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February 18, 2018 7:48 AM Ashfoam, Rotary Club organise blood donation exercise

The Ashanti Foam Factory Limited (ASHFOAM), Rotary Club of Accra, Dzorwulu, and USDA-Amplifies Ghana have embarked on a blood donation exercise to support the National Blood Service. The donation was geared towards stocking the country’s blood bank to ensure there is sufficient blood to administer to patients during emergency cases. According to the Marketing 2

February 17, 2018 12:23 PM Kumasi: Fire guts cars, repair shop at Sofoline

Four cars and a vehicle repair shop have been ravaged by fire at Sofoline a suburb of the Ashanti Regional capital, Kumasi. According to eyewitnesses, the fire started about 7:30 pm yesterday [Friday]. Some mechanics whose shops were affected spoke to Citi News and lamented over their losses which they claim run into thousands of cedis. “I am an excavator 8

February 16, 2018 11:18 AM Oxfam sex scandal: Director promises justice for victims

Oxfam says it will set up a commission to investigate past and present allegations of exploitation by staff. Oxfam International’s executive director Winnie Byanyima said it would “do justice” and “atone for the past”. She invited victims to come forward “for justice to be done” for them, saying she was “here for all the women who have been abused 4

February 15, 2018 5:59 PM Declining inflation to trigger lower policy rate (Article)

Headline inflation surprised when it fell sharply in January to 10.3%; year on year from 11.8% in December. This was well below our expectations for a marginal increase to 11.9%, largely owing to base effects. The deceleration in inflation will have been positively received by the Bank of Ghana’s MPC, which was concerned about underlying inflationary 2

February 13, 2018 11:06 AM Veteran actor Super OD dies at 84

Actor and comedian Super OD, born Asonaba Kwaku Darko, has passed away. He died on Tuesday, February 13 at the Agona Swedru Government Hospital in the Central Region. The actor who has been off the movie scene for some time due to old age and ill-health, was taken to the hospital on Saturday, February 10, after he complained he was not feeling well. In July, 2017, the Member 3

February 13, 2018 5:30 AM Gov’t reaffirms reduced tariffs despite high proposals

Government is optimistic of a reduction in the cost of electricity for the rest of this year. The optimism comes despite proposals for an increase in utility tariffs by service providers. This also follows a stakeholders’ forum ahead of the announcement of new tariffs by the end of this month. The average 14 percent reduction in the cost of electricity 3

February 11, 2018 10:41 AM I should get an award for good behaviour – Mourinho

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says he should win an award for his behaviour on the touchline. The Portuguese coach has been sent to the stands on several occasions during his managerial career following clashes with fourth officials. However, Mourinho says he has changed his ways and feels he is now one of the Premier League’s best behaved 4

February 9, 2018 11:29 AM Kassena Nankana West DCE passes on

The Chief Executive for the Kassena Nanakana District in the Upper East Region, Mr. Clement Dandori has passed on at the age of 70. Mr. Dandori, who had been battling with illness for a few months, died at the Ridge hospital in Accra on Thursday night where he was receiving treatment. Confirming the death to Citi News, a family member of the deceased 2

February 8, 2018 7:07 AM North Korea military parade ahead of Winter Olympics

North Korea appears to have held a low-key military parade, a day ahead of the Winter Olympics, South Korean media said. The annual event is usually held in April, but Pyongyang hit back at US criticism of its decision to bring it forward. State TV began showing patriotic films in what appeared to be a prelude to a live broadcast. “It seems that North 6

February 6, 2018 10:57 AM Zimbabwe’s opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai ‘critically ill’

Zimbabwe’s main opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai is critically ill in a South African hospital, reports say. Local media quoted family sources as saying the 65-year-old former prime minister – who is being treated for colon cancer – is suffering from weight loss, exhaustion and muscle thinning. During his political struggle against ex-President Robert 5