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October 11, 2018 6:30 AM Accra Sports Stadium pitch ready for AWCON 2018

The Accra Sports Stadium pitch is ready for the Africa Women Cup of Nations to be hosted in the country. The stadium, which is being renovated for the competition is almost done but the playing surface is 100% completed for the games. The other venue for the tournament, the Cape Coast stadium is also in great shape for the 11th edition of the Women's 25

October 11, 2018 6:28 AM 2019 AFCON qualification won't be easy

Empoli midfielder, Afriyie Acquah has gone has admitted that Ghana’s qualification to the next Africa Cup of Nation wouldn’t come by mouth. The hard-tackling midfielder says playing Sierra Leone wouldn’t come so easily and that the Black Stars will only have to put in much effort to cushion victory their victory over the Leone Stars on Thursday at the Baba Yara Stadium 26

July 25, 2018 2:40 PM Use Afenorto festival as rallying point for development- Ablakwa

This year’s celebration of the Afenorto Festival of the Chiefs and People of the Mepe Traditional Area in the Volta Region, has been launched in Accra with a call on celebrants to use the festival as a rallying point for the development of the area. The festival, on the theme “A People United towards a Culture for the Future through Education: Benefactors 201

April 5, 2018 5:35 AM Deposits still major source of funds for banks – BoG report

Customer deposits still remain a major source of revenue for commercial banks. As a result, commercial banks also bear greater responsibility to their customers in earning interests on such deposits. The latest banking sector report by the Bank of Ghana shows that deposits accounted for 62.5 percent of the banking industry’s assets as at December 2017. According 985

March 30, 2018 5:15 PM Easter’s significance must unite nation – CPP

The Convention People’s Party (CPP) on Good Friday called on Ghanaians, especially Christians, to use the occasion of Easter as a period for meditation on their individual and collective contributions to the family and society while working towards uniting the country. In a commemorative message to the nation copied to the Ghana News Agency in Accra 381

March 24, 2018 10:20 AM DR Congo to shun its own aid conference

The Democratic Republic of Congo says it will not attend a donor conference in Geneva next month, complaining the country is being given “a bad image”. The meeting aims to raise nearly $1.7bn (£1.2bn) for what the UN has described as a catastrophic humanitarian crisis. Acting Prime Minister Jose Makila acknowledged that the country was facing an emergency 61

March 19, 2018 4:59 PM Man Utd trigger one-year extension for Ashley Young

Manchester United have triggered a one-year extension clause in Ashley Young’s contract which will keep him at the club until summer 2019. The 32-year-old joined the club from Aston Villa in 2011 as a winger but now plays more as a full-back. Young has won the Premier League, FA Cup, League Cup and Europa League in his time at Old Trafford. He has played 40

March 18, 2018 4:51 PM Kulungugu bridge closed for one-month-long repairs

The Ghana Highways Authority is closing the Kulungugu Bridge on the Missiga to Kulungugu road in the Upper East Region for major repair works to take place. A statement by the Authority copied to citifmonline.com said the bridge will remain closed for the next 30 days. The Public Relations Officer for Ghana Highways Authority, Diana Seade, in a Citi News interview 33

March 15, 2018 9:40 AM Citi FM’s #MOGO2018 slated for March 24

The 2018 edition of Music of Ghanaian Origin (MOGO), an annual concert organised to celebrate indigenous Ghanaian music will be held on 24th March 2018 at the La Palm Royal Beach Hotel in Accra. The programme, organized by Citi 97.3 FM, is part of activities to mark the stations Heritage Month initiative which seeks to project the culture and heritage 101

March 15, 2018 7:27 AM Messi scores twice as Barcelona knock Chelsea out of Champions League

Chelsea went out of the Champions League at the last-16 stage with an error-ridden display against Barcelona. Following a 1-1 draw in the first leg, the visitors fell behind after just 128 seconds in the Nou Camp as Lionel Messi shot through the legs of Thibaut Courtois from a tight angle. Messi then set up Ousmane Dembele to hammer home the second after 50