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Egypt announce squad for Ghana clash

Egypt coach Hector Cuper has named a 23-man squad for the 2018 World Cup qualifier against Ghana on 13 November.

The two heavyweights will meet at the Borg El-Arab Stadium in Alexandria and Egyptian authorities have announced 75,000 fans will be allowed to attend.

Argentine Cuper has picked the same group of players who beat Congo in their opening qualifier in October.

The squad is headed by Roma winger Mohamed Salah and Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny.

The pair were in an initial 10-man list of foreign-based players announced by Cuper last month.

BBC SportsTue, Nov 1, 2016 Tue, Nov 1, 2016

Eid al-Fitr: Ghana needs you alive – Akufo-Addo to Muslim youth

President Nana Akufo-Addo has congratulated Muslims in Ghana and the world for successfully going through the one-month fast in the holy month of Ramadan and urged them, especially the youth to be moderate in their celebration to avert mishaps.

“I congratulate the Muslim Ummah of Ghana, and, by extension, the entire Muslim population of the world, for braving the pangs of hunger and thirst for an entire month”, Mr Akufo-Addo said in a statement.

Class FM OnlineWed, Jun 5, 2019 Wed, Jun 5, 2019

Election 2016: Akufo Addo has minimized NPP’s chances of victory – Andrew Awuni

A former spokesperson for former President John Agyekum Kufour, Andrew Awuni says it will be “a big struggle” for the NPP to win power in the upcoming November polls.

Kasapa fmonlineThu, Mar 3, 2016 Thu, Mar 3, 2016

Election 2016: MPs divided over new CI which seeks to abolish no-verification no-vote clause

This implies that whilst the CI 75 made explicit instructions for all voters to be verified before voting, which triggered the catch phrase “no verification no vote”, the new document requires all party agents to agree before a voter, who could not be verified, would be allowed to vote.

Some minority Members of Parliament are demanding the withdrawal of a new Electoral Commission Constitutional Instrument (CI) which seeks to indemnify its presiding officers from any form of punishment or prosecution.

Sat, Jul 9, 2016 Sat, Jul 9, 2016

Election 2020: Mahama not marketable to voters - Dzirasah

A former Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Ken Dzirasah says it will be difficult for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to market former President John Mahama to voters in his bid to be re-elected President in 2020.

According to him, the difficulty in marketing Mahama stems from the NDC losing the 2016 elections which has informed his (Dzirasah's) decision to back Professor Joshua Alabi for the contest.

Graphic OnlineFri, Aug 3, 2018 Sat, Aug 4, 2018

Emir of Qatar lauds Akufo-Addo for ‘governing Ghana well’

The Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, has praised the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, for his leadership over the last 22 months since he took power.

He told the president he is “governing Ghana well”, and that the fundamentals of the Ghanaian economy, coupled with the prevailing social indicators, points to a “good example” worthy of emulation by others on the continent.

The Emir of Qatar made this known when President Akufo-Addo paid a day’s reciprocal official visit to Qatar, at the invitation of the Emir.

myjoyonline.comTue, Nov 13, 2018 Wed, Nov 14, 2018

Emulate “incorruptible” Kwabena Adjei – Speaker

Ghana’s Speaker of Parliament, Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye has chided corrupt politicians in the country and urged them to follow the footsteps of the late Majority Leader of Parliament Dr Kwabena Adjei who was the National Chairman of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) before his death.

Dr Adjei will be buried on Saturday, 1 June 2019.

His remains were laid in state in parliament on Friday, 31 May 2019, ahead of his burial.

In a eulogy, Prof Oquaye said Dr Adjei “was honest”, adding that: “He was not corrupt”.

Class FM OnlineFri, May 31, 2019 Fri, May 31, 2019

Eni launches OCTP production, Ghana

Eni has started first production from its Offshore Cape Three Points (OCTP) project, offshore Ghana.

The project, which comprises the Sankofa Main, Sankofa East and Gye-Nyame fields, about 60km off Ghana, was completed in just two and a half years, and three months ahead of schedule, according to Eni.

OE Offshore EngineerMon, May 22, 2017 Mon, May 22, 2017

EOCO indicts Ernest Thompson, four others in SSNIT software scandal

Four people, including the former Director General of the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT), Mr Ernest Thompson have been indicted by the Economic and Organised Crimes Office (EOCO) for causing financial loss to the state.

The others are Mrs Juliet Hasana Krama, CEO of Perfect Business System (PBS), John Hagan Mensah, former OBS Project Manager at SSNIT and Caleb Afaglo who was General Manager of Management Information Systems (MIS) at SSNIT.

Graphic OnlineWed, Apr 18, 2018 Wed, Apr 18, 2018

EPA Must Check Operations Of PFC

Tema, July 8, GNA - The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been called upon to urgently check and monitor the production of fish meal by the Pioneer Food Cannery Limited (PFC).

Nii Odametey II, Chief Fisherman of Tema Awudum, in an interview with the Ghana News Agency, said the company's fish meal production was emitting an unbearable stench in the town especially the European Market located near the PFC.

Nii Odametey stated that the stench was so powerful that traders at the market sometimes throw up while buyers have refused to patronize their wares.

Ghana News AgencySat, Jul 9, 2016 Sat, Jul 9, 2016

Ericsson Technology In Ghana

Multinational networking and telecommunications giant, Ericsson on Thursday showcased in Ghana some advanced technology it had developed to help telecom companies and others who provide Information Communication Technology services, better serve their customers.

The company in February 2017 launched the technology at the Mobile World Congress at Barcelona, Spain.

According to them, their cutting edge technology is a product of six years of researching into the changing trends within the technology sector.

Citi BusinessSun, May 21, 2017 Mon, May 22, 2017

EU affirms its continuous support to Ghana

The Charge’ d’ Affaires of the European Union in Ghana, Mr Paolo Salvia, has reiterated the commitment of the European Union (EU) to continue its support to Ghana in the area of private sector competitiveness, trade facilitation and fiscal transition.

This, he said, would be done through the regional envelope of the 11th European Development Fund.

Mr Salvia made this remark at the final Steering Committee Meeting of the Trade Related Assistance and Quality Enabling Programme (TRAQUE) in Accra.

Graphic OnlineTue, Mar 28, 2017 Tue, Mar 28, 2017

EU confident Ghana election will go well

The European Union (EU) ambassador in Ghana, William Hanna, has said the EU will be looking up to Ghana to build on its democratic track record in the December polls.

In an interview with Class News’ Ridwan Karim Dini Osman, he charged stakeholders to encourage healthy debate in the build-up to the elections.

“Last year, we saw a lot of elections that went well in West Africa. We expect the elections to also go well in Ghana. Ghana has an already good record…” he stated.

Class FM OnlineThu, Sep 15, 2016 Thu, Sep 15, 2016

Execute your mandate with utmost professionalism, Akufo-Addo admonishes media

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has urged the Ghanaian media not to consider juicy headlines and breaking news at the expense of the future and integrity of the country.

He advised the media to take a second look at the power they wielded and the responsibility they owed to society and execute their mandate with utmost professionalism while abiding by the ethics of the profession.

Graphic OnlineSat, Aug 4, 2018 Sat, Aug 4, 2018

EXIM Bank gets new CEO

President Nana Akufo Addo has appointed Mr. Lawrence Agyinsam as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana Export Import (EXIM) Bank.

His appointment is however pending receipt of the constitutionally required advice of the governing board of the Bank and in consultation with the Public Services Commission.

A letter signed by President Akufo Addo on the appointment said, “Pursuant to Section 18 (1) of the Ghana Export-Import Bank Act, 2006 (ACT 911), I hereby appoint you to act as the CEO of the Ghana Export Import Bank.”

Citi FMSat, Mar 11, 2017 Sat, Mar 11, 2017

Expansion of electoral college cost NDC 2016 – Alex Segbefia

Former Health Minister in the erstwhile National Democratic Congress government, Alex Segbefia says the decision by the party leadership to expand its electoral college, is partly to blame for the embarrassing defeat the party suffered in the 2016 elections.

The NDC with sitting President John Mahama lost massively in both the presidential and parliamentary elections held on December 7.

Nana Akufo-Addo the then opposition leader secured a resounding one-touch victory by polling 53.85% of total valid votes cast against incumbent John Dramani Mahama who managed 44.40%.

myjoyonline.comMon, May 29, 2017 Tue, Jun 27, 2017

Expect heavy rains today – Meteo

The Ghana Meteorological Agency (GMA) has cautioned Ghanaians to be on the lookout as the country will experience heavy rains on Monday [27 May 2019] morning and afternoon.

According to the GMA, a band of clouds tracked over the ocean on Sunday, 26 May 2019, is expected to induce cloudiness over the coastal cities with a chance of moderate to heavy rains Monday morning and in the afternoon.

Class FM OnlineMon, May 27, 2019 Mon, May 27, 2019

Explosion at Takoradi leaves more than 100 injured (video & photos)

A total of about 100 people were said to have been injured after a gas explosion at a company in Sekondi-Takoradi Tuesday morning.

Ghumco, a utensils manufacturing company was said to be receiving liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) from a tanker when the explosion occurred.

The tanker split into two, flipped over and landed in a wetland close by.

Graphic OnlineTue, May 9, 2017 Tue, May 9, 2017

Explosive found in vicinity of deputy minister's residence; security meeting underway

Security forces in the Ashanti Region say they have defused a 'powerful explosive' found in the vicinity of the deputy Ashanti Regional Minister Andy Osei Okrah's residence in Kumasi.

Luv FM's Erastus Asare Donkor reported the planted explosive was close to the National Security Data Centre which is located at Danyame, a suburb of Kumasi.

At least, 15 security operatives made up of military officers, armed police and national security officers have taken control of the area searching other likely explosives.

myjoyonline.comTue, Nov 1, 2016 Tue, Nov 1, 2016

Fake News: CNN Shamed into Major Corrections on Ghana Election Story

Using the hashtag #GetitrightCNN, Twitter users in the African nation of Ghana are slamming CNN for a story that they say misrepresents actual conditions in their nation. Ghanaians and others interested in news from Ghana were also critical over CNN’s spelling and other factual errors.

The original December 9 story reporting on the election of opposition leader Nana Akufo-Addo to the nation’s presidency claimed that Ghanaians were starving, misreported the dates that Nana Akufo-Addo ran for president in the past, and even spelled the word “Ghanaians” incorrectly. . .

BREITBART Sun, Dec 11, 2016 Mon, Dec 12, 2016