Monthly Archives: August 2016

Politicians attempted to silence me with $100k – Prof. Martey

The outgoing Moderator of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana Reverend Professor Emmanuel Martey has revealed that some politicians attempted to bribe him with $100, 000 to prevent him from making negative comments on national issues. Prof. Martey, who failed to mention whether the politicians were NDC or NPP members alleged that the politicians also promised to give him a mansion ...

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Apple faces 13bn-euro Irish tax bill

Ireland should recover up to €13bn (£11bn) from Apple in back taxes, the European Commission has ruled. After a three-year long investigation, it has concluded that the US firm’s tax benefits are illegal. The Commission said this enabled it to pay substantially less than other businesses, in effect paying a corporate tax rate of no more than 1%. Ireland’s finance ...

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NAGRAT blasts gov’t over unsustainable education programmes

The National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT), wants government to look beyond introducing social intervention programmes in the education sector, merely to score what it calls cheap political points. President of the Association, Christian Addae-Poku, argues that government after introducing such programmes, has not been able to provide adequate funding to run and sustain them. Addressing the media in Accra ...

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Wacam to lobby for new mining law

Human rights and environmental advocacy NGO, Wacam, has said it will lobby for a new Minerals and Mining bill since the existing one has failed to adequately tackle the challenges facing the mining industry in the country. The existing Mining Act, Act 703 of 2006 and PNDC Law 153 of 1986 has failed to address issues surrounding surface mining operations ...

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Celebrating 2016 National Homowo Festival in Virginia, USA

Fort Hunk Park (area A) in Alexander, Virginia (US) will be set agog come September 17 as GaDangmes (natives from the Greater Accra Region in Ghana) in America celebrates their National Homowo Festival. The Big event will attract GaDangme Associations in Europe, and many GaDangme Associations in different parts of the world are making it to the festival grounds described ...

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Making Beats Is More Difficult Than Math, Appreciate My Husband’s Works – Shatta Michy

Michelle Diamond Gbagonah also known as Shatta Michy has overly proven that she’s 100% supportive of her husband, Shatta Wale’s work. Time without number have critics labelled Shatta Wale’s production as not been the best and that his beats are similar, beats are not properly mastered, sings with the same keys and more. Well, Shatta Michy was on Metro TV ...

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Somalia truck bomb targets Mogadishu’s SYL Hotel

A truck bomb has exploded outside a hotel in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, in a heavily secured area close to the gates of the presidential palace. A BBC reporter says politicians are among the injured and 10 people are reported to have died. The Islamist al-Shabab group, which is affiliated to al-Qaeda, says it is behind the attack. The Somali Youth ...

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Division One League: Mighty Royals receive GHc 20,000 from Ghana’s First Lady

Zone I leaders Mighty Royals have received a GH¢ 20,000 cash donation from Ghana First Lady Lordina Dramani Mahama. According to reports, the donation was made Monday to the Wamanafo-based side. “Yes First Lady Lordina Mahama visited Wamanafo to make some donations and thought it wise to also come to our aid and gave us a sum of GH¢ 20,000 ...

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How to Understand the Differences Between Men and Women

There are crucial differences between men and women. Understanding them may help to save you from a lifetime of arguments, or even a breakup. There was a book that came out more than two decades ago called Men are From Mars Women are From Venus. Revolutionary, it was the first time that anyone formally came to the conclusion that men ...

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XCLUSIV FOTOS: Ghana Makeup Awards 2016

Maiden edition of the first ever award scheme solely for makeup artists in Ghana, came off successfully last Saturday August 27, 2016 at La Palm Royal Beach Hotel. Over 24 professional makeup artists battled for the covetous Makeup of the Year award while some makeup training institutions, companies and media houses were also recognized. The awards ceremony organized by Makeup Ghana  ...

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