Monthly Archives: October 2016

Government to pay GHC2bn as interest on loans

Government is expected to cough about GHC1,889,870,741 to pay interest on loans in the first quarter of 2017 calendar year. This revelation came to light on the floor of Parliament on Thursday, 20 October, 2016 when the Parliament approved a whopping GHC10.9 billion for the country’s expenditure in advance appropriation to help finance “critical government expenditure” in the first quarter ...

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We are behind, says Trump campaign

The Donald Trump campaign has admitted the Republican lags behind Hillary Clinton with just over two weeks to go before Americans cast their votes. “We are behind. She has some advantages,” said his campaign manager Kellyanne Conway, who added: “We’re not giving up. We know we can win this.” On Friday, Mr Trump made a rare admission that he could ...

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Somali pirates’ hostages ‘ate rats’ to survive

A group of sailors who were held hostage by Somali pirates for nearly five years survived in part by eating rats, one survivor has told the BBC. Filipino sailor Arnel Balbero said they were also only given small amounts of water and felt like “the walking dead” by the end of their ordeal. The 26 sailors were seized on board ...

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Dating Your Friend’s Sister

Many times, Cupid doesn’t give you a warning before shooting his bow and arrow your way. If it turns out the your friend’s sister is Cupid’s perfect match for you, it doesn’t mean that you have to send the arrow back.To the contrary; you just have to know how to play your cards right to avoid upsetting your friend, as ...

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Samsung offers upgrade program for South Korea Note 7 customers

Samsung Electronics is offering an upgrade program option to Galaxy Note 7 customers in South Korea who trade in their recalled device for a Galaxy S7 phone, marking its latest attempt to retain customers. In a statement on Monday, Samsung said customers who trade in their Note 7 phone for either a flat-screen or curved-screen version of the Galaxy S7 ...

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Ghanaian immunologist receives prestigious UK award

Ghanaian immunologist and co-founder of GhScientific, Hephzi Angela Tagoe, has been awarded the prestigious Science Communication Awards by the Royal Society of Biology in the United Kingdom. The award recognized Hephzi for her immense work engaging and educating the public in the various aspects of science. Key amongst Hephzi’s insightful initiatives, as a science communicator, is the ‘Shaping Healthy Attitudes’ ...

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Chelsea 4-0 Man Utd: Blues thrash Red Devils on Jose return

Chelsea moved within a point of league leaders Manchester City after easily beating Manchester United at Stamford Bridge. The clash marked Jose Mourinho’s first return to west London since he was sacked by Roman Abramovich for a second time back in December last year. But it was an afternoon to forget for the Portuguese tactician as his expensively assembled squad ...

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Stop acknowledging demons in songs – Omane Acheampong

His songs and lyrics have stirred controversy in the industry and he is undoubtly described as one of Ghana’s finest traditional gospel music legends. The singer, who has many hit songs to his credit, revealed that gospel artistes were fond of using certain words in their songs which virtually depicted that satan was being glorified. Omane Acheampong said it was ...

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NPP supporters involved in a fatal accident, 2 dead

An Urvan mini-van carrying some New Patriotic Party (NPP) to a Constituency Rally at Kpedzegblo, in the Central Tongu Constituency, has been involved in a gory motor accident. The accident happened between Wute and Dadogboe on the Mafi Kumase – Adidome road. According to eyewitnesses, most of whom were party members onboard similar vans bound for the same event, the ...

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Oil & Gas to serve as main driver of 2017 economy

Two months to the end of the year, Citi Business News has gathered the Oil and Gas industry is marked to be the main driver of economic growth in 2017. The Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) is expected to lead the task as the Gye Nyame Sankofa project progresses, as well as oil production at the TEN field ramp up ...

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