The Kumasi Police have arrested a suspected drunk driver, who killed eight passengers and injured six others. Isaac Essel, who was driving a DAF container truck, GR7413-12, is said to have rammed his truck into vehicles ahead of him, at Sofoline, Kumasi, at about 9 p.m. on Wednesday. Deputy Superintendent (DSP) Charles Ahiamale, the Deputy Ashanti Regional Commander of the [...] The post Drunk Driver Kills 8, Injures 6 appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
INTER Allies Football Club has announced it’s withdrawal from participating in the 2015 CAF Confederation Cup due to financial constraints. The Tema based club qualified for the continental club competition after finishing as the runner up in the 2013/2014 MTN FA Cup, where they lost to Asante Kotoko. “We carefully assessed our financial situation and thought it would be prudent [...] The post Inter Allies Withdraw From Confed Cupa appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
FORMER Black Stars coach, Kwesi Appiah is reported to have agreed in principle to coach Sudanese Club, Khartoum Watan after his two-day inspection of the team’s facilities came to an end yesterday, reports sportscrusader.com. Reports say Appiah was overwhelmed with the facilities of the Sudanese club and will sign a two-year lucrative contract before returning today. The stakes will be [...] The post Sudanese Club Reaches Deal With Appiah appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
The Black Stars have denied reports that they have asked the Ghana Football Association (GFA) to leave stand-in coach Maxwell Konadu in charge of the squad until after the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations in two months time. A report in the local media claimed that the Black Stars, led by Asamoah Gyan and Andre Ayew, have laid a petition [...] The post Stars Deny Requesting For Grant Delay appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
Ms. Dorothy Konadu, Programmes Manager of ActionAid, has noted that the increasing neglect of safety nets guaranteed under global declarations and continental conventions for the protection of children, continues to lead to the high incidence of fear. She said school children persistently suffer under corporal punishment leading to trauma, physical abuses and injuries despite the protective measures under the United [...] The post Children Need Discipline — ActionAid appeared first on The Ghanaian
With effect from January next year, churches in Accra will not be allowed to use classrooms for their services. The Metropolitan Chief Executive, Alfred Oko Vanderpuije, who gave the ultimatum in Accra on Wednesday, said the move was to address the incessant noise-making and prevent the destruction of school property. He said the activities of these churches caused extensive damages [...] The post AMA Gives Churches Quit Notice appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
There was an explosion in Parliament on Wednesday, when the Finance Minister, Mr. Seth Terkper, appeared in the House to present the government’s 2015 Budget Statement and Economic Policy. The House was without power from the national grid and had to rely on generators at the time the Minister was making his presentation, which was carried live on almost all [...] The post ‘Explosion’ In Parliament … generator explodes during Budget reading appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
“An army” they say, “marches on its stomach!” This means that a national army must be well-equipped to enable it to perform its core mandate of defending a country. It is in line with this that Ghana has over the years, invested in its armed forces to build it up to a standard which is the envy of many nations. [...] The post TAKING CARE OF OUR ARMED FORCES appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
A former Minister of Education and an aspirant for the vice chairmanship of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Lee Ocran, asserts the party urgently needs to be rejuvenated to properly position it ahead of the 2016 general elections. Mr. Ocran believed that the NDC needs new leaders with fresh ideas to restore the party to its glorious days, claiming, “the [...] The post NDC Needs Rejuvenation — Lee Ocran appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
Vodafone Ghana, in partnership with Huawei, has unveiled the latest addition to its stock of available smartphones — the Huawei Ascend Y330. The phone was made public at the Vodafone café in Osu, by Theophilus Agbeko, head of Vodafone Terminals, and Mr Lan Yang, Deputy Managing Director of Huawei Ghana. The phone operates on the Android 4.2 system (Jelly bean) [...] The post Vodafone Launches New Smart Phone appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
FORMER Black Stars and Accra Hearts of Oak player, Douglas Tagoe believes retired national footballers have so much to offer Ghana Football and it is about time that they are involved in the administration and management of the game. In an interview, the man noted for scoring picturesque goals with his left foot said it is good that Kotoko has [...] The post Involve Retired Footballers In Management appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
DIE-HARD Supporters Union of Ghana last Saturday organized a fund-raising ceremony in Accra to enable the purchase a 30-seater. The bus according to the president of the Union Mr. Abraham Nkansah will aid them in their movements to match venues across the country to support the various national teams. Mr. Nkansah said the bus was valued at GHc 85, 000 [...] The post Die Hard Supporters Hold Fund-Raising For Bus appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
BLACK STARS’ players tooktime off from their preparations for the important Africa Cup of Nations qualifier to give some cheer to children at the Tamale Children’s Home. All members of the Black Stars team got onto the coach for the drive to the Home on the eve of their match against Togo and interacted with the kids and the care-givers. [...] The post Stars Give To Tamale Children’s Home appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
FORMER Ghana head coach Kwesi Appiah arrived at Sudan yesterday to hold talks with Sudanese side Al Khartoum as a start of negotiations to lead the club next season. He left Accra last Tuesday night to arrive in Khartoum where he will inspect facilities before opening negotiations with club officials. Appiah is seen by the Sudanese giants as the man [...] The post Kwesi Appiah Hold Talks In Sudan appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
The authorities in Burkina Faso have appointed an army officer, Lt. Col Isaac Zida, as transitional prime minister. Col Zida had been among officers who took power when then President Blaise Compaore was forced to resign on 31 October during mass protests. He declared himself head of state but on Tuesday oversaw the swearing-in of former Foreign Minister Michel Kafando [...] The post Army Officer Named B. Faso PM appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
France has confirmed that a second Frenchman features in a video showing the beheading of Syrian prisoners, and the body of a US hostage killed by Islamic State (IS). French media quote unnamed official sources as saying he is a 22-year-old from an eastern suburb of Paris. Earlier, the government named Maxime Hauchard, from Normandy, as a militant in the [...] The post Second Frenchman Seen In IS Video appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
The Qatari capital, Doha will stage the 2019 World Athletics Championships after beating rival bids from Barcelona and the American city of Eugene. It has been suggested, the event runs from September 28 to October 6 to avoid the extreme heat of Qatar’s summer. Qatari officials say temperatures are lower then than in May, when Doha stages its annual Diamond [...] The post Doha To Host 2019 World Athletics Championships appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
MANCHESTER United defender Luke Shaw hopes to be fit for Saturday’s trip to Arsenal despite re-aggravating a hamstring injury. Shaw started last night for England against home nation rival Scotland and played 66 minutes of the 3-1 victory at Celtic Park. The United left-back received some harsh treatment from his Scottish counterparts in a fiercely competitive first-half. Following the match, [...] The post United In Fitness Race…Against Arsenal On Saturday appeared first on The Ghanaian
Bantamweight prospect, Michael Barnor, will cause a major upset against highly respected Octopus Dzanie in their December 5 showdown at the Accra Sports Stadium, Coach Vincent Akai Nettey has vowed. Barnor is scheduled to slug it out with Dzanie as one of the undercards on the McDon boxing promotion, boxing extravaganza, christened ‘Fist of Fury’. Speaking to the Times Sports [...] The post Barnor Ready For Real Test appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
The 26th Ostec Seniors Open 2014 games came to a successful end at the Nsuta Golf Club of Ghana Manganese Company Limited after two days of intense competition. Yaya Musah of Obuasi Golf Club won the main Group A Event with a Gross Score of 179, beating the defending champion and club mate Konate Seidu with 185 points. The Handicap [...] The post Musah Wins 2014 Ostec Seniors Golf Open appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.