Poor planning to blame for Hearts of Oak’s awful start to season – Laryea Kingson

Poor planning to blame for Hearts of Oak’s awful start to season – Laryea Kingson

Former Hearts of Oak midfielder, Laryea Kingston believes lack of adequate planning is to blame for the team’s poor start to the 2021/2022 season. The Phobians are yet to win a game in the Ghana Premier League and crashed out of the CAF Champions League and CAF Confederation Cup after defeats to Wydad Athletic Club and JS Saoura. He also believes player fatigue has played a part in the Phobians’ struggles but is confident the team can bounce back.  “Going into the season, their main focus was on Africa so…

Millions of young people will lose their jobs if E-levy is implemented – MoMo agents

Millions of young people will lose their jobs if E-levy is implemented – MoMo agents

The Mobile Money Agents Association of Ghana is asking the government to completely scrap the E- Levy proposal from the 2022 budget. The group says the policy is not pro poor. The agents at a press conference today have therefore sounded a word of caution to government to consider dropping the policy and has given itself one month to determine the next course of action . “It will elicit behavior that will undermine the cash lite and the digitalization drive of the economy, millions of young people will lose their jobs ,…

Fuel price reduction good but not enough – Motorists

Fuel price reduction good but not enough – Motorists

Some drivers have welcomed the marginal decrease in fuel prices but they say this is not enough. On Tuesday December 7, Goil reduced fuel prices by 15p. This followed a directive given to them by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo after a meeting with driver unions on Monday, December 6. The drivers had protested the escalating fuel prices in the country. They embarked on a sit down strike on Monday. Passengers were left stranded in most parts of Accra following the strike. Subsequently, a meeting was called by the President to discuss the…

Ghanaian football fans to be vaccinated at league centres – GFA General Secretary

Ghanaian football fans to be vaccinated at league centres – GFA General Secretary

General Secretary of the Ghana Football Association, Prosper Harrison Addo has revealed plans from the GFA to rollout vaccines to football fans at league centres to help fight the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. According Prosper Addo, clubs will be working with COVID vaccination officials before, during and after games to help control the spread of the new Omicron variant and other variants of the virus. “We are ensuring that all the stakeholders of the footballing ecosystem are vaccinated. We have even engaged clubs to ensure that they can work…

Hypocrite, you want to look good before them – A Plus fires Sarkodie for not criticizing NPP government

Hypocrite, you want to look good before them – A Plus fires Sarkodie for not criticizing NPP government

Kwame A Plus regards Sarkodie’s tweet commiserating with commuters when commercial drivers went on strike as a hypocritical way of tackling the issue. And even goes on to call the rapper a ‘liar’ who wants to look good before the sitting president and government. Yesterday, commercial drivers declared a nationwide strike which left commuters stranded at the various busstops across the country. Amongst public figures who spoke up, Sarkodie received the most heat for his tweet, which seemed not to have delivered the message. On his official Twitter handle, Sarkodie wrote, “The…

Tottenham hit by Covid-19 outbreak ahead of Rennes clash

Tottenham hit by Covid-19 outbreak ahead of Rennes clash

Tottenham have been hit by a Covid-19 outbreak ahead of Thursday’s Europa Conference League match against Rennes. Up to six Tottenham first-team players and two members of backroom staff are believed to have tested positive for Covid, and Spurs are waiting for the results of PCR tests to confirm the extent of the problem. The 10-day period of self-isolation for anyone who tests positive means Spurs’ players hit by the outbreak are set to miss their next three games. After facing Rennes, Antonio Conte’s side return to Premier League action with a…

Cases against Shatta Wale and Medikal adjourned to January 25

Cases against Shatta Wale and Medikal adjourned to January 25

The Accra Circuit Court 4 has adjourned cases involving the state and dancehall artiste, Charles Nii Armah Mensah popularly known as Shatta Wale, and Samuel Frimpong also known as Medikal, to January 25, 2022. Shatta Wale’s lawyer, Jerry Avenorgbo appealed to the court to grant his client the opportunity to attend some programs outside the country during the festive season. Shatta Wale was arrested on October 19, 2021, for faking a gunshot attack on him and was subsequently charged with causing fear and panic and false publication of news. The…

Obey road traffic regulations – Police to motorcyclists, courier service providers

Obey road traffic regulations – Police to motorcyclists, courier service providers

The Ghana Police Service has cautioned courier services and other motorbike riders to obey traffic regulations as they discharge their duties. According to the police, this will drastically reduce accidents as well as protect lives, and properties. Data from the Motor Traffic and Transport Department of police revealed that motorcycle accidents have claimed over Nine Hundred lives within the first ten months of 2021. According to the Director-General of Police Public Affairs, ACP Kwesi Ofori, the service will collaborate with stakeholders to sanitise the sector. “The rider needs to obey…

Ghana is implementing strategic programmes to combat climate change – Lands Minister

Ghana is implementing strategic programmes to combat climate change – Lands Minister

Ghana’s Lands and Natural Resources Minister, Samuel Abu Jinapor, has told a summit in Turkey that the government is implementing two major interventions to urgently respond to the effects of climate change. These are the Ghana Cocoa Forest REDD+ Programme (GCFRP) in cocoa forest landscape, mainly in the southern part of the country, and the Ghana Shea Lands scape Emission Reduction Programme in the Northern Savannah zones of the country. Hon. Samuel A. Jinapor said this at the opening of the 12th Bosphorus Summit, in Istanbul, Turkey on Monday 6th…