Monthly Archives: February 2016

SuperSports ready for GPL broadcast

Multichoice, a multi-channel pay television platform provider, is ready to cover the 2015/16 Ghana Premier League (GPL) scheduled to kick off Saturday February 20, General Manager of Multichoice Ghana, Cecil Sunkwa- Mills, has said.Despite fears that the GPL would be further delayed due to threats of an injunction, Mr Sunkwa-Mills said Multichoice has not been informed of any impending injunction ...

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Poll c’tee not suspended – EC

The Electoral Commission has not suspended the 18-member Steering Committee inaugurated recently to help the election management body conduct the November polls smoothly, Public Affairs Director of the EC, Christian Owusu-Parry has said.He told Umaru Amadu Sanda on Citi FM’s news analysis programme, The Big Issue, on Saturday February 19 that contrary to widespread media reports to the contrary, the ...

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Heads must roll at MMT for Kintampo tragedy

A Transport Consultant, Cecil Garbrah, has said management of the Metro Mass Transit Company Limited must be held responsible for the tragedy which occurred on the Tamale-Kintampo highway. He said the failure of managers of the transport company to conduct due diligence on the bus to ensure its safety before allowing it to leave the terminal is responsible for the ...

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Ghana will remain peaceful after November polls – Korankye Ankrah prophesies

 The General Overseer of the Royal House Chapel International says the 2016 general elections will go down as one of the most peaceful polls in Ghana’s history. According to Apostle General Sam Korankye Ankrah, in spite of the differences and acrimony that would characterize the choosing of a President and Members of Parliament the peace and serene atmosphere the country ...

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Coca-Cola unveils ‘Taste the Feeling’ campaign

Coca-Cola has begun efforts to integrate its multiple campaigns in an attempt to popularize its iconic product. Creative ideas from 10 different agencies across the world were collated for the new campaign, which will have Taste the Feeling replacing Open Happiness. Speaking to TV3 at the unveiling event last Thursday, Coca-Cola’s Vice President-Global Creative, Connections and Digital, Rodolfo Echeverria, said the firm ...

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Checkpoints, bribes block trade flow – Report

 Trade flow between Burkina Faso to Accra is impeded by at least 54 police and Customs checkpoints, well as unofficial impediments which combine to hamper the smooth flow of trade between the country and landlocked Burkina Faso, a new study has shown. The study, conducted by the Permanent Interstate Committee for Drought Control in the Sahel with support from USAID, ...

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Sam George starts water project

Aspiring Member of Parliament for Ningo-Prampram Constituency in the Greater Accra Region, Sam George Nartey, has indicated that a project to de-silt a community dam in the area to improve the availability of water has started.The presidential staffer, who beat incumbent MP for the area, E T Mensah, to represent the governing NDC in the forthcoming November polls, has assured ...

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EC Boss Is Honest And Truthful . . . I Believe Her – Kofi Adams

Many political interest groups especially ‘Let My Vote Count Alliance’ and the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) have doubted the integrity and sincerity of Madam Charlotte Osei since her appointment by President Mahama to serve as the new Electoral Commissioner. The opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) from the onset of her appointment have argued that Madam Charlotte Osei is a ...

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Google joins Apple in phone hack refusal

Google appears to have given its backing to Apple in its fight against an order requiring it to hack into a terrorist’s phone.Apple was told this week that it has to create new software to weaken the security of iPhones so that the FBI could read the messages contained on a handset owned by one of the San Bernardino killers. ...

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Europa League: Man United lose in Denmark as Liverpool and Spurs draw

Manchester United’s Europa League campaign resumed with a defeat in Denmark as Midtjylland prevailed 2-1 in the first leg of the round of 32. The result might have been worse if not for a few fine saves by Sergio Romero, who made his first appearance for United since October after David De Gea suffered an injury in the warm-up. Romero ...

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