Author Archives: Nana Ama Agyemang Asante

CCIFG wine tasting event held in Accra

The Chamber Of Commerce and Industry France Ghana (CCIFG), has organized its first wine tasting event for wine importers, hotels and restaurant owners in the country. The event was in collaboration with Business France. Speaking at the event which was dubbed Tastin’ France, the Executive Director at CCIFG, Delphine Adenot-Owusu, said the objective was not only to promote France businesses in Ghana, ...

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Apple Macs and PCs at risk from boot bug

Apple Mac computers are being exposed to security risks because core software is outdated, research suggests. Duo Security found that 4.2% of the 74,000 Macs it tested ran insecure versions of software that helps get the machines running. It said the figure was likely to be replicated in the global population of Macs and worse on PCs. Apple welcomed the research ...

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Cocoa farmers pledge to fight against child labour

The Kuapa Kooko Cooperative Cocoa Farmers and Marketing Union Limited (KKFU), has pledged to prioritize the eradication of Child Labour in Cocoa-growing areas of the country. The leadership of the union said it would continue its collaboration with Government, Cocoa partners, local and international stakeholders towards the elimination of child labour, and worst forms of child labour in all cocoa grown ...

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Council for Takoradi Technical University inaugurated

A 19-member council headed by Dr. Henrietta Abane, has been sworn into office to oversee the operations of Takoradi Technical University for the next four years. The constitution of the council is in fulfillment of the Technical University Act (Act 922), which requires Technical Universities to provide higher learning in technical and vocational education in the fields of applied arts, ...

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EPL on Citi: Manchester United pile more misery on Crystal Palace

AFC Bournemouth 0-0 Leicester City Bournemouth and Leicester’s troubled starts to the season continued as both sides played out a goalless draw at the Vitality Stadium. Eddie Howe’s Cherries had the majority of chances but were unable to convert to deliver a crucial blow to the misfiring Foxes. Bournemouth felt they should have had a penalty, after Danny Simpson appeared to handle the ball in ...

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NCA’s ‘draconian’ sanctions targeted anti-NPP stations – Agbenyo

A Deputy National Communications Officer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Fred Agbenyo, suspects the National Communication Authority may be trying to gag anti-Government radio stations with its recent “draconian” sanctions. He echoed the NDC Minority in Parliament’s fears that the NCA’s decision to clamp down on 131 radio stations operating illegally or with expired licenses is an attack on ...

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General Manager of Touchpoint Magna Carta wins Forty under 40 Awards

Clarence Amoatey, General Manager of Touchpoint Magna Carta, has been adjudged the most outstanding personality in Event Management and Planning at the just ended Forty under 40 Awards. The Forty under 40 Awards, organized by Xodus Communications Limited at the Kempinski Gold Coast Hotel, sought to identify, honour and celebrate forty of Ghana’s most influential and accomplished young business leaders ...

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13 UG law students get scholarships from Lebanese community

The Lebanese Community in Ghana has awarded scholarships to thirteen law students at the University of Ghana. The scholarship scheme forms part of the community’s efforts to contribute to the strengthening of the rule of law in the country, and has been going on since the 2013/2014 academic year. In his address at the ceremony to award the scholarships, the ...

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It’s nonsense to say NCA is attacking free press – Casely Hayford

Financial Analyst, Sidney Casely Hayford, believes the National Communications Authority’s (NCA) clamp down on  131 radio stations, for various offenses including operating with expired licenses, will sanitize the media space. Speaking on The Big Issue, the social commentator said the claims that the NCA’s hefty sanctions were an attack on press freedom were “nonsense” In his comments on the matter, ...

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Huddersfield 0-4 Tottenham: Kane scores twice in ruthless Spurs display

Harry Kane continued his lethal form in front of goal as his fine double led Tottenham to a 4-0 victory over Huddersfield Town at the John Smith’s Stadium. The hosts started brightly and put Hugo Lloris under early pressure, but Spurs were just too clinical up front as they netted three goals in the first 23 minutes. Kane opened the scoring with ...

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