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Australian Open 2017: Andy Murray by after Dan Evans stuns Marin Cilic


Dan Evans was knocked out within the first spherical of the Australian Open in 2016 Britain’s Dan Evans shocked seventh seed Marin Cilic on the Australian Open as compatriot Andy Murray additionally progressed to the third spherical. World primary Murray, 29, was a convincing 6-Three 6-Zero 6-2 winner towards 19-year-old Russian Andrey Rublev. Evans earlier fought again to win Three-6 7-5 6-Three 6-Three and trigger a significant upset towards former US Open champion Cilic. It’s the second time the 26-year-old British quantity three has overwhelmed a participant ranked on the planet’s high 10. Murray will face American world quantity 32 Sam Querrey within the third spherical, whereas Evans will tackle Australian 27th seed Bernard Tomic. Damage scare for Murray Murray mentioned his ankle damage was “not too severe” It took Murray simply 63 minutes to race right into a two-set lead towards Rublev, who was making solely his second Grand Slam look. However there have been issues for the Scot at 1-1 within the third set when he rolled his proper ankle and cried out in ache as he fell to the ground. A event physician got here out to test on Murray, who expressed his discomfort in the direction …

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Osafo-Marfo’s function is ‘unconstitutional – Ayariga writes to Akufo-Addo


Share Tweet Share Share Email Bawku Central Member of Parliament (MP) and former Minister for Environment, Science and Technology in the Mahama administration, Mahama Ayariga has written to the president, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo describing the position of ‘Senior Minister’ in his government as unconstitutional. President AKufo-Addo, last Tuesday, January 10, nominated former Minister of Finance, Yaw Osafo Maafo as Senior Minister repeating former President John Kufuor’s appointment of J.H Mensah to the same role in 2001. But according to Mr Ayariga, Osafo Maafo’s appointment, if approved, will be alien to the constitution of Ghana. Having raised the objection on the floor of Parliament last week Wednesday whilst discussing the list of Ministerial appointees brought to the House for approval, Mr Ayariga has gone ahead to write to the president concerning the ‘unconstitutionality’ of the appointment. He has argue that the Senior Minister role which will be occupied by former Finance Minister Yaw Osafo Maafo if approved by parliament is alien to the constitution. Read his letter below: 17th January 2017 President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-AddoFlagstaff HouseKanda – Accra Through: Rt. Hon Speaker, Parliament of Ghana IN THE MATTER OF THE UNCONSTITUTIONAL NOMINATION OF …

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ICT may improve agricultural worth chain

By Iddi Yire, GNAAccra, Jan. 18, GNA – America Company for Worldwide Improvement (USAID), has referred to as for the usage of Data and Communication Know-how (ICT) to boost worth chain in agriculture manufacturing in Ghana. Ms Pearl Coleman Ackah, the Personal Sector Advisor/Outreach Director, USAID Ghana, stated the aim of the Company’s Agricultural Worth Chain Enhancement Programme in Ghana was to extend maize, rice and soybean competitiveness by elevated productiveness and entry to market and commerce. She stated Advance One of many programme targets 36,000 smallholder farmers, whereas Advance Two targets 113,000 smallholder farmers. Ms Ackah in her presentation on the ongoing 68th Annual New Yr College and Convention on the College of Ghana stated digital alternatives throughout agriculture worth chain helped farmers tighten relationship with patrons and processors; and to adapt to local weather change. She famous that ICT enabled extension officers to succeed in extra farmers, present well timed reminders/alerts, and empowers them to make use of behaviour change media to persuade farmers to vary. Talking on the subject: “Strengthening the Agricultural Worth Chain by ICTs,” Ms Ackah stated farmers wanted info on market costs to barter higher. Ms Ackah stated farmers may get higher costs by …

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