Monthly Archives: September 2015

Nigeria bomb blast hits Yola camp for Boko Haram refugees

At least three people have died when a bomb exploded at a camp in north-eastern Nigeria for people who have fled their homes because of the Boko Haram Islamist insurgency. Emergency services told the AFP news agency that the blast was caused by an improvised explosive device. It occurred at the Malkohi camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs) on the ...

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10 THINGS THAT ONLY WOMEN IN LOVE WILL UNDERSTAND

When you fall in love, everything changes. Suddenly, nothing else really matters as much as it used to and the only thing that really counts is being with your man. Anyone who has been there, will know exactly what we mean, but how would you explain to someone else? For anyone looking on from the outside, you probably  look like ...

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IMF declares stance on Govt, Minority debate on bailout

The International Monetary Fund has indicated it would not meddle in a raging debate, whether Ghana’s deal with the IMF requires parliamentary approval. Government has said it does not need parliamentary approval to access the 918-million dollar loan from the IMF. This is in sharp contrast with what the Minority in Parliament say. The Minority had accused the Mahama administration ...

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Ex-World Bank official to speak at premiere & launch of Role Model Africa

Many great personalities credit the success to the invaluable roles played in their lives by mentors and role models. History has been replete with personalities whose ingenuity cannot be told of without making reference to the crucial roles mentors played in their lives. Role Model Africa is a platform designed to enable role models in Africa, mentor younger ones by ...

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NDC Decides: 689 aspirants file nomination forms

A total of 689 aspirants of the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) filed to contest in the November 7 primaries when filing of nominations closed on Thursday. This excludes figures from the Ashanti Region, which had the closing date extended. Speaking at a press briefing in Accra, the General Secretary of the party Johnson Asiedu Nketia also said, 19 people ...

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iPad Pro, new Apple TV and iPhone 6S handsets unveiled

Apple has unveiled a larger iPad tablet, a TV box with its own app store and new iPhones that can detect how firmly their screens are being pressed. The firm suggested the iPad Pro was suited to work tasks, video games and both editing and watching movies. Sales of the company’s earlier iPads had been on the decline. Apple said ...

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South Africa police investigate death of 15 ‘illegal miners’

South African police are investigating the death of 15 suspected illegal miners killed in clashes this week. It is understood that the group are from rival gangs who were working underground to mine gold in abandoned shafts. Several police units and other law enforcement officers have been deployed to the Springs area, east of Johannesburg to monitor the situation. Police ...

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10 WAYS YOUR MR RIGHT WILL DISTINGUISH HIMSELF FROM OTHER GUYS

It’s not always easy to know if you’ve landed Mr Right or just another plain old Mr Loser. Sometimes it’s not even easy to tell if you’ve got Mr Right instead of Mr Lazy, Mr Fake or Mr Arrogant. They all seem the same at first! This is largely because guys can seen compelling at first, drawing us in, making ...

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10 SIMPLE EVERYDAY MOMENTS ONLY HAPPY PEOPLE WOULD APPRECIATE

One of the biggest differences between happy people, and those that are not, is that happy people look for the good in every situation. They have made the decision to be happy and they open their eyes, look around them, and they find joy in even the smallest, everyday moments that other people would simply miss. Here are ten of ...

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African Designers Sophie Zigna, Mimi Plange & More to Showcase at ITC Ethical Fashion Initiative Vogue Fashion Night Out!

Another year, another competition to promote the talent in the African fashion industry. In collaboration with Biffi Boutiques, ITC Ethical Fashion Initiative is back with the “Beat of Africa” showcase. This will be set in motion at the Vogue Fashion Night Out on Tuesday 22nd September 2015 in Milan, Italy with 4 African designers. Last year it had designers – ...

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