Author Archives: Delali Adogla-Bessa

140 students set for Spelling Bee finale next month

One hundred and forty brilliant students will be competing each other in the national finals of the Spelling Bee competition next month. These students, tagged “speller-brities”, were selected from primary schools across the country following competitive testing of their vocabulary. They received training in topics such as spelling rules and word origins that prepared them for the regional competitions. The ...

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Revealed: Ghc3.6m Bus branding cash meant for railway dev’t

A leaked confidential Government document available to Citi News has revealed that the GHc 3.6 million of Ghana’s oil revenue released for the controversial bus branding deal, was actually intended for the development of  Ghana’s ailing railway sector. According to the document, the Ministry of Transport did not have the funds to pay Smarttys Management and Productions Limited for the branding, and thus ...

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Eyewitness News, Wednesday, January 27, 2016

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Fox News fires back at Trump over debate boycott

Fox News has fired back at Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump for his refusal to participate in their debate on Thursday night. The network said in a statement that Mr Trump’s decision is “unprecedented” and rooted in his dislike for one of the debate hosts, Megyn Kelly. Mr Trump clashed with Ms Kelly at a Fox News debate last year ...

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Bus branding: More gov’t officials let off the hook – Report

A leaked highly confidential government document available to Citi News, suggests that Ghana’s presidency has been rather lenient in its handling of the bus branding scandal, which led to some 1.9 million Ghana cedis loss to the state due to an over-payment. Pieces of official evidence seen by Citi News show that state officials of both the Transport and Finance Ministries broke a ...

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Effective Living Series: Day 15 with Nii Ampah-Sowah

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We have not registered new political parties – EC

With the General elections 10 months away, the Electoral Commission (EC) has stated it has not registered any new political party this year. In a statement released on Wednesday, the EC said, “The Electoral Commission wishes to inform the general public that, contrary to reports in the media, the Commission has not registered any political parties this year.” The statement ...

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Andros Townsend completes £12m Newcastle switch

Newcastle United have completed the signing of Andros Townsend from Tottenham for £12million. The 24-year-old England international completed his medical with the Magpies on Wednesday and has penned a five-year contract at St James’ Park. It is reported his new deal is worth a reported £55,000-a-week – over three times more than his wage at Spurs. Townsend’s move brings an end to a 16-year career ...

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All set for construction of public university in E/R

Mr Antwi Boasiako Sekyere, the outgoing Eastern Regional Minister, has said the land for the construction of a public university in the region is ready for construction works to begin shortly. The proposed university for environment and sustainable development in the Eastern Region is in fulfillment of a promise made by President John Dramani Mahama to provide the region with ...

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Chrome for iOS is now faster and crashes less often

Google is launching a new version of Chrome for iOS today that promises to be both faster and more stable than previous versions. According to Google, Chrome 48 for iOS now crashes seventy percent less often and the browser should feel more responsive. JavaScript execution is also now significantly faster. Until today, Google still used Apple’s UIWebKit framework. While that allowed apps ...

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