Day: January 25, 2020

Entertainment

7 Superstitions about the wedding gown you probably didn’t know

Superstitions are a myth that is not necessarily true. However, they are being reinforced by repetition and sometimes passed across generations, hence the deception that they are true or correct. That being said, there are quite a number of superstitions about wedding gown originating from the Romans and Medieval Europe before the eighteenth century. Many […]

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Entertainment

The writers breathing life into black British history

From an African girl who was “gifted” to Queen Victoria to a slave who took on his master in the British courts, several little-known but remarkable chapters of black British history are being put in the spotlight on stage this year. A string of writers are reaching back to the 18th and 19th Centuries to […]

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World News

Boris Johnson, African leaders urge investors to accelerate economic role on continent

UK companies must leap at the chance to deepen economic ties with Africa, a continent with unmatched investment opportunities, several African leaders said at a high-level panel. At an oversubscribed opening ceremony for the 2020 UK-Africa Investment Summit, Monday, attended by dignitaries and delegates from 16 African countries, including President El Sisi of Egypt, British […]

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World News

China coronavirus: Death toll rises as disease spreads

The death toll from a newly-discovered coronavirus in China has risen to 41 on the day of the Lunar New Year. Another 15 deaths in the Hubei province, where the outbreak began, were announced on Saturday. Health officials are struggling to contain the outbreak as millions of people travel for the Chinese new year, one […]

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Business

Moody’s rates Ghana’s economic outlook positive from stable; affirms B3 rating

Rating agency Moody’s has affirmed the government of Ghana’s long-term issuer and senior unsecured bond ratings at B3 and changed the outlook to positive from stable. It has also concurrently affirmed the rating of the bond enhanced by a partial guarantee from the International Development Association (IDA, Aaa stable) at B1. The decision to assign […]

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Business

Stocks slide as global markets fret over virus, S & P warns China economy to slow

Global stocks plummeted at the close of trading before weekend on the back of broad-based losses amongst global markets due to concerns over the spread of the virus which emanated in China. With one case having been reported in the USA, there are concerns that the virus could have an impact on the movement of […]

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Sports

Hearts-Kotoko match headlines matchday 6

The battle between the two most glamorous clubs in Ghana will headline matchday 6 of the Ghana Premier League. Both sides have lost two matches in the six-week-old league and will be hoping to grab a win and the bragging rights when they clash at the Accra Sports Stadium on Sunday. Ahead of the match, […]

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Sports

GPL: Liberty wins at WAFA

Liberty Professionals returned to winning ways when they defeated WAFA 2-1 at Sogakope. The Dansoman lads who lost to the Phobians 1-2 over the weekend were impressive throughout the game. Liberty scored first through Elvis Kyei Baffour’s penalty kick. Substitute Sampson Agyapong however got the equalizer in the second half but Alhassan Mubarak got the […]

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News

Otumfuo withdraws reps from Ashanti assemblies

Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II has withdrawn all his representatives from the various district assemblies in the Ashanti Region. Bantamahene Baffour Owusu Amankwatia, who made the revelation, said a circular announcing the Asante monarch’s decision has already been sent. He said the traditional council feels sidelined in the local governance process by the central government. […]

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Politics

Bryan Acheampong cuts sod for 8-km Abetifi town roads

Abetifi MP Bryan Acheampong on Friday, 24 January 2020 broke the ground for the construction of some Abetifi town roads in the Eastern Region. The 8-kilometre stretch will link more than 10 communities to Abetifi. The roads, which had been in deplorable state for a very long time, are expected to be completed before the […]

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