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Dede Ayite Becomes First Black Woman to Win Tony Award for Best Costume Design

Despite previous nominations for her costume work, Ayite secured the award for her designs in the play Jaja’s African Hair Braiding, which has since closed. The production, which premiered in October 2023 and ended in November, is set in a vibrant Harlem hair salon where West African immigrant stylists craft …

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Boat Owner Arrested After Fatal Oti River Accident

The Dambai Police have detained the proprietor of a boat that met with a tragic accident on the Oti River this past Wednesday. The mishap led to the drowning of three individuals, while seven others were successfully rescued when the vessel capsized amid strong winds. Emmanuel Atali, Assembly Member for …

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Three-Week Power Supply Disruption Expected in Ghana Due to Reduction in Gas Supply from Nigeria

The Ghana Grid Company LTD. (GRIDCo) and the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) have announced an imminent power supply disruption expected to last for three weeks, beginning on June 12, 2024. This period, commonly referred to as “Dumsor” in local parlance, is a result of a significant reduction in gas …

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Bank of Ghana Defends Decision to Revoke GN Bank’s License

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has defended its 2019 decision to revoke GN Bank’s license, citing significant regulatory violations as the primary reason. According to the Central Bank, GN Bank’s failure to adhere to crucial financial regulations and banking standards posed a threat to its operational stability. Consequently, the BoG …

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Video: Suspected Thief Forced to Sell Stolen Yams in the Market

A suspected thief faced an exhausting ordeal after being caught stealing yams, resulting in an unconventional punishment that sparked varied reactions online. The individual was apprehended and tied to a rope, forced to carry the stolen yams in a head pan, and made to sell them at the market. This …

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MultiChoice, owner if DStv Reports Record Losses, Becomes Technically Insolvent

MultiChoice, the owner of DStv, has disclosed a significant financial loss of R4.1 billion for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2024, leading to its technical insolvency. On Wednesday, the South African pay-TV giant revealed a pre-tax loss of 706 million rand ($38 million) for the year, attributing this downturn …

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Suspected Food Poisoning Sends Over 30 Students of Ajumako Afransi Technical Institute to Hospital

More than 30 students from Ajumako Afransi Technical and Vocational Institute have been hospitalized due to suspected food poisoning. Reports indicate that the students experienced stomach discomfort after consuming a meal and were subsequently taken to the Ajumako Baah Salvation Army Polyclinic. The incident occurred on Tuesday, June 11, 2024, …

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I Will Choose Dutch Passport Over PhD and Law Degree – Wayoosi

Joseph Osei, widely recognized as Wayoosi in the Kumawood film industry, has voiced his opinion in the current debate on the relative worth of a PhD compared to a foreign passport. The conversation began following remarks from Kofi Gabs, a Ghanaian janitor in the Netherlands who recently received his Dutch …

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Fire Destroys Wooden Buildings at Circle ECOMOG

A severe fire has demolished numerous wooden buildings at Circle ECOMOG in the Greater Accra region. The fire ignited around 4 PM on Wednesday, leading to extensive damage and forcing many inhabitants to flee for safety and rescue their possessions. A resident known as Super Scary described the frantic scene …

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Elon Musk’s X Updates Policies to Allow Adult Content

Elon Musk’s social media platform X has revised its policies to officially permit adult content. Under the new guidelines, the platform, previously known as Twitter, will permit users to share consensual and clearly labelled sexual content. The updated policy, implemented over the weekend, asserts that “users should be able to …

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