Monthly Archives: April 2016

Should Sunderland swoop for the Ayew brothers this summer?

Andre and Jordan both look set to leave Swansea and Aston Villa respectively. Sunderland are currently facing a fight for survival but that does not mean they should not already be preparing for life in the Premier League next season and starting to consider their transfer options. The club will need to improve as a whole if they are to ...

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Ministry to boost export of non traditional products

The Ministry of Trade and Industry is to introduce new export incentives to boost the export of non-traditional products. The incentives, such as less tax or tax exemptions on locally produced goods, legal and regulatory allowances, are to encourage domestic companies to export local goods or services in order to keep domestic products competitive on the global market. The sector ...

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10 Little things he always notices about you

1. When you chop off most of your hair. The idea that men don’t know when women have done something with their hair is an old joke. It’s a joke that’s been beaten to death like a dead horse with a second dying horse, and then the second horse died and someone beat that, too. It’s as if people believe ...

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GHS480k GOIL sponsorship deal for Hearts, Kotoko

Ghana Oil Company has announced a 12-month sponsorship deal for Accra Hearts of Oak and Kumasi Asante Kotoko.The oil marketing company will pay each club GHS 480000 over the period, consisting of GHS40000 monthly payments.“GOIL has been concerned about the dwindling fortunes of football clubs and by extension the local league, which is said to be the passion of the ...

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EC corrects date errors, new cards to be issued

The Electoral Commission of Ghana (EC) has indicated that it has corrected errors relating to dates on printed voters’ identification cards issued to some citizens in the ongoing limited voter registration exercise.Some first-time voters were handed ID cards showing a registration date of 27 April, 2016, instead of 28 April, 2016.But the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) said it suspected ...

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Sofoline: Drivers in demo over ejection from terminal

Drivers at the Sofoline in the Ashanti Region have kicked against the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly’s decision to evict them from their bus terminal.The drivers’ association demonstrated on the morning of Friday April 29 to protest the decision.Most of the drivers wore red armbands and refused to commute passengers to their various destinations, leaving them stranded.Chairman of the Sofoline Drivers’ Association ...

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Busy launches mobile app for Android

Delivering on its commitment to enrich lives through limitless connectivity, Busy today launched its new mobile app for Android devices. The mobile app, known as My Busy4G, is aimed at enhancing the customer experience for all Busy 4G users; while empowering them to enjoy self-service at all times. Welcoming the clients, Mr. Praveen Sadalage, Chief Executive Officer of Busy said, ...

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Energy & Natural Resources University gets new Vice-Chancellor

Prof Harrison Kwame Dapaah, a 55 year old professor of agricultural science has been appointed as the Vice-Chancellor for the University of Energy and Natural Resources, (UENR) Sunyani, for a term of four years. The appointment takes effect from 1st August, 2016. Prof. Dapaah, a product of the University of Ghana, Legon, began his career as an Assistant Research Scientist ...

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Chad opposition demands Deby reelection be declared invalid

Six of Chadian President Idriss Deby’s challengers in recent elections said Friday they had asked the country’s Constitutional Council to invalidate his fifth-term win over voting irregularities. “We have sent a request for the invalidation of the April 10 election to the president of the Constitutional Council,” one of the failed presidential candidates, former prime minister Joseph Djimrangar Dadnadji, told ...

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MTN distributes over 300 treated mosquito nets on Malaria Day

MTN Ghana Foundation has commemorated this year’s World Malaria Day under the Foundation’s ‘Save A Life’ initiative. As part of the activities, MTN staff volunteers distributed over 300 Insecticide Treated Nets to pregnant women, children and nursing mothers in selected hospitals in four regions. A statement signed by Georgina Asare Fiagbenu Senior Manager Corporate Communications, said the mosquito nets were ...

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