Archive for month October, 2019

  • October 3, 2019

    Bawumia justifies...

    The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has rejected claims by the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) that the Akufo-Addo Government is, contrary to its promise while in opposition, increasing electricity tariffs rather than reducing them. Speaking in Accra on Wednesday, October 2, at the launch of four initiatives by the Youth...

  • October 3, 2019

    UDS In...

    Information reaching DGN Online indicates that students of the University for Development Studies(UDS) Wa campus have been in darkness for days due to the disconnection of power supply to the school by the Northern Electricity Company (NEDCO). DGN Online understands this is as a result of the university’s inability to settle its indebtedness...

  • October 3, 2019

    EOCO invited...

    The Northern Development Authority (NDA) has asked the Economic and Organised Crime Organization (EOCO) to investigate its former financial officers for various procurement breaches and mismanagement. According to NDA, which used to be the Savanna Acceleration Development Authority (SADA) the former staff have caused financial loss to a tune of over $8m to the...

  • October 3, 2019

    It’s always...

    SHE was recently awarded as Style Influencer of the Year at the Glitz Style Awards and pretty actress Yvonne Okoro says it is an honour to be recognised. Yvonne Okoro “It’s always an honour to be awarded and I am very grateful for the honour. It’s a good thing we are concentrating...

  • October 3, 2019

    Shatta Wale...

    The estranged partner of Ghanaian artiste, Shatta Wale says his proposal to her was staged. In a yet-to-air interview, Michy claims Wale maltreated her after he proposed to her during the launch of his ‘Reign’ album at the Fantasy Dome in October 2018. “I feel that proposal was staged. I...

  • October 2, 2019

    Wendy Williams...

    Source: heraldpublicist.com Mike Johnson has been pretty open about his new romance with Demi Lovato but Wendy Williams thinks that is not a good idea. The talk show host stressed that the former Bachelorette contestant could ruin his chances with the singer if he keeps talking about it so much...

  • October 2, 2019

    Lauren London...

    Source: gq.com Nipsey Hussle’s longtime lover, Lauren London, is seemingly still struggling with the rapper’s shocking loss, six months after his tragic passing. That being said, as she continues to grieve, the woman took to social media to post a touching and encouraging quote. In the post, she made it...

  • October 2, 2019

    ‘Why I...

    Nigerian actor Uche Madugwu has taken to his IG page to give reasons why he regrets supporting Tacha when she was in the house. According to Uche, he was swayed by her beauty, but he must confess that Mercy is a queen. “I regret supporting Tacha in BBnaija 2019. I...

  • October 2, 2019

    Insults And...

    Comic actor cum musician Kojo Nkansah  Lilwin popularly known in the entertainment industry  as Lilwin has disclosed that it will be difficult to remove insults from Kumawood movies. According to Lilwin, insults are part of conflicts in movies everywhere in the world, and would  therefore, be completely impossible to do...

  • October 2, 2019

    Moroccan journalist...

    Hajar Raissouni denied having an abortion and denounced the trial as being politically motivated. Raissouni was sentenced under Article 490 of the legal code of the Muslim kingdom, which punishes sexual relations out of wedlock [File: Youssef Boudlal/Reuters] A court in Morocco has sentenced journalist Hajar Raissouni to a year in jail...

  • October 2, 2019

    I was...

    Contrary to word on the street that songstress Rebecca Acheampong who performs by the stage name Becca was a nobody until she signed unto Zylofon Media, a 360 entertainment company. The ‘Na Wash’ crooner has stated unambiguously that she was rich before she joined the record label. Becca Becca inked...

  • October 2, 2019

    I don’t...

    Actress Princess Shyngle says she does not care if people do not like her. According to the curvaceous lady, people not liking you is part of life and therefore needs to be understood by all. She made this known through a post on Instagram. She mentioned that as people grow,...

  • October 2, 2019

    Is the...

    An infamous prison was closed and there are bids to prosecute officials who abused power, but activists remain cautious. Maekelawi prison, known for torture, stopped being operational last year and was recently opened to the public to demonstrate positive reforms to the justice system [Michael Tewelde/Al Jazeera] Addis Ababa –...

  • October 2, 2019

    Wendy Shay...

    Also, it will be very strange for two label mates to fight each other if indeed they have some scores to settle. Rufftown Records artistes, Wendy Shay and Fantana subtly created a scene for onlookers to talk about when they met at an event recently. The artistes who were present...

  • October 2, 2019

    Iran open...

    Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani tells Al Jazeera Tehran welcomes crown prince’s preference to resolve issues over talks. Larijani: ‘An Iranian-Saudi dialogue could solve many of the region’s security and political problems’ [Al Jazeera] The speaker of Iran’s parliament has said Tehran is open to the idea of starting a dialogue with...

  • October 2, 2019

    Insults becoming...

    THERE is no doubt about the fact that the Akan movie industry, popularly known as Kumawood, has contributed a lot to the Ghanaian movie scene. Jordan Adewealor, popularly known as Efo However, as much as people enjoy Kumawood movies, for years, some have raised concerns about the kind of language...

  • October 2, 2019

    2019 IAAF...

    The women’s 800 metres final produced one of the night’s most dramatic wins for Ugandan Halimah Nakaayi, along with other great performances by African athletes. Following reports of poor attendance on previous days, Doha’s Khalifa International Stadium looked quite different on Monday, thanks mainly to the African fans. It was...

  • October 2, 2019

    ‘Ghana we...

    The Ayawaso West Wuogon Parliamentary candidate of the opposition NDC, John Dumelo has taken a swipe at the government following a series of price hikes in goods and services. The actor/entrepreneur posted on Twitter on Tuesday saying: “prices have increased across board. Phone credit, water, electricity and even Fanmilk.” “Ghana...

  • October 2, 2019

    CONIWAS casts...

    Patrick Apoya, the Executive Secretary of the Coalition of NGOs in Water and Sanitation (CONIWAS) does not think the Ghana National Plastics Action Partnership will amount to much. Speaking after the initiative which seeks to counter the alarming plastic pollution was launched, Mr. Apoya held out a little hope that the...

  • October 2, 2019

    As economic...

    Zimbabweans are grappling with acute shortages of fuel and electricity as well as soaring prices. Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa has pleaded for time and patience to bring the country’s economy back from the “dead”, as his government faces blame for surging inflation that evokes dark days under late former leader Robert Mugabe. Zimbabwe currently has the...

  • October 2, 2019

    CSE saga:...

    Outspoken opposition MP, Okudzeto Ablakwa has said the government of Ghana needs to convince the Swedish government it would put their money to justifiable use. According to the North Tongu MP, the Swedish government has already committed $22million to Ghana and some other countries to pursue the controversial Comprehensive Sexuality...

  • October 2, 2019

    African first...

    AS part of efforts to mobilise resources for its new strategic plan for 2019 to 2023, first ladies from across Africa have met with some strategic investors in New York to promote their initiatives and projects in their various countries. Organised by the Organisation of African First Ladies for Development...

  • October 2, 2019

    Minister inspects...

    The Minister for Energy, Mr John-Peter Amewu, has inspected a newly completed mini hydro power project at Alavanyo Abehenease in the Volta Region. The $400,000 project, which was expected to beef up power supply to the township, was commenced in 2005 but stalled until its resumption in 2017. Built by...

  • October 2, 2019

    Stars join...

    Some local showbiz icons led a star-studded extravaganza at the maiden Zero-Borla Fashion and Music show in Accra last Saturday in the advocacy for the ban of single-use plastics in Ghana. It featured artistes such as Efe Keyz, Gyedu Blay Ambolley, and Stonebwoy who was made the global ambassador of...

  • October 2, 2019

    Re: EOCO...

    The attention of the Ghana Anti-Corruption Coalition (GACC) has been drawn to a news item on Star FM that says the Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) has failed in its efforts to fight corruption; attributing this assertion to the Senior Minister, Mr. Yaw Osafo-Maafo. Mr. Yaw Osafo-Maafo reportedly made...

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