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19th Sep 11:25

Appeals C’ttee Dismisses Faisal’s Case

The Appeals Committee of the Ghana Football Association last Wednesday dismissed King Faisal’s petition against Aduana Stars. The petitioner, King Faisal sought to have Aduana forfeit two matches played last season against Heart of Lions and Berekum Chelsea for failing and refusing to pay a cost of GH¢5,000 within the stipulated fourteen (14) before those matches. Aduana were charged for [...] The post Appeals C’ttee Dismisses Faisal’s Case appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


19th Sep 11:20

Banku, Napari Fight In Doubt…

The boxing bout schedule to take place in October at the Accra Sports Stadium between Bukom Banku and John Napari is in a doubt as the military man has failed a medical test in James Town. These revelations have infuriated Braimah Kamoko who has vowed not to fight on the intended day. Although organizers of the fight have not declared [...] The post Banku, Napari Fight In Doubt… appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


19th Sep 11:14

Ghana Move Up Three Places In FIFA Ranking

ACCRA Hearts of Oak could go to court over a fine imposed on it by the Appeals Committee of the G Ghana moved up three places on the Fifa ranking released for the month of September on Thursday morning. The Black Stars are now ranked 33rd in the world after amassing four points from the possible six in the 2015 [...] The post Ghana Move Up Three Places In FIFA Ranking appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


19th Sep 11:07

Scots Head To Polls For Referendum

People in Scotland were yesterday voting on whether the country should stay in the UK or become an independent nation. Voters will answer “Yes” or “No” to the referendum question: “Should Scotland be an independent country?” With 4,285,323 people – 97% of the electorate – registered to vote, it is expected to be the busiest day in Scottish electoral history. [...] The post Scots Head To Polls For Referendum appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


19th Sep 11:02

Video Of British Hostage Released

Anew video has been released showing a British man believed to be held hostage by Islamic State (IS) militants. IS has already killed three hostages and, in its video showing the death of UK aid worker David Haines, threatened to kill British man Alan Henning next. The latest video, which does not feature a beheading, shows a third British man [...] The post Video Of British Hostage Released appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


19th Sep 11:00

Ebola Health Team Missing In Guinea

Guinea has sent a team to find missing health officials who were attacked two days ago while visiting a village to raise awareness about Ebola. Unconfirmed reports suggest they may have been kidnapped or even killed. The officials had fled Wamey village in Nzerekore region after their group was pelted with stones. The Ebola outbreak has now killed at least [...] The post Ebola Health Team Missing In Guinea appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


19th Sep 10:56

Nigeria Uses ‘Torture Officers’ To Extract Confessions

Torture has become such an integral part of policing in Nigeria that many stations have an informal torture officer, Amnesty International says. Both the military and police use a wide range of torture methods including beatings, nail and teeth extractions and other sexual violence, it says. One woman accused of theft in Lagos said she was sexually assaulted, and had [...] The post Nigeria Uses ‘Torture Officers’ To Extract Confessions appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


19th Sep 10:52

Ronaldinho Blasts Penalty Into Stands

Ronaldinho made his de-but for Queretaro in their Copa MX match against Tigres, and though he was presented with a golden opportunity to start with a bang, it didn’t quite work out for him. Tigres jumped out to an early lead when Herculez Gomez scored in the ninth minute. But in the second half, one of Ronaldinho’s new teammates took [...] The post Ronaldinho Blasts Penalty Into Stands appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


19th Sep 10:51

CSKA Moscow To Face Sanctions After Fan Violence

Wednesday’s Champions League match between Roma and CSKA Moscow was briefly suspended in the second half due to fan violence. With Roma leading 5-0, CSKA supporters began throwing flares at Roma fans and riot police had to intervene. The match was stopped for approximately two minutes in the 71st minute before it resumed with police taking control from the stadium [...] The post CSKA Moscow To Face Sanctions After Fan Violence appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


19th Sep 10:48

Late Win For Bayern Over City

Bayern left it late but got the job done against Manchester City, as Jerome Boateng came back to haunt his former club and fired a crucial first ever goal in his 32nd Champions League outing against the reigning Premier League champions. Boateng’s piledriver may have deflected off Mario Gotze’s back – flying into the net past City keeper Joe Hart, [...] The post Late Win For Bayern Over City appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


18th Sep 12:58

China Leader Xi Begins India Visit

China’s President Xi Jinping has begun his first official visit to India, with a focus on improving trade ties and resolving the decades-old dispute over border areas. China is one of India’s top trading partners and the Asian neighbours are the world’s most populous countries. The two countries disagree over the demarcation of several Himalayan border areas and fought a [...] The post China Leader Xi Begins India Visit appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


18th Sep 12:53

Ukraine Vets 1m Officials For Loyalty

Ukraine will screen one million civil servants for loyalty to the new government, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk says. The parliament passed a new law on Tuesday, allowing the vetting of government officials and the removal of corrupt officials. Mr Yatseniuk said all departments who worked under previous President Viktor Yanukovych would be vetted. Ukraine has had months of unrest since [...] The post Ukraine Vets 1m Officials For Loyalty appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


18th Sep 12:49

Nigeria College Attacked By Gunmen

Gunshots and an explosion have been heard at a teacher training college in the northern Nigerian city of Kano. Students were seen fleeing from the city’s Federal College of Education. One student told the BBC by phone that he had seen 17 dead bodies at the scene. It is not clear who was responsible, although suspicion will fall on militant [...] The post Nigeria College Attacked By Gunmen appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


18th Sep 12:41

Obama: Ebola Is Global Security Threat

President Barack Obama has called the Ebola outbreak in West Africa “a threat to global security”, as he announced a larger US role in fighting the virus. The world was looking to the US, Mr Obama said, but added that the outbreak required a “global response”. The measures announced included ordering 3,000 US troops to the region and building new [...] The post Obama: Ebola Is Global Security Threat appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


18th Sep 12:36

Brukum, Agavenya Schools In Distress

Brukum Kyeretsom Primary School in the Yilo Krobo municipality of the Eastern Region does not have chairs and tables for teachers to sit and work. The situation has left both the male and female teachers with no other option than to stand throughout the school periods to mark pupils’ class assignment and register. Mr. Sylvester Hottor, headteacher of the school, [...] The post Brukum, Agavenya Schools In Distress appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


18th Sep 12:28

ER Educ. Directorate To Sack Lazy Teachers

The Eastern Regional Director of Education, Rosetta Addison Sackey, has charged teachers in the region to perform creditably, warning that lazy teachers would be punished. She warned them against insolence, saying the education directorate would not hesitate to transfer non-performing and disrespectful teachers from the region. According to her, the region was already overstaffed with teachers, adding that her office [...] The post ER Educ. Directorate To Sack Lazy Teachers appeared first on The


18th Sep 12:24

11 Perish On K’si-Kintampo Road

Eleven people were killed when a passenger bus ran into an articulated truck at Beposo, near Jema, in the Kintampo South District of the Brong-Ahafo Region, in the late hours of Tuesday. Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Abornor Atalata, Kintampo District Police Commander, told The Ghanaian Times on phone that nine people died on the spot. He said, two others [...] The post 11 Perish On K’si-Kintampo Road appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


18th Sep 12:18

Directive On Seat Belts Won’t Work — GPRTU

The Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) has kicked against a directive by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA), demanding commercial buses (trotro) to have seat belts for passengers. The union said its members would not comply with the directive because, “It is too costly and has a very short enforcement period”. Speaking at a press conference in Accra [...] The post Directive On Seat Belts Won’t Work — GPRTU appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


18th Sep 12:13

Dissolve Inactive Associations…Urges A/R Sports Director as NSA boss tours stadia in Ash,BA, Gt. Acc regions.

Director of Sports in the Ashanti region, Saka Acquaye believes it is about time the National Sports Authority took the bull by the horn to dissolve inactive associations. Thirty-eight sporting Associations are under the National Sports Authority. With the exception of the notable ones, such as boxing, swimming, athletics, weightlifting and the likes, the other disciplines have failed to produce [...] The post Dissolve Inactive Associations…Urges A/R Sports Director as NSA boss tours stadia


18th Sep 12:00

Blame Govt. For Stars’ Poor Outing In Brazil – Kwesi Appiah

Ex-Black Stars’ coach Kwesi Appiah has broken his silence over what wrecked Ghana’s 2014 World Cup campaign. He has revealed that several failed promises by government over when the Black Stars appearance fee would be paid led to the team’s dismal showing. In his first interview over what led to the team’s poor showing in Brazil in June, Appiah revealed [...] The post Blame Govt. For Stars’ Poor Outing In Brazil – Kwesi Appiah appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.

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