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Kokofu salutes Otumfuo

Henry Kwabena Kokofu, a former Member of Parliament (MP) for Bantama, has praised Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, for making the Kejetia project successful. He said Otumfuo did a yeoman’s job in the execution of the Kejetia Project. According to him, the project suffered some setbacks in the initial stages, but Otumfuo supported it thoroughly. […]Read More
Regional

Otumfuo’s wife inspires young women

Lady Julia, the wife of Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II says nothing can stop women from achieving their dreams. “Women have a fair chance of succeeding if they work hard and have positive role models to inspire them.” Speaking at an event to mentor adolescent girls in the Asante-Akyem North District of the Ashanti Region, […]Read More
General Politics

NDC confused over Ayawaso Commission

The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) seems grossly confused about its stand regarding the Justice Emile Short-led Commission of Inquiry probing the Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency by-election shootings. NDC had made it clear from the onset that it will not partake in the three-member Commission’s inquiry which started hearings yesterday at the Osu Castle in Read More
Regional

Mobile money fraudster caged

A 25-year-old man, Dominic Aboagye Dacosta, who has admitted running a mobile money-skimming scam in the Ashanti Region, has been taken into prison custody by a District Magistrate Court in Bekwai. The trader, who resides at Korchikrom near Bekwai, was tracked down by residents of the community after he allegedly succeeded in duping one Kwaku […]Read More
General

Guns ‘fired’ in NDC man’s house

The Commission of Enquiry, which is investigating the violence that rocked the Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency by-election recently, has been told on its first day of sitting that guns were fired from the compound of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) candidate. Making his submissions before the Commission yesterday live on national television, the National Read More
General

Fresh facts in GPHA murder case

Fresh facts have emerged in the trial of persons suspected to be behind the murder of Josephine Tandoh Asante, the former Marketing and Public Affairs Manager of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA). An interim autopsy report has attributed the cause of the death to strangulation and asphyxia, contrary to earlier police reports that […]Read More
La Liga Sport

Barcelona extend Valverde contract

Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde has agreed a one-year contract extension until the end of the 2019-20 season, with an option for a further year. Valverde formally signed his new contract at the Nou Camp on Friday to end the speculation surrounding his future. Valverde replaced Luis Enrique as manager in 2017 and guided Barcelona to […]Read More
Politics

I’m disappointed in parliament – Muntaka

The Minority Chief Whip, Muntaka Mubarak, says he is disappointed in Parliament for its decision to merely reprimand Assin Central MP, Kennedy Agyapong for his contemptuous remarks against the House. Kennedy Agyapong was compelled to apologise to Parliament for insulting the House after he admitted saying Parliament was cheap, but not useless. He was reported […]Read More
Sport

Valencia ease past Celtic in first leg

Goals from Denis Cheryshev and Ruben Sobrino saw Valencia comfortably beat Celtic 2-0 in the Europa League last-32 first leg at Celtic Park. Russia international Cheryshev gave the visitors the lead with a simple tap-in three minutes from half-time, before Sobrino doubled their advantage shortly after the break with a close-range half-volley (49). Celtic improved […]Read More
Sport

Sogne Yacouba needs help – Eric Bekoe

Former Asante Kotoko striker Eric Bekoe has leapt to the defense of embattled striker Songne Yacouba. Yacouba is on a goal drought as he has failed to score in seven competitive games for the Porcupine Warriors. The Burkinabe hitman was wasteful in his side’s 2-1 victory against ZESCO United in the CAF Confederation Cup on […]Read More