Monthly Archives: October 2016

Cement war has helped shatter monopoly

An important development in our cement industry has been the introduction by government of price deregulation, to neutralise local producers’ market monopoly and incidents of cement shortage. Local producers had captured the lion share of the market and had made the greatest impact on retail prices, but when Dangote and other foreign firms jumped in, change has arrived. The boom ...

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Hospital for every district – Mahama

“The promise of the National Democratic Congress Government to provide each district with a modern hospital is on course, and would receive more attention in my second term of office,” President John Dramani Mahama has announced. He said good health was essential to every development and that was why his administration had and would continue to allocate more funding to ...

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Balloting for Parliamentary Candidates comes off Thursday

The Electoral Commission has invited political parties to a meeting Thursday to decide on where parliamentary candidates will place on the ballot paper. Communications Director at the Electoral Commission, Mr Eric Dzakpasu confirmed this to Joy News Wednesday evening. He said the Inter-Party Advisory Committee meeting will also discuss other matters relating to the elections. Balloting for positions on the ...

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Stay away from Kalyppo fruit juice – Chief of Staff

The Chief of Staff has cautioned Ghanaian adults to desist from drinking Kalyppo fruit juice because it is not good for their health. Julius Debrah said the drink like other food sold in the market such as Cerelac by Nestle Ghana Limited contains lots of sugar meant to boost the growth of children and not adults. Speaking to supporters of the ...

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Achieving Self-Acceptance: 10 Little Steps for One Big Change

Accepting yourself for who you are isn’t easy. If you’re struggling to be okay with you, here are the steps you can take to make self-acceptance a reality. The one thing humans struggle with more than anything else is accepting ourselves for who we are. With the media so focused on who is “perfect” and what qualities make someone “the ...

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10 Signs the Guy You’re Dating Will Be a Great Dad

Looking to have kids soon and want to know if the guy you’re dating is father material? Here are 10 signs to know for sure. You’re dating the man of your dreams. He’s smart, easy on the eyes, and perfect in all the ways that matter. Congratulations! You’ve found yourself a keeper. Here’s the catch: although he is a keeper, ...

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I will retain Dome seat – Adwoa Safo

Member of Parliament for the Dome Kwabenya Constituency in the Greater Accra region, Adwoa Safo has stated she is going to “double” her electoral figures and that of the presidential nominee of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the forthcoming December 7 polls. “I’m winning massively,” she declared Wednesday in an interview with Bola Ray on Starr Chat. Mrs. Safo ...

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13 Things Every Man Should Own

Females take pride in their attire and accessories, but so do men. Here are some essential accessories for every modern gentleman. Among purses, sunglasses, makeup bags, totes, and jewelry, women have plenty of accessories to choose from. It’s no wonder no one stops to think about men, since most walk around carrying next to nothing. This is, however, changing in ...

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South Sudan’s second city scorched by renewed fighting

This used to be South Sudan’s second largest city, a bustling center on the White Nile River of more than 120,000 people, many employed in the oil fields nearby. Today Malakal is rubble and almost entirely deserted by civilians, a city emptied by three years of civil war and now by new rounds of fighting. Following clashes in the city’s ...

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Civil wars killed my interest in politics – Juliet Ibrahim

Actress Juliet Ibrahim is not enthused about politics because of the negative effects it has had on her. She noted that due to politics, she and her family had to fight for their lives in the midst of three wars. Juliet, speaking in an interview with Joy News, revealed that she does not involve herself in politics because as a ...

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