• Confab on malnutrition and nutrition launched in Accra

    A conference to dialogue on innovative ways at curbing malnutrition and nutrition related diseases in the country has been launched in Accra. The “Nutritious Ghana Conference (NGC)” slated from March 27 to 29, 2019, is expected to gather nutritional experts, agriculturists, food processors, policy makers and other professionals in the food value chain to improve the nutritional deficit in the [...]

    Confab on malnutrition and  nutrition launched in Accra
  • I’ve no personal interest in creation of new regions —President

    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has dismissed allegations that his administration is pushing for the creation of new regions for his personal political interests.   According to the President, the government has nothing to gain or lose from the outcome of the referendum for the creation of the new regions.   The government’s aim, he said, was to create a [...]

    I’ve no personal interest in creation of new regions  —President
  • MP for Effutu donates laptop computers to teachers in the area

    Madam Akosua Frema Osei-Opare, Chief of Staff, has asked teachers to be champions of the free SHS scheme to ensure total attainments of its objectives. She said, championing such a course would make them produce good citizens and go a long way to bring-up the much needed all round people capable of building a better nation. The Chief of Staff [...]

    MP for Effutu donates laptop computers to teachers in the area
  • IDEG: Elect MMDCEs on party lines to foster devt

    The Institute of Democratic Governance (IDEG), has observed that allowing the election of Metropolitan Municipal District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) along political party lines will foster development at the local government level. It noted that elected local government officials would feel more responsible and keep the government on its toes in ensuring the much-needed resources are channelled to the metropolis, municipalities [...]

    IDEG: Elect MMDCEs on party lines to foster devt
  • CHRAJ not effective in fighting corruption–MP

    The Member of Parliament (MP) for Adenta in Greater Accra, Yaw Buabeng Asamoah has bemoaned lack of effective and efficient fight against corruption by the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) over the years. He noted that the Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) needed more investment in order to live up to expectation in the graft battle. [...]

    CHRAJ not effective in fighting corruption–MP
 

Politics »

IDEG: Elect MMDCEs on party lines to foster devt

IDEG: Elect MMDCEs on party lines to foster devt

October 19, 2018 at 8:51 am

The Institute of Democratic Governance (IDEG), has observed that allowing the election of Metropolitan Municipal District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) along political party lines...

 

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AGI urges stakeholders to embrace reforms in the public sector

AGI urges stakeholders to embrace reforms in the public sector

October 19, 2018 at 9:30 am

The Vice Chairperson of the Eastern/Volta Regions branch of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI), Mrs Lucy Tenkorang has made a passionate appeal to all relevant stakeholders...

 

Education »

GES empower girl-child education in Ajumako

GES empower girl-child education in Ajumako

October 19, 2018 at 10:03 am

Girl-child clubs on Thursday embarked on a massive float through the principal streets of Ajumako amidst pledges of commitments to their education. The objective of the march...

Sports »

KMA owes 6  sanitation providers  GH₵100 million

KMA owes 6 sanitation providers GH₵100 million

October 19, 2018 at 9:55 am

The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) is indebted to six sanitation providers to the tune of GH₵100 million. This came to light on Wednesday when members of the Environment...

Human Interest

Wenger urges Ozil to make Germany return

Wenger urges Ozil to make Germany return

Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger expects to be back in work in the New Year and has fielded enquiries from all over the world, he told German newspaper Bild. Wenger, who left Arsenal in May after 22 years in charge, said he did not know what his next job would be but he felt rested and ready to work again. [...]

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Bolt turns down two-year offer

Bolt turns down two-year offer

Eighth-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt has turned down a two-year contract offer from Maltese club Valletta, his agent says. The 32-year-old Jamaican remains on trial with A-League club Central Coast Mariners in Australia and scored twice in a friendly win last week. Ricky Simms, Bolt’s agent, told ESPN: “There is a lot of interest in Usain playing football. “We regularly [...]

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‘Messi would struggle at United’

PAUL Scholes says even Lionel Messi would struggle to shine in the current Manchester United team and that the struggling club are being laughed at by their rivals. The former United and England midfielder has been a frequent and vocal critic of his old club, who are languishing in eighth place in the Premier League – five points adrift of [...]

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Aubameyang’s Gabonfuture in danger

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has cast doubt over his international future after leaving the camp early. The Arsenal forward featured in Friday’s 3-0 win over South Sudan at home, but did train over the weekend and refused to travel for Tuesday’s return clash. The 29-year-old has endured a rocky relationship with his country’s Football Association, blasting them “amateur” after the FA prematurely [...]

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Mayweather accepts   Khabib’s challenge

Mayweather accepts Khabib’s challenge

Floyd Mayweather says a money-spinning bout with UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov “is happening.” But Mayweather says any fight with the mixed martial arts great would have to take place in the boxing ring. After defeating McGregor himself at UFC 229 earlier this month to also stay unbeaten, Nurmagomedov said he now wanted to face Mayweather. Speaking to TMZ, Mayweather said: [...]

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Halep withdraws from WTA Finals

Halep withdraws from WTA Finals

Simona Halep has announced that she will not play in the season-ending WTA Finals in Singapore due to a back injury. The World Number One is already assured of topping the rankings at the end of the year, with Caroline Wozniacki – the closest challenger – almost 100 rankings points behind. And the Romanian confirmed in a post on social [...]

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Bayern seek Wolfsburg win  to stay in touch with leaders

Bayern seek Wolfsburg win to stay in touch with leaders

BAYERN Munich’s trip to VfL Wolfsburg this weekend could represent one of the last chances for under-fire coach Niko Kovac to turn things around for the German champions, who have failed to win any of their previous three Bundesliga matches. A low-key appointment who took over at the start of the campaign, Kovac has so far failed to make an [...]

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Saint Louis Petroleum to build second largest Tank farm in Ghana

Saint Louis Petroleum to build second largest Tank farm in Ghana

The Saint Louis Petroleum Company, a nascent oil and Gas Company, is to construct the second largest tank farm in Ahutuma in the Ahanta West Municipality of the Western Region. The 300 million dollar tank farm when completed, would offer job opportunities to more than 2500 indigenes who are qualified to be engaged in the sector. Nana Kwame Nkansah II, [...]

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Second quarter GDP grows by 5.4 per cent  –GSS

Second quarter GDP grows by 5.4 per cent –GSS

Ghana’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP)   for  the  second quarter of 2018  grew by 5.4  per cent  compared  to 11.1  per cent   recorded  for the  second quarter of  2017, the  Ghana  Statistical Service (GSS) has  announced. According to the GSS,  the industry  sector  recorded the highest  growth of 11.1 per cent , followed by   agriculture which grew by   4.8 per cent [...]

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Amanak Group supports Tetteh-Ocloo State School for the Deaf

Amanak Group supports Tetteh-Ocloo State School for the Deaf

Amanak Group of Companies, has donated food items worth GH¢6,150.00 and cash of GH¢4,000.00 to the Tetteh-Ocloo State School for the Deaf.   The items included four bags of gari, 10 bags of rice, assorted drinks, bottled water, tomato paste, detergents, soaps, cooking oil and milk.   Making the donation, a Director of Amanak Group of Companies, Alexander AmanorNarh-Gbeeku, said [...]

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