Monthly Archives: April 2015

Kpone brouhaha won’t scare investors away- Togbe Afede

The Agbogbomefia of Ho Asogli State and Chairman of Sonun Asogli Togbe Afede XIV has dismissed suggestions the recent agitations by the youth in Kpone will scare away potential investors in Ghana’s power sector. The youth in Kpone recently went on rampage, destroying properties in the area. They said they are yet to benefit from the Asogli Plant in the ...

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NPA maintains fuel prices for April

The National Petroleum Authority has maintained fuel prices for the month of April. According to the latest petroleum products price build-up schedule released by the NPA, the ex- pump price of a litre of premium or petrol is 3 cedis 5 Pesewas while kerosene is going for GHC2.92 Pesewas. The others, including a litre of premix will sell at GHC1 ...

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Hearts snatch Caf Confed Cup ticket

Accra Hearts of Oak have progressed to the round of eight of the Caf Confederation Cup after recording a scintillating 3-2 away victory over Senegalese outfit Olympique de Ngor in the second-leg tie of the 1/16th final in M’Bour on Saturday. The Phobians recorded a 5-3 aggregate after winning the first-leg 2-1 in Accra three weeks ago. Ngor took an ...

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Boxers need education – Coach Addo

Amateur boxing Coach Evans Addo who is contesting for an executive position in the next GABF congress has urged Ghanaian boxers to strive to attain some basic education before entering the sport or get education and train at the same time. He noted that boxers and their coaches must be well educated to be able to understand the rules and ...

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Sanitation Inspectors to be reintroduced – Dauda

The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD) is to reintroduce sanitation inspectors into the system to reenforce the objectives of the National Sanitation Day (NSD) campaign. The sanitation inspectors, popularly known as “nsama sama’, used to move from house to house to ensure that people kept their homes and environments clean and they had powers to sanction people ...

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Nduom inspires GIMPA students

President and Chief Executive Officer of Groupe Nduom (GN), Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom, has explained that the secret behind the success of his businesses was due to the development approach and the determination to succeed in areas where other companies would not like to go. Dr. Nduom, who was the guest speaker at a business forum organised by the Ghana ...

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Wa residents unhappy with security situation

Some residents in Wa have complained that they are living in fear and insecurity because of the rampant armed robbery in the Municipality. The residents said Wa had become a dangerous town in recent times and people found it risky to stroll in the streets during the night for fear that they would either be robbed them at gun point ...

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Government to build new prison in Bolgatanga

Interior Minister Mark Woyongo says government has acquired land for the construction of a new prison complex in the Upper East Regional capital, Bolgatanga. This is part of measures to reduce congestion in prisons there and across the country. Although there are two prisons in the region, the Bawku prison is the only detention centre in the region and is ...

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Ghana Ranked 3rd in Open Data Barometer Report

Ghana has been rated among the highest-ranked Sub-Sahara African countries on the continent in this year’s Open Data Barometer Report released by the World Wide Web Foundation. Ghana and Rwanda tied in third place on the list with a score of 46, followed by Kenya with 49 and Mauritius with 54. South Africa was ranked first on the list as ...

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Shatta Wale hits hard at Bola Ray, KOD, Okraku Mante

Dancehall artiste Shatta Wale has made some of the hard times he went through years ago known in slow tempo song. The ‘Dancehal King’ hitmaker reminiscing his past in the new song ‘My Star Sign’ narrated the agony he went through years ago before he met Bull Dog who revamped his career. Shatta Wale, who said he use to rehearse ...

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