Monthly Archives: August 2016

How to install Twi (GaDangme) keyboard on iPhone

It has become very common to see people using ‘3’ in place of ‘Ɛ’ or ‘)’ instead of ‘Ɔ’ when they write Twi. It’s probably because people don’t know that they can actually get a Twi keyboard on their android/Apple phones. Our team therefore decided to put this guide together to help people to download the app. An installation of an ...

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CLOGSAG Calls Off Strike

The Civil and Local Government Service Staff Association of Ghana (CLOGSAG), has called off its three week strike. This follows the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between leadership of CLOGSAG and the Minister of Employment and Labour Relations, Mr Haruna Iddrisu on Thursday. Members of CLOGSAG laid down their tools three weeks ago to mount pressure on government ...

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Arrest Obinim immediately – Amnesty Int’l demands

Amnesty International Ghana is calling for an immediate arrest of the Founder and General Overseer of the International God’s Way Church, Bishop Daniel Obinim. The call came after a video circulating on social media captured Bishop Obinim battering a hapless pregnant congregant and her boyfriend. The controversial pastor in the video appeared angered by the couple’s amorous activity which has ...

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Demand accountability from politicians – IDEG

The Institute of Democratic Governance (IDEG) has emphasized the need for citizens to demand solutions to Ghana’s economic challenges. The Institute believes this will enrich the country’s democratic culture ahead of the December elections. Speaking at a forum organised by the Institute of Public Relations (IPR), the Executive Director of IDEG, Dr Emmanuel Akwetey said the campaign period ahead of ...

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TEN oil production starts today

President John Mahama will Thursday turn the valves of the FPSO John Evans Atta Mills to mark commercial production of oil from the Tweneboa, Enyere and Ntomme (TEN) oilfield. The TEN fields, which is in Ghana’s second oil reserve, on which the FPSO Atta Mills sits, is expected to produce between 20,000-23,000 barrels of oil per day. A Consultant with ...

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We are not kobolor artistes – 4×4

Hiplife trio 4×4 have emphasized the need for musicians to keep an impressive public appearance fashion-wise. The trio revealed this in an interview with Vibes in 5’s Arnold Mensah Elavanyo; We take care of our costumes ourselves. We believe in branding and packaging. We believe presentation is everything, so we make sure when we are out there, we are looking ...

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Rousseff’s impeachment trial set for late August

The Brazilian Senate ruled on Wednesday that the impeachment trial for suspended President Dilma Rousseff will last for four sessions on Aug. 25-26 and Aug. 29-30. The decision was taken in a joint meeting between Senate President Renan Calheiros, the president of the Supreme Court, Ricardo Lewandowski, and leaders of different political parties. Thursday, Aug. 25, and Friday, Aug. 26, ...

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GES needs legal backing to effectively check headteachers – Aheto Tsegah

The Executive Director of Curriculum and Research at the Ghana Education Service (GES), Charles Aheto Tsegah, has said Ghana’s education system is in need of reforms that will allow the GES more control over schools. Speaking on the Citi Breakfast Show, he bemoaned the fact the GES does not have the required legal control over schools and that allowed for ...

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WeChat owner Tencent sees profits surge

Tencent, China’s biggest online entertainment and social network company, has reported a 47% jump in second-quarter profits. Net income for the quarter stood at 10.9bn yuan ($1.6bn, £1.23bn), beating analysts’ expectations. Revenue grew at its fastest rate in more than three years, the firm said, climbing 52% to 35.7bn yuan. Tencent is best known for its messaging app WeChat, which ...

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Mugabe Cancels Trip To Ghana

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has cancelled his trip to Ghana. The 92-year old African leader was expected to deliver a presidential lecture at the Kempinski Hotel in Accra, on the occasion of the Lifetime Africa Achievement Prize. Organizers of the event, Millennium Excellence Foundation, say the cancellation is due to reasons beyond their control. Sources at the Zimbabwean Embassy in ...

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