Archive for month May, 2020

  • May 27, 2020

    Man murders...

    A man has been arrested for allegedly murdering his wife by letting loose a cobra in her room after first failing with a viper, police said on Monday. According to police in the southern state of Kerala, India, phone records showed Sooraj, 27, had been in contact with serpent handlers...

  • May 27, 2020

    My mistake,...

    It was one of those challenging days yet again. Kobby returned home late and wet; the rains decided to compound his woes. Kobby walked through the rains gallantly with no thought of his own, it was always about Aba, the Love of his life. It was a difficult thing for...

  • May 27, 2020

    Venezuela health...

    Venezuela has 1,177 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 10 deaths, but rights groups say the real numbers are much higher. People queueing to receive food from a charity, in the slum of Carapita, during the nationwide quarantine in Caracas, Venezuela [Manaure Quintero/Reuters]   The Venezuelan healthcare system is “grossly unprepared”...

  • May 27, 2020

    Naomi Osaka...

    22-year-old Naomi Osaka is the highest paid female athlete in 2020 beating her idol Serena Williams for the top spot, Photo: The independent It is a great time to be a millennial because Naomi Osaka is inspiring many to go after their dreams without holding back. Forbes declared the 22-year-old as the highest-paid female...

  • May 27, 2020

    Tracking Africa’s...

    Experts warn fragile healthcare systems in many nations could be overwhelmed in the face of a severe COVID-19 outbreak. Most countries on the continent have put in place restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus [Afolabi Sotunde/Reuters]   More than two months after Egypt became the first country in Africa to...

  • May 27, 2020

    MARRY A...

    The following has been developed into a book, Friends, Partners, and Lovers. Two friends want to start a business. They will be equal partners. This decision has consequences. It’s assumed both will: Do an equal amount of work Be aggressively passionate about the success of the business Support one another in...

  • May 27, 2020

    Eid in...

    Economists warn that many businesses in Nigeria’s informal economy may never recover.   The Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr at the end of Ramadan is usually a time of celebration in Nigeria. This year, however, many children will not be getting new clothes and gifts. The pandemic has devastated the...

  • May 27, 2020

    Burundi election...

    Opposition party claims it won the poll but election board says their candidate garnered 20 percent of the vote. Election commission said opposition leader Agathon Rwasa won 24 percent of the votes cast [Clovis Guy Siboniyo/Reuters]   Burundi will have a new president after the country’s election commission declared the...

  • May 27, 2020

    When Your...

    As a married couple, you likely each have a different stress response. How can you leverage relationship stress to draw you together as a team? By Janel Breitenstein It stands to reason that, as a married couple, you each have a different stress response. For example, you might call me...

  • May 27, 2020

    TUC fights...

    Leadership of the Public Services Workers’ Union, (PSWU) of the Trades Union Congress, (TUC) has locked horns with CEO for the Ghana Trade Fair Company, GTFC Dr Agnes Adu over what the Union terms “unconventional mass termination of appointments of some 23 staff of the Company. The workers have been...

  • May 27, 2020

    $1000 should...

    A Black Stars and Asante Kotoko goalkeeper has recommended a minimum salary of one thousand dollars ($1000) for players in the Ghana Premier League. Felix Annan who doubles as the captain of Kotoko in a chat with Sports journalist on a WhatsApp group (Sports of WhatsApp) indicated that such a...

  • May 27, 2020

    Family of...

    Family of a 14-year-old girl who was allegedly defiled at Agona-Ahanta in the Ahanta-West Municipality of the Western Region is demanding justice. This comes days after police allegedly released the perpetrators on the blind side of the family insisting the case should be settled out of court. The class six...

  • May 27, 2020

    AFCON 2002:...

    Former Ghana defender Samuel Osei Kuffour has revealed he was sacked from Black Stars camp during the 2002 Africa Cup of Nations in Mali because he spoke against terrible living conditions endured by the team. After Ghana’s opening match at the tournament against Morocco, Kuffour was dismissed. There were speculation...

  • May 27, 2020

    Government, NDC...

    The governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the National Democratic Congress (NDC) have reached a consensus on the need to conduct the December polls despite the havoc wrecked on the country by the novel coronavirus. The rival parties have not seen eye-to-eye over accusations by the NDC that the NPP...

  • May 27, 2020

    KNUST migrates...

    There is some good news for lecturers and students of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) as the institution goes virtual with all academic work. Students can now access the e-learning platform, known as Virtual Academic Space for free. Originally used only by the Institute of Distant Learning,...

  • May 27, 2020

    COVID-19: Four...

    Personnel of Sogakope Inland Immigration Checkpoint of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) have arrested three Nigerians for entering Ghana illegally. The Nigerians; Emmanuel Christopher, Chukuma Onyiauka, and Sylvia Jamaho entered the country with the assistance of some Togolese nationals through an unapproved route at the eastern frontier but were intercepted...

  • May 27, 2020

    ‘Final years...

    A renowned Ghanaian educationist, Prof. Stephen Adei, has suggested the reopening of schools for only final year students as the debate on whether or not schools in Ghana should be reopened amidst the outbreak of the novel Coronavirus rages on. He has thus advised the government not to rush and...

  • May 27, 2020

    Hair dressers,...

    Former President of the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA), Bice ‘Obour’ Osei Kuffour says that he being a musician does not prevent him from representing his constituency in Parliament if given the chance to do so. The “Konkontibaa” hitmaker, who officially announced his intention to contest in the New Patriotic Party (NPP)...

  • May 27, 2020

    Prestea-Huni-Valley running...

    The Chief Executive Officer for the Prestea-Huni-Valley Municipality, Dr. Isaac Dasemani has disclosed that the Municipality is running out of COVID-19 isolation space following the increasing number of COVID-19 cases in the area. The MCE said this when Gold Fields Damang Mines supported the Prestea-Huni-Valley Municipality with a donation of...

  • May 27, 2020

    EC to...

    The Electoral Commission is today [Wednesday] expected to hold an Inter-Party Advisory Committee meeting on the compilation of a new voters register. The meeting to provide updates on the commission plans for the register is expected to be held in two groups with the first one at 10 am and...

  • May 27, 2020

    C/R: 6...

    Six police personnel and two Community Protection Assistants have tested positive for the Coronavirus in the Central Region. The personnel according to authorities, picked got infected from work-related duties such as operations. Confirming the incident to the media in a short ceremony to officially launch the Central Region Nationwide Police...

  • May 27, 2020

    When Not...

    We’ve long preached sustainable development over handouts. The pandemic forces us to change our approach—for now. Image: Buda Mendes / Getty Images The coronavirus pandemic is having a devastating economic impact on people living in global poverty. We are in a moment that requires immediate, full-scale relief. Such a statement...

  • May 27, 2020

    Newspaper Headlines,...

      Post: citinewsroom.com | Ghana

  • May 27, 2020

    Set up...

    The Emergency Medicine Society of Ghana wants the Ministry of Health to set up emergency medicine units in hospitals nationwide. Its Acting President, Dr Daniel Osei-Kwame, believes it will reduce preventable deaths and disabilities due to delayed emergency care interventions. He spoke during a press briefing in Kumasi as part...

  • May 27, 2020

    Bongase: Minority...

    The Minority in Parliament on a fact-finding mission and to commiserate with the displaced people of Lapla at Bongase in the Banda district of Bono Region have expressed their disgust with the inhumane treatment dished out to the people by Bui Power Authority (BPA). Last week, JoyNews reported on how BPA demolished...

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