Monthly Archives: August 2015

Migrant crisis: Syrian children disappear from Austrian hospital

Police in Austria say three Syrian children and their families who were rescued from a minivan containing 26 migrants have disappeared from the hospital where they were being treated. The children were taken to hospital in the town of Braunau am Inn on Friday suffering from severe dehydration. Their discovery came a day after 71 bodies, thought to be migrants, ...

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Eni makes huge gas discovery of Egyptian coast

Italian energy group Eni says it has found one of the world’s largest natural gas fields off Egypt’s coast. The company said the area was 1,450m (4,757 feet) beneath the surface and covered 100 sq km (60 sq miles). It could hold as much as 30 trillion cubic feet of gas, or 5.5 billion barrels of oil equivalent, Eni said. ...

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Police deploy 2,085 officers to oversee assembly elections

The police administration has deployed 2,085 officers to regions across the country to oversee the District Assembly Elections slated for Tuesday September 01, 2015. Officers from the Ghana police and affiliate security agencies, prisons, immigration and customs were this morning briefed by the Commissioner of Police in charge of police operations, COP John Kudalor ahead of their deployment. He tasked ...

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We don’t need new voters’ register, we need National ID – Ndoum

Following heated debate on the alleged bloated voters register, the founder of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP), Paa Kwesi Nduom is suggesting that the National ID [Identity Card], should be used to sanitise the system. The New Patriotic Party’s Vice Presidential Candidate, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has said his party has uncovered evidence that shows, close to 80,000 Togolese have also registered as Ghanaians ...

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The Co-Voters Register of Togo and Ghana

On August 18th 2016, I was at the Alisa Hotel in Accra to listen to the New Patriotic Party (NPP) on its continuous calls for a new voters’ register for Ghana as we prepare for election next year.  It was the first time that the NPP addressed a News Conference to state its reasons for advocating for a new voters ...

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13-year-old Nana Akua Okyerewaa Ntim has been crowned the winner of Citi FM’s 2015 Write Away contest

13-year-old Nana Akua Okyerewaa Ntim has been crowned the winner of Citi FM’s 2015 Write Away contest. Nana Akua takes home GHC 10,000. She attends East Airport International School in the Greater Accra region. An elated Nana Akua , after receiving her award told Citi News : “I feel blessed and I feel really happy and proud of myself. I thought I ...

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Amanfro robberies: Police arrest 37 suspects

Residents of Amanfro who have in the past two weeks been a target of armed robberies will next week get the chance to identify suspects arrested in connection with the attacks. A swoop by the regional police command in the Ga South Municipality at dawn on Saturday has led to the arrest of some 37 suspects aged between 18 and 35. ...

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Only danceable songs can be hits in Ghana – Hammer

Renowned sound engineer, Edward Nana Poku Osei popularly known as Hammer of the last two has recommended that musicians take into consideration the genre of music in their bid to make hit songs. Hammer in a conversation with Hitz FM’s MzGee on entertainment this week says though Ghana is limited in genre, every genre has its audience but only danceable ...

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Why Lustrous African Beads Should Be For Everyone

Many people wear beads for various reasons and in different ways. For the pure African, beads are not just colourful accessories but a sense of cultural relish. The origin of beads can be traced thousands of years back in history. Beads and bead making has therefore been a relevant aspect of the cultural heritage of the indigenous African. Its popularity ...

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15 REASONS FOR DRINKING WATER

1) Water is a necessity not only for the beauty and health of our body but also for our survival, because a person can live less than a week without water, while without food – more than a month. 2) Drinking water is essential for the proper functioning of the body and circulation, because water is a primary transportation mode ...

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