Monthly Archives: October 2016

Two Ghanaians get top positions at Ecowas Brown Card Insurance Scheme

Two Ghanaians were on Thursday, 13th October, 2016 appointed as Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Council of Bureaux and Secretary General of the Permanent Secretariat of Ecowas Brown Card Scheme respectively at the just ended 33rd Ordinary Session of the Council of Bureaux of the Scheme held in Accra from 11th – 13 October, 2016. Mr. Godfred Djane, ...

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Shatta Wale, Bisa Kdei, Efya, Others win @ 2016 AFRIMMA Awards

Ghanaian acts, Shatta Wale, Bisa Kdei and Efya made Ghana proud at the just ended 2016 African Muzik Magazine Awards (AFRIMMA) held in Dallas, Texas, United States of America. Shatta beats competition from Stonebwoy, Samini, Burna Boy, Buffola Soldier, Timaya and Patoranking to win the “Best DanceHall Act” award. Highlife artiste Bisa Kdei beats competition from Flavour, Phyno, Koredo Bello ...

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Oil must not drown agric sector – Economist

Chief Executive Officer of the Institute of Certified Economists of Ghana (ICEG), Daniel Amateye Anim-Prempeh, has joined the call for government to pay attention to the agriculture sector, saying too much focus on oil could make the country catch the proverbial ‘Dutch Disease.’ Since the onset of oil production in 2010, there has been undue focus on the oil and ...

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Don’t declare results – Catholic Bishops advise media, political parties

The Ghana Catholic Bishops Conference (GCBC) has advised all political parties, the media and all Ghanaians to refrain from announcing any results of the December general election before they are declared by the Electoral Commission (EC). According to the Catholic Bishops, it was only the EC that was empowered to announce the results of the election. The bishops further urged ...

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No Ghanaian player in CAF 25-man list in African Based Player award

There was no Ghanaian player in CAF’s preliminary list for the 2016 African Player Based in Africa award. CAF Champions League finalists Mamelodi Sundowns have five players Dennis Onyango, Keegan Dolly, Hlompho Kekana, Khama Billiat and Yannick Zakri- in the 25 nominees. TP Mazembe trio of Joel Kimwaki, Salif Coulibaly, Rainford Kalaba and Elia Meschak were also included. The list ...

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Maritime demand commitment to revamp Black Star Line

The Association of Maritime Professionals has expressed its resolve to pursue the revamping of the country’s Shipping Line, the Black Star Line, in order to facilitate economic growth. The Association contends it will pin down factors including the lack of commitment by successive governments that led to the collapse of the company. Addressing a press conference in Tema, the first ...

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Selassie Dzanta to represent Ghana at Miss Heritage Global

Selassie Dzanta, a 26-year-old student of the Tshwane University of Technology in Pretoria, South Africa, has been selected to represent Ghana at the Miss Heritage Global event on December 4, 2016. Miss Heritage is a pageant that brings young, beautiful and intelligent ladies together on one stage to demonstrate what their country is made of in terms of food, clothes, ...

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5 deal breakers that are keeping you single

Deal breakers. We all have them when dating. Some of these deal breakers are based on personal tastes while others pertain to peer pressure and societal norms. Of course, many also know that love, true love, is rather blind. So why is it that people oftentimes create truly shallow deal breakers that hinder them from finding true love? The following ...

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How Focusing On Less Can Give Us More

In 1998, Google set out to achieve a large task: it aimed to become the top search engine in the world. They weren’t the first search engine around, though. Far from it. In the years before Google had stepped on the scene, a number of other search engines had already been launched. Despite their numerous competitors, Google became the leader ...

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Academia urged to help maintain political stability

Dr. Eric Oduro Osae, the Dean of Studies and Research at the Institute of Local Government Studies (ILGS), says academia, which is regarded as the final conscience of the nation must be proactive. He said the role of academia in working towards achieving democratic deficit like the winner takes all, abuse of incumbency, intolerance, tension, politics of exclusiveness among others, ...

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