Monthly Archives: April 2015

Kwaw Kese “satisfied” with one day sentence – Lawyer

Lawyer for hiplife artiste Kwaw Kese claims he is very much happy at the day sentence handed him by the Kumasi High Court. Lawyer Kwasi Boaitey said Kwaw Kese’s satisfaction stems from the fact that when he is done serving the sentence, he would be free to move around and carry out his day to day activities. “The trial has ...

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Ghana, Saudi Arabia to sign bilateral agreement

Ghana will for the first time sign a bilateral agreement with Saudi Arabia to strengthen the relationship between the two countries. Ghana’s ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Alhaji Said Sinare disclosed this to Citi News after presenting his credentials to the new Saudi King, Salman Abdulaziz. Alhaji Sinare believes this will be a major landmark in the diplomatic ...

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Roma’s contract offer to Ayew revealed

Andre Ayew’s officials met with AS Roma officials earlier this week to discuss possible terms ahead of a potential move this summer. While it appears to be inevitable that the Ghana superstar will finally call time on his career at his beloved Olympique de Marseille, with whom he has failed to agree terms on a new deal, Ayew’s next destination ...

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‘Ghanaian players must consider Vietnam League’

Ghanaian striker Mahadi Abubakar has called on home-based footballers to consider Vietnam as a place for a professional career following an outstanding growth in the country’s football. Abubakar, 21, currently plays for Song Lam Nghe An in the Vietnamese top flight and has netted four goals in eight games this season for his side who sit second on the league ...

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Consider ICT as value driver – Resourcery MD

The Managing Director (MD) of Resourcery Ghana, Mr Isaac Dankyi-Koranteng, has called on executives of companies and organisations in the country not to look at IT as playing the role of a cost centre, but rather that of a real value driver. The MD of the information technology (IT) firm in the country, told the Daily Graphic in Accra that ...

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Ghana to close border to Togo ahead of elections

The Ghana border with Togo will be closed by midnight ahead of Saturday’s Presidential elections in the West African country. Ghanaian officials have already set up a joint border patrol team to secure the border and nearby communities. Incumbent President Faure Gnassingbe is facing stiff opposition from an economics graduate and former newspaper editor, Jean-Pierre Fabre. The elections, originally planned ...

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Nduom: My engagement in politics is true service to mankind

Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom, the flag bearer of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP) for the 2012 Presidential Election, has stated that his engagement in politics is purely a true service to his country and people. “I am seriously doing other businesses, such as banking, which are providing employment for Ghanaians and politics is purely for service to mankind,” he declared. ...

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Chief Imam cautions against extremist groups

Sheikh Dr Usumanu Nuhu Sharubutu, National Chief Imam, has called on Imam and leaders of the Muslim communities to caution members of their congregation against possible penetration of ideological influence of extremist groups. He said the extremist groups use all available means, including the social media to extend frontiers of their operations by attracting more support and following. He said ...

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Six Ghanaians drowned in Mediterranean disaster

Six Ghanaians have been confirmed dead in a religious row that saw about 12 Ghanaian and Nigerian migrants, thrown overboard on a vessel heading towards Italy, the Foreign Ministry has revealed. The Foreign Minister, Hanna Tetteh posted on her Facebook page that only three names of the drowned Ghanaians had been identified by four survivors at a camp. “These four ...

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IMF: Gov’t receives 2nd tranche of bailout cash in July

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has in a report announced that the second tranche of $144 million will be made available to Ghana in July 2015. The first tranche of $114 million was paid into the Bank of Ghana’s account on April 14, 2015. The IMF has agreed to support Ghana with a $914 million bailout after government applied for ...

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