Monthly Archives: August 2015

ADB recommences IPO

The Agricultural Development Bank Limited (ADB) has recommenced its Initial Public Offer (IPO). The IPO kick started today August 31st, 2015 after it was put on hold following two suits filed by the Union of Commerce, Industry and Finance (UNICOF) in an Accra High court and the Supreme.UNICOF on Wednesday 19th August, 2015 withdrew the case it filed against the ...

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Kanye West to run for president in 2020

Kanye West stole the show at the MTV Video Music Awards by declaring that he will run for US president in 2020. He was given the lifetime achievement award. During his rambling speech he said “I have decided in 2020 to run for president.” Taylor Swift won video of the year for Bad Blood. She also took best pop video ...

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Assembly elections: NCCE cautions against voting on party lines

Ghanaians have been urged to ignore aspiring assembly members who try to buy their votes and campaigning on party lines. The National Commission on Civil Education (NCCE) says the District Level Elections is strictly non-partisan and must be treated as such. Madam Josephine Nkrumah, Deputy Director in charge of Administration at the commission who gave the caution noted with concern ...

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Suicide-risk behaviour patterns identified – study

Depressed people who display “risky behaviour”, agitation and impulsivity are at least 50% more likely to attempt suicide, a study has found. Research by the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP) concluded that the behaviour patterns “precede many suicide attempts”. The study said effective prevention measures were “urgently needed”. The World Health Organisation estimates that there were more than 800,000 suicides ...

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Fraud: Auditor-General indicts Krachi West Director of Education

The Krachi West District Director of Education has been indicted by the Auditor-General for perpetrating fraud to the detriment of effective teaching and learning in the district. According to the Auditor-General’s Report for the year ended 2013, the director failed to transfer GH¢114,907.95 he received as capitation grant to the basic schools in the district. The director, with the connivance ...

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Hiplife Superstar; Gasmilla To Be Honored At The 3G Awards In New York

He is currently one of the most sought after Ghanaian musicians who has many monster hits to his credit including the current megahit; “Telemo” across the globe. “Telemo” is a dancehall smash which always drive the audience to the dance floor wherever it is played. Joseph Miller Odartei Lamptey known worldwide in showbiz as Gasmilla needs no further introduction. Known ...

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Dede Ayew ‘powers’ Swansea to beat Man United

Swansea City brought Manchester United’s unbeaten start to the Premier League season to an end as they beat them 2-1 at the Liberty Stadium. Juan Mata had put the Red Devils ahead just after half-time but two goals in five minutes from Andre Ayew and the in-form Bafetimbi Gomis, going into the last half-hour, earned the Jacks a brilliant three ...

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Government postpones issuance of 5-year Treasury bond

Government has postponed the issuance of a 5-year Treasury bond it announced earlier this month. The Finance Minister early this month announced government will issue the bond to raise some 500 million cedis for infrastructural developments. But a statement copied to Joy News from the Finance Ministry says the ministry and the Bank of Ghana (BoG) have postponed the issuance ...

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The Difference Between Education and Training

For me, the process of education is intimately related to the process of healing. The root word of education — educare — means to lead forth a hidden wholeness in another person. A genuine education fosters self-knowledge, self-trust, creativity and the full expression of one’s unique identity. It gives people the courage to be more. Yet over the years so ...

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The middle-finger emoji is now a real thing for WhatsApp users on Android

WhatsApp’s Android users got a few new emoji to play around with. WhatsApp is treating its Android users to several new features including new emoji, custom notifications and a new “low data” mode for phone calls. The new emoji offerings include, infamously, the middle finger as well as the Vulcan Salute fromStar Trek, both of which are available in different ...

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