Archive for month January, 2020

  • January 31, 2020

    Miss Ghana...

    Actress and model, Moesha Boduong, has trashed pimping allegations leveled against, Exclusive Events Ghana, organizers of the annual Miss Ghana beauty pageant. Miss Ghana has come under pressure after some past queens of the pageantry described it as “sham” and the organization “pimping agency”. Moesha says the claims cannot hold...

  • January 31, 2020

    Krymi and...

    Kurl Songx Highlife artiste Kurl Songx says he earlier wrote and sang one of the most played songs currently ‘Dw3’. The song which was sung by Mr. Drew and Krymi features Sarkodie. The ‘Janifer Lomotey’ singer says he had earlier been to the studios of popular music producer Kaywa and...

  • January 31, 2020

    Absa distances...

    Barclays Bank, which is now switching to Absa says they have not directed anyone to use Bosom P-Yung’s ‘Ataa Adwoa’ song for an advert. Lil Win’s ‘Ataa Adwoa’ video The Internet sensation took over the airwaves early January with his breakthrough single, titled “Ataa Adwoa”. A video circulating on the...

  • January 31, 2020

    I’ve Stopped...

    Ghanaian actress, Clara “Maame Serwaa” Benson has disclosed she’s no longer in talking matters with her colleague, Big Akwes. According to her, their relationship turned sour after the actor alleged she is in an amorous relationship with Bill Asamoah. The young actress intimated on the ‘Uncut Show’ that she was...

  • January 31, 2020

    Meet Jon...

    Image: Cajun Fire Brewery Jon Renthrope was displaced by the 2005 Hurricane Katrina and relocated to Florida. The storm which made a landfall off the coast of Louisiana on August 29, 2005, caused so much destruction and loss of life, it is often considered one of the worst in the U.S. history. An...

  • January 31, 2020

    Guinea protests:...

      A standoff in Guinea as security forces and anti-government protesters battle in the capital.   Anti-government protests have turned violent in the Guinean capital, Conakry, with two people killed by security forces in as many days. At least 22 people have died since demonstrations began in October.    ...

  • January 31, 2020

    Victims of...

    Al-Shabab attacks on Kenyan schools have bred fear among teachers, parents and pupils. Safiyo Ali, 50, is the last remaining teacher at Saretho Primary School [Al Jazeera]   Garissa County, Kenya – “I heard the gunshots at 2am on January 7, a day after schools opened for the new academic year,”...

  • January 31, 2020

    10 Signs...

    Some people are so afraid of making mistakes, it stops them committing to a relationship even when they have found the wonderful guy. They think about it, they worry about it and they ask their friends about it. But before they get around to doing something about it, their perfect man...

  • January 31, 2020

    DRC moves...

    Central African nation accounts dominates output of cobalt – a key ingredient in rechargeable lithium-ion batteries.   So-called artisanal mining of cobalt is common in many parts of DRC and accounts for around a quarter of the nation’s output of the metal [File: Photographer: William Clowes/Bloomberg] The Democratic Republic of...

  • January 31, 2020

    Prayer in...

    Lunar New Year kicked off last week as millions of Chinese people left the cities they live for the homes they grew up in. For many, their trips coincided with the outbreak of the coronavirus, an epidemic that the government has responded to with intense travel restrictions in Wuhan, the...

  • January 31, 2020

    Burundi jails...

    The journalists work for Iwacu, one of the few remaining private media organisations in the East African nation.   President Pierre Nkurunziza’s government has cracked down on media ahead of the election in May [Evrard Ngendakumana/Reuters]   A court in Burundi has sentenced four journalists to two and a half years in...

  • January 31, 2020

    French judges...

    This is the first time a French multinational was taken to court under France’s 2017 ‘Corporate Duty of Vigilance’ law. The lawsuit states that Total did not provide sufficient detail in its report on how it planned to cut its emissions at its Tilenga site in Uganda [File: Regis Duvignau/Reuters]...

  • January 31, 2020

    I Married...

    In only a few short months, we had gone from gazing lovingly into each other’s eyes to glaring at each other with anger and disgust, each wondering – and not only to ourselves – if we had married the wrong person. By Ann Wilson During the first few months of...

  • January 31, 2020

    Restore Cape...

    A former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Education Winneba (UEW), Professor Josephus Anamuah-Mensah, has called on indigenes of Cape Coast to rise up and restore the city’s glory by capitalising on its educational and tourism potentials. He has urged the two universities in Cape Coast in particular, the University of...

  • January 31, 2020

    Coronavirus: Take...

    A Ghanaian student residing at the epicentre of China’s coronavirus outbreak has pleaded with the Ghanaian government to repatriate Ghanaians from the city of Wuhan. According to him, a lot of the students from sub-Saharan countries in Wuhan, the capital of the Hubei Province – feel abandoned by their governments...

  • January 31, 2020

    Boxer Patrick...

    Patrick Allotey, the boxer who assaulted a Kotoko fan during the Accra Hearts of Oak- Kumasi Asante Kotoko match last Sunday is currently in police custody. He turned himself in on Friday morning and has since been transferred to the Accra regional police command for further investigations and prosecution. Allotey...

  • January 31, 2020

    Ghana fails...

    The 90-90-90 strategy for HIV-infected individuals which was introduced in 2017 seems to have failed in Ghana as the Ghana AIDS Commission struggles to achieve the set targets. The 90-90-90 strategy was a plan aimed at reducing the HIV epidemic to a low-level endemic disease by 2030. The strategy stipulates...

  • January 31, 2020

    Banking crisis:...

    Former President, John Dramani Mahama is skeptical about the government’s 2020 timeline to pay back customers whose deposits were locked up following the collapse of some banks in the country. He said it may even take the government more than a year to clear the monies owed the depositors of...

  • January 31, 2020

    We didn’t...

    The Central Regional Minister Kwamena Duncan has denied claims that he had recommissioned the ambulances discharged to the Region, even after the official launch was done by President Akufo-Addo on Tuesday. Akufo-Addo commissioned 307 ambulances to be distributed to all 275 constituencies in Ghana as a fulfilment of a promise...

  • January 31, 2020

    Newspaper Headlines...

      Source: myjoyonline.com | Ghana

  • January 31, 2020

    Are You...

    You meet someone new and happily date for a little while. The connection is great, there is chemistry, and sex is fun. You start spending more and more time together and begin considering becoming a couple. But then, you stop replying to their texts right away. You cancel dates. You...

  • January 31, 2020

    Anaesthetists declare...

    Members of the Ghana Association of Certified Registered Anaesthetists have laid down their tools effective today, Friday, January 31, 2020. The decision to declare an indefinite strike, according to the group is to protest the refusal of the Medical and Dental Council to rescind its decision to change the group’s...

  • January 31, 2020

    Newborn jaundice...

    Data from the Ghana Health Service (GHS) have established that jaundice in newborn babies has been on the rise for the past five years, recording 9,273 cases in 2019. Newborn jaundice, one of the causes of disability, especially, cerebral palsy in children, is the yellow discolouration of the skin and...

  • January 31, 2020

    BoG’s decision...

    Former President John Dramani Mahama has described the revocation of licenses of some financial institutions in the country as harsh and extreme. The Banking sector has since 2017 seen series of clean up exercises carried out by the Bank of Ghana and the Securities and Exchange Commission. So far, the...

  • January 31, 2020

    Level 100...

    The flagbearer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Mahama, has described the 40-man FX Development Committee as needless. The mandate of the committee could even be executed by first-year university students, Mr. Mahama said during an interaction with selected journalists on Thursday evening. “First-year university students will tell you why...

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