Monthly Archives: April 2015

Stonebwoy to host ‘Thank You Bhimnation’ concert

2015 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA) Artiste of the Year, Stonebwoy, known in real life as Livingstone Etse Satekla, is set to host a concert for his fans. According to the ‘Baafira’ hit maker, the concert is to show appreciation to his fans and also to solidify the ‘Bhimnation’ foundation. The concert will also serve as a continuation of his ...

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Mystery disease’ kills 18 in Nigeria – officials

A “mysterious” disease has killed at least 18 people in the past several days in south-eastern Nigeria, local officials say. The outbreak started in the Ode-Irele town, Ondo state, and spread rapidly. The disease – characterised by blurred vision, headache and loss of consciousness – killed the victims within 24 hours of falling ill. Local health officials and World Health ...

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Pope Francis urges more international action on migrants

Pope Francis has called on Europe and the international community to do more to tackle the rising number of migrants making desperate and often deadly journeys across the Mediterranean. The Pope thanked Italy, which has borne the brunt of the rescue efforts, and urged a “broader involvement”. Some 10,000 migrants have been rescued in the past week by Italy’s coastguard, ...

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Update: Four Ghanaians found dead in South Africa

Four Ghanaians have been found dead in a salon in Heibron in Free State, South Africa. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hannah Tetteh in a Facebook post said: “Our Embassy in South Africa reports that 4 Ghanaians – a man, two women and a baby were found dead in a salon in Heibron in Free State in South Africa, our ...

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Ghana’s IMF program likely to free up other lending – Lagarde

The head of the International Monetary Fund said on Saturday that a new IMF support program for Ghana would likely unlock lending from other bilateral institutions. “It clearly will have a catalytic effect,” IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde told a news conference at the conclusion of a meeting of the IMF’s steering committee. “When a country has signed a program ...

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AFD, GAMC sign 1.5m euro agreement

Agence Française de Développement (AFD) and the Ghana Association of Microfinance Companies (GAMC), have signed a facility grant agreement amounting to 1.5 million Euros. The Microfinance Companies Capacity Improvement Project (MICCIP) will help GAMC to strengthen its own abilities and that of its training centre as well as to provide technical assistance to its members who have demonstrated a certain ...

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Asamoah Gyan wins UAE league with Al Ain

The 29-year-old striker has won his third league title in just four years at the Gulf with Al Ain Ghanaian captain Asamoah Gyan has helped Al Ain to claim their third domestic league trophy in the Arabian Gulf League with Al Ain on Friday.The Boss emerged winners after a lackadaisical approach by Al Jazira saw them losing 4-2 to mid-table ...

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Everton fans want Christian Atsu out

Everton fans have voted and confirmed that they would not be in favour of a permanent deal for the Ghana winger Christian Atsu. UK-based newspaper Liverpool Echo conducted a poll on whether 15 first-team players should be kept on at the club beyond this summer or whether they should be offloaded in the upcoming transfer window. And 80 percent of ...

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Isaac Coffie to join Hoffenheim in the summer

Ghanaian midfielder Isaac Coffie is reported to be on the radar of a host of clubs in Italy but the latest to join the fray is Bundesliga side Hoffenheim, Sportscrusader.com can exclusively reveal. Though reports say Italian Serie B side Cesena have penciled down Isaac Coffie in the summer, the Ghanaian will want to move to Germany. The Ghanaian International ...

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Awutu Senya West seat not ‘cool chop’ for NDC – Andah

A New Patriotic Party(NPP) aspirant for the Awutu West Senya Constituency, George Andah has said the constituency’s seat is not safe for the National Democratic Congress (NDC). If given the nod to represent the NPP, George Andah will contest the incumbent Member of Parliament for the constituency and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Hannah Tetteh. Hannah Tetteh has ...

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