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October 21, 2017 2:50 AM Africapitalism And Amazing Tony Elumelu

And one of such people is Tony Elumelu, the self appointed champion of AFRICAPITALISM -Afrocentric entrepreneurship aimed at stimulating economic growth towards the elimination of poverty in the continent of Africa. The banker turned entrepreneur through his HEIRS holding-a diversified conglomerate, has in the past three years been leveraging on his philanthropic 145

October 20, 2017 7:07 PM In Guwahati, it's time for Africa

When Mali take on Ghana in the 2017 quarter-finals, it promises to be an intense physical skirmish in rainy Guwahati. Temperatures have dropped but the turf beneath both teams' may not be as solid as they would like. Here are the stats: Ghana, who had challenged Nigeria's early mark in the U-17 World Cups, are two-time champs, twice losing finalists 94

October 20, 2017 8:30 AM Kumasi gives stirring welcome to their King

The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II received a rousing welcome when he arrived at the Kumasi Airport on Thursday, after a trip to Brazil. Many people, including chiefs, were at the airport to welcome the King who has been in the news since last week. Other people who could not be at the airport lined up on the streets and waved at him when he drove 211

October 20, 2017 5:49 AM Otumfuo given hero’s welcome after money laundering allegations

Business activities came to a halt as scores of residents in the Kumasi Metropolis lined up on the streets to wave at the Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, when he touched down at the Kumasi Airport on Thursday. The Asantehene was taken through some principal streets of the metropolis before finally taken to the Manhyia Palace. Otumfuo’s Mawerehene, Baffour 143

October 20, 2017 5:49 AM PHOTOS: Otumfuo mobbed on arrival

The Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II was given a rousing welcome by a massive crowd at the Kumasi Airport upon his return from Brazil after days of dominating media headlines over a whopping cash transaction in the UK. An official of the Ghana International Bank in the UK Mark Arthur has been dismissed after the traditional ruler of the Kingdom of Ashanti 84

October 19, 2017 4:26 PM Gov’t makes agricultural modernization urgent priority – President

Kumasi, Oct 19, GNA - President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has underlined the government’s determination to pursue aggressive modernization of the nation’s agriculture to substantially increase productivity and reduce food import. He said its agenda for the next four years was to transform agriculture by improving production efficiency and ensuring 37

October 19, 2017 3:52 AM Ghana to cut down on food imports as warehouse project starts

President Nana Akufo-Addo has said the launch on Wednesday of his One-District One-Warehouse initiative at Ejura in the Ashanti Region marks the beginning of a drive to reduce huge food imports. The launch of the project was part of events to mark the 37th World Food Day by the United Nations under the theme, “Change the Future of Migration-Invest in Food Security 42

October 19, 2017 2:49 AM Under 17 World Cup: Black Starlets set up all-African QF with Mali

MUMBAI: Two-time champions Ghana struck at the end of either half to put an end to Niger's debut Under-17 World Cup campaign with a comfortable 2-0 win at the DY Patil Stadium here on Wednesday. Skipper Eric Ayiah's late first-half penalty and a thunderous 90th minute strike by Richard Danso, moments after coming off the bench, was eventually enough 105

October 18, 2017 9:31 PM U17 World Cup: Ghana 2-0 Niger: Black Starlets set up all-African quarterfinal date with Mali

Amidst the festive mood of Diwali, the crowd in Navi Mumbai witnessed an all-African battle as Ghana and Niger met for the Round of 16 face-off on Wednesday evening as the former reigned supreme by a 2-0 margin. A penalty-kick from skipper Eric Ayiah (45+4' Pen.) and a second goal in the dying moments by Richard Danso (90') were enough to get the better 84

October 18, 2017 3:32 PM Cultivating News and Information to Better Your Life Since 1980

Pope Francis visited the headquarters of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization in Rome Oct. 16 to mark World Food Day, and Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue took part in the ceremony. The pope called for governments around the world to collaborate to make migration a safer and voluntary choice, arguing that assuring food security for all requires 75