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Binatone Skate Soccer Challenge Cup this week

International Federation of Skate Soccer (IFSS) an NGO committed to the development of the physically challenged members of our society (particularly polio victims) in collaboration with Binatone is organizing a local friendly tournament among four local teams namely; Western Tigers, Zongo Lions, Accra Giants and Ashanti Warriors.

IFSS together with Binatone have organized three International matches of which two were held here in Ghana and the third in Nigeria. The first was between Ghana and Nigeria which Ghana won by a close shave 3-2. Ghana verses Togo was the second which Ghana lifted the trophy.

The third was a return match between Nigeria and Ghana. This match really showed the other side of the Nigerian Team as they beat Ghana 8-1 to win.

On the local front, one match has been organized between the Accra Giants and Ashanti Warriors. The Ashanti warriors won after 90 minutes of great talent display on the pitch.

These games have shown to the world the potential of the players …
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QNET to have agents in Ghana

By: Fred Yaw SARPONG

QNET, a global e-commerce, direct selling company is to recruit agents in Ghana within the shortest possible to help spread it products across the country.

According to the management of the QNET, they opted to operate in Ghana because the country’s economy has the potential of growing to a well developed country.

Mr. David Sharma, the Advisor to QNET told the Daily Express in an interview that their presence in Ghana is to equip Ghanaians especially the youth to be part of their operations.

“We will engage the youth as our agents and as a result of that they will earn something for themselves,” he added.

He explained further that e-commerce has a huge potential of the youth which falls within the ages of 19 and 35 years. He indicated that bringing on board the youth is one of the best ways of making e-commerce sustainable.

“It is our plan that by end of the first quarter, we should have engaged some agents to start selling our products,” he noted.

Mr. Sharma sta…

PERFORMANCE OF MINISTERS, MPs 2017

Gifty Tina Mensah- Best Deputy Minister

FAKS Investigative Services, a research and an investigative company announced to the general public the annual survey on the performance of Ministers, Deputy Ministers, Regional Ministers, Members of Parliament and Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) of State Owned Enterprises (SOEs).

Even though it is the President of the Republic who appoints majority of these
persons to serve Ghanaians, FAKS believes that the citizens are the best to assess the
works of these public officials.

As a result of that FAKS through it opinion survey, seek responses from Ghanaians as
to who is performing up to standard. Based on the responses from the survey, FAKS
ranks the best accordingly. The survey took place between the month of October and
December, 2017.

The 2017 survey was the 6th Edition since FAKS started assessing the performance of
Ministers, Deputies, Regional Ministers, MPs and others.

As part of the 2017 edition, FAKS team considered the performance of H…

NEW YEAR MEESSAGE FROM JUMIA GHANA

New Year birth forth new roads to success and provides you with opportunities to
give wings to your unfulfilled desires. Jumia Ghana would like to wish all its cherish customers and the general public a Happy and prosperous New year.

As part of a new year package for all customers, Jumia is giving 15% off on all orders. Valid from January 1st to January 31st 2018, customers can use this voucher code (NEWYEARGIFT) at check out when placing their orders online.

Valid for a minimum order of GHs250, this voucher code is one use per customer.

Meaning that you can only use the voucher code once. Jumia Ghana says ‘thank you for giving us the opportunity to serve you better.

May your dreams come true with the rise of another beautiful year.’
‘The entry of another new year comes with a whole new changes but what customers need not have to change is the formula of hard work for getting good results.’ -Jumia
Jumia Ghana says it is ready to ‘work with top care and priority’ this year, when it co…

Martin Amidu, Anti-corruption campaigner Writes....

“One of the problems faced by some of the appointees of the present Government is the ability to go beyond the biased advice being proffered to them by the senior public officers they inherited from the previous Government.

A conscientious and knowledgeable Minister should be able, within the first three months in office, to know how many of his officers were recently promoted by the outgoing Government and their role in cover-ups in the Ministry.

The inability of any Minister to understand the composition and promotional history of his senior public servants upon whom he depends for advice within the first three to six months means that he may be working with moles planted before the demise of the previous Government.

“A simple analysis of the staff list in any Ministry including transfers within a period will easily give any Minister a bird’s eye view of how very junior staff wormed their way into acting senior positions above their very senior and competent colleagues and were lat…

MTN Ghana Foundation feeds 3000 children

MTN Ghana Foundation has organized Christmas parties for about 3000 children in select schools across the country. The Christmas parties were held for children at Bethesda Basic School-Glefe/Mpoasei Dansoman, Mampong School for the Deaf, Mampong, Sekondi School for the Deaf and Zuarungu community.

The Christmas parties forms part of activities marking MTN Ghana Foundation’s 10th Anniversary. As part of the activities, MTN Ghana Foundation also presented teaching and learning aids such as pens, pencils, crayons, erasers, sharpeners, rulers, story books, textbooks and A4 sheets to management of the schools.

The children were also taken through some fun activities that test both their cognitive and psychomotor abilities such as reading, drawing, dancing etc. MTN Ghana Foundation took the opportunity to engage directly with the children while fulfilling two of its three focus areas, which are, Education and Health.

Commenting on the event, the Acting Corporate Services Executive of MTN G…

MINORITY STATEMENT ON ATTACK ON HON. ERIC OPOKU

The minority has learnt with shock and dismay the brutal and unprovoked attack on the member of parliament for the Asunafo South Constituency, Hon. Eric Opoku who is also the former Regional Minister of the Brong Ahafo region under the John Mahama led NDC administration in the early hours of 25th day of December, 2017.
          We are reliably informed that the Hon. Eric Opoku had travelled to his constituency to celebrate the Christmas festivities with his constituents and was actually locked up in a meeting at his residence when a mob of NPP supporters numbering about a hundred and armed with machetes and guns carried out the attack without provocation.
          In the cause of the unprovoked attack, stones were pelted by the assailants at the residence of the Hon. Eric Opoku and in the process, massive damage was caused to a number of vehicles including a Toyota Land Cruiser belonging to the Hon. Member and the residence itself.
The minority in parliament condemns the attack…