Monthly Archives: August 2016

10,000 Mineworkers lose jobs

Over 10,000 mineworkers across the country have lost their jobs over the past three years, the Ghana Mine Workers Union (GMWU) has stated. General Secretary of GMWU, Prince William Ankrah, made this known in an address at the opening ceremony of the Union’s National Executive Council Meeting held at the Public Services Workers’ Union Centre in Kumasi from July 5-6, ...

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In Nima, politics is the realization of foolishness

Once upon a time, I wrote something about Nima on my Facebook wall. A man I give much reverence to and who I call “boss” commented. He stated that I have disturbed Nima a lot and that I should leave Nima alone. As funny as it was, I have always had it at the back of my head since then. ...

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Ghana Premier League week 24 matches moved to Saturday

The Premier League Board (PLB) has brought forward all Premier League week 24 matches from Sunday August 14 to Saturday August 13. The decision, unanimously endorsed by the PLB at its meeting on Tuesday, is to allow all Premier League clubs offer their unflinching support to Medeama FC in their must-win CAF Confederations Cup match with TP Mazembe in Essipong ...

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10 Obvious Hints Guys Give When They Want More Space

Though he may not say it outright, a man’s actions can indicate that he needs some time away from you. Here are 10 signs that this is the case. By Lianne Choo Most serious relationships will need a break every so often. And by break, I mean some serious soul-searching time apart like sleeping in separate rooms, taking a solo ...

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How to start a business doing what you love and keep loving it

When she was 22, Sophia Amoruso began selling clothes on EBay under the name Nasty Gal Vintage. At the age of 28, she had amassed $250 million. How did she do it? Simply put, she took a culture that she loved–vintage, hip, girl culture–and made a business out of it. She continued being fresh and relevant to her audience of Millennials. She did this ...

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Police officers, GWCL workers named in $80,000 theft

Workers of the Ghana water company Limited and some Police personnel have been implicated in the disappearance of over $80,000 belonging to a sachet water producer in Accra. The officials of the water company and police service reportedly went to the house of the water sachet manufacturer a few days ago to disconnect an illegal pipe connection at the premises. ...

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Bawumia ready to face CID – Anthony Karbo

The running mate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia is prepared to meet the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service if he is invited. A deputy Communications Director of the NPP Anthony Abayifa Karbo on Abusua Nkomo, revealed that he (Dr. Bawumia) is not worried that his political opponents are giving an issue a ...

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Mahama advises deputy ministers to eschew arrognace

President John Dramani Mahama on Tuesday admonished ministers of state to eschew arrogance and other negative tendencies that could undermine the progress of the country. “You must always remember that your duty is to render service to the people diligently irrespective of their political affiliation, ethnicity and geographical location…for arrogance won’t take you anywhere.” President Mahama gave the admonishment when ...

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2016 WASSCE results out; 1,576 results cancelled

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC), has released provisional results for the 2016 West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). A statement signed by Agnes Teye-Cudjoe, Head of Public Affairs at WAEC, said 1,576 candidates had some of their subjects results cancelled, while  598 candidates had their entire results cancelled. WASSCE leakages Reports of widespread leakages in the examinations compelled WAEC to ...

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I’m not ashamed to be called a tailor – Elikem

In today’s modern day, many would prefer to be called designers rather than Tailors. This is due to the fact that, the later name is seen as archaic but for actor Elikem Kumordzi, the story is different. “Honestly I see nothing wrong being referred to as a tailor. I am proud of it. There are people who have issues with ...

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