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December 15, 2017 12:55 PM MTN Ghana signs GH₵ 510m loan facility to expand infrastructure

MTN Ghana has announced the signing of a GH¢510 million syndicated loan facility arranged jointly by Ecobank Ghana Limited, and Ecobank Development Corporation (EDC), to finance its infrastructure expansion and working capital needs across the country. The facility, with five years tenure, comes in two parts; the fixed five year term facility of GH¢ 345 million 3

December 11, 2017 6:27 AM Man 21, beheads pregnant girlfriend at Asankragua

Residents of Newtown, a suburb of Asankragua in the Wassa Amenfi West District of the Western Region, in the early hours of Sunday December 10, 2017, woke up to the dastardly killing of Nafisa Abena, who’s pregnant for four months by one Felix Kwabena, her boyfriend. Felix Kwabena, 21-years, and a galamsey operator at Asankragua, is alleged to have butchered 24

December 6, 2017 5:59 AM US to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital in world first

US President Donald Trump will recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, senior administration officials have said. But the officials said Mr Trump would not immediately move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Arab leaders earlier warned against moving the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, with one saying this would be “a flagrant provocation 27

December 4, 2017 4:49 PM Physician assistants demand posting; vow to sleep at Health Ministry

About 20 physician assistants who graduated in 2015, besieged the Ministry of Health on Monday over their delayed posting. According to the physician assistants, over 115 of their fellow professionals have not been posted between 2013 and 2015. They have thus vowed to sleep at the premises of the Ministry until their demands are met, just like others 21

December 1, 2017 7:54 AM Twitter Lite with lower data usage becomes available in 24 new countries

Twitter is rolling out its “Lite” version, after a successful trial in the Philippines. The Android app will become available in two dozen countries across Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Latin America. Not too different from Facebook Lite, Twitter has also built a version of its app that’s optimized for developing countries. Twitter Lite minimizes 15

November 29, 2017 1:44 PM Fight against malaria ‘stalling’ – WHO

The UN’s World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that the global fight to eradicate malaria shows signs of stalling following recent success. We want [this to be] a wake-up call to the malaria community. We are not on track, and we need to get back on track.” Funding has been allowed to plateau over the last 10 years, the WHO said. It also said a complacent 21

November 28, 2017 3:38 PM Wanlov abandons wrappers for suit [Photo]

For once, Emmanuel Owusu-Bonsu, known in showbiz as Wanlov the Kubolor, wore suit and shoes. This is unusual of the artist who for many years has put on wrappers and walked bare-footed. His outlandish lifestyle coupled with his controversial lyrical abilities put him in the league of his own. Wanlov took patrons by surprise when he played the role of Mr. Engelmeyer 28

November 28, 2017 7:51 AM Xi Jinping makes China’s toilets a number two priority

When Mao Zedong was building up support to eventually conquer China he famously declared: “A revolution is not a dinner party.” And Chinese president Xi Jinping’s mission to “revolutionise” the country’s toilets is certainly a far cry from hors d’oeuvres. Xi has stressed the need to upgrade China’s toilets in order to build a more civilised society and improve 23

November 22, 2017 5:40 PM Goldfields spent $15m on Black Stars in 6-years

Executive Vice-President of Goldfields Ghana Limited, Alfred Baku, has disclosed that Goldfields Ghana spent $15 million on the Black Stars when they were title sponsors of the national team for a period of six years. He made mention of this at the launch of the 2017 Professional Golfers’ Tournament, which was held at the Goldfields Ghana office in Accra 22

November 17, 2017 5:26 PM Court orders Melcom to pay Tic Tac GHc300,000

Hip life musician Nana Kwaku Duah aka Tic Tac has won a case against Melcom for using his image to plug their products in the absence of a contract. In keeping with this, Melcom on Friday, 17th November 2017 was ordered by an Accra High Court to pay Tic Tac compensation of GHC 300,000. According to Justice Amo Yartey who delivered the judgement, it was illegal 33