Archive for month September, 2018

  • September 30, 2018

    Cristiano Ronaldo...

    Image copyrightALLSPORT/GETTY IMAGESImage captionThe Portuguese superstar now plays for Italy’s Juventus Cristiano Ronaldo has dismissed as “fake news” accusations by a US woman who alleges she was raped by the Portuguese footballer in 2009. In an Instagram video, Ronaldo said: “They want to promote [themselves] by [using] my name. It’s...

  • September 30, 2018

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    South Africa is a land constantly brimming with amazing Jazz talents and one of the most notable singers there at the moment, Mihi Matshingana, will perform on Saturday, October 6 at the + 233 Jazz Bar & Grill. It will be a night to celebrate South African Jazz and various...

  • September 30, 2018

    Topless, singing...

    © Provided by AFP Serena Williams, who celebrated her 37th birthday four days ago, pulled out of this week’s China Open in Beijing to bring a premature end to her 2018 seasonTennis superstar Serena Williams caused an internet sensation Sunday by posing topless for a video while singing “I Touch Myself”...

  • September 30, 2018

    i Don’t...

    Ghanaian musician, Jane Awindor, also known as Efya, says she currently does not need a man in her life to satisfy her romantically. According to the songstress, she can satisfy herself if she wants to so there is no need to get a man. The award-winning single made this stunning...

  • September 30, 2018

    Wulomei to...

    Live band performances by traditional music group, Wulomei, have earned the group praise as one of the best traditional music groups Ghana has produced and the spotlight will be on the group tonight at the African Legends Night, taking place at the Kempinski Hotel in Accra. The band will be...

  • September 30, 2018

    Beyoncé named...

    She says she’s a “black Bill Gates in the making” who “ain’t never seen a ceiling in my whole damn life”. So it’s hardly surprising that Beyoncé has been named music’s most powerful woman by BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour. The superstar came first in a list of the industry’s...

  • September 30, 2018

    Francis Agyei...

    Celebrated gospel musician, Elder Francis Agyei and 2017 VGMA Artiste of the Year, Joe Mettle, are in the studio working together on a new single to be released soon. The song is titled ‘He’s alive’ and is part of a new project by Elder Francis Agyei, who has signed a new...

  • September 30, 2018

    We’ll continue...

    The Chinese government has expressed commitment to the realization of some key policies of the Akufo Addo administration. According to the Chinese Ambassador to Ghana, Shi Ting Wang, government initiatives such as One district One factory and the One Village one dam are plans that are largely in tune with...

  • September 30, 2018

    Scrap Ministry...

    President of Policy Think Tank, IMANI Africa, Franklin Cudjoe wants the government to scrap the Ministry of Special Development Initiatives. According to him, the Ministry continues to duplicate roles in the system leading to a waste of the country’s scarce resources. The Ministry, headed by Mavis Hawa Koomson is one...

  • September 30, 2018

    Nana Addo’s...

    Ghana’s President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and the delegation that travelled with him to the United States have escaped what could have been a fatal accident with the Presidential jet in Washington. Citi News sources indicate that the incident occurred after one of the engines of the aircraft went off 30...

  • September 29, 2018

    Retired mine...

    The Retired Mine Workers Foundation of Ghana (REMWUS), has accused the Minerals Commission for the upsurge in illegal mining. Ghana continues to suffer from the activities of persons engaged in illegal mining, a situation that is destroying farmlands and water resources. As a result, the government was compelled to issue...

  • September 29, 2018

    Suame Magazine...

    Traders at the Suame Magazine in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region say they will not back down on their decision to restrain foreigners from engaging in retail business within the enclave. According to the traders, they are not against foreigners engaging in lawful business but will drive out those flouting...

  • September 29, 2018

    Occupants of...

    All occupants of the Trade Fair site are to vacate the premises by the end of this year; 2018. This management says is to allow for work to begin on site. Trade fair has for some time now stated their intentions to revamp the facility to restore the once vibrant...

  • September 29, 2018

    Former KMA...

    Former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly, Kojo Bonsu, has declared his intention to contest the flagbearership race of the opposition National democratic Congress (NDC). The former Kumasi Mayor joins other party stalwarts such as former President John Dramani Mahama, and former Vice Chancellor of the University...

  • September 29, 2018

    Nana Addo...

    President Nana Akufo-Addo has met with his Nigerian counterpart Muhammadu Buhari in New York over recent media reports of disagreements between Ghanaian and Nigerian retailers in Ghana. President Buhari in a tweet said that the relationship between Ghana and Nigeria is essential and ‘would not be taken for granted.’ According to...

  • September 29, 2018

    Why Ghanaians...

    A Joy News Forum on the 2019 budget drew a laughter from the audience after they found, 98.5% of all the taxes collected are used to pay salaries. The laughter left an aftertaste of misery because it became clear, government has peanuts left for its grand plans. What can a...

  • September 29, 2018

    IMF clearance:...

    The Minister for Monitoring and Evaluation, Dr. Anthony Akoto Osei, has stated that government will speed up negotiations on the two billion dollar SinoHydro bauxite deal, following the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) rejection of the Minority’s request to classify the deal as a loan. Speaking to Citi News, Dr. Akoto Osei maintained...

  • September 29, 2018

    Trade Ministry...

    The Ministry of Trade and Industry has directed that retail shops closed by the task-force on retail trade be opened “with immediate effect.” This comes after consultations with the Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA), the Nigerian High Commission and other relevant stakeholders. According to a statement from the Ministry,...

  • September 29, 2018

    Nyantakyi sues...

    Former President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Kwesi Nyantakyi, has sued undercover investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas again. This is the second time Mr. Nyantakyi is suing Anas and his Tigereye PI firm. The earlier suit also at a High Court, was specifically about defamation. Nyantakyi wants the High...

  • September 28, 2018

    Ghana’s growth...

    A team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) which undertook the seventh review of Ghana’s performance with regards to the IMF’s extended credit facility says the country’s growth prospects remain strong, but expressed worry over revenue shortfalls. The team was in Accra from September 17-27, 2018, and held various discussions...

  • September 28, 2018

    1D1F won’t...

    National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament for Cape Coast South, Kweku Ricketts-Hagan, has questioned the viability of some of the government’s flagship policies. Speaking on Eyewitness News on Thursday, Mr. Ricketts-Hagan expressed pessimism about the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government’s One-District, One-Factory programme and the double-track system for Senior High Schools. According...

  • September 28, 2018

    ‘Punish top...

    Former Deputy Minister for Communications, Felix Kwakye Ofosu, has said officials from the office of the Vice President and other top officials of the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) should also be punished over the recent donation of expired food items to flood victims in the Upper West Region. NADMO has...

  • September 28, 2018

    BoG challenges...

    The Bank of Ghana has challenged the capacity of the General Jurisdiction Court hearing the lawsuit brought against it by a shareholder of Unibank, Dr. Kwabena Duffuor. The Central Bank on August 1, 2018, collapsed uniBank along with four other local banks on grounds of insolvency among other irregularities, to...

  • September 28, 2018

    Anxious Menzgold...

    Hundreds of customers of minerals trading company, Menzgold, have massed up at various branches of the company to receive their matured investments as promised by management. Some of the customers had begun queuing as early as 5:00am on Friday at some branches in Accra. A notice has also been published...

  • September 28, 2018

    Sophia Sulemana;...

    People like Sophia Safia Sulemana are the spot of light in the midst of what appears to be a dark and gloomy situation. Very often we take on medical professionals, particularly nurses for bad behaviour and for maltreating patients. But young Sophia has shown us that not all are the...

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