Monthly Archives: March 2015

Ghanaian peacekeepers are outstanding- UN

The United Nations today, (March 26, 2015), commended Ghana for her outstanding contributions over the years to Peacekeeping Operations in the world. The Under Secretary-General of the Department for Peacekeeping Operations, Mr. Harve Ladsous, made the commendation when Vice Admiral Matthew Quarshie, the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) of Ghana, one of the top 10 troop contributing countries in the ...

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7 Innovative Products From Africa You Should Know

African innovation is not yet getting the level of global recognition and support it truly deserves. The continent is brimming with a rising new generation of bold, creative-thinking innovators and entrepreneurs who are constantly inventing and developing new technologies that will simplify our daily lives and transform societies- technologies with global appeal and commercial viability in any part of the ...

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Pre-order Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge

As the official launch of the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge fast approaches, customers can start pre-ordering for the device at any authorised Samsung dealer shop from March 30, 2015. Customers who pre-order the devices would be given free wireless chargers to experience the ground breaking technology of wireless charging. The premium duo which is the latest from the ...

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Nigeria election: Partial extension of voting to Sunday

Elections in parts of Nigeria have been extended until Sunday after delays and a number of attacks. The delays were “not widespread” but were still “a matter of concern”, an election official told the BBC. Technical problems with new biometric cards slowed down voter registration, even affecting President Goodluck Jonathan. More than 20 people have reportedly been killed in various ...

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Veteran Asabea Cropper to release a song this year

“I love you so. You are all I have… that’s why I love you so much”, These are lines from one of the famous songs by veteran singer Asabea Cropper. Known for her unique Kente culture, her traditional “Tekuwaa” (headgear) her horns, beads, kente outfit and that silky voice with the Ada lyrics, she dazzled Ghanaians, together with her brother ...

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Gov’t secures Parliamentary approval to issue $1bn Eurobond

Government has secured the green light from Parliament to go ahead with the processes to issue a 1 billion dollar Eurobond from second quarter of this year. Government is hoping to use proceeds of the bond to finance debts that are maturing and finance projects outlined in the budget. James Avedzi, Chair of Parliament’s Finance Committee, told Joy Business the ...

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University of Mines and Technology organizes maiden innovation fair

The University of Mines and Technology (UMaT) in Tarkwa has organized its maiden innovation fair dubbed “Think smart, be innovative-2015” The fair, which was sponsored by the Legacy Financial Services and Class Lane Computers was aimed at bringing together engineers, researchers, students, consultants, business executives, service providers and all those who were interested in innovation. The fair show case projects ...

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Invest in Germany, Ghanaians urged

Mrs Lydia Gohorey, Executive Secretary for the Ghana German Economic Association, has called on interested Ghanaian investors to take advantage of the new trade finance deal being offered by the Association to expand their businesses. She said due to difficulties in accessing credit and the high cost of credit, many Ghanaian businesses with great potential have not been able to ...

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No Hearts player deserves Stars call up – Arhinful

Ex Ghana striker Augustine Arhinful has passed a damning verdict over the quality of players at Hearts of Oak, insisting no single player from the Accra-based club is worthy of a Black Stars call up. There is an ongoing debate as to whether home-based players deserve call ups to the Black Stars which has been recently dominated by foreign-based players. ...

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Kotoko sign €30,000 two-year partnership deal with Herbalife

Ghanaian champions Asante Kotoko have announced a 30,000 euro a two-year partnership agreement with global nutrition company, Herbalife. The club’s General Manager Opoku Nti and the Director of Herbalife Ghana, Frederick Amissah signed the partnership agreement on Thursday at the club secretariat. According to the club, the partnership will see Herbalife supporting Kotoko players’ nutritional life while Herbalife among others ...

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