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October 8, 2017 12:56 PM Onyango criticises Uganda organisation after Ghana draw

Cranes skipper Denis Onyango has complained that the nation's authorities are not serious about football after their draw with Ghana on Saturday. The reigning Africa-based Football of the Year has acknowledged that he's disappointed with the Uganda Football Association's inability to properly prepare the playing surface at the Mandela National Stadium 69

October 7, 2017 3:11 PM Ghana’s World Cup hopes all but over after draw in Uganda

Ghana’s hopes of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia are all but over after they were held to a 0-0 draw by Uganda in Kampala in a game marred by poor refereeing decisions. Saturday’s clash was billed as a make-or-break for the World Cup hopes for both sides, with Uganda two points behind Egypt and Ghana a further two back. However, a number 146

October 7, 2017 7:23 AM Speed up Bolga-Bawku road construction – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has charged the Ministry of Roads and Highways to speed up work on the construction of the 109 kilometre Bolgatanga to Bawku Road. President Akufo-Addo paid a working visit to the construction site Thursday to see at first-hand the progress of work on the road, and also to interact with officials of Queiroz Galvao 63

October 7, 2017 5:53 AM Small margins on an intriguing opening day

THE DAY REPLAYED - Aside from a handsome win for USA over the tournament hosts in New Delhi, the opening day of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 was one of fine margins. In the other match in Group A, Ghana saw off Colombia by a solitary goal, with both sides enjoying several clear-cut chances in what was an entertaining encounter. Paraguay lead the way in Group 79

October 6, 2017 9:42 AM “Speed Up Bolgatanga-Bawku Road Construction” – President Akufo-Addo

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has charged the Ministry of Roads and Highways to speed up work on the construction of the 109 kilometre Bolgatanga to Bawku Road. On Thursday, 5th October, 2017, day 2 of his tour of the Upper East Region, President Akufo-Addo paid a working visit to the construction site to see at first-hand 47

October 4, 2017 2:21 PM Adaklu ready for “One District One factory”

Ho, Oct. 4, GNA - The Adaklu District Assembly in the Volta Region is ready for the take-off of government’s “One District, One Factory” (1D1F) initiative, Dr. Archibald Yao Letsa, the Volta Regional Minister has said. He said the availability of vast arable land in the District for the initiative had given investors confidence and that a sod would be cut soon for the establishment 9

October 3, 2017 4:38 PM Obesity Was Rising as Ghana Embraced Fast Food. Then Came KFC

After finishing high school a decade ago, Daniel Awaitey enrolled in computer courses, dropped out to work in a hotel, then settled into a well-paying job in the booming oil sector here. He has an apartment, a car, a smartphone and a long-distance girlfriend he met on a dating website. So he had reasons and the means to celebrate his 27th birthday in late July. His boss and co-workers 95

October 3, 2017 12:14 PM Metro, roads disrupted in Catalonia pro-independence protest

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Metro stations were closed in Barcelona, pickets blocked roads and state workers walked out on Tuesday in protests across Catalonia over a Spanish police crackdown on a banned independence referendum. The stoppages, in response to a call for a general strike by pro-independence groups and trade unions, affected the public sector 57

October 2, 2017 11:13 PM After Las Vegas massacre, Democrats urge gun laws; Republicans silent

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sunday’s massacre in Las Vegas spurred a ritual-like response from U.S. politicians following the mass shootings that have left a trail of victims across the country: Democrats renewed demands for tougher gun laws while Republicans offered up prayers but showed no signs of supporting such legislation. One day after the deadliest 73

October 2, 2017 2:06 PM Effective media partnership and branding holds key to success of ECA

Dakar, (Senegal), Oct. 2, GNA - The Economic Commission for West Africa (ECA) needs to employ a well-rehearsed media branding and communication strategy for disseminating its flagship programmes, projects and policy interventions to be able to effectively fulfil its mandate. Dr Dimitri Sanga, Director of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa 66