• Israel Hits Gaza After New Rockets

    Israel’s military says it has carried out air strikes in the Gaza Strip in response to fresh rocket fire, hours before a ceasefire was set to expire. “Terror targets” were hit after three rockets were fired towards the towns of Beersheba and Netivot, officials said. A five-day ceasefire was extended for 24 hours at midnight while delegations from both sides tried [...]

    Israel Hits Gaza After New Rockets
  • Injury Forces Nadal Out Of US Open

    Defending champion Rafael Nadal has pulled out of the US Open after failing to recover from a wrist injury. Nadal was in a race to be fit for the final Grand Slam of the year, which begins on August 25, after injuring his right wrist during a training session in Majorca last month. And the Spaniard has had to admit [...]

    Injury Forces Nadal Out Of US Open
  • Ghanaian Weight-Lifter Threatens Suicide Over Unpaid Per Diem

    GHANA’S 17 year old weightlifter Juliana Arkoh has threatened to commit suicide at the Youth Olympics currently ongoing in Nanjing if her per diem is not paid. The threat, confirmed by Ghana’s chef de mission for the Games Mr. Arko-Dadzie was made to officials of the Local Organising Committee of the Games in the Chinese city and has led to [...]

    Ghanaian Weight-Lifter  Threatens Suicide Over  Unpaid Per Diem
  • Machomen Storm NPP Headquarters

    Over a dozen macho men believed to be supporters of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) yesterday stormed the party’s head office at Asylum Down, Accra, apparently to disrupt a press conference being addressed by Paul Afoko, NPP national chairman. The thugs also targeted the party’s general secretary, Kwabena Adjei Agyepong, but were prevented from entering the main building by security guards. [...]

    Machomen Storm NPP Headquarters
  • Komenda Sugar Factory Back!

    President Mahama recalled that when Dr. Kwame Nkrumah inaugurated the sugar factory at Komenda in the early 1960s, it was to produce sugar and other related products for both local and international markets. But the company folded up in the turbulent political years of the country due to technical and operational challenges, causing the country to become a huge importer [...]

    Komenda Sugar Factory Back!
  • I Am Ready For Special Congress – Akufo Addo

    The 2012 presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwa  Akufo-Addo has declared that he is ready for the August 31 Special Electoral College of the party. He denied an assertion that he is running away from the race, saying he is rather looking forward to it. The statement signed and issued by Eugene Arhin, press secretary [...]

    I Am Ready For Special Congress – Akufo Addo
  • 11,438km Trunk Roads Receive Facelift

    The Minister of Roads and Highways,Alhaji Inusah Fuseini, has said that government has carried out  routine maintenance works on a total of 11,438km  of trunk roads nationwide, as at the end of June, this year. He said 4,994km of feeder roads and 2,562km of urban roads were repaired, and potholes patched, within the same period. 

    11,438km Trunk Roads Receive Facelift
  • IBES Not For Taxation— Statistician

    The Government Statistician, Dr. (Mrs) Philomena Nyarko, has appealed to business operators not to be nervy over the upcoming Integrated Business Survey (IBES) because it is not for purposes of taxation. She said the survey was only an economic census to be conducted in all economic units of every sector of the Ghanaian economy to provide a register of businesses in the [...]

    IBES Not For Taxation— Statistician
  • MCC To Provide GE $500m For Ghana’s Power

    AS part of efforts to ad-dress the shortfall in Ghana’s public power supply, global infrastructure giants General Electric (GE) is working with the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) to provide substantial financing to the tune of $500m. The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) is an innovative and independent U.S. foreign aid agency that is championing a global campaign against poverty.

    MCC To Provide GE $500m For Ghana’s Power
  • ‘Appearance fees would have risen’

    The  issue of Appearance Fees in Ghana’s participation at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, has taken yet another twist as it has been revealed that the $100,000 would have increased, had the Black Stars progressed to the next stage of the competition.

    ‘Appearance fees would have risen’
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Machomen Storm NPP Headquarters

Machomen Storm NPP Headquarters

August 20, 2014 at 9:51 am

Over a dozen macho men believed to be supporters of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) yesterday stormed the party’s head office at Asylum Down, Accra, apparently to disrupt...

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Airtel Engages Media On Network, Data

Airtel Engages Media On Network, Data

August 20, 2014 at 8:57 am

The media in the Ashanti Region has taken their turn in telecommunications giant Airtel’s nationwide educational tour dubbed “Knowledge Series on Network and Data”. The...

 

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Education »

Link Education To Job Market—Naa Abdulai

Link Education To Job Market—Naa Abdulai

August 20, 2014 at 10:33 am

Naa Yakubu Abdulai, Chief of Sagnerigu, a suburb of Tamale, has has called for an effective linkage between the present educational to the job market. That, he said was the...

 

Sports »

Ben Kuofie Confirms Appiah’s Approach

Ben Kuofie Confirms Appiah’s Approach

August 20, 2014 at 10:11 am

Ben Koufie has confirmed that he has been approached by Black Stars coach Kwesi Appiah to be his technical adviser and the legendary coach says he is keen on taking up the...

Human Interest

Liberia Finds ‘Missing Ebola Patients’

Liberia Finds ‘Missing Ebola Patients’

Seventeen suspected Ebola patients who went missing in Liberia after a health centre in the capital was attacked have been found, a minister has said. “They were traced and finally they turned themselves in” at a treatment centre, Lewis Brown told the BBC. The government had previously denied they were missing. New UN figures show that 1,229 people have now [...]

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United Job Is My Last–Van Gaal

United Job Is My Last–Van Gaal

Louis van Gaal has revealed he expects to retire after managing Manchester United and believes he has started his last job. The 63-year-old, who signed a three-year contract at Old Trafford when he was appointed this summer, feels he owes it to his wife to end his 23-year managerial career after his time in England comes to an end. The former [...]

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Kombian’s Counsel Deplores Reportage Of Case

Kombian’s Counsel Deplores Reportage Of Case

George Asamani, counsel for Johnson Kombian, the alleged murderer of two police-men at Bunkpurgu Yunyoo in the Northern Region, yesterday took strong exception to a media reportage which suggested his client’s mother was dead. According to him, the accused’s    mother was alive and they were prepared to produce her in court. Mr. Asamani was reacting to some publications particularly in the [...]

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Pellegrini warns rivals

Pellegrini warns rivals

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini is confident his title-winning team is better now that it was 12 months ago. The defending champions launched their Barclays Premier League campaign with a hard-fought 2-0 win at Newcastle.

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WAEC releases WASSCE results

WAEC releases WASSCE results

The entire results of 321 candidates who sat for the May/June West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) have been cancelled due to examination malpractices. Besides, the subject results of 1,994 candidates have been cancelled. These were contained in the provisional results for the examination released by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) yesterday, and signed by its Principal Public [...]

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