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Duncan shortlisted for AFC Leopard job

Former Kumasi Asante Kotoko coach David Duncan has been shortlisted for the vacant coaching job at AFC Leopard, a Kenyan top flight side. The Executive Chairman of the Kenyan side, Saul Shyder, confirmed to Class Sports’ Hussein Hassan the club’s interest in the Ghanaian coach. “We haven’t started any negotiations but his name is topmost on our list. We have already sent out the indication that he is the ma ...

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Ghana slump in FIFA ranking

Ghana have experienced a massive slump in the Fifa World Ranking, having fallen eight places in September’s edition. Released on Thursday, the latest table shows Ghana on the 43rd position between Tunisia (42) and Scotland (44), with an accompanying drop in total accumulated points from 749 to 658. On the continental level, the Black Stars have similarly taken a decline from 2nd to 5th, with Cote d'Ivoire ( ...

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Money lenders ponder name change

Members of the Money Lenders Association of Ghana (MLAG) are seeking a change of name to do away with the negative image associated with money lending. Money lenders, who come under Tier 4 of Bank of Ghana’s categorisation of financial institutions, offer loans to individuals in need. However, the Executive Secretary of the Association, Frank Mawutor Borbor, has told Class Business members are shying away f ...

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Ksi: Storey building collapses

A three-storey building located in Ahenema Kokoben, a suburb of Kumasi, collapsed in the early hours of Thursday September 15. The cause of the collapse is not yet known. Eyewitnesses say they heard a loud sound emanating from the direction of the building. Upon rushing to the scene, they realised the building had collapsed. There were no casualties. However, a UT-branded Nissan pick-up and a KIA Sportage p ...

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GHOSPA strike bad – Pharmacy Chamber

The Chamber of Pharmacy has described the industrial action by government pharmacists as an unfortunate and worrying situation which needs to be addressed urgently. “The Chamber of Pharmacy Ghana sees the breakdown in negotiations between the parties as most unfortunate, especially at a time when the services of one of the most critical essential service providers (pharmacists) are needed to advance our nat ...

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NPP questions NDC on 40% women quota

The opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) has discredited the governing National Democratic Congress’ manifesto promises just a day after President John Dramani Mahama’s presentation of the highlights ahead of the launch of the document on Saturday September 17 in Sunyani. The NDC made 130 manifesto promises and said public-private partnerships would be key in funding the projects promised. However, the NPP ...

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BECE: 1,025 schs cheated; 321 schs’ entire results withheld

Examinations body West Africa Examinations Council (WAEC), has released the provisional results of the 2016 Basic Education Certificate Examinations (BECE), saying candidates from 1,025 schools cheated while the entire results of candidates from 321 schools have been withheld. A statement from the council outlined that 460,930 candidates from 14,267 schools sat for the examination. This number of candidates ...

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Mahama picks nomination form

President John Mahama has had nomination forms picked on his behalf by the governing National Democratic Congress’ Deputy General Secretary, Mr Koku Anyidoho. Mr Mahama is running for a second term in the December polls. Mr Anyidoho picked the forms from the Electoral Commission in Accra on Wednesday, 14 September. Presidential nominees are expected to pay GHS50,000 as filing fee while parliamentary aspiran ...

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We’ll revive Nkrumah factories: Mahama

President John Dramani Mahama has said he intends revamping factories built by Ghana’s first President Kwame Nkrumah which are now tottering or totally dormant. According to him, some of those factories have so much potential and could serve as a booster to the economy in this modern era. For him, it would be worthwhile to scrutinise some of those firms and get them up and running. “We are going to do a fea ...

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5 more regions: Don’t trust Mahama – NPP

The main opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) has said President John Mahama cannot be trusted to create five new regions as he has promised should he win a second term in the December 7 polls because his party failed to carry through a similar promise made in 2009 while he was vice president. While presenting highlights of the NDC’s 2016 manifesto on Tuesday, Mr Mahama said he would have a team look into t ...

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