Monthly Archives: March 2015

$165m Water project for Akyem Oda

The Turkish Ambassador to Ghana, Her Excellency Nesrin Bayazit, has stressed that her government would continue to extend financial support to Ghana in her efforts to raise the standard of living of her people. She said her country’s support for Ghana had become more compelling due to the Turkish government’s estimation of seeing Ghana as a beacon of democracy on ...

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Tourism Minister launches 2015 Paragliding Festival

Mrs Elizabeth Ofosu-Adjare, the Minister of Tourism Culture and Creative Arts on Tuesday launched this year’s Paragliding Festival. The festival would begin on Friday April 3 to Monday April 6, 2015, on the Odweanoma Mountain, Atibie, during the Easter period. She said 2015 marks the tenth edition of the Paragliding Festival, which has become an established event on the national ...

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TDC presents GH¢1.2m dividend to Water Resources Ministry

The Tema Development Corporation (TDC) has presented GH¢ 1.2 million cedis as dividend to the Ministry of Water Resources, Works and Housing to be used for social projects. The dividend is a significant improvement over GH¢ 250,000 paid last year. Mr Emmanuel Oko Adjetey, Board Chairman, TDC, said it was the Corporation’s aim to present much dividend to the sector ...

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Mahama to open SADA Business and Investment Forum

President John Dramani Mahama, is to open the 2015 Savanna Accelerated Development Authority’s (SADA) Business and Investment Forum (SABIF) slated for Tamale, a move to re-position SADA to scale up the financial viability of Ghana’s Savanna region. The four-day event, starting from March 25 to March 28, which sets in motion the SADA’s transformational agenda, will focus on building the ...

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Getafe ordered to pay Derek Boateng 731,250 euros

Ghana midfielder Derek Boateng has won a court case against his former side Getafe which will see him being paid 731,250 euros as commission on his transfer fee to Dnipro in 2011. The amount represents 15% of the nearly five million euros the Madrid-based club pocketed for selling the player to the Ukrainian side. The Supreme Court in Madrid confirmed ...

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Inter in Andre Ayew talks

Inter are in talks with Olympique Marseille and Ghana striker Andre Ayew, also linked to Roma and Napoli. Sky Sport Italia claim a meeting has been set up with the player’s father next week to discuss a potential summer move. Ayew will be out of contract on June 30 and can therefore negotiate openly with other clubs. The 25-year-old is ...

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Richard Kingson wants Black Stars return

Veteran goalkeeper Richard Kingson wants to mount a sensational return to the Black Stars following a surprise surge in form for local side Great Olympics. The 36-year-old experienced gloves-man has endeared himself to many local fans since he returned to the domestic scene with enviable performances for the capital-based side. The former Birmingham City and Wigan Athletic shot-stopper has been ...

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K.K. Sarpong to claim GH¢600,000 from Kotoko

Barely a week after breaking his silence since he quit his job as Kumasi Asante Kotoko CEO, Dr. K.K. Sarpong has dropped yet another bombshell, demanding GHc600,000.00 from the Porcupine Warriors being money owed him during his three-year tenure. The former Kotoko capo last week stated that his deepest regret had been the decision to head Kotoko and further amplified ...

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Crocodiles ‘visit’ Kumasi homes

Some residents living in Kumasi’s swampy areas have been receiving unwelcomed visits from crocodiles in the past few months. Kumasi Zoo officials have been assisting with the removal of the reptiles from the homes of the affected residents. Three dwarf crocodiles have been removed from homes at Santase, TUC and Kwadaso – all suburbs in the Ashanti regional capital – ...

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We won’t compromise on food safety – FDA

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), has assured consumers that it would not compromise food safety for economic gains. Mr Kofi Essel, Head of Animal and Food Safety Management at FDA, said this in an interview with the Ghana News Agency (GNA). He stated that the FDA would protect retailers and consumers from being coerced into buying products which did ...

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