Deal secured for construction of West Africa’s first vaccine factory in Ghana

Ghana is on course to becoming the first country in the West African sub-region to get a vaccine manufacturing factory. German company, Merck KGaA, and Ridge Management on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, signed a Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) for the construction of the factory. The deal follows discussions between Germany’s Minister for Economic Affairs and […]

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GOIL is Ghana’s ‘Oil Marketing Company of the Year’

Ghana Oil Company Limited (GOIL) continues to receive more recognition for excellence in the oil and the gas sector.  At the 4th edition of the Ghana Oil and Gas Awards (GOGA), GOIL was honoured with the award of “Oil Marketing Company of the Year”, while Group Chief Executive and Managing Director of GOIL, Patrick Akorli, […]

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AL-SMITH: Zidane refuses to sell Benzema in January despite poor form

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates – As usual, Zinedine Zidane was calm. His team had not been smooth. But they had done the job, and that’s all that mattered. Unlike their impending final opponents, Gremio, Real Madrid did not need extra time to see off their foes. “We won the game, we did the job, […]

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Ex-Hearts of Oak star Prince Tagoe accuses South Americans of age cheating

Prince Tagoe, Ghana© Chris Ricco/Backpagepix Former Hearts of Oak striker, Prince Tagoe, has alleged that footballers from South America are guilty of age cheating.  According to Tagoe, age cheating in football, which is mostly associated with African players, is rife in countries such as Brazil and Argentina, who are noted for producing world-class talents. “I […]

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Enterprise Group launches Transitions funeral home

As part of efforts to offer efficient and effective funeral arrangements for the dead, Enterprise Group has launched the Transitions Funeral Home in Accra. This is a comprehensive funeral management wing of Enterprise, to offer efficient and effective funeral arrangements for the dead with the provision of all funeral necessities. The ultramodern facility, which houses […]

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24% budget cut for Information Ministry likely to affect operations of GBC, others

The decision by the government to reduce the 2018 budgetary allocation to the Information Ministry from ¢141million to ¢107million, has triggered sharp criticisms from Members of Parliament (MPs). The lawmakers say the reduction threatens the survival of agencies under the Ministry such as state broadcaster Ghana Broadcasting Corporation that is reeling under a ¢44million debt. […]

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Real Madrid strike late to reach Club World Cup final

Gareth Bale came off the bench to score Real Madrid’s winning goal with his first touch in their Fifa Club World Cup semi-final against Al Jazira. Bale, 28, scored moments after coming on for only his second appearance since suffering a calf injury in September. Al Jazira had taken a first-half lead through Brazilian forward […]

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Fury targets Joshua’s promoter Hearn in expletive rap

British boxer Tyson Fury has directed an expletive-laden rap at promoter Eddie Hearn after being cleared to resume his career. Fury also targeted the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBofC), which revoked his boxing licence in October 2016 because of medical issues. The 29-year-old has already challenged IBF and WBA heavyweight world champion Anthony Joshua to a […]

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