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Libya reopens airport after close-down

Libya says it will reopen the capital’s only functioning airport, closed a week ago amid clashes between rival militias. Mitiga International airport says flights will resume starting today after a cease-fire was brokered to end the fighting which killed 66 people and wounded 187. The clashes in Tripoli erupted last week when militias from Tarhouna, a town south […]

I don't charge my friends to feature on their songs – Sarkodie

Rapper Sarkodie has revealed that he has never charged any of his friends in the music industry for a collaboration. In an interview with Andy Dosty on Daybreak Hitz on Hitz FM, Sarkodie reacting to criticism about his criteria for collaboration with others noted that a lot of factors come to play. Hitz FM recorded! […]

Family of six feared dead after river sweeps away vehicle

A family of six are feared dead at Adagya in the Bosumtwi District of the Ashanti region after a vehicle they were travelling on was swept away by strong river currents. The driver of the vehicle is yet to be found and the police are yet to retrieve the bodies. Reports indicate that the family […]

Outbreak of diarrhoea kills 10 in Ethiopia, Holy water blamed

An outbreak of acute watery diarrhoea in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region has killed 10 people over the past two weeks and more than 1,200 people have the illness. Those affected are being treated at the main hospital in the regional capital, Mekelle. The authorities have put the spread of the disease down to unsafe drinking […]

GNAT calls for extension of reopening date for SHSs

The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) has called for an extension of the reopening date for Senior High Schools. General Secretary of GNAT, David Ofori Akyeampong, said the extension will allow parents and students adequate time to prepare. Mr. Akyeampong who was speaking with an Accra based private station said the period between the […]

Bank Of Ghana revises office tenure of Chief  Executive officers

The Bank of Ghana, has issued a directive to cap the tenure of  all Managing Directors or Chief  Executive officers of regulated financial institutions at four years. However, this is renewable only for two additional terms of four years each. The new directive, which takes immediate effect, also restricts the tenure of office of non-executive […]

Captain of Harambee Stars to miss Ghana match

Victor Wanyama, captain of the national football team of Kenya, the Harambee Stars, would not be available for the crucial Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), qualifier against the Black Stars of Ghana, due to injury. The Tottenham Hotspur midfielder, Wanyama, according to information gathered by the GNA Sports, would not be available for the Group […]

Why Dogboe wants to unify the Super Bantamweight division

Isaac “Royal Storm” Dogboe, has within a short time written his name in letters of gold, so far as the history of Ghana boxing and sports is concerned. Dogboe, who won the World Boxing Organisation (WBO) Super Bantamweight title, after beating Jesse Magdaleno and successfully defended it against Hidenori Otake of Japan, immediately called out […]

UG launches 3rd IC-PASHDA Conference in Accra

The University of Ghana (UG), has launched the third International Conference on Physical Activity, Sports and Health for Development (PASHDA) in Accra. The conference, is aimed at promoting physical activity for good health and development. It is an initiative of African Physical Activity Network (AFPAN), for the promotion of physical activity, sports and health in […]

Black Stars: 16 players report to camp ahead of Kenya clash

The senior national team, the Black Stars commenced preparations for the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), qualifier against Kenya, with 16 out of 20 players in camp, at Addis Ababa, Kenya. Spokesperson for the Ghana Liaison team, Dan Kwaku Yeboah, said the technical team will join them later. The players in camp were; Lawrence Ati […]