Monthly Archives: December 2016

Stakeholders of KOSS to meet over student riots

Stakeholders of Konongo Odumase Senior High School are to meet on Saturday to determine the fate of students whose demonstration against the school’s authorities led to its closure. The meeting, according to the chairman of Board of Governors of the school, Dr Yaw Amakye, would discuss among other things, the next line of action following threats by the students to ...

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Amartey & Schlupp in Leicester squad to face Porto

Ghana duo Daniel Amartey and Jeffrey Schlupp are among the Leicester City squad to face Porto away in their final UEFA Champions League Group G match. The Foxes have already qualified for the knockout stages after a fine start to their European adventure. Manager Claudio Ranieri could name the Black Stars players in his starting line-up for this academic exercise. ...

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Uganda: LRA commander pleads not guilty at ICC

The first former child soldier to appear at the International Criminal Court has pleaded not guilty and told judges he was a victim too. Lords Resistance Army (LRA) commander Dominic Ongwen said the LRA was responsible and he had also suffered from the atrocities. Ongwen, now in his early 40s, was a boy when he was abducted by the notoriously ...

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Donald Trump is Time magazine’s Person of the Year

US President-elect Donald Trump has been named Time magazine’s Person of the Year for 2016. The property tycoon was awarded the title following his unexpected victory over Hillary Clinton in November’s presidential election. Mr Trump told NBC’s Today show shortly after the announcement it was a “great honour” which “meant a lot” to him. He was chosen from a shortlist ...

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New cement factory to produce 1 million tons of cement annually opened

A new cement factory has been commissioned in the Free Zones enclave in Tema with the capacity to produce one million tons of cement annually. The CIMAF Cement Factory has become the third local cement manufacturing company after Ghacem and Diamond Cement. The Factory is spread over 14 acres of Land inside the Tema Freezone Enclave and has cutting edge ...

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Jackie Appiah splashes thousands of Ghana cedis on orphans

Ghanaian actress Jackie Appiah turned a year older on Monday, December 5. The multiple award-winning actress on the day drove to Adenta in Accra to celebrate the anniversary with orphans at N.I.C Safe Haven children’s home. Jackie during her visit donated items worth thousands of Ghana to the home. The items she gave to the children to put smiles on ...

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Matured bills & bonds reach GHC145bn in 2016

Total bills and bonds auctioned this year, from January to October, by the government, Bank of Ghana, and COCOBOD including already issued longer-term bonds that matured this year, have hit GH¢145 billion, data from the Central Securities Depository has shown. The successful issue of over GH¢145 billion debt securities “may be partly attributed to the attractive interest rates being offered ...

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Exodus 18:21 directs who to vote for

The Bible indeed has answers to all our questions. The bible verse below provides guidance on how to vote. “But select from all the people some CAPABLE, HONEST men who FEAR GOD and HATE BRIBES. Appoint them as leaders over groups of one thousand, one hundred, fifty, and ten.” Exodus 18:21 (New Living Translation) Based on the above, which Presidential ...

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Vote NDC Out – Martin Amidu

    Former Attorney General Martin A.B.K. Amidu has said President John Mahama and his National Democratic Congress (NDC) government are too corrupt to be retained in office. According to the anti-corruption crusader, the time has come for Ghanaians to vote massively for a new government of integrity. He cited a litany of corruption scandals involving President Mahama, saying “we ...

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MANASSEH’S FOLDER: NINE factors that will determine winner in tomorrow’s election

   Tomorrow, Ghanaians will vote in a crucial election. The country will elect 275 parliamentarians and the President of the Republic of Ghana. There are seven presidential candidates in the race, but it is going to be a straight fight between President John Dramani Mahama of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo of the New Patriotic ...

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