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March 11, 2018 9:36 AM Serena Wiliams to play Venus in Indian Wells third round

Serena Williams will play her sister Venus in the third round at Indian Wells as she continues her comeback after the birth of her child. The 36-year-old American, who was out for 14 months, beat Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands 7-6 (7-5) 7-5 in round two. “Everything is a bonus,” said Serena after winning in one hour, 52 minutes on her second match point 75

March 8, 2018 3:10 PM KETASCO gets award schemes for mathematics and economics students

An old student of Keta Senior High School (KETASCO) Martin Ankrah, has launched an awards scheme aimed at rewarding and encouraging the school’s best students in Mathematics and Economics. Presenting the “Martin Ankrah Awards Scheme” to the school’s Headmaster, Mr. Ankrah said “an awards scheme such as this creates healthy competition among students 114

March 7, 2018 12:37 PM I didn’t collapse at independence day event – Wassa East DCE

The District Chief Executive for Wassa East in the Western Region, Wilson Arthur, has debunked reports that he collapsed during the 61st Independence Day celebrations at Daboase while delivering his speech. Mr. Arthur said he only felt dizzy at a point in the delivery of the the six-page speech, and was rushed to the Ahmadyyia Muslim Mission hospital 89

March 6, 2018 5:00 PM Chiefs boycott Independence celebration in Tatali Sanguli

The Paramount Chief of Tatali Sanguli, Obori Gariba Yankoso II, together with his sub-chiefs of Tatali in the Northern Region, boycotted today’s 61st Independence district anniversary celebration. The Paramount Chief accused the DCE of the area, Thomas Mbomba of disrespecting the traditional authorities hence their refusal to participate in today’s activities 70

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 120

February 28, 2018 5:07 PM Facebook news feed changes ‘decimated’ publisher

Lifestyle site Little Things says it has had to close after changes to Facebook’s news feed algorithms “decimated” its business. The closure of the female-focused publishing business will result in the loss of 100 jobs. The company focused on a mix of “feel-good news” and videos. Since launching in 2014, it attracted 12 million followers on Facebook 106

February 23, 2018 5:26 PM GYEEDA scandal: Assibit to appeal 12 year-jail term

The Chief Executive Officer of Goodwill International Group, Philip Assibit, will be appealing his 16-year jail term. Speaking to the media after court proceedings, Assibit’s lawyer, Kwaku Paintstil, said the appeal will include an application for bail. “To the very best of what I know and what we have discussed, anytime next week, the appeal will come out and I can also assure 81

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 70

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 81

February 20, 2018 6:12 AM Jobless nutritionist complain about gov’t neglect

A registered nutritionist, who has been left frustrated by the government’s inability to allow her to serve the nation, has bemoaned the lack of regard for preventable healthcare services like the one she offers. This nutritionist, Akosua Konadu, just wants to repay Ghana back for the support she had during her education, but the issue of clearance from the government 76