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La Liga Sport

Real Madrid approach Conte

Antonio Conte has been approached by representatives of Real Madrid president Florentino Perez over his availability, according to Sky sources. Conte is Perez’s first choice to replace current head coach Julen Lopetegui should he be sacked from his role at the Bernabeu. Lopetegui was appointed Zinedine Zidane’s successor in June but already finds himself under Read More
Business

Ghana Gas landowners demand compensation

Dozens of landowners in communities along the Ghana Gas Pipeline in the Western Region have issued a two-month ultimatum to the Ghana Gas Company Limited and the Land Valuation Board to honour the payment of compensations due them as a result of the compulsory annexation of their lands by the state. The disgruntled landowners claim […]Read More
General

UTAG backs KNUST VC

The University Teachers Association (UTAG) says calls for the Vice-Chancellor of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) to be sacked or resign on his own volition following violent protests at the university is unfounded. National President of the Association, Dr Eric Opoku said Prof Kwasi Obiri-Danso cannot be blamed for the behaviour […]Read More
Regional

Audit recovers GH¢2.1m from caterers

The audited accounts of the Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP) has led to the retrieval of GH¢2.1 million out of GH¢2.5 million overpaid to caterers of the programme between July and August last year. GhIPSS reverses trend. The Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems (GhIPSS), the payment bureau for the GSFP, confirmed that between July […]Read More
Politics

MPs blew $85K each in 2016 elections

The Ghana Centre for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) has revealed that a parliamentary candidate spent as much as $85,000 (GH¢416,500) on average, to contest a party’s primaries and the parliamentary elections, prior to the 2016 elections. If this report is anything to go by, then it would be good to note that, a gargantuan $23 million […]Read More
General Regional

Delta Force members granted bail

The Kumasi Circuit Court has granted bail to three members of the pro-New Patriotic Party vigilante group, Delta Force, accused of attacking MP for Old Tafo, Dr Anthony Akoto Osei, and causing chaos at a meeting in the constituency in the Asanti Region. The three are facing charges of conspiracy to cause unlawful damage, causing […]Read More
Business

NABCO postings to start from November 1

Government has said postings for graduates of the Nation Builder Corps (NABCO) programme will start from November 1. This follows concerns that the 100,000 recruits have not been assigned to their duty posts less than 48 hours for them to start work. According to the NABCO Coordinator, Dr. Ibrahim Anyars beneficiaries will commence work by […]Read More
General

AU orders probe into Batidam’s corruption claims

The Executive Council of African Union (AU) has ordered investigations into Daniel Batidam’s resignation and allegations of corruption within its anti-graft body. Chairperson of the AU Advisory Board on Corruption, Begoto Miarom says the investigation into Mr. Batidam’s allegations began in September. “The first decision taken to investigate the corruption allegations was Read More
Regional

Weija Dam spillage floods homes

Hundreds of homes at Weija have been flooded following the spillage of the Weija Dam by the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) in the Ga South Municipal Assembly in the Greater Accra Region. Victims of the spillage have been asked to relocate to safety, as the water level in the dam has reached 14.63 metres […]Read More
General Regional

Chief Imam wades into KNUST unrest

The Office of National Chief Imam has called for the arrest and prosecution of the students who embarked on the violent demonstration at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) on Monday. Sheikh Aremeyaw Shaibu, who is the Public Relations Officer for the Chief Imam, believes this will serve as deterrent to other […]Read More
Business General

Transport fares up by 20%

True Drivers Union has announced a 20 percent increment in transport fares with effect from Monday, 29th October 2018. According to the group, their members can no longer bear the rising cost of fuel and its impact on the transport business hence the decision to pass it on to passengers. They lament the need for […]Read More