Monthly Archives: August 2016

Utilities debt endangers IMF programme

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has conditioned its next review of the US$918 million Extended Credit Facility programme, expected mid-September, on a “quick and positive” resolution of the web of debt that entangles power sector state-owned enterprises. As government frantically seeks out options to clear the debts, the IMF fears a wrong move could pose “additional risks” to the economy. ...

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Released DRC activists remain at risk of re-arrest if charges are not dropped

Amnesty International has hailed the release of four pro-democracy activists who were held for over a year in a Democratic Republic of Congo prison, but cautioned that they remain at risk of re-arrest unless the charges are dropped. Amnesty International’s Deputy Regional Director for East Africa, the Horn of Africa and the Great Lakes, Sarah Jackson, warned on Tuesday while ...

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Fuel prices to go up by 4-7%

Consumers of fuel will be paying more on fuel beginning September 1, the Chamber of Petroleum Consumers Ghana (COPECGH) has predicted. The hikes in the pricing, the chamber explained come as figures emanating from the various Bulk Distribution Companies point to an imminent upward adjustment in pump prices. “Figures from the various Bulk Distribution Companies point to an imminent upward ...

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I’m too mature to reply Ruff N Smooth’s childish act – Producer

Music Producer and artist, ‘Just Ice’ name was cleared after a series of heated argument and revelation on Pluzz FM showbiz morning show, AM Pluzz show yesterday, 30th August 2016 on allegations threaten to murder one of his former signed artistes “Religion”. Religion accused his former Manager, Just Ice, of threatening to kill him physically and spiritually, and using spiritual ...

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Black Queens To Start Camping On September 7

The Senior Female National team, the Black Queens, is set to start camping to finalize preparations ahead of the African Women Championships (AWC), slated for Cameroon. The Queens, qualified for the championship after walloping their Tunisian counterparts by 6:1 on aggregate to make it to the tournament in Cameroon from November 19 to December 3, 2016. In an exclusive interview ...

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Guys Really Love It When…

When you indulge our guy side. “I went to a hockey game with my girlfriend and when the players got into a fight, she liked it as much as I did! I love to watch sports, so to share that with a girl is a big turn-on.” — Jacob, 20 When you plan the whole night. “I love when girls ...

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Trump to visit Mexican president Enrique Pena Nieto

US Republican candidate Donald Trump is to visit Mexico on Wednesday, after repeatedly disparaging the country during his campaign. Mr Trump tweeted that he was looking forward to meeting President Enrique Pena Nieto, who has invited both him and Democrat Hillary Clinton. Mr Pena Nieto said dialogue would help “protect Mexicans wherever they are”. Mr Trump has condemned Mexican migrants ...

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5 Ways To Rewire Your Mind To Be More Positive

It’s a common misconception that great achievements are merely a result of hard work and luck. In actual fact, a positive attitude is the most critical factor for any success or living a happy, fulfilled life. You may not realize but your attitude defines the very world you live through now. It’s the root of all your successes, failures, actions and reactions. ...

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Black Stars Hold First Training Session Ahead Of Rwanda Game

The senior national team, Black Stars on Tuesday, commenced training at the Accra Stadium as they begin preparations for their final 2017 AFCON qualifying match against the Amavubi of Rwanda. Thirteen (13) players, out of the 23 invited, reported for the first training session, made up of three locals players and 10 professionals. Asante Kotoko striker Dauda Mohammed who was ...

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Google to expand ride-sharing service in San Francisco

Google plans to expand a ride-sharing service in San Francisco using its Waze app, setting up a potential showdown with market leaders Uber and Lyft.Waze gives traffic conditions and driving directions in real time.Since May Google has been running a pilot carpooling service, which uses Waze to connect drivers and passengers near its California headquarters.But by the end of the ...

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