Monthly Archives: April 2015

4 Toxic Behaviors that Tear Couples Apart

Whether you’re working to fix your marriage, a dating relationship, or a friendship, there are lots of little things you can do to keep your relationship on track.  Today I want to take a quick look at the flipside – the most common toxic behaviors that tear relationships apart. To start, I can honestly say that I can listen to ...

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Cape Town university votes for removal of colonial statue

The statue of Cecil Rhodes was targeted last month The University of Cape Town (UCT) has voted to remove a statue of British colonialist Cecil Rhodes that had become the focus of student protests. The monument will be taken down from the campus on Thursday and stored for “safe keeping”, UCT’s council said. Students have been campaigning for the removal ...

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Gov’t didn’t think cost of hosting AFCON 2017 too high – Minister

Deputy Communications Minister, Ato Sarpong, says the cost of hosting the AFCON 2017 tournament wasn’t too high in government’s view. He said the costing had been done and the government didn’t find the figure too high to dissuade it from bidding for the hosting rights of the 2017 edition of the African Cup of Nations. Mr. Sarpong was speaking on ...

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Akufo-Addo is an arm-chair opposition leader – Ras Mubarak

Acting National Coordinator at the National Youth Authority (NYA), Ras Mubarak, has described New Patriotic Party (NPP) flagbearer, Nana Akufo-Addo as an ‘armchair opposition leader’ who is physically unfit to lead the country. The 2012 NDC Ablekuma North Parliamentary candidate, who was commenting on claims by the Septuagenarian that the NDC can never achieve their target of 1 million votes ...

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Doctors threaten to resign after June 30 over conditions of service

The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) says its members working in public health facilities across the country have resolved to resign unless Government backs a request for the establishment of a collective bargain agreement by the end of June. The Association first issued the ultimatum in November 2014 when they set a June 30 ultimatum to the government to put together ...

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Africa’s largest solar power plant to be built in Ghana

The largest solar power plant in Africa will be built in Ghana, the British company behind the plan said on Tuesday. Source of much of the world’s cocoa and an increasingly significant oil producer, Ghana’s new drive to exploit the sun’s energy is predicted to create hundreds of jobs and increase the country’s electricity capacity by 6%, as well as ...

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GRIDCo signs US$67m Prestea-Kumasi transmission line project

The Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCo) has signed a US$67million deal with a consortium made up of GS E&D and Samsung C&E of the Korean Republic for construction of a power transmission line from Prestea in the Western Region to the Ashanti Regional capital Kumasi. The Prestea-Kumasi Power Enhancement Project is a component of the 330kv transmission network originating from the ...

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Forget about 85% votes in Ashanti – Ephson tells NPP

Pollster Ben Ephson has said it is far-fetched for the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) to eye an 85% vote in the Ashanti region. The region serves as the stronghold of the Danquah-Busia-Dombo tradition, but the election analyst believes it is impossible for its flagbearer Nana Akufo-Addo to reach such target. In 2012, Nana Akufo-Addo polled 1,531,152 representing 70.86% as ...

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2017 AFCON qualifiers: Ghana will win Group H – Rwanda coach

Rwanda coach Johnny McKinstry says he would have loved to avoid Ghana in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. The Irishman will lead the Amavubee against the Black Stars, Mozambique and Mauritius when the series begin this June. McKinstry, who coached the Right to Dream Academy in Ghana in 2010, has admitted that the Black Stars are favourites to ...

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I won’t resign – Opoku Nti

Under-fire Kotoko Chief Samuel Opoku Nti insists he won’t resign following mounting pressure in the wake of the side’s embarrassing exit from the CAF Champions League. The ex-Ghana international, who took over from celebrated Dr Kofi Kodua Sarpong, has come under criticism over his leadership style following the side’s 2-1 defeat to Algerian side MC El Eulma on Sunday. Opoku ...

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