Monthly Archives: August 2016

Get a Guy to Stop Texting You: Perfect Excuses and Examples

Ever had a guy who won’t stop texting? You hesitate to tell them off because you feel rude? Here’s what you can do to get a guy to stop texting you. We’ve all been the needy texter at one point or another—unless we’re Jennifer Lawrence, that is. So, we understand why some people get too enthusiastic about texting, especially if ...

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5 in critical condition, 16 injured in Donkorkrom police shootout

Scores of residents of Donkorkrom in the Eastern region sustained varying degrees of injury after police reportedly fired into demonstrators there. Five out of the injured persons are in critical condition and have been rushed to the Presbyterian Hospital at Donkorkrom, Joy FM’s regional correspondent, Kofi Siaw reported. The residents claimed they had marched to the police station to present ...

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Nigeria police deny sealing off convention of crisis-hit main opposition

Police in Nigeria’s oil rich Rivers State have denied sealing off a convention by the main opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP). The party has been thrown into crisis with factional leaders, each claiming to be chairman. Two courts also gave conflicting ruling on the convention which was supposed to take place at the Sharks stadium in Port Harcourt in the ...

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Stay In Style With This Months Maxi Skirt Inspiration For African Fashion Lovers!

Nothing more beautiful than a maxi skirt on a nice cool windy day. If you love maxi skirts but not sure how best to rock it, here are some beauties that pulled it off amazingly well in their instagram images.   See a few styles below and let us know which you would most likely be seen in.     ...

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NPP To Win 75 Per Cent Of Votes In Eastern – Osafo Marfo

A leading member of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr. Yaw Osafo-Marfo, has given upbeat assessment of the party’s chances in the Eastern Region, predicting a win of not less than 75 per cent of the popular votes. He dismissed the ruling party’s claim to split the votes equally, 50-50, labeling it as “wishful thinking”. Mr. Osafo-Marfo, a former ...

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Ineffective leadership, bane of Ghana’s mediocre institutions

All the leaders who have ruled Ghana, apart from the military dictators, had university degrees. All of them either lived or studied abroad. The current President, John Dramani Mahama, for example, attended Achimota College and Ghana Secondary School in Tamale where he obtained the Ordinary and Advanced level certificates respectively. He continued to the University of Ghana where he got ...

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Barcelona beat Sevilla 5-0 on aggregate to win Spanish Super Cup

Arda Turan scored twice and Lionel Messi once as Barcelona earned a 3-0 second-leg victory over Sevilla to win the Spanish Super Cup 5-0 on aggregate. Turkey midfielder Turan slotted in the first goal at the Nou Camp from Messi’s through pass in the 10th minute. Barcelona goalkeeper Claudio Bravo then saved Vicente Iborra’s penalty after Samuel Umtiti handled. Turan ...

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Escaped GCB bullion attacker re-arrested in Afram Plains

One of the two Police Officers who were arrested after attempting to rob a GCB Bank Bullion van at Maame Krobo in the Afram Plains South District has been captured by police. The escape of the two led to clashes between police and angry residents in the district leading to a police station being set ablaze. But the Police has ...

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Ghana poised for women’s 4×100 relay event at Rio Olympics

Ghana will be hoping to make an impression in this year’s Rio Olympics when quartet Janet Amponsah, Gemma Acheampong, Beatrice Gyaman and Akua Obeng-Akrofi take their turn in the Women’s 4×100 event this afternoon. The quartet will be hoping to make it to at least the semifinals after failed attempts by Ghana in other disciplines at this year’s multi-sports competition. ...

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Casual, temporary workers to pay 5% tax

A new legal instrument (LI) under the country’s Income Tax Act, 2015, Act 896 (as amended) and the Value Added Tax Act, 2013, Act 870 (as amended), has paved way for the taxation of casual and temporary workers. By the foregoing, all payment from employers to casual and temporal workers in Ghana for any work done is to be taxed ...

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