Monthly Archives: August 2015

10 Benefits Of Drinking Warm Lemon Water That Will Motivate You To Start Your Morning With It

You might be the kind of person who has a morning routine. Perhaps you get up, have a cup of coffee, some breakfast, before showering and heading to work. Or perhaps you’re the kind of person who stumbles out of bed after smashing their alarm clock, and gets changed in the car on the way to work. But the way ...

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20 Teachers Get MTN Awards

MTN GHANA has awarded scholarship packages to about 20 Ghanaian teachers at the first and second cycle public schools levels. The scholarship scheme dubbed: ‘Teachers Improvement Award Programme’, aims at enabling the awardees the opportunity to further their education in specific subject areas at the higher levels. The courses include mathematics, science and English language, and the winners are to ...

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StanChart confirms cuts in credit to businesses

Standard Chartered Bank is cutting down credit extended to businesses for this year. The move has been influenced by the challenging economic environment which has made it difficult for funds borrowed to be paid on time. Managing Director of the bank, Kweku Bedu-Addo says this should be seen as a short-term strategy to improve earnings. “In this operating environment, you ...

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Vodafone is highest in ‘speech quality’ – NCA test shows

The latest Quality of Service (QoS) test undertaken by the National Communications Authority (NCA) has placed Vodafone Ghana at the top of the pile in terms of voice quality. The NCA’s periodic QoS test takes into account the technological efficiencies of all the telecom operators in the country as measured by a number of parameters. The latest survey focused on ...

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Bird flu: Ministry destroys 40,000 birds

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture(MOFA) has supervised the killing of over 40000 birds as part of measures to contain the spread of the Avian Influenza(Bird Flu). According to the ministry, the outbreak was recorded in the Greater Accra, Volta and the Ashanti regions with the Greater Accra region recording the highest number of cases. The ministry is however assuring the ...

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Too Much Stuff? 7 Ways To Change That

1. Change the rules University procurement policies are one of the most effective pressure points for students seeking big change. The college apparel industry, which retailed an estimated $4.6 billion in 2011, is mostly supplied through overseas factory labor for brands like Nike and Adidas. When one Adidas factory supplier in Indonesia abruptly closed in April 2011, 2,700 workers were ...

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10 Things Happy People Never Do

Most of us ask ourselves what we can do to be happier, but sometimes thinking about what you can do or should do is overwhelming. What about things you can simply stop doing in order to be happier? Oftentimes being happy is just a matter of letting go of bad habits and thought patterns that are weighing us down. Here ...

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New Business Challenge 2015 reaches climax; team Woodin adjudged winner

Twenty students each from the Netherlands and Ghana came together over a period of two months to take part in this year’s edition of the New Business Challenge (NBC). The competition, which is in its second year, offered students and businesses a unique opportunity to uncover potential opportunities of trade and investment in Ghana and to network. A team that ...

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Baba Rahman trains at Cobham

Ghana defender Baba Rahman experienced his first day as a Chelsea player at the team’s training ground at Cobham in London on Tuesday. Rahman joined the club on Sunday from German side Augsburg on a 6-year deal and the English league champions put out a vine on Twitter of Rahman’s first day at the club. The former Dreams FC, Greuter ...

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Bringing Cuban doctors is ‘misplaced priority’ – Doctor

A member of the Ghana Medical Association (GMA), Dr Ernest Kwapong has said government’s decision to fly in doctors from Cuba to work in place of striking doctors is a misplaced priority and will not solve the fundamental problems in the health sector, especially in the face of the GMAs strike. Government on Tuesday announced that 177 doctors from Cuba will ...

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