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November 28, 2017 7:51 AM Xi Jinping makes China’s toilets a number two priority

When Mao Zedong was building up support to eventually conquer China he famously declared: “A revolution is not a dinner party.” And Chinese president Xi Jinping’s mission to “revolutionise” the country’s toilets is certainly a far cry from hors d’oeuvres. Xi has stressed the need to upgrade China’s toilets in order to build a more civilised society and improve 23

November 24, 2017 7:06 AM Contractors to start work on GHc19m Dome-Taifa road

Government is set to construct a 1.5 km dual carriageway road from Dome roundabout to Taifa within the Greater Accra Region, at a cost of about GHc 19 million. According to the Roads and Highways Minister, Kwesi Amoako Atta, the construction is expected to be completed in 12 months. The Engineer for the work, is from the Department of Urban Roads, with the employer 25

November 24, 2017 6:00 AM Old Students of Ada SHS to hold homecoming congress on Saturday

The Ada Senior High School in the Greater Accra Region will on Saturday mark its 56th Speech and prize giving day with a series of exciting activities lined up for the celebration. The school’s anniversary will kick off with a Home Coming Congress at the Tettey Puplampu Assembly Hall at 4:oopm on Friday, November 27, 2017. Highlights of the congress 26

November 17, 2017 12:22 PM All set for Citi TV’s ‘The Eminence’ on Saturday

Preparations are far advanced for the maiden edition of ‘The Eminence,’ a Citi TV event which is aimed at celebrating people who have excelled and made a significant impact in their various fields of endeavour. ‘The Eminence’ will celebrate the achievements and contributions of ace broadcaster, Tommy Annan-Forson to the Ghanaian media. The programme 30

November 2, 2017 2:39 PM Video: 2017 Stanbic Jazz Festival will be a celebration of music

Headline act for the 2017 edition of the Stanbic Jazz Festival is promising patrons a weekend of unforgettable music experience as the event kicks off later Thursday. Internationally acclaimed saxophonist, Gerald Albright, is one of the biggest contemporary and straight-ahead jazz musicians, who has earned his reputation as a ‘musician’s musician 42

November 2, 2017 4:13 AM Hockey no longer at crossroads after sponsor’s extension

The South African Hockey Association on Wednesday announced its sponsor‚ Crossroads‚ had extended its deal. "Crossroads sponsorship extension will see them take on the mantle of associate sponsor of the South African men’s national team and in addition will become the headline sponsor of the Premier Hockey League team‚ the Maropeng Cavemen, for the 2017 edition 13

November 1, 2017 7:28 PM Diplomats on warpath against obstetric fistula

Accra, Nov. 1 GNA – Gorjiors International in collaboration with Israeli Embassy and Kempinski Hotel, Gold Coast City have held the “2017 Diplomats Run-Way,” aimed to raise funds to support Fistula Surgeries for women in Ghana. The musical and fashion event saw Ambassadors of Zimbabwe, Colombia, India, Denmark, Hungary, Australia, USA, Israel, General 35

November 1, 2017 5:12 PM Kwabena Agyepong Has Clout To Stop Vigilantism

New Patriotic Party (NPP) youth group in the Volta Region has reiterated the call on the Party to lift its suspension on Mr Kwabena Agyei Agyepong, the Party’s elected General Secretary to stop activities of vigilante groups affiliated with the NPP. They said Mr Agyepong has the clout and connections with the grassroots of the Party to stop acts of vandalism 7

November 1, 2017 11:25 AM Nigeria Swimming Championship: Ghana sweep 27 medals

Ghana’s swimming team on Sunday came second with 12 gold, nine silver and six bronze medals making a total of 27medals to place second behind host Nigeria at the 2nd Africa Zone 2 Junior Swimming Championship. Nigeria won with 26 gold, 35 silver and 26 bronze medals, winning a total of 87 medals whiles Senegal came third with eight gold, three silver 8

November 1, 2017 8:53 AM TAMALE SPORTS STADIUM TO BE NAMED AFTER LATE ALIU MAHAMA

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has indicated that the Tamale Sports Stadium would be renamed the “Alhaji Aliu Mahama Sports Stadium”, in honour of the late Vice President of the Republic, Alhaji Aliu Mahama, and in fulfillment of a campaign pledge made in the run up to the December 2016 elections. According to President Nana Akufo-Addo, the late Alhaji 16