Bread prices go up in Kumasi due to hikes in cost of ingredients

Importers of raw materials for bread production want bakers to reduce the sizes of bread to meet the increase in prices. This comes after a hike in the price of bread on the market in Kumasi at least. Bakers lament the high cost of ingredients for bread production. A loaf of bread priced at ¢5 […]

Marcus Rashford set to miss first two months of season

Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford may not play until the end of October after deciding to have surgery on a shoulder injury. Rashford, 23, had a scan on Tuesday after being hampered by the problem in the latter half of the 2020-21 season. It was decided the damage was so severe that rest alone would […]

Government grants clearance for 11,840 jobs in national security, police, immigration, education service, others

Government through the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, has granted the Education, Interior and National Security Ministries financial clearance to recruit 11,840 staff to augment their existing staff strengths. In six separate letters, four to the Interior Minister (for Police, Fire Service, Immigration and Prisons Service) and the remaining two to the Education and National Security […]

Chief Imam loses son, Abubakar Sharubutu

The National Chief Imam, Sheikh Osman Nuhu Sharubutu, has lost his son, Abubakar Sharubutu. According to reports, Alhaji Sharubutu passed on on Monday, July 12, and the cause of death has not been made public. Until his demise, Alhaji Sharubutu was the driver for the Chief Imam. On Wednesday, the Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, […]

Tarkwa Gyaasehene disappears 3 days after receiving death threats

The Akeamehene of the Apinto Divisional Council in Tarkwa, Nana Kwabena Obo II, has confirmed the mysterious disappearance of Gyaasehene Dr Nana Adarkwa Bediako III on Tuesday. He told Joy News the driver of the Gyaasehene, Paapa Kwesi, told him on Wednesday around 7 pm, he received a call from someone who said he saw […]

Barcelona talisman, Lionel Messi agrees to stay on reduced wages

Lionel Messi has agreed to stay at Barcelona on a deal until 2026 that includes reducing his wages to half of his previous earnings.  The announcement is dependent on player departures that will allow Barca to fund the Argentina captain’s wages. Messi, 34, was a free agent after his contract – that reportedly paid him £123m […]

Tullow Oil to announce $700m revenue for first-half of 2021

Tullow Oil PLC has announced an excellent operational and financial progress for the first half of the year as revenue is expected to hit $700 million with a realised oil price of $58 per barrel. This is because its production fields in West Africa are performing well and have successfully started its drilling programme in […]