Thursday , 18 January 2018

GENERAL NEWS

Ghanaian doctor says he can use 5 days to cure HIV/AIDS

HIV-treatment

A Ghanaian doctor Samuel Ato Duncan has stated that he has discovered a system that can flush out the deadly HIV virus from the human system in five days. According to him, he will soon introduce the treatment in Ghana after having successful trials on patients in South Africa. “The cure of HIV has been a burden for over the ... Read More »

Portugal beat France to win EURO 2016

Ronaldo lifts Euro trophy

A poor final to end a modest tournament. Perhaps it is fitting, therefore, that its winners – via an extra-time goal from a former Swansea striker – are a team who finished third in their group and lifted the trophy having won just one game out of seven in 90 minutes. Portugal deserve credit for their pluck, but that is ... Read More »

Election 2016: Journalists gain ‘special voter’ status in proposed changes

special-voters

Journalists in Ghana have now been classified as special voters by the Electoral Commission (EC). This is contained in proposed amendments to the Electoral Regulations (Constitutional Instrument 75) of the country that have been submitted to Parliament ahead of the 2016 general elections. If accepted, journalists will have the right to vote days before the general public does so that ... Read More »

MTN present winner with first 20th Anniversary Promotion Range Rover sport prize

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Ghana’s largest telecommunications services provider, MTN, has presented the first of six 2016 Range Rover Sport cars and other juicy prizes to May winners of the ongoing MTN@20 mega promotion. Miss Eugenia Adama, a 28 year old fashion designer, emerged winner of the 2016 Range Rover Sport. The proud winner of the top prize could not hide her joy when ... Read More »

Man marries mobile phone in Las Vegas

Aaron marries his phone1

There are plenty of quickie weddings that take place in Las Vegas, but one man traveled to Sin City just so he could say ‘I do’ to his smartphone. There are plenty of quickie weddings that take place in Las Vegas, but one man traveled to Sin City just so he could say ‘I do’ to his smartphone. Aaron Chervenak, ... Read More »

Asamoah Gyan sues Montie FM’s presenter and Akua Donkor

Asamoah Gyan - goes to court

Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan has sued Montie FM’s political show host Salifu Mase, alias Mugabe and founder of Ghana Freedom Party (GFP), Akua Donkor over their defamatory comment against his personality. Asamoah Gyans sues over defamatory comments The duo last month on Montie FM’s afternoon political show alleged that Gyan is funding the biggest opposition political party in Ghana, ... Read More »

Election 2016: Asiedu Nketiah heads NDC campaign team

NDC campaign team

President John Mahama has appointed 15 members of the governing NDC to serve on the 2016 campaign team of the party. According to a statement signed by the chairman of the NDC  Kofi Portuphy,  this was done “in consultation with the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the party.” Below is a list of the people named for the campaign team. ... Read More »

Oscar Pistorius jailed six years for murder of girlfriend

Oscar Pistorius on way to prison

South African Paralympic gold medalist Oscar Pistorius was sent to prison for six years on Wednesday for the 2013 murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, the latest twist in a trial that has gripped the world. The state and large sections of the South African public had called for him to receive no less than the prescribed minimum 15-year sentence ... Read More »

MTN Volunteers brighten lives at Mampong School for the Deaf

MTN staff volunteers preparing the site for refurbishment

To mark the 2016 edition of MTN’s annual employee volunteer programme, 21 Days of Y’ello Care, MTN staff refurbished an existing classroom block for Mampong School for Deaf and created a Resource Centre within the block for the school. MTN staff volunteers also provided a laptop, microphones, an LCD TV and overhead projector and installed a voice to text software ... Read More »

McDan West Africa Tennis Open here to stay – McKorley

Group photograph of winners and officials at the McDan West Africa Open championship which ended at the Accra Sports Stadium last Saturday

The maiden McDan West Africa Tennis Open Championship served to a resounding success at the Accra Sports Stadium over the weekend with Nigeria topping the field in both male and female divisions, so much the organisers can’t wait for the next edition. Nigerian duo, Michael Moses and Sarah Adegoke finished top of the podium in the one-week tournament that was ... Read More »