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19/08/2017 05:40 PM
Premier League round-up: Wins for Liverpool, West Brom and Watford
Liverpool 1-0 Crystal Palace Liverpool avoided a frustratingly familiar stalemate at Anfield thanks to Sadio Mane's second goal against Frank de Boer's Crystal Palace. The Reds have become accustomed to firing blanks against the lesser sides of the Premier League in front of their own fans under Jurgen Klopp. But Mane's smartly taken ...

19/08/2017 05:40 PM
Trumps to skip Kennedy honours to avoid ‘distraction’
US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump are to skip an arts awards ceremony to allow those taking part 8220;to celebrate without political distraction 8221;, the White House says. Some of those due to take part in the Kennedy Center Honors had said they would boycott the White House reception held before the awards ceremony. ...

19/08/2017 04:40 PM
Unlicensed lotto operators ready to cooperate with NLA
Most illegal lotto operators in the country have expressed immense confidence in the National Lottery Authority in its quest to register unlicensed operators. They believe that, the move by the National Lottery Authority to legalized their operations by registering all illegal and unlicensed operators in the country will better place them in the ...

19/08/2017 02:40 PM
You’ve always been there for us – Sierra Leone thanks Ghana for support
Sierra Leone's Ambassador to Ghana, Umu Hawa Tejan-Jalloh has expressed gratitude to Ghana for its relief support following the mudslide that killed about 400 people and displaced thousands. Government airlifted relief items worth GHc 1 million on Friday after various cooperate bodies and individuals contributed to support the Sierra Leone, whic ...

19/08/2017 12:21 PM
Divine Group International Organizes Free Birth Certificates
An Accra based Non-Governmental Organisation, Divine Group International Foundation (DGIF) which established its clinic facility last month at Ablekuma Fanmilk in Accra has organised free birth certificates for all children under one year at the facility. The project, which was in partnership with the Ga Central Municipal Assembly, happe ...

19/08/2017 12:21 PM
“The Sharks” School Quiz Competition Launched
An exciting academic quiz competition, ldquo;The Sharks rdquo; has been introduced to give students the opportunity to compete for prizes in topical areas such asScience, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STREAM)from 20-21st of October 2017 at the International Students Guest Center. Speaking at the cerem ...

19/08/2017 12:10 PM
Teachers who fail license exam to re-write
The Ghana Education Service (GES) has said that teachers who fail the licensing exam will be given another opportunity to write again. The National Teachers Council (NTC) of the Ministry of Education has announced that teachers will now have to pass a special examination before being granted the license to teach. But the National Association ...

19/08/2017 09:50 AM
2 Killed At Tema Factory Explosion
Two persons have been confirmed dead following a fuel tank explosion at Delta Agro Limited, a soap manufacturing company at the Heavy Industrial Area of Tema. One person died on the spot while the other passed on upon arrival at the Tema General Hospital where he was rushed to for medical attention. The only survivor among the three persons c ...

19/08/2017 09:50 AM
Nigerian Stabs Man To Death
The Police at Sowutoum in the Ga Central Municipality of the Greater Accra Region have arrested a 48-year-old Nigerian for allegedly stabbing a man he claims to be a thief. Thompson Peter allegedly stabbed Misbau Amadu, 27, in the head with a knife after a confrontation at his residence at about 10:00 pm last Thursday. The victim was rushed t ...

19/08/2017 09:50 AM
Afari-Gyan Grabs Bus For GH¢2,700
Former Chairman of the Electoral Commission (EC), Kwadwo Afari-Gyan and other employees of the commission were among a group of 40 people who benefitted from the auction of vehicles belonging to the EC in 2013 at very ridiculous prices. The EC disposed of 40 vehicles after a decision had been taken by the management, headed by Dr Afari-Gyan, to ...

19/08/2017 08:50 AM
Nana Receives 4 Envoys
President Akufo-Addo received four new envoys at the Flagstaff House yesterday. They were the new British High Commissioner to Ghana, Iain Walker; his colleague from Angola, Augusto da Silva Cunhu; that of Burkina Faso, Pingrenoma Zagre, and the Nigerian High Commissioner to Ghana, Femi Michael Abikoye. The envoys presented their letters of ...

19/08/2017 08:40 AM
W/R: We need more top high schools – Chief
President of the Western Regional House of Chiefs, Ogyeahoho Yaw Gyebi II has bemoaned the state of the senior high school education in the Western Region. Nana Gyebi said it was an indictment for region endowed with huge resources to have a deficit in education, especially in relation with the number of high schools. Speaking at a celebrati ...

19/08/2017 07:40 AM
Maritime Boundary dispute: We support Ghana Govt’s position -Tullow
Tullow Oil Plc has said that it fully supports Ghana government's position in the maritime boundary dispute between Ghana and neighboring Ivory Coast. The two countries are seeking resolution over the dispute at the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea. According to Tullow, it believes in the defense Ghana has put forward and is, the ...