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July 19, 2017 7:37 AM Economy on path of recovery following critical interventions

After six months in office, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo yesterday gave account of his stewardship, saying a number of critical interventions instituted by the government had succeeded in helping the economy recover from the mess in which it was when his government took over. The President subjected himself to intense media scrutiny at a media 8

July 19, 2017 1:56 AM Gomoa West Assembly owes contractors GH¢2m

Mr Bismark Basie Nkum , Gomoa West District Chief Executive (DCE) says, the assembly owed a colossal sum of GH¢1,770,095.50 to companies working on various development projects. These were outstanding debts for (131) projects that were awarded to contractors by the previous administration during their eight years in power. He said the projects were made up of 125 District 66

July 18, 2017 1:12 AM Agona East Assembly rehabilitates Nsaba

The Agona East District Assembly has rehabilitated the six and half kilometre stretch of Agona Nsaba-Akim Oda trunk road to enhance smooth transportation of goods and services. Mr Dennis Armah-Frempong, District Chief Executive (DCE) for Agona East made this known when he conducted Ghana News Agency (GNA) round to inspect re-shaped roads on the Agona 63

July 17, 2017 4:21 PM 18 Questions Nana Addo must answer at Tuesday’s presser

For the first time since his swearing in, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo will meet journalists and answer questions from them. It has taken the president six months to restart this age-old practice where presidents sit and answer wide-ranging questions about their performance from members of the media. Nana Akuffo-Addo came to the presidency on a huge mandate 322

July 17, 2017 9:02 AM Addae-Mensah blasts Sports Minister on bus subsidy for clubs

Passionate as he is about the development of football, the CEO of Databank Kojo Addae-Mensah has blasted Ghana’s Sports Minister over his attempt to secure bus subsidies for clubs insisting government must develop infrastructure instead. The Sports Minister in an interview with Fiifi Banson on Kasapa FM a week ago disclosed that his outfit will be leading 26

July 14, 2017 12:34 AM Who Wants The Olympics?

Paris and Los Angeles are vying for the 2024 and 2028 Summer Olympics. But a lot of other cities won’t touch the Games. We look at what’s up, what’s wrong and what’s next. As an idea, the Olympic Games are a thing of beauty, celebrating peaceful competition among nations and the greatest athletes in the world. But for the cities that host them, reality 34

July 13, 2017 7:26 PM Ghana signs $4b MoU with Chinese company

Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Sinohydro Corporation Limited, an energy firm, for the execution of a number of key projects across the country at an estimated cost of $4 billion. The Chinese state-owned company would, among other things, undertake projects including a multipurpose hydro at Pwalugu, a Volta Lake Transportation 36

July 13, 2017 6:11 PM Brexit: UK could be 'associate' of EU nuclear body

The UK could have an "association agreement" with the EU to replace its membership of Europe's nuclear agency, Brexit Secretary David Davis has suggested. Mr Davis told the BBC an "arbitration arrangement" would have to be agreed. A leading figure in the nuclear industry said there was "goodwill" for such an arrangement. The government has said it will push ahead 60

July 12, 2017 3:21 PM Trump Jr meeting scandal: The key players

It is the meeting everyone is talking about: Donald Trump Junior, his brother-in-law and the chairman of Donald Trump Senior's election campaign talking to a Russian lawyer who had allegedly offered damaging material about Hillary Clinton. It was an encounter proposed by a British music publicist and allegedly arranged by an Azerbaijani-Russian businessman 68

July 11, 2017 11:01 AM Audi's New A8 Shows How Robocars Can Work With Humans

In 2012 the engineers working on Google’s self-driving car realized they had a problem. Early testers had agreed to always watch the road in case of emergencies, but many didn’t—and it put them at serious risk. This is what’s known as the handoff problem: how to alert and engage the distracted human when the computer falters. Google’s solution? Bypass 104