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Author Archives: Ebenezer Afanyi-Dadzie

Dogboe, Magdaleno in social media war ahead of April 28 clash

They may have sparred once as friends in the past but there is no love lost between Jessie Magdaleno and Isaac “The Royal Storm” Dogboe, as their impending bout to determine the undisputed champion of the WBO World Super Bantamweight title on 28th April draws closer. It will be recalled that Dogboe (18-0-0) called out Magdaleno (25-0-0) shortly after dispatching ...

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Forcing out Jacob Zuma; a lazy approach to corruption fight [Article]

When Obama said that Africa needs strong institutions, at no point was he implying that we need strong institutions to deal with only the weak in society. His recommended institutions are ones that have the capacity to deal with both the privileged and the under-privileged in order to get rid of all cankers we are struggling with. Publicly forcing Jacob ...

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Hearts of Oak not settled yet on home grounds – Opare Addo

Public Relations Officer of Accra Hearts of Oak, Kwame Opare Addo, has revealed that the club is yet to decide their home venue for next season’s Ghana Premier League games. Hearts and Inter Allies have been forced to look for new home grounds for next season’s league campaign after the Accra Sports Stadium was closed down for renovation. Reports in ...

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Fair Wages considers halting yearly base pay rises

The Fair Wages and Salaries Commission has disclosed to Citi Business News plans to halt the yearly review of the base salary of public sector workers on the Single Spine Salary Structure (SSSS). The CEO of the Commission, Dr. Edward Kwapong, said the decision should give value for money and link productivity with pay. Being in existence for about eight ...

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What really happened in Turkey on July 15, 2016: An alternative to the Turkish gov’t narrative

On July 15, 2016, Turkey experienced a horrific event: an unsuccessful military coup. But a year after the tragedy, questions about what really happened remain unanswered. What we know for sure is that the failed coup provided President Erdoğan with an excellent excuse to consolidate his power: despite widespread claims of voter fraud, he secured a narrow victory in an ...

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Turkish children jailed alongside their moms as part of post-coup crackdown

It was a snowy January morning in Istanbul last year when Ayse, a 32-year-old primary school teacher and mother of two, kissed the kids goodbye at school and headed home. She didn’t make it to her front door before she was surrounded by seven policemen, accused of membership in a terrorist organization, handcuffed and taken away. Two months after being ...

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UCL: Spurs come back to draw 2-2 at Juventus

Tottenham produced a brilliant comeback to draw at Juventus after a disastrous start to their Champions League last-16 first leg in Turin. Mauricio Pochettino’s side were 2-0 down inside 10 minutes after Gonzalo Higuain followed up a sumptuous volley with a penalty, awarded for Ben Davies’ foul on Federico Bernardeschi. Harry Kane started the fightback after rounding Gianluigi Buffon following ...

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Our finishing let us down- Yusif Abubakar

Aduana Stars Head Coach, Yusif Abubakar, has expressed discontent at his side’s below par finishing in their 1-0 loss to Libyan side Al Tahaddy in the first leg of the preliminary round of the CAF Champions League on Sunday. The Dormaa-based club was guilty of squandering clear cut opportunities to equalize after Mahmoud Ali had given Al-Tahaddy an early lead, ...

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Miguel Berchelt beat Ghana’s Maxwell Awuku to retain WBC title

WBC super featherweight champion Miguel Berchelt (33-1, 29 KOs) made easy work of replacement opponent Maxwell Awuku (44-4-1, 30 KOs) in stopping him in the 3rd round on Saturday night at the Oasis Arena in Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico. Berchelt flattened Awuku twice in the 3rd round. Berchelt finished the job after the second knockdown in connecting with several hard ...

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GRA honours Citi FM for Tax Information Dissemination

Ghana’s leading English radio station, Citi FM, has been adjudged as the best media house in tax information dissemination for the year 2017. The award, presented to the station by the Ghana Revenue Authority [GRA], is in recognition of its consistent discussions on tax issues which affected revenue mobilization for the year under review. Citi FM was presented with a ...

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