium was not ready,” he said. “We thought about going to Samarboi, but…

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Ghana’s men’s 4×100-meter relay team have successfully secured a ticket in the Olympic Games in Paris in 2024. After trying for retribution against Nigeria on Day 2 of the World Athletics Relays in the Bahamas, they booked their place in the Olympics. The Ghanaian team of Ibrahim Fuseini, Isaac Botsio, Benjamin Azamati, and Joseph Paul Amoah showed resiliency after losing during the first day’s changeover as they dominated Heat 2 at the Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium in Nassau. With a season-best time of 38.29 seconds, the team successfully qualified for the Summer Games. Nigeria qualified for the Olympics by…

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