Monthly Archives: February 2016

#SOTNGhana: We expect nothing new from Mahama – NPP

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) is not expecting any significant thing from President John Mahama at today’s [Thursday] State of the Nation Address, when he presents the State of the Nation address to Parliament. According to the party, President Mahama and other Presidents have turned the all-important exercise into a platform for making lofty campaign promises. The address over the ...

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Mahama presents State of the Nation address today

President John Dramani Mahama will present his last State of the Nation Address in his first four-year term to Parliament on Thursday, February 25, 2016. This was announced in Parliament last Friday by the Majority Leader, Alban Bagbin. But the President will on January 7, 2017, deliver his last sessional address to parliament to end the tenure of the legislature.“…He ...

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Brit Awards 2016: Adele dominates with four awards

 Adele is Queen of the Brits, winning four prizes including best British female solo artist and best album. “To come back after so long away and be so warmly received means so much,” she said. The star, who closed the show by performing When We Were Young, also received best British single and the Global Success award. The show also ...

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Ghana’s cocoa production dropped in 2015 – COCOBOD

Cocoa production in Ghana dropped from 900,000 metric tons in the year 2014 to 740,000 metric tons in the year 2015. The Ghana COCOBOD says this was as a result of climate change that affected cocoa crops in the country last year. The Public Affairs Director of the Ghana COCOBOD, Noah Amenya disclosed this in an interview with Onua FM’s ...

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Teachers to smile to bank as gov’t begins arrears payment

Government  has released GHC1.5 million to pay for the 2012 salary arrears, transfer grants and other allowances of teachers. A technical committee  has also been constituted to validate the 2013-2014 salary arrears of newly recruited teachers  and submit a report by Monday, February 29. The latest development brings to a close the threat issued by the teachers to strike at ...

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FONKAR pays courtesy call on Nana Addo

Members of the fan club of Former First Lady Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings have paid a courtesy call on the flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. The visit on Wednesday, February 24 was also to commiserate with the NPP over the recent losses of some members within the party. Speaking on behalf of Friends of ...

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Vodafone steps up value delivery to SME customers

Vodafone has taken steps to ensure its SME customers are left in no doubt the commitment and passion it has for their well-being. In a move that complements a concerted effort to remain relevant to their customers, the telecom company has provided customers with free toll booth passes to aid in their travels across the country. The package involves an ...

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UMB, Phoenix launch Bancassurance

Universal Merchant Bank (UMB) and Phoenix Insurance on Wednesday February 24 collaborated to launch an insurance product known as Bancassurance at the bank’s headquarters in Accra.Speaking to Class News’ Desmond Decker, Chief Executive Officer of UMB, John Awuah said Ghanaians were not running to insurance companies to insure themselves because trust in the industry was nascent.“And if you have a ...

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10 WAYS ANY GIRL CAN INSTANTLY BECOME MORE ATTRACTIVE

Do you know what makes a woman attractive to a man? There is actually a lot more to it than just pretty face and long legs, and it is just as important to know what turns men off, as is it is to understand what turns them on. Attraction begins as a purely visual thing and then it progresses to ...

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Supreme Court Judge in Kenya suspended over two million dollar bribery allegation

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has suspended Supreme Court Judge Justice Philip Tunoi for allegedly receiving a two million dollar bribe in an election petition.The President has also appointed a seven-member tribunal to investigate Tunoi’s conduct in an election petition lodged by a rival against Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero’s March 2013 election victory.Judge Tunoi, through his lawyer Fred Ngatia, said he ...

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