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July 16, 2017 10:30 AM I want to be the best 400m athlete in the whole world

The 16-year old 400m runner Rafiatu Nuhu is among the twelve (12) athletes to participate in the Commonwealth Youth games in Bahamas. She has promised Gold in the upcoming Commonwealth Youth games in 400m. she stated: “I have trained very well ahead of the competition so i promised Ghanaians that,i will definitely come back from Bahamas with a gold medal 25

July 13, 2017 11:03 AM Sports Ministry to provide tickets for athletes to Bahamas

Mr Mawuko Kweku Afadzinu, the chef de mission of the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) Wednesday said the Ministry of Youth and Sports is providing airfares for Ghana’s athletes to the 2017 edition of the commonwealth youth games in Bahamas. Mr Afadzinu told the press at the GOC office in Accra that the Ghana Olympic Committee would take care of other costs 27

July 13, 2017 4:16 AM Young athletes off to Commonwealth Games

“Give it your best,” said Jehue Gordon to the beaming faces of some of the 50 athletes that will be representing T&T at the sixth Commonwealth Youth Games at a send off function hosted by the T&T Olympic Committee (TTOC) in the VIP Lounge at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Port-of-Spain. The 2013 World 400 metres hurdles champion, who was the feature 61

July 12, 2017 6:34 PM Ghanaian Athletes for Bahamas on Saturday

Accra, July 12, GNA – Twelve Ghanaian Athletes will leave for Bahamas on Saturday to participate in the Commonwealth Youth games. Addressing the media on Wednesday, Mr Mawuko Afadzinu, Chef de Mission of the Ghana Olympics Committee said all necessary preparations have been made for the trip. He said the young athletes would have the opportunity to exhibit 33

June 20, 2017 9:15 AM Commey begs Ghanaians to be patient with Obodai Sai

Ghana’s world title hopeful, Richard Commey, has called on Ghanaians to take it easy on Obodai Sai following the latter’s lost last Friday at the Bukom Boxing Arena. Sai failed to make the nation proud as he was stopped in round five by Namibia’s Walter Kautondokwa. Kautondokwa thus defended his WBO Africa middleweight belt and added the the IBF Africa 28

June 19, 2017 5:09 PM Akufo-Addo swears in Sophia Akuffo as Chief Justice [Photos]

President Nana Akufo-Addo has sworn in the new Chief Justice, Sophia Akuffo, into office. The swearing-in ceremony took place at the Banquet Hall of the State House in Accra today [Monday]. Justice Sophia Akuffo, hours earlier, received a unanimous approval by Parliament after the House debated a report from her 5-hour long vetting last week. President 90

June 19, 2017 12:42 PM Sophia Akuffo Approved As Ghana’s New Chief Justice

Parliament today [Monday], approved the nomination of Justice Sophia Akuffo for the position of Chief Justice of Ghana. She becomes the 13th Chief Justice in the position, and the second female after the immediate past Chief Justice, Georgina Wood. The approval followed the favourable recommendation of the Appointments Committee of Parliament, after 25

June 16, 2017 11:31 AM Atuguba, Dotse spotted at Sophia Akuffo’s vetting [Photos]

Some Supreme Court Judges are present in Parliament at the vetting of the Chief of Justice nominee, Sophia Akuffo. The Judges include the acting Chief Justice, Justice William Atuguba, Justice Jones Dotse, and Sophia Adhyira. They attended the vetting in support of their colleague, who is being vetted by Parliaments Appointments Committee. If passed 109

June 16, 2017 6:43 AM Big Day: Sophia Akuffo’s rich CV to dazzle legislators during 10-hour vetting

Parliament will Friday take President Nana Akufo-Addo’s nominee for Chief Justice, Sophia Akuffo, through a grueling vetting process that could span more than 10 hours. Article 144 (1) of the 1992 Constitution provides that “the Chief Justice shall be appointed by the President, acting in consultation with the Council of State and with the approval of Parliament 41

June 16, 2017 6:05 AM Justice Sophia Akuffo faces vetting today for CJ job

Parliament’s Appointments Committee will today [Friday], June 16, 2017, vet Justice Sophia Akuffo, President Akufo-Addo’s nominee for the position of Chief Justice. The Appointments Committee had earlier set June 19 for the vetting, but announced on Tuesday, June 13, that it had to reschedule the vetting to this week to avoid keeping the position vacant 35