Monthly Archives: October 2016

10 Secrets to success in a long-distance relationship

Some blame an “out of sight, out of mind” mentality for why many long-distance relationships seem to fail, but recent studies have found that the separation can be a great advantage for couple satisfaction. One thing is clear though— it’s never easy to keep a long-distance relationship afloat, and it can often take extra finesse to keep the spark alive. ...

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Ghana still imports power

The relatively cheaper cost of electricity from Côte d’Ivoire is the reason Ghana continues to import power from that country, sources have said. As at 5pm yesterday, figures from Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCo) revealed that Ghana was importing 185megawatts of power from Côte d’Ivoire while thermal power plants idle in Ghana. According to the electricity sector players, Côte d’Ivoire generates ...

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Leicester star Jamie Vardy only Englishman nominated for 2016 Ballon d’Or

Jamie Vardy has been nominated for the Ballon d’Or award alongside the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Gareth Bale after helping Leicester win the Premier League title. The 29-year-old striker, who scored 24 goals in a historic season for the Foxes, was named on a 30-man list of nominees for the prestigious award, which is currently held by ...

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Ghanaian youth advised to honour country’s statesmen

The founder of Issachar Prophetic and Leadership Institute, Prophet Selassie Addae has urged the youth to hold Ghana’s statesmen, particularly former President Rawlings, in high esteem. He stated that these statesmen have the experience needed to unite the country. He made these comments at a two-day leadership conference dubbed ‘Daniel Leadership and Mentorship School.’   The conference which was under ...

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Rwanda largely responsible for Burundi crisis – Nkurunziza’s spokesperson

Burundian authorities insist that their northern neighbour, Rwanda, was largely responsible for the chaos and instability the country has been experiencing since April last year. Burundi accuses Rwanda among other things of recruiting and training insurgents to engage in acts of instability. Other accusations border on the arming of anti-government elements and dispatching spies. Willy Nyamitwe, a senior media advisor ...

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Joe Mettle performs with Donnie McClurkin in South Africa

The first ever edition of Gospel Goes Classical live recording on the African continent was hosted at the Carnival City – Big Top Arena in South Africa last Saturday. The event witnessed the coming together of USA, West Africa and Southern Africa, all on one stage. Representing West Africa was Ghana’s celebrated gospel musician, Joe Mettle. Also representing the United ...

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AT&T, Time Warner bonds widen on merger news

AT&T saw some of its shorter-term outstanding bonds widen sharply in secondary trade Monday after the telecoms giant announced a blockbuster US$85bn acquisition of Time Warner. AT&T’s 2.8% 2021s were spotted at T+120bp, some 15bp wider than Friday’s close, according to one trading source, while its 4.125% 2026s were spotted at T+170bp or 7bp wider on the day. Meanwhile Time ...

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GHOSPA calls off strike

The Government and Hospitals Pharmacists Association (GHOSPA) has called off its strike following a successful negotiation with government. A statement from the Ministry of Health said “the Ministry of Health wishes to commend Members of the Government Hospital Pharmacists Association (GHOSPA) for accepting to call off their strike to enable stakeholders involved to resolve their issues.” GHOSPA in September embarked ...

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State Attorneys fire back; AG can’t withhold salaries

The National President of the Association of State Attorneys has responded to the Attorney General (AG), saying she has no right to withhold their salaries. The Association declared a strike in protest of government’s failure to meet their demands for improved conditions of services last week. But the Attorney-General ordered the Association to resume work on Friday October 21, or ...

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Amoako-Tuffuor, others sue EC over declaration of special voting results

An outspoken member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Dr. Kwame Amoako-Tuffuor and two others have dragged the Electoral Commission to the Supreme Court seeking an order to compel the commission to announce results of special voting on the same day it is held. The trio which included Benjamin Arthur and Adreba Abrefa Damoa argued in their writ that section ...

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