Sports News of Saturday, 15 December 2018Source: primenewsghana.comAtsu plays full throttle in Newcastle victory over HuddersfieldChristian Atsu, Newcastle UnitedChristian Atsu played full throttle in Newcastle United triumph over Huddersfield in the English Premier League on Saturday afternoon. Salomon Rondon struck the only goal as Newcastle edged past Huddersfield to move six points clear of the Premier League relegation places and inflict a fourth successive defeat on the Terriers. Huddersfield, however, dominated the contest, and both Philip Billing and Chris Lowe spurned notable opportunities on a frustrating afternoon for the hosts. Yet, despite the unrelenting pressure, Newcastle stood firm to record a fourth win of the season. Huddersfield, who remain 18th, sit three points adrift of safety and have now lost nine of their last 13 league games.
December 15, 2018 17:37 UTC
Business News of Saturday, 15 December 2018Source: kasapafmonline.comGhana, Burkina Faso agree to implement railway projectThe agreements were signed at the end of the three-day 12th Session of PJCCGhana and Burkina Faso have signed an agreement to implement a Railway Interconnectivity Project. In all, 43 senior officials from Burkina Faso and 47 from the Republic of Ghana, attended the joint meeting. Dr. Anthony Akoto Osei, Minister of Monitoring and Evaluation in a statement on behalf of the Republic of Ghana, indicated that Ghana- Burkina Faso relations has been greatly enhanced and evidence of real work would be seen on the ground soon. Burkina Faso Foreign MinisterHis Excellency Mr. Alpha Barry, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Burkina Faso, who led his country’s ministerial delegation, in an address said his country is looking forward to a strong bond of friendship and cooperation with Ghana that would be mutually beneficial to the peoples of Ghana and Burkina Faso. The two countries reaffirmed the commitment of their respective governments to enhance the long-standing and friendly relations that exist between the Republic of Ghana and Burkina Faso.
December 15, 2018 17:26 UTC
General News of Saturday, 15 December 2018Source: yen.com.ghWe won’t send you to Parliament to steal - Social media users ‘attack’ DumeloJohn Dumelo has expressed interest in contesting for the Ayawaso West Wuogon parliamentary seatGhanaian actor and political figure, John Dumelo, is at the receiving end of incessant verbal attacks, YEN.com.gh can report. According to MyNewsGH.com, some Ghanaians have taken to social media to express their displeasure at the fact that Dumelo has expressed his interest in the Ayawaso West Wuogon seat. The seat became vacant after the Member of Parliament (MP) for the constituency, Emmanuel Kyeremanten Agyarko lost his life. Others names have popped up since his the politician’s demise, and the latest to join the list is Dumelo. Taking social media, one allegedly wrote that “stealing 1 V8 was enough; we won’t send you to Parliament to steal more.” Another added that “Ayawaso is not for comedians .
December 15, 2018 17:15 UTC
General News of Saturday, 15 December 2018Source: www.ghanaweb.comLet’s make Christmas joyous for special kids – Ecobank NSP 18 urges allPresident of Ecobank NSP 2018/2019, Audrey Wendy OdameteyPresident of Ecobank National Service Personnel 2018/2019, Audrey Wendy Odametey has urged individuals and institutions to make this year’s Christmas a special one for the underprivileged in the society. She made this call when the group donated some items to the Dzorwulu Special School. Mr Tetteh also called on individuals, corporate and government institutions as well to emulate the good deeds of these personnel. Since then, Dzorwulu Special School has been a governmental institution. Aside government support, the school gets aid from individuals and corporate institutions.
December 15, 2018 16:41 UTC
General News of Saturday, 15 December 2018Source: Myjoyonline.comMedical drone deal suspension would cause judgment debt – AyineFormer Attorney General, Dominic AyineFormer Attorney General, Dominic Ayine, has refuted a call by the Ghana Medical Association (GMA) for the medical drone deal to be suspended. “I don’t agree with them because if you look at the agreement itself, in accordance with its own internal logic, there is no provision made for suspension. He notes for instance that the Ghana Health Service (GHS) and the contractor, Fly Zipline Ghana, can mutually agree to suspend the deal to allow for the consultations with the GMA. BackgroundGovernment through the Ghana Health Service has purposed to introduce drones to deliver blood and other essential medical medicines to clinics, hospitals across the country especially in remote areas. While the Association said it was not against the use of technology in its service delivery it insists the drone delivery services are not a priority.
December 15, 2018 16:01 UTC
General News of Saturday, 15 December 2018Source: rainbowradioonline.comDecision to revert to old logo was a unanimous decision by commissioners & staff - EC BossAccording to the Commissioner, the original logo (R) represented the work of the commissionThe Electoral Commissioner, Mrs Jean Adukwei Mensa says she feels emboldened by the general acceptance of the decision by the Commission to revert its old logo. The Commissioner told Accra based Joy FM the decision to revert to the old logo was unanimous by both commissioners and staff of the electoral body. "I want to emphasis that the decision was by the seven-member commission and it was a unanimous decision," she said. That is what necessitated and brought about the change or the decision to revert back to the original logo." The Electoral Commission has reverted to it’s originally logo which was changed by the former boss Charlotte Osei.
December 15, 2018 15:45 UTC
Entertainment of Saturday, 15 December 2018Source: ghpage.com'Ghana 2pac' slaps upcoming artiste in a studio after he tried to correct himGhana 2PacGhpage.com has sighted a video of emerging rapper, Ghana 2Pac also known as Supa engaging in a studio fight with an upcoming artiste. In the video below, 2pac who was in the studio booth with his headset on slapped the rapper who was seen trying to correct 2pac by tapping his shoulder. 2pac who out of anger disliked the other person’s reaction brought the argument outside and ended him up giving the underground rapper another slap.
December 15, 2018 14:26 UTC
Sports News of Saturday, 15 December 2018Source: footballmadeinghana.comCAF CC: Kariobangi Sharks 0-0 Asante KotokoKotoko shared spoils with Kariobangi Sharks in the 1st legLethal forward Sogne Yacouba came off the bench for Naby Keita in the second half as Asante Kotoko fought out a goalless draw away at Kariobangi Sharks in the first leg of their Confederation Cup First Round tie. Defender Agyemang Badu – arguably Kotoko’s best man in the game – produced a superb goal-line clearance in the 40th minute to prevent a Sharks opener as Felix Annan was totally beaten following a corner. Champions League winner Daniel Nii Adjei replaced Martin Antwi in the 70th minute as C.K Akonnor strengthened the Porcupine Warriors midfield. Sharks dominated possession in both halves but could not break the resilient Kotoko defence of goalkeeper Felix Annan, central defenders Abdul Ganiyu, Agyemang Badu, full backs Amos Frimpong and Augustine Sefah. The bulky striker of the Kenyan side George Abege could not impose his intimidating body on the Kotoko defence who worked very bard to keep a clean sheet.
Politics of Saturday, 15 December 2018Source: Myjoyonline.comMahama will be easier to beat in 2020 - Nana Akomea projectsplay videoManaging Director of Intercity STC, Nana AkomeaManaging Director of Intercity STC, Nana Akomea, has said that a John Mahama candidature will present the easiest competition in the 2020 elections. Nana Akomea believes that the performance of former President John Mahama, which he describes as poor, gives Ghanaians the option to compare that with the current Nana Addo Dankwa Akofo-Addo-government’s performance in 2020. Nana Akomea added “his [John Mahama] record will be juxtaposed to anything he promises the Ghanaian electorate.”However, former Attorney General, Dominic Ayine, said the NPP is afraid John Mahama will give them [the NPP] a run for their money. The Bolga East MP admitted the John Mahama presidency did a few things that were wrong but his leadership took decisions that Ghanaians approved off. “ Currently, Ghanaians are doing a head-to-head comparison and lately when you listen to them many of them say when Mahama was [President] things were not like this,” he said.
General News of Sunday, 16 December 2018Source: Myjoyonline.com2020: Mahama will be 'koko' for NPP - Akomea bragsplay videoNana AkomeahManaging Director of Intercity STC, Nana Akomea, has stated that a John Mahama candidature will present the easiest competition in the 2020 elections. Nana Akomea believes that the performance of former President John Mahama, which he describes as poor, gives Ghanaians the option to compare that with the current Nana Addo Dankwa Akofo-Addo-government’s performance in 2020. “NPP should be praying quietly for the former President to emerge as the presidential candidate for the NDC,” he stated. Nana Akomea added “his [John Mahama] record will be juxtaposed to anything he promises the Ghanaian electorate.”However, former Attorney General, Dominic Ayine, said the NPP is afraid John Mahama will give them [the NPP] a run for their money. The Bolga East MP admitted the John Mahama presidency did a few things that were wrong but his leadership took decisions that Ghanaians approved off.
Business News of Saturday, 15 December 2018Source: Graphic.com.gh2019 Ghana International Trade Fair launchedDeputy Minister of Trade and Industry glancing through the 2019 Trade Fair brochure with othersA Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Carlos Ahenkorah, has asked local manufacturers across the country to pay attention to the packaging of their products to ensure their visibility on the market. Trade Fair 2019Mr Ahenkorah gave the advice when he launched the 2019 Ghana International Trade Fair in Accra last Wednesday. The 23rd Ghana International Trade Fair is scheduled to come off from February 28 to March 11, 2019. The fair will be organised by the Ghana Trade Fair Company Limited (GTCL) with support from the Ministry of Trade and Industry. NetworkingThe Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana International Trade Fair Limited, Dr Agnes Adu, after highlighting the activities of the fair, said her outfit was focused on connecting small to medium sized companies to foreign investors.
December 15, 2018 13:52 UTC
Sports News of Saturday, 15 December 2018Source: GHANAsoccernet.comDaniel Agyei stars as Jimma suffer defeat to Al Ahly in CAF CLGoalkeeper Daniel AgyeiGhanaian goalkeeper Daniel Agyei produced some outstanding displays despite Jimma Aba Jifar's 2-0 defeat to record African champions Al Ahly in the CAF Champions League. Al Ahly forward Nasser Maher gave the Cairo Red Devils an early lead in the round-of-30 first leg and Marwan Mohsen increased the advantage before half-time in Mediterranean city Alexandria. Injuries and suspensions left Ahly with only 16 players available for the match, including just three defenders. The home side dominated Jimma at the Borg el Arab Stadium and could easily have doubled their tally with more clinical finishing. Champions League debutants Jimma did themselves no favours by arriving in Alexandria only 13 hours before the kick-off.
General News of Saturday, 15 December 2018Source: classfmonline.com'Malaria-stricken farmers lose 60% of produce yearly'Malaria-afflicted farmers can lose up to 22 days of workGhanaian farmers are unable to harvest 60 percent of their crops every year due to malaria, the Technical Adviser to the Private Sector Malaria Prevention (PSMP) programme, Tetteh Ogun has said. According to him, studies have shown that malaria-afflicted farmers can lose up to 22 days of work through the illness. He said in 2016, it was realised that the cost of malaria to agribusinesses in Ghana amounted to GHS2,757,434.00. He added that agribusinesses are greatly affected by malaria as they spend more resources in fighting the disease, and, therefore, called on them and the private sector to invest more in malaria prevention programmes to increase productivity. The workshop sought to engage the agricultural sector, including the media, on finding solutions to the problem.
Entertainment of Saturday, 15 December 2018Source: yen.comLatest photo of Rosemond Brown going decent in yellow warms heart on social mediaRosemond BrownFor the first time, it seems Rosemond Brown has captured the hearts of Ghanaians, particularly, her fans, with a photo. The fast-rising actress was dressed in a yellow and black outfit just like the official colours of YEN.com.gh. She looked really stunning in the photo and her fans have showered her with many beautiful compliments. This is because she was in the news recently for showing a bushy ‘tonga’ which she was criticised for. In a related news, Wendy Shay had stepped out without bra and fans have descended on her for being indecent.
General News of Saturday, 15 December 2018Source: 3news.comAkufo-Addo accused of ‘self-aggrandizement’ over new holidaysMP for Tamale Central, Inusah FuseiniPresident Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has been accused by Member of Parliament for Tamale Central, Alhaji Inusah Fuseini, of “grandstanding” over plans to have August 4 and January 7 marked as public holidays. Interior Minister Ambrose Dery on Thursday, December 13 laid a new bill before Parliament on behalf of the government to amend the Public Holidays Act to include January 7 and August 4 as statutory public holidays. The new bill is seeking to make January 7 Constitution Day and August 4 Founders’ Day. “The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, is indeed in grandstanding, political grandstanding and it appears to me what he has done is an exercise of self-aggrandizement,” he said on TV3's Saturday morning show, The Key Points. He questioned the basis for seeking to make January 7 a Constitution Day when the 1992 Constitution “was gazetted as a legal document of May 15, 1992”.
December 15, 2018 13:07 UTC