Monthly Archives: August 2015

30 Wonderful health benefits of bananas

Bananas really are a wonderful fruit. They come in their own neat packaging, so you carry them around as a snack, they taste sweet, but they don’t cause a spike in your blood sugar levels, and they provide one of the best energy sources that nature provides. Before we get into the many health and beauty benefits of bananas though, ...

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Aduriz leads Bilbao to 4-0 Super Cup win over Barcelona

Barcelona’s hopes of claiming a record-equalling six trophies in 2015 look to be in tatters after they were thrashed 4-0 by brilliant Athletic Bilbao in the first leg of the Spanish Supercopa, with Aritz Aduriz netting a hat-trick. Barca made it four trophies out of four on Tuesday night when they beat Sevilla 5-4 after extra-time to win a thrilling ...

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Ghana ranked freest country in Sub-Saharan Africa

Ghana came tops on latest Global Freedom ranking 2014 which looked at the freest country in Sub-Saharan Africa. Published annually since 1972, the survey ratings and narrative reports on 195 countries and 15 related and disputed territories are used by policymakers, the media, international corporations, civic activists, and human rights defenders to monitor trends in democracy and track improvements and setbacks ...

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I dislike the name ‘Kumawood’ – Nana Ama McBrown

Actress Nana Ama McBrown has expressed her dislike for the name Kumawood which over the years has become the brand name for movies produced in Kumasi. She said, “when people say Kumawood movies, it sounds as if they are not Ghanaian movies, let’s call them Ghana movies that way, I will feel proud because it is our own language.” The actress noted that ...

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The African Woman, The Pivot In Society

This week I and my thoughts have been fielding a lot of questions on who a woman is in the African continent. The answers i got have been overwhelming and quite astonishing and to extent embarrassing and that is the black mind for you. One night when I looked at my wife, my mother and my eight sisters I see ...

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Sellas Tetteh is new Sierra Leone caretaker boss

Ghanaian Sellas Tetteh has been named as caretaker boss of Sierra Leone as the search for a permanent coach is put on hold. Tetteh is the Ghana under-20 coach and will take the Leone Stars job after an agreement between the Sierra Leone and Ghana football associations. The 58-year-old has been contracted for three months. His first match will be ...

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Government set to borrow GHC25bn through bonds and T bill

Government will be hoping to raise a little over 25 billion Ghana cedis from July to December. The funds will be secured though the issuance of bonds and treasury bills from investors and commercial banks. The 25 billion Ghana cedis is similar to the amount raised for the first half of this year. This should mean that government will be ...

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Edwinology’s Lab: We don’t need a long-term plan if we can’t kill short term greed

For want of a travelling experience, its may be safe to testify only about Ghanaian habits. Somehow for the Ghanaian, the way to a destination is if there is no clear-cut road to help him find his way. We like ways, figuring things out. We don’t really like roads. Finding paths through the bushes doesn’t kill anybody. But using a ...

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Professors call for end to ‘unfair’ Ghana School of Law quota system

Two Professors have called for an end to a quota system at the Ghana School of Law (GSL), which limits the number of entrants into the school to 250. Legal scholars Prof. Stephen Kwaku Asare and Prof. H. Kwasi Prempeh took to Facebook Thursday to argue that with over 1000 law students graduating from various universities across the country annually, ...

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Ghanaian medical students stranded in Cuba

About 20 Ghanaian medical students are stranded in Cuba and are calling on government to come to their aid immediately. The students, who recently graduated from the medical school in that country, said government has not sent funds for their return to the country. According to them, they risk missing out on the deadline for their medical examination here in ...

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