Monthly Archives: April 2015

Braden’s Furniture kicks off Project Ghana initiative

Braden’s Lifestyle Furniture is partnering with a local nonprofit group called Feeding the Orphans in a program to support women and children in the African nation of Ghana. Through Project Ghana, Braden’s donates a mattress every time one is purchased at its store at 11105 Turkey Drive. At noon on Saturday, the store will kick off Project Ghana with a ...

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Re-introduce affirmative action – Women groups to NPP

Some women groups have expressed their disappointment over the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP’s) decision to withdraw its affirmative action directives. The National Council of the NPP on Wednesday suspended the controversial affirmative action policy, which sought to secure Parliamentary seats for female Members of Parliament (MPs) after the announcement of the policy stirred mixed reactions from members of the party. ...

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Qatar Airlines interested in new Ghana airline

Deputy Minister of Transport Joyce Bawa Mogtari has disclosed that several airlines have shown interest in partnering government in the bid to get a new national carrier for the country. Among the international airlines mentioned by the deputy minister are Qatar Airlines, Kenya Airways and Ethiopian Airlines. After previous unsuccessful attempts to keep a national carrier in business, painstaking efforts ...

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IMF board recommends speedy release of $114m to Ghana

Head of International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission to Ghana, Joel Toujas Bernate is recommending an immediate release of funds to Ghana to help stabilize the economy. About 114 million dollars from the IMF is therefore expected to hit the accounts of Bank of Ghana in the coming days. This follows the approval of a bailout program by IMF Board for ...

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Adomah’s Middlesbrough go top of Championship

Ghana international Albert Adomah is still on course to hitting Ghanaian football screens every weekend as his English Championship club strengthen their fight to play in the English Premier League next season. Middlesbrough, Adomah’s club, climbed to the top of the English Championship on Good Friday after their game against Wigan Athletic. The Black Stars player started and played in ...

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Four Italian clubs scrambling for KPB

Four Italian clubs are are scrambling for the services of Schalke 04 star Kevin-Prince Boateng. According to Tutto mercato web, the Ghana international will be allowed to quit the Bundesliga outfit this summer, with his current contract set to expire in the summer of 2016. Boateng joined Schalke in the summer of 2013, making 35 appearances in his first season ...

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Good CHAN players will move to Black Stars – Grant

Ghana head coach Avram Grant has revealed that local players who will excel in this year’s Championship of African Nations (CHAN) tournament will be given the opportunity to feature for the Black Stars. The Israeli believes the chance to play for senior national team will improve the local players and will give them a lot of experience before they move ...

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Ghana Police to implement spot fine

The spot fine system to discipline reckless drivers will take off by the middle of this year, after almost two years of its planned introduction. Under the new system, to be implemented jointly by the National Road Safety Commission (NRSC), the Ghana Police Service and the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA), drivers who flout road regulations could have their ...

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Rockefeller Foundation outlines programmes in Accra

Dr Judith Rodin, President of the Rockefeller Foundation in the United States, has said Accra now has the opportunity to build on existence resilience efforts, including strategies to prepare for any eventuality that would occur. She said her Foundation would assist Accra and other 100 resilient cities awardees, by providing funding to hire a Chief Resilience Officer, who would lead ...

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AU condemns terrorist attack on Kenyan University

The African Union (AU) has condemned the terrorist attack on the Garissa University College, in north-eastern Kenya. The attack has been linked to the militant group, al-Shabaab. More than 140 innocent students and staff on Thursday were killed during the attack on the school while about 79 others were injured. Chairperson of the Commission of the AU, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini ...

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