Monthly Archives: November 2015

GNPC confirms ex-gratia (1 MILLION CEDIS) payments to Tsatsu Tsikata

The Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) has confirmed it paid four former employees of the Corporation, comprising of two former Chief Executives and two Managers. A statement released by the Corporate Affairs Department of the GNPC, said two former Chief Executives of the Corporation, Messrs Tsatsu Tsikata and Nana Boakye Asafo-Adjei, as well as Benjamin Dagadu, Field Evaluation and Development ...

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20 CUTE NAMES TO CALL YOUR GIRLFRIEND

Sweet names for partners are nothing new; couples have been doing it forever! Most sweet names are complimentary, some are a bit silly and others are just plain daft, but it beats calling your girlfriend Mrs Smith all the time. Here are twenty names that you might want to call your girlfriend, not including the names that you call her when you ...

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Two women electrocuted in Bawku

A nursing mother, Madam Safia Karimu and Madam Asongba, a mother of five were on Tuesday electrocuted in Bawku in the Upper East region. The two petty traders who live in the same community were fetching water when one of them, Madam Asongba,  leaned on a wall that was electrified by an exposed live wire and got electrocuted. Madam Fatima Abugre, ...

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1,200 Out-of-school children put back in school at Pusiga

About 1,200 children of school-going age who were out of school in the Pusiga district of the Upper East Region will soon return to school. The children have successfully completed a two-month Complementary Basic Education Programme (CBE) which prepared them to go back into regular schools. The CBE programme is a functional literacy programme by the Government of Ghana and ...

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LMVCA wins historic case against Police, Attorney-General

Pressure Group Let My Vote Count Alliance has won its case challenging the legality of Circuit Court decisions prohibiting it from holding street protests. The High Court, presided over by Court of Appeal judge, Justice Dominic Dennis Adjei, ruled that it was improper for police officers desiring to stop a street protest, to obtain an injunction from the Circuit Court. The ...

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Ghanaian young movie star Abraham Attah lands new role

Abraham Attah, the Ghanaian boy who rose to fame after featuring on the ‘Beast of no nations’ movie alongside top Hollywood star, Idris Elba, has landed another movie role. Attah will be a part of the adventure drama “The Modern Ocean” alongside A-List Hollywood actors including Anne Hathaway, Keanu Reeves and Daniel Radcliffe. According to the Hollywood reporter, the adventure movie revolves ...

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10 WAYS TO LOVE YOURSELF MORE

We’re always being told that we should smile and love the world more, but loving the world and everyone in it starts from loving yourself. If you can’t even love yourself, you’ll certainly have a hard time trying to love a stranger! Loving ourselves is not exactly easy, particularly if we’re not even sure what the phrase means. What does ...

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Police shake up – a recipe for insubordination within top hierarchy

Recent changes within the top hierarchy of the Ghana Police Service have caught my attention. Although the newly appointed Inspector General of Police, John Kudalor has the prerogative to make changes within the service, the changes should not escalate tension and trigger animosity amongst senior officers. Indeed, occasional reshuffles within the service are healthy as it keeps officers on their ...

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Parliaments under Mills, Mahama supervised unspeakable crimes – Konadu

Former First Lady and 2012 presidential aspirant of the National Democratic Party (NDP) Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings says successive Parliament under Presidents John Evans Attah Mills and John Mahama are responsible for some of the worst crimes the nation has ever witnessed. Speaking at an acclamation ceremony for the Volta Regional Executives of the party, Mrs Agyeman-Rawlings accused the parliamentarians of ...

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10 dismissed staff of adb sue bank

Ten staff of the Agricultural Devel­opment Bank (adb) have filed a suit at an Accra High Court challenging their dismissal from the bank. The dismissed staff have been ac­cused of concealing information about bounced cheques presented by clients which management said is contrary to a 2005 Bank of Ghana (BoG) notice as well as breaching the Collective Bargaining Agreement dated ...

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