Monthly Archives: September 2015

NDC softens stance on demands for new voters’ register

   The governing National Democratic Congress appears to have relaxed its stance on the raging debate over calls for a new voters’ register for the 2016 general elections. The NDC had outrightly rejected calls for a new voters’ register, insisting the electoral roll is credible in its existing form. Party General Secretary, Johnson Asiedu Nketiah argued there were no guarantees that a ...

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MANASSEH’S FOLDER: Comparing Anas and Manasseh

Manasseh Azure Awuni and Anas Aremeyaw Anas  Many years ago, when my “Kofi Manu” was about the size of my little finger and I was not yet qualified to shower in the bathroom, two musicians ruled the entertainment industry in Ghana. They were Daddy Lumba and Nana Acheampong. The rivalry and controversy surrounding them was so pronounced that at that ...

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Museveni reveals why he greeted Obama using left hand

Uganda President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni surprised his fellow Heads of State at the just concluded United Nations Sustainable Development Summit in New York when he insisted on greeting all of them using the ‘non-fashion’ left hand. However, it is one act – greeting U.S. president Barack Obama with the same hand, which stood out. In a video shared by Uganda’s ...

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Georgia executes first woman since 1945

A woman in the US state of Georgia has been executed despite a number of last-ditch appeals, including one by the Pope, to try to block her execution. Kelly Gissendaner, 47, was the first woman put to death in the southern US state in 70 years. Lawyers filed at least three appeals with the US Supreme Court to try to ...

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Ghanaians in US also protest over voters register

Some Ghanaians in the United States (US) have taken to the streets to press home demands for a new voters register.The National Democratic Congress (NDC) earlier gave reasons for the current voters register to be maintained for the 2016 election despite concerns raised by the New Patriotic Party (NPP). The party in a 71-page document signed by General Secretary Johnson Asiedu ...

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Anas confuses judges, journalists with three hooded men [Photos]

Journalists waiting for the arrival of undercover journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas were completely left stunned and confused at the court today [Wednesday]. Anas was expected before the judicial investigative committee which resumes work today but, three hooded men, dressed almost the same way arrived at the premises of the court leaving onlookers with no clue about which one of them ...

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Access Bank opens office location at Haatso

In line with its strategy to bring banking services closer to customers and the general business community, Access Bank has increased its business office locations to forty-four with the opening of the Haatso Branch. With this new opening, the Bank is further deepening its financial inclusion agenda across the country with strategic branch expansion. Customers, businesses and individuals living in ...

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MANASSEH’S FOLDER: They won gold with menstrual cramps and we denied them crumbs

You may not be a woman. You may be too young to have a wife.You may not have a daughter or have a girlfriend. But if you are old enough to read this, you may have a sister or female classmate. So you should understand what I’m about to say. Once every month, most girls and women go through hell. ...

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Royal wedding: Nana Ansah Kwao marries Gifty Anti next month

Early next month, Ghana will witness its own ‘Royal Wedding’ as Nana Ansah Kwao takes giant strides to make television personality Gifty Anti his wife. The two radio and television personalities, Myjoyonline.com can exclusively report, will tie the knot early October. Nana Ansah Kwa0, who has been dating Gifty Anti for the past three years, initiated steps to marry her on ...

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EC engages IT experts to review voters’ register

The Electoral Commission says it has engaged the services of IT experts to help review the country’s electoral roll. This has been necessitated by persistent calls for a new register to be compiled for next year’s general elections. The opposition New Patriotic Party, the Convention People’s Party and the Progressive People’s Party say the current register is bloated. They contend ...

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