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Meet Ghanaian female shoemaker

The Saint Ozwald shoe brand

By: Fred Yaw SARPONG
The Daily Express

From her humble beginning in Sunyani in the Brong Ahafo region, a senior high female graduate from the Twene Amanfo Senior high in the Brong Ahafo Sunyani and a Ghanaian now boasts of being one of the most popular Made-in-Ghana shoe brands and has the most number of celebrity endorsements.
Sandra Ozwald, CEO of Saint Ozwald

After Sandrah Ozwald completed school in 2013, her parent couldn't have enough money to help her continue school so she planned to do something for herself by selling ice cream, groundnut cakes or food. Back at the senior high, Sandra used to make groundnut cakes, condensed toffees and ice cream to support herself since her mother couldn't provide all for her.

With 12 siblings and the only girl child (2nd born) among them, and whiles planning which of these to sell, Sandra attended a friend’s wedding and the grooms shoe looked so attractive to her.

According to her, the groom’s shoes were Ma…
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MTN selects customers to watch Black Panther movie

MTN Ghana, the largest telecommunication service provider in the country, is treating its customers to another exclusive cinema experience at the Silverbird cinemas in Accra on Thursday February 15th, 2018.

For the very first time, some selected subscribers of MTN will have the privilege to attend the prescreening of the much-anticipated block buster movie, ‘Black Panther’.

About the movie

‘Black Panther’ is cased in a fictional African Town called Wakanda, whose people are most unassuming but highly tech-savvy.

The movie was produced in Marvel studio’s second installment of the movie Avengers. T’Challa played by Chadwick Boseman, is the son of the dead king who returns home to take up the responsibility of kingship. But his ascension to the throne is threatened by two enemies who collaborate to destroy the kingdom.

In order to avert a world war, T’Challa has to become the Black Panther, and team up with CIA agent Everett Ross and members of the Dora Milaje-Wakanda's all-female s…

Binatone Skate Soccer Challenge Cup this week

International Federation of Skate Soccer (IFSS) an NGO committed to the development of the physically challenged members of our society (particularly polio victims) in collaboration with Binatone is organizing a local friendly tournament among four local teams namely; Western Tigers, Zongo Lions, Accra Giants and Ashanti Warriors.

IFSS together with Binatone have organized three International matches of which two were held here in Ghana and the third in Nigeria. The first was between Ghana and Nigeria which Ghana won by a close shave 3-2. Ghana verses Togo was the second which Ghana lifted the trophy.

The third was a return match between Nigeria and Ghana. This match really showed the other side of the Nigerian Team as they beat Ghana 8-1 to win.

On the local front, one match has been organized between the Accra Giants and Ashanti Warriors. The Ashanti warriors won after 90 minutes of great talent display on the pitch.

These games have shown to the world the potential of the players …

QNET to have agents in Ghana

By: Fred Yaw SARPONG

QNET, a global e-commerce, direct selling company is to recruit agents in Ghana within the shortest possible to help spread it products across the country.

According to the management of the QNET, they opted to operate in Ghana because the country’s economy has the potential of growing to a well developed country.

Mr. David Sharma, the Advisor to QNET told the Daily Express in an interview that their presence in Ghana is to equip Ghanaians especially the youth to be part of their operations.

“We will engage the youth as our agents and as a result of that they will earn something for themselves,” he added.

He explained further that e-commerce has a huge potential of the youth which falls within the ages of 19 and 35 years. He indicated that bringing on board the youth is one of the best ways of making e-commerce sustainable.

“It is our plan that by end of the first quarter, we should have engaged some agents to start selling our products,” he noted.

Mr. Sharma sta…

PERFORMANCE OF MINISTERS, MPs 2017

Gifty Tina Mensah- Best Deputy Minister

FAKS Investigative Services, a research and an investigative company announced to the general public the annual survey on the performance of Ministers, Deputy Ministers, Regional Ministers, Members of Parliament and Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) of State Owned Enterprises (SOEs).

Even though it is the President of the Republic who appoints majority of these
persons to serve Ghanaians, FAKS believes that the citizens are the best to assess the
works of these public officials.

As a result of that FAKS through it opinion survey, seek responses from Ghanaians as
to who is performing up to standard. Based on the responses from the survey, FAKS
ranks the best accordingly. The survey took place between the month of October and
December, 2017.

The 2017 survey was the 6th Edition since FAKS started assessing the performance of
Ministers, Deputies, Regional Ministers, MPs and others.

As part of the 2017 edition, FAKS team considered the performance of H…

NEW YEAR MEESSAGE FROM JUMIA GHANA

New Year birth forth new roads to success and provides you with opportunities to
give wings to your unfulfilled desires. Jumia Ghana would like to wish all its cherish customers and the general public a Happy and prosperous New year.

As part of a new year package for all customers, Jumia is giving 15% off on all orders. Valid from January 1st to January 31st 2018, customers can use this voucher code (NEWYEARGIFT) at check out when placing their orders online.

Valid for a minimum order of GHs250, this voucher code is one use per customer.

Meaning that you can only use the voucher code once. Jumia Ghana says ‘thank you for giving us the opportunity to serve you better.

May your dreams come true with the rise of another beautiful year.’
‘The entry of another new year comes with a whole new changes but what customers need not have to change is the formula of hard work for getting good results.’ -Jumia
Jumia Ghana says it is ready to ‘work with top care and priority’ this year, when it co…

Martin Amidu, Anti-corruption campaigner Writes....

“One of the problems faced by some of the appointees of the present Government is the ability to go beyond the biased advice being proffered to them by the senior public officers they inherited from the previous Government.

A conscientious and knowledgeable Minister should be able, within the first three months in office, to know how many of his officers were recently promoted by the outgoing Government and their role in cover-ups in the Ministry.

The inability of any Minister to understand the composition and promotional history of his senior public servants upon whom he depends for advice within the first three to six months means that he may be working with moles planted before the demise of the previous Government.

“A simple analysis of the staff list in any Ministry including transfers within a period will easily give any Minister a bird’s eye view of how very junior staff wormed their way into acting senior positions above their very senior and competent colleagues and were lat…