AKON officially launches “Akoin” (AKN) crypto debit card

Akon has partnered with Baanx to officially launch a crypto debit card for his digital asset platform and cryptocurrency, Akoin (AKN).In an Instagram post on Wednesday (November 24), Akon announced the completion of the development of the AKOIN card, which will allow shoppers to pay for their merchandise directly with the AKOIN cryptocurrency they own …

BOST takes delivery of 5,400 pipes for expansion

The Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company Limited, BOST, has finally taken delivery of 5,400 pieces of 12- inch pipe among other equipment to support the rehabilitation and expansion works on its petroleum transmission lines from Tema to Akosombo. The pipes, which include valves, flow meters, pumps and generators were procured in 2009 for $63.2 million …

2022 budget rejection: Bagbin must bow his head in shame – Majority Leader

The Majority in Parliament is accusing Speaker of the House, Alban Bagbin of unconstitutionally rejecting government’s Budget Statement and Economic Policy for the year 2022. The Speaker last Friday announced that the Budget Statement presented to the House on Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta has been rejected as it was put to vote despite a …

Rema faults DJ Neptune for releasing his song without permission

Nigerian Singer, Divine Ikubor known in showbiz as Rema, has called out popular Nigerian Disk jockey, DJ Neptune, for releasing their collaboration without his permission. The Mavins act took to his official Twitter page on Friday to express his displeasure with the song released on the DJ’s newly dropped album, Greatness 2.0. “With all due …

FDA warns public over expired Charmé juice; distributor arrested

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) in collaboration with the Ghana Police Service has retrieved 270 cartons of Charmé sparkling non-alcoholic red and white grape juice from the market. A release signed by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of FDA, Delese A. A. Darko disclosed that their action was occasioned through a tipoff by a …

Martha Bissah has betrayed us by apologising to GAA – Kwaku Nimako

Ghana’s Sprinter, Martha Bissah’s guardian, Kwaku Nimako has shot fire at his athlete, Martha Bissah as a traitor by signing an apology letter to the Ghana Athletics Association. In 2016, the 28-year-old Olympic youth medalist accused the boss of the Ghana Athletics Association during that period, Francis Dodoo, of exhortion over a supposed scholarship to …

Deputy Finance Minister hints at review of implementation strategy for e-Levy

A Deputy Minister of Finance, Abena Osei-Asare, has hinted that the government may be reviewing the implementation strategy of the proposed Electronic Transaction Levy (E-Levy) in the coming days.Speaking at a Deloitte Economic Dialogue Webinar on the 2022 budget-themed ‘Digitalisation as a catalyst for economic recovery and growth’, Abena Osei-Asare stressed that government is indeed …

Rocky Dawuni gets Grammy nomination for Best Global Album

Ghanaian renowned Reggae star Rocky Dawuni has been nominated for a Grammy Award in the Best Global Album category in its 64th edition. Dawuni became the first Ghanaian to be nominated for the Grammys back in 2015 with his sixth studio album “Branches of the Same Tree”. Rocky Dawuni was nominated together with African music …

Parliament rejects 2022 Budget after NPP MPs walked out

Parliament has rejected the 2022 budget statement and economic policy of the government following a walkout by NPP MPs. Members on the Majority side of Parliament prior to the rejection of the budget by solely NDC MPs staged a walkout. This followed a disagreement over a directive by the Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin, for …