Monthly Archives: August 2016

FPSO Kwame Nkrumah to be fully restored in mid-2018

Installation of a deep water Catenary Anchor Leg Mooring (CALM) buoy on Floating Storage and Offloading vessel (FPSO) Kwame Nkrumah as the final phase of repair work in the first half of 2018 is expected to restore full offloading functionality. This will remove the need for the DP shuttle and storage tankers, which has increased as­sociated operating costs. Market inquiries ...

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14 Reasons Why Girls should Ask Men Out Directly

Every girl needs a strong man, yet to get a strong man, you need to be a strong woman. So here are reasons to woman-up and make the first move! We have been raised in a society that expects us women to be all sweet and soft. Sure, it’s a gender stereotype everyone has come to expect from each other, ...

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GFA Boss Nyantakyi Sues Songo & Abatay

Ghana FA president Kwesi Nyantakyi has slapped two sports presenters Patrick Osei- Agyemang and Kofi Asare Brako as well as their media outfit Multimedia Group Limited with a gargantuan defamation lawsuit. The GFA boss is suing the two controversial figures nicknamed ‘Countryman Songo’ and ‘Abatay’ respectively and their media outfit for $2m in the defamation and libel lawsuit after ‘years of consistent lies and calculated ...

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People have problem with my hair – Ahuofe Patri

We’ve come to accept that men have short hairs and with ladies, you must have your hair on but actress Ahoufe Patri has decided to go ‘sakora’. In an interview with Dzifa Gray on Metro TV, the actress disclosed that some Ghanaians have problem with her deciding not to have a long nor short hair on. ‘People have problem with ...

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Scientists develop dissolving battery

Scientists have developed a self-destructing battery capable of dissolving when exposed to heat or liquid. It delivers 2.5 volts and can power a desktop calculator for 15 minutes. It could power medical devices in patients’ bodies before degrading, or keep military secrets confidential. Iowa State University mechanical engineering professor Reza Montazami said it was the first practical transient battery. Researchers ...

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Mmusi Maimane hails new era of ‘non-racial’ politics in South Africa

The voting pattern in South Africa is changing, according to the leader of the Democratic Alliance (DA), Mmusi Maimane, whose party caused a major upset to the ruling African National Congress (ANC) in the recently held municipal elections. The ruling ANC lost its majority in key states including the economic capital, Johannesburg, the symbolic Nelson Mandela Bay and Tshwane, the ...

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Cocoa road contracts risk termination

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has issued a stern warning to contractors working on ‘cocoa roads’ in the country that they risk having their contracts abrogated if their pace of work continues to be unsatisfactory.Chief Executive Officer of COCOBOD, Dr Stephen Opuni, said the institution would not hesitate to take action against the contractors if they failed to abide by ...

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US election: Anger over Donald Trump gun rights remarks

Republican Donald Trump has sparked anger by suggesting his supporters could stop his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton by exercising their gun rights. He said that Mrs Clinton would put liberal justices on the Supreme Court if she wins the presidency in November, threatening gun ownership rights. Speaking at a rally in North Carolina, Mr Trump hinted that gun rights advocates ...

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GBC’s woes beyond magic wand solution – SEC CEO

The problems confronting state broadcaster Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) cannot be solved with a magic wand, the CEO of State Enterprises Commission (SEC), Dr Clement Kaminta, has said.“For almost four years now GBC has not received their budget allocation. The board, as far as I know, appreciates, absolutely the problems that GBC is confronted with. The issue is that the ...

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8 Awards Anyone With Depression Deserves To Receive

Unless you have spent the majority of your life isolated from others, the chances are you will have regularly encountered people with depression. After all, the World Health Organisation (WHO) estimated that 16 million American adults suffered with depression in 2012 alone, while a further 350 million instances are recorded across the globe each year. Despite this, depression remains the ...

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