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June 26, 2017 4:01 AM Trump breaks White House Eid dinner tradition

US President Donald Trump has broken a nearly 20-year-old tradition by failing to host a dinner marking the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. The White House event had been held every year since President Clinton's tenure. The Eid al-Fitr feast ends Ramadan, a period when Muslims fast and focus on charitable giving. But US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson 2

June 24, 2017 5:06 PM Majority refutes NDC claims on cocoa

Accra, June 24 GNA - The Majority Caucus in Parliament has said claims by the Minority NDC Caucus attributed to the Chief Executive Officer of COCOBOD, that prices of cocoa would not be increased due to the fall in world market price of the commodity was not true. According to them, the Producer Price Review Committee was the only body mandated by law to set the price 2

June 24, 2017 4:30 PM Eid: How is the start of the Muslim festival determined?

The end of Ramadan is marked by the key religious holiday of Eid al-Fitr, in which Muslim families worldwide gather for the "feast of breaking the fast". But for such a major global event, working out when it will happen is surprisingly complicated - as Ahmen Khawaja and Amir Rawash explain. As the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan approaches 2

June 24, 2017 3:10 PM Karpowership Ghana makes donation to Muslim households

Karpowership Ghana Company Limited, has made donations to about 200 Muslim households in the Tema New Town Community, as part of its activities to celebrate this year’s Eid-ul-Fitr. The donation included food items such as rice, oil, canned fish and beverages. “Karpowership understands that Eid-Ul-Fitr festival is an important event on the Muslim calendar 3

June 24, 2017 10:28 AM FDA introduces online reporting system

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) on Wednesday introduced an online reporting system called Safety Watch System (SWS) to enable health workers report on safety issues related to drugs, vaccines and other regulated products to the Authority. The SWS was also to complement the already existing system for reporting adverse events using the paper Adverse 2

June 24, 2017 1:56 AM Let's fill Baba Yara stadium on July 2

Mr. Pius Enam Hadzide, the Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports has urged Ghanaians to throng the Baba Yara Sports Stadium on July 2 to honour president Nana Akufo Addo. Nana Addo would be honoured with a fixture involving the two most successful clubs in Ghana, Asante Kotoko and Hearts of Oak in the 2017 edition of the President Cup. Speaking at the launch 3

June 23, 2017 8:00 PM Neymar shows off new hairstyle following break-up with girlfriend

Barcelona superstar Neymar was spotted with a new hairstyle at a charity auction on Thursday, June 22, 2017, at the Neymar Jr. Institute in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The auction was to raise funds for eponymous foundation of the Barcelona ace, which is targeted to help children in need in his home country of Brazil. understands that the 25-year-old 1

June 23, 2017 1:34 PM Introduce conflict reporting in journalism schools

The Minister for Information, Mr Mustapha Abdul-Hamid has suggested the need for communication and media schools in the country to introduce a course on conflict reporting. This, he said would enable journalists and media practitioners acquire skills on best practices in conflict reporting. Mr Hamid who was speaking at the launch of a manual on conflict-sensitive 2

June 22, 2017 11:23 AM Four Detained in Brussels Attack

Telvent DTN, LLC, doing business as “DTN The Progressive Farmer” or “Schneider Electric” (hereinafter “Schneider Electric”) respects individual privacy and values the confidence of its customers, employees, business partners, and others. Schneider Electric strives to collect, use, and disclose personal information in a manner consistent with the laws of the countries 8

June 22, 2017 11:10 AM Minority unhappy with govt on cocoa price, fertiliser sale

The announcement has since generated discussions in the media and the NDC Caucus, at a news conference in Parliament House yesterday, reminded the CEO that he was not “clothed with the mandate to determine the producer price of cocoa for farmers”. The news conference was addressed by Mr Eric Opoku, the Ranking Member of the Food and Agriculture and Cocoa 1