Monthly Archives: March 2016

Deputy Ministers for Ashanti & Upper East Regions take office

President John Dramani Mahama, on Tuesday, urged Ministers of State to strictly adhere to government policies, which would help improve on the living standards of Ghanaians in their areas.That, he said, could be achieved by implementing and monitoring all policies based on the tenets of good governance, democracy and transparency.President Mahama stated this when he swore into office two Deputy ...

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Morocco rejects UN chief explanation over Sahara row

Rabat (AFP) – Morocco on Tuesday rejected an explanation from the office of UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon that a row over disputed Western Sahara was because of a “misunderstanding”. Ban infuriated Morocco this month when he referred to the “occupation” of Western Sahara, a disputed territory, during his visit to a refugee camp in neighbouring Algeria. “We regret the ...

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One shot dead in gun battle at Tema

Tema Police Command has mounted a manhunt for four armed robbers who engaged them in gun battle at Sakumono beach in Community 3 on Easter Monday. The robbers, numbering about five, opened fire at the police for attempting to arrest them following a tipoff. The patrol team then responded with fire and shot one of the armed robbers who were ...

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Muntari out of action for two weeks

The Tigers of Asia midfielder has been ruled out of action for at least two weeks after picking a foot injury Al Ittihad Jeddah manager Victor Pițurca will be without Ghana midfielder Sulley Ali Muntari for at least two weeks following an injury he sustained in their 2-1 home defeat to Al Nasr in the Asian Champions League. Muntari, 31, ...

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5 reasons to ditch your skinny jeans for jogger pants

With so many pluses for wearing jogger pants, why wouldn’t you add a pair of joggers to your wardrobe? The wrong shoe or shirt can instantly take you from style expert to overgrown kindergartener. Believe or not but jogger pants are very fashionable when teamed up with the right top and shoe. Most of us are afraid to pull the ...

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Niger bails opposition leader held for baby trafficking

A Niger court on Tuesday granted bail to failed presidential challenger Hama Amadou, who was detained in November on sensational baby trafficking charges that he claimed were politically motivated. President Mahamadou Issoufou was re-elected to a second term in office with 92 percent of the vote in a March 20 run-off that the opposition boycotted. His sole challenger Amadou, who ...

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Ride like the Bandit in this new 840-horsepower Pontiac Trans Am

What’s better than a brand-new Pontiac Trans Am? A brand-new Trans Am signed by Burt Reynolds, of course.Thankfully, that’s what Trans Am Depot will do — a Floridian company keen to continue the legacy of General Motors’ extinct Pontiac brand.Trans Am Depot — or TAD, as only I call it — announced at the New York Auto Show that it ...

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SHS Students Suffer Decline In Mathematics And Science Performance

Performance of Senior High School (SHS) students in mathematics and science has seen a downward trend from 2007 to 2015. Professor Jonathan Fletcher has said and urged a swift reversal of the trend to spur national development. Prof Fletcher, who is the Dean of Faculty of Education at the University of Ghana, blamed the appalling performance in the two core ...

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Top 10 looks men find extremely appealing

We all know guys are visual creatures and you can easily attract any of them with your look. It may surprise you but they really care about your style! That doesn’t mean you should wear the latest Prada dress or trendy Michael Kors Sunglasses to look fabulous to them. Remember: men pay a little attention to current fashion trends. Expensive ...

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US Ambassador urges Ghana-US collaboration to fight terrorism

The US Ambassador to Ghana, Robert Jackson, is calling for close collaboration with the Ghanaian government to fight terrorism. He says Ghana like any country in the world is not immune to terrorism. Speaking on his maiden visit to the Ashanti region, Ambassador Jackson called for international collaboration against threats. “Every country in the world needs to be prepared to ...

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