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October 3, 2019

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 Employment Agency, Vice President Bawumia […]

October 3, 2019

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 to the electricity company. It […]

October 3, 2019

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 state. The company disclosed the […]

October 3, 2019

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 on the fashion industry, I […]

October 3, 2019

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 just want to be honest […]

October 2, 2019

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 away with them in Kumawood […]

October 2, 2019

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 for having had an “illegal” […]

October 2, 2019

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 a 3-year promotion and management […]

October 2, 2019

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 – Ethiopia, In April 2014, Abel Wabella, a […]

October 2, 2019

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 at the premiere of Becca’s […]

October 2, 2019

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 regional rival Saudi Arabia. Ali Larijani […]

October 2, 2019

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 we dey,” he added. Prices […]

October 2, 2019

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 world’s highest inflation rate, according […]

October 2, 2019

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 Education programme. Ablakwa wrote on […]

October 2, 2019

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 (OAFLAD) on the sidelines of […]

October 2, 2019

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 the Bui Power Authority, the […]

October 2, 2019

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 the advocacy for the ban […]

October 2, 2019

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 this statement at the launch […]

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