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‘Man Utd struggling to handle pressure’ – Mourinho


Manchester United’s players may be struggling under the pressure of playing for the 20-time English champions, says manager Jose Mourinho. Sunday’s 3-1 defeat at Premier League rivals Watford means United have lost their last three matches. “Some individuals probably feel the pressure and responsibility too much,” said former Chelsea boss Mourinho. “We started the season very well. But was I ...

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Accreditation board cautions against two unaccredited institutions


The National Accreditation Board (NAB) has expressed concerns over admission advertisements by two unaccredited institutions enticing students to enroll into their programs. A statement signed by the Executive Director of NAB, Kwame Dattey said, the two institutions, Alpha College of Technology and Rama University are operating in Accra and luring unsuspecting students to register and gain admission to the school. ...

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President Mahama arrives in New York for UN Assembly

President John Dramani Mahama

Ghana’s President John Dramani Mahama arrived in New York this morning [Monday] for the 71st United Nations General Assembly. Accompanied by the First Lady, Mrs Lordina Mahama, he was met on arrival at the JFK airport by Ghana’s Ambassador to United States, Lt. Gen. Joseph Henry Smith, Ghana’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador, Martha Ama Akyaa Pobee and ...

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Mawuena Trebarh to address international gathering of emerging CEOs


The CEO of Ghana Investment Promotion Centre, Mawuena Trebarh will lead a team of high profile speakers to address an international gathering of emerging CEOs dubbed: “The Next Great Leader” on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at the World Trade Centre in Accra. Disclosing this to the media, Bishop Gideon Titi-Ofei, founder of Right to Lead, said he was very elated ...

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We’ll sue Asiedu Nketia if … – DKM customers

Johnson Asiedu Nketia

Agitated customers of DKM Microfinance are threatening to take legal action against the General Secretary of the governing National Democratic Congress, Johnson Asiedu Nketia over comments that the New Patriotic Party (NPP) influenced them to protest against government over their locked up cash. The aggrieved customers had planned to protest at the NDC’s manifesto launch in Sunyani in the Brong Ahafo ...

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New York bombs ‘both pressure cookers’


The bomb detonated on Saturday in New York, and another device found nearby, were both shrapnel-filled pressure cookers – similar to the bombs used at the 2013 Boston marathon, reports say. Citing officials, separate reports said both had mobile phones and Christmas lights as makeshift detonators. The blast, in the Chelsea area of Manhattan, injured 29 people. The FBI said ...

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Game of Thrones breaks Emmys record


Game of Thrones has broken the record for the highest number of Primetime Emmy Awards won by any show. The HBO series triumphed in 12 of the 24 categories it was nominated in at Sunday night’s ceremony, including outstanding drama series. The show has now surpassed Frasier’s all-time record of 37 Emmy wins. This year’s British winners included Dame Maggie ...

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‘NDC is a confused party’ – Nana Addo


The Flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo has described the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) as a confused party that lacks clarity on the source of ideas for its manifesto. According to Nana Addo, some leaders of the NDC, in their attempt to deny copying ideas from the NPP ended up acknowledging that indeed ...

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Commercial drivers to embark on indefinite strike today


Public transport system may be disrupted today [Monday] due to an indefinite strike declared by a group of drivers known as the Committed Drivers Association. Their strike is to protest the commissioning of the Rapid Bus Transport (RBT) system expected to commence in the coming weeks. The RBT aims at providing Ghanaian motorists greater options and flexibility in road transport ...

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New online marketplace HIREkeke launched

hirekeke, a free online rental marketplace for products and services has been launched in Ghana. It’s a platform for people to post free classified ads or have access to products and services for hire, rent or lease all over Ghana. has eight main categories with over 60 detailed subcategories. It offers the most comprehensive and complete list of products ...

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