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‘Dumsor’ to normalize – Energy Ministry

The Ministry of Energy, has assured that power supply in the country will normalize from today, Monday, February 27, 2017. “We wish to state that with the tie-in operation successfully completed, and coupled with the measures we put in place including procurement of fuel and increased power supply from La Cote d’Ivoire, the [power] situation will […]

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Game of Thrones actor Neil Fingleton dies

Britain’s tallest man, who played a giant in Game of Thrones, has died, reportedly of a heart attack, at the age of 36. Neil Fingleton, from Durham, was 7ft 7in tall, and was a basketball player in the US before moving into acting. He played Mag The Mighty in the TV fantasy series, and also […]

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MASLOC supports SMEs under 1-District-1-Factory policy

The Microfinance and Small Loans Center (MASLOC) has announced intentions to support government’s One-district-one factory policy. The CEO of MASLOC Stephen Amoah has said that his outfit will provide soft loans for people who would want to sell products from factories to be established under the policy. MASLOC is a microfinance apex body responsible for […]

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1948 shootings: Akufo-Addo leads wreath-laying ceremony

President Akufo-Addo will this morning lead a wreath-laying ceremony at the Nationalism Park, near the Independence Square in Accra, to commemorate the 69th anniversary of the infamous Christianborg Crossroads Shooting. The 1948 incident which left three ex-servicemen dead, served as a major catalyst for the struggle of the country’s independence in 1957. The anniversary is […]

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‘Koobi’ sellers threaten naked demo over formalin claims

File Photo Some market women who trade in dried tilapia popularly known as ‘Koobi’ are threatening to stage a naked demonstration if “false” reports that the fish is preserved with a cancer-causing substance, formalin are not stopped. Formalin, which is a chemical used to prevent dead bodies from decomposing, is allegedly being used by the […]

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Too much indiscipline in NDC – ET Mensah

Former Member of Parliament for Ningo Prampram, ET Mensah,  has bemoaned the lack of discipline in the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC). “The NDC is not the disciplined party we used to have some years ago,” he told Neat FM on Monday, February 27, 2017. Castigating the party’s current executives for flagrantly denigrating party stalwarts […]

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Akufo-Addo is on a moral high ground – Rawlings

Former President JJ Rawlings has said President Akufo-Addo won the 2016 elections because he fought with convictions while the party he founded -NDC- was engulfed by corruption. Mr. Rawlings who appears overwhelmed by the anti-corruption gestures of the President says the margin of victory in the polls should be a significant lesson for the umbrella […]

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Trump lays out hike in military spending

US President Donald Trump is seeking to boost defence spending by $54bn (£43bn) in his proposed budget plan for 2018, which is about a 9% increase. The blueprint, sent to agencies on Monday, also calls for cuts to foreign assistance and environmental budgets. But Mr Trump’s plan leaves large welfare programmes such as Social Security […]