Monthly Archives: October 2016

Rwanda: Opposition activist missing

A Rwandan opposition activist has been missing for six months and is feared to have been forcibly disappeared, Human Rights Watch said today. People close to the activist, Illuminée Iragena, have not seen her since March 26, 2016, and fear she may have died in detention. In an apparently related case, just hours before Iragena dropped from sight, Léonille Gasengayire, ...

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The dangers of secret relationship

In the beginning, a secret relationship can feel exciting and mysterious. You arrange dates outside your usual bars and restaurants and you put a fake name into your mobile phone so no-one really knows who’s calling. After a while, however, the secrecy of the relationship can become a chore and you are forced to re-evaluate your reasons for keeping your ...

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Government increases producer price of cocoa

Government has reviewed upwards the producer price for cocoa at a ceremony to commemorate this year’s national cocoa day in Tepa in the Ashanti Region. The new price will go for GHS 475.00 per bag, 50 cedis higher than what it was previously sold for. This was announced Saturday, by the Deputy Minister of Finance Ato Forson who is also ...

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10 Things Everyone Always Forgets That Are More Important Than Their Job

Let’s face it. We have so many work priorities that we simply forget about life’s real priorities and we easily get lost in the pursuit of making more money. And it is a never-ending circle. As we make more money, our appetites increase, and we think we need more money, and so on and so forth. Once we get lost ...

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Nathaniel Attoh and wife welcomes baby girl

JOY FM Presenter, Nathaniel Attoh is a dad, livefmghana.com can exclusively report. His wife, Emelia Febri Attoh gave birth to a baby girl Wednesday night. The pair married some two years ago at the Christ The King Parish. Mrs. Attoh is a practicing lawyer. Aside Sports Presenting, Nathaniel Attoh also works as a Master of Ceremonies. Attoh has hosted a ...

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South Africa: Uber to introduce panic button over alleged sexual assualts

A series of alleged attacks on Uber passengers in South Africa has forced the company to introduce an SOS button in its vehicles. Back in July, a female passenger was assaulted by an Uber driver in Johannesburg. According to reports, the woman was allegedly robbed, sexually assaulted, strangled and thrown in the trunk of the car. Last week, two women ...

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How to Stop Feeling Overwhelmed and Accomplish Your Goals

It seems like every day is a struggle between an endless to-do list and a limited amount of time. This struggle can make us feel extremely overwhelmed, triggering us into habits that are less than productive and that keep us from getting things done. When the day ends, we then feel a crushing sense of guilt and anger for not ...

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Miss Ghana Tourism USA Pageant in Washington DC

Ghana will showcase its rich culture and tourism potential in the metro Washington DC area in the United States on October 8, 2016. For the second time, US-Ghana relations will be highlighted with pageantry, and young Ghanaian women will represent all the 10 regions in Ghana. Kwame Boakye-Danquah, Chief Executive Officer, Ghana Tourist Coach (GTC), organizers of Miss Ghana Tourism ...

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Poor funding blamed for poor educational performance in the north

A research and advocacy group, the Northern Development Forum (NDF), has blamed the poor educational performance in the three regions of the north on low budgetary allocation for education in the region. According to the group, there has been a steady decline in the academic performance of students over the past two years in the three regions, namely Northern, Upper ...

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