Monthly Archives: October 2016

Gold Watch-Purchase Was Only A Proposal – BoG

The Central Bank of Ghana has insisted that it has not signed a contract with a Swiss company to supply it with gold watches to be given as ex gratia to some workers who are due for retirement. Onua FM’s source at the central bank said contrary to media reports that the watches have been purchased, the proposal for the ...

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Nana Konadu promises salt factories across regions

Leader and Founder of the National Democratic Party (NDP) Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings says her government – if she wins the December 7 elections – will invest in salt production factories. She says sea water is free and that will not be difficult for the country to extract salt for the factories. She said the end product will be of ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo nets four goals as Portugal cruise; France, Belgium win

Cristiano Ronaldo scored four times, including two inside the opening four minutes as Portugal crushed Andorra 6-0 in a World Cup qualifier on Friday. The Real Madrid star thought he had been hauled down during a corner about 70 seconds into the match, but when no whistle came he got up just in time to fire a rebound into the ...

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I can’t beef with Tinny – Wisa

There is this rift between ‘Mintse bo’ hitmaker, Wisa and rapper Tinny. According to Wisa, Tinny has disrespected him over and over and he’s not happy with Tinny’s disrespect towards him and his brand. Well, Wisa was on Viasat One and when asked whether he is beefing Tinny, he disclosed that he can’t beef with Tinny because beef is very ...

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Our Target Is To Top Our Group- Avram Gran

Black Stars coach Avram Grant speaks about his squad’s preparations and targets ahead of Ghana’s 2018 Russia World Cup qualification match against the Cranes of Uganda. “I don’t think it will be an easy game, but our target is the same: to win and to do everything to be in Russia,” he said. When quizzed about the build up to ...

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U.S. court reinstates Apple $120 million patent win over Samsung

A federal appeals court on Friday reinstated a $120 million jury award for Apple Inc (AAPL.O) against Samsung (005930.KS), marking the latest twist in the fierce patent war between the world’s top smartphone manufacturers. The court said that there was substantial evidence for the jury verdict related to Samsung’s infringement of Apple patents on its slide-to-unlock and autocorrect features, as ...

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Teachers’ Fund to grow assets to GH¢1 billion by January

The Teachers’ Fund (TF) of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) is expected to grow its assets to about GHȼ1 billion, by January, next year. The Fund’s assets as of September stood at GHȼ750 million, compared with the previous year’s same period total of GHȼ235 million. Mr. George Asare Yamoah, the Board Chairman, who announced this said it would ...

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Sudan doctors’ strike into second day

n Sudan, a nationwide doctors’ strike for better working conditions has entered its second day with media suggesting that it appears to be taking place across the country. According to the central committee behind the strike, medical staff in 56 public hospitals around the country have stopped work. The strike follows a recent spate of attacks against doctors and other ...

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Haiti Hurricane death tolls doubles to 800

The UN has warned it could take days for the full impact of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti to emerge, as the death toll soars to more than 800 dead. The death toll has doubled, and may rise, as rescue teams gain access to southern areas cut off by the storm. The World Food Programme’s Carlos Veloso says some of the ...

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Police to arrest persons who refuse to vote on December 7

Police Superintendent Isaac Amekudzi of Agona Odobeng in the Asikuma Odobeng Brakwa District of the Central Region has revealed that persons who will refuse to vote in the forthcoming general elections may be arrested. According to him, it is a constitutional provision enshrined in the country’s law books and that persons who have their names on the electoral register and ...

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