Monthly Archives: April 2015

Ghana’s educational system ineffective – Meridian Uni boss

The founder of Meridian pre-university college in Accra Tetteh Nettey has said Ghana’s education system is problematic and must be revised. According to him, the current curriculum does not train students to solve problems as is the culture in other parts of the world. “Our educational system is not designed to help people solve their problems. “We turn to dwell ...

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Waris makes first start in four months

Ghana international Waris Majeed managed another major landmark on his road to recovery from injury as he started Trabzonspor’s 1-1 draw away at Genclerbirligi. While the forward and his teammates will doubtless be disappointed at their failure to beat their opponents on Sunday, the match represented an important moment for the Black Star. The former Valenciennes attacker has had his ...

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Factionalism is anti-Christian – Bishop

Presiding Bishop of the Methodist Church Ghana (MCG), Most Reverend Professor Emmanuel Asante, has urged Christians to shun factionalism in all its forms to foster unity and stability in the church. Factionalism, he said, is anti-Christian as it has the tendency to create divisions in the church and also breed confusion. “We should know that the church is not there ...

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Experts raise red flags over Atuabo Gas shutdown

Industry experts are questioning the planned shutdown of the billion-dollar Atuabo Gas Processing Plant, which came in less than three weeks after the declaration of commercial production. The experts find it even more intriguing that the Ghana National Gas Company (Ghana Gas) which owns the plant allowed Sinopec, the Chinese firm which built the plant, to also act as the ...

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Blood donation exercise organised in Ashaiman

The Ashaiman Municipal Assembly, in collaboration with BC Global Foundation, a non-governmental organisation (NGO) on Saturday organised a blood donation exercise at Ashaiman. Fifty pints of blood were donated to augment the stock at the National Blood Bank. Mr Ibrahim Baidoo, Municipal Chief Executive, said health is one of the key mandates of the Assembly and would ensure that Ghanaians ...

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Let’s train more professionals in insurance —Bawa

The Commissioner of Insurance, Ms Lydia Lariba Bawa, has underscored the need for the training of more professionals in the insurance industry in order to enable them support the country economically. That, she said, was necessary because insurance had increasingly become the backbone of many economies in the world and the government had ,therefore, taking steps to help the industry ...

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Apple to return more cash to investors as profits soar

Technology giant Apple sold 61.1 million iPhones in the first three months of 2015, driving profit up 33% from a year earlier. The firm  reported a $13.6bn (£10.7bn) profit, with revenue up 27% to $58bn. Sales in greater China leapt 71% to $16.8bn, outpacing those in the US for the first time, and helping to drive the sharp profit rise. ...

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I’m disappointed in Sarkodie – Castro’s father

July 2015 will be exactly one year since Theophilus Tagoe aka Castro mysteriously disappeared. For 9 months since his disappearance, some colleagues and close friends of Castro have not even visited the family of the Artiste,233 times can authoritatively report. Father of missing Castro, Mr. John Eshun has expressed disappointment in some Ghanaian Artistes who have not visited the family ...

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Martin Anderson’s Ghanaian nationality in doubt

The nationality of Martin Anderson, the man convicted of drug trafficking in Indonesia is in doubt, ghanabusinessnews.com can report. The man identified as a Ghanaian because he is holding a Ghanaian passport is facing imminent execution by firing squad within hours in Indonesia. A ghanabusinessnews.com source says, Anderson’s relations in Ghana cannot be traced or located by the authorities, and ...

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Michael Essien’s £75,000 Range Rover Vogue stolen

Ex-Chelsea star Michael Essien’s home in Surrey, London, has been raided by burglars, taking away his flash Range Rover Vogue, according to UK online platform Mirror. Police confirmed that the £75,000 vehicle was stolen earlier this month, on April 7. The Midfielder, Essien now lives in Italy, playing for AC Milan, however, he still owns the home which was purchased ...

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