Month: January 2020

News

Bole curfew lifted

Residents of Bole in the Northern Region have expressed happiness following the lifting of curfew imposed on the area a year and half ago. In December 2018, a 10-p.m. curfew was imposed following a chieftaincy dispute. It affected bars and night eateries. Farmers could also not spend the night on their farms and market women […]

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Politics

Dec polls: “If you shed blood, you’ll answer to me if I win” – Mahama

Former President John Mahama has warned that anybody who sheds Ghanaian blood on the day of elections this year with the aim of frustrating the National Democratic Congress (NDC) from freely and fairly participating in the polls, would be held accountable by his government should he win. Speaking at the one-year anniversary of the Ayawaso […]

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Business

ESLA records 17.6m profit in 2019

The Energy Sector Levy (ESLA) Plc recorded a profit of GHS17.6 million in 2019. This is however lower than the GHS33 million recorded in 2018. The decline in profit was due to a GHS416 million bad debt recorded in the books. According to its unaudited 2019 Financial Statement, earnings per share however drop from GHS33.06 […]

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Sports

Black Maidens invite 42 players

Forty-two players have been invited into the Women’s National U-17, Black Maidens camp as they begin preparations for the 2020 FIFA U-17 Women World Cup qualifier. A statement from the Ghana Football Assosciation pointde out that the invited players were expected to arrive at the Ghanaman Soccer Centre of Excellence (GSCE), Prampram on Thursday, January […]

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Business

Give preference to Ghanaian companies – Akufo-Addo to AngloGold

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has expressed his delight at the return to production, productivity, and profitability of Anglogold Ashanti’s Obuasi gold mine six years after it was closed down and urged the miner to give preference to Ghanaian companies in its operations. In line with the agenda of the government to enhance local content […]

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Entertainment

Miss Ghana brouhaha: Inna Patty ‘gives up’

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Exclusive Events Ghana, Inna Patty, has established that she has stopped fighting the several rumors by some individuals who constantly try to discredit her hard-earned reputation. The pageant has been saddled with contentions including the incessant resignation of beauty queens in the last couple of years plus the unsubstantiated claims […]

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World News

Harvey Weinstein trial: Sopranos actress Annabella Sciorra tells of ‘disgusting rape’

An actress has told a court she felt like she had a seizure as Harvey Weinstein raped her after barging into her apartment and pinning her to the bed. Annabella Sciorra, best known for playing Gloria Trillo in The Sopranos, went face to face with Weinstein at his trial in New York. The alleged attack happened […]

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Sports

Australian Open: Thiem stuns Nadal in four-set thriller

Top seed Rafael Nadal was denied a place in the Australian Open semi-finals as Austria’s Dominic Thiem rattled the Spaniard with a powerful display to win a four-set thriller. Fifth seed Thiem won 7-6 (7-3) 7-6 (7-4) 4-6 7-6 (8-6) at Melbourne Park. The 26-year-old, beaten by Nadal in the past two French Open finals, […]

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News

Gov’t’s initiatives not slogans – Bawumia

Ghana’s Vice-President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has stated that government’s initiatives are not slogans but policies implemented to benefit Ghanaians. He said programmes such as the One District-One Factory (1D1F), Planting for Food and Jobs and Free Senior High School, are all policies put in place to protect the vulnerable and the poor in the deprived communities. Dr […]

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Politics

Drama in court as Ofosu-Ampofo trial witness denies statement

The prosecution yesterday called its first witness in the trial of the National Chairman of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, and a Communications Officer of the party, Anthony Kwaku Boahen. The first Prosecution Witness, Benjamin Osei Ampofo Adjei, a broadcast journalist with Accra-based Adom FM being led by the Director of Public […]

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