Monthly Archives: August 2016

CHRAJ grills Woyongo, others over Mahama’s Ford gift

High ranking government officials including former Interior Minister, Mark Woyongo, have been interrogated by the Commission of Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), on the controversial Mahama Ford gift saga. The officials were made to answer questions on Mahama‘s decision to allegedly accept the gift from a Burkinabe contractor , Djibril Kanazoe when he was Vice President in 2012. Sources ...

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IGP withdraws all Police personnel from Donkorkrom

The Ghana Police Service has withdrawn all personnel stationed at Donkorkrom in the Eastern region due to the destruction caused to a Police post and its properties in that town. The decision comes after residents in Donkorkrom torched the Police post and police vehicles in protest of two police officers who escaped after they were arrested for their involvement in ...

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‘Pokémon Go’ on augmented reality smart glasses is already (sort of) a thing

While the first official Pokémon Go wearable is still several weeks away, that hasn’t stopped at least one enterprising developer from hacking together a wearable version of Nintendo’s hit mobile game. Patrick Cho, a developer at Intel, has succeeded in putting a very basic version of Pokémon Go onto his company’s augmented reality glasses. Though still experimental, the app is ...

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Golden Star pays $25m Ecobank loan in full

Golden Star Resources Ltd. (NYSE MKT: GSS; TSX: GSC; GSE: GSR) has announced that it has repaid in full its loan deal with Ecobank Ghana Limited. The loan was a $25-million medium term facility (“Ecobank II”) and since the facility became available to the company in September 2014, the miner had previously repaid $3 million. The proceeds were used for ...

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The Almost Relationship: It’s Almost Always Never Worth It

Almost relationships are exactly how they sound. Unless you’re building up toward a gloriously romantic finale, you may be wasting your time. Sometimes relationships can’t be justified as black and white; in the case of an almost relationship, the lines are completely grey and blurred. There’s no certainty regarding what you’re getting into, and the rules keep changing as you ...

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My gov’t will empower informal sector – Nana Addo

The 2016 Presidential nominee of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has expressed his commitment to empower the country’s informal sector if given the nod to lead Ghana after the December elections. According to Nana Addo, making the informal sector viable will ensure the prosperity of the many Ghanaians who earn their income from that section ...

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Sudan failed talks disappoint AU/UN

The UN and the African Union have expressed disappointment over failed talks between the Sudanese government and rebels on a ceasefire in Darfur and two other conflict zones. The talks on a cessation of hostilities in Darfur, Blue Nile and South Kordofan were held in Addis Ababa last week after three prominent rebel groups signed a roadmap brokered by AU ...

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Disciplinary Committee clears Asante Kotoko duo of misconduct charges

Two Asante Kotoko players, Amos Frimpong and Ernest Sowah, who were said to have attacked referee in the match against Edubiase, have been cleared of charges against them by the Ghana FA Disciplinary Committee. Kotoko succumbed to a disappointing 2-1 defeat. Subsequently, the referee wrote in his report that, he was attacked by two players – Amos Frimpong, Ernest Sowah. ...

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Obinim was right to discipline the children but… – Counselor Lutterodt

Counselor George Lutterodt believes Leader and Founder of International God’s Way Church, Bishop Daniel Obinim’s disciplinary action against the young teens was in the right direction. According to him, Obinim, however, should apologize to his wife, Florence Obinim for his insolent behaviour towards her. Controversial Pastor Daniel Obinim was at again. This time, he has been captured beating two members ...

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ECG Not Being Sold For $400m – Jinapor

Deputy Minister of Power, John Jinapor, has refuted allegations that government has put up the Electricity Company of Ghana for sale for US$400 million. “It is not true, it’s a big lie with no accuracy in it, ECG is not being sold. What we want is the participation of the private sector in the management of ECG,” he told Emefa ...

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