Monthly Archives: August 2016

Gov’t to issue GH¢25.3 bn between August and December 2016

Government has announced plans to issue an estimated 25.3 billion cedis between August and December this year. Of the amount, 23.8 billion cedis is expected to be used to rollover forecast maturities with the remaining amount of 1.4 billion cedis being fresh issuance to meet government’s financing requirements. A statement from the Bank of Ghana said, “In accordance with the ...

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Zambia election petition starts: Court to rule on transfer of presidential powers

The petition challenging the election of Edgar Lungu as president-elect in Zambia’s August 11 polls kicked off on Monday, August 29. Two crucial issues were raised on the first day of the hearing. The first related to the transfer of power by the incumbent Lungu to the speaker of parliament and the other had to do with the custody of ...

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Gabon election: Opposition candidate lays claim to presidency win

Gabon’s opposition presidential candidate Jean Ping has claimed victory over incumbent President Ali Bongo, whose family has ruled the oil-rich African nation for nearly half a century. “The decision taken by the population is known now by everybody,” Ping told Al Jazeera on Sunday. “Gabon is a small country so it is possible to know all the results right now,” ...

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Top cop arrested for car fraud

A top police officer stationed at the Airport District in Accra, Superintendent Felix Agbenyegah Anyidoho, who has been arrested, is facing administrative enquiry for allegedly engaging in fraudulent activities. Superintendent Anyidoho, the Crime Officer at the Airport Police Station, was said to have been handcuffed alongside a junior colleague of his and taken to the Police Headquarters last Thursday. His ...

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Crystal Palace plot €12m swoop for Majeed Waris

English Club Crystal Palace have bid €12million for Ghanaian international Abdul Majeed Waris. Palace boss Alan Pardew is said to have contacted Lorient to release their striker as the end of the transfer window inches closer. The 24-year-old is expected to beef-up the attack for Palace despite securing the services of former Liverpool striker Christian Benteke. Waris caught the eyes ...

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One-village-one-dam not feasible – Kwesi Pratt

The One-village-one-dam campaign promise of the Presidential Candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Akufo-Addo is impracticable, the Managing Editor of the Insight Newspaper has said. He thus described the promise as outlandish. Nana Addo during his campaign tour of the Upper East region, pledged to create a dam a dam, in every village in the Northern region, should ...

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I want to be president – Says BBnZ’s Ko-Jo Cue

Popular Ghanaian rap artiste, Ko-jo Cue, has made public his ambition to become president of Ghana. The BBnZ Live artiste, born Linford Kennedy Amankwaa, made his presidential ambition public with a new campaign dubbed ‘Ko-Jo Cue For President’, ahead of Ghana’s 2016 general elections on December 7. Also, there are indications that his record label is putting up a concert ...

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Ghana To Experience Partial Eclipse Of The Sun On September 1

On Thursday, September 1, 2016 history will once again be made as Ghana experiences another partial eclipse of the sun from 6:13am to 9am. At about 7:20am, the moon’s image will pass off the sun’s face. This will take about an hour and half. Partial Solar Eclipses happen when the Moon comes between the Sun and the Earth, but they ...

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I’m willing to swap Boko Haram prisoners for the Chibok girls – Buhari

Nigeria’s President has again renewed his commitment to the rescue of the Chibok girls, saying government will not give up in the search. Commenting on this in his Twitter handle on Sunday, President Muhammadu Buhari paid glowing tributes to the military for their efforts in the war against insurgency in Nigeria’s northeast. The President also said he is willing to ...

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