• Gitmo 2 refugee status: Chaw 'Kwaku Ananse' stories, Ghanaians conf saf

    General News of Wednesday, 31 January 2018 Source: bbc.com President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Di ‘Kwaku Ananse’ stories nu just dey fly for air inside like dat from all angles, di whole matter of two former Guantanamo Bay detainees wey get refugee status for Ghana make nyamaa. Right now Ghanaians conf saf over sake of di US Embassy, Government den Opposition all get so-so tori nkwaaa. E go make hard to know wetin dey happen but here be summary of den kind Ananse stories nu: Foreign Minister in account Make we start Ministry of Foreign...
  • Swansea City midfielder hails brilliant Ayew after Arsenal win

    Jordan Ayew has been in fine form at Swansea Sam Clucas has paid tribute to Jordan Ayew as the pair scored for Swansea City in their 3-1 thumping of Arsenal in the English Premier League at the Liberty Stadium on Teusday. Nacho Monreal put Arsene Wenger’s side ahead just after the half-hour but within two minutes Clucas had levelled the game. Ayew put the Swans in front just after the hour-mark and despite being under pressure for the majority of the game before Clucas’ second of the night sealed the victory for Swansea with four...
  • Stalls in Kejetia project complete

    Business News of Wednesday, 31 January 2018 Source: classfmonline.com The project started in July 2015 Stalls in the $198million Kumasi Kejetia Redevelopment Project have been completed. The project, which started in July 2015, is left with the construction of roads and technical area that will house water, electricity, gas installations among others. Mr Emmanuel Danso, the consultant for the project said this in an interaction with Adehye FM’s Elisha Adarkwah when the Kumasi Traditional Council, chaired by Bantamahene, Baffour Asare Owusu Amankwatia VI, toured the project site on Tuesday, 30 January 2018. Mr Danso could...
  • GRA hits one million Taxpayer Identification Numbers milestone

    Business News of Wednesday, 31 January 2018 Source: thefinderonline.com The GRA has issued over a million taxpayers with a new TIN since the introduction of the regime The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has so far issued over a million taxpayers with a new Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) since the introduction of the regime. In 2017, over 258,000 new TINs were issued, an increase of 68% compared to the same period in 2016. The millionth new TIN was issued at the Nkawkaw Small Taxpayer Office (STO) on December 14, 2017, marking another milestone in the operations...
  • NDC is coming back in 2020 – Mahama assures party members

    General News of Wednesday, 31 January 2018 Source: yen.com.gh Former President John Dramani Mahama Former President, John Dramani Mahama, has assured members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) that the party would regain power in the 2020 elections. In that respect, he called on all members to contribute their quota so they could be counted among those who fought for the party’s victory. According to him, the party can only win power if NDC members support the national executives in their bid to restructure the party. That, he added, would right all the wrongs and...
  • EU supports Ghana with €175m grant

    Business News of Wednesday, 31 January 2018 Source: citibusinessnews.com The agreement was signed by Ghana’s Finance Minister and EU Ambassador to Ghana William Hanna The European Union (EU) and Ghana have entered into four financing agreements to support Ghana’s development activities with a total grant package of 175 million Euros over a period of seven years. The agreement was signed by Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta and the EU Ambassador to Ghana William Hanna. Signing the agreement, Ken Ofori-Atta stated that 102 million Euros out of the package under the European Development Fund was designed to...
  • Top football agents to scout for players in Ghana

    Sports News of Wednesday, 31 January 2018 Source: ghananewsagency.org File photo Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) agents and scouts are expected in Accra to hunt for talented players in the upcoming FC Skyboom Open Football tournament. The event is scheduled for Wednesday, February 21-24 at the Oyarifa Doga football Park, Accra. The four-day tournament, an initiative aimed at unearthing football talents across the country, would see local and foreign clubs scouts monitoring the players. Talented players who show industrious play and exhibit unique ability could get the chance to play for any of the...
  • Daniel Opare set to seal €2m Schalke 04 deal

    Daniel Opare moving to another German club Augsburg ace Daniel Opare has held talks with Schalke 04 over a shock switch before the transfer window shuts at midnight today. GHANASoccernet.com can exclusively report that the Ghana international held talks with officials of the Royals Blues on Tuesday. Opare is available for a cut-price fee because his contract with Augsburg will run out at the end of the season. Opare’s versatility adds to his appeal, with the defender able to cover either the right- or left-back positions. Schalke have signed Opare’s countryman Baba Rahman on loan...
  • Ghanaian youngster Kamal Sowah pens Leicester City deal

    Sports News of Wednesday, 31 January 2018 Source: GHANAsoccernet.com Kamal Sowah Budding Ghana midfielder Kamal Sowah has penned his first professional contract with English Premier League side Leicester City in the ongoing transfer window. Sowah, who previously trained with Danish side FC Nordjaelland, signed his first professional contract with Leicester City on Monday after joining the Foxes from Ghanaian lower-tier side Sporting Club late last year. “I’m very happy to sign my first professional contract with one of the biggest football club in England ,” the 18-year-old told Kickgh.com“I give thanks to the Almighty...
  • Banks’ revenue will decline amid slower loan growth – Moody’s

    Business News of Wednesday, 31 January 2018 Source: thebftonline.com The BoG released summary of economic and financial data noting a slowdown in growth of bank loans Ratings agency Moody’s has said it expects revenue of banks to shrink on the account of a slowdown in growth of loans advanced. Last Friday, the Bank of Ghana released its summary of economic and financial data, noting a continued slowdown in the growth of bank loans and advances in 2017. Specifically, loans and advances grew by just 5.9% in 2017, compared with 18.3% in 2016 and 24.9% in...
  • IEA urges more transparency in awarding oil contracts

    Business News of Wednesday, 31 January 2018 Source: citibusinessnews.com play videoSenior Research Fellow at the IEA, Professor John Asafu-Adjaye The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) has advocated increased disclosure of oil contracts and licenses if the government is to be transparent with Ghanaians on developments in the oil industry. This follows a latest accountability and transparency index (P-TRAC) report which focuses on the management of Ghana’s petroleum resources. The survey assessed the level of transparency by the government in four key areas. These comprised transparency levels bordering on revenue, expenditure, contract and the management of...
  • You’re a myopic thinker – Kennedy Agyapong taunts TV Presenter

    General News of Wednesday, 31 January 2018 Source: www.ghanaweb.com play videoKennedy Agyapong, MP for Assin Central It was an interesting scene to behold as Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong engaged Omanhene Kwabena Asante, host of Adom TV’s Badwam in a friendly banter, Tuesday. From likening his cheeks to ‘bofrot’ to cautioning him to pay more attention to his health, Mr. Agyapong this time around has described Omanhene as one with myopic mind. The morning show host could simply not fathom why the legislator and staunch member of the ruling New Patriotic Party...
  • National prayer against police attacks, crime false – Police Service

    General News of Wednesday, 31 January 2018 Source: www.ghanaweb.com File photo Ghana Police Service has refuted claims of an impending nationwide prayer session on Sunday, February 4, to cast away the attacks on Police personnel and seek divine protection. A letter which circulated last week and made news in mainstream media allegedly emanating from the Police claimed that the Ghana Police Service is to hold a prayer session on Sunday, February 4, following the attack on the Kwabenya Police Station and the death of the policeman. The special prayer session according to the letter was...
  • Cash-for-seat committee to submit report today

    General News of Wednesday, 31 January 2018 Source: citifmonline.com Members of the Committee The bi-partisan Parliamentary Committee probing the cash-for-seat saga is expected to present its report to Parliament later today . The Committee had its mandate extended after it failed to meet the initial deadline of 24th January. The five-member Committee was set up on the 5th of January, after an urgent sitting of Parliament, where Minority Chief Whip, Muntaka Mubarak, and North Tongu MP, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, alleged that expatriates businessmen were made to pay to sit close to the President during the...
  • Parliament to decide on petition against LI for legal education on Thursday

    General News of Wednesday, 31 January 2018 Source: citifmonline.com Parliament Parliament will take a final decision on a petition calling for the withdrawal of the controversial Legal Profession Regulations 2017 from the House on Thursday February 1, 2018. The petition, which was filed by the Association of Law Students had asked the President to impress upon Parliament to vote against the regulation. The General Legal Council laid the Regulations in Parliament in mid-December 2017, in response to a Supreme Court order for a clear admission procedure into the Ghana School of Law, and call to...
  • We can’t regulate private water tankers – GWCL

    General News of Wednesday, 31 January 2018 Source: citifmonline.com A water tanker distributing water The Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) appears to be helpless in regulating the operations of private water tanker businesses in the country. Residents of Adentan and other areas in Accra which have challenges with water supply usually patronize these private takers who sell water they obtain from mostly unknown sources. The situation has placed people who buy water from private water distributors at risk. There have been suggestions that the water from these tankers is taken from wells and other unhygienic...
  • We create a home away from home with our customer service – Movenpick CEO

    Business News of Wednesday, 31 January 2018 Source: www.ghanaweb.com play videoAxel Hauser, CEO – Movenpick Hotels and Resorts One of Ghana’s leading brands in the hospitality industry Movenpick Hotels and Resorts have expressed their commitment to continually deliver on their promise of giving clients and travellers a home away from home. Speaking to www.ghanaweb.com the CEO of Movenpick Hotels and Resort, said their confidence in delivering on their mandate stems from the quality of service delivered by the staff. Movenpick recently picked up two awards at the Ghana Expatriate Business Awards in the capital. The...
  • I was refused my $5,000 share of the Vodafone bribe – PC Appiah Ofori

    General News of Wednesday, 31 January 2018 Source: mynewsgh.com P C Appiah Ofori, former MP for Esikuma-Odobin-Brakwa Antigraft crusader and former Member of Parliament (MP) for Esikuma-Odobin-Brakwa Constituency, Mr. P C Appiah Ofori has revealed that he was refused his share of the Vodafone bribe by colleague lawmakers on the majority side at the time. He insists that indeed some New Patriotic Party (NPP) lawmakers and members of Communications Committee of parliament were each paid $5,000 to vote for the sale of Vodafone but he was denied for being the only member on the majority...
  • NPP members hate me because I speak the truth – Kennedy Agyapong

    General News of Wednesday, 31 January 2018 Source: mynewsgh.com Kennedy Agyapong, MP for Assin Central Financier of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Kennedy Agyapong has revealed that members of his own party despise him because of his resolve to speak the truth irrespective of who is involved and at all times. He disclosed that over the period, he appears to have incurred the wrath of NPP members more than the NDC though he is on record to have openly criticized both parties and elements within for unpopular decisions taken which are in variance with...
  • Government assures Black Princess of its 'fullest' support

    Soccer News of Wednesday, 31 January 2018 Source: ghanaguardian.com The Princesses booked a place at the FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup in France after beating Cameroon 3-0 Government has praised Black Princesses following their qualification to the FIFA U-20 World Cup, assuring them of its “fullest commitment and support” in preparation to France. The Princesses booked a place at the FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup in France after beating Cameroon 3-0 in the final qualifier played in Cape Coast. A statement by the Ministry of Youth and Sports (MOYS) expressed confidence on the Princess and...
  • Yofi Grant told me Bawumia collapsed – Kennedy Agyapong

    General News of Wednesday, 31 January 2018 Source: www.ghanaweb.com play videoKennedy Agyapong, MP for Assin Central In the midst of the controversy surrounding the ailment of Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, maverick Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong has stated that he was not privy to the Vice President’s situation until Yofi Grant, Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) told him that the second gentleman of the land collapsed. It was reported in the Herald newspaper that Mr. Agyapong, who was in London to attend a memorial service of Joseph Ayi...
  • Passionate fan invades pitch to hug Patrick Twumasi

    The fan got his moment with Twumasi after jogging unto the pitch before he was escorted off A fan invaded the pitch in Dubai to hug Ghana international Patrick Twumasi who was in action for the Kazakhstan Champions on Monday. The incident took place during a club friendly between Astana and Slovak Superliga side MSK Zilina at the Jebel Ali Centre of Excellence. The fan got his moment with Twumasi after jogging unto the pitch before he was escorted off by the Police. Astana lost the game by a goal to nil courtesy of a...
  • Ibrahim Mahama and Akufo-Addo in 'secret' meeting?

    General News of Wednesday, 31 January 2018 Source: yen.com.gh Ibrahim Mahama Ibrahim Mahama, brother of the former president John Dramani Mahama is reported to have engaged the president in a closed-door meeting which lasted for about two hours. YEN.com.gh, upon monitoring reports from Daily Guide, can report that the meeting could have been linked to the suspension of the bauxite concession which was handed to his company, Exton Cubic Group Limited. So far, it remains unknown how the business Morgul got to meet with the president but reports claim he could have struck this deal...
  • We fell but NDC is rising again – John Mahama

    Politics of Wednesday, 31 January 2018 Source: www.ghanaweb.com play videoFormer President John Dramani Mahama After leading the NDC to its heaviest electoral defeat in the fourth Republic, Former President Mahama has expressed optimism that the NDC will bounce back and regain power in the 2020 elections. He urged all party members to support the restructuring plan being embarked upon by the national executives of the party to right the wrongs and build a solid foundation ahead of the next elections. The NDC lost by almost 1 million votes in the presidential elections and close to...
  • Essien set to miss start of Indonesian League season

    The Former Chelsea player is definitely ruled out for the opening game of the league season Indonesian giants Persib Bandung are concerned with the fitness of Ghanaian international Michael Essien ahead of the start of the upcoming league season next week. Essien sat out as Persib lost 0-1 to PSMS Medana in the 2018 Presidential Cup on Friday due to a swell on his right knee. The Former Chelsea player is definitely ruled out for the opening game of the league season as he is set to continue his spell on the sidelines. Persib team...
  • Otiko touts Ghana’s social intervention policies at UN

    General News of Wednesday, 31 January 2018 Source: Starrfmonline.com Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Otiko Afisah Djaba The Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Otiko Afisah Djaba, has touted the social interventions being undertaken by the Ghanaian government at the United Nations. Addressing the 56th session of the Commission on Socal Development at the United Nations on Monday, January 28, 2018, she mentioned among others the National Health Insurance Scheme, the School Feeding Program, the Livelihood and Empowerment Program(LEAP), Capitation Grant, Free Senior High School Education as some of the bold decisions...
  • Aziz Tetteh passes Dinamo Moscow medical ahead of move from Lech Poznan

    Aziz Tetteh has previously played for Udinese, CD Leganes, Granada and Platanias Ghanaian midfielder Abdul Aziz Tetteh has passed a medical at Russian giants Dinamo Moscow ahead of his proposed move from Lech Poznan, GHANAsoccernet.com can exclusively report. The 27-year-old is set to finalize a move to the eleven-time Russia champions after completing a successful medical at the VTB Arena on Monday. GHANAsoccernet.com understands the fee for the towering enforcer is €2.5 million with the final details of the deal left to be finalised. Last week, Ghana’s leading football website, GHANAsoccernet.com reported that the White...
  • NSA boss impose ban on Saturday matches at the Baba Yara Stadium

    Sports News of Wednesday, 31 January 2018 Source: ultimatefmonline.com The Baba Yara sports stadium was renovated for the Africa Cup of Nations in 2008, hosted in Ghana The Head of the National Sports Authority in Ashanti Region, Joshua Mensah has issued a directive not to allow any football match to be played at the Baba Yara sports stadium on Saturdays with immediate effect. Speaking at a media briefing at the stadium to launch the African Confederations cup campaign of Asante Kotoko, the regional director indicated that Saturdays have been earmarked for the hiring of the...
  • Daniel Opare welcomes Ghana team-mate Baba Rahman to the Bundesliga

    Rahman has amassed 24 caps for the Black Stars while Opare has 16 Ghana right-back Daniel Opare has welcomed newly signed Schalke 04 defender Baba Rahman to the German Bundesliga. Rahman left English Premier League champions Chelsea to re-join the Gelsenkirchen-based club on a six-month loan deal after recovering from a knee injury. The former Asante Kotoko defender spent the first half of last season on loan at the Bundesliga club before he sustained a serious knee injury during the Africa Cup of Nations where he was representing the Black Stars. However, he will now...
  • Kurt Okraku happy with Baba Rahman's loan move to Schalkez

    Kurt Okraku who is the manager of the player is happy to see him back on the pitch Dreams FC executive chairman Kurt Okraku has expressed delight with Baba Rahman’s move to German side Schalke 04. Rahman re-joins the Bundesliga side where he spent the first half of last season before sustaining a knee injury during the Africa Cup of Nations. The 23-year old will be hoping to revive his career in Germany. Kurt Okraku who is the manager of the player is happy to see him back on the pitch. “In his first season...

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