NDC Ade Coker quashes Okaikoi North branch election over threat

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Greater Accra Chairman has annulled the Okaikoi North branch elections conducted so far over an injunction threat. Some constituency members had threatened to injunct the process after accusing the Chairman there, Fiifi Taylor of imposing a regulation that is not captured in the overall election guidelines. Mr Taylor had warned […]

George Weah wins Liberia election run-off by 61.5%

AC Milan footballer legend, George Weah has won the Tuesday’s election runoff to become Liberia’s president-elect. Results released by the country’s National Elections Commission (NEC), representing 98.1% of ballots counted, showed Mr Weah ahead of Vice President Joseph Boakai. The Ballon d’Or winner George Weah, 51, won 61.5% of the vote, while his opponent Mr Boakai, 73, […]

Akufo-Addo, 2 others named 2017 most Influential African leaders

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has been named as one of the three most influential African leaders of 2017. The New African Magazine annual 100 Most Influential Africans of 2017 also listed Rwandan President Paul Kagame and Guinean President Alpha Conde. Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was listed in the Politics and Public Service category […]

Nominations for West Africa Bloggers Awards 2017 open

Exactly hours away, people of the West African sub-region will have the opportunity to nominate the bloggers who will be awarded at the maiden edition of West Africa Bloggers Awards 2017. The Awards aims at celebrating bloggers in the region by bringing them closer to their readers. The event will feature a Bloggers workshop, which […]

Producers to blame for current state of movie industry – DJ Vegaz

Film maker, Godwin Mensah Vegaz popularly known as DJ Vegaz is blaming film producers for the stunted growth of Ghana’s movie industry. He said the lack of creativity on the part of producers has created the situation where old stories are repackaged to movie lovers. In an interview with Brakopowers.com Saturday, DJ Vegaz also deplored […]