Monthly Archives: October 2016

Dumas, KSM, others nominated for Ghana Peace Awards

The curvy Ghanaian celebrity – Joselyn Dumas, Ghana’s oldest social comedian – KSM, sensational actor – Ajettey Annan and other celebrated stars were nominated to receive “Movie for Peace Awards” at the Ghana Peace Awards slated for October 29, 2016 at the National Theatre, Accra. The heart touching Majid Michael’s “Somewhere in Africa” movie will certainly not be escaped any ...

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Nigeria: ExxonMobil discovers one billion barrel oil field

“We are encouraged by the results and will work with our partners and the government on future development plans,” said Stephen M. Greenlee, president of ExxonMobil Exploration Company. The company’s statement noted that there were five partners with interest in the current oil find. ‘‘ExxonMobil holds 27 percent interest and is the operator for OPL 223 and OML 139. Joint ...

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Yaw Yeboah makes waves for Twente

Ghana youngster Yaw Yeboah scored a fine goal in FC Twente’s 2-0 win over Go Ahead Eagles on at the Adelaarshorst Stadium. The 19-year-old found the back of the net in the 44th minute with a great goal to put his side in front ahead of the break. Bersant Celina added the second in the 89th minute to put the ...

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Russia unveils ‘Satan 2’ missile, could wipe out France or Texas – Report

A Russian missile design company has unveiled the first image of a new weapon in Russia’s arsenal: the Sarmat intercontinental ballistic missile, nicknamed “Satan 2.” The RS-28 Sarmat rocket “is capable of wiping out parts of the earth the size of Texas or France,” Russian state news outlet Sputnik reported in May. The image was published by the Makeyev Rocket ...

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Musicians wrong to endorse politicians – Shatta Wale

Dancehall artist, Shatta Wale has condemned fellow artists’ endorsements of presidential candidates ahead of the December 7 polls. Recently, award winning Hip-life Group, Praye joined the tall list of celebrities endorsing presidential candidates. The Two members of the group, known in showbiz as Praye Tintin and Praye Tieta endorsed New Patriotic Party’s (NPP), Nana Akufo-Addo to win this year’s election. ...

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Ex-BBC journalist declared wanted in Nigeria

Nigeria’s anti-corruption body is searching for Jamilah Tangaza, a former government official and former BBC journalist. Ibrahim Magu, the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), told the BBC Hausa service that the agency had declared her wanted following media reports that she had tried to jump bail. Ms Tangaza was arrested by the EFCC in July over ...

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Nursing students demand Akufo-Addo’s assurance on allowance

Students of the Kete Krachi Midwifery and Nursing Training in the Krachi West District on Tuesday blocked the way to force Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, the presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), who is on a campaign tour of the Volta Region, to listen to their concerns. The students wanted to listen to Nana Akufo-Addo on his plans ...

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Give collation sheets to parties – Supreme Court orders EC

The Supreme Court has ordered the Electoral Commission to make collation sheets for Presidential elections available to parties and their agents after close of polls. The petitioner who is former Director of Research at Parliament, Kwesi Nyame Tease-Eshun, sought to expose flaws in the new law that governs the 2016 general elections. Under the CI 94, the EC is not ...

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All you need to know about open relationships

Couples who are in open relationships allow each other to date or have sex with other people. It means they’re honest with their partners about sleeping with other people and ideally don’t see it as a hindrance to their relationship. There are different reasons why couples might agree to open relationships. Some people really believe in loving more than one ...

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Handicraft sector records 23% growth

Non-traditional export earnings from the handicraft sector grew by 23 percent in 2015; from US$3.47 million in 2014 to US$4.27 million in 2015. Latest figures from the Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA) show that the sector recorded the highest growth in the three sub-sector performance, ahead of agriculture and processed/semi processed items. Products classified under handicraft category include, basketware, ceramic ...

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