2005 Review

2005 Review: Major events

Person of the Year

Patrick Awuah
For his selflessness and commitment to improving education standards in Ghana, Patrick Awuah, founder and president of Ashesi University, has been selected as GhanaWeb\'s Person of the year. read more

Top Story
Voted by GhanaHomePage visitors

Ghana Qualify for World Cup
Ghana\'s long wait for a World Cup finals place ended in emphatic style when the Black Stars beat Cape Verde Islands 4-0 to qualify for finals in Germany.... read more

Sportsman of the Year

Ignatius Gaisah
Ghana\'s first and only World Athletes Championship silver medal was won by Gaisah at the World Championships in Helsinki. Gaisah also set a new national long jump record of 8.34m in China

Best Photo

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Arresting Traffic Offenders, Oseikrom Style Determined to make an arrest, the police sergeant in the picture is attempting to arrest a motor traffic offender who remains unruffled and secured in his VW Golf car .. ..read more

Best Moment

Ghana qualifies for World Cup
They waited far too long for their beloved Black Stars to qualify for the World Cup finals. But four decades of drought finally ended, as Ghana\'s 4-0 victory over Cape Verde in Praia secured their passage to Germany 2006....

Saddest Moment

Death of Urologists
Three top Urologists, Prof. J.M.K. Quartey, Dr Isaac Bentsi and Dr Benjamin Osei-Wiafe, died in a motor accident on August 27. The three were part of a medical team returning from an outreach programme at the Sunyani General Hospital....

News Media of the Year

Ghanaian Chronicle

"Osama(n)" Award
Where is he/she/it?

Madam Gizelle Yajzi Woman at the Centre of the Hotel Kufour Scandal, claimed to have twins with President Kufuor. She promised to arrive in Accra at 19:55 on Thursday 18 August 2005, via a British Airways Flight with the twins ... we are still waiting ..READ MORE

"Konongo Kaya" Award
He/She does not belong to a place, or can\'t perform a particular task yet won\'t yield to someone who can.

(Hon.) Eric Amoateng
MP for Nkoranza North
He was everything but an MP. Philantrophist, Chief, Wrist watch seller, Businessman, ... and maybe a drug trafficker. He did not make a single contribution on the floor.... read more

"Face-the-wall" Award
Awarded to a person who should be ashmed of himself

P.C. Appiah Ofori
" When I heard it (Amoatengs Drug Bust) last week, I prayed to God that, that MP should be an NDC MP and not an NPP MP .... READ MORE What about praying that it was not true or then he was not Ghanaian.

OJ Simpson Award
We can\'t prove

Hotel Kufuor
The acquisition and funding of "Hotel Kufuor" is still not clear to most Ghanaians. We know who really owns it, but we cant prove it ...READ MORE

Children Behaving Badly

Hmmmmmm of the year

Lawyer for busted MP for Nkoranza North, Eric Amoateng says his client arrived in the US with an amount of $9000 to purchase wrist watches ... read more

Most Popular Song of the Year

by Obuor

SILer of The Year
Webmaster\'s Award
Say It Loud (SIL) is the ghanaweb forum

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