Monthly Archives: October 2016

Sixteen Ghanaians Get Australian Scholarships

Sixteen Ghanaians have been granted scholarships to pursue Master’s Degree programmes in Australia under the Australia Awards Scholarship. A statement issued by the Australian High Commission, and copied to the Ghana News Agency, said the awardees were part of 144 beneficiaries selected from 11 African countries. It said the beneficiaries were scheduled to undergo a two-day workshop in Accra as ...

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Raymond Kyerematen represents Ghana At Mr. Africa International 2016

Raymond Kyerematen, third runner-up for Mr Ghana 2016, on Tuesday evening left Ghana for London ahead of the grand finale of the 2016 edition of Mr Africa International male pageant in the United Kingdom. Mr Africa International is a male fashion competition aimed at empowering young Africans and raising money for charity. Thirty countries are expected to arrive in London ...

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Ozil bags hat-trick as Gunners romp to easy win

Mesut Ozil was devastating in front of goal with a second-half hat-trick as Arsenal surged to an easy 6-0 win over Ludogorets in the Champions League on Wednesday. Having drawn with Paris Saint-Germain and beaten Basel, Arsene Wenger’s men retained top spot in Group A as they easily put Ludogorets to the sword, Ozil starring while Alexis Sanchez, Theo Walcott ...

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Businesses are disintegrating – IMANI

A policy think-tank, IMANI Center for Policy and Education, has raised concerns about the rate at which businesses in the country are disintegrating due to government’s inability to put the right policies in place to manage and expand the business sector. The organisation disclosed this in a recent report it jointly authored with the Business Sector Advocacy Challenge Fund (BUSAC) ...

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Peace Hyde and Barclays Launch The “Aim Higher Africa” Project

British-Ghanaian Peace Hyde, founder of multiple award winning education not for profit, Aim Higher Africa and Forbes Africa Correspondent has joined forces with Barclays to ignite the entrepreneurial spirit in young people to curb youth unemployment by launching the Aim Higher Africa Ignite edutainment series. Peace Hyde started the not for profit organization when she first relocated to Africa after ...

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North Korea Coach To Replace Avram Grant As Ghana Coach – Agent

The Ghana Football Association is close to concluding talks with North Korea coach Jorn Andersen to replace Avram Grant as Ghana coach, according to his agent Sofian Soltani. The former Norway international could replace the under-fire Israeli gaffer whose Black Stars side geared off to a false start to the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers. Grant has come under intensed ...

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Fuel price up by 4% not 11% – NPA

The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has described an announcement by the Chamber of Petroleum Consumers (COPEC) of Ghana that fuel prices have gone up by 11 percent as false and misleading. In a statement it issued Monday, October 17, the COPEC said that price of diesel effective October 16, 2016 was reviewed upward between 8 and 11 percent. But speaking ...

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The eras shall be over

The era of thievery, the era of incompetence, the era of corruption, the era of insecurity, the era of youth unemployment, the era of misappropriation of state funds, the era of political tyranny, the era of seemingly perpetual rising cost of living, the era of dubious bus branding, the era of GYEEDA, the era of SADA, the era of subba ...

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Black Maidens Players Paid $1000 Each To Leave Hotel

Each player of the Ghana U17 female national team has been paid $1000 each out of the $2,000 owed them to leave the Maresat Plaza Hotel. This comes after the players, and the technical team refused to leave the Maresat Plaza Hotel until all their per diems and bonuses are fully paid. The team has refused to leave the Hotel ...

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Vogue endorses Hillary Clinton for US president

Vogue magazine has endorsed Hillary Clinton ahead of the US presidential election next month. The Democratic candidate will face Republican rival Donald Trump when Americans go to the polls on 8 November. In an editorial, the magazine said: “Vogue has no history of political endorsements. “Given the profound stakes of this one, and the history that stands to be made, ...

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