Govt secures $145m for agric sector

Govt secures $145m for agric sector

The government has secured a $145-million credit facility from the World Bank and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to help transform the agricultural sector into a vibrant commercial sector. The  facility is for the implementation of the Ghana Commercial Agricultural Project (GCAP) in the Savanna Accelerated Development Authority (SADA) zone and parts of the Volta, Greater Accra and Eastern regions. The GCAP is to support farmers...

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Are you and your partner speaking the same love language?

Are you and your partner speaking the same love language?

If your relationship is on shaky ground because you and your partner aren’t communicating, it may be time for a lesson in love languages. For years I’ve given workshops for couples on communication and connection. A major complaint I hear is how they don’t feel appreciated, validated or truly loved. A range of other love issues stem from this. They “know” they’re loved, but on a regular basis they...

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Committee to investigate leaked UCC nude video

Committee to investigate leaked UCC nude video

  The University of Cape Coast (UCC) has set up a committee to conduct investigations into the leaked nude videos of a UCC student.   The video which went viral on social media about a week ago attracted public condemnation of the young lady and  the school. The committee which comprises mental health experts, clinical psychologists, gender experts and counsellors, will conduct the investigations under utmost confidentiality to protect...

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Putin critic Boris Nemtsov shot dead

Putin critic Boris Nemtsov shot dead

  A leading Russian opposition politician, former Deputy Prime Minister Boris Nemtsov, has been shot dead in Moscow, Russian officials say. An unidentified attacker in a car shot Mr Nemtsov four times in the back as he crossed a bridge in view of the Kremlin, police say. He died hours after appealing for support for a march on Sunday in Moscow against the war in Ukraine. Russian President Vladimir...

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Ghana names Satellites squad for African Champs

Ghana names Satellites squad for African Champs

  Black Satellites’ coach Sellas Tetteh, has named his final 21-man squad for the 2015 African Youth Championship to be staged in Senegal next month. The Satellites will count on the experience of Spain-based midfielder, Clifford Aboagye, who was the third best player at the 2013 FIFA U-20 Championship in Turkey. Aboagye, who plies his trade with Spanish side Granada, joins a squad dominated by 15 players drawn from...

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Europa League: Daniel Opare plays in Besiktas win over Liverpool

Europa League: Daniel Opare plays in Besiktas win over Liverpool

    Ghana’s Daniel Opare played 120 minutes on for Turkish side Besiktas in their UEFA Europa League Round of 32 match in Istanbul that they won 5-4 on penalties.    Besiktas won the  match 1-0 to tie the match on aggregate.    Opare, who was playing on his Europa League debut, and his team-mates had to overturn a 1-0 loss from the first leg at Anfield last week...

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Sarkodie leads VGMA nominations list with 13 mentions

Sarkodie leads VGMA nominations list with 13 mentions

  Sarkodie’s dominance on the Ghana music scene as he gets nominated in 13 categories for the 2015 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards. The nominations which were announced at the La Palm Royal Beach Hotel in Accra on Friday, February 27 also saw hiplife group 4x4 nominated for 4 categories. Newcomer Pappy Kojo also has four nominations for his work this year. Friday’s unveiling of the nominees also marked the...

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Prez John Mahama promises scholarship for Gold medalist Martha Bissah

Prez John Mahama promises scholarship for Gold medalist Martha Bissah

    Ghana President John Dramani Mahama has announced that Martha Bissah will receive a schorlaship from government to develop her talent in the United States of America.  The President  revealed this at his presentation of the state of Nation Address in Parliament today.  “In athletics, consistent planning and the personal development of our (the nation’s) athletes, earned Ghana our first Gold medal at any level.  “The 17-year old...

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City-Liverpool, Chelsea-Spurs headline Super Sunday

City-Liverpool, Chelsea-Spurs headline Super Sunday

Top level football resumes in England this weekend after a not-so-good outing by English teams in the UEFA Champions League and Europa League. The Capital Cup Final just edges it as the top fixture of the weekend as Jose Mourinho's Chelsea come up against Mauricio's Pochettino's Tottenham Hotspurs. Chelsea will go into the game seeking revenge for their 5-3 loss at White Hart Lane at the turn of the...

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Baby Jet Promotions agrees to produce Legendary Fists bout with SuperSport

Baby Jet Promotions agrees to produce Legendary Fists bout with SuperSport

Asamoah Gyan with his crew (Credit: asamoaggyan3.com)   Baby Jet Promotions in collaboration with SuperSport, Africa’s premiere sports broadcasters have come to an agreement to jointly host the vacant WBA International Lightweight Championship between Joebert Delos Reyes and Emmanuel Tagoe.  The bout, slated for Friday 27th March 2015 at the Accra Sports Stadium Tennis Court which is also being supported by Box Office Promotions will be beamed in 50...

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