Monthly Archives: October 2016

Shatta Wale performs to huge crowd at NDC gathering

Arguably Ghana’s dancehall artiste, Shatta Wale turned Tamale up-side-down when he performed at the campaign launch of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) parliamentary nominee for the Tamale Central constituency, Inusah Fuseini. The “Mahama paper” hitmaker reportedly received large applauds and endorsement from the crowd as he performed. Shatta Wale has declared his resolve not to endorse any political party ahead ...

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Ghanaian architect who designed US’ African American museum honoured

A renowned Ghanaian architect, Mr David Adjaye, has been honoured by the National Development Planning Commission (NDPC) for his outstanding achievement in architecture. He was presented with a citation by the Chairman of the NDPC, Professor Kwesi Botchwey, at the Archi-Afrika Design and Architecture Gallery at James Town in Accra last Friday. Contributions Mr Adjaye is best known for his ...

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My worries are not the same as black grandmothers – Clinton

Hillary Clinton told a majority-black church in North Carolina on Sunday that she knows her grandchildren are growing up in a different world than many black youth in the U.S. who are concerned about police shootings and gun violence in their communities. The Democratic presidential nominee’s remarks at the Little Rock AME Zion Church in Charlotte were a frank acknowledgment ...

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South Africa’s Zuma says student protests could destroy universities

Widespread protests by South African students demanding free higher education could destroy universities, President Jacob Zuma said on Monday. “What is happening on our campuses has the potential to destroy our universities but we have the power to change that working together,” Zuma said at an education summit. “Government is committed to do everything possible to progressively make higher education ...

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“Religious Leaders Must Respect The Will Of The People” – PIWC Apostle

The Area Head of the Church of Pentecost, Apostle Ekow Badu-Woode, has called on religious leaders to allow democracy to triumph.  He says religious leaders have a role to play in the sustenance of democratic culture in the country and must therefore not attempt to interfere with the will of the people during elections. Apostle Badu-Woode made the call when ...

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Former Achimota dumping site transformed by estate developer

JL Properties Limited is a wholly Ghanaian owned real estate company has transformed the former Achimota Garbage dumping site into beautiful houses and recreational centre. The dump site was close to the main Achimota Bus Terminal and also close to the internationally-acclaimed Achimota School. Residents took to the streets on a number of occasions demonstrating against the continuous dumping of ...

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Vice President claims 2016 elections could be rigged

Vice president Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has suggested some opponents of the National Democratic Congress are plotting to rig this year’s presidential and parliamentary elections on December 7. In a statement that is likely to generate controversy, the vice president urged the NDC supporters and sympathizers to be extra vigilant on the day of the elections in order to safeguard the ...

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Ph.Ds not talent; explore your gifts – Majid tells students

Popular Ghanaian actor Majid Michel says the way Ghana’s system of education has been skewed to focus on teaching students how to find a job is wrong. He wished students are made to also exploit potentials they can identify with. The status quo is the reason why Ghana’s unemployment rate is skyrocketing, he noted. The actor was delivering a motivational ...

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RUSSIA 2018 QUALIFIER: Black Stars to arrive in Tamale on Tuesday

The Black Stars of Ghana are set to arrive in Tamale on Tuesday ahead of their 2018 World Cup group opener with the Cranes of Uganda. The team will assemble on Monday in Accra where preparation will start with their first training session to be held at the Accra Sports Stadium. The side will enplane to Tamale to continue with ...

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EU wants Google to stop its alleged anticompetitive practices

According to a 150 page complaint, the European Union’s antitrust regulators intend to order Google to stop paying financial incentives to device manufacturers in exchange for installing Google Search exclusively on their devices. In the complaint, the European Commission accuses Google of using its dominant position in the smartphone market to shut out rivals. It also states that intends to ...

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