Monthly Archives: August 2015

Airtel employees mentor students of Kinder Paradise home

Leading telecommunications giant and corporate social responsible company, Airtel Ghana, has organized a motivational mentorship seminar for students of the Kinder Paradise Home at Prampram near Accra. The seminar was organized as part of Airtel’s employee voluntarism initiative, “Make Your Change”, to mentor and inspire the young students to make good choices in their education, carrier paths and professions. Speaking ...

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Obrafour, K.K Fosu, Nana Quame, others Storm Amansan Radio, Bronx NY

Ghana’s ever-reigning Hiplife/Hilife musical whiz-kids—the evergreen musical executioner Obrafour, hilife golden vocalists Nana Quame and K.K Fosu; hiplife sensational 2-Shy, B-Nice and the talented Nick Breezy on Wednesday 12th August, 2015 paid homage to the welcoming studios of Amansan Radio in Bronx, New York. These renowned heavy-weight musicians were hosted by the versatile Ms Catherine Cudjoe (Key Mama) on one ...

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Dalex Finance launches SWIFT to provide financial access to the public

Dalex Finance has launched a savings and investment product called SWIFT. The product which is targeted mainly at Ghanaians who are looking for easier but more rewarding ways of investing their monies is aimed at bridging the gap between the rich and the poor. SWIFT which is an acronym of ‘Safe Wise Investment For Tomorrow’ provides a convenient, and easy ...

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Ga Mashie Homowo in limbo over court injunction

The climax of this year’s Homowo celebrations, slated for tomorrow, August 15, 2015, may not come off, following an application for interim injunction seeking to stop the celebration. Nii Tetteh Kwei II and five others, describing themselves as kingmakers of the Ga Traditional Council, have dragged 17 people, including Mr George Adama Tackie, a claimant to the Ga Stool, and ...

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We want Odododiodio seat back – Nana Addo

Flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Nana Akuffo Addo has appealed to the people of James Town to support the NPP  win power from the NDC in 2016. According to him, a win in the 2016 elections is the only way the NPP can end what he describes as the difficulties the country is currently going through. Nana Addo, made ...

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Decision Day: Striking doctors to resign or not?

Today is decision day for striking doctors across the country who are expected to determine whether to resign as a group. The doctors have been striking for the past two weeks withdrawing emergency service last week. They have been following a strict road map that dictates that all doctors in public health facilities resign today as the final step in ...

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Diplomatic Platform Supports highlife musician Jewel Ackah

An NDC  youth group, Diplomatic Platform has presented  assorted food  items including  unspecified amount of cash meant to put smiles on the face of the ace Ghanaian highlife musician, Jewel Kofi Ackah whose has contributed immensely to the party. The items included 3 bags of rice, carton of corned beef, a carton of milo, a carton of milk, 3 boxes ...

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Boko Haram crisis: Nigerian military chiefs given deadline

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has given his new military chiefs a three-month deadline to defeat the Islamist militant Boko Haram group. He gave the order at a swearing-in ceremony for the new service commanders he appointed last month. When Mr Buhari took office in May, he vowed to tackle the six-year Islamist insurgency “head on”. He has made a boosted ...

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Reprisal: Two houses burnt in Tuobodom

Two houses were allegedly torched last night by unknown assailants in what many believe to be a reprisal for Wednesday’s deadly attack. No casualty has been recorded yet in the latest incident of insecurity in one of the populous towns in the Brong Ahafo Region. Wednesday’s incident claimed five lives and injured several others. Gaskia FM’s reporter Anas sabit told ...

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MANASSEH’S FOLDER: Why we must back the doctors, and not gov’t

The first time I wrote about a strike action, I made many enemies. That was in August 2013, exactly two years ago. The University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) announced strike on August 1, 2013, to protest unpaid salary arrears. Within 12 hours, the government resolved the issue and started paying their arrears that were pending since 2012. Impressive, isn’t ...

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