Monthly Archives: April 2015

Ghana Gas to pay compensation to landowners

The Ghana National Gas Company (GNGC) is to pay GH¢17 million as compensation to individuals and groups whose lands were acquired for the establishment of the gas processing plant at Atuabo in the Ellembelle Municipality in the Western Region. That follows the successful completion of the requisite surveys and valuation by the Land Valuation Board. Also to be paid are ...

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Make education your priority – Veep urges youth

The Vice President, Mr Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur, has urged the youth to make education their priority. He said it is only through education that the citizens could take control of their lives and subsequently banish poverty out of Ghana. The Vice President was speaking at a grand durbar of the chiefs and people of Akwatia on the occasion of this ...

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Invest in your people – Otumfuo

The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has tasked chiefs within the Ashanti kingdom to make the education and health of their subjects their main priorities. He said for any community to be developed, it was dependent on the level of education of the people and as such, the chiefs should ensure that their people were well educated. The Asantehene also ...

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Meteors, Queens qualify for AAG

Ghana will be represented by their men and women’s teams at the 2015 All-Africa Games football event later in September. The Black Meteors and the Black Queens secured vital results against Mozambique and Zimbabwe respectively that earned Ghana places for the football event in both genders in Congo, Brazzaville. It was the Black Queens who set the tone away to ...

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DJ AJ, 2-Year-Old Oratilwe Hlongwane, Dazzles Fans in South Africa

At first it seems like a fluke — a 2-year-old playing with the knobs and buttons of a sophisticated music system. Yet, the tiny boy is in control of the big beat of the bass-heavy house music. Meet South Africa’s youngest disc jockey, DJ AJ. Oratilwe Hlongwane is still learning to put together words but is already able to select ...

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Autism is treatable with coconut oil – Scientists reveals

Dr Kaku Kyiamah, a renowned Food Scientist has revealed that Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), a developmental disability caused by differences in the brain can be treated with the appropriate diet and support. He noted that designed meaningful dietary strategies based on short and medium chain saturated fatty acids, found mainly in breast milk, coconut oil and palm kernel oil can ...

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Liquid engineering: Meet the man who builds houses with water

Hungarian architect Matyas Gutai believes that water is the perfect material for keeping a house at a comfortable temperature. And while that doesn’t mean that he can do away with traditional materials like bricks, cement, and plaster, his system promotes a whole new idea of engineering. Gutai built a prototype house in his hometown of Kecskemet, south of Budapest, with ...

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Manchester United crushes City in derby as Chelsea extends Premier League lead

While the power balance in English football has moved south to London this season, the pendulum in the former northern stronghold of Manchester has swung to the red half of the city. On a day that started with Chelsea going seven points clear of capital rival Arsenal, snatching a 1-0 win at lowly Queens Park Rangers, Manchester United all-but ended ...

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South Africa opposition leader Helen Zille steps down

The leader of South Africa’s opposition, the Democratic Alliance, has said she will not stand for re-election at the party’s congress next month. Helen Zille said the “time was right” for her to step aside, adding that the DA would benefit from fresh blood. She will remain as premier of Western Cape province until 2019. Ms Zille, a former journalist ...

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Hillary Clinton to declare 2016 Democratic nomination bid

Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is expected to formally declare her run for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination shortly. Mrs Clinton, who also served as a senator for New York, ran for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2008 but lost to Barack Obama. The overwhelming Democratic favourite, she has been expected to declare her candidacy for months. Mrs ...

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