A gas leakage at the kitchen of the La branch of Marwako restaurant on Monday morning got workers, patrons and residents in the area to flee. Personnel from the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) responded to the distress call and the area was immediately evacuated.
Under-pressure Everton manager Ronald Koeman said he hoped his struggling side had gained "a little bit of confidence" after Wayne Rooney's 90th-minute penalty earned them a 1-1 draw at Brighton. The Toffees, who spent £140m on new players in the summer, have won just two of their opening eight league games this season.
Businessman Alfred Agbesi Woyome failed to show up at the Supreme Court for the second leg of his oral examination in relation to his Ghc 47.2 million debt to the state. His counsel , Mr Osofo Buabeng, told the Supreme Court that, Woyome was absent because he was sick.
Ghana will not be represented at the 2018 Academy Awards (Oscars), because the Ghana Foreign Language Committee could not nominate any of the films it received for consideration. The Chairman of the Committee, Professor Linus Abraham, announced this in Accra last week.
After two weeks residential camping at the Theodosia Okoh Hockey Stadium in Accra, Ghana’s male and female national hockey teams will fly to Egypt today ahead of the Africa Hockey Cup tournament which kick starts in the Egyptian city of Ismalia on Thursday. A total of 36 players, comprising 18 males and 18 female were selected to represent Ghana in the tournament.
Unreleased Whitney Houston recordings will be made public as part of a brand new soundtrack to mark the 25th anniversary of The Bodyguard. The collection called Whitney Houston - I Wish You Love: More From The Bodyguard will be released on November 17.
Fortune seems to have smiled on Ghana’s new administration in its first months in office. Crops have been good, more oil has come on stream, export earnings have risen, imports have slowed and the currency has steadied. The Ghanaian cedi has been a barometer for economic underperformance in recent years. When it was last redenominated 10 years ago, with the removal of four zeros, the currency unit was worth slightly more than a US dollar. It has lost more than three- quarters of
The Institute for Energy Security (IES) has asked the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) to act without fear or favour, in order to bring to an end what it described as the unwarranted and frequent liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) explosions in the country. According to the institute, records show that from 2007 to date the country has recorded over 110 deaths and 500 injuries from gas explosions under different circumstances.
Ghana Home Loans (GHL), the nation’s leading mortgage specialist, has held its second Developers and Estate Agents seminar for the year 2017. The biannual seminar which seeks to assess mid-year performance review and further deepen relationships with industry players.
Production capacity of the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) has dropped from 45,000 barrels per stream day (bpsd) to 28,000 bpsd due to the dismantling of its crude oil furnace which exploded in January, this year. The dismantling followed a recommendation made to the management of the refinery by its insurers and the manufacturers of the furnace, Vega Engineering of Italy, after a technical assessment of the equipment ruled out its ability to function adequately.
A savings scheme to support households to construct decent places of convenience has been introduced in the Ho West District in the Volta Region. Known as the ‘Village Savings and Loans Association (VSLA), the scheme is spearheaded by FYSSO Ghana, a local partner of UNICEF.
Zoomlion Foundation, the corporate social responsibility wing of the Jospong Group of Companies, has, in conjunction with its partners, including the Community Water and Sanitation Agency (CWSA), commemorated Global Handwashing Day at Adjei Kojo in the Ashaiman Municipality of the Greater Accra Region. The foundation runs environmental sanitation clubs in schools and hundreds of schoolchildren, who are members of the clubs, participated in the occasion.
The acting Upper East Regional Director of the Department of Gender, Mr James Twene, has called for multi-sectorial approaches to overcome challenges confronting adolescent girls. "The adolescent girl is confronted with many challenges such as lack of quality education, poor medical care, sexual abuse, peer pressure and child marriage, among others."
Polish champions Legia Warsaw have started talks with Sulley Muniru after the midfielder impressed on trials with them. Muniru, the junior brother of former Ghana international Sulley Muntari, was handed a one-week trial by the Polish giants after he had his contract terminated by Romanian side Steaua Bucharest in April this year for fighting with a teammate and disrespecting the club President.
The First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, has observed that breast cancer issues require awareness creation, education, research, advocacy and the provision of health services and social support programmes. She has, therefore, commended Breast Care International (BCI) for being very instrumental in making breast cancer an urgent national issue and for raising funds to support education, diagnosis and treatment of the disease.
Danger looms at Anlo village in the Shama District in the Western Region as the fishing community is almost consumed by the ravaging sea. A visit to the scene by the Daily Graphic revealed that in the past five months, the ravaging sea had claimed two lives and destroyed more than 200 residential and commercial property.
The national digital Property Address System, which is expected to make it easier to find locations in the country and boost emergency service delivery, will be launched on Wednesday, October 18, 2017. It is also to aid government policies, planning and offer accurate data for service delivery. Vokacom, a Ghanaian information technology firm, designed the system and it is partnering the Ghana Post Company Limited to roll it out, with the National Information Technology Agency (NITA),
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has drawn a comprehensive plan of action to reclaim political power in the 2020 Presidential and Parliamentary elections. The plan, which included all internal elections and the biometric re-registration of party members, was adopted at a National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting last Thursday. It was chaired by the National Chairman and Leader of the party, Mr Kofi Portuphy, and in attendance were representatives from all the 10 regions.
A Deputy Minister of Roads and Highways, Mr Kwabena Owusu Aduomi, last Friday briefed Parliament on the progress of the Peki Adzokoe to Hohoe roads under the Eastern Corridor Road projects. The current state of the Nkrankwata to Adabokrom and Adabokrom to Akwabengkrom roads was also announced to the House.