Monthly Archives: May 2015

The “Angels” In Korle-Bu

Madam Asantewa, who has a heart related problem, has been going to and from the Cardiothoracic Centre, Korle-bu for quite some time now. In May she woke up at about 0300 hours travelled from the Volta Region to Korle-bu to keep an appointment with her doctor. She got to the Cardio Centre at 0800 hours only to find out that ...

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Ghana can turn around – Rawlings commends Wesley Girls

Ghana’s former President, Flt Lt Jerry John Rawlings, has commended authorities at the Achimota School and others such as Wesley Girls for the special effort they have made not only to maintain academic excellence but also to preserve and develop their physical structures and natural habitat.  He noted that the standards some of these schools have upheld gives hope that ...

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How I made my first $2m – Dr. Kofi Amoah

  In answer to a persistent question from the host Bola Ray ‘how did you make your first $2m dollars?’, Dr. Kofi Amoah laughed, breathed in deeply, a lungful of new oxygen to refresh that history in his brains – wisdom, strategy was about to be spewed out – for free. The highly-rated Joy FM personality profile with Bola Ray ...

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US Police kill more than two people a day, report suggests

Data collected by the Washington Post newspaper suggests that the number of people shot by US police is twice as high as official figures claim. The paper said that during the first five months of this year, 385 people – more than two a day – were killed. The number of black people was disproportionately high among the victims, especially ...

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Bournemouth sign Atsu on loan

Bournemouth have signed Ghana winger Christian Atsu on a season-long loan from Chelsea, the newly-promoted Premier League club confirmed on Friday. Atsu had previously been loaned out to Vitesse Arnhem and Everton after failing to break into the Chelsea first team since his transfer from Porto and will now continue his development at Dean Court next season. The 23-year-old has ...

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Buhari promises change for Nigeria

Muhammadu Buhari has been sworn in as Nigeria’s president, promising to bring “increased prosperity” to Africa’s most populous country. He is the first opposition figure to win a presidential election in Nigeria since independence in 1960. “I belong to everybody and I belong to nobody”, he told cheering crowds at the inauguration in the capital, Abuja. He vowed to tackle ...

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Dealing with the crisis of politicians; Multimedia’s dilemma

This week, last week and the week before have seen the NPP grabbing the headlines for all the horrible reasons. The media has been dissecting the stories of a party filled with egos, busily hitting the self-destruct buttons and plotting a perpetual stay in opposition. From the machete-wielding invisible force having a go at each other at the party headquarters ...

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Nigeria’s first sugarcane bio-factory begins operations

Aganga The Federal Government yesterday inaugurated Nigeria’s first sugarcane bio-factory in Zaria as part of efforts to achieve self-sufficiency in the nation’s sugar requirements. Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Mr. Olusegun Aganga, said the inauguration of the one million seedling per annum capacity bio-factory was the first in the series of bio-factories to be established in the next five ...

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Black Satellites begin World Cup campaign against Austria

Ghana’s Black Satellites begin another quest for another world title with an opening Group B game against Austria in the FIFA Under-20 World Cup in New Zealand. The Satellites, one of Africa’s four representatives at the tournament, will hope to maintain their perfect, undefeated record in the group stage against the Austrians. Sellas Tetteh’s side are confident going into the ...

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Fifa re-elects Sepp Blatter as president

Sepp Blatter has been re-elected president of Fifa, football’s world governing body, in a vote overshadowed by arrests and corruption allegations. Mr Blatter’s rival, Prince Ali bin al-Hussein of Jordan, had forced a second round of voting but withdrew. In his victory speech, Mr Blatter said: “I am the president now, the president of everybody.” Seven top officials were arrested ...

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