Friday, February 23, 2018

General News

Amidu sworn in as Ghana’s first Special Prosecutor

President Nana Akufo-Addo has sworn in Martin Amidu as Ghana’s first Special Prosecutor. Mr. Amidu was sworn in today [Friday] at the Flagstaff House in the presence of the Vice President, Chief of Staff, Attorney General and other government officials. Martin Amidu being administered the oaths by President Akufo-Addo After Mr. Amidu had been sworn […]

Business

CPI ranking will not affect businesses – PEF

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Private Enterprise Federation (PEF) is downplaying assertions that Ghana’s low performance in the latest corruption perception index, CPI, will affect potential businesses from investing in Ghana. Go to Source: Myjoyonline

Extraordinary Luxury: Silver Star Auto launches new Mercedes-Benz V-Class

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The all-new 2018 Mercedes-Benz V-Class which delivers style, comfort and spaciousness has been launched by giant automobile dealer, Silver Star Auto Ltd (SSAL). Go to Source: Myjoyonline

Sports

Asante Kotoko sack Steven Polack

Asante Kotoko have sacked head coach Steven Polack 48 hours after the Porcupine Warriors crashed out of the CAF Confederation Cup.  Kotoko were bundled out of the competition in the first round by Congolese side CARA Brazzaville and that has led to the management relieving the English trainer of his duties.  BREAK: ASANTE KOTOKO S.C […]

Lifestyle

Hunger Project Ghana pumps €285,000 into maternal health

The Hunger Project Ghana, in line with its social transformation and leverage principle to improve the living conditions of vulnerable people in rural communities, is investing a total of 285,000 Euros in maternal and child health. Under its Maternal and Child Health Improvement Project with funding from Else Kroner Fresenius Stiftung, capacities of community health […]

Fashion Friday: Meet Serwah Armah-Koranteng — US-based Ghanaian connecting Africa to the world

In an industry where it is easy to get lost in the plethora of competitors, one African lady has found her feet, shining forth brightly in the fashion world and carrying others from her home-continent along with her fast-rising fame. From her modest home in Columbia, South Carolina, US-based Ghanaian fashion icon, Serwah Armah-Koranteng, is on […]

Scientists warn of unregulated antibiotic use in animals

Scientists at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology have found equal levels of drug-resistant bacteria in humans and poultry. A study by the Department of Pharmaceutics reveals up to 61 percent resistance in both farm workers and livestock droppings. One of the attributes is the use of unregulated antibiotics in animal husbandry, exposing […]

Africa

South Sudan children ‘forced to watch rape’

Children in South Sudan have been forced to watch their mothers being raped and killed, the UN says. A report by UN human rights investigators says that 40 officials may be individually responsible for war crimes and crimes against humanity. It says civilians have been tortured and mutilated, and villages destroyed on an industrial scale. […]

US & Canada

Trump-Russia: New charges for Paul Manafort and Rick Gates

The special counsel investigating claims of Russian political meddling in the US has filed new charges against two former aides to Donald Trump. Robert Mueller indicted Mr Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and business associate Rick Gates on multiple counts of tax and bank fraud. Both were charged in October with conspiracy to launder […]