• KNUST finally gets new governing council…University reopens Nov 16

    All is set for the reopening of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), on Friday, November 16, 2018, following the inauguration of a new governing council of the university yesterday. The Chancellor of the University, the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has set up of a five-member committee to conduct a full and transparent enquiry that would [...]

    KNUST finally gets new governing council…University reopens Nov 16
  • We’ll not be pressured to sever ties with Qatar – President

    Ghana will not be dissuaded by anyone from pursuing a relationship with Qatar, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said.   Although a number of countries around the Gulf region and some parts of Africa have severed diplomatic ties with Qatar due to their alleged support for terrorists, President Akufo-Addo said Ghana, a sovereign country, would not be pressured to [...]

    We’ll not be pressured to sever ties with Qatar – President
  • Mahama: We’ll regulate artisanal mining

    Former President John Mahama has stated that the next administration of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) will ensure artisanal small-scale mining, also known as “galamsey”, is regulated to provide sustainable employment for the youth. He said it would ensure artisanal mining is environmentally friendly to the country’s water and other environmental bodies. Addressing separate meetings of mining communities in the [...]

    Mahama: We’ll regulate artisanal mining
  • NPP warns ‘ambitious’ parliamentary aspirants to stop campaigning or…

    The leadership of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has cautioned aspirants within the party to stop campaigning ahead of the opening of nomination for the constituency seats. “The party will disqualify any parliamentary aspirant who fails to abide by the rules of engagement since it is yet to open nominations for potential candidates who want to contest various positions in [...]

    NPP warns ‘ambitious’ parliamentary aspirants to stop campaigning or…
  • MP raises concern over unavailability of new regions C.I

    Former Deputy Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Dr. Dominic Ayine, has raised concerns over the unavailability of copies of the Constitutional Instrument (C.I) 109 on the referendum for new regions to Members of Parliament (MPs). “The unavailability of the C.I is making it difficult for Members of Parliament to make up their minds as to whether to support the decision [...]

    MP raises concern over unavailability of new regions C.I
 

Politics »

Residents asked to facilitate devt in c’nities

Residents asked to facilitate devt in c’nities

November 14, 2018 at 8:06 am

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has asked landlords and estate developers to promptly honour their obligations to facilitate development in their areas. It...

 

Business »

AIF secures US$32bn  investment

AIF secures US$32bn investment

November 14, 2018 at 9:27 am

A total of 45 investment deals worth US$32 billion have been signed at the first African Investment Forum (AIF) in Johannesburg. The majority of the clinched deals are in...

 

Education »

Gold trackers report to schools in Ho

Gold trackers report to schools in Ho

November 13, 2018 at 7:23 am

Students under the Free Senior High School (SHS) Gold Track  have been reporting at the two major second cycle institutions in Ho since last Thursday without any hitch. At...

Sports »

Ghana wins West Africa Triathlon Championship

Ghana wins West Africa Triathlon Championship

November 14, 2018 at 8:45 am

GHANA made a huge mark as a force to reckon with on the global stage in triathlon with a dominant performance in the maiden edition of the West Africa Zone 1 Triathlon Championship...

Human Interest

Sturridge charged with  breaching FA betting rules

Sturridge charged with breaching FA betting rules

LIVERPOOL striker Daniel Sturridge has been charged with misconduct in relation to alleged breaches of the Football Association’s betting rules, the English governing body announced on Monday. The FA said the allegations related to events that took place in January of this year. Sturridge is alleged to have broken rules that prohibit the passing on of information about players, managers, [...]

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Pogba, Martial out of France squad

Pogba, Martial out of France squad

PAUL Pogba and Anthony Martial have withdrawn from the France squad to face the Netherlands and Uruguay, along with Manchester City’s Benjamin Mendy. Pogba (thigh) missed Manchester United’s 3-1 loss to City on Sunday, during which team-mate Martial (hip) and Mendy (knee) picked up injuries. Arsenal forward Alexandre Lacazette and Tottenham midfielder Moussa Sissoko were called up as replacements. But [...]

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English FA to cut  foreign players in Premier League

English FA to cut foreign players in Premier League

IN a bid to deal with Brexit and boost the number of homegrown players, the English Football Association (FA) is planning to reduce the number of overseas players in Premier League squads to 12 from 17, the Times newspaper reported on Tuesday. The proposal, to be put to the clubs this week, would mean significant changes to a number of [...]

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Aboutrika handed jail sentence for tax evasion

FORMER Egypt forward Mohamed Aboutrika, one of the country’s most famous sportsmen, has been sentenced to a year in jail on charges of tax evasion, local media reported on Tuesday. A commercial and financial crimes court in Cairo passed the sentence against Aboutrika in absentia on Monday, the state-run al-Ahram newspaper reported. The court found Aboutrika guilty of evading taxes [...]

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Welbeck undergoes  second ankle operation

Welbeck undergoes second ankle operation

ARSENAL striker Danny Welbeck has undergone a second operation on his ankle after sustaining an injury against Sporting CP last week, the club have said. “Both procedures went well, without complications,” the club said in a statement. “Danny will now recuperate and start his rehabilitation. It’s too early to say how long this will take.” The forward landed awkwardly as [...]

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UEFA warns Man City Financial Fair Play case may be reopened

UEFA has warned Manchester City it may reopen its 2014 Financial Fair Play (FFP) investigation into the club. It comes after German magazine Der Spiegel published a story which claimed the defending Premier League champions struck a secret deal with UEFA four years ago to avoid a potential Champions League ban for breaching FFP regulations. City accepted a £49m fine [...]

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Nasri closes in on Premier League return

SAMIR Nasri is expected to link up with Manuel Pellegrini at West Ham once his doping suspension ends, according to a report in the Evening Standard. The story suggests that Nasri, who played under Pellegrini at Manchester City, is undergoing a medical prior to signing a short-term contract with the Hammers. The 31-year-old midfielder would not be eligible to play [...]

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Govt set to fulfil 1 constituency $1m dollars promise – Minister

Govt set to fulfil 1 constituency $1m dollars promise – Minister

The Minister of Special Development Initiatives, Mrs Mavis Hawa Koomson has stated that government was in the process of making good its promise on the (one million dollars GH4million) per constituency. According to her the Ministry of Finance had so far released GHc927million out of the GHc1.2billion budgeted under the 2018 fiscal year and same disbursed under the Infrastructure for [...]

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New insecticides to fight Fall Army Worms outdoored

New insecticides to fight Fall Army Worms outdoored

A leading agro-chemical and fertiliser company, Chemico Ltd, has completed a month-long sensitisation exercise aimed at educating farmers and extension/PPRSD officers across the country on the effective ways of using agro-chemicals to fight Fall Army Worms (FAW). The training aimed at improving the capacities of participants in early detection and management of FAW as well as making them aware of [...]

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GPHA faces 1,400 job losses over new automated terminal contract- Danquah Institute

The Danquah Institute, a public policy and research centre, has questioned the rationale behind the award of the new automated terminal contract of the Tema Harbour to Meridian Port Service (MPS).     The institute said the public procurement rules were grossly breached and could lead to revenue loss in excess of two million dollars as well as a possible [...]

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