Monthly Archives: March 2015

Avram Grant: “Stars fared well against Senegal in Gyan’s absence”

Black Stars Head Coach, Avram Grant believes his side gave a good account of themselves in the absence of Captain Asamoah Gyan during the 2-1 defeat to Senegal in a friendly international on Saturday. The 29-year-old was left out of the Black Stars 22-man squad for the double header against the Teranga Lions and Mali due to injury, but successfully ...

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Collaborate to combat security threat – Veep

The Vice-President, Mr Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has called for a regional collaboration among security agencies along the Gulf of Guinea to fight security challenges in the region. He noted that securing the maritime domain in the region had become a challenge and that countries sharing the Gulf had come under severe threats of piracy and narcotics trade. He indicated that these ...

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George Andah to challenge Hannah Tetteh for parliamentary seat

A leading member of Pressure Group Occupy Ghana, George Andah has expressed his intentions to challenge the incumbent Member of Parliament for Awutu Senya West, Hannah Tetteh in the 2016 general elections. The former Chief Executive Officer of MTN Ghana, who confirmed this to citifmonline.com said he was ready to serve the constituency and the country. Asked about the tall ...

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South Korea to invest $1.5 million to improve transportation

The Government of South Korea is providing a $1.5 million grant towards improving the transportation system in the Greater Accra Region. To this effect, the Ministry of Transport in collaboration with the Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) on has launched the Transport Master Plan for the project, which would be completed in 18 months. Speaking at the launch, Mr Wonchan ...

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Glo spends 28% more on diesel due to dumsor

The ongoing power crisis, popularly known as “dumsor” cost Glo Mobile Ghana 28 per cent more in diesel expenses in 2014 alone. The telco said, in response to a questionnaire from Adom News, that power supply from ECG (Electricity Company of Ghana) was cut by half and yet cost did not reduce as tariff rather went up by 100 per ...

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Ghana Gas starts payment of compensation today

The Ghana Gas Company (Ghana Gas) will, from today, begin the payment of compensation to affected crop farmers in 23 communities along the Esiama-Prestea Lateral line in the Western Region. About GH¢7.8 million will be paid as part of the compensation package for crops belonging to about 800 project-affected farmers. The beneficiary communities are Prestea, Banaho, Gwira Bibini Nsuaem, Kutokrom, ...

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Help preserve valuable Ghanaian culture – Asantehene urges media

Otumfuo Osei-Tutu II, the Asantehene, has urged the media to help preserve the true Ghanaian cultural identity by being abreast with the history of the land. He explained that in as much as they enjoyed getting news ahead of their colleagues (scoops), there was the need to be factual, balanced and truthful. The Asantehene gave this advice during an interaction ...

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Japan gives $1.66m to fight maternal and child deaths

The Japanese Government is assisting Ghana’s health sector with a grant of $1.66 million in its efforts to achieve Millennium Development Goals targeted at preventing maternal and child mortality. Speaking at the signing for the Exchange of Notes, Mr Kaoru Yoshimura, the Japanese Ambassador to Ghana, expressed the hope that the financial contributions would be fully utilized to support the ...

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Nigeria elections: Collation of results begin midday Monday

Collation of results from the 36 states of Nigeria is expected to begin from midday Monday, March 30, the Independent National Electoral Commission (Inec) has announced. This comes after a party official of the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) said results of 23 states have already been collated. “Please, be wary of declaration from people who are clearly partisan,” Inec ...

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Overconfidence will spell NPP’s doom – Allotey Jacobs

The Central Regional Chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr Benjamin Allotey Jacobs, has said that the New Patriotic Party (NPP) will fail in its quest to win the 2016 election because of overconfidence. He said the NPP had become too confident of winning, noting that that would make them lose the 2016 general election. He was speaking at ...

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