Monthly Archives: August 2016

We’ll Avoid Another Election Petition – Prez Mahama

President John Mahama continues to hype his performance since assuming the reigns of the country, saying even a whole year of “counting pink sheets” could not jeopardize his plans for the country. But for the New Patriotic Party’s election petition, he added, his government would have achieved more than it has done. Addressing chiefs and residents of Aboadze after inspecting ...

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I didn’t poison Kwabena Kwabena; God struck him – Buddy Roro

Years after Kwabena Kwabena claimed his water was poisoned at Best Brain Studios when he went to feature in a recording, Buddy Roro who was managing the studio at the time has denied but says the highlife musician was rather struck by God. In an interview with KMJ on Hitz FM’s Daybreak Hitz, Thursday, Roro recounting how prevalent sorcery was ...

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South Sudan: Rebel leader Riek Machar relocates to East Africa

South Sudan’s rebel leader and former vice president has relocated to another country in East Africa, the opposition has said. Riek Machar’s whereabouts had been unknown since he fled the capital Juba following deadly fighting in July. A statement issued by the leadership of the SPLA In Opposition (SPLA-IO) said he left on Wednesday 17 August to a “safe country ...

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13 Colleges of Education receive grant awards

13 public Colleges of Education have received the Challenge Fund Grants Award to implement innovative concepts that would improve the practical skills of Teacher trainees. It would also promote the professional development of tutors of these colleges. The Transforming Teacher Education and Learning (T-TEL) Ghana, a Government Programme funded by UKAid, disbursed GH₵ 1,286,752.30 to 13 projects funded under the ...

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Osei wants to make history as Kotoko coach

Kumasi Asante Kotoko interim head coach, Michael Osei, has his sights set on making history with the Porcupine Warriors by winning the Ghana Premier League as head coach. The former Kotoko player won the league title with the same side and, knowing history will be made should he win this season’s crown, Osei is extra motivated to ensure he gets ...

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Ghana Mine Workers Union calls for action against illegal miners

The Ghana Mine Workers Union (GMWU) of the Trades Union Congress (TUC) has bemoaned the activities of illegal small-scale miners, popularly known as ‘galamsey’ operators, which are posing a threat to the security of its members. It said if steps were not taken to stop the activities of these illegal miners, the union would withdraw its services to the industry. ...

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Live by acceptable standards, Marshallans advised

The Very Reverend Father Mathew Yitiereh, the Vicar General of the Archdiocese of Tamale, has called on Marshallans, a body within the Catholic Church, to live by acceptable standards and help strengthen the Catholic faith. He said “there are disturbing stories about Marshallans living double standards in their marriage lives. Lately, there is even a more disturbing story about Marshallans ...

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Zimbabwe: Top official loses property after failing to pay prostitute

A self-confessed prostitute allegedly looted property worth $1,688 from a senior Government official who failed to pay her for services rendered following a romp at his matrimonial home in Bulawayo. Raymond Kuzondishaya Nyandoro, a principal town planning officer in the Ministry of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing stationed at Mhlahlandlela offices in the city, allegedly hooked up with ...

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Okyeame Kwame Features Deborah Vanessa, Others On ‘Tension’

Ghana’s Rap Dacter, Okyeame Kwame, who has been inspiring creative difference since 1997, is back with “Tension”. The rapper is set to release “Tension” which features rap sensations Medikal and Cabum and the Beautiful, Divalicious, “Ghana Jollof”, Sister Debbie. The rap song, which comes in the back of Okyeame Kwame’s largely successful first gospel song, “Hallelujah” further cements Okyeame Kwame’s ...

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US election 2016: Trump overhauls campaign team again

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has overhauled his campaign team for the second time in two months, with two new leaders. Pollster Kellyanne Conway becomes campaign manager and Stephen Bannon of Breitbart News the CEO. Paul Manafort remains campaign chairman, but analysts say he has effectively been demoted. Mr Trump told AP the new leaders were “terrific people… they’re champs”. ...

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