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October 3, 2019

A new platform to connect job seekers and employers and also create employment opportunities was Wednesday, October 2, unveiled in Accra, with a call to private sector partners to load their job vacancies onto the platform. The Vice-President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, who made the call, also advised the youth to register on the portal to […]

October 3, 2019

In a twist of events, the Narcotics Control Board (NACOB) has stated that the whitish powdery substance found on two Nigerians at the Kpeglo Border Post last Friday is not cocaine but ephedrine. Ephedrine is an odourless, white, powdered substance used in the preparation of legal drugs and also methamphetamine, a strong and highly addictive drug that affects […]

October 3, 2019

The Communications Manager of the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL), Stanley Martey has revealed that about 42% of water produced by the company is unaccounted for. This, he said, is birthed by consumers’ refusal to pay bills, unscrupulous persons connecting to the grid illegally and high cost of production; juxtaposed with a disproportional selling price. […]

October 3, 2019

The African Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP) has cast doubts about the country’s ability to honour its commitments regarding the $2 billion barter agreement with China if it relies solely on revenue from the proposed Integrated Aluminum Industry. The assertion is based on research conducted by ACEP on government’s plan to keep the Sinohydro deal […]

October 3, 2019

Ghana’s Black Meteors will battle Egypt, Cameroon and Mali at the group stage of the 3rd Under-23 Africa Cup of Nations taking place in Egypt next month, following the draw held in Alexandria last night. The Black Meteors will open their account with fellow debutants Cameroon before taking on Mali and Egypt in the subsequent […]

October 3, 2019

Government minister says search ongoing after accident at Kampene gives provisional toll of 14 dead and three injured. More than a dozen people have been killed after an unlicensed gold mine collapsed in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, the government said. The accident happened at Kampene, some 180km (110 miles) south of Kindu town, Steve […]

October 3, 2019

A Koforidua Circuit Court presided by Justice Mrs. Marian Afoh, has convicted a 22-year-old man, Isaac Kwaku Asiamah to seven years imprisonment for defiling a primary four school girl. He is to serve an additional 12 months jail term for deceit of a public officer. He pleaded guilty on the charge of defilement and not […]

October 3, 2019

Indigenous car maker Kantanka says it is poised to manufacture electric cars before the end of this year. Chief Executive Officer Kwadwo Safo Kantanka Junior says the move is to further prove to Ghanaians and the world that they are capable to stand the innovation competition on the global stage. Speaking to Bola Ray on […]

October 3, 2019

Nine young Ghanaians including dancehall artiste, Shatta Wale, Minister of Information, KojoOppong Nkrumah and producer, GuiltyBeatz have been ranked among the 2019 100 Most Influential Young Africans list released by Africa Youth Awards. The list which annually recognises the works of young Africans who have impacted lives across the continent, features young people from 32 […]

October 3, 2019

The 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, 78, has cancelled campaign events after undergoing a heart procedure. Mr Sanders was treated in hospital for an arterial blockage after experiencing chest pain at an event in Nevada on Tuesday. The Vermont senator tweeted that he was “feeling good”. An aide said Mr Sanders would rest over […]

October 3, 2019

Credit: Slate After President Donald Trump went on a tirade against the whistle-blower who broke the recent story with Ukraine wide open, Senator Kamala Harris has urged social networking channel Twitter to look into the president’s activities on it, and determine whether his account violates their policies. Because, according to Harris, Trump should be taken […]

October 3, 2019

US President Donald Trump has lashed out at congressional Democrats after they vowed to issue legal summonses to the White House this week. Committees are demanding documents relating to the administration’s dealings with Ukraine, which is now at the heart of an impeachment inquiry. Using a vulgarity, the Republican president accused Democratic leaders of dishonesty […]

October 3, 2019

Mathew Knowles, the father of pop singers Beyonce and Solange Knowles, has revealed he has been diagnosed with breast cancer. The 67-year-old has spoken about his condition in an interview with Good Morning America, which will air on US TV network ABC later. A teaser for the interview was posted on Tuesday to coincide with […]

October 3, 2019

The Electoral Commission (EC) has announced that the District Assemblies and Unit Committee Elections will be held on December 17, 2019. Accordingly, the Commission says it is accepting nominations from prospective candidates for election as member of District Assemblies and Unit Committees. In a statement signed by its Chairperson, Jean Mensa, the Commission said nominations […]

October 3, 2019

The Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC) has disbursed loans in excess of GH¢100 million to grow and expand businesses in the country since the assumption of office by President Nana Akufo-Addo. Chief Executive Officer of MASLOC, Stephen Amoah, who disclosed this, said 70 percent of the loans were given out to women as part […]

October 3, 2019

A Christian actress who lost her lead role in the stage production of ‘The Color Purple’ after saying homosexuality was not “right” says she is planning to sue both the theatre and her former agents. Seyi Omooba Seyi Omooba will take the Curve Theatre in Leicester and Global Artists to court for breach of contract and […]

October 3, 2019

Ghana’s Second Lady, Samira Bawumia, has joined former US President, Bill Clinton; CEO of (UNICEF) USA, Caryl Stern; CEO of the CleanCooking Alliance, Dymphna van der Lans, at the “Next 50 Chefs for the Future of Disaster Relief and Climate Resiliency” event, hosted by the World Central Kitchen, in New York. World Central Kitchen, founded […]