Thursday , 18 January 2018

LATEST INTERNATIONAL NEWS

HIV scare: Recruitment of Ghanaian domestic helpers suspended in Jordan

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The government of Jordan has put on hold the recruitment of domestic helpers from Ghana for health reasons. According to the Jordan Times, this decision was made after about thirty Ghanaian domestic helpers from Ghana tested HIV positive. The spokesperson of the Jordananian Ministry of Health Hatem Azrui, said they had to preserve the health of their citizens first. He ... Read More »

Ronaldo pens mega-money Nike extension

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Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has renewed a lucrative endorsement deal with sportswear giant Nike. The length of the multi-year agreement was not disclosed. The news was announced just hours after the Portuguese forward penned a contract extension with his Spanish LaLiga football club through to 2021. The value of the Nike contract is reportedly about €24m ($27m) per year, ... Read More »

US election 2016 result: Trump beats Clinton to take White House

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Donald Trump will become the 45th US president after a stunning victory over Democrat Hillary Clinton. The Republican said he would serve all Americans and called for the country to unite, following a divisive campaign which saw him beset by controversies. Hillary Clinton is due to appear in New York for her first public statement since conceding to Mr Trump ... Read More »

Ghana Music Awards UK: Shatta Wale wins Artiste of the Year

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Dancehall star, Shatta Wale was adjudged Artiste of the Year at the maiden edition of the Ghana Music Awards UK. The 34-year-old singer beat competition from Nero X, Sarkodie, Stonebwoy, Bisa Kdei, SP Kofi Sarpong, EL, and Mr. Eazi to grab the topmost award. Other winners on the night included Sarkodie, Stonebwoy, Fuse ODG, Kofi Kinata and many others. The ... Read More »

U.S Election: The battle for the White House begins

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Months of intense campaign ends today as millions of people in the United States of America make a choice between Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican candidate Donald Trump. The latest polls before voting put Clinton 4 points ahead in an election which is being closely contested. Clinton’s poll rating dropped after FBI director James Comey told congress about newly ... Read More »

U-20 Women’s World Cup match tickets go on sale

Ghana's Princesses will face New Zealand, France and USA in a tough Group C

Match tickets to attend matches at the the first ever FIFA tournament held in PNG are now on sale. The Local Organising Committee is delighted to offer affordable ticket prices to all domestic and international football fans who wish to attend the biggest sporting event that will ever be broadcasted from Papua New Guinea. The matches will be held at ... Read More »

Ebenezer Asante: MTN Ghana CEO wins Best CEO in MTN Group

Ebenezer Asante is the first Ghanaian to serve as CEO of MTN Ghana

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of MTN Ghana, Ebenezer Asante has been adjudged the CEO of the year within MTN Group, as voted for by the company’s senior leadership. This was announced at the MTN Group Leadership Gathering held in South Africa involving senior management from operating companies in the 22 different companies that make up the MTN Group. CEOs ... Read More »

UEFA to consider Champions League final outside Europe

Real Madrid dfeated city rivals, Atletico Madrid in Milan to win the 2016 UEFA Champions League final

UEFA president, Aleksander Ceferin has revealed that football’s European governing body would be open to the possibility of staging the Champions League final outside the continent. Ceferin told the Associated Press news agency that such an idea will be considered when the governing body launches an open bidding process for future editions of the showpiece game. Until now, UEFA have ... Read More »

Portugal’s António Guterres confirmed as next UN Secretary-General

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The United Nations has formally appointed by acclamation the former Foreign Minister of Portugal, António Guterres, as the next United Nations Secretary-General. He will replace current Secretary-General Ban ki-Moon of South Korea at the end of December 2016. Ban has held the post since being appointed in 2006. Mr. Guterres, aged 67, was Prime Minister of Portugal from 1995 to ... Read More »

President Buhari surrounded by ‘strangers,’ – wife

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The wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, yesterday blamed the crisis rocking the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on ‘strangers’ around her husband, President Muhammadu Buhari. In an interview she reportedly granted the Hausa Service of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), Aisha said the president is surrounded by people reaping where they did not sow. Many members of the party ... Read More »