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Some ADB officials and staff of TIS inspecting the school's ICT laboratory

General News

The Agricultural Development Bank (ADB) has donated three brand-new computers with accessories worth more than GH¢5,400 to the Tamale International School (TIS) to improve the teaching and learning of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in the school.

At a short ceremony to present the computers to the school, the Northern Zonal Head of the bank, Mr Seini Issah Kataali, said the donation was to encourage the teaching and learning of ICT in the school.

Legendary Nigerian actor, Pete Edochie is billed to speak at the maiden edition of former President Jerry John Rawlings' Revolutionary Lecture Series on June 2 in Accra, a statement issued by the former President's office has said.

Edochie, a former broadcaster will address the theme; "Restoring the values of Probity, Accountability, and Truth in Contemporary Governance" as part Lecture Series slated for 2pm at the Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons Conference Hall, off the Independence Avenue at Ridge in Accra.

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Friday morning delivered a speech at the presentation of colours to the Armoured Reconnaissance Regiment, at the Gondar Barracks, Burma Camp, in Accra.

Describing the current challenges confronting the Ghana Armed Forces as “numerous, complex and sometimes quite unpredictable”, the President noted that in the face of all these threats, the armed forces continue to discharge their duties equably and professionally.”

 Mrs Gifty Klenam (right) handing over a copy of the MoU to Mr Winfred Osei Owusu. Those applauding include Mr Akilu Sayibu (3rd right), Deputy CEO, GEPA, and Mr Seth Osei Akoto (left). PICTURE: Emmanuel Quaye

General News

The Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA) has set up a desk to drive a minimum of GH¢675 million into the development of the cashew value chain over the next 10 years.

Mr Amoako examining an infested maize plant

General News

Maize yield is likely to reduce in the Volta Region this year due to the invasion of army worms on farms in the area.

Some of the affected farmers say their situation had been worsened by the fact that they had to use their own resources to deal with the invasion without any support from the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA).

Ms Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey delivering her keynote address to mark the occasion

General News

A flag-raising ceremony was held in Accra yesterday to commemorate the African Union (AU) Day, with a call for robust national policies to harness the potential of the youth for sustainable development.

Deputy General Secretary of the NPP, Nana Obiri Boahen

Politics

The Member of Parliament (MP) for the Juaboso in the Western region, Mr Kwabena Mintah Akando and the Deputy General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party, Nana Obiri Baohen on Friday engaged in banter on radio over the kingpins behind the illegal mining menace (galamsey).

The two politicians accused each other of engaging in galamsey and exchanged words many of which were unprintable.

Osei Assibey Antwi - Kumasi Mayor

Politics

The Management of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) has denied that En Huang (Aisha), the Chinese kingpin said to be involved in illegal mining (galamsey) was an acquaintance of the Kumasi Mayor and even attended his swearing-in ceremony.

A statement issued and signed by the Public Relations Manager of the KMA, Mr Godwin Okumah Nyame on Friday said a Chinese woman photographed with the Mayor, Mr Osei Assibey Antwi at the induction ceremony and widely circulated on social media was known as QI Ying.

Sympathisers of the accused members of Delta Force stormed the Kumasi courtroom

Politics

Professor Ransford Van Gyampo of the Political Science Department of the University of Ghana is reported to have accused the National Democratic Congress (NDC) of having no moral right to speak on the Delta Force 8 saga.

Mr Joseph Agyeman Dapaa (2nd right) delivering a speech after his endorsement

Politics

The Ahafo Ano South and North district assemblies in the Ashanti Region have voted to endorse the President’s nominees for District Chief Executives (DCEs). At Mankranso, the district capital of the Ahafo Ano South, the assembly members delayed in the confirmation because they had to elect a substantive Presiding Member (PM) to lead the house to vote to endorse the DCE nominee, Mr Joseph Agyeman Dapaa.

Professor Edmund Delle

Politics

The Convention People’s party (CPP) has called on all and sundry to rededicate themselves to the total liberation and emancipation of Africa and to undertake a self-reflection and assessment of the state of the continent and individual countries.

Mr Koku Anyidoho

Politics

The Kwesi Botchwey Committee probing the National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) election defeat in 2016, is expected to present its report to the party in early June.

#GRAPHIC SPORTS NEWS

Russian kickboxer Viktor Kichigin suffered further embarrassment after losing via TKO in the second round of a Mix Martial Arts (MMA) fight at FNG 67 in Yekaterinburg, Russia.

The Kichigin family is full of MMA devotees. Brothers Georgy, Grigoriy, and Viktor are all professional fighters, and their mother Anna Azovskaya is responsible for their training.

Mr Kwabena Yeboah (2nd right) thanking Mr Gabriel Opoku-Asare for the drinks (behind)

Sports News

Guinness Ghana Breweries Limited (GGBL), Ghana’s leading total beverage business, has presented quantities of its products to the Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) towards the successful organisation of this year’s MTN SWAG Awards night scheduled to take place tomorrow, May 27, at the State Banquet Hall, Accra.

Emmanuel Agyemang Badu of Udinese

Sports News

Coach Kwasi Appiah is carrying out his plans to build a Black Stars team for the future by leaving out some key players as well as those who played in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) to give room for new players.

And so it ends where it all began. Saturday's FA Cup final between Chelsea and Arsenal is a rerun of a fixture that proved so defining this season it should be awarded a blue plaque.

Usually, any given campaign can only be made sense of after myriad factors have been pieced together like a join-the-dots drawing. To attempt to quantify its singular most important moment would be akin to wandering into a rice field looking for the tastiest grain.

Ghanaian international David Accam has etched his name in Chicago Fire's history by becoming the club's first player to score in five consecutive matches.

Accam netted in the ninth minute to give his side a 2-1 win over FC Dallas on Thursday night.

Ampem Darkoa Ladies

Sports News

Ampem Darkoa Ladies say they are poised to avenge the loss they suffered at the hands of Fabulous Ladies during the Sanford Women’s FA Cup when the two sides clash on Sunday in the Round of 32 fixtures.

Last season, Fabulous denied Ampem Darkoa, the National Women’s League (NWL) champions,  the chance to have a go at a double when they painfully eliminated them at the semi-finals of the FA Cup and again targeting a double this season, the Techiman-based team say the Kumasi ladies can not stand in their way.

Assistant coach Stephen Sarkodie, told the Graphic Sports that they have been preparing for any opponents and playing against Fabulous will make no differe

#STOPGALAMSEY PETITION

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Grid List

Many relationship fail for lack of appreciation

Relationships

Marriage is the most difficult work you could ever do in your life. A husband is traditionally expected to be the leader, protector and provider while the woman is expected to be the homemaker.

Living a simple lifestyle

Life

Life can indeed get stressful, and that can make you lose focus of what life should really be about. 

To simplify your life you have to live as if every day is a vacation.

With billions of users, Facebook is one of the most powerful influencers in the world. But with anything that powerful, you have to be careful how you deal with it.

While Facebook says protecting the privacy of its users is of utmost priority, there are certain pieces of information you might want to consider not having on there, like your home address, or where you went to school.

Rev. Emmanuel Agormeda

Business News

The government has been urged to actualise moves to drastically improve the ease of doing business in the country to attract more investors, particularly from United States of America (USA), into the economy.

Prof. Amartey (right) presenting a citation to Mr Mawuli Ocloo, the CEO of Sales Mark Consult, a mentor in the maiden edition of programme

Business News

University of Professional Studies Accra (UPSA) has started a mentorship programme where industry practitioners interact and mentor final year undergraduate students.

Mr Raul Kalra, Co-founder of Africakart

Business News

A Ghanaian-Indian collaboration has given birth to a new online business venture, Africakart.com. The two young men who teamed up to set up the business say they are very determined to build the company into a big brand.

Traditional dancers ushered the overall winner, Madam Genevieve Basgha, (arrowed) onto the stage

Showbiz News

It was an ecstatic night of fine music, touching tales of heroism,  warm  embraces  and tears of joy when the  third edition  of the  MTN Heroes of Change television series came to a climax at the National Theatre last week.

Victoria Mekpah breaks up with Kofi Adjorlolo

Showbiz News

Veteran actor Kofi Adjorlolo’s relationship with 26-year-old actress, Victoria Lebene Mekpah is said to be on the rocks.

Victoria has said she ended the relationship with the veteran actor because her father disapproved of it because of the age difference.

Stonebwoy appeals more to international community than Shatta Wale - Elikem

Showbiz News

 

Ghanaian fashion designer and former BBA housemate Elikem Kumordzi 'the Tailor' has criticized Shatta Wale over his recent Twitter comments after his rival and colleague musician Stonebwoy was nominated for the BET Awards.

Shatta Wale took to twitter to ‘mock’ Stonebwoy as he attempted to express his lack of interest in the international awards.

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg features in a long line of university dropouts who became millionaires after founding technology companies - Bill Gates and Steve Jobs among them.

But 12 years after leaving Harvard to work on Facebook full-time, he has returned to pick up his degree.

Salman Abedi, 22, has been named by police as the suspected suicide bomber who killed 22 people and injured 59 at Manchester Arena on Monday night.

Yahya Jammeh left the country in January after being voted out of power

International News

The Gambia's former president stole "at least" $50m (£38.4m) from the state before he left the country in January, the justice minister has said.

Yahya Jammeh is accused of withdrawing the money via a state telecoms company.