Author: Kofi Dekye Acquaye

A consortium comprising the Development Bank and Petra Pension Plan has agreed to finance the Shiprite Project, a dry dock to be built at Takoradi Port in the Western Region. The 137 million dollar terminal will have a carrying capacity of 13,500 tons, a 200 m long pier, training, office, and heavy marine equipment. The project nicknamed ‘Project Shiprite’ has received full commitments of 137 million US dollars from all suppliers. The Chairman of the Board of Petra Advantage and Petra Opportunity Schemes, Chris Hammond, said, “The participation by Petra in Project Shiprite is a pioneering move by these pension…

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Liverpool are reportedly among the clubs that have enquired about the potential transfer of Bayer Leverkusen star Jeremie Frimpong, with Barcelona also interested in the talented right-back. The 23-year-old was one of the most in-form players in Europe during the 23/24 season, producing superb numbers in terms of goals and assists from right-back, and helping Leverkusen win their first-ever Bundesliga title, which they did without losing a single game, while they also won the DFB Pokal and reached the Europa League final. Frimpong is now attracting interest from some elite clubs in Europe,  according to sources, Liverpool has asked about him,…

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Forty-nine people were killed and dozens injured in a devastating building fire housing workers in Kuwait on Wednesday, according to local authorities, local media reported. The fire started in a kitchen in the six-storey building in Mangaf city, officials said, adding the building reportedly had around 160 residents, who are workers of the same company. Witnesses said some people jumped from the fifth floor of the building to escape the fire and died. The incident was reported to authorities at 6 am local time (0300 GMT), Major General Eid Rashed Hamad said. “The building in which the fire occurred was…

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Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has proposed an amendment to the Chieftaincy Act to empower chiefs to help in the governance of the country so that they could also receive stipends from the state. Dr Bawumia made the call when he addressed members of the Ashanti Regional House of Chiefs during his three-day working visit to the region. He said under the current Chieftaincy Act 2008 (Act 759), chiefs were powerless and could not even summon people to appear before them. He admitted that governments had not involved chiefs enough in the governance of the country so he is ready to change…

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A 27-year-old man is in critical condition while his girlfriend has been confirmed dead after stabbing each other at Kasoa Adam Nana in the Awutu Senya East Municipality of the Central Region According to sources, the identity of the man was only given as Justice. The deceased was believed to be a level 200 student who reportedly stabbed his boyfriend first and he also retaliated. Police sources say the incident occurred after the lady’s friend called to inform her that Justice had brought another woman home. Immediately the deceased was informed, she grabbed a knife and hurriedly went to Justice’s…

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Real Tamale United FC (RTU) players have boycotted their match with Dreams Football Club due to more than five months of unpaid salary. This is because their players refused to go for the match due to the club’s failure to pay them their salary, which has been in arrears for more than 5 months. The already-relegated Ghana Premier League team will take on Dreams FC of Dawu. Dreams FC’s fight against relegation depends heavily on this match. Dreams FC’s chances of surviving the Ghana Premier League will increase with the acquisition of these three extremely valuable points. The players only asked…

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Sudan’s coach, James Kwesi Appiah, and his fellow Ghanaians triumphed 3-0 away in South Sudan. The match was played today, June 11, 2024, in South Sudan. Having played four games, they have not yet lost and now sit atop the standings with ten points. The Nile Crocodiles are greatly benefiting from the skillful tactician and well-respected coach in Sudan. They have scored 7 goals and conceded just 1 after 4 matches. They have won their last two away games, scoring five goals while allowing none to be conceded. James Kwesi Appiah is doing fantastically well. He was the first Ghanaian…

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Omari Forson, a midfielder for Manchester United, will join Serie A team Monza when his Old Trafford contract expires later this month. With the deal scheduled to be formally confirmed later on Tuesday, it is understood that Forson has reached an agreement on a contract through 2028. The 19-year-old played in games against Manchester City and Arsenal during his seven first-team appearances in the 2023–24 campaign. Offers for him to stay at Manchester United were turned down. The player, who was born in London, joins a team that placed 12th in the Italian top division—though it appeared like they were…

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Among the finest fighters of his era, Oscar De La Hoya faced one in particular who stood out for his intense strength. The American acknowledged this even though he was knocked out by Bernard Hopkins and had fought alongside boxing legends Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao. When asked who the best puncher he had ever faced in his career was, De La Hoya nevertheless brought up Ike Quartey, with whom he had fought in 1999. “His punches were like bricks,” De La Hoya told The Ring. “He hit me and it would sting me. Every punch he would hit me…

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Stress is a common illness that many of us suffer from in today’s fast-paced world. High blood pressure is a result of stress and raises the risk of heart disease. Fortunately, something as simple as deep breathing exercises can help manage blood pressure effectively. Deep breathing is a relaxation technique that has been shown to have significant benefits for heart health and overall well-being. Taking slow, deep breaths is the practice for deep breathing exercises. The lower belly rises during deep breathing because the air entering your lungs through your nose fills them. This type of breathing contrasts sharply with…

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