Monthly Archives: August 2015

Vodafone empowers young female students

Vodafone Ghana has stepped up its commitment to empower young girls for the future benefit of the country. Under a mentorship initiative by the Women in Vodafone, in partnership the Leading Ladies Network, the telecommunications company has organised a day’s programme for school girls from six junior high schools within Accra. The girls were selected from various schools including St. ...

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Floyd Mayweather to face Andre Berto on Sept 12

Pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather, four months removed from his historic victory against Manny Pacquiao in the richest fight in boxing history, said Tuesday he will return to defend his welterweight world titles against Andre Berto on Sept. 12 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Mayweather (48-0, 26 KOs), who will be fighting at the MGM Grand for the 12th ...

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Completion of Sampa Nursing Training College hangs in the balance

Residents of Sampa and other communities in the Brong Ahafo Region are skeptical about the capacity of Jaman North District Assembly to get a new nursing school ready for admission this year. Prospective students have already gone through interview, but construction of lecture halls and other facilities are yet to be completed for take-off in September. Construction of the structure ...

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Prudential Life Insurance partners Fidelity Bank

More insurance companies are partnering banks to sell their products to clients through the concept called “Bancassurance”. The latest is the partnership between Prudential Life Insurance Ghana, a subsidiary of Prudential plc and Fidelity Bank Ghana. The agreement which was signed on 4th August, 2015 will give customers of Fidelity Bank easy access to Prudential Life’s insurance products whilst fulfilling ...

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MTN supports children of homeless blind mother

The MTN Ghana Foundation has provided a lifeline to four children of a blind lady who contemplated taking her own life when life became unbearable for her. Regina Mensah was expecting her fourth child when she fell and hit her head on her bed and has since not been unable to see. “I woke up in the night to use the ...

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PNC postpones National Delegates Congress

The Peoples National Convention (PNC), has postponed its National Delegates Congress from August 14 to October 9, to elect national officers and the flagbearer for election 2016. The postponement was necessitated by failure of the party to organise all constituency and regional conferences to elect officers, which were mandatory for a national congress. A party source told the Ghana News ...

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DZUNE: Unto us a superstar is born

Every now and then, God gifts the world a quintessence of amazing vocal talent: a voice so powerful it hits the highest notes with cheeky ease, and flows with a natural tone that sprouts goose pumps on even the toughest hide. DZUNE – Angela Ackim – is that gift to Ghana, Africa and the World.  She’s a real pot of ...

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Psychiatric nurses call off day-old strike

The nurses at the Accra Psychiatric Hospital have called off their day-old sit-down strike. They initiated the action on Monday in protest of government’s failure to pay their 10-month salary arrears. The nurses had also threatened a full-blown strike if their demands were not be met by Friday.The spokesman for the aggrieved nurses, Emmanuel Febiri, told Citi News:”We have seen ...

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Christian youth urged to sacrifice for the society

Right Reverend Michael Bossman, Bishop of the Koforidua Diocese of the Methodist Church, has called on Christian youth to make the needed sacrifices for the good of their communities. He urged the youth to show concern for the poor, elderly, the deprived and the socially excluded in the society. He asked them to demonstrate their love through their deeds, attitudes, ...

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GRA inaugurates taskforce to clamp down on tax evaders

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has inaugurated a 40-member special revenue mobilisation taskforce, to enforce compliance with tax laws and to get defaulting and potential taxpayers to honour their tax obligations. The taskforce would be checking for the issuance of VAT/NHIL invoices by businesses, the filing of VAT/NHIL, Pay as You Earn, returns by the due dates, and the payment ...

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