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Yesterday10:24

Ex–Stars’ skipper for Ashgold?

EX-GHANA international John Mensah could be set for a return to the Ghana Premier League after being linked with Ghana League leaders Ashanti Gold SC, . The Len Clay side have set their sights on the elusive Ghana premier league trophy and the revelation that the miners will invest heavily in the coming transfer window has seen them being linked [...] The post Ex–Stars’ skipper for Ashgold? appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


Yesterday10:22

Oly fire first salvo against Hearts… Experience will win for us – Tahiru

ACCRA Great Olympics midfielder Razak Tahiru says the side is primed to secure a famous win in the local derby against Hearts of Oak on Sunday,. Olympics will be playing hosts on the resumption of the Ghanaian top flight against their resurgent Accra rivals. While the Wonder club are undefeated in three successive games in the First Capital Plus League, [...] The post Oly fire first salvo against Hearts… Experience will win for us – Tahiru appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


Yesterday10:14

Madrid rivals clash again

Defending champion Real Madrid faces familiar foe Atletico Madrid for a place in the Champions League semifinals while Barcelona appears to have its place already booked. The Madrid rivals produced a stalemate in the first leg of their quarterfinal, leaving everything to play for at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium tomorrow in another rematch of last year’s final. Also Wednesday, Monaco [...] The post Madrid rivals clash again appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


Yesterday10:14

Bolt aims high … At world relays

Six-time Olympic gold track medallist Usain Bolt said Saturday he was hoping to compete for Jamaica in both the 4×100 and 4x200m at next month’s IAAF World Relays in the Bahamas. Bolt, who has anchored Jamaica to two Olympic titles and three world golds in the 4x100m relay, missed last year’s inaugural competition due to injury. But the 28-year-old world [...] The post Bolt aims high … At world relays appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


Yesterday09:57

South Sudan awaits IOC membership approval

South Sudan could become the 206th member of the International Olympic Committee at its session in Kuala Lumpur in July, meaning athletes from the world’s newest nation would be able to compete under their own national flag at Rio 2016. Speaking during a historic visit to Kosovo, the IOC Director of NOC Relations Pere Miró told insidethegames that steps are [...] The post South Sudan awaits IOC membership approval appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


Yesterday09:55

Djokovic scoops Monte Carlo Masters trophy

Novak Djokovic continued his awe-inspiring run of form to claim the Monte Carlo Masters title on Sunday with a 7-5 4-6 6-3 win over Czech sixth seed Tomas Berdych. The Serbian world number one became the first player to clinch the opening three Masters titles of the season after he triumphed in Indian Wells and Miami, notably seeing off nine-times [...] The post Djokovic scoops Monte Carlo Masters trophy appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


Yesterday09:54

Ice Fitness Club inaugurated

Fitness clubs in Madina were engaged in a series of sporting activities as part of events to inaugurate the Ice Fitness Club. The event sponsored by Promasidor Ghana Limited saw several clubs battling in Tug-of-war, Lime and Spoon, Sack Race and other activities to mark the inauguration of the club. The inauguration was used to invite more members into the [...] The post Ice Fitness Club inaugurated appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


Yesterday09:52

10th GHAPSA games ends

Accra Polytechnic at the weekend emerged winners to prove that they are a force to reckon with in the Ghana Polytechnic Sports Association’s (GHAPSA) games the 10th edition of the GHAPSA games held at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi. The six-day event saw Accra Polytechnic swept 19 gold, five silver and seven bronze to win with Takoradi Polytechnic [...] The post 10th GHAPSA games ends appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


Yesterday09:50

Don’t call us old players

Captain of Accra Great Olympics, Godwin Attram has called on football fans to desist from calling players who have returned to end the career on home soil as ‘old players’. “Instead of branding us as old players, the fans should rather look at the quality and experience we bring to the local league to make it very interesting. We must [...] The post Don’t call us old players appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


Yesterday09:49

Boost for Para-lympic sports

YAK-DAN Shipping Company has pledged its support in boosting the fortunes of disabled sports in the country. Mr. Daniel Nii Mensah, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the company made the pledge at a soiree to to celebrate four para-athletes that won medals at the 13th edition of OCC Para-marathon in Johannesburg , South Africa this year. Mr. Mensah mentioned that, [...] The post Boost for Para-lympic sports appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


20th Apr 11:13

Accra Mayor, AMA shortlisted for African Mayor’s Awards

The Accra city and its mayor, Mr. Alfred Okoh Vanderpuije, have been shortlisted for the African Mayor Awards – “Large Cities” category – alongside his counterparts of Dakar and Cape Town, the capital towns of Senegal and South Africa. The “Jose Eduardo dos Santos African Mayors’ Awards,” named after the President of Angola, Mr. Eduardo dos Santos, has been instituted [...] The post Accra Mayor, AMA shortlisted for African Mayor’s Awards appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


20th Apr 11:13

South Africa High Commission under heavy security protection

SECURITY has been beefed up at the South African High Commission at Cantonments in Accra following threats by some youth last Friday to burn down the Commission in reprisal for the killing of some Ghanaians in that country in a xenophobia attack last week. The group was also alleged to have to threatened to deal with G4, the private security [...] The post South Africa High Commission under heavy security protection appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


20th Apr 11:06

Ongoing xenophobia in South Africa:4 Ghanaians killed?

The Ghana High Commission in Cape Town has confirmed the deaths of four Ghanaians in the wake of the xenophobic attacks on African foreigners in that country. The bodies of the four people, a man, two women and a baby were found in a locked salon, in Heibron in the Free State Province. A statement signed by the Minister of [...] The post Ongoing xenophobia in South Africa:4 Ghanaians killed? appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


20th Apr 11:06

GMA: We won’t listen to any mere talks

The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has warned that its members would resign enbloc on June 30, since nothing is being done to address their conditions of service. The GMA says the doctors would not compromise on their stance, if the Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations fails to move beyond mere talk and address its concerns. Frank Serebour, the General [...] The post GMA: We won’t listen to any mere talks appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


20th Apr 10:57

Retired Police Officer to contest NPP primary

Mr Castro Yaw Adu Gyimah, retired Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP), has collected nomination forms to contest the NPP parliamentary primary of the Nsuta-Kwamang-Beposo Constituency in the Ashanti Region. Alhaji Issah Abdulai, the second constituency Vice-chairman who disclosed this to journalists, said two other aspirants, Mr Kwame Asafo-Agyei, the incumbent Member of Parliament and Mr Attah Boadu, an activist in [...] The post Retired Police Officer to contest NPP primary appeared first on The


20th Apr 10:51

MP inaugurates projects in Ahanta West

George Kwame Aboagye, the National Democratic Congress Member of Parliament (MP) for Ahanta West in the Western Region, has inaugurated two projects in the area to enhance the living standards of the people. They are a mechanised water facility at Beahu and a 21-seater toilet at Yabbiw, which he indicated, were a fulfilment of his campaign promise to the two [...] The post MP inaugurates projects in Ahanta West appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


20th Apr 10:48

Sole Commissioner advocates independent Attorney-General

Mr Justice Yaw Appau, the Sole Commissioner, Judgement Debt Commission, has called for an independent Attorney-General (A-G), with no political affiliation, to ensure proper accountability and check corruption in public institutions in the country. He suggested that the appointment and working conditions of such A-G should be similar to that of the Commissioner of the Commission on Human Rights and [...] The post Sole Commissioner advocates independent Attorney-General appeared first on The Ghanaian


20th Apr 10:38

Ada Hospital receives GH¢ 20,000 medical supplies

The Assemblies of God Tema Christian Centre, has donated assorted medical supplies worth GH¢20,000 to the Ada East District Hospital. The items included theatre equipment, blood pressure apparatus, catheter, feeding syringes, surgical gowns, examination gloves, blood transfer devices and bandages. The Senior Pastor of the Centre, Rev. Gabby Dzisa, presenting the items, said the gesture was to support the hospital’s [...] The post Ada Hospital receives GH¢ 20,000 medical supplies appeared first


20th Apr 10:36

Help grow more trees in rainy season –Baffour Oppong

Baffour Akwasi Oppong, the National chairman for Ghana National Scholarship Beneficiaries Association (GNASBA) has appealed to the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies as well as traditional rulers, to help encourage communities to grow more trees during this rainy season. That, he said would provide shade and wind breakers to avoid the destruction of schools and residential building, by rainstorm. He [...] The post Help grow more trees in rainy season –Baffour Oppong appeared first


20th Apr 10:08

Eureka denies deal with Hearts

ABDUL Samed “Okocha”, one of Africa’s representatives of kit manufacturer,Eureka says his company has no deal with Accra Hearts of Oak to provide kits for them. Speaking on Accra based Asempa fm yesterday,, Abdul Samed said his company, Eureka will seek legal clarification on why and how Accra Hearts of Oak officials told reporters in Ghana that they have reached [...] The post Eureka denies deal with Hearts appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.

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