Author: Hope FM Admin

Mahama On FREE SHS: Voluntary Contribution Won’t Make It Work

Ex-president John Dramani Mahama says the challenges with the Free senior high school (SHS) education policy will not cease unless there is a comprehensive funding strategy. He said the creation of the Voluntary Contribution Fund to solicit the support of Ghanaians,  will not help. At the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Unity Walk held in the Western Regional town of Tarkwa Saturday, he emphasized the need for a consultative forum to discuss funding options for the policy as was done prior to the establishment of the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund) and the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA). The programme...

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Akufo-Addo announces major funding facilities to execute 1 district, 1 factory policy

President Akufo-Addo has given the strongest indication yet that funding for the ambitious one district, one factory policy is ready. Apart from the $2 billion funding arrangement secured from the Chinese government for the project, the president said GCB Bank has also made available ¢2 billion all of which will go into executing the policy in the 2018 budget. The president gave the assurance during a speech at the maiden edition of the Ghana Chamber of Commerce and Industry Awards in Accra last night. The policy which was part of the 2016 campaign promises by the NPP is premised...

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‘We’ve almost run out of tears’ – Anguished KABA friends hold wet handkerchief

Hundreds mark the one-week passing of KABA Hundreds gathered at the Kokomlemle office of the Multimedia Group to console with the family of the late Asempa FM presenter Kwadwo Asare Baffour Acheampong popularly known as KABA. Their eyes flecked with red, a direct result of unrestrained shedding of tears since the demise of the broadcaster last Saturday. “We’ve been crying and crying – we’ve almost run out of tears,” a friend of KABA told Myjoyonline.com. The ‘Ekosii S3n’ presenter died in the early hours of Saturday, November 18, 2017, after a short ailment. His death stunned many. There was a national...

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EPL Wrap: Man Utd earn scrappy win, Kane rescues point for Spurs

Ashley Young’s first Premier League goal for 18 months, courtesy of a big deflection, saw Manchester United edge battling Brighton and Hove Albion at Old Trafford. Brighton had been the better team up until Young’s attempt from the edge of the area hit Lewis Dunk before looping over keeper Mat Ryan and into the net. Earlier, Anthony Knockaert and Pascal Gross both went close after getting behind the United defence. Ryan produced a double save to keep out Romelu Lukaku’s header and Paul Pogba’s follow-up on the stroke of half-time. United’s win cuts Manchester City’s lead at the top...

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Nyantakyi unites with Countryman Songo at KABA’s One Week memorial Source: Adomonline.com

Two rivals in the sports fraternity were united at the one-week celebration of ace broadcaster, Kwadwo Asare Baffuor Acheampong also known as KABA. President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Kwesi Nyantakyi and his avowed critic, Patrick Osei Agyemang commonly known as Countryman Songo embraced and danced to demonstrate their unity to the excitement of the crowd at the one-week celebration of the late presenter. This comes after President of the GFA launched a $2m libel suit against Multimedia Broadcasting Limited (MBL) for allegedly being described on its platforms as the ‘head of a mafia’. Nyantakyi, who is also Vice President of...

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