Gana, The Chronicle, Inglês
2024-07-12 05:11:20
Chinese warplanes Taiwan has said it is watching China’s military movements after detecting the most Chinese warplanes near the island in a 24-hour window so far this year, as Beijing conducts drills that are coinciding with the NATO summit in Washington, DC. Taiwan’s Ministry of Defence said in a statement on Thursday that “66 PLA aircraft and seven PLAN vessels operating around Taiwan were detected up until 6am [22:00 GMT Wednesday] today”. Of those, 56 aircraft crossed the sensitive median line that bisects the narrow 180-kilometre (112-mile) waterway separating the self-governing island from mainland China, according to the ministry. Taiwan’s Defence Ministry also released two pictures of a Chinese J-16 fighter and a nuclear-capable H-6 bomber, which it said were taken recently. “The military has a detailed grasp of the activities in the seas and waters around the Taiwan Strait, including of the Chinese communists’ aircraft and ships,” ministry spokesperson...
Gana, The Chronicle, Inglês
2024-07-11 19:23:04
ENI and Vitol Two oil firms – Eni Ghana Exploration and Production Limited and Vitol Upstream Ghana Limited – have failed to ‘squeeze’ a whopping USD 915.8 million from the Government of Ghana at the International Arbitration Tribunal in Stockholm, Sweden. This follows the dismissal of almost all the reliefs they were seeking at the International Arbitral Tribunal, including an order directing the Republic of Ghana and its agency, Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC), to pay damages amounting to the USD 915.8 million. godfred yeboah dame, attorney general and minister for justice Eni and Vitol had prayed the tribunal for the payment of that amount, as losses they claimed to have suffered as a result of alleged breaches of the Petroleum Agreement on the part of the Ministry of Energy (MoE) and GNPC. The dismissal is contained in a 145-page award finding, order and declaration of the Stockholm Chamber of...
Gana, The Chronicle, Inglês
2024-07-11 10:10:52
Guru and Samini on the stage Ghanaian musicians who have identified themselves as supporters of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) were spotted at the official unveiling of Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh as running mate to the flagbearer of the party, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia. The event which took place on Tuesday, July 9 at the Jubilee Park in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region had various dignitaries from the party in attendance. Gospel musician Diana Asamoah, an avid supporter of the party took to the main stage and performed some of her hit songs to the huge crowd urging Ghanaians to vote for the party. Sidney Kofi Ofori popularly known as Barima Sidney followed suit and performed the official campaign songs for the party to the excitement of the audience and party supporters. Dancehall Artiste, Samini, Rapper Guru and Hiplife artiste Praye Tiatia also came on stage to greet the party dignitaries...
Gana, The Chronicle, Inglês
2024-07-11 02:37:08
Dr. Bawumia raising NAPO’s hand at the unveiling ceremony yesterday It is now official that Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, also known as Napo, would partner NPP flagbearer, Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia, as his running mate to contest the 2024 presidential elections. The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo yesterday confirmed the duo as the NPP presidential ticket for the December general elections at a rally at the Jubilee Park in Kumasi. He described the Vice President, Dr. Bawumia, as loyal, straight forward and an excellent Vice President and vouched for his competence to deliver. The President also praised Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh as energetic, having diligently implemented the free Senior High School policy, as the biggest legacy of the NPP government. Nana Akufo-Addo believed the electorate would vote for the presidential candidates and called on Ghanaians to vote against NDC’s flagbearer, John Dramani Mahama, because he is not up to the task. The flagbearer, Dr. Mahammudu Bawumia, noted that the December elections are about the future and the past.He claimed to be the most effective Vice President Ghana ever had, adding that John Mahama did not...
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2024-07-10 18:17:36
Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh greeting Otumfuo Osei Tutu II The King of the Ashanti Kingdom, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has advised Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, the selected running mate for the flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, not to let the latter down. Otumfuo Osei Tutu II With a deep understanding of Dr. Prempeh’s journey and their shared history, the occupant of the Golden Stool urged the Minister of Energy, who he called his son and grandson after ascending to the stool, to prove himself worthy of the trust placed in him. “I have spoken to Napo, my son, behind closed doors and counselled him well. But let me tell you [Napo] in public that don’t let Dr. Bawumia regret his decision in choosing you,” Otumfuo counselled. He added, “Go and serve him [Dr.Bawumia] with humility, loyalty and dedication. Listen to his directives and obey him...
Gana, The Chronicle, Inglês
2024-07-10 07:26:54
Lil Durk and son In a shocking incident, American rapper, Lil Durk’s 10-year-old son has allegedly shot his stepdad, Joshua Pippens, during a heated dispute between his stepdad and mother. Surveillance cameras which captured the moment show how the child grabbed a weapon from his stepdad, Joshua Pippens, aimed the gun at him and shot him. In the viral footage, Pippens, in an orange shirt, can be observed attempting to restrain the child’s mother, who is wearing purple. Amidst the confrontation, the child, wearing a red t-shirt and shorts per the footage, pointed what seems to be a gun directly at Pippens. Subsequently, the lad pointed the weapon at Pippens, and a single gunshot is heard. Pippens is seen falling to the ground after being shot. Daily Mail reports that shooting incident occurred on July 1 and Pippens has since reacted from his hospital bed. Speaking via his Instagram page,...
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2024-07-09 20:54:27
DG, SSNIT, Kofi Bosompem Osafo-Maafo adddressing journalists on yesterday.. The Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) has indicated that it has not sold its hotels.The Director General (DG), Kofi Bosompem Osafo-Maafo, announced this at a press conference on Monday, July 8, 2024 when he briefed journalists on the issues surrounding its hotels. According to the DG, the negotiations have hit a snag, as SSNIT did not agree with the payment terms by Rock City Hotels, the preferred investor. “We have gotten to the point where we are negotiating on the price. The negotiations fell through, and by that, what I mean is that we failed to agree on the payment terms. We are currently engaging all stakeholders on the way forward with respect to the negotiations. “And that is, by the way, what can be done under the Memorandum of Understanding that we signed with the preferred bidder. That...
Gana, The Chronicle, Inglês
2024-07-09 10:19:01
Rescuers work at Ohmatdyt Children’s Hospital in Kyiv At least 29 people have been killed after Russia launched a barrage of missiles targeting what it called defence sites across Ukraine, with one missile striking a children’s hospital in the capital, Kyiv, Ukrainian officials said. More than 60 people have been injured in the latest attacks that targeted at least two medical facilities, electrical substations and residential buildings. Hundreds of people rushed to clear debris at the children’s hospital, where windows had been smashed and panels ripped off. Parents holding babies walked in the street outside, dazed and sobbing after the rare daylight aerial attack. “It was scary. I couldn’t breathe, I was trying to cover [my baby]. I was trying to cover him with this cloth so that he could breathe,” Svitlana Kravchenko, 33, told the Reuters news agency. City authorities said 10 people were killed and at least 35 were wounded...
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2024-07-08 23:13:21
Madam Irene Naa Torshie Addo The Administrator of the District Assembly Common Fund and former Member of Parliament (MP) for Tema West, Irene Naa Torshie Addo, has called on all interest groups in the New Patriotic Party (NPP) to respect the decision that has been made by the flagbearer, regarding his choice of running mate and support Bawumia and Opoku Prempeh ticket, for the forthcoming elections. According her, their success is the success of NPP, regardless of anyone’s preference and that should be our orientation and focus to spur us on to work harder to secure victory on 7th December, 2024. In a statement issued in Accra over the weekend, Naa Torshie, who was one of the people that lobbied for the position, said she was confident in the formidable candidature of Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia and Dr. Opoku Prempeh to lead the party to success in December 2024. PRESS STATEMENT...
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2024-07-08 13:07:54
By Emmanuel Akli Credible information that have been picked up by The Chronicle from multiple sources at the Ministry of Interior and that of Finance indicate that, barring any unforeseen circumstances, the government would start clearing the backlog of applicants who had applied to join the various security agencies under the Interior Ministry, starting from  today, Monday, July 8, 2024. Ghana Police These sources, which spoke to The Chronicle from the two ministries (Interior & Finance), revealed that financial clearance had already been given for the recruitment of the new personnel. It is, however, not known if the military, under the Ministry of Defence also have a backlog of applications they would want to clear.   GIS The sources indicated that since this is a backlog the Ministry of Interior is going to work with, there would be no advertisements in the national dailies calling on qualified applicants to apply...
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