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2015-01-27 Black Stars Late Strike Sends Bafana Home
[allAfrica]Mongomo -Ghana secured a place in the African Nations Cup quarter-finals with a dramatic 2-1 victory over South Africa in Mongomo that gave them top place in Group C.

2015-01-28 Why Bafana Lost in Group C
[allAfrica]If you had to pick two sides to emerge from Group C at the African Nations Cup prior to the tournament the smart money would have been on Algeria and Ghana.

2015-01-28 Ayew Fires Ghana Past South Africa, Into Last Eight
[CAF]Andre Ayew's late diving header secured Ghana a 2-1 win over South Africa and qualification to the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals as Group C winners.Mandla Masango gave South Africa the lead in the 17th minute, when he smashed home past Ghana goalkeeper Razak Braimah from outside the box.

2015-01-28 Bafana Bafana Crash Out of Afcon
[The Herald]SOUTH AFRICA's 2015 African Cup of Nations dream melted in the humid conditions of Equatorial Guinea last night as they fell 1-2 to a fired-up Ghana at Estadio de Mongomo last night.

2015-01-28 It's Goodbye Bafana At Afcon 15
[SA Info]Bafana Bafana lost 2-1 to the Black Stars of Ghana on the night of 27 January, eliminating Shakes Mashaba's side from the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) tournament taking place in Equatorial Guinea.

2015-01-28 Agyaba Picks Doctorate Degree
[Ghanaian Chronicle]Kumasi -The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Agyaba Jewellery, Agyaba Kwame Afriyie, has been awarded an honorary doctorate degree by the prestigious Peristrofi World Honorary International for his advancement of humanity in Ghana and beyond.

2015-01-28 'Prolonged Labour, Cause of Child Mortality'
[Ghanaian Chronicle]Sunyani -Mrs. Matilda Amissah-Arthur, wife of the Vice President, Paa Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur, has noted that Ghana has a high newborn mortality rate due to birth asphyxia, prolonged labour, and obstructed labour, because most of the health professionals at the health facilities lack the special skills to prevent those deaths. According to Mrs. Amissah-Arthur, it is unpardonable to mostly have stillborn babies as a result of intra-partum (the act of birth), hence the need to train midwives, nurses and other birt

2015-01-28 Canada Supports Army With Speed Boats
[Ghanaian Chronicle]The government of Canada has donated two speed boats and diving kits, valued at one million Canadian dollars to the National Security Secretariat to fight illegal offshore activities.

2015-01-28 Afcon 2015 - Ghana, Algeria Zoom Into Quarter-Finals
[Premium Times]The Black Stars of Ghana as well as the Desert Foxes of Algeria have secured quarter final tickets in the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations having registered crucial wins over South Africa and Senegal respectively on Tuesday night.

2015-01-28 Zambia Out, Cape Verde Out, Day 10 Is Rainy At Can
[RFI]Mongomo -Five things we learned on day 10 at CAN.

2015-01-28 Mahama's $498 Million MCA Giveaway
[Ghanaian Chronicle]"The Mahama administration is getting away with murder. Lack of power is wrecking more havoc for Ghanaians out there. The least this administration could do to get some form of relief for hard-up Ghanaians is not to cause another bout of financial loss by throwing our hard-earned Second Compact Account at a problem that could, after all, not be resolved by the so-called private investor."

2015-01-28 Judge Frowns On Undue Delay of Suit
[Ghanaian Chronicle]Kumasi -A Kumasi High Court Judge, Mr. Justice Diawuo, has expressed his disapproval at delays in the determination of cases before the courts. Justice Diawuo is currently determining a suit which has suffered adjournments since it was filed in January 2009.

2015-01-28 Miss Kwafie Supports Dormaahene's Education Campaign
[Ghanaian Chronicle]Dormaa Ahenkro -Miss Eunice Adu Gyamfi, the 25-year-old student of the Sunyani Polytechnic, who emerged Miss Kwafie 2014 last December at the 15th Anniversary of the en-stoolment of Osagyefo Oseadeeyo Agyeman Badu II as Dormaahene, and Odeneho Akosua Fima Dwabeng II, Queenmother, has launched a campaign to support education. The elated beauty queen has decided to educate the youth on the need to go to school. She bemoaned the situation where a number of children in the Dormaa area feel reluctant to go school. Miss Adu Gya

2015-01-28 Unto the Movie Industry a Star Is Born - Atobra Clarks
[Ghanaian Chronicle]Atobra Clarks is an upcoming actor, known for the police officer role he plays in Office Palava and his good taste for fashion, comparable only to K.K.D, has hit the movie industry running.

2015-01-28 MMDAs Must Support Government to Deliver
[Ghanaian Chronicle]Metropolitan, Municipal, and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in the Greater Accra Region have been urged to re-position themselves to offer pragmatic support to the government to meet the demands of the citizenry. Nii Laryea Afotey-Agbo, Greater Accra Regional Minister, called for new and innovative local government development thinking, due to the considerable change in national, international, socio-economic, political, technical and administrative dimensions. He encouraged workers to be hardworking, product

2015-01-28 FDA Trains Staff in Risk Analysis
[Ghanaian Chronicle]The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has begun building the capacities of forty of its staff in an ambitious project that seeks to strengthen its market surveillance activities. The objective of the €239,000 European Union-sponsored Traque Programme, which is being implemented by the Ministry of Trade and Industry, is to help reduce the number of non-conforming FDA regulated products on markets across the country.

2015-01-28 Miz Gold Starts 2015 With a Bang!
[Ghanaian Chronicle]Miz Gold, the Ghana based Nigerian and Dancehall artiste, has dropped her first single of the year 2015. She has dubbed it: "Athis Aparty", which was produced by Fita. The Dancehall Empress is here to impress with her new fusion of music, which seeks to rock music fans, especially patrons of clubs and parties. Speaking in an exclusive interview with yours truly, the dancehall empress observed that, the new single, "Athis Aparty" is a commercial song slated to excite people this New Year, whiles they look t

2015-01-28 Gender Minister Supervises Disbursement of LEAP Funds
[Ghana Govt.]The Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Nana Oye Lithur (Mrs.), has paid a working visit to the Ada East District to monitor the disbursement of funds to beneficiaries of the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) programme.

2015-01-28 30 Days in Atlanta Out At the Silverbird Cinemas
[Ghanaian Chronicle]The much anticipated Nollywood's All-Star Cast and Award winning Comedy Movie of 2014, '30 Days In Atlanta' is finally set for premiere at the Silverbird Cinemas in Accra Mall on Friday January 30th, 2015 and the West Hills Mall on Saturday the 31 of January, 2015. Tickets are out at the Silverbird Cinemas. SYNOPSIS Sharp Warri boy," aptly describes the Akpos character. He is our very own Rowan Atkinson (Mr. Bean) and Chris Rock rolled into one. In Akpos In Atlanta, he wins a 30-day holiday for two to Atla

2015-01-28 David Oscar Disses Shatta and Samini
[Ghanaian Chronicle]Reports of Actor/Comedian David Oscar's forthcoming Dancehall release, hit the internet a while back. Many websites witnessed heavy traffic, as readers scrambled to read articles based on this revelation. David Oscar was reported to have sent fury filled tweets, calling out Shatta Wale and Samini and threatening to take their "slice of zion". He accused the two rivals on focusing on diss tracks and ignoring the need to inspire, the solution? #Blow; David Oscar took the time to announce that he's preparing

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