Monthly Archives: August 2015

Ghana stands to lose US$100m stashed in escrow account – ACEP warns

 The Africa Centre for Energy Policy, ACEP, is worried Ghana could lose an amount of 100 million dollars which has been stashed in an escrow account by the GNPC as guarantee to facilitate the provision of emergency power by Turkish company, KAR-POWER. This according to ACEP is because the ECG, which the GNPC is standing surety for, has a track ...

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5 Ways to Create Lasting Change in Your Life

When you think about how hard it is to make changes in your life, you’re tempted to give up before you even start. It’s easier to coast through a good enough life. Everywhere you look, another person or situation trying to convince you a mediocre life is perfectly fine. In one of her songs, Taylor Swift says, “People throw rocks ...

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Prepaid water meters: The decay of the sovereign and slow death of citizenship

The month of July 2015 witnessed one of the ceaseless attacks on citizenship when the right of each member of the population of the country was threatened by the Managing Director of the Ghana Water Company Limited who indicated plans to rollout a “pay before consumption of water” policy. He will pay for, import and install sophisticated automatic gadgets that ...

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Meet Ghana’s six Global Shapers at Geneva’s ACM 2015

If you looked closely – very closely – you may recognize some six faces from around these parts. Yep, those six are Ghanaians, and we’ll talk about them later. But that’s not really the point. It’s the bigger story of all these beautiful people in the shot that matters. The larger picture tells a better story. A story of collaboration. Of passion. Of ...

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Presidential press corps accident: Ghanaian Times reporter dead

A Ghanaian Times reporter, Samuel Nuamah who was part of the Presidential press corps who were involved in an accident on Thursday has died. Another journalist who survived the accident (name withheld), confirmed the news to citifmonline.com.The journalists were returning to Accra from the Volta Region after covering the President who delivered a speech at the Evangelical Presbyterian (EP) Church ...

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Google loses data as lightning strikes

Google says data has been wiped from discs at one of its data centres in Belgium – after it was struck by lightning four times. Some people have permanently lost access to their files as a result. A number of disks damaged following the lightning strikes did, however, later became accessible. Generally, data centres require more lightning protection than most ...

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Anas to release another ‘explosive’ piece

Ace investigative Journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas will next month release what he calls his biggest investigative story ever. The internationally acclaimed Ghanaian investigative journalist explained that the piece will reflect his disappointments in the last two years.Speaking in an interview with Citi News’ Raymond Acquah, after addressing a forum on the role of investigative journalism in promoting anti-corruption in Ghana, ...

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Tips for Living with Siblings

Put It in WritingThe first rule to follow when living with your sibling is to put everything in writing. Before you ever move in together, sit down and set some ground rules. While you should do this with any roommate, it is even more important with your sibling because they are the most likely to take advantage of you because ...

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ADB set to resume sale of shares after workers withdraw suit

Agricultural Development Bank is set to resume the sale of its shares to the public after its workers withdrew a court case against the sale. The sale of more than 74,000,000 existing ordinary shares and an offer for subscription of 75,000,000 new ordinary shares could start before the week ends, Joy Business gathers. The Initial Public Offer (IPO) issued on ...

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Chale Wote Arts Festival begins today

The much-anticipated Chale Wote Street Art Festival will begin today [Thursday] at James Town in the Greater Accra Region. The festival is scheduled to take place from 20th – 23rd August, 2015. Produced by ACCRA [dot] ALT, the arts festival will bring together industry players including artists, musicians, community activists, writers, designers and students to showcase and discuss ways to develop ...

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