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March 31, 2018 10:10 AM Anthony Brown, others light up #HarvestPraise2018

American Gospel Musician sensation, Anthony Brown and the Group Therapy were at their best at the 2018 edition of the annual gospel programme dubbed Harvest Praise which came off last night, Friday, March 30th, 2018. Anthony Brown captivated the audience by singing his songs back to back thus putting the crowd into a praise and worship mood. The event 191

March 26, 2018 11:46 AM Egypt elections: Favourite Sisi seeks high turnout in polls

Egyptians began voting on Monday in a presidential election set to deliver an easy win for incumbent Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, with turnout the main focus after all serious opposition withdrew complaining of repression. Polling stations will be open for three days and Sisi, a former military commander, has urged Egyptians to vote, hinting that he sees the election 21

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 45

March 18, 2018 10:52 AM Nii Okai hosts ‘Hymns Unlimited’ concert on March 25

Award-winning gospel artiste, Nii Okai, will on Sunday, March 25, 2018, host his annual Hymns Unlimited concert at the Mount Olivet Methodist Church at Dansoman in Accra. The event, scheduled for 5:00pm will feature other prominent gospel musicians such as Eugene Zuta, Pastor Helen Yawson, TVO Lamptey, Olivet Voices, Overflow Incorporated, LIC Choir 19

March 9, 2018 6:00 AM Journalists cautioned against misreporting financial issues

The Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Rev Daniel Ogbarmey Tetteh has advised financial journalists in Ghana to remain objective in their reportages on financial issues in the country and not present themselves as experts. Speaking on the role of financial journalists in the capital market at a training workshop for journalists 32

March 7, 2018 11:57 AM Unibank moves to control majority interest in adb

Unibank has confirmed to Citi News that it has gone into a transaction with four major shareholders of Agricultural Development Bank (adb) that has effectively given majority control of the state bank. It says the move follows the pledging of shares and voting rights of the consortium of shareholders in adb Bank. But speaking on the Citi Breakfast Show on Wednesday 24

March 7, 2018 11:39 AM Clar Weah named CAF ambassador for women’s football

The first lady, Clar Weah has been named Ambassador for Women’s football in Africa at CAF’s first ever women’s football symposium held in Morocco. According to CAF, Mrs. Weah was appointed by the federation’s president Ahmad Ahmad during the end of the historic symposium. Mrs. Weah who was invited by CAF for the symposium said through additional effort 20

March 5, 2018 3:08 PM PURC reduces electricity tariffs; 17.5% for homes, 30% for businesses

The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC), has announced a general reduction in electricity tariffs effective March 15, 2018. Residential customers per the new tariff cuts are to enjoy a 17.5% reduction, and 30% for non-residential customers. Those in the mining sector have also been given a 10% tariff cut, and 25% cut for Special Load Tariff 22

February 27, 2018 7:24 PM C’ttee wants law school interviews scrapped; backs entrance exams

The Subsidiary Legislation Committee of Parliament will recommend that the House approves the provision that allows the Ghana Legal Council to conduct interviews for entrants into the Ghana School of Law. The Committee has, however, rejected proposals for the scrapping of the entrance examinations for admission into the school. The proposed regulations 21

February 27, 2018 7:53 AM Saudi king replaces military chiefs in shake-up

Saudi Arabia has sacked its top military commanders, including the chief of staff, in a series of late-night royal decrees. Saudi King Salman also replaced the heads of the ground forces and air defences. The news was published by the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA), but no reason for the sackings was given. They come as the war in Yemen, where a Saudi-led 13