Monthly Archives: October 2016

Massive improvement in 2016 BECE results

Jacob A. Kor, Director–General of the Ghana Education Service (GES), has noted that there has been exceptional performance in the total scores of candidates for the 2016 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) results. West African Examination Council statistics indicates that with a total score of 600 being the maximum raw score in six subjects, 3,994 candidates got more 500, which ...

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Makeup secrets every woman should know

We all put on makeup (at least some of the time), but is your technique yielding the best possible results? Here, Kimberly Soane, the director of artistry at Bobbi Brown, offers up some simple pointers to make sure we’re using everything from concealer to bronzer to mascara right. #Avoid putting concealer or foundation on your eyelids as a base as ...

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Economic challenges hit life insurers

Life insurance companies in the country are now faced with significant challenges in selling insurance policies to consumers as pressure in the economy forces people to cut down on their discretionary expenditure. Industry chieftains noted that the unfavorable economic conditions are affecting purchasing power, which reduces the ability of persons to subscribe to savings plans, which leads some policy holders ...

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M.anifest blasts GIJ management for banning mini skirts

Ghanaian rapper and song writer, M.anifest has responded to a recent directive by Rector of the Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ), Dr. Wilberforce Dzisah that students should desist from wearing miniskirts and shorts to lectures or face sanctions. M.anifest, who was a guest on the most influential celebrity and lifestyle show in Ghana, Celebrity Fanzone on Viasat1 last Saturday, disagreed ...

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Tips for finding and sticking to an effective exercise plan

Whether you want to lose weight, get in shape or spend more time moving and less time sitting in front of a computer screen, you are determined to start an exercise plan. The trouble is, you have been down this path before. Like many people, you always start a new fitness regime with a lot of enthusiasm only to abandon ...

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Asamoah Gyan Arrives in Ghana for Uganda Clash

Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan was the first to arrive in the country for Friday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Uganda in Tamale.  The 30-year-old has peaked at the right time after he grabbed a sensational brace for Al Ahli in their 3-2 win over Al Shabab in the UAE League Cup on Thursday. Gyan, on loan from Shanghai SIPG, ...

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Signs that you’ve lost yourself in a relationship

A lot of people think that the process of losing oneself in a relationship is very obvious—that it always involves things like dressing exactly like the partner, assuming all of his friends, giving up their careers to be a kept woman and disappearing from social media. Most women think, “If I were losing myself in a relationship, I’d know it.” ...

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Allen punishes wasteful Manchester United

Stoke snatched a point at Manchester United as Joe Allen capitalised on a spill from David de Gea to punish the hosts’ lax first-half finishing. After a string of saves from Lee Grant before the break, United made the breakthrough when substitute Anthony Martial swept home a curling shot. It appeared to be a fatal blow to a Stoke side ...

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Hiplife Duo Ruff N Smooth Declares Support For Nana Addo

Ghanaian based music group, Ruff and Smooth (Ruff/Bullet and Smooth/Akhan) yesterday September 30, 2016 officially declared their support for the New Patriotic Party and its presidential candidate, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo ahead of December 7 elections. The group’s claim to mainstream recognition was through the song ‘Swagger’. Sex Machine’ and ‘Azingele’ further cemented their status as one of the popular music groups in Ghana. ...

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Unapproved charges at Ghana’s ports must cease – Mahama

President John Mahama has ordered a stop to the terminal handling charges at Ghana’s ports. According to him, the charges have no legal basis and must be stopped with immediate effect. The president gave the order during the celebration of the 1st anniversary of the national single window. His order follows countless directives by Transport Minister Fifi Kwetey for all ...

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