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September 27, 2017 1:06 AM Blind female Ethiopian lawyer wins global award for promoting disability rights

A blind female Ethiopian lawyer has been named a joint winner of the 2017 Right Livelihood Award, also known as Sweden’s alternative Nobel Prize. The 35-year-old human rights lawyer Yetnebersh Nigussie was on Tuesday awarded 3 million Swedish crowns ($374,000) which will be shared among the three joint winners. “I really want to see a world where nobody 71

September 24, 2017 6:00 PM Accra Technical University wins cocoa recipe contest

Accra, Sept. 24, GNA - The Accra Technical University emerged winners of the Inter-Technical Universities cocoa recipe contest organised by the Ghana Cocoa Board with support from the Cocoa Processing Company. Takoradi Technical University came second of the six that contested, followed by Ho, Tamale, Koforidua and Sunyani Technical universities 69

September 23, 2017 2:40 PM Manchester United fans defy orders and sing racist Lukaku song

Manchester United fans reportedly defied club orders and chanted a controversial Romelu Lukaku song after the striker scored against Southampton on Saturday. Anti-discrimination body Kick It Out called for United fans to stop what they referred to as a "racist" chant but, according to numerous reports from St Mary's Stadium, it continued regardless 60

September 18, 2017 11:18 AM Community 8 School wins 2017 OMA FutureStars Festival of Sport

Community 7 Primary School, Community 8 Primary School, Twedease Primary School, Republic Road Primary School and Baatsona Primary School all participated. Enoch Agudey of Twedease Primary emerged the fastest sprinter while Community 8 Primary School’s Constance Attipoe won the crown in the girls' event. In the academy football event, Ghana’s FutureStars 66

September 14, 2017 5:55 AM Free SHS would have come after 100 yrs under NDC – MP

NPP MP for Assin South Constituency in the Central Region, John Ntim Fordjour, says the opposition NDC’s progressively Free SHS policy was a poor attempt at removing the barriers to secondary education. According to him the argument that starting a comprehensively free senior high school programme would burden the country is flawed because the current 71

September 12, 2017 11:23 PM New Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson has the necessary experience to succeed, says Alan Pardew

Former Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew believes Roy Hodgson has the necessary experience to steer the club away from trouble. The former England manager was officially appointed as Crystal Palace boss on Tuesday evening to succeed Frank de Boer, who was sacked after managing just four Premier League matches. Speaking on The Debate, Pardew believes 80

September 11, 2017 9:15 AM Barcelona to host Real Madrid on December 23

Barcelona will host Real Madrid in the first Clasico of the season at 13:00 CET on December 23, LaLiga president Javier Tebas has confirmed. The match at Camp Nou had been scheduled for December 20 but will now take place on the Saturday before Christmas, granting Madrid extra recovery time from their stint at the Club World Cup, which takes place in the United 70

September 11, 2017 2:28 AM ‘No Time to Wait’, Says Cummings

Liberia’s rebuilding process must start now The momentum at which the standard bearer of the Alternative National Congress (ANC), Alexander Cummings, is moving on the campaign trail is a clear indication that excellent performance in a contest is not primarily dependent upon how long one has been contesting, but how well the contestant is prepared to face the challenge 64

September 9, 2017 9:09 AM NDC unity health walk held in Tamale [Photos]

The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has today [Saturday] kick started its agenda 2020 campaign strategy in Tamale with a mammoth health walk christened, “Unity wins.” Thousands of NDC loyalists and sympathizers of the party participated in the event led by former President John Dramani Mahama. The event was also to indicate that the NDC was more united 70

September 5, 2017 1:08 PM Duchess wins damages over topless photos

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been awarded 100,000 euros (£92K) in damages after a French magazine printed topless pictures of the Duchess. The French court ruled the images, taken as the royal couple holidayed in Provence five years ago, were an invasion of their privacy. She also fined staff and photographers on Closer magazine more than 100,000 euros 17