Monthly Archives: August 2014

Kantanka Automobile Co. Ltd to allow the general public to test drive their vehicles

The Kantanka Automobile Company has announced that it is preparing to officially parade cities across the nation with the classic Kantanka SUVs and Pickups. The purpose is to allow you have a real view, test drive the vehicles and give them your feedback. Dates will be out soon. Kantanka Automobiles – Facing the future with confidence. Feel the power. – ...

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‘Nigeria’s Netflix’ takes Nollywood to a global audience

Dedicated follower of film: Nollywood produces more films per year than any country bar India An episode of Shuga, a popular soap opera set in Kenya, is playing on a screen at the offices of iRoko TV – an online platform commonly dubbed the “Netflix of Africa”. An episode of Shuga, a popular soap opera set in Kenya, is playing on ...

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(VIDEO) US Businesses target on African professionals

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Africa’s burgeoning young adult population promises to be an alluring target market for U.S. companies, policymakers and company executives said Tuesday at the largest-ever gathering of African government officials and American businesses here. Some of those businesses pledged their commitment to investing in Africa with billions of dollars worth of deals to be rolled out in the ...

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Pressure on Namibia’s wild game mounting

Elephants are some of the wild animals facing pressure from humans in Namibia [John Grobler/Al Jazeera] Windhoek, Namibia – Sitting in the neat Sorris-Sorris conservancy office, where an elephant the previous night ripped up the water facility serving the local community, David Eiseb explains how hard it is to coexist with large, wild animals in Namibia’s semi-desert regions. “We know the ...

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Why I Partnered Nana Addo – Bawumia

Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, the running mate to the 2012 flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has for the first time publicly disclosed reasons why he partnered Nana Addo Akufo-Addo in the last two general elections. According to him, Nana Addo showed that he was a man of vision, kind-hearted and generous. Dr. Bawumia disclosed that during their first encounter, ...

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IMF Bail-out: Ghana is paying for President Mahama’s mismanagemen

“Turning to the International Monetary Fund, 8 years after Ghana under President Kufuor weaned itself off dependence on the IMF, is a clear admission of spectacular failure on the part of the John Mahama-led National Democratic Congress government. It is the people of Ghana who are paying for President Mahama’s mismanagement of the Ghanaian economy and the extensive corruption associated ...

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“Why do we need to come and inform these misinformed American businesses?

A leading African billionaire said yesterday that “misinformed” US businesses need to study up on the continent’s opportunities, suggesting they start by Googling. In Washington for the US-Africa Leaders Summit — President Barack Obama’s historic effort to juice up the sagging US economic relationship with the continent — telecommunications tycoon Mo Ibrahim said European and Asian businesses haven’t needed such ...

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Colonial Film (1870s-1940s) (Documentary)

Gold Coast, British West Africa / Colonial Film (1870s-1940s) Ghana during colonial, imperial times in its pre-independence, British colony state. The Gold Coast (now Ghana) became an official British colony in 1874. The Gold Coast’s name derives from its most treasured and valuable resource, which is gold. In the beginning of time, it was known as the Empire of Ancient ...

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“Mediocrity accepts the norm, pleases the crowd”

“Mediocrity accepts the norm, pleases the crowd, and does what it can get by with. Maximum living pushes the norm, pleases God, and sets the standard for excellence.” — Myles Munroe

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The GOC, A Lesson For Ghana Football

  At the onset of the new government in 2009, various political actors in the government waged an incessant campaign to cause a change at the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC). The Olympic Committee was then headed by Mr. B.T Baba and these neo political forces were bent on using whatever force and power they could command to get rid of ...

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