By Edna A. Quansah, GNAAccra, Aug. 17, GNA - McDan Group of Companies in partnership with the Ghana Tennis Association (GTA) would organise the 2017 Junior Tennis Open championship from August 21-26 at the Tennis Court of the Accra Sports Stadium.
By Edward Gyasi, GNAAccra, Aug.17, GNA - Mr Ofori Asare, a veteran boxing coach has urged Ghana to bid to host a continental boxing championship in Accra.In an interview with the Ghana News Agency, the certified boxing trainer said Ghana mus
By Thomas Esser, dpa Berlin, Aug. 17, (GNA/dpa) - Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo and his Barcelona rival Lionel Messi lead the nominations for the FIFA best men's player for 2017, the world governing body said Thursday.Ronaldo helped Real to a
Berlin, Aug. 17, (GNA/dpa) - Germany coach Joachim Loew was Thursday included on a 12-strong shortlist to be FIFA best men's coach of the year for 2017, the world football governing body said.Loew led his side to a Confederations Cup triumph in July and the reigning World Cup holders have won all their qualifying games to date in the
Barcelona, Aug. (GNA/dpa) – Real Madrid beat Barcelona 2-0 at the Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday night to win the Spanish Super Cup 5-1 on aggregate.Marco Asensio scored the first with a spectacular long-range shot after just four minutes.Karim
Accra, Aug. 17, GNA — The U.S. government’s Feed Initiative has hosted Agriculture research policy summit to share findings on evidenced-based policy recommendations with Ghana’s Ministry of Food and Agriculture, state agencies, development partners, research institutions and the private sector.The summit explored how governmen
By Rihana Akologo, GNABawku (U/E), Aug. 17, GNA – Spilled water from the Bagre dam has flooded low lying areas in the Binduri District of the Upper East Region, destroying farms, houses and other properties.Water from the dam, which was sp
By Gideon Ahenkorah/ Victoria Enyonam Adonu, GNAAccra, Aug.17, GNA - A committee set up to oversee the celebration of this year’s Founder’s Day said September 21 has been set aside for the celebration, which would take place at the National Theatre in Accra.
By A.B. Kafui Kanyi, GNAHo, Aug. 17, GNA - The Kpando Municipal Assembly has summoned an emergency meeting following reports of food poisoning in the Municipal area which allegedly caused the death of four people.The four reportedly died at
Accra, Aug. 17, GNA - MAG Lube lubricants have been introduced onto the Ghanaian market to promote industrial development.The products, manufactured in Dubai, were introduced onto the market by Paradise (91) Trading Enterprise.Speaking at the laun
Accra, Aug. 17, GNA - Ghana needs to break the cycle of high level of fiscal deficit through institutionalisation of reforms that would make fiscal expansion more difficult. Ms Razia Khan, Chief Economist for Africa Global Research Standard Chartered Bank, who made the call, said there was the need for consensus that fiscal deficit n
Accra, Aug. 17, GNA - Standard Chartered Bank Ghana has announced the appointment of Professor (Mrs) Akua Kuenyehia and Mr. Henry Baye as Independent Non-Executive Director and Executive Director respectively, to the Board of the Bank. A statement from the Bank said the appointments took effect from July 27, 2017.
By Ken Sackey, GNAAccra, Aug. 17, GNA - President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Thursday stated, emphatically, that his government’s determination to rein in corruption in Ghana is non-negotiable.He said Ghanaians had entrusted him with t
Accra, Aug.17 GNA - Mr Joe Anokye, the Acting Director General of the National Communication Authority (NCA), has revealed that the Authority does not have the technology to take any radio station off air, interfere or jam it.He, however, noted that if a radio station failed to comply with its regulations then it would have to send i
By Elsie Appiah-Osei /Mr William Fiabu, GNAAccra, Aug. 17, GNA - The National Pensioners Association, under the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT), have launched their 25th Anniversary with a call on Government to enhance post-retirement healthcare in the country.
Accra, Aug. 17, GNA – Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, Minister for Communications, has said that the unavailability of the critical competencies to deal with cyber security issues is a primary cause of increased global challenges in the fight against cyber security.She said a 2017 Global Information Security Workforce Study - Benchmarking
By Morkporkpor Anku, GNAAccra, Aug. 17, GNA - Ms Linda Ayi, graduate of the University of Cape Coast and Mr Isaac Sarfo Boakye, a Mathematics teacher at the Agona Senior High Technical School have won two brand new Hyundai I10 in the ongoing MTN Spin the Wheel promotion in Accra.
By Kodjo Adams, GNAKpone (G/A), Aug 17, GNA - Mrs Freda Prempeh, the Deputy Minister of Works and Housing, has re-affirmed government’s commitment to acquire some apartments from Sethi Realty, a Real Estate Company, as part of measures to reduce the country’s housing deficit.
By Kwabia Owusu-Mensah/Florence Afriyie Mensah, GNAKumasi, Aug 17, GNA – Mr. Ignatius Baffour Awuah, Minister of Employment and Labour Relations, has asked employers to design strategies that would promote effective partnerships and collaboration with their employees to enhance industrial harmony and productivity.
By Jerry Azanduna, GNATamde (U/E) Aug.17, GNA - The Tamde Bridge in the Garu-Tempane District, linking the Eastern corridor and the rest of the Upper East Region, has collapsed, cutting off the District from Pusiga and Bawku Municipal.The br