• Ghana to host 2018 CHAN after WAFU Nations Cup success

    Sports News of Monday, 25 September 2017 Source: GHANAsoccernet.com Kenya were stripped of the right due to political unrest and lack of facilities Ghana are favourites to host the 2018 Championship of African Nations (CHAN) following the successful hosting of the 2017 WAFU Nations Cup, GHANAsoccernet.com understands. The four-time African champions are likely to be handed the opportunity after Kenya were stripped of the right due to political unrest and lack of facilities. The decision to strip the East African country of the right to host the continental championship has led to odds being issued...
  • Free SHS: Akufo-Addo has good vision – Dan Botwe

    General News of Monday, 25 September 2017 Source: Daily Guide Minister for Regional Reorganizational and Development, Dan Kwaku Botwe Dan Kwaku Botwe, the Minister for Regional Reorganizational and Development and Member of Parliament (MP) for Okere in the Eastern Region, has entreated beneficiaries of the Free Senior High School (SHS) policy to study hard and aspire for excellence. Mr. Botwe toured the various Senior High Schools to assess the implementation of the policy over the weekend. The Minister, who gave the advice when he visited almost all the SHSs on the Akropong Ridge namely, Aburi...
  • We will re-brand YEA – Sammy Awuku

    General News of Monday, 25 September 2017 Source: Daily Guide Sammy Awuku is the Board Chairman of the Youth Employment Agency The new Board of Directors of the Youth Employment Agency (YEA), chaired by Sammy Awuku, has given the assurance that it will pursue an aggressive rebranding of the Agency that has always been in the news for institutional corruption to help it deliver on its core mandate. He said YEA has been in the news for all the wrong reasons due to crony capitalism, grandiose looting of public funds and exploitation under the previous...
  • Huge relief at last as Ghana keeps TEN Oil Fields despite modifications

    General News of Monday, 25 September 2017 Source: thefinderonline.com Maritta Brew Oppong, former AG (L) and Gloria Akuffo, current AG (R) Ghana breathed a huge sigh of relief when new geographic coordinates set out by The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) in its ruling was plotted to set the single maritime boundary between Ghana and Côte d‘Ivoire and Ghana did not lose any portion of the Tweneboa-Enyenra-Ntomme (TEN) oil fields to Côte d‘Ivoire. The new geographic coordinates were plotted because the Court discovered that the geographic coordinates used by both Ghana...
  • Paperless system requires all hands on deck — GSA boss

    Business News of Monday, 25 September 2017 Source: thebftonline.com Benonita Bismarck, Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Shippers Authority (GSA) Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Shippers Authority (GSA), Benonita Bismarck, has called for strong collaboration among the relevant actors in the shipping value chain to facilitate the seamless implementation of the paperless ports regime. According to her, the bits and pieces of challenges that accompanied the shift from the manual system of goods clearance at the Tema and Takoradi Ports were bound to happen with any new system and would require constant engagement among...
  • Search New oilfield operations double energy revenues

    Business News of Monday, 25 September 2017 Source: thebftonline.com The TEN fields are located in the Deepwater Tano licence area and operated by Tullow Oil, Increased oil production in Ghana is boosting energy sector revenues and helping shore up finances after three years of sluggish economic growth and persistent budget shortfalls. A report from the central bank shows Ghana’s state oil revenues more than doubled between the second half of 2016 and the first half of this year, from $93.4m to $191.3m, driven largely by increases in production levels. Output levels have risen steadily since...
  • WAFU 2017: Black Stars B get $100,000 for winning tournament

    Sports News of Monday, 25 September 2017 Source: GHANAsoccernet.com play videoThe Super Eagles are now guaranteed $50,000 prize money after they were hammered in Sunday’s match Ghana defeated Nigeria 4-1 in the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations final on Sunday, avenging an earlier group stage defeat to the Super Eagles and winning $100 000 in prize-money. The Super Eagles are now guaranteed $50,000 prize money after they were hammered in Sunday’s match in Cape Coast. Patrick Razak proved to be an inspired substitution for the Black Stars, with the diminutive winger winning two penalties and...
  • 'Political' board appointments hurting SOEs – Institute of Directors boss

    Business News of Monday, 25 September 2017 Source: thebftonline.com Frederick Ofosu Darko, President of the Institute of Directors-Ghana President of the Institute of Directors-Ghana, Frederick Ofosu Darko, has said the situation where boards of state-owned enterprises are replaced en masse once political power changes hands in the country truncates their long-term objectives, and must be checked. His comments follow a revelation by Vice President Dr. Mahamadou Bawumia that a recent report by the Finance Ministry covering about 18 SOEs shows a net loss of GH¢791 million despite loans and financial support given them. Mr. Darko...
  • Andre Ayew, Asamoah Gyan congratulate Black Stars B on winning WAFU Cup

    Ghana avenged an earlier group stage defeat to the Super Eagles and winning $100 000 in prize-money West Ham United midfielder Andre Ayew and his captain Asamoah Gyan were among the first to send out congratulatory messages to the Black Stars B after they hammered Nigeria 4-1 to win the WAFU Cup of Nations. The home-based Black Stars won the regional championship for the second time since its inception and played some scintillating football along the way. Clearly, the victory softens the blow of missing out on the CHAN and that painful home defeat to...
  • Free SHS: Put your best foot forward – Agyinasare to teachers

    General News of Monday, 25 September 2017 Source: classfmonline.com The Free SHS started in September this year Teachers must put in their best efforts during school hours especially as the Free Senior High School (SHS) programme has started, Bishop Charles Agyinasare has said. “If you are a teacher, you won’t do a shoddy job in the daytime. “And now we have free SHS and for some teachers, it’s now that they are going to do private classes. “But if you are a teacher, you are not going to do that; you won’t put your efforts...
  • Sports Ministry congratulates Black Stars B for winning WAFU Cup

    Black Stars B are Champions of West Africa The ministry of Youth and Sports has congratulated the Black Stars on their 4-1 triumph over bitterest rivals Nigeria to win the 2017 Wafu Cup of Nations trophy. The Black Stars were at their best after finding the back of the net four times to beat the Super Eagles 4-1 at Cape Coast Sports Stadium on Sunday, September 24 and avenge their 2-0 defeat in the group stages. A brace from Striker Stephen Sarfo and one each from Vicent Atinga and Hearts of Oak team-mate Winful Cobbinah...
  • ECOWAS winner of WAFU tourney – Bawumia

    Ghana emerged winner after a 4-1 thrashing of rivals Nigeria. Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has said as far as Ghana is concern, the winner of the just ended WAFU competition is the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). Ghana hosted the 16-team competition which came to an end on Sunday with Ghana emerging winners after a 4-1 thrashing of rivals Nigeria. Speaking at closing ceremony of the competition at the Cape Coast Stadium, Dr Bawumia lauded organisers for a successful tourney and reiterated the fact that government and the people of Ghana “feel...
  • President’s address at 72nd UN General Assembly perfect – Governance Expert

    General News of Monday, 25 September 2017 Source: mynewsgh.com President Akufo-Addo President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s speech delivered at the 72nd United Nations General Assembly meeting was perfect and expected despite attempts by former appointees in the previous administration to ridicule it, a renowned governance expert has observed. “I know the President was going to deliver a good speech because he is good at speeches….the speech was excellent and expected”, Governance Expert, Prof. Emmanuel Osei Asiamah disclosed. “Sometimes we must eschew politics into issues of international standards and give credit where it is due”, he...
  • Five lessons learnt from WAFU 2017

    Sports News of Monday, 25 September 2017 Source: ghanacrusader.com Black Stars B were crowned Champions of West Africa for the second time running The Black Stars B might be celebrating their triumphant WAFU 2017 champions after the landslide win over feared nemesis, Super Green Eagles, but the real benefits of the championship supersede just a trophy. From the organisation through to coverage, publicity al the way down to the coronation, the 2017WAFU tournament will surely go down in history as one to remember. Here are key lessons learnt during the course of the championship. African...
  • Afotey Agbo can’t continue to hold himself as MP – Abronye

    Politics of Monday, 25 September 2017 Source: kasapafmonline.com Brong Ahafo Youth Organizer of the NPP, Kwame Baffoe Abronye The Brong Ahafo Regional Youth Organizer of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) Kwame Baffoe inisists the Member of Parliament for Katamanso, Nii Laryea Afotey Agbo is in contravention of the constitution as he remains a sitting MP after being installed a chief. According to him, the former Greater Accra Regional Minister can choose to resign as a Legislator and keep his position as a chief otherwise he’s in breach of Article 276 of the 1992 constitution...
  • Vodafone empowers spare parts traders at Abossey Okai

    Business News of Monday, 25 September 2017 Source: Vodafone Ghana Representatives from Vodafone Business Solutions Vodafone Business Solutions (VBS), the enterprise arm of Vodafone Ghana, has organised a three-day market storm at Ghana’s largest automobile and car spare parts market in Abossey Okai, to interact and introduce traders to the new digital future. The interactive activity, which was replicated in other regions, is one the key SME Month initiatives Vodafone outlined for September to empower SMEs with new technology that will enable them grow their businesses, transform their operations and deliver more value to their...
  • FLASHBACK: Maritime dispute with Cote d’Ivoire a 'trap' for Ghana – Duncan-Williams

    General News of Monday, 25 September 2017 Source: classfmonline.com Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams has said there is a trap laid for Ghana, in the maritime dispute with its western neighbour Ivory Coast. “…That thing, I keep talking talking talking and people are not hearing; they’ll wait till somebody from another country prophesies, then they start running. That borderline dispute, there is something in it, and if we don’t pray, Ghana will be disadvantaged by the verdict that will come out if we don’t do something and find out who the lawyers representing Ghana...
  • Tepa Nursing College Principal to lose doctorate degree

    General News of Monday, 25 September 2017 Source: Starrfmonline.com Victoria Amoah Woes of the interdicted Principal of the Tepa Nursing and Midwifery Training College are likely to worsen as she faces the risk of losing her Honorary Doctorate Degree. In 2015 Victoria Amoah was awarded the Honorary Doctorate Degree by the Peristrofi World International Awards Council for her professional excellence. She was also awarded the Honorary Woman of the Moment, the President of Peristrofi, Dr. Divine Gabriel Brefo told Starr News that the Council has written to the Health Ministry as it probes the allegations...
  • My detractors are scheming to scuttle my presidential ambition – Bagbin cries out

    General News of Monday, 25 September 2017 Source: mynewsgh.com Alban Bagbin The Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Alban SK Bagbin has revealed that his detractors are busily scheming seeking to discredit him for reasons best known to them following an announcement he may be vying for the highest office of the land. Mr Bagbin said he was not surprised that some political opponents are already accusing him of taking over a local radio station meant for the Nadowli/Kaleo district assembly in his constituency. Speaking at an event organized in his honor on his 60th birthday...
  • Mahama heaps praises on Akufo-Addo following ITLOS ruling

    Former President Mahama in a handshake with President Akufo-Addo Following Ghana’s victory over her neighbor, La Côte D’voir in the maritime dispute, former president John Dramani Mahama has thanked his successor for consulting the former administration and also continuing the litigation to the latter. In congratulating Ghana and Ghanaians after the verdict, he singled out President Nana Addo Dankwa for believing what the erstwhile attorney general had to offer in determining Ghana’s merit in the matter. He believes this is the way Ghana should move as a nation observing that the Ghana can achieve a...
  • Kwesi Appiah forced to rethink squad for Uganda clash after Black Stars B WAFU win

    Kwesi Appiah, Black Stars Coach Kwesi Appiah is likely to introduce some home-based players in his World Cup qualifiers after their excellence in the just ended WAFU Competition. WAFA midfielder Gideon Waja was the only outfield home-based player in the team that drew at home to Congo and won in Brazzaville in the reverse encounter. But there would surely be calls for players like Hearts of Oak duo Winful Cobbinah and Atingah who was rock solid throughout the competition. Isaac Twum who ended up as the best player of the competition plays for Inter Allies...
  • Nigeria coach admits Ghana thoroughly deserves emphatic Wafu Cup of Nations title win

    Sports News of Monday, 25 September 2017 Source: GHANAsoccernet.com Ghana defeated Nigeria 4-1 in the Wafu Cup of Nations final Nigeria coach Salisu Yusuf thinks Ghana thoroughly deserved the Wafu Cup of Nations title after the home-based Black Stars of pummeled their arch rivals Super Eagles 4-1 to clinch the title in Cape Coast. In a post-match interview Salisu Yusuf said the Black Stars played better and created more opportunities against his side, who he also lamented gifted three goals to seal their own fate. “We lost to a good team, which is a good...
  • Ghanaian supporters thrill fans at WAFU Cup final

    Sports News of Monday, 25 September 2017 Source: www.ghanaweb.com play videoThousands of football fans in and around Cape Cost filled the Cape Coast Stadium ahead of the match Thousands of football fans in and around Cape Cost filled the Cape Coast Stadium ahead of the much anticipated West African Football Union (WAFU) Nations Cup grand finale between Ghana’ Black Stars B and their Nigerian counterparts, the Super Eagles today. The supporters, most of whom were clad in Ghanaian paraphernalia thronged the stadium with great zeal, cheering, dancing to songs whiles prepared to have a feel...
  • Ghana deserves win – Nigeria coach

    play videoLocal Black Stars won the WAFU cup on Sunday Home-based Black Stars of Ghana pummeled their Nigerian rivals, the local Super Eagles 4:1 to lift the West Africa Football Union (WAFU) cup, and the Super Eagles coach Salisu Yusuf thinks Ghana deserved the win. In a post-match interview Salisu Yusuf said the Black Stars played better and created more opportunities against his side, who he also lamented gifted three goals to seal their own fate. Stephen Sarfo (2), Vincent Atinga, and Winful Cobbinah all scored to avenge the group stage 2:0 defeat the Black...
  • Watch as Black Stars B are crowned WAFU 2017 champions

    play videoBlack Stars B won the 2013 and 2017 edition of the WAFU Cup Ghana’s Black Stars ‘B’ defeated their Nigeria counterparts by 4-1 to win the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations hosted by Ghana in Cape Coast for the second time running. Two goals from Stephen Sarfo one each from Vincent Atigah and Winful Cobbinah saw the Black Stars ‘B’ win the sub regional tournament in grand style. Source: Ghanaweb football...
  • 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations Niger beat Benin to pick bronze

    Sports News of Monday, 25 September 2017 Source: www.wafucup.com File Photo A goal in each half from Idrissa Halidou and Victorien Adebayor handed Niger the bronze medal at the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations after beating Benin 2-1 in a third/fourth place play-off match at Cape Coast Sports Stadium on Sunday, September 24. It was a slow start from both teams with the first shot on goal coming in the 12th minute courtesy of Benin’s Charbel Gomez, but his 22-yard pile-driver was brilliantly saved by the keeper. Ten minutes later Niger had their first sight...
  • Photos: Black Stars B jubilate after winning WAFU Cup

    Sports News of Monday, 25 September 2017 Source: www.ghanaweb.com Black Stars B There was pump and pageantry after the Black Stars of Ghana were crowned Champions of the West African Football Union (WAFU) Cup of Nations in magnificent style after they mauled arch-rivals Nigeria 4-1 at the Cape Coast stadium to retain the trophy which they won in 2013- the last time the tournament was hosted. See the photos below Source: Ghanaweb football...
  • WAFU success makes up for CHAN disappointment- Konadu

    Sports News of Monday, 25 September 2017 Source: www.wafucup.com Konadu wants 2017 WAFU triumph to atone for CHAN disappointment Ghana coach Maxwell Konadu believes winning the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations will make up for their inability to qualify for next year’s African Nations Championship (CHAN) tournament. The Black Stars clobbered arch-rivals Nigeria 4-1 at the Cape Coast Stadium on Sunday, September 24 to defend the title they won four years ago on home soil. Striker Stephen Sarfo scored just before the half time whistle when he fired home from inside the box. Second-half substitute...
  • Edo Rolls Out Drums, Parades Ecotourism Assets, Others

    Obaseki As the world celebrates World Tourism Day on Wednesday, the Edo State Government has unveiled plans to host stakeholders in the tourism sector and parade her ecotourism assets to local and foreign investors. According to Governor Godwin Obaseki, the event will put on the world stage the huge tourism wealth that God has endowed the state with. “We have the best climate for investments in flora and fauna; zoo, green parks, gardens and wildlife parks. Our people are very hospitable and have been playing host to several tribes since the precolonial days, our location in...
  • Political Fugitives Behind Call For Sack Of Foreign Affairs Minister, Says Enugu APC

    The Enugu State Working Committee (SWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC)  has distanced itself from a report that the suspended state Chairman, Ben Nwoye, and others stalwarts of the party have called for the sack of Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, due to abysmal performance in office. A statement signed by  the acting Chairman  of  the party in the state, Adolphus Ude,  “APC in Enugu state neither took such decision nor asked Nwoye who is no longer in office to address a press conference on its behalf. It said further that “The Party celebrates...

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