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October 11, 2017 5:10 PM I will not blame EPA; I will blame myself

So I have decided not to comment on who caused the fire at Atomic Junction. It is not because I don’t know who caused it, but because I don’t want the EPA to know I am thinking that they are the ones who caused the fire. And honestly, I don’t believe the problem is, necessarily, the sighting of the gas stations, for we cannot ask all the gas stations 69

October 11, 2017 1:02 PM Akufo-Addo is my role model

"The President... because he is hardworking and he learns a lot... His education took him many places," she said when quizzed about her role-models. Explaining the rationale behind her decision to pursue a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc. Mathematics) in Mathematics at the KNUST, Ruth said the subject would broaden her mind to read courses such as Computer 52

October 11, 2017 4:16 AM Kenyatta: Elections will go ahead despite opposition leader’s withdrawal

The poll pitting President Uhuru Kenyatta against opposition leader Raila Odinga must be held by the end of October, according to a Supreme Court ruling. NAIROBI – Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Tuesday that a re-run of August’s nullified presidential election would go ahead as planned on 26 October after opposition leader Raila Odinga said he was withdrawing 73

October 10, 2017 9:01 PM Kenya Opposition Leader Demanded a New Vote. Now, He’s Left the Race

With Mr. Odinga’s withdrawal, the judiciary will decide once again what happens next. The court could allow just one candidate, the incumbent, Preisident Uhuru Kenyatta, to run on his own, handing him an absolute victory. Or it could open the vote to weaker candidates who had initially run, also likely resulting in a victory for the president. Or the judges 75

October 10, 2017 7:06 PM Plunging Kenya Into Crisis, Opposition Leader Drops Out Of Presidential Race

Raila Odinga, opposition leader for the National Super Alliance (NASA), has dropped out of the country's presidential election. A little more than two weeks before a re-run of a presidential election, Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga dropped a bombshell. During a press conference in Nairobi, he said he could not be sure that the Oct. 26 poll would 78

October 10, 2017 9:52 AM Statement by PPP to address EC disqualification

Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen; we had planned this day to discuss the unlawful treatment shamefully meted out last year by the Electoral Commission (EC) to the Progressive People’s Party (PPP). Regrettably, we are unable to focus too much on that this morning in the wake of the horrible tragedy our brothers and sisters suffered at the Madina Atomic 49

October 9, 2017 11:57 AM Malik Yakubu wins 2017 Accra Marathon

Malik Yabuku emerged winner of the 2017 21-kilometres Accra Marathon, held over the weekend. The race, which started and ended at the Black Star Square on Saturday, saw the winner running an impressive time of 1 hour, eight minutes and sixteen seconds (1:08.16), to beat off a stiff challenge from second placed William Amponsah who made 1:08:29.17 and Kwabena 56

October 8, 2017 2:30 PM Ghana appeals to FIFA for Uganda rematch

Ghana have filed a protest with FIFA after their goalless draw with Uganda saw them crash out of the race to qualify for next year's World Cup finals. The Black Stars -- third in Group E going into the match in Kampala -- needed a win to keep their hopes alive of making the finals in Russia. But they had a stoppage time goal disallowed just before the final 102

October 8, 2017 12:56 PM Onyango criticises Uganda organisation after Ghana draw

Cranes skipper Denis Onyango has complained that the nation's authorities are not serious about football after their draw with Ghana on Saturday. The reigning Africa-based Football of the Year has acknowledged that he's disappointed with the Uganda Football Association's inability to properly prepare the playing surface at the Mandela National Stadium 70

October 8, 2017 11:37 AM Gyan leading Ghana crusade for replay of World Cup qualifier

Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan is apparently spearheading the fight for justice after South African referee Daniel Bennett denied the Black Stars a match winner against Uganda in 2018 World Cup qualifying on Saturday. The Kayserispor forward sat out the away clash due to injury, but was left incensed after Raphael Dwamena's injury-time goal from a rebound 79