Monthly Archives: December 2015

CPP opens nominations; Prez hopefuls to pay GHc155,000

The Convention People’s Party (CPP) opened nominations on Monday for the Party’s Presidential and parliamentary Primaries which has been slated for 2016. The two week exercise is intended to give interested members the opportunity to contest the party’s primaries. National Youth organizer of the party, Ernesto Yeboah, told Citi FM on Monday, it was a strategic decision by the party ...

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ICGC Horeb Temple holds 2nd Jesus kids rally

Hundreds of children between the ages of two to fourteen years, have been taught the word of God, fed and taken through several games at the 2015 Jesus Kids Rally, organised by the International Central Gospel Church (ICGC), Horeb Temple, at Weija West Hills in Accra. The event, which is in its second year, is held every last Saturday of December. This ...

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Wisa faces prosecution after holidays

Hiplife artiste Eugene Ashie, popularly known as Wisa Greid, is likely to face prosecution after the Christmas holidays following his act of indecent exposure at Citi FM’s December to Rememba Concert last Thursday, December 24. He is expected to report to the Police Tuesday for investigations to be concluded. Wisa was invited by the Police last Saturday to assist with ...

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Mahama’s ‘Dead Goat’ comment listed in Africa’s best quotes

President John Mahama’s infamous “dead goat” comment has been named one of the best African quotes for the year 2015 by the BBC. President Mahama made the “dead goat” comment while he was addressing Ghanaians in Botswana in March this year in response to industrial actions in Ghana . President Mahama essentially compared himself to a dead goat saying, “I have ...

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Dozens killed in Nigeria attacks

A wave of attacks by female suicide bombers in north-eastern Nigeria has killed more than 50 people. In the latest blasts two bombers struck a market in the town of Madagali in Adamawa state, an army official said. More than 25 people were killed. In neighbouring Borno state, several attacks in Maiduguri killed more than 30 people and injured over ...

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Minority demands review of $98m Smarttys deal

The Minority Leader in Parliament Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu is demanding a review of $98 million deal involving Smarttys Production and Management Limited to ensure value for money. Though the deal has been approved by Parliament, the Minority Leader claimed the Majority used its number to push the suspicious deal through on the last day of sitting before the Christmas break. Mr. ...

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Truck with thousands of bullets impounded at Aflao

Ghana’s Custom officers at Aflao in the Volta Region have impounded a truck carrying thousands of short cartridges (bullets) together with sealed packs of dried leaves believed to be Indian hemp. Officials say a thorough search on the vehicle revealed that it had already entered the nation’s border six times, but it is unclear whether on those occasions it carried ...

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Senyuiedzorm Adadevoh, the world-class female photographer from Ghana

The world has spoken of some its female photographers in awe. Carrie Mae Weems, Lorna Simpson, Coreen Simpson, and other African American ladies have been celebrated. But as ever, those on this side of the Atlantic are barely noticed. Photography was once considered a man’s territory, but each year, more and more women set out on the journey to launch and lead ...

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Smarrtys CEO (Selassie Ibrahim) Fronting For $98m Contract – Osei Kyei-Mensa-Bonsu

The embattled CEO of Smarrty’s Management Limited – the private firm that is currently embroiled in a GHS3.6 million bus branding scandal – is fronting for a Chinese firm to clench a $98 million contract from the Government of Ghana, Minority Leader of Parliament, Osei Kyei-mensa-Bonsu, has alleged. Mr Osei Kyei-Mensa-Bonsu told Accra 100.5fm in an interview on Thursday December ...

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Poor education of women cost $ 92 billion globally

It is estimated that, the world loses $92 billion annually for the poor education of women, Mrs Elizabeth Tandoh, Executive Proprietress of Ramina Ultimate Wear in Accra has disclosed.She was speaking at the 11th graduation ceremony of Women’s Development Centre (WDC) of the All Nations International Development Agency (ANIDA) in Koforidua. The WDC is a non-governmental institution that offers free ...

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