Skip to main content

Delta Air Lines awards winner of Ghana national spelling bee

By: Yaw Sarpong

Delta Air Lines, the leading U.S. carrier in Ghana has presented two return tickets to Khushi Jeswani, for emerging first at the National Spelling Bee competition held in Accra recently.
The award is part of Delta’s sponsorship of the event organized by Young Educators Foundation.
Khushi accompanied by her coach Emmanuel Afful, will travel to Washington, U.S. to participate in the 2014 world finals of the Scribbs Spelling Bee competition being held this week.
“We are excited to be supporting the National Spelling Bee competition again this year, an event we have sponsored for three years,” says Bobby Bryan, Delta’s sales manager East and West Africa.
He stated that this forms part of their support for local initiatives and their ongoing investment in Ghana’s educational and health sectors.
Delta recently launched an anti-malaria campaign in partnership with the Ghana Red Cross Society. The campaign which has been developed to last, through the rest of the year will see a mass distribution of 4,000 of Long Lasting Insecticide Nets (LLIN) nationwide.
The program started from the Nima locality in the Greater Accra Region and will be extended to the Upper East.
Delta has been in Ghana since December 2006 and now operates service to five African cities in five countries.
The U.S. airline has grown from 22 weekly departures to and from Africa in December 2006 to more than 50 this summer. 
Through its hubs in Atlanta and New York-JFK, Delta offers an unsurpassed network of hundreds of convenient onward connections.


Popular posts from this blog

Deputy AG sues Facebooker over 'malicious' Ameri deal

The Deputy Attorney-General and Member of Parliament for Bolgatanga East, Mr Dominic Ayine has filed a defamation suit at an Accra High Court against a Facebook commentator, Evron Hughes.
In Mr Ayine’s statement of claim, sighted by Graphic Online, he accused Mr Hughes of defaming him in a post he authored and published on Facebook on December 21, 2015, titled “RE: AMERI TRANSACTION”.
According to the Deputy A-G, the “false and malicious” post has provoked “public disaffection” against him and exposed him to public ridicule and contempt.
Describing Mr Hughes as a “self-styled social media blogger and a social commentator”, Mr Ayine said the Facebook post had brought his hard-won reputation “as a respected politician, teacher and lawyer” into “hatred, ridicule, odium, discredit, contempt, opprobrium and reproach”.
The Deputy A-G said the “defamatory words” were authored with the sole intent to reduce him in the estimation of all right thinking Ghanaians, adding that he had received numerou…

PIAC told to go to court to enforce recommendations

By: Fred Yaw Sarpong

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC), the mandated body to monitor the use of Ghana’s oil revenues has been asked to go to court to seek strict compliance of the laws covering accountability of oil funds in the country.

According to Dr. Steve Manteaw, the Campaign Coordinator for ISODEC and a member of the PIAC , it’s time for PIAC as a body to consider going to court to compel institutions responsible for managing Ghana’s oil revenue to answers some questions concerning the expenditure of oil funds.

He pointed out that there are several recommendations made by the PIAC in its past reports on management of petroleum revenues, and a lot of these recommendations has received no positive response from the institutions concerned.

He disclosed this to the Daily Express at a three-day workshop on Interrogating the 2016 Semi Annual PIAC Report at Koforidua in the Eastern Region.

The workshop was organized by the Institute of Financ…

Graphic Communication Group staffs petition GJA Election Dispute Adjudication Committee

Some staffs of the Graphic Communications Group have petition the Election Dispute Adjudication Committee of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) concerning their grievances covering issues affecting the association.
The staffs of the company seeks some clarification on the mandate of the current executives of the association.

Dear Sir,
We the undersigned write to place before you our grievances covering issues affecting the Ghana Journalist Association, and we hasten to add that our grievances are placed before you in furtherance of our constitutional duty under Article 11 (e) of the 2004 Constitution of the Ghana Journalists Association.
We first of all seek clarification on the mandate of the current executives of the Association to be in office and take decisions to affect the wellbeing and welfare of the Associ…