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Accra Sports Stadium: Re-grassing progress ahead of AWCON 2018

The ongoing re-grassing on the football pitch of the Accra Sports Stadium, has seen steady progress, as the contractors, Green Grass Technology (GGT) are bent on meeting the deadline, ahead of the Africa Women Cup of Nations (AWCON), to be hosted by Ghana. A visit to the venue by the GNA Sports, reveals that, the […]

Fashion Photographer of the Year receives Nokia 7 Plus from HMD Global

The Style Fashion Photographer at this year’s Glitz Style awards, Gilbert Asante has received a Nokia 7 Plus, the consumer smartphone of the year from HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, as part of his prize package. The award category of the Style Fashion Photographer of the Year, acknowledges a fashion photographer, who demonstrates […]

Idris Elba to host The Best FIFA Football Awards 2018

British actor, Idris Elba, would return as host for The Best FIFA Football Awards, fixed for September 24, at the Royal Festival Hall in London. The Golden Globe and SAG-winning actor, would be assisted by French journalist and sports presenter, Anne-Laure Bonnet at the star-studded event, which would again be staged in the English capital. […]

COCOBOD encourages more youth to get into cocoa farming

Cocoa farmers in Ghana implementing the Artificial Pollination Technique as part of a pilot programme, harvested not less than 20 bags of Cocoa from an acre of land. This is 600 per cent more than the previous record of three bags per acre. To consolidate the gains of the pollination programme, the Ghana Cocoa Board is […]

Speaker of Parliament summons MPs for emergency sitting

The Speaker of Parliament, Professor Mike Ocquaye, has recalled Members of Parliament (MPs) from recess in exercise of the power conferred on the Speaker by order 42(3) of the Standing Orders of Parliament. A statement signed by the Speaker said the directive is to enable the law makers to consider among other things some urgent Parliamentary business. […]

Young sensation Ethan Ampadu signs new 5-year deal with Chelsea

Wales international Ethan Ampadu has signed a new five-year contract with Chelsea, the Premier League club said on Wednesday. Ampadu, who turned 18 last week, has impressed at Stamford Bridge since completing a move from Exeter City in 2017 and has already made seven first-team appearances. “I’m really proud and happy,” he said in a […]

Government to help in skills development – Education Minister

Government has reiterated its commitment to prioritise skills development. Speaking at the launch of a zonal and national skills competition in Accra, the Minister of Education, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh said ’Ghana Beyond Aid’ will not be realised without the contribution of a labour force that has Technical and Vocational Skills. The Ministry therefore intends to […]

Sofoline Interchange devolops cracks

Contractors working on the Sofoline Interchange in Kumasi have moved back to site to clear a portion of the road because of the danger it poses to motorists and pedestrians at Kwadaso. Officials from the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO), are also keeping a close eye on the situation to ensure no life is threatened. […]

Ministry of Health, National Blood Service to ensure safe supply of blood

As part of efforts to ensure there is reliable and safe supply of blood nationwide, the Ministry of Health in collaboration with the National Blood Service is working on a Blood Service Bill to back Ghana’s provision of blood services. The National Blood Service has also been reviewing its blood safety policy and undertaking an […]

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva pulls out of Brazilian presidential election

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has pulled out of next month’s presidential election, allowing his running mate to stand in his stead. Workers’ Party Leader Gleisi Hoffman announced the decision outside the police headquarters where the 72-year-old is serving a 12-year sentence. Brazil’s top Electoral Court barred Lula’s candidacy less than two […]