Human Interest

Neymar against Salah  …As PSG host Liverpool today

Neymar against Salah …As PSG host Liverpool today

Last year’s UEFA Champions League runners-up Liverpool will begin their European campaign by facing French champions, Paris Saint-Germain at Anfield today. The Reds have made a perfect start to the Premier League season but now face a difficult period of fixtures with PSG, Chelsea twice, Manchester City and Napoli all within next six matches. Les Parisiens have also enjoyed a [...]

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Madrid, a better team now – Bale

Real Madrid’s new star Gareth Bale has no problem acknowledging that the European champions have become more of a team following Cristiano Ronaldo’s Juventus exit. “Obviously, it’s going to be a little different from having such a big player there,” Bale said in an interview with the Daily Mail. “It’s maybe a bit more relaxed, yes. I suppose there is [...]

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Kipchoge sets new marathon record

Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge smashed the marathon world record by clocking a time of two hours one minute 39 seconds in Berlin. The 33-year-old took nearly one minute 20 seconds off the previous best, which was set by compatriot Dennis Kimetto when he ran 2:02:57 in Berlin in 2014. “I lack words to describe this day,” said Kipchoge. “I am really [...]

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Chiefs and people of Adentan  celebrate Homowo

Chiefs and people of Adentan celebrate Homowo

The second Homowo festival of the chiefs and people of the Adentan Municipality in the Greater Accra Region was on Saturday celebrated with a call on the chiefs to mobilise the people towards the national development agenda of the country. According to Madam Elizabeth Sackey, Deputy Greater Accra Regional Minister, the government had created the right conditions for grassroots participation [...]

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Shalom Indigenous Foundation  gives to orphanage

Shalom Indigenous Foundation gives to orphanage

The Shalom Indigenous Foundation (SIF), a charitable wing of the Bible Baptist Church in Madina, at the weekend presented assorted items worth over GH¢2,000 and cash to Nectar Foundation, an orphanage at Nuaso, a suburb of Odumase Krobo in the Eastern Region.   The items include bales of used clothing, Biblical literatures, two mini-sized bags of organic rice, loaves of [...]

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Proofed Mountcrest commiserates with family of late Justice Crabbe

A delegation from the Mountcrest University College on Friday visited the family of the late former Supreme Court Judge, Professor Vincent Cyril Richard Arthur Charles Crabbe, to commiserate with them. The delegation, led by the college’s Rector, Mr Kweku Ansa-Asare, presented assorted drinks and water to support the funeral of the renowned statesman, who, until his demise, was a lecturer [...]

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GTA begins registration and  training of tour guides

GTA begins registration and training of tour guides

The Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) has begun processes towards licensing tour guides across the country as part of efforts to improve standards in the tourism industry. It has thus begun a nationwide registration and training of tour guides to streamline their activities and flush out ‘charlatans’ in the sector. At a closing ceremony of a three-day refresher course for tour [...]

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3rd batch of Christians pilgrims depart to Israel

The third batch of 120 Christians pilgrims last Saturday left Ghana to Israel for a seven-day visit to some religious and historical sites. They left in the company of the Security Advisor to the President, Brigadier General Emmanuel Okyere, and the Minister of Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs, Samuel Kofi Dzamesi. The event was facilitated by the Ministry of Chieftaincy and [...]

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Ghana, Mexico exchange proposals for air service agreement

Ghana, Mexico exchange proposals for air service agreement

Ghana and Mexico have exchanged proposals for signing of an Air Services Agreement between them. The proposals follow earlier discussions between the former Minister of Aviation, Cecilia Dapaah and the Mexican Ambassador, Maria de los Angeles Arriola Aguirre, on a strategy that would allow a direct flight arrangement to and from both countries. At a meeting in Accra  on Thursday [...]

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Protect shea tress – UDS VC

Protect shea tress – UDS VC

The Vice-Chancellor of the University for Development Studies (UDS) Prof. Gabriel Ayum Teye, has called on the Forestry Commission and assemblies to institute measures to protect shea trees from being felled indiscriminately.   He stated that shea trees had the potential to boost the country’s export hence the need for all stakeholders to help protect it.   Prof. Teye made this [...]

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