Champions League quarter-finals will pit giants against up-and-comers


Barcelona, Real Madrid, Bayern Munich and Atletico Madrid will find out their fate in the Champions League when the quarter-final draw takes place in Nyon on Friday.All four teams, who also featured at the same stage of this competition last season, will be joined by Borussia Dortmund, AS Monaco, Juventus and Leicester City.The reigning English champions, who featured one of ...

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Impressive Monaco knock out Guardiola’s Manchester City


Monaco stunned Manchester City to reach the Champions League quarter-finals on Wednesday, overturning a two-goal first-leg deficit with a 3-1 victory in a pulsating clash to go through on away goals.French prodigy Kylian Mbappe, Fabinho and Tiemoue Bakayoko scored for Monaco on a memorable European night for the principality club, who underlined their growing status as one of the continent’s ...

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Special Assignment: Campaign to end maternal, child deaths at KATH enters Day 2


Multimedia Group Ltd’s campaign to address maternal and child deaths at Kumasi-based Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) continues, as MPs and health officials join the critical discussion. Members of Parliament’s Select Committee on Health, officials from the Health Ministry and the Ghana Health Service (GHS) will join the effort to end the four-deaths-per-day at the facility. They will join other ...

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General Electric to construct 200MW power plant at Aboadze


  An American multinational conglomerate, General Electric (GE), says it is ready to establish a 200MW combined-cycle power plant at Aboadze in the Western Region. According to the company, when completed, the plant would be one of the most efficient power projects Ghana could be proud of. A release issued to the press by the company in Accra said the ...

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Naana Opoku-Agyemang shoots down calls for ‘O’ & ‘A’ level system


A former Minister of Education, Prof. Naana Jane Opoku Agyemang, has said that efforts must be concentrated on improving the current educational system rather considering proposals to reintroduce the former ‘O’ and ‘A’ level system. According to her, the previous education system also had challenges for which reason it was changed. Related stories Bring back ‘O’ & ‘A’ level educational ...

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Leicester book last-eight berth


Kasper Schmeichel’s penalty save sent Leicester City into the Champions League quarter-finals courtesy of a 2-0 win over Sevilla. Leicester City’s remarkable renaissance under Craig Shakespeare continued as Kasper Schmeichel’s late penalty save preserved a 2-0 win over 10-man Sevilla and a place in the Champions League quarter-finals. Schmeichel had kept the Foxes alive with a string of saves in ...

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200 Ghanaians join class of dollar millionaires in 2016 – Report


Two Hundred Ghanaians joined the elite class of dollar millionaires in 2016, raising the tally of the High Net worth Individuals (HNWI) with US$1million or more to 2,900 people from 2,700 in 2015. According to the Knight Frank Wealth Report 2017, of these, 10 individuals joined the ranks of those worth US$10M+. There was, however, no addition to the ultra-high-net-worth ...

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Adele stops Sydney gig because of fan’s cardiac arrest


Adele was forced to stop a concert in Sydney after a fan in the front row had a cardiac arrest. A 47-year-old woman was taken to hospital in a serious condition during the show on 10 March. Adele stopped mid-performance telling fans she didn’t want to shock the sick woman with fireworks that were planned. She also joked that she ...

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Gandhi’s statue stands tall on UG Campus after protest


  The statue of Indian freedom fighter Mahatma Gandhi, still stands in its glory at the Sam Aboa Quadrangle on the University of Ghana, despite protests some six months ago to get it down. The erection of the statue some eight months ago generated waves of criticism as proponents of the #GandhiMustFall movement argued that he was unfit for the ...

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Chelsea 1 Manchester United 0: Kante gives Mourinho more Stamford Bridge blues


  N’Golo Kante sunk 10-man Manchester United as Premier League champions-elect Chelsea reached the semi-final of the FA Cup. Jose Mourinho endured another frustrating return to Stamford Bridge as Chelsea beat Manchester United 1-0 to end their FA Cup defence. Mourinho’s first return to the Blues after his December 2015 sacking ended in a humiliating 4-0 thrashing and United ultimately ...

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