Monthly Archives: April 2015

Ghana’s EC ‘Strong Room’ must be demystified – Kwabena Agyepong

The General Secretary of the opposition New Patriotic Party, Mr. Kwabena Agyapong, has called on the Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana to emulate the Independent National Electoral Commission of Nigeria. He said the country needs to have a National Election Collation center just like the one in Nigeria. Speaking to Hello FM’s king Edward, he explained that a lot of ...

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Perform or get booted out – Nduom warns politicians

The Founder of the Progressive People’s Party, Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom, has warned politicians to give off their best in office if they wish to retain the confidence and support of the people. “No seat is reserved for anyone. If you perform well, you can hope to be returned to office; if you perform poorly, you do not deserve the ...

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140 suspected Ebola cases since March 2014 tested negative

A total of 140 suspected Ebola cases in the country tested between March last year to date at the Noguchi Memorial Institute proved negative, the in-coming Minister of Health, Mr. Alex Segbefia, has said. He said despite this encouraging situation, the Ebola threat to the country still remains high since Ghana is located in the midst of countries that had ...

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OnLive gaming service to switch off after Sony deal

Video game streaming pioneer OnLive is to shut down after selling several of its patents to Sony. The California-based firm had allowed PC and tablet owners to play console titles, which were run on its computer servers but controlled and viewed in the gamer’s home. Sony is expected to use the 140 patents it has acquired to support its own ...

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Zimbabwe ruling party expels Mugabe rival Joyce Mujuru

A former vice president of Zimbabwe, Joyce Mujuru, has been expelled from the ruling party, Zanu-PF. The party said she had plotted to remove President Robert Mugabe from office and brought the party into disrepute. She had been been seen as a likely successor to President Mugabe but was sacked at the end of last year. She was accused of ...

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Kenya al-Shabab attack: Security questions as Garissa dead mourned

Kenya is mourning 148 people killed in Thursday’s al-Shabab attack on Garissa university campus, amid questions over why warnings were ignored. Kenyan newspapers say there was intelligence information of an imminent attack on a school or university. Locals question why security was not heightened, with only two guards on duty at the time of the attack. Four more people have ...

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I slept in a kiosk for 6 years and church for 3 years – Great Ampong

Multiple award-winning gospel musician Isaiah Kwadwo Ampong has recounted how sad his past was in an interview with Nelly Adjoa on Kente TV in Belgium. The gospel musician in the sad revelation said life after his father’s death was not easy for his family including himself. Ampong disclosing some of the sad moments said he worked as a galamsey for ...

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Victoria Michaels is Melcom Group of Companies 2015 Brand Ambassador

On Tuesday, April 1, 2015, Victoria Michaels was unveiled as the Brand Ambassador for the Melcom Group of Companies, Ghana. She takes over from Black Stars captain, Asamoah Gyan who was the former brand ambassador. Melcom Group has been in the forefront of investing in and supporting different causes through the Melcom Care Foundation, a statement well spelt out by ...

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No amount of insult from NDC will deter me – Amidu

Former Attorney General Martin Amidu has said no amount of insult will deter him from his quest to pursue the Ghc51.2 million judgment debt illegally paid to businessman Alfred Woyome and Waterville Holdings. “No matter the insults and name calling by the Government and my own political party, the NDC, nothing will stop me from pursuing this GARGANTUAN constitutional rape ...

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NPP scrapped affirmative action policy to ensure victory in 2016 – Nitiwul

Minority in Parliament says they accept the decision of the National Council of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) to defer the affirmative action directive because it’s in the larger interest of the party. The Party deferred the controversial affirmative action policy which was going to guide it ahead of its Parliamentary primaries, after it had generated anger among some of ...

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