Monthly Archives: August 2016

Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff testifies at impeachment trial

The impeachment trial of Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff has reached a dramatic point with the suspended president defending herself in the Senate. Ms Rousseff is accused of illegally manipulating the budget to hide a growing deficit. She denies the allegations and says the impeachment proceedings amount to a coup d’etat. Senators are due to vote this week on whether to remove ...

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Woman in UK sells ‘golly dolls’ to reclaim her Ghanaian heritage

A 65 year old English-Ghanaian woman is selling “golliwogs” in the United Kingdom in an effort to reclaim her Ghanaian heritage and raise money for charity. Retired midwife, Charlotte Nightingale who is originally from Ghana is defying convention by selling “golly dolls”, soft dolls with bright clothes, a black face, and fuzzy hair considered to be a symbol of racist ...

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Philips’ motion sensor turns lights on when you enter room

Using voice commands via the Amazon Echo’s Alexa voice assistant or your smartphone to turn on your Philips smart light bulbs is convenient, but even better is just walking into a room and ta-daa!Philips’ new motion sensor does just that. The $39.95 wireless sensor measures roughly 2- x 2-inches and launches in early October.There’s really not much to the motion ...

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Asamoah Gyan To Undergo Reading Medical Today

Former Sunderland striker Asamoah Gyan will undergo a medical at English second tier side Reading on Monday before he can seal his loan move to the Royals, insiders have told Ghanasoccernet.com. The China-based attacker is on the verge of sealing a sensational return to English football as talks between the two sides have been productive. According to the insider, the ...

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UT Bank Tests Authenticity Of Pretty Girls With 1st Class Honours – Kofi Amoabeng

Most graduates churned out by some universities in Ghana are not equipped for work in the corporate world, founder of UT Holdings Kofi Amoabeng has said. This, he said, had prompted his institution to train job applicants for another two years even after hiring them. He lamented the breakdown of the training system in Ghana which has made it difficult ...

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Scrap taxes on medicines – Chamber of Pharmacy

The Chamber of Pharmacy Ghana, has called for the removal of the current taxes on medicines, which are contributing to the current increases in prices of the commodity and threatens quality health care delivery. They said the removal of the taxes would not only improve the timely supply of most required medicines but also lesson the bill burden of patients, ...

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Gov´ts asked to provide energy to rural dwellers

Participants in a workshop have prevailed on governments in Africa to provide energy to rural areas to boost economic activities. They said that would also help the people to put their entrepreneurial abilities to good use, while helping them in their farming and other activities aimed at reducing poverty among rural dwellers. The participants made the call during discussions at ...

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Sarkodie, others ‘small boys’ in rap – Akatakyie

Hiplife duo, ‘Akatakyie’ have described rappers Sarkodie and Okyeame Kwame as amateurs when it comes to rap music. Speaking to Giovanni and Anita Erskine on the ‘Veterans Thursday’ segment on the Starr Drive, Akatakyire said: “We are the best rappers in Ghana from 2000 till now, we are just giving them the opportunity to operate, and we are coming back ...

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How to be a Better Boyfriend: The Best She’s Ever Had

If you’re struggling with how to be a better boyfriend to your significant other, this is everything you’ll need to help you be the best boyfriend ever. If you want to keep a relationship going with someone you care deeply about, treating them right is essential. You can’t expect someone to stick around if you’re not willing to give them ...

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Abraham Attah was paid well for ‘Spiderman’ role – Manager

Mawuko Kuadzi, manager of award-winning actor, Abraham Attah has disclosed that the financial reward for the latter playing in a role in the upcoming Spider-Man movie: Homecoming was a good one. Kuadzi made the revelation during a press conference at the Gold Coast Restaurant in Accra on Thursday. He refused to reveal specific figure except to say “he was paid ...

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