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Rio Ferdinand to embark on Pro boxing career

Rio Ferdinand has announced that he plans to become a professional boxer, telling the Evening Standard that he is desperate to get back to competing. The former Manchester United defender set up a “major news announcement” for Tuesday at which he confirmed he is taking up a new sport at the age of 38. “I’m into keeping fit and […]

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‘Dredge Volta Lake below 5 metres’

  An urgent call has been made to government to dredge the Volta River at Debra in the Northern Region, below 5 metres, if the Volta Lake Transport Corporation (VLTC) is to operate all year round for transportation safety and a means to revive the fortunes of the water transport company. The VLTC, a subsidiary […]

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‘Adopt new measures to fight galamsey’

CHIEF Executive Officer of Chocho Industries Company Limited, Alhaji Mustapha Oti Boateng, has reiterated the need for government to device other means of clamping down on all activities of illegal miners. Addressing journalists at Suhum, Dr. Boateng said that in spite of the ban on small-scale mining, some recalcitrant and selfish people had not been deterred and were still […]

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ABL offers discounted Uber Rides on global BE(ER) Responsibly Day

Accra Brewery Limited (ABL), a subsidiary of Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world’s largest brewer, has partnered transport company, Uber, to drive home its commitment to smart drinking in commemoration of Global Be(er) Responsible Day (GBRD). The Day, themed: “Drink Smart Today, Celebrate Tomorrow,” is focused on bringing awareness to issues of harmful drinking and promoting smart […]

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President Akufo-Addo Receives AAI’s “National Achievement Award”

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has received the Africa-America Institute’s (AAI) National Achievement Award, on behalf of the people of Ghana, at a ceremony on Tuesday, September 19, 2017, at the New York Public Library. According to President Akufo-Addo, the award, which recognises Ghana’s status as a free, democratic and stable […]

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Nkrumah is Ghana’s best President so far – Kennedy Agyapong

New Patriotic Party (NPP) firebrand, Kennedy Agyepong has described, Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah as a visionary leader who was the best among his equals in pre and post independence. According to him, current President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has a herculean task to match up with him in terms of the implementation of various policies […]

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Kufuor’s Giselle Yahzi in another ‘scandal’ in US

Giselle Yahzi, who rose to prominence in Ghana for her ties to the Kufuor Administration and as the alleged mistress of then-President John Kufuor, is entangled in some controversy in the US where she is accused of swindling her neighbors in a scheme to sell T-shirts to the Venezuelan army. Giselle Yahzi alleged that President […]

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‘Ghanaians are choked with high fuel prices’

Former Deputy Minister of Power and Member of Parliament (MP) for Yapei Kusawgu constituency in the Northern Region, Mr. John Jinapor, has revealed that Ghanaians are being choked with high fuel prices. According to him, prices of fuel have gone up more than five times in 2017. “Government’s constant increment of the black gold is […]

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Slack valued at $5 BN following massive investment

Slack has secured significant new investment money that’s boosted its valuation to $5.1 billion. The workplace instant-messaging service confirmed Monday it raised $250 million from Japanese firm SoftBank. This is SoftBank’s first investment in Slack. The $250 million also includes funds from other companies, including Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm Accel. Slack’s previous valuation was $3.8 billion. […]

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Google launches India mobile payments app Tez

Google has launched a mobile payments app in India that will work on both Android and Apple smartphones. Tez allows users to make money transfers to each other and to buy goods from physical stores and mobile websites. It is based on the country’s Unified Payment Interface (UPI) standard – a government-backed system launched last […]