Sports News of Friday, 14 June 2019Source: Electroland GhanaElectroland Ghana to reward customers this AFCON seasonFile photoElectroland Ghana limited, biggest, widest and largest distributor of SAMSUNG, Midea and brand owners of NASCO electronics and appliances is doing the most this AFCON Season with the Triple Soccer Promotion. The Promotion which was launch on the 1st June 2019 and ends on 31st July 2019 seeks to give every customer something extra special this soccer season. With ghc749 you can own a NASCO double door fridge and a gas cooker with ghc649 and any of these comes with a free toaster. When you buy the SAMSUNG Twin Cooling plus fridge and washing machine you will get a free microwave and free iron. We are urging all our customers to take advantage of the season, support the black stars by visiting any of our showrooms across the country and to enjoy.
June 14, 2019 21:22 UTC
Sports News of Friday, 14 June 2019Source: GHANAsoccernet.com2019 AFCON: Ghana’s Group opponents Cameroon draw with Mali in warm upIndomitable LionsGhana’s Group F opponents, Cameroon played out a 1-1 draw with Mali in a friendly on Friday at the Al-Wakrah Stadium as both teams continue their preparations ahead of the 2019 AFCON. With barely a week to the start of the tournament in Egypt, Clarence Seedorf paraded what seem to be his preferred lineup for the tournament. He made more than five alterations to the side that beat Zambia about a week ago. Mali's Mohamed Magassouba also gave most of his key players a start in the game. Cameroon are in the same group with Ghana, Benin and Guinea Bissau.
June 14, 2019 20:48 UTC
General News of Friday, 14 June 2019Source: Ransford AmankwahFree SHS National Coordinator, District Director of Education tour BECE centersVictor de-Graft Etsison speaking to students before the last paperThe Basic Education Certificate Examination(BECE) ended with the last paper been social Studies today. Trede D/A JHS2. Trede D/A JHS2. Trede R/C JHS2. Pope John Paul International JHSAfia Kobi Ampem Girls Center A1.Foase D/A JHS2.Hwediem D/A JHS3.
June 14, 2019 20:37 UTC
General News of Friday, 14 June 2019Source: Myjoyonline.comAkufo-Addo's policies to fight corruption unmatched in 4th Republic – Bawumiaplay videoBawumia has emphasized that the fight against corruption is not overVice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has described the policies and programmes being implemented by the Akufo-Addo administration to fight the canker of corruption as unmatched in Ghana’s Fourth Republic. Vice President Bawumia touted government’s success story in the fight against corruption when he gave the keynote address at the first OccupyGhana Vrs Attorney General Anniversary Lectures in Accra on Friday, June 14, 2019. Vice President Bawumia emphasised, however, that the fight against corruption is not over, and government will continue to take the necessary measures, implement the necessary reforms and collaborate with the appropriate agencies to deal with corruption head-on. We are doing more beyond the use of technology to build systems and institutions in the fight against corruption.”Vice President Bawumia continued, “The fight against corruption remains our work in progress. “We believe that the success of our fight against corruption depends on the collaboration among all institutions – public and private - and citizens.
June 14, 2019 19:30 UTC
General News of Friday, 14 June 2019Source: Myjoyonline.comMPs aid strangers to breach security - Deputy SpeakerMr Osei-Owusu says some MPs have grossly disregarded laid down security proceduresFirst Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Joseph Osei-Owusu, is accusing Parliamentarians of breaching the security protocol in the House. Mr Osei-Owusu says some MPs have grossly disregarded laid down security procedures and used their tags to give access to their visitors into the premises and loiter about. He noted that in some instances, the MPs argue with the security personnel who stand their grounds and refuse to admit guests into the premises. His anxiety was heightened by an attempted suicide by Kojo Mensah, 35, in the public gallery of Parliament on Thursday. Although Mr Owusu-Amankwaah concedes the security of MPs cannot be compromised, he wants the House to sometimes “give a human face” when implementing rules.
June 14, 2019 19:18 UTC
General News of Saturday, 15 June 2019Source: Ghananewsagency.orgGovernment to increase research funding for tertiary teachersEducation Minister, Matthew Opoku PrempehGovernment has announced its preparedness to increase the research funding of tertiary education teachers from 0.3 per cent to one per cent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Also, government’s budgetary allocation to tertiary education shall be at least 2.5 per cent of GDP while at least 50 per cent of the Ghana Education Trust Fund budget allocation shall be disbursed to tertiary education. He was addressing a National Forum on Tertiary Education Reforms organised by the Ministries of Education and Information in Accra to announce new policy reforms for tertiary educational institutions. Speaking on the cost of tertiary education, he said it would be shared between Government, Tertiary Education Institutions, students and the private sector. He cautioned public tertiary institutions to desist from using internally generated funds, saying it is part of public money that needed approval from government before it could be used.
June 14, 2019 19:07 UTC
Health News of Friday, 14 June 2019Source: Myjoyonline.com2 KNUST female students convert old playing device into diagnostic equipmentSanaa Mehmood and Rose Adu Darko, students of KNUSTThe centrifuge is one of the most important diagnostic tools for detecting diseases like malaria and African sleeping sickness. Two female Biomedical Engineering students of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, have developed cheaper hand-powered equipment. They achieved the feat by converting a whirligig, an age-old local playing device, known in Akan as Akata. A centrifuge is a high-speed liquid sampling spinning device. Final-year Biomedical engineering students, Sanaa Mehmood and Rose Adu Darko, together with the supervisor, Prince Odame, sought to make ‘Akata’ a formidable medical tool.
June 14, 2019 18:56 UTC
According to A Plus, The People’s Project is a social group which consists of Ghanaians from diverse political parties who are seeking for policies which will benefit the entire citizenry. ”We want to organize every Ghanaian who believes that all of us, irrespective of our political affiliation must come together and draft a plan for this country”, he said. He further said, “We don’t want a Ghana where NDC does a project, they go and NPP come, they leave and start a new one. The self-styled anti-corruption campaigner noted that, TPP aims at uniting Ghanaians irrespective of their political parties to transform the political agenda of authorities in the country, adding that, the group will also put politicians on their toes. We don’t want people to come to Fadama and say I gave you this so vote for me and when they get into power, they don’t come back.
June 14, 2019 18:45 UTC
Entertainment of Friday, 14 June 2019Source: ghbase.comBisa Kdei reacts to reports that he slept with Patapaa’s girlBisa KdeiAfter photo of Patapaa and his German girlfriend went viral few hours ago, some people have brought to the notice of the general public that the lady in question had ‘chilled’ with several African musicians including our very own Bisa Kdei and Patoranking. This recent development has created lots of controversies in the camp of the “One Corner” hitmaker. Bisa Kdei has reacted to the news going viral that he had something to do with Patapaa’s current girlfriend. He tweeted:"Patapaa’s Girl S3n? Here is a screenshot of his tweet:
June 14, 2019 18:45 UTC
General News of Saturday, 15 June 2019Source: ghananewsagency.orgMinister of Interior renews curfew hours of three townshipsAmbrose Dery, the Minister of the InteriorThe Minister for Interior, acting on the advice of Northern Regional Security Council and by Executive Instrument, has renewed curfew hours imposed on three communities in the Northern and Oti Regions. A statement signed by Mr Ambrose Dery, the Sector Minister and copied to the Ghana News Agency on Friday, said the curfew hours imposed on Alavanyo and Nkonya townships of the Oti Region had been renewed from 2000hours to 0600hours effective Sunday, June 16, this year. It said based on the advice of the Northern Regional Security Council, the curfew hours imposed on Kpatinga Township and its environs had been renewed from 0000hours to 0400hours effective Friday, June 14, this year. The statement said by Executive Instrument and advice of the Northern Regional Security Council, the curfew hours for Bimbilla Towship and its environs in the Northern Region from 2200hours to 0400hours effective Friday, June 14, this year. It cautioned that any persons found with any arms or ammunition in the three areas would be arrested and prosecuted.
June 14, 2019 18:11 UTC
General News of Friday, 14 June 2019Source: citinewsroom.comLoom get-rich-quick scheme a scam – EOCO warnsLoom scheme is essentially a pyramid scheme that relies on an individual paying to join in. The Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) has warned that the Loom money making scheme targetted at young people is a scam. “It is a scam and the general public is cautioned to desist from investing and patronising the Loom,” the office warned in a statement. The scheme has also been described as a “loom circle” or “fractal mandala” or “Loom Money Nigeria” in some other parts of the world. Loom’s strategyLoom scheme is essentially a pyramid scheme that relies on an individual paying to join in.
June 14, 2019 18:00 UTC
General News of Friday, 14 June 2019Source: citinewsroom.comGovernment defends moves to pass single statute for regulation of tertiary institutionsplay videoDr Matthew Opoku Prempeh, Minister for EducationGovernment has made a strong case for its intention to draw up a single statute for all tertiary institutions in the country. According to the Education Minister, Matthew Opoku Prempeh, the move is in line with best practices in the world. “We have already said that in Ghana we have one act for 46 colleges of education which is all tertiary. We have one act for 10 technical universities which are tertiary but I look at Norway they have one Act for all their university. Speaking at a special forum on tertiary education, Matthew Opoku Prempeh further debunked claims that the move is part of government’s efforts to take control of the management of public universities.
June 14, 2019 17:48 UTC
Sports News of Friday, 14 June 2019Source: GHANAsoccernet.comLow patronage a challenge for Ghanaian clubs- Hearts CEO MooreFans often attend highly rated games in GhanaHearts of Oak CEO Frederick Moore has revealed that biggest challenge for clubs in the country is the inability to attract fans to the stadium. ''At the moment the biggest challenge that we face-not only Hearts of Oak but Ghana football- is the attendance at the stadium,'' the former CEO of the Institute of Chartered Accountants on Asempa FM's Ultimate Morning Show on Friday. ''All the clubs and we are probably a lot better than most of the clubs don't fill the stadiums- the stadiums are not full for most games and there can be a number of reasons''One of the reasons will be the times the games are played eg. 3pm on a Wednesday doesn't come out as the best time to play football. ''But there could probably be a reason why they are doing that.'
June 14, 2019 17:48 UTC
General News of Friday, 14 June 2019Source: www.ghanaweb.comTEP: Government to appoint university Chancellorsplay videoProf. The University of Ghana has extra provision for the appointment of 6 others from outside the university, including the Vice-Chancellor of an African university. A draft public university bill is being prepared to support the policy. This came to light at a forum on tertiary education reforms held on Friday, June 14, 2019, in Accra. The forum was to sensitize and create awareness about the Tertiary Education Policy and the legislative and institutional reform implications of the Policy.
June 14, 2019 17:34 UTC
“We need to fight corruption not because fighting corruption is an easy thing, I usually say fighting corruption is dangerous. So that’s why many people, don’t like to fight corruption because they don’t want the fight that corruption will bring to them. So when you weigh what happens if we fight corruption as against our fight against corruption I think we have to fight corruption”, he said. Reiterating that fighting corruption is like fighting ‘demons and principalities’ and though it cannot be eradicated, corruption can be curtailed. “I made a statement that when you’re fighting corruption it’s almost like fighting demons and principalities.
June 14, 2019 17:03 UTC