People insulted me after Capital bank’s collapse – Otabil

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Founder of International Central Gospel Church, Pastor Mensa Otabil has said news of Capital Bank’s collapse offered some persons an opportunity to ridicule and insult him. Delivering a sermon on peace today [Sunday], Pastor Otabil who is Board Chairman of the Bank laughed the development off, saying : “The reality is what is happening now and I experienced quite a ...

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Bawumia tours Sierra Leone disaster site, presents relief items [Photos]


Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia toured the Sierra Leonean town of Regent, on the outskirts of Freetown, where over 400 people have been confirmed dead after the mudslide and flooding disaster. In the company of Sierra Leonean Vice President, Victor Bockarie Foh, Dr. Bawumia was briefed about the tragedy which has left the country with a humanitarian crisis. Handing over the relief ...

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Kona Cafe & Grill apologises for assault of customer by bouncer


The Managment of Kona Cafe & Grill released a statement on its Facebook page apologising to a woman who was assaulted by one of its security personnel at the restaurant. The assault, which took place on Friday evening, saw the staff, a bouncer, slap the customer after a misunderstanding over the purchase of drinks. “We acknowledge the distress and embarrassment caused ...

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Premier League round-up: Wins for Liverpool, West Brom and Watford


Liverpool 1-0 Crystal Palace Liverpool avoided a frustratingly familiar stalemate at Anfield thanks to Sadio Mane’s second goal against Frank de Boer’s Crystal Palace. The Reds have become accustomed to firing blanks against the lesser sides of the Premier League in front of their own fans under Jurgen Klopp. But Mane’s smartly taken strike with less than 20 minutes to play ensured the hosts secured ...

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You’ve always been there for us – Sierra Leone thanks Ghana for support

Sierra Leone’s High Commissioner to Ghana, Umu Hawa Tejan-Jalloh

Sierra Leone’s High Commissioner to Ghana, Umu Hawa Tejan-Jalloh has expressed gratitude to Ghana for its support following the mudslide that killed about 400 people and displaced thousands. Government airlifted relief items worth GHc 1 million on Friday after various corporate bodies and individuals contributed to support Sierra Leone, which is contending with a humanitarian crisis. The relief items consisted of food, ...

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Artists storm Chale Wote Street Art Festival [Photos]


Artists in painting, sculpture, photography, film, fashion, mixed media, comedy, culinary arts, music, and dance are displaying their artistry at this year’s Chale Wote Street Art Festival. The 7th annual Chale Wote Street Art Festival starts which started 14th August 2017 in Accra has reached its climax as over 200 Ghana-based and international artists exhibit their works in James Town and ...

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Teachers who fail license exam to re-write

Public Relations Officer of the GES, Rev. Jonathan Bettey

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has said that teachers who fail the licensing exam will be given another opportunity to write again. The National Teachers Council (NTC) of the Ministry of Education has announced that teachers will now have to pass a special examination before being granted the license to teach. But the National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) is ...

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Can we hold directors of Capital, UT Bank responsible? [Article]


Without warning, the country has been thrown into deep discussions about the collapse of UT Bank and Capital Bank. We are told that quite a few other banks may join the wagon. UT Bank was listed on the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) until the crisis broke. GCB Bank, itself a listed company on the GSE, has with the approval of ...

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Tema: Factory explosion leaves one dead, one injured


One person has been killed, with one other injured, after an explosion at Delta Agro, a soap manufacturing company in the Tema Industrial area. The Administrative Manager of the factory explained to Citi News that three workers were in the process of cleaning an empty oil tanker when the explosion occurred. “When we got to the scene when we found that the ...

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Kpando: FDA to intensify education on ‘poisonous fish’


The Food and Drug Authority is investigating the poisonous fish incident in the Kpando Municipality in the Volta Region which led to the death of four persons. The FDA said checks in some markets in that area showed that traders avoided the puffer fish which is believed to have caused the deaths. The affected communities include Alavanyo, Kpando and Tokor. ...

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