Human Interest

Fire guts stores at Obra Spot

Fire guts stores at Obra Spot

Fire yesterday gutted about ten stores at Obra Spot, at the Kwame Nkrumah Circle, Accra, destroying merchandise worth thousands of cedis. The fire destroyed foodstuff, alcoholic drinks, cartoons of bottled water and toiletries, among other goods. The fire outbreak, which did not result in any casualty, started at about 8am and swept through almost all the stores, leaving those affected […]

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United, Ajax clash tonight  … In Europa League Cup final

United, Ajax clash tonight … In Europa League Cup final

THE shadow of Louis Van Gaal will loom over Manchester United and Ajax when the two teams coached by the Dutchman meet in the Europa League final tonight. Van Gaal left contrasting legacies at the two clubs. He steered a vibrant Ajax side to the 1995 Champions League title but was sacked unceremoniously by United in 2016 after two difficult […]

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Okuapeman gets new queen mother

Okuapeman gets new queen mother

The chiefs and people of Okuapeman have chosen a 73-year old educationist to be enstooled as the new queen mother of the Akuapem traditional area.   Awo Prah Agyekum, who hails from the Nketia family in Akropong, would be confined 21 days indoors after which she would be given a stool name, enstooled and outdoored as the queen mother of […]

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One- District One- factory takes off in June with 10 factories

One- District One- factory takes off in June with 10 factories

The National Coordination Office of the One-District One-Factory (ODOF) has organised the maiden multi-stakeholder seminar to seek the input of the private sector into the project. Held under the auspices the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Accra yesterday, it was attended by participants from the, Ministries, Department and Agencies, Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies, Association of Ghana Industries, Ghana Investment Promotion […]

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Trump to do everything for peace

Trump to do everything for peace

US President Donald Trump has said he will “do everything” to help Israelis and Palestinians achieve peace. At talks with Mahmoud Abbas, he spoke of being gratified that the Palestinian leader had committed to taking necessary steps to “fight terrorism”. Israel and the Palestinians have not held peace talks for three years and Mr Trump acknowledges it would be “one […]

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Govt increases allowance of  paramount chiefs

Govt increases allowance of paramount chiefs

Government has announced an increment of the allowance of paramount chiefs in the country from GH¢500 to GH¢1,000.   The Minister of Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs, Kofi Dzamesi who announced this yesterday in Tamale said it would take effect from this month.   “President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has instructed the Minister of Finance to increase the allowance of the […]

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Chinese ‘galamsey’ kingpin case: A-G adds more charges

Chinese ‘galamsey’ kingpin case: A-G adds more charges

The Attorney-General’s (A-G) Department yesterday added new facts and charges against En Huang, the Chinese alleged illegal mining (galamsey) kingpin, and four others, standing trial for breaching immigration laws. Mrs. Mercy Arthur, a senior state attorney, told the Accra High Court Criminal Division (four) that the first accused, Huang, also known as Aisha, Gao Jin Cheng Lu Qi Ju, Haibin […]

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Ronaldo leads Real to 33rd league title

Ronaldo leads Real to 33rd league title

REAL Madrid won their 33rd La Liga title and first for five years as Cristiano Ronaldo’s 40th goal of the season helped seal a 2-0 victory at Malaga on Sunday. Ronaldo got Madrid off to the perfect start after just two minutes before Karim Benzema’s close-range finish sealed the title 10 minutes into the second half. Madrid beat out Barcelona […]

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Fan Milk launches new products

Fan Milk launches new products

Fan Milk Ghana Limited has launched a new product onto the Ghanaian market dubbed, Fanmaxx with a call on Ghanaians to promote healthy eating. The new product enriched with vitamins and calcium was developed based on recent consumer insights for a nutritional and nourishing product as well as develop strong business opportunities in the yoghurt product line. Launching the product, […]

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Chief Justice receives 12-member Kenyan delegation

Chief Justice receives 12-member Kenyan delegation

The Deputy Chief Justice of Kenya, and Vice President of the Constitutional Court, Philomena Mwilu yesterday led a 12-member delegation to pay a courtesy call on the out-going Chief Justice of Ghana and other Justices of the Supreme Court. The purpose of the visit was focused on Ghana’s election dispute resolution mechanisms, including Ghana’s mode of operations, legislative and administrative framework. They […]

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