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Stephen K. Bannon, fourth from left, and Reince Priebus, second from right, during Donald J. Trump’s victory speech. Both are on a short list for chief of staff, according to people close to the campaign. Credit Stephen Crowley/The New York Times
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Trump’s Hires Will Set Course of His Presidency

WASHINGTON — “Busy day planned in New York,” President-elect Donald J. Trump said on Twitter on Friday morning, two days after his astonishing victory. “Will soon be making some very important decisions on the people who will be running our government!” If anything, that understates the gravity of the personnel […]

Trump election: Nato chief warns against going it alone
Politics

Trump election: Nato chief warns against going it alone

Nato Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has warned US President-elect Donald Trump that “going it alone” is not an option for Europe or the United States. He said the West faced its greatest security challenge in a generation. During his election campaign, Mr Trump described Western military alliance Nato as obsolete. […]

Egypt dents Ghana’s hopes of 4th World Cup appearance
Soccer Sports

Egypt dents Ghana’s hopes of 4th World Cup appearance

The Black Stars hopes of making a fourth successive appearance at the FIFA World Cup were all but dashed tonight at the Borg El Arab Stadium in Alexandria after they lost 2-0 to the Pharaoh’s of Egypt. The Pharaoh’s proved tactically superior to the Black Stars who dominated possession but […]

Journalists must pay for accreditation – Charlotte Osei insists
Politics

Journalists must pay for accreditation – Charlotte Osei insists

The chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Madam Charlotte Osei has told Editors forum in Accra yesterday that her outfit had no option but to charge media practitioners who are applying for accreditation to cover the December 7 election, because the Commission lacks funds to print the accreditation free of charge. […]

Andre Ayew
Soccer Sports

Andre Ayew on shortlist for BBC African Footballer of the Year 2016

Ghana international Andre Ayew has been named on a five-man shortlist for the 2016 BBC African Footballer of the Year award. Also on the list are Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Gabon), Riyad Mahrez (Algeria), Sadio Mane (Senegal) and 2015 winner, Yaya Toure (Ivory Coast). Ayew, who won the award back in 2011, […]

Think outside the box, don’t wait for job opportunities – Kufour to youth
Business Lifestyle

Think outside the box, don’t wait for job opportunities – Kufour to youth

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has charged university graduates yet to find employment to think outside the box rather than waiting on the state to give them jobs. He says the incessant search for jobs by graduates makes what he describes as “office employment” scanty. Mr Kufour advised the graduates […]

Nana Akufo- Addo
Politics

Mahama lacks courage to stop ‘violent’ NDC members – Akufo-Addo

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) Presidential Candidate has berated President John Mahama for failing to reprimand some ministers he has described as violent. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo said the President has acted unconcern while NPP members are being violently attacked by functionaries of the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) across […]

Avram Grant assures Ghanaians of good result in Egypt
Soccer Sports

Avram Grant assures Ghanaians of good result in Egypt

Ghana  coach Avram Grant has assured Ghanaians of a good performance from the team in Sunday’s 2018 World Cup qualifier against Egypt on Sunday. Grant is currently in Dubai with the team preparing the game which is a must win to keep our hopes of reaching a 4th World Cup […]

Ghana ranked higher in latest World Bank Doing Business Report
Business

Ghana ranked higher in latest World Bank Doing Business Report

Ghana has made some marginal progress in improving the environment for doing business, the latest World Bank Ease of Doing Business reports. The Rankings saw Ghana go up by three places to 108 out of 190 countries ranked. It assessed the countries based on 11 indicators such as starting a business, access to […]

Charlotte Osei, E.C. Chair
Politics

We are ready for December polls – Charlotte Osei reassures

The Electoral Commission (EC) Chairperson has restated the Commission’s readiness for the December polls allaying the fears of Ghanaians about the possibility of the elections being postponed. Charlotte Osei stressed at an Editors Forum in Accra Thursday that there is no cause for concern, stating emphatically that “we are ready.” The concern of […]