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March 3, 2018 3:17 PM Burnley 2-1 Everton: Clarets come from behind to beat Toffees

Chris Wood came off the bench to inspire Burnley’s second-half fightback which earned a 2-1 win against 10-man Everton at Turf Moor. Cenk Tosun, signed in January from Besiktas for a reported £27million, finally headed home his first Everton goal after 20 minutes. Burnley, who had endured a 12-game winless run in all competitions, were level in the 56th minute 94

February 27, 2018 6:46 PM Support wives diagnosed with breast cancer – Husbands advised

Ghanaian men have been advised to support their wives who are diagnosed with breast cancer. The advice was given by the President of Breast Care International (BCI), Dr. Beatrice Wiafe Addai, during a free breast screening session for members of the Nkawkaw Diocese of the Methodist Church in the Eastern Region. Scores of women who thronged the screening 60

February 23, 2018 9:58 AM New law to track VAT electronically in the offing

Parliament will soon pass a law that will track all VAT issued at various retail centers across the country. The Fiscal Electronic Device Bill is expected to connect all Point of Sale (PoS) devices with the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA)’s systems. The move is to ensure that VAT issuing companies do not under declare their values and also punish tax evaders 52

February 22, 2018 3:02 PM Corruption ranking covered corruption cases under Mahama – Gov’t

The government has explained that Ghana’s poor performance in the 2017 Global Corruption Perception Index took into account corruption cases recorded under the John Mahama administration, which left power in 2016. The government’s Spokesperson on Governance and Legal Affairs, Herbert Krapa, explained that the report was not an indication that the current 67

February 20, 2018 6:44 AM PPP’s youth wing to hold 6th anniversary

The youth wing of the Progressive People’s Party, Progressive Youth Movement (PYM), will hold its 6th-anniversary celebration on Sunday, February 25, 2018, at the Coconut Grove Regency Hotel in Accra to mark the formation of the movement. The anniversary will be held under the theme: “Creating a Viable Alternative Government; The Role of the Progressive 33

February 18, 2018 2:41 PM Ebony to be buried on March 17

The family of dancehall artiste Ebony Reigns has set March 17, 2018 as the date for the burial of the late starlet. The announcement was made by the family today [Sunday], February 17, 2018 during the ceremony to mark one week since the singer’s death in a car crash. “According to the family, they’ve already set 17th March, 2018 as the date for the funeral 53

February 15, 2018 10:00 AM KATH calls for consistent blood donations from public

Head of Blood Transfusion Medicine Unit at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital [KATH], has called on the general public to adopt a constant attitude towards donating blood to continuously stock Blood Banks across the country. Dr. Shirley Owusu Ofori made the call at the 8th edition of a blood donation exercise organized by MTN-Ghana as part activities 251

February 14, 2018 5:30 AM Demand for locally made chocolates rise

It appears manufacturers of locally produced chocolates will have to double their production levels at least for this year’s edition of the National Chocolate Day. It follows what could be described as the increased preference for locally manufactured chocolates by some Ghanaians on the occasion of National Chocolate Day. Checks by Citi Business News indicate 57

February 11, 2018 6:08 PM Confed Cup: 4 missed penalties as Kotoko edge CARA in first leg

Substitute Yakubu Mahama was the hero of the day, as his late penalty in a game of missed penalties gave Kotoko a narrow 1-0 first-leg advantage over CARA club of Congo in the CAF Confederation Cup first round game. Asante Kotoko started the stronger of the two sides and mounted pressure on the CARA defence immediately from kick off. Emmanuel Gyamfi 44

February 9, 2018 10:36 AM Coutinho off the mark as Barcelona reach Copa final

Philippe Coutinho scored his first Barcelona goal as the Spanish side beat Valencia to reach a record fifth successive Copa del Rey final. Coutinho, making his fifth appearance since a £142m move from Liverpool, came on in the second half and acrobatically steered home from Luis Suarez’s cross. That put Barca, cup winners in the past three years, 2-0 up on aggregate 46