More than 150 people are missing in wildfires that have ravaged northern California's wine region, police say. At least 15 people are confirmed dead and more than 1,500 homes have been destroyed by the fires which broke out on Sunday. Nine of the deaths have been in Sonoma County. One of the...
European champions Portugal beat Switzerland in Lisbon to finish top of European Qualifying Group B and reach the 2018 World Cup in Russia. A draw or a loss would have left Portugal in the play-offs but an own goal from Johan Djourou and a goal from Andre Silva took Portugal...
The United States failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 1986 after losing to Trinidad & Tobago and a controversial goal for Panama. The US started the night in the third qualifying place but ended up fifth after losing 2-1. Panama jumped up to third after...
A Lionel Messi hat-trick ensured Argentina came from behind to win in Ecuador and avoid missing a World Cup finals for the first time since 1970. The 2014 runners up began the day sixth in the group and needing a top-four place to qualify automatically. They made a terrible start in...
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Microfinance and Small Loan Centre (MASLOC) Mr. Stephen Amoah has vowed to sacrifice his blood to fight anybody whose attitude will become an obstacle towards the development of the nation. He bemoaned the corruption, tribalism, over politicisation of issues and attitudes of Ghanaians hindering the development...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says but for the judicious application of resources, the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) would have been strangled by debt According to him, proper management of resources has heralded the revival of the NHIS and led to the payment of GH¢560 million out of the...
The Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association has lauded President Nana Akufo-Addo for restoring the nurses and midwifery trainee allowances. President Nana Akufo Addo and his NPP government yesterday lunched the restoration of the trainees allowance after it was scrapped by the previous government. The erstwhile Mahama led NDC administration scrapped...
The Danquah Institute has charged the Akufo-Addo led NPP government to work assiduously to ensure that the frequent fire outbreaks and gas explosions, as well as the annual flooding are dealt with to the benefit of the country and citizenry. ''This situation has worsened in these recent times, and it...
The Alliance for Accountable Governance (AFAG), believes state agencies should be blamed for the Gas explosions which are gradually becoming a regular phenomenon in the country in recent times. According to the group, from 2014 to date, there have been a total of eight (8) major gas explosions which has resulted...
The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) has organized an environmental and sanitation crusade training for 150 national service personnel to help in educating the public on keeping a clean and green city. The training is also aimed at preventing people from littering around to keep to avoid diseases and also cut down...