Monthly Archives: May 2016

Second minister in new Brazil government quits

A second minister in Brazil’s new government has resigned. Fabiano Silveira was in charge of the ministry tasked with fighting corruption but left after a recording was made public, which seems to show him trying to derail a corruption investigation at the state oil company. Last week the planning minister stepped aside after a similar recording was released. Both men ...

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Maxwell Konadu urges local players to work hard for places in Black Stars team

Black Stars assistant Coach Maxwell Konadu has urged local players to work hard in other to secure a place in the senior National team. Head Coach Avram Grant invited four local players for the team’s Cup of Nations qualifier against Mauritius this coming Sunday. Fatau Dauda, Richard Ofori, Samuel Tetteh and Kadri Mohammed were the only home-based players invited for ...

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Here is how to be happy now!

There’s nothing worse, when you’re in a down mood, than to have someone tell you to cheer yourself up. After all, they’re not going through what you are, so what do they know? Well, actually, we all go through periods of being unhappy, so they probably understand more than you realise, but you can’t just flick a switch and turn ...

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Nduom Now Turned Social Commentator

Founder of the Progressive People’s Party, Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom appears to have given up on his Presidential dreams as he has virtually taken over the communications outfit of his party. While almost all his colleagues who contested the 2012 elections have gained their respective parties’ nominations to stake another claim to the presidency, the successful businessman is yet make ...

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Petroleum prices likely to increase again

The price of petroleum products are likely to go up by three percent in the first pricing window in June, according to the Chamber of Petroleum Consumers. The comment follows a rebound in the global oil market price of crude oil which is now trading around 50 dollars a barrel. The prices of petroleum products have been increasing for some ...

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Sarkodie’s Girlfriend Spotted Looking Lovely After Giving Birth

Sarkodie’s schedule in the past months has been very busy, performing at a number of high-profiled shows both in Ghana and across the world. On March 28 this year, his girlfriend Tracy gave birth to their first child, Adalyn Owusu Addo fondly called Titi. Tales of parenthood, especially that of young families seems to be one of stress and unplanned schedules. ...

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Sir John Often Gets It Right… This Time, Too!

I am quite certain that if a meticulous statistician were to take a head count of the number of parliamentarians and prominent politicians who have mortally expired while they were actively engaged in their various policy-oriented endeavors in the country’s two major political parties, s/he would not come off with any significant figures indicative of the fact of members of ...

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2nd batch of Webster University students, Ghana campus graduate

The Ghana Campus of Webster University graduated its second batch of six post-graduate students at an impressive commencement ceremony last Saturday at its East Cantonments campus. Distinguished guests at the ceremony included Dr. Paul Taylor, Senior Commercial Officer at the Embassy of the United States of America, Mrs. Sheila Naa Boamah, Chief Executive of the Students Loan Trust Fund (SLTF), who ...

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Elections deepen democracy if genuine – Kofi Annan

Ghana’s illustrious son Kofi Annan has called for credible polls which could deepen democracy across the continent. According to him, elections must not be held solely with the aim of retaining a government in power. “When conducted in a true democratic spirit and not just as an exercise justifying an otherwise undemocratic hold on power, elections can deepen democracy, resolve ...

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Mark Zukerberg is doing a Facebook Live with space station astronauts

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has already done a handful of Facebook Live broadcasts, talking about Facebook and its initiatives as well as interviewing members of the company. For his next Facebook Live, however, Zuckerberg is doing something a little more ambitious. On Wednesday, Zuckerberg will call the International Space Station to speak with NASA astronauts Tim Kopra and Jeff Williams ...

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