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12:02

Our roads and X’mas accidents

It is sometimes difficult knowing where to pin responsibility for poor road repair s as there is a lot of buck passing. However, whatever body is responsible for maintaining our road has to be more duty conscious. Naturally, the Highway Authority would be expected to ensure that the roads are regularly checked to be effected on them.Lack of proper road [...] The post Our roads and X’mas accidents appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


11:52

Sports Ministry to give green light on AFCON budget

SPORTS Minister Mahama Ayariga has disclosed that his outfit is done with Ghana’s budget for the African Cup of Nations. This comes after a lot of back-and-forth between the Ghana FA and Ayariga’s office about how much should be taken for the competition. “We will try and finish off the budgetary issues and then put in the request and try [...] The post Sports Ministry to give green light on AFCON budget appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


11:46

Ghanaian athletic coaches lack theoretical basis

IT has been realized that most athletics coaches in the country are only good in the practical aspect of the sport than the theory. This was noticed at the end of a 10-day training course for athletic coaches, organized by Ghana Athletic Association (GAA) in collaboration with Olympic Solidarity and the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) to train coaches in level [...] The post Ghanaian athletic coaches lack theoretical basis appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


11:25

Unveiling the hidden mystery of Christ Jesus

There is a depth of wisdom   in the Christian faith which most professing believers have neither taken a closer look at nor for personal reasons preferred to look away from. But of course, truth cannot be suppressed forever. Most Christians believe Jesus Christ is God but unfortunately cannot convincingly if not satisfactorily explain this simply because they often use [...] The post Unveiling the hidden mystery of Christ Jesus appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


11:17

Attempted bribery of Stars’ Asst. Coach?

EX-KOTOKO chief scout Ebenezer Sefah has launched a stinging potshot at Abraham Boakye, claiming the GHANSU president attempted to solicit bribe from Black Stars assistant coach Maxwell Konadu to wage a campaign for him. The damning revelation comes on the heels of demand from Abraham Boakye, affectionately called ‘One man supporter’, to have Maxwell Konadu sacked as Black Stars assistant [...] The post Attempted bribery of Stars’ Asst. Coach? appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


11:17

Private sector to partner NSA

The National Sports Authority (NSA) has given the strongest indication to engage in Public Private Partnership (PPP) in the management of some major sports facilities belonging to the state. Reacting to media reports that broke out over intentions to invite the private sector in the management of the facilities, the Director General of the NSA, Mr. Joe Kpenge said the [...] The post Private sector to partner NSA appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


11:05

Access Bank optimistic about 2015

Access Bank Ghana says it is optimistic about the prospects of the bank and the economy next year. “I’m optimistic that the economy would pick up next year and being a pre-election year we expect the government to spend to boost the economy,” Dolapo Ogundimu, Managing Director of bank has said. Speaking to journalists in Accra on Monday, he said, [...] The post Access Bank optimistic about 2015 appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


11:05

Defence Ministry saddled with debt

The Ministry of Defence (MOD) is currently facing serious financial challenges and saddled with a GH¢17.8 million debt. The debt, made up of gratuity, outstanding rent, clothing and petroleum products, is likely to affect the Ghana Armed Forces’ (GAF) ability to respond to emergency situations, if not settled. The Parliamentary Select Committee on Defence and Interior, made this observation when [...] The post Defence Ministry saddled with debt appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


10:53

Fertiliser subsidy stopped… Gov’t owes companies GH¢64m

The Minister of Food and Agriculture, Mr. Franklin Fiavi Fifi Kwetey, told Parliament yesterday that the government could not roll out the National Fertiliser Subsidy Programme for the 2014 cropping season because it was indebted to fertiliser companies. He said the government was unable to pay the fertiliser companies a total amount of GH¢64 million being subsidies on fertiliser distributed [...] The post Fertiliser subsidy stopped… Gov’t owes companies GH¢64m appeared first on The Ghanaian


10:48

OMA Ghana receives ISO certification

Oil and Marine Agencies (OMA) Ghana, a leading indigenous shipping and logistics company, secured the ISO 9001:2008 certificate for operating its Quality Management Systems in compliance with international standards and best practices. The issuance of the ISO certificate no. 162084-2014 by the reputable ISO audit company Det Norske Veritas (DNV), an international classification society, followed rigorous assessment carried out by [...] The post OMA Ghana receives ISO certification appeared first


15th Dec 12:12

400 contractors demand payment

A TOTAL of 400 road contractors who worked on some cocoa roads across the country are appealing to the government and the Ministry of Finance (MOF) to immediately release their GH¢81 million arrears owed them. The contractors who are members of the Progressive Contractors Association of Ghana said for about two years that they completed their road projects, MOF was [...] The post 400 contractors demand payment appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


15th Dec 12:05

Govt summons 3 firms working on V/R road

The Government will this morning hold a meeting with three contractors working on the Ho-AThe contractors, Messrs Ussuya, PMC and Jah-Nicorf had suspended work, citing non- payment for work done. The three were awarded the 52.2 kilometre road project in 2010 and are expected to complete within nine months. The project when completed would serve as an alternative route from [...] The post Govt summons 3 firms working on V/R road appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


15th Dec 11:43

Agbeko gets another title chance in March 2015

JOSEPH King Kong Agbeko will get another chance to put himself back in the ratings for prospective world title crack again.     His Fresh King Entertainment stage the IBF Junior Featherweight championship against Marlon Tapales of Philippines in Accra on March 15 next year. Agbeko (29-5, 22 KOs) who last fought in Accra back in March 2013 to launch Fresh King [...] The post Agbeko gets another title chance in March 2015 appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


15th Dec 10:34

Top Danish side signs Sammy Adjei Jnr

YOUNG prolific striker Sammy Adjei Jr, has decided to ‘nail his colours’ to the Danish League – hoping to make gigantic waves in Europe next year. Adjei, who played for the Reserve team of New York Red Bulls in the US Major League Soccer (MLS), and poked home more than a dozen goals, has signed a one-year contract with Danish [...] The post Top Danish side signs Sammy Adjei Jnr appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


15th Dec 10:00

Bishop Obinim’s Healing Gymnastics and Prophetic Prayers

Thankfully, Bishop Daniel Obinim does not indulge in lots of apostolic verbigeration–the constant repetition of meaningless expressions and phrases to confound and bamboozle. He tells you as it is–ina fraction of a second. At the sight of the perplexed, the God’s Way Bishop is able to enter into the spirit realm, diagnose a family curse or some misfortune that has [...] The post Bishop Obinim’s Healing Gymnastics and Prophetic Prayers appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


15th Dec 09:49

Grant prefers spain … For stars’ camping

NEW Black Stars’ head coach Avram Grant would prefer to hold a pre-2015 African Nations Cup camp for the team in Spain. According to sources, Grant wants to work with the players in the European country before leaving with the team for Equatorial Guinea. Footy-ghana.com however understands that the Ghana Football Association, which wants to team to camp in Abu [...] The post Grant prefers spain … For stars’ camping appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


15th Dec 09:44

Sports Minister unveils bust of Desailly

RETIRED Ghanaian born French football star, Marcel Odenkey Desailly was honoured with the unveiling of a bronze sculptured image of himself at his state of the art Lizzy Sports Complex last Friday. The honour was in recognition of the former French captain’s brilliance on the field of play as well as his influence on the lives of children through his [...] The post Sports Minister unveils bust of Desailly appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


15th Dec 09:36

Commey wins in Denmark

RICHARD Oblitey Commey continued the perfect start to his professional career following a unanimous points victory against France’s Super Featherweight champion, Samir Ziani on the Nordic Fight Night at the Albertslund MusikTeatret in Copenhagen last Saturday. It is the second straight fight without a knockout for Commey who began his career with 17 straight knockouts, but it was another victory [...] The post Commey wins in Denmark appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


15th Dec 09:23

Ebola kills a fifth doctor in Sierra Leone

A doctor infected with Ebola in Sierra Leone has died. Dr. Godfrey George tested positive yesterday, and died later in the night. He is the fifth local doctor in the country to be killed by the disease. Doctors and nurses have been particularly vulnerable, as the virus is spread through body fluids. Some 523 health workers have contracted Ebola, and [...] The post Ebola kills a fifth doctor in Sierra Leone appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


15th Dec 09:22

Japan exit polls suggest Pres. Abe’s victory

Exit polls suggest that the party of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has secured a large majority in the country’s parliamentary elections. Mr Abe had called a snap poll to boost support for his economic reforms. He was elected in 2012 and has tried to revive the economy by raising public spending and printing money. After an initial burst of [...] The post Japan exit polls suggest Pres. Abe’s victory appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.

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